Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- teṣāṁ vai bharato jyeṣṭho
- vikhyātaṁ varṣam etad yan-
- nāmnā bhāratam adbhutam
teṣām—of them; vai—indeed; bharataḥ—Bharata; jyeṣṭhaḥ—the oldest; nārāyaṇa-parāyaṇaḥ—completely devoted to Lord Nārāyaṇa; vikhyātam—is famous; varṣam—the planet; etat—this; yat-nāmnā—by whose name; bhāratam—Bhārata-varṣa; adbhutam—wonderful.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Of the one hundred sons of Lord Ṛṣabhadeva, the eldest, Bharata, was completely devoted to Lord Nārāyaṇa. It is because of Bharata's fame that this planet is now celebrated as the great Bhārata-varṣa.