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SB 5.20.31

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 31

tad-dvīpasyāpy adhipatiḥ praiyavrato vītihotro
nāmaitasyātmajau ramaṇaka-dhātaki-nāmānau varṣa-patī
niyujya sa svayaṁ pūrvajavad-bhagavat-karma-śīla evāste


SYNONYMS

tat-dvīpasya—of that island; api—also; adhipatiḥ—the ruler; praiyavrataḥ—a son of Mahārāja Priyavrata; vītihotraḥ nāma—named Vītihotra; etasya—of him; ātma-jau—unto the two sons; ramaṇaka—Ramaṇaka; dhātaki—and Dhātaki; nāmānau—having the names; varṣa-patī—the rulers of the two tracts of land; niyujya—appointing; saḥ svayam—himself; pūrvaja-vat—like his other brothers; bhagavat-karma-śīlaḥ—being absorbed in activities to satisfy the Supreme Personality of Godhead; eva—indeed; āste—remains.


TRANSLATION

The ruler of this island, the son of Mahārāja Priyavrata named Vītihotra, had two sons named Ramaṇaka and Dhātaki. He granted the two sides of the island to these two sons and then personally engaged himself in activities for the sake of the Supreme Personality of Godhead like his elder brother Medhātithi.



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