- yo rāto deva-yajane
- devair gādhiṣu tāpasaḥ
- deva-rāta iti khyātaḥ
- śunaḥśephas tu bhārgavaḥ
yaḥ—he who (Śunaḥśepha); rātaḥ—was protected; deva-yajane—in the arena for worshiping the demigods; devaiḥ—by the same demigods; gādhiṣu—in the dynasty of Gādhi; tāpasaḥ—advanced in executing spiritual life; deva-rātaḥ—protected by the demigods; iti—thus; khyātaḥ—celebrated; śunaḥśephaḥ tu—as well as Śunaḥśepha; bhārgavaḥ—in the dynasty of Bhṛgu.
Although Śunaḥśepha was born in the Bhārgava dynasty, he was greatly advanced in spiritual life, and therefore the demigods involved in the sacrifice protected him. Consequently he was also celebrated as the descendant of Gādhi named Devarāta.