1. 6

    पूजितः पूजयामास तत्र तत्र महायशाः । पौराञ्जानपदांस्तांस्तान् प्रीतः प्रियवरप्रदः ।। ४-२१-६ ।।

    Both the important citizens and the common citizens welcomed the King very heartily, and he also bestowed upon them their desired blessings. ।। 4-21-6 ।।

  2. 7

    स एवमादीन्यनवद्यचेष्टितः कर्माणि भूयांसि महान् महत्तमः । कुर्वन् शशासावनिमण्डलं यशः स्फीतं निधायारुरुहे परं पदम् ।। ४-२१-७ ।।

    King Pṛthu was greater than the greatest soul and was therefore worshipable by everyone. He performed many glorious activities in ruling over the surface of the world and was always magnanimous. After achieving such great success and a reputation which spread throughout the universe, he at last obtained the lotus feet of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. ।। 4-21-7 ।।

  3. 8

    सूत उवाच तदादिराजस्य यशो विजृम्भितं गुणैरशेषैर्गुणवत्सभाजितम् । क्षत्ता महाभागवतः सदस्पते कौषारविं प्राह गृणन्तमर्चयन् ।। ४-२१-८ ।।

    Sūta Gosvāmī continued: O Śaunaka, leader of the great sages, after hearing Maitreya speak about the various activities of King Pṛthu, the original king, who was fully qualified, glorified and widely praised all over the world, Vidura, the great devotee, very submissively worshiped Maitreya Ṛṣi and asked him the following question. ।। 4-21-8 ।।

  4. 9

    विदुर उवाच सोऽभिषिक्तः पृथुर्विप्रैर्लब्धाशेषसुरार्हणः । बिभ्रत्स वैष्णवं तेजो बाह्वोर्याभ्यां दुदोह गाम् ।। ४-२१-९ ।।

    Vidura said: My dear brāhmaṇa Maitreya, it is very enlightening to understand that King Pṛthu was enthroned by the great sages and brāhmaṇas. All the demigods presented him with innumerable gifts, and he also expanded his influence upon personally receiving strength from Lord Viṣṇu. Thus he greatly developed the earth. ।। 4-21-9 ।।

  5. 10

    को न्वस्य कीर्तिं न श‍ृणोत्यभिज्ञो यद्विक्रमोच्छिष्टमशेषभूपाः । लोकाः सपाला उपजीवन्ति काममद्यापि तन्मे वद कर्म शुद्धम् ।। ४-२१-१० ।।

    Pṛthu Mahārāja was so great in his activities and magnanimous in his method of ruling that all the kings and demigods on the various planets still follow in his footsteps. Who is there who will not try to hear about his glorious activities? I wish to hear more and more about Pṛthu Mahārāja because his activities are so pious and auspicious. ।। 4-21-10 ।।