1. 31

    य इदं सुमहत्पुण्यं श्रद्धयावहितः पठेत् । श्रावयेच्छृणुयाद्वापि स पृथोः पदवीमियात् ।। ४-२३-३१ ।।

    Any person who describes the great characteristics of King Pṛthu with faith and determination — whether he reads or hears of them himself or helps others to hear of them — is certain to attain the very planet which Mahārāja Pṛthu attained. In other words, such a person also returns home to the Vaikuṇṭha planets, back to Godhead. ।। 4-23-31 ।।

  2. 32

    ब्राह्मणो ब्रह्मवर्चस्वी राजन्यो जगतीपतिः । वैश्यः पठन् विट्पतिः स्याच्छूद्रः सत्तमतामियात् ।। ४-२३-३२ ।।

    If one hears of the characteristics of Pṛthu Mahārāja and is a brāhmaṇa, he becomes perfectly qualified with brahminical powers; if he is a kṣatriya, he becomes a king of the world; if he is a vaiśya, he becomes a master of other vaiśyas and many animals; and if he is a śūdra, he becomes the topmost devotee. ।। 4-23-32 ।।

  3. 33

    त्रिकृत्व इदमाकर्ण्य नरो नार्यथवाऽऽदृता । अप्रजः सुप्रजतमो निर्धनो धनवत्तमः ।। ४-२३-३३ ।।

    It does not matter whether one is a man or woman. Anyone who, with great respect, hears this narration of Mahārāja Pṛthu will become the parent of many children if without children, and will become the richest if without money. ।। 4-23-33 ।।

  4. 34

    अस्पष्टकीर्तिः सुयशा मूर्खो भवति पण्डितः । इदं स्वस्त्ययनं पुंसाममङ्गल्यनिवारणम् ।। ४-२३-३४ ।।

    Also, one who hears this narration three times will become very reputable if he is not recognized in society, and he will become a great scholar if he is illiterate. In other words, hearing of the narrations of Pṛthu Mahārāja is so auspicious that it drives away all bad luck. ।। 4-23-34 ।।

  5. 35

    धन्यं यशस्यमायुष्यं स्वर्ग्यं कलिमलापहम् । धर्मार्थकाममोक्षाणां सम्यक् सिद्धिमभीप्सुभिः । श्रद्धयैतदनुश्राव्यं चतुर्णां कारणं परम् ।। ४-२३-३५ ।।

    By hearing the narration of Pṛthu Mahārāja, one can become great, increase his duration of life, gain promotion to the heavenly planets and counteract the contaminations of this Age of Kali. In addition, one can promote the causes of religion, economic development, sense gratification and liberation. Therefore from all sides it is advisable for a materialistic person who is interested in such things to read and hear the narrations of the life and character of Pṛthu Mahārāja. ।। 4-23-35 ।।