1. 6

    राज्ञां वृत्तिं करादानदण्डशुल्कादिदारुणाम् । मन्यमानो दीर्घसत्त्रव्याजेन विससर्ज ह ।। ४-२४-६ ।।

    Whenever Antardhāna, the supreme royal power, had to exact taxes, punish his citizens or fine them severely, he was not willing to do so. Consequently he retired from the execution of such duties and engaged himself in the performance of different sacrifices. ।। 4-24-6 ।।

  2. 7

    तत्रापि हंसं पुरुषं परमात्मानमात्मदृक् । यजंस्तल्लोकतामाप कुशलेन समाधिना ।। ४-२४-७ ।।

    Although Mahārāja Antardhāna was engaged in performing sacrifices, because he was a self-realized soul he very intelligently rendered devotional service to the Lord, who eradicates all the fears of His devotees. By thus worshiping the Supreme Lord, Mahārāja Antardhāna, rapt in ecstasy, attained His planet very easily. ।। 4-24-7 ।।

  3. 8

    हविर्धानाद्धविर्धानी विदुरासूत षट् सुतान् । बर्हिषदं गयं शुक्लं कृष्णं सत्यं जितव्रतम् ।। ४-२४-८ ।।

    Havirdhāna, the son of Mahārāja Antardhāna, had a wife named Havirdhānī, who gave birth to six sons, named Barhiṣat, Gaya, Śukla, Kṛṣṇa, Satya and Jitavrata. ।। 4-24-8 ।।

  4. 9

    बर्हिषत्सुमहाभागो हाविर्धानिः प्रजापतिः । क्रियाकाण्डेषु निष्णातो योगेषु च कुरूद्वह ।। ४-२४-९ ।।

    The great sage Maitreya continued: My dear Vidura, Havirdhāna’s very powerful son named Barhiṣat was very expert in performing various kinds of fruitive sacrifices, and he was also expert in the practice of mystic yoga. By his great qualifications, he became known as Prajāpati. ।। 4-24-9 ।।

  5. 10

    यस्येदं देवयजनमनुयज्ञं वितन्वतः । प्राचीनाग्रैः कुशैरासीदास्तृतं वसुधातलम् ।। ४-२४-१० ।।

    Mahārāja Barhiṣat executed many sacrifices all over the world. He scattered kuśa grasses and kept the tops of the grasses pointed eastward. ।। 4-24-10 ।।