1. 16

    दुहितॄः पुत्रपौत्रांश्च जामिजामातृपार्षदान् । स्वत्वावशिष्टं यत्किञ्चिद्गृहकोशपरिच्छदम् ।। ४-२८-१६ ।।

    King Purañjana then began to think of his daughters, sons, grandsons, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, servants and other associates, as well as his house, his household paraphernalia and his little accumulation of wealth. ।। 4-28-16 ।।

  2. 17

    अहं ममेति स्वीकृत्य गृहेषु कुमतिर्गृही । दध्यौ प्रमदया दीनो विप्रयोग उपस्थिते ।। ४-२८-१७ ।।

    King Purañjana was overly attached to his family and conceptions of “I” and “mine.” Because he was overly attracted to his wife, he was already quite poverty-stricken. At the time of separation, he became very sorry. ।। 4-28-17 ।।

  3. 18

    लोकान्तरं गतवति मय्यनाथा कुटुम्बिनी । वर्तिष्यते कथं त्वेषा बालकाननुशोचती ।। ४-२८-१८ ।।

    King Purañjana was anxiously thinking, “Alas, my wife is encumbered by so many children. When I pass from this body, how will she be able to maintain all these family members? Alas, she will be greatly harassed by thoughts of family maintenance.” ।। 4-28-18 ।।

  4. 19

    न मय्यनाशिते भुङ्क्ते नास्नाते स्नाति मत्परा । मयि रुष्टे सुसन्त्रस्ता भर्त्सिते यतवाग्भयात् ।। ४-२८-१९ ।।

    King Purañjana then began to think of his past dealings with his wife. He recalled that his wife would not take her dinner until he had finished his, that she would not take her bath until he had finished his, and that she was always very much attached to him, so much so that if he would sometimes become angry and chastise her, she would simply remain silent and tolerate his misbehavior. ।। 4-28-19 ।।

  5. 20

    प्रबोधयति माविज्ञं व्युषिते शोककर्शिता । वर्त्मैतद्गृहमेधीयं वीरसूरपि नेष्यति ।। ४-२८-२० ।।

    King Purañjana continued thinking how, when he was in a state of bewilderment, his wife would give him good counsel and how she would become aggrieved when he was away from home. Although she was the mother of so many sons and heroes, the King still feared that she would not be able to maintain the responsibility of household affairs. ।। 4-28-20 ।।