1. 26

    अष्टसप्ततिमेध्याश्वान् बबन्ध प्रददद्वसु । भरतस्य हि दौष्यन्तेरग्निः साचीगुणे चितः । सहस्रं बद्वशो यस्मिन् ब्राह्मणा गा विभेजिरे ।। ९-२०-२६ ।।

    And seventy-eight horse sacrifices on the bank of the Yamunā, beginning from the confluence at Prayāga and ending at the source. He established the sacrificial fire on an excellent site, and he distributed great wealth to the brāhmaṇas. Indeed, he distributed so many cows that each of thousands of brāhmaṇas had one badva [13,084] as his share. ।। 9-20-26 ।।

  2. 27

    त्रयस्त्रिंशच्छतं ह्यश्वान् बद्ध्वा विस्मापयन् नृपान् । दौष्यन्तिरत्यगान्मायां देवानां गुरुमाययौ ।। ९-२०-२७ ।।

    Bharata, the son of Mahārāja Duṣmanta, bound thirty-three hundred horses for those sacrifices, and thus he astonished all other kings. He surpassed even the opulence of the demigods, for he achieved the supreme spiritual master, Hari. ।। 9-20-27 ।।

  3. 28

    मृगान् शुक्लदतः कृष्णान् हिरण्येन परीवृतान् । अदात्कर्मणि मष्णारे नियुतानि चतुर्दश ।। ९-२०-२८ ।।

    When Mahārāja Bharata performed the sacrifice known as Maṣṇāra [or a sacrifice in the place known as Maṣṇāra], he gave in charity fourteen lakhs of excellent elephants with white tusks and black bodies, completely covered with golden ornaments. ।। 9-20-28 ।।

  4. 29

    भरतस्य महत्कर्म न पूर्वे नापरे नृपाः । नैवापुर्नैव प्राप्स्यन्ति बाहुभ्यां त्रिदिवं यथा ।। ९-२०-२९ ।।

    As one cannot approach the heavenly planets simply by the strength of his arms (for who can touch the heavenly planets with his hands?), one cannot imitate the wonderful activities of Mahārāja Bharata. No one could perform such activities in the past, nor will anyone be able to do so in the future. ।। 9-20-29 ।।

  5. 30

    किरातहूणान् यवनानन्ध्रान् कङ्कान् खशान् छकान् । अब्रह्मण्यान् नृपांश्चाहन् म्लेच्छान् दिग्विजयेऽखिलान् ।। ९-२०-३० ।।

    When Mahārāja Bharata was on tour, he defeated or killed all the Kirātas, Hūṇas, Yavanas, Pauṇḍras, Kaṅkas, Khaśas, Śakas and the kings who were opposed to the Vedic principles of brahminical culture. ।। 9-20-30 ।।