1. 16

    म्लेच्छाधिपतयोऽभूवन्नुदीचीं दिशमाश्रिताः । तुर्वसोश्च सुतो वह्निर्वह्नेर्भर्गोऽथ भानुमान् ।। ९-२३-१६ ।।

    The Pracetās [the sons of Pracetā] occupied the northern side of India, which was devoid of Vedic civilization, and became kings there. Yayāti’s second son was Turvasu. The son of Turvasu was Vahni; the son of Vahni, Bharga; the son of Bharga, Bhānumān. ।। 9-23-16 ।।

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    त्रिभानुस्तत्सुतोऽस्यापि करन्धम उदारधीः । मरुतस्तत्सुतोऽपुत्रः पुत्रं पौरवमन्वभूत् ।। ९-२३-१७ ।।

    The son of Bhānumān was Tribhānu, and his son was the magnanimous Karandhama. Karandhama’s son was Maruta, who had no sons and who therefore adopted a son of the Pūru dynasty [Mahārāja Duṣmanta] as his own. ।। 9-23-17 ।।

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    दुष्यन्तः स पुनर्भेजे स्वं वंशं राज्यकामुकः । ययातेर्ज्येष्ठपुत्रस्य यदोर्वंशं नरर्षभ ।। ९-२३-१८ ।।

    Mahārāja Duṣmanta, desiring to occupy the throne, returned to his original dynasty [the Pūru dynasty], even though he had accepted Maruta as his father. O Mahārāja Parīkṣit, ।। 9-23-18 ।।

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    वर्णयामि महापुण्यं सर्वपापहरं नृणाम् । यदोर्वंशं नरः श्रुत्वा सर्वपापैः प्रमुच्यते ।। ९-२३-१९ ।।

    let me now describe the dynasty of Yadu, the eldest son of Mahārāja Yayāti. This description is supremely pious, and it vanquishes the reactions of sinful activities in human society. Simply by hearing this description, one is freed from all sinful reactions. ।। 9-23-19 ।।

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    यत्रावतीर्णो भगवान् परमात्मा नराकृतिः । यदोः सहस्रजित्क्रोष्टा नलो रिपुरिति श्रुताः ।। ९-२३-२० ।।

    The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Kṛṣṇa, the Supersoul in the hearts of all living entities, descended in His original form as a human being in the dynasty or family of Yadu. Yadu had four sons, named Sahasrajit, Kroṣṭā, Nala and Ripu. ।। 9-23-20 ।।