api sargam avistrtam
jnatva tad dhrdaye bhuyas
cintayam asa kaurava
rsinam—of the great sages; bhuri-viryanam—with great potential power; api—in spite of; sargam—the creation; avistrtam—not extended; jnatva—knowing; tat—that; hrdaye—in his heart; bhuyah—again; cintayam asa—he began to consider; kaurava—O son of the Kurus.
O son of the Kurus, when Brahma saw that in spite of the presence of sages of great potency there was no sufficient increase in population, he seriously began to consider how the population could be increased.
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