praiyavratam vamsam imam
akarod aty-alam kirtya
visnuh sura-ganam yatha
tatra—in that connection; ayam slokah—there is this famous verse; praiyavratam—coming from King Priyavrata; vamsam—the dynasty; imam—this; virajah—King Viraja; carama-udbhavah—the source of one hundred sons (headed by Satajit); akarot—decorated; ati-alam—very greatly; kirtya—by his reputation; visnuh—Lord Visnu, the Supreme Personality of Godhead; sura-ganam—the demigods; yatha—just as.
There is a famous verse about King Viraja. “Because of his high qualities and wide fame, King Viraja became the jewel of the dynasty of King Priyavrata, just as Lord Visnu, by His transcendental potency, decorates and blesses the demigods.”
Within a garden, a flowering tree attains a good reputation because of its fragrant flowers. Similarly, if there is a famous man in a family, he is compared to a fragrant flower in a forest. Because of him, an entire family can become famous in history. Because Lord Krsna took birth in the Yadu dynasty, the Yadu dynasty and the Yadavas have remained famous for all time. Because of King Viraja’s appearance, the family of Maharaja Priyavrata has remained famous for all time.
Thus end the Bhaktivedanta purports of the Fifth Canto, Fifteenth Chapter of the Srimad-Bhagavatam, “The Glories of the Descendants of King Priyavrata.”
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