bharatas tu maha-bhagavato yada bhagavatavani-tala-paripalanaya sancintitas tad-anusasana-parah pancajanim visvarupa-duhitaram upayeme.
sri-sukah uvaca—Sukadeva Gosvami said; bharatah—Maharaja Bharata; tu—but; maha-bhagavatah—a maha-bhagavata, most exalted devotee of the Lord; yada—when; bhagavata—by the order of his father, Lord Rsabhadeva; avani-tala—the surface of the globe; paripalanaya—for ruling over; sancintitah—made up his mind; tat-anusasana-parah—engaged in governing the globe; pancajanim—Pancajani; visvarupa-duhitaram—the daughter of Visvarupa; upayeme—married.
Sukadeva Gosvami continued speaking to Maharaja Pariksit: My dear King, Bharata Maharaja was a topmost devotee. Following the orders of his father, who had already decided to install him on the throne, he began to rule the earth accordingly. When Bharata Maharaja ruled the entire globe, he followed the orders of his father and married Pancajani, the daughter of Visvarupa.
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