loka-palair api prarthyah
na nandayanty aprajam mam
loka-palaih—by great demigods; api—even; prarthyah—desirable; samrajya—a great empire; aisvarya—material opulence; sampadah—possessions; na nandayanti—do not give pleasure; aprajam—because of having no son; mam—unto me; ksut—hunger; trt—thirst; kamam—desiring to satisfy; iva—like; apare—other enjoyable sense objects.
As a person aggrieved by hunger and thirst is not pleased by the external gratification of flower garlands or sandalwood pulp, I am not pleased with my empire, opulence or possessions, which are desirable even for great demigods, because I have no son.
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