TEXT 23
sapta-dvipadhipatayo
nrpa vainya-gayadayah
arthaih kamair gata nantam
trsnaya iti nah srutam
SYNONYMS
sapta-dvipa-adhipatayah—those who are proprietors of the seven islands; nrpah—such kings; vainya-gaya-adayahMaharaja Prthu, Maharaja Gaya and others; arthaih—for fulfillment of ambition; kamaih—for satisfying one’s desires; gatah na—could not reach; antam—the end; trsnayah—of their ambitions; iti—thus; nah—by Us; srutam—has been heard.
TRANSLATION
We have heard that although powerful kings like Maharaja Prthu and Maharaja Gaya achieved proprietorship over the seven dvipas, they could not achieve satisfaction or find the end of their ambitions.

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