evam kausika-gotram tu
visvamitraih prthag-vidham
pravarantaram apannam
tad dhi caivam prakalpitam
evamin this way (some sons having been cursed and some blessed); kausika-gotramthe dynasty of Kausika; tuindeed; visvamitraihby the sons of Visvamitra; prthak-vidhamin different varieties; pravara-antaramdifferences between one another; apannamobtained; tatthat; hiindeed; caalso; evamthus; prakalpitamascertained.
Visvamitra cursed some of his sons and blessed the others, and he also adopted a son. Thus there were varieties in the Kausika dynasty, but among all the sons, Devarata was considered the eldest.
Thus end the Bhaktivedanta purports of the Ninth Canto, Sixteenth Chapter, of the Srimad-Bhagavatam, entitled Lord Parasurama Destroys the Worlds Ruling Class.

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