In this Twenty-third Chapter the dynasties of Anu, Druhyu, Turvasu and Yadu, as well as the story of Jyamagha, are described.
The sons of Yayati's fourth son, Anu, were Sabhanara, Cakshu and Pareshnu. Of these three, the sons and grandsons of Sabhanara were, in succession, Kalanara, Srinjaya, Janamejaya, Mahasala and Mahamana. The sons of Mahamana were Usinara and Titikshu. Usinara had four sons, namely Sibi, Vara, Krimi and Daksha. Sibi also had four sons -- Vrishadarbha, Sudhira, Madra and Kekaya. The son of Titikshu was Rushadratha, who begot a son named Homa. From Homa came Sutapa and from Sutapa, Bali. In this way the dynasty continued. Begotten by Dirghatama in the womb of the wife of Bali were Anga, Vanga, Kalinga, Suhma, Pundra and Odra, all of whom became kings.
From Anga came Khalapana, whose dynasty included Diviratha, Dharmaratha and Citraratha, also called Romapada, one after another. Maharaja Dasaratha gave in charity one of his daughters, by the name Santa, to his friend Romapada because Romapada had no sons. Romapada accepted Santa as his daughter, and the great sage Rishyasringa married her. By the mercy of Rishyasringa, Romapada had a son named Caturanga. The son of Caturanga was Prithulaksha, who had three sons -- Brihadratha, Brihatkarma and Brihadbhanu. From Brihadratha came a son named Brihadmana, whose sons and grandsons in succession were Jayadratha, Vijaya, Dhriti, Dhritavrata, Satkarma and Adhiratha. Adhiratha accepted the son rejected by Kunti, namely Karna, and Karna's son was Vrishasena.
The son of Yayati's third son, Druhyu, was Babhru, whose son and grandsons were Setu, Arabdha, Gandhara, Dharma, Dhrita, Durmada and Praceta.
The son of Yayati's second son, Turvasu, was Vahni, whose seminal dynasty included Bharga, Bhanuman, Tribhanu, Karandhama and Maruta. The childless Maruta accepted Dushmanta, who belonged to the Puru dynasty, as his adopted son. Maharaja Dushmanta was anxious to have his kingdom returned, and so he went back to the Puru-vamsa.
Of the four sons of Yadu, Sahasrajit was the eldest. The son of Sahasrajit was named Satajit. He had three sons, of whom one was Haihaya. The sons and grandsons in the dynasty of Haihaya were Dharma, Netra, Kunti, Sohanji, Mahishman, Bhadrasenaka, Dhanaka, Kritavirya, Arjuna, Jayadhvaja, Talajangha and Vitihotra.
The son of Vitihotra was Madhu, whose eldest son was Vrishni. Because of Yadu, Madhu and Vrishni, their dynasties are known as Yadava, Madhava and Vrishni. Another son of Yadu was Kroshta, and from him came Vrijinavan, Svahita, Vishadgu, Citraratha, Sasabindu, Prithusrava, Dharma, Usana and Rucaka. Rucaka had five sons, one of whom was known as Jyamagha. Jyamagha was sonless, but by the mercy of the demigods his childless wife gave birth to a son named Vidarbha.