दिलीपस्तत्सुतस्तद्वदशक्तः कालमेयिवान् ।
भगीरथस्तस्य सुतस्तेपे स सुमहत् तपः ॥२॥

dilīpas tat-sutas tadvad
aśaktaḥ kālam eyivān
bhagīrathas tasya sutas
tepe sa sumahat tapaḥ

 dilīpaḥ - named Dilīpa; tat-sutaḥ - the son of Amśumān; tat-vat - like his father; aśaktaḥ - being unable to bring the Ganges to the material world; kālam eyivān - became a victim of time and died; bhagīrathaḥ tasya sutaḥ - his son Bhagīratha; tepe - executed penance; saḥ - he; su-mahat - very great; tapaḥ - austerity.


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Like Aṁśumān himself, Dilīpa, his son, was unable to bring the Ganges to this material world, and he also became a victim of death in due course of time. Then Dilīpa’s son, Bhagīratha, performed very severe austerities to bring the Ganges to this material world.

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