Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 28 Aug 2011 17:24 and updated at 28 Aug 2011 17:24


vrm.1.42 "He that Amshuman turned out to be a very great king, and oh, Rama of Raghu s dynasty, he begot a marvellous son who is renowned as Dilipa.
vrm.1.42 "Assigning the kingdom to Dilipa, oh, Rama of Raghu s dynasty, Amshuman undertook very stern ascesis on a pleasant peak of Himalayas desiring the descent of River Ganga to earth.
vrm.1.42 "The great resplendent Dilipa on hearing the elimination of his grandfathers, the sixty thousand sons of Sagara at the hand of sage Kapila, and with a mind that is marred by the plight of his father Amshuman in absolving the souls of Sagara s sons, he that Dilipa could not arrive at any decision concerning the descent of Ganga.
vrm.1.42 Dilipa" became worried as to how River Ganga is to be alighted onto earth from heaven, how water oblations are to be offered for the souls of Sagara s sons, and how to cross them, the souls, over this mortal world.
vrm.1.42 "To him who is self mortified and who is always thinking righteously about the alight of Ganga onto earth, to such a Dilipa a most virtuous son is born who is renowned by his name Bhagiratha.
vrm.1.42 "That great resplendent king Dilipa on his part performed numerous Vedic rituals, and he ruled the kingdom for thirty thousand years to the delight of each of his subjects, but could not find a way to fetch Ganga.
vrm.1.42 "Oh, tigerly man Rama, that king Dilipa by not attaining any choice towards the uplifting the souls of his grandparents to heaven by bringing Ganga to earth, he took to illness, and he attained the ultimate virtue of Time, namely the demise.
vrm.1.42 "That best one among men, namely king Dilipa, on anointing his son Bhagiratha in the kingdom went to the abode of Indra, namely the heaven, only by his self acquired merits of deeds.
vrm.1.44 Oh, impeccable Bhagiratha, even by the kingly sage Dilipa whose resplendence is kindred to great sages, who is equal to me in his ascesis, who is abided by the observances of ruling Kshatriya class, even by such a highly fortunate and highly resplendent father of yours it was impossible to bring Ganga in his turn, even though he had been supplicating for the descent of Ganga throughout his lifetime.
vrm.1.70 From Sagara it is Asamanja and from Asamanja it is Amshuman, and from Amshuman it is Dilipa, and the son of Dilipa is
vrm.2.64 Obtain the destiny which was obtained by Sagara, Saibya, Dilipa, Janamejeya, Nahusha and Dundhumara.
vrm.2.82 Rama, the eldest son, an excellent man, a pious souled and who can be compared with Dilipa and Nahusha is eligible to get the kingdom, as with Dasaratha.
vrm.2.110 Dilipa was Amshuman s son.
vrm.2.110 Bhagiratha was Dilipa s son.

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