- dilīpas tat-sutas tadvad
- aśaktaḥ kālam eyivān
- bhagīrathas tasya sutas
- tepe sa sumahat tapaḥ
dilīpaḥ—named Dilīpa; tat-sutaḥ—the son of Aṁśumān; 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.
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.