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ŚB 4.1.40

Devanagari

ऊर्जायां जज्ञिरे पुत्रा वसिष्ठस्य परन्तप
चित्रकेतुप्रधानास्ते सप्त ब्रह्मर्षयोऽमलाः ॥ ४.१.४० ॥

Text

ūrjāyāṁ jajñire putrā
vasiṣṭhasya parantapa
citraketu-pradhānās te
sapta brahmarṣayo ’malāḥ

Synonyms

ūrjāyām — in Ūrjā; jajñire — took birth; putrāḥ — sons; vasiṣṭhasya — of the great sage Vasiṣṭha; parantapa — O great one; citraketu — Citraketu; pradhānāḥ — headed by; te — all the sons; sapta — seven; brahma-ṛṣayaḥ — great sages with spiritual knowledge; amalāḥ — without contamination.

Translation

The great sage Vasiṣṭha begot in his wife, Ūrjā [sometimes called Arundhatī], seven spotlessly great sages, headed by the sage named Citraketu.