ध्यायन् धिया सुरैर्युक्त: शर्म नालभतात्मन: ॥ १७ ॥
parīkṣan bhagavān svarāṭ
dhyāyan dhiyā surair yuktaḥ
guroḥ — of his spiritual master; na — not; adhigataḥ — finding; saṁjñām — trace; parīkṣan — searching vigorously all around; bhagavān — the most powerful Indra; svarāṭ — independent; dhyāyan — meditating; dhiyā — by wisdom; suraiḥ — by the demigods; yuktaḥ — surrounded; śarma — peace; na — not; alabhata — obtained; ātmanaḥ — of the mind.
Although Indra searched vigorously with the assistance of the other demigods, he could not find Bṛhaspati. Then Indra thought, “Alas, my spiritual master has become dissatisfied with me, and now I have no means of achieving good fortune.” Although Indra was surrounded by demigods, he could not find peace of mind.