अथात: श्रुयतां राजन् वंश: सोमस्य पावन: ।
यस्मिन्नैलादयो भूपा: कीर्त्यन्ते पुण्यकीर्तय: ॥ १ ॥
athātaḥ śrūyatāṁ rājan
vaṁśaḥ somasya pāvanaḥ
yasminn ailādayo bhūpāḥ
śrī-śukaḥ uvāca — Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; atha — now (after hearing the history of the dynasty of the sun); ataḥ — therefore; śrūyatām — just hear from me; rājan — O King (Mahārāja Parīkṣit); vaṁśaḥ — the dynasty; somasya — of the moon-god; pāvanaḥ — which is purifying to hear about; yasmin — in which (dynasty); aila-ādayaḥ — headed by Aila (Purūravā); bhūpāḥ — kings; kīrtyante — are described; puṇya-kīrtayaḥ — persons of whom it is glorious to hear.
Śrīla Śukadeva Gosvāmī said to Mahārāja Parīkṣit: O King, thus far you have heard the description of the dynasty of the sun-god. Now hear the most glorious and purifying description of the dynasty of the moon-god. This description mentions kings like Aila [Purūravā] of whom it is glorious to hear.