दृष्ट्वा विसिस्मिरे राजन् राजा चाप्यन्वतप्यत ॥ १८ ॥
bālakān punar āgatān
dṛṣṭvā visismire rājan
rājā cāpy anvatapyata
ayodhyā-vāsinaḥ — the inhabitants of Ayodhyā; sarve — all of them; bālakān — their sons; punaḥ — again; āgatān — having come back to life; dṛṣṭvā — after seeing this; visismire — became astounded; rājan — O King Parīkṣit; rājā — King Sagara; ca — also; api — indeed; anvatapyata — very much lamented (the absence of his son).
O King Parīkṣit, when all the inhabitants of Ayodhyā saw that their boys had come back to life, they were astounded, and King Sagara greatly lamented the absence of his son.