|Canto 12: The Age of Deterioration||Chapter 1: The Degraded Dynasties of Kali-yuga|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.1.15-17
agnimitras tatas tasmāt
sujyeṣṭho bhavitā tataḥ
vasumitro bhadrakaś ca
pulindo bhavitā sutaḥ
tato ghoṣaḥ sutas tasmād
tato bhāgavatas tasmād
śuńgā daśaite bhokṣyanti
tataḥ kāṇvān iyaḿ bhūmir
yāsyaty alpa-guṇān nṛpa
agnimitraḥ — Agnimitra; tataḥ — from Puṣpamitra, the general who will murder Bṛhadratha; tasmāt — from him (Agnimitra); sujyeṣṭhaḥ — Sujyeṣṭha; bhavitā — will be; tataḥ — from him; vasumitraḥ — Vasumitra; bhadrakaḥ — Bhadraka; ca — and; pulindaḥ — Pulinda; bhavitā — will be; sutaḥ — the son; tataḥ — from him (Pulinda); ghoṣaḥ — Ghoṣa; sutaḥ — the son; tasmāt — from him; vajramitraḥ — Vajramitra; bhaviṣyati — will be; tataḥ — from him; bhāgavataḥ — Bhāgavata; tasmāt — from him; devabhūti — Devabhūti; kuru-udvaha — O most eminent of the Kurus; śuńgāḥ — the Śuńgas; daśa — ten; ete — these; bhokṣyanti — will enjoy; bhūmim — the earth; varṣa — years; śata — one hundred; adhikam — more than; tataḥ — then; kāṇvān — the Kāṇva dynasty; iyam — this; bhūmiḥ — the earth; yāsyati — will come under the domain; alpa-guṇān — of few good qualities; nṛpa — O King Parīkṣit.
My dear King Parīkṣit, Agnimitra will follow as king, and then Sujyeṣṭha. Sujyeṣṭha will be followed by Vasumitra, Bhadraka, and the son of Bhadraka, Pulinda. Then the son of Pulinda, named Ghoṣa, will rule, followed by Vajramitra, Bhāgavata and Devabhūti. In this way, O most eminent of the Kuru heroes, ten Śuńga kings will rule over the earth for more than one hundred years. Then the earth will come under the subjugation of the kings of the Kāṇva dynasty, who will manifest very few good qualities.
According to Śrīla Śrīdhara Svāmī, the Śuńga dynasty began when General Puṣpamitra killed his king, Bṛhadratha, and assumed power. After Puṣpamitra came Agnimitra and the rest of the Śuńga dynasty, which lasted for 112 years.
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