wanted only morally righteous warriors; warriors who could conquer demons and morally
upright kings were desired. Finally he succeeded in getting such type of people.
The country on the eastern side of the Indus river was ruled by the race of Srunjaya.
These kings were virtuous, famous for their religious observances and were beloved of
their subjects because of their charitable disposition. One of them was Abhyavarti, son of
Chayamanana. He was a famous emperor. Another was Divodasa, king of the Kashi kingdom.
Divodasa was also called Prastoka. When they both requested Bharadwaja to become their
priest, Bharadwaja agreed.