SB 8.1.22

Text

aṣṭāśīti-sahasrāṇi
munayo ye dhṛta-vratāḥ
anvaśikṣan vrataṁ tasya
kaumāra-brahmacāriṇaḥ

Synonyms

aṣṭāśīti—eighty-eight; sahasrāṇi—thousand; munayaḥ—great saintly persons; ye—those who; dhṛta-vratāḥ—fixed in vows; anvaśikṣan—took instructions; vratam—vows; tasya—from him (Vibhu); kaumāra—who was unmarried; brahmacāriṇaḥ—and fixed in the brahmacārī stage of life. 

Translation

Vibhu remained a brahmacāri and never married throughout his life. From him, eighty-eight thousand other saintly persons took lessons on self-control, austerity and similar behavior.