by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja | 2005 | 440,179 words | ISBN-13: 9781935428329
The Brihad-bhagavatamrita Verse 2.3.122, English translation, including commentary (Dig-darshini-tika): an important Vaishnava text dealing with the importance of devotional service. The Brihad-bhagavatamrita, although an indepent Sanskrit work, covers the essential teachings of the Shrimad Bhagavatam (Bhagavata-purana). This is verse 2.3.122 contained in Chapter 3—Bhajana (loving service)—of Part two (prathama-khanda).
Sanskrit text, Unicode transliteration, Word-for-word and English translation of verse 2.3.122:
गौडे गङ्गा-तते जातो मथुरा-ब्राह्मणोत्तमः ।
जयन्त-नाम कृष्णस्यावतारस् ते महान् गुरुः ॥ १२२ ॥
gauḍe gaṅgā-tate jāto mathurā-brāhmaṇottamaḥ |
jayanta-nāma kṛṣṇasyāvatāras te mahān guruḥ || 122 ||
gauḍe–in Bengal; gaṅgā-taṭe–on the bank of the Gaṅgā; jātaḥ–born; mathurā-brāhmaṇa-uttamaḥ–a transcendental Mathurā brāhmaṇa; jayanta-nāmā–named Jayanta; kṛṣṇasya–of Śrī Kṛṣṇa; avatāraḥ–an incarnation; te–your; mahān–exalted; guruḥ–spiritual guide.
Commentary: Dig-darśinī-ṭīkā with Bhāvānuvāda
(By Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī himself including a deep purport of that commentary)
The Vaikuṇṭha pārṣadas continue, “Your exalted guru is an incarnation of Śrī Kṛṣṇa.”