Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 1.6.28, English translation, including word-by-word: This text represents a Vaishnava scripture which narrates the life Krishna, It was composed in seventeen cantos by Garga Muni: an ancient sage and priest of the Yadu dynasty having. This is verse 1 of Chapter 6 (Description of Kamsa’s Strength) of Canto 1 (goloka-khanda).

Sanskrit text, transliteration and word-by-word meaning:

द्विविदो मुष्टिना कंसं
घातयित्वा नभो गतः
धावन् कंसस् च तं नित्वा
पातयाम् आस भू-तले

dvivido muṣṭinā kaṃsaṃ
ghātayitvā nabho gataḥ
dhāvan kaṃsas ca taṃ nitvā
pātayām āsa bhū-tale

dvividaḥDvivida; muṣṭinā—with a fist; kaṃsam—Kaṃsa; ghātayitvā—hitting; nabhaḥ—to the sky; gataḥ—gone; dhāvan—running; kaṃsaḥKaṃsa; ca—also; tam—him; nitvā—bringing; pātayām āsa—threw; bhū-tale—on the ground.

English translation of verse 1.6.28:

Dvivida punched Kaṃsa and jumped into the sky. Kaṃsa chased him and threw him to the ground.

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