Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 1.13.15, 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 13 (The Liberation of Putana) of Canto 1 (goloka-khanda).

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

श्री-गोप्य ऊचुः
श्री-कृष्णस् ते शिरः पातु
वैकुण्ठः कण्ठम् एव हि
श्वेतद्वीप-पतिः कर्णौ
नासिकं यज्ञ-रूप-धृक्

śrī-gopya ūcuḥ
śrī-kṛṣṇas te śiraḥ pātu
vaikuṇṭhaḥ kaṇṭham eva hi
śvetadvīpa-patiḥ karṇau
nāsikaṃ yajña-rūpa-dhṛk

śrī-gopyaḥ ūcuḥ—the gopīs said; śrī-kṛṣṇaḥmay Śrī Kṛṣṇa; te—Your; śiraḥhead; pātuprotect; vaikuṇṭhaḥmay Lord Vaikuṇṭha; kaṇṭham—neck; eva—certainly; hi—indeed; śvetadvīpa-patiḥ—the Lord od Śvetadvīpa; karṇau—ears; nāsikam—nose; yajña-rūpa-dhṛkHe who has the form of Lord Yajña.

English translation of verse 1.13.15:

The gopīs said: May Śrī Kṛṣṇa protect Your head. May Lord Vaikuṇṭha protect Your neck. May the Lord of Śvetadvīpa protect Your ears. May Lord Yajña protect Your nose.

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