Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 1.13.26, 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:

छित्वा कुठारैस् तद्-देहं
गोपाः श्री-यमुना-तटे
अनेकाश् च चिताः कृत्वा
दहयाम् आसुर् एव तम्

chitvā kuṭhārais tad-dehaṃ
gopāḥ śrī-yamunā-taṭe
anekāś ca citāḥ kṛtvā
dahayām āsur eva tam

chitvā—cutting; kuṭhāraiḥ—with axes; tad-deham—her body; gopāḥthe gopas; śrī-yamunā-taṭe—on the Yamunā's shore; anekāḥ—many; ca—also; citāḥ—pyres; kṛtvā—making; dahayām āsuḥ—burned; eva—indeed; tam—it.

English translation of verse 1.13.26:

Cutting it up with axes, and making many pyres by Śrī Yamunā's shore, the gopas burned her body.

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