Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 1.13.27, 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:

धूमो दग्धस्य देहस्य
पवित्रस्य समुत्थितः

dhūmo dagdhasya dehasya
pavitrasya samutthitaḥ

elā-lavaṅga-śrīkhaṇḍaof elā, lavaṅga, and śrīkhaṇḍa; tagaraof tagara; āguru—and of aguru; gandhi—the scent; bhṛt—manifesting; dhūmaḥ—smoke; dagdhasya—of the burned; dehasya—body; pavitrasya—purified; samutthitaḥ—risen.

English translation of verse 1.13.27:

The smoke that rose from her now purified burning body was fragrant as elā, lavaṅga, śrīkhaṇḍa, tagra, and aguru.

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