Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 1.13.28, 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 13 (The Liberation of Putana) of Canto 1 (goloka-khanda).

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

अहो कृष्णम् ऋते कं वा
व्रजाम शरणं त्व् इह
पूतनायै मोक्ष-गतिं
ददौ पतित-पावनः

aho kṛṣṇam ṛte kaṃ vā
vrajāma śaraṇaṃ tv iha
pūtanāyai mokṣa-gatiṃ
dadau patita-pāvanaḥ

ahaḥ—oh; kṛṣṇam—for Kṛṣṇa; ṛte—except; kam—to whom?; vā—or; vrajāma—we go; śaraṇam—shelter; tu—certainly; iha—here; pūtanāyai—to Pūtanā; mokṣa-gatim—the destination of liberation; dadau—gave; patitaof the fallen; pāvanaḥ—the purifier.

English translation of verse 1.13.28:

Of whom else but Kṛṣṇa will we take shelter? The purifier of the fallen, He gave liberation to Pūtanā.

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