Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 1.14.32, 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 14 (The Liberation of Shakatasura and Trinavarta) of Canto 1 (goloka-khanda).

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

तृणावर्तो नभः प्राप्त
ऊर्ध्वं वै लक्ष-योजनम्
स्कन्धे सुमेरुवद् बालं
मन्यमानः प्रपीडितः

tṛṇāvarto nabhaḥ prāpta
ūrdhvaṃ vai lakṣa-yojanam
skandhe sumeruvad bālaṃ
manyamānaḥ prapīḍitaḥ

tṛṇāvartaḥTṛṇāvarta; nabhaḥthe sky; prāptaḥ—attained; ūrdhvam—high; vai—indeed; lakṣa-yojanam—eight hundred thousand miles; skandhe—on his shoulder; sumeruvat—like Mount Sumeru; bālam—the infant; manyamānaḥ—considering; prapīḍitaḥ—tormented.

English translation of verse 1.14.32:

Going eight hundred thousand miles into outer space, Tṛṇāvarta was troubled, thinking the infant on his shoulder was as heavy as Mount Sumeru.

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