Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 2.2.41, 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 2 of Chapter 2 (Description of Giriraja Govardhana’s Birth) of Canto 2 (vrindavana-khanda).

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

कराद् उत्तार्य तं शैलं
निधाय व्रज-मण्डले
लघु-शङ्काजयार्थं हि
गतो ऽभूद् भार-पीडितः

karād uttārya taṃ śailaṃ
nidhāya vraja-maṇḍale
laghu-śaṅkājayārthaṃ hi
gato 'bhūd bhāra-pīḍitaḥ

karāt—from his hand; uttārya—taking; tam—him; śailam—the mountain; nidhāyaplacing; vraja-maṇḍale—in Vraja-mandala; laghu-śaṅkājayārthaṃto lighten the burden; hi—iindeed; gataḥ—gone; abhūt—became; bhāraof the weight; pīḍitaḥ—tormented.

English translation of verse 2.2.41:

Tormented by the mountain's great weight, to lighten his burden the sage put him down in Vraja-maṇḍala.

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