Garga Samhita (English)
by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words
The Garga-samhita Verse 2.12.4, 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 12 (Subduing Kaliya and Drinking the Forest Fire) of Canto 2 (vrindavana-khanda).
Sanskrit text, transliteration and word-by-word meaning:
कटौ पीत-पटं बद्ध्वा
नीपम् आरुह्य माधवः
kaṭau pīta-paṭaṃ baddhvā
nīpam āruhya mādhavaḥ
kaṭau—at His waist; pīta-paṭam—the yellow sahs; baddhvā—tying; nīpam—a kadamba tree; āruhya—climbing; mādhavaḥ—Kṛṣṇa; papāta—dived; uttuṅga-viṭapāt—from the tall tree; tat-toye—into the water; viṣa-dūṣite—poisoned.
English translation of verse 2.12.4:
Tightening the yellow sash about His waist and climbing a kadamba tree, Kṛṣṇa dove from that tall tree into the poisoned water.