Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 2.13.9, 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 13 (The Story of Shesha) of Canto 2 (vrindavana-khanda).

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

श्री-वेदशिरा उवाच
त्वं महा-दुरभिप्रायो
लघु-द्रोहे महोद्यमः
कार्यार्थी काक इव कौ
त्वं काको भव दुर्मते

śrī-vedaśirā uvāca
tvaṃ mahā-durabhiprāyo
laghu-drohe mahodyamaḥ
kāryārthī kāka iva kau
tvaṃ kāko bhava durmate

śrī-vedaśirā uvāca—Śrī Vedasira said; tvam—you; mahā-durabhiprāyaḥ—don't understand anything; laghufor a slight; drohe—offense; mahā-great; udyamaḥ—endeavor; kāryārthīwishing to do; kākaa crow; iva—like; kau—on the earth; tvam—you; kākaḥa crow; bhavabecome; durmate—O fool.

English translation of verse 2.13.9:

Śrī Vedaśirā said: Fool, for a slight offense you plot a great revenge! On this earth you are like a crow. Fool, become a crow!

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