Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 2.20.2, 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 20 (The Rasa-dance Pastime) of Canto 2 (vrindavana-khanda).

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

गोवर्धने कन्दरायां
रत्न-भूम्यां हरिः स्वयम्
रासं च राधया सार्धं
रासेश्वर्या चकार ह

govardhane kandarāyāṃ
ratna-bhūmyāṃ hariḥ svayam
rāsaṃ ca rādhayā sārdhaṃ
rāseśvaryā cakāra ha

govardhane—on Govardhana Hill; kandarāyām—in a cave; ratna-bhūmyām—in a jeweled place; hariḥKṛṣṇa; svayam—personally; rāsam—rasa dance; ca—and; rādhayā—Rādhā; sārdham—with; rāseśvaryā—the queen of the rasa dance; cakāradid; ha—certainly.

English translation of verse 2.20.2:

On Govardhana Hill, in a cave where the ground was made of jewels, Lord Kṛṣṇa enjoyed a rāsa dance with Rādhā, the queen of the rāsa dance.

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