Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 2.20.5, 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:

मकरन्दैः कीर्ति-सुतां
समभ्यर्च्य विधानतः
ददौ श्री-यमुना साक्षाद्
राधायै नूपुराण्य् अलम्

makarandaiḥ kīrti-sutāṃ
samabhyarcya vidhānataḥ
dadau śrī-yamunā sākṣād
rādhāyai nūpurāṇy alam

makarandaiḥ—with honey; kīrti-sutām—Kīrti's daughter; samabhyarcya—Rādhā; vidhānataḥ—according to custom; dadau—gave; śrī-yamunāŚrī Yamunā; sākṣātdirectly; rādhāyai—to Rādhā; nūpurāṇy—anklebells; alamgreatly.

English translation of verse 2.20.5:

The gopīs worshiped Kīrti's daughter Rādhā with offerings of honey. Śrī Yamunā gave nūpura anklets to Her.

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