Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 2.20.11, 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:

पद्मा सद्-भाल-तिलकं
बिन्दुं चन्द्रकला ददौ
नासा-मौक्तिकम् आलोलं
ददौ पद्मवती सती

padmā sad-bhāla-tilakaṃ
binduṃ candrakalā dadau
nāsā-mauktikam ālolaṃ
dadau padmavatī satī

padmāPadmā; sad-bhāla-tilakam—tilaka for the forehead; bindum—drop; candrakalāCandrakalā; dadau—gave; nāsānose; mauktikam—pearl; ālolam—moving; dadau—gave; padmavatīPadmavatī; satīsaintly.

English translation of verse 2.20.11:

Padmā gave beautiful forehead-tilaka, Candrakalā gave a bindu, and Padmavatī gave a nose-pearl that moved to and fro.

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