Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 2.20.25, 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:

कर्तव्यं भवतात्रैव
रासे दिव्यं मनोहरम्
वारां विहारं पानं च
करिष्यामो हरे वयम्

kartavyaṃ bhavatātraiva
rāse divyaṃ manoharam
vārāṃ vihāraṃ pānaṃ ca
kariṣyāmo hare vayam

kartavyam—should be done; bhavatā—by You; atra—here; eva—indeed; rāse—in the rasa dance; divyam—splendid; manoharam—beautiful; vārām—water; vihāram—pastimes; pānam—drinking; ca—and; kariṣyāmaḥ—do; hareO Kṛṣṇa; vayam—we.

English translation of verse 2.20.25:

"O Kṛṣṇa, please do something so that in this rāsa dance arena we may drink water and enjoy water pastimes.

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