Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 2.20.29, 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:

ततः कुमुद्वनं प्राप्तो
लता-वृन्दं मनोहरम्
चक्रे रासं सखी-जनैः

tataḥ kumudvanaṃ prāpto
latā-vṛndaṃ manoharam
cakre rāsaṃ sakhī-janaiḥ

tataḥthen; kumudvanam—Kumudvana; prāptaḥ—attained; latā-vṛndam—with many vines; manoharam—beautiful; bhramaraof bees; dhvanithe sound; samyuktam—with; cakre—did; rāsam—the rasa dance; sakhī-janaiḥ—with gopī friends.

English translation of verse 2.20.29:

Then Śrī Kṛṣṇa went to Kumudvana forest, which was filled with the sounds of humming bees, and again He enjoyed the rāsa dance with the gopīs.

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