Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 2.20.33, 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:

कदम्ब-पुष्प-विलसत्-
किरीट-कटकोज्ज्वलः
मन्दार-पुष्पोत्तरीय-
पद्म-यष्टि-धरः प्रभुः

kadamba-puṣpa-vilasat-
kirīṭa-kaṭakojjvalaḥ
mandāra-puṣpottarīya-
padma-yaṣṭi-dharaḥ prabhuḥ

kadamba-puṣpakadamba flowers; vilasatsplendid; kirīṭacrown; kaṭakabracelet; ujjvalaḥsplendid; mandāramandara; puṣpa—flowers; uttarīyaupper garment; padmalotus; yaṣṭistick; dharaḥ—holding; prabhuḥ—the Lord.

English translation of verse 2.20.33:

Lord Kṛṣṇa's crown and bracelets were made splendid with kadamba flowers, His upper garment was decorated with mandāra flowers, and His stick was decorated with lotuses.

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