Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 3.1.16, 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 3 of Chapter 1 (The Worship of Shri Giriraja) of Canto 3 (giriraja-khanda).

Sanskrit text, transliteration and word-by-word meaning:

द्रये स्नानं च कारयेत्
गङ्गा-जलेन यमुना-
जलेनापि द्विजैः सह

draye snānaṃ ca kārayet
gaṅgā-jalena yamunā-
jalenāpi dvijaiḥ saha

sahasra-śīrṣa-mantreṇa—with the mantra for the thousand-headed Puruṣa; adraye—the hill; snānam—bathing; ca—and; kārayet—should do; gaṅgāGaṅgā; jalena—with water; yamunāYamunā; jalenāpi—with water; dvijaiḥ—brāhmaṇas; sahawith.

English translation of verse 3.1.16:

. . . and, as he chants the mantras for the thousand-headed Puruṣa, with other brāhmaṇas bathe the hill with Gaṅgā water and Yamunā water.

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