Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 3.1.17, 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:

ततः पञ्चामृतैर् गिरिम्
स्नापयित्वा गन्ध-पुष्पैः
पुनः कृष्णा-जलेन वै

tataḥ pañcāmṛtair girim
snāpayitvā gandha-puṣpaiḥ
punaḥ kṛṣṇā-jalena vai

śuklawhite; gaḥ—cows'; dugdhamilk; dhārābhiḥ—with streams; tataḥthen; pañcāmṛtaiḥ—with pancamrta; girim—the hill; snāpayitvā—bathing; gandha-puṣpaiḥ—wioth fragrant flowers; punaḥ—again; kṛṣṇā-jalena—with Yamunā water; vai—indeed.

English translation of verse 3.1.17:

Then he should bathe the hill with streams of white milk, pañāmṛta, fragrant flowers, and then Yamunā water again.

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