by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words
The Garga-samhita Verse 3.1.18, 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:
वस्त्रं दिव्यं च नैवेद्यं
आसनं सर्वतो ऽधिकम्
दत्त्वा दीपावलिं पराम्
vastraṃ divyaṃ ca naivedyaṃ
āsanaṃ sarvato 'dhikam
dattvā dīpāvaliṃ parām
vastram—garments; divyam—splendid; ca—and; naivedyam—food; āsanam—a seat; sarvataḥ—than all; adhikam—better; mālā—garlands; alaṅkāra—ornaments; nicayam—many; dattvā—giving; dīpāvalim—a series of lamps; parām—great.
English translation of verse 3.1.18:
Then he should offer splendid garments, food, a great throne, many garlands and ornaments, and many lamps.