Garga Samhita (English)

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; mālāgarlands; alaṅkāraornaments; nicayam—many; dattvāgiving; 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.

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