Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 3.6.17, 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 6 (The Test of Shri Krishna) of Canto 3 (giriraja-khanda).

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

चिरं दध्यौ तदा नन्दो
यशोदा च यसश्विनी
एतन्-मुक्ता-समानं तु
द्रव्यं नास्ति गृहे मम

ciraṃ dadhyau tadā nando
yaśodā ca yasaśvinī
etan-muktā-samānaṃ tu
dravyaṃ nāsti gṛhe mama

ciram—a long time; dadhyau—gave; tadāthen; nandaḥNanda; yaśodāYaśodā; ca—and; yasaśvinī—glorious; etan-muktāto those pearls; samānam—equal; tu—indeed; dravyam—something; na—not; astiis; gṛhe—in the homne; mama—my.

English translation of verse 3.6.17:

Thinking for a long time, King Nanda and glorious Yaśodā came to the same conclusion: "In our home there is nothing equal to these pearls.

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