Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 4.5.11, 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 4 of Chapter 5 (The Story of the Ayodhya Women) of Canto 4 (madhurya-khanda).

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

श्री-नारद उवाच
इति श्रुत्वा याज्ञवल्क्यो
दीर्घं दध्यौ मुनि-श्रेष्ठो
भूतं भव्यं विचिन्तयन्

śrī-nārada uvāca
iti śrutvā yājñavalkyo
dīrghaṃ dadhyau muni-śreṣṭho
bhūtaṃ bhavyaṃ vicintayan

śrī-nāradaḥ uvāca—Srī Nārada said; iti—thus; śrutvāhearing; yājñavalkyaḥYāj 24avalkya; dhyānameditation; stimitaclosed; locanaḥ—eyes; dīrgham—for a long time; dadhyau—placed; muni-śreṣṭhaḥ—the best of sages; bhūtam—past; bhavyam—and future; vicintayan—meditating.

English translation of verse 4.5.11:

Srī Nārada said: Hearing this, the great sage Yāj 24avalkya for a long time closed his eyes. Meditating in trance, he looked into the past and future.

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