Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 4.18.17, 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 4 of Chapter 18 (The Names and Worship of Sri Yamuna) of Canto 4 (madhurya-khanda).

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

वस्त्र-भुसन-सौवर्न-पात्रानि प्रस्फुरन्ति च दक्सिनाच् च चुभा दद्यात् ततः सिद्धिर् भवेत् खलु

vastra-bhusana-sauvarna-pātrāni prasphuranti ca daksināc ca cubhā dadyāt tataḥ siddhir bhavet khalu

vastragarments; bhusanaornaments; sauvarnagolden; pātrāni—dishes; prasphuranti—manifest; ca—and; daksināc—daksina; ca—and; cubhā—auspicious; dadyāt—should offer; tataḥ—then; siddhiḥ—perfect; bhavet—is; khaluindeed.

English translation of verse 4.18.17:

Then one should offer them garments, ornaments, and golden cups. In this way one should offer them daksinā. Then one's observance of this vow is properly completed.

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