Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.2.18, 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 5 of Chapter 2 (The Killing of Keshi) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

श्री-कुमुद उवाच
शक्रस्यानुचरो ऽहं वै
कुमुदो नाम माधव
तेजस्वी रूपवान् वीरो
जिष्णुश् छत्र-भ्रमिं दधन्

śrī-kumuda uvāca
śakrasyānucaro 'haṃ vai
kumudo nāma mādhava
tejasvī rūpavān vīro
jiṣṇuś chatra-bhramiṃ dadhan

śrī-kumuda uvāca—Śrī Kumuda said; śakrasya—of Indra; anucaraḥa follower; aham—I am; vai—indeed; kumudaḥKumuda; nāmanamed; mādhavaO Kṛṣṇa; tejasvīpowerful and splendid; rūpavān—handsome; vīraḥ—heroic; jiṣṇuḥ—glorious; chatra-bhramim—the parasol; dadhanholding.

English translation of verse 5.2.18:

Śrī Kumuda said: O Lord Kṛṣṇa, my name is Kumuda and I am a servant of King Indra. I am powerful, handsome, heroic, and glorious. I carry Indra's parasol.

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