Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.8.11, 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 5 of Chapter 8 (The Killing of Kamsa) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

प्राप्तं शालं नन्द-सूनुर्
लत्तया तं तताड ह
तीक्ष्नया तुण्डया राजन्
कद्रुजं गरुडो यथा

prāptaṃ śālaṃ nanda-sūnur
lattayā taṃ tatāḍa ha
tīkṣnayā tuṇḍayā rājan
kadrujaṃ garuḍo yathā

prāptam—attained; śālam—Sala; nanda-sūnuḥKṛṣṇa; lattayā—with a latta; tam—him; tatāḍa—hit; ha—indeed; tīkṣnayā—sharp; tuṇḍayā—with a beak; rājanO king; kadrujam—a snake; garuḍaḥGaruḍa; yathā—as.

English translation of verse 5.8.11:

When Śala approached, Lord Kṛṣṇa attacked him as with his beak Garuḍa attacks a snake.

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