Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.9.13, 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 9 (The Happiness of the Yadus) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

कृत्वा परं गुरोः सेवं
लघु-कालेन माधवौ
सर्व-विद्यां जगृहतुः
सर्व-विद्या-विदां वरौ

kṛtvā paraṃ guroḥ sevaṃ
laghu-kālena mādhavau
sarva-vidyāṃ jagṛhatuḥ
sarva-vidyā-vidāṃ varau

kṛtvā—doing; param—great; guroḥ—of the guru; sevam—service; laghu-kālena—in a short time; mādhavau—Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma; sarva-vidyām—all knowledge; jagṛhatuḥ—grasped; sarva-vidyā-vidām—of the knowers of all knowledge; varau—the best.

English translation of verse 5.9.13:

After rendering excellent service to Their guru, in a very short time Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma, who were already the best of all-knowing philosophers, became learned in everything.

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