Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.10.21, 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 10 (The Stories of the Washerman, Weaver, and Florist) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

एकदाति-प्रसन्नो ऽभूत्
त्र्य्-अब्जकः करुणा-निधिः
मालाकार महा-बुद्धे
वरं ब्रूहीत्य् उवाच ह

ekadāti-prasanno 'bhūt
try-abjakaḥ karuṇā-nidhiḥ
mālākāra mahā-buddhe
varaṃ brūhīty uvāca ha

ekadāone day; ati-prasannaḥvery pleased; abhūt—became; try-abjakaḥ—Lord śiva; karuṇā-nidhiḥan ocean of mercy; mālākāraO garland-maker; mahā-buddhe—intelligent; varama blessing; brūhi—ask; iti—thus; uvāca—said; ha—indeed.

English translation of verse 5.10.21:

Lord Śiva, who is an ocean of mercy, was very pleased. One day he said,

"Intelligent florist, ask for a boon."

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