Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.11.19, 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 11 (The Stories of Kubja and Kuvalayapida) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

मन्दगतिर् उवाच
हे मुने हे कृपा-सिन्धो
त्वं योगीन्द्रो द्विजोत्तमः
गजत्वान् मे कदा मुक्तिर्
भविष्यति वदाशु माम्

mandagatir uvāca
he mune he kṛpā-sindho
tvaṃ yogīndro dvijottamaḥ
gajatvān me kadā muktir
bhaviṣyati vadāśu mām

mandagatiḥ—Mandagati; uvāca—said; he—O; mune—sage; he—O; kṛpā-sindhaḥocean of mercy; tvam—you; yogīndraḥ—the king of yogis; dvijottamaḥ—the best of brāhmaṇas; gajatvāt—from being an elephant; me—of me; kadāwhen?; muktiḥ—freedom; bhaviṣyati—will be; vadaplease tell; āśu—now; mām—to me.

English translation of verse 5.11.19:

Mandagati said: O sage, O ocean of mercy, You are the king of yogīs. You are the the best of brāhmaṇas. When will I become free from being an elephant. Please tell me.

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