Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.16.1, 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 16 (Comforting Sri Radha and the Gopis) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

रध पत्रम् सग्ग्र्हित्व चिरो नेत्रे तथ च ह्र्त् निधय वचयित्व तत् स्म्र्त्व तत्-पद-पग्कजम् रधरध;

radha patram saggrhitva ciro netre tatha ca hrt nidhaya vacayitva tat smrtva tat-pada-pagkajam radhaRadha;

patram—the letter; saggrhitva—taking; cirah—head; netre—eyes; tatha—so; ca—and; hrt—heart; nidhayaplacing; vacayitva—reading; tat—taht; smrtva—remembering; tat-pada-pagkajam—His lotus feet.

English translation of verse 5.16.1:

Taking the letter, placing it over Her head, eyes, and heart, and remembering Krsna's lotus feet, Radha read the letter aloud.

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