Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.18.15, 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 18 (Uddhava Hears the Gopis’ Words and Returns to Mathura) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

श्री-नारद उवाच
इति कृष्णं चिन्तयन्त्यो
गोपीभिः प्रेम-विह्वलाः
उत्कण्ठितास् ता रुरुदुर्
मूर्छिता धारणीं गताः

śrī-nārada uvāca
iti kṛṣṇaṃ cintayantyo
gopībhiḥ prema-vihvalāḥ
utkaṇṭhitās tā rurudur
mūrchitā dhāraṇīṃ gatāḥ

śrī-nārada uvāca—Śrī Nārada said; itit—thus; kṛṣṇam—about transcendental; cintayantyaḥ—thinking; gopībhiḥ—by the gopīs; premawith love; vihvalāḥ—overcome; utkaṇṭhitāḥ—yearning; tā—they; ruruduḥ—wept; mūrchitā—fainting; dhāraṇīm—to the ground; gatāḥ—fell.

English translation of verse 5.18.15:

Śrī Nārada said: Thinking of Kṛṣṇa in this way, the gopīs became overwhelmed with love for Kṛṣṇa. Yearning to meet Him again, they wept, and then they fell unconscious to the ground.

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