Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.20.43, 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 20 (The Liberation of Ribhu Muni During the Rasa-dance Festival) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

षष्टि-वर्ष-शतानि च

ṣaṣṭi-varṣa-śatāni ca

निरन्नं निर्जलं शान्तं श्री-कृष्णस् तं ददर्श ह

nirannaṃ nirjalaṃ śāntaṃ śrī-kṛṣṇas taṃ dadarśa ha

ṣaṣṭi-varṣa-sahasrāṇi—sixty thousand years; ṣaṣṭi-varṣa-śatāni—six thousand years; ca—and; nirannam—without food; nirjalam—without water; śāntaṃ—peaceful; śrī-kṛṣṇaḥŚrī Kṛṣṇa; tam—him; dadarśa—saw; ha—indeed.

English translation of verse 5.20.43:

Then Lord Kṛṣṇa glanced at that sage, who had peacefully stood there without food or water for sixty-six thousand years.

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