Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.21.37, 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 21 (The Story of Shri Narada) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

दिव्य-वर्ष-शतं शश्वत्
तपस् तेपे सु-दुष्करं
निरन्नं निर्जलं वाणी-
ध्यान-युक्तं व्रजेश्वरि

divya-varṣa-śataṃ śaśvat
tapas tepe su-duṣkaraṃ
nirannaṃ nirjalaṃ vāṇī-
dhyāna-yuktaṃ vrajeśvari

divyacelestial; varṣayears; śatam—a hundred; śaśvatcontinually; tapaḥausterities; tepe—performed; su-duṣkaram—difficult; nirannam—withotu food; nirjalam—without water; vāṇīon Goddess sarasvatī; dhyāna-yuktam—meditating; vrajeśvari—O queen of Vraja.

English translation of verse 5.21.37:

O queen of Vraja, for one hundred celestial years Nārada performed austeries.

Fasting from food and water, he meditated on Goddess Sarasvatī.

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