Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.21.43, 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 21 (The Story of Shri Narada) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

वराभयं पुस्तक-वल्लकी-युतं
परं दधानं विमले कर-द्वये
नमाम्य् अहं त्वां शुभदां सरस्वतीं
जगन्मयीं ब्रह्ममयीं मनोहराम्

varābhayaṃ pustaka-vallakī-yutaṃ
paraṃ dadhānaṃ vimale kara-dvaye
namāmy ahaṃ tvāṃ śubhadāṃ sarasvatīṃ
jaganmayīṃ brahmamayīṃ manoharām

varablessing; abhayamfearlessness; pustakabook; vallakī—lute; yutam—with; param—great; dadhānam—hodling; vimale—pure; kara-dvaye—two hands; namāmi—bow down; aham—I; tvām—to you; śubhadām—the giver of blessings; sarasvatīm—Sarasvatī; jaganmayīm—who has come to the material world; brahmamayīm—spiritual; manoharām—beautiful.

English translation of verse 5.21.43:

I offer my respectful obeisances to you, beautiful Goddess Sarasvatī, who hold in your pure and splendid hands a vīṇā and a book, who grant the blessing of fearlessness, and who have come to this material world in your spiritual form.

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