Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 5.24.60, 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 24 (The Killing of the Kola Demon) of Canto 5 (mathura-khanda).

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

तपस् तप्तं महत् तेन
चान्ते देव-कृपाप्तये
तद्-अर्थं स्व-समाजेन
बलदेवो जगाम ह

tapas taptaṃ mahat tena
cānte deva-kṛpāptaye
tad-arthaṃ sva-samājena
baladevo jagāma ha

tapas taptam—performed austerities;; mahatgreat; tena—by Him; ca—and; ante—in the end; devaof the Diety; kṛpāmercy; āptaye—to attain; tad-arthamfor that purpose; sva-samājena—with His group; baladevaḥ—Balarāma; jagāma—went; ha—indeed.

English translation of verse 5.24.60:

Māṇḍūkadeva had performed great austerities to attain the mercy of the Lord.

That is the reason Lord Balarāma went there with His associates.

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