by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words
The Garga-samhita Verse 5.24.76, 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:
mantrādhikāra-kuśalāḥ—an excpert counselor; sarvaḥ—all; parikarāgraṇīḥ—the best of the Lord's assocuates; atha—then; antardhāna-velāyām—when He had disdappeared; bhagavān—the Lord; dharma-gup-tanuḥ—the protector of religion.
English translation of verse 5.24.76:
He is the best of counselors and the first of the Lord's personal associates.
When Lord Kṛṣṇa is absent, he becomes the protector of the true religion.