Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.2.48, 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 6 of Chapter 2 (Residence in Shri Dvaraka) of Canto 6 (dvaraka-khanda).

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

सो ऽपि दग्धौ च तौ मत्वा
मागधेन्द्रो महा-बलः
मागधान् प्रययौ वीरो
वादयन् जय-दुन्दुभीन्

so 'pi dagdhau ca tau matvā
māgadhendro mahā-balaḥ
māgadhān prayayau vīro
vādayan jaya-dundubhīn

saḥ—he; api—also; dagdhau—burned; ca—and; tau—Them; matvā—thinking; māgadhendraḥ—the king of Magadha; mahā-balaḥvery powerful; māgadhān—to the couinrty of Magadha; prayayau—returned; vīraḥa hero; vādayan—making sound; jaya-dundubhīn—the drums of victory.

English translation of verse 6.2.48:

Thinking that Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma had been burned to death, powerful Jarāsandha returned to the country of Māgadha, where he was a hero and the drums of victory sounded.

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