Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.3.2, 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 3 (Lord Balarama’s Wedding) of Canto 6 (dvaraka-khanda).

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

पूर्वं श्री-बलदेवस्य
विवाहं शृणु मैथिल
सर्व-पाप-हरं पुण्यं
आयुर्-वर्धनम् उत्तमम्

pūrvaṃ śrī-baladevasya
vivāhaṃ śṛṇu maithila
sarva-pāpa-haraṃ puṇyaṃ
āyur-vardhanam uttamam

pūrvam—before; śrī-baladevasya—of Lord Balarāma; vivāham—the wedding; śṛṇu—please hear; maithilaO king of Mithila; sarva-pāpaall sins; haram—removing; puṇyam—sacred; āyur-vardhanamincreasing the duration of life; uttamam—transcendental.

English translation of verse 6.3.2:

O king of Mithilā, please hear the story of Lord Balarāma's wedding, a sacred and transcendental story that removes all sins and increases the span of one's life.

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