Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.3.5, 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:

तस्य पुत्र-शतं चासीद्
रेवती नाम कन्यका
सर्वोत्तमं चिरञ्जीवं
सुन्दरं वरम् इच्छती

tasya putra-śataṃ cāsīd
revatī nāma kanyakā
sarvottamaṃ cirañjīvaṃ
sundaraṃ varam icchatī

tasya—of him; putra-śatam—a hundred sons; ca—and; āsīt—was; revatīRevatī; nāmanamed; kanyakāa daughter; sarvottamam—the best of all; cirañjīvam—who would live a long time; sundaram—handsom; varamhusband; icchatidesires.

English translation of verse 6.3.5:

He had a hundred sons and one daughter. His daughter, who was named Revatī, yearned to have a husband that was handsome, lived eternally, and was better than all other men.

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