Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.3.6, 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:

एकदा रथम् आस्थाय
आरोप्य स्वं दुहितरं
रैवतः पर्यटन् भुवम्

ekadā ratham āsthāya
āropya svaṃ duhitaraṃ
raivataḥ paryaṭan bhuvam

ekadāone day; ratham—a chariot; āsthāya—mounting; hema-ratna-vibhūṣitam—decorated with gold and jewels; āropyaplacing; svam—own; duhitaram—daughter; raivataḥKing Raivata; paryaṭan—wandered; bhuvam—the earth.

English translation of verse 6.3.6:

One day he placed his daughter on a chariot decorated with gold and jewels, and wandered the earth to find a proper husband.

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