Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.3.8, 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:

गायन्त्यां पूर्व-चित्त्यां च
स्थितो लब्ध-क्षणः क्षणम्
एक-चित्तं विधिं ज्ञात्वा
स्वाभिप्रायं न्यवेदयत्

gāyantyāṃ pūrva-cittyāṃ ca
sthito labdha-kṣaṇaḥ kṣaṇam
eka-cittaṃ vidhiṃ jñātvā
svābhiprāyaṃ nyavedayat

gāyantyam—singing; pūrva-cittyām—Purvacitti; ca—and; sthitaḥsituated; labdha-kṣaṇaḥfinding a proper moment; kṣaṇam—a moment; eka-cittam—one thought; vidhim—to Brahma; jñātvāunderstanding; svābhiprāyam—his intention; nyavedayat—spoke.

English translation of verse 6.3.8:

As the apsarā Pūrvacitti was singing, he found his opportunity. Aware that now he had Brahmā's attention, he spoke what was in his heart.

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