Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.3.9, 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:

श्री-रैवत उवाच
परः पुराणो जगद्-अङ्कुरो ऽभूः
पूर्णः परात्मा परमेश्वरो ऽसि
स्थितः सदा धामनि पारमेष्ठ्य
सृजस्य् अलं पासि च हिंससीदम्

śrī-raivata uvāca
paraḥ purāṇo jagad-aṅkuro 'bhūḥ
pūrṇaḥ parātmā parameśvaro 'si
sthitaḥ sadā dhāmani pārameṣṭhya
sṛjasy alaṃ pāsi ca hiṃsasīdam

śrī-raivataḥŚrī Raivata; uvāca—said; paraḥgreat; purāṇaḥancient; jagad-aṅkuraḥfrom whom the universe has sprouted; abhūḥ—you are; pūrṇaḥperfect; parātmāthe great soul; parameśvaraḥthe supreme controller; asi—you are; sthitaḥ—situated; sadāalways; dhāmani—in your abode; pārameṣṭhyaO Brahmā; sṛjasy—you create; alamgreatly; pasiprotect; ca—and; hiṃsasi—destroy; idam—this universe.

English translation of verse 6.3.9:

Śrī Raivata said: You are the greatest, the oldest, the seed from which this universe has sprouted, the great soul and the great controller. O Brahmā, you stay always in your own abode. You create, maintain, and destroy this universe.

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