Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.3.11, 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:

करोषि हस्तामलकं च विश्वं
नेतुं प्रभुः सारथिवद् गुणेषु
एकस् त्वम् एकं च विधाय जालं
ग्रसिष्यसे सर्वम् इवोर्णनाभिः

karoṣi hastāmalakaṃ ca viśvaṃ
netuṃ prabhuḥ sārathivad guṇeṣu
ekas tvam ekaṃ ca vidhāya jālaṃ
grasiṣyase sarvam ivorṇanābhiḥ

karoṣi—you do; hasta—in the hand; āmalakam—an amalaka fruit; ca—and; viśvam—the universe; netum—to bring; prabhuḥable; sārathivat—like a charioteer; guṇeṣu—among the modes; ekaḥ—one; tvam—you; ekam—one; ca—and; vidhāya—placing; jālam—network; grasiṣyase—you will swallow; sarvam—all; iva—like; urṇanābhiḥ—a spider.

English translation of verse 6.3.11:

This universe is like a small āmalaka fruit in your hand. You are like a charioteer driving this universe through the modes of nature. You are like a spider and this universe is your web. In the future you will swallow up this entire universe.

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