Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.13.5, 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 13 (The Glories of Prabhasa-tirtha, the Sarasvati River, Bodha-pippala, and the Place Where the Gomati River Meets the Ocean) of Canto 6 (dvaraka-khanda).

Sanskrit text, transliteration and word-by-word meaning:

महा-पुण्यतमा राजन्
यत्र प्रत्यक् सरस्वती
तस्यां स्नात्वा नरः पापी
साक्शाद् ब्रह्ममयो भवेत्

mahā-puṇyatamā rājan
yatra pratyak sarasvatī
tasyāṃ snātvā naraḥ pāpī
sākśād brahmamayo bhavet

mahā-puṇyatamā—most sacred; rājanO king; yatrawhere; pratyak—west; sarasvatīSarasvatī; tasyām—there; snātvā—bathing; naraḥ—a person; pāpī sinful; sākśāt—directly; brahmamayaḥ—spiritual; bhavet—becomes.

English translation of verse 6.13.5:

O king, in that place the Sarasvatī river flows in a western course. A sinner who bathes in the Sarasvatī there attains a spiritual body.

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