Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.13.14, 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:

इतिहासं पुरातनम्
यस्य श्रवण-मात्रेण
पाप-तापात् प्रमुच्यते

itihāsaṃ purātanam
yasya śravaṇa-mātreṇa
pāpa-tāpāt pramucyate

atra—here; eva—indeed; udāharanti—they say; imam—this; itihāsam—history; purātanam—ancient; yasya—of which; śravaṇaby hearing; mātreṇa—simply; pāpa-tāpāt—from the sufferings of sins; pramucyate—released.

English translation of verse 6.13.14:

The wise tell an ancient story about this holy place. Simply by hearing it one becomes free from the sufferings brought by many sins.

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