Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.13.15, 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:

आसीद् गजाह्वये वैश्यो
राज-मार्ग-पतिः परः
महा-गौरव-सम्युक्तो
निधीशो धनदो यथा

āsīd gajāhvaye vaiśyo
rāja-mārga-patiḥ paraḥ
mahā-gaurava-samyukto
nidhīśo dhanado yathā

āsīt—there was; gajāhvaye—at Hastināpura; vaiśyaḥa vaiśya; rāja-mārga- patiḥ—a chief merchant; paraḥ—great; mahā-gaurava-samyuktaḥ—very respectful; nidhīśaḥ—the controller of great wealth; dhanadaḥ—generous; yathā—as.

English translation of verse 6.13.15:

In Hastināpura there was a great, generous, respectful, and very wealthy merchant.

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