Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.13.24, 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:

पश्चिमां तु दिशं प्रागाद्
वैश्यो दुर्भिक्श-पीडितः
वने वै मारितः सो ऽपि
सिंहेन तल-घाततः

paścimāṃ tu diśaṃ prāgād
vaiśyo durbhikśa-pīḍitaḥ
vane vai māritaḥ so 'pi
siṃhena tala-ghātataḥ

paścimām—the west; tu—indeed; diśam—direction; prāgāt—went; vaiśyaḥthe vaisya; durbhikśa-pīḍitaḥ—oppressed by the lack of food; vane—in the forest; vai— indeed; māritaḥ—killed; saḥ—indeed; api—also; siṃhena—by a lion; tala- ghātataḥ—by the claws.

English translation of verse 6.13.24:

Oppressed by the lack of food, he went to the west. In a forest there a lion clawed him to death.

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