Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.13.26, 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:

अथ कश्चिन् महान् गृध्रो
मांसं तस्य भुजस्य च
गृहीत्वा खं गतः सद्यः
खदंश् चञ्चु-पुटेन तम्

atha kaścin mahān gṛdhro
māṃsaṃ tasya bhujasya ca
gṛhītvā khaṃ gataḥ sadyaḥ
khadaṃś cañcu-puṭena tam

atha-then; kaścin—a certain; mahāngreat; gṛdhraḥ—vulture; māṃsam—the flesh; tasya—of his; bhujasya—arm; ca—and; gṛhītvāgrabbing; khamto the sky; gataḥ—went; sadyaḥ—at once; khadan—eating; cañcu-puṭena—with its beak; tam—that.

English translation of verse 6.13.26:

With its beak a great vulture suddenly bit off a part of his arm and flew into the sky, devouring it as it went.

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