Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.13.28, 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:

न जहौ मुखतो मांसं
पश्चिमाशां जगाम ह
तत्-समेनापि गृध्रेण
तीक्श्न-तुण्डेन ताडितात्

na jahau mukhato māṃsaṃ
paścimāśāṃ jagāma ha
tat-samenāpi gṛdhreṇa
tīkśna-tuṇḍena tāḍitāt

na—not; jahau—abandoned; mukhataḥ—from its mouth; māṃsam—the meat; paścimāśām—to the west; jagāma—went; ha—indeed; tat-samena—its equal; api— even; gṛdhreṇa—by a vulture; tīkśna-tuṇḍena—with its sharp beak; tāḍitāt—from the attack.

English translation of verse 6.13.28:

Not letting the meat drop from its beak, the vulture flew to the west. Then another vulture, its equal in strength, attacked with its sharp beak.

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