Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.17.6, 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 17 (Shri Shri Radha and Krishna Meet at Siddhashrama and the Nature of Shri Radha’s Love Is Revealed) of Canto 6 (dvaraka-khanda).

Sanskrit text, transliteration and word-by-word meaning:

अद्य मे सफलो धर्मो
हरे त्वय्य् आगते सति
धन्यं सिद्धाश्रम-स्नानं
सफली-भूतम् अद्भुतम् मयापि न कृता भक्तिस् तव भक्त-सहायिनः

adya me saphalo dharmo
hare tvayy āgate sati
dhanyaṃ siddhāśrama-snānaṃ
saphalī-bhūtam adbhutam mayāpi na kṛtā bhaktis tava bhakta-sahāyinaḥ

adyanow; me—my; saphalaḥsuccess; dharmaḥreligion; hareO Kṛṣṇa; tvayi—You; āgate—come; satibeing so; dhanyam—good fortune; siddhāśrama-snānam—bathing at Siddhāśrama; saphalī-bhūtam—success; adbhutam—wonderful; mayāby Me; api—also; na—not; kṛtādone; bhaktiḥ—devotion; tava—of You; bhakta-sahāyinaḥ—helped by the devotees.

English translation of verse 6.17.6:

"O Kṛṣṇa, now that You have come My practice of religion is a success and My bathing at Siddhāśrama is a wonderful success. Actually I have no devotion to You, who are served by Your real devotees.

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