Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 6.20.12, 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 20 (In the Description of the Second Fort, the Glories of Indra-tirtha, Brahma-tirtha, Surya-kunda, Nailalohita-tirtha, and Sapta-samudra-tirtha) of Canto 6 (dvaraka-khanda).

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

नीललोहित-कुण्डे वै
स्नातो यस् त्रि-दिनं नरः
स याति शिव-लोकाख्यं
पापायुत-युतो ऽपि हि

nīlalohita-kuṇḍe vai
snāto yas tri-dinaṃ naraḥ
sa yāti śiva-lokākhyaṃ
pāpāyuta-yuto 'pi hi

nīlalohita-kuṇḍein Nīlalohita-kuṇḍe; vai—indeed; snātaḥbathing; yaḥ— who; tri-dinam—three days; naraḥa person; sa—he; yātigoes; śiva- lokākhyam—to Śivaloka; pāpāyuta-yutaḥ—having millions of sins; api—even; hi—

English translation of verse 6.20.12:

indeed.

A person who visits for three days and bathes in Nīlalohita-kuṇḍa goes to Śivaloka, even though he may have committed many millions of sins.

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