Garga Samhita (English)

by Danavir Goswami | 425,489 words

The Garga-samhita Verse 8.13.87, 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 8 of Chapter 13 (A Thousand Names of Lord Balarama) of Canto 8 (balabhadra-khanda).

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

षड्-आननो वीर-भद्रो
खर्परासी विषाशी च
शक्ति-हस्तह् शिवार्थदह्

ṣaḍ-ānano vīra-bhadro
kharparāsī viṣāśī ca
śakti-hastah śivārthadah

He is Kārttikeya, who has six heads (ṣaḍ-ānana). He is Vīrabhadra (vīra-bhadra). He destroyed the Dakṣa-yajña (dakṣa-yajña-vighātaka). He eats from a bowl that is a skull (kharparāsī). He drinks poison (viṣāśī), holds a śakti weapon in His hand (śakti-hasta), and grants auspiciousness (śivārthada).

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