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SB 10.8.11

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



TEXT 11

śrī-śuka uvāca
evaṁ samprārthito vipraḥ
sva-cikīrṣitam eva tat
cakāra nāma-karaṇaṁ
gūḍho rahasi bālayoḥ


SYNONYMS

śrī-śukaḥ uvāca—Śrī Śukadeva Gosvāmī said; evam—in this way; samprārthitaḥ—being eagerly requested; vipraḥ—the brāhmaṇa Garga Muni; sva-cikīrṣitam eva—which he already desired to do and for which he had gone there; tat—that; cakāra—performed; nāma-karaṇam—the name-giving ceremony; gūḍhaḥ—confidentially; rahasi—in a secluded place; bālayoḥ—of the two boys (Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma).


TRANSLATION

Śukadeva Gosvāmī continued: Having thus been especially requested by Nanda Mahārāja to do that which he already desired to do, Garga Muni performed the name-giving ceremony for Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma in a solitary place.



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