source of Sanskrit half-;sloka in Hindi piece

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann reimann at UCLINK4.BERKELEY.EDU
Tue Nov 15 09:16:32 UTC 2005


The source seems to be the Brahmavaivarta Purana, as Marina suggested.

I translated a good portion of the passage, and discussed it, in Appendix F 
(Bhaktivedanta Swami and the 'Golden Age' within the Kali Yuga) of The 
Mahabharata and the Yugas. Peter Lang, 2002. (pp. 237-241).

The passage is 4.129.49-60. Both text and translation are included in the 

Verse 51ab reads: kaleH pañcasahasrANi varSANi tiSTha bhUtale /

(Remain on Earth for [the first] 5,000 years of the Kali [Yuga]!)

This is KRSNa speaking to GaGgA.


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