source of Sanskrit half-;sloka in Hindi piece
arlo.griffiths at LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Tue Nov 15 09:33:11 UTC 2005
Thank you very much, Luis.
On Nov 15, 2005, at 10:16 AM, Luis Gonzalez-Reimann wrote:
> 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.
> The passage is 4.129.49-60. Both text and translation are included
> in the above.
> 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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