11.14 thatha: sa vismayAvishtO

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Chapter 11

<< Chapter 11 verse 13

SlOkam – Original

thatha: sa vismayAvishtO hrushtArOmA dhananjaya: |
praNamya SirasA dhEvam kruthAjalir abhAshatha ||

word-by-word meaning (based on puththUr krishNamAchArya swAmy’s thamizh translation)

thatha: – subsequently
sa dhanajaya: – that arjuna
vismayAvishta – being filled with amazement (having seen everything in krishNa’s divine form as mentioned in previous verses)
hrushtarOmA: – with goosebumps
dhEvam – krishNa (who manifested viSvarUpam)
SirasA praNamya – bowing his head
kruthAnjali – saluting with joined palms
abhAshatha – spoke as follows

Simple Translation (based on puththUr krishNamAchArya swAmy’s thamizh translation)

Subsequently, that arjuna, being filled with amazement (having seen everything in krishNa’s divine form as mentioned in previous verses), with goosebumps, bowing his head and saluting krishNa with joined palms, spoke as follows.

Rendering based on ALkoNdavilli gOvindhAchArya swAmy’s English translation of gIthA bhAshyam

‘Then, struck with amazement, and hairs thrilling
in ecstasy, did Dhanañjaya reverently bow his head to the Deva, and did, palms joined exclaim.’

Then did Arjuna perceiving the Lord Divine, —in a nook of whose Frame, upheld by Him, lay the whole marvellous Kosmos,— the Deva, the all-Wielder, and Container of all the wonderful countless glorious qualities such as wisdom etc,— became petrified with astonishment, his hairs bristling with transport of joy. And like an inanimate rod, fell prostrate, head bowed down; and with palms clasped, exclaimed:

>> Chapter 11 verse 15

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