Canto 10: The Summum BonumChapter 89: Kṛṣṇa and Arjuna Retrieve a Brāhmaṇa's Sons

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.89.32

śrī-arjuna uvāca

nāhaḿ sańkarṣaṇo brahman

na kṛṣṇaḥ kārṣṇir eva ca

ahaḿ arjuno nāma

gāṇḍīvaḿ yasya vai dhanuḥ

SYNONYMS

śrī-arjunaḥ uvācaŚrī Arjuna said; na — not; ahamI; sańkarṣaṇaḥ — Lord Balarāma; brahmanO brāhmaṇa; na — not; kṛṣṇaḥ — Lord Kṛṣṇa; kārṣṇiḥa descendant of Lord Kṛṣṇa; eva ca — even; ahamI; vai — indeed; arjunaḥ nāma — the one known as Arjuna; gāṇḍīvamGāṇḍīva; yasya — whose; vai — indeed; dhanuḥ — bow.

TRANSLATION

Śrī Arjuna said: I am neither Lord Sańkarṣaṇa, O brāhmaṇa, nor Lord Kṛṣṇa, nor even Kṛṣṇa's son. Rather, I am Arjuna, wielder of the Gāṇḍīva bow.

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