TEXT 56
'gangara mahattva'--sloke mula 'vidheya'
idam sabde 'anuvada'--pache avidheya
SYNONYMS
gangara mahattva—glorification of mother Ganges; sloke—in the verse; mula—chief; vidheya—unknown; idam—this; sabde—by the word; anuvada—the known; pache—at the end; avidheya—improper.
TRANSLATION
"The glorification of the Ganges [mahattvam gangayah] is the principal unknown subject matter in this verse, and the known subject matter is indicated by the word 'idam,' which has been placed after the unknown.

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