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CC Ādi 16.83

Text

gaṅgāra mahattva — sādhya, sādhana tāhāra
viṣṇu-pādotpatti — ‘anumāna’ alaṅkāra

Synonyms

gaṅgāra — of the Ganges; mahattva — opulences; sādhya — subject matter; sādhana — means; tāhāra — of that; viṣṇu-pāda-utpatti — her origin from the lotus feet of the Lord; anumāna — called anumāna (hypothesis); alaṅkāra — an ornament.

Translation

“The real glory of mother Ganges is that she has grown from the lotus feet of Lord Viṣṇu. Such a hypothesis is another ornament, called anumāna.