Topic: atma nivedana

Ātma-Nivedana Song Eight

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Second Principle of Surrender: Ātma-Nivedana (Dedication of the Self) - Song 8 (1) ātma-nivedana,  tuwā pade kori', hoinu parama sukhī duḥkha dūre gelo,  cintā nā rohilo, caudike ānanda dekhi 1) I have become supremely happy by surrendering myself at Your lotus feet. Sorrow has gone far away, and there are no more cares. All I see is joy in the four directions. (2) aśoka-abhoya,  amṛta-ādhāra, tomāra caraṇa-dwaya tāhāte ekhona,  viśrāma labhiyā chāḍinu bhavera bhoya 2) Your two lotus feet are reservoirs of immortal nectar that grant freedom from Read More...

Ātma-Nivedana Song Seven

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Second Principle of Surrender: Ātma-Nivedana (Dedication of the Self) - Song 7 (1) nivedana kori prabhu! tomāra caraṇe patita adhama āmi, jāne tri-bhuvane 1) I submit at Your lotus feet, O Lord, that I am fallen and most wretched. This fact is known to the three worlds. (2) āmā-sama pāpī nāhi jagat-bhitore mama sama aparādhī nāhiko saṁsāre 2) There is no sinner in the world more sinful than me. In the entire universe there is no offender whose offenses equal mine. (3) sei saba pāpa āra aparādha, āmi Read More...

Ātma-Nivedana Song Six

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Second Principle of Surrender: Ātma-Nivedana (Dedication of the Self) - Song 6 (1) bastutaḥ sakali tava, jīva keho noy 'aham'-'mama'-bhrame bhromi' bhoge śoka-bhoy 1) In truth, all things belong to You; no jīva is ever the owner of anything. The tiny soul wanders in this world mistakenly thinking in terms of aham ("I am this material body and mind"), and mama ("everything related to this body is mine"). Thus he suffers the consequences of both sorrow and fear. (2) ahaṁ-mama-abhimāna ei-mātro dhan baddha-jīva nija boli' jāne mane man Read More...

Ātma-Nivedana Song Five

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Second Principle of Surrender: Ātma-Nivedana (Dedication of the Self) - Song 5 (1) 'āmāra' bolite prabhu! āre kichu nāi tumi-i āmāra mātra pitā-bandhu-bhāi 1) O Lord, nothing further remains that may be called "mine." Father, friend, brother-You alone are all these to me. (2) bandhu, dārā, suta, sutā-tava dāsī dās sei to' sambandhe sabe āmāra prayās 2) My friends, wife, sons and daughters are now Your servants and maidservants. Whatever care I take for them is only as they are related to You. (3) dhana, jana, gṛha, dāra Read More...

Ātma-Nivedana Song Four

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Second Principle of Surrender: Ātma-Nivedana (Dedication of the Self) - Song 4 (1) 'ahaṁ mama'-śabda-arthe jāhā kichu hoy arpiluṅ tomāra pade, ohe doyā-moy! 1) All there is that may be indicated by the words aham ("I") and mama ("mine"), I offer at Your lotus feet, O merciful Lord! (2) 'āmāra' āmi to' nātha! nā rohinu ār ekhona hoinu āmi kevala tomār 2) I no longer consider even myself to be "mine", O Lord! Now I have become exclusively Yours. (3) 'āmi' śabde dehī jīva ahaṁtā chāḍilo twadīyābhimāna āji Read More...

Ātma-Nivedana Song Three

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Second Principle of Surrender: Ātma-Nivedana (Dedication of the Self) - Song 3 (1) mānasa, deho, geho, jo kichu mor arpiluṅ tuwā pade, nanda-kiśor! 1) Mind, body, family, and whatever else may be mine, I have surrendered at Your lotus feet, O youthful son of Nanda! (2) sampade vipade, jīvane-maraṇe dāy mama gelā, tuwā o-pada varaṇe 2) In good fortune or in bad, in life or in death, all my difficulties have disappeared by accepting those feet of Yours as my only shelter. (3) mārobi rākhobi jo icchā tohāra Read More...

Ātma-Nivedana Song Two

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Second Principle of Surrender: Ātma-Nivedana (Dedication of the Self) - Song 2 (1) (prāneśwar!) kohobuṅ ki sarama ki bāt aichana pāp nāhi,  jo hāma nā koraluṅ, sahasra sahasra beri nāth 1) O Lord of my life! How shall I tell You of my shameful story? There is no sin which I have not committed thousands of times and more, O Lord.* (2) sohi karama-phala,  bhave moke peśa-i, dokha deobo āb kāhi takhonaka parinām,  kachu nā bicāraluṅ, āb pachu taraite cāhi 2) My life in this world has only Read More...

Ātma-Nivedana Song One

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Second Principle of Surrender: Ātma-Nivedana (Dedication of the Self) - Song 1 (1) nā koroluṅ karama,  geyāna nāhi bhelo, nā sevilun caraṇa tohār jaḍa-sukhe mātiyā,  āpanaku vañca-i, pekhahuṅ caudiśa āndhiyār 1) I have not performed any good works. I have not amassed any transcendental knowledge. I have never worshiped Your feet. Being intoxicated by sensual pleasures, I have simply cheated myself. Now I see only darkness in all directions.* (2) tuhuṅ nātha! karunā-nidān tuwā pada-paṅkaje,  ātma samarpiluṅ, more kṛpā korobi vidhān 2) You, O Lord, are the fountainhead Read More...

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