Topic: bhajana lalasa

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Thirteen

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Thirteen (1) gurudev! kabe tava karunā-prakāśe śrī-gaurāṅga-līlā, hoya nitya-tattwa, ei dṛḍha viśvāse 'hari hari' boli', godruma-kānane, bhromibo darśana-āśe 1) O Gurudeva! When will it be, as a manifestation of your mercy? I will become fixed in the firm faith that Lord Gaurāṅga's pastimes are eternal realities. Chanting "Hari! Hari!" I will wander throughout the groves of Godruma, hoping to catch a glimpse of those pastimes. (2) nitāi, gaurāṅga, adwaita, śrīvāsa, gadādhara,-pañca-jana kṛṣṇa-nāma-rase, bhāsā'be jagat, kori' mahā-saṅkīrtana 2) The five personalities-Nitāi, Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Twelve

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Twelve (1) gurudev! kabe mora sei din ha'be mana sthira kori', nirjane bosiyā, kṛṣṇa-nāma gā'bo jabe saṁsāra-phukāra, kāne nā poṣibe, deho-roga dūre ro'be 1) O Gurudeva! When will that day be mine? With a steady mind, sitting in a secluded place, I will sing the name of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. The tumultuous pandemonium of worldly existence will no longer echo in my ears, and the diseases of the body will remain far away. (2) 'hare kṛṣṇa' boli', gāhite gāhite, nayane bohibe Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Eleven

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Eleven (1) gurudev! kṛpā-bindu diyā, koro' ei dāse, tṛṇāpekṣā ati hīna sakala sahane, bala diyā koro', nija-māne spṛhā-hīna 1) O Gurudeva! By administering a drop of your mercy make this servant of yours infinitely more humble than a blade of grass. Giving me the strength to bear all trials and troubles, free me from desires for personal honor. * (2) sakale sammāna, korite śakati, deho' nātha! jathājatha tabe to' gāibo, hari-nāma-sukhe, aparādha ha'be hata 2) O lord and master! Inspire Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Ten

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Ten (1) gurudev! boḍo kṛpā kori', gauḍa-vana mājhe, godrume diyācho sthāna ājñā dila more, ei braje bosi', hari-nāma koro gāna 1) O Gurudeva! Because you are so merciful, you gave me a place to live in Godruma amid the woodlands of Gauḍa-deśa, with this order to fulfill: "Dwell here in this sacred place of Vraja and sing the holy name of Hari." (2) kintu kabe prabhu, yogyatā arpibe, e dāsere doyā kori' citta sthira habe, sakala sohibo, ekānte bhajibo hari Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Nine

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Nine (1) hari he! śrī-rūpa-gosāi, śrī-guru-rūpete, śikṣā dila mora kāne "jāno mora kathā, nāmera kāṅgāla! rati pā'be nāma-gāne 1) O my Lord Hari! Śrī Rūpa Goswāmī, in the form of the spiritual master, spoke these instructions into my ears: "Try to understand my words, O you who beg for the gift of the holy name! You will then develop attraction for singing the holy name. (2) kṛṣṇa-nāma-rūpa- guna-sucarita, parama jatane kori' rasanā-mānase, koraho niyoga, krama-vidhi anusari' 2) "Following the scriptural Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Eight

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Eight (1) hari he! tomāre bhuliyā, avidyā-pīḍāya, pīḍita rasanā mora kṛṣṇa-nāma-sudhā, bhālo nāhi lāge, viṣaya-sukhate bhora 1) O my Lord Hari! Because of forgetting You, my tongue has become embittered with the disease of ignorance. I cannot relish the sweet nectar of Your holy name of Kṛṣṇa, for I have become addicted to the taste of worldly pleasures. * (2) prati-dina jadi, ādara koriyā, se nāma kīrtana kori sitapala jeno, nāśi' roga-mūla, krame swādu hoya, hari! 2) If I sing Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Seven

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Seven (1) ohe! vaiṣṇava ṭhākura, doyāra sāgara, e dāse korunā kori' diyā pada-chāyā, śodho he āmāya, tomāra caraṇa dhori 1) O revered Vaiṣnava Ṭhākura! O ocean of mercy! Please be merciful to me, your humble servant. Purify me by giving the shade of your lotus feet. Your feet I clasp submissively. (2) chaya vega domi', chaya doṣa śodhi', chaya guna deho' dāse chaya sat-saṅga, deho' he āmāre, bosechi saṅgera āśe 2) Please help me to control the six urges, purify Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Six

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Six (1) hari he! nīra-dharma-gata, jāhnavī-salile, paṅka-phena dṛṣṭa hoya tathāpi kakhona, brahma-drava-dharma, se salila nā chāḍoya 1) O my Lord Hari! Mud and foam are seen in the waters of the Gaṅgā, for that is the inherent nature of river water. Yet the water of the sacred Gaṅgā never loses its purely spiritual nature.* (2) vaiṣnava-śarīra, aprākṛta sadā, swabhāva-vapura dharme kabhu nāhe jaḍa, tathāpi ye ninde, poḍe se viṣamādharme 2) One may likewise find natural defects in the body of Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Five

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Five (1) hari he! saṅga-doṣa-śūnya, dīkṣitādīkṣita, jadi tava nāma gā'ya mānase ādara, koribo tāhāre, jāni' nija-jana tāya 1) O my Lord Hari! Within my mind I will honor and consider as my own relative one who naturally avoids the offense of bad association and sings Your holy name, be he formally initiated or not. * (2) dīkṣita hoiyā, bhaje tuwā pada, tāhāre pranati kori ananya-bhajane, vijña yei jana, tāhāre sevibo, hari! 2) I offer obeisances to that devotee who is Read More...

Bhajana-Lālasā Song Four

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Bhajana Lālasā (Hankering for Divine Service) - Song Four (1) hari he! dāna, pratigraha, mitho gupta-kathā, bhakṣana, bhojana-dāna saṅgera lakṣana, ei chaya hoya, ihāte bhaktira prāna 1) O my Lord Hari! Offering and receiving gifts, giving and receiving spiritual food, revealing one's thoughts, and making confidential inquiries-these are the six characteristics of loving association, and in them is found the very life of devotion. * (2) tattva nā bujhiye, jñāne vā ajñāne, asate e saba kori' bhakti hārāinu, saṁsārī hoinu, sudūre rohile hari 2) I have failed to Read More...

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