Topic: Fifth Principle of Surrender

Bhakti-Pratikūla-Bhāva Varjanāṅgīkāra Song Four

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Fifth Principle of Surrender: Bhakti-Pratikūla-Bhāva Varjanāṅgīkāra (Renunciation of Conduct Unfavorable to Pure Devotion) - Song 4 (1) āmi to' swānanda-sukhada-bāsī rādhikā-mādhava-caraṇa-dāsī 1) Oh I am a resident of Svānanda-sukhada-kuñja, and a maidservant of the lotus feet of Rādhikā and Mādhava. (2) duṅhāra milane ānanda kori duṅhāra viyoge duḥkhete mari 2) I happily rejoice at the union of the Divine Couple, and in Their separation I die in utter anguish. (3) sakhī-sthalī nāhi heri nayane dekhile śaibyāke paraye mane 3) I never look at the area in Vraja called Read More...

Bhakti-Pratikūla-Bhāva Varjanāṅgīkāra Song Three

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Fifth Principle of Surrender: Bhakti-Pratikūla-Bhāva Varjanāṅgīkāra (Renunciation of Conduct Unfavorable to Pure Devotion) - Song 3 (1) viṣaya-vimūḍha ār māyāvādī jan bhakti-śūnya duṅhe prāna dhare akāraṇ 1) One who is intoxicated by worldly affairs of sense gratification, as well as one who subscribes to impersonal philosophy, both maintain their lives uselessly, for they are devoid of devotion to You. (2) ei dui-saṅga nātha! nā hoy āmār prārthanā koriye āmi caraṇe tomār 2) I pray at Your lotus feet, O Lord, that I may be spared the company of Read More...

Bhakti-Pratikūla-Bhāva Varjanāṅgīkāra Song Two

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Fifth Principle of Surrender: Bhakti-Pratikūla-Bhāva Varjanāṅgīkāra (Renunciation of Conduct Unfavorable to Pure Devotion) - Song 2 (1) tuwā-bhakti-pratikūla dharma jā'te roy parama jatane tāhā tyajibo niścoy 1) I will assuredly abandon with utmost endeavor all things in which aversion to Your devotional service is inherent. (2) tuwā-bhakti-bahir-mukha saṅga nā koribo gaurāṅga-virodhi-jana-mukha nā heribo 2) I will not keep company with those opposed to Your devotional service, nor even look at the faces of those inimical toward Lord Gaurāṅga. (3) bhakti-pratikūla sthāne nā kori vasati bhaktira apriya kārye nāhi Read More...

Bhakti-Pratikūla-Bhāva Varjanāṅgīkāra Song One

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Fifth Principle of Surrender: Bhakti-Pratikūla-Bhāva Varjanāṅgīkāra (Renunciation of Conduct Unfavorable to Pure Devotion) - Song 1 (1) keśava! tuwā jagata vicitra karama-vipāke,  bhava-vana bhrama-i, pekhaluṅ raṅga bahu citra 1) O Keśava! This material creation of Yours is most strange. I have roamed throughout the forest of this universe in consequence of my selfish acts, and I have beheld many curious sights. (2) tuwā pada-vismṛti,  ā-mara jantranā, kleśa-dahane dohi' jāi kapila, patañjali,  gautama, kanabhojī, jaimini, bauddha āowe dhāi' 2) Forgetfulness of Your lotus feet, which is bitter suffering unto Read More...

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