Topic: humility

Dainya Song Six

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) First Principle of Surrender: Dainya (humility) - Song 6 (1) (prabhu he!) tuwā pade e minati mor tuwā pada-pallava,  tyajato maru-mana, viṣama viṣaye bhelo bhor 1) O Lord! I offer this humble prayer at Your feet. I gave up the shelter of Your feet, which are soft as newly-grown leaves, and now my mind has become dried up like a desert, being scorched by the fire of absorption in horrible worldliness. (2) uṭhayite tākata,  puna nāhi milo-i, anudina korohuṅ hutāś dīna-jana-nātha,  tuhuṅ kahāyasi, tumāri caraṇa mama āś 2) Read More...

Dainya Song Five

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) First Principle of Surrender: Dainya (humility) - Song 5 (1) (prabhu he!) śuno mor duḥkher kāhinī viṣaya-halāhala,  sudhā-bhāne piyaluṅ, āb avasāna dinamaṇi 1) O Lord! Please hear the story of my sadness. I drank the deadly poison of worldliness, pretending it was nectar, and now the sun is setting on the horizon of my life. (2) khelā-rase śaiśava,  poḍhaite kaiśora, gowāoluṅ, nā bhelo vivek bhoga-baśe yauvane,  ghara pāti' bosiluṅ, suta-mita bāḍhalo anek 2) I spent my childhood in play, my youth in academic pursuit, and in me there Read More...

Dainya Song Three

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) First Principle of Surrender: Dainya (humility) - Song 3 (1)jauvane jakhona,  dhana-upārjane,hoinu vipula kāmīdharama smariyā,  gṛhinīra kara,dhorinu takhona āmi1) When I was young, I felt a boundless ambition for earning money. At that time, bearing in mind the codes of religion, I accepted the hand of a wife.*(2)saṁsāra pātā'ye,  tāhāra sahita,kāla-khoy koinu kotobahu suta-sutā,  janama lobhilo,marame hoinu hato2) Along with her I set up a household and therein wasted so much of my time. Many sons and daughters were born, and my spirit was totally crushed.(3)saṁsārera bhāra,  bāḍe dine Read More...

Dainya Song One

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) First Principle of Surrender: Dainya (humility) - Song 1 (1)bhuliyā tomāre, saṁsāre āsiyā,peye nānā-vidha byathātomāra caraṇe,  āsiyāchi āmi,bolibo duḥkhera kathā1) O Lord, I forgot You and came to this material world, where I have experienced a host of pains and sorrows. Now I approach Your lotus feet and submit my tale of woe.(2)jananī-jaṭhare,  chilāma jakhona,biṣama bandhana-pāśeeka-bāra prabhu!  dekhā diyā more,vañcile e dīna dāse2) While still bound up tightly in the unbearable confines of my mother's womb, O Lord, You once revealed Yourself before me. Appearing only briefly, You then Read More...

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