Topic: sharanagati

Śrī Nāma-Māhātmya

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Śrī Nāma Māhātmya (The Glories of the Holy Name) (1) kṛṣṇa-nāma dhare koto bal viṣaya-vāsanānale, mora citta sadā jwale, ravi-tapta maru-bhūmi-sam karna-randhra-patha diyā, hṛdi mājhe praveśiyā, variṣoya sudhā anupam 1) What power does the name of Kṛṣṇa possess? My heart constantly burns in the fire of worldly desires, just like a desert scorched by the rays of the sun. The holy name, entering the core of my heart through the holes of my ears, showers unparalleled nectar upon my soul. (2) hṛdoya hoite bole, jihvāra agrete cale, śabda-rūpe Read More...

Vijñapti

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Vijñapti (Spiritual Request) (1)kabe ha'be bolo se-dina āmār(āmār) aparādha ghuci', śuddha nāme ruci,kṛpā-bale ha'be hṛdoye sañcār1) Please tell me, when oh when will that day be mine? My offenses will come to an end, and a taste for the pure holy name will be infused within my heart by the power of divine grace.(2)tṛnādhika hīna, kabe nije māni',sahiṣnutā-guna hṛdoyete āni'sakale mānada, āpani amānī,hoye āswādibo nāma-rasa-sār2) Feeling myself lower than a blade of grass, welcoming the quality of forbearance into my heart, giving honor to all living beings, and being Read More...

Siddhi-Lālasā Song Three

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Siddhi Lālasā (Hankering for Spiritual Perfection) - Song Three (1) bṛṣabhānu-sutā-caraṇa-sevane, hoibo ye pālya-dāsī śrī-rādhāra sukha, satata sādhane, rohibo āmi prayāsī 1) For serving the lotus feet of the daughter of Vṛṣabhānu, I shall become a protected maidservant of one of the gopīs in Vraja. I will always strive to bring about the pleasure of Śrī Rādhā. * (2) śrī-rādhāra sukhe, kṛṣṇaera ye sukha, jānibo manete āmi rādhā-pada chāḍi', śrī-kṛṣṇa-saṅgame, kabhu nā hoibo kāmī 2) Within my heart I will know that Rādhā's pleasure is Kṛṣṇa's only source Read More...

Siddhi-Lālasā Song Two

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Siddhi Lālasā (Hankering for Spiritual Perfection) - Song Two (1) dekhite dekhite, bhulibo vā kabe, nija-sthūla-paricoya nayane heribo, braja-pura-śobhā, nitya cid-ānanda-moya 1) When, in a flash, will I forget my gross bodily indentity? I will behold the exquisite beauty of the realm of Vraja, full of eternal spiritual bliss. (2) bṛṣabhānu-pure, janama loibo, yāvaṭe vivāha ha'be braja-gopī-bhāva, hoibe swabhāva, āno-bhāva nā rohibe 2) I shall have my birth in the town of King Vṛṣabhānu, and eventually be married nearby in Yāvaṭ-grām. My sole disposition and character shall be Read More...

Siddhi-Lālasā Song One

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Siddhi Lālasā (Hankering for Spiritual Perfection) - Song One (1) kabe gaura-vane, suradhunī-taṭe, 'hā rādhe hā kṛṣṇa' bole' kāṅdiyā beḍā'bo, deho-sukha chāḍi', nānā latā-taru-tale 1) When will I wander weeping under the shade of various trees and creepers on the banks of the celestial Gaṅgā river in the land of Navadvīpa, crying, "O Rādhe! O Kṛṣṇa!" and forgetting all physical comforts? (2) śwa-paca-gṛhete, māgiyā khāibo, pibo saraswatī-jala puline puline, gaḍā-gaḍi dibo, kori' kṛṣṇa-kolāhala 2) I will take my meals by begging at the homes of dog-eaters, and will Read More...

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...

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