Topic: Songs & Poems

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 Four

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) First Principle of Surrender: Dainya (humility) - Song 4 (1)āmāra jīvana,  sadā pāpe rata,nāhiko punyera leṣaparere udvega,  diyāchi je koto,diyāchi jīvere kleśa1) My life is ever given to sin; in it there is not a particle of good. I have caused others great anxiety, and have troubled all souls.*(2)nija sukha lāgi',  pāpe nāhi ḍori,doyā-hīna swārtha-paropara-sukhe duḥkhī,  sadā mithya-bhāṣī,para-duḥkha sukha-karo2) For the sake of my own enjoyment I have never hesitated to perform sinful acts. Devoid of all compassion, I am concerned only with my selfish interests. Perpetually speaking lies, 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 Two

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) First Principle of Surrender: Dainya (humility) - Song 2 (1)vidyāra vilāse, kāṭāinu kāla,parama sāhase āmitomāra caraṇa, nā bhajinu kabhu,ekhona śaraṇa tumi1) With great enthusiasm I spent my time in the pleasures of mundane learning, and never worshiped Your lotus feet, O Lord. Now You are my only shelter.(2)poḍite poḍite, bharasā bārilo,jñāne gati habe māni'se āśā biphala, se jñāna durbala,se jñāna ajñāna jāni2) Reading on and on, my hopes grew and grew, for I considered the aquisition of material knowledge to be life's true goal. How fruitless those hopes turned 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...

Introductory Song

Śaraṇāgati (Surrendered to the Lord's Shelter) Introductory Song (1)śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya prabhu jīve doyā kori'swa-pārṣada swīya dhāma saha avatari'1) Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Prabhu descended from the eternal spiritual world along with His personal associates and divine abode, incarnating in this temporary material world out of compassion for the fallen souls.(2)atyanta durlabha prema koribāre dānaśikhāya śaraṇāgati bhakatera prāna2) In order to freely distribute the gift of ecstatic love of God, which is very difficult to obtain, He taught the path of śaraṇāgati, devotional surrender to the Supreme Lord. This śaraṇāgati is the very life of the true devotees.(3-4)dainya, Read More...

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