Kalyāṇa Kalpataru (The Desire Tree of Auspiciousness)

Part Three
Uccwāsa (Ecstasy)

Chapter One

Prārthanā Dainyamayī (Humble Prayers)

Song 5

Text 1

āmāra samāna hīna nāhi e soṁsāre
asthira ha’yechi poḍi’ bhaba pārābāre

In this world no one is fallen like me. Drowning in the ocean of birth and death, I am very anxious.

Text 2

kuladebī jogamāyā more kṛpā kori’
ābaraṇa sambaribe kabe biśwodarī

O Goddess Yogamāyā, O the mother of the worlds, when will you be merciful to me and remove this veil of illusions?

Text 3

śunechi āgame bede mahimā tomāra
śrī-kṛṣṇa-bimukhe bāndhi karāo soṁsāra

In the Vedas and Agamas I have heard your glories. The souls who have turned away from Lord Kṛṣṇa you imprison in the world of birth and death.

Text 4

śrī-kṛṣṇa-sāmmukhya jā’ra bhāgya-krame hoya
tā’re mukti diyā koro’ aśoka abhoya

To the fortunate souls who try to turn toward Lord Kṛṣṇa you give liberation. You free them from fear and grief.

Text 5

e dāse janani kori’ akaitaba doyā
bṛndābane deha’ sthāna tumi jogamāyā

O mother, please be merciful to this servant. Please don’t cheat him. O Yogamāyā, please give him a place in Vṛndāvana.

Text 6

tomāke laṅghiyā kothā jībe kṛṣṇa pāya
kṛṣṇa-rasa prakaṭilo tomāra kṛpāya

How can a person who neglects you find Lord Kṛṣṇa? It is by your mercy that the nectar of Lord Kṛṣṇa is openly visible.

Text 7

tumi kṛṣṇa-sahacarī jagata-jananī
tumi dekhāile more kṛṣṇa-cintāmaṇi

You are Lord Kṛṣṇa’s companion. You are the mother of the worlds. You showed me the cintāmaṇi jewel that is Lord Kṛṣṇa.

Text 8

niṣkapaṭa ho’ye mātā cāo mora pāne
baiṣṇaba biśwāsa bṛddhi ha’ka prati-khaṇe

O mother, I sincerely desire that my faith in the Vaiṣṇavas will grow moment after moment.

Text 9

baiṣṇaba-caraṇa binā bhaba-parābāra
bhakatibinoda nāre hoibāre pāra

Without taking shelter of the Vaiṣṇavas’ feet, Bhaktivinoda has no power to cross to the farther shore of the ocean of birth and death.