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Managlacaranam

(by Baladeva Vidyabhushana)

 

 

Text 1

ananta  kalyana-gunaika-varidhir

     vibhu-cid-ananda-ghano bhajat-priyah

krishnas tri-shaktir bahu-murtir ishvaro

     vishvaika-hetuh sa karotu nah shubham

 

 

     May Lord Krishna, the all-powerful Supreme Personality of Godhead, who appears in many forms, is the original creator of the universe, the master of the three potencies, full of transcendental knowledge and bliss, very dear to the devotees, and an ocean of unlimited auspicious qualities, grant auspiciousness to us.

 

Text 2

 

vyasam satyavati-sutam muni-gurum narayanam samstumo

     vaishampayanam ucyatahvaya-sudhamodam prapadyamahe

gangeyam sura-mardana-priyatamam sarvartha-samvid-varam

     sat-sabhyan api tat-katha-rasa-jhusho bhuyo nanaskurmahe

 

 

 

     Let us glorify Shrila Vyasadeva, the spiritual master of the great sages, the literary incarnation of Lord Narayana and the son of Satyavati. Let us surrender to Vaishampayana Muni, the speaker of the Mahabharata who became jubilant by drinking the nectar of Lord Vishnu's thousand names. Let us bow down before Krishna's friend Bhishma, the best of the wise and the son of Ganga-devi, and let us also bown down before the saintly devotees who relish the narrations of Lord Vishnu's glories.

 

 

Text 3

 nityam nivasatu hridaye

     chaitanyatma murarir nah

niravadyo nirvritiman

     gajapatir anukampaya yasya

 

 

     May Lord Murari, who has personally appeared as Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, eternally reside within our hearts. He has mercifully purified, engladdened and liberated His devotees, such as Gajendra and Maharaja Prataparudra.

 

Text 4

 

yugapan navyanadan

     prakirtayan yati vindate sheshah

kartriny abhishta-purter

     jayanti namani tani krishnasya

 

 

     All glories to the holy names of Lord Krishna, the fulfiller of everyone's desire. Ananta Shesha finds ever-fresh bliss in glorigying Lord Krishna's holy names.

 

 

Text 5

 

yenamaika-pumartha-

     hari-bhaktas tan namasyamah

bhashyam yesham kripaya

     namartha-sudha bhaved etat

 

 

     We offer respectful obeisances to those great devotees who are completely devoted to chanting the holy names of Lord Hari. It is by their mercy that I am able to write this Namartha-sudha-bhashya (commentary on the Vishnu-sahasra-nama, entitled "The Nectar of the Meaning of Lord Hari's Holy Names").

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