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Kaliya-nager Stri-stava

Prayers by the Wives of Kaliya-naga

 

(Dhanasi-raga)

 

 

Text 1

 

tumi deba narayana jagata-adhikari

shrishti-sthiti-pralayera tumi adhikari

 

     tumi-You; deba-Lord; narayana-Narayana; jagata-adhikari-the master of the universes; shrishti-creation; sthiti-maintenance; pralayera-and destruction; tumi-You; adhikari-the master.

 

 

     You are Lord Narayana, the master of the universes. You are the creator, maintainer, and destroyer.

 

Text 2

 

tumi deba niranjana sabara karan

tumi deba tumi nara pashu-pakshi-gan

 

     tumi-You; deba-the Lord; niranjana-untouched by matter; sabara-of all; karan-the cause; tumi-You; deba-demigod; tumi-You; nara-human being; pashu-animals; pakshi-gan-and birds.

 

 

     You are the cause of everything, but You are nevr touched by matter. You incarnate among the demigods, human beings, animals, and birds.

 

 

Text 3

 

sakala shrijile tumi jagata-samsare

tumi prana nile prana keba dite pare

 

     sakala-all; shrijile-create; tumi-You; jagata-samsare-in the material world; tumi-You; prana-life; nile-to remove; prana-life; keba dite-to give; pare-able.

 

 

     You have created all living beings in this world of birth and death. You have the power to save or to kill.

 

Text 4

 

tumi ta' shrijile more khala-rupa kari

bhala-manda-jnana nai paile samhari

 

     tumi ta'-You; shrijile-create; more-of me; khala-rupa-the form of a rascal; kari-do; bhala-manda-jnana-good and bad knowledge; nai+not; paile-can; samhari-remove.

 

 

     You have given me this lowly form. No one can stop your order that a living being have good or bad intelligence.

 

 

Text 5

 

brata-upabase kata kaila aradhan

te-karana paila kali tomara caran

 

     brata-vows; upabase-and fasting; kata-how many?; kaila-may be; aradhan-worship; te-karana-teh cause; paila-is able; kali-Kaliya-naga; tomara-of You; caran-the feet.

 

 

     How many vows, fasts, and acts of worship must Kaliya have performed in the past that now he has attained Your feet?

 

Text 6

 

koti koti janma jadi tapa kari mari

tabu ta' tomara maya bujhite na pari

 

     koti koti-millions and millions; janma-of births; jadi-if; tapa-austerities; kari-does; mari-indeed; tabu-still; ta'-then; tomara-of You; maya-illusory potency; bujhite-to know; na-not; pari-able.

 

 

     Even if a person performs austerities for millions of births, he cannot become free from Your illusory potency, Maya.

 

 

Text 7

 

kata kata janma lakshmi tapa je karila

tara phale tomar pada-padma parashila

 

     kata kata-how many?; janma-births; lakshmi-the goddess of fortune; tapa-austerities; je-who; karila-did; tara-of her; phale-result; tomah-of You; pada-padma-lotus feet; parashila-touched.

 

 

     For how many lifetimes did Goddess Lakshmi perform austerities before she was able to touch Your feet?

 

Text 8

 

hena pada-padma kalir mastaka-upari

kalira kateka bhagya balite na pari

 

     hena-like that; pada-padma-lotus feet; kalih-Kaliya; mastaka-upari-on the head; kalira-of Kaliya; kateka-some; bhagya-good fortune; balite-to say; na-not; pari-am able.

 

 

     I cannot explain how Kaliya became so fortunate that his head became the resting place of Your lotus feet.

 

 

Text 9

 

bhala haila naga-janma haila mahi-tale

bhala haila ghara kaila jamunara jale

 

     bhala-good; haila-became; naga-janma-birth as a snake; haila-became; mahi-tale-on the surface of the earth; bhala-good; haila-became; ghara-home; kaila-became; jamunara-of the Yamuna; jale-in the water.

 

 

     By the touch of Your feet his birth as a snake in this world became auspicious. By the touch of Your feet his home in the waters of the Yamuna became auspicious.

 

Text 10

 

aji su-prabhata haila kalir dina-mani

mastaka pada-padma dilena cakra-pani

 

     aji-today; su-prabhata-the dawning of good fortune; haila-is; kalih-of Kali; dina-mani-the sun; mastaka-on the head; pada-padma-the lotus feet; dilena-give; cakra-pani-the Lord who holds the cakra in His hand.

 

 

     Today the sun of the Supreme Lord's lotus feet has risen on the horizon of Kaliya's head, a sun that brings a new day of great good fortune.

 

 

Text 11

 

eta bali nagini judi dui kar

swami-dana deha more tridasha-ishwar

 

     eta-this; bali-speaking; nagini-the wives of the snake; judi-folding; dui-two; kah-hands; swami-of their husband; dana-the gift; deha-please give; more-to us; tridasha-ishwah-O master of the demigods.

 

 

     After speaking these words, Kaliya's wives folded their hands and said: O master of the demigods, please give us our husband. Please give this gift to us.