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Balarama Kavacha

 

This Balarama Kavacha (armor) will ensure one full protection against the onslaught of Maya. One should chant this mantra after having taken bath and worn clean cloth. This Kavacha had previously bee given to the Vraja Gopis by Garga Muni.  It is being repeated here to Duryodhana.

 

goloka-dhama-adhipatihparesvarah

paresu-mampatupavitrakirtanah

bhu-mandalam-sarsa-pava-dvilaksate

yan-murdhnimampatu-sa bhumi mandale (1)

O Master of Goloka who is always glorified by kirtan, kindly protect me from my enemies. O you who carries Bhumandala on His head like a mustard seed (Sesa), kindly protect me in Bhumandala.

 

sena-su-mam-raksa-tu-sir-panir

yuddhe-sada raksa-tu mam halich

durgesu chavyan-musali sada-mam

vanesu sankarsanaadi-devah (2 )

O Sir-Pani kindly protect me amongst the military forces. O Halich, kindly protect me in battle, O Musalidhara,  kindly protect me in the fortress . O Sankarsana, kindly protect me in the forest.

 

kalinda ja vega haro jalesu

nilambaro raksa tu mam asda gnau

vayau ca ramo vatukhe balascha

maharnave anata vapu asda mam (3)

O controller of the Yamuna kindly protect me in the water. O Nilambar kindly protect me against fire. O Rama kindly protect me from the wind. O Balarama kindly protect me in the sky. O Anant Vapu kindly be my only protector in the ocean.

 

kamat sada raksa tu dhenukarin

krodhat sada mam devivida prahari

lobhat sada raksa tu balvalarir

mohat sada mam kil magadharih (5)

O Dhenukari kindly protect me from lust. O Dvivida Prahari kindly protect me against anger. O Balvalari kindly protect me from greed. O Magadhari kindly protect me against illusion.

 

pratah sada raksa tu vrsni dhuryah

prahne sada mam mathura purendrah

madhyam dine gopa sakhah prapatu

svarat parahne vatu mam sadaiva (6)

O Vrsni Dhurya kindly protect me in the morning .  O Mathura Purendra kindly protect me in the eight periods of the day. O Gopa Sakhah kindly protect me in the middle of the day.  O Svarat kindly protect me in the afternoon.

 

sayam phanindro vatu mam sadaiva

paratparo raksa tu mam pradose

purne nisithe ca duranata-viryah

pratyusa kale vatu mam sadaiva (7)

O Phanindra, kindly protect me in the evening. O Paratpara, kindly protect me in the frist part of of night. O Duranta-virya, kindly protect me the middle of the night. O Balarama, kindly protect me in the last part of the night.

 

vidiksu mam raksa tu revati-patir

diksu pralambari radha yadu-dvahah

urddhvam sada mam balabhadra arat

tatah samantad baladeva eva hi (8)

O Ravati-pati, kindly protect me from the four intermediate directions. O Parlambari, kindly protect me from the four directions. O Balabhadra, kindly protect me from above, O Baladeva, kindly protect me from below and on every side.

 

antah sada vyat purusottamo

bahir nagendra lilo vatu mam mahabalah

sada antaratmaja vasam harih avayam

prapatu purnah paramesvaro mahan (9)

O Pursottam kindly protect me from within. O Nagendra kindly protect me from outside. O Hari, you are the supreme Personality of Godhead please kindly be my only protector always.

This Balarama kavacha drives away all fears of both the demigods and the demons and burns up all sinful reactions.