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Shri Shri Radhika-stottara-sata-nama stotram

 

 

 

aviksatmesvari kascid vrndavana-mahesvarim

tat padamboja-matraika gati dasyati katara

patita tat-saras tire ruda tyartha-ravakulam

tac chri-vaktreksanavaptyai namanyetani sanjagau

 

Some maidservant, unable to find her mistress, has fallen on the bank of Radhakunda, crying in great anxiety, being very eager to take exclusive shelter of Her lotus feet, glorifying Her by singing the following names of Her:

 

radha gandharvika gosthayuva-rajaika-kamita

gandharva radhika candrakantir madhava-sangini

 

1. Radha, 2. Gandharvika, 3. The only girl desired by the prince of Vraja, 4. Who is worshipped by the Gandharva-angels, 5. Whose luster is like the moon, 6. Who accompanies Madhava.

 

damodaradvaita-sakhi kartikotkirtidesvari

mukunda dayita-vrnda dhammilla mani-manjari

 

7. Damodar's unrivalled girlfriend, 8. The queen who bestows fame on the Kartika month, 9. The crestjewel of Mukunda's ladyfriends.

 

bhaskaropasika varsabhanavi vrsabhanuja

ananga manjari jyestha shridama varajottama

 

10. Who worships the sun, 11. Who belongs to King Vrsabhanu, 12. Who is born from King Vrsabhanu, 13. Ananga Manjari's older sister, 14. Shridama's younger sister, 15. The greatest (fem.)

 

kirtida-kanyaka matr-sneha-piyusa-putrika

visakha-savayah prestha visakha jivitadhika

 

16. Kirtida's daughter, 17. Who is the nectarean object of Her mother's affection, 18. Who is of the same age as Visakha, 19. Who is dearer than life to Visakha.

 

pranadvitiya lalita vrndavana viharini

lalita prana-laksaika-raksa vrndavanesvari

 

20. Who is none other than Lalita's very life, 21. Enjoys in Vrndavana, 22. Who saves Lalita's life lakhs of times, 23. Queen of Vrndavana.

 

vrajendra-grhini krishna-praya-sneha-niketanam

vraja go-gopa-gopali jiva-matraika-jivanam

 

24. Who is as dear to Mother Yasoda as Krishna, 25. Who is the only life of the life of the cows, cowherdsmen and cowherdgirls of Vraja.

 

snehalabhira-rajendra vatsalacyuta-purva-ja

govinda pranayadhara surabhi sevanotsuka

 

26. Who is the object of King Nanda's affection, 27. Who gets parental affection from Balaram, 28. Who is the object of Govinda's love (Govinda is eager to serve His surabhi cows).

 

dhrta nandisvara-ksema gamanotkanthi-manasa

sva-dehadvaitata drsta dhanistha dhyeya-darsana

 

29. Who is very eager to go to Nandisvara for serving Krishna, 30. Who is regarded as non-different from her by Dhanistha and seen in her meditations, (Dhanistha is Yasoda's maidservant).

 

gopendra-mahisi paka-sala-vedi prakasika

ayur-varddha-karaddhana rohini ghrata-mastaka

 

31. Who is seen in Mother Yadosa's kitchen, 32. Whose cooked grains increase Krishna's life, 33. Whose head is smelt by Rohini.

 

subala nyasta sarupya subala priti-tosita

mukhara-drk sudha-naptri jatila drsti-bhasita

 

34. Who has bestowed a form equal to Hers to Subala, 35. Who is very fond of Subala, 36. Who is nectar in Mukhara's eyes, 37. Who is afraid to see Her mother-in-law, Jatila.

 

madhumangala narmokti janita-smita-candrika

paurnamasi bahih khelat prana-panjara sarika

 

38. Who smiles like the moonbeams after hearing Madhumangala's jokes, 39. The she-parrot of Whose heart is caught in Paurnamasi's cage.

 

sva ganadvaita jivatuh sviyahankara-vardhini

sva ganopendra padabja sparsa-lambhana harsini

 

40. Who is the only life of Her friends, 41. Who increases the pride of Her relatives, 42. Who is very happy to touch Upendra's feet with Her friends.

 

sviya vrndavanodyana paliki krta-vrndaka

jnata vrndatavi sarva lata-taru-mrga-dvija

 

43. Who has placed Vrnda in charge of Vrndavana's gardens, 44. Who is known by all the vines, trees, deer and birds of Vrndavana.

 

isac candana samghrsta nava-kasmira-deha-bhah

java-puspa pritha-hari patta cinarunambara

 

Whose body shines with fresh vermillion ground with some sandalpaste, 46. Whose silken dress shines more reddish than the java flower.

 

caranabja-tala-jyotir arunakrta-bhutala

hari citta camatkari caru nupura nihsvana

 

47. Whose lotus footsoles make the surface of the earth shine crimson-red, 48. Who astonishes Hari's mind with the sweet sound of Her anklebells.

 

krishna-sranti-hara sroni pitha-valgita ghantika

krishna sarvasva pinodyat kucancan mani-malika

 

49. The nice sounds of whose waistbells remove Krishna's fatigue, 50. The pearl necklace on whose firm, raised breasts is everything to Krishna.

 

nana-ratnollasad sankha-cuda caru bhuja-dvaya

syamantaka-mani bhrajan mani-bandhati-bandhura

 

51. Whose two beautiful arms are adorned with conchshell bangles inset with various jewels, 52. On Whose wrist the beautiful Syamantaka jewel shines.

 

suvarna darpana-jyotir ullanghi mukha-mandala

pakka dadima bijabha dantakrstaghabhic chuka

 

53. The shining of Whose face defeats that of a golden mirror, 54. Whose teeth, that shine like ripe pomegranate seeds, attract the parrot-like Aghabhit (Krishna).

 

abja-ragadi srstabja-kalika karna-bhusana

saubhagya kajjalankakta netranandita khanjana

 

55. Whose ruby earrings are shaped like lotus buds, 56. Whose wagtail-like eyes are anointed with beautiful eyeliner, giving great joy to the eyes.

 

suvrtta mauktika mukta nasika tilapuspika

sucaru nava-kasturi tilakancita-bhalaka

 

57. Whose nose, that is beautiful as a sesame flower, is adorned with a round pearl, 58. Whose forehead is adorned with beautiful tilak made of fresh musk.

 

divya veni vinirdhuta keki-pincha-vara-stutih

netranta-sara vidhvamsakrta canurajid dhrtih

 

59. Whose divine hairbraid is worshiped by peacock feathers (being defeated in beauty), 60. The arrows of Whose glances destroy the patience of Krishna, Who defeated the Canura wrestler.

 

sphurat kaisora-tarunya sandhi-bandhura-vigraha

madhavollasakonmatta pikoru madhura-svara

 

61. Who is blooming teenage beauty personified, 62. Who pleases Madhava, 63. Who maddens Madhava with Her sweet, cuckoo-like voice.

 

pranayuta-sata prestha madhavotkirti-lampata

krishnapanga-tarangodyat smita-piyusa-budbuda

 

64. Who is more attached to Madhava's great glories than to millions of lives, 65. Whose nectarean smiles provide bubbles on the waves of Krishna's glances.

 

punjibhuta jagallajja vaidagdhi-digdha-vigraha

karuna vidravad deha murtiman madhuri-ghata

 

66. Who is the very form of cleverness, embarrassing the whole world, 67. Whose body melts in kindness, 68. Who is abundant sweetness personified.

 

jagad-gunavati-varga giyamana gunoccaya

sacyadi subhaga-vrnda vandyamanoru-saubhaga

 

69. Whose glories arre loudly sung by all the great ladies of the world, 70. Who is incessantly praised by beautiful ladies like Saci.

 

vina-vadana sangita rasalasya visarada

narada pramukhodgita jagad anandi sad-yasah

 

71. Who is expert in singing and playing vina in the rasa dance, 72. Whose pure glories are sung by sages headed by Narada, giving joy to the world.

 

govardhana-guha geha grhini kunja-mandana

candamsu-nandini baddha bhagini-bhava-vibhrama

 

73. She is the housewife in the caves in Govardhana, 74. She decorates the kunja, 75. She has a sisterly relationship with Yamuna, (Yamuna is the daughter of the sun and Radha is the

daughter of Vrsabhanu, the sun in Taurus).

 

divya kundalata narma sakhya-dama-vibhusita

govardhanadharahladi srngara-rasa-pandita

 

76. She is adorned with the wreath of divine Kundalata's friendship, 77. She is the professor in amorous rapture, giving joy to the holder of Govardhana.

 

girindra-dhara vaksah shrih sankhacudari-jivanam

gokulendra-suta-prema kama-bhupendra-pattanam

 

78. She is Laksmi on the chest of the holder of Govardhan, 79. She is the life of the enemy of Sankhacuda, 80. She is the settlement of Cupid for the love of the son of Gokulendra.

 

vrsa-vidhvamsa narmokti sva-nirmita sarovara

nija kunda-jala-krida jita sankarsananuja

 

81. Who made Her own pond after the killer of Arista mocked Her, 82. Who defeats Sankarsana's younger brother in sports in Her own pond.

 

mura-mardana mattebha vihara-mrta-dirghika

girindra-dhara-parindra rati-yuddhoru simhika

 

83. She is the ambrosial pond of enjoyment for the intoxicated elephant who defeated Mura, 84. She is a powerful lioness fighting amorous sports with the king of lions, the holder of the best of mountains.

 

sva tanu-saurabhonmatti krta mohana madhava

dor-muloccalana krida vyakuli-krta kesava

 

85. Who enchants Madhava with Her intoxicating bodily fragrance, 86. Who agitates Kesava by playfully showing Her armpit.

 

nija kunda-tati kunja klrpta keli kalodyama

divya malli-kulollasi sayyakalpita vigraha

 

87. Who expands Her artful plays in the kunja on the bank of Her own pond, 88. Who makes a bed of divine jasmine flowers there with joy.

 

krishna vama-bhuja nyasta caru daksina gandaka

savya bahu-lata baddha krishna daksina sad-bhuja

 

89. Who places Her beautiful right cheek on Krishna's left arm, 90. Who holds Krishna's right arm with Her left vine-like arm.

 

krishna daksina caruru slista vamoru-rambhika

girindra-dhara drg-vaksor mardi-sustana-parvata

 

91. Whose beautiful, broad, banana-like left hip touches Krishna's right hip, 92. Whose nice, mountain-like breasts are being massaged by the Holder of Govardhana.

 

govindadhara piyusa vasitadhara-pallava

sudha-sancaya carukti sitali-krta madhava

 

93. Whose leaf-like lips are scented by the nectar of Govinda's lips, 94. Whose beautiful words distribute nectar, cooling Madhava off.

 

govindodgirna tambula raga rajyat kapolika

krishna sambhoga saphali-krta manmatha sambhava

 

95. Whose cheeks are colored by the pan from Govinda's lips, 96. Who realizes Krishna's fancies of amorous enjoyments.

 

govinda marjitoddama rati-prasvinna sanmukha

visakha vijita krida-santi nidralu-vigraha

 

97. The profuse perspiration from whose face is wiped off by Govinda, 98. Who is being fanned by Visakha when She falls asleep after playing with Krishna.

 

govinda-carana-nyasta kaya-manasa jivana

svapranarbuda nirmanchya hari pada-rajah kana

 

99. Who has placed Her life, body and mind at Govinda's lotus feet, 100. Who worships the dust of Hari's lotus feet with billions of hearts.

 

anumatracyutadarsa sayyamanatma locana

nitya-nutana govinda vaktra-subhramsu-darsana

 

101. Who curses Her eyes for every second that they do not see Acyuta, 102. Who beholds Govinda's ever-fresh moonlike face.

 

nihsima hari-madhurya saundaryadyeka-bhogini

sapatnya dhama murali-matra bhagya kataksini

 

103. Who is the only enjoyer of Hari's endless sweetness and beauty, 104. Who can only blink at the fortune of Her co-wife, the Murali flute.

 

gadha buddhi-bala krida jita vamsi-vikarsini

narmokti candrikotphulla krishna kamabdi-vardhini

 

105. Who takes Krishna's flute after defeating Him in a gambling match, 106. Who increases the ocean of Krishna's desires by the full moonbeams of Her joking words.

 

vraja-candrendriya-grama visrama-vidhu-salika

krishna sarvendriyonmadi radhetyaksara-yugmaka

 

107. Who is the moonlike resting place for all the senses of the moon of Vraja (Shri Krishna), 108. The two syllables of Whose name Ra-dha madden all of Krishna's senses.

 

idam shri radhika namnam astottara satojjvalam

shri radhalambhakam nama stotram caru-rasayanam

 

yo dhite parama pritya dinah katara-manasah

sa natham acirenaiva sa natham iksate dhruvam

 

Whoever recites these 108 names of Shri Radha, that consists of all beautiful, nectarean Radha-nama, with great love, humility and eagerness, will certainly and swiftly behold Her Master.

 

iti shrimad raghunatha dasa gosvami viracita stavavalyam shri radhika-stottara-sata nama stotram sampurnam.

 

Thus ends Shrimad Raghunatha Dasa Gosvami's Shri Radhika's 108 names-prayer.