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Shri Nikunja-rahasya-stava

Prayers Glorifying the Divine Couple's Confidential Pastimes in the Forest

By Shrila Rupa Gosvami

 

Text 1

 

nava-lalita-vayaskau nutna-lavanya-punjau

     nava-rasa-cala-cittau nutana-prema-vittau

nava-nidhuvana-lila-kautukenati-lolau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     nava-new; lalita-charming and playful; vayaskau-youth; nutna-new; lavanya-beauty; punjau-abundance; nava-new; rasa-nectar; cala-restless; cittau-hearts; nutana-new; prema-love; vittau-wealth; nava-new; nidhuvana-amorous; lila-pastimes; kautukena-with eagerness; ati-very; lolau-restless; smara-please remember; nibhrta-secluded; nikunje-in a forest grove; radhika-krishnacandrau-Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who are charming, playful, and youthful, who are filled with ever-new beauty and handsomeness, whose hearts are restless with ever-fresh nectar, who are filled with ever-new love, and who are overcome with bliss as They enjoy ever-new amorous pastimes in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 2

 

dhrta-kanaka-su-gaura-snigdha-meghaugha-nila-

     cchavibhir akhila-vrndaranyam udbhasayantau

mrdula-nava-dukule nila-pite dadhanau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     dhrta-held; kanaka-gold; su-very; gaura-fair; snigdha-glistening; megha-of clouds; augha-a host; nila-dark; cchavibhih-with splendor; akhila-all; vrndaranyam-Vrndavana forest; udbhasayantau-illuminating; mrdula-fine; nava-new; dukule-silk garments; nila-blue; pite-and yellow; dadhanau-wearing.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who, fair like molten gold and dark like a host of glistening monsoon clouds, illuminate the entire forest of Vrndavana, and who wear blue and yellow new, fine, and soft silk garments in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 3

 

prathama-milana-bhitodbhasitasvasa-vacau

     priyatama-bhuja-rodha-vyagra-hastau ratotkau

alam alam iti lila-gadgadokty-unmadandhau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     prathama-first; milana-meeting; bhita-frightened; udbhasita-manifested; asvasa-of assurance; vacau-words; priyatama-of the beloved; bhuja-of the arm; rodha-checking; vyagra-alarmed; hastau-hands; rata-of love; utkau-words; alam-enough!; alam-enough!; iti-thus; lila-playful; gadgada-choked with emotion; ukty-words; unmada-with joy; andhau-blinded.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. At Their first meeting She was frightened, and He reassured Her with sweet words. She playfully stuttered, "Enough! Enough!" In this way They both became blind with passion.

 

Text 4

 

priya-rati-samanujna-maragananamra-vaktron-

     namita-cibuka-drsty-asmera-kantananabjau

kim iha kurusa ity asvadya-vak-kincanokti

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     priya-rati-for amorous pastimes; samanujna-permission; maragana-seeking; anamra-bowed; vaktra-face; unnamita-raised; cibuka-chin; drsty-glance; asmera-unsmiling; kanta-of the beloved; anana-face; abjau-lotus; kim-what?; iha-here; kurusa-are You doing?; ity-thus; asvadya

pleasing; vak-words; kincana-something; ukti-saying.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. With bowed head He asked permission. Raising Her chin, She gazed at His unsmiling face. When She protested, "What are You doing?", He relished Her words in that secluded forest grove.

 

Text 5

 

pratipada-pratikulanugraha-vyagra-murti

     bahu-viracita-nana-catukara-prakarau

nava-surata-vilasautsukya-gudha-prakasau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     pratipada-at every step; pratikula-resistance; anugraha-mercy; vyagra-alarmed; murti-forms; bahu-many; viracita-created; nana-various; catu-sweet words; kara-speaking; prakarau-in this way; nava-new; surata-amorous; vilasa-pastimes; autsukya-eagerness; gudha-secret; prakasau-manifested.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. She alarmed and repeatedly resisting Him, and He repeatedly begging Her with many sweet words, She concealing and He revealing the desire They shared to enjoy new amorous pastimes, They conversed in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 6

 

surata-kalaha-saukhyaih kaku-vada-pranama-

     dhika-viracita-manyau durgama-prema-bhangau

smita-madhura-mrdupalambha-hrn-nita-kantau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     surata-amorous; kalaha-quarrel; saukhyaih-with happiness; kaku-plaintive; vada-with words; pranama-bowing down; adhika-more; viracita-created; manyau-angry; durgama-rare; prema-love; bhangau-good fortune; smita-smiles; madhura-sweet; mrdu-gentle; upalambha-reproaches; hrn-to the heart; nita-brought; kantau-lovers.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. In the bliss of a quarrel Their deep love broke. He bowed down and begged with words choked with emotion, but She was jealous and angry. At the end, with smiles and sweet and gentle reproaches They were reunited in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 7

 

nava-kisalaya-talpe kalpayantau vicitram

     surata-samara-lilam unmadananga-rangau

lalita-valaya-kanci-nupura-dhvana-ramyau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     nava-new; kisalaya-sprouts; talpe-on the bed; kalpayantau-performing; vicitram-wonderful; surata-amorous; samara-battle; lilam-sport; unmada-wild; ananga-amorous; rangau-happiness; lalita-charming; valaya-bracelets; kanci-belts; nupura-anklets; dhvana-sounds; ramyau-charming.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra who, Their beautiful bracelets, belts, and anklets gracefully tinkling, They enjoyed wonderful pastimes of amorous battle on a bed of new twigs, leaves and flower-petals in a secluded forest grove. They became the dancing arena of wild and passionate Kamadeva.

 

Text 8

 

priya-kara-parimardojjrmbhamanoru-vakso-

     ruha-manasija-kanduddanda-kandarpa-lolau

namita-dayita-pani-sprsta-nivi-nibandhau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     priya-of the beloved; kara-of the hand; parimarda-striking; ujjrmbhamana-expanding; uru-great; vakso-ruha-breasts; manasija-amorous; kandu-itching; uddanda-rods; kandarpa-amorous; lolau-restlessness; namita-bend; dayita-of the beloved; pani-the hand; sprsta-touched; nivi-nibandhau-undergarment.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. When His hand attacked Her breasts, They both were overcome with desire. Then, in the secluded forest-grove, His hand touched Her sash.

 

Text 9

 

priyatama-krta-gadhaslesa-kharvayitoru-

     stana-mukula-manojnau vallabhaikatmatecchu

kim api racita-suska-kranditodara-hasau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     priyatama-by the beloved; krta-done; gadha-firm; aslesa-embrace; kharvayita-slender; uru-thighs; stana-breasts; mukula-flower-bud; manojnau-beautiful; vallabha-with the beloved; ekatmata-oneness; icchu-desiring; kim api-something; racita-created; suska-dry; krandita-crying; udara-broad

hasau-smiles and laughter.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. He tightly embracing Her slender thighs and beautiful flower-bud breasts, She crying dry tears, He loudly laughing, and both filled with love for each other, They enjoyed amorous pastimes in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 10

 

satata-surata-trsna-vyakulat unmadisnu

     vipula-pulaka-rajad-gaura-nilojjvalangau

mitha uru-parirambhad eka-dehayamanau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     satata-eternal; surata-amorous; trsna-thirst; vyakulav-agitated; unmadisnu-intoxicated; vipula-pulaka-hairs standing erect; rajat-shining; gaura-fair; nila-and dark; ujjvala-splendors; angau-limbs; mitha-together; uru-great; parirambhat-from an embrace; eka-dehayamanau-becoming like one body.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who, maddened with thirst to eternally enjoy amorous pastimes, and the hairs of Their fair and dark limbs standing erect with bliss, became one body in Their tight embrace in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 11

 

satatam aparimanojjrmbhamananuragau

     mada-rasa-bhara-sindhu lola-lolayitangau

dalita-sakala-setu dhanya-gopy-eka-ramyau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     satatam-eternally; aparimana-without measure; ujjrmbhamana-expanding; anuragau-love; mada-of amorous passion; rasa-of the nectar; bhara-of the abundance; sindhu-oceans; lola-with amorous passion; lolayita-restless; angau-bodily limbs; dalita-broken; sakala-all; setu-barriers; dhanya-fortune; gopy-gopi; eka-one; ramyau-charming.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, whose love eternally expands without limit, who are two oceans of the nectar of wildly passionate love, whose limbs tremble with desire, who have broken all barriers, who are the only happiness of the fortunate gopis, and who enjoy pastimes in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 12

 

vipulita-vara-veni-hara-malavatamsau

     mrdula-madhura-hasollasi-vaktrendu-bimbau

ati-rasa-mada-lolau citra-kandarpa-keli

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     vipulita-expanded; vara-excellent; veni-braids; hara-necklaces; mala-flower garlands; avatamsau-crowns; mrdula-gentle; madhura-sweet; hasa-smiles; ullasi-splendid; vaktra-face; indu-moons; bimbau-circles; ati-very; rasa-sweet; mada-with passion; lolau-trembling; citra-wonderful; kandarpa-amorous; keli-pastimes.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who wear crowns of flowers and jewels in Their handsome hair, whose sweetly smiling, splendid faces are two moons, who tremble with sweet passion, and who enjoy wonderful amorous pastimes in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 13

 

surata-rasa-madabdhau santatam- santarantau

     trutita-valaya-kanci-dama-haravalikau

mani-kanaka-vibhusotsara-bhasvat-parangau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     surata-of transcenddental amorous passion; rasa-of the nectar; mada-of bliss; abdhau-in the ocean; santatam-eternally; santarantau-crossing; trutita-broken; valaya-bracelets; kanci-belts; dama-garlands; hara-necklaces; avalikau-and other ornaments; mani-jewels; kanaka-gold; vibhusa-ornaments; utsara-removal; bhasvat-splendid; para-transcendental; angau-bodies.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who eternally swim in the nectar ocean of passionate love, and who, with jewel necklaces, flower garlands, belts, and bracelets all broken, and Their bodies now bereft of gold and jewels, shine with great brilliance in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 14

 

stabakita-mani-damna preyasa gumphitaty-ad-

     bhuta-su-lalita-veni-preyasi-klpta-cudau

mitha udayad-akhanda-prema-rajju-vibaddhau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     stabakita-collected; mani-jewels; damna-with a string; preyasa-by the beloved; gumphita-strung; aty-very; adbhuta-wonderful; su-very; lalita-charming; veni-braids; preyasi-by the beloved; klpta-fashioned; cudau-crown; mitha-both; udayat-arising; akhanda-unbroken; prema-of love; rajju-by the ropes; vibaddhau-bound.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra who, He decorating Her braids with strings of flowers and jewels, and She carefully decorating His crown, are tightly bound to each other with unbroken ropes of love in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 15

 

jaghana-lulita-veni-visphurad-barha-cudau

     kanaka-rucira-cuda-kankana-dvandva-pani

vilasad-aruna-rocih-pita-kauseya-vasau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     jaghana-hips; lulita-touching; veni-braids; visphurat-splendid; barha-peacock feather; cudau-crown; kanaka-gold; rucira-splendid; cuda-crown; kankana-bracelets; dvandva-pair; pani-hands; vilasat-splendid; aruna-red; rocih-splendor; pita-yellow; kauseya-silk; vasau-garments.

 

    Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra who, Her braids reaching down to Her hips, His hair decorated with a peacock feather, He dressed in yellow silk, and She in splendid red, are gloriously decorated with golden bracelets and crowns in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 16

 

kanaka-jalada-gatrau nila-sonabja-netrau

     mrgamada-rasa-bhalau malati-kunda-malau

tarala-taruna-vesau nila-pitambaresau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     kanaka-gold; jalada-cloud; gatrau-limbs; nila-blue; sona-and red; abja-lotus; netrau-eyes; mrgamada-musk; rasa-sweet; bhalau-foreheads; malati-malati; kunda-and kundat1) flowers; malau-garlands; tarala-restless; taruna-youth; vesau-nature; nila-blue; pita-and yellow; ambara-garments; isau-regal.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, whose limbs are monsoon clouds and gold, whose eyes are blue and red lotuses, whose foreheads are anointed with sweet musk, who wear garlands of malati and kunda flowers, who have the charming playfulness of youth, and who wear regal blue and yellow garments in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 17

 

lalita-nava-kisorau navya-lavanya-punjau

     sakala-rasika-cudalankrti mugdha-vesau

madhura-madhura-murti vidyud-ambhoda-kanti

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     lalita-charming; nava-new; kisorau-youth; navya-new; lavanya-handsomeness; punjau-filled; sakala-all; rasika-of they who relish nectar; cuda-the crowning; alankrti-ornament; mugdha-appearance; vesau-garments; madhura-sweet; madhura-sweet; murti-forms; vidyut-of a lightning flash; ambhoda-and a cloud; kanti-the splendor.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who are eternally young, who are filled with ever-fresh handsomeness, who are the crowns of all lovers, who are charming, whose transcendental forms are sublimely sweet, and who are splendid like a monsoon cloud and lightning in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 18

 

kim api parama-sobha-madhuri-rupa-cesta-

     hasita-lalita-drsty-aty-adbhutotkarsa-kastham

parama-rasa-rahasyavesatah sandadhanau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     kim api-something; parama-transcendental; sobha-splendor; madhuri-sweetness; rupa-form; cesta-actions; hasita-smiling; lalita-charming and playful; drsty-glances; aty-very; adbhuta-wonderful; utkarsa-excellence; kastham-ultimate; parama-supreme; rasa-nectar; rahasya-secret; avesatah-entering; sandadhanau-placing.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who meet and taste the most secret and sweet nectar as They place Their charming, smiling gaze at each other's supreme sweetness in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 19

 

nikhila-nigama-gudhau nityam anyonya-gadha-

     pranaya-bhara-vivrddhau tungitananga-cestau

surata-rasa-madandhau nyasta-jivau mitho 'nge 

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

    

     nikhila-to all; nigama-the Vedas; gudhau-hidden; nityam-eternally

anyonya-mutually; gadha-deep; pranaya-of love; bhara-abundance; vivrddhau-increased; tungita-aroused; ananga-amorous; cestau-pastimes; surata-amorous; rasa-nectar; mada-by happiness; andhau-blind; nyasta-placed; jivau-lives; mithah-mutually; ange-in the body.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who are hidden from all the Vedas, who are deeply in love, who are blinded by the happiness of Their sweet amorous pastimes, and who have placed Their lives in each other's hands in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 20

 

ramana-vadana-candre datta-tambula-viti

     nija-rasa-nidhi-vaktre datta-tac-carvya-bhagau

mitha uru-rasadanga-sparsa-lolubhyamanau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     ramana-of the lover; vadana-of the mouth; candre-in the moon; datta-placed; tambula-viti-betelnuts; nija-own; rasa-nectar; nidhi-ocean; vaktre-in the mouth; datta-placed; tac-that; carvya-chewed; bhagau-potion; mitha-each other; uru-great; rasa-nectar; da-giving; anga-limbs; sparsa-touch; lolubhyamanau-yearning.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika-Krishnacandra, who place betelnuts in the moon of each other's handsome mouth, who take the chewed betelnuts from each other's mouth and place them in the nectar ocean of Their own mouth, and who long to touch each other's sweet transcendental form in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 21

 

ati-rasa-mada-vegan nistrapa-dhairya-drsti

     krama-samudita-tat-tat-sauratascarya-niti

bahir ati-rasa-lilanuvrataksama-varnau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     ati-sweet; rasa-nectar; mada-passion; vegan-from the force; nistrapa-without shyness; dhairya-peacefulness; drsti-glances; krama-sequence; samudita-manifested; tat-tat-various

saurata-amorous; ascarya-wonderful; niti-activities; bahih-outside; ati-sweet; rasa-nectar; lila-pastimes; anuvrata-intent; aksama-varnau-great.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra who, pushed by passion, have lost all shyness and all peaceful composure, who enjoy very wonderful amorous pastimes one after another, and who reveal the glory of Their sweet pastimes in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 22

 

rajata-bhavana-randhrayata-sanmanda-sita-

     nila-vidalita-tungananga-sangrama-khedau

ksana-sahacara-ramyarabdha-bhuyo-viharau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     rajata-splendid; bhavana-palace; randhra-at the window; ayata-arrived; sanmanda-gentle; sita-cool; anila-breeze; vidalita-broken; tunga-exalted; ananga-amorous; sangrama-battle; khedau-fatigued; ksana-in a moment; sahacara-accompanying; ramya-charming; arabdha-begun; bhuyah-again; viharau-transcendental pastimes.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. The fatigue of Their great amorous battle broken by a cool and gentle breeze entering the window of Their splendid palace, They pause for a moment. Then They begin again Their blissful pastimes in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 23

 

tad-ati-lalita-lila-lola-lolanga-laksyau

     su-lalita-lalitader nirnimesaksi-randhraih

hrdayam upanayantau purna-saukhyambu-rasi

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     tat-of Them; ati-very; lalita-charming and playful; lila-by the transcendental pastimes; lola-restless; lola-moving; anga-limbs; laksyau-seen; su-very; lalita-playful; lalita-Lalita; adeh-beginning with; nirnimesa-unblinking; aksi-randhraih-eyes; hrdayam-heart; upanayantau-bringing; purna-full; saukhya-of bliss; ambu-rasi-two oceans.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. As Lalita` and the other gopis look on, They passionately enjoy many beautiful pastimes. In a secluded forest grove They flood each other's hearts with many oceans of bliss.

 

Text 24

 

pranaya-maya-vayasyah kunja-randrarpitaksih

     ksiti-talam anu labdhananda-murccham- patantih

prati-rati vidadhanau cestitais" citra-citraih

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     pranaya-maya-full of love; vayasyah-friends; kunja-forest grove; randra-opening; arpita-placed; aksih-eyes; ksiti-of the earth; talam-t the surface; anulabdha-attained; ananda-bliss; murccham-fainting; patantih-falling; prati rati-amorous pastimes; vidadhanau-performing; cestitais-with activities; citra-wonderful; citraih-wonderful.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. Gazing at Their very wonderful amorous pastimes in a secluded forest grove, Their affectionate gopi friends, overcome with bliss, fall unconscious.

 

Text 25

 

bahu-vidha-parimrstanyonya-gatrat ajasram

     bahu-vidha-pariprccha-karitanyonya-vacau

animisa-nayanali-svaditanyonya-vaktrau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     bahu-many; vidha-ways; parimrsta-stroked; anyonya-of each other; gatrav-limbs; ajasram-continually;      bahu-in many; vidha-ways; pariprccha-asked; karita-done; anyonya-of each other; vacau-words; animisa-unblinking; nayana-eyes; ali-bees; svadita-tasted; anyonya-each other's; vaktrau-faces.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. Again and again in many ways They stroke each other's limbs. Again and again They converse, asking each other many questions. The unblinking bumblebees of Their eyes joyfully drink the nectar of each other's face in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 26

 

manasija-rasa-sindhor adbhutavarta-vega-

     sramita-tanu-manaskau keli-vismapitali

bahu-vidha-rasa-gatra-sparsa-jalpa-prahasau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     manasija-of amorous pastimes; rasa-of the nectar; sindhoh-oceans; adbhuta-wonderful; avarta-whirlpool; vega-force; sramita-fatigued; tanu-forms; manaskau-hearts; keli-by pastimes; vismapita-astonished; ali-friends; bahu-many; vidha-ways; rasa-nectar; gatra-limbs; sparsa-touch; jalpa-conversation; prahasau-laughter.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. Tossed by the waves in the wonderful whirlpool of Kamadeva's nectar ocean, Their hearts and limbs are now exhausted. In many ways They talk, laugh, and touch each other's limbs. Their pastimes fill the gopis with wonder in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 27

 

bahula-surata-khelayasa-sankhinna-gatrau

     dayita-nija-sakhibhir vijyamanau patantaih

sarasa-bhujaga-valli-pallavam-vadi-vaktrau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     bahula-many; surata-amorous; khela-by pastimes; ayasa-by fatigue; sankhinna-distressed; gatrau-limbs; dayita-beloved; nija-own; sakhibhih-with friends; vijyamanau-fanned; patantaih-falling; sarasa-nectarean; bhujaga-bhujaga; valli-vines; pallavam-blossoms; vadi-speaking; vaktrau-mouths.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. Their limbs, exhausted from many amorous pastimes, are fanned by Their dear gopi friends. The sweet bhujana vines of Their lips blossom with flowers of the word "Yes" in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 28

 

mitha-uru-pulaka-shri-dor-lata-baddha-kanthau

     vyati-milita-mukhendu kinkini-lalitanghri

nava-rati-rasa-khela-sranti-tandralu-netrau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     mitha-of each other; uru-great; pulaka-hairs standing up; shri-handsome; doh-of arms; lata-vines; baddha-bound; kanthau-necks; vyatimilita-intimately meeting; mukha-face; indu-moons; kinkini-anklets; lalita-charming; anghri-feet; nava-new; rati-amorous; rasa-nectar; khela-pastimes; sranti-fatigue; tandralu-sleepy; netrau-eyes.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra. The hairs of Their bodies erect, the flowering vines of Their arms entwined around each other's neck, the moons of Their faces touching, and the anklets on their graceful feet playfully tinkling, exhausted from drinking the nectar of ever-new amorous pastimes, They close Their eyes in sleep in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 29

 

surata-rasa-samudre padam a-cuda-magnau

     truti-lavam iva yatam- manyamanau tri-yamam

pratinimisam asimojjrmbhitananga-trsnau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau

 

     surata-of amorous pastimes; rasa-of nectar; samudre-oceans; padam-foot; a-up to; cuda-the top of the head; magnau-plunged; truti-lavam-a fraction of a second; iva-like; yatam-passed; manyamanau-considering; tri-yamam-the nine hours; pratinimisam-at every moment; asima-limitless; ujjrmbhita-expanding; ananga-amorous; trsnau-thirst.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra who, plunged from head to foot in the nectar ocean of transcendental amorous love, and thinking that the nine hours of night pass as swiftly as a moment, at every moment thirst to taste limitless amorous pastimes in a secluded forest grove.

 

Text 30

 

tad-ati-madhura-dhamni namni vatsalya-matrat

     katham api kalaniyau kasyacid bhama-simni

sruti-tatibhir agamyau sat-sabhajasra-sangau

     smara nibhrta-nikunje radhika-krishnacandrau%

 

     tat-of Them; ati-very; madhura-sweet; dhamni-splendor; namni-names; vatsalya-by love; matrat-alone; katham api-something; kalaniyau-may be understood; kasyacit-by someone; bhama-of splendor; simni-the limit; sruti-tatibhih-by the Vedas

agamyau-unapproachable; sat-of the saintly; sabha-in the assembly; ajasra-eternal; sangau-association.

 

     Please meditate on Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who stay in a secluded forest grove. They are two abodes of sweetness. They stay at the apeo of all splendor. Only a person filled with love can see that They are both present in Their holy names. The Vedas cannot approach Them. They always stay with Their saintly devotees.

 

Text 31

 

parama-rasa-rahasyananda-nihsyandi-vrnda-

     vana-vipina-nikunje divya-divyair vilasaih

niravadhi rasamanau radhika-krishnacandrau;

     bhaja sakalam upeksya tavakah sastra-yuktih

 

     parama-supreme; rasa-nectar; rahasya-confidential; ananda-bliss; nihsyandi-flowing; vrnda-abundance; vana-vipina-forest; nikunje-in the grove; divya-divyaih-transcendental; vilasaih-with pastimes; niravadhi-limitless; rasamanau-tasting; radhika-krishnacandrau-Radhika`-Krishnacandra; bhaja-please worship; sakalam-everything; upeksya-ignoring; tavakah-of you; sastra-of books; yuktih-logic.

 

     Please ignore the arguments of any opposing books and worship Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra, who enjoy limitless transcendental pastimes in the forest groves of Vrndavana, groves filled with the flowing nectar of the transcendental bliss of Their sweet and secret pastimes.

 

Text 32

 

stavam imam ati-ramyam- radhika-krishnacandra-

     pramada-bhara-vilasair adbhutam- bhava-yuktah

pathati ya iha ratrau nityam avyagra-citto

     vimala-matisu radhalisu sakhyam- labheta

 

     stavam-prayer; imam-this; ati-ramyam-very beautiful; radhika-krishnacandra-of Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra; pramada-bliss; bhara-abundance; vilasaih-with pastimes; adbhutam-wonderful; bhava-yuktah-with love; pathati-reads; ya-one who; iha-here; ratrau-at night; nityam-regularly; avyagra-fixed; cittah-attention; vimala-pure; matisu-in hearts; radha-of Shri Radha; alisu-among the friends; sakhyam-friendship; labheta-obtains.

 

     May a person who every evening lovingly and attentively reads these prayers wonderful and beautiful with Shri Shri Radhika`-Krishnacandra's blissful pastimes, attain the friendship of Shri Radha's pure-hearted friends.

 

 

 

Prayers Glorifying the Divine Couple's

Confidential Pastimes in the Forest