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Thousand Names of Shri Radha-Krishna
Introduction and Meditation
om asya shri-radha-madhava-yugma-sahasra-nama-stotra-mala-mantrasya sanat-kumara rishir anushtup-chandah shri-radha-madhavau devate, klim bijam shrim shaktih hrim kilakam shri-radha-madhava-prity-arthe jape viniyogah.
om—Om; asya—of Him; shri-radha-madhava-yugma-sahasra-nama-stotra-mala-mantrasya—of the garland of prayers of the thousand names of zShri Radha'-Krishna; sanat-kumara—Sanat-kumara; rishih—sage; anushtup-chandah—in the anustup meter; shri-radha-madhavau—Shri Shri Radha'-Krishna; devate—the two Deities; klim—Kilm; bijam—the bija syllable; shrim—Shrim; shaktih—the potency; hrim—hrim; kilakam—the kilaka; shri-radha-madhava—of Shri Shri Radha'-Krishna; prity-arthe—for the satisfaction; jape—in chanting; viniyogah—angaged.
Om. Of this garland of prayers, which is the thousand names of Shri Shri Radha'-Krishna, the sage is Sanat-kumara, the meter is anushtup, the Deities are Shri Shri Radha'-Krishna, the bija syllable is klim, the shakti syllable is shrim, and the kilaka syllable is hrim. These prayers should be chanted to please Shri Shri Radha'-Krishna.
madhuryanam nidhanam parama-rasa-ghanam sac-cid-ananda-rupam
ramyam ramyambudabham vimala-shashi-mukham pakva-bimbadharoshtham
panau vamshim dadhanam kanaka-ruci-pata-prapti-ramyam kishoram
dhyane radha-mukhendau su-vihita-nayanam brahma vedanta-mrigyam
atha—now; dhyanam—meditation; madhuryanam—of sweetnesses; nidhanam—the abode; parama-rasa-ghanam—filled with all sweetness; sat-cid-ananda-rupam—whose form is eternal and full of knowledge and bliss; ramyam—handsome and charming; ramyambudabham—like a handsome raincloud; vimala-shashi-mukham—with a splendid moon face; pakva-bimba—ripe bimba fruits; adharoshtham—lips; panau—hands; vamshim—flute; dadhanam—placing; kanaka-ruci-pata-prapti-ramyam—wearing galrments splendid like gold; kishoram—youthful; dhyane—in meditation; radha-mukhendau—at the moon of Shri Radha's face; su-vihita-nayanam—fixing His eyes; brahma—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; vedanta-mrigyam—sought by the Vedanta.
I meditate on Shri Krishna, who is the resting place of all sweetnesses, whose form is eternal and full of knowledge and bliss, who is handsome and charming, who is splendid like a graceful raincloud, whose face is a splendid moon, whose lips are ripe bimba fruits, who carries a flute in His hand, who is gracefully dressed in golden garments, who is youthful, whose glance is placed on the moon of Shri Radha's face, and who is the Supreme Personality of Godhead sought by the Vedanta scriptures.
shyamam go-rocanabham sphurad-asita-pata-prapti-ramyavaguntham
ramyam veni-cikura-nikaralamba-padam kishorim
tarjany-angushtha-yuktam hari-mukha-kamale yunjatim naga-valli-
parnam karnayutakshim tri-bhuvana-madhuram radhikam bhavayami
shyamam—beautiful; go-rocanabham—splendid like gorocana; sphurad-asita-pata-prapti-ramyavaguntham—gracefully dressed in dark garments; ramyam—beautiful and charming; veni-cikura-nikaralamba-padam—with braids down to Her feet; kishorim—youthful; tarjany-angushtha-yuktam—with Her forefinger; hari-mukha-kamale—on Lord Krishna's lotus mouth; yunjatim—engaged; naga-valli-parnam—betelnuts and leaves; karnayutakshim—eyes reaching to Her ears; tri-bhuvana—the three worlds; madhuram—sweet; radhikam—Shri Radha; bhavayami—I meditate.
I meditate on Shri Radha, who is beautiful and charming, gracefully dressed in dark garments, youthful, Her graceful braids reaching Her feet, Her forefinger placed on Lord Krishna's lotus mouth as She offers Him betelnuts, Her eyes reaching almost to Her ears, and Her sweetness charming the three worlds.
The Names of Shri Krishna
Shri Krishna is the son of Devaki (devaki-nandana), the descendent of King Shurasena (shauri), the son of Vasudeva (vasudeva), the younger brother of Balarama (balanuja), the elder brother of Gada (gadagraja), the frustration of Kamsa (kamsa-moha), and the frustration of Kamsa's servants (kamsa-sevaka-mohana).
He breaks locks and bolts (bhinnargala). He breaks iron (bhinna-loha). He was carried by His father (pitri-bahya). His father offered prayers to Him (pitri-stuta). His mother offered prayers to Him (matri-stuta). Lord Shiva meditates on Him (shiva-dhyeya). He parted the Yamuna's waters (yamuna-jala-bhedana).
He lives in Vraja (vraja-vasi), is the bliss of Vraja (vrajanandi), is Nanda's son (nanda-bala), is an ocean of mercy (daya-nidhi), is a playful boy (lila-bala), has lotus eyes (padma-netra), is a festival of happiness for Gokula (gokulotsava), and is the Supreme Personality of Godhead (ishvara).
He is a gopi's son (gopika-nandana), is all-attractive (krishna), is the bliss of the gopas (gopananda), is the goal of the devotees (satan-gati), takes away Baka's life (baka-prana-hara), is all pervading (vishnu), gives liberation to Baka (baka-mukti-prada), and takes away all that is inauspicious (hari).
He sits on a swing (bala-dolashaya-shaya), is dark (shyamala), is supremely handsome (sarva-sundara), has a lotus navel (padma-nabhi), is the master of the senses (hrishikesha), and is a playful boy (krida-manuja-balaka).
He playfully kicked a cart (lila-vidhvasta-shakata), was bathed with Vedic mantras (veda-mantrabhishecita), is Yashoda's son (yashoda-nandana), is handsome (kanta), and is served by millions of sages (muni-koti-nishevita).
vaikunthah sambhavah kratuh
He always stays in Madhuvana (nitya-madhuvanavasi), is the Lord of Vaikuntha (vaikuntha), is the origin of all (sambhava), is the Vedic yajnas personified (kratu), is the husband of the goddess of fortune (rama-pati), is the king of Mathura' (madhu-pati), is the killer of the Mura demon (murari), and is the killer of the Madu demon (madhusudana).
madhavo mana-hari ca
shri-patir bhu-dhara prabhuh
He is the husband of the goddess of fortune (madhava), the remover of pride and arrogance (mana-hari), the husband of the goddess of fortune (shri-pati), the maintainer of the earth (bhu-dhara), the supreme master (prabhu), the person who enjoys pastimes in the great forest (brihad-vana-maha-lila), the son of Nanda (nanda-sunu), and the boy with a vigorous appetite (mahashana).
He is the person who took away Trinavarta's life (trinavarta-prana-hari), the person who filled Yashoda' with wonder (yashoda-vismaya-prada), who holds the three worlds in His mouth (trailokya-vaktra), whose eyes are lotus flowers (padmaksha), whose hands are lotus flowers (padma-hasta), and who is very friendly and affectionate (priyankara).
brahmanyo dharma-gopta ca
bhu-patih shri-dharah svarat
He is the friend and protector of the brahmanas (brahmanya), the protector of religion (dharma-gopta), the king of the earth (bhu-pati), the maintainer of the goddess of fortune (shri-dhara), independent (svarat), the master of Brahma' (ajadhyaksha), the master of Shiva (shivadhyaksha), the master of Yama (dharmadhyaksha), and the supreme controller (maheshvara).
He is known by the study of Vedanta (vedanta-vedya), stays with the brahmanas (brahma-stha), is the master of all living entities (prajapati), is infallible (amogha-drik), holds a gopi's hand (gopi-karavalambi), and is the dear friend of the gopas (gopa-balaka-su-priya).
He is the gopa boys' companion (balanuyayi), powerful (balavan), the dear friend of Shridama' (shridama-priya), self-controlled (atmavan), a boy who plays in the gopis' courtyards (gopi-grihangana-rati), auspicious (bhadra), and glorified with graceful prayers (su-shloka-mangala).
He is a butter thief (navanita-hara), a young boy (bala), fond of eating fresh butter (navanita-priyashana), accompanied by many other other boys (bala-vrindi), acompanied by many monkeys (marka-vrindi), the boy whose eyes showed His fear (cakitaksha), and the boy who fled (palayita).
He was rebuked by Yashoda' (yashoda-tarjita), trembled (kampi), was charming as He pretended to weep (maya-rudita-shobhana), was bound at the waist with a rope (damodara), is limitless (aprameyatma), is kind (dayalu), and loves His devotees (bhakta-vatsala).
He was tied to a grinding mortar (su-baddholukhala), bowed His head (namra-shira), was rebuked by a gopi (gopi-kadarthita), broke a tree (vriksha-bhangi), broke His devotee's sufferings (shoka-bhangi), and gave liberation to Kuvera's sons (dhanadatmaja-mokshana).
He was praised by Narada (devarshi-vacana-shlaghi), is an ocean of love for His devotees (bhakta-vatsalya-sagara), made a great commotion in Vraja (vraja-kolahala-kara), and filled Vraja with bliss (vrajananda-vivardhana).
gopatma prerakah sakshi
He is the life of the gopas (gopatma), their inspiration (preraka), the witness of all (sakshi), a person who lives in Vrindavana (vrindavana-nivasa-krit), the protector of the calves (vatsa-pala and vatsa-pati), and the ornament of the gopa boys (gopa-daraka-mandana).
He plays with the boys (bala-krida and bala-rati), is a boy (balaka), is decorated with golden armlets (kanakangadi), is dressed in yellow garments (pitambara), and is decorated with a golden necklace (hema-mali), and ornaments of pearls and jewels (mani-mukta-vibhushana).
kinkini kataki sutri
He is decorated with tinkling ornaments (kinkini), golden armlets (kataki), flower garlands (sutri), anklets (nupuri). and auspicious marks (mudritanvita). He killed Vatsasura (vatsasura-pati-dhvamsi), and Bakasura (bakasura-vinashana).
adyah atma-pradah sangi
He killed Aghasura (aghasura-vinashi), awakened the boys (vinidri-krita-balaka), is the first cause (adya), gives Himself to His devotees (atma-prada), associates with His devotees (sangi), and eats lunch by the Yamuna's shore (yamuna-tira-bhojana).
He is encircled by gopa boys (gopala-mandali-madhya), is the ornament decorating all the gopa boys (sarva-gopala-bhushana), takes a morsel of food in His hand (krita-hasta-tala-grasi), and rests under a tree (vyanjanashrita-shakhika).
He carries a horn and stick under His arm (krita-bahu-shringa-yashti), and wears a gunja' necklace (gunjalankrita-kanthaka), a peacock-feather crown (mayura-piccha-mukuta), and a forest garland (vana-mala-vibhushita).
His limbs are decorated with pictures and designs drawn in mineral pigments from Govardhana Hill (gairika-citrita-vapu), His form is like a monsoon cloud (nava-megha-vapu), He is like Kamadeva (smara), He is more handsome than millions of Kamadevas (koti-kandarpa-lavanya), and He wears glittering shark-earrings (lasan-makara-kundala).
His arms reach down to His knees (ajanu-bahu), He is the supremely opulent Personality of Godhead (bhagavan), He never closes His eyes in sleep (nidra-rahita-locana), He is deeper than millions of oceans (koti-sagara-gambhirya), He is the time that marks time's end (kala-kala), and He is always auspicious (sada-shiva).
He manifested forms that bewildered the demigod Brahma' (virinci-mohana-vapu), He manifested the forms of the boys and calves (gopa-vatsa-vapur-dhara), He is the father of millions of universes (brahmanda-koti-janaka), and He removed Brahma's bewilderment (brahma-moha-vinashaka).
brahma brahmeditah svami
He is the Supreme Brahman (brahma), is worshiped by the demigod Brahma' (brahmedita), is the supreme master (svami), removed Indra's pride (shakra-darpadi-nashana), ordered the worship of Govardhana Hill (giri-pujopadeshta), and held Govardhana Hill (dhrita-govardhanacala).
He was worshiped by Indra (purandaredita), is the final object of worship (pujya), was worshiped by a surabhi cow (kamadhenu-prapujita), was ritually bathed with the water of all holy streams (sarva-tirthabhishikta), is the pleasure of the cows, land, and senses (govinda), and is the protector of the cowherd people (gopa-rakshaka).
He troubled the Kaliya serpent (kaliyarti-kara and krura), was worshiped by Kaliya's wives (naga-patnidita), is the universal form (virat), was Dhenukasura's enemy (dhenukari), was Pralambasura's enemy (pralambari), and crushed Arishtasura (vrishasura-vimardana).
He killed Mayasura's son (mayasuratmaja-dhvamsi), ripped open Keshi's throat (keshi-kantha-vidaraka), protected the gopas (gopa-gopta), protected the cows (dhenu-gopta), and extinguished the forest fire (davagni-parishoshaka).
He stole the gopis' garments (gopa-kanya-vastra-hari), gave the gopis a blessing (gopa-kanya-vara-prada), ate the food offered by the yajna-brahmanas' wives (yajna-patny-anna-bhogi), and removed the brahmana sages' pride (muni-manapaharaka).
He removed Varuna's pride (jalesha-mana-mathana), saved Nanda-gopa's life (nanda-gopala-jivana), freed a gandharva from a curse (gandharva-shapa-mokta), and decapitated Shankhacuda (sankhacuda-shiro-hara).
He played a flute under a banyan tree (vamshi-vati), played a flute (venu-vadi), removed the gopis' fears (gopi-cintapaharaka), protects all (sarva-gopta), called all the gopis to Him (samahvana), and was the object of all the gopis' desires (sarva-gopi-manoratha).
He spoke to the gopis crooked words contradicting the rules of religion (vyanga-dharma-pravakta), enchanted the gopis (gopi-mandala-mohana), tasted the nectar of the rasa dance (rasa-krida-rasasvadi), enjoyed nectar pastimes (rasika), and was the husband of Shri Radha' (radhika-dhava).
He was the Lord of the youthful gopis' lives (kishori-prana-natha), the beloved of Vrishabhanu's daughter (vrishabhanu-suta-priya), the bliss of all the gopis (sarva-gopi-janananda), and the enchanter who charmed the gopis (gopi-jana-vimohana).
He sang with the gopis (gopika-gita-carita), eagerly danced with the gopis (gopi-nartana-lalasa), placed His hand on the gopis' shoulders (gopi-skandhashrita-kara), and enjoyed kissing the gopis (gopika-cumbana-priya).
He wiped the gopis' faces (gopika-marjita-mukha), was fanned by the gopis (gopi-vyanjana-pujita), combed the gopis' hair (gopika-kesha-samskari), and reclined on the flower-couch the gopis made (gopika-pushpa-samstara).
He embraced the gopis to His chest (gopika-hridayalambi), happily carried the gopis (gopi-vahana-tat-para), fulfilled the gopis' desires (gopi-kamada-hari), and was massaged by the gopis (gopika-parimarjita).
He enjoyed pastimes with the gopis (gopika-krita-samlila), and was the beloved always remembered by the gopis (gopika-samsmrita-priya). The gopis bowed down before His feet (gopika-vandita-pada). He was completely under the gopis' control (gopika-vasha-vartana).
He was conquered by Radha' (radha-parajita), was handsome and glorious (shriman), enjoyed blissful pastimes in the forest groves (nikunje-su-viharavan), loved the forest of Vrindavana (kunja-priya), stayed in the forest groves (kunja-vasi), and appeared in the forest of Vrindavana (vrindavana-vikashana).
He splashed in the Yamuna's waters (yamuna-jala-siktanga), delighted the Yamuna (yamuna-saukhya-dayaka), stunned the moon (shashi-samstambhana), was powerful and chivalrous (shura), was filled with amorous desires (kami), and bewildered Kamadeva (kama-vimohana).
kamadyah kama-nathash ca
kamadah kama-rupash ca
He is the father of Kamadeva (kamadya), the master of Kamadeva (kama-natha), the person who shakes material desires from the heart (kama-manasa-bhedana), the fulfiller of desires (kamada), the person who has the power to assume any form He wishes (kama-rupa), and the fulfiller of desires for the beautiful gopis (kamini-kama-sancaya).
sarvah sarva-gatas tatha
He enjoys pastimes eternally (nitya-krida), enjoys great pastimes (maha-lila), is everything (sarva), is everywhere (sarva-gata), is the all-pervading Supersoul (paramatma), is the supreme master (paradhisha), and is the cause of all causes (sarva-karana-karana).
He accepted Narada's words (grihita-narada-vaca), was meditated on by Akrura (akrura-paricintita), received obeisances from Akrura, who bowed before His feet (akrura-vandita-pada), and pleased the gopis (gopika-tosha-karaka).
He heard Akrura's words (akrura-vakya-sangrahi), resided in Mathura (mathura-vasa-karana), removed Akrura's sufferings (akrura-tapa-shamana), and killed a washerman (rajakayuh-pranashana).
He delighted the people of Mathura' (mathurananda-dayi), plundered Kamsa's garments (kamsa-vastra-vilunthana), wore Kamsa's garments (kamsa-vastra-paridhana), and gave Kamsa's garments to the gopas (gopa-vastra-pradayaka).
He went to Sudama's house (sudama-griha-gami), was worshiped by Sudama (sudama-paripujita), was pleased by a tailor (tantu-vayaka-samprita), and was anointed with sandal paste by the girl Kubja' (kubja-candana-lepana).
He made Kubja' beautiful (kubja-rupa-prada), is the most wise (vijna), is the giver of liberation (mukunda), is famous and glorious (vistara-shrava), knows all (sarvajna), was gazed at by Mathura's people (mathuraloki), and delighted the eyes of all (sarva-lokabhinandana).
His sidelong glance is filled with mercy (kripa-kataksha-darshi). He is the enemy of the demons (daityari), the protector of the demigods and devotees (deva-palaka), the savior from all distress (sarva-duhkha-prashamana), the breaker of Kamsa's bow (dhanur-bhangi), and a great festival of happiness (mahotsava).
He killed Kuvalayapida (kuvalayapida-hanta), has the strongest shoulders and teeth (danta-skandha-balagrani), has the power to assume any form at will (kalpa-rupa-dhara), is the most thoughtful philosopher (dhira), and wears splendid garments and sandal paste (divya-vastranulepana).
mushtikantash ca kamsa-ha
He became a wrestler (malla-rupa), is great, all-destroying, time (maha-kala), has the power to assume any form at will (kama-rupi), is very powerful (balanvita), filled Kamsa with fear (kamsa-trasa-kara), is powerful and ferocious (bhima), killed Mushtika (mushtikanta), and killed Kamsa (kamsa-ha).
He killed Canura (canura-ghna), terrified the demons (bhaya-hara), was the enemy of Shala (shalari), killed Toshala (toshalantaka), resides in Vaikuntha (vaikuntha-vasi), is Kamsa's enemy (kamsari), and kills all the demons (sarva-dushta-nisudana).
For Him the demigods sounded dundubhi drums (deva-dundubhi-nirghoshi). He removed His father's grief (pitri-shoka-nivarana), is the Yadavas' king (yadavendra), is the master of the devotees (satam-natha), and destroyed the Yadavas' enemies (yadavari-pramardana).
He destroyed Vasudeva's grief (shauri-shoka-vinashi), destroyed Devaki's grief (devaki-tapa-nashana), protected Ugrasena (ugrasena-paritrata), and was worshiped by Ugrasena (ugrasenabhipujita).
He crowned Ugrasena king (ugrasenabhisheki), was merciful to Ugrasena (ugrasena-daya-para), is the witness of all living beings (sarva-sattvata-sakshi), and is the happiness of the Yadavas (yadunam-abhinandana).
He was served by everyone in Mathura' (sarva-mathura-samsevya), is merciful (karuna), is the devotees' friend (bhakta-bandhava), gave all wealth to the gopas (sarva-gopala-dhanada), and yearned to stay in the company of the gopas and gopis (gopi-gopala-lalasa).
He recieved a sacred thread by Vasudeva's arrangement (shauri-dattopaviti), was merciful to Ugrasena (ugrasena-daya-kara), was devoted to His guru (guru-bhakta), was a brahmacari ( brahmacari), and was a devoted student of the Vedas (nigamadhyapane-rata).
sudama-suhrid eva ca
He was Balarama's classmate (sankarshana-sahadhyayi), Sudama's friend (sudama-suhrid), an ocean of knowledge (vidya-nidhi), a treasury of skill (kala-kosha), and the person who returned His guru's dead son (mrita-putra-prada).
cakri pancajani caiva
yamarcitah paro devo
He holds a cakra (cakri), and the pancajanya conchshell (pancajani). He released all the residents of hell (sarva-naraki-mocana), was worshiped by Yamaraja (yamarcita), is the Supreme Personality of Godhead (para and deva), becomes submissive to they who chant His name (namoccara-vasha), and is infallible (acyuta).
He enjoyed pastimes with Kubja' (kubja-vilasi), is handsome (subhaga), is the friend of the poor (dina-bandhu), is incomparable (anupama), is the protector of Akrura's home (akrura-griha-gopta), keeps His promise (pratijna-palaka), and is handsome and auspicious (shubha).
He defeated Jarasandha (jarasandha-jayi), is the most wise (vidvan), arranged for the killing of Kalayavana (yavananta), is the shelter of the brahmanas (dvijashraya), is dear to King Mucukunda (mucukunda-priya-kara), and fled from Jarasandha (jarasandha-palayita).
He built the city of Dvaraka' (dvaraka-janaka), is hidden from the non-devotees (gudha), is worshiped by the brahmanas (brahmanya), is truthful (satya-sangara), playful (lila-dhara), affectionate (priya-kara), the controller of the universe (vishvakarma), and the giver of fame (yashah-prada).
He received a love-letter from Rukmini (rukmini-priya-sandesha), frustrated Rukmi (rukmi-shoka-vivardhana), was an abode of grief for Shishupala (caidya-shokalaya), is the best (shreshtha), and killed the demonic kings (dushta-rajanya-nashana).
He made Rukmi ugly (rukmi-vairupya-karana), was obedient ro Rukmini's request (rukmini-vacane-rata), accepted Balarama's advice (balabhadra-vaco-grahi), released Rukmi (mukta-rukmi), and is the Lord that rescues His devotees from distress (janardana).
He is the Lord of Rukmini's life (rukmini-prana-natha), and the husband of Satyabhama' (satyabhama-pati). He takes His devotees' side (svayam bhakta-pakshi), is submissive to His devotees (bhakti-vashya), and gave a jewel to Akrura (akrura-mani-dayaka).
He took away Shatadhanva's life (shatadhanva-prana-hari), was the beloved of Jambavan's daughter (riksharaja-suta-priya), was the beloved of Satrajit's daughter (satrajit-tanaya-kanta), and was the kidnapper of Mitravinda' (mitravindapaharaka).
He was the husband of Satya' (satya-pati), the hero that won Lakshmana' (lakshmana-jit), the supremely worshipable Lord (pujya), the lover of Bhadra' (bhadra-priyankara), the killer of Narakasura (narakasura-ghati), the playful rescuer of the girls held captive by Naraksura (lila-kanya-hara), and victorious (jayi).
murarir madanesho 'pi
He is the enemy of Mura (murari), the master of Kamadeva (madanesha), the person that removed the earth's sufferings (dharitri-duhkha-nashana), the Lord who rides on Garuda (vainateyi), the hero that went to Svargaloka (svarga-gami), and the hero that returned Aditi's earrings (adityai-kundala-prada).
He was worshiped by Indra (indrarcita), the lover of the goddess of fortune (rama-kanta), worshiped by Indra's wife (vajri-bharya-prapujita), the hero that took away a parijata tree (parijatatapa-hari), and the hero that removed Indra's pride (shakra-manapaharaka).
tato bahu-suto vidhuh
He was the father of Pradyumna (pradyumna-janaka), the father of Samba (samba-tata), the father of many children (bahu-suta), the Supreme Personality of Godhead (vidhu), a disciple of Garga Muni (gargacarya), truthful and honest (satya-gati), the resting place of religion (dharmadhara), and the maintainer of the earth (dhara-dhara).
He was the ornament of Dvaraka' (dvaraka-mandana), glorified with beautiful poetry (shlokya and su-shloka), the resting place of the Vedas (nigamalaya), the killer of Paundraka (paundraka-prana-hari), and the hero that decapitated the impious king of Varanasi (kashi-raja-shiro-hara).
He burned to death the non-devotee brahmanas (avaishnava-vipra-dahi), terrified Sudakshina (sudakshina-bhayavaha), split Jarasandha in two (jarasandha-vidari), and performed a yajn for King Yudhishthira (dharma-nandana-yajna-krit).
He decapitated Shishupala (shishupala-shirash-cchedi), killed Dantavakra (dantavakra-vinashana), killed Viduratha (vidurathantaka), is the husband of the goddess of fortune (shrisa), gives wealth to His devotees (shrida), and killed Dvivida (dvivida-nashana).
He removed Rukmini's pride (rukmini-mana-hari), gave all honor to Rukmini (rukmini-mana-vardhana), removed Narada's curse (devarshi-shapa-harta), and was obedient to Draupadi's appeal (draupadi-vakya-palaka).
He rescued His devotees from the fear of Durvasa' (durvaso-bhaya-hari), was remembered by Draupadi (pancali-smaranagata), became a messenger for the Pandavas (partha-duta), gave advice to the Pandavas (partha-mantri), and destroyed a flood of sufferings that was drowning the Pandavas (partha-duhkhaugha-nashana).
He removed Arjuna's false pride (partha-manapahari), gave life to the Pandavas (partha-jivana-dayaka), gave limitless cloth to Draupadi (pancali-vastra-data), and protected the protectors of the worlds (vishva-palaka-palaka).
He became the charioteer that drove Arjuna's white horses (shvetashva-sarathi), is the eternal Supreme Personality of Godhead (satya), is attainable by the sincere devotees (satya-sadhya), removes the devotees' fears (bhayapaha), stays among the sincere devotees (satya-sangha), loves sincerity, honesty, and truthfulness (satya-rati and satya-priya), and is generous at heart (udara-dhi).
He defeated a great army (maha-sena-jayi and vishva-sainya-vinashana), cut off Banasura's arms (banasura-bhuja-cchetta), and gave a blessing of some arms to Banasura (bana-bahu-vara-prada).
He removed Garuda's false pride (tarkshya-manapahari), gave great power to Garuda (tarkshya-tejo-vivardhana), appeared as Lord Rama (rama-svarupa-dhari), and delighted Satyabhama' (satyabhama-mudavaha).
He enjoyed pastimes in the ocean (ratnakara-jala-krida), revealed His pastimes in Vraja (vraja-lila-pradarshaka), broke His promise (sva-pratijna-paridhvamsi), and obeyed Bhishma's order (bhishmajna-paripalaka).
He knocked the weapons from the warriors' hands (virayudha-hara), is time personified (kala), is the master of Goddess Durga' (kalikesha), is very strong (maha-bala), decapitated Varvarisha (varvarisha-shiro-hari), and gave a new head to Varvarisha (varvarisha-shirah-prada).
He gave victory to Yudhishthira (dharma-putra-jayi), is a heroic warrior (shura), destroyed Duryodhana's pride (duryodhana-madantaka), is the lover of the gopis (gopika-priti-nirbandha), enjoys pastimes eternally (nitya-krida), and is the king of Vraja (vrajeshvara).
He enjoys pastimes at Radha'-kunda (radha-kunda-rati), is glorious and opulent (dhanya) eternally enjoys pastimes on a swing (sadandola-samashrita), eternally enjoys pastimes in Madhuvana (sada-madhuvananandi), and eternally loves the forest of Vrindavana (sada-vrindavana-priya).
He stays in a grove of ashoka trees (ashoka-vana-sannaddha), always wears graceful tilaka (sada-tilaka-sangata), eternally enjoys pastimes on Govardhana Hill (sada-govardhana-rati), and is the eternal object of love for the people of Gokula (sada-gokula-vallabha).
He stays under a banyan tree in Bhandiravana forest (bhandira-vata-samvasi), always stays at Vamshivata (nitya-vamshi-vata-sthita), eternally stays at Nandagrama (nandi-grama-kritavasa), and likes to visit Vrishabhanu's home (vrishabhanu-griha-priya).
He sometimes assumes the form of a beautiful girl (grihita-kamini-rupa). He eternally enjoys the rasa-dance pastimes (nitya-rasa-vilasa-krit), protects the gopis (ballavi-jana-sangopta), and is the gopis' beloved (ballavi-jana-vallabha).
He was merciful to Devasharma' (devasharma-kripa-karta). He stays under a kalpa-vriksha tree (kalpa-padapa-samsthita), stays at Shilanugandhi (shilangandhi-nilaya), walks here and there (pada-cari), and is splendid like a dark monsoon cloud (ghana-cchavi).
hy ugra-dhanva parajitah
He is splendid like an atasi flower (atasi-kusuma-prakhya), always kind to Goddess Lakshmi (sada-lakshmi-kripa-kara), and affectionate to Lord Shiva (tripurari-priyakara). He holds a formidable bow (ugra-dhanva), and is invincible (parajita).
He killed the demon Shaòòhura (shaòòhura-dhvasta-karta), took away the demon Nikumbha's life (nikumbha-prana-haraka), destroyed the demon Vajranabha's city (vrajranabha-pura-dhvamsi), and took away Paunòraka's life (paunòraka-prana-haraka).
He delighted King Bahluashva (bahulashva-priti-karta), dearly loved the best of the brahmanas (dvija-varya-priyankara), rescued Shiva from danger (shiva-sankata-hari), and killed Vrikasura (vrikasura-vinashana).
He graciously welcomed Bhrgu Muni (bhrigu-satkara-kari), placed Lord Shiva on the spiritual platform of pure goodness (shiva-sattvikata-prada), worshiped Gokarna (gokarna-pujaka), and cured Samba's leprosy (samba-kushta-vidhvamsa-karana).
He is glorified by the Vedas (veda-stuta), is the knower of the Vedas (veda-vetta), made the Yadavas prosper (yadu-vamsa-vivardhana), destroyed the Yadava dynasty (yadu-vamsa-vinashi), and delivered Uddhava (uddhavoddhara-karaka).
The Names of Shri Radha
radha ca radhika caiva
Shri Radha' is the greatest worshiper of Lord Krishna (radha and radhika), spiritual bliss personified (ananda), the daughter of King Vrishabhanu (vrishabhanuja), the queen of Vrindavana (vrindavaneshvari), supremely pious (punya), and the girl that steals Lord Krishna's heart (krishna-manasa-harini).
pragalbha chatura kama
lalita madhura madhvi
She is bold and confident (pragalbha), expert (chatura), a goddess of love for Lord Krishna (kama), passionately in love with Lord Krishna (kamini), the enchantress that captures Lord Krishna (hari-mohini), playful and charming (lalita), sweet (madhura and madhvi), youthful (kishori), and splendid like gold (kanaka-prabha).
She defeats the moon (jita-candra). She defeats the does (jita-mriga). She defeats the lionesses (jita-simha). She defeats the elephants (jita-dvipa). She defeats the banana trees (jita-rambha). She defeats the cuckoos (jita-pika). She stays in Lord Krishna's heart (govinda-hridayodbhava).
She defeats the bimba fruit (jita-bimba). She defeats the parrots (jita-shuka). She defeats the lotuses (jita-padma). She is youthful (kumarika). She attracts Lord Krishna (shri-krishnakarshana). She is a glorious goddess (devi). She always stays with Lord Krishna (nitya-yugma-svarupini).
She enjoys pastimes eternally (nitya-viharini), is Lord Krishna's beloved (kanta), is expert at enjoying sweet pastimes (rasika), is Lord Krishna's beloved (krishna-vallabha), is fragrant (amodini), is happy (modavati), and is decorated by Nanda's son (nandanandana-bhushita).
She wears splendid garments (divyambara), and a splendid necklace (divya-hara), is decorated with jewels and pearls (mukta-mani-vibhushita), loves Vrindavana forest (kunja-priya), stays in the forest (kunja-vasa), and is the heroine that enjoys pastimes with the hero Krishna in the forest (kunja-nayaka-nayika).
Her form is beautiful (caru-rupa), Her face is beautiful (caru-vaktra), She is beautiful decorated with golden bracelets (caru-hemangadashubha), She sings as Krishna plays the flute (shri-krishna-venu-sangita), She steals Krishna's flute (murali-harini), and She is auspicious (shiva).
bhadra bhagavati shanta
kumuda sundari priya
She is beautiful (bhadra), glorious (bhagavati), peaceful (shanta), like a lotus flower (kumuda), beautiful (sundari), dear (priya), the girl that plays with Lord Krishna (krishna-kriòa), the girl that enjoys with Lord Krishna (krishna-rati), and Lord Krishna's companion (shri-krishna-sahacarini).
She loves Vamshivata (vamshivata-priya-sthana), sometimes stays with Lord Krishna and sometimes is separated from Him (yugmayugma-svarupini), stays in Bhanòiravana forest (bhanòira-vasini), is splendid (shubhra), and is the dear friend of Lord Krishna, the master of the gopis (gopinatha-priya-sakhi).
Her sighs are recitations of the Vedic hymns (shruti-nihshvasita), She gives sweet happiness to Lord Krishna (divya), She is splendid (govinda-rasa-dayini), She yearns to associate with Krishna (shri-krishna-prarthani), She is the Supreme Goddess (ishana), and She pleases Lord Krishna (mahananda-pradayini).
She is served by the residents of Vaikuntha (vaikuntha-jana-samsevya), She pleases millions of goddesses of fortune (koti-lakshmi-sukhavaha), She is more beautiful than millions of Kamadevas (koti-kandarpa-lavanya), and She delights millions of Ratis (rati-koti-rati-prada).
She is attained by devotional service (bhakti-grahya). She is devotional service personified (bhakti-rupa). She is a lake of beauty (lavanya-sarasi). She is glorious (uma), worshiped by Brahma, Shiva, and all the demigods (brahma-rudradi-samradhya), and always happy (nitya-kautuhalanvita).
She enjoys pastimes eternally (nitya-lila), loves Krishna eternally (nitya-kama), is always decorated with the ornaments of passionate love for Krishna (nitya-shringara-bhushita), always enjoys sweet pastimes in Vrindavana forest (nitya-vrindavana-rasa), and always stays in Lord Krishna's company (nanda-nandana-samyuta).
She is encircled by a host of gopis (gopika-manòali-yukta), always stays in Lord Krishna's company (nitya-gopala-sangata), on festival days joins in the pastimes of throwing milk products (gorasa-kshepani), is valiant (shura), is bliss personified (ananda), and is delightful to Lord Krishna (ananda-dayini).
maha-lila prakrishta ca
She is very playful (maha-lila), the most exalted (prakrishta), sophisticated (nagari), graceful like an elephant (naga-carini), always passionately in love with Lord Krishna (nityam-aghurnita), perfect and complete (purna), and decorated with musk tilaka (kasturi-tilakanvita).
padma shyama mrigakshi ca
She is graceful like a lotus (padma), beautiful (shyama), with doe eyes (mrigakshi), the form of perfection (siddhi-rupa), sweet (rasavaha), with a face splendid like ten million moons (koti-candranana), fair (gauri), and with a voice sweet like ten million cuckoos (koti-kokila-su-svara).
She is the abode of beauty and virtue (shila-saundarya-nilaya), Lord Krishna's playful companion (nandanandana-lalita), the girl who stays in an ashoka grove (ashoka-vana-samvasa), and the girl who stays in Bhanòiravana forest (bhanòira-vana-sangata).
krishna vishva hari-priya
She stays under a kalpa-vriksha tree (kalpa-druma-talavishta), is Lord Krishna's beloved (krishna), is everything to Him (vishva), is dear to Lord Krishna (hari-priya), is unapproachable by Brahma' (ajagamya), is unapproachable by Shiva (bhavagamya), and is the girl who stays on Govardhana Hill (govardhana-kritalaya).
She stays on the Yamuna's shore (yamuna-tira-nilaya), again and again chants the name Govinda (shashvad-govinda-jalpini), is always proud and jealous (shashvan-manavati), ia affectionate (snigdha), is offered respectful obeisances by Lord Krishna (shri-krishna-parivandita).
She is glorified by Lord Krishna (krishna-stuta), is Lord Krishna's companion (krishna-vrita), stays in Lord Krishna's heart (shri-krishna-hridayalaya), is served with offerings of kalpa-vriksha fruit (deva-druma-phalasevya), and is the abode of nectar in Vrindavana (vrindavana-rasalaya).
She is sacred like millions of holy places (koti-tirtha-mayi), transcendental and eternal (satya), the giver of the results of millions of pilgrimages (koti-tirtha-phala-prada), not attainable even by millions of yogic meditations (koti-yoga-su-dushprapya), and the goddess whose abode cannot be entered even by performing millions of yajnas (koti-yajna-durashraya).
manasa shashi-lekha ca
She is thoughtful (manasa), graceful like a crescent moon (shashi-lekha), beautiful like millions of goddesses of fortune (shri-koti-subhaga), sinless (anagha), happy like millions of liberated souls (koti-mukta-sukha), gentle (saumya), and playful like millions of goddesses of fortune (lakshmi-koti-vilasini).
She is beautiful like a sesame flower (tilottama), existing in the past, present, and future (tri-kala-stha), aware of past, present, and future (tri-kala-jna), the supreme goddess (adhishvari), learned in the three Vedas (tri-veda-jna), aware of all that happens in the three worlds (tri-loka-jna), and a resident of the spiritual world (turiyanta-nivasini).
She is worshiped by Durga' (durgaradhya), worshiped by Lakshmi (ramradhya), worshiped by all (vishvaradhya), spiritual (cit-atmika), worshiped by the demigods (devaradhya), worshiped by the Supreme Personality of Godhead (pararadhya and brahmaradhya), and the supreme goddess (paratmika).
She is worshiped by Shiva (shivaradhya), attained by loving devotional service (prema-sadhya), worshiped by the devotees (bhaktaradhya), sweet (rasatmika), a girl that offers Her every breath to Lord Krishna (krishna-pranarpini), beautiful (bhama), and the abode of pure playfulness and love (shuddha-prema-vilasini).
She is worshiped by Lord Krishna (krishnaradhya), attainable by devotional service (bhakti-sadhya), served by many devotees (bhakta-vrinda-nishevita), the resting place of the universes (vishvadhara), the resting place of mercy (kripadhara), the resting place of all living entities (jivadhara), and the great heroine (ati-nayika).
She is the abode of pure love (shuddha-prema-mayi), shy (lajja), eternally perfect (nitya-siddha), the crest jewel of all girls (shiromani), splendidly beautiful (divya-rupa), an enjoyer of divine happinesses (divya-bhoga), splendidly dressed and decorated (divya-vesha), and happy (mudanvita).
She is the best of all splendidly beautiful girls (divyangana-vrinda-sara), eternally situated in the fresh bloom of youth (nitya-nutana-yauvana), the companion of the Supreme Personality of Godhead (para-brahmavrita), the highest object of meditation (dhyeya), the most beautiful (maha-rupa), and the most glorious (mahojjvala).
She is splendid like ten million suns (koti-surya-prabha), more splendid than ten million moons (koti-candra-bimbadhika-cchavi), gentle (komala), eloquent with words of nectar (amrita-vak), transcendental (adya), the source of the Vedas (vedadya), and unattainable by the Vedas (veda-durlabha).
She is attached to Lord Krishna (krishnasakta), devoted to Lord Krishna (krishna-bhakta), served by Candravali (candravali-nishevita), splendid like a full moon (kala-shoòasha-sampurna), and half of Lord Krishna's body (krishna-dehardha-dharini).
Her thoughts go to Lord Krishna (krishna-buddhi). Lord Krishna is everything for Her (krishna-sara). She enjoys pastimes with Lord Krishna (krishna-rupa-viharini). She is Lord Krishna's beloved (krishna-kanta). Lord Krishna is Her wealth (krishna-dhana). She is the enchantress that charms Lord Krishna (krishna-mohana-karini).
Her eyes gaze on Lord Krishna (krishna-drishti). She touches Lord Krishna's limbs (krishna-gatri), is a member of Lord Krishna's family (krishna-gotri), and is the most noble member of Her family (kulodhvaha). She stays in the hearts of all living beings (sarva-bhuta-sthitav-atma). Everyone offers respectful obeisances to Her (sarva-loka-namashkrita).
She is the giver of Lord Krishna (krishna-datri), the giver of spiritual love (prema-datri), a girl with limbs splendid like gold (svarna-gatri), beautiful and pleasing to the heart (manorama), the mother of the universes (naga-dhatri), the giver of fame (yasho-datri), the supreme goddess (maha-devi), and the giver of auspiciousness (shubhankari).
She is the mother of Sheshadeva (shri-shesha-deva-janani), the mother of all divine incarnations (avatara-gana-prasu), graceful with features like a lotus flower (utpalanka and aravindanka), bearing the marks of kindness (prasadanka), and Lord Krishna's companion (dvitiyaka).
rathanka kunjaranka ca
chatranka vidyud-anka ca
She bears the auspicious mark of a chariot wheel (rathanka), elephant (kunjaranka), earrings (kunòalanka-pada-sthita), parasol (chatranka), lightning flash (vidyud-anka), and flower garland (pushpa-malankita).
danòanka mukutanka ca
She bears the auspicious marks of a rod (danòanka), crown (mukutanka), and full moon (purna-candrashukankita). She cooks for Lord Krishna (krishnanna-hara-paka). She is surrounded by many friends (vrinda), and She is playful like a graceful elephant (kunja-viharini).
She wakes Lord Krishna (krishna-prabodhana-kari), eats the remnants of food left by Lord Krishna (krishna-sheshanna-bhojini), resides in the middle of a great lotus flower (padma-keshara-madhya-stha), and is learned in the science of music (sangitagama-vedini).
The playful movement of Her eyebrow can bring millions of kalpas to an end (koti-kalpanta-bhru-bhanga), She never dies (aprapta-pralaya), She is infallible (acyuta), She is the treasure-house where everything rests (sarva-sattva-nidhi), and She is served by the lotus, conchshell, and other treasures (padma-shankhadi-nidhi-sevita).
She is wealthy with anima' and all other mystic powers (animadi-gunaishvarya), has the power to charm all the demigods (deva-vrinda-vimohini), is the giver of all bliss (sarvananda-prada), is everything (sarva), and has a spiritual form like a golden vine (suvarna-latikakriti).
She meets Krishna in secret (krishnabhisara-sanketa), wears a flower garland (malini), is an expert dancer (nritya-panòita), is a sun rising in the ocean of beautiful gopis (gopi-sindhu-sakashahna), and is beautiful in a circle of many gopis (gopi-manòala-shobhini).
She loves Shri Krishna (shri-krishna-pritida). She is shy (bhita). The hairs of Her body stand erect (pratyanga-pulakancita). She loves to embrace Lord Krishna (shri-krishnalingana-rata), and She cannot bear separation from Lord Krishna (govinda-virahakshama).
She has limitless virtues (ananta-guna-sampanna), She yearns to praise Krishna (krishna-kirtana-lalasa), She is the seed from which the three worlds have grown (bija-traya-mayi), Her form is beautiful (murti), and She yearns to attain Lord Krishna's mercy (krishnanugraha-vanchita).
She is served by Vimala' and others (vimaladi-nishevya), is worshiped by Lalita' and others (lalitady-arcita), is saintly and chaste (sati), stays among many lotuses (padma-vrinda-sthita), is happy (hrishta), and is served by Tripura (tripura-parishevita).
She is worshiped by Vrindavati (vrindavaty-arcita), is faith personified (shraddha), is very difficult to understand (durjneya), is dear to the devotees (bhakta-vallabha), is difficult to attain (durlabha), is intensely blissful at heart (sandra-saukhyatma), gives what is best (shreyo-hetu), and gives the greatest happiness (subhogada).
saranga sarada bodha
She is the best (saranga), the giver of what is best (sarada), enlightenment personified (bodha), a girl that walks in the spiritual forest of Vrindavana (sad-vrindavana-carini), filled with spiritual bliss (brahmananda and (cid-ananda), filled with the bliss of meditation on Lord Krishna (dhyanananda), and half of Lord Krishna's transcendental body (ardha-matrika).
gandharva suratajna ca
She is an expert musician (gandharva), learned in the art of love (suratajna), Krishna's life-friend (govinda-prana-sangama), the ornament of Krishna's limbs (krishnanga-bhushana), decorated with jewel ornaments (ratna-bhushana), and decorated with golden ornaments (svarna-bhushita).
She is the girl that resides in Lord Krishna's heart (shri-krishna-hridayavasa), is decorated with a necklace of gold and pearls (mukta-kanaka-malika), is decorated with jewel bacelets (sad-ratna-kankana-yuta), and rests on the splendid dark mountain of Lord Krishna's chest (shriman-nila-giri-sthita).
She is decorated with golden anklets (svarna-nupura-sampanna), and golden tinkling ornaments (svarna-kinkini-manòita), is filled with the nectar of all happiness (ashesha-rasa-kutuka), has thighs graceful like banana trees (rambhoru), and has a slender waist (tana-madhyama).
She has a spiritual form (parakriti), is filled with spiritual bliss (parananda), enjoys pastimes in the highest part of the spiritual world (para-svarga-viharini), has braids wonderfully decorated with colorful flowers (prasuna-kavari-citra), and is beautifully decorated with red sindura (maha-sindura-sundari).
She is in the full bloom of youth (kaishora-vayasa and bala), is the crown of all beautiful girls (pramada-kula-shekhari), is a girl who tastes the nectar fo Lord Krishna's lips (krishnadhara-sudhasvada), and enjoys pastimes of love with Lord Krishna (shyama-prema-vinodini).
She wears a splendid peacock-feather crown (shikhi-piccha-lasac-cuòa), is decorated with a golden campaka flower (svarna-campaka-bhushita), is decorated with kunkuma, lac, and musk (kunkumalakta-kasturi-manòita), and is invincible (aparajita).
haraòhya rasavaty api
She is decorated with a golden necklace (hema-haranvita), a flower garland (pushpa), and many necklaces (haraòhya). She is sweet (rasavati), sweeter than sweetness (madhurya-madhura), graceful like a lotus (padma), with lotus hands (padma-hasta), and very famous (su-vishruta).
With Her eyebrow bow She shoots sidelong-glance arrows at Lord Krishna (bhru-bhangabhanga-kodanòa-kataksha-shara-sandhini), She stays on Lord Sheshadevas's head (shesha-deva-shirah-stha), and She enjoys pastimes in Her eternal abode (nitya-sthala-viharini).
She swims in an ocean of mercy (karunya-jala-madhya-stha), is always passionately in love with Lord Krishna (nitya-matta), is most exalted (adhirohini), expert in eight kinds of poetic speech (ashta-bhashavati), graceful like the eight kinds of heroines (ashta-nayika), and endowed with all virtues (lakshananvita).
sunitijna shrutijna ca
She is righteous (sunitijna), learned in the Vedas (shrutijna), all-knowing (sarvajna), the remover of sufferings (duhkha-harini), the controller of the mode of transcendental passion (rajo-guneshvari), a girl with an autumn-moon face (sharac-candra-nibhanana).
She is splendid like a ketaki flower (ketaki-kusumabhasa), stays in a forest by the ocean (sada-sindhu-vana-sthita), has hands more beautiful than golden flowers (hema-pushpadhika-kara), has five potencies (panca-shakti-mayi), and is auspicious (hita).
stana-kumbha naraòhya ca
kshama punya yashasvini
She has breasts like waterpots (stana-kumbha), is worshiped by the wise (naraòhya), is patient and tolerant (kshama), is pious and saintly (punya), is famous (yashasvini), is the cause of renunciation and non-enviousness (vairajasuya-janani), is the queen of all goddesses (shrisa), and is the enchantress who has the power to charm all the worlds (bhuvana-mohini).
She is very beautiful (maha-shobha), very charming (maha-maya), very passionate (maha-kati), very thoughtful (maha-smriti), very enchanting (maha-moha), very wise (maha-vidya), very famous (maha-kirti), and very happy (maha-rati).
She is very patient (maha-dhairya), very heroic (maha-virya), very powerful (maha-shakti), very glorious (maha-dyuti), very fair (maha-gauri), very wealthy (maha-sampat), and very playful (maha-bhoga-vilasini).
She is appropriateness personified (samaya), the giver of devotional service (bhaktida), never lamenting (ashoka), the giver of parental love (vatsalya-rasa-dayini), the giver of friendship (suhrid-bhakti-prada), pure (svaccha), and the girl who showers the nectar of sweetness (madhurya-rasa-varshini).
She is the giver of ecstatic love (bhava-bhakti-prada), the giver of pure love (shuddha-prema-bhakti-vidhayini), a beautiful gopi (gopa-rama), beautiful (abhirama), playful (kriòa-rama), and the supreme goddess (pareshvari).
She is a beautiful girl eternally (nitya-rama), happy in spiritual life (atma-rama), Lord Krishna's beautiful companion (krishna-rama), the queen of the goddesses of fortune (rameshvari), the only supreme goddess (eka), present everywhere in all universes (aneka-jagad-vyapta), the most playful (vishva-lila), and splendid (prakashini).
She is the goddess worshiped by Sarasvati (sarasvatisha), the goddess worshiped by Durga' (durgesha), the ruler of the universes (jagad-isha), the creator of the universes (jagad-vidhi), a girl who lives in Lord Vishnu's family (vishnu-vamsha-nivasa), a girl born in Lord Vishnu's family (vishnu-vamsha-samudbhava).
aramastha vanastha ca
She is praised by Lord Vishnu's family (vishnu-vamsha-stuta). She is the creator of the universe (kartri). She is the protector of Lord Vishnu's family (vishnu-vamshavani). She stays in a garden (aramastha), and in a forest (vanastha). She bathes in the Yamuna' (surya-putry-avagahini).
She is affectionate (pritistha). She always stays in Her yantra (nitya-yantrastha). She stays in Goloka (golokastha). She gives transcendental opulences (vibhutida), is full of transcendental opulences (svanubhuti-sthita), appears in this world (vyakta), and stays in all worlds (sarva-loka-nivasini).
amrita hy adbhuta shriman-
aksharapi ca kutastha
She is sweet (amrita), wonderful (adbhuta), worshiped by Lord Narayana (shriman-narayana-samiòita), eternal (akshara), present in the material world (kutastha), and the daughter of a great devotee (maha-purusha-sambhava).
She is attainable by they who are generous (audarya-bhava-sadhya), has a spiritual form beyond the gross and subtle forms of the material world (sthula-sukshmati-rupini), is soft like a shirisha flower (shirisha-pushpa-mridula), and is splendid like a golden mirror (gangeya-mukura-prabha).
She has eyes that defeat the blue lotus (nilotpala-jitakshi), and braids decorated with precious jewels (sad-ratna-kavaranvita). She rests on the bed of love (prema-paryanka-nilaya), and is in the middle of a circle of light tejo-manòala-madhyaga).
She hides in the embrace of Lord Krishna's limbs (krishnanga-gopana), She is not different from Lord Krishna (abheda), She is a playful heroine (lila-varana-nayika), She is happy in an ocean of nectar (sudha-sindhu-samullasa), and She is a flowing stream of nectar (amritasyanda-vidhayini).
She is a girl whose heart is fixed on Lord Krishna (krishna-citta), whose heart is fixed on the rasa dance (rasa-citta), whose heart is full of love (prema-citta), who is Lord Krishna's beloved (hari-priya), who has a host of inconceivable virtues (acintana-guna-grama), who enjoys transcendental pastimes with Lord Krishna (krishna-lila), and who removes all sins (amalapaha).
She is a moon rising in the ocean of the rasa dance (rasa-sindhu-shashanka), the ornament of the rasa-dance circle (rasa-manòala-manòini), a humble person inclined to bow down before others (nata-vrata), passionate like a lioness (simhariccha), very beautiful (su-murti), and the goddess to whom all the demigods bow down (sura-vandita).
She is the crest-jewel of the gopis (gopi-cuòa-mani), a gopi (gopi), worshiped by the gopis (ganeòya), the most free of passion (virajadhika), the dearest beloved of the gopa Krishna (gopa-preshtha), the daughter of the gopa Vrishabhanu (gopa-kanya), a gopi (gopa-nari), and the best of the gopis (su-gopika).
She is the glory of the gopas (gopa-dhama), glorious (sudama), the mother of all (amba), a gopi (gopali), the most charming of the gopis (gopa-mohini), the ornament of the cowherd people (gopa-bhusha), the ornament of Lord Krishna (krishna-bhusha), and the moon of Vrindavana (shri-vrindavana-candrika).
She expertly plays the vina' and other musical instruments (vinadi-ghosha-nirata), is glorious in the rasa-dance festival (rasotsava-vikashini), enjoys pastimes with Lord Krishna (krishna-ceshta), is wise (parijnata), and has the power to enchant many millions of Kamadevas (koti-kandarpa-mohini).
She is wealthy with transcendental virtues like those of Lord Krishna (shri-krishna-guna-nagaòhya), is the most enchanting of all splendidly beautiful demigoddesses (deva-sundari-mohini), is very pleasing to Lord Krishna (krishnacandra-manojna), and is so compatible with Lord Krishna that She sometimes seems to be like His sister (krishnadeva-sahodari).
kshema ca madhuralapa
She yearns to enjoy pastimes with Lord Krishna (krishnabhilashini), yearns to attain Lord Krishna's mercy and love (krishna-premanugraha-vanchita), is happy and auspicious (kshema), speaks sweetly (madhuralapa), has enchanting eyebrows (bhruvor-maya), and is very beautiful (subhadrika).
She is the origin of all (prakriti), filled with transcendental bliss (paramananda), a girl who stays under a kadamba tree (nipa-druma-tala-sthita), a girl with a merciful glance (kripa-kataksha), a girl with bimba-fruit lips (bimboshthi), and a girl with thighs graceful like banana trees (rambha-caru-nitambini).
She is an abode of amorous pastimes (smara-keli-nidhana), Her cheeks are decorated with earrings (ganòa-tatanka-manòita), She is splendid like a golden mountain (hemadri-kanti-rucira), She is the beginning of love (premadya), and She is stunned in the passion of love (mada-manthara).
rati-cinta ca krishnada
She meditates on Lord Krishna (krishna-cinta), She meditates on Her love for Lord Krishna (prema-cinta), She meditates on Her loving pastimes with Lord Krishna (rati-cinta), She gives Lord Krishna to others (krishnada), She meditates on the rasa dance (rasa-cinta), Her thoughts are filled with love (bhava-cinta), Her thoughts are pure (shuddha-cinta), and She is very sweet (maha-rasa).
A moment's not seeing Krishna seems like a yuga to Her (krishna-drishti-truti-yuga), She rebukes Her eyelids for interrupting Her gazing on Lord Krishna (drishti-pakshmi-vinindini), She is the mother of Kamadeva (kandarpa-janani), She is the most exalted (mukhya), and She gives the liberation of entering the spiritual world (vaikuntha-gati-dayini).
shuddha sudha-dehini ca
She is attracted to the rasa dance (rasa-bhava), She is embraced by Her beloved Krishna (priyashlishta), She is Krishna's most beloved (preshtha), She is the first of gopi heroines (prathama-nayika), She is pure (shuddha), Her form is made of nectar ( sudha-dehini), She is the first of the goddesses of fortune (shri-rama), and She is a blossoming flower bud of sweetness (rasa-manjari).
She is powerful and glorious (suprabhava), pure in deed (shubhacara), splendid like gold (svarnadi), full of playful teasing jokes (narma-dambika), the mother of the cows (gomati), worshiped by Candrabhaga' (candrabhageòya), pure like the wind (sarayu), and the mother of the sacred Tamraparni river (tamraparnisu).
nirguna ca niranjana
etan nama-sahasram tu
Her character is spotless (nishkalanka-caritra), and She is beyond the modes of material nature (nirguna).
O Narada, these are the thousand names of Shri Radha.
pathaniyam—to be recited; prayatnena—carefully vrindavana-rasavahe—a stream of nectar in Vrindavana; maha-papa—great sins; prashamanam—destroying; bandhyatva—being childless; vinivartakam—removal.
These names should be recited with care. They are a flowing stream of the nectar of Vrindavana. They destroy the greatest sins. They remove childlessness.
nashanam kamadam mahat
daridrya-shamanam—removing poverty; roga—disease; nashanam—removing; kamadam—giving desires; mahat—great; papapaham—removing sins; vairi-haram—removing enmity; radha-madhava-bhaktidam—giving devotion for Shri Shri Radha'-Krishna.
These great names remove poverty, destroy disease, fulfill desires, remove sins, remove enemies, and give devotion to Shri Shri Radha-Krishna.
namas tasmai bhagavate
namah—obeisances; tasmai—to Him; bhagavate—the Supreme Personality of Godhead; krishnaya—Shri Krishna; akuntha-medhase—the most intelligent; radha-sanga—the association of Shri Radha; sudha-sindhau—an ocean of nectar; namah—obeisances; nitya-viharine—who enjoys eternal pastimes.
I offer my respectful obeisances to Lord Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, whose intelligence is the most sharp, and who eternally enjoys transcendental pastimes in the nectar ocean of Shri Radha's company.
Goddess Radha' (radha-devi) is the creator of the universes (jagat-kartri), the protector of the universes (jagat-palana-tat-para), the destroyer of the universes (jagal-laya-vidhatri), the controller of all (sarveshi), and the mother of all (sarva-sutika).
tasyah nama-sahasram vai
maya proktam munishvara
kim bhuyah shrotum icchasi
tasyah—of Her nama-sahasrama thousand names vai—indeed; maya—by me; proktamspoken; munishvara—O king of sages; bhukti-mukti-pradam—giving sense-gratification and liberation; nityam—always; kim—what? bhuyah—more; shrotum—to hear; icchasi—you wish.
O king of sages, Her thousand names, which I have just spoken, give happiness and liberation. What more do you wish to hear?