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One Hundred and Eight Names of Shri Nityananda Prabhu
composed by Shri Sarvabhauma Bhatöacarya
nityanandam aham vande karne lambita-mauktikam
chaitanyagraja-rupena pavitri-krita-bhutalam (1)
I offer my praise unto Shri Nityananda from whose ear a pearl ornament hangs. Shri Nityananda accepted the form of the elder brother of Lord Chaitanya and thus He purified the earth planet.
pranamya shri-jagannatham / nityananda-mahaprabhum
namnam ashöottara-shatam / pravakshyami mudakaram (2)
After offering prostrated obeisances before Shri Nityananda Mahaprabhu, the lord of the universe, I shall proclaim His one hundred and eight names which arouse ecstacy in the heart.
nilambara-dharah shrimal-languli mushala-priyah
sankarshanash candra-varno yadunam kula-mangalah (3)
1 nilambara-dharah=Shri Nityananda wears blue garments.
2 shrimat-languli=the splendid wielder of the plough
3 mushala-priyah=delights in fighting with His club.
4 sankarshanah=Shri Nityananda causes integration and disintegration of the cosmic manifestation, (gravity).
5 candra-varnah= His complexion is like the moon
6 yadunam kula-mangalah=harbinger of auspiciousness for the Yadu dynasty.
gopika-ramano ramo vrindavana-kala-nidhih
kadambari sudha-matto gopa-gopi-ganavritah (4)
7 gopika-ramanah=delights in the company of the gopis.
8 ramah=the supreme enjoyer.
9 vrindavana-kala-nidhih=the moon of Vrindavana.
10 kadambari=decorated by garlands of Kadamba flowers.
11 sudha-mattah=intoxicated by honey nectar.
12 gopa-gopi-ganavritah=surrounded by a multitude of cowherd boys and milkmaids.
ramani-ramanah kami mada-ghurnita-locanah (5)
13 gopi-mandala-madhya-sthah=Shri Nityananda stands amidst the circle of milkmaids.
14 rasa-tandava-panditah=is skilled in rasa dancing.
15 ramani-ramanah=He is the lover of the beautiful young girls of Vraja.
17 mada-ghurnita-locanah=His eyes roll in intoxication.
kalindi-bhedanotsahi nira-krida-kutuhalah (6)
18 ramotsava-parishrantah=exhausted due to the festival of pleasure.
19 gharma-nira-avrita-ananah=face covered by perspiration.
20 kalindi-bhedana-utsahi=the mighty Lord who divided the Yamuna River into many streams with His ploughshare.
21 nira-krida-kutuhalah=eager to engage in watersports.
gaurashrayah shamah shanto maya-manusha-rupa-dhrik
nityanandavadhutash ca yajna-sutra-dharah sudhi (7)
22 gaura-ashrayah=Shri Nityananda takes shelter of Gaura, 23 samah=equipoised.
maya-manusha-rupa-dhrik=Shri Nityananda accepts the apparent form of a man.
25 nityananda-avadhutah=The ever blissful Lord is transcendental to social convention.
26 yajnasutra-dharah=Shri Nityananda wears a sacred thread for performing sacrificial performances.
27 sudhi=of auspicious intelligence.
patita-prana-dah prithvi-pavano bhakta-vatsalah
28 patita-prana-dah = Shri Nityananda the bestower of life-energy to those fallen (in the world of death.)
29 prithvi-pavanah = Shri Nityananda purifies the earth (by His auspicious feet.)
30 bhakta-vatsalah = Shri Nityananda affectionate to His devotees,
31 prema-ananda-mada-unmatta = mad with the intoxication of blissful love for Gaura.
32 brahma-adi-nama-gocarah = His names are known by Brahma (Haridasa) and others.
vanamala-dharo hari rocanadi-vibhusitah
33 vanamala-dharah = Shri Nityananda wears a garland of forest flowers.
34 hari = and a necklace of pearls.
35 rocana-adi-vibhusitah=Shri Nityananda ornamented by red-lotuses and so forth.
36 nagendra-shunda-doh-danda-svarna-kankana-manditah =His arms which resemble the trunks of elephants are decorated by golden bangles.
37 gaura-bhakti-rasa-ullasah = Shri Nityananda delights in the mellows of devotional service to Lord Chaitanya
38 calat-cancala-nupurah=His anklets ring as His body sways to and fro,
39 gajendra-gati = Shri Nityananda walks like the elephant-king. 40 lavanya-sammohita-jagat-janah =the people of the world are fascinated by His beauty.
ho! ho! dhvani-sudhasishcan mukha-candra-virajita
samvita-shubha-lila-dhrik romancita-kalevarah (11)
41 ho! ho! dhvani-sudha-ashih = Shri Nityananda awards nectarean benediction as He cries out, “Ho! Ho!.” 42 mukha-candra-virajita = His face shines like the full moon. 43 samvita-shubha-lila-dhrik = Shri Nityananda accepts auspicious pleasure-pastimes which hide His identity as the Supreme Lord.
44 roma-ancita-kalevarah = All the hairs of His body stand on end.
sva-bhakta-gana-madhya-stho revati-prana-nayakah (12)
45 sindhura-aruna-susnigdha-subimbadhara-pallavah = His tender blossoming lips are red like bimba fruit or vermilion.
46 sva-bhakta-gana-madhya-sthah= Shri Nityananda resides within the midst of the multitude of His own devotees.
47 revati-prana-nayakah = Shri Nityananda, who is none other than Lord Balarama, is the Lord of Revati-rani’s life.
lauha-danda-dharo shringi venu-panih pratapavan
pracanda-krita-hunkarah mattah pashanda-mardanah (13)
48 lauha-danda-dharah = Shri Nityananda wields an iron staff, 49 shringi = and wears wonderful ornaments.
51 venu-panih = Shri Nityananda plays on the bamboo flute.
50 pratapavan =His body is the abode of spendour.
51 pracanda-krita-hunkarah = Shri Nityananda roars fiercely.
52 mattah =In his ecstacy of love for Lord Gaura Shri Nityananda displays the signs of divine madness.
53 pashanda-mardanah = Shri Nityananda is the subduer of atheist persons.
sarva-bhakti-mayo deva ashramacara-vanditah
gunatito guna-mayo gunavan nartana-priyah (14)
54 sarva-bhakti-mayah =Shri Nityananda is embued with all devotional attributes.
55 devah = Shri Nityananda is the lord of luster.
56 ashrama-acara-vanditah = Shri Nityananda is to be worshipped through the practice of prescribed duties in accordance with one’s ashrama. (brahmacarya, grihastha, vanaprastha and sannyasa.)
57 guna-atitah = Shri Nityananda is transcendental to the mundane qualities.
58 guna-mayah =and filled with sublime qualities.
59 gunavan =Shri Nityananda is the embodiment of exalted qualities.
60 nartana-priyah = Shri Nityananda loves to dance.
tri-gunatma guna-grahi saguno guninam varah
yogi yoga-vidhata ca bhakti-yoga-pradarshakah (15)
61 tri-gunatma = Shri Nityananda is the original source of the three material qualities - goodness, passion and ignorance.
62 guna-grahi = Shri Nityananda accepts only good qualities (He disregards bad qualities).
63 sugunah =Shri Nityananda has transcendental qualities.
64 guninam varah =Shri Nityananda is the best among qualified persons.
65 yogi = Shri Nityananda is in union with Shri Krishna Chaitanya, 66 yoga-vidhata =Shri Nityananda bestows yoga union with Shri Chaitanya.
67 bhakti-yoga-pradarshakah = Shri Nityananda proclaims the glories of union with Shri Krishna Chaitanya.
sarva-shakti-prakashangi mahananda-mayo naöah
sarvagama-mayo dhiro jnana-do mukti-dah prabhuh (16)
68 sarva-shakti-prakasha-angi = from Shri Nityananda’s body all powers arise.
69 mahananda-mayah =Shri Nityananda is filled with immense bliss, 70 naöah = Shri Nityananda is a best of dancers,
71 sarva-agama-mayah= in Shri Nityananda is ‘s person all the shastras (holy scriptures) reside, 72 dhirah=Shri Nityananda is sober,
73 jnana-dah=Shri Nityananda is the bestower of transcendental knowledge, 74 mukti-dah = Shri Nityananda is the giver of liberation, 75 prabhuh =Shri Nityananda is the Master.
premananda-rasanandi radhika-mantra-do vibhuh (17)
76 gauda-desha-paritrata = Shri Nityananda is the saviour of the land of Gauda,
77 prema-ananda-prakashakah = Shri Nityananda reveals the bliss of Krishna-prema.
78 premananda-rasa-anandi = Shri Nityananda tastes delight in the mellows of blissful love for Krishna.
79 radhika-mantra-dah = Shri Nityananda endows the Radhika mantra.
80 vibhuh = Shri Nityananda is self controlled and all-pervasive.
sarva-mantra-svarupash ca krisna-paryanka-sundarah
rasa-jno rasa-data ca rasa-bhokta rasashrayah (18)
81 sarva-mantra-svarupah = Shri Nityananda is the original form of all mantras.
82 krisna-paryanka-sundarah = and Shri Nityananda becomes the beautiful bedstead of Krishna.
83 rasa-jnah = Shri Nityananda is adept in the science of rasa.
84 rasa-data = Shri Nityananda is bestower of rasa.
85 rasa-bhokta = Shri Nityananda is the enjoyer of rasa.
86 rasa-ashrayah =Shri Nityananda is the abode of rasa.
sahasra-mastakopeto rasatala-sudhakarah (19)
87 brahma-isha-adi-mahendra- adya-vandita-shri-padambujah = His lotus feet are offered worship by the devas headed by Brahma and Indra.
88 sahasra-mastaka-upetah = Shri Nityananda has thousands of heads.
89 rasatala-sudhakarah =(by the touch of his lotus feet) Shri Nityananda makes the earth taste nectar.
raktotpala-dharah shubhro narayana-parayanah (20)
90 kshira-udarnava-sambhutah = Shri Nityananda is born of the milk ocean.
91 kundala-eka-avatamsakah = Shri Nityananda is ornamented by one earring.
92 rakta-utpala-dharah =Shri Nityananda wears red lotuses.
93 shubhrah = Shri Nityananda is radiant.
94 narayana-parayanah =Shri Nityananda is wholly dedicated to Gaura Narayana.
apara-mahimananto nri-dosha-darshinah sada
dayalu durgati-trata kritanto dushöa-dehinam (21)
95 apara-mahima = Shri Nityananda possesses unbounded glories.
96 anantah = Shri Nityananda is limitless.
97 nri-dosha-darshinah sada = Shri Nityananda eternally witnesses the vices of mankind.
98 dayalu = Shri Nityananda is merciful.
99 durgati-trata = Shri Nityananda is the saviour from catastrophe.
100 kritantah dushöa-dehinam = Shri Nityananda awards death to embodied beings who do evil deeds.
manju-dasharathir viro lakshmanah sarvaval-labhah
sadojjvalo rasanandi vrindavana-rasa-pradah (22)
101 manju-dasarathih = Shri Nityananda is the charming descendant of Rama.
102 virah =Shri Nityananda is the greatest hero.
103 lakshmanah =Shri Nityananda is the avatara of Lakshmana.
104 sarvavat-labhah = by gaining whom one gains everything, 105 sada ujjvalah = Shri Nityananda is always effulgent.
106 rasanandi = Shri Nityananda is engladdened by the transcendental relationships of Krishna consciousness.
107 vrindavana-rasa-pradah = bestower of the Vrindavana rasa.
koöindu-vaibhavah shriman jagad-ahlada-karakah (23)
108 purna-prema-sudha-sindhuh = Shri Nityananda is the ocean of the full nectar of love for Krishna.
109 naöya-lila-visharadah = Shri Nityananda is expert in the pastimes of drama.
110 koöi-indu-vaibhavah = Shri Nityananda has the cooling power of millions of moons.
111 shriman = Shri Nityananda is illustrious.
113 jagad-ahlada-karakah =Shri Nityananda engladdens the whole cosmos,
gopalah sarva-palash ca sarva-gopavatamsakah
maghe masi site pakshe trayodashyam tithau sada (24)
114 gopalah = Shri Nityananda is the protector of the cows.
115 sarva-palah = Shri Nityananda is the protector of all.
116 sarva-gopa-avatamsakah = Shri Nityananda is the crest-jewel of all cowherd boys,
maghe masi site pakshe trayodashyam tithau sada (24)
uposhanam pujanam ca shri-nityananda-vasare
yad yat kurute kamam tat tad eva labhen narah (25)
In the month of Magha, in the bright fortnight, on the thirteenth day of the moon one who regularly fasts and offers worship on the appearance of Shri Nityananda, whatever wish one may make, will be fulfilled.
asadhya-roga-yukto 'pi mucyate gada-bhishanat
aputrah sadhu-putram ca labhate natra samshayah (26)
Although infected by an incurable disease, a man becomes freed from that terrible disease and a sonless man without a doubt receives a godly son.
nityananda-svarupasya namnam ashöottaram shatam
yah paöhet pratar utthaya sah premni labhed dhruvam (27)
One who rises early in the morning and recites the Hundred and Eight Names of Shri Nityananda Svarupa truly achieves love of Krishna.
Thus the one hundred and eight names of Shri Nityananda, which was compiled by Shri Sarvabhauma Bhaööacarya-pada is fully complete.