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108 Names of Shrimati Radhika

SRI SRI RADHIKA ASTOTTARA SATA NAMA STOTRAM

by Shrila Raghunatha Dasa Goswami


aviksatmesvari kascid vrndavana-mahesvarim
tat padamboja-maka gati dasyati katara
patita tat-saras tire ruda tyartha-ravakulam
tac chri-vaktreksanavaptyai namanyetani sanjagau

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

radha gandharvika a-kamita
gandharva radhika candrakantir madhava-sangini

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

damodaradvaita-sakhi kartikotkirtidesvari
mukunda dayita-vrnda dhammilla mani-manjari

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

bhaskaropasika varsabhanavi vrsabhanuja
ananga manjari jyestha shridama varajottama

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

kirtida-kanyaka matr-sneha-piyusa-putrika
visakha-savayah prestha visakha jivitadhika

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

pranadvitiya lalita vrndavana viharini
lalita prana-laksaika-raksa vrndavanesvari

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

vrajendra-grhini krishna-praya-sneha-niketanam
vraja go-gopa-gopali jiva-matraika-jivanam

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

snehalabhira-rajendra vatsalacyuta-purva-ja
govinda pranayadhara surabhi sevanotsuka

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

dhrta nandisvara-ksema gamanotkanthi-manasa
sva-dehadvaitata drsta dhanistha dhyeya-darsana

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

gopendra-mahisi paka-sala-vedi prakasika
ayur-varddha-karaddhana rohini gTRa-mastaka

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

subala nyasta sarupya subala priti-tosita
mukhara-drk sudha-naptri jatila drsti-bhasita

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

madhumangala narita-smita-candrika
paurnamasi bahih khelat prana-panjara sarika

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

sva ganadvaita jivatuh sviyahankara-vardhini
sva ganopendra padabja sparsa-lambhana harsini

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

sviya vrndavanodyana paliki krta-vrndaka
jnata vrndatavi sarva lata-taru-mrga-dvija

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

isac candana samghrsta nava-kasmira-deha-bhah
java-puspa pritha-hari patta cinarunambara

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

caranabja-tala-jyotir arunakrta-bhutala
hari citta camatkari caru nupura nihsvana

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

krishna-sranti-hara sroni pitha-valgita ghantika
krishna sarvasva pinodyat kucancan mani-malika

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

nana-ratnollasad sankha-cuda caru bhuja-dvaya
syamantaka-mani bhrajan mani-bandhati-bandhura

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

suvarna darpana- ullanghi mukha-mandala
pakka dadima bijabha dantakrstaghabhic chuka

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

abja-ragadi srstasana
saubhagya kajjalankakta netranandita khanjana

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

suvrtta mauktikamukta nasika tilapuspika
sucaru nava-kasturi tilakancita-bhalaka

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

divya veni vinirdhuta keki-pincha-vara-stutih
netranta-sara vidhvamsakrta canurajid dhrtih

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

sphurat kaisora-tarunya sandhi-bandhura-vigraha
madhavollasakonmatta pikoru madhura-svara

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

pranayuta-sata prestha madhavotkirti-lampata
krishnapanga-tarangodyat smita-piyusa-budbuda

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

punjibhuta jagallajja vaidagdhi-digdha-vigraha
karuna vidravad deha murtiman madhuri-ghata

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

jagad-gunavati-varga giyamana gunoccaya
sacyadi subhaga-vrnda vandyamaTR-saubhaga

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

vina-vadana sangita rasalasya visarada
narada pramukhodgita jagad anandi sad-yasah

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

govardhana-guha geha grhini kunja-mandana
candamsu-nandini baddha bhagini-bhava-vibhrama

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

divya kundalata narma sakhya-dama-vibhusita
govardhanadharahladi srngara-rasa-pandita

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

girindra-dhara vaksah shrih sankhacudari-jivanam
gokulendra-suta-prema kama-bhupendra-pattanam

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

vrsa-vidhvamsa nti sva-nirmita sarovara
nija kunda-jala-krida jita sankarsananuja

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

mura-mardana mattebha vihara-mrta-dirghika
girindra-dhara-parindra rati-yuddhoru simhika

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

sva tanu-saurabhonmatti krta mohana madhava
dor-muloccalana krida vyakuli-krta kesava

85. Who enchants cating bodily fragrance, 86. Who agitates Kesava by
playfully showing Her armpit.

nija kunda-tati kunja klrpta keli kalodyama
divya malli-kulollasi sayyakalpita vigraha

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

krishna vama-bhuja nyasta caru daksina gandaka
savya bahu-lata baddha krishna daksina sad-bhuja

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

krishna daksina caruru slista vamoru-rambhika
girindra-dhara drg-vaksor mardi-sustana-parvata

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

govindadhara piyusa vasitadhara-pallava
sudha-sancaya carukti sitali-krta madhava

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

govindodgirna tambula raga rajyat kapolika
krishna sambhoga saphali-krta manmatha sambhava

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

govinda marjitoddanmukha
visakha vijita krida-santi nidralu-vigraha

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

govinda-carana-nyasta kaya-manasa jivana
svapranarbuda nirmanchya hari pada-rajah kana

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

anumatracyutadarsa sayyamanatma locana
nitya-nutana govinda vaktra-subhramsu-darsana

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

nihsima hari-madhurya saundaryadyeka-bhogini
sapatnya dhama murali-matra bhagya kataksini

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

gadha buddhi-bala krida jita vamsi-vikarsini
narmokti candrikotphulla krishna kamabdi-vardhini

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

vraja-candrendridhu-salika
krishna sarvendriyonmadi radhetyaksara-yugmaka

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

idam shri radhika namnam astottara satojjvalam
shri radhalambhakam nama stotram caru-rasayanam

yo dhite parama pritya dinah katara-manasah
sa natham acirenaiva sa natham iksate dhruvam

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

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

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