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Shri Shaci-Tanayashtakam

Shrila Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya

 

ujjvala-varana-gaura-vara-deham

vilasita-niravadhi-bhava-videham

tri-bhuvana-pavana-kripaya lesham

tam pranamami ca shri shaci-tanayam (1)

 

I offer pranama to Shaci-tanaya (son of Shaci) Shri Gaurahari whose sublime form is more

brilliant than molten gold, who being overwhelmed in the bhava of Shrimati Radhika

incessantly performs varieties of ecstatic pastimes, and who purifies the three worlds

with a mere particle of His mercy.

 

gadagada-antara-bhava-vikaram

durjana-tarjana-nada-vishalam

bhava-bhaya-bhanjana-karana-karunam

tam pranamami ca shri shaci-tanayam (2)

 

I offer pranama to Shacinandana Shri Gaurahari, whose voice always falters as He

experiences waves of sattvika-bhava in His heart, and whose thunderous roar strikes

terror in the atheists opposing bhakti. His mercy breaks all fear of material existence.

 

arunambaradhara-caru-kapolam

indu-vinindita-nakha-caya-ruciram

jalpita-nija-guna-nama-vinodam

tam pranamami ca shri shaci-tanayam (3)

 

I offer pranama to Shaci-tanaya Shri Gaurahari who is dressed in cloth the color of the

rising sun, whose lovely cheeks are exceedingly enchanting, whose fingernails radiate

a brilliance which defeats the glory of the full moon, and who receives immense bliss

from performing the kirtana of His own names and virtues.

 

vigalita-nayana-kamala-jaladharam

bhushana-nava-rasa-bhava-vikaram

gati-ati-manthara-nritya-vilasam

tam pranamami ca shri shaci-tanayam (4)

 

I offer pranama to Shaci-tanaya Shri Gaurahari from whose lotus eyes streams of tears

are perpetually flowing, whose body is decorated with ever-fresh ashta-sattvikabhavas,

and whose movements are gently flowing as He dances.

 

cancala-caru-carana-gati-ruciram

manjira-ranjita-pada-yuga-madhuram

candra-vinindita-shitala-vadanam

tam pranamami ca shri shaci-tanayam (5)

 

I offer pranama to Shaci-tanaya Shri Gaurahari, the restless movements of whose

exquisite lotus feet, which are adorned with anklebells, are immensely enchanting

and whose face is more cooling than the moon.

 

dhrita-kati-dora-kamandalu-dandam

divya kalevara-mundita-mundam

durjana-kalmasha-khandana-dandam

tam pranamami ca shri shaci-tanayam (6)

 

I offer pranama to Shaci-tanaya Shri Gaurahari who wears a tie for His kaupinas (dora)

around His waist, whose shaven head is exceedingly beautiful, and who holds a

kamandalu in one hand and a danda which vanquishes the sins of the wicked in the

other.

 

bhushana-bhuraja-alaka-valitam

kampita-bimbadhara-vara-ruciram

malayaja-viracita-ujjvala-tilakam

tam pranamami ca shri shaci-tanayam (7)

 

I offer pranama to Shaci-tanaya Shri Gaurahari whose hair looks very beautiful

ornamented with the dust of the earth which rises up as He dances, whose immensely

captivating bimba-fruit-like red lips are quivering due to His singing harinamaki

rtana, and whose forehead is adorned with glistening tilaka composed of malayajacandana.

 

nindita-aruna-kamala-dala-nayanam

ajanu-lambita-shri-bhuja-yugalam

kalevara-kaishora-nartaka-vesham

tam pranamami ca shri shaci-tanayam (8)

 

I offer pranama to Shaci-tanaya Shri Gaurahari whose eyes the color of the rising sun

(aruna) defeat the splendour of a cluster of lotus flowers, whose arms reach to His

knees, and whose form is nicely attired as a youthful dancer.