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Nama Sankirtan – Srila Narayana Maharaja

LYRICS:

(1)

hari haraye namaḥ kṛṣṇa yādavāya namaḥ
yādavāya mādhavāya keśavāya namaḥ

(2)

gopāla govinda rāma śrī-madhusūdana
giridhārī gopīnātha madana-mohana

(3)

śrī-caitanya-nityānanda śrī-advaita-sītā
hari guru vaiṣṇaba bhāgavata gītā

(4)

śrī-rūpa sanātana bhaṭṭa-raghunātha
śrī-jīva gopāla-bhaṭṭa dāsa-raghunātha

(5)

ei chay gosāir kori caraṇa vandan
jāhā hoite bighna-nāś abhīṣṭa-pūraṇ

(6)

ei chay gosāi jār—mui tār dās
tā-sabāra pada-reṇu mora pañca-grās

(7)

tādera caraṇa-sebi-bhakta-sańe bās
janame janame hoy ei abhilāṣ

(8)

ei chay gosāi jabe braje koilā bās
rādhā-kṛṣṇa-nitya-līlā korilā prakāś

(9)

ānande bolo hari bhaja bṛndāban
śrī-guru-vaiṣṇaba-pade majāiyā man

(10)

śrī-guru-vaiṣṇaba-pada-padma kori āś
nāma-sańkīrtana kohe narottama dāsa

WORD FOR WORD TRANSLATION: Hari Haraye Namah Krsna Yadavaya Namah

TRANSLATION

1) Hari! Obeisances to Lord Hari, unto Krsna, and Yadava. Obeisances to Lord of the Yadus, Madhava, Kesava.

2) Gopala! Govinda! Rama! O vanquisher of Madhu! Giridhari! Lord of the gopis! Bewilderer of cupid!

3) Sri Caitanya, Nityananda, Sri Advaita-Sita! Hari! Guru! Vaisnavas! Srimad Bhagavatam! Bhagavad Gita!

4) All glories to Srila Rupa Goswami, Sanatana Goswami and Raghunatha Bhatta Goswami, to Srila Jiva Goswami, Gopala Bhatta Goswami, and Raghunatha Dasa Goswami!

5) I bow to the feet of these six Goswamis. By their grace, our obstacles can be destroyed and all desires are fulfilled.

6) I am the servant of these six Goswamis. The dust of their lotus feet is my fivefold subsistence.

7) To be a servant of their lotus feet and to reside in the company of devotees–this is my aspiration birth after birth.

8) When these six Goswamis lived in Vraja, they revealed the eternal pastimes of Sri Sri Radha and Krsna.

9) In ecstasy, sing the name of Lord Hari and worship Vrndavana, joyfully fixing your mind upon the lotus feet of the bona-fide spiritual master and the pure devotees.

10) The lotus feet of my guru and the Vaisnavas are my aspiration. Narottama Dasa thus sings Hari-nama sankirtana.

Remarks/ Extra Information:

This is a very popular kirtana song. Verses 5 to 10 are usually excluded in kirtan.

The first verse was originally sung by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

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