Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Gopi Jana Vallabha Ashtakam


Gopi Jana Vallabha Ashtakam
(The octet  of the consort  of the Gopis)

Translated by
P.R.Ramachander

(I do not know who is the author   of this great stotra)

1,Saroja nethraya krupayudhaya,
Mandhara maalaa paribhooshithaya,
Udara hasaya, lasan  mukhaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the  Lord  of all Gopis,
Who has lotus like eyes, who has mercy as a weapon,
Who decorates himself with mandhara  garlands,
Who is generous in his smile   and has a shining face.

2.Aananda ananandadhika dhayakaya,
Bhagi bhaga  prana vinasakaya ,
Mrugendra hasthagraja  bhooshanaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the  Lord  of all Gopis,
Who grants us joy and greater  joy,
Who is the killer of Rakshasa  and Rakshasis,
And Who wears  the nails   of tigers.

3.Gopala leela krutha kouthukaya ,
Gopalaka jeevana jeevanaya ,
Bhakthaikagamyaya  , nava priyaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the  Lord  of all Gopis,
Who  is curious in  the sports of cowherds,
Who lived   the life of a cowherd,
And who after  the coming of devotion ,
Is interested  in the new forms.

4.Mandhaana baanda akhila banjanaya,
Hayyangaveenasa naraanjanaya,
Goswadhu  dugdamrutha  poshithaaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the  Lord  of all Gopis,
Who  broke open  several pots,
Who destroyed the horse like asura , Who is black coloured,
And who is brought up by nectar like milk of cows.

5.Kalindhajakoola   kuthuhalaaya,
Kisora roopaya  manoharaya,
Pisanga vasthraya  narothamaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya



Salutation to the  Lord  of all Gopis,
Who used to become happy on the banks of Yamuna,
Who was extremely pretty   as a lad,
Who wore reddish yellow dress and was  a great human being,

6.Daradarapaya daradaraya srung-,
Ara haravali shobithaya,
Samastha gargokthi  sulakshanaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the  Lord  of all Gopis,
Who is like the water bearing cloud,
Who is the one who lifted the mountain,
Who shines in shining pretty necklace  ,
Who is all the teachings of Garga   and who has a very pretty form.

7.Ibendra kumba sthala  gandanaya ,
Videsa vrundavana mandanaaya,
Hamsaya, kamsasura  mardhanaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the  Lord  of all Gopis,
Who broke the forehead  of the great elephant,
Who decorated Vrundavana as well outside places,
Who was  a great sage who  killed the asura called  Kamsa.

8.Sri Devaki soonu  , vimokshanaaya ,
Kshath Udhava Akroora  vara pradhaya,
Gathasi   sankabja   chathurbhujaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the  Lord  of all Gopis,
Who is son of Devaki, Who is one gives salvation,
Who gave boons to Udhava and Akroora who were  his assistants,
And who has four hands carrying  mace  , conch and  lotus.




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