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Govinda Gataya Param
By Narayana Theertha
Translated by P. R. Ramachander
Govinda ghataya param Aanandam, amrutham iha.
Like this Govinda produces joy as well as nectar
Sri Nanda thanaya Bahu Yogeendra Sura vinutha
The son of Nanda who is saluted by many great sages and devas.
1. Aganitha gunagrama aparimitha nija kama,
Nigama Paramaarama, nikhila moha virama,
Naggadhara Ghana shyama natha jana kumudha soma,
Aghaharana sarva sama asuramandala Bheema.
Having innumerable great characters. limitless true love,
The divine resting place of Vedas, the stopping place of all desire,
The dark black one carried by snake, the moon to the lotus like devotees,
The one who removes guilt for whom all are equal and the fearful to all Asuras.
2. Nava Moukthika hara, Nanda gopa kumara,
Bhava Bhandhana vidhoora, bhadradha sukhaakara,
Avanatha Jana aadhara, Anupama shubha aachara,
Navaneetha chora nara Narayana avathara.
One who wears new pearl necklace, the son of Nanda Gopa,
Who takes misery to domestic life far away, who gives us pleasure and safety,
Who is support to the people of the world, who is matchless follower of good rituals,
Who is the stealer of butter and one who took incarnation as Nara and Narayana.
3. Parama purushaa asesha pala, parijana thosha,
Parihruthakhila dosha, pathaka vahana sesha,
Paryanga, mrudu bhasha, parama mangala deva,
Niravadya gopapuri niyatha vara mani bhoosha.
Oh divine Purusha who takes care of all, who enjoys thorough knowledge,
Who makes all bad evils fall away, who has a bird as steed,
Whose bed is a snake, who talks softly, who is divinely auspicious God,
Who established many towns of Gopas and who is honoured by blessed saints.
4. Saradhidhu sama Vadana, Satha Manmadha samana,
Guruthara ananda Ghana, kundha sundara radhana,
Paripanthi gana dalana palithakhila bhuvana,
Sarasa Narayana theertha sathya phala dhana.
One who has a face like the autumn moon, who is equal to hundred gods of love,
Who has heaving extremely high happy, who has a pretty flavoured speech,
Who tears away enemy groups, who takes care of the entire universe,
Who is the true effect received by the gracious Narayana Thirtha.