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Song Name: Sri Guru Carana Padma
Official Name: Song 1; Guru Vandana (Verses 1 to 4)
Author: Narottama Dasa Thakura
Book Name: Prema Bhakti Candrika
śrī-guru-caraṇa-padma–the lotus feet of our spiritual master; kevala – only; bhakati–pure devotional service; sadma–the abode; vando muñi–I bow down; sāvadhāna mate–with great care and attention; yāhāra prasāde–by whose mercy; bhāi–O my dear brothers!; e bhava–this material existence; toriyā yāi–crossing over; kṛṣṇa-prāpti–obtaining Kṛṣṇa; hoy– there is; yāhā haite–by which.
guru-mukha-padma–the lotus mouth of the spiritual master; vākya–the words; cittete–with your heart; koribo aikya – I will make one; ār–anything else; nā–do not; koriho mane–consider in the mind; āśā–desires; śrīguru-caraṇe–to the lotus feet of the spiritual master; rati–attachment; ei–this; sei–that; uttama-gati–ultimate goal; ye prasāde–by which mercy; pūre–fulfills; sarva āśā–all desires.
cakṣu-dān–the gift of transcendental vision; dilo yei–who has given; janme janme–birth after birth; prabhu sei–he is my lord; divya-jñān– divine knowledge; hṛde–in the heart; prokāśito–is revealed; prema bhakti–loving devotional service; yāhā hoite–by which; avidyā– ignorance; vināśa yāte–is destroyed; vede–in the Vedic scriptures; gāy–is sung; yāhāra carito–whose character.
śrī-guru–O spiritual master!; karuṇā-sindhu–O ocean of mercy!; adhama janāra–of the fallen souls; bandhu–the friend; lokanāth–O Lokanātha Goswami (or master of the planets)!; lokera jīvana–the life of all people; hā hā–alas! alas!; prabhu–O master!; koro doyā–please be merciful; deho more–give to me; pada-chāyā–the shade of your lotus feet; ebe–now; yaśa–fame; ghuṣuk–may it be proclaimed; tri-bhuvana–throughout the three worlds
vaiṣṇava caraṇa – the feet of the Vaisnavas; reṇu – dust; bhūṣaṇa – jewels; koriyā – making; tanu – body; yāhā hoite – by which; anubhava hoy – there is affectionate feelings; mārjana – cleaning; hoy bhajana – there is devotional worship, sādhu sańge – association of saintly persons; anukṣaṇa – continuously; ajñāna – ignorance; avidyā – lack of knowledge; parājaya – becomes defeated
jaya – all glories; sanātana – Srila Sanatana Goswami; rūpa – Srila Rupa Goswami; prema bhakti – loving devotional service; rasa – nectar; kūpa – a deep well; yugala – the Divine Couple; ujjvalamaya – full of effulgence; tanu – body; yāhāra – by whose; prasāde – mercy; loka - planets, pāsarilo – one could surpass; sab śoka – all forms of grief; prakaṭa – appears; kalapa taru – desire trees; janu – these personalities
prema bhakti – loving devotional service; rīti – tradition; yoto – that is, nija – one’s own; granthe – scripture; suvekata – these great identities; likhiyāchen – it has been written; dui – two; mahāśaya – great intelligent personalities; yāhāra śravaṇa – by hearing about them; hoite premānande bhāse – there is language of ecstatic love; cite – in the heart; yugala – the Divine Couple; madhura rasa āśraya – shelter in the sweet mellows
yugala kiśora – the Youthful Divine Couple; prema - love, lakṣa bāṇa – the target of an archer’s arrow; yeno – by whose; hema – gold; heno – such; dhana – wealth; prakāśilo – has illuminated; yārā – their; jaya – all glories; rūpa – Srila Rupa Goswami; sanātana – Srila Sanatana Goswami; deho more – my body; prema – divine love; dhana – wealth; se ratana – this jewel; more – my; gole hārā – a necklace around my neck
bhāgavata – Srimad Bhagavatam; śāstra – scripture; marma – rule; nava vidhā bhakti – nine fold process of devotional service; dharma – religious duties and principles; sadāi – always; koribo – I will do; susevana – perform loving service; anya – others; devāśraya – taking refuge in demigods; nāi - no, tomāre – to you; kohilo – I have said; bhāi – O brother; ei – this; bhakti – devotional service; parama – the topmost; bhajana – devotional worship
sādhu – saintly persons; śāstra – scriptures; guru – spiritual master; vākya – words; hṛdoye – in the heart; koriyā aikya – I will make one; satata – all; bhāsibo – I will swim; prema – divine love; mājhe – float; karmī – people engaged in fruitive activities; jñānī – philosophical speculators; bhakti hīna – without devotional service, ihāke – from them; koribo – I will do; bhina - difference, narottama – Narottama Dasa Thakura; ei tattva – this truth; gāje – he sings
UPDATED: August 16, 2017