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Song Name: Nava Gaura Varam

Official Name: Sacisutastakam

Author: Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya

Book Name: None

Language: Sanskrit

Raga: Kafi

Tala: Bhajani

 

Nava Gaura Varam is a song that glorifies Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu in eight verses. This song is based loosely on Raga Kafi. This tune is commonly heard in India, although there are variations in singing this. This is the most common version of singing this song. Please keep in mind that Form A and Form B are usually interchanged per artist.

 

 

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LYRICS:

(1)

nava gaura-varaḿ nava-puṣpa-śaraḿ
nava-bhāva-dharaḿ nava-lāsya-param

nava-hāsya-karaḿ nava-hema-varaḿ
praṇamāmi śacī-suta-gaura-varam

 

(2)

nava-prema-yutaḿ nava-nīta-śucaḿ
nava-veśa-kṛtaḿ nava-prema-rasam
navadhā vilasat śubha-prema-mayaḿ
praṇamāmi śacī-suta-gaura-varam

 

(3)

hari-bhakti-paraḿ hari-nāma-dharaḿ
kara-japya-karaḿ hari-nāma-param

nayane satataḿ praṇayāśru-dharaḿ
praṇamāmi śacī-suta-gaura-varam

 

(4)

satataḿ janatā-bhava-tāpa-haraḿ
paramārtha-parāyaṇa-loka-gatim
nava-leha-karaḿ jagat-tāpa-haraḿ
praṇamāmi śacī-suta-gaura-varam

 

(5)

nija-bhakti-karaḿ priya-cārutaraḿ
naṭa-nartana-nāgara-rāja-kulam

kula-kāmini-mānasa-lāsya-karaḿ
praṇamāmi śacī-suta-gaura-varam

 

(6)

karatāla-valaḿ kala-kaṇṭha-ravaḿ
mṛdu-vādya-suvīṇikayā madhuram
nija-bhakti-guṇāvṛta-nātya-karaḿ
praṇamāmi śacī-suta-gaura-varam

 

(7)

yuga-dharma-yutaḿ punar nanda-sutaḿ
dharaṇī-sucitraḿ bhava-bhāvocitam

tanu-dhyāna-citaḿ nija-vāsa-yutam
praṇamāmi śacī-suta-gaura-varam

 

(8)

aruṇaḿ nayanaḿ caraṇaḿ vasanaḿ
vadane skhalitaḿ svaka-nāma-dharam
kurute su-rasaḿ jagataḥ jīvanaḿ
praṇamāmi śacī-suta-gaura-varam

 

UPDATED: June 5, 2017