Devotional Songs - Pad Kirtan
on Shri Radha Madhuri
(Sweetness of Shri Radha's Personality)
This is from the collection of devotional songs or pad kirtan in "Prem Ras Madira" on Shri Radha or the sweetness of Shri Radha.
The loving pastimes or leelas that Shri Radha performed when She appeared on this earth 5,000 years ago are described in the writings of Rasik Saints.
These are direct glimpses into Her Divine and supremely innocent nature. Her love, grace and beauty are so great, that even Shri Krishna has not fully experienced them. This is an indication that she is the absolute supreme form of Divine love. There is no situation in the Divine world that is beyond Her, and everything is included within Her or originates from Her.
Yet, Her Divine nature is so simple, if any soul selflessly calls out to Her with tears of love, She immediately rushes to grace him.
Using these descriptions as a base for your devotional imagination, visualize the scene, actions, and feelings that these pads evoke. Click here for Hindi.
"Dharo Man, Bhanulali Ko Dhyan"
Dharo man, Bhanulali ko dhyan.
"Oh my mind! Always meditate on Shri Vrishbhanu-Nandini (the loving daughter of Vrishbhanu), Shri Radha."
Jako dhyan dharat nishivasar, Sundar Shyam sujan.
"She is ever remembered by supreme God, Shri Krishna Himself."
Kanak mukut sir charu chandrika, tapar lar muktan.
"A gold crown and a beautiful chandrika ornament with strings of pearls are beautifying Her forehead."
Choonari jarin kinar gaur tanu, neelambar paridhan.
"She has a radiantly golden complexion, and is adorned in a golden-bordered silken shawl and an attractive blue sari."
Shruti tatank gunthi var veni, lajavati bhauh muskan.
"There are earrings dangling from Her ears and Her plaits are braided in the most beautiful manner. The arch of Her eyebrows is putting even the shape of a bow to shame."
Nasa bhal muktahal sohati, man mohati musakan.
"A lovely muktahal ornament is adorning Her nose and She is stealing the hearts of all with the transcendental beauty of Her smile."
Pag payal gati ati abhiramini, lakhi maral sakuchan.
"She is wearing anklets and Her intoxicated walk puts even the gait of a swan to shame."
Paya 'Kripalu' saras as Swamini, charan na kas laptan.
Jagadguru Shri Kripaluji Maharaj says, "Oh my mind, after finding such a supremely sweet and gracious Swamini, why haven't you rushed to embrace Her lotus feet?"
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