by Damodara Rao Dasu

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pAhi pAhi jaganmOhana-nAdanAmakriya-chApu

Sri Krishna and Balarama accompany Nanda, fully equipped with weapons to accomplish great deeds. Narayana Teertha desribes Krishna beautifully is this song.

Slokam:
Sankhee chakree gadee padmee SArjNee kireeTa kunDalee
Sri vatsa koustubhee divya peetAmbarO virAjitE ||

Sri Krishna set out in all splendour wielding conch, discus, mace, lotus and crown. He is adorned with beautiful ear-hangings and Koustubha gem. He was looking gorgeous in his yellow silk robe. Srivatsa mark on his chest is divine

P pAhi pAhi jaganmOhana krishNa
paramAnanda Sree krishNa ||
Oh Krishna, You fascinate the universe. You are the embodiment of supreme happiness.
C 1 dEvakee vasudEva nandana KrishNa
divya sundara Sree Krishna ||
Oh Krishna, the son of Devaki and Vasudeva, Your beauty is divine.
C 2 nanda yasodA nandana krishNa
induvadana Sree KrishNa ||
Oh Krishna, the son of Yasoda and Nanda, your face is beautiful like the moon.
C 3 Kundara dana kuTilAlaka krishNa
mandasmita Sree krishNa ||
Oh Krishna, Your teeth are like jasmine buds. Your fore-locks are curly and your face is charming with smile.
C 4 kinkiNi rachita ghaNam ghaNa krishNa
kreedAlola Sree krishNa ||
Oh Krishna, the dancing bells on your feet make rhythmic sounds and you are engrossed in plays and pranks.
C 5 kumkuma pankavipankila krishNa
gooDha mahima SrikrishNa ||
Oh Krishna, You are fragrant with saffron mixed sandal paste. You have many hidden powers.
C 6 chanchala jhaLa jhaLa noopura krishNa
manjuLa vEsha Sree krishNa ||
Oh Krishna, You are engrossed in dance and your rings swing and glitter.
C 7 taraLita kundala manDita krishNa
tAnDavalOla Sree krishNa ||
Oh Krishna, Your dancing bells are ringing with rhythmic sounds and your attire is pretty.
C 8 dhikkruta sura ripu manDala krishNa
deenapAlaka Sree krishNa ||
Oh Krishna, You vanquish the evil demons and you protect the distressed.
C 9 sAdhu sAdhu naTa vEsha krishNa
satya sandha Sree krishNa ||
Oh Krishna, your actions are virtuous and you stand for truth only.
C 10 pAlita nArAyaNa teertha krishNa
parama pAvana Sree krishNa ||
Oh Krishna, You are the holiest,You please protect Narayana Teertha.

dEva kuru SikshAm-mukhAri-Adi

Slokam :
phaNeeshu nrutyantam kseeNa SaktE rmuhurmuhuh
bhartru bhikshAm prArdhayantyO nAgaipatnyO jagurharim ||

Sri Krishna fights with Kaliya serpent, controls it and dances on its hood. The distressed wives of Kaliya pray to the all merciful Krishna to pardon and save their husband Kaliya.

P dEva kuru SikshAm dEhi pati bhikshAm || Oh lord Krishna, punish the evil but we beg you to save our husband.
AP deena pari pAlanAya sweekuru deekshAm || Your great mission is to protect the helpless.
C 1 Agamyka SaraNa maSEsha loka kAraNam
Ahu rAga mENa tatva mAnanda makhanDitam ||
You are the abode of the Vedas. You are the prime cause of the universe. The philosophers believe that you are the abode of infinite happiness.
C 2 yOgi mati bhooshaNa ghougha pari SoshaNa
bhOgi Sayana bhuvana bhoosha pAhi patitam ||
You are the most precious for the Yogis. You obliterate all sins. You recline on Adi Sesha. please protect our sinful husband Kaliya.
C 3 jAti kula SaraNa masEsha jantu tAraNam
jAtam bhavatAkruta mityAgama viditam ||
You are the savior of all the living creatures you emancipate all the living beings. All the Vedas declare that only you emancipate us.
C 4 sarva jantu samatA sAdhu tava viditA
sarva buddhishu prahitA sA cha veda viditA ||
You are very impartial. Your virtuous deeds are well known. Even the Vedas declare it.
C 5 ajnAta vastu ki masti vijNAnasya tE
AjNApaya yaduchita masmAkam jagatprabhO ||
Is there any thing that is not known to you? Oh lord of the universe, we seek your orders to act in an appropriate manner.
C 6 nAgapatnee geeta midam nArAyaNa charitam
yOgi vara nArAyaNa teertha yati phaNitam ||
This is the prayer song of the wives of serpent Kaliya. Narayana Teertha, the blessed Yogi sings this.

Sree gOpAlaka mEva-kAmbhOji- Adi

Sri Krishna protects the shepherd boys from a great fire in the forest of Bhandiraka. Then the boys sing this song in reverence to Krishna, their savior.

Slokam :
Sree gOpAlakamEkamEva paramam daivam sadA mAnayE
Sri vatsAnkita vakshasam SritajanAdhAram samArAdhayE
AmnAyAnta sarOjahamsa makhilAnandAtmakam SASvatam
kukshistAkhila lOka rakshakamamum geervANa gEyam prabhum ||

I sincerely believe that only Sri Gopala Krishna is the Supreme God. I worship the lord with Srivatsa mark on his chest. He is the prop for all devotees. He is pure like divine swan for devotees. He is embodiment of Supreme bliss. He is eternal. He could keep all the 'Lokas' in his stomach and protect. He is adored by all Devatas.

P Sree gOpAlaka mEva daivatam hrudayE || We consider in our hearts that Sri Krishna only as the God.
AP AgamAravinda brunda hansa mAkalayE || We believe that you are the divine swan and all the philosophic scriptures are lotuses.
C 1 nija jana swargApa varga nitya dAtAram
aja mavyaya mAdi dEvamanupamAchAram
vijaya sAradhi masEshavidushA mAdhAram
bhuja bala nirjita vyri bhoopala Sooram ||
Your lotus feet are the sole shelter for all. You annihilate the arrogance of a host of demons.You are the embodiment of pure and perpetual happiness. Oh Govinda, the Gandharvas (celestial beings ) sing your praise.
C 2 sarva lokaika SaraNya charaNAra vindam
durvi neeta mada bhanga dOrdanDa brundam
nirviSEsha nirantara nirmalAnandam
geervANa gandharva koTi geeta gOvindam ||
You are the eternal bestower of absolute bliss to your devotees. You are above birth or death. You are the primordial and peerless. You are the victorious leader showing endless miracles. You conquered the kings who tortured the people.
C 3 lakshita sarva bhuvanalakshaNa mEkam
pakshi rAja vAhanam vipaksha sikshakam
kukshi gata jaga danDakoTi dhArakam
aksheeNa gOkula nivAsalakshmee nAyakam ||
You are Sri Maha Vishnu with garuda bird as your vehicle with the sole purpose of annihilating evil forces. You are capable of keeping the whole cosmos in your stomach yet, Oh lord of Lakshmi, You made Gokulam your abode.
C 4 naradAdi muni gEyanAma dhEyakam
nAmaroopa nirvahakamAmnAya mAnakam
vArijAsanAdi vinutavArita Sokam
nArAyaNa nanda teerthAnanda dAyakam ||
Narada and the other sages chant your name repeatedly. They tell that the name, the form and the existence of every thing is due to you only. Brahma and other Gods worship you. You allay our sorrows. You are the source of happiness to Narayana Teertha.

Ayahi vraja yuvati -kEdAragowLA - Adi

Slokam :
nitambineegaNam hrudE digambaram vilOkya tat
varAmbaram bahihstitam karAmbujE samudhavhan
bahoonnatE taTadrumE mahonnatO harihi sthitO
vadan vichitra narma tam hasannagAyatE druSam ||

Sree Krishna took away the robes of the bathing Gopikas who were in a pond. Smiling Krihsna sits on the branch of a tree and asks the Gopikas to come out of the pond to take their clothes. He tells them, that he was their most intimate. In this episode the transcendental and metaphysical aspects are ingrained. Robes also mean Maya that veils the mind.

P AyAhi vraja yuvati brunda tvaraya mAyAhi salilE dooram || Oh Gopikas of the Vraja bhoomi, come here. Don't go far in to water.
AP AyAso mA bhavatu alamadhunA tava tOya kreeDayA parayA || Don't get tired by playing. Enough are your sports in water.
C 1 pariNAma virasaphalO daya
karmaNi pAtava mativitadham
pariNAma virahita paramapurusha
mEva bhaja jagadEka nAtham ||
The fruits gained even by the most proficient achievers are transient and deteriorate. Only the Supreme Lord is imperishable and immutable. Worship him only.
C 2 pari gruhANa bhuvana bAhya drugA varaNam
pari harasi vrudhA kadham
parama bAndhava stava prakaTa mEva vadati
parihara khElana bandham ||
Oh Gopikas, Come to the shore and take your apparels why are you wasting time? I am your intimate one. Listen to me and stop your sports in the water.
C 3 Ananda maya bhavanE tava jananee
sAnanda manusarati
mAyAteeta vapusham mAdhavamEva janakam
mAnaya mAnaya sati ||
Your mothers are coming here for you, leaving their happy homes. I am above the mortal body. Madhava alone is the creator of the universe. Oh Gopikas, believe me.
C 4 hari virachita parihAsa kathA rasa
gaurava samsmaraNam
guru bhakta Siva nArAyaNa teertha kruta midam
gOvinda jana bhooshaNam ||
This pleasant episode of fun and love of Krishna with Gopikas is written by Narayana Teertha who is devoted to the Guru. The nectar of this song is the ornament of Govinda's devotees.

gOvardhana giri dhara-kAnaDa- aTa

Slokam :
gOvardhana girEh poojAm gOvinda vachanAdarAt
chakrurnandAdayasturNam savanasya gavAm tadhA ||
chatreekruta girirAjE rakshita gObAla gOdhana samAjE
gOvindE tamantam bhaktyA gOpyA jaguhu param tushTAh||

Krishna disuades Nanda and his subjects from performing Indra yagam (Ritual to please Indra). He preaches them that Sri Maha Vishnu is the only supreme God and advises them to invocate him in the Govardhana mountain and worship. Angered by this Indra troubles them with torrential rain and storm. Sri Krishna, the all powerful God lifts the Govardhana and protects them under it. They sing the praise of Krishna in this song.

P gOvardhana giri dhara gOvinda
gOkula pAlaka param Anand||
Oh Krishna, You lifted the Govardhana mountain and protected the cowherd community. You are the embodiment of supreme happiness.
AP Sree vatsAnkita Sree koustubha dhara
bhAvaka bhaya hara pAhi mukundA ||
Srivatsa spot on your chest and the koustubha gem are beautiful on you. You dispel the fears of your devotees. Protect, Oh! Mukunda.
C 1 puruhoota makha vighAta suchatura
purushOttama poorita jagadudara
mEru bhoori dhyryAgha vidoora
meenakEtu Sata koTi Sareera ||
You have skilfully stopped Indra Yagam. (ritual). You are the Supreme Soul that kept the whole cosmos in your stomach. Your bravery is strong like the Meru mountain. You shatter away all our sins. You are more beautiful than a million cupids.
C 2 amita kalyANaguNa agaNita leela
aparimitA nanda ghana nanda bAla
Samita daitya dambha SAntyAdi moola
vimala mAnasa vrutti vilasita SAla ||
You are the treasure house of unlimited auspicious qualities. Your divine sports are innumerable. You are the abode of limitless happiness. You are the great son of Nanda and you destroyed the deceitful demons. You stood for peace and tranquility. You are known for your unblemished disposition.
C 3 vahato jaga danDa koTee sta vEdam
varada kimadbhuta machalEndra vahanam
mahaneeya keerti mA vahasi dEhi mudam
mAgha vanam mada mapanayasi katham ||
In Varaha avataram (incarnation as boar ) you bore the whole universe. Is it a big task for you to lift the Govardhana mountain? In fact you made Govardhana mountain famous. You showered happiness on us by destroying the ego of Indra.
C 4 AnandAmruta vAridhi khEla
alaghu parAkrama anupama leela
Sree nandAtmaja Srita jana pAla
Sree kara kisalaya lAlana lOla ||
You absorb your self in the ocean of happiness. Your valour is astounding. Your divine sport is unique. You are the dear son of Nanda and you protect your devotees. You are capable of accomplishing impossible tasks in a very easy way with your hands delicate like tender leaves. You enjoy the love of your dear ones.
C 5 pATita sura ripu pAdapa brunda
pAvana charita parAmruta kanda
nAtya rasOtkaTa nAnA bharaNa
nArAyaNa teerthArchita charaNa ||
You annihilated the enemies of devatas and your life is holy. You bestow the nectar of trascendental happiness.You immerse in the divine dance. Your ornaments are many. Narayana Teertha worships your feet.

nanda nandana gOvindA -sAvEri - tripuTa

After the Govardhana episode, Indra comes with Kamadhenu (Divine cow that fulfills wishes) to Krishna to beg pardon for his foolish action before the Govardhana episode. Kamadhenu also worships Krishna with her sacred milk (Abhishekam) and sings his praise.

Slokam :
nanda kumAraka managham naumi parAnanda ghana makhila vandyam
sundara sarasija nEtram mandasmita sAndra chandrikAchandram||

Sri Krishna is beautiful with lotus-like eyes. His smiles are like moonlight radiating happiness in the world. He is unblemished. The world bows to Krishna the embodiment of Supreme bliss.

P nanda nandana gOvinda naumi tE padam || Oh Govinda the son of Nanda I bow to your feet.
AP mandara bhoodharOddhAra madhura gOpalakrishNa || Oh! sweet Gopala Krishna, as turtle you bore the Mandara mountain in koorma avataram.
C 1 sarasa sundara hAsa samudita nija bhAsa
nira sitAndha tamasa nityA nanda rasa ||
Your smile is modest and beautiful. Your radiance dispels the blinding darkness. You are the essence of perpetual happiness.
C 2 aparimita karuNa asura brunda nirharaNa
tapaneeyAmbara bharaNa dAsa poshaNa ||
Your compassion is limitless. You destroyed demon clan. Your costume is in beautiful yellow and you protect those who serve you.
C 3 kalita kasturee tilaka kamaneeya phAla phalaka
lalita trivaLi pulaka lakshmee pAlaka ||
Your beautiful forehead is docorated with the mark of Kasturi (musk). Oh lord of Lakshmi , the three wave-like folds on your stomach look beautiful.
C 4 koustubha Sobhita kanTha kalita Sree vykunTha
visteerNa dayOtkanTha vinata Sree kanTha ||
Your neck is adorned with Koustubha gem and you make heaven beautiful with your presence. Even Sankara with all eagerness seeks your compassion.
C 5 hari haya maNi neela hATaka maNi kunDala
naranArAyaNa leela nanditAkhila ||
Oh Hari, you shine with the hue of blue sapphire. You are adorned with diamond studded ear rings. You are Sriman Narayana descending on the earth in human form.
C 6 gOpa ramaNee nayana kumuda chandra vadana
tApasamAna sAyana tApa nAsana ||
Beautiful Gopikas whose eyes are like the petals of blue lotus (kumuda) are enchanted by your moon like face. You dwell in the hearts of the sages and you remove all pain.
C 7 SaraNAgata hitArtha Samsita nata pArtha
nara nArAyaNa teertha varya purushArtha ||
You are the benefactor of those who surrender to you. You showered all help to your devoted Arjuna. Please bestow the four purusharthas i.e. basic tenets Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha to Narayana Teertha. (Righteousness, Wealth, Desire and Salvation)

parama purusha -bEhag- Adi

In the season of Saradrutu (Autumn) Sri Krishna was at Brindavan playing divine flute mellifluosly. The beautiful Gopikas who were eagerly waiting to meet their most fascinating Krishna, sing this song.

Slokam :
SAradEva SaradAgata svayam tArakOdaya viSEsha bhAsura
vAridEshu salilEshu dheematAm smaritArdha mava bhAshyantyasau ||

Beautiful Sarat season arrived after wet rainy season. Stars are shining making the sky beautiful like Goddess Saraswati. Wise people are making the best use of clear weather.

P parama purusha manu yA mavayam sakhi parama purusha manu yAma || Oh dear friends, let us follow Sri Krishna the supreme personality.
AP suruchira hAsam sundara nAsam taruNaruNa kiraNAdhara sarasam || His smile is pleasant and his nose is beautiful. His lips are shining with the radiance of the crimson rays of the Sun.
C 1 nanda kumAram nagavara dheeram
brundAvana bhuvi vividha vihAram
brundAraka gaNa vandita charaNA
ravinda miLita maNi madhukara nikaram ||
He is the dear son of Nanda. He is strong willed (even Manmatha has no influence on him.) He engages himself in various sports at Brundavan. The celestial gods bow to his bee hued feet. The rays from the saphires in their crowns shine on his feet.
C 2 bhAvuka charaNam bhava samtaraNam
bhavya sEvaka jana bhAgya vitaraNam
Avyaya vimala vibhooti vijrumbhita divya maNi
rachita vividhAbharaNam ||
The sages are emancipated by contemplating on his feet. He makes the devotees at his service prosperous. His supernatural powers are limitless. Various ornaments on him, studded with gems. spread their radiance.
C 3 paramOdAram pApavidooram smara sAyaka
sragdha ramati chaturam
virachita muraLee geeta rasA mruta
bharita ghanam ghana koustubha hAram ||
He is very magnanimous. He is bereft of sins. He wears the most fragrant flower garlands. He creates nectar of music on his divine flute. Koustubha necklace is looking beautiful on him.
C 4 yuvatee geeta niyogi sulalitam
kavijana mAnaSa kamala vilasitam
Siva nArAyaNa teertha virachitam
Sree gOpAla dayA rasa miLitam ||
This beautiful song by the young maids delights the Yogis and blooms the the lotus like hearts of Poets. It is written by Narayana Teertha blending it with the essence of Gopala's compassion.

pooraya mama kAmam -bilahari -Adi

Slokam :
janmAntara sahasrEshu kruta puNya phalOdayA
ida mAhAparA kAntam kurvantee praNateermuhuhu ||

One of the Gopikas who is well learned, describes Krishna as the incarnation of Sri Maha Vishnu. She says that those who realise it are blessed souls and she prays to Gopala to fulfill her desire.

P pooraya mama kAmam gopAla pooraya mama kAmam || Gopala, fulfill my desire, fulfill my desire.
AP vAram vAram vandana mastutE
vArija daLanayana gOpAla ||
Again and again I bow to you, the lotus eyed Gopala.
C 1 manyE tvAmiha mAdhava daivam
mAyA sweekruta mAnusha bhAvam
dhanyairA druta tatva swabhAvam
dhaAtAram jagatA mativibhavam ||
Oh Madhava, you are the all mighty descended on the earth accepting human form as part of your Maya(sport). Blessed are they who grasp your philosophic nature. You are the creator of the universe and all its splendour.
C 2 brundAvana chara barha vatamsa
baddha kunja vana bahula vilAsa
sAndrAnanda samudgeerNa hAsa
sangata kEyoora samudita dAsa ||
You moved in Brindavana pleasantly. Peacock plume is your diadem. You spent time happily in the bowers of Brindhavana. You sported in water with a smilling face. You are adorned with ornaments and you make your devotees happy.
C 3 matsya koormAdi daSa mahitA vatAra
madanugrahA dava madana gOpAla
vAtsalya pAlita vara yOgi brunda
vara nArAyaNa teertha vardhita mOda ||
Oh Gopala, you have taken ten incarnations i.e. fish, turtle etc. Shower your grace on me. You protected the sages with all affection. Narayana Teertha is blessed by you.

vada kim karavANi sakhi-kalyANi-aTa

Slokam :
murAri vachanA vyagrA vallavee kApi tatparA
sambOdhaitvA svasakhee miti gAyati sAdaram ||

Gopikas come to Brindavan leaving their families to meet Krishna. But Krishna advises them to get back to their homes. The disappointed Gopikas sing this song lamenting on their fate.

P vada kim karavANi sakhi hE vada kOkila SukavANi || Oh my dear friend with the voice of a cuckoobird, tell me what should I do.
AP bata vana bhuvi barhi barhA vatamsO
vadati kimapi kimapi vakratayAlam ||
Oh my dear one, I have come to this Brindavan for Krishna who is adorned with peacock feather as plume. But He is talking in a disappointing manner.
C 1 nimishArtha mapi yuga sahasra samatayA
neetam mayA dina mAsyam
amita krupA nidhi rayamiti sahasA
adhunA gata miha tyajati katha mayam ||
I spent every minuite of the day as a millemum and came here by the night. But Krishna, known as the ocean of compassion is rejecting me. What should I do now?
C 2 gruha pati putra dhanAdishu mamatA
gruha pari gruheetAnta rangam
mahaneeya muraLee saraLa geeta mantrENa
mOhita mapi rachayati gruha sangam ||
I came to Brundhavan leaving my attachment to my home, husband, sons, wealth etc. They are dispelled by the divine Mantra of Krishnas song on flute. But Krishna is now advising me to go home and to be devoted to my family.
C 3 tapaSA kila mahatA bhuvi kalpaka
tarumupa labhya kOpi kAmitadam
saphalEya miti gOpikA gaNa geetam
vipulam siva nArAyaNa teerthE nEdam ||
Oh my dear friend, only one who performed severe penance is blessed with the fortune of possesing Sri Krishna the Kalpataru (wish fulfilling tree) on the earth. The Gopikas expressed their agony in this song which is written in detail by Siva Narayana Teertha.

mAdhava mAmava -neelAmbari -aTa

Slokam :
budhyAdi tatva pari chihnita gOpa vEsham
siddhAnu bhAvita maSEsha jagannidhAnam
nAsAgra lagna nava mouktika chandrabimbam
bimbAdharam bhava bhaya praSamam namAmi ||

Sri Krishna enlightens the Gopikas the philosophic truths and the fundamental nature of soul and supersoul (jeevatma and paramathma.) Then they sing about the spiritual qualities of Krishna in great devotion.

P mAdhava mAmava dEva
yAdava krishNa yadukula krishNa ||
Oh Madhava, you are Krishna of Yadu dynasty, protect me.
AP sAdhu janA dhAra sarva bhAva mAdhava mAmava dEva || You are the prop for all saints. Oh Madhava the source of all thoughts, please protect me.
C 1 ambuja lOchana kambu Subha greeva
bimbAdhara chandra bimbAnana
chAmpEya nasAgra lagna sumouktika
Sarada chandra janita madana ||
Your eyes are like lotus petals and your neck is like a conch. Your lips are red like ripe bimba fruits and your face is beautiful like the moon. Your nose is sharp like champeya flower adorned with shining pearls. The pleasant moon of Saratrutu (the autumn) is arousing amorous feelings.
C 2 kapaTa mAnusha dEha kalpita
jagadanDa koTi mOhita bhAratee ramaNa
apagata mOha tadudbhava nija janaka
karuNayA dhruta sEha sulakshaNa ||
You took the eluding human form by your Maya. You amazed Brahma showing your magnificient power of creating the whole cosmos. As father you showered compassion and dispelled his delusion.
C 3 taraLa kunDala ravimandala vikasita
nija jana mAnasa pankEruha
karuNa hAsa sudhA nidhi kiraNa
Samita bhava tApasa jana mOha ||
Your ear rings are shining like the Sun who blossoms the lotuses which are like the hearts of sages. Your compassionate looks soothe us like the rays of the moon. The worldly agonies and delusions of the saints vanish by your grace.
C 4 muraLee gAna rasAmruta poorita
vraja yuvatee mAnasArNava bhO
sarasa guNArNavateerNa bhavArNava
satata geeta keerti manDala bhO ||
The hearts of Gopikas are filled with the nectar like melodies emanating from your divine flute. You are the ocean of auspicious qualities and you are above the worldly things. We sing your glory always.
C 5 Sankha chakra padma SArjna gadA khaDga
vyjayantee koustubhAdi bhoosha
sweekruta budhyAdi tatva samanvita
divya mangaLa gOpabAlaka vEsha ||
The conch,the discus the lotus, the bow, the sword, the Vyjayanti and Koustubha are your ornaments. You have eulogised the philosophic truths in a very comprehensive manner. You are divine and auspicious Gopala.
C 6 Agama giri sikharo dita satya chida
dvaya lakshNa sukha bhAno
bhOgi kulOtama bhOga Sayana
dugdha sAgarAja lakshaNaDhya tanO ||
You are the peak point of the mountain-like scripts. You are the illuminating Sun of all philosophic truths. You are the yogi reclining on the Sesha serpent. Lakshmi who was born in the ocean of milk shines on your chest.
C 7 indirayA saha sundara krushNa
purundarAdi vandya pada kamala
nanda nandana yOgi varya dhurandhara
nArAyaNa teertha mati vihAra ||
Oh Krishna, you look beautiful with your consort. Indra and the other Devatas bow to your lotus feet.You are Nandas dear son. You are Yogi par excellence. You perpetually dwell in the mind of Narayana Teertha.

gOvinda miha gOpikAnanda -madhyamAvati -Adi

Slokam :
sAnandam nandasoonum sakala janimatAm sAra mArAdupASyam
dAsyOlAsyam rasADhyAh karatala kalitaistALa vAdyaissugeetaihi
kurvantyO nirviSankAh kuvalaya sadruSO divya tATankavatyaha
brundAraNyE bhajantE sura vara vanitA stamjagu ssyandanasthAh |

Gopikas were worshipping Sri Krishna the quintessence of all 'lokas' and the embodiment of Supreme bliss. They were singing and dancing playing musical instruments. Their gem-studded ear-rings were dangling beautifully. They were immersed in devotional joy. Celestial women observed the grand spectacle from the sky and sang praising Govinda.

P gOvinda miha gOpikA nanda kandam sAnanda mava lOkayAmO mukundam || Look at Govinda, Gopikas are immersed in supreme happiness praying and dancing around Krishna. Let us see lord Mukunda.
C 1 gOpikA gaNa nayana kumuda poorNEndum
gOpAla tilaka makhila jana bandhum
Sree pati manindya hari chandana sugandhim
SrEyO vidhAyi karuNarasa sindhum ||
He is like the full moon to the Gopikas' eyes which resemble kumuda (water lily) flower. He is the jewel of Gokula i.e.cowherd community and he is the well wisher of the humanity. He is the lord of Lakshmi. He is fragrant with sandal perfume. He is ever auspicious and is the ocean of compassion.
C 2 sangeeta rasa rasika sarasa sallapam
saraLa muraLee gaLita sAdhu santApam
SrungAra rasa poora Sree madana gOpAlam
Srita janA nanda makhilA nanda roopam ||
He is engrossed in sweet talk and melodious music. The sonorous music from his flute dispels the sorrow of even the saints. He is filled with pure love. The Gopikas are fascinated by his beauty and his devotees are blessed with happiness.
C 3 anganA mukha padma sangi bhangAksham
Alola makara kunDala naTana daksham
mangaLakara makhila lOka samraksham
mAdhava maSEsha sura ripu gaNa vipaksham ||
His bee colored eyes are making the lotus like faces of the Gopikas happy. His ear rings with the figure of crocodile are swinging while he is dancing beautifully. He is the most all auspicious savior and he is the fulcrum of the universe. He annhilated the clan of demons.
C 4 vallavee mAnikya maNi yugala khElam
marakata maNi chAya madana gopAlam
mallikA jAjichampakAdi suma bhAram
mahaneeya lAvanya lalita tara pooram ||
Madana Gopala is standing beautiful in between beautiful Gopikas like a ruby in between two emerald stones. He is fragrant with jasmine and champeya flowers.He is great but he is gentle.
C 5 sphurada dhara kalita muraLee nAda sudhayA
sura sundaree gaNam karshayati krupayA
guru karuNayA rachita mEta dati lalitam
nArAyANAnanda teertha samuditam ||
Even the beautiful celestial women are attracted by the nectar of mystifying music on his flute. By the grace of Guru, Narayana Teertha writes this song.

nanda nandana gOpAla -bilahari -Adi

In Brundavana one of the Gopikas describe the beauty and the qualities of Gopala Krishna in this song.

Slokam:
madana Sata kOti vEsham mAdhava mAdhAya mAmakE manasi
vidaLita suraripu brundam vishnum gAyAmi viSwabhartAram

Oh Lord Krishna you are the annihilator of demons. You are the protector of the world. You excel a million cupids in your beauty. You are all- pervading. I always keep you in my heart and sing your glory.

P nanda nandana gOpAla jaya navaneeta chOra gOpala || Victory to Gopala the dear son of Nanda who steals butter.
C 1 kandarpa SatakOTi sundara sukha kara manda hAsa Sree gOpAla || Oh Gopala, Your beauty excels the beauty of a million cupids. You bestow us happiness and your smile is gentle.
C 2 brundAvana gO brunda ghanAnanda
chandrAnana Sree gOpala ||
Oh! Gopala You kept the cows of Brindavana happy and you have moon like face.
C 3 leelA mAnusha bAlaka vEsha
balAnuja vigraha gOpAla ||
Oh Gopala, it is due to your Maya and sports, you appear as ordinary boy. You are brother of Balarama.
C 4 muraLee dhara muni brunda vichintita mukta janASraya gopAla || Oh Gopala, You hold flute, all the sages contemplate on you. You are the abode for the emancipated sages.
C 5 nanda sunandAdi vandita charaNAra
vinda mahOnnata gOpAla ||
Oh! Gopala, Your lotus feet are adored by Nanda and Sunanda and you are the most eminent.
C 6 bAdhita ripu brunda bodha rasAnanda
sAdhita jagadanDa gOpAla ||
Oh Gopala, You destroyed the enemies of Dharma. You illuminated us with the essence of real happiness. You are the creator of the whole cosmos.
C 7 gOpee manmadha gO pari pAlaka
gOvardhanOddhara gOpAla ||
Oh Gopala, You are Manmadha to the Gopikas, You protected cows and lifted Govardhana hill.
C 8 rAsa manDala naTa dAsa janAvana
vAsavAdi nuta gOpAla ||
Oh Gopala,You danced beautifully amidst Gopikas. You protect your devotees and you are worshipped by Indra.
C 9 moola kAraNa mohavAraka lakshmee
pala parAdheeSa gOpAla ||
Oh Gopala, You are the primordial, You dispel our delusion. You are the lord of Lakshmi and you are the lord of the ultimate abode.
C 10 ghOra bhavArNava tAraka pAlita
nArAyaNa teertha gOpAla ||
Oh Gopala, you protect Narayana Teertha from the ocean of misery.