bhaja bhakata-batsala sri-gaurahari
sri-gaurahari sohi gostha-bihari,
bela ha'lo, damodara, aisa ekhano
bhoga-mandire bosi' koraho bhojana
nandera nidese baise giri-bara-dhari
baladeva-saha sakha baise sari sari
sukta-sakadi bhaji nalita kusmanda
dali dalna dugdha-tumbi dadhi moca-khanda
mudga-bora masa-bora rotika ghrtanna
saskuli pistaka khir puli payasanna
karpura amrta--keli rambha khira-sara
amrta rasala, amla dwadasa prakara
luci cini sarpuri laddu rasabali
bhojana korena krsna ho'ye kutuhali
radhikara pakka anna vividha byanjana
parama anande krsna korena bhojana
chale-bale laddu khay sri-madhumangala
bagala bajay ara deya hari-bolo
radhikadi gane heri' nayanera kone
trpta ho'ye khay krsna jasoda-bhavane
bhojanante piye krsna subasita bari
sabe mukha prakhaloy ho'ye sari sari
hasta-mukha prakhaliya jata sakha-gane
anande bisrama kore baladeva-sane
jambula rasala ane tambula-masala
taha kheye krsna-candra sukhe nidra gela
bisalakha sikhi-puccha-camara dhulaya
apurba sayyaya krsna sukhe nidra jaya
jasomati-ajna pe'ye dhanistha-anito
sri-krsna-prasada radha bhunje ho'ye prito
lalitadi sakhi-gana avasesa paya
mane mane sukhe radha-krsna-guna gaya
hari-lila ek-matra jahara pramoda
bhogarati gay thakur bhakativinoda
Just worship S'rī Gaurahari, who is always affectionate toward His devotees. He is the same Supreme Godhead, Krishna, who sported in the cowherd pastures of Vraja and stole the hearts of Nanda and Yas'odā.
Mother Yas'odā calls to Krishna, "My dear Dāmodara, it is very late. Please come right now, sit down in the dining hall, and take Your lunch."
On the direction of Nanda Mahārāja, Krishna, the holder of Govardhana Hill, sits down, and then all the cowherd boys, along with Krishna's elder brother, S'rī Baladeva, sit down in rows to take their lunch.
They are then served a feast of s'uktā and various kinds of green leafy vegetables, then nice fried things, and a salad made of the green leaves of the jute plant. They are also served pumpkin, baskets of fruit, small square cakes made of lentils and cooked-down milk, then thick yogurt, squash cooked in milk, and vegetable preparations made from the flower of the banana tree.
Then they receive fried squares of mung dahl patties, and urad dahl patties, capātīs, and rice with ghee. Next, sweets made with milk, sugar, and sesamum; rice flour cakes; thick cooked-down milk; cakes floating in milk; and sweet rice.
There is also sweet rice that tastes just like nectar due to its being mixed with camphor. There are bananas, and cheese which is nectarean and delicious. They are also served twelve kinds of sour preparations made with tamarinds, limes, lemons, oranges, and pomegranates.
There are purīs made with white flour and sugar; purīs filled with cream; laddus; and dahl patties boiled in sugared rice. Krishna eagerly eats all of the food.
In great ecstasy and joy Krishna eats the rice, curried vegetables, sweets, and pastries cooked by S'rīmatī Rādhārānī.
Krishna's funny brāhmana friend Madhumangala, who is very fond of laddus, gets them by hook or by crook. Eating the laddus, he shouts, "Haribol! Haribol!" and makes a funny sound by slapping his sides under his armpits with his hands.
Beholding Rādhārānī and Her gopī friends out of the corners of His eyes, Krishna eats at the house of mother Yas'odā with great satisfaction.
After lunch, Krishna drinks rose-scented water. Then all of the boys, standing in lines, wash their mouths.
After all the cowherd boys wash their hands and mouths, in great bliss they take rest with Lord Balarāma.
The two cowherd boys Jambula and Rasāla then bring Krishna pān made with betel nuts, fancy spices, and catechu. After eating that pān, S'rī Krishnacandra then happily goes to sleep.
While Krishna happily takes His rest on an excellent bedstead, His servant Vis'ālāksha cools Him with a fan of peacock feathers.
At mother Yas'odā's request the gopī Dhanishthhā brings remnants of food left on Krishna's plate to S'rīmatī Rādhārānī, who eats them with great delight.
Lalitā-devī and the other gopīs then receive the remnants, and within their hearts they sing the glories of Rādhārānī and Krishna with great joy.
Thākura Bhaktivinoda, whose one and only joy is the pastimes of Lord Hari, sings this Bhoga-ārati song.