Sri Garga Samhita
BY: SUN STAFF
Mar 07, CANADA (SUN)
Canto Four, Volume Two
A Thousand Names of Sri Yamuna
namnam sahasram krsnayah
vada mam muni-cardula
tvam sarvajno niramayah
Sri Mandhata said: O tiger among the sages, you know
everything. You are never bewildered. Please tell me the thousand
names of Sri Yamuna, names that bring all perfection.
namnam sahasram kalindya
mandhatas te vadamy aham
Sri Saubhari said: O King Mandhata, now I will tell you the
thousand transcendental names of Sri Yamuna, names that bring all
perfection, names that make Lord Krsna into one's submissive
Text 3 a
om asya cri-kalindi-sahasra-nama-stotra-mantrasya saubhari-
rsih cri-yamuna devatah anusthup-chandah maya-bijam iti kilakam
rama-bijam iti caktih cri-kalinda-nandini-prasada-siddhy-arthe
Om. Here follows the Sri Yamuna-sahasra-nama-mantra. The
seer is Sri Saubhari Muni. The deity is Sri Yamuna. The meter is
anustup. The kilaka is maya-bija. The cakti is rama-bija. The
purpose is to attain Sri Yamuna's mercy.
Text 3 b
cyamam ambhoja-netram sa-ghana-ghana-rucim ratna-manjira-
kanci-keyura-yuktam kanaka-mani-maye bibhratim
dhyayen martanda-putrim tanu-kirana-cayoddipta-dipabhiramam
One should meditate on the sun-god's beautiful lotus-eyed
daughter, Sri Yamuna, who is splendid as a host of dark clouds
and glorious as a blazing lamp, and who wears jewel anklets,
tinkling bracelets and belt, earrings of gold and jewels,
splendidly beautiful blue garments, and splendid necklaces that
move to and fro.
Thus ends the meditation.
om. kalindi… yamuna krsna
Om. Sri Yamuna (Yamuna) is the daughter of Mount Kalinda
(kalindi). She is dark (krsna), has a dark form (krsnarupa), is
eternal (sanatani), was born from Lord Krsna's left shoulder
(krsna-vamamsa-sambhuta), has a form of transcendental bliss
(paramananda-rupini), . . .
. . . resides in Goloka (goloka-vasini), is dark (cyama), enjoys
pastimes in Vrndavana (vrndavana-vinodini), is Radha's friend
(radha-sakhi), dances in the rasa-lila (rasa-lila), is an
ornament in the rasa-dance circle (rasa-mandala-mandani), . . .
. . . stays in the forest groves (nikunja-vasini), is
graceful as a flowering vine (valli and ragga-valli), is
beautiful (manohara), stays in the rasa-dance circle (cri-rasa-
mandali-bhuta), is a gopi (yuthi-bhuta), is Lord Krsna's beloved
(hari-priya), . . .
. . . stays in Goloka (goloka-tatini), is glorious (divya),
stays in the forest (nikunja-tala-vasini), is long
(dirgha), filled with great waves and currents (urmi-vega-
gambhira), and decorated with flowers and leaves (puspa-pallava-
vahini), . . .
. . . is dark as a cloud (ghana-cyama), is dark as a garland of
clouds (megha-mala), is the home of many cranes (balaka), is
garlanded with many lotus flowers (padma-malini), is the most
perfect (paripurnatama), is perfect (purna), is the perfect
Supreme Personality of Godhead's beloved (purna-brahma-priya), is
transcendental (para), . . .
. . . is very powerful (maha-vegavati), stands at the entrance
to Vrndavana forest (saksan-nikunja-dvara-nirgata), is a
great river (maha-nadi), is gentle (manda-gatir), eclipses the
Viraja river (viraja-vega-bhedini), . . .
nirmala saritam vara
. . . is present in many universes (aneka-brahmanda-gata), is
filled with spiritual water (brahma-drava-samakula), joins with
the Gagga (gagga-micra), is pure (nirmalabha and nirmala), is the
best of rivers (saritam vara), . . .
. . . has jewel shores (ratna-baddhobhaya-tati), is filled with
swans, lotuses, and many other beautiful birds and flowers
(hamsa-padmadi-sagkula), is a flowing river (nadi), has pure and
sacred water (nirmala-paniya), purifies all the universes (sarva-
brahmanda-pavani), . . .
. . . is a moat surrounding the spiritual world (vaikuntha-parikhi-bhuta and parikha), removes sins (papa-harini), stays in
the spiritual world (brahmaloka-gata, brahmi, svarga, and svarga-
nivasini), . . .
. . . is splendid and playful (ullasanti), is filled with great
waves (protpatanti), is glorious as a garland of Mount Merus
(meru-mala), is very glorious (mahojjvala), is more sacred than
the Gagga (cri-gaggambhah-sikharini), flows with such force that
she breaks great boulders (ganda-caila-vibhedini), . . .
decan punanti gacchanti
. . . purifies the lands where she flows (decan punanti), flows
swiftly (gacchanti and vahanti), flows on the earth (bhumi-
madhya-ga), is the sun-god's daughter (martanda-tanuja), is
sacred (punya), is Mount Kalinda's daughter (kalinda-giri-
nandini), . . .
. . . is Yamaraja's sister (yama-svasa), smiles gently (manda-
hasa), has beautiful teeth (su-dvija), wears beautiful garments
(racitambara), wears blue garments (nilambara), has a lotus face
(padma-mukhi), walks gracefully (caranti), is beautiful to see
(caru-darcana), . . .
. . . has thighs graceful as banana trees (rambhoru), has lotus
eyes (padma-nayana), is Lord Krsna's beloved (madhavi), is the
best of beautiful women (pramadottama), is austere (tapac-
caranti), has beautiful hips (su-croni), wears tinkling anklets
and belt (kujan-nupura-mekhala), . . .
cri-krsnam varam icchati
. . . stays in the water (jala-sthita), has dark limbs
(cyamalaggi), is sweet as khandava-candy (khandavabha), is
playful (viharini), spoke to Arjuna (gandivi-bhasini), is filled
with sacred water (vanya), desires Lord Krsna as her husband
(cri-krsnam varam icchati), . . .
. . . stays in Dvaraka (dvarakagamana), is Lord Krsna's queen
(rajni, pattarajni, and maha-rajni),
attained the Supreme Personality of Godhead as her husband
(paraggata), wears jewel ornaments (ratna-bhusa), is glorious
(gomati), is a great river (tira-carini), . . .
svakiya ca sukha svartha
. . . is Lord Krsna's wife (svakiya), is happy (sukha), has
attained her desires (svartha), fulfills the desires of they who
worship her (sva-bhakta-karya-sadhini), has a youthful form
(navalagga), is a beautiful girl (abala, mugdha, and varagga),
has beautiful eyes (vama-locana), . . .
prabha-kantir dyutic cchavih
su-cobha parama kirtih
. . . is eternally young (ajata-yauvana), is humble (dina), is
glorious (prabha-kanti, dyuti, cchavi, and su-cobha), is
transcendental (parama), is famous (kirti), is beautiful and
auspicious (kucala), is a girl whose eternal youth cannot be
understood by conditioned souls (ajnata-yauvana), . . .
navodha madhyaga madhya
praudhih praudha pragalbhaka
jyestha crestha kulaggana
. . . is a new bride (navodha), is sometimes proud and sometimes
gentle (madhyaga and madhya), is sometimes proud (praudhih,
praudha, and pragalbhaka), is sometimes peaceful and thoughtful
(dhira and dhairya-dhara), is sometimes wildly passionate
(adhira), is the most exalted (jyestha and crestha), is saintly
(kulaggana), . . .
vidyut saudamini tadit
. . . is splendid as a lightning flash (ksana-prabha, ca
24calarca, vidyut, saudamini, and tadit), dominates her husband
(svadhina-patika and svadhina-bhartrka), is beautiful (laksmih),
is glorious (pusta), . . .
. . . sometimes quarrels with Krsna and refuses to see Him
(kalahantarita), is shy (bhiru), yearns to see Krsna (iccha,
protkanthita, and akula), reclines on a splendid pillow (kasipu-
stha and divya-cayya), is a girl whose heart has been captured by
Lord Govinda (govinda-hrta-manasa), . . .
. . . is sometimes separated from Krsna (khandita, vipralabdha,
viraharta, virahini, and prosita-bhartrka), is very beautiful
(akhanda-cobhadhya), meets Krsna again (abhisarika), is Krsna's
beloved (nari), . . .
manini manada prajna
. . . is glorious (manini), gives all honor to others (manada),
is intelligent (prajna), lives in a mandara forest
(mandara-vana-vasini), wears tinkling ornaments (jhagkarini and
jhanat-kari), wears tinkling anklets (ranan-manjira-
nupura), . . .
. . . wears a sash (mekhala and kanci), sometimes does
not wear a sash (amekhala), has a golden complexion (ka
24cani and kancanamayi), wears a beautiful bodice
(kancuki), wears a jewel bodice (kancuka-mani),
has a beautiful neck (crikanthadhya), is splendid as a great
jewel (maha-mani), . . .
. . . wears a beautiful necklace (cri-harini), wears a lotus
garland (padma-hara), is splendid as a pearl (mukta), wears a
pearl necklace (mukta-phalarcita), wears jewel bracelets and
armlets (ratna-kagkana-keyura), wears beautiful rings on her
fingers (sphurad-agguli-bhusana), . . .
. . . is proud (darpana and darpani-bhuta), destroys the demons'
pride (dusta-darpa-vinacini), has a neck graceful as a conchshell
(kambu-griva), wears conchshell ornaments (kambu-dhara), wears a
splendid locket (graiveyaka-virajita), . . .
. . . wears beautiful earrings (tatagkini), has beautiful teeth
(danta-dhara), wears golden earrings (hema-kundala-mandita), wears an ornament in her hair (cikha-bhusa), is decorated with a
bhalapuspa (bhalapuspa), is beautiful with a nose-pearl (nasa-
mauktika-cobhita), . . .
. . . resides in a realm made of jewels (mani-bhumi-gata), is a
goddess (devi), enjoys pastimes on Mount Raivata (raivatadri-
viharini), stays in Vrndavana forest (vrndavana-gata and
vrndaranya-nivasini), is the leader of many gopis (vrnda), . .
. . . stays among the flowering vines in Vrndavana forest
(vrndavana-lata), is sweet and charming (madhvi), is decorated
with the forest ornaments of Vrndavana (vrndaranya-vibhusana), is
splashed by waves of beauty (saundarya-lahari), is glorious
(laksmi), stays in the holy place of Mathura (mathura-tirtha-
vasini), . . .
. . . stays at Vicranta-tirtha (vicranta-vasini), is beautiful
(kamya and ramya), stays in Gokula (gokula-vasini), is very
beautiful as she stays in Ramana-sthala (ramana-sthala-
cobhadhya), is a great river flowing through Mahavana (mahavana-
maha-nadi), . . .
pranata pronnata pusta
. . . is meek and humble (pranata), is exalted (pronnata and
pusta), is eloquent (bharati and bharatarcita), stays at the king
of holy places (tirtha-raja-gatir), was born in the most exalted
family (gotra), flows to the place where the Gagga meets the
ocean (gagga-sagara-saggama), . . .
luthanti cailan bhidyanti
. . . flows into the seven seas (saptabdhi-bhedini), is restless
and fickle (lola), forcibly touches the seven continents (sapta-
dvipa-gata balat), rolls about in the ground in ecstasy
(luthanti), breaks the greatest mountains (cailan bhidyanti), is
glorious (sphuranti), is the most powerful and swift
(vegavattara), . . .
. . . has a golden complexion (kancani), resides in a
realm of gold (kancani-bhumih and kancani-bhumi-
bhavita), is now visible in this world (loka-drstir), enjoys
pastimes in this world (loka-lila), is worshiped on Mount
Lokaloka (lokalokacalarcita), . . .
raksa kaksa tati-pati
. . . resides on a mountaintop (cailodgata), resides in the
spiritual world (svarga-gata), is worshiped in the spiritual
world (svargarca and svarga-pujita), resides in Vrndavana
(vrndavani), is the goddess of Vrndavana (vanadhyaksa), is the
great protector (raksa), wears a beautiful sash (kaksa), wears
beautiful garments (tati-pati), . . .
. . . stays at Asi-kunda (asi-kunda-gata), wears a beautiful
sash (kaccha), is independent (svcacchanda), is exalted
(ucchalita), was present at the beginning of creation (adi-ja),
flows even in the lower realms (kuhara-stha), travels on an
chariot (ratha-prastha), travels widely (prastha), is most
peaceful (cantatara), yearns to attain Krsna (atura), . . .
. . . is filled with water (ambu-cchata and cikarabha),
nourishes a host of towns and villages (dardura and darduri-
dhara), is a hook to chase sins away (papagkuca), is a lion to
chase sins away (papa-simhi), is an ax to cut down the tree of
sins (papa-druma-kutharini), . . .
. . . is pure and sacred (punya-saggha and punya-kirtih), brings
sanctity and purification (punya-da and punya-vardhini), flows
through Madhuvana (madhor-vana-nadi), is great (mukhya), is
peerless (atula), flows through Talavana (talavana-sthita), . . .
. . . flows through Kumudvana (kumudvana-nadi), flows in a
winding course (kubja), nourishes many lotuses and water lilies
(kumudambhoja-vardhini), is filled with water (plava-rupa), flows
swiftly (vegavati), nourishes lions, snakes, and many other wild
animals (simha-sarpadi-vahini), . . .
bahula bahuda bahvi
. . . appears in many forms (bahuli and bahula), is generous
(bahuda), is great (bahvi), is worshiped by all forests (vana-
vandita), worships Radha-kunda (radha-kunda-kalaradhya), takes
shelter of Syama-kunda (krsna-kunda-jalacrita), . . .
. . . stays at Lalita-kunda (lalita-kunda-ga), flows with a
sound like the tinkling of bells (ghanta), is decorated with
Vicakha-kunda (vicakha-kunda-mandita), is the home of Govinda-
kunda (govinda-kunda-nilaya), is the home of Gopa-kunda (gopa-
kunda-taraggini), . . .
cri-gagga manasi gagga
. . . is also known as Sri Gagga (cri-gagga), is known as
manasa-gagga (manasi gagga), is decorated with flower-garments
(kusumambara-bhavini), flows by Govardhana Hill (govardhini),
nourishes the cows (go-dhanadhya), nourishes many peacocks
(mayuri), is glorious (vara-varnini), . . .
. . . has many lakes (sarasi), has a complexion like Lord Siva's
(nila-kanthabha), is filled with warbling baby cuckoos (kujat-
kokila-potaki), is the daughter of the king of mountains
(giriraja-prasu), is great (bhuri), is a great parasol
(atapatra), holds a parasol (atapatrini), . . .
naradi caradi bhrtih
. . . carries the mark of Govardhana Hill (govardhanagka),
nourishes the cows (go-danti), has a great treasury of spendid
transcendental plants (divyausadhi-nidhi), flows gracefully
(srti), brings one to the farther shore of the ocean of repeated
birth and death (paradi and paradamayi), delivers the living
entities (naradi), is splendid in the autumn (caradi), is
decorated with splendid ornaments (bhrti), . . .
kamatavi nandini ca
. . . bears the footprints of Lord Krsna (cri-krsna-caranagka-
stha), is beautiful (kama), flows by Kamavana (kamavana
24cita and kamatavi), is blissful (nandini), flows by
Nandicvara Hill (nanda-grama-mahi-dhara), . . .
. . . is a great mountain-peak of glory (brhat-sanu-dyutih-
prota), flows by Nandicvara Hill (nandicvara-samanvita), is
filled with the warbling of birds (kakali), is filled with
cuckoos (kokilamayi), brings happiness to the grass of
Bhandiravana (bhandira-kuca-kaucala), . . .
. . . is filled with dark waves (lohargala-prada), is active
(kara), is filled with the fragrance of kunkuma (kacmira-
vasanavrta), flows by Barhisadi-pura (barhisadi), flows by
Sonapura (conapuri), flows by Suraksetra (curaksetra-pura), is
exalted (adhika), . . .
. . . is splendid with many ornaments (nanabharana-cobhadhya),
assumes many different features (nana-varna-samanvita), is
glorified by the women of Vraja (nana-nari-kadambadhya), has
shores decorated with many trees (nana-ragga-mahiruha), . . .
. . . gives shelter to the people (nana-loka-gata), is glorious
(abhyarci), is filled with water (nana-jala-samanvita), is the
jewel of women (stri-ratna), is the home of many jewels (ranta-nilaya), is splendid with many jewellike women (lalana-ratna-
rajini), . . .