Sri Garga Samhita
BY: SUN STAFF
Mar 09, CANADA (SUN)
Canto Four, Volume Two
Chapter Nineteen, Part Three
A Thousand Names of Sri Yamuna
naur nauka bhava-naur bhavya
[Sri Yamuna] . . . is a boat to cross the
ocean of repeated birth and death
(nau, nauka, and bhava-nau), is the proper object of meditation
(bhavya), is a bridge to cross the ocean of repeated birth and
death (bhava-sagara-setuka), is thoughtful (manomayi), is a river
with many trees on its shore (darumayi), is a river with many
beaches (saikati and sikatamayi), . . .
lekhya lepya manimayi
caila caila-bhava cila
. . . is a gopi decorated with colorful
designs and pictures
(lekhya), is anointed with fragrances (lepya), is decorated with
jewel ornaments (manimayi), is decorated with gold ornaments
(pratihema-vinirmita), is the daughter of Mount Kalinda (caila
and caila-bhava), is virtuous (cila), is filled with spray from
its turbulent waves (cikarabha), sometimes flows swiftly (cala),
sometimes is almost motionless (acala), . . .
asthita su-sthita tuli
vaidiki tantriki vidhih
. . . sometimes is restless (asthita),
sometimes is peaceful
(su-sthita), is an expert painter (tuli), is learned in the Vedas
(vaidiki), is learned in the Tantras (tantriki), is learned in
the rules of religion (vidhi), meets Lord Krsna at a rendezvous
(sandhya), dresses for a rendezvous with Lord Krsna (sandhyabhra-
vasana), is learned in the Vedas (veda-sandhi), is sweet as
nectar (sudhamayi), . . .
. . . meets Lord Krsna in the evening
(sayantani), is splendid
as a burning flame (cikha), is eternal and can never be harmed
(avedhya), is transcendental (suksma), is a jiva-kala expansion
of Lord Krsna (jiva-kalakrti), is born from Lord Krsna (atma-
bhuta), is the proper object of meditation (bhavita), is
transcendental (anvi), is humble (prahvi), is beautiful as the
whorl of a lotus (kamala-karnika), . . .
puja pratistha vipula
. . . offers arati to Lord Krsna
(nirajani), is very learned
(maha-vidya), has many newly blossoming flowers by her shores
(kandali), fulfills the devotees' desires (karya-sadhani), is the
proper object of worship (puja), is a goddess (pratistha), is
great (vipula), is sacred and purifying (punanti), brings one to the spiritual world (para-laukiki), . . .
cukla-caktir mauktiki ca
. . . is the Lord's spiritual potency
liberation (mauktiki), has faith in Lord Krsna (pratiti), is the
beloved of the Supreme Personality of Godhead (paramecvari), is
supremely pure (viraja), is glorified with prayers written in the
meter usnik (usnik), is the hair of the Lord's universal form
(virad-v/eni), expertly plays the flute (venuka and venu-nadini), . . .
varta vrttir vimanaga
rasadhya rasini rasa
. . . is a river that has many whirlpools
(avartini), is a
messenger (vartikada and varta), is active in Lord Krsna's
service (vrtti), travels in airplanes (vimanaga), is expert in
the rasa-dance (rasadhya, rasini, rasa, and rasa-mandala-
vartini), . . .
. . . is a leader of the gopas and gopis
(gopa-gopicvari), is a
gopi (gopi), is worshiped by the gopas and gopis (gopi-gopala-
vandita), herds the cows (go-carini), is a river that helps the
gopas (gopa-nadi) and gives happiness to the gopas (gopananda-
pradayini), . . .
. . . nourishes the cows (pacavyada), is
served by the gopas
(gopa-sevya), is a place where millions of cows meet (kotico go-
ganavrta), is a place where many gopas meet (gopanuga and
gopavati), is a place where Lord Krsna places His feet (govinda-
pada-paduka), . . .
. . . is a friend of Vrsabhanu's daughter
radha), has brought Lord Krsna under her dominion (cri-krsna-
vaca-karini), is a girl for whom Lord Krsna is more dear than
life (krsna-pranadhika), eternally enjoys nectar pastimes with
Lord Krsna (cacvad-rasika), is a queen of they who enjoy nectar
pastimes with Lord Krsna (rasikecvari), . . .
krsna veni bhimarathi
tapi reva mahapaga
. . . is a friend of the Avatoda river (avatoda), is a friend of
the Tamraparni river (tamraparni), is a friend of the Krtamala
river (krtamala), is a friend of the Vihayasi river (vihayasi),
is a friend of the Krsna river (krsna), is a friend of the Veni
river (veni), is a friend of the Bhimarathi river (bhimarathi),
is a friend of the Tapi river (tapi), is a friend of the Reva
river (reva), is a friend of the Mahapaga river (mahapaga), . . .
vaiyasaki ca kaveri
. . . is a friend of the Vaiyasaki river
(vaiyasaki), is a
friend of the Kaveri river (kaveri), is a friend of the
Tuggabhadra river (tuggabhadra), is a friend of the Sarasvati
river (sarasvati), is a friend of the Candrabhaga river
(candrabhaga), is a friend of the Vetravati river (vetravati), is
a friend of the Rsikulya river (rsikulya), is a friend of the
Kakudmini river (kakudmini), . . .
gautami kauciki sindhur
gagga mandakini bala
. . . is a friend of the Gautami river
(gautami), is a friend of
the Kauciki river (kauciki), is a friend of the Sindhu river
(sindhu), is a friend of the Bana-gagga river (bana-gagga), is a
friend of the Atisiddhida river (atisiddhida), is a friend of the Godavari river (godavari), is a friend of the Ratnamala
(ratnamala), is a friend of the Gagga river (gagga), is a friend
of the Mandakini river (mandakini), is a friend of the Bala river
(bala), . . .
svarnadi jahnavi vela
bala visnu-padi prokta
. . . is a friend of the Svarnadi river
(svarnadi), is a friend
of the Jahnavi river (jahnavi), is a friend of the Vela river
(vela), is a friend of the Vaisnavi river (vaisnavi), is
auspicious (maggalalaya), is youthful (bala), is a place where
Lord Krsna places His feet (visnu-padi), is described in the
scriptures (prokta), is a friend of the holy place Sindhu-sagara
(sindhu-sagara-saggata), . . .
samudri ratnada dhuni
bhagirathi svar-dhuni bhuh
. . . is glorious like Gagga-sagara
flows into the ocean (samudri), is full of jewels (ratnada), is a
beautiful river (dhuni), is a friend of the Gagga (bhagirathi,
svar-dhuni, bhuh, and cri-vamana-pada-cyuta), . . .
laksmi rama ramaniya
sitarcir janaki mata
. . . is glorious (laksmi), delightful
(ramaniya), is a friend of Bhrgu Muni's daughter (bhargavi), is
dear to Lord Visnu (visnu-vallabha), is a friend of Sita (sita
and janaki), is glorious as a flame (arci), is like the mother of
the world (mata), is sublimely pure (kalagka-rahita), is a kala
expansion of Lord Krsna (kala), . . .
bhumir dhatri ksamamayi
. . . was born from Lord Krsna's lotus feet
sambhuta), has all glories (sarva), travels through the three worlds (tri-patha-gamini), nourishes the worlds (dhara and
bhara), is limitless (ananta), flows on the earth (bhumi),
maintains the earth (dhatri), is very tolerant (ksamamayi), . . .
sthira dharitri dharani
. . . is steady and peaceful (sthira),
maintains the earth
(dharitri, dharani, and urvi), stays under Sesa's hoods (cesa-
phana-sthita), stays in Ayodhya (ayodhya and raghava-puri), is
worshiped by Vicvamitra (kauciki), worships Lord Ramacandra
(raghuvamsaja), . . .
mathura mathuri pantha
. . . flows by Mathura (mathura and mathuri), flows in a
beautiful course (pantha), flows by the city of the Yadavas
(yadavi), is worshiped by Dhruva (dhruva-pujita), gave a long
life to Mayasura (mayayuh), has waters dark as bilva leaves
(bilva-niloda), flows from Haridvara (gagga-dvara-vinirgata), . . .
kaci civa-puri cesa
vindhya varanasi civa
. . . flows by Kucavarta (kucavarta-mayi), is worshiped by
Dhruva (dhrauvya), flows through Dhruvaloka (dhruva-mandala-
madhya-ga), flows by Varanasi (kaci, civa-puri, and varanasi), is
perfect (cesa), flows by the Vindhya Hills (vindhya), is
auspicious (civa), . . .
. . . flows by Avantika-puyra (avantika), flows by Devapuri
(devapuri), is splendid (projjvala), flows by Ujjayini
(ujjayini), is victorious (jita), flows by Dvaraka (dvaravati,
kuca-bhuta, and kucasthali), fulfills all desires (dvara-kama), . . .
. . . flows by many great cities
(maha-puri), flows by seven
cities (sapta-puri), flows by Nanda-grama (nandi-grama-sthala-
sthita), is a friend of the Gandaki river, where the Salagrama-
cilas are manifest (calagrama-ciladitya), flows by Sambhala-grama
(cambhala-grama-madhyaga), . . .
. . . worships the flutist Krsna
(vamca-gopalini), has renounced
the material world (ksipta), is a palace for Lord Krsna's
pastimes (hari-mandira-vartini), flows by Barhismati-pura
(barhismati), flows by Hastinapura (hastipuri), flows by King
Indra's residence (cakra-prastha-nivasini), . . .
dadimi saindhavi jambuh
. . . nourishes many pomegranate trees
(dadimi), flows to the
ocean (saindhavi), is a friend of the Jambu river (jambu), is a
friend of Puskara-tirtha (pauskari and puskara-prasu), flows
through Orissa (utkalavarta-gamana), flows by Naimisaranya
(naimisi and naimisavrta), . . .
. . . flows through Kurujaggala
(kurujaggala-bhu), has a dark
complexion (kali), is born from the Himalayas (haimavati), is
dark as a cloud (arbudi), is wise (budha), flows by Sukara-ksetra
(cukara-ksetra-vidita), is maintained by Lord Sveta-varaha
(cveta-varaha-dharita), . . .
. . . contains all holy places within her
tirthamayi and tirtha), makes the holy places sacred (tirthanam
tirtha-karini), removes all sins (harini sarva-dosanam), gives
all good fortune (dayini sarva-sampadam), . . .
vardhini tejasam saksad
. . . brings glory and power (vardhini
tejasam), has directly
appeared in this world (saksat), ends the need to again be born
in a mother's womb (garbha-vasa-nikrntani), is the opulence of
Goloka (goloka-dhama-dhanini), is a graceful flower to decorate
her own transcendental forest (nikunja-nija-ma
24jari), . . .
. . . is the greatest (sarvottama), is
supremely sacred (sarva-
punya), has all beauty (sarva-saundarya-crgkhala), is the best of
all holy places (sarva-tirthopari-gata), is the deity worshiped
by all holy places (sarva-tirthadhidevata), . . .
crida crisa cri-nivasa
svaksa svagga catananda
nanda jyotir ganecvari
. . . gives beauty, glory, and wealth
(crida), is the queen of
beauty, glory, and wealth (crisa), is the abode of beauty, glory,
and wealth (cri-nivasa), is a treasury of beauty, glory, and
wealth (cri-nidhih and cri-vibhavana), has beautiful eyes
(svaksa), has beautiful limbs (svagga), has a hundred blisses
(catananda), is filled with happiness (nanda), is splendid
(jyoti), and is a leader of the gopis (ganecvari).
namnam sahasram kalindyah
kirtidam kamadam param
These thousand sacred names of Sri Yamuna bring fame and
fulfill all desires. They remove the greatest sins. They increase
the span of life.
eka-varam pathed ratrau
caurebhyo na bhayam bhavet
dvi-varam prapathen marge
dasyubhyo na bhayam kvacit
A person who once recites these names need not fear thieves
at night. A person who twice recites these names need not fear
Texts 132 and 133
dvitiyam tu samarabhya
pathet purnavadhim dvijah
daca-varam idam bhaktya
dhyatva devim kalindajam
rogi rogat pramucyeta
baddho mucyeta bandhanat
gurvini janayet putram
vidyarthi pandito bhavet
A brahmana who chants these names ten times as he devotedly
meditates on Sri Yamuna, if he is diseased becomes free of his
disease, if he is imprisoned becomes released from prison, if he
wishes a son begets a son, if he wishes knowledges, becomes a
learned scholar, . . .
mohanam stambhanam cacvad
vaci-karanam eva ca
uccatanam ghatanam ca
cosanam dipanam tatha
. . . and becomes free from bewilderment, paralysis, being under
others' control, forced exile, being attacked by others,
withering away, panic, . . .
unmadanam tapanam ca
nidhi-darcanam eva ca
yad yad vanchati cittena
tat tat prapnoti manavah
. . . madness, and suffering. He attains great wealth. He
attains whatever he desires in his heart.
vaicyo nidhi-patir bhuyac
chudrah crutva tu nirmalah
By hearing these thousand names a brahmana attains great
brahminical power, a ksatriya becomes king of the world, a vaicya
becomes the master of great wealth, and a cudra becomes pure in heart.
puja-kale tu yo nityam
lipyate na sa papena
A person who when he worships the Lord recites these
thousand names of Sri Yamuna is never touched by sin as a lotus
leaf is never touched by water.
Texts 138 and 139
cata-varam pathen nityam
varsavadhim atah param
patalam paddhatim krtva
stavam ca kavacam tatha
prapnuyan natra samcayah
A person who for one year every day recites these names one
hundred times and every day performs the Yamuna-patala, Yamuna-
paddhati, Yamuna-stava, and Yamuna-kavaca, becomes king of the
seven dvipas. Of this there is no doubt.
niskaranam pathed yas tu
traivargyam etya sukrti
jivan-mukto bhaved iha
A person who, devoted to Sri Yamuna and free of material
motives, recites these prayers, attains the three goals of life,
becomes saintly, and becomes liberated even in this world.
vrajet sa golokam idam pathec ca yah
A person who recites these hundred names goes to Goloka, the
beautiful realm filled with flowering vines by the Yamuna's
shore, the sound of intoxicated bees, and the charming pastimes
of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.