Sunday, April 10, 2016
Pure Devotion: A Translation of a Passage from the Nama Ghosa
Pure Devotion (bhajana)
Victories to you, Krsna, personality of grace,
I do pure devotion at your feet.
Let, into your lotus-like feet, my mind
naturally immerse itself. 188
Victories to you, Rama, creation’s supreme cause,
soul of the creation, master.
Knowing you to be the supreme controlling-entity,
we do pure devotion at your feet. 189
Originless one, ever-present in time and space, O the possessor of all opulences!
We do pure devotion throwing ourselves down before you.
Forsaking even the taste of liberation, the exemplar-devotees
take sole-refuge in you. 190
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