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A Thousand Names of Lord Balarama.
The Balarama Pranams

namas te halagraha
namas te musalayudha
namas te revati-kanta
namas te bhakta-vatsala

namas te dharani-dhara
namas te balanam srestha
pralambare namas te ‘stu
ehi mam krsna-purvaja

From Garga-samhita Canto 8: Chapter Thirteen

Text 1

duryodhana uvaca

balabhadrasya devasya
pradvipaka maha-mune
namnam sahasram me bruhi
guhyam deva-ganair api

Duryodhana said: O great sage Pradvipaka, please tell me the thousand names of Lord Balarama, names kept secret from even the demigods.

Text 2

sri-pradvipaka uvaca

sadhu sadhu maha-raja
sadhu te vimalam yasah
yat prcchase param idam
gargoktam deva-durlabham

sri-pradvipaka uvaca-Sri Pradvipaka said; sadhu-good; sadhu-good;
maha-raja-O king; sadhu-good; te-of you; vimalam-pure; yasah-fame; yat-what;
prcchase-you ask; param-great; idam-this; gargoktam-spoken by Garga Muni;
deva-to the demigods; durlabham-rare.

Sri Pradvipaka said: Well done! Well done! Well done! O king, your fame is spotless. Your question has been answered by Garga Muni in words rarely heard by even the demigods.

Text 3

namnam saharsam divyanam
vaksyami tava cagratah
gargacaryena gopibhyo
dattam krsna-tate subhe

namnam-of names; saharsam-thousand; divyanam-divine; vaksyami-I will tell;
tava-to you; ca-and; agratah-in the Spresence; gargacaryena-by Garga Muni;
gopibhyah-to the gopis; dattam-given; krsna-tate-on the shore of the Yamuna;
subhe-beautiful.

I will tell you Lord Balarama’s thousand transcendental names, names that Garga Muni gave to the gopis on the beautiful bank of the Yamuna.

Text 4

om asya sri-balabhadra-sahasra-nama-stotra-mantrasya gargacarya rsih anustup
chandah sankarsanah paramatma devata balabhadra iti bijam revatiti saktih
ananta iti kilakam balabhadra-prity-arthe jape viniyogah.

Om. Of the mantra-prayer of the thousand names of Lord Balarama the sage is Garga Muni, the meter is anustup, the Deity is Lord Balarama, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the bija is Balabhadra, the sakti is Revati, the kilaka is Ananta, and the purpose of chanting the names is the pleasure of Lord Balarama.

Text 4 (b)

atha dhyanam

sphurad-amala-kiritam kinkini-kankanarham
calad-alaka-kapolam kundala-sri-mukhabjam
tuhina-giri-manojnam nila-meghambaradhyam
hala-musala-visalam kama-palam samide

Meditation

I glorify Lord Balarama, decorated with a glittering crown, bracelets, tinkling ornaments, moving locks of hair on His cheeks, splendid earrings on
His handsome lotus face, and garments dark like monsoon clouds, holding a great club and plow, fulfilling all desires, and handsome like a mountain of
ice and snow.

Text 5

om balabhadro ramabhadro
ramah sankarsano 'cyutah
revati-ramano devah
kama-palo halayudhah

Om. Lord Balarama is supremely powerful and happy (balabhadra), the supreme enjoyer (ramabhadra and (rama), all-attractive (sankarsana), infallible
(acyuta), the lover of Revati (revati-ramana), the splendid Supreme Personality of Godhead (deva), the Lord who fulfills desires (kama-pala), and He who carries a plow-weapon (halayudha).

Text 6

nilambarah sveta-varno
baladevo 'cyutagrajah
pralambaghno maha-viro
rauhineyah pratapavan

He is dressed in blue garments (nilambara), fair-complexioned (sveta-varna), splendid and powerful (baladeva), the elder brother of the infallible
Supreme Personality of Godhead (acyutagraja), the killer of Pralamba (pralambaghna), a great hero (maha-vira), the son of Rohini (rauhineya), and very powerful (pratapavan).

Text 7

talanko musali hali
harir yadu-varo bali
sira-panih padma-panir
lagudi venu-vadanah

He bears the insignia of a palm tree (talanka), holds a club (musali), holds a plow (hali), takes away all that is inauspicious (hari), is the best of the Yadus (yadu-vara), is powerful (bali), holds a plow in His hand (sira-pani), has lotus hands (padma-pani), holds a club (lagudi), and plays the flute (venu-vadana).

Text 8

kalindi-bhedano viro
balah prabalah urdhvagah
vasudeva-kalanantah
sahasra-vadanah svarat

He divided the Yamuna (kalindi-bhedana). He is a heroic (vira), powerful (bala, and prabala), exalted (urdhvaga), a plenary expansion of Lord Krsna (vasudeva- Skala), and limitless (ananta), has a thousand heads (sahasra-vadana), and is independent (svarat).

Text 9

vasur vasumati-bharta
vasudevo vasuttamah
yaduttamo yadavendro
madhavo vrsni-vallabhah

He is opulent (vasu), the goddess of fortune’s husband (vasumati-bharta), the son of Vasudeva (vasudeva), the best of the Vasus (vasuttama), the best
of the Yadavas (yaduttama), the king of the Yadavas (yadavendra), the goddess of fortune’s husband (madhava), and dear to the Vrsnis (vrsni-vallabha).

Text 10

dvarakeso mathureso
dani mani maha-manah
purnah puranah purusah
paresah paramesvarah

He is the king of Dvaraka (dvarakesa), the king of Mathura (mathuresa), generous (dani), noble (mani), noble-hearted (maha-mana), perfect (purna), the ancient Supreme Personality of Godhead (purana), the Supreme Person (purusa), the Supreme Master (paresa), and the Supreme Controller (paramesvara).

Text 11

paripurnatamah saksat
paramah purusottamah
anantah sasvatah seso
bhagavan prakrteh parah

He is the perfect Supreme Personality of Godhead (paripurnatama), the Supreme Personality of Godhead directly (saksat-parama), the Supreme Person (purusottama), limitless (ananta), eternal (sasvata), Lord Sesa (sesa), the supremely opulent Lord (bhagavan), and beyond the world of matter (prakrteh para).

Text 12

jivatma paramatma ca
hy antaratma dhruvo 'vyayah
catur-vyuhas catur-vedas
catur-murtis catus-padah

He is the father of all living entities (jivatma), the Supersoul present in everyone’s heart (paramatma and antaratma), eternal (dhruva), imperishable (avyaya), the origin of the catur-vyuha expansions (catur-vyuha), the author of the four Vedas (catur-veda), the origin of the catur-vyuha (catur-murti), and the master of the four worlds (catus-pada).

Text 13

pradhanam prakrtih saksi
sanghatah sanghavan sakhi
maha-mana buddhi-sakhas
ceto 'hankara avrtah

He is pradhana (pradhana), prakrti (prakrti), the witness (saksi), accompanied by His associates (sanghata, sanghavan, and sakhi), noble-hearted (maha-mana), and the best counselor (buddhi-sakha). He is consciousness (ceta), and ego (ahankara). He is accompanied by His associates (avrta).

Text 14

indriyeso devatatma
jnanam karma ca sarma ca
advitiyo dvitiyas ca
nirakaro niranjanah

He is the master of the senses (indriyesa), the Supreme Personality of Godhead (devata), the Supersoul (atma), knowledge (jnana), action (karma), auspiciousness (sarma), one without a second (advitiya), different from the individual living entities (dvitiya), a person whose form is not material (nirakara), and not touched by matter (niranjana).

Text 15

virat samrat mahaughas ca
dharah sthasnus carisnuman
phanindrah phani-rajas ca
sahasra-phana-manditah

He is the entire universe (virat), the supreme monarch (samrat), a great flood (mahaugha), the maintainer of all (dhara), unmoving (sthasnu), going everywhere (carisnuman), the king of serpents (phanindra, and phani-raja), and the serpent with a thousand hoods (sahasra-phana-mandita).

Text 16

phanisvarah phani sphurtih
phutkari citkarah prabhuh
mani-haro mani-dharo
vitali sutali tali

He is the king of serpents (phanisvara, and phani), the Supreme Personality of Godhead who has appeared in the material world (sphurti), a hissing serpent (phutkari, and citkara), the supreme master (prabhu), and decorated with a jewel necklace (mani-hara, and mani-dhara). He resides in Vitalaloka (vitali), Sutalaloka (sutali), and Talaloka (tali).

Text 17

atali sutalesas ca
patalas ca talatalah
rasatalo bhogitalah
sphurad-danto mahatalah

He resides in Atalaloka (atali), and is the king of Sutalaloka (sutalesa). He resides in Patalaloka (patala), Talatalaloka (talatala), and Rasatalaloka (rasatala). He has great hoods (bhogitala), and glittering fangs (sphurad-danta). He resides on Mahatalaloka (mahatala).

Text 18

vasukih sankhacudabho
devadatto dhananjayah
kambalasvo vegataro
dhrtarasto maha-bhujah

He is Vasuki (vasuki). He is splendid like a conch-jewel (sankhacudabha), is the benefactor of the demigods (devadatta), and is the winner of wealth (dhananjaya). He is Kambalasva (kambalasva). He is the fastest (vegatara), the king (dhrtarasta), and the hero of mighty arms (maha-bhuja).

Text 19

varuni-mada-mattango
mada-ghurnita-locanah
padmaksah padma-mali ca
vanamali madhusravah

He is intoxicated by drinking varuni (varuni-mada-mattanga), His eyes roll in intoxication (mada-ghurnita-locana), His eyes are lotus flowers (padmaksa), He wears a lotus garland (padma-mali), and a forest garland (vanamali), and His fame is sweet (madhusrava).

Text 20

koti-kandarpa-lavanyo
naga-kanya-samarcitah
nupuri katisutri ca
kataki kanakangadi

He is more handsome than millions of Kamadevas (koti-kandarpa-lavanya), and He is worshiped by the naga-kanyas (naga-kanya-samarcita). He wears tinkling anklets (nupuri), a belt (katisutri), golden bracelets (kataki), and golden armlets (kanakangadi).

Text 21

Smukuti kundali dandi
sikhandi khanda-mandali
kalih kali-priyah kalo
nivata-kavacesvarah

He wears a crown (mukuti) and earrings (kundali). He carries a staff (dandi). He wears a peacock featHer (sikhandi), and a khanda-mandala (khanda-mandali). He likes to fight (kali and kali-priya), He is time (kala), and He is fitted with armor (nivata-kavacesvara).

Text 22

samhara-krd rudra-vapuh
kalagnih pralayo layah
mahahih paninih sastra-
bhasya-karah patanjalih

He destroys the universe (samhara-krt). He is the forms of the Rudras (rudra-vapu), the fire of time (kalagni), the destruction of the universe (pralaya and laya), a great serpent (mahahi), Panini (panini), the author of commentaries (sastra-bhasya-kara), and Patanjali (patanjali).

Text 23

katyayanah pakvimabhah
sphotayana urangamah
vaikuntho yajniko yajno
vamano harino harih

He is Katyayana (katyayana), and He is glorious (pakvimabhah and sphotayana). He is the serpent Ananta (urangama). He is the master of the spiritual world (vaikuntha), the performer of yajnas (yajnika) yajna itself (yajna), Vamana (vamana), fair-complexioned (harina), and Lord Hari (hari).

Text 24

krsno visnur maha-visnuh
prabhavisnur visesa-vit
hamso yogesvaro kurmo
varaho narado munih

He is Krsna (krsna), Visnu (visnu), Maha-visnu (maha-visnu), all-powerful (prabhavisnu), all-knowing (visesa-vit), like a swan (hamsa), the master of yoga (yogesvara), Kurma (kurma), Varaha (varaha), Narada (narada), and a great sage (muni).

Text 25

sanakah kapilo matsyah
kamatho deva-mangalah
Sdattatreyah prthur vrddha
rsabho bhargavottamah

He is Sanaka (sanaka), Kapila (kapila), Matsya (matsya and kamatha), the auspiciousness of the demigods (deva-mangala), Dattatreya (dattatreya),
Prthu (prthu), Vrddha (vrddha), Rsabha (rsabha), and the best of the Bhrgu dynasty (bhargavottama).

Text 26

dhanvantarir nrsimhas ca
kalkir narayano narah
ramacandro raghavendrah
kosalendro raghudvahah

He is Dhanvantari (dhanvantari), Nrsimha (nrsimha), Kalki (kalki), Narayana (narayana), Nara (nara), and Ramacandra (ramacandra, raghavendra, kosalendra, and raghudvaha).

Text 27

kakutsthah karuna-sindhu
rajendrah sarva-laksanah
suro dasarathis trata
kausalyananda-vardhanah

He is the most exalted (kakutstha), and ocean of mercy (karuna-sindhu), the king of kings (rajendra), all glorious (sarva-laksana), heroic (sura), the son of Dasaratha (dasarathi), the great protector (trata), and the bliss of Kausalya (kausalyananda-vardhana).

Text 28

saumitrir bharato dhanvi
satrughnah satru-tapanah
nisangi kavaci khadgi
sari jyahata-kosthakah

He is the son of Sumitra (saumitri), Bharata (bharata), a great bowman (dhanvi), Satrughna (satrughna and satru-tapana), a great bowman (nisangi),
a warrior wearing armor (kavaci), a warrior carrying a sword (khadgi), and a great bowman (sari and jyahata-kosthaka).

Text 29

baddha-godhanguli-tranah
sambhu-kodanda-bhanjanah
yajna-trata yajna-bharta
marica-vadha-karakah

He wears the shoulder and finger armor of a bowman (baddha-godhanguli-trana). He broke Lord Siva’s bow (sambhu-kodanda-bhanjana). He protected the yajna (yajna- Strata and yajna-bharta). He killed Marica (marica-vadha-karaka).

Text 30

asuraris tatakarir
vibhisana-sahaya-krt
pitr-vakya-karo harsi
viradharir vanecarah

He is the enemy of the demons (asurari), the enemy of Tataka (tatakari), the ally of Vibhisana (vibhisana-sahaya-krt), a son who followed His father’s
order (pitr-vakya-kara), (harsi), happy (viradhari), and the Lord who wandered in the forest (vanecara).

Text 31

munir muni-priyas citra-
kutaranya-nivasa-krt
kabandhaha dandakeso
ramo rajiva-locanah

He is a sage (muni), dear to the sages (muni-priya), a resident of Citrakuta forest (citrakutaranya-nivasa-krt), the killer of Kabandha (kabandhaha), the
master of Dandaka forest (dandakesa), Lord Rama (rama), and lotus-eyed (rajiva-locana).

Text 32

matanga-vana-sancari
neta pancavati-patih
sugrivah sugriva-sakho
hanumat-prita-manasah

He wandered in Matanga forest (matanga-vana-sancari). He is supreme leader (neta). He is the master of Pancavati forest (pancavati-pati). He has
a graceful neck (sugriva), and is the friend of Sugriva (sugriva-sakha). In His heart He loves Hanuman (hanumat-prita-manasa).

Text 33

setubandho ravanarir
lanka-dahana-tat-parah
ravanyarih puspakastho
janaki-virahaturah

He built the bridge at Setubandha (setubandha), is the enemy of Ravana (ravanari), burned Lanka to the ground (lanka-dahana-tat-para), is the enemy
of Ravana (ravanyari), traveled in a flower-chariot (puspakastha), and was distressed in separation from Sita (janaki-virahatura).

Text 34

ayodhyadhipatih srimal
lavanarih surarcitah
surya-vamsi candra-vamsi
vamsi-vadya-visaradah

He was the king of Ayodhya (ayodhyadhipati), handsome and glorious (srimal), the enemy of Lavanasura (lavanari), worshiped by the devas (surarcita), born in the Surya dynasty (surya-vamsi), born in the Candra dynasty (candra-vamsi), and expert at playful the flute (vamsi-vadya-visarada).

Text 35

gopatir gopa-vrndeso
gopo gopisatavrtah
gokuleso gopa-putro
gopalo go-ganasrayah

He is the master of the surabhi cows (gopati), the master of the gopas (gopa-vrndesa), a gopa (gopa), surrounded by hundred of gopis
(gopisatavrta), the master of Gokula (gokulesa), the son of a gopa (gopa-putra), the protector of the cows (gopala), and the shelter of the cows (go-ganasraya).

Text 36

putanarir bakaris ca
trnavarta-nipatakah
agharir dhenukaris ca
pralambarir vrajesvarah

He is the enemy of Putana (putanari), the enemy of Baka (bakari), the killer of Trnavarta (trnavarta-nipataka), the enemy of Aghasura (aghari), the enemy
of Dhenuka (dhenukari), the enemy of Pralamba (pralambari), and the king of Vraja (vrajesvara).

Text 37

arista-ha kesi-satrur
vyomasura-vinasa-krt
agni-pano dugdha-pano
vrndavana-latasritah

He is the killer of Arista (arista-ha), the enemy of Kesi (kesi-satru), the killer of Vyomasura (vyomasura-vinasa-krt), the swallower of a forest-fire
(agni-pana), a child who drinks milk (dugdha-pana), and a boy who stays among the flowering vines of Vrndavana forest (vrndavana-latasrita).

Text 38

yasomati-suto bhavyo
rohini-lalitah sisuh
rasa-mandala-madhya-stho
rasa-mandala-mandanah

He is the son of Yasoda (yasomati-suta), glorious, charming, handsome, and auspicious (bhavya), a child who plays with Rohini (rohini-lalita), a child
(sisu), the dancer in the middle of the rasa-dance circle (rasa-mandala-madhya-stha), and the ornament of the rasa-dance circle (rasa-mandala-mandana).

Text 39

gopika-sata-yutharthi
sankhacuda-vadhodyatah
govardhana-samuddharta
sakra-jid vraja-raksakah

He yearns to enjoy pastimes with hundreds of gopis (gopika-sata-yutharthi). He is the killer of Sankhacuda (sankhacuda-vadhodyata), the lifter of
Givardhana Hill (govardhana-samuddharta), the warrior who defeated Indra (sakra-jid), and the protector of Vraja (vraja-raksaka).

Text 40

vrsabhanu-varo nanda
anando nanda-vardhanah
nanda-raja-sutah srisah
kamsarih kaliyantakah

He is the groom King Vrsabhanu chose for his daughter (vrsabhanu-vara). He is bliss personified (nanda and ananda), delightful (nanda-vardhana), the
son of King Nanda (nanda-raja-suta), the master of the goddess of fortune (srisa), the enemy of Kamsa (kamsari), and the subduer of Kaliya (kaliyantaka).

Text 41

rajakarir mustikarih
kamsa-kodanda-bhanjanah
canurarih kuta-hanta
salaris tosalantakah

He is the enemy of a washerman (rajakari), the enemy of Mustika (mustikari), the breaker of Kamsa’s bow (kamsa-kodanda-bhanjana), the enemy of Canura (canurari), the killer of Kuta (kuta-hanta), the enemy of Sala (salari), and the killer of Tosala (tosalantaka).

Text 42

kamsa-bhratr-nihanta ca
malla-yuddha-pravartakah
gaja-hanta kamsa-hanta
kala-hanta kalanka-ha

He is the killer of Kamsa’s brothers (kamsa-bhratr-nihanta), San expert wrestler (malla-yuddha-pravartaka), the killer of an elephant (gaja-hanta),
the killer of Kamsa (kamsa-hanta), the killer of Kala (kala-hanta), and the killer of Kalanka (kalanka-ha).

Text 43

magadharir yavana-ha
pandu-putra-sahaya-krt
catur-bhujah syamalangah
saumyas caupagavi-priyah

He is the enemy of Jarasandha (magadhari), the killer of Kalayavana (yavana-ha), the ally of the Pandavas (pandu-putra-sahaya-krt), four-armed
Lord Narayana (catur-bhuja), dark-complexioned Lord Krsna (syamalanga), gentle (saumya), and dear to Aupagavi (aupagavi-priya).

Text 44

yuddha-bhrd uddhava-sakha
mantri mantra-visaradah
vira-ha vira-mathanah
sankha-cakra-gada-dharah

He is a warrior (yuddha-bhrd), the friend of Uddhava (uddhava-sakha), a counselor (mantri), expert at giving counsel (mantra-visarada), a killer of
great warriors (vira-ha and vira-mathana), and the holder of a conch, disc, and club (sankha-cakra-gada-dhara).

Text 45

revati-citta-harta ca
raivati-harsa-vardhanah
revati-prana-nathas ca
revati-priya-karakah

He charmed Revati’s heart (revati-citta-harta), delighted Revati (raivati-harsa-vardhana), is the Lord of Revati’s life (revati-prana-natha), and is the delight of Revati (revati-priya-karaka).

Text 46

jyotir jyotismati-bharta
revatadri-vihara-krt
dhrta-natho dhanadhyakso
danadhyakso dhanesvarah

He is splendor (jyoti), the master of Jyotismati (jyotismati-bharta), the enjoyer of pastimes on Mount Revata (revatadri-vihara-krt), the master of patience and tolerance (dhrta-natha), the final judge (dhanadhyaksa), (danadhyaksa), and the master of wealth (dhanesvara).

Text 47

maithilarcita-padabjo
manado bhakta-vatsalah
duryodhana-gurur gurvi
gada-siksa-karah ksami

His lotus feet were worshiped by the people of Mithila (maithilarcita-padabja), He gives honor to others (manada), He loves His devotees (bhakta-vatsala), He is the guru of Duryodhana (duryodhana-guru), He is devoted to His guru (gurvi), He taught the art of fighting with a club (gada-siksa-kara), and He is tolerant and forgiving (ksami).

Text 48

murarir madano mando
'niruddho dhanvinam varah
kalpa-vrksah kalpa-vrksi
kalpa-vrksa-vana-prabhuh

He is the enemy of Mura (murari), handsome like Kamadeva (madana), gentle (manda), invincible (aniruddha), the best of bowmen (dhanvinam vara), a kalpa-vrksa tree (kalpa-vrksa and kalpa-vrksi), and the master of a forest of (kalpa-vrksa trees (kalpa-vrksa-vana-prabhu).

Text 49

symantaka-manir manyo
gandivi kairavesvarah
kumbhanda-khandana-karah
kupakarna-prahara-krt

He is the owner of the Syamantaka jewel (symantaka-mani), glorious (manya), the friend of Arjuna (gandivi), the king of the Kauravas (kauravesvara), the
killer of Kumbandha (kumbhanda-khandana-kara), and the killer of Kupakarna (kupakarna-prahara-krt).

Text 50

sevyo raivata-jamata
madhu-madhava-sevitah
balistha-pusta-sarvango
hrstah pustah praharsitah

He is the final object of devotional service (sevya), the son-in-law of King Revata (raivata-jamata), served by Lord Krsna and the residents of Mathura
(madhu-madhava-sevita), most powerful in every limb (balistha-pusta-sarvanga), happy (hrsta and praharsita), and stout and strong (pusta).

Text 51

varanasi-gatah kruddhah
sarvah paundraka-ghatakah
sunandi sikhari silpi
dvividanga-nisudanah

He traveled to Varanasi (varanasi-gata). He may become angry (kruddha). He is everything (sarva). He killed Paundraka (paundraka-ghataka). He carries the sword Sunanda (sunandi), wears a crown (sikhari), is artistic (silpi), and killed Dvivida (dvividanga-nisudana).

Note: Sunanda is the name of Lord Krsna’s sword.

Text 52

hastinapura-sankarsi
rathi kaurava-pujitah
visva-karma visva-dharma
deva-sarma daya-nidhih

He dragged the city of Hastinapura (hastinapura-sankarsi), is a great chariot-warrior (rathi), is worshiped by the Kauravas (kaurava-pujita),
created the universes (visva-karma), is the giver of religion to the universes (visva-dharma), is the happiness of the demigods (deva-sarma), and is an ocean of mercy (daya-nidhi).

Text 53

maha-raja-cchatra-dharo
maha-rajopalaksanah
siddha-gitah siddha-kathah
sukla-camara-vijitah

He holds the royal parasol (maha-raja-cchatra-dhara), has all the qualities of a great king (maha-rajopalaksana), is glorified by the siddhas (siddha-gita and siddha-katha), and is fanned with white camaras (sukla-camara-vijita).

Text 54

taraksah kiranasas ca
bimbosthah su-smita-cchavih
karindra-kara-kodandah
pracando megha-mandalah

His eyes are glittering stars (taraksa), His nose is graceful like a parrot’s beak (kiranasa), His lips are bimba fruits (bimbostha), His gentle
smile is splendid and glorious (su-smita-cchavi), His arms are elephants’ trunks (karindra-kara-kodanda), He is ferocious (pracanda), and He is splendid like a host of monsoon clouds (megha-mandala).

Text 55

kapata-vaksah pinamsah
padma-pada-sphurad-dyutih
maha-vibhutir bhuteso
bandha-moksi samiksanah

His chest is a great door (kapata-vaksa), His shoulders are broad (pinamsa), His feet are splendid lotus flowers (padma-pada-sphurad-dyuti), He is very powerful and glorious (maha-vibhuti), He is the master of all living entities (bhutesa), He is the liberator from material bondage (bandha-moksi), and He is the most wise and intelligent (samiksana).

Text 56

caidya-satruh satru-sandho
dantavakra-nisudakah
ajata-satruh papa-ghno
hari-dasa-sahaya-krt

He is the enemy of Sisupala (caidya-satru), the end of His enemies (satru-sandha), the killer of Dantavakra (dantavakra-nisudaka), a person who
has no enemy (ajata-satru), the destroyer of sins (papa-ghna), and the allyof Lord Krsna’s servants (hari-dasa-sahaya-krt).

Text 57

sala-bahuh salva-hanta
tirtha-yayi janesvarah
naimisaranya-yatrarthi
gomati-tira-vasa-krt

His arms are like palm trees (sala-bahu). He is the killer of Salva (salva-hanta), a pilgrim (tirtha-yayi), the master of all living entities (janesvara), a pilgrim to Naimisaranya (naimisaranya-yatrarthi), and He who lived by the Gomati river (gomati-tira-vasa-krt).

Text 58

gandaki-snana-van sragvi
vaijayanti-virajitah
amlana-pankaja-dharo
vipasi sona-samplutah

He bathed in the Gandaki river (gandaki-snana-van), wears a garland (sragvi), is splendid with a Vaijayanti garland (vaijayanti-virajita), holds
an unfading lotus (amlana-pankaja-dhara), visited the Vipasa river (vipasi), and bathed in the Sona river (sona-sampluta).

Text 59

prayaga-tirtha-rajas ca
S sarayuh setu-bandhanah
gaya-siras ca dhanadah
paulastyah pulahasramah

He visited Prayaga, the king of holy places (prayaga-tirtha-raja), and He also visited the Sarayu river (sarayu), and Setubandha (setu-bandhana). He
touched His head to the holy city of Gaya (gaya-sira). He gives wealth in charity (dhanada). He visited the sage Pulastya (paulastya), and He visited the asrama of the sage Pulaha (pulahasrama).

Text 60

ganga-sagara-sangarthi
sapta-godavari-patih
veni bhimarthi goda
tamraparni vatodaka

He visited Ganga-sagara (ganga-sagara-sangarthi). He is the master of the seven Godavaris (sapta-godavari-pati). He is the Veni (veni), Bhimarathi (bhimarathi), Goda (goda), Tamraparni (tamraparni), and Vatodaka rivers (vatodaka).

Text 61

krtamala maha-punya
kaveri ca payasvini
pratici suprabha veni
triveni sarayupama

He is the Krtamala) (krtamala), Maha-punya (maha-punya), Kaveri (kaveri), Payasvini (payasvini), Pratici (pratici), Suprabha (suprabha), Veni (veni), Triveni (triveni), and and Sarayupama rivers (sarayupama).

Text 62

krsna pampa narmada ca
ganga bhagirathi nadi
siddhasramah prabhasas ca
bindur bindu-sarovarah

He is the Krsna (krsna), Pampa (pampa), Narmada (narmada), Ganga (ganga), and Bhagirathi rivers (bhagirathi). He is all sacred rivers (nadi). He is
Siddhasrama (siddhasrama), Prabhasa (prabhasa), Bindu (bindu), and Bindu-sarovara (bindu-sarovara).

Text 63

puskarah saindhavo jambu
nara-narayanasramah
kuruksetra-pati ramo
jamadagnyo maha-munih

He is Puskara (puskara), Saindhava (saindhava), Jambu (jambu), and Nara-narayanasrama (nara-narayanasrama). He is the master of Kuruksetra (kuruksetra-pati). He is Lord Rama (rama). He is Parasurama (jamadagnya). He is a great sage (maha-muni).

Text 64

ilvalatmaja-hanta ca
sudama-saukhya-dayakah
visva-jid visva-nathas ca
triloka-vijayi jayi

He killed Narakasura (ilvalatmaja-hanta), delighted Sudhama (sudama-saukhya-dayaka), conquered the universe (visva-jid), is the master of the universe (visva-natha), is the master of the three worlds (triloka-vijayi), and is victorious (jayi).

Text 65

vasanta-malati-karsi
gado gadyo gadagrajah
gunarnavo guna-nidhir
guna-patro gunakarah

He is glorious with vasanta and malati flowers (vasanta-malati-karsi). He is strong like a great mace (gada). He is expert at fighting with a mace (gadya). He is the elder brother of Gada (gadagraja). He is an ocean of virtues (gunarnava and guna-nidhi), and a reservoir of virtues (guna-patra and gunakara).

Text 66

rangavalli-jalakaro
nirgunah saguno brhat
drstah sruto bhavad bhuto
bhavisyac calpa-vigrahah

He is decorated with vine-flowers (rangavalli), enjoys water-pastimes (jalakara), is beyond the modes of material nature (nirguna), is filled with
transcendental qualities (saguna), is the greatest (brhat), is seen by the great devotees (drsta), is heard by the great devotees (sruta), and is the present (bhavad), the past (bhuta), and the future (bhavisyat). He is the Supersoul, whose form is so small He stays in every atom (alpa-vigraha).

Text 67

anadir adir anandah
pratyag-dhama nirantarah
gunatitah samah samyah
sama-drn nirvikalpakah

He is without beginning (anadi), is the beginning of everything (adi), is bliss personified (ananda), is the Supersoul who stays in everyone’s heart (pratyag-dhama), is eternal S(nirantara), is beyond the modes of nature (gunatita), is equal to all (sama, samya and nirvikalpaka), and sees everyone with equal vision (sama-drk).

Text 68

gudha-vyudho guno gauno
gunabhaso gunavrtah
nityo 'ksaro nirvikaro
'ksaro 'jasra-sukho 'mrtah

He is concealed (gudha) and He is openly manifested (vyudha). He is filled with transcendental virtues (guna, gauna, gunabhasa, and gunavrta). He eternal (nitya), imperishable (aksara), unchanging (nirvikara), undying (aksara), always happy (ajasra-sukha), and like nectar (amrta).

Text 69

sarvagah sarvavit sarthah
sama-buddhih sama-prabhah
akledyo 'cchedya apurno
'sosyo 'dahyo nivartakah

He is all-pervading (sarvaga), all-knowing (sarvavit), the most valuable (sartha), equal to all (sama-buddhi and sama-prabha), untouched by water
(akledya), unbreakable (acchedya), perfect and complete (apurna), never dried or withered (asosya), and never to be burned by fire (adahya). He is the destroyer of the worlds (nivartaka).

Text 70

brahma brahma-dharo brahma
jnapako vyapakah kavih
adhyatmako 'dhibhutas ca-
dhidaivah svasrayasrayah

He is Brahman (brahma), the origin of Brahman (brahma-dhara), the origin of demigod Brahma (brahma), the supreme teacher (jnapaka), all-pervading (vyapaka), and the greatest philosopher (kavi). He is present in the hearts of all living entities (adhyatmaka). He is present in the
material elements (adhibhuta). He is present among the demigods (adhidaiva). He is the shelter of all shelters (svasrayasraya).

Text 71

maha-vayur maha-viras
cesta-rupa-tanu-sthitah
prerako bodhako bodhi
trayo-vimsatiko ganah

He is the great wind (maha-vayu). He is a great hero (maha-vira). As the power of action He stays in every body (cesta- Srupa-tanu-sthita). He inspires the living entities (preraka), and enlightens them (bodhaka). He is the mist wise (bodhi). He is the master of the demigods (trayo-vimsatika-gana).

Text 72

amsamsas ca naraveso
'vataro bhupari-sthitah
mahar janas tapah satyam
bhur bhuvah svar iti tridha

He expands in many incarnations (amsamsa). He appears as a sakty-avesa incarnation (naravesa). He descends to the material world (avatara and bhupari-sthita). He is Maharloka (mahah), Janaloka (jana), Tapoloka (tapah), and Satyaloka (satyam). He is the three planetary systems: Bhuloka (bhu), Bhuvarloka (bhuvah), Svarloka (svah).

Text 73

naimittikah prakrtika
atyantika-mayo layah
sargo visargah sargadir
nirodho rodha utiman

Although He appears in the material world (naimittika and prakrtika), He is eternal (atyantika-maya). He is cosmic devastation (laya), cosmic creation (sarga), the secondary stage of cosmic creation (visarga), and the beginning of creation (sargadi). He is the greatest obstacle (nirodha and rodha), and the greatest protector (utiman).

Text 74

manvantaravataras ca
manur manu-suto 'naghah
svayambhuh sambhavah sankuh
svayambhuva-sahaya-krt

He appears as the Manvantaravataras (manvantaravatara). He is Manu (manu) and the sons of Manu (manu-suta). He is sinless (anagha), self-born (svayambhu), and a friend of Lord Siva (sambhava). He is like a great lance (sanku). He is the ally of Svayambhuva Manu (svayambhuva-sahaya-krt).

Text 75

suralayo deva-girir
merur hemarcito girih
giriso gana-nathas ca
gairiso giri-gahvarah

He is the home of the demigods (suralaya), the mountain of the demigods (deva-giri), Mount Meru (meru), splendid like gold (hemarcita), and a great ountain (giri). He stays on a mountain (girisa). He is the master of the devotees (gana-natha) and a friend of Lord Siva (gairisa). He stays in a mountain cave (giri-gahvara).

Text 76

vindhyas trikuto mainakah
subalah paribhadrakah
patangah sisirah kanko
jarudhih saila-sattamah

He is the Vindhya mountains (vindhya), Mount Trikuta (trikuta), and Mount Mainaka (mainaka). He is very powerful (subala). He is the paribhadraka tree (paribhadraka), the sun (patanga), the winter season ( sisira), Yama (kanka), Jarudhi (jarudhi), and the best of mountains (saila-sattama).

Text 77

kalanjaro brhat-sanur
dari-bhrn nandikesvarah
santanas taru-rajas ca
mandarah parijatakah

He is Kalanjara (kalanjara) and Brhat-sanu (brhat-sanu). He stays in a mountain cave (dari-bhrt). He is Nandikesvara (nandikesvara), the santana tree (santana), the king of trees (taru-raja), the mandara tree (mandara), and the parijata tree (parijataka).

Text 78

jayanta-krj jayantango
jayanti-dig jayakulah
vrtra-ha devalokas ca
sasi kumuda-bandhavah

He is victorious (jayanta-krt jayantanga, jayanti-dig, and jayakula). He is the killer of Vrtra (vrtra-ha). He is the planets of the demigods (devaloka), and the moon (sasi and kumuda-bandhava).

Text 79

naksatresah sudha-sindhur
mrgah pusyah punarvasuh
hasto 'bhijic ca sravano
vaidhrtir bhaskarodayah

He is the moon (naksatresa), an ocean of nectar (sudha-sindhu), the star Mrgasirsa (mrga), the star Pusya (pusya), the star Punarvasu (punarvasu), the star Hasta (hasta), the star Abhijit (abhijit), and the star Sravana (sravana). He is the vaidhrti formation of the stars (vaidhrti), and He is the sunrise (bhaskarodaya).

Text 80

aindrah sadhyah subhah suklo
vyatipato dhruvah sitah
sisumaro devamayo
brahmaloko vilaksanah

He is the star Aindra (aindra). He is Sadhyaloka (sadhya). He is the auspicious conjunction of stars (subha). He is the bright fortnight (sukla). He is the astrological condition known as vyatipata (vyatipata). He is Dhruvaloka (dhruva). He is the bright fortnight (sita), the Sisumara-cakra (sisumara), the planets of the demigods (devamaya), and Brahmaloka (brahmaloka). He is beyond the material world (vilaksana).

Text 81

ramo vaikuntha-nathas ca
vyapi vaikuntha-nayakah
svetadvipo jita-pado
lokalokacalasritah

He is Lord Rama (rama). He is the master of Vaikuntha (vaikuntha-natha and vaikuntha-nayaka). He is all-pervading (vyapi), the master of Svetadvipa (svetadvipa), the Lord who has conquered everything (jita-pada), and the Lord who stays on Mount Lokaloka (lokalokacalasrita).

Text 82

bhumi-vaikuntha-devas ca
koti-brahmanda-karakah
asankhya-brahmanda-patir
golokeso gavam-patih

He is the master of Bhumi-vaikuntha (bhumi-vaikuntha-deva), the creator of millions of universes (koti-brahmanda-karaka), the master of countless universes (asankhya-brahmanda-pati), the master of Goloka (golokesa), and the master of the cows (gavam-pati).

Text 83

goloka-dhama-dhisano
gopika-kantha-bhusanah
sridharah sridharo lila-
dharo giri-dharo dhuri

He resides in Goloka (goloka-dhama-dhisana). The gopis’ embraces have become His necklace (gopika-kantha-bhusana). He is the master of the goddess of fortune (sridhara). He is the master of all handsomeness, glory, and opulence (sridhara). He is playful (lila-dhara). He lifted Govardhana Hill (giri-dhara). He is the maintainer of the world (dhuri).

Text 84

kunta-dhari trisuli ca
bibhatsi gharghara-svanah
sula-sucy-arpita-gajo
gaja-carma-dharo gaji

He is Lord Siva who carries a trident (kunta-dhari and trisuli), who is terrifying (bibhatsi), who roars ferociously (gharghara-svana), who with His trident attacked an elephant (sula-sucy-arpita-gaja), who wears an elephant-skin garemnt (gaja-carma-dhara), and who rides on an elephant (gaji).

Text 85

antra-mali munda-mali
vyali dandaka-mandaluh
vetala-bhrd bhuta-sanghah
kusmanda-gana-samvrtah

He is Lord Nrsimha who wears a garland of entrails (antra-mali). He is Lord Siva who wears a necklace of skulls (munda-mali), who is ferocious (vyali), who carries a club (dandaka-mandalu), who is accompanied by Vetalas (vetala-bhrd), who is accompanied by ghosts (bhuta-sangha), and who is accompanied by Kusmandas (kusmanda-gana-samvrta).

Text 86

pramathesah pasu-patir
mrdaniso mrdo vrsah
krtanta-kala-sangharih
kutah kalpanta-bhairavah

He is Lord Siva who is the master of the Pramathas (pramathesa), the master of the Pasus (pasu-pati), the husband of Parvati (mrdanisa), gentle (mrda), powerful (vrsa), the killer of His enemies (krtanta-kala-sanghari), most exalted (kuta), and who appears as Bhairava at the end of time (kalpanta-bhairava).

Text 87

sad-anano vira-bhadro
daksa-yajna-vighatakah
kharparasi visasi ca
sakti-hastah sivarthadah

He is Karttikeya, who has six heads (sad-anana). He is Virabhadra (vira-bhadra). He destroyed the Daksa-yajna (daksa-yajna-vighataka). He eats from a bowl that is a skull (kharparasi). He drinks poison (visasi), holds a sakti weapon in His hand (sakti-hasta), and grants auspiciousness (sivarthada).

Text 88

pinaka-tankara-karas
cala-jhankara-nupurah
panditas tarka-vidvan vai
veda-pathi srutisvarah

When He releases arrows from His bow it makes a great twanging sound (pinaka-tankara-kara). He wears tinkling anklets (cala-jhankara-nupura). He is wise (pandita), a master logician (tarka-vidvan), learned in the Vedas (veda-pathi), and the master of the Vedas (srutisvara).

Text 89

vedanta-krt sankhya-sastri
mimamsi kana-nama-bhak
kanadir gautamo vadi
vado naiyayiko nayah

He is the author of Vedanta (vedanta-krt), learned in Sankhya (sankhya-sastri), learned in Mimamsa (mimamsi), known by the name Kanada (kana-nama-bhak and kanadi), known as Gautama (gautama), and expert in philosophical debate (vadi, vada, naiyayika, and naya).

Text 90

vaisesiko dharma-sastri
sarva-sastrartha-tattva-gah
vaiyakarana-krc chando
vaiyyasah prakrtir vacah

He is learned in the Vaisesa philosophy (vaisesika), learned in the dharma-sastras (dharma-sastri), learned in all the scriptures (sarva-sastrartha-tattva-ga), the author of grammar (vaiyakarana-krt), learned in the meters of poetry (chanda), the Vyasa’s son (vaiyyasa), nature (prakrti), and speech (vacah).

Text 91

parasari-samhita-vit
kavya-krn nataka-pradah
pauranikah smrti-karo
vaidyo vidya-visaradah

He is learned in the Parasara-sastra (parasari-samhita-vit), the author of poetry (kavya-krt), the giver of dramas (nataka-prada), learned in the Puranas (pauranika), the author of the Vedas (smrti-kara), the first physician (vaidya), and very learned (vidya-visarada).

Text 92

Salankaro laksanartho
vyangya-viddhanavad-dhvanih
vakya-sphotah pada-sphotah
sphota-vrttis ca sartha-vit

He is the ornaments of poetry (alankara), the secondary meanings of words (laksanartha), the hinted meanings of words (vyangya-viddhanavad-dhvani), and the meaning that first comes to mind when one hears a statement (vakya-sphota, pada-sphota, and (sphota-vrtti). He knows the meanings of words (sartha-vit).

Text 93

srngara ujjvalah svaccho
'dbhuto hasyo bhayanakah
asvattho yava-bhoji ca
yava-krito yavasanah

He is decoration (srngara), splendor (ujjvala and svaccha), wonder (adbhuta), joking (hasya), fear (bhayanaka), the banyan tree (asvattha), and the philosopher Kanada (yava-bhoji, yava-krita, and yavasana).

Text 94

prahlada-raksakah snigdha
aila-vamsa-vivardhanah
gatadhir ambarisango
vigadhir gadhinam varah

He is the protector of Prahlada (prahlada-raksaka), affectionate (snigdha), the glory of the Aila dynasty (aila-vamsa-vivardhana), free of anxiety (gatadhi), Ambarisa (ambarisanga), Gadhi (vigadhi), the best of Gadhi’s descendents (gadhinam vara).

Text 95

nana-mani-samakirno
nana-ratna-vibhusanah
nana-puspa-dharah puspi
puspa-dhanva su-puspitah

He is decorated with many jewels (nana-mani-samakirna and nana-ratna-vibhusana) and decorated with many flowers (nana-puspa-dhara, puspi, and su-puspita). He is Kamadeva who holds a bow of flowers (puspa-dhanva).

Text 96

nana-candana-gandhadhyo
nana-puspa-rasarcitah
nana-varna-mayo varno
nana-vastra-dharah sada

He is fragrant with sandal paste (nana-candana-gandhadhya), Sanointed with the fragrant juices of many flowers (nana-puspa-rasarcita), decorated with garments and ornaments of many colors (nana-varna-maya), glorious (varna), always dressed in opulent and elaborate garments (nana-vastra-dhara sada).

Text 97

nana-padma-karah kausi
nana-kauseya-vesa-dhrk
ratna-kambala-dhari ca
dhauta-vastra-samavrtah

He holds many lotus flowers in His hand (nana-padma-kara), is dressed in silk garments (kausi nana-kauseya-vesa-dhrk), wears a jewel cloak (ratna-kambala-dhari), and is dressed in splendid clean garments (dhauta-vastra-samavrta).

Text 98

uttariya-dharah purno
ghana-kancuka-sanghavan
pitosnisah sitosniso
raktosniso dig-ambarah

He wears an upper garment (uttariya-dhara). He is perfect (purna). He wears strong armor (ghana-kancuka-sanghavan), a yellow turban (pitosnisa), a white turban (sitosnisa), or a red turban (raktosnisa). Sometimes He wears the four directions as His garment (dig-ambara).

Text 99

divyango divya-racano
divya-loka-vilokitah
sarvopamo nirupamo
golokanki-krtanganah

His limbs are splendid (divyanga), He is decorated with great splendor (divya-racana), the residents of Devaloka gaze on Him (divya-loka-vilokita), He is the best of all (sarvopama), He is without peer ( nirupama), and He stays with His associates in the realm of Goloka (golokanki-krtangana).

Text 100

krta-svotsanga-go lokah
kundali-bhuta asthitah
mathuro mathura-darsi
calat-khanjana-locanah

He stays in Goloka (krta-svotsanga-goloka), He is Lord Ananta (kundali-bhuta), He is all-pervading (asthita), He stays in Mathura (mathura), He gazes at the sights of Mathura (mathura-darsi), and His eyes are like restless khanjana birds (calat-khanjana-locana).

Text 101

dadhi-harta dugdha-haro
navanita-sitasanah
takra-bhuk takra-hari ca
dadhi-caurya-krta-sramah

As a child He is a yogurt thief (dadhi-harta), a milk thief (dugdha-hara), an eater of butter (navanita-sitasana), a drinker of buttermilk (takra-bhuk), a thief of buttermilk (takra-hari), and exhausted by stealing yogurt (dadhi-caurya-krta-srama).

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