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Friday, 1 August 2014

Narayaneeyam - Dasakam: 2 (Form of the Lord)

रूप माधुर्य भक्ति महत्व च
FORM OF THE LORD
 

Dasakam: 2 –Shlokam 1
सूर्यस्पर्धिकिरीटमूर्ध्वतिलकप्रोद्भासिफालान्तरं
कारुण्याकुलनेत्रमार्द्रहसितोल्लासं सुनासापुटम्।
गण्डोद्यन्मकराभकुण्डलयुगं कण्ठोज्वलत्कौस्तुभं
त्वद्रूपं वनमाल्यहारपटलश्रीवत्सदीप्रं भजे॥१॥

suuryaspardhikiriiTamuurdhvatilaka prOdbhaasiphaalaantaraM
kaaruNyaakulanetramaardra hasitOllaasaM sunaasaapuTam |
gaNDOdyanmakaraabha kuNDalayugaM kaNThOjvalatkaustubhaM
tvadruupaM vanamaalyahaarapaTala shriivatsadiipraM bhaje || 1 ||

With a crown which rivals the Sun (in brilliance) by the upright mark (tilak of sandal paste) whose forehead is made more resplendent, the compassionate eyes, the charming smile, the shapely nose, the cheeks reflecting the fish shaped pendents adorning Thy ears, the neck resplendent with the Kausthubha jewel and the chest decorated with flower garlands, pearl necklaces and the holy Srivatsa beauty mark. O Lord! I meditate upon Thy form.

Dasakam 2 Shlokam-2
केयूराङ्गदकङ्कणोत्तममहारत्नाङ्गुलीयाङ्कित-
श्रीमद्बाहुचतुष्कसङ्गतगदाशङ्खारिपङ्केरुहाम् ।
काञ्चित् काञ्चनकाञ्चिलाञ्च्छितलसत्पीताम्बरालम्बिनी-
मालम्बे विमलाम्बुजद्युतिपदां मूर्तिं तवार्तिच्छिदम् ॥२॥

keyuuraangada kankaNOttama mahaaratnaanguliiyaankitashriimadbaahu
chatuShka sangata gadaa shankhaari pankeruhaam |
kaa~nchit kaa~nchana kaa~nchilaanChita lasatpiitaambaraalambiniim
aalambe vimalaambujadyutipadaaM muurtiM tavaartichChidam || 2 ||

O Lord Krishna! Thy four sacred arms are adorned with ornaments namely, Keyur (epaulets) Angada (armlets) Kankana (bracelets) and finger rings studded with gems the mace, the conch, the disc, the lotus, the shining yellow silk robe adorning the waist with the gold belt around it and the beautiful lotus feet which are the ultimate refuge of all devotees for the removal of all their sorrows.

Dasakam 2 Shlokam-3
यत्त्त्रैलोक्यमहीयसोऽपि महितं सम्मोहनं मोहनात्
कान्तं कान्तिनिधानतोऽपि मधुरं माधुर्यधुर्यादपि ।
सौन्दर्योत्तरतोऽपि सुन्दरतरं त्वद्रूपमाश्चर्यतोऽ-
प्याश्चर्यं भुवने न कस्य कुतुकं पुष्णाति विष्णो विभो ॥३॥

yatttrailOkyamahiiyasO(a)pi mahitaM sammOhanaM mOhanaat
kaantaM kaantinidhaanatO(a)pi madhuraM maadhuryadhuryaadapi |
saundaryOttaratO(a)pi sundarataraM tvadruupamaashcharyatO(a)-
pyaashcharyaM bhuvane na kasya kutukaM puShNaati viShNO vibhO || 3 ||

O Lord Vishnu! Will there be any one in this world who will not be enchanted by this splendid form of Thine; This supreme divine form is considered the most glorious in all the three worlds; which is charming; more attractive whose beauty rivals the most beautiful and is a wonder of all wonders, and generates intense love in the hearts of all true Bhakthas.

Dasakam: 2 Shlokam: 4
तत्तादृङ्मधुरात्मकं तव वपु: सम्प्राप्य सम्पन्मयी
सा देवी परमोत्सुका चिरतरं नास्ते स्वभक्तेष्वपि ।
तेनास्या बत कष्टमच्युत विभो त्वद्रूपमानोज्ञक -
प्रेमस्थैर्यमयादचापलबलाच्चापल्यवार्तोदभूत् ॥४॥

tattaadR^i~N madhuraatmakaM tava vapuH sampraapya sampanmayii
saa devii paramOtsukaa chirataraM naaste svabhakteShvapi |
tenaasyaa bata kaShTamachyuta vibhO tvadruupamaanOj~naka
premasthairyamayaadachaapalabalaatchaapalyavaartOdabhuut || 4 ||

Oh Guruvayurappa! Goddess Lakshmi being so attached to Thy enchanting form, and was so much in love with Thee.So she cannot remain long with any of her devotees. , O Lord! due to her attachment to Thee, she acquired the reputation of being fickle minded towards her own devotees.

Dasakam: 2 Shlokam:5
लक्ष्मीस्तावकरामणीयकहृतैवेयं परेष्वस्थिरे-
त्यस्मिन्नन्यदपि प्रमाणमधुना वक्ष्यामि लक्ष्मीपते ।
ये त्वद्ध्यानगुणानुकीर्तनरसासक्ता हि भक्ता जना-
स्तेष्वेषा वसति स्थिरैव दयितप्रस्तावदत्तादरा ॥५॥

lakshmiistaavaka-raamaNiiyaka-hR^itaiveyaM pareShvasthiretyasminnanyadapi
pramaaNamadhunaa vakshyaami lakshmiipate |
ye tvaddhyaanaguNaanukiirtanarasaasaktaa hi bhaktaa janaasteShveShaa
vasati sthiraiva dayitaprastaavadattaadaraa || 5 ||

Oh Lakshmipathi ! In support of my statement that Lakshmi being attached to Thy enchantment is fickle with others. Her fickleness is only with regard to those who have no love or respect for Thee.She stays permanently with those devotees. Who are ever praising Thy qualities and worshiping Thee. She remains there because she is keen to listen attentively to the praises of her beloved Lord.

Dasakam:2 -- Shlokam: 6
एवंभूतमनोज्ञतानवसुधानिष्यन्दसन्दोहनं
त्वद्रूपं परचिद्रसायनमयं चेतोहरं शृण्वताम् ।
सद्य: प्रेरयते मतिं मदयते रोमाञ्चयत्यङ्गकं
व्यासिञ्चत्यपि शीतवाष्पविसरैरानन्दमूर्छोद्भवै: ॥६॥

evaM bhuuta manOj~nataa navasudhaa niShyanda sandOhanaM
tvadruupaM parachidrasaayanamayaM chetOharaM shR^iNvataam |
sadyaH perarayate matiM madayate rOmaa~nchayatyangakaM
vyaasi~nchatyapi shiitabaaShpa visarairaanandamuurChOdbhavaiH || 6 ||

O Lord! Thy divine form is like nectar to the ears and minds of devotees, those who hear Thy glories. Their minds are immediately stimulated and filled with joy.and their bodies in ecstasy and taking them to the extremes of bliss.

Dasakam: 02 -- Shlokam: 07
एवंभूततया हि भक्त्यभिहितो योगस्स योगद्वयात्
कर्मज्ञानमयात् भृशोत्तमतरो योगीश्वरैर्गीयते ।
सौन्दर्यैकरसात्मके त्वयि खलु प्रेमप्रकर्षात्मिका
भक्तिर्निश्रममेव विश्वपुरुषैर्लभ्या रमावल्लभ ॥७॥

evambhuutatayaa hi bhaktyabhihitO yOgassa yOgadvayaat
karmaj~naanamayaat bhR^ishOttamatarO yOgiishvarairgiiyate |
saundaryaikarasaatmake tvayi khalu premaprakarShaatmikaa
bhaktirnishramameva vishvapuruShairlabhyaa ramaavallabha || 7 ||

Oh Guruvayurappa! Bhakti yoga is considered a far easier path compared to the other two paths of Karma yoga and Gyaana yoga. Therefore Bhakthi Yoga or the path of devotion is recommended bygreat sages. All human beings can be attained effortlessly through Bhakti, which is intense love to Thee.

Dasakam: 02 Shlokam: 08
निष्कामं नियतस्वधर्मचरणं यत् कर्मयोगाभिधं
तद्दूरेत्यफलं यदौपनिषदज्ञानोपलभ्यं पुन: ।
तत्त्वव्यक्ततया सुदुर्गमतरं चित्तस्य तस्माद्विभो
त्वत्प्रेमात्मकभक्तिरेव सततं स्वादीयसी श्रेयसी ॥८॥

niShkaamaM niyatasvadharmacharaNaM yat karmayOgaabhidhaM
tadduuretyaphalaM yadaupaniShadaj~naanOpalabhyaM punaH |
tattvavyaktatayaa sudurgamataraM chittasya tasmaadvibhO
tvatpremaatmakabhaktireva satataM svaadiiyasii shreyasii || 8 ||

Oh Guruvayurappa! The path of Karma yoga which consists of performing one's duties needs to be practiced for a long time. The path of Gyaana yoga which consists of knowing the Brahman, as explained in the Upanishads, is very difficult for the mind yields results only in the distant future. O Lord! Bhakti yoga which is of the nature of pure love to Thee.So it is the sweetest and the noblest and hence most beneficial and more satisfying to our minds.

Dasakam: 02 -- Shlokam: 09
अत्यायासकराणि कर्मपटलान्याचर्य निर्यन्मला
बोधे भक्तिपथेऽथवाऽप्युचिततामायान्ति किं तावता ।
क्लिष्ट्वा तर्कपथे परं तव वपुर्ब्रह्माख्यमन्ये पुन-
श्चित्तार्द्रत्वमृते विचिन्त्य बहुभिस्सिद्ध्यन्ति जन्मान्तरै: ॥९॥

atyaayaasakaraaNi karmapaTalaanyaacharya niryanmalaaH
bOdhe bhaktipathe(a)thavaa(a)pyuchitataamaayaanti kiM taavataa |
kliShTvaa tarkapathe paraM tava vapurbrahmaakhyamanye punashchittaardratvamR^
ite vichintya bahubhissiddhyanti janmaantaraiH || 9 ||

O Lord! Some people follow the path of Karma Yoga, and perform the various disciplines for long and attain mental purity and leads us to the path of Gyaana or Bhakti yoga. Some others strive hard pondering over the Philosophical search for eternal truth wihout melting their hearts in love for Thee.

Dasakam: 2 -- Shlokam: 10
त्वद्भक्तिस्तु कथारसामृतझरीनिर्मज्जनेन स्वयं
सिद्ध्यन्ती विमलप्रबोधपदवीमक्लेशतस्तन्वती ।
सद्यस्सिद्धिकरी जयत्ययि विभो सैवास्तु मे त्वत्पद-
प्रेमप्रौढिरसार्द्रता द्रुततरं वातालयाधीश्वर ॥१०॥

tvadbhaktistu kathaarasaamR^itajhariinirmajjanena svayaM
siddhyantii vimalaprabOdhapadaviimakleshatastanvatii |
sadyassiddhikarii jayatyayi vibhO saivaastu me tvatpadapremaprauDhirasaardrataa
drutataraM vaataalayaadhiishvara || 10 ||

Oh Lord Krishna ! Bhakthi is the most superior path to merge with Thee and leads us to the state of pure divinity without delay. This can be done without much effort and it instantly leads to pure Knowledge. I pray to Thee May I soon experience that state of melting of the heart and Steeped in devotion to Thy lotus feet.



Courtesy: 
http://onlynarayaneeyam.blogspot.in
http://www.narayaneeyam-firststep.org