Ashtaka

Sri Balakrishna Prarthana Ashtakam Lyrics in English

śrībālakṛṣṇaprārthanāṣṭakam Lyrics in English:

srimadyasodankaviharadakse
tatstanyasakte nijabhaktarakte ।
govardhanapritikare pare’smin
sribalakrsne ratirastu nityam ॥ 1॥

srinandarajanganarantarasmi- ??
kirmiritangadyutiramyaramye । ??
tatranisam kriḍanatatpare’smin
sribalakrsne ratirastu nityam ॥ 2॥

mukhamrtam prasya padamrtam kim
vanchanti niscetumativa bhaktah ।
asye padangusthadhare mamasmin
sribalakrsne ratirastu nityam ॥ 3॥

nanamanivratavibhusananam
capalyato manculasinjitaistaih ।
sthitanjitasye krtamugdhalasye
sribalakrsne ratirastu nityam ॥ 4॥

ghosesu gopankayutesu gatya
pratyangamalinyavisesahrdye ।
balyatkalalapamanohare’smin
sribalakrsne ratirastu nityam ॥ 5॥

snigdhamalakuncitakuntalasprg-
vaktrena bhangavrtapadmasobham ।
jahanti tasmin mama nandasunau
sribalakrsne ratistu nityam ॥ 6॥

dantadvayenarjitakundakose
dvandvotthasobhe navaniradabhe ।
haiyangavinankalitaikahaste
sribalakrsne ratirastu nityam ॥ 7॥

hastena netradapasaritena
snigdhanjanenaktakapaladese ।
vrajanganasnehasudhasupatre
sribalakrsne ratirastu nityam ॥ 8॥

iti sribalakrsnasya varnanaprarthanastakam ।
varnitam jivanakhyena gokulotsavasununa ॥

iti srivallabhacaranaikatana srimadgokulotsavatanudbhava-
srijivanesaviracitam sribalakrsnasaranastakam sampurnam ।