(Hinduism, Gaudiya Vaishnavism; Bengali)

Mama Mandire
(Temple of my mind)

by Srila Bhaktivinode Thakura

mama mana mandire rana nisi-din
krsna murari sri krsna murari

Please abide in the temple of my heart both day and night, O Krishna Murari, O Sri Krishna Murari!

bhakti priti mala candan
tumi nio he nio krsna-nandan

Devotion, love, flower garlands and sandalwood--please accept the, Delighter of the Heart!

jivana marana tava puja nivedan
sundara he mana-hari

In life or in death I worship You with these offerings, Beautiful One, O Enchanter of the Heart!

eso nanda-kumar ar nanda-kumar
habe prema-pradipe arati tomar

Come, Son of Nanda, and then, O Son of Nanda, I will offer Your arati ceremony with the lamplight of my love.

nayana jamuna jhare anibar
tomara virahe giridhari

The waters of the Yamuna river cascade incessantly from my eyes in your separation, O Holder of Govardhan Hill!


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