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|Posted: Sat Feb 25, 2006 4:24 pm Post subject: Mangalacharana
(The Stanza of Benediction)
Namo bhagavate tasmai, Krishnayadbhuta-karmane
Rupa-nama-vibhedena, Jagatkridati yo yatah.
Bow to Bhagavan Shri Krishna, The doer of wondrous acts;
Who is cosmos, in varied forms, names;
Who sports, Whence is cosmos sprung.
Meaning: Prostrations to Bhagavan Shri Krishna, who is the performer of wonderful deeds, who is the very manifestation of the universe, who plays His sports in different forms and names, and from whom the whole universe has sprung up.
Jayati Shri Vallabharyo, Jayati ca Vitthaleshvaraprabhushriman,
Purushottams-ca taishca, nirdishta pusti-paddhatir jayati.
Hail to revered Shri Vallabhacharya! Hail to honorable Lord Shri Vitthala!
Hail to learned Shri Purushottamaji! Hail to the path of Pushti manifested by them!
Meaning: Victory to revered Mahaprabhu Shri Vallabhacharya! Victory to honorable lord Shri Vitthalesha Prabhucharana! Victory to learned 1Shri Purushottamaji! And Victory to the devotional path of Pushti manifested by these great Acharyas!
1. An eminent scholar Acharya who wrote commentaries on almost all the works of Shri Vallabhacharya, and composed many independent works of his own.
Jai Shree Krishna,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India