Sri Ramakrishna Stotra
Ramakrishna and his chief disciple Swami Vivekananda are regarded as two of the key figures in the Bengal Renaissance of the 19th century. His Stotra are recited in the form of meditation.
अथ प्रणामः ॥
Atha Prannaamah ||
Now we salute the Gods and Saints.
ॐ स्थापकाय च धर्मस्य सर्वधर्मस्वरूपिणे ।
अवतारवरिष्ठाय रामकृष्णाय ते नमः ॥
Om Sthaapakaaya Ca Dharmasya Sarva-Dharma-Svaruupinne |
Avataara-Varisstthaaya Raamakrssnnaaya Te Namah ||
1: (Salutations to Sri Ramakrishna) the established (of the Spiritual Essence) of Dharma (Religious Path); (Salutations to Him) Whose Life is the (True Essence) of all Dharmas (Religious Paths).
2: Who is an Incarnation in Whose Life Spirituality manifested itself with the widest expanse and deepest depth (at the same time); I offer my Salutations to You, O Ramakrishna.
ॐ यथाग्नेर्दाहिका शक्तिः रामकृष्णे स्थिता हि या ।
सर्वविद्या स्वरूपां तां शारदां प्रणमाम्यहम् ॥
Om Yathaa-[Aa]gner-Daahikaa Shaktih Raamakrssnne Sthitaa Hi Yaa |
Sarva-Vidyaa Svaruupaam Taam Shaaradaam Prannamaamy[i]-Aham ||
Om, (Salutations to Sri Sharada Devi) Who, like the burning Power of Fire, abides inseparably in Sri Ramakrishna,
Who is of the nature of the essence of all wisdom; To Her, to that Sharada Devi, I offer my Salutations.
ॐ नमः श्रीयतिराजाय विवेकानन्द सूरये ।
सच्चित्सुखस्वरूपाय स्वामिने तापहारिणे ॥
Om Namah Shrii-Yati-Raajaaya Vivekaananda Suuraye |
Sac-Cit-Sukha-Svaruupaaya Svaamine Taapa-Haarinne ||
1: Om, Salutations to the king of Monks, (Who is) Swami Vivekananda, blazing like the Sun,
2: Who is of the nature of the Joy of Sacchidananda (Brahman); (Salutations) to that Swami, Who removes the miseries of Worldly life.
ॐ रामकृष्णगतप्राणं हनुमद्भाव भावितम् ।
नमामि स्वामिनं रामकृष्णानन्देति संज्ञितम् ॥
Om Raamakrssnna-Gata-Praannam Hanumad-Bhaava Bhaavitam |
Namaami Svaaminam Raamakrssnnaanande[a-I]ti Samjnyitam ||
1: Om, (Salutations to Sri Ramakrishnananda) Whose heart was immersed in the service of Sri Ramakrishna, driven by the feeling of Hanuman (in the service of Sri Rama),
2: I Salute that Swami, Who is called as Ramakrishnananda (following the name of Sri Ramakrishna).