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Stotras on Devi Radharani

The Stotras on Devi Radharani are sung by the devotees of Radha-Krishna.

Sanskrit:

श्रीनारायण उवाच
राधा रासेश्वरी रासवासिनी रसिकेश्वरी ।
कृष्णाप्राणाधिका कृष्णप्रिया कृष्णस्वरूपिणी ॥१॥

Translation:

Shriinaaraayanna Uvaaca
Raadhaa Raaseshvarii Raasavaasinii Rasikeshvarii |
Krssnnaapraannaadhikaa Krssnnapriyaa Krssnnasvaruupinnii ||1||

Meaning:

Sri Narayana said:
1.1: (The sixteen names of Radharani are) RadhaRaaseshwariRaasavasiniRasikeshwari, …
1.2: … KrishnapranadhikaKrishnapriyaKrishna Swarupini, …

Sanskrit:

कृष्णवामाङ्गसम्भूता परमानन्दरूपिणी ।
कृष्णा वृन्दावनी वृन्दा वृन्दावनविनोदिनी ॥२॥

Translation:

Krssnnavaamaanggasambhuutaa Paramaanandaruupinnii |
Krssnnaa Vrndaavanii Vrndaa Vrndaavanavinodinii ||2||
(The sixteen names of Radharani continued)

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Meaning:

2.1: … Krishna Vamanga SambhutaParamanandarupini, …
2.2: … KrishnaaVrindavaniVrindaaVrindavana Vinodini,

Sanskrit:

चन्द्रावली चन्द्रकान्ता शरच्चन्द्रप्रभानना ।
नामान्येतानि साराणि तेषामभ्यन्तराणि  ॥३॥

Translation:

Candraavalii Candrakaantaa Sharaccandraprabhaananaa |
Naamaany-Etaani Saaraanni Tessaam-Abhyantaraanni Ca ||3||
(The sixteen names of Radharani continued)

Meaning:

3.1: … ChandravaliChandrakantaSharacchandra Prabhanana (Sharat Chandra Prabhanana),
3.2: These (sixteen) Names, which are the essence are included in those (thousand names),

Sanskrit:

राधेत्येवं  संसिद्धौ राकारो दानवाचकः ।
स्वयं निर्वाणदात्री या सा राधा परिकिर्तिता ॥४॥

Translation:

Raadhe[a-I]tye[a-I]vam Ca Samsiddhau Raakaaro Daana-Vaacakah |
Svayam Nirvaanna-Daatrii Yaa Saa Raadhaa Parikirtitaa ||4||

Meaning:

4.1: (The first name) Radha points towards Samsiddhi (Moksha), and the Ra-kara is expressive of Giving (hence Radha means the giver of Moksha),
4.2: She Herself is the giver of Nirvana (Moksha) (through devotion to Krishna); She Who is proclaimed as Radha (is indeed the giver of Moksha by drowning the devotees in the divine sentiment of Raasa),

Sanskrit:

रासेश्वरस्य पत्नीयं तेन रासेश्वरी स्मृता ।
रासे  वासो यस्याश्च तेन सा रासवासिनी ॥५॥

Translation:

Raase[a-I]shvarasya Patniiyam Tena Raaseshvarii Smrtaa |
Raase Ca Vaaso Yasyaash-Ca Tena Saa Raasavaasinii ||5||

Meaning:

5.1: She is the consort of the Raasheswara (Lord of Raasa) (referring to Krishna in the divine dance of Raasa in Vrindavana), hence She is known as Raasheswari,
5.2: She abides in Raasa (i.e. Immersed in the devotional sentiment of Raasa), hence She is known as Raasavasini (whose mind is always immersed in Raasa)

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