damodara, aisa ekhana
Just worship Sri Gaurahari, who is always affectionate
toward His devotees. He is the same Supreme Godhead, Krishna, who sported in the cowherd pastures of Vraja and stole the hearts of
Nanda and Yasoda. (Mother Yasoda calls to Krsna): "My dear Damodara, it is very
late. Please come home right now!"
Govinda, Krishna, the transcendental cowherd boy who is pleasure-giver to the
jaya goracander aratiko sobha
All glories, all glories to the beautiful arati ceremony of
Lord Caitanya. This Gaura-arati is taking place in a grove on the banks of the Jahnavi [Ganges] and is attracting the minds of all
living entities in the universe.
ache goracanda ratna-simhasane
Come see how Lord
Caitanya is seated on the jeweled throne. To offer arati to Lord Caitanya all
the demigods have come, headed by Lord Brahma.
nitaicanda bame gadadhara
advaita prabhu srinivasa chatradhara
Nityananda Prabhu on the right side of Lord Caitanya, and on the left
side, Sri Gadadhara. Nearby are Advaita Prabhu and Sri Srivasa, who is
bearing the umbrella above Lord Caitanya's head.
baje ghanta baje baje karatala
mrdanga baje sunite rasala
the sounding of the conchshells, the ringing bells, and the sound of the
kartals. All these sounds, along with that of the sweet mrdanga, are
very relishable to hear.