Ashtapadi XIII - kApi madhuripunA - Ode to the Lord

 

Radha's confidante
Returned from the Lord
Standing  in silence
She describes her imagination
As if she had seen
His amorous pastimes !

kApi madhuripunA - sAranga - tripuTa
SlOkam adha gatAm mAdhava mantarENa
sakheemiyam veekshya vishAda mookam
viSankamAnA ramitam kayApi
janArdanam drushTavA dEta dAha ||


smara samarOchita virachita vESa
guLita kusuma dara viluLita kESa
kApi madhu ripunA
vilasati yuvati ratyadhika guNA ||

One young damsel
Dressed up well
To meet the Lord
From her hair
Flowers fell
She was enjoying
With the Lord !


hari parirambhaNA vaLita vikArA
kucha kalaSOpari taraLita hArA||kApi||

She embrace Purusha
Purusha transcending Prakriti
Necklace dangled on her
When she embraced Lord !

vichala dalaka lalitAnana chandrA
tadadhara pAna rabhasa kruta tandrA||kApi||


Her front locks curly
Are shaking on
Her lunar face !
She closed her eyes
As she kisses the Lord !

chanchala kunDala dalita kapOlA
mukharita rasana jaghana gati lOla||kApi ||


Her ear rings are striking
Her rosy cheeks
On her waist band
Bells are ringing
She is infatuated
With Lord Krishna !

daita vilOkita lajjita hasita
bahu vidha koojita ratira sarasitA||kApi||

She gazes at her lover
With extreme shyness
See the Lord simle
She makes shrill cries !

vipula pulaka prudhu vEpadhu bhangA
Svasita nimeelita vikasadanangA||kApi||

 
She is enraptured
She closes her eyes
Making deep sighs !
Cupid has marked her
For his own !
She is overwhelmed
By joy infinite !


Sramajala kaNa bhara subhaga Sareera
pari patitOrasi rati raNadheerA||kApi||

Her body is beautified
By sweat drops
Tired she is
And blissfully lies
At the chest of the Lord !
 

Sree jayadEva bhaNita hari ramitam
kali kalusham janayatu pari Samitam||kApi||
 

Let this romance divine
Of Purusha and Prakriti
Of Nature and Being
Of Absolute and Relative
Of Infinite and Finite
Of the Lord dancing
With the Upanishads ( Gopis )
Dispell the darkness
Of Kali Yuga malefic !

 

 
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