Brihad Bhagavatamrita

by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī | 552,965 words

The Brihad Bhagavatamrita by Sanatana Gosvami is a consummate rendering in Sanskrit verse of Vaishnava devotional spirituality as inspired by Krishna-Caitanya, or simply Caitanya (1486–1533). This is the English translation including the original Sanskrit text, roman transliteration (IAST), a word-by-by-word glossary and a commentary. The full ti...

Verse 1.4.58: Sanskrit text

चुक्रोश नारदो मोदाज् जय श्री-रघुनाथ हे
जय श्री-जानकी-कान्त जय श्री-लक्ष्मणाग्रज

cukrośa nārado modāj jaya śrī-raghunātha he
jaya śrī-jānakī-kānta jaya śrī-lakṣmaṇāgraja

cukrosa narado modaj jaya sri-raghunatha he
jaya sri-janaki-kanta jaya sri-laksmanagraja

Word-by-word synonyms

cukrośa—cried out; nāradaḥ—Nārada; modāt—out of joy; jaya—glories; śrī-raghunātha—to Śrī Raghunātha; he—O; jaya—glories; śrī-jānakī-kānta—to the beloved of Śrī Jānakī; jaya—glories; śrī-lakṣmaṇa-agra-ja—to the elder brother of Śrī Lakṣmaṇa.

English translation

58. Nārada cried out in joy, “Glories to You, Śrī Raghunātha! To the beloved of Śrī Jānakī, all glories! Glories to the elder brother of Śrī Lakṣmaṇa!”

Commentary (Dig-darśinī)

Approaching his destination and seeing the ecstasy of Hanumān, Nārada spontaneously expressed his own ecstasy in this way.