NAMA OM VISHNU PADAYA
KRISHNA PRESTAYA BHUTALE
SHRIMATE BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMIN
I offer my respectful obeisances unto His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad, who is very dear to Lord Krishna, having taken shelter at the lotus feet.
NAMASTE SARASVATI DEVAM
GAURA VANI PRACHARINE
PASTACHYA DESHA TARINE
Dedicated to Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad, a disciple of Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami.
O spiritual master, servant of Sarasvati Goswami, we offer our most respectful obeisances unto you. You kindly preach the teachings of Lord Chaitanya (Gauranga) and bring deliverance to the western countries, where impersonalism (philosophy that God is not a person) and philosophy of emptiness are widely spread.
NAMO MAHA VADANYAYA
KRISHNA PREMA PRADAYA TE
KRISHNAYA KRISHNA CHAITANYA NAMINE
GAURA TVISHE NAMAH
I offer my respectful obeisances unto the Supreme Lord Shri Krishna Chaitanya, who is more magnanimous than any other avatara (incarnation of the Supreme Lord), even Krishna Himself, because He is bestowing freely what no one else has ever given – pure love of Krishna.
NAMO BRAHMANYA DEVAYA
GO BRAHMANA HITAYA CA
GOVINDAYA NAMO NAMAH
Let me offer my respectful obeisances unto Lord Krishna, who is the worshiped by all brahmans (holy people), who is the well-wisher of cows and brahmans, and who is always benefiting the whole world. I offer my repeated obeisances to the Personality of Godhead, known as Krishna and Govinda.
BHAJA SHRI KRISHNA CHAITANYA
SHRI ADVAITA GADADHAR
SHRIVAS ADI GAUR BHAKTA VRINDAM
All glories to Lord Chaitanya, Lord Nityananda, Advaita Acharya, Gadadhar, Shri Shrivas and all the devotees of Lord Chaitanya (Gauranga)!
HARE KRISHNA HARE KRISHNA
KRISHNA KRISHNA HARE HARE
HARE RAMA HARE RAMA
RAMA RAMA HARE HARE
HARE – refers to the energy of God.
KRISHNA – refers to the Supreme Person Himself. Krishna means All-Attractive. God is the most attractive Person. All attractive features are there in full in the Supreme Person.
RAMA – He who gives great transcendental pleasure to those who lovingly serve Him
Mantra as a whole is a prayer: «Oh my Lord, Oh Energy of the Lord, please let me engage in loving service to You.» It is called the Maha-mantra, which means the greatest mantra of all. It doesn’t belong to any particular sect or religion and is given for all humanity.