Gopi Jana Vallabha Ashtakam

Gopi Jana Vallabha Ashtakam

Gopi Jana Vallabha Ashtakam
(The octet of the consort of the Gopis)

Translated by
P.R.Ramachander

1.Saroja nethraya krupayudhaya,
Mandhara maalaa paribhooshithaya,
Udara hasaya, lasan mukhaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the Lord of all Gopis,
Who has lotus like eyes, who has mercy as a weapon,
Who decorates himself with mandhara garlands,
Who is generous in his smile and has a shining face.

2.Aananda ananandadhika dhayakaya,
Bhagi bhaga prana vinasakaya ,
Mrugendra hasthagraja bhooshanaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the Lord of all Gopis,
Who grants us joy and greater joy,
Who is the killer of Rakshasa and Rakshasis,
And Who wears the nails of tigers.

3.Gopala leela krutha kouthukaya ,
Gopalaka jeevana jeevanaya ,
Bhakthaikagamyaya , nava priyaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the Lord of all Gopis,
Who is curious in the sports of cowherds,
Who lived the life of a cowherd,
And who after the coming of devotion ,
Is interested in the new forms.

4.Mandhaana baanda akhila banjanaya,
Hayyangaveenasa naraanjanaya,
Goswadhu dugdamrutha poshithaaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya


Salutation to the Lord of all Gopis,
Who broke open several pots,
Who destroyed the horse like asura , Who is black coloured,
And who is brought up by nectar like milk of cows.

5.Kalindhajakoola kuthuhalaaya,
Kisora roopaya manoharaya,
Pisanga vasthraya narothamaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the Lord of all Gopis,
Who used to become happy on the banks of Yamuna,
Who was extremely pretty as a lad,
Who wore reddish yellow dress and was a great human being,

6.Daradarapaya daradaraya srung-,
Ara haravali shobithaya,
Samastha gargokthi sulakshanaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the Lord of all Gopis,
Who is like the water bearing cloud,
Who is the one who lifted the mountain,
Who shines in shining pretty necklace ,
Who is all the teachings of Garga and who has a very pretty form.

7.Ibendra kumba sthala gandanaya ,
Videsa vrundavana mandanaaya,
Hamsaya, kamsasura mardhanaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the Lord of all Gopis,
Who broke the forehead of the great elephant,
Who decorated Vrundavana as well outside places,
Who was a great sage who killed the asura called Kamsa.

8.Sri Devaki soonu , vimokshanaaya ,
Kshath Udhava Akroora vara pradhaya,
Gathasi sankabja chathurbhujaya,
Namosthu Gopi jana Vallabhaya

Salutation to the Lord of all Gopis,
Who is son of Devaki, Who is one gives salvation,
Who gave boons to Udhava and Akroora who were his assistants,
And who has four hands carrying mace , conch and lotus