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raama mantra - maraaThii - 6-10

From: Shree (shree_at_usa.net)
Date: Fri Jan 02 1998 - 11:52:11 PST

kaphe.n ka.nTha haa ruddha ho{ii}la jevhaa.n .
akasmaata to praaNa jaa{ii}la te.nvhaa.n ..
tulaa koNa tethe.n sakhe soyare re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 6..

When your throat will get blocked by secretions,
Unexpectedly will the life end;
What friends and kinsmen will you have then?
Why not at least recite this simple chant of ' Hare Rama '.   .. 6..

tujhe.n baaLa taaruNya gele.n nighonii .
kaLenaa kase loka jaatii maronii ..
kariisii mulaachii svahaste.n kriyaa re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 7..

Your childhood and youth have now slipped by,
We know not how death whisks us away;
You may have to perform the obsequies of your own child;
Why not at least recite this simple chant of ' Hare Rama '.   .. 7..

duraashaa nako re parastriidhanaachii .
nako tuu.n karuu.n niicha sevaa janaachii ..
paraadhiina kaisaa malaa diisasii re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 8..

Give up up the evil lust  for others' wives and wealth,
Serve not others in servility,
A slave you will be in others' eyes,
Why do you not chant this simple prayer " Hare Rama"  .. 8..

made.n Dolasii bolasii saadhuvR^i.ndaa .
kase.n hiita tuu.n neNasii buddhima.ndaa ..
rikaamaachi tuu.n gu.ntashii vaa{u}gaa re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 9..

Haughtily you behave and speak to holy persons,
Dim-witted, you know not your well-being,
Idle and wasteful will be your pursuits,
Why do you not chant this simple prayer " Hare Rama"  .. 9..

bahuu vyaapasa.ntaapa to muuLapaapaa .
gataayushhya dravye.n na ye koTi baapaa ..
kaLenaa tulaa koNataa to naphaa re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 10..

Vice it is to engage in aimless furious activities,
Wasted life cannot be bought by any wealth,
You know not wherein your profit lies,
Why do you not chant this simple prayer " Hare Rama"  .. 10..
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Regards,
Shree
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