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raama mantra - maraaThii - 11-15

From: Shree (shree_at_usa.net)
Date: Sun Jan 04 1998 - 06:19:48 PST

tujhe aapta dravyaarthi nustechi hotii .
tanuu he chitemaaji kii.n boLaviitii ..
ase.n jaaNunii hiita kaa.nhii.n karaa re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 11..

Your kinsmen are merely after (your) wealth,
Unceremoniously will they send your body on the funeral pyre,
Knowing all this, strive for your (spiritual) welfare.
Why do you not chant this simple prayer " Hare Rama"  .. 11..

kuTuMbii.n striyaa putra te daasadaasii .
bahuu poshhisii sosunii duHkharaasii ..
tyajii.n bhaara kaabaaDa ojhe.n kitii re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 12..

Family you have with wife, children, and servants,
Suffering endless misery, you support them,
Will you not like to lighten this arduous burden,
Why do you not chant this simple prayer " Hare Rama"  .. 12..

bahuu ichchhisii kiirti sanmaana kaa.nhii.n .
sukhaachaa tulaa a.ntarii.n lesha naahii.n ..
phukaache.n mukhii.n naama te.n kaa na ye re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 13..

Much fame and honor do you desire,
Happiness , though, dwells not in your heart,
For free can you chant (God's) name, and yet you do not,
Why do you not chant this simple prayer " Hare Rama"  .. 13..

raviisuuta te duuta vikraaLa yetii .
tujhyaa li.ngadehaasi oDhuuni netii .
tulaa kha.nDitii mu.nDiti da.nDitii re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 14..

Death's messengers, ferocious, will arrive,
And drag your subtle body,
Only to break, revile, and punish it !
Why do you not chant this simple prayer " Hare Rama"  .. 14..

nako viishhayii.n phaarasaa masta ho{uu}.n .
nako maanadaMbhaamadhe.n chitta govuu.n ..
nako bhasma laavuu.n jaTaabhaara kaa re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 15..

Let no pleasures intoxicate you,
Let not your mind cling to hypocritical honors,
Show off never the burden of matted hair, and ash-smeared body,
Only chant this simple prayer, Hare Rama .. 15..
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Regards,
Shree
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