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raama mantra - maraaThii - 21 to 25

From: Shree (shree_at_usa.net)
Date: Wed Jan 07 1998 - 12:36:08 PST

tulaa yema paashii.n karii baddha jevhaa.n .
sakhaa koNataa soDavii saa.nga tevhaa.n ..
yamaalaa kadaapii dayaa te na ye re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 21..

When Death will bind you in his grip,
Tell me what friend will release you,
Death shows never any compassion, mindful be
Only chant this simple prayer, Hare Rama .. 21..

tapasvii manasvii bhale paara gele .
dujii sR^ishhTi karte ase thora mele ..
chira.njiiva kalpaayu gele kitii re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 22..

Gone are the greatest of ascetics,
Gone are even those who could create other universes,
Long-lived for aeons, gone are they, thus think and
Only chant this simple prayer, Hare Rama .. 22..

bahuu kaamadha.ndyaa.nmadhe.n dhaa.nva ghesii .
kitii naa.nvaruupaa jagii.n miiraviisii ..
kashaalaa tulaa u.nTa ghoDe nagaare .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 23..

Many and varied works you pursue,
How much you strut with your name and fame,
What need have you for camels, horses, and drums ?
Only chant this simple prayer, Hare Rama .. 23..

mhaNe desha maajhe bhumii gaa.nva vaaDe .
shibiikaasanii.n baisasii u.ncha loDe.n ..
kasaa u.ncha tuu.n ma.nchakii.n loLasii re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 24..

Say you, my country, my land, my town, my palaces,
Seat yourself in a palanquin held aloft,
Roll and roll on a high fancy bed, instead
Only chant this simple prayer, Hare Rama .. 24..

dashagriiva la.nkaapurii.n masta jaalaa .
akasmaata gelaa puriimaaji ghaalaa ..
chira.njiiva de raajya biibhiishhaNaa re .
hare raama haa ma.ntra sopaa japaa re .. 25..

Inflated with pride was Ravana in Lanka,
Sudden was his departure,
VibhishaNa (a devotee of Rama), was handed the kingdom, so
Only chant this simple prayer, Hare Rama .. 25..


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