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manobodhaH - 26

From: Shree (shree_at_usa.net)
Date: Tue Mar 31 1998 - 13:32:33 PST

%shloka
kR^itaH kenachid.h deha\-rakshaa\-prayatnaH
sa dehaH kshaNenaiva kaalena niitaH |
atastvaM mano raamacha.ndra.n bhajasva
pramuJNchaantaraat.h sarvachintaaM bhavasya || 26||

%verse 
deherakshaNaakaaraNe yatna kelaa .  
parii shevaTii kaaLa gheuuna gelaa .  
karii re manaa bhakti yaa raaghavaachii .  
puDhe a.ntarii soDi chi.ntaa bhavaachii .. 26..  

%meaning
deherakshaNaakaaraNe = for the protection of the body
yatna = effort
kelaa = did
parii = however
shevaTii = in the end
kaaLa = death
ghe{uu}na = take away
gelaa = went
karii = do
manaa = oh, mind!
bhakti = worship
yaa = this
raaghavaachii = Rama's
puDhe = then
a.ntarii = in the heart
soDi = abandon
chi.ntaa = worry
bhavaachii = rebirth

%versemeaning

To preserve the body you did labor,
Only to be snatched by Death;
Oh my dear Mind!  to Rama your devotion offer,
To be rid of dread of both birth and death. 26

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jaya jaya raghuviira samartha

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Original Marathi manaache shloka by Samarth Ramadas. 
Translations by Sunder Hattangadi. 
Sanskrit verse by raamadaasaanudaasa (anonymous).
ITRANS 5.1 scheme: http://www.alkhemy.com/sanskrit/itrans_short.txt
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