O God! O Immeasurable! O Disease-free! O Perfect! O Polymorphic! O All Pervading! O Benevolent! O formless! O Abode of all qualities! O Temple of happiness! O Beautiful! O Playful! Be victorious.||1||
O Enticer of Indira! O Supporter of earth! O Induplicable! O Without birth (self-existent)! O Without a beginning! O Abode of radiance! O Creator of knowledge! O Immeasurable one! O Bestower of qualities! O Whose pure glory is narrated by Purana and Veda! Be victorious.||2||
O Learned! O Acknowledging! O Destroyer of ignorance! O One with many names! O Without name (outside the scope of being named)! O Dispassionate one! O Polymorphic! O Beyond everything! O Soul of ours! Please live in our hearts and nurture us.||3||
Please destroy the problems of duality or desires and the traps of the world. Please reside in my heart and slay the evil desires and pride. O King of Raghus³! Give the pure bliss of Your devotion which destroys the painful heat of three qualities¹ and serves as a fine for our sins which preserve us in this mortal world.||4||
Doha: O Sri Raam! O Divine bliss! O Abode of mercy! O finisher of all our work! Bless me with continuous divine love and Your devotion.
O Kamdhenu and Kalptaru² for all the worldly wishes! O Leader among Raghus! O The one Who blooms like a lotus in the ocean of world! O the one who is easily available to His devotees! O bestower of every happiness! Accept my salute and give this boon to me.||5||
O Friend of bereaved! O Remover of expectation, trouble, and jealousy! O Expander of humility, prudence, and dispassion! Please remove the huge pain generated by my heart and please expand my vision so that I think everyone as one of Your form!||6||
O Protector of earth! O one Who is adorned with a jewel at forehead! O Adoration of earth! Bestow Your devotion in me so that I sail across this ocean like cycle of life and death. O pure swan of knowledge sailing inside the minds of sages! Your dual feet are reverred even by Brahma and Shiv.||7||
O Shining star in the lineage of Raghu! O Bridge across troubles! O Protector of Veda! O Absolver of time, deeds, behavior, and qualities! O Liberator! O Lord of Tulsidas! O Adornation of the three worlds×! Liberate me, take away my bad qualities.||8||
¹ Sattva, Raja, and Tama are three qualities.
² Kamdhenu literally means a cow which fulfils all the wishes. She is a member of heaven; Similarly Kalptaru.
³ Raam belongs to the lineage of King Raghu.
× Earth, Heaven, and Underground demon territories are called as three worlds.
Poet: Gosvami Tulsidas
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