Prathama Govardhanastakam

Sri Krsna, Prathama Govardhanastakam

Rupa Goswami has written this song “Govindasyottamsita Vamsi”. The official name of this song is Volume 6; Prathama Govardhanastakam. This song is taken from the book Stavamala. In this song, Rupa Goswami sings the wonderful glories of the Govardhana Hill. He also prays that Sri Krsna accept anyone who recites these 4 verse, among his associates.
 
(1)
govindasyottamsita-vamsi-kvanitodyal-
lasyotkantha-matta-mayura-vraja-vita
radha-kundottunga-tarangankuritanga
praty-asam me tvam kuru govardhana purnam
 
(2)
yasyotkarsad vismita-dhibhir vraja-devi-
vrndair varyam varnitam aste hari-dasyam
citrair yunjan sa dyuti-punjair akhilasam
praty-asam me tvam kuru govardhana purnam
 
(3)
vindadbhir yo mandiratam kandara-vrndaih
kandais cendor bandhubhir anandayatisam
vaiduryabhair nirjhara-toyair api so 'yam
praty-asam me tvam kuru govardhana purnam
 
(4)
sasvad-visvalankaranalankrti-medhyaih
premna dhautair dhatubhir uddipita-sano
nityakrandat-kandara venu-dhvani-harsat
praty-asam me tvam kuru govardhana purnam
 
(5)
prajya rajir yasya virajaty upalanam
krsnenasau santatam adhyasita-madhya
so 'yam bandhura-dharmo surabhinam
praty-asam me tvam kuru govardhana purnam
 
(6)
nirdhunvanah samhrti-hetum ghana-vrndam
jitva jambharatim asambhavita-badham
svanam vairam yah kila niryapitavan sah
praty-asam me tvam kuru govardhana purnam
 
(7)
bibhrano yah sri-bhuja-dandopari bhartus
chatri-bhavam nama yathartham svam akarsit
krsnopajnam yasya makhas tisthati so 'yam
praty-asam me tvam kuru govardhana purnam
 
(8)
gandharvayah keli-kala-bandhava kunje
ksunnais tasyah kankana-haraih prayatanga
rasa-krida-manditayopatyakadhya
praty-asam me tvam kuru govardhana purnam
 
(9)
adri-sreni-sekhara padyastakam etat
krsnambhoda-prestha pathed yas tava dehi
premanandam tundilayan ksipram amandam
tam harsena svi-kurutam te hrdayesa
 
 
(1) O hill filled with peacocks madly dancing to the musi of the flute on Lord Govinda's mouth, O hill splashed by the high waves of Radha'-kunda, O Govardhana, please fulfill my desires.
 
(2) O hill the goddesses of Vraja, astonished by your glory, described as the best servant of Lord Hari, O hill that fills all directions with the most wonderful splendor, OGovardhana, please fulfill my desires.
 
(3) O hill that with your palatial caves and clouds that are the moon's friends pleases the Supreme Personality of Godhead, O hill the water of whose swiftly-flowing streams is the color of lapis lazuli, O Govardhana, please fulfill my desires.
 
(4) O hill whose peaks are splendid with mineral colors washed with love and suitable to decorate the Supreme Lord who is the Himself the eternal decoration of all the worlds, O hill whose valley eternally resounds with the joyful sound of the flute, O Govardhana, please fulfill my desires.
 
(5) O hill whose rocks are the regular sitting place of Lord Krsna, O charming friend of the surabhi cows, O Govardhana, please fulfill my desires.
 
(6) O hill that stopped the destructive clouds, O hill that defeated Indra and made him harmless, O hill that ended Indra's hatred of your relatives, the hills and mountains, OGovardhana, please fulfill my desires.
 
(7) O hill that became an umbrella above the handle of the Supreme Lord's arm, O hill very appropriately named, O hill Lord Krsna ordered to be worshipped in a Vedi yajna, OGovardhana, please fulfill my desires.
 
(8) O friend of Srimati Radharani's transcendental pastimes, O hill in whose forest groves She dropped Her necklaces and bracelets, O hill decorated with the rasa-lila, OGovardhana, please fulfill my desires.
 
(9) O king of hills, O dear friend of the black cloud Krsna, I pray that to whoever reads these eight verses glorifying you, the Lord of your heart (Sri Krsna, will, quickly granting the intense bliss of pure love, happily accept among His associates.