Sri Nityananda Astottara Sata Nama Stotram

Sarvabhaum Bhattacharya has written this song “Nityanandam Aham Vande”. The official name of this song is Nityananda Astottara Sata Nama Stotram. In this song, Sarvabhaum Bhattacharya recites the 108 names of Sri Nityananda and states that anyone who rises early in the morning and recites these 108 Names of Lord Nityananda truly achieves love of Sri Krsna.
 
(invocation mantra)
sriman-nityananda-candraya namah
 
(1)
nityanandam aham vande, karne lambita-mauktikam
caitanyagraja-rupena, pavitri-krta-bhutalam
 
(2)
pranamya sri-jagannatham, nityananda-mahaprabhum
namnam astottara-satam, pravaksyami mudakaram
 
(3)
nilambara-dharah srimal-languli-musala-priyah
sankarsanas candra-varno yadunam kula-mangalah
 
(4)
gopika-ramano ramo vrndavana-kala-nidhih
kadambari sudha-matto gopa-gopi-ganavrtah
 
(5)
gopi-mandala-madhya-stho rasa-tandava-panditah
ramani-ramanah kami mada-ghurnita-locanah
 
(6)
rasotsava-parisranto gharma-niravrtananah
kalindi-bhedanotsahi nira-krida-kutuhalah
 
(7)
gaurasrayah samah santo maya-manusa-rupa-dhrk
nityanandavadhutas ca yajna-sutra-dharah sudhih
 
(8)
patita-prana-dah prthvi-pavano bhakta-vatsalah
premananda-madonmatta brahmadi-nama-gocarah
 
(9)
vana-mala-dharo hari rocanadi-vibhusitah
nagendra-sunda-dor-danda-svarna-kankana-manditah
 
(10)
gaura-bhakti-rasollasas calac-cancala-nupurah
gajendra-gati-lavanya-sammohita-jagaj-janah
 
(11)
samvita-subha-lila-dhrk romancita-kalevarah
ho! ho! dhvani-sudhasis ca mukha-candra-virajitah
 
(12)
sindhuraruna-susnigdha subimbadhara-pallavah
sva-bhakta-gana-madhya-stho revati-prana-nayakah
 
(13)
lauha-danda-dharo srngi venu-panih pratapavan
pracanda-krta-hunkarah mattah pasanda-mardanah
 
(14)
sarva-bhakti-mayo deva asramacara-varjitah
gunatito guna-mayo gunavan nartana-priyah
 
(15)
tri-gunatma guna-grahi saguno guninam varah
yogi yoga-vidhata ca bhakti-yoga-pradarsakah
 
(16)
sarva-sakti-prakasangi mahananda-mayo natah
sarvagama-mayo dhiro jnana-do mukti-dah prabhuh
 
(17)
gauda-desa-paritrata : premananda-prakasakah
premananda-rasanandi radhika-mantra-do vibhuh
 
(18)
sarva-mantra-svarupas ca krsna-paryanka-sundarah
rasa-jno rasa-data ca rasa-bhokta rasasrayah
 
(19)
brahmesa’di-mahendradya-vandita-sri padambujah
sahasra-mastakopeto rasatala-sudhakarah
 
(20)
ksirodarnava-sambhutah kundalaikavatamsakah
raktopala-dharah subhro narayana-parayanah
 
(21)
apara-mahimananto nr-dosadarsinah sada
dayalur durgati-trata krtanto dusta-dehinam
 
(22)
manju-dasarathir viro laksmanah sarvaval-labhah
sadojjvalo rasanandi vrndavana-rasa-pradah
 
(23)
purna-prema-sudha-sindhur natya-lila-visaradah
kotindu-vaibhavah sriman jagad-ahlada-karakah
 
(24)
gopalah sarva-palas ca sarva-gopavatamsakah
 
(25)
maghe masi site pakse trayo-dasyam tithau sada
uposanam pujanam ca sri-nityananda-vasare
yad yat sah kurute kamam tat tad eva labhen narah
 
(26)
asadhya-roga-yukto’pi
mucyate gada-bhisanat
aputrah sadhu-putram ca
labhate natra samsayah
 
(27)
nityananda-svarupasya
namnam astottaram satam
yah pathet pratar utthaya
sah prema hi labhed dhruvam
 
 
Invocation: I offer my humble obeisances to the transcendental moon Lord Sri Nityananda Prabhu.
 
(1) I humbly bow down to and glorify Lord Sri NityAnanda Prabhu, on whose beautiful left lotus ear one elegant pearl ornament is swinging. Accepting the role as the elder brother of the Supreme Lord Gauranga Mahaprabhu, Lord Nityananda Prabhu sanctified the whole world and purified all the living entities.
 
(2) Offering prostrated obeisances before Sri Nityananda Mahaprabhu, master of the universe, I shall now proclaim His one hundred and eight names, which awaken ecstasy in the heart.
 
(3) Nilambara-dhara: Sri Nityananda wears blue garments.
Srimat-languli: He wields a splendid plow (as His weapon).
Musala-priya: He delights in fighting with the club.
Sankarsana: and causes integration of the cosmic manifestation.
Candra-varna: His complexion is like the moon.
Mangala: and He creates auspiciousness.
Yadunam kula: for the Yadu dynasty.
 
(4) Gopika-ramana: Sri Nityananda delights in the company of the gopis
Rama: He is the supreme enjoyer
Vrndavana-kala-nidhi: the moon of Vrndavana
Kadambari: decorated by garlands of kadamba flowers.
Sudha-matta: intoxicated by honey nectar
Avrta: and surrounded
Gana: by a multitude
Gopa-gopi: of cowherds and cowmaids
 
(5) Gopi-mandala-madhya-stha: Sri Nityananda Prabhu stands amidst a circle of milkmaids
Pandita: He is a consummate scholar
Rasa-tandava: of exuberant rasa-dancing
Ramana: He is the lover
Ramani: of the beautiful young girls (of Vraja)
Kami: Sri Nityananda Prabhu feels amorous sentiments
Mada-ghurnita-locana: and His eyes roll in intoxication
 
(6) Parisranta: Sri Nityananda Prabhu becomes exhausted
Rasa-utsava: in the rasa festival
Anana: and His face
Avrta: is covered
Gharma-nira: by drops of perspiration
Utsahi: That Lord showed His great might
Kalindi-bhedana: as He divided the Kalindi river into many streams with His plowshare
Kutuhala: He is eager
Nira-krida: to engage in watersports
 
(7) Gaura-asraya: Sri Nityananda takes shelter of Gaura
Sama: He is equipoised
Santa: peaceful
Maya-manusa-rupa-dhrk: and accepts the apparent form of a man
Nitya-ananda: Lord Nityananda is ever blissful
Avadhuta: and is not bound by social convention
Yajna-sutra-dhara: He wears a sacred thread for performing sacrifice
Sudhi: and has exquisite intelligence
 
(8) Patita: To those fallen (in the world of birth and death)
Prana-da: Sri Nityananda bestows the energy of spiritual life
Prthvi-pavana: He purifies the earth
Bhakta-vatsala: Sri Nityananda is affectionate to His devotees.
Mada-unmatta: and mad with intoxication
Prema-ananda: of the bliss of Krsna-prema
Nama-gocara: His names are known
Brahma-adi: by Brahma (Haridasa) and other devotees
 
(9) Vana-mala-dhara: Sri Nityananda wears a garland of forest flowers
Hari: and a necklace of pearls
Rocana-adi-vibhusita: Sri Nityananda is ornamented by yellow rocana ointment and so forth
Nagendra-sunda-doh-danda: His arms, which resemble the trunks of elephants
Svarna-kankana-mandita: are decorated by golden bangles
 
(10) Gaura-bhakti-rasa-ullasa: Sri Nityananda delights in the mellows of devotion to Gaura
Calat-cancala-nupura: His anklets ring and His body sways to and fro
Gajendra-gati: as He strolls about like the king of elephants
Jagat-jana: causing the people of the world
Lavanya-sammohita: to become completely fascinated by His beauty
 
(11) Dhrk: Sri Nityananda accepts
Subha-lila: auspicious pleasure-pastimes
Samvita: which cover (His identity as the Supreme Lord)
Roma: The hair follicles
Kalevara: of His body
Ancita: expand (like kadamba flowers)
Sudha-asi: Sri Nityananda grants nectarean benedictions
Ho! Ho! Dhvani: as He cries out, "Ho! Ho!"
Mukha: His face
Virajita: shines
Candra: like the full moon
 
(12) Adhara-pallava: Sri Nityananda´s blossoming lips
Susnigdha: are tender
Aruna: and red
Sindhura-subimba: like vermilion or luscious bimba fruit
Sva-bhakta-gana-madhya-stha: He resides amidst the host of His devotees
Nayaka: Sri Nityananda (who is none other than Lord Balarama) is the Lord
Revati-prana: of Revati-rani´s life breath
 
(13) Lauha-danda-dhara: Sri Nityananda wields an iron staff
Srngi: and wears wonderful ornaments
Venu-pani: He holds a bamboo flute
Pratapavan: Sri Nityananda is very chivalrous
Krta-hunkara: and He roars
Pracanda: very fiercely
Matta: displaying the symptoms of divine madness (in His ecstasy of love for Krsna)
Pasanda-mardana: as He subdues the atheists
 
(14) Maya: Sri Nityananda is embued
Sarva-bhakti: with all devotional attributes
Deva: He is the lord of luster
Varjita: and He abandons
Asrama-acara: the standard behavior of all asramas
Guna-attita: Sri Nityananda is transcendental to mundane qualities
Guna-maya: He is filled with sublime qualities
Gunavan: and is the embodiment of exalted qualities
Nartana-priya: Sri Nityananda delights in dancing.
 
(15) Tri-guna-atma: Sri Nityananda is the original source of the three material qualities that is goodness, passion, and ignorance.
Grahi: Sri Nityananda accepts (only)
Guna: the good qualities of a person
Su-guna: Sri Nityananda´s qualities are transcendental
Vara: and He is the best
Guninam: of all persons endowed with sublime qualities
Yogi: Sri Nityananda is (always) in union (with Sri Krsna Caitanya)
Yoga-vidhata: Sri Nityananda bestows yoga (union) (with Sri Krsna Caitanya)
Pradarsaka: Sri Nityananda proclaims
Bhakti-yoga: the glories of devotional union (with Sri Krsna)
 
(16) Sarva-sakti: All powers
Prakasa: arise
Angi: from Sri Nityananda´s body
Maya: Sri Nityananda is filled
Maha-ananda: with immense bliss
Nata: He is the best of dancers
Sarva-agama-maya: Within Sri Nityananda all holy scriptures reside.
Dhira: Sri Nityananda is sober
Da: He is the bestower
Jnana: of transcendental knowledge
Da: and the giver
Mukti: of liberation
Prabhu: Sri Nityananda is the Master
 
(17) Paritrata: Sri Nityananda is the savior
Gauda-desa: of the land of Gauda
Prakasaka: Sri Nityananda reveals
Prema-ananda: the bliss of Krsna-prema
Rasa-anandi: Sri Nityananda tastes delight in the mellows
Prema-ananda: of the bliss of love for Krsna
Da: Sri Nityananda gives
Radhika-mantra: the mantra for worshipping Srimati Radhika
Vibhu: Sri Nityananda is self-controlled and all pervasive.
 
(18) Svarupa: Sri Nityananda is the original form
Sarva-mantra: of all mantras
Sundara: and He becomes the beautiful
Paryanka: bedstead
Krsna: of Krsna (Caitanya)
Rasa-jna: Sri Nityananda is adept in the science of rasa
Rasa-data: He is the bestower of rasa
Rasa-bhokta: and the enjoyer of rasa
Rasa-asraya: Sri Nityananda is the abode of rasa
 
(19) Sri-pada-ambuja: His beautiful lotus-like feet
Vandita: are offered worship
Brahma-isa-adi-maha-indra-adya: by the devas headed by Brahma, Siva, and Indra
Upeta: Sri Nityananda has
Sahasra-mastaka: thousands of heads (in His form as Sesa-naga)
Kara: and causes
Rasatala-sudha: the residents of the lower planetary systems to taste nectar
 
(20) Sambhuta: Sri Nityananda is born
Ksira-udarnava: of the milk ocean
Avatamsaka: He is ornamented
Kundala-eka: by a single earring
Rakta-utpala-dhara: He holds a red lotus
Subhra: His complexion is white
Narayana-parayana: and He is wholly dedicated to Gaura Narayana
 
(21) Apara-mahima: Sri Nityananda possesses unbounded glories
Ananta: for He is limitless
Sada: Sri Nityananda eternally
Adarsina: overlooks
Nr-dosa: the vices of mankind
Dayalu: He is merciful
Trata: and is the savior
Durgati: from catastrophe
Krta-anta: Sri Nityananda makes an end (awards death)
Dusta-dehinam: to evil embodied beings
 
(22) Manju: Sri Nityananda is the charming
Dasarathi: son of Dasaratha (Laksmana)
Vira: He is the greatest hero
Laksmana: and (the avatara of) Laksmana
Labha: By gaining Nityananda
Sarvavat: one gains everything
Sada ujjvala: He is always effulgent
Rasa-anandi: engladdened by the transcendental relationships of Krsna consciousness
Vrndavana-rasa-prada: and He bestows Vrndavana rasa
 
(23) Sindhu: Sri Nityananda is the ocean
Sudha: of the nectar
Purna-prema: of full love for Krsna
Visarada: and He is expert
Natya-lila: in pastimes of drama
Vaibhava: His presence has the cooling power
Koti-indu: of millions of moons
Sriman: Sri Nityananda is illustrious
Jagat-ahlada-karaka: and He engladdens the whole world
 
(24) Gopala: Sri Nityananda is a cowherd
Pala: the protector
Sarva: of all (living beings)
Avatamsaka: and the crest-jewel
Sarva-gopa: of all cowherd boys
 
(25) One who fasts without deviation and offers worship on the appearance day of Sri Nityananda, which is the thirteenth day of the bright fortnight in the month of Magha, will receive whatever wish one may desire.
 
(26) Even though infected, a man becomes freed from that terrible malady. A sonless man who worships Him receives a godly son, without a doubt.
 
(27) One who rises early in the morning and recites the Hundred and Eight Names of Sri Nityananda Svarupa truly achieves love of Krsna.
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