Sri Sriman Mahaprabhur Sata-Nam
(Sung in the morning during the month of Kartika)
By Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur
nadiya-nagare nitai neche neche gaya re
In the towns and villages of Nadia, Lord Nityananda ecstatically dances and sings these names of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
jagannatha-suta mahaprabhu visvambhara
Lord Chaitanya is the beloved son of Jagannath Misra; He is Mahaprabhu, the great master, protector, and maintainer of the whole world. He is the shinning moon of Mayapur, dissipating the dark ignorance of the world, and the source of all nectar for the Land of Nabadwip.
sachi-suta gaurahari nimai-sundara
He is the beloved son of Sachi Mata and is Lord Hari with a golden complexion. As He was born under a nim tree He was called Nimai-sundar (beautiful Nimai), a name also meant to protect Him from the god of death who had taken all His brothers and sisters before Him. He is covered by the sentiment and lustre of Srimati Radharani, and He is the best of all dancers.
namananda chapala balaka matr-bhakta
Lord Chaitanya becomes ecstatic upon hearing the Holy Name of Hari. As a boy He was swift and agile, devoted to His mother, a great logician, and fond of joking. Millions of worlds are contained in His mouth.
vidyarthi-udupa chaura-dvayera mohana
He bewildered two thieves who tried to steal His jewels when He was a small child, and He teased and joked with the village girls of Nadia. He is the moon among scholars and the cynosure of all philosophers.
laksmi-prati vara-data uddhata balaka
Lord Chaitanya is the giver of blessings to Laksmi Priya (His first wife). He was a mischievous child and is the Lord, son and preventer of all kinds of grief of Sachi Mata.
He is the Lord and husband of Laksmi Priya. By His sankirttan movement He removed the distresses of East Bengal. He removed the pride of the conquering pandita Kesava Kasmiri. He is the Lord of Visnupriya (His second wife).
arya-dharma-pala pitr-gaya pinda-data
He was the protector and preserver of sanatana-dharma and the giver of pinda at Gaya after the disappearance of His father, Jagannath Misra. He became the disciple of Isvara Puri and is the protector of the Madhva Acharya sampradaya.
krsna-namonmatta krsna-tattva adhyapaka
Lord Chaitanya became intoxicated by and mad for the Holy Name of Krishna, and began to profess the science of Krishna. Thus He inaugurated the religion of the age, Harinama sankirtana.
advaita bandhava srinivasa-grha-dhana
He was the friend of Advaita Acharya, the treasure of Srivasa Thakura's home, the life and soul of Nityananda Prabhu, and the very source of life to Gadadhar Pandit.
Sri Gauranga Mahaprabhu is the moon of Antardwip and the triumph of Simantadwip. He is wandering on the island of Godrum and is the shelter of pastimes in Madhyadwip.
koladvipa pati rtudvipa mahesvara
Sri Chaitanya is the Lord of Koladwip, Rtudwip, Jahnudwip, Modadrumadwip, and Rudradwip.
navakhanda-ranga-natha jahnavi jivana
He is thus the Lord of Nabadwip which serves as the stage for His wonderful pastimes. He is the life of the River Ganges and He delivers all sorts of rogues and rascals beginning with Jagai and Madhai.
nagara-kirtana-simha kaji uddharana
Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is the lion of the village kirtans. he delivered the Chand Kazi. He is the preacher of the pure Holy Name, and the remover of the distresses of His devotees.
narayani-krpa-sindhu jivero niyanta
He is the ocean of mercy for Narayani; the controller of all souls; the chastiser of the fallen student who criticised His chanting of "Gopi, gopi!", and the destroyer of the sins of His devotees.
He was initiated into sannyas with the Name of Sri Krishna Chaitanya, and He is beautiful like the moon. He delivered Kesava Bharati; is the crest-jewel of all wandering sannyasis, and the saviour of Orissa.
ambu-linga bhuvanesa kapotesa-pati
Lord Chaitanya is the master of Lord siva, who is known as Ambu-linga, Bhuvanesvara, and Kapotesvara at three different holy places visited by Sri Chaitanya on His way to Jagannatha Puri. As a sannyasi He rejoiced at the sight of Ksira-chora Gopinatha and Saksi Gopala.
He became a sannyasi without a danda due to Lord Nityananda's breaking it and throwing it in the Bhargi River. He is full of mercy for Sarvabhauma Bhattacharya. He is ecstatic by tasting the bliss of Himself in the form of Krishna, and He is the resting place of all happiness.
Lord Gauranga is beautiful like molten gold and He delivered the leper Vasudeva. He is the friend of Ramananda Ray, and the remover of all miseries from the family of Vyenkata Bhatta.
He refuted the atheistic arguments of the Buddhists, Jains, and Mayavadis, He is the saviour of South India, and He has brought to light the two devotional literatures, Krishna-karnamrta and Brahma-samhita.
Sri Chaitanya became ecstatic at the sight of Alanatha. He danced in front of the Jagannatha cart during Rathayatra, and He delivered Gajapati Prataparudra, and He was the saviour of Devananda Pandita.
kuliya-prakase dusta paduyara trana
By His appearance at Kuliya He delivered the ill-behaved student community. He is the friend of Rupa and Sanatana, and the life of all souls.
Sri Gauranga is the personification of bliss in the transcendental realm of Vrindavan. He is the companion and friend of Balabhadra Bhattacharya. On His return from Vrindavan He delivered many Mohammedans. He is very fond of Vallabhacharya.
He delivered the mayavadi sannyasis of Kasi, and He is the bestower of love of God. To set a strict example for sannyasis He chastised the great devotee Chhota Haridasa's begging rice from Madhavi Devi. Sri Chaitanya is the saviour of everyone down to the lowest class of men.
bhaktera gaurava-kari bhakta-prana-dhana
Sri Chaitanya is the glorifier of His devotees and is the wealth of their lives. He is the life of such devotees as Haridas Thakur, Raghunath Das Goswami, and Svarupa Damodar.
nadiya-nagare nitai neche' neche' gaya re
In the towns and villages of Nadia, Lord Nityananda dances ecstatically, singing these divine names, and Thakur Bhaktivinod falls down at His reddish lotus feet.
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