Sri Krishna Ashtakam (Adi Shankaracharya Kritam) In English

॥ Sri Krishna Ashtakam (Adi Shankaracharya Kritam) English Lyrics ॥

॥ kr̥snastakam ॥

śriyaślistō visnuḥ sthiracaragururvēdavisayō
dhiyaṁ saksī śuddhō harirasurahantabjanayanaḥ ।
gadī śaṅkhī cakrī vimalavanamalī sthiraruciḥ
śaranyō lōkēśō mama bhavatu kr̥snō:’ksivisayaḥ ॥ 1 ॥

yataḥ sarvaṁ jataṁ viyadanilamukhyaṁ jagadidam
sthitau niśśēsaṁ yō:’vati nijasukhaṁśēna madhuha ।
layē sarvaṁ svasminharati kalaya yastu sa vibhuḥ
śaranyō lōkēśō mama bhavatu kr̥snō:’ksivisayaḥ ॥ 2 ॥

asūnayamyadau yamaniyamamukhyaiḥ sukaranai-
rniruddhyēdaṁ cittaṁ hr̥di vilayamanīya sakalam ।
yamīdyaṁ paśyanti pravaramatayō mayinamasau
śaranyō lōkēśō mama bhavatu kr̥snō:’ksivisayaḥ ॥ 3 ॥

pr̥thivyaṁ tisthanyō yamayati mahīṁ vēda na dhara
yamityadau vēdō vadati jagatamīśamamalam ।
niyantaraṁ dhyēyaṁ munisuranr̥naṁ mōksadamasau
śaranyō lōkēśō mama bhavatu kr̥snō:’ksivisayaḥ ॥ 4 ॥

mahēndradirdēvō jayati ditijanyasya balatō
na kasya svatantryaṁ kvacidapi kr̥tau yatkr̥timr̥tē ।
kavitvadērgarvaṁ pariharati yō:’sau vijayinaḥ
śaranyō lōkēśō mama bhavatu kr̥snō:’ksivisayaḥ ॥ 5 ॥

vina yasya dhyanam vrajati paśutaṁ sūkaramukham
vina yasya jñanaṁ janimr̥tibhayaṁ yati janata ।
vina yasya smr̥tya kr̥miśatajaniṁ yati sa vibhuḥ
śaranyō lōkēśō mama bhavatu kr̥snō:’ksivisayaḥ ॥ 6 ॥

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narataṅkōttaṅkaḥ śaranaśaranō bhrantiharanō
ghanaśyamō vamō vrajaśiśuvayasyō:’rjunasakhaḥ ।
svayambhūrbhūtanaṁ janaka ucitacarasukhadaḥ
śaranyō lōkēśō mama bhavatu kr̥snō:’ksivisayaḥ ॥ 7 ॥

yatha dharmaglanirbhavati jagataṁ ksōbhakaranī
tada lōkasvamī prakatitavapuḥ sētudhr̥gajaḥ ।
sataṁ dhata svacchō nigamagunagītō vrajapatiḥ
śaranyō lōkēśō mama bhavatu kr̥snō:’ksivisayaḥ ॥ 8 ॥

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