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O Srimati Radhika – Sukadeva, Narada, Uddhava and all the topmost munis are always offering prayers to Your lotus feet. Remembering You and praying for Your seva miraculously removes all the miseries, sins and offenses of the three spheres.
Your joyful face blooms like a lotus and You delight in pastimes in the kuñjas of Vraja.
You are the daughter of Vrisabhanu Maharaja and are the dearly beloved of Brajendranandana, with whom You always perform vilas – when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (1)
You dwell in a pavilion made of creepers climbing upon ashoka trees; Your soft lotus feet are like lustrous red coral, newly-sprouted leaves, and the rising sun; Your lotus hands are always eager to fulfill the cherished aspiration of Your devotees and to grant the benediction of fearlessness; You are the abode of profuse divine treasures and opulences – O Srimati Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (2)
In the immensely auspicious drama enacted with loving playfulness (prema-vilas) on the amorous battlefield, Your eyebrows curving like bows suddenly unleash the arrows of Your sidelong glances, piercing Nanda-nandana with amorous delusion and bringing Him into reverential submission. In this way He eternally comes under Your complete control – O Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (3)
The glistening, fair complexion of Your limbs is like lightning, gold and campaka flowers; the shining brilliance of Your face defeats even the effulgence of millions of autumnal full moons; and Your eyes, restless like cakora birds, display astonishingly new and wonderful expressions at every moment – O Srimati Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (4)
You are intoxicated with the beauty of Your own youth and are always adorned with Your pre-eminent ornament, Your delightful sulking mood (mana). You take delight in Your darling’s love for You, and are supremely expert in the art of loving affairs.
In the incomparable realm of wonderful kuñjas, You are the most learned in all of love’s novelties – O Srimati Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (5)
You are adorned with all Your various deep emotions [anuraga, dhiradhira, kilakincita, etc.] for Krishna which shine on Your person like a diamond necklace. Your lovely breasts are like twin golden water-pots and the mounds on the head of Jayanandin… (the wife of Indra’s elephant-carrier Airavata). Displaying Your acclaimed mild smile, You are like an ocean overflowing with divine bliss – O Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (6)
Your soft arms are like fresh, delicate lotus stems elegantly swaying in the waves. Just as a creeper dances in a gust of wind, Your restless bluish eyes flash an enthralling glance. Your charm entices Madana-mohana Himself to follow after You, and when meeting, You steal away His mind and then give Him shelter in His spellbound condition – O Srimati Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your
merciful sidelong glance? (7)
Your neck, as beautiful as a lovely conch, is decorated with golden necklaces and marked with three lines; ornaments made with glistening jewels of three colors swing from Your trisutra (three auspicious cords tied around the neck of a newly-married bride), and Your black tresses, which are woven with clusters of colorful flower blossoms, sway to and fro – O Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (8)
Your rounded hips are decorated with dangling flowers and tiny tinkling jewel-bells hang from the flower belt on Your charmingly slender waist. The jingling of those gem-bells is exceedingly enchanting. Your beautiful thighs taper like the sloping trunk of the king of elephants – O Srimati Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (9)
Your captivating golden ankle bells sweetly resound with a host of Vedic mantras, resembling the warbling of a flock of royal swans, and as You walk along, the beauty of Your limbs mocks the grace of undulating golden creepers – O Srimati Radhika, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (10)
You are worshiped by Sri Lakshmi, the goddess of unlimited millions of Vaikuntha planets. Sri Parvati, Indrani (Indra’s wife) and Sarasvati all worship and attain benedictions from You. Meditation on even one of Your toenails grants an infinite variety of perfections – O Srimati Radhike, when, oh when will You bestow upon me Your merciful sidelong glance? (11)
You are the mistress of all kinds of sacrifices (especially of the topmost yugalamilana- yajña); of all actions (since You are the root of all potencies – mula-sakti-tattva); of the mantras uttered at yajñas and of the sacrificial offerings presented to the demigods; of all the demigods; of the words of the three Vedas; of the enforcement of all scriptural principles; of Sri Ramaa-devi (the goddess of fortune); of Sri Ksamadevi (the goddess of forgiveness); and especially of the delightful kuñjas in Vrindavana.
When will You mercifully make me Your das… and grant me the qualification to render service in Your amorous pastimes with the prince of Vraja? O Srimati Radhika, owner and maintainer of Vraja! I offer pranama unto You time and again. (12)
O Vrisabhanu-nandini! Upon hearing this wonderful prayer, please make me the perpetual object of Your merciful glance. Then, by the influence of Your mercy, may all the reactions to my karma be destroyed and, realizing my internal identity as a mañjari, may I enter the circle of Srimati Radhika’s sakhis to participate in Sri Vrajendra-sunu’s eternal pastimes. (13)