Sweet Surrender Lyrics

Verse translations by Graham M. Schweig, Ph.D.
Author-Translator of Bhagavad Gita (HarperOne)
Director of The Secret Yoga Institute (www.secretyoga.com)

1. Shyamasundari Radhe

radhe radhe jai shri radhe
shyamasundari shri radhe

hare krishna hare krishna
krishna krishna hare hare
hare rama hare rama
rama rama hare hare

O Radha! You are the supreme Goddess of Love!
O Radha! You are the supreme Goddess of Love!
Wonderful you are! O Beautiful Goddess!
O Radha! O Shyamasundari!
You are the Beautiful Beloved
of the Dark Lord Shyama!
O Beautiful Goddess! O Radha!

(See translation for Hare Krishna Mantra No. 4 below.)

2. Mother of the World – Jagadamba

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jaya jagadambe narayani
narayani namastute

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Wonderful you are!
O great Goddess Jagadamba!
You are the Mother of the World!
O great Goddess Narayani!
O Narayani, I offer my respects unto you!

3. Udu Sita Ram

sita ram sita ram sita ram
jai jai sita ram

ram sita ram jai jai sita ram
shri ram jai ram jaya jaya ram

“Sita”
O Divine Goddess Sita!
You are the most beloved Queen!
“Ram”
O Divine Lord Ram!
You are the most beloved King!

4. Sunrise Hare Krishna

“hare krishna hare krishna
krishna krishna hare hare
hare rama hare rama
rama rama hare hare”

Hare”
O supreme Goddess Radha!
You inspire us to offer our hearts!
“Krishna”
O supreme Lord Krishna!
You draw our hearts to yours!
“Rama”
O supreme Lord Rama!
You derive pleasure from our love!

5. Shiva Appears - Om Namah Shivaya

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om namah shivaya
shiva shiva jaya mahadev
jaya mahadev jaya mahadev

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I offer my respects unto you, Shiva!
You are the Lord of Cosmic Dissolution!
O Lord Shiva! O Lord Shiva!
Wonderful you are, O great Divinity!
Wonderful you are, O great Divinity!
Wonderful you are, O great Divinity!
You delight in the offerings of our hearts!

6. Radhika Ramana

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radhe radhe jai sri radhe
radhika ramana jai sri radha

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O Radha! O Radha!
Wonderful you are!
O Beautiful Goddess Radha!
O Radha! O Ramana, Beloved Lord Krishna!
Wonderful you are!
You are the Beautiful Goddess Radha!

7. Sweet Surrender - Shri Krishna Govinda

shri krishna govinda hare murare
he natha narayana vasudeva

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O Beautiful Lord Krishna!
You are the Divinity
who draws our hearts to yours!
O Govinda, you are the divine cowherd!
O Hari, you are the one who steals our hearts!
O Murari, you are the enemy of the demon Mura!
O my Lord! You are Narayana, the supreme Person!
O Vasudeva, you are the divine Soul of the universe!

narayana narayana jai vasudeva
lakshmi narayana jai vasudeva

O Narayana! O supreme Person!
You are most wonderful!
O Vasudeva, divine Soul of the universe!
O Lakshmi, Goddess of Fortune!
O Narayana, Supreme Person!
You are most wonderful!
O Vasudeva, divine Soul of the universe!

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