A HUMBLE TRIBUTE OF PRAISE TO SHRI SAINATH
I bow down to Shri GANESH.
Oh,MAYURESHWARA ,You are the one on whom we depend,
Oh,son of GAURI, the all-knowing.
Oh,You inconceivable one.
You with an immeasurable belly.
Protect me,oh,Shri GANAPATI .1
You are the first and foremost of all the Ganas'
and of all the deities;
Therefore, you are called "GANESH"2
You are acknowledged by all the "SHASTRAS" [sacred books]
You of sacred countenance, oh,BHALACHANDRA! .2
1. Aterm for certain troops of inteniror deities considered as Shiva's attandants,
and under the expecial superintendence of GANESH.
2. A name formed by the combination of JU and Bİe i.e. Lord.
Oh, SHARADA,Goddess of Speech !
You are the mistress of the realm of words;
Because of your existence,
All wordily transactions are carried on. .3
You are the deity revered by all authore;
You are eternally the pride of this nation;
Your infinite power prevails everywhere.
I bow to you, JAGADAMBE.
You are the Supreme Spirit and beloved of the saints !
incarnation in human form of PANDHARIRAYA
You are the ocean of kindness and infinite compassion;
Oh Pandurang Narahari ! .5
You, who control the world like a puppeteer with his strings,
You are omnipresent.
All the sciences and scared books are still delving
To plumb the essence of your nature. .6