Arati


(written by Bhaktivinode Thakura)

(starts with an invocation to Lord Chaitanya)
Jahnavi- tata- vane jaga jana- mana- lobha
jahnavi- tata- vane jaga jana- mana- lobha
kiba jaya jaya goracander aratiko sobha
kiba jaya jaya goracander aratiko sobha

jahnavi- tata- vane jaga jana- mana- lobha
jahnavi- tata- vane jaga jana- mana- lobha
kiba vasi ache goracanda ratna- simhasane
kiba vasi ache goracanda ratna- simhasane

arati karena brahma- adi deva- gane
arati karena brahma- adi deva- gane

nikate advaita prabhu srivasa chatradhara
nikate advaita prabhu srivasa chatradhara

kiba sankha baje ghanta baje baje karatala
kiba sankha baje ghanta baje baje karatala

madhura mrdanga baje sunite rasala
madhura mrdanga baje sunite rasala


kiba jaya jaya goranchander aratiko sobha
kiba jaya jaya goranchander aratiko sobha
aratiko sobha
aratiko sobha


ARATI/synapsis
This classic kirtan expresses Bhaktivinoda’s mystical vision of an arati ceremony in which Lord Chaitanya and his associates are seated on a jeweled throne, being worshipped by demi-gods. The athmosphere is filled with divine melodies of ecstacy and transcendental love.

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