Mukunda Datta das singing a “Gurudev, krpa bindu diya”.
This is third of a series of bhajans sung during our New Year’s 12 hour bhajan.
Click below for the full lyrics and translation.
Song Name: Gurudeva Krpa Bindu Diya
Official Name: Bhajana Lalasa Song 11
Author: Bhaktivinoda Thakura
Book Name: Saranagati
koro‘ ei dāse,
sakala sahane, bala diyā koro‘,
sakale sammāna korite śakati,
deho‘ nātha! jathājatha
tabe to’ gāibo, hari-nāma-sukhe,
aparādha ha ‘be hata
kabe heno kṛpā, labhiyā e jana,
kṛtārtha hoibe, nātha!
śakti-buddhi-hīna, āmi ati dīna,
koro‘ more ātma-sātha
karuṇā nā hoile, kāndiyā kāndiyā,
give to this servant just one drop of mercy. I am lower than a blade of grass.
Give me all help. Give me strength. Let me be as you are, without desires or
2) I offer you all
respects, for thus I may have the energy to know you correctly. Then, by
chanting the holy name in great ecstasy, all my offenses will cease.
3) When will such mercy fall
to this one who is weak and devoid of intelligence? Allow me to be with you.
4) If you examine me, you
will find no qualities. Your mercy is all that I am made of. If you are not
merciful unto me, I can only weep, and I will not be able to maintain my life.