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Radhas Love Song 01

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Radhas Love Song 01


English version of the Radha’s Love Song   1/2  Prelude on page 2



Those swinging trees and birds flying in the sky,
Those green creepers and the lovely Gokul*  hills,
Amid which, we used to play and get lost,  
In listening and feeling your enchanting flutes and charms, O Krishna*,
The bank of Yamuna* and your playing of flutes, 
They all looks deserted without your magical tunes.  01


Everything of Gokul* have become tired, in waiting for you O, Krishna*, 
Although ages have passed, only my eyes are still not tired, 
While waiting for a glimpse of your enchanting looks, 
Please come and show me at least your face, O, Mohan*,
Now even the water streams, running from our eyes too, 
Are at the edge of getting dried, while showering the tears,
In waiting for you for such a long time, O Mohan. 02
 

The lamp of hope only,  is still burning, O Krishna
Ever since you left, all other supports have vanished in the air,
Still if you cannot come to Gokul*, 
Just do not come,
But please do not send anyone to console my suffering heart,
By giving me false assurances and 
The teachings of sacrifice and patience, O Krishna. 03


Please do not send anyone,   to make me understand,
That you cannot return to Gokul,
Leaving the affairs of your Kingdom, O Krishna,
These efforts would only break the barrier of my patience,
Bursting those feelings, which have accumulated 
In the reservoir of my love since ages,
And do not break my false hopes that you would come one day
As it the last and the only Hope of my life and living,
O Mohan, my most beloved sakha* and love, O Krishna. 04


Ravindra
Kanpur India 29th June 2011



Explainations:

*Radha- Radha is the incarnation of Lakshmi (goddess of wealth and prosperity as per Hindu
religion), the consort of Lord Vishnu, the most beautiful of the Gopi girls, and lover of
Lord Krishna.

*Krishna- is a central figure of Hinduism and is traditionally attributed the authorship
of the Bhagavad Gita. He is an Avatar of Vishnu and considered in some monotheistic
traditions as the Supreme Being. Krishna is identified as a historical individual who
participated in the events of the Mahabharata.

*Gukul- a place where Krishna was brought-up by his foster mother Yashoda.

*Mohan- Mohan is the other name of Krishna 

PRELUDE OF THIS SONG IS ON PAGE 2

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  1. Date: 7/11/2011 8:00:00 AM
    Hello Ravindra,,,., how are you? And yes this time I missed you and alot of other poets. I sure missed your poetry as well, glad to have stopped by take care,..p.d.

  1. Date: 7/3/2011 3:49:00 PM
    beauty ..elegance and charm enhance this splendid write Ravindra.. utter vibrant visuals and vivid imagery encase this wondrous journey of poetic art my friend... lovely presentation to absorb ..superb quality Ravindra...luv..

  1. Date: 6/30/2011 4:41:00 PM
    I love the way you weave your native traditional beliefs and legends to bring us these wonderful stories. I can't stay online much due to health problems, but I'll definitely check out part two. You have a magical touch to your words! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/30/2011 3:03:00 PM
    Much to think about in this poem. Nice use of imagery to share your thoughts. Thank you for sharing your words with us and for your ongoing encouragement. Karen

  1. Date: 6/29/2011 12:20:00 PM
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