SHREE SAI BABA LORD OF ALL NATIONS ~ ~ ~
Start the Day with Love;
Duty is God; Work is worship. Even the tiniest work is a flower placed at the Feet of God.
Tuesday, 5 July 2011
Noon Aarti ( Madhyam Aarti ) 12:00 Noon
Shri Satchitaanand Sadguru Sainaath Maharaaj ki Jai Let us Hail! Shri Sachchidananda Sadguru Sainath Maharaj!
1. ABHANG Aarti with Five-Wick Lamp (Composed by :: Shri Krishna Jogiswar Bhishma, Abhang is a Maratha style of poetry) Ghewuniya panchaarati, karoo Babansi aarati Karoo Sai see aarati Karoo Babansi arati. Holding the five-wick lamp, I do Baba’s Aarti. Sai’s Aarti. I do Baba’s Aarti.
Utta utta ho bandhawa. Owaaloo ha Ramadhava. Sayee Ramadhava. Owaloo ha Ramadhava. Rise! Rise! Oh my brethren. Let us do Aarti for Ramadhava (Consort of Ram the incarnation of Lord Vishnu). Sai Ramadhava. I do Arati for Ramadhava.
Karooniya sthira man, pahu gambhirira he dhyan Sayeeche he dhyan pahu gambhirira he dhyan Concentrating the mind, let us have a glimpse of the meditative figure, Sai’s meditative figure. Let us have a glimpse of the meditative figure.
Krishnanatha Datt Sai jado chitta tujze paayee Chitta Baba paayee Jado chitta tuzhe paayee Krishna-Natha says oh, Datta (for Lord Dattatreya) Sai! Enjoin our minds to your feet. Lord, to your feet draw our minds. Enjoin our minds to your feet.
2 Arati Sai Baba (Composed By:: Shri Madhavrao Vamanrao Adkar)
Aarti Sai Baba, saukhyadaataara jeeva. Charana rajaatalee Dhyaava daasaan visaawaa, bhaktaa visaawaa. Aarti Sai Baba Refrain : We do Aarti to Sai Baba, the soul that and the giver of happiness to all. Give refuge to the downtrodden devotees who are at your feet. We do Aarti to you Sai Baba.
Jaaluniyaan aananng swaswaroopee raahe dhanga Mumukshu janaan daavee nija dolaan Sreeranga, dolaan Sreeranga Aarti Sai Baba Burn the desires. To the seekers of Self, teach them the way to get Moksha (state of pure bliss). With their own eyes they see the Lord Vishnu (Sriranga). We do Aarti to you Sai Baba.
Jayaa manee jaisaa bhaava tayaa taisaa anubhava Daawisee dayaaghanaa aisee tujzee hee maava tujzeeheemaava Aarti Sai Baba You grant suitable experiences to everybody in accordance with their Faith and devotion. O, merciful one, such is your way.O kind one. We do Aarti to you Sai Baba.
Tumache naama dhyaataan hare sansrithi vyathaa Agaadha tava karanee maarga daawisee anaadhaa,daawisee anaadhaa Aarti Sai Baba Meditation of your name removes the worldly sufferings. Your actions are unfathomable. Show the path to unfortunate ones. We do Aarti to you Sai Baba.
Kaliyugee avataara saguna parabrahm saachara Avateerna jhaalase swami Datta digambara, Datta digambara Aarti Sai Baba In this age of Kaliyug (The dark and troublsome age of present ), you are true incarnation of Brahama, that has taken form and descended on this earth. You are also Swami Datta digambar (Three-headed diety who is considered as combined incarnation of Brahma-Vishnu-Maheh). Datta digambar.We do Aarti to you Sai Baba.
Aattan divasaan guruwaaree bhakta karitee waaree Prabhupada pahaavayaa bhavabhaya niwaree, bhaya niwaree Aarti Sai Baba: On Thursdays,every week, the devotees take a trip (to Shirdi), to have a glimpse of the Lord’s feet and to avert their worldly fears. We do Aarti to you Sai Baba.
Maajan nija dravya tteewaa tav charan rajasevaa Maagane hechiyaataa tumhan devaadhideva, Devaadhideva Aarti Sai Baba The only wealth I desire is to serve at thy feet. O Lord of Lords. We do Aarti to you Sai Baba.
Ichchita deena chaatak nirmala toya nijasookha Paajaawe maadhavaa yaa saambhal aapulee bhaaka, aapulee bhaaka Aarti ... Just as the chatak bird desires to drink pure raw water , so O Lord! And kindly give me your assurance (that I will receive such direct knowledge). We do Aarti ....
Jaya Deva Jaya Deva Datta avadhutaa, O Sayee avadhutaa Jodoonikara tava charanee ttevito maathaa, Jaya Deva Jaya Dev
Refrain: Hail Lord! Datta Avadhuta! (a divine Incarnation) O Sai Avadhuta! With my folded hands, I place my head at your feet. Hail Lord! Hail Lord! Avataraseen too yaetaan dharmaante glanee, Naastheekaanaahee too laavisi nijabhajanee Daavisi naanaa leela asankhya roopaanee, Harisee dheenanche too sankata dinarajanee Jaya Deva Jaya Deva… You take Avatar (Incarnation) when Dharma (purity and righteousness) declines; Even the non-believers devolopfaith in you. Showing many types of Leelas (Graces) in your innumerable forms; you remove the miseries of your devotees, day and night. Hail Lord…
Yavana swaroopee aikhyaa darshana twaan dhidhale, Samsaya nirsuniyaan thathdwaitaa ghaalavile Gopichandaa mandaa twaanchee uddharile, Momina vamsee janmuni lokaan taariyale Jaya Deva Jaya Deva… You gave Darshan (divine vision) to someone in the guice of Moslem. By removing all doubts, you set him on the path leading towards the unity with the Self. Even Raja Gopichanda and the river Mandakini (Ganges) were purified by you. Born of a Moslem family of weavers you had brought salvation to all the people. Hail Lord Sai…
Bhed na tathwee hindoo yavananchaa kaanhee Daawayaansee jzaalaa punarapi naradehee Paahasin premaane too Hindu yavanaanhee, Daavisi aatmatwaane vyaapaka haa sayee Jaya Deva Jaya Deva… You do not distinguish between Hindus and Moslems. In the present human form taken by you, you give the same look of love both to the Hindus and Moslems and establish the universality of your love. Hail Lord Sai…
Devaa Sayeenaathaa twatpadanata vhaahe, paramaayaamohita janamochana jhanin vhaave Twakripayaa sakalaanche sankata nirasaawe, deshila tari de twadhyash krishnaane gaave Jaya Deva Jaya Deva…eva… O the Lord Sainatha, I would always like to be at your feet, Liberate the mankind stepped in worldly illusions and remove their difficulties by your grace. If you desire to give me anything, then give Krishna (composer of this portion of Aarti) the ability to sing your prayers. Hail Lord…
4 ABHANG (Composed By:: Shri Dasganu Maharaj)
Shirdee maajze Pandharapura Saibaba Ramaavara Baba Ramaavara, Sai Baba Ramaavara Shirdi is my Pandharpur. Sai Baba is the husband of Rama i.e. Lord Vishnu. Baba is the presiding deity there. Sai…
Shuddha bhaktee chandrabhaabagaa, Bhaava pundaleeka jaagaa pundaleeka jaagaa. Bhaava pundaleeka jaagaa Pure devotion is like river Chandrabhaga (River at Pandharpur). Our devotional feelings for Pundalik (Lord Vishnu called Vithal) has awakened.
Yaa ho yaa ho avaghe jana karaa Babaansee vandana. Saisi vandana karoo Babaansee vandana Come along, all the people. Pray Baba and pray Sai.
Ganu mhane Baba Sayee. Dhaava paava maajze aayee paava maajze aayee. Dhaava paava maajze aayee Ganu (Das ganu, the composer of this aarti) requests : Sai Baba to run and give us blessings, My Mother give your blessings.
5. Naman ( A garland of traditional prayers )
Ghaaleena lotaangana vandeen charana Dolyanee paaheen roop tujze Preme aalingana aanande poojin, Bhave oowaalina mhane Naamaa. Prostrating myself with touch of your feet and see thy beautiful form. Embracing you with love, I worship you, and do your aarti with devotion.
Tvameva maataa cha pitaa tvameva Tvameva bandhuscha sakhaa tvameva Tvameva vidyaa dravinam tvameva, Tvameva servam mama Devadeva. You are my mother, my father, my brother, you are my friend. You are knowledge, You are the embodiment of love and tenderness. You are my everything, O! Lord.
Kaayena vaachaa manasrendriyaiarwan Budhyatmanaa vaa prakriti swabhavaat Karomi yadyatsakalam parasmai, Narayanaayeti samarpayaami My body, my speech, my mind and all my senses, my intellect, my innate being – all these I offer to you, Narayana.
Acyutam Keshavam Raamanaaraayanam Krishnadaamodaram Vaasudevam Harim Shreedharam Maadhavam Gopikaa Vallabham, Jaanakeenaayakam Raamachandram Bhaje. I pray Achyut, Keshav, Ramnarayan, Krishnadamodar, Vasudev, Hari, Shridhar, Madhav, Gopika-Vallabh, Janaki-Nayakam, Ramachandra. (various names of Vishnu and His incarnations).
Hare Rama, Hare Rama. Rama Rama Hare Hare Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna. Krishna Krishna Hare Hare. Hare Rama, Hare Rama. Rama Rama Hare Hare Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna. Krishna Krishna Hare Hare. (This mantra is repeated thrice)
Shri Gurudeva Datta. Shri Gurudeva Datta.
6. Mantra Pushpam
Hari Om yagnena yagnamayajanta devaastaani dharmaani prathamaabyaasan Tehanakam mahimaanah sachanta yatra poorve sadhyaa santi Devaah;
Hari Aum.(Invocation of Primordial sound) in the beginning the devas (Celestial beings) worshipped Lord Vishnu by means of a sacrificial fire(yagyan) by such religious deeds they attain greatness in heaven (the abode of the divine, Celestial beings).
Aum rajaadhiraajaaya prasahya saahine namo vayam Vaishravanaaya kurmahe Sa me kaaman kaama kaamaya mahyam kameswaro Vaishravano tathatu. Kuberaraya Vaishravanaaya Mahaaraajaaya namah. “Aum! Salutation to Vaishravan(Celestial being in heaven incharge of wealth). He is the King of Kings, who is help. May he thy grant me my desires as Vaishravan, the lord of all my desires.
Om swasti saamrajyam bhojyam swaaraajyam vairaajyam, paarameshtyam Raajyam mahaarajya maadhi patya mayam Samantaparyaa yeesyat Saarvabhoumah saarvayushya aantaadaaparaaraadhaat prithivyai Samudraparyanthaayaa ekaraalithi Aum! Let there be well being! Let he attain universal sovereignty eternelly, enjoyment (of pleasures), independence, perfect detachment, distinction and position of a great king, and supreme Lordship, so that he rules the universe and become the paramount ruler of the whole earth all his life, possessed of longevity and fullness of life, and be the absolute king of the earth streching upto its oceanic shores.
Tadapyesha slokobhigeeto marutah parivestaaro marutah pariveshtaaro maruttasyaavasan gruhe Avikshitasya kamaprer Visvedevaah sabhaa sada ithi It is a prayer for Marutt, the son of Avikshit excelling in the four qualities of knowledge, righteousness, detachment and longivity - whose abode all Celestial deities visit.
Shri Naarayana Vaasudevaaya Sri saccidananda Sadguru Saiñatha Maharaja ki Jaya O! Shri Narayan Vasudev Sachchidananad! Sadguru Sainath Maharaj!
7. Namaskaaraastak (COMPOSED BY :: Shri Mohani Raj)
Anantaa tulaa ten kase re sthavaave, Anantaa tulaa ten kase re namaave Anantaa mukhaanchaa shine shesh gaataan, Namaskaar saashtaang Shri Sainaatha. Even the thousand tounged Shesha(a Hindu mythological snake on whom Lord Vishnu rests) finds it inadequate to sing thy prayers of greatness. Salutations with prostrations, O! Sainath.
Smaraave hmanee twatpadaa nitya bhaave, Wurave taree bhaktisaattee swabhaave Tarave jagaa taarunee maaya taataa,Namaskaar saashtaang Shri Sainaatha. Those who remeber your feet everyday with pure devotion and thought, cross over this illussionary world. O! father, Salutations with prostrations, O! Sainath.
Vase jo sadaa daavayaa santleela, Dise agna lokaanparee jo janaalaa Paree antaree gnaana kaiwalya daataa, Namaskaar saashtaang Shri Sainaatha. Appearing like as an ordinary person to the ignorant, he carries on His divine action(Leelas). He is the giver of inner spiritual knowledge and unity with God - Salutations with prostrations, your O! Sainath.
Baraa laadhalaa janma haa maanvaachaa Naraa saarthakaa saadhaneebhuta saacha Dharoon Sayeepremaa galaayaa ahantaa, Namaskaar saashtaang Shri Sainaatha. It is a great luck to be born as a human being. Human beings alone can do Sadhna(practices for obtaining purity and liberation). Hold on to the Love of Sai and kill ego. Salutations with prostrations, O! Sainath.
Dharave karee saana alpagna baala, Karaave amhaa dhanya chumboni gaalaa Mukhee gala preme karaa graas aataan, Namaskaar saashtaang Shri Sainaatha. Hold the hands of ignorant children like us. Bless us with a Kiss on our cheeks, give us love. Salutations with prostrations, O! Sainath.
Suraadeeka jyaanchyaa padaa vanditaantee, Sukadeeka jyaante samaanatva detee Prayagaadi teerthen padee nasmra hotaa, Namaskaar saashtaang Shri Sainaatha. Gods and others worship your feet. Say Suka and others treat you as equal. The prayag(confluence of rivers) and holy places bow at your feet - Salutations with prostrations, O! Sainath.
Tujhyaa jhya padaa paahtan gopabaalee, Sadaa rangalee chitswaroopee milaalee Karee raasakreedaa save Krishna naathaa, Namaskaar saashtaang Shri Sainaatha. The Gopis are always delighted to see your feet. They always dance with Krishna-natha having immersed their thoughts in Him. Salutations with prostrations, Shri Sainatha.
Tulaa maahato maagane eka dhyaave, Karaa jodito deena atyanta bhaave Bhavee mohaneeraaja haa taari aataan, Namaskaar saashtaang Shri Sainaatha. I request you to grant me just one boon. I humbly fold my hands, and with deep faith, Mohaniraj (says, the composer of this part of Aarti) asks you: save me from this world of bewitching desires and ferry me across the ocean of existence. Salutations with prostrations, Shri Sainatha.
8. Aisaa eyee baa
Aisaa eyee baa – Sayee digambaraa – Akshyaya roopa avataara Sarvahi vyapaka too – Shrutisaara – anusayaatrikumaaraa – Aisaa eyee baa! Refrain: Such art thou, Sai Baba! Sai Digambara! Incarnation of the imperishible spirit, you are all pervading. You are the knower of the essense of the shrutis (Vedas), belonging to the lineage of the sage Atri and His wife Anusuya.
Kaashee snaana japa – pratidivashee – Kolhapura bhikshesee – nirmala nadi tungaa Jala praasee – Nidra maahur deshee - Aisaa eyee baa Everyday, bathing in the Holy waters of the Kashi and worshipping there; then going to Kolhapur for Alms; drinking the pure waters of the Tungabhadra and then sleeping at Mahur province (sleeping place of Lord Datta). Please come like this O! Baba.
Jzholee lombatase vaamakaree – trishoola damaroo dhari Bhakta varada sadaa sukhakaaree Deseel mukti charee - Aisaa eyee baa A ‘Jholi’ (bag for alms hanging from the shoulder) hanging on the left-shoulder, and carrying the trident ‘damru’ (kind of tabor) you bless the devotees with permanent happiness, granting them four-fold liberation viz. Resemblance to God, nearness to God, residing with the deity and absorption into the essense of Brahman. Please come like this O! Baba.
Paayee paadukaa japamaala – kamandaloo – Mrigacchalaa – dhaarana kariseebaa Naagajataa – Mukuta sobhato maathaa - Aisaa eyee baa Wearing wooden sandals, carrying Jap Mala (prayer beeds) Kamandalu (Container of water), wearing deer skin; on your head is the crown of serpent-like coiled tresses of your hair, which looks beautiful. Please come like this O! Baba.
Tatpara tujyaa je dhyaanee – akshyaya Thyaanche sadhanee – Lakshmeevasa karee Dinarajanee – Rakshisi sankat vaaruni - Aisaa eyee baa All those who meditate on you diligently have Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, dwelling in their homes, day and night uninterruptedly (Lakshmi, otherwise is fleet-floated and does not stay in one place for a long time). You also protect them by removing all their difficulties. Please come like this O! Baba.
Yaa pari dhyaana tujze gururaayaa – Drishya karee nayanaan yaa Poornaananda sukhe hee kaayaa – Laavise hariguna gaayaa - Aisaa eyee…. When I behold you in my eyes and your handsome figure, Gururaya, I experience complete bliss and please make me sing the Lord’s praises. Please come like this O! Baba. (Whole refrain)
9. Shri Sainatha Mahimna Strotrama (COMPOSED BY :: Shri Upasani Baba Maharaj)
Sadaa satswaroopam chidaananda kandam Jagat sambhavasthaana samhaara hetum Swabhaktechhayaa maanusham darsayantam Nameeswaram Sadgurum Sainaatham. Let us bow down to the God Sadguru Sainath, who is Truth Incarnate and is always in Consciousness and Bliss; the God who is the cause of creation, existence and destruction of the world; and, who has come in to this world in a human form for the sake of his own devotees.
Bhavadwaantha vidhwamsa maarthaanda meeddyam manovaagateetam munir dhyana gamyam Jagadvyapakam nirmalam nirgunam twaam Nameeswaram Sadgurum Sainaatham. Let us bow down to the God Sadguru Sainath, who is the bright sun whose light destroys the darkness of worldly desires; who is beyond the realm of speech and mind, but accessible to the sages who are engrossed in Thy meditation – One who pervades the whole world, pure and devoid of all attributes.
Bhawaambhodi magnaarthitaanaam lanaanaam Swapaadaasritaanaam swabhakti priyaanaam Samuddhaaranaartham kalow sambhavantam Nameeswaram Sadgurum Sainaatham. Let us bow down to the God Sadguru Sainath, who has manifested in this kaliyug (The dark and the troublesome age of present) for the salvation of those who believe in devotion to Him and those who have taken refuge at his feet as they are drowning and tormented by the ocean of worldliness.
Sadaa nimba vrikshasya mooladhivaasaat Sudhaasravinam tiktamapya priyantam Tarum kalpa vrikshaadhikam saadhayantam Nameeswaram Sadgurum Sainaatham. Let us bow down to the God Sadguru Sainath who, By His constant abode under the margosa tree, whose juice though by nature is bitter and distasteful, has turned it nectar-like sweet, because He has exalted the tree above the legendary Kalpavriksh (the wish-fulfilling tree)
Sadaa kalpavrikshyasya tasyaadhi moole Bhawadbhava budhyaa saparyaadisevaam Nrinaam kurwataam bhukti mukti pradantam Nameeswaram Sadgurum Sainaatham. Let us bow down to the God Sadguru Sainath, whom people go to worship and render devotional services, knowing Him to be Himself the kalpavriksh always; for those people he satisfies their worldly desires and grants them salvation
Anekaashrutaa tarkya leelaa vilaasaeih Samaavishkruteshaana bhaasvat prabhaavam Ahambhaava heenam prasannathma bhaawam Nameeswaram Sadgurum Sainaatham. Let us bow down to the God Sadguru Sainath, whose innumerable and wonderful Leelas(divine play), unheard of and unimagined, have displayed His divine splenderous glory; yet who is devoid of ego and is happily absorbed in the Self.
Sataam Vishramaaraama mevaabhiraamam sadaa sajjanaih samsthutam sannamadbhih Janaamodadam bhakta bhadrapradantam Nameeswaram Sadgurum Sainaatham. Let us bow down to the God Sadguru Sainath, who is the perennial abode of rest, repose and refuge for the virtuous people and to whom praises are directed by good and pious persons- He who is the bestower of happiness and welfare to His devotees.
Ajanmaadhyamekam param brahma saakshaat Swayam sambhavam raamamevaavateernam Bhawadharshanaathsam puneetah praboham Nameeswaram Sadgurum Sainaatham. Let us bow down to the God Sadguru Sainath, who is the Self-manifested, the Absolute Brahman, verily the Supreme Creator Incarnate, the Being without beginning or end, who has descended on this earth in the Ram avatar (Incarnation). O lord, I have been sanctified by your darshan.
Sree Sayeesa kripaanidhe akhilanrinaam sarwaartha siddhi prada Yushmatpaadarajah prabahavamatulam dhaataapi vaktaakshhamah Sadbhakthyaa saranam kritaan jali putah samprapthithosmi prabho Shrimath Sayi paresa paada kamalaa naanya ccharanyam mama O Lord Sai, treasure-house of mercy, the bestower of all wealth, success and inspiration, even the creator is unable to describe the incomparable power of the dust of your feet. With my folded hands and true devotion, I surrender to you O Lord. There is no refuge for me, except the lotus feet of Shrimat Sainath, the Lord.
Sayiroopadhara raaghavottamam, Bhakta kaama vibhuda dhrumam prabhum Maayayopahata chitta shudhayae, Chintayaamyahamaharnisam mudaa Lord Sai is the avatar of Raghav (Incarnation of Ram), the Lord who fulfils the desires of His devotees for the purification of their infatuated and deluded hearts and minds – to whom I pray, day and night, untiringly and blissfully.
Sharat sudhaamsu pratrima prakaasam, kripatapaatram tava Sainaatha Twadeeya paadaabja samaashritaanaam, Swachhaayayaa taapamapaa karothu Lord Sainath, the canopy of your mercy is like the intense lusture of the autumn moon. Grant the cool shade (from that canopy) from the blazing heat of the three-fold calamities of life to those who have taken shelter at your feet.
Upaasanaa Daivata Sainaatha, Sthavairmayopaasaninaasthu sthatwam Ramenmaromne tava paadayugme bhrungo, Yathaabji makarmda lubdhah Lord Sainath you are my God, whom I worship. I extol your praises. Let my mind dwell lovingly at your lotus feet, just as the bee hovers over the lotus flowers enticed by the desire of honey.
Aneka janmaarjita paapasamkshayo, Bhavet bhawatpaada saroja darshanaat Kshamaswa sarvaanaparaadha poonjakaan, praseeda Sayeesa Sadguro dayaanidhe Lord Sai, Guru Ocean of compassion, bless me and pardon me for all my innumerable faults. May my boundless sins which have accumulated over several cycles of life be destroyed by the darshan of your feet
Sri Sainatha charanaamrita putachithaah, Sthwatpaada seva natrataah satatamcha bhaktyaa Samsaara janya duritaagha vinirgataaste, kaivalya dhaama paramam samavaapnuvanti Those whose minds become purified by the nectar of tirth (Water deemed to be Holy from the washings of Lord’s feet) of Shri Sainath, those who are constantly absorbed in His service with – devotion they get freed from the distress caused by worldliness and attain salvation.
Strotrame tatpatte bhakthyaa yonara athanmanaahsadaa Sadguroh Sainaadhasya kripa paatram bhaveddhruham. Whosoever always recites this hymn with devotion and absorption will certainly be the recepeint of the grace of Sadguru until he lives.
Karacharanakritam vaakkaayajam karmajam vaa Shravananayanajam vaa maanasam vaaparadham Viditamaviditam vaa sarvame tatshkamasva For the sins done by the hands and the feet, by the toungue and the body, or by the ears and the eyes, or those done in thought, or any other follies, known or unknown - for all these, forgive me.
Jaya Jaya karunaabdhe shri pabho sainaatha. Let us Hail ! Hail! O compassionate one, Shri Prabhu Sainath!
Shri Satchitaanand Sadguru Sainaath Maharaaj ki Let us Hail! Shri Sachchidananda Sadguru Sainath Maharaj!
Aum Raajaadhiraaja Yogiraaja ParaBrahma Sainaath Maharaaj Shri Satchitaanand Sadguru Sainaath Maharaaj ki Jai! Aum! King of Kings! King of Yogis! Absolute Brahman! Sainath Maharaj! Let us Hail! Shri Sachchidananda Sadguru Sainath Maharaj!