Sai Ram – Beautiful Video – ‘Madhurasthakam’
Below is the link given for a Beautiful Video titled ‘Madhurasthakam’ – made many years back by the students in Prashanti Nilayam from unique stotra which uses just one adjective, “madhuram”, meaning sweet or beautiful, to describe the greatness and the attributes of our Lord Sai Krishna :
The Madhurasthakam was composed by Vallabhacharya (1479-1531)one of the greatest sage- philosophers of India.
Text and Translation of Madhurasthakam :
Adharam Madhuram, Vadanam Madhuram, Nayanam Madhuram, Hasitham Madhuram, Hrudhayam Madhuram, Gamanam Madhuram, Madhuradhipather Akhilam Madhuram.
Sweet are thine lips, So are thine sweet cherubic face, Sweet are thine jet black eyes, So is thine soulful laugh, Sweet is thine loving heart, So is thine beautiful gait, Hey king of all sweetness in this world, Everything about Thee is sweet.
Vachanam Madhuram, Charitham Madhuram, Vasanam Madhuram, Valitham Madhuram, Chalitham Madhuram, Bramitham Madhuram, Madhurathipather Akhilam Madhuram.
Sweet are thine sweetest words, So is thine divine story. Sweet is the place of your stay , So is thine greatness, Sweet are thine movements So is thine confusion. Hey king of all sweetness in this world, Everything about Thee is sweet.
Venur Madhura, Renur Madhura, Panir Madhura, Padhou Madhura, Nrithyam Madhuram, Sakhyam Madhuram, Madurathipather Akhilam Madhuram
Sweet is thine flute , So is thine foot-dust, Sweet are thine hands So are thine feet. Sweet is thine dance So is thine friendship. Hey king of all sweetness in this world, Everything about Thee is sweet
Geetham Madhuram, Peetham Madhuram, Bhuktham Madhuram,Suptham Madhuram, Roopam Madhuram, Thilakam Madhuram Madhurathipather akhilam Madhuram.
Sweet is thine song, So is what you drink, Sweet is what you eat, So is your sleep, Sweet are thine looks , So is thine Thilaka, Hey king of all sweetness in this world, Everything about Thee is sweet.
Karanam Madhram, Tharanam Madhuram, Haranam Madhuram, Ramanam Madhuram, Vamitham Madhuram, Samitham Madhuram, Madhurathipather akhilam Madhuram.
Sweet are thine deeds, So is thine path of salvation, Sweet is thine theft , So is thine play of love, Sweet are thine oblations, So is thine tranquility, Hey king of all sweetness in this world, Everything about Thee is sweet
Gunja Madhura, Mala Madhura, Yamuna Madhura, Veechi Madhura, Salilam Madhuram, Kamalam Madhuram, Madhurathipather akhilam Madhuram.
Sweet is thine necklace of berries, So is thine garland, Sweet is thine river Yamuna, So are the ripples in the river, Sweet is thine water , So is the lotus in the water, Hey king of all sweetness in this world, Everything about Thee is sweet..