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Madhurashtakam

 

अधरं मधुरं वदनं मधुरं
नयनं मधुरं हसितं मधुरम् ।
हृदयं मधुरं गमनं मधुरम्
मधुराधिपतेरखिलं मधुरम् ॥ १ ॥

adharam madhuram vadanam madhuram
nayanam madhuram hasitam madhuram |
hṛdayam madhuram gamanaṁ madhuram
madhurādhipaterakhilam madhuram || 1 ||

Sweet are His lips; sweet His face; sweet are His eyes; sweet His smile; sweet is His heart; sweet His gait; everything of the Lord of Sweetness is sweet and sweet alone.

 

वचनं मधुरं चरितं मधुरं

वसनं मधुरं वलितं मधुरम् ।
चलितं मधुरं भ्रमितं मधुरं
मधुराधिपतेरखिलं मधुरम् ॥ २ ॥

vacanam madhuram caritam madhuram
vasanam madhuram valitaṁ madhuram |
calitaṁ madhuram bhramitaṁ madhuram
madhurādhipaterakhilam madhuram || 2 ||

Sweet is His utterness; sweet His behaviour; sweet is His attire; sweet His actions; sweet His conduct; sweet His wandering; everything of the Lord of Sweetness is sweet and sweet alone.

 

वेणुर्मधुरो रेणुर्मधुरः
पाणिर्मधुरः पादौ मधुरौ ।
नृत्यं मधुरं सख्यं मधुरं
मधुराधिपतेरखिलं मधुरम् ॥ ३ ॥

veņurmadhuro reṇurmadhurah
pāṇirmadhuraḥ pādau madhurau |
nṛtyam madhuram sakhyam madhuram
madhurādhipaterakhilam madhuram || 3 ||

Sweet His flute; sweet the dust of His feet; sweet are His hands; sweet His legs; sweet His dance; sweet His friendship; everything of the Lord of Sweetness is sweet and sweet alone.

 

गीतं मधुरं पीतं मधुरं
भुक्तं मधुरं सुप्तं मधुरम् ।
रूपं मधुरं तिलकं मधुरं
मधुराधिपतेरखिलं मधुरम् ॥ ४ ॥

gitam madhuram pitam madhuram
bhuktam madhuram suptam madhuram |
rūpaṁ madhuram tilakaṁ madhuram
madhurādhipaterakhilam madhuram || 4 ||

Sweet His song; sweet His drinking; sweet His taking food; sweet His sleep; sweet is His form; sweet is the mark on His forehead; everything of the Lord of Sweetness is sweet and sweet alone.

 

करणं मधुरं तरणं मधुरं
हरणं मधुरं स्मरणं मधुरम् ।
मितं मधुरं शमितं मधुरं
मधुराधिपतेरखिलं मधुरम् ॥ ५ ॥

karaṇam madhuram taraṇaṁ madhuram
haranam madhuram smaranam madhuram |
vamitam madhuram samitam madhuram
madhurādhipaterakhilam madhuram || 5 ||

Sweet is His deed; sweet His swimming; sweet is His robbing; sweet His rememberance; sweet is His emotional utterance; sweet is His peaceful state; everything of the Lord of Sweetness is sweet and sweet alone.

 

गुआ मधुरा माला मधुरा
यमुना मधुरा वीची मधुरा ।
सलिलं मधुरं कमलं मधुरं
मधुराधिपतेरखिलं मधुरम् ॥ ६ ॥

guñjā madhurā mālā madhurā
yamuna madhurā vici madhura |
salilam madhuram kamalam madhuram
madhurādhipaterakhilam madhuram || 6 ||

Sweet are His beads of Gunja; sweet His garland; sweet is the Yamuna; sweet are Her wavelets; sweet is Her water; sweet Her lotus; everything of the Lord of Sweetness is sweet and sweet alone.

 

गोपी मधुरा लीला मधुरा युक्तं मधुरं भुक्तं मधुरम् ।
दृष्टं मधुरं शिष्टं मधुरं
मधुराधिपतेरखिलं मधुरम् ॥ ७ ॥

gopi madhura lilā madhurā
yuktam madhuram bhuktam madhuram |
dṛṣṭam madhuram siṣṭam madhuram
madhurādhipaterakhilarin madhuram || 7 ||

Sweet are the cowherd dancers (Gopis); sweet their playful deeds; sweet is their meeting the Lord; sweet is their enjoyment; sweet is their look; sweet is their obedience; everything of the Lord of Sweetness is sweet and sweet alone.

 

गोपा मधुरा गावो मधुरा
यष्टिर्मधुरा सृष्टिर्मधुरा
दलितं मधुरं फलितं मधुरं
मधुराधिपतेरखिलं मधुरम् ॥ ८ ॥

gopā madhurā gāvo madhurā
yaṣṭirmadhura sṛṣṭirmadhurā
dalitaṁ madhuram phalitaṁ madhuram
madhurādhipaterakhilam madhuram || 8 ||

Sweet are the cowherds; sweet the cows; sweet are their sticks; sweet is the creation; sweet are their jokes; everything of the Lord of Sweetness is sweet and sweet alone.