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Govinda jaya jaya, Gopala jaya jaya, Radha Ramana Hari, Govinda jaya jaya

Devanagari script:

गोविन्द जय जय गोपाल जय जय | राधा रमण हरि गोविन्द जय जय


govinda jaya jaya gopāla jaya jaya, rādhā ramaṇa hari govinda jaya jaya



govinda: A name for the youthful Krishna. Literally, the lord of the cows ("go").

jai/jaya: Victory to! Celebration of. An emphatic "Hooray God!"

gopāla: A name for the divine baby Krishna. Literally, shepherd of the cows ("go").

rādhā ramaṇa: A name of Krishna, meaning the one who delights in Radha.

hari: A name of Vishnu. Literally "the remover," as in the One who removes all suffering and all veils of ignorance.

"Jaya means victory - victory over everything that's been holding us back from being totally filled with the bhava, the divine state of God intoxication. In the end we really only need to know a few words in this life. Choose carefully!"  ~ Shyamdas

"I know what righteousness is, yet I am unable to do it,
I know what unrighteousness is, yet I am forced to do it!
O Krishna, Thou art the dweller in my heart.
As Thou guidest me, so shall I act."  ~ traditional verse

"Krishna is often portrayed as an infant or young boy playing a flute as in the Bhagavata Purana, or as a youthful prince giving direction and guidance as in the Bhagavad Gita. Stories of Krishna portray him in various perspectives: a god-child, a prankster, a model lover, a divine hero, and the Supreme Being. The principal scriptures discussing Krishna's story are the Mahabharata (which contains the Bhagavad Gita), the Bhagavata Purana (also called the Srimad Bhagavatam), and the Vishnu Purana (which is a portion of the Harivamsa). He is also called as Govinda and Gopala."  ~ wikipedia