Antya-līlāChapter 20: The Śikṣāṣṭaka Prayers

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Antya 20.29

na dhanaḿ na janaḿ na sundarīḿ

kavitāḿ jagad-īśa kāmaye

mama janmani janmanīśvare

bhavatād bhaktir ahaitukī tvayi

SYNONYMS

na — not; dhanam — riches; na — not; janam — followers; na — not; sundarīma very beautiful woman; kavitām — fruitive activities described in flowery language; — or; jagat-īśaO Lord of the universe; kāmayeI desire; mama — My; janmaniin birth; janmani — after birth; īśvare — unto the Supreme Personality of Godhead; bhavatāt — let there be; bhaktiḥ — devotional service; ahaitukī — with no motives; tvayi — unto You.

TRANSLATION

"'O Lord of the universe, I do not desire material wealth, materialistic followers, a beautiful wife or fruitive activities described in flowery language. All I want, life after life, is unmotivated devotional service to You.'

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