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Chetasri

Ragam

Jujavanti

Talam

Rupakam

Composer

Muthuswamy Dikshitar

Pallavi

Chetah Sri BalaKrishnam krshnam bhaja re

cintitartha prada caranaravindam mukundam

Anupallavi

Nutana nirada sadrsa sariram nanda kisoram

pita vasana dharam kambu kandharam giri dharam

Putanadi samharam purushottamavataram

Shitala hrdaya viharam sri rukmini daram

Charanam

Navanita gandha vaha vadanam mrdu gadanam

nalina patra nayanam vata patra sayanam

nava campaka nasikam atasi suma bhasakam

natendradi loka palakam mrga mada tilakam

Nava tulasi vana malam naradadi muni jalam

kuvalayadi paripalam guru guha nuta gopalam

Meaning

O mind  ! Worship the auspicious child Krishna! The lotus-feet that grants all that one desires. The one known as Mukunda.

Anupallavi

The one whose body resembles the dark-hued rain cloud.The child of Nanda the cow-herd.The one wearing yellow-robes.The conch-necked.The one who bears the mountain. The one who killed the demoness Putana and others.The incarnation of Purushottama.The one whose abode is in serene hearts.The one who has Rukmini as a consort.

Charanam

The one whose mouth smells of butter; the sweet-voiced.The one whose eyes resembles the lotus leaf.The one who sleeps on the banyan leaf. The one whose nose is like the young campaka flower. The one whose hue is like the atasi flower .The one who is worshipped by Indra and the rulers of the quarters. The one who has the kasturi tilaka.The one who wears the fresh tulasi garland. The one who is praised by sages like Narada. The one who protects the universe, the Gopala praised by Guruguha.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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