Upachita

upachita

by Brahmabandab Upadyaya
Music composed by Dayanand Bharati.

Hymn to the Word Incarnate

– Brahmabandav UPadhyay. Trans by G. Gispert Sauch. Taken from, The Indian Christiad, Anand Amaladass, S.J. and Richard Fox Young, Anand, Gujarat Sahitya Prakash, 1995, pp.362-63.

  • upacita-cira-cinmukurita prati-bimbita
  • brahma-paraatpara-ruupa-jaya deva (3) narahare. (1)
  • kanaka-kumaarii-baalaka bhava-caalaka
  • nirguna-gunaabhiraama—jaya deva (3) narahare. (2)
  • pandita-mandala-mandana bhaya-khandana
  • dandita-bhandana-bhuuta—jayadeva(3) narahare. (3)
  • aadhi-vyaadhi-vitaadana para-sevana
  • paavana-liilaa-khela—jayadeva (3) narahare. (4)
  • vini-vedita-nijavadana bhli-jiivana
  • krta-kilbisa-visanaasa—jaya deva (3) narahare. (5)
  • lalita-dayita-hrdranjana naya-naanjana
  • suda-lita-kaala-karaala-jayadeva (3) narahare. (6)
  • Victory to you, Lord, the God-man,
  • flowering of the eternal Wisdom,
  • the reflection of Brahman,
  • with beauty far-transcending! (1)
  • Victory to you, Lord, the God-Man,
  • Child of the fair Virgin,
  • yet Ruler of the universe,
  • with your qualities enchanting, yet beyond qualities! (2)
  • Victory to you, the God-Man,
  • radiant gem in the assembly of the learned,
  • the Vanquisher of temptation,
  • the Chastiser of the evil one! (3)
  • Victory to you, Lord the God-Man,
  • the Destroyer of all infirmities,
  • Love in brotherly service,
  • sanctifying the marvellouw works! (4)
  • Victory to you, Lord, the God-Man,
  • lifting yourself up in self-offering,
  • the sacrifice of your life,
  • destroying the poison of our sin! (5)
  • Victory to you, Lord, the God-Man,
  • beloved, gentle, the joy of our heart,
  • ointment of delight to our eyes,
  • victorious Crusher of cruel death! (6)