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Texts 1 and 2
Sri Parvati said: O lord of lords, O master of the universe, O master kind to your devotees, if you are kind to me, if you have mercy for me, then, O lord, please tell me all you have heard, the most secret of secrets in your effulgent heart.
Texts 3 and 4
O lord of lords, the transcendental thousand names of Goddess Sri Radha-gopi, which inspire pure devotional service, and which you have never told anyone, please tell to me. Why is the Goddess, who creates and destroys the universes, a gopi?
Text 5
Lord Siva said: O goddess, O queen, please hear this auspicious and very wonderful truth, which destroys sins: For Her their are neither births nor material activities.
Text 6
When Lord Hari, out of a sense of duty, performs activities (in the material world), she, desiring to be near Him, assumes many different forms.
Text 7
I have already explained why She is a gopi. O goddess, now please hear Her thousand names.
Text 8
What I have never spoken in the Tantras and what they who yearn for liberation cherish, out of love for you, I will now speak.
Text 9
Day and night this knowledge is as dear to me as life. O daughter of the mountain king, please hear and regularly chant (these thousand names) as far as you are able.
Text 10
By Her kindness Krsna, the master of Goloka, is the Supreme Master. Narada is the sage of Her thousand holy names.
Text 11
Radha, who grants the four goals of life, is said to be the Supreme Goddess.
(Her thousand names follow.)
Text 11
om sri-radha radhika krsna-
vallabha krsna-samyuta
Om. She is Lord Krsna's greatest worshiper (sri-radha and radhika), Lord Krsna's beloved (krsna-vallabha), and Lord Krsna's constant companion (krsna-samyuta).
Text 12
vrndavanesvari krsna-
priya madana-mohini
srimati krsna-kanta ca
krsnananda-pradayini
She is the queen of Vrndavana (vrndavanesvari), the beloved of Lord Krsna (krsna-priya), more charming than Kamadeva (madana-mohini), beautiful (srimati), Lord Krsna's beloved (krsna-kanta), and the giver of bliss to Lord Krsna (krsnananda-pradayini).
Text 13
yasasvini yasogamya
yasodananana-vallabha
damodara-priya gopi
gopananda-kari tatha
She is famous (yasasvini and yasogamya), the beloved of Yasoda's son (yasodananana-vallabha), dear to Lord Damodara (damodara-priya), a cowherd girl (gopi), and the giver of happiness to the gopas (gopananda-kari).
Text 14
krsnanga-vasini hrdya
hari-kanta hari-priya
pradhana-gopika gopa-
kanya trailokya-sundari
Her residence is on Lord Krsna's limbs (krsnanga-vasini). She is charming (hrdya). She is Lord Hari's beloved (hari-kanta and hari-priya), the most important gopi (pradhana-gopika), the daughter of a gopa (gopa-kanya), and the most beautiful girl in the three worlds (trailokya-sundari).
Text 15
vrndavana-vihari ca
vikasita-mukhambuja
gokulananda-kartri ca
gokulananda-dayini
She enjoys pastimes in Vrndavana (vrndavana-vihari), Her face is a blossoming lotus (vikasita-mukhambuja), and she brings happiness to Gokula (gokulananda-kartri and gokulananda-dayini).
Text 16
gati-prada gita-gamya
gamanagamana-priya
visnu-priya visnu-kanta
visnor anga-nivasini
She gives the goal of life (gati-prada), is approached by chanting her holy names (gita-gamya), is the beloved of the omniprescent Supreme Personality of Godhead (gamanagamana-priya), is Lord Visnu's beloved (visnu-priya and visnu-kanta), and resides on Lord Visnu's limbs (visnor anga-nivasini).
Text 17
yasodananda-patni ca
yasodananda-gehini
kamari-kanta kamesi
kama-lalasa-vigraha
She is the wife of Yasoda's son (yasodananda-patni and yasodananda-gehini), the beloved of lust's enemy (kamari-kanta), Lord Krsna's amorous queen (kamesi), and Lord Krsna's passionate lover (kama-lalasa-vigraha).
Text 18
jaya-prada jaya jiva
jivananda-pradayini
nandanandana-patni ca
vrsabhanu-suta siva
She is the giver of victory (jaya-prada) and She is victory itself (jaya). She is life (jiva), the giver of happiness to the living entities (jivananda-pradayini), the wife of Nanda's son (nandanandana-patni), King Vrsabhanu's daughter (vrsabhanu-suta), and auspicious (siva).
Text 19
ganadhyaksa gavadhyaksa
gavam gatir anuttama
kancanabha hema-gatri
kancanangada-dharini
She is the leader of the gopis (ganadhyaksa), the ruler of the cows (gavadhyaksa and gavam gati), and without superior (anuttama). She has a golden complexion (kancanabha), Her limbs are golden (hema-gatri), and She wears golden armlets (kancanangada-dharini).
Text 20
asoka sokorahita
visoka soka-nasini
gayatri vedamata ca
vedatita vid-uttama
She never laments (asoka, sokorahita, and visoka), she ends lamentation (soka-nasini). She is the Gayatri mantra (gayatri), the mother of the Vedas (veda-mata), beyond the Vedas (vedatita), and the wiseset philosopher (vid-uttama).
Text 21
niti-sastra-priya niti-
gatir matir abhistada
veda-priya veda-garbha
veda-marga-pravardhini
She is an eager student of the scriptures describing ethics (niti-sastra-priya). She is the perfect moralist (niti-gati), the most thoughtful philosopher (mati), the fulfiller of desires (abhistada), an eager student of the Vedas (veda-priya), the mother of the Vedas (veda-garbha), and the teacher of the Vedas' path (veda-marga-pravardhini).
Text 22
veda-gamya veda-para
vicitra-kanakojjvala
tathojjvala-prada nitya
tathaivojjvala-gatrika
She is approached by Vedic study (veda-gamya). She is the supreme goal described in the Vedas (veda-para). She is splendid with wonderful golden ornaments (vicitra-kanakojjvala), glorious (ujjvala-prada), and eternal (nitya), and Her limbs are filled with glory (ujjvala-gatrika).
Text 23
nanda-priya nanda-suta-
radhyanandaprada subha
subhangi vimalangi ca
vilasiny aparajita
She is dear to Maharaja Nanda (nanda-priya), worshiped by Nanda's son (nanda-sutaradhya), delightful (ananda-prada), beautiful (subha), with beautiful limbs (subhangi), with splendid limbs (vimalangi), playful (vilasini), and unconquerable (aparajita).
Text 24
janani janmasunya ca
janma-mrtyu-jarapaha
gatir gatimatam dhatri
dhatranandapradayini
She is the mother of all (janani), without birth (janma-sunya), the remover of birth, death, and old-age (janma-mrtyu-jarapaha), the supreme goal of the aspiring devotees (gatir gatimatam), the mother of all (dhatri), and the giver of bliss to the Supreme Creator (dhatrananda-pradayini).
Text 25
jagannatha-priya saila-
vasini hema-sundari
kisori kamala padma
padma-hasta payoda-da
She is dear to the Lord of the universes (jagannatha-priya), She resides on a hill (saila- vasini), is beautiful and golden (hema-sundari), is youthful (kisori), like a lotus flower (kamala and padma), her hands are lotuses (padma-hasta), and She is buxom (payoda-da).
Text 26
payasvini payo-datri
pavitra sarva-mangala
maha-jiva-prada krsna-
kanta kamala-sundari
She is buxom (payasvini and payo-datri), pure (pavitra), all-auspicious (sarva-mangala), the great giver of life (maha-jiva-prada), Lord Krsna's beloved (krsna-kanta), and beautiful as a lotus (kamala-sundari).
Text 27
vicitra-vasini citra-
vasini citra-rupini
nirguna su-kulina ca
niskulina nirakula

She is wonderfully fragrant (vicitra-vasini and citra-vasini), wonderfully beautiful (citra-rupini), free of the modes of material nature (nirguna), born in a pious family (su-kulina), not born in any family of the material world (niskulina), and free from all distrees (nirakula).
Text 28
gokulantara-geha ca
yogananda-kari tatha
venu-vadya venu-ratih
venu-vadya-parayana
Her home is in Gokula (gokulantara-geha). She delights Lord Krsna when She meets Him (yogananda-kari). She plays the flute (venu-vadya), enjoys playing the flute (venu-rati), and is fond of playing the flute (venu-vadya-parayana).
Text 29
gopalasya priya saumya-
rupa saumya-kulodvaha
mohamoha vimoha ca
gati-nistha gati-prada
She is Lord Gopala's beloved (gopalasya priya). She is gentle and noble (saumya-rupa), born in an exalted family (saumya-kulodvaha), charming (moha and vimoha), and free from bewilderment (amoha), and She gives the goal of life (gati-nistha and gati-prada).
Text 30
girbana-vandya girbana
girbana-gana-sevita
lalita ca visoka ca
visakha citra-malini
The demigods offer repsectful obeisances to Her (girbana-vandya). She is divine (girbana), served by the demigods (girbana-gana-sevita), playful and charming (lalita), free from lamentation (visoka), the star Visakha (visakha), and decorated with wonderful garlands (citra-malini)

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