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?
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.
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.
I have already explained why She is a gopi. O goddess, now please hear Her thousand names.
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.
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.
By Her kindness Krsna, the master of Goloka, is the Supreme Master. Narada is the sage of Her thousand holy names.
Radha, who grants the four goals of life, is said to be the Supreme Goddess.
(Her thousand names follow.)
om sri-radha radhika krsna-
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).
srimati krsna-kanta ca
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
jaya-prada jaya jiva
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).
gavam gatir anuttama
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).
gayatri vedamata ca
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).
gatir matir abhistada
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).
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).
subhangi vimalangi ca
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).
janani janmasunya ca
gatir gatimatam dhatri
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).
kisori kamala padma
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).
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).
nirguna su-kulina ca
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).
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).
gopalasya priya saumya-
mohamoha vimoha ca
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).
lalita ca visoka ca
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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