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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Grammar in the form of prayer.

Grammar in the form of prayer.


कृष्णो रक्षतु नो जगत्त्रयगुरुः कृष्णं नमस्याम्यहम्

कृष्णेनामरशत्रवो विनिहताः कृष्णाय तस्मै नमः।
कृष्णादेव समुत्थितं जगदिदं कृष्णस्य दासोऽस्म्यहम्
कृष्णे तिष्ठति सर्वमेतदखिलं हे कृष्ण रक्षस्व माम्॥४४॥
श्रीकृष्णकर्णामृताद्
kṛṣṇo rakṣatu no jagattrayaguruḥ kṛṣṇaṁ
namasyāmaham
kṛṣṇenāmaraśatravo vinihatāḥ kṛṣṇāya tasmai
namaḥ|
kṛṣṇādeva samutthitaṁ jagadidaṁ kṛṣṇasya
dāso’smyaham
kṛṣṇe tiṣṭhati sarvametadakhilaṁ he kṛṣṇa rakṣasva
mām||
this is a stanza from Sreekrishna karnamnritham of
Leelashuka..Bilvamangalaswamy.. It is is prayer to
Krishna. But it is also a primary lesson in declensions
of singular nouns in the eight forms from prathama to
saptami and smabodhana prathama.
An elementary lesson in sanskrit.


May Krishna the father of the three worlds protect us.1..
I prostrate before Krishna. 2..
The enemies of the Devas
were destroyed by Krishna.3.. 
My pranams for that
Krishna.4.. 
From Krishna has orginated the whole of this
universe.5. 
I am a servant of Krishna.6.. 
All that is in this
world exist on Krishna.7..

 You Krishna, Protect me.8..



Similaary there is a Ramarakshaastotram, which uses
all the eight Vibakthis to explain their import, and
simultaneously the stotram praises Rama.

रामो राजमणिः सदा विजयते रामं रमेशम् भजे
रामेणाभिहताः निशाचरचमू रामाय तस्मै नमः।
रामान्नास्ति परायणं परतरं रामस्य दासोऽस्म्य
रामे चित्तलयः सदा भवतु मे भो राम मां उद्धर॥
रामरक्षास्तोत्रं
rāmo rājamaṇiḥ sadā vijayate rāmaṁ rameśam bhaje
rāmeṇābhihatāḥ niśācaracamū rāmāya tasmai
namaḥ
rāmānnāsti parāyaṇaṁ parataraṁ rāmasya
dāso'smyahaṁ
rāme cittalayaḥ sadā bhavatu me bho rāma māṁ
uddhara||
rāmarakṣāstotraṁ

Rama is the gem among kings. 1..
I worship Rama who
is the consort of Rema the lakshmi. 2..
The troops of the
wanderers in the night(rakshasaas) were completely
routed by Rama.3..
 I offer pranams to such Rama.4.. 
There
is nothing to be followed other than Rama. 5..
 I am the
servant of Rama.6..
 May my mind be immersed in Rama
always.7..
 Oh Rama you uplift me (from the
samasarachakra).8..

The Vibakthis 
1 prathama  2 dviteeya 3 thriteeya 4 chathurthi 5 panchami 6 shashti  7 saptami  8  Sambodhana Prathama.