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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2012 to all the followers of Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj!

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2012 to followers of Jagadguru Kripaluji Maharaj
Happy Rakcha Bandhan to all the Bhaiya
and Didi followers of Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj!
Rakcha Bandhan 2012 is celebrated today August 2nd 2012, on the full moon day of Shravan (August) according to the Hindu calendar. Rakcha means ‘protection’ and bandhan means ‘to tie a knot.’ Rakcha Bandhan is also known as Rakhi. It has both, social and spiritual significance. As a social occasion it promotes good relations among family and friends, especially brothers and sisters. But in the spiritual sense a Spiritual Master ties a decorated thread (specially made for this occasion) around the wrist of the devotee which signifies his caring for his devotee. On this day thousands of devotees line up to receive a rakhi from Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj.

Rakcha Bandhan 2012 devotional song by Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji Maharaj

स्वामी सखा सुत पति श्याम बता दे |
Krishna is my master, my friend, my child as well as my beloved.

आज तो भैया कन्हैया बता दे ||
Today He is my brother too.

बाप और मैया हैं गोविन्द राधे |
Radha and Krishna are my mother and father.

आज तो हैं भैया कन्हैया बता दे ||
However, for today, Krishna is my brother!

दाऊ जी के भैया हैं कृष्ण कन्हैया |
He is brother of Balram.

मैंने भी आज बना लिया भैया ||
However, I have also made Him my brother, today.

रास रचैया भैया गाय चरैया |
My brother, You perform raas (Divine dance), You also graze the cows.

नाग नथैया भैया लेउँ बलैया ||
You controlled the (black) snake, my brother!
I sacrifice myself on You.

यशुमति मैया छैया दाऊ जी के भैया |
You are the son of Mother Yashuda and Balram's brother.

लेत बलैया मैया नाचें ता ता थेइया ||
Mother Yashuda sacrifices Herself on Him and dances in joy in a rhythmic way!