Sri Näma-kirtana

Chanting of the Holy Names
(from Gitävali)

yasomati-nandana, braja-baro-nägara,
gokula-ranjana käna
gopi-paräna-dhana, madana-manohara,
käliya-damana-vidhäna

Lord Krishna is the beloved son of mother Yasodä; the transcendental lover in the land of Vraja; the delight of Gokula; Käna [a nickname of Krishna]; the wealth of the lives of the gopis. He steals the mind of even Cupid and punishes the Käliya serpent.

amala harinäm amiya-viläsä
vipina-purandara, navina nägara-bora,
bamsi-badana suväsä

These pure, holy names of Lord Hari are full of sweet, nectarean pastimes. Krishna is the Lord of the twelve forests of Vraja, He is ever youthful and is the best of lovers. He is always playing on a flute, and He is an excellent dresser.

braja-jana-pälana, asura-kula-näsana
nanda-godhana-räkhowälä
govinda mädhava, navanita-taskara,
sundara nanda-gopälä

Krishna is the protector of the inhabitants of Vraja; the destroyer of various demoniac dynasties; the keeper and tender of Nanda Mahäräja's cows; the giver of pleasure to the cows, land, and spiritual senses; the husband of the goddess of fortune; the butter thief; and the beautiful cowherd boy of Nanda Mahäräja.

yämuna-tata-cara, gopi-basana-hara,
räsa-rasika, kripämoya
sri-rädhä-vallabha, brindäbana-natabara,
bhakativinod-äsraya

Krishna wanders along the banks of the River Yamunä. He stole the garments of the young damsels of Vraja who were bathing there. He delights in the mellows of the räsa dance; He is very merciful; the lover and beloved of Srimati Rädhäräni; the great dancer of Vrindävana; and the shelter and only refuge of Thäkura Bhaktivinoda.