श्री कृष्ण-चैतन्य-द्वादश-नाम-स्तोत्रं

Śrī Kṛṣṇa-Caitanya-Dvādaśa-Nāma-Stotraṁ

TWELVE NAMES OF LORD ŚRĪ CAITANYA MAHĀPRABHU
by Śrīla Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya


Śrī Gaurāṅga-Aṣṭottara-Śata-Nāma-Stotraṁ
Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu - Gaurāṅga

 

TEXT 1

चैतन्यः कृष्ण-चैतन्यो गौराङ्गो द्विज-नायकः
यतीनाम् दण्डिनां चैव न्यासिनां च शिरोमणिः

caitanyaḥ kṛṣṇa-caitanyo gaurāṅgo dvija-nāyakaḥ
yatīnām daṇḍināṁ caiva nyāsināṁ ca śiromaṇiḥ

Caitanya––the living force, Kṛṣṇa Caitanya––the all-attractive Supreme living force, Gaurāṅga––He of fair bodily complexion, Dvija-Nayāka––the hero amongst the twice-born brahamanas, Yatīnām Śiromaṇi––the crest-jewel of sannyasis (who wander freely), Daṇḍināṁ Śiromaṇ––the crest-jewel of sannyasis (who carry staffs), Nyāsināṁ Śiromaṇi––the crest-jewel of sannyasis (who renounce everything).

TEXT 2

रक्ताम्बर-धरः श्रीमान् नवद्वीप-सुधाकरः
प्रेम-भक्ति-प्रदश् चैव श्री-शची-नन्दनस् तथा

raktāmbara-dharaḥ śrīmān navadvīpa-sudhākaraḥ
prema-bhakti-pradaś caiva śrī-śacī-nandanas tathā

Raktāmbara-Dhara––He Who wears red cloth, Śrīmān––the supremely opulent one, Navadvīpa-Sudhākara––the source of nectar in Navadvipa, Prema-Bhakti-Pradaś––the bestower of ecstatic loving devotion, Śrī-Śaci-Nandana––the delightful son of Sacimata.

TEXT 3

द्वादशैतानि नामानि त्री-सन्ध्यम् यः पठेन् नरः
तस्य वाञ्छ-सुसिद्धिः स्यात् भक्तिः श्रील पदाम्बुजे

dvādaśaitāni nāmāni trī-sandhyam yaḥ paṭhen naraḥ
tasya vāñcha-susiddhiḥ syāt bhaktiḥ śrīla padāmbuje

That person who recites these twelve holy names of Lord Caitanya three times a day (at dawn, noon and dusk) will achieve the perfection of all their best desires, and will attain pure devotion unto the divine lotus feet of Lord Caitanya.”

 

Twelve principal names of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu are:
1 Caitanya the living force
2 Kṛṣṇa Caitanya the all-attractive Supreme living force
3 Gaurāṅga He of fair bodily complexion
4 Dvija-Nayāka the hero amongst the twice-born brahamanas
5 Yatīnām Śiromaṇi the crest-jewel of sannyasis (who wander freely)
6 Daṇḍināṁ Śiromaṇi the crest-jewel of sannyasis (who carry staffs)
7 Nyāsināṁ Śiromaṇi the crest-jewel of sannyasis (who renounce everything)
8 Raktāmbara-Dhara He Who wears red cloth
9 Śrīmān the supremely opulent one
10 Navadvīpa-Sudhākara the source of nectar in Navadvīpa
11 Prema-Bhakti-Pradaś the bestower of ecstatic loving devotion
12 Śrī-Śaci-Nandana the delightful son of Sacimata

"That person who recites these twelve holy names will achieve the perfection of all their best desires"