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Datha Aparadha Stotra   of Thembe Swami

 

By

Vasudevanand  Maharaj

 

Translated by

P.R.Ramachander

 

( The author was great   saint who lived in Maharashtra.   He was a follower of Swami Dathathreya and has   written several  prayers addressed to Swami Dathathreya. He is also known as  Thembe Swami.)

 

1.Rasajna vasaa   tharakam swadhu  labhyam,

Graheetham  kadachinna they nama dathaa,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

I was with God and   enjoying   his sweetness ,

Oh Lord Dathathreya  , then I could  catch   your name ,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

2.Viyonyanthare deva daaadyordh vibho,

Graheetham  kadachinna they nama dathaa,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

I  then vanished from god  to taste   this life  ,

Oh Lord Dathathreya  , then I could  catch   your name ,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

3.Mayaa  mathru Garbha  praptha   kashtath ,

Graheetham  kadachinna they nama dathaa,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

Then I suffered reaching the womb of  my mother ,

Oh Lord Dathathreya  , then I could  catch   your name ,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

4.Maya Jatha   mathrena   sammohithena,

Graheetham  kadachinna they nama dathaa,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

Then as soon as I was born I was  fascinated   by everything  ,

Oh Lord Dathathreya  , then I could  catch   your name ,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

5.Mayaa kredanasaktha chithena  baalya ,

Graheetham  kadachinna they nama dathaa,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

Then during childhood   my mind was   attracted   by playing ,

Oh Lord Dathathreya  , then I could  catch   your name ,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

6.Maya youvanajnatho  bhoga thoshath,

Graheetham  kadachinna they nama dathaa,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

Then  I was drowned in the enjoyment   of   youth ,

Oh Lord Dathathreya  , then I could  catch   your name ,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

7.Maya  sthavire angina sarvendriyena,

Graheetham  kadachinna they nama dathaa,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

Then during old age  I lost control over   all senses,

Oh Lord Dathathreya  , then I could  catch   your name ,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

8.Hrishikesa may Vaang mana kaya jatham,

Hare jnanatho ajnanatho   sarva saakshin,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

Oh Lord     I am born out  of the body  with mind and words,

 Oh Lord Vishnu   , who is the witness   to wisdom and ignorance ,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

9.Smrutho dhyaath Aavahitho asya architho vaa ,

Na Geetha sthutho vandhitho vaa  na japtha,

Kshamaswaparadham , kshmaswaparadham,

Kshamaswaparadham , Prabho  klinna chitha

 

I am  remembering meditating , consecrating  and worshipping  you,

And not   singing  , praying , saluting   and chanting about you,

Par don my crimes, pardon my   crimes,

Pardon my crimes , Oh Lord   with a merciful heart.

 

10.Dhayabdhir bhava drudan  saagascha maa druk ,

Bhavathyaptha manthor bhavanme saranya,

Yaddalambanam broohi bhoonirasthithangrer,

Ithi prarthitham  datha sishyena  saaram.

 

I see that one with  sin of birth death process  surrenders to you  the  ocean of mercy,

And so  I am surrendering   to You  oh God who is   very dear to my mind  ,

And that   dependence  to you  is  as told   in the Vedas

Thus  pray   all the disciples   of Dathathreya.

 

Ithi sri Pa.Pa  Vasaudevananda Saraswathi virachitham ,

Datha kshamapana stotram samppornam

 

Thus ends the prayer of forgiveness    to Dathathreya  ,

Written by sage  Vasudevananda   Saraswathi.