Madhava Murahara Madhura Manohara Giridhara
Sing continuously the glories of Lord Krishna, the one who lifted the Govardhan Hill to protect His tribesmen from the wrath of Lord Indra in the form of downpour of rain. He is the son of Nanda, with a bewitching form, who moves about in Brindavan and who liberates His devotees. He loves playing the Flute and is the protector of sages. He is adorned with garlands of 'Kausthubha' jewel and pearls. He is the protector of cows and is dear to the Gopis. He resides in the heart of Radha. He is the one who stole butter (hearts) from the Gopis.
Victory to Lord Shiva, the greatest Lord who resides in Mount Kailasa, who is the very embodiment of goodness and the one who took the form of Rudra. Glory to the one who manifested Himself for the sake of the whole universe and its people. Glory to the one who is adorned with the garland made of Mandara flowers and who plays the 'Damaru' drum. Glory to Lord Sai, Lord who resides at Parthi who is verily Lord Shiva.
This Raga also uses D1 as in the phrase: M1 P D1 P G1 R2.
Highest Note: D2 / A
one who uplifts devotees; (var) bhakthoddhari, bhakthoddharana, bhaktoddharaka, bhakthoddharini (f)
form of rudra - an aspect of shiva