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Swami Kripalvananda
at Kripalu Center
Sumneytown, Pennsylvania
in 1977


Advaita
(Non Duality)


was composed by Swami Kripalvanada and recorded at Yogeshwar Muni's Ashram, Kayavarohana West, in St. Helena, CA in 1978.




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ADVAITA
Non-Duality



VIVASHATA (Helplessness)

by Swami Kripalvananda




Refrain:


Muja Jívanano Tun Ja Swami Che
Pachhi Arapun Tana-Mana Shi Rite



In the whole of my life You are the Master alone
How can I give you this body mind I don’t own?


Verse 1


Je Vastu Mulaman Tari Che
Tene Mari Manu Shi Rite

From the very beginning this whole life is Thine
How could I be such a fool to call it mine?



Refrain:



Muja Jivanano Tun Ja Swami Che
Pachhi Arapun Tana-Mana Shi Rite



In the whole of my life You are the Master alone
How can I give you this body mind I don’t own?




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Verse 2


Jyar Johun Tvan Murati Rupali Che 
Mane Darshana De Kahun Shi Rite


Where ever I look I see Your beautiful face
So how can I ask for Your darshan’s Grace?



Na Kshanno Viyoga Vihari Che
Kahe Yoga Karun Hun Shi Rite



Lord not for a moment am I sep’rate from Thee
So then how can I do Yoga Lord please tell me?


Refrain:


Muja Jivanano Tun Ja Swami Che
Pachhi Arapun Tana-Mana Shi Rite


In the whole of my life You are the Master alone
How can I give you this body mind I don’t own?

 

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Verse 3


Tara Manaman Murati Mari Che
Stapu Murati Tari Shi Rite  


My image is only a thought in Your mind
How can I install any idol of Thine?



Tari Lilani Balihari Che
Teno Para Pamun Hum Shi Rite


The play of illusion is Your blessed Grace
So how can I reach its end in that case?



Refrain:


Muja Jivanano Tun Ja Swami Che
Pachhi Arapun Tana-Mana Shi Rite


In the whole of my life You are the Master alone
How can I give you this body mind I don’t own?

 

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Verse 4


Marun Hridaya Ja Tari Sitari Che
Tyan Anguli Feravon Shi Rite


The core of my heart is really Your Sitar
So how can my fingers ever touch it there?


Tun Ja Vadi Ne Prativadi Che
Gunagana Karun Hun Shi Rite


Lord You are the speaker and the list’ner too
How then can I ever speak in praise of You?



Refrain:
Muja Jivanano Tun Ja Swami Che
Pachhi Arapun Tana-Mana Shi Rite




In the whole of my life You are the Master alone
How can I give you this body mind I don’t own?


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Verse 5


Svami Sakala Kritiyo Tari Che
Kartavya karun Hun Shi Rite


Master all of creation is Yours alone
So how can I ever act on my own?





Double speed


Jyan Pada Pada Para Mati Hari Che
Tane Jitu Kripalu Shi Rite



When step by step my will is defeated by You
Then how can I win You O Kripalu?




Refrain:


Muja Jivanano Tun Ja Swami Che
Pachhi Arapun Tana-Mana Shi Rite



In the whole of my life You are the Master alone
How can I give you this body mind I don’t own?



Je Vastu Mulaman Tari Che
Tene Mari Manu Shi Rite



From the very beginning this whole life is Thine
How could I be such a fool to call it mine?




Refrain:


Muja Jivanano Tun Ja Swami Che
Pachhi Arapun Tana-Mana Shi Rite



In the whole of my life You are the Master alone
How can I give you this body mind I don’t own?



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