Sri Narsimha Jaya Narsimha – from Sri Chaitanya Charitamritam M.8.5-6

"śrī-nṛsiḿha, jaya nṛsiḿha, jaya jaya nṛsiḿha

prahlādeśa jaya padmā-mukha-padma-bhṛńga"

TRANSLATION

"’All glories to Nṛsiḿhadeva! All glories to Nṛsiḿhadeva, who is the Lord of Prahlāda Mahārāja and, like a honeybee, is always engaged in beholding the lotuslike face of the goddess of fortune.’

PURPORT

The goddess of fortune is always embraced by Lord Nṛsiḿhadeva. This is mentioned in the commentary on Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam written by the great commentator Śrīla Śrīdhara Svāmī. The following verse was composed by Śrīdhara Svāmī in his commentary on the Tenth Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (10.87.1):

vāg-īśā yasya vadane lakṣmīr yasya ca vakṣasi

yasyāste hṛdaye samvit taḿ nṛsiḿham ahaḿ bhaje

"Lord Nṛsiḿhadeva is always assisted by Sarasvatī, the goddess of learning, and He is always embracing the goddess of fortune to His chest. The Lord is always complete in knowledge within Himself. Let us offer obeisances unto Nṛsiḿhadeva."

Similarly, in his commentary on the First Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (1.1.1), Śrīdhara Svāmī describes Lord Nṛsiḿhadeva in this way:

prahlāda-hṛdayāhlādaḿ bhaktāvidyā-vidāraṇam

śarad-indu-ruciḿ vande pārīndra-vadanaḿ harim

"Let me offer my obeisances unto Lord Nṛsiḿhadeva, who is always enlightening Prahlāda Mahārāja within his heart and who always kills the nescience that attacks the devotees. His mercy is distributed like moonshine, and His face is like that of a lion. Let me offer my obeisances unto Him again and again."

ugro ‘py anugra evāyaḿ

sva-bhaktānāḿ nṛ-keśarī

keśarīva sva-potānām

anyeṣāḿ ugra-vikramaḥ

TRANSLATION

"’Although very ferocious, the lioness is very kind to her cubs. Similarly, although very ferocious to nondevotees like Hiraṇyakaśipu, Lord Nṛsiḿhadeva is very, very soft and kind to devotees like Prahlāda Mahārāja.’"

PURPORT

This verse was composed by Śrīdhara Svāmī in his commentary on the Seventh Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (7.9.1).

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