Khama karo ‘forgive me’

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Khama Tumi Karbe Jani

Khama tumi karbe jani
Ei barashai achi

Translation

You will forgive me.
With that hope
I am still alive.

Shasti Kothai Shasti Kothai Kebal

Shasti kothai shasti kothai
Kebal khamar banya

Translation

Where is punishment, where is punishment?
Only forgiveness-flood.

Ke Amare Ogo Karibe Ajike Khama

Ke amare ogo karibe ajike khama
Ami jadi more nahi age khama kari

Translation

Who will forgive me today
If I do not forgive myself first?

Close My Desire-Door

Close my desire-door
Today, my Lord,
And forgive me.

Khamar Jogya Nahi Ami Jani Tabu

Khamar jogya nahi ami jani
Tabu ami khama magi

Translation

Forgiveness I do not deserve.
Yet I am begging for forgiveness.

Forgiveness I Do Not Deserve

Forgiveness I do not deserve.
Yet I am begging for forgiveness.

Shato Aparadh Kariyachi Khama

Shato aparadh kariyacho khama
Chahibar bahu age

Translation

Hundreds of crimes of mine You have forgiven
Long before I have desired forgiveness.

Hundreds of Crimes of Mine

Hundreds of crimes of mine
You have forgiven
Long before I have desired
Forgiveness.

Khama Lagi Kandte Habe

Khama lagi kandte habe
Dibanishi pran gibhire

Translation

In the depths of my heart,
Day and night I must cry for forgiveness.

In the Depths of My Heart Day and Night

In the depths of my heart,
Day and night I must cry for forgiveness.

In My Outer Life, My Lord

In my outer life, My Lord,
I see Your Compassion-Flood.
In my inner life
I see Your Forgiveness-Ocean.

Param Pitar Khama Jani Amar Lagi

Param pitar khama jani amar lagi
Param pitar nutan sudha swapan

Translation

My Absolute Lord’s Forgiveness, I know,
Is for His new Nectar-Dream for me.

My Absolute Lord's Forgiveness

My Absolute Lord’s Forgiveness, I know,
Is for His new Nectar-Dream for me.

Param Prabhur Khama Bina

Param prabhur khama bina
Sakal kichui dure dure bahu dure

Translation

Everything is far, very far,
Except the Lord Supreme’s Forgiveness.

Everything Is Far, Very Far

Everything is far, very far,
Except the Lord Supreme’s Forgiveness.

Bishal Hriday Nahi Jage

Bishal hriday nahi jage
Param pitar khama bina

Translation

A vast heart can never be awakened
Without the Forgiveness of the Absolute Lord.

A Vast Heart

A vast heart can never be awakened
Without the Forgiveness of the Absolute Lord.

Jibaner Bhore Kariyacho Khama

Jiban bhore kariyacho khama
Maraner sanjhe karibe

Translation

At the dawn of my life You forgave me.
In the evening of my life You will forgive me.

At the Dawn of My Life

At the dawn of my life
You forgave me.
In the evening of my life
You will forgive.

Dhire Ati Dhire Man Jangal

Dhire ati dhire man jangal
Bishwa prabhu khamar nayane hase

Translation

Slowly, very slowly in my mind-jungle,
The Forgiveness-Eye of the World-Lord is smiling.

Slowly, Very Slowly in My Mind-Jungle

Slowly, very slowly in my mind-jungle,
The Forgiveness-Eye of the World-Lord
Is smiling.

Ati Druta Gati Hridaya Kanane

Ati druta gati hridaya kanane
Vishwa prabhur khamar nayan nache

Translation

Speedily and speedily, in my heart-garden,
The Forgiveness-Eye of the World-Lord
Is dancing.

Param Pitar Nitya Nutan

Param pitar nitya nutan
Khamar bale
Nitya ami dharar kole benche achi

Translation

I am alive in this world
With my Lord Supreme’s
Everyday, ever-new Forgiveness.

I Am Alive in this World

I am alive in this world
With my Lord Supreme’s
Everyday, ever-new Forgiveness.

Bhagabaner Khama Chhara

Bhagabaner khama chhara
Amar jiban dhudhu maru

Translation

Without God’s Forgiveness,
My life is an endless desert.

Shasti Tomar Tomar Khamar

Shasti tomar tomra khamar
Gopan anya rup

Translation

Your Punishment is another form
Of Your secret Forgiveness.

Always You Are

Always You are Your beginningless
Forgiveness-Ocean.

Manaser Bane Aparadh Kari

Manaser bane aparadh kari
Hriday kanane khama prarthana kari

Translation

In my mind-jungle I commit crimes.
In my heart-garden I beg for forgiveness.

In My Mind-Jungle

In my mind-jungle
I commit crimes.
In my heart-garden
I beg for forgiveness.

Khamar Lagi Kendechilam

Khamar lagi kendechilam
Khama peye nahi nachi

Translation

I cried for forgiveness;
Forgiveness I have achieved.
Yet, I smile not, I dance not.

I Cried for Forgiveness

I cried for forgiveness;
Forgiveness I have achieved.
Yet, I smile not, I dance not.

Hai Hai Hai Hai Bhul Kareo

Hai hai hai hai
Bhul kareo khamar nabhe
Urte nahi chai

Translation

Alas, alas, even by mistake I do not want
To fly in the sky of forgiveness.

Alas, Alas, Even by Mistake

Alas, alas, even by mistake,
I do not want to fly
In the sky
Of forgiveness.

Animeshe Kandbo Ami

Animeshe kandbo ami
Prabhur madhur khamar ankhi dekhte aji

Translation

Sleeplessly I shall cry today
To see my Lord’s Forgiveness-Sweetness-Eye.

Sleeplessly I Shall Cry Today

Sleeplessly I shall cry today
To see my Lord’s Forgiveness-Sweetness-Eye.

You Will Forgive Me

You will forgive me.
With that hope
I am still alive.

Prabhu Taba Khama

Prabhu taba khama
Taba madhumoyi ankhi

Translation

My Lord, Your Forgiveness
Is Your nectar-sweet Eye.

Your Nectar-Sweet Eye

My Lord, Your Forgiveness
Is Your nectar-sweet Eye.

Where Is Punishment?

Where is punishment,
Where is punishment?
Only Forgiveness-Flood.

Who Will Forgive Me Today?

Who will forgive me today
If I do not forgive myself first?

Basana Duar Ruddha Kariya

Basana duar ruddha kariya
Khama karo aji khama karo

Translation

Close my desire-door today,
My Lord, and forgive me.

Bahire Nehari Bidhata

Bahire nehari bidhata tomar karuna plaban
Bhitare nehari bidhata tomar khama sagar

Translation

In my outer life, My Lord,
I see Your Compassion-Flood.
In my inner life,
I see Your Forgiveness-Ocean.

Puratane Khama Karite Haibe

Puratane khama karite haibe
Nutan jiban lagi

Translation

I must forgive my own past
For a new life.

I Must Forgive My Own Past

I must forgive my own past
For a new life.

Tumi Tomar Kripar Ankhi

Tumi tomar kripar ankhi
Tumi tomar khamar hiya

Translation

You are Your Compassion-Eye.
You are Your Forgiveness-Heart.

You Are Your Compassion-Eye

You are Your Compassion-Eye.
You are Your Forgiveness-Heart.

Speedily and Speedily

Speedily and speedily, in my heart-garden,
The Forgiveness-Eye of the World-Lord is dancing.

Without God's Forgiveness

Without God’s Forgiveness,
My life is an endless desert.

Your Punishment

Your Punishment is another form
Of Your secret Forgiveness.

Tumije Anadi

Tumije anadi
Khamar baridhi
Nirabadhi

Translation

Always You are Your beginningless
Forgiveness-Ocean.