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Many odes and poems for Lord Ram are recited on Ramnavami. Here, we have listed popular Ram Navami poetry, along with its English translation.

Ram Navami Poems

Ramnavami is one of the most popular festivals in India. It is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm throughout the country in order to commemorate the birth of Lord Ram. This occasion is considered to be an extremely auspicious and pious occasion by all the Hindus as Lord Ram is considered to be the incarnation of Lord Vishnu on earth. It is said that Ram was born as an idyllic example to all the human beings to set the parameter of perfection in a man's existence. He was an ideal son, a doting husband, a loving brother, a perfect father and a mighty king. A lot of poets, have written odes and bhajans in the name of Lord Ram. One of them is given along with its translation below.

Popular Rama Navami Poem

Kosalendraya , mahaneeya gunabhdhaye

Kosalendraya , mahaneeya gunabhdhaye,
Chakravarthi thanujaaya sarva bhoumaya Mangalam.
Vedavedantha vedhyaya , Megha Shyamala moorthaye,
Pumsaam mohana roopaya , punyaslokaya Mangalam.
Viswamithrantharangaya , mithila nagari pathe,
Bhagyaanaam paripakaya , bhavya roopaya Mangalam.
Pithru bhakthaya sathatham brathrubhi saha seethaya,
Nandithakhila lokaya , Ramabhadraya Mangalam.
Thyaktha saketha vasaya , chithra koota viharine,
Sevyaya sarva yaminaam , dheerodhayaya Mangalam.
Soumithrina cha janakya chapa banasi dharine,
Samsevyaya sada bhakthya , swamine mama Mangalam.
Danda karanya vasaya , khara dhooshana sathrave,
Grudhra rajaya Bhakthaya , mukthi dayasthu Mangalam.
Sadaram Sabari datha phala moola abhilashine,
Soulabhya paripoornaa, sathvodrikthaya Mangalam,
Hanumath sama vethaya , harresabheeshta dhayine,
Bali pramadhanayasthu , Maha dheeraya Mangalam.
Srimathe Raghu veeraya , sethullangitha sindhave,
Jitha rakshasa Rajaya , Rana dheeraya Mangalam.
Vibheeshana kruthe preethya , lankabheeshta pradhayine,
Sarva loka saranyaya , Sri Raghavaya Mangalam.
Asadhya nagarem divyamabhishikthaya Seethaya,
Rajadhi rajaya Rama Bhadraya Mangalam.
Brahmadhi deva sevyaya , brahmanyaya mahathmane,
Janaki prana nadhaya , Ragu nadhaya Mangalam.
Sri soumya jamathru mune krupaya smanu peyushe,
Mahathe mama nadhaya , Raghu nadhya Mangalam.
Mangala sasana paraiir madacharya purogamai,
Saescha poorvairacharyai , sathkruthayasthu Mangalam
Ramya jamathru muneena , mangala sasanam krutham,
Trilokyadhipathi Sriman , karothu Mangalam sada.
Ithi Sri vara vara muni swami krutha , sri rama mangala sasanam sampoornam

English Translation

Let good happen to Rama ,
Who is the king of Kosala,
And the ocean of good qualities
Let good happen to Rama,
Who is son of emperor Dasaratha,
And who is a very great king.

Let good happen to Rama,
Who is venerated by Vedas and Vedanta,
Who is of the black colour of the rich cloud,
Who is one of the prettiest among men,
And who has a fame which is pure.

Let good happen to Rama,
Who is a confidant of Viswamithra,
Who is the matured luck of ,
The king of Mithila and ,
Is the form of pure humility.

Let good happen to Ramabhadra,
Who is a devotee of his father,
Who shines with Sita and his brothers,
And who makes the entire world happy.

Let good happen to Lord Rama,
Who is courageous and kind,
Who left the city of Ayodhya,
And lived in the forest of Chithrakoota,
And who served all great sages.

Let good happen to my Lord Rama,
Who was with Lakshmana and Sita,
Who was armed with sword and bow,
And who is always served by devotees.

Let good happen to the giver of salvation,
Who lived in the forest of Danda karanya,
Who was the enemy of Asuras, Khara and Dhooshana,
And who was greatly devoted to Jatayu , the king of birds.

Let good happen to him who has lot of good qualities
Who liked the fruits and roots offered by Shabhari.
And can be fully realized, extremely easily.

Let good happen to the God who is very brave,
Who can be easily be attained by Hanuman,
Who used to fulfill desires of King Sugreeva,
And who wounded and killed the great Bali.

Let good happen to the God who is brave in battle,
Who is the valorous hero of the clan of Raghu,
Who built the bridge over the sea,
And who won over the king of Rakshasas.

Let good happen to Lord Raghava,
Who presented with happiness Lanka,
To Vibheeshana due to his love,
And who has the entire world as devotees.

Let good happen to Lord Raghava,
Who was crowned along with Sia,
When he returned back to the city of Ayodhya,
And who is the king of all kings.

Let good happen to the Lord of the Raghu clan,
Who is served by Lord Brahma and other devas,
Who protected Vedas and Brahmins,
And who was the king of the soul of Janaki.

Let good happen to the Lord of the Raghu clan,
Who was got to us by the grace of the saint Jamathru,
Who is my Lord who is on of the greatest.

Let good happen to the Lord who only did good,
The salutary song about him is greatest by my teacher,
Grater than all that is written by previous great teachers

This song praying for good to the lord,
Written by the handsome sage Jamatha,
Wishes for all good all times,
To Lord Rama who is the king of three worlds.

Thus ends the song of good for Lord Rama, written by the sage Vara vara muni

Jamatha muni
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