.Shri Yamushtakam is the first among the sixteen works known as shodashgranth. This particular granth is composed by Shri Vallabh in v.s.1549(1491 A.D.) on the Shraavan Shukla 3 during the prithvi parikrama Shri Vallabh was in Gokul and he was undecided about the exact place of Thakurani Ghat. At that time Shri Yamunaji herself appeared and guided Shri Vallabh and pointed out the exact place. Shri Vallabh than and there composed Shri Yamunashtakam,the beautiful stotra,in the praise of Shri Yamunaji. It consists 9 verses,eight of them are written in praise of Yamunaji and in 9th Shri Vallabh describes for daily paath- doers the fruits of Shri Yamunashtakam.
.......The fourth beloved (turyapriya)of Shri Krishna,Shri Yamunaji is epitome of selfless devotion towards Krishna,and only through her or her Kripa(grace) a jeeva(soul) can experience the param phal i.e. leela-pravesh. She purifies souls and removes all obstacles which are in the way between jeev and prabhu and gives the exalted jeeva a new body fit to experience the leela-phal-"tanu-navtva"! For ordinary bhakta of to-day the recital of Yamunashtakam daily will enhance his love towards Shri Krishna,abolish his paap-bad deeds and above all the bhakta will be able conquer his svabhava-basic instincts.
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..* Shree Yamunashtak *..
...Namami yamuna maham .. sakal siddhi hetum muda... murari pad pankaj sfurad mand renutkatam.... tatsth nav kaanan, prakat mod pushpambuna, sura sur su pujit smarpituh shriyam bibhratim...!1!
... kalind giri mastake patad mand purojjvala... vilas gamnollasat prakat gand shailounata.. saghosh gati dantura samdhi rudh dolotama.. mukund rati vadhini jayati padm bandhoh suta...!2!
... bhuam bhuva pavanim adhikata mane kaswnaih.. priya bhiriv sevitam shuk mayr hansa dimbhih.. tarang bhuj kankan prakat muktika valuka nitamb tat sundarim namat krushnaturym priyam...!3!
... anant gun bhushite shiv viranchi devastute.. ghana ghan nibhe sada dhruv parasharam bhishtde.. vishuddh mathura tate,sakal gop gopi vrute.. krupa jaldhi sanshrite mam manah sukh bhavayh..!4!
... yaya charan padmja mur ripoh priyam bhavuka.. samagamantoa bhavat sakalsiddhida sevtaam.. taya sadash tamiyat kamlaja sa patniva yat... hari priy kalindiya mansi me sada sthiyetaam...!5!
... namostu yamune sada tav charitra matyd bhutam... na jatu yam yaatna bhavti te payah paanatah.. yamoapi bhagini sutan kathmu hanti dushtanapi... priyo bhavti sevanat tav harerytha gopikah....!6! ...
mamastu tav sanniddhou tanunav metavata.. na durlabh tama rati muraripou mukund priye atoastu tav lalanaa sur dhuni parm sangamat.. tavaiv bhuvi kirtia na tu kadapi pushti shtiteh..!7!
... stutim tav karoti kah kamal ja sapatni priye.. harery danu sevaya bhavti soukhy mamokshatah.. iyam tav kathadhika sakal gopika sangamh.. smar shram jalanu bhihsakal gatraje sangamah..!8!
... tavashtak midam muda pathati sursute sada.. samast duritakhayo bhavati vai mukunde ratih... taya sakal siddhiyo muraripushch santushyati... swabhav vijayo bhavet vadati vallabhah shree hareh..!9!
... iti shrimad vallabhachary virachitam shree yamunashtak stotram sampuranm...