Roupya Peetha Krishna Stuthi | Sri Vadiraja-Tirtha Swami
Also known as Krishnaashtaka or the Krishna Stuti
pālayācyuta pālayājita pālayākamalālaya |
līlayā dhṛtabhūdharāmburuhodara svajanodara ||
The term astakam (Sanskrit: अष्टकम् aṣṭakam), also often written ashtakam, is derived from the Sanskrit word aṣṭā, meaning “eight”. In context of poetic compositions, “astakam” refers to a particular form of poetry, written in eight stanzas.