Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Sri Gokulanatha Ashtakam – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Krishna who eradicates the miseries and perils of worldly existence, he is worshiped by Lord Hara, he was born as beloved son of Nandhagopa, he is always surrounded by elderly preceptors, twice born, and attendants, he imparts the knowledge of self which is difficult to achieve,  he elevated mount Govardhana with his lotus like hand, he is well known for his virtues and asceticism, he is ocean of virtues, he is the destroyer of enemies, he is the source of renunciation/abandonment, he is attired in supremely gorgeous garments, he has personified as little Krishna who took immense pleasure in the association of cows, cowherds, young maidens of cowherds, and relatives, his lotus face is the source of welfare and happiness, his lotus face is eulogized with the glorious pastimes of Krishna, he has endless virtues and glorious myths, his lotus feet is worshiped by Lord Kubera and Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, his lotus feet are the safest asylum for the intellectuals, wise and learned people, he symbolizes supreme intellect, he is Vittalanatha who symbolizes four fold, he is ocean of mercy, he is store house of virtues, he is adorned in various gem decorated ornaments on the pure and attractive body, he is beloved son of Nandhagopa, his attractive limbs are adorned in gem decorated ornaments, his lotus feet are worshiped by sons, companions, and wives, his lotus feet has the purifying effect on the intellectuals, learned, wise, distressed and desolate people, he is divine personified on Earth for the welfare of living beings, he has great effulgence excels the beauty of Kamadeva, he is the protector of people who are surrendered at his lotus feet, he is most promising, pleasing, gratifying, nourishing and cherishing, he is Ramana who has stolen the hearts of young maiden of cowherds in the sacred land of Vraja, above are the glorious verses praising the splendor of Lord Krishna who is unblemished, his endless glorious myths are nectar which provides immense bliss, he is highly sought after precious gem which fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, he is Universal preceptor who is adorned in endless virtues, he is highly admirable, he is worshiped by the illustrious Rishis, Sages, pious and preceptors.  Whoever reads or listens to the above verses of Gokulashtakam would attain intense devotion at the lotus feet of Lord Krishna who is Gokulesha/ Lord of Gokulam.


Bhavabeethi Janakhila Bheethiharam | Hara Vandhitha Nandhathanoojaratham | Ratha Vridhdhaguru Dhvija Bhrithyajanam | Jana Dhurllabha Margasubodhakaram ||

Kara Padma Su Sevitha Shailadharam | Dharanithala Vishrutha Sadhu Gunam | Gunasindhu Vimardhitha Dhushtamukham | Mukhakalpitha  Marga Nivriththiparam ||

Paramapriya Mangala Veshadharam | Vara Bandhu Suhrith Suthalabdha Sukham | Sukhasagaram Ambhuja Charumukham | Mukhapankaja Keerthitha Krishnakatham ||

Kathaneeya Gunamritha Varinidhim | Nidhi  Sevitham Arcchithapadmapadham | Padhapankaja Samshrithavijjabudham | Budha Vittalanatha Chathurththasutham ||

Sutharam Karunabdhim Ananthagunam | Gunarathna Virajitha Shudhdhathanum | Thanurathnavasheekritha Nandhasutham | Sutha Mithra Kalathra Su Sevyapadham ||

Padhapankaja Pavitha Sadhujanam | Janahethu Griheetha Manshyathanum | Thanukanthi Thiraskritha Panchasharam | Sharanagatharakshitha Bhakthajanam ||

Janathoshanaposhana Dhaththa Hridham | Hridhayarpitha Gopavadhooramanam | Ramaneeyatharmala Bhakthikritham| Kritha Krishnakathamritha Thripthajanam ||

Janavanchitha  Kamadha Rathnagunam | Gunabhooshana  Bhooshitha Lokagurum | Guru Gokulanatham Upasyamaham | Mahatham  Parisevithamakalaye ||

||Srimath Gokulanathashtakam Ya Paden Nara: | Gokulesha Padhambhoja Bhakthim Sa Labathe  Param ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Mangala Chandika Sthothram – Sri Bhramavaivarththa Puranam - Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||









Lord Shiva speaks “ Oh! Mune, whoever reads or listens to the glorious verses praising the splendor of Goddess Mangala Chandika would be relieved from miseries and sorrows.  I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Mangalachandika who has personified as sixteen year old beautiful young maiden, she has everlasting youth, she is flawless with attractive limbs, she is epitome of beauty, she is stunningly gorgeous with lovely limbs, she has the luster of white Champaka flowers, she has the luster of thousands and millions of moon, she is adorned in crisp crimson colored garments resembles to fire, she is adorned in various gem decorated ornaments, her attractive curly hair locks are decorated with fresh alluring flowers of Mallika, her beautiful lips has the resemblance to Bimba fruit, she has attractive line of teeth, she is pure, she has the luster of fully blossomed lotus flower in the autumn, she has pleasant disposition, she has attractive smile on face, her beautiful eyes has the resemblance to blue lotus flowers, she is the mother of Universe and its living beings, she is the provider of abundance of wealth and richness, I shall always meditate upon Goddess Mangalachandika who is the safest ferry to cross the unfathomable ocean of worldly existence.”


Lord Shiva continues “ Oh! Mangala Chandike, Oh! Jaganmatha, kindly protect us, she eradicates all the miseries and perils, she is the provider of supreme bliss and auspiciousness, Oh! Mangalachadike, you are munificent, you represent all kinds of auspiciousness, therefore you are Shubhamangalachandika, you are Sarvamangala who represents all kinds of auspiciousness and provider of the same, whoever venerate you on Tuesdays will get all their desires fulfilled, you are sincerely worshiped by King Mangala who was born in the illustrious clan of Manu, you are the source of all kinds of auspiciousness, and you are the provider of meritorious rewards to pious people, you are the source of auspiciousness to the Universe, you are the source of Moksha as well, she is the essence of auspiciousness and provider of the same for  all the righteous deeds, she is beyond deeds, she is the provider of all kinds of auspiciousness to people who sincerely worship her on every Tuesdays.”  The above are the glorious verses praising the splendor of Goddess Mangalachandika was narrated by Lord Shambhu, whoever worships Goddess Mangalachandika on regular basis on all Tuesdays  would attain the grace of Lord Shiva as well, whoever reads or listens to the above sacred verses would attain all kinds of auspiciousness.

Dhyanam -

Devim  Shodashavarshaya Shashvathsusthira Yauvanam| Sarvaroopagunadyam Cha Komalangim Manoharam ||

Shvetha Champaka Varnnabham  Chandhrakoti Samaprabham |Vahni Shuddhamshukadhanam Rathnabhooshanbhooshitham ||

Bibhratheem Kabaribharam  Mallikamalyabhooshitham | Bimboshtim Sudharththim Shuddham  Sharathpadmanibhananam ||

Ishadhvasyaprasannasyam Sunilothpallalochanam | Jagadhathreem  Cha Dhathreem Cha Sarvabhaya: Sarvasampadham ||

Samsarasagaroghore Potharoopam Varam Bhaje | Devyashcha Dhyayanmithyevam  Sthavanam Shruyatham Mune | Prayatha:  Sankatagrastho Yena Thushtava Shankara: ||

Shankara Uvacha –

 Raksha Raksha Jaganmathar Devi Mangalachandike | Harike Vipadham Rashorharsha Mangalachandike ||

Harsha Mangala Dhakshe  Cha Harsha Mangalachandike | Mangale  Mangalarha Cha  Sarvamangalamangale ||

Satham Mangaladhe  Devi Sarvesham Mangalalaye | Poojya  Mangalavare Cha  Mangalabheeshta Dhaivathe ||

Poojye Mangalabhoopasya  Manuvamshasya Sathatham | Mangaladhishtathru Devi Mangalanam Cha Mangale ||

Samsara Mangaladhare Mokshamangaladhayini | Sare Cha  Mangaladhare  Pare Cha  Sarvakarmanam |Prathimangalavare Cha  Poojye Cha Mangalapradhe ||

Sthothranena Shambhushcha  Sthuthva Mangalachandikam | Prathimangalavare  Cha  Poojam Krithvagatha: Shiva: ||

Devyashcha  Mangalasthothram Yam  Shrunothisamahitha: | Thanmangalam Bhavecchashvanna Bhaveth Mangalam ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||


Sri Mahakali Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess Mahakali who is primordial, she is supreme Goddess who symbolizes vigor, delight, enthusiasm, fire sacrifices, etc.. she is the source of Universe and its living beings, Oh! Devi,  it is impossible to witness any marvelous form like you, she lures the whole Universe with her mesmerizing beauty, she is eloquent, she is the source of prosperity and welfare of her devotees and pious people, she destroys wicked enemies, she causes sudden pause to the speech of wicked people, whoever pronounce her sacred syllables would overthrow their enemies, Oh! Devi,   it is impossible to witness any marvelous form like you, she is the provider of heven to worshiper, she is wish fulfilling creeper, she fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, she provides accomplishment in tasks, I shall always meditate upon supreme Goddess Mahakali, Oh! Devi,   it is impossible to witness any marvelous form like you, she takes immense pleasure in the consumption of nectar, she is extremely fond of her passionate devotees, she is perceivable to the virtuous people, intellectuals, and pious, worship of Goddess Mahakali, meditation, recitation of sacred hymns would purify the worshiper, Oh! Devi,   it is impossible to witness any marvelous form like you, she symbolizes supreme bliss, she has beautiful smile, she has the luster of thousands and millions of autumn moon, and she resides in the hearts of illustrious Rishis, Sages and poets, Oh! Devi,   it is impossible to witness any marvelous form like you, she symbolizes supreme intelligence, she is most beautiful and promising, she is unique, she is beyond description, she is Yogamaya, she has neither child like form nor elderly or lustful, Oh! Devi,   it is impossible to witness any marvelous form like you, she is most forgiving to sinners, she is highly confidential, she is most dreadful, and worship of Goddess Mahakali would eradicate fickleness and agitation, Oh! Devi,   it is impossible to witness any marvelous form like you, whoever reads or listens to the above verses praising the splendor of supreme Goddess Mahakali, would attain all kinds of Siddhi as well Mukthi/ liberation from repeated births, Oh! Devi,   it is impossible to witness any marvelous form like you.


Anadhim SuradhimMakhadhim Bhavadhim | Swaroopam Thvadheeyam Na  Vindhanthi Devi ||


Jaganmohaneeyam Thu Vagvadhaneeyam| Suhrithposhini Sahthrusamharaneeyam |Vachasthambaneeyam Kimucchataneeyam | Swaroopam Thvadheeyam Na Vindhanthi Devi ||

Iyam Swargadhathri Puna: Kalpavallim Manojasthu Kamanyayarththa Prakuryath | Thatha They Kritharththa Bhavantheethi Nithyam Swaroopam Thvadheeyam Na Vindhanthi Devi ||

Surapanamaththa Su Bhakthanuraktha  Lasathpoothachiththe Sadhavirbhavasthe | Japadhyana Poojasudhadhauthapamka Swaroopam Thvadheeyam Na Vindhanthi Devi ||

Chidhanandhakandha Hasanmandhamandha Sharathchandhrakotiprabhapunjja Bimbam | Muneenam Kaveenam Hridhidhyothayantham  Swaroopam Thvadheeyam Na Vindhanthi Devi ||

Mahamedhakali Surakthapi Shubhra Kadhachidh Vichithra  Krithiryogamaya | Na Bala Na Vriddha Na Kamathurapi Swaroopam Thvadheeyam Na Vindhanthi Devi ||

Kshamaswaparadham Mahagupthabhavam Maya Lokamadhye  Prakashikrithyatham | Thavadhyana Poothena Chapalyabhavath  Swaroopam Thvadheeyam Na Vindhanthi Devi||

 Yadhi Dhyanayuktham Padethyo Manushya Sthadha Sarvaloke  Vishalo Bhaveccha | Grihe Chashta Siddhimoorthe  Chapi Mukthi Swaroopam Thvadheeyam Na Vindhanthi Devi ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||



Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Sri Parameshvara Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Oh! Jagatheesha who is the Lord of Universe and its living beings, Oh! Sudheesha who is worshiped by pious and righteous people, Oh! Bhavesha who is the source of Universe and its living beings, Oh! Vibho , Oh! Parameshvara, who is Parathpara, he is primeval deity who is  father of the universe and purifier of soul, I shall surrender to your lotus feet, I am worn out of weak intellect and strength, kindly guide me to cross the miserable ocean of worldly existence, I have no virtues, I am completely wretched with impure intellect, I have soaked in Rajasik/anger, jealous, pride, lust, desire and Thamasik/dull, lethargic state of mind, kindly shower your protective glance to cross the miserable ocean of worldly existence, I am a pitiful fish fallen on the parched land of wilderness, your eyes are ocean of mercy, hence kindly guide me to cross the unfathomable ocean of worldly existence, you are the provider of  liberation  from  worldly existence, I am deeply drowned in the ocean of worldly existence, Oh! Shiva, Oh! Compassionate Lord, kindly shower your grace immediately and provide a ferry to cross the miserable ocean of worldly existence, Oh! Lord, who symbolize piousness, I am completely drenched in miseries and sorrow, Earth has filled with the severest sins committed, kindly liberate me from the worldly existence, kindly shower your grace to cross the miserable ocean of worldly existence, Oh! Shankara, you are the creator, you are the purifier of souls from the hellish torture, you are the safest ferry to cross the ocean of worldly existence, you elevate the soul from severe sins, therefore kindly shower your grace to cross the miserable ocean of worldly existence, Oh! Achyutha/infallible one, you are the provider of abundance of boons, kindly bless me with supreme intellect, I am eager to quench my thirst for nectar like knowledge, I have been in utter confusion and delusion, which led me in to complete despair, Oh! Lord, kindly shower your grace to cross the miserable ocean of worldly existence, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Parameshvara who is the source of Universe and its living beings, I shall offer humble salutations to you, Oh! Lord, you are the destroyer of extreme fear and anxieties of living beings, you are beyond virtues and human intellect, I shall surrender at your lotus feet, Oh! Lord, kindly shower your grace to cross the miserable ocean of worldly existence.



 Jagadheesha Sudheesha Bhavesha Vibho | Parameshvara Parathpara Poothapitha:| Pranatham Pathitham Hathabudhdhibalam | Janatharana Tharaya  Thapithakam ||

Aham Gunaheena  Dheena Maleenamathim | Thvayi Pathari Dhathari Cha Parathim | Thamasa Rajasavrutha Vriththimimam | Janatharana Tharaya  Thapithakam ||

Mama Jeevana Meenamimam Pathitham | Marughorabhuveeha  Suveehamaho | Karunabdhi Jalormijala Nayanam | Janatharana Tharaya  Thapithakam ||

Bhavavarana Karana Karmathathau | Bhavasindhujale Shiva Magnamatha: | Karunashcha  Samarpayathareemthvaritham | Janatharana Tharaya  Thapithakam ||

Athinashaya Janoormama Punyaruche | Dhurithaughabharai: Paripoornnabhuva: | Sujaganyamaganyamapunyaruchim | Janatharana Tharaya  Thapithakam ||

Bhavakaraka Narakaharaka Hey | Bhavatharaka Pathakadharaka Hey | Hara Shankara  Kinkarakarmachayam | Janatharana Tharaya  Thapithakam ||

Thrishithashchiramasmi Sudhamhitha Mey |AcchyuthaChinmaya Dhehi Vadhanyavara | Athimohavashena  Vinashtakritham | Janatharana Tharaya  Thapithakam ||

Pranamami Namami Namami Bhavam | Bhava Janmakrithi Pranishoodhanakam | Gunaheenamananthamathim Sharanam | Janatharana Tharaya  Thapithakam ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Ganga Sthuthi: – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










I shall reverentially prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who symbolizes auspiciousness, she provides all kinds  of auspiciousness to worshiper, she provides intense faith and devotion on Lord Shiva, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Goddess Ganga who represents female force of Lord Vishnu, Lord Bhrama and Lord Shiva/Vishnuroopini, Bhrammoorthi and Rudraroopini, she is Shankari, she represents all the female deities, she is supreme cure for the miseries and sorrows of the worldly existence, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga,who is the greatest cure for all the incurable and critical illnesses, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who eradicates overspreading poison in the whole Universe, she eradicates the toxic posion like worldly existence, she is life giving, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga, she eradicates three kinds of severest sorrows and grief of the living beings, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who is serene and pure, she is the provider of peace and virtuous offspring, she is the purifier of soul, she eradicates all the sins of the worshiper, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who symbolizes auspiciousness, she is the provider of Bhukthi/happiness and welfare,  and Mukthi/liberation from repeated births, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who symbolizes pleasure, she is the provider of abundance of pleasure and joy to the worshiper, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga, she has descended down from heaven, she is Mandhakini, she adorns the three world with her presence, she is Thripadha/Gayathri meter, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who is unblemished/pure, she symbolizes endurance/forgiving, she represents three types of fire, she has supreme radiance, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who symbolizes supreme bliss, she has embodied as Linga, her water course resembles to life giving nectar, she is one of essential elements in the Universe, she is also known as Revathi, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who has colossal form, she is the mother on Earth, she is the greatest companion of mother Earth, she is the provider of happiness and welfare, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who symbolizes piousness, she is adorned on the matted hair locks of Lord Shiva, she is Parapara, she guides us to safely cross the unfathomable ocean of worldly existence, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Ganga who eradicates worldly bondage and illusion of the worshiper, she is uninterrupted water course, she symbolizes serenity, she is most excellent, she showers abundance of boons, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess who is one of the essential elements on Earth, she is life giving, she is absolute Bhramam, she imparts the knowledge of Bhramam, she eradicates miseries and afflictions of the worshiper, she eradicates distress of the worshiper who are surrendered at her lotus feet, she is Jaganmatha, she eradicates all kinds of perils and afflictions of the worshiper, she symbolizes auspiciousness, she is worshiped by distressed and desolate people, she is the protector of people who are surrendered at her lotus feet, she eradicates worldly bondage, lust,  and intense desires  of the worshiper, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Goddess Narayani, she is sinless,  and unblemished, she eradicates miseries and sorrows, she is Parapara who is beyond human intellect, she is sacred river Ganga who provide renunciation/abandonment, Oh! Gange, kindly protect us from forefront and   back as well, Oh! Gange, kindly protect us from all the sides, Oh! Gange, kindly protect us all through the life, Oh! Shive, you are Moolaprakrithi, you are Paramathma, Oh! Shive who symbolizes auspiciousness, I shall repeatedly prostrate before you 

|| Phalashruthi: ||

The above are the glorious verses praising the splendor of supreme Goddess Ganga, whoever reads or listens to it would get rid of tenfold of their sins committed by deeds, words, and intellect, people who are afflicted with severe illnesses would get rid of the same, people who are tormented with misfortune, calamity, failure, destruction, death etc… would get relieved from the troubles, worshiper would be relieved from worldly bondage, extreme fears and anxieties etc…


 Om Namashivayai Gangayai Shivadhayai Namo Nama; | Namasthe Vishnuroopinyai Bhramamoorthyai Namo Nama: ||

Namasthe Rudraroopinyai Shankaryai They Namo Nama: | Sarvadevaswaroopinyai  Namo Bheshajamoorthaye ||

Sarvasya Sarvavyadheenam Bhishakshreshtyai Namosthuthe | Stharanu Jangama Sambootha Vishahanthryai Namosthuthe ||

Samsaravishanashinyai Jeevanayai Namosthute | ThapathrayasamharthryaiPranashyaithe Namo Nama: ||

Shanthi Santhanakarinyai  Namasthe Shuddhamoorthaye | Sarvasamshuddhikarinyai Nama: Paparimoorthaye ||

Bhukthimukthipradhayinyai Bhadhrayai Namo Nama: | Bhogapabhogadhayinyai  Bhogavathyai Namosthuthe ||

Mandhakinyai Namasthesthu Swargadhayai Namo Nama: | Namasthrailokhyabhooshayai  Thripadhayai Namo Nama: ||

Namasthri Shukla samsthayai Kshamavathyai Namo Nama: | Thrihuthashanasamsthayai Thejovathyai Namo Nama: ||

Nandhayai Lingadharinyai Sudhadharathmane Nama: | Namasthe  Vishvamukhyayai Revathyaithe Namo Nama: ||

Bhrihathyaithe Namasthesthu Lokadhathryai Namosthuthe | Namasthe  Shivamithrayai Nandhinyaithe Namo Nama: ||

Prithvyai Shivabhruthayai Cha Su Vrishayai Namo Nama: | Parapara Shathadyai Tharayai They Namo Nama: ||

Pashajalanikrinthinyai  Abinnayai Namosthuthe | Shanthayai Cha  varishtayai Varadhayai Namo Nama: ||

Ugrayai Sukha Jagathyai Cha  Sanjeevinyai Namosthuthe | Bhramishtayai Bhramadhayai Dhurithaghnyai Namo Nama: ||

Pranatharththi Prabhanjjinyai  Jaganmathre Namosthuthe | Sarvapath Prathipakshayai Mangalayai Namo Nama: ||

Sharanagathadheenarththa Pariththranaparayane | Sarvasyarththihare Devi Narayani ! Namosthuthe ||

Nirllepayai Dhukhahanthryai Sakshayai Namo Nama: | Parapara Parayai Cha  Gange Nirvanadhayini ||

Gange Mamagratho Bhooya  Gange  Mey Thishtaprishtatha: |  Gange Mey Parshvayoredhi Gange Thvaththasthu Mey Sthithi: ||

Adhau Thvamanthe  Madhye Cha  Sarvathvam Gangathe Shive | Thvameva Moolaprakrithisthvam Puman Para Yeva Hi |Gange Thvam Paramathma Cha  Shivasthubhyam Nama: Shive ||

|| Phalashruthi: ||

Ya Idham  Padathe Sthothram Shrunuyath Shradhdhayanapi Ya: | Dhashadha Mukhyathe Papai: Kaya Vak Chiththa Sambhavai: ||

Rogastho Rogathemuchyeth  Vipadhabhyashcha Vipadh-yutha: | Muchyathe Bandhanath Bandho Bheetho Bheethe: Pramuchyathe ||




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Sri Attalasundara Ashtakam – Sri Halasyamahathmyam - Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva who is wielded in Mount Mandhara/Kalyanachala as powerful bow/Kodhandam on  arms, I shall meditate upon Attalasundhara who devour the Universe and its living beings at the end of Yuga, he  has bluish throat filled with toxic poison, he holds Kalagni/colossal fire, he crushed the pride of Yama, I shall meditate upon Attalasundhara who is adorned in crescent moon on reddish-brown matted hair locks, he symbolizes Lord of death, he is primordial, he is beyond time, he is unblemished,  I shall meditate upon Attala Sundhara who  is worshiped by Kamalapathi/Lord Vishnu, he has allocated half of the body to his beloved consort, he has most attractive limbs, he is ocean of mercy, I shall meditate upon Attala Sundhara who eradicates evil effects of Kali era, he along with Goddess Kamakshi resides in the dense wood of Kadamba, he is most promising to Suras, I shall meditate upon Attala Sundhara who crushed the pride of Kamadeva, he creates numerous Bhramanda with illusion, he protects as well as  destroys them at the end of Yuga, he eradicates miseries and grief of passionate devotees, he eradicates sins of ardent devotees, I shall meditate upon Attala Sundhara who is the cause for the Universe and its living beings, he is the protector of illustrious clan and the succession of the illustrious clan as well, I shall meditate upon Attala Sundhara who is supreme bliss, above are the glorious verses praising Shambhu as Attalasundhara is highly propitious, whoever reads or listens to it would get their desires fulfilled,  and it provide abundance of wealth and happiness.


Kalyanahalakodhandakanthadhordhanda Manditham | Kavalikrithasamsaram  Kalaye Attalasundharam ||

Kalakoota Prabhajala Khadgikrithakandharam | Kaladharam Kalamaulim Kalaye Attalasundharam||

Kalakalam Kalatheetham Kalavantham Cha Nishkalam |Kamalapathi samsthuthyam Kalaye Attalasundharam ||

Kanthardha  Kamaneeyangam  Karunamrithasagaram | Kali Kalmashadhoshaghnam Kalaye Attalasundharam ||

Kadambakananadheesham Kamkshitharththasuradhrumam | Kamashasanam Eshanam  Kalaye Attalasundharam ||

Shrishtani Mayaya Yena  Bhramandani Bahooni Cha | Rakshithani Hathanyanthe  Kalaye Attalasundharam ||

Swa Bhakthajana Santhapa Papabhangathathathparam | Karanam  Sarvajagatham  Kalaye Attalasundharam ||

Kulashekharavamshothyamupanam Kuladhaivatham | Paripoornnam Chidhanandham Kalaye Attala Sundharam ||

Attalaveera Srishambhor Ashtakam Varamishtadham | Padatham Shrunvatham Sadhyasthanothu Paramamshriyam ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Neelakandashtakam - Sri Shivaparvathi Vallabhashtaka Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat, he is  dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he is the Lord of living beings and protector as well, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who is Lord of Lords, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Neelakanda who has won over death, he has supreme radiance, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who burnt Kamadeva into ashes, he is serene, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat,  he is  dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he resides on the sacred waters, he is most favorable to passionate devotees, he is worshiped by ardent devotees who have faith is Shivaite philosophies, he is a great warrior and unconquerable in battlefields, he immerses in meditation always, he symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat,  he is dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he merrily resides in the most alarming funeral grounds, he resides in the well known sacred Mahashmashanam/Kashi, he is attired in skin of elephant, he is impartial to spirit as well as living beings, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat,  he is  dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he is adorned in venmous serpents on the neck, and numerous serpents on hands, he is adorned in garland of skulls, he is extremely valorous, he is attired in skin of leopard on waist, he is smeared in sacred ashes all over the body, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat, he is dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he is adorned in sacred river Ganga on reddish-brown matted hair locks and Goddess Uma on his left, he has long matted hair locks resembles to sky, he has Chandhra, Surya and Agni as three eyes, he is adorned in serpent as ear ornaments, he is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat, he is dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he is wielded in powerful trident, he eradicates severe perils and afflictions of the worshiper, he is Lord of Lords, he is most promising, he is mighty Lord who is Lord of living beings, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat, he is  dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he has most attractive limbs, he holds majestic flag that has the symbol of celestial bull, he is Lord of Mountains, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat, he is dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he is indifferent, he has great attendants, he resides in the superior abode of Mount Kailash, he is most promising to distressed and desolate people on the Earth, he has no birth, he is wish fulfilling creeper/Kalpadhrumam to worshiper, he symbolizes Kalpa, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat, he is dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he is sought after by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he symbolizes store house of virtues, he is attainable for the Dhvija/twice born who sincerely follows the Bhramanic rite, he is Shiva who symbolizes auspiciousness, Veda and Shasthras, Oh! Kripalo/ Compassionate Lord, I am your distressed child, kindly protect me, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Neelakanda who has bluish throat, he is dearest darling of Goddess Parvathi, he is Lord of  Universe and its living beings, he is most venerable with intense devotion and faith,  I shall always worship supreme Lord who is most celebrated deity resides on the sacred rivers.


Namo  Bhoothanatham  Namo Devadevam | Nama Kalakalam Namo Dhivyathejam | Nama Kamabhasmam Nama: Shanthasheelam | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam ||

Sadha Theerthasthitham Sadha Bhakthapaksham | Sadhashivam Poojyam Sadha Surabhasam | Sadha Dhyana Yuktham Sadha Gnanadheepam | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam ||

Smashanam Bhayanam Mahashmashana Vasam | Sareeram Gajanam Sadhacharma Vesham | Pishacham Nishesha Sama Pashoonamprathishtam | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam ||

Phaninagakande Bhujangathanekam | Gale Rundamalam Mahaveera Shooram | Kativyaghra Charmam Chithabhasmalepam | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam ||

Shirath Shuddha Ganga ShivA Vamabhagam | Viyath Dheerghakesham Sadhamam Thrinethram | Phaninagakarnam Sadhaphalachandhram | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam ||

Kare Shooladharam Mahakashtanasham | Suresham Varesham Mahesham Janesham | Thanu Charu Esham Dhvajesham  Gireesham | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam ||

Udhasam Su Dhasam Su Kailasa Vasam |Dharanirdhananam Samsiddhitham Hyathi Devam | Aja Hema Kalpadhruma  Kalpasevyam | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam ||

Muneenam Varenyam Gunam Roopavaranam | Dhvijasampadhastham Shivam Veda Shasthram | Aham Dheenavathsam Krupalum Shivam | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam ||

Sadha Bhavannatham Sadhasevyamanam | Sadhabhakthidevam  Sadhapoojyamanam | Mayatheerthavasam Sevyamaham | Bhaje Parvathi Vallabham Neelakandam||




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||