Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Monday, 24 September 2018

Sri Parvathi Sahasranama Sthothram – Sri Koormapuranam - || Prathama Bhaga: || Lyrics and meanings 1 -15



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










Himavan speaks “ Oh! Devi, Oh! Vishalakshi who has wide and beautiful eyes, most desirable and lustrous like moon, Oh! Vathse, I would like to hear your splendor.” Goddess Parameshvari who was born as daughter of Mahashailam, safest heaven of the Yogis replied to the queries of Gireendhra.


Goddess Parvathi speaks “ I am ShivA who is impenetrable, Paramashakti, inseparable from  Lord Parameshvara, I am unique, imperishable, I am the sole object which is yearned by Mumukshu who yearn for liberation from repeated births, I am all pervading, I am residing as soul in living beings, I am eternal, I represent wisdom and auspiciousness, I am the source of function of the Universe, I have endless glorious myths, I am the safest ferry to cross the ocean of worldly existence, I shall offer divine eyes to witness my most propitious form, Oh! Himavan, it will give you highest of the knowledge after witnessing my glorious and most divine form which has the brilliance of thousands and millions of Surya, it has the radiance of colossal fire which resembles the massive fire, she has dreadful appearance with fierce teeth, she is unconquerable, unapproachable, vicious, and painful to the sight, she has reddish-brown matted hair locks, she holds powerful trident, one of her hands showers abundance of boons to virtuous, she is formidable and most alarming, she has most serene and beautiful appearance too, she has pleasing disposition and beautiful smile on face, she has most attractive limbs and lustrous like moon, she is adorned in magnificent crown, she holds mace, she is adorned in marvelous anklets, she is adorned in various precious ornaments and flower garlands, she is smeared in highly fragrant musk, she is wielded in Shankha, and Chakra, she has most loveliest appearance, she has three eyes and beautiful appearance, she represents in and out of Universe, she is beyond human intellect, she symbolizes power, she is Sarvashakthi, she is pure, she has numerous incarnations and she is primordial, her lotus feet are worshiped by Bhrma, Upendhra, Indhra and illustrious Yogis, her divine form represents Parameshvara, Oh! Raja, you have seen the most astonishing as well as alarming form of Devi and Maheshvara, you can meditate upon Parameshvari with the sacred chants of Omkaram, and you can recite the thousands of sacred names to please Goddess Parameshvari.”


 Himavanuvacha –

Ka Thvam  Devi Vishalakshi Shashankavayavangithe | Na Jane  Thvamaham Vathse  Yadhavath  Bhroohi  Pricchathe ||

Gireendhravachanam Shruthva  Thatha: Sa  Parameshvari | Vyajahara Mahashailam Yoginamabhayapradha ||

Devyuvacha –

Mam Vidhdhi Paramamshakthim Parameshvara Samashrayam | Ananyamavyamekam  Yam Pashyanthi Mumukshava: ||

Aham Vai  Sarvabhavanamathma  Sarvanthara  ShvA | Shashvatha Aishvarya Vijjyanamoorthi: Sarvapravarththika ||

Anantha AnanthaMahima Samsararnnavatharini | Dhivyam  Dhadhami They Chakshu: Pashya Mey Roopamaishvaram ||

Yethavadhukthva  Vijjyanam Dhaththva  Himavathe  Swayam | Swam Roopam Dharshayamasa  Dhivyam Thath Parameshvaram ||

Kotisoorya  Pratheekasham Thejobimbam Nirakulam | Jwalamala Sahasradyam Kalanala Shathopamam ||

Dhamshtrakaralam Dhurdhdharsham Jatamandala Manditham | Thrishoolavarahastham Cha Ghoraroopam Bhayanakam ||

Prashantham Saumyavandham Ananthashcharyasamyutham | Chandhravayavalakshmanam Chandhrakotisamaprabham ||

Kireedinam Gadhahastham  Noopurairupa Shobhitham | Dhivyamalayambaradharam Dhivyagandhanulepanam ||

Shankhachakradharam Kamyam  Thrinethram  Kriththivasam | Andastham Chanda Bahyastham  Bahyamabhyantharam Param ||

Sarvashakthimayam Shubhram  Sarvakaram Sanathanam | Bhramendhra Upendhra Yogeendhrair Vandhyamanapadhambhujam ||

Sarvatha:  Panipadhantham Sarvathoakshishiromukham | Sarvamavrithya Thishtantham  Dhadharsha Parameshvaram ||

Dhrishtva  Thadheedhrisham Roopam  Devya  Maheshvaram Param | Bhayena  Cha Samavishta:  Sa Raja Hrishtamanasa: ||

Athmadhyanaya Chathmanam Omkaram Samanusmaran |  Namnam Ashtasahasrena  Thushtava  Parameshvareem ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Sri Bhairava Thandavasthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha/Lord of spirit, he is chanda/passionate, and zealous, he is Prathichanda/Bhairava who symbolize fierceness, and wrath, he is the destroyer of wicked enemies, he is the provider of happiness and welfare, he has personified as Bhairava to  ensures prevalence of peace and happiness  on the Earth, he blissfully performs dance, he produces deafening noises of Damaru, and Shankha, he is adorned in garlands, he has pleasing smile, he is the protector of world and bestows boons on  ardent devotees, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha, he is adorned in vermilion, he is extremely skilled in battle fields, he destroys the wicked people, he symbolizes wealth and auspiciousness, he is adorned in bell decorated ornaments that produces tittering noises, he is the purifier of three worlds, he holds skull, he symbolizes piousness, he is extremely compassionate, he is Lord of Lords, he has heavy matted hair locks loosened which is extended all over the directions, he eradicates sins of the worshiper, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha, he eradicates the evil effects of Kali era, he crushed the pride of Kamadeva, he eradicates lust and desires, he is adorned in serpents as ornaments, he has the speed of wind, he eradicates impurities, he is surrounded by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he takes immense pleasure in the consumption of nectar, he is pure, his matted locks are tightly secured is adorned  in white flowers, he blissfully performs cosmic dance, he has clean sheaven head, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha, he is  fortunate child of Goddess Kali who has large and high raised bosom, he is easily attainable, he is wielded in Khadga, he is surrounded by spirits, he has softness and dexterity in speech, he is most promising to his passionate devotees, he symbolizes accomplishment in tasks, he is unblemished, he eradicates miseries and perils of deities, he is the source of happiness and welfare, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha, he has the luster of moon, he resides in the hearts of pious, virtuous and righteous people, he imparts supreme wisdom and knowledge, he is eminent, he is the source of welfare to the Universe, he eradicates miseries and sorrows, he is the purifier of the world, he is the source of nourishment and prosperity, he showers abundance of boons, he is the safest heaven to worshiper who are surrendered at his lotus feet, he produces boisterous voices, he is fierce, he symbolizes contentment, and  satisfaction, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha, he is wielded in various weapons, he merrily explores through the deserted lands and woods, he eradicates impurities, he is the protector of people who are surrendered at his lotus feet, he holds antelope, he represents Yuga/time, he is contented, he is adorned in magnificent anklets, his eyes are adorned in kajol, he is eulogized by virtuous, he eradicates miseries and sorrows, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha, he symbolizes honesty and uprightness, he is the provider of happiness and auspiciousness to the Universe, he symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, he is attired in crimson colored garment which spreads red ray of light, he symbolizes supreme bliss, contentment, and satisfaction, he eradicates sins and impurities, he is the provider of supreme wisdom, he has curved eye brows, he eradicates infectious diseases, he is too compassionate who merrily explores the Universe, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha, he has won over the senses, he crushed the pride of Kamadeva, he is inseparable from beloved consort, he is surrounded by Yogis, he is Yogesha, he is supreme Lord who is highly honorable, he has glorious myths, he is Lord of distressed people, he is extremely valorous, he merrily performs cosmic dance, he is Lord of dance forms,  he is extremely valorous, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Mahesha who has personified as Bhoothesha.



 Om Chandam Prathichandam Karadhrithadhandam Kritharipukhandam Saukhyakaram | Lokam Sukhayantham Vilasithavantham Prakatithadhantham Nrithyakaram | Damaru Dhvani Shankham Tharalavathamsam Madhurahasantham Lokabaram| Bhaja Bhaja Bhoothesham Prakata Mahesham Bhairavavesham Kashtaharam ||


Charchitha Sindhooram  Ranabhoovidhooram Dushtavidhooram Sreenikaram | Kinkiniganaravam  Thribhuvanapavam Kharpparasavam  Punyabharam | Karunamayavesham Sakalasuresham Mukthasukesham Papaharam | Bhaja Bhaja Bhoothesham Prakata Mahesham Bhairavavesham Kashtaharam ||


Kalimalasamharam Madhanaviharam Phanipathiharam Sheekhrakaram | Kalusham Shamayantham  Paribhrithasantham Maththadhrigantham Shuddhatharam | Gathinindhithakesham Narthanadhesham Swacchakasham Sanmundakaram | Bhaja Bhaja Bhoothesham Prakata Mahesham Bhairavavesham Kashtaharam ||

Katinasthanakumbham Sukritham Sulabham Kalidimbam Khadgadharam | Vrithabhootha Pishacham Sputamridhuvacham  Snigdhasukacham Bhakthabharam | Thanubajithashesham  Vimalasudhesham Kashtasuresham Preethinaram | Bhaja Bhaja Bhoothesham Prakata Mahesham Bhairavavesham Kashtaharam ||


Lalithananachandhram Sumanavithanthram Bodhithamadhram Shreshtavaram | Sukhithakhilalokam  Parigathashokam Shuddhavilokam Pushtikaram | Varadhabhayaharam Tharalithatharam  Kshudhravidharam Thushtikaram | Bhaja Bhaja Bhoothesham Prakata Mahesham Bhairavavesham Kashtaharam ||


Sakalayudhabharam Vijanaviharam Sushravisharam  Bhrashtamalam | Sharanagathapalam Mrigamadhabalam  Sajjithakalam Sweshtabalam | Padhanoopurasinjjam  Thrinayanakanjjam Gunijanaranjjana Kushtaharam | Bhaja Bhaja Bhoothesham Prakata Mahesham Bhairavavesham Kashtaharam ||


Mardhayithusaravam  Prakatithabhavam Vishvasubhavam  Gnanapadham | Rakthamshukajosham Parikrithathosham Nashithadhosham Sanmathidham| Kutilabhrukudeekam  Jwaradhananeekam Visaradheekam  Premabharam | Bhaja Bhaja Bhoothesham Prakata Mahesham Bhairavavesham Kashtaharam ||


Parinirjithakamam Vilasithavamam Yogijanabham  Yogesham | Bahumadhyapanatham Geetasugadham Kashtasunatham Veeresham | Kalayanthamashesham Bhrithajanadhesham Nrithyasuresham Veeresham | Bhaja Bhaja Bhoothesham Prakata Mahesham Bhairavavesham Kashtaharam ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Sri Mahakala Bhairavashtakam /Theekshnadhamshtra Kalabhairavashtakam– Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is the guardian of the  sacred  shrine of Kashi, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is Lord of living beings, and Lord of spirits as well,  I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is beyond time, he is adorned in skulls as garlands, he is dearest darling of Goddess Kalika, he has dreadful appearance and he is formidable, I shall reverentially pronounce the sacred syllables of ‘Yam’,he is Yaksharoopa, he represents ten directions,  he quivers the earth with his immense vigor, I shall pronounce the sacred syllable ‘Sam’, he is Samharamoorthi who undertakes the function of destruction of Universe and its living beings at the end of Yuga, he has reddish brown matted hair locks, he is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, I shall pronounce the sacred syllable ‘Dham’, he has long stature, he has unique and frightening appearance and nails, spiky hairs and dreadful appearance, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables of ‘Pam’, he is the destroyer of sins of the worshiper who are surrendered at his lotus feet, I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is the guardian of the sacred shrine Kashi, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Ram’ he has the complexion of blood red, his waist is decorated with bells, he has fierce protruding teeth, he has dreadful appearance, I shall pronounce the sacred syllable ‘Gham’ he produces boisterous voices, I shall pronounce the sacred syllable’Gha’, he produces alarming noises, I shall pronounces the sacred syllables ‘Kam’, he holds Kalapasha, he is firm, he burnt Kamadeva, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Tham’ , he has divine limbs, I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is the guardian of the sacred shrine Kashi. I shall pronounce the sacred syllables  ‘Lam’ and ‘La’, he has pleasing disposition, he has long insatiable tongue and alarming appearance,  I shall pronounce the sacred syllable ‘Dhoom’, he has the luster of smoke, he has clear and unusually handsome appearance, he has great radiance of Bhaskara, he has colossal form, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables of ‘Rum’ he is adorned in garland of corpse with no heads, he is impenetrable, he has crimson colored eyes and has frightful appearance, I shall pronounce the sacred syllable ‘Nam’, he is attired in directions as garments, I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is the guardian of the sacred shrine of Kashi, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava and pronounce the sacred syllables of ‘Vam’, he has the speed of wind, he is too merciful and compassionate to people who are surrendered to him, he is absolute Bhramam, he destroys curse and evil spells,  I shall pronounce the sacred syllables of ‘Kham’, he is wielded in Khadga, he causes deluge at the end of Yuga, he represents Bhaskara and he has colossal form, I shall pronounce  sacred syllables of ‘Cham’, he is wielded in Mount Meru as bow, and  Earth as grand chariot, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Mam’, he causes illusion, I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is the guardian of sacred shrine Kashi. I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Sham’, he is wielded in Shankha, he has the luster of moon, he is the source of liberation from repeated births, he has great effulgence, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Mam’, he causes deluge at the end of Yuga, he is beyond illustrious clan and sacred chants, he is highly confidential, he is eternal, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Yam’, he is Bhoothanatha, he is supreme bliss, he performs various amusements, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Am’, he represents sky, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is the guardian of sacred shrine of Kashi, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Sam’ , he represents Siddha and Yoga, he is store house of virtues, he represents fire sacrifices, he is Lord of Lords, he has most desirable appearance too, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables ‘Pam’, his eyes has the resemblance to lotus flower petals, he represents Hari and Hara, he has Surya, Chandhra, and Agni as eyes, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables of ‘Aim’, he represents Lord of wealth, he symbolizes auspiciousness, he eradicates extreme fears and anxieties, he is primordial, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables of  ‘Raum’ he has dreadful appearance, I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is the guardian of sacred shrine of Kashi, I shall pronounce  the sacred syllables of ‘Ham’, he rides on the vehicle drawn by swan, he produces loud laughs, sounds and formidable, he is the source of liberation from repeated births, I shall produce the sacred syllables ‘Dham’, he has unique eyes, he has reddish brown matted hair locks and long hands, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables of  ‘Tham’, he produces the sounds of  Dakka, he is smeared in sacred ashes on forehead, he crushed the pride of Kamadeva, I shall pronounce the sacred syllables of ‘Bhrum’, he is Bhoothanatha, I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Bhairava who is the guardian of sacred shrine of Kashi.


Namo Bhoothanatham  Namo Prethanatham | Nama:  Kalakalam Nama: Rudramalam | Nama: Kalika Premalolam Karalam | Namo Bhairavam Kashika Kshethrapalam ||


Yam Yam  Yam Yaksharoopam Dhashadhishividhitham  Bhoomakambayamanam | Sam Sam Samharamoorthim Shiramuktajata Shekharam Chandhrabimbam | Dham Dham Dham  Dheerghakayam Vikrithanakha Mukham  Chordhvaromam Karalam | Pam Pam  Pam Papanasham Pranamatha  Sathatham  Bhairavam Kshethrapalam ||


Ram Ram  Ram Rakthavarnnam  Katikatithathanum Theekshna Dhamshtrakaralam | Gham Gham  Gham Ghosha Ghosham Gha Gha Gha Gha Ghatitham  Gharjjaram  Ghoranadham | Kam Kam Kam  Kalapasham  Dhruk Dhruk  Driditham  Jwalitham  Kamadhaham | Tham Tham  Tham Dhivyadheham Pranamatha Sathatham  Bhairavam Kshethrapalam ||


Lam Lam  Lam Lam  Vadhantham La La La  La Lalitham Dheergha Jihva  Karalam | Dhoom Dhoom  Dhoom Dhoomravarnnam  Sputa  Vikatamukham  Bhaskaram  Bheemaroopam | Rum Rum Rum Rundamalam  Ravithamaniyatham  Thamranethram  Karalam | Nam Nam Nam Nagnabhoosham  Pranamatha Sathatham  Bhairavam Kshethrapalam ||


Vam Vam Vayuvegam  Nathajana Sadhayam Bhramasaram Parantham | Gham Gham  Khadgahastham Thribhuvana Vilayam Bhaskaram Bheemaroopam | Cham Cham  Chalithva Achala Chala Chalitha Chalitham  Bhoomichakram | Mam Mam  Mayiroopam  Pranamatha  Sathatham  Bhairavam Kshethrapalam ||


Sham sham Sham Shankhahastham  Shashikaradhavalam Moksha Sampoornna Thejam | Mam Mam Mam Mam Mahantham  Kulamakulakulam Manthraguptham  Sunithyam | Yam Yam Yam  Bhoothanatham Kilikilikilitham  Balakeli Pradhahanam | Am Am Am Anthareeksham Pranamatha Sathatham  Bhairavam Kshethrapalam ||


Kham Kham  Kham Khadgabhedham Visham Amrithamayam Kalakalam  Karalam | Ksham Ksham  Ksham  Kshipravegam Dhahadhahadhaham  Thaptha  Sandheepyamanam | Haum Haum  Haumkaranadham  Prakatitha Gahanam  Garjithair  Bhoomikambam | Bam Bam Bam  Balaleelam Pranamatha Sathatham  Bhairvam Kshethrapalam ||


Sam Sam Sam Siddhiyogam  Sakalagunamakham  Devadevam Prasannam | Pam Pam Pam Padmanabham  Hariharamayanam  Chandhrasooryangi Nethram | Aim Aim Aim Aishvaryanatham  Sathathabhayaharam  Poorvadhevaswaroopam | Raum Raum Raum Raudraroopam Pranamatha Sathatham  Bhairavam Kshethrapalam ||


Ham Ham Ham  Hamsayanam Hasitha Kalahakam  Mukthayoga Attahasam | Dham Dham  Dham Nethraroopam Shiramukuta Jatabandha Bandhagrahastham | Tham Tham  Dakkanadham  Thridhasha Latalatam Kamagarvapaharam | Bhrum Bhrum Bhrum Bhoothanatham Pranamatha Sathatham  Bhairavam Kshethrapalam ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Mahakalabhairava Sthothram by Goddess Sri Bhairavi – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Goddess Sri Bhairavi speaks “ I shall reverentially prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who has great stature, he represents Mahakala/deluge at the end of Yuga, he is  Lord of the Universe and its living beings, Oh! Mahakala who is beyond time, he is supreme Yogi, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Mahakala, Oh! Mahakala who is the cause for the deluge at the end of Yuga, Oh! Mahadeva who is mighty Lord, Oh! Mahakala who absorbs the whole Universe and its living beings at the end of Kalpa , Oh! Mahaprabho who is magnanimous, Oh! Mahakala who has dreadful appearance at the end of Yuga, Oh! Maharudhra who is alarming, Oh! Mahakala, I shall repeatedly prostrate before you, Oh! Mahakala who symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, Oh! Mahakala who removes lethargy, laziness, and dullness, Oh! Mahakala, I shall repeatedly prostrate before you, I shall prostrate before Bhava who represents prosperity, I shall prostrate before  Sharva who symbolizes auspiciousness, I shall prostrate before Rudra who has dreadful appearance, I shall prostrate before Pashoonampathi who is Lord of living beings, I shall prostrate before Ugra who is formidable and has fierce appearance, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Mahadeva who is mighty Lord, I shall prostrate before Bheema who has terrible, formidable, tremendous, and  frightenting appearance, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Eshana which represents one of the five faces of Rudra, known as commanding, promising, and auspicious, I shall prostrate before Eshana who is highly propitious, and Thathpurusha/one of the five faces of supreme spirit,  I shall prostrate before Sadhyojatha/one of the five faces which is pure/white, bright,  I shall prostrate before Kalagnirudra who holds colossal form and has fierce appearances, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who is the source of creation, preservation and destruction, he is the cause for all the great causes, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who represents vital air and fire, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who represents Soma/moon and Surya/Sun, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who represents fire sacrifices and sky, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who is all pervading, he has embodied as Universe, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Mahakala  who represents Bhrama, Vishnu, and Rudra, I shall repeatedly  prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who represents living and non-living things, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who resides as soul in living beings, he is imperishable, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who produces the sound of ‘Humkara’ he is unblemished, he is Mahakala who is eternal, he has neither beginning nor end, he is beyond Thrigunas, Oh! Meghavarnna who has the complexion of dark clouds, kindly protect us always, Oh! Maheshana /mighty Lord, who represents all directions I shall prostrate before you, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Mahakala who represents the sacred syllables of ‘Om Hreem’ Swaha and  Vedic chants, he is a great illusionist, he is supreme bliss, I shall reverentially prostrate before Lord Mahakala who is supreme preceptor.”

In this way, Goddess Bhairavi eulogized the splendor of Lord Mahakala, whoever reads or worships Lord Mahakala with these glorious verses would attain happiness and welfare.

Sri Bhairavi Uvacha -
Om Mahakala Mahakaya  Mahakala Jagathpathe | Mahakala  Mahayogin Mahakala Namosthuthe ||

Mahakala Mahadeva  Mahakala Mahaprabho | Mahakala  Maharudra  Mahakalanamosthuthe ||

Mahakala Mahajjyana  Mahakala  Thamopaha: | Mahakala Mahakala  Mahakala Namosthuthe ||

Bhavaya Cha Namasthubhyam Sharvaya Cha Namo Nama: | Rudraya Cha Namasthubhyam Pashoonampathaye Nama: ||

Ugraya Cha Namasthubhayam Mahadevaya Vai Nama: | Bheemaya Cha  Namasthubhyam Eshanaya Namo Nama: ||

Eshanaya Namasthubhyam Thathpurushaya Vai Nama: | Sadhyojayatha Namasthubhyam Shuklavarnna  Namo Nama: |Adha: Kalagnirudraya Rudroopaya Vai  Nama: ||

Sthithi Uthpaththi Nilayanam Cha Hethuroopaya Vai  Nama: | Parameshvararoopasthvam Neela Yevam Namosthuthe ||

Pavanaya  Namasthubhyam Huthashana Namosthuthe | Somaroopa Namasthubhyam  Sooryaroopa Namosthuthe ||

Yajamana Namasthubhyam Akashaya Namo Nama: | Sarvaroopa Namasthubhyam Vishvaroopanamsothuthe ||

Bhramaroopa Namasthubhyam Vishnuroopanamosthuthe | Rudraroopa Namasthubhyam Mahakalanamosthuthe ||

Sthavaraya Namasthubhyam Jangamaya Namo Nama: | Nama: Sthavarajangamabhyam Shashvathaya  Namo Nama; ||

Hum Humkara Namasthubhyam Nishkalaya Namo Nama; | Anadhyantha  Mahakala  Nirgunaya Namo Nama: ||

Praseedha Mey  Namo Nithyam Meghavarnna  Namosthuthe |Praseedha Mey  Maheshana  Dhigvasaya  Namo Nama: ||

Om Hreem  Mayaswaroopaya  Sacchidhanandhathejase | Swaha  Sampoornna Manthraya  So Aham Hamsaya  They Nama: ||

|| Phalashruthi: ||

Ithyevam Devadevasya  Mahakalsya Bhairavi | Keerthitham  Poojanam  Samyak Sadhakanam  Sukhavaham ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

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



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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



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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 ||