Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Monday, 22 October 2018

Sri Rama Bhujangaprayatha Sthothram – Sri Adishankaracharya – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||









I shall take refugee at the lotus feet of Lord Rama  who is pure, he is beyond human intellect, he is supreme bliss, he is store house virtues, he is the essence of Universe and its living beings, and he does not require any support system, he is most celebrated deity, he is all pervading,  he has great effulgence, he is highly confidential resides as soul in living beings, he symbolizes virtues, welfare, good fortune, wealth and richness, he resides in supreme abode, I shall prostrate before Maheesha who is Lord of Earth, he symbolizes auspiciousness, he is eternal, he has no duality, he is Vibhu who is omnipresent, he guides us to cross the worldly existence, he is supreme bliss, he has no specific form, he is most admirable, he is Mahesha who is Lord of Earth, he is Kalesha who is master of all the art forms, he is Suresha who is Lord of Lords, he is Paresha who is beyond human intellect, he is Naresha who is Lord of  human beings, he is indifferent, I shall takes refugee at the lotus feet of Lord of Earth, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Rama, whose sacred names are whispered to the ears of mortal while leaving the Earth by Lord Shiva in the sacred land of Kashi, he is Universal spirit who symbolizes Parambhramam, I shall repeatedly mediate upon supreme Lord Ramachandhra who is seated on the gem decorated throne, positioned under the divine Kalpavriksha, he has the radiance of thousands and millions of Adithya, he is always accomapanied by Goddess Janaki and Lakshmana, his lotus feet are adorned in gem decorated marvelous anklets which makes jingling noises, he is attired in yellow silk garment and exquisite girdle on the waist, he is adorned in precious Kausthubha and various precious ornaments decorated with gems, he is adorned in fresh alluring flower garlands which is packed with honey bees, he has beautiful smile on red lips which has the shining of moon, his brilliance excels the radiance of sun and his luster excels the sparkling of moon, whose  lotus feet has the radiance of millions of gems are worshiped by Lord Bhrama, and Rudra, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who imparts the knowledge of Bhramam with the Chinmudra posture to Anjaneya and passionate devotees who are standing before him with folded hands, I shall always meditate upon Lord Ramachandhra.  When Lord Yama approaches with his dreadful emissaries at the time of death bed, I would love to witness your marvelous form decked in powerful bow and arrow which is capable to destroy all the evils, Oh! Prabho, Oh! Ramachandhra, kindly protect us, kindly reside in our hearts, Oh! Ramachandhra who is dearest brother of Lakshmana and Bharatha, was relentlessly served by them. Oh! Rama, who is Lord of monkey warrior/Anjaneya,  Kings, and worshiped by all, kindly  protect us, Oh! Prabho, I shall repeatedly prostate before you, Oh! Rama, kindly blesses with supreme intellect.   He is supreme Lord who symbolizes Universal spirit, living and non-living things, and five essential elements,  I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Rama who is  supreme bliss, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Rama who is Lord of Lords, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who is soul of Goddess Janaki, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Rama whose eyes has the resemblance to lotus flower petals. I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who is extremely compassionate to his worshiper, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who symbolizes piousness and attainable through numerous pious deeds,  I shall prostrate before supreme Lord who is eulogized by Veda and Vedantha, he represents Purusha, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who is charismatic, he is dearest darling of Goddess Indhira, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who undertakes essential function of the Universe, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who destroys the Universe and its living beings at the end of Yuga, I shall prostrate before Lord Rama who absorbs the Universe and its living beings at the end of Yuga, I shall prostrate before Lord Rama who is the source of Universe and its living beings, I shall prostrate before Lord Rama who is watchful always, I shall prostrate before Lord Rama who is unconquerable, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who is father of the Universe and I shall prostrate before Lord Rama who is the mother of Universe and its living beings.  I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Rama who is the source of welfare, happiness, richness, and wealth, he is omniscient, clever, and skillful, Oh! Rama, I shall always venerate your lotus feet in my heart, you are the source supreme intellect and liberation from repeated births, Oh! Rama, even the stone/Ahalya, attained soul at the touch of dust from your lotus feet; hence worship of your lotus feet by human would bring supreme conscious and what not? Oh! Ramachandra, you are pure, I shall always remember your glorious myths which is awe-inspiring, Oh! Bhava who eradicates miseries and sorrows of worldly existence, he is the protector of the worshiper; therefore he is perceivable for the passionate worshiper while leaving the material world. He symbolizes piousness, he is most admirable,  I shall take refugee at his lotus feet, he symbolizes Choodamani/precious gem decorated on the head, adorned by human, Veda and deities, he has no dual forms, he is supreme bliss, he is supreme Lord Rama who beyond intellect or words, he is Parandhama who resides in the supreme abode, Oh! Prabho, Oh! Ramachandhra, who is extremely valorous and unconquerable, he is the destroyer of enemies, he is mighty Lord, he has glorious myths of broken down the powerful bow of Lord Shiva during childhood, Oh! Rama, who destroyed Ravana/Dhashagreeva who have ten faces, along with sons and relatives, he protected his people from the fortress located apart  from the vast ocean, none of the human, or deity, or Asura could perform such a valorous task other than you in the three worlds, I shall always recite nectar like sacred names of Rama which is the source of bliss, I shall always prostrate before Rama who has beautiful smile on face and attractive line of teeth, he is always meditate upon by Lord Anjaneya, I shall always recite the nectar like sacred names of  Rama which is the source of eternal bliss, I shall always drink the nectar like sacred names of Rama, hence I will not have fear of Lord of death, a deity without the consort Devi Seetha, or without the powerful Kodhanda, or without selfless servant like  Saumithri/son of Devi Sumithra, a deity without valor or braveness, deity who is not  Lord of death to Lanka and Lankesha, deity without a sincere companion like Sugreevah, a deity without the name Rama, would not be considered as deity.  A deity who is not seated on Veerasana posture, or with the Chinmudhra, or who does not impart the supreme wisdom to Anjjaneya and other devotees,  or who is not seated under the shade of Mandhara tree, or who is not adorned in the garland of  flowers of Mandhara or who does not have the name Rama is not considered as deity.  A deity who did not crush the pride of ocean with his valor, or who is not admired for his heroic deeds, or who did not preceded journey through the dense wood for his relatives, or who did not have pleasant smile, or who did not explore through the dense wood of Dandaka, who did not impart supreme wisdom or knowledge of Bhramam in order to liberate the souls from repeated birth, and who do not have the sacred name Rama, is not considered as deity. Oh! Hare, Oh! Rama, Oh! Seethapathe who is the beloved consort of Seetha, Oh! Ravanari who  is the slayer of Ravana, Oh! Kharare, who is the slayer of demon Khara, Oh!  Murare who is the slayer of demon Mura, Oh ! Surare who is the destroyer of enemies of deities, he is beyond human intellect, whoever recite his sacred names with intense devotion and faith, would attain  auspicious grace of Lord Rama who is extremely compassionate to his worshiper. I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who is worshiped by Saumithri/son of Devi Sumithra/ Lakshman, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who is eulogized by the son of Devi Kaikeyi/Bharatha, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who is worshiped by the commander of Monkey warriors/Lord Anjjaneya, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Sri Ramachandra. Oh! Prabho, Oh! Ramachandra who is extremely valorous, kindly protect us, Oh! Prachandarikala who is extremely valorous and death to enmies, kindly protect us, Oh! Compassionate one, kindly protects us, Oh! Ramachandra, kindly protect us.


The above are the glorious verses of Sri Rama Bhujangaprayatha, which is the essence of Veda, whoever reads or listens to it would attain perpetual blessings of Lord Sri Ramachandhra.



Vishudhdham Param Sacchidhanandharoopam | Gunadharamadharaheenam Varenyam | Mahantham Vibhantham Guhantham  Gunantham | Sukhantham Swayam Dhama  Ramam Prapadhye ||

Shivam Nithyamekam Vibhum Tharakakhyam Sukhakaramakarashoonyam Sumanyam | Mahesham Kalesham  Suresham Paresham  Naresham  Nireesham  Maheesham Prapadhye ||

Yadhavarnnayathkarnnamoole Anthakale  Shivo Ram Ramethi Ramethi Kashyam | Thadhekam  Param  TharakaBhramaroopam Bhajeham Bhajeham Bhajeham Bhajeham ||

Maharathnapeede  Shubhe Kalpamoole  Sukhaseenam Adithyakodiprakasham | Sadha Janakilakshmanopethamekam  Sadha Ramachandhram  Bhajeham Bhajeham ||

Kvanth RathnaManjeera  Padharavindham | Lasan Mekhala Charu  Peethambaradyam | Maharathna Harollasath Kausthubhangam | Nadha Chanchari Manjjari Lolamalam ||

Lasath Chandhrikasmera Shonadharabham | Samudhyath Pathangendhu Kotiprakasham | Namath Bhramarudradhi Kotirarathna Spurathkanthi Neerajanaradhithanghrim ||

Pura: Pranjjalinanjaneyadhi Bhakthan | Swachinmudhraya Bhadhraya  Bodhayantham | Bhajeaham Bhajeaham Sadha Ramachandhram | Thvadhanyam Na Manye  Na Manye  Na Manye ||

Yadha Math Sameepam Krithantha: Samethya  Prachanda  Prathapair  Bhatair Bheeshayenmam | Thadha Vishkaroshi Thvadheeya  Swaroopam Thadhapath Pranasham Sa Kodhandabanam ||

Nije Manase  Mandhire  Sannidhehi | Praseedha Praseedha Prabho Ramachandhra | Sasaumithrina  Kaikeyinandhanena | Swashakthyanubhakthya  Cha Samsevyamana ||

Swabhakthagraganyai: Kapeeshair  Maheeshairaneekairanaikaishcha  Rama Praseedha | Namasthe  Namastheatheesha  Rama Praseedha  Prashadhi Prashadhi Prakasham  Prabho Mam ||

Thvamevasi  Dhaivam  Param Mey Yadhekam  Suchaithanyamethaththvadhanyam Na Manye | Yathoabhoodhameyam Viyadhvayuthejo Jalor  Vyadhikaryam Charam Chacharam Cha ||

Nama:  Sacchidhanandharoopaya  Thasmai  Namo Devadevaya  Ramaya Thubhyam | Namo  Janaki Jeevitheshaya Thubhyam | Nama: Pundareekayathakshaya Thubhyam ||

Namo Bhakthiyukthanurakthaya  Thubhyam | Nama: Punya  Punjjaikalabhyaya  Thubhyam | Namo Vedhavedhyaya  Chadhyaya  Pumse | Nama: Sundarayendhiravallabhaya ||

Namo Vishvakarthre  Namo Vishvaharthre | Namo Vishvabhothre  Namo Vishvamathre | Namo Vishvanethre  Namo Vishvajethre  Namo Vishvapithre  Namo Vishvamathre ||

Namasthe Namasthe  Samasthaprapancha  Prabhoga Prayoga  Pramana Praveena | Madheeyam Manasthath Padhadhvandhasevyam | Vidhathum Pravriththam  Su Chaithanya  Sidhdhyai ||

Shilapi Thvadhanghri Kshamasangirenu Prasadhadhdhi Chaithanyamadhaththa Rama | Narasthvath Padhadhvandhaseva Vidhanathsu Chaithanyamethethi Kim Chithramadhya ||

Pavithram Charithram  Vichithram  Thvadheeyam | Nara Ye  Smaranthyanvaham  Ramachandhra | Bhavantham  BhavAntham  Bharantham Bhajantho | Labanthe Krithantham Na Pashyanthyathoanthe ||

Sa Punya: Sa Ganya : Sharanyo Mamayam | Naro Veda Yo Devachoodamanim Thvam | Sadhakaramekam  Chidhanandharoopam | Manovaga Gamyam  Paranthama Rama ||

Prachanda Prathapa  Prabhavabhibhootha  Prabhoothariveera  Prabho Ramachandhra | Balam The Katham Varnnyatheatheeva Balye | Yathoakhandi Chadeesha  Kodhandadanda: ||

Dhashagreevamugram Saputhram  Samithram | Saridhurgamadhyastha Rakshoganesham | Bhavantham Vina  Rama Veero Naro Va Asuro Va Amaro Va Jayethkasthrilokyam ||

Sadha Rama Ramethi Ramamritham They |  Sadha Ramamanandha Nishyandhakandham | Pibantham Namantham Sudhantham Hasantham | Hanoomantham  Antharbhaje  Tham Nithantham ||

Sadha Ramaramethi Ramamritham  They | Sadharamamanandha  Nishyandhakandham | Pibannvaham  Nanvaham  Naiva  Mrithyorbibemi  Prasadhadhasaththavaiva ||

Aseetha Samaethair Kodhandabhooshaira Saumithri Vandhyair  Chanda Prathapai: | Alankeshakalair  Sugreeva Mithrair Ramabhidheyairalam Devathairna: ||

Aviraseenasthaira Chinmudhrikadyair Bhakthanjjaneyadhi Thaththvaprakashai: | AmandharaMoolair Mandharamalair Ramabhidheyairalam Devathairna ||

Asindhu Prakopair Vandhyaprathapair Bandhuprayanair Mandhasmithadyai: | Adhanda Pravasairakhanda Prabodhair Ramabhidheyairalam Devathairna ||

Hare Rama  Seethapathe Ravanare | Kharare  Murare Asurare Parethi | Lapantham Nayantham  Sadhakalameva  Samalokayalokaya Sheshabandho ||

Namasthe Sumithrasu Puthrabhivandhya | Namasthe Sadha  Kaikeyinandhanadyai | Namasthe  Sadha  Vanaradheeshavandhya | Namasthe Namasthe Sadha  Ramachandhra ||

Praseedha Praseedha  Prachanda Prathapa | Praseedha Praseedha  Prachandarikala | Praseedha Praseedha Prapannanukampin | Praseedha Praseedha Prabho Ramachandhra ||

Bhujangaprayatham Param  Vedasaram | Mudha Ramachandhrasya  Bhakthya  Cha Nithyam | Padan Santhatham  Chinthayan Swantharange | Sa Yeva  Swayam Ramachandhra: Sa Dhanya: ||

|| Ithi Sri Shankaracharya Virachitham Sri Rama Bhujangaprayatha Sthothram Samaptham ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Sri Lalitha Lakaradhi Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Lalitha Thripurasundari who has personified as Lakshmi with flickering eyes, she symbolize good fortune,  and auspiciousness, she is worshisped by Lakshmana, she has divine limbs, she is the protector of souls, she has personified as Lakini, she is beloved of Lakshmana, she is most desirable, she symbolizes the sacred syllables of ‘Lakara’  and ‘Lomasha’/kind of meter, she has insatiable tongue, she is timid, she is the supreme object of the Mumukshus who yearns for liberation from repeated births, she is perceivable, she is adorned in red lack on finger and toe nails, she is worshiped by all, she symbolizes Lakarakshara, she is lustful, fragile, transient, flickering etc.. she symbolizes amusement, pastime, grace, sport etc.. she is most beautiful woman, she has the luster of water lily, her loveliness resembles to stream of nectar and stream of nectar lake, she symbolizes timidness,  and shyness, she is bashful, she is modest, she is chaste wife of Thripurari, she performs various pastimes, she is graceful, she symbolizes kind of meter, she is beautifully adorned  in saffron and turmeric, her finger and toe nails are adorned in red lack, she is the protector of bewildered and distressed, she is most desirable, she is the mother of Universe and its living beings, she is worshiped in the three worlds, she is the creator of Universe and its living beings, she is most desirable, she is adorned in serpent as ornaments, she has reddish eyes, she represents Linga, she is the Goddess of Linga, she eulogizes the splendor of Linga, she is originated form Linga, she is adorned garland of Linga, she is fond of Linga, she embraces Linga, she is Linga, she is supreme bliss who immerses in the recitation and veneration of Linga, she takes immense pleasure in the veneration and offering sacred bath to Linga, she sincerely worships Linga, she represents Linga and she resides in it, she takes immense pleasure in the embrace of Linga, she takes pleasure in the veneration of married women, she provides contentment, pleasure and satisfaction to women who engages in her worship and she protects them, she provides various spiritual fervor to the worshiper, she resides in the house where women engages in the worship of Goddess Lalitha, she resides in divine creeper homes, she is worshiped by women folks and highly honor them, she provides virtuous offspring to them, she represents Madhavi creeper, she resides in the creeper home, she takes immense joy in the embrace of Madhavi creepers, she symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, she is the essence of Universe and its living beings, she represents  custom, conduct, behavior, etc… she has supreme abode in the middle of Madhavi creeper, she get highly pleased with the veneration of Lavangapushpa, she resides in the middle of the creeper of Lavanga, she represents Lavanga creeper, she takes immense pleasure in the fire sacrifices in which Lavanga is used as a part of offerings, she is worshiped with the sacred syllables of Lakarakshara, she symbolizes Lakaravarnna, she is adorned in Lakaravarnna, she has great splendor which has the resemblance to Lakaravarnna, she is the source of Lakarabeeja, she resides in the Lakarakshara, she resides in the abode of Lakarabeeja, she is all pervading in the form of Lakarabeeja, her divine limbs resembls to Lakaravarnna, she destroys evil objectives, she symbolizes supreme object, she keeps moving to and fro from the observation, she is attainable through thousands and millions of  recitation of sacred hymns praising her splendor, she has thousands and millions of manifestations, she represents thousands and millions amusements, art forms, and  objective, she is worshiped by the trinities who are the creator, preserver and destroyer of the Universe and its living beings, she is beyond Universe, she represents Lopamudra, and Lajjabeeja, she symbolizes timidness and she remains void  of the same, she is the source of Karma, she is fond of performance of dance, she causes deluge at the end of Yuga, she represents all the art forms, she has great womb, she is the provider of Siddhis, she is the source of loveliness and wealth, she is braided with Lakaravarnna, she is supreme Goddess Sri Lalithambika who symbolize ‘Sreem’ as Beejamanthra.


Sri Lalitha Lakshmi Loloakshi Lakshmanarchitha | Sri Lakshmanarchitha Pranarakshini Lakini Lakshmanapriya ||

Lola Lakara  Lomasha  Lolajihva  Lajjavathi | Lakshmi Lakshya  Laksharatha  Lakarakshabhooshitha ||

Lolalayathmika  Leela  Leelavathi Langali | Lavanyamrithasara  Lavanyamrithadheeghika ||

Lajja Lajjamathi Lalana Lalanapriya | Lavana Lavali Lasa  Lakshi Lubdha Lalasa ||

Lokamathre  Lokapoojya Lokajanani Lolupa | Lohitha  Lohithakshi Lingakhya  Lingeshi Lingageethyai ||

Lingothbhava Lingamala Lingapriya  Lingabidhayini | Linga  Linganamasadhanandha Lingamrithapreetha ||

Lingarchanapreetha Lingapoojya Lingaroopa Lingastha | Lingalinganathathpara  Lathapoojanaratha  Lathasadhakathushtidha ||

Lathapoojakarakshini Lathasadhanasiddhidha | Lathagrihanivasini Lathapoojya  Latharadhya  Lathadhara Lathamayi ||

Lathasparshanasanthushta Lathalinganaharshatha | Lathavidhya  Lathasara  Lathachara  Lathanidhi ||

Lavangapushpasanthushta  Lavangalathamadhyastha | Lavangalathikaroopa  Lavangahemasanthushta  Lakaraksharapoojitha ||

Lakaravarnnothbhava  Lakaravarnnabhooshitha | Lakaravarnnaruchira  Lakarabeejodhbhava ||

Lakaraksharasthitha Lakarabeejanilaya  Lakarabeejasarvasva | Lakaravarnnasarvangi  Lakshyachethanathathpara ||

Lakshyadhara  Lakshyaghoornna  Lakshajapenasiddhidha | Lakshakotiroopadhara  Lakshaleelakalalakshya  Sri Lokapalenarchitha ||

Laksharagavilopana  Lokatheetha  Lopamudhra Lajjabeejaswaroopini |Lajjaheena Lajjamayi Lokayathravidhayini ||

Lasyapriya Layakari Lokalaya  Lambodhari| Laghimadhisiddhidhathri  Lavanyanidhidhayini  | Lakaravarnnagrathitha Om Sreem Beeja Lalithambika ||




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Bharathagraja Ashtakam – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Rama who is elder brother to Bharatha, Oh! Janakeesha who is the Lord of Goddess Janaki, he is wielded in powerful bow and arrow which is ready to be discharged, Oh! Vishvanatha who is the Lord of Universe, Oh! Raghunayaka who is illustrious born in the clan of Raghu, Oh! Devadeva who is Lord of Lords, Oh! Rajaraja who is King of Kings, Oh! Janapala who is the protector of the subjects of the Kingdom, Oh! Dharmapala who sincerely follows righteousness, Oh! Bharathagraja who is elder brother to Bharatha and extremely compassionate, Oh! Natha, kindly protect us. Oh! Sarvavith who symbolizes all kinds of auspiciousness and richness, and might, Oh! Dhayabdhe, who is ocean of mercy, Oh! Sarvajith who is unconquerable, he crushed the pride of Parashurama and praised by Parashurama, he has lustrous face resembles to full moon, he is pure, his beautiful eyes has the resemblance to lotous flower petals, Oh! Bharathagraja who is elder brother to Bharatha and extremely compassionate, Oh! Natha, kindly protect us. Oh! Ramabadhra, who restrained ocean, he is the slayer of demons Khara,  and Ravana, he is Kalpavriksha/wish fulfilling tree to Vibheeshana, he is served by Pannagendhra/King of serpent, his lotus feet are  sincerely worships by Lord Shiva, Oh! Bharathagraja who is elder brother to Bharatha and extremely compassionate, Oh! Natha, kindly protect us. He is sinless, he is store house of virtues, he has divine limbs, he is the source of essential functions of the Universe, he is omnipresent, he is supreme Lord, he is the protector of three worlds, he is the source of Universe and its living beings, Oh! Bharathagraja who is elder brother to Bharatha and extremely compassionate, Oh! Natha, kindly protect us. He is worshiped by all, he is the safest heaven to worshiper, he sincerely follows vows and disciplines, he is the provider of liberation from worldly existence to Mumukshu who yearn for it, Oh! Raghavendhra who destroys and inflicts pain on the evil minded and wicked people, Oh! Bharathagraja who is elder brother to Bharatha and extremely compassionate, Oh! Natha, kindly protect us. Oh! Bhakthavathsala who is extremely kind to his passionate devotees, he is the provider of welfare and happiness,  he is serene, he is the provider of fruit of all deeds, he is worshiped by all, he showers prosperity to even people who engages in inferior acts, he is eulogized by Veda and Vedantha, Oh! Bharathagraja who is elder brother to Bharatha and extremely compassionate, Oh! Natha, kindly protect us. Oh! Janakiramana who is dearest darling of Goddess Janaki, he resides as soul in living beings, he is surrounded by illustrious Yogis, Rishis, and Sages,  seeking to touch his lotus feet, he is worshiped by Kumbhamuni/vessel born Sage Agasthya, Oh! Paresha who is beyond human intellect, Oh! Bharathagraja who is elder brother to Bharatha and extremely compassionate, Oh! Natha, kindly protect us. He is beloved of Vayuputhra/Anjaneya who is highly praised by Rama, he eradicates miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, he is perceivable through intense devotion and faith, he showers abundance of boon upon them, he is absolute truth, Oh! Ramachandhra, who is worshiped by illustrious Sanakadhimuneendhra, Oh! Bharathagraja who is elder brother to Bharatha and extremely compassionate, Oh! Natha, kindly protect us.  The above are the glorious eight verses praising the splendor of Lord Rama who is elder brother to Bharatha, was composed by sincere servant of Bharatha, whoever reads or listens to it would attain highest of the piousness.



Hey Janakeesha  Varasayaka Chapadharin | Hey Vishvanatha  Raghunayaka  Deva Deva | Hey Rajaraja Janapalaka Dharmapala | Thrayasva Natha Bharathagraja Dheenabandho ||

Hey Sarvavith  Sakalashakthinidhe  Dhayabdhe | Hey Sarvajith  Parashuramanutha Praveera | Hey Poornnachandhra Vimalananam Varijaksha | Thrayasva Natha Bharathagraja Dheenabandho ||

Hey Ramabadhra  Varunalaya  Hey Kharare | Hey Ravananthaka  Vibheeshana Kalpavriksha | Hey Pannagendhra  Shivavandhitha Padhapadma | Thrayasva Natha Bharathagraja Dheenabandho ||

Hey Dhoshashoonya  Sugunarnnava Dhivyadhehin | Hey Sarvakrith Sakalahrithcchidhachith Vishishta | Hey Sarvalokaparipalaka Sarvamoola | Thrayasva Natha Bharathagraja Dheenabandho ||


Hey  Sarvasevya  Sakalashraya  Sheelabandho | Hey Mukthidha  Prapadhanathabhajanaththadha Cha | Hey Papahrith Pathithapavana  Raghavendhra | Thrayasva Natha Bharathagraja Dheenabandho ||

Hey Bhakthavathsala  Sukhapradha  Shanthamoorthe | Hey Sarvakarmaphaladhayaka Sarvapoojya | Hey Nyoona  Karmaparipooraka  Vedhavedhya | Thrayasva Natha Bharathagraja Dheenabandho ||

Hey Janaki Ramana Hey  Sakalantharathman | Hey Yogivrindha Ramana Spadhapadhapanna | Hey Kumbajadhimunipoojitha  Hey Paresha | Thrayasva Natha Bharathagraja Dheenabandho ||

Hey Vayuputhraparithoshitha  Thapaharin | Hey Bhakthilabhya  Varadhayaka Sathyasandha | Hey Ramachandhra  Sanakadhimuneedhravandhya | Thrayasva Natha Bharathagraja Dheenabandho ||


Srimath Bharathadhasena Munirajena Nirmitham | Ashtakam Bhavathamethath Padatham  Shreyase Satham ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Sri Dhanalakshmi Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Lord Shiva speaks “ I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess of wealth who is supreme bliss, I shall narrate the highly propitious hymn praising the splendor of Goddess of Wealth, she symbolizes wealth and prosperity, belief, purity, confidence, respect, desires etc… she is easily perceivable, I shall affirm that she is the source of Yoga, well being, and truth, Bhramin/twice born  and people who reads or listens to it with intense faith would  attain abundance of wealth, and worshiper would be freed from the sufferings of poverty, she has embodied as Earth, she is inseparable part of Bhava, she represents wealth, happiness, good fortune, and auspiciousness, she symbolizes Kalpatharu/wish fulfilling creeper, whoever worships her would attain the grace of Goddess of Wealth who symbolizes Kamadhenu/wish fulfilling divine cow, she symbolizes righteousness, and wealth, she is divine personified, she is extremely compassionate and showers abundance of boons, Oh! Maheshani, I shall repeatedly prostrate before you, she is Dhara who has embodied as Earth, she is beloved of Amaras/deities, she symbolizes piousness, contentment, and satisfaction, she is worshiped by Lord Kubera, Oh! Devi, kindly bless us with abundance of wealth, and righteousness for the performance of fire sacrifices and Dharmic deeds, she is loveliest, most desirable, and has pleasant disposition, she is beloved of Rudra, she has personified as RamA, she is beloved of Devi Rathi, Oh! Devi, who resides in the hearts of intellectuals and scholarly, I shall repeatedly prostrate before you, kindly protect us, she has reddish colored lotus feet, she is the source of Siddhi and she fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, she is attired in pure majestic silk garment, she is divine personified, adorned in various precious ornaments and flower garlands, she is store house of virtues, she is flawless with divine limbs, her beautiful face has the luster autumn moon, she is Neela, she has striking eyes resembles to blue lily, she has attractive long and curly hair locks resembles to pack of honey bees that are adorned in various ornaments, she is Bhagavathi who is highly enthusiastic, she is the mother of Universe and its living beings, she has melodious voice resembles to Cuckoo, she is eulogized by wise, intellectuals, poets etc.. she steals the intellect of the passionate devotees, her lovely appearance, youthfulness, compassion and  virtues as highly eulogized by illustrious Rishis and Sages, her stunning hands are adorned in exaquisite bangles which makes rattling noises, she holds most eye-catching lotus flower, she imparts  knowledge of greatest philosophies and righteousness, Oh! Devi who is Goddess of wealth, kindly blesses us with immense wealth for performing Dharmic rites, Oh! Jagadhambike,  you are the mother, kindly bless us , Oh! Karunasagare who is ocean of mercy, I shall reverentially prostrate before you, kindly protect us and shower abundance of auspiciousness, Oh! Vasudhe who symbolizes wealth and prosperity, she is the essence of richness, happiness, wealth and well being, she is worshiped by Vasu, Vasava, and Lord Kubera, Oh! Varadhe, kindly shower your eternal grace, she is absolute Bhramam who is worshiped by twice born, she has personified as Parvathi/Shankari who is inseparable female aspect of  Lord Shiva.  These are highly propitious hymns praising the splendor of Goddess of wealth, which is capable to eradicate sufferings of poverty, and illnesses, it provides abundance of wealth, Oh! Sreekari, Oh! Shankari, Oh! Sreedhe, kindly protect your passionate worshiper.”  These are glorious hymns composed by Lord Shiva for the deities and passionate devotees, whoever reads or listens to it for thousands or millions of time with utmost faith and devotion would be blessed with richness, abundance of wealth and grains equivalent to Lord Kubera who is the treasurer of wealth.


Sri Shiva Uvacha –

 Pranamya Paramanandham Vakshye Aham Sthothram Uththamam | Dhanadham  Shradhdhadhanam  Sadhya: Sulabhakarakam | Yoga Kshemakaram Sathyam Sathyameva  Vacho Mama ||

Padantha; Padanyathoapi Bhramanairasthikoththamai :| Dhanalabho Bhavethashu Nashamethi Dharidhradha ||

Bhoo Bhavamshabhavam Bhoothyai Bhakthikalpalatham  Shubham | Prarththayeththam Yadhakamam Kamadhenuswaroopinim ||

Dharmadhe  Dhanadhe  Devi Dhanasheele  Dhayakare | Thvam Praseedha  Maheshani Yadharththam  Prarththayamyaham ||

Dharamarapriye Punye Dhanye  Dhanadhapoojithe |Sudhanam Dharmikam Dhehi Yajamanaya Saththvaram ||

Ramye Rudrapriye  Roope  Ramaroope  Rathipriye | Shikhisakha Manomoorthe  Praseedha Pranathemayi ||

Araktha Charanambhoje Siddhi Sarvarththasadhike | Dhivyambaradhare  Dhivye  Dhivyamalyopashobhithe ||

Samastha Gunasampanne  Sarvalakshanalakshithe | Sharathchandhramukhe Neele Neela Neerajanalochane ||

Chanchareekachamucharu  Sreehara  Kutilalake | Maththe Bhagavathi Matha: Kalakandaravamrithe ||

Hamsavalokanair Dhivyair  Bhakthachinthapaharike | Roopalavanya  Tharunya Karunya  Gunabhajane ||

Kvanathkinkini Manjeere  Lasath Leelakarambhuje | Rudhraprakashithe  Thaththve  Dharmadhare  Dharalaye ||

Prayaccha  Yajamanaya  Dhanam Dharmaikasadhanam | Mathasthvam Meyavilambena  Dhishasva  Jagadhambike ||

Kripaya Karunasagare  Prarththitham  Kurumey Shube | Vasudhe Vasudharoope  Vasu Vasava Vandhithe ||

Dhanadhe Yajamanaya  Varadhe  Varadhabhava | Bhramanair  Bharamane  Poojye  Parvathi Shivashankari ||

Sthothram Dharidhratha  Vyadhishamanam Su Dhanapradham | Sreekare  Shankare  Sreedhe  Praseedha Mayi Kinkare ||

Parvatheeshaprasadhena  Suresha Kinkarethitham | Shradhdhaya  Ye Padishyanthi Padayishyanthi Bhakthitha: ||

Sahasramayutham Laksham Dhanalabho Bhaveth Dhruvam | Dhanadhaya  Namasthubhyam Nidhipadmadhipaya  Cha |Bhavanthu Thvathprasadhanme Dhana Dhanyadhisampadha: ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Sri Lakshmi Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Sri Naradheeya Upapuranam – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Sri Lakshmi who symbolizes absolute Bhramam, she imparts the bliss of knowledge of Bhramam, she is Bhramani, she represents Bhramam, she symbolizes wisdom, intelligence, delight, devotion, benevolence, and wealth, she has loveliest appearance and pleasant disposition, she has embodied as divine cow, she is promising, self-restrained,  and ascetic, she resides as soul in living beings, she is the source of happiness derived from senses, she represents supreme intellect, disciplines,  and morals, she is primeval deity, she is contented, she has the luster of lotus flower, she is supreme bliss, she eradicates lethargy , laziness, indecency,wickedness, absurdity, objectionable and disgusting  deeds, she resides in the heart of virtuous and passionate worshiper who yearn for liberation from worldly existence, she has supreme effulgence, she is adorned in various precious ornaments and garlands, she eradicates damage, failures, ill fortune etc.. she has numerous marvelous forms and remains formless too, she is supreme Goddess who has no birth, she eradicates repeated births, she is wrathful, she symbolizes desire, ocean, hunger, thirst, sun etc.. she is worshiped by illustrious Rishi and Sages, she is beloved of  slayer of Madhukaitabha, she symbolizes good fortune and fame, she is the source of fame, she oppresses deceitfulness and wickedness, she is Kaumudhi who is lotus born, she is serene, she has personified as Devi Seetha who  is beloved of Rama/son of Devi Kausalya, she has deep navel resembles to pool, she is the source of growth and development, she is void of changes, she remains in the close proximity as well as remote, she resides in the hearts of passionate devotees, she resides in the intellect of the illustrious Rishis and Sages, she is perceivable through silence, she is worshiped by Mandhatha, she provides stability of intellect, she is the source of action, she has personified on Earth, she is impartial, she is all pervading, she symbolizes wealth, fortune, prosperity well being, might, Earth etc.. she has embodied as divine cow Surabi, she is the source of wealth and spiritual fervor of Suras, she is the source of abundance of happiness, pleasures and wealth, she symbolizes charity in abundance, she has numerous forms, she is extremely kind, she has supreme luster, she is void of pain,  and afflictions, she keeps away happiness, wealth and bliss from the wicked, she showers abundance of bliss and wealth on the virtuous, she has personified as Goddess Sheethala who appears with winnowing fan and eradicates critical illnesses like small pox, she is sinless, she resides in the pure and clean sanctum, she is void of passion and desire, she symbolizes desires, she allocates her consort with Neela, she is the provider of wealth, she has large and high bosom, she represents sacred grass, she is  beautifully adorned in vermilion on the high and large bosom, she symbolizes Shasthra, she is the mother of greatest philosophies, she is perceivable through the knowledge in Shasthra, her limbs represents greatest philosophies, she is absolute truth, she is truth personified, she is fond of worshiper who sincerely follows truth, she resides in the ponds where abundance of lotus flowers, she is beloved of  Chandhra, she is lustrous and blissful, she is the sister of Lord Chandhra, she symbolizes nobility, she is beloved of all, she is eulogized by sacred chants, she represents Chautha shoot, she resides in the highest mountain peaks, she has embodied as sacred rivers, she has the resemblance to twilight, she has the radiance of sun, she symbolizes auspiciousness, she is beyond auspiciousness, she is supreme Goddess of auspiciousness sought after by all, above are the hundred and eight sacred names of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi who is most pleasing and has great splendor.


|| Phalashruthi: ||



Lord Naradha speaks “ The above are the glorious verses praising the splendor of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, Oh! Maharaja, it is capable to provide Bhukthi and Mukthi as well, she is inseparable female aspect of Lord Vishnu and she had taken incarnations along with her consort in the past and will be in the future as well, she is Lakshmi who is chaste wife of Lord Vishnu, she always sincerely follows her consort, she is the essence of virtues and righteous deeds, she is the essence of Universe and its living beings, above are the sacred verses were described to me by Lord Bhrama, she is Haripriya who is beloved of Hari, she will get highly pleased by the recitation of her sacred thousands of names uttered in low tone or  whisper, whoever recites or listen to it would  get all that desired, righteous people who yearn for Moksha would attain liberation from repeated births, people who yearn for wealth would attain the same, people who yearn to get their desires  fulfilled would achieve the same, people who seek for pleasure would achieve that too, Goddess Lakshmi is most promising, whoever venerates her with intense devotion and faith would attain all the happiness, these are highly confidential hymns, it should not be passed on to the ignorant, unwise, wicked, or people who have no faith or devotion, or people who sell the knowledge of Veda and Shasthra for selfish motive or earning money, that would result in ending  sufferings of poverty, whoever reads or listens to the thousands of sacred names of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi with intense faith and devotion would get relieved from sufferings of poverty in millions of birth, whoever reads or listens to it for three weeks would get relieved from all the sins, whoever reads or listens to it for panchachathvarimshath/540  during the auspicious days of Paurnamasya, Amavasya, Sankranthi, and Fridays, after ritual bath and observing daily rituals according to the prescribed rite, decorate the  vessel of golden or silver or bronze or brass with vermilion, and worship of it with the lotus flower of eight  petals or Karnnika flower, and venerates Vani and Bhrami as well, would bring the eternal presence of Lakshmi, whoever reads or listens to it would remain highly influential, worshiper would attain kingdom, virtuous offspring and grand children, and win over enemies,  Oh! Nripathishreshta, illustrious Rishis and Sage  worships Goddess Kamala  with vermilion and fresh flowers of rich fragrance, Mallika, Jathi, or Marukavali, or red lotus flower, rest of the flowers are highly significant for the veneration of Lord Shiva, thousands of sacred names of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi is highly confidential, even the Vedas and all the greatest philosophies, Thanthras are incompetent to describe the significance of it, it is highly superior to all those sacred scriptures, it eradicates all the sins of the worshiper, it destroys the enemies of the worshiper, it eradicates sufferings of poverty and failures as well, it provides appreciation and admiration from relatives , worshiper would attain supreme abode, it provides supreme wisdom and knowledge of self which is the source of  supreme bliss,  whoever recites or listens to Lakshmisahasranam,  and Akaradhikshakaradhi/sacred syllables  with intense devotion and faith would attain happiness and well being, worshiper would attain all that desired and  spiritual fervor, worshiper would attain immense wealth, splendor, vital power, glory, good health, all the auspiciousness, abundance of wealth and grains, possession of cows, virtuous offspring, good fortune, longevity, etc.. with the grace of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi who   represents  Srividhya and auspiciousness."



Bhramaja Bhramasukhadha  Bhramanya Bhramaroopini  |Sumathi : Subhaga  Sunandha Prayathi Niyathi Yathi: ||

Sarvapranaswaroopa  Cha Sarvendhriya Sukhapradha | Savimnmayi Sadhachara  Sadhathushta  Sanathana ||

Kaumudhi Kumudhanandha  Ku: Kuthsitha Thamohari | Hridhayathihari Harashobhini Haninivarini ||

Sambajya  Samvibhajyajja Jyayasi Janiharini | Mahakrodha  Mahatharsha  Maharshijanasevitha ||

Kaitabharipriya  Keerthi: Keerthitha  Kaithavojjandhitha | Kaumudhi  Sheethalamana: Kausalyasutha Bhamini ||

Kasaranabi: Ka Sa  Yapyesheyaththa Vivarjjitha | Anthikastha Athidhoorastha  Hridhayasthambujasthitha ||

Munichiththasthitha  Maunigamya  Mandhathrupoojitha | Mathisthireekarthrukarya Nithya  Nirvahanothsuka ||

Maheesthitha  Cha Madhyasthadhyusthithadha:sthithordhvaga | Bhoothir Vibhoothi : Surabhi: Surasiddharthikarini ||

Athibhogathidhanathiroopa Athikarunaathibha: |Vijvara Viyadhabhoga  Vithanthra  Virahasaha ||

Shoorpakarathijanani Shoonyadhosha Shuchipriya | Ni:Spruha  Saspruha  Neelasapathni Nidhidhayini ||

Kumbhasthani Kundhara  Kumkumalepithakucha | Shasthrajja  Shasthrajanani Shasthrajjeya  Shareeraga ||

Sathyabha Sathyasankalpa  Sathyakama  Sarojini | Chandhrapriya  Chandhragatha  Chandhra Chandhrasahodhari ||

Audharyaupayiki Preetha  Geetha  Chautha  Giristhitha | Ananvitha  Apyamoolarthidhvanthapunjjaraviprabha ||

Mangala Mangalapara  Mrigya  Mangaladevatha | Komala  Cha Mahalakshmi: Namnashtoththaram Shatham ||

||Phalashruthi: ||

Sri Narada Uvacha –
Ithyevam  Namasahasram Sashtoththarashatham Shriya: | Kathitham They  Maharaja  Bhukthi Mukthiphalapradham ||

Bhoothanamvatharanam  Thadha  Vishnorbhavishyatham | Lakshmya  Nithyaugaminya: Gunakarmanusaratha: ||

Udhahrithani Namani Sarabhoothani Sarvatha: | Idhanthu Namasahasram Bhramana Kathitham Mama ||

Upamshuvachika Japai; Preeyethasya  Haripriya | Lakshminama Sahasrena  Shruthena  Padithena Va ||

Dharmarththi Dharmalabhi Syath Arththarththi Charththavan Bhaveth | Kamarththi Labathe Kaman Sukharththi Labathe Sukham ||

Ihamuthra  Cha Saukhyaya  Lakshmibhakthihithangari | Idham Srinamasahasram Rahasyanam Rahasyakam ||

Gopyam Thvaya  Prayathnena  Apacharabhayashriya: | Naithadhrvathyaya  Vakthavyam Na Moorkhaya  Na  Dhambine ||

Na Nasthikaya No Vedashasthravikrayakarine | Vakthavyam Bhakthiyukthaya  Dharidhraya  Cha Seedhathe ||

Sakrith Padithva  Sreedevya: Namasahasram Uththamam | Dharidhryan Muchyathe  Poorvam  Janmakoti Bhavannara: ||

Thrivarapadanadhasya: Sarvapapakshayo Bhaveth | Panchachathvarimshadhaham  Sayam Pratha: Padeththu Ya: ||

Thasya Sannihitha Lakshmi: Kimathoadhikamapyathe | Amayam Paurnamasyam Cha Bhriguvareshu Sankrame ||

Pratha: Snathva Nithyakarma  Yadhavidhi Samapya Cha | Swarnnapathreatha  Rajathe  Kamsyapathreadhava  Dhvija: ||

Nikshipya  Kumkumam Thathra  Likhithva Ashtadhalambhujam | Karnnikamadhyatho Lakshmim Beejam Sadhu Vilikhya Cha ||

Pragadhishu Dhaleshvasya  Vani Bhramyadhimathrika: | Vilikhya Varnnathoadhedham Namasahasramadharath ||

Ya : Padeth Thasya Lokasthu Sarveapi Vashagasthatha: | Rajyalabha: Puthrapauthralabha: Shathrujayasthadha ||

Sankalpadeva Thasya   Syath Nathra Karya Vicharana | Anena Namasahasrenarchayeth  Kamalam Yadhi ||

Kumkumenatha  Pushpairva Na Thasya  Syathparabhava: | Uththamoththamatha Proktha  Kamalanamiharchane ||

Thadhabhave  Kumkumam Syath  Mallipushpanjjalisthatha : | Jathipushpani Cha Thatha: Thatho Maruvakavali: ||

Padmanameva Rakthathvam Shlakhitham Munisaththamai: | Anyesham Kusumananthu Shauklyameva Shivarchane ||

Prashastham Nripathishreshta  Thasmadhyathnaparo Bhaveth | Kimihathra  Bahookethena  Lakshminamasahasrakam ||

Vedanam Sa Rahasyanam Sarvashasthragiramapi | Thanthranamapi Sarvesham  Sarabhootham Na Samshaya: ||

Sarvapapakshayakaram Sarvashathruvinashanam | Dharidhryadhvamsanakaram Parabhavanivarththakam ||

Vishishta Bandhu Samshleshakarakam Sadhgathipradham | Thanvanthe  Chinmayathmaikya Bodhadhanandhadhayakam ||

Lakshminamasahasram Thath Naroavashyam Padeth Sadha | Yoasau Thathparyatha : Padi  Sarvajja: Sukhitho  Bhaveth ||

Akaradhi Kshakarantha Namabi: Poojayethsudhi: | Thasya  Sarvepsitharththa Sidhdhirbhavathi Nishchitham ||

Shriyam Varcha Samarogyam Shobhanam Dhanyasampadha: | Pashoonam Bahuputhranam Labashcha  Sambaveth Dhruvam ||

Shathasamvathsaram Vimshathyutharam Jeevitham Bhaveth | Mangalani Thanothyesha Srividhyamangala  Shubha ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||