Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Sri Vishno: Ashtavimshathi Namasthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||









Arjuna speaks “ Oh! Keshava kindly narrate the most propitious among thousands of sacred names, which is highly meritorious should be recited repeatedly.”


Lord Keshava speaks “ Mathsya/giant fish, Koorma/giant tortoise, Varaha/wild boar, Vamana/dwarf,  Janardhana who is the protector of living beings, Govindha who eradicates miseries and sorrows, Pundareekaksha who has the eyes resembles to lotus flower petals, Madhava who is the consort of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi and Madhusoodhana who is the slayer of demon Madhu, Padmanabha who have lotus flower on navel, Sahasraksha who have thousands of eyes, Vanamali who is decked in garlands of flowers from wood, Halayudha who carries plough, Govardhana who elevated Mount Govardhana, Hrishikesha who is the Lord of senses,  Vaikunda who resides in the supreme abode of Sri Vaikundham, Purushoththama who is flawless among Purusha, Vishvaroopa who has massive form, Vasudeva who is unconquerable, Rama who is born in the illustrious clan of Raghu, Narayana who reclines in the milky ocean, Hari, Dhamodhara who was tied into mortal pastel by Yasodha, Sreedhara who carries Goddess Sri on his chest, Vedhanga who has  sacred Veda as limbs , Garudadhvaja who has flag that has the symbol of Garuda, Anantha who is personified as King of serpents, Krishna who is personified as son of  Devi Devaki and Vasudeva, Gopala who is the protector of cows and cowherds are the sacred names which are highly propitious and capable to eradicate all kinds of perils and miseries of the worshiper, whoever recites or listens to these sacred names would attain the   benefit of  offering  crores of cows as charity, performance hundreds of Ashwamedha Yagam, thousands of performance of Kanyadhanam/offering young maiden as bride to suitable bridegroom, these are propitious hymns should be recited on Amavasya, Pournamasya and Ekadhashi days, it should be recited during the hours of dusk, early hours of dawn and afternoon on regular basis, it eradicates all the sins of worshiper who recites these sacred verses with intense faith and devotion”.


Arjuna Uvacha –
Kim Nu Nama Sahasrani Japathe Cha Puna: Puna; | Yani Namani Dhivyani Thani Chachakshva Keshava ||

Sri Bhagavanuvacha –
Mathsyam Koormam Varaham Cha Vamanam Cha Janardhanam | Govindham Pundareekaksham Madhavam Madhusoodhanam ||

Padmanabham Sahasraksham Vanamalim Halayudham |Govardhanam Hrishikesham Vaikundam Purushoththamam ||

Vishvaroopam Vasudevam Ramam Narayanam Harim | Dhamodharam Sreedharam Cha Vedangam Gardadhvajam ||

Anantham Krishna Gopalam Japatho Nasthi Pathakam | Gavam Kodi Pradhanasya Ashvamedha Shathasya Cha ||

Kanyadhana Sahasranam Phalam Prapnothi Manava: |Amayam Va Pournnamasyam Yekadhashyam Thadhaiva Cha ||

Sandhyakale Smaren Nithyam Pratha: Kale Thadhaiva Cha | Madhyahne Cha Japen Nithyam Sarvapapai: Pramuchyathe ||

||Ithi Sri Vishno: Ashtavimshathi Namasthothram Sampoornnam ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||