Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Sri Devi Sthavam – Sri Harivamsham – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Sri Vaishampayana speaks “ I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess who is divine personified as Arya/noble, Karthyayani who is the daughter of Sage Kathyayana, Kaushiki, Bhramacharin who follows chastity, Janani who is the mother of Universe and its living beings, Siddhasenasya who has possessed excellent army, Durga, Veera who is extremely valorous, Mahathapa who follow extreme penances, she is Vijaya as well Vijaya, Pushti/nourishment, Kshama/endurance, Dhaya/kindness, Jyeshta/supremacy, Yamasyabagini/sister of Yama, she is adorned in blue silk garments, she has numerous forms, she has unique form too, she has endless forms, she is Viroopakshi/unique eyes , Vishalakshi who has wide beautiful eyes too, she is the protector of her passionate devotees, she resides on the highest peaks of Mountains, she has dreadful appearance,  she resides in the sacred river and caves, she is Mahadevi who resides in the dense wood and vital air as well, she represents clan of mountaineers, she is worshiped by tribal, wicked and barbarians as well, she is Sarvasha who holds majestic flag that has the symbol of peacock and explores the entire Universe, she explores the Universe holding a whips of lighted straw and rides on lion or tiger, she is Vindhyavasini who resides on the highest peak of Vindhya, she is accompanied by the sounds of divine instruments and Gandanadham/sounds of bell, she is wielded in Thrishoola and Pattisa, she has a great army led by Surya and Chandhra, she is fond of auspicious days of Navami,  Krishnapaksha and Shuklapaksha Ekadashi, she is the younger sister of Lord Vasudeva, she has dark complexion, she test the faith of devotees by initiating quarrels, she resides as soul in living beings, she represents strict discipline, she is the provider of highest of pieties known as liberation from repeated births, she is personified as daughter of Nandagopa, she is the cause for the victories of deities, she is attired in bark of trees and she is attired in majestic garment as well, she is Raudhri, she represents Sandhya/confluence of day and night, she has disheveled hair, she represents death and she takes immense pleasure in the consumption of meat, she has magnificent form as Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi who symbolizes wealth and prosperity, she destroys Dhanavas, she has personified as Savithri, mother of deities/Adithi, she is the mother of Bhoothaganas, she represents Veda and Yajja, proceedings of Yajja and alms provided to the priest as well, she symbolizes Siddhis, Sandhya, tide in the ocean, she represents prominent Yakshi among the clan of Yaksha, Surasa among the clan of serpents, Bhramachrin among the young maidens, she represents Saubhagya among the Prmadhagana, she is Bhramavadhin, Dheeksha, Shobha and Parama as well, she represents Devi Prabha in Jyothishashasthra, Rohini among the stars, she is reverentially remembered in the doorways of palace, sacred rivers and Prayaga, she represents full moon, she is attired in the skin of animals, supreme Goddess  rememberd as Sarawathi to Valmiki, Smrithi to Dhvaipayana, Suradevi to all the deities, she should be venerated according to their Karma and Swadharma, she represents thousands of beautiful eyes of Lord Indhra, she dwells as righteousness and supreme intellect of Rishis, she is mother of deities/Adithi, she is remembered as Seetha among the agriculturists, Dharini among the humans, she is Devi to the righteous who undertake severe penances, she represents bridle among the Agnihothris, she represents Kshudha/hunger in living soul,  she repesents deity of the day, she is Vasumathi  of Vasu, she represents  Swaha, Thushti, Dhrithi,  and Medha, she represents desires among the human, she represents Thushti to one who has accomplished the task, she represents Dhisha/region, Vidhisha/intermediate quarter of region, tip of Agni and   Prabha as well, she represents Shakuni/evil, Poothana, Revathi,Sudharuna who has dreadful appearances, she represents Nidhra/sleep in living beings, Mohini among the Kshthriyas, she represents Bhramavidhya among the Vidhya, she represents Omkaram and Vashat as well, she is Parvathi among the virtuous woman, she represents glorious myths among the wise, she represents chaste wife Arundhathi of Sage Vashishta, she represents sacred verses originated from Lord Bhrama, she represents differences among the debaters, she represents sense organs as well, she represents substitutes, Indhrani, Chethi/attentiveness, Oh! Devi, you are all pervading in the whole Universe, and you are omnipresent in all the living and non-living things, you are capable to eradicates the fears of war, conflicts, colossal fire as well, fears while passing through the river banks, dense woods, foreign lands, palace, and threat from enemies, it is definite that she is the protective force from all the evils, Oh! Devi, kindly reside in my heart, mind and intellect always, Oh! Devi, kindly protects us from all the sins and blesses us.  Above are the glorious verse praising the splendor of Devi is highly promising comprises in Ithihasa, whoever reads or listen to it for three months or six months, or venerate supreme Goddess for nine months during the hours of dawn and follow austerities and intense devotion would attain various siddhis, whoever reads or listen to it for an year would attain siddhi and get all their desires fulfilled, it is absolute truth, narrated by Bhramacharin Dhvaipayana.”


Sri Vaishampayana Uvacha –

Arya Kathyayani Devi Kaushiki Bhramacharini| Janani  Siddhsenasya  Durga Veera Mahathapa: ||

Jaya Cha Vijaya Chaiva  Pushtishcha  Thvam Kshama Dhaya | Jyeshta  Yamasya  Baghini  Neelakausheya Vasini ||

Bahuroopa Viroopa  Cha Anekavidharoopini | Viroopakshi Vishalakshi Bhakthanam Pariposhini ||

Parvathagreshu Ghoreshu Nadheeshu Cha Guhasu Cha | Vasasthava  Mahadevi  Vaneshu Pavaneshu Cha ||

Shabharair Barbarashchaiva  Pulindhaishcha  Supoojitha | Mayoorapaksha Dhvajini Lokan  Kramasi  Sarvasha: ||

Kukkudaishchagalairmeshai: Sihair Vyaghrai: Samakula | Gandaninadhabahula  VishruthaVindhyavasini ||

Thrishoola Pattisadhara  Sooryachandhra  Pathakini | Navami Krishnapakshasya  Shuklasyaikadhashi Priya ||

Bagini Vasudevasya  Rajani Kalahapriya |Avasa: Sarvabhoothanam  Nishta  Cha Paramamgathi: ||

Nandhagopasutha  Chaiva Devanam  Vijayavaha | Cheeravasa: Suvasashcha  Raudhri Sandhya Thvameva Cha ||

Prakeernnakeshi Mrithyushcha  Thadha  Mamsaudhanapriya | Lakshmir Lakshmiroopena  Dhanavayam  Vadhaya Cha ||

Savithri Chapi Devanam Matha  Bhoothaganasya Cha | Antharvedhi Cha Yajjanam Amrithvijam  Chaiva Dhakshina ||

Siddhi:  Samyathrikanam Cha Vela Sagarayayinam | Yakshanam  Prathama  Yakshi  Naganam  Surasethi Cha ||

Kanyanam Bhramacharya  Cha Saubhagyam  Pramadhasu Cha | Bhramavadhinyadho Dheeksha  Shobha Cha  Parama Thadha | Jyothisham Thvam  Prabhadevi  Nakshathranam Cha Rohini ||

Rajadhvareshu Theertheshu Nadheenam Sangameshu Cha | Poornne Cha Poornnima Chandhre  Kriththivasa  Ithi Smritha ||

Saraswathi Cha Valmike : Smrithir  Dhvaipayane Thadha | Suradevi  Cha Bhootheshu Sthooyase  Thvam Swakarmmabhi: ||

Indhrasya  Charudhrishtisthvam  Sahasranayanethi  Cha | Rishinam Dharma Buddhishthu Devanam Adhithi Sthadha ||

Karshakanam Cha Seethethi Bhoothanam Dharaneethi Cha | Thapasanam  Cha Devi  Thvamarani Chagnihothrinam ||

Kshudha Cha Sarvabhoothanam Thripthisthvam Cha Dhivaukasam | Swaha  Thushtir Dhrithir  Medha Vasoonam Thvam Vasumathi ||

Asha Thvam Manushyanam Thu  Thushtishcha  Krithakarmanam | Dhishashcha  Vidhishashchaiva  Thadha  Hyaghnishikha  Prabha ||

Shakuni Poothana  Cha Thvam  Revathi Cha Sudharuna | Nidhra Cha  Sarvabhoothanam  Mohani  Kshathriya Thadha ||

Vidhyanam Bhramavidhya  Thvam Omkaroastha Vashat Thadha | Nareenam Parvathi Cha  Thvam Pauranimrishayo Vidhu: ||

Arundhathyeka Bharthrinam Prajapathivacho Yadha | Bedho Vivadhasheelanam Thvam Indhraneethi Vishrutha | Paryaya Namabhir Dhivyair Indhrani Chethi Vishrutha ||

Thvaya Vyaptham Idham Sarvam Jagath Sthavarajangamam | Sanghrameshu Cha Sarveshu  Agnijwalitheshu Cha ||

Nadhitheereshu Ghoreshu Kanthareshu Bhayeshu Cha | Pravase Rajabandhe  Cha Shathroonam  Cha Pramardhane ||

Pranathyayeshu Sarveshu Thvam Hi  Raksha Na Samshaya: | Thvayi Mey Hridhayam Devi Thvayi Buddhir Manasthvayi ||

Raksha Mam  Sarvapapebhya: Prasadham Cha Karishyasi | Imam Devya:  Sthavam Dhivyam Ithihasa Samnvitham ||

Ya: Padeth  Pratharuththaya  Shuchi:  Prayathamanasa: | Thribhishcha  Kankshitham Masai: Phalam Vai  Samprayacchathi ||

Shadbhirmasair Varishtam Thu Varamekam Prayacchathi | Shanmasan Padathe Yasthu Kankshitham Cha Labetha  Sa: | Architha Navabhirmasair Dhivyam Chakshu: Prayacchathi ||

Samvathsarena  Siddhim Thu Yadhakamam  Prayacchathi | Sathyam Cha Bhramacharyam Cha Dhvaipayanavacho  Yadha ||

|| Ithi Sri Harivamshanubandham Anthargatham Devisthavam Sampoornnam ||


 || Jai Sriman Narayana ||