Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Monday, 26 February 2018

Sri Gauri Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Gauri, who is Mahamanonmani and Shivashakthi, she is Shakthi who is the provider of all kinds of auspiciousness, she represents Icchashakthi, Gnanashakthi and Kriyashakthi, she is the source of absolute peace, she is Shivamaya who is beloved of Lord Shiva, she is omniscient, she is stunningly gorgeous, she is lovely, she is eternal bliss, she is Parapara, she has assumed the form of little girl child, she is Thripura who is the consort of Thripurari, she resides in the divine Chakra of Kundalini, she is ShivA, and Rudrani as well, she is unconquerable, she is all pervading, she is personified as Sharvani, Bhuvaneshvari, and Kalyani/auspicious, she is wielded in trident, she entices the whole Universe with her mesmerizing beauty, she is personified as  Mahathripurasundhari, she is Malini, she is highly honorable, she takes immense pleasure in various passionate sports, she is personified as Maheshvari, Mathangi, and Shivakami as well, she symbolizes supreme intellect, she is personified as Kamakshi, Kamalakshi and Meenakshi as well, she constantly witnesses the whole Universe and its living beings, she is personified as Uma, and Mahakali as well, she rpresents sacred Veda, she is beloved of passionate devotees, she resides in the Chithpura/Sahasrara, she is the source of happiness, she represents pure intellect and intellect as well, she is personified as Mahasaraswathi, Durga, and Jwala, she represents musical instrument and pure intellect, she symbolizes supreme intellect and permanent happiness, she has stunning appearance, she has supreme radiance, she is personified as Indhrakshi, she entices the whole Universe, she resides in the middle of Mahendhrajala, she is great illusionist, she takes immense pleasure in her illusionery sport, she is Vishveshvari, she is mounted on celestial bull, she represents supreme illusionery sport, she represents sacred hymns, she is personified as Mahalakshmi, and Mahakali, she provides various boons to worshiper, she is eulogized by Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharvana Veda, she is personified as Savithri and all female deities, she is Mahendhrani, she is the commander of Ganas, she is worshiped by Mahabhairava,  she is personified as Mahamaya, and  Mahaghora with dreadful appearance, she eradicates all the sins and impurities of the worshiper, she destroyed the demons Mahishasura, and Chandamunda, she is wielded in vicious weapon discus, she is the essence of Chathurveda, she fulfills all the desire of the worshiper, she is the leader of Sura, she is prominent in Shatshasthra, she is eternal, she is perceptible with Shatdharshana, she is Kalarathri, she is beyond time/death, she resides in the intellect of poets, she is Sharada, she is beloved of valorous people, she is extremely valorous, she is personified as  Ugramari, Kshipramari and Mahari as well, she is highly enthusiastic in battle fields, she is personified as Annapoornneshvari, she has the brilliance of precious yellow metal, her endless myths are described with Svaras/sound and Vyanjana/metaphorical expression, she is the source of prose and poetry, she resides in the Padham/morphology, Vakyam/statement and Arththam/meaning, she is the source of Bindu/point and Nadha/loud sound as well, she is Mokshamahishi who provides liberation from repeated births, she is absolute truth, she is the provider of Bhukthi and Mukthi as well, she is the provider of supreme knowledge and wisdom, she is attentive always, she is the provider of fruit of Karma, she is beyond self-consciousness and all art forms, she is Parashakthi and she is Parathpara.


Om Mahamanonmani Shakthi Shivashakthi Shivankari | Icchashakthi Gnanashakthi Kriyashakthi Swaroopini ||

Shanthyatheethakalanantha  Shivamaya Shivapriya | Sarvajje Sundhari Saumye  Sacchidhanandhaswaroopini ||

Parapare Bala Thripura Kundalini ShivA | Rudrani Vijaya Sharvani Sarva Bhuvaneshvaryai Namo Nama: ||

Kalyani Shoolini Kantha Mahathripura Sundhari | Malini Manini Madhanollasamohini ||

Maheshvari Mathangi Shivakami Chidhathmika | Kamakshi Kamalakshyai Meenakshi Sarvasakshini ||

Umadevi Mahakali Sama Sarvajanapriya: | Chithpura Chithdhananandha Chinmaya Chithswaroopini ||

Mahasaraswathi Durga Jwala Dhurgadhimohini | Nakula Shuddhavidhya Sacchithananandhavigraha: ||

Suprabha Suprabhajwala Indhrakshi Sarvamohini | Mahendhrajala Madhyastha  Maya Mayavinodhini ||

Vishveshvari Vrisharooda Vidhyajalavinodhini | Manthreshvari Mahalakshmi Mahakali Phalapradha ||

Chathurvedvisheshajja Savithri Sarvadevatha | Mahendhrani Ganadhyaksha Mahabhairavapoojitha ||

Mahamaya Mahaghora Mahadevi Malapaha: | Mahishasurasamhari Chandamundakulanthaka ||

Chakreshvari Chathurvedhya Sarvadha Suranayika | Shatshathranipuna Nithya  Shat Dharshanavichakshana ||

Kalarathri Kalatheetha Kavirajamanohara | Sharadha Thilakakara Dheera Dheerajanapriya: ||

Ugramari Mahamari Kshipramari Ranapriya | Annapoorneshvari Mathre Swarnnakara Thadithprabha | Swara Vyanjana Varnnodhaya Gadhya Padhyadhikarana ||

Padhavakyarththanilaya  Bindhunadhadhikarana | Mokeshamahishi Sathya Bhukthimukthiphalapradha: ||

Vijjanadhayini Prajja Prajjanaphaladhayini |Ahamkara Kalatheetha Parashakthi Parathpara; ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||