Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Sri Skandhasthavam – Sri Shivamahapuranam – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||





Sri Vamadeva speaks “ I shall prostrate before  Lord Skandha who symbolizes Pranavamanthra, he is the essence of Pranava, he imparts the knowledge of the meaning of sacred Pranava, he represents Beejam of Pranava, he is Pranava, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who is the essence of meanings of Vedantha, he imparts the knowledge of the meaning Vedantha, he symbolizes meaning of Vedantha, he is eternal, he is supreme preceptor, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who is highly confidential, he is beyond human intellect, he resides in the caves, he is not perceivable through senses, he is the essence of highly confidential Agamashasthra, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who  is all pervading, he is omnipresent, he spreads happiness on Earth, he is Paramathma who is omniscient, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord  Skandha who is supreme soul, he has the brilliance of Lord Surya, I shall prostrate before Lord Skandha who is adorned in garlands of flowers of Mandhara and magnificent crown, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who  is the son as well as disciple of Lord Shiva,  he imparted the meaning of Pranava to his father, he is the provider of auspiciousness, he is beloved of Lord Shiva, he is the delight of Lord Shiva, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who is Gangeya/son of sacred Ganga, he is Karthikeya who was brought up by six maidens of Krithika, he is Umaputhra who is the son of Goddess Uma, he was born in the reeds, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who symbolizes Shadakshara, his body represents Shadakshara/six sacred syllables, he provides six kinds of auspiciousness to worshiper, he is beyond the six syllable, he is Shanmukha who has six faces, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who has twelve eyes, he has powerful twelve arms, he is wielded in twelve powerful weapons in each hands, he is Dhvadhashathma, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who has four arms, he is serene, he is wielded in Shakthi/powerful spear and Kukkuda/rooster, his one hand in Varadha hastha posture, he crushes the pride of demons, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha whose chest is smeared in the vermilion from the bosom of his consort Gajavalli, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who is the source of happiness of Gajanana/Lord Ganesha and great Nandhikeshvara,  I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Skandha who is  eulogised by Lord Bhrama and all the deities, Kinnara, Sages and Rishis, he has endless glorious myths are eulogized by his passionate and righteous worshiper, I shall always prostrate before  the lotus feet of supreme Lord Skandha who is adorned in magnificent crown and various precious ornaments.


Phalashruthi:

The above are the glorious verses of Skandhasthavam was composed by Lord Vamadeva, whoever reads or listens to it  would attain highest of pieities, it provides intense faith and devotion at the lotus feet of Lord Shiva, it provides Ayur/long life, Arogyam/good health, Dhanam/wealth, and it fulfil all the desires of the worshiper.


Sri Vamadeva Uvacha –

 Om Nama Pranavarththaya Pravarththavidhayine | Pranavaksharabeejaya  Pranavaya Namo Nama: ||

VedaVedantha Swaroopaya Vedantharththa Vidhayine | Vedantharththa Vidhe Nithyam Vidhithaya Namo Nama: ||

Namo Guhaya Bhoothanam Guhasu Nihithaya Cha | Guhyaya Guhyaroopaya Guhyagamavidhe Nama: ||

Anoraneeyase Thubhyam Mahathoapi Maheeyase | Nama: Paravarajjaya Paramathma  Swaroopine ||

Skandhaya  Skandharoopaya  Mihirarunathejase | Namo Mandhara Malodhyan Mukutadhibhrithe Sadha ||

Shivashishyaya Puthraya  Shivasya  Shiva Dhayine | Shivapriyaya  Shivayor  Anandhanidhaye Nama: ||

Gangeyaya Namasthubhyam Karthikeyaya Dheemathe | Umaputhraya Mahathe  Sharakananashayine ||

Shadakshara Shareeraya  Shadivadharya  Vidhayine | Shaddhvatheetha  Roopaya  Shanmukhaya Namo Nama: ||

Dhvadhashayatha  Nethraya  Dhvadhashodhyath Bahave | Dhvadhashayudha Dharaya  Dhvadhashathman Namosthuthe ||

Chathurbhujaya  Shanthaya  Shakthi Kukkuda Dharine | Varadhaya  Vihasthaya  Namo Asura Vidharine ||

Gajavalli Kuchaliptha  Kumkumangitha  Vakshase | Namo  Gajanananandha Mahimanandhithathmane ||

Bhramadhideva  Muni Kinnara  Geeyamana Gathavishesha  Shuchi  Chinthitha Keerthidhamne | Vrindharakamala Kireeda Vibhooshanasruk Poojyabhirama  Padhapankaja They Namosthu ||

Phalashruthi:

Ithi  Skandhasthavam Dhivyam Vamadevena Bhashitham | Ya: Padeth Shrunuyadhapi Sa  Yathi Paramamgathim ||

Mahaprajjakaram Hrothch Shivabhakthi Vivardhanam | Ayur  Arogya  Dhanakrith Sarvakamapradham Sadha ||

|| Ithi Sri Shivamahapurane  Shashtayam Kailasa Samhithayam Sri Vamadeva Kritha Sriskandhasthavam Sampoornnam ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||