Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Dhvadhasha Jyothirlinga Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall surrender at the lotus feet of  supreme Lord Somanatha  who has embodied as magnificent Jyothirlinga with great radiance, he  resides in the sacred land of Saurashtram, he is  adorned in crescent moon, he symbolizes devotion and faith, he represents ocean of mercy, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Mallikarjuna, who has embodied as marvelous Jyothirling and emerged on the peak of  Srishailam, he is surrounded by intellectuals and illustrious Rishis and Sages, he has pleasing disposition and he guides us to cross the Sethu like vast ocean of Samsara,  I shall meditate upon Lord Mahakala who has embodied as marvelous jyothirlinga on the sacred land of Avanthika/Ujjain, he has various incarnations in order to provide liberation to virtuous people, he eradicates accidental and untimely death of the worshiper, I shall surrender at the lotus feet of Lord Omkara who has embodied as magnificent jyothirlinga on the sacred land where the holy rivers Kaveri and Narmda confluences, he has manifested as jyothirlinga in order to protect the virtuous people and guide them to cross the ocean of Samsara, he resides in the glorious city of Thripura and has pleasing disposition,  I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Vaidhyanatha, who is embodied as magnificent jyothirlinga on the sacred land of Prajjvalika/Paralyam, he delightfully resides with his consort Goddess Girija, whose lotus feet are venerated by Suras and Asuras,  I shall surrender at the lotus feet of Lord Srinaganatha, who is embodied as magnificent jyothirlinga, under the shade of sandalwood tree, he is adorned in various precious ornaments , he is Esha who provides happiness and wealth, devotion as well as Mukthi to worshiper, I shall surrender at the lotus feet of Lord of Kedharam who is embodied as magnificent jyothirlinga located  close to the highest mountain peak, he is most venerable and he is worshiped by illustrious Rishis and Sages, Suras and Asuras, Yaksha, and Mahauragas,  I shall surrender at the lotus feet of Lord Thrayambaka who is embodied as magnificent jyothirlinga on the highest peak of Sahyadhri close to the banks of sacred river Godavari, he eradicates severe perils and miseries of the worshiper who visit this sacred shrine,  I shall prostrate before the lotus feet of Lord Rameshvara who is embodied as magnificent linga on the sacred land where the holy river Thamraparnni  leap in to the vast ocean Sethu and the place where Lord Ramachandra worshiped Eshvara,  I shall prostrate before Lord Bheemashankara who is worshiped by Dakini, and Shakini, and various demons, he is prominent as Bheemshanker who symbolizes all kinds of auspiciousness and always works for the welfare of the devotees,  I shall surrender at the lotus feet of Lord Vishvanatha, who is embodied as magnificent jyothirlinga, he is Lord in the sacred land of Varanasi, he is the Lord of destitute, he is supreme bliss, he dwells in dense wood, he eradicates miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, I shall surrender at the lotus feet of Lord Grishneshvara who is embodied as magnificent jyothirlinga on the sacred land of Ilapuri, he has supreme brilliance, he is most excellent and desirable, he is too compassionate and generous to worshiper.  Whoever reads or listen to the above glorious verses praising the splendor of Dvadhasha Jyothirlinga as described above, worshiper would remain fervernt devotee of Lord Shiva.



Saurashtradheshe Vishadheathiramye Jyothirmayam Chandhrakalavathamsam | Bhakthipradhanaya  Kripavatheernnam Tham Somanatham  Sharanam Prapadhye ||

Shrishailashringe  Vibudhathi Sanghe  Thuladhri Thungeapi Mudha Vasantham | Thamarjjunam  Mallika Poorvamekam Namami Samsara Samudhrasethum ||

Avanthikayam Vihithavatharam  Mukthipradhanaya  Cha Sajjananam | Akalamrithyo: Pari Rakshanarththam  Vandhe  Mahakala  Mahasuresham ||

Kaverika Narmadhayo: Pavithre  Samagame  Sajjana Tharanaya | Sadhaivamandha Thripure  Vasantham Omkarameesham Shivam Yekameede ||

Poorvoththare  Prajjvalika Nidhane  Sadha Vasantham Girijasametham | Sura Asura Aradhitha Padhapadmam  Srivaidhyanatham  Thamaham Namami ||

Yamye  Sadhange  Nagare Athiramye  Vibhooshithangam Vividhaishcha  Bhogai: | Sadh Bhakthi Mukthipradham Esham Yekam Srinaganatham Sharanam Prapadhye ||

Mahadhri Parshve  Cha Thade  Ramantham  Sampoojyamanam  Sathatham Muneedhrai: | Sura  Asurair Yaksha  Mahoragadyai: Kedharameesham Shivam Yekameede ||

Sahyadhri Sheershe  Vimale Vasantham Godavari Theera Pavithradheshe | Yadhdharshanath Pathakamashu Nasham  Prayathi Tham Thrayambakam Esha Meede ||

Su Thamraparnnai Jalarashiyoge  Nibadhya Sethum Vishikhairasankhyai: | Sriramachandhrena  Samarpitham Tham  Rameshvarakhyam Niyatham Namami ||

Yam Dakini Shakinikasamaje  Nishevyamanam  Pishithashanaishcha | Sadhaiva  Bheemadhi Padha Prasiddham  Tham Shankaram Bhakthahitham Namami ||

Sanandhamanandhavane  Vasantham Anandhakandham Hathapapavrindham | Varanasinatham Anathanatham  Sri Vishvanatham Sharanam Prapadhye ||

Ilapure  Ramyavishalake Asmin Samullasantham Cha  Jagathekavarenyam | Vandhe  Mahodharathara Svabhavam Grishneshvarakhyam Sharanam Prapadhye ||

Jyothirmaya Dhvadhashalingakanam  Shivathmanam Prokthamidham Kramena | Sthothram Padithva  Manujoathi Bhakthya  Phalam Thadhalokya Nijam Bhajeccha ||


||Jai Sriman Narayana ||