Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Sri Ardhdhanareeshvara Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before Lord Ardhanareeshvara who symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, he is Mahayogi who symbolizes Yoga and attainable through intense Yogic practices, he is wielded in powerful weapon Pinaka, he is adorned in gem decorated ornaments all over the body, he is adorned in magnificent gem studded crown,  he has attractive matted hair locks, he is adorned in sacred river on matted hair locks, he resides on the highest peak of Mount Kailash, he is Mahajjyani who symbolize supreme knowledge, he immerses in deep meditation, he is immeasurable/unfathomable, he represents treasures of Yoga, he guides us to cross the ocean of worldly existence, he is beloved of his passionate devotees, he is absolute Bhramam, he is all pervading, he represents Lord Vishnu, he is primordial, he is mounted on celestial bull, he is attired in skin of animals, he has magnificent form attired in majestic silk clothe, he is the source of liberation from repeated births, he symbolizes Moksha, he killed the demon Andhakasura, he is Jagathpathi who is the Lord of Universe and its living beings, he symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, he is the source of offspring, he is the Lord of Ganas, he eradicates pride and forgetfulness in the worshiper, he is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, he has boisterous voice, he is fond of Samaveda, he is Shankara /auspiciousness and Sadhashiva/supreme bliss, he is imperishable, he represents supreme consciousness, he is eternal bliss who is surrounded by all the deities, he holds colossal fire on one hand and antelope on the other, he symbolizes auspiciousness,  he is triumphant, he is the Lord of fire sacrifices, he destroyed the Yajja of Dhakshaprajapathi, he graciously accepts oblations from fire sacrifices, he crushed the pride of Yama, he showers abundance of boons to worshiper, he is worshiped by Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, he holds majestic flag that has the symbol of divine bull, he is smeared in sacred ashes from the funeral pyre all over the body, he is adorned in Rudraksha, he is mighty Lord, he represents trinities/Lord Bhrama, Lord Vishnu and Lord Maheshvara,  he is Parambhramam, he is adorned in King of serpent, he is eternal, he is omniscient, he is all pervading and he is most admirable in the three worlds, he is divine personified as  Ardhanareeshvara who is worshiped by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he is Lord of Lords, he is divine personified for the purpose of imparting knowledge of Bhramam, he has Ravi, Chandhra and Agni as three eyes, he is Universal preceptor, he is Mahadeva, he symbolizes supreme bliss, he has attractive matted hair locks, he is Mahayogi who symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, his matted hair locks are the resting place of Vyomaganga/Akashaganga, he is pure, he is highly enthusiastic, he symbolizes greatest belief and philosophies, he provides excellence in speech, he represents sky, he fulfills all that desired by the worshiper, he dispers  the fruit of the desires of the worshiper, he is beyond human intellect, he is supreme bliss, he has supreme radiance, he is void of changes, he represents  Veda, Vedanga,  and Chathu:shashti Kala/64 art forms, he eradicates extreme fears and anxieties of worldly existence, he is the safest heaven to worshiper who are surrendered at his lotus feet, he has bluish throat, he has Agni as eye on forehead, he is attired in  skin of elephant, he guides us through the righteous path, he is void of impurities known as Ragadhvesha, he fulfills the desires of the worshiper, he is supreme ascetic, he is beloved of Lord Vishnu, he is supreme Bhramacharin who strictly follow austerities, he is Sanyasin who firmly follows the rite of Sanyasashrama and he follows the rite of Grihasthashrama as well, he is liberal/restraint, he is serene, he is absolute truth, he is extremely compassionate, he is Yogapattabhirama, he holds divine musical instrument Veena, he resides in non-living things too, he symbolizes intellect and prosperity, his hands are in divine Chinmudhra posture, he holds sacred scriptures in one hand, he eradicates afflictions from evil spirits and demons, he eradicates all kinds of illnesses, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Dhakshinamoorthi who is Lord of Lords.


Om Vidhyaroopine Mahayogin Shuddhajjyanine Pinakadhari | Rathnalankrithasarvanga  Rathnamaulaye Nama: ||

Jadadhara Gangadhara Achalavasin Mahajjyanine | Samadhikrithe  Aprameya  Yoganidhaye  Tharaka: ||

Bhakthavathsala Bhramaroopine  Jagadhvayapin Vishnumoorthaye | Purathana  Ukshavaha  Charmavasase ||

Peethambaravibhooshana Sarvesha  Mokshadhayine | Shankara Mokshanidhaye Andhakasurasamharththre ||

Jagathpathi  Vidhyadharine Shuklathanave  Nama:| Vidhadhyayine  Ganadhipa  Praudapasmrithi Samaharthrine ||

Shashimaulaye  Mahasvana  Samapriya Sadhashiva | Avyaya  Sadhave Sacchidhanandha  Sarvadevairalankritha ||

Hasthe Vahnidhara  Srimathe Mrigadharine | Vashankara  Yajjanatha  Krathudhvamsine ||

Yajjabhokthre  Yamanthaka  Bhakthanugrahamoorthaye | Bhagasevya  Vrishadhvaja  Bhasmodhoolithasarvanga ||

Akshamaladhara  Mahathe Thrikalajja Thrayimoorthaye | Parambhramane  Nagarajalankritha Halahaladhara Shashvatha: ||

Mahajyanine Sarvalokavibhooshana  Ardhanareeshvarayathe Nama: | Deva  Munisevya Suroththama  Vyakhyanadeva ||

Bhagavathe  Ravichandhragni Lochana  Jagathgurave | Mahadeva  Manandhaparayana  Jadadharine ||

Mahayogin Jjyanamalairalankritha  Vyoma Gangajalasthana | Vishuddha  Yatha  Oorjjitha  Thaththvamoorthaye ||

Mahayogine  Mahasaraswathapradha  Vyomamoorthaye | Bhakthanamishtadhayaka  Kamaphalapradhaya Cha ||

Paramoorthi Chithswaroopin Thejomoorthi Anamaya | Veda Vedanga Thaththvanjja  Chathu:Shathi Kalanidhi: ||

Bhavaroga Bhayadhvamsin Bhakthanam Abhayapradhaya Cha | Neelagreevah  lalataksha  Gajacharmane  Gathipradha: ||

Aragin Kamadha  Thapasvin Vishnuvallabha | Bhramacharin Sanyasin Grihasthashramakaranaya Cha ||

 Dhantha  Shamavathamshreshta  Sathyaroopa Dhayapara: | Yogapattabhiramaya Veenadharine  Vichethana: ||

Mathi Prajjasudhadharine  Mudhrapusthakadharine | Vethaladhi Pishachaugha Rakshasaughavinashine |Roganam Vinihanthre Sureshvara Sri Dhakshinamoorthaye Nama: ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||