Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Monday, 19 March 2018

Sri Bala Mahathripurasundhari Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Sri Bala Mahathripurasundhari who has the brilliance of Adhithya, she has colossal form, she has supreme effulgence, she is Maheshvari and Parvathi as well,  she is Parambhramam who has most mesmerizing form, she is personified as Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi who symbolizes wealth and richness, she has numerous incarnations, she has no specific form, she is personified as Gayathri, Savithri, Sandhya, and Saraswathi, she is the essence of Veda/Shruthi,  she represents the seed of Veda/Vedabeeja, she is the source of Universe/Vishvabeeja, she dwells in the intellect of poets/ Kavipriya, she represents  Icchashakthi/strong will,  Kriyashakthi/deeds,  and Athmashakthi/power, she can be dreadful/ Bhayankari , she is personified as Kalika,  Kali,  and Kankali, she represents Time/Death as well, she remains in the close vicinity of the fervent devotees,  she is the source of deluge and the end of Yuga/Pralaya as well, she absorbs Universe and its living beings at the end of Yuga/Layakarini, she is beautifully adorned in vermilion/ Hingula,  she represent swiftness/Thvaritha, passion/ Chandi, she is personified as Chamundi who is the slayer of demon Chamunda,  she is adorned in garlands of skulls/Mundamalini, she is personified as Renuka who is the chaste wife of Sage Jamadagni, she is personified as Bhadhrakali, Mathangi, ShivA, and  Shambhavi, Yugala, Mangala, Gauri, Girija,  and Kamakshi,  she is embodied as sacred rivers Gomathi, and Gaya,  she represents amorous sport and she is most desirable/ Kamaroopa, she is bashful/timid/Kamini, she is most desirable/ Kamaroopini, she represents Yoga and she undertakes severe Yogic practices/ Yogini/ Yogaroopa, she is fond of Yogic practices/ Yogapriya,  she is fond of divine music/Gnanapriya,  she is beloved of Lord Shiva/Shivapriya, she is personified as  Uma who is the daughter of Dhakshaprajapathi, Kathyayani who is the daughter of Sage Kathyayana, she is Chandi who is too Passionate , she is personified as Ambika, and Thripurasundhari, she has crimson color complexion/ Aruna, she is youthful always/ Tharuna,  she is serene/Shantha, she provides all kinds of Siddhis to worshiper,  she symbolizes all kinds of auspiciousness,  she is personified as mother/Shivamathre, Siddhimathre,  she represents Siddha and supreme wisdom and knowledge/Siddhavidhya, she is beloved of Hari/Haripriya, she is Padmavathi, she has the luster of pollen of lotus flowers, her beautiful eyes has the resemblance to lotus flower petals, she is lotus born, she has various manifestations, she is embodied as Earth, she is the protector of Earth and its living beings, she represents Agama and Vedanga, she is the source of supreme wisdom and knowledge, she represents sacred hymns, she is perceivable through sacred chants, she has magnificent form known as Viratswaroopa, she disperse the fruit of Karma of worshiper, she is personified as Varahi who has the face of wild boar, she is embodied as Universe, she is Para who is beyond human intellect, she witnesses the functions of the Universe, she is Apara, she takes immense pleasure in playing divine musical instruments, she represents Nadham, Bindhu, Kala, Jyothi, she represents  triumph, she is personified as Bhuvaneshvari, she represents the sacred syllables Aimkara, Saum, Hreemkara and Kleemkara, she has gruesome form too, she is fond of lotus flower, she is Shivapathni who is chaste wife of Lord Shiva, she imparts the knowledge of supreme wisdom and knowledge and highest of the philosophies, she is primeval deity, she is Parambhramaswaroopini who is worshiped with Thanthric rites and sanctified  idols.



Om Sri Arunaroopa  Maharoopa  Jyothiroopa Maheshvari | Parvathi Vararoopa  Parambhramaswaroopini ||

Lakshmyai Lakshmiswaroopini Lakshalakshaswaroopini | Gayathri Savithri  Sandhya Saraswathi Shruthi Thadha ||

Vedabeeja Bhramabeeja  Vishvabeeja Kavipriya | Icchashakthi  Kriyashakthi Athmashakthi  Bhayankari ||

Kalika Kamala  Kali  Kankali Kalaroopini | Upasthithiswaroopa  Pralaya Layakarini ||

Hingula  Thvaritha  Chandi  Chamunda Mundamalini | Renuka  Bhadhrakali Mathangi ShivA Shambhavi ||

Yogula Mangala Gauri  Girija  Gomathi Thadha | Gaya  Kamakshi Kamaroopa  Kamini Kamaroopini ||

Yogini Yogaroopa  Yogapriya  Gnanapriya  Shivapriya | Uma  Kathyayani Chandi Ambika  Thripurasundhari ||

Aruna Tharuna  Shantha Sarvasiddhi Sumangala | Shivamathre  Siddhimathre  Siddhavidhya  Haripriya ||

Padmavathi Padmavarnna  Padmakshi  Padmasambhava | Dharini Dharithri  Dhathri  Agamangavasini ||

Vidhyavathi  Manthrashakthi Manthrasiddhiparayana | Viratswaroopini Vidhathri  Varahi Vishvaroopini ||

Para  Apara Madhya  Divyavadhavilasini | Nadha  Bindhu Kala  Jyothi  Vijaya  Bhuvaneshvari ||

Aimkarini Bhayankari  Kleemkari  Kamalapriya | Saunkari Shivapathni Parathaththvaprakashini ||

Hreemkari  Adhimaya  Yanthraparayana | Moorthiparayana Priya Parambhramaswaroopini ||




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||