Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Sri Kamala Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before suprme Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi who is Mahamaya/great illusionist, she is personified as Mahavani who symbolizes excellence in speech, Maheshvari/supreme Goddess who is consort of Lord Maheshvara, she is Mahadevi, she represents darkest hours in the night/Maharathri/night of Mahapralaya, she destroyed the demons Mahishasura, she is Kalarathri, she has the luster of full moon, she is flawless, she is supreme bliss, she is primeval, she symbolizes auspiciousness, and night, she is victorious, she has subtle nature, she is Mahashakthi, she is personified as Devamatha/Adithi, she has thin waist, she is personified as Shachi, and Indhrani, she is highly praised by Lord Vishnu, she is personified as beloved of Lord Shankara, she has created Mahavaraha, she takes immense pleasure in amorous sport, she is embodied as Earth, she resides in the supreme abode of Sri Vaikundam and she is the consort of Lord Vishnu who is Vaikundanatha, she resides on the chest of  Lord Vishnu, she is Vishveshvari who is supreme Goddess of Universe and its living beings, she is the mother of Universe and its living beings, she showers abundance of boons to worshiper, she is the safest heaven to worshiper, she symbolizes auspiciousness and she is personified as ShivA as well, she is wielded in trident, discus, lotus flower, noose, conch, Gadga, mace, etc… she is adorned in garlands of skull, she is Kamala who is lotus born and resides on the lotus flower, she symbolizes supreme abode of compassion, her beautiful eyes has the resemblance to lotus flower petals, she is Amba, she is beloved of Mahavishnu, she is presiding deity of Goloka, she is worshiped by Golokeshvara, she is embodied as sacred river Gaya, Ganga, Yamuna, Gomathi, Sarayu, Thapi, Reva,  Payasvini ,Narmada, Kaveri, Gandaki, etc.. she is mounted on celestial vehicle King of birds/ Garuda, she resides on the sacred land of Kedhara, she is personified as Kishori, she is beloved of Keshava, she is worshiped by Mahendhra and deities, she is the source of creation of Lord Bhrama and deities, she is worshiped by all the deities, she resides in the middle crores of Bhramanda, she undertakes the functions of crores of Bhramanda, she is the essence of Shruthi, she is worshiped with the recitation of  Veda, she is immersed in the recitation of shruthi and Smrithi, she is Indhira, she is personified as daughter of ocean Sindhu,  and Mathangi/daughter of Sage Mathanga, she is the mother of Universe and its living beings, she is the mother of three worlds, she represents Thanthric rites, she represents Thanthra and Manthra as well, she is youthful always, she eradicates darkness of ignorance in worshiper, she symbolizes auspiciousness, she is the source of all kinds of auspiciousness, she is the  destroyer demons Madhu and Kaitabha, Shumbha and Nishumbha, she is Srimatha who is worshiped by Lord Hara and Lord Hari, she represents all the the female deities, she is all pervading, she is the protector of worshiper who are surrendered at her lotus feet, she is safest heaven, she is consort of Shambhu, she merrily resides on the shores of Sindhu, she takes immense pleasure in the melodious music sung by Gandharvas, she represents sacred scriptures, she is beloved of Govindha, she protects the three worlds, she represents greatest philosophies, she is adorned in crescent  moon, her attractive face has the luster of moon, she represents moon, she is worshiped by Chandhra, she is the sister of Lord Vishnu, she takes immense delight in music and playing music instruments, she is the source of Universe and its living beings and she is the preserver of the same, ultimately she causes mass destruction at the end of Yuga.



Om Srimahamaye  Srimahalakshmi Vani Maheshvari | Mahadevi Maharathri Mahishasuramardhini||

Kalarathri Kuhu Poornna Anandha Adhya Bhadhrika | Nisha  Jaya  Riktha Mahashakthi Devamatha: ||

Krishodhari Shachi Indhrani Shakranutha  Shankarapriyavallabha: | Mahavarahajanani Madhanonmadhini  Mahi Vaikundanatharamani ||

Vishnuvakshasthalasthitha Vishveshvari Vishvamatha: |Varadha Abhayadha Devi ShivA Shoolini Thadha ||

Chakrini Padma Pashini Shankhadharini | Gadhini Mundamaladharini Kamala Karunalaya ||

Padmakshadharini Amba  Mahavishnupriyankari | Golokanatharamani Golokeshvarapoojitha: ||

Gaya Ganga Yamuna Gomathi Garudasana: | Gandaki Sarasi Thapi Reva Payasvini  Nama: ||

Narmada Kaveri  Kedarasthalavasini Kishora | Keshavanutha  Mahendhraparivandhitha : ||

Bhramadhidevanirmana Karini  Devapoojitha: | Kodibhramanda Madhyastha  Kodibhramanda Karini ||

Shruthiroopa  Shruthikari  Shruthismiritparayana: | Indhira Sindhuthanaya  Mathangi Lokamathruka ||

Thrilokajanani Thanthra  Thanthramanthra Swaroopini | Tharuni Thamohanthra  Mangala Mangalayana ||

Madhukaitabhamadhini Shumbhasuravinashini | Nishumbhadhihara  Matha: Haripoojitha ||

Shankarapoojitha  Sarvadevamayi Sarva  Sharanagathapalini | Sharanya  Shambhuvanitha  Sindhutheeranivasini ||

Gandharvaganarasika  Geetha Govindavallabha: | Thrailokhyapalini Thaththvaroopa Tharunyapooritha ||

Chandravali Chandhramukhi Chandhrika Chandhrapoojitha: | Chandhra Shashangabhagini  Geethavadhyaparayana ||

Shrishtiroopa Shrishtikarththri Srishisamharakarini | Sri Golokavasini Gopi Go Gopa Samrakshini ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||