Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Sri Mahakali Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Sri Mahakali who is personified as Bhadhrakali who symbolizes auspiciousness, Savithri who is the essence of Veda, Gayathri who represents the sacred hymns, Mahalakshmi who symbolizes wealth and all kinds of richness, Adilakshmi who is primeval, Dhanalakshmi who represents wealth, Ashtalakshmi who represents eight kinds of treasures, Vidhyalakshmi who represents supreme wisdom and knowledge, Gajalakshmi who represents wealth and richness, Jayalakshmi who represents success, Vijayalakshmi who represents victory, Sridevi who is the epitome of beauty and wealth, Varahi who has the face of wild boar, Narasimhi who has the face of lion, Vaishnavi who is the consort of Lord Vishnu, Narayani who represents wealth, Bhudevi who is embodied as Earth, Medhadevi who represents intelligence, Saraswathi who is Goddess of knowledge and wisdom, Vani who represents excellence in speech, Bhrami who is the consort of Lord Bhrama, Adishakthi who is primeval, Mahashakthi who is mighty Goddess, Sarvashakthi who symbolizes all the female deities, Shivani who is the consort of Lord Shiva, Shambhavi who is consort of Shambhu, Parvathi who is the consort of Lord Mahadeva, Uma who is the consort of Lord Shiva, Rajarajeshvari who is the consort of Rajaraja, Rajeshvari who is empress, Ardhanareeshvari who has attained half of the body of Lord Shiva, Kameshvari who is the consort of Lord Kameshvara, Chamundeshvari who is personified as one of the Sapthamatha, Ramani who is most desirable, Kaumari who has personified as young maiden, Shankari who is the consort of Lord Shankara, Ambika who is the Mother of the Universe and its living beings, Amba who is mother, Chamundi who is one of the Sapthamathas, Chandika who is passionate consort of Lord Shiva ,  she  undertakes Yoganidhra, she is omnipresent/Sarvavyapi,  she eradicates all the sins of the worshiper /Sarvapapahari, she is the provider of all kinds of powers, she is the provider of fruit of Karma as well, she is Rudrani who is the consort of Lord Rudra, she is the empress of city of Thripura and consort of Lord Thripurari, she is worshiped by the three worlds, she is highly honored in the three worlds, she symbolizes auspiciousness/Kalyani, she is the Goddess of the Universe and its living beings /Jagatheeshvari, she is the commander of the Universe/Bhuvaneshvari, she is Kapalini who is adorned in garland of skulls, she is unconquerable/Jayanthi, she symbolizes all kinds of auspiciousness/Sarvamangala, she is the provider of all kinds of Siddhis to worshiper, she is an Empress, she has beautiful eyes resembles to lotus flower petals, she resides in the middle of divine Srichakra, she  is Neela who has the luster of blue lily,  she is the safest heaven to worshiper and she protects the people who are surrendered at her lotus feet, she is dreadful, serene, and most attractive forms too, she is Mathangi, she is the Mother of the Universe and its living beings, she is the cause for the origin of Universe and its living beings, she is the protector of Universe and its living beings, ultimately she causes mass destruction at the end of Yuga, she is the Goddess of Ganas, she sustains the three worlds and protects the same, she is extremely compassionate, she is personified as Indhrani who is the consort of Lord Indhra, she has beautiful eyes resembles to lotus flower petals, she undertakes extreme austerities and Yogic practices, she is personified as Durga who eradicates miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, she is personified as Kathyayani who is the daughter of Sage Kathyayana, Kamakashi who eradicates worldly desires of the worshiper, Meenakshi who has the eyes resembles to fishes in the pond that keeps moving to and fro frequently, she is the purifier of the Universe and its living beings, she is adorned in garland of skulls, she symbolizes Time, she produces alarming shrieking voices, she is beloved of Lord Kubera, her face releases gigantic fire/Ulkamukhi, she is Mahamaya who is a great illusionist, she undertakes Yognidra/cosmic sleep, she is the mother of the Universe and its living beings, she is Eshvari who is the consort of Eshvara, she has dreadful appearance, she takes immense pleasure in amorous sport with her consort, she is supreme Goddess, she provides abundance of boons to worshiper, she is highly energetic, she is Raudhrani who is the consort of Rudra, she has unique appearance, she resides in the highest peak of Mount Vindhyachala, she is Bharathi, her beautiful face is smeared in blood, she is adorned in various precious ornaments all over the body, she is Bhavani, she is worshiped by illustrious Rishis and Sages, she is worshiped by Saptharshis, she is Mahamatha/supreme Mother of Universe and its living beings.


Om Kali Srikali Mahakali Bharakali Namosthuthe | Gayathri Savithri  Mahalakshmi Adilakshmi Namosthuthe ||

Ashtalakshmi  Dhanalakshmi Vidhyalakshmi Namosthuthe | Gajalakshmi  Jayalakshmi Vijayalakshmi  Namosthuthe ||

Sridevi Varahi Narasimhi Vaishnavi  | Narayani Bhudevi Medhadevi Namosthuthe ||

Saraswathi Vani Bhrami Adishakthi Namosthuthe | Mahashakthi Sarvashakthi Shivani Shambhavi Sadha||

Parvathi Uma Rajarajeshvari Rajeshvari Namosthuthe |Ardhanareeshvari Kameshvari  Chamunda Namosthuthe ||

Ramani Kaumari Shankari Ambika Thadha | Amba Chamundi Chandika  Yoganidhra Sarvavyapini ||

Sarvapapahari  Devi Sarvashakthi Pradhayini | Sarvaphala Pradhayini Devi Rudrani Namosthuthe ||

Thripurasundhari Thrilokhyapoojya Thrilokasevitha Namosthuthe | Kalyani Jagadheeshvari  Bhuvaneshvari  Kapalini Thadha ||

Jayanthi  Sarvamangala Devi  Sarvasiddhikari Namosthuthe | Rajjyi Rajeevalochana  Devi Srichakranivasini ||

Neela  Sharanagatharakshaki Bhayankari Shanthimathi Thadha | Kanthimathi Mathangi  Jaganmatha Namosthuthe ||

 Jagathkarini  Jagathrakshaki Jagathnashini Thadha | Ganeshvari  Thribhuvanapalini  Cha Thrijathrakshi Thadha ||

Karunamayi Indhrani Indrakshi Namosthuthe | Yogeshvari Durga  Kathyayani Namosthuthe ||

Kamakshi Meenakshi  Lokapavani Devi Namosthuthe |  Mundamalini Kalachakreshi Ghorattahasini Thadha ||

Bhagapriya  Ulkamukhi  Mahamaya Namosthuthe | Yoganidhra  Thrailokhyajanani Eshvari Ghoraroopa Namosthuthe ||

Kamathura  Devadevi  Varapradha Namosthuthe |   Madhonmaththa  Raudhri Kubjika  Sarvabharanabhooshitha ||

Vindhyachalavasini  Devi Rakthavadhana  Bharathi | Bhavani Munijanavandhya  Mahamatha Saptharshipoojitha ||




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||