Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Sri Thulja Bhavani Ashtakam – Sri Adhishankaracharya - Lyrics and meanings




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












I shall always prostrate before Goddess Thulja Bhavani whose limbs are lustrous like sparkling moon that has the resemblance to milk and flowers of Kundha/Jasmine, she is adorned in various precious pearl decorated ornaments as garlands, she is attired in white crisp garment, she has large and high raised bosom, I shall always prostrate before Goddess Thulja Bhavani, whose radiant smile has the appearance of sun in the early hours of dawn, she is adorned in marvelous necklace decorated with pearls, she has crimson color complexion, she has wide and beautiful eyes of blood red colored, I shall always prostrate before Goddess Thulja Bhavani whose attractive limbs has the resemblance to  dark clouds, her eyes has the resemblance to the eyes of antelope, she is attired in grand silk garments, she is most venerable with fresh alluring flowers, she is adorned in Kasthuri and rich frangrant sandalwood paste, I shall always prostrate before Goddess Thulja Bhavani who is attired in marvelous  yellow silk garment, she is Gauri who has the resemblance of flowers of Chambaka, she is seated on the marvelous throne decorated in various precious gems, she eradicates evil spirits and wicked Dhanavas on Earth, I shall always prostrate before Goddess Thulja Bhavani who is adorned with Lord Chandra and Lord Surya as magnificent earrings  , she has Surya, Chandhra and Agni as  three eyes, she is wielded in powerful trident and Dhadhanam, she has dreadful appearance too, she is wielded in fierce weapon in order to destroy the opponent, I shall always prostrate before Goddess Thulja Bhavani who is worshiped by Lord Bhrama, Lord Indhra, Lord Narayana, and Lord Rudra, she is always surrounded by female deities, she is eulogized by Maharishi Narada and illustrious Rishis and Sages, I shall always prostrate before Goddess Thulja Bhavani who symbolizes Ashtangayoga, she is  worshiped by Sanakadhis and illustrious Rishis and Sages with deep meditation, she is perceivable through intense devotion by passionate worshiper, she is eternal and she is Kamadhenu which fulfills all the desires of the worshiper on the Earth.  I shall always prostrate before Goddess Thulja Bhavani who is seated on the magnificent throne and she is served with Suchamara and Cchathram by female deities, she has supreme effulgence, she is flawless, Oh! Akilalokamatha, who is the mother of the Universe and its living beings, kindly shower your auspicious grace on us. Oh! Gireendhrakanya/daughter of mount Himavan, I shall always eulogize your endless myths, kindly eradicate sufferings of poverty, miseries and sufferings from the worldly existence.   The above are the glorious verses praising the splendor of Goddess Sri Thulja Bhavani, whoever reads or listens to it during the hours of dawn, noon and dusk would attain long life, permanent fame, abundance of wealth and virtuous offspring.


Dhugdhendhu Kundhojjvala Sundharangim | Mukthaphalahara Vibhooshithangim | Shubhrambaram Sthanabharalasangim | Vandhehamadhyam Thuljabhavanim ||

Balarkka Bhasamathi Charuhasam | Maniky Mukthaphala Harakandim | Rakthambaram  Rakthavishalanethrim | Vandhehamadhyam Thuljabhavanim ||

Shyamangavarnnam Mrigashavanethram | Kausheya Vasthram  Kusumeshu Poojyam | Kasthoorika Chandhana  Charcchithangim | Vandhehamadhyam Thuljabhavanim ||

Peethambaram Chambaka  Kanthi Gaurim | Alankritham Uththama Mandanaishcha | Nashaya Bhootham Bhuvi Dhanavanam | Vandhehamadhyam Thuljabhavanim ||

Chandhrarkka Thadangadharam Thrinethram | Shoolam Dhadhanam Athikalaroopam | Vipakshanashaya  Dhrithayudham Tham | Vandhehamadhyam Thuljabhavanim ||

Bhramendhra  Narayana Rudra Poojyam | Devanganabhi:  Parigeeyamanam | Sthutham  Vachebhir Muninaradhadhyai : | Vandhehamadhyam Thuljabhavanim ||

Angashtayoge Sanakadhibhishcha | Dhyatham Muneedhraishcha  Samadhigamyam | Bhakthasya  Nithyam Bhuvi Kamadhenum | Vandhehamadhyam Thuljabhavanim ||

Simhasanastham Pariveejyamanam | Devai: Samasthaishcha  Su Chamaraishcha | Cchathram  Dhadhanam Athi Shubhravarnnam | Vandhehamadhyam Thuljabhavanim ||

Poornna: Kadaksho Akhila Lokamathur | Gireendhrakanyam Bhajatham Su Dhanyam | Dharidhryakam  Naiva Kadha  Jananam | Chintha Kutha: Syath Bhavasagarasya ||

|| Thulajashtakam Idham Sthothram Thrikalam Ya: Paden Nara: | Ayu:  Keerthi Yasho Lakshmi Dhanam Puthram Avapnuyath ||




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||