Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Sri Vaidhyanatha Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Vaidhyanatha who is  supreme cure for all the illnesses, he is Shiva and Shankara/auspicious as well, he is Neelakanda who has bluish throat, he is extremely compassionate, his lotus feet  are worshiped by Lord Srirama, Saumithri/Lakshman, Jatayu, Veda, Shadanana/Shanmukha, and Kuja, he is Shambhu and Mahadeva as well, he has attractive matted hair locks, he is adorned in sacred river Ganga on matted hair locks, he has three eyes, he has won over Lord Yama, he is worshiped by all the deities and demons, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva who is personified as Vaidhyanatha, he is beloved of  fervent devotees, he crushed the pride of demons of the city of Thripura, he is wielded in powerful weapon Pinaka, he eradicates wicked people, he eradicates all kinds of illnesses caused by the essential elements on Earth, he is venerated by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he has Soma, Surya and Agni as three eyes, he provides excellence in speech, hearing, and eyesight, he is eulogized by Veda and Vedantha, he is all pervading, his lotus feet are worshiped by Yogeeshvara, he represents trinities/Bhrama, Vishnu and Maheshvara, he has thousands of sacred names, he is smeared in sacred ashes from the funeral pyre, he eradicates extreme fears and fears caused by the evil spirit, sorrows and grief of the worshiper, he dwells as soul in living beings, he has gracefully allocated half of the body to his consort Goddess Sri Parvathi, he is mounted on celestial bull and carries majestic flag that has the symbol of bull, he has mesmerizing appearance smeared in sacred ashes, he provides virtuous offspring and appropriate companion as wedded wife/husband, Lord Vaidhyanatha is the consort of Goddess Balambika, he is the provider of Bhukthi as well as Mukthi, he eradicates miseries and sufferings from illnesses, he is the safest heaven of worshiper, he eradicates all the perils of the worshiper, he eradicates untimely and accidental deaths, he provides all the auspiciousness to worshiper, he eradicates sorrows derived from excessive desires and passion, he has neither beginning nor end, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Vaidhyanatha who is worshiped by the whole Universe, he has pleasing disposition, he is supreme spirit, he is highly honorable, he fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, he is the cause of Universe and its living beings, he witnesses the functions of the Universe, he carries out the smooth functioning of Universe, ultimately he absorbs all those created at the end of Yuga, he is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, he is Mrida who is too compassionate, he is supreme physician, he is the provider of auspiciousness, he is Mahesha who is closest companion of the worshiper and he is closest associate of distressed and destitute, he is wielded in powerful trident, Damaru, Dindi, Pattisa, Pasha, and Angusha, he is Lord of Lords, he is the Lord of Universe, he is beloved of Universe and its living beings, he is the safest heaven to the distressed people, he is worshiped by all the deities, he is supreme Lord who is extremely valorous, he is worshiped by Nandi, Bhringi and Ganas, he is beloved of Girirajasutha/Goddess Parvathi, he destroyed the demons of the city of Thripura, he crushed the pride of Lord Kamadeva and demon Andhakasura, he performs the task of creation, preservation and ultimately causes deluge at the end of Yuga, he is the protector as well as Lord of Universe, he is consort of Goddess Uma, he is closest companion of distressed people, he is beloved soul of Goddess Parvathi, he is ocean of mercy, he destroys the clan of wicked demons, he is safest heaven to worshiper, he is supreme bliss, he is beyond Thrigunas, he eradicates mental as well as physical afflictions, he has unique eyes, he provides the state of renunciation to passionate devotees, he has powerful arms, he is harmless, he is void of impurities, he is supreme Lord Shankara who provides all kinds of auspiciousness, he eradicates all kinds of illnesses, he is safest heaven to worshiper who are surrendered at his lotus feet, he protects the Universe and its living beings.


Om Sri Vaidhyanatha Shiva Shankara   Srineelakanda Dhayapara: | Srirama Saumithri Archithapadha   Jatayu Vedarchithapadha ||

Shadananarchitha Kujarchithapadha Shambhave Mahadevaya Cha | Jadadharaya Gangadhara Thrilochana Kalahanthre ||

Samasthadevasurarchithapadha Srivaidhyanatha Namashivaya | Bhakthapriya Thripuranthaka Pinakine Dhushtaharaya Cha ||

Prabhoothavathathi Samastharogaharthre Munivandhitha | Somasuryagnilochana  Vak Shrotha Nethranghri Pradhaya Cha ||

Vedanthavedhya Jaganmaya  Yogeeshvaradhyeya Padhambuja: | Thrimoorthine Sahasranamne  Mrithabasmabhritha Pishachadhukharthi Bhayapaha: ||

Athmaswaroopa Shareerabhajana: Vrishadhvaja: | Bhasmadhishobhitha  Suputhradharathi Saubagyadhayaka : ||

Balambikesha Vaidhyesha Bhukthi Mukthi Pradhayaka : | Adhivyadhinivarana Abhayapradha Apathnivarana: ||

Akalamrithyunivarana Aishvaryadhayaka Dhukharththihanthra: | Adhi Antharahitha  Sarvalokaikavandhya Vaidhyanathayathe Nama: ||

Suprasanna Aprameyathma Mahathe Abheeshataphalapradha: | Jagathheavathe Jagethakasakshine Jagathkarthre Jagathsamharahethave ||

Chandhramouline Mrida Kripakara Vaidhyanatha Shubhapradha: | Mahesha Mithra Dhainyadheenabandhave ||

Thrishooladhara Damaru Dindi Pattisa Gadga Pasha Angushadharaya Cha | Devadeva Jagannatha Jagathpriya Dheenalokasharanya ||

Sarvadevapoojitha Aprameya Parakrama: | Nandi Bringhi Ganasevitha Girirajasuthavallabha: ||

Purari Madhananthaka Andhakasuramardhana: | Shrishtisthithipralayaheathave Vishvanatha Vishveshvara: ||

Umapathi Dheenabandho Parvathiprananayaka: | Dhayasindho Dhaithyakulanthaka Abhayapradha: ||

Chidanandha  Thrigunatheetha Thapathrayavimochana: | Viroopaksha Vairagyadha Veerabhahave ||

Nirupadhrava Nirahankara Sarvalokavashankara: | Sarvarogaharthre  Sarvalokasharanya Sarvalokasamrakshana:  ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||