Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Sri Bagalamukhi Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Sri Vishnu Yamalathanthram - Lyrics and meanings




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||









Sri Narada speaks “ Oh!Bhagavan, Oh! Devadevesha,  who undertakes the function of creation, preservation and destruction at the end of Yuga, kindly narrate the hundred and eight of sacred names of Goddess Bagalamukhi.”

Sri Bhagavan speaks “ Oh! Vathsa, listen to me carefully, I shall narrate the hundred and eight sacred names of Peethambara who is attired in majestic yellow silk garment, she is Mahadevi whose sacred hymns are capable to wash off the severe sins of the worshiper, it gives excellence in speech even to the persons with lack of speaking ability, and it destroys the enemies of the worshiper. Sri Peethambara Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram was composed by Rishi Sadhashiva, it has Anushtup as Chandhass and it is recited to please Goddess Peethambara.”




I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Sri Bagalamukhi/crane-faced, who represents eighth Goddess in Dhasha Mahavidhya forms, known as Kali, Thara, Shodashi, Bhuvaneshvari, Chinnamastha, Bhairavi, Dhoomravathi, Bagala, Mathangi and Kamala, she has personified as female force of Lord Vishnu and Shankara, she is all pervading, she is the mother of Veda, she represents cosmic sleep of Mahavishnu and various incarnations as Mahamathsya, Mahakoorma,  and Mahavaraha, she is beloved of Narasimha, she has most pleasing disposition, she represents  Vamana/dwarf, Vatu/Bhramin, Jamadhagnya/Parashurama, Rama, etc.. she is eulogized by Rama, she has the complexion of dark clouds, she has attractive matted hair locks, she is worshiped in a prescribed rite with fire sacrifices, she represent debate, various art forms, and intellect, she has personified as wife of Lord Buddha, she represents doctrines of Buddha and impending incarnation as Kalki, she eradicates the evil effects of Kali era, she eradicates afflictions of Kali era, she has the brilliance of millions of Adithya, she excels the beauty of millions of Manmatha, she is independent to act and does not require any support system, she has fierce form as Kali, she represents all the art forms, she is the provider of highest of the devout act, she is personified as Keshavi who is most desirable of Keshava and immerses in the veneration of Keshava, she is Kishori who is eulogized by Keshava, she is personified as Rudrani who is female force of Rudra, she is  wrathful, she is inseparable consort of Rudra, she represents Nakshathra, she is worshiped by Lord of Nakshathra, she is beloved of Lord of Nakshathra, she is eternal, she is worshiped by Nakshathrapathi, she represents serpents and their clan, she is Nageshvari who is  worshiped by Nagaraja, she has embodied as Nagakanya, she is clever, she was born as daughter of King of mountains/Mount Himavan, she is worshiped by King of Mountains, she is youthful, she represents cloud, precious yellow metal,  and dark clouds, she is stunningly gorgeous, she has the complexion of blood red and dark clouds, she symbolizes mass, she is pure, she has fair complexion, she symbolizes auspiciousness and good fortune, she is lovely, she represents wealth and prosperity, she has pleasant disposition, she has the luster of precious yellow metal, she is the safest heaven to worshiper, she guides the worshiper through the righteous path, she is alarming to enemies, she is the ruler of the Universe and its living beings, she eradicates enemies, she is Bhamini who is most beautiful and passionate, she is great illusionist, she causes sudden halt to  life on Earth, she has dreadful as well as most enticing form too, she represents auspiciousness, she eradicates Ragadhvesha/lust, ego, pride, jealous, anger, desire etc… she represents dark hours of night, she is the annihilator of demons, dishonest, and wicked people, she is personified as Yakshini, she represents Siddhas, she is Siddhesha, she symbolizes Siddhi/supernatural powers, she caused the annihilation of Lankadhipathi/Ravana, she is worshiped in Lankeshapuri, she obliterated the clan of Lankanatha/Ravana, she caused the death Maharavana, she is Parameshvari who is worshiped by deities, Dhanavas, Siddhas etc.. she has minuscule as well as massive form too, she is Varadha who provides abundance of boons, she is worshiped by her passionate devotees and she showers abundance of boons to them, she is beloved of Varadhesha, she is extremely valorous, she is adorned in various precious ornaments all over the body, she is Vasudha who symbolizes wealth and auspiciousness, she has various incarnations, she is Vani who is Goddess of speech, she is absolute Bhramam, she is lovely faced, she is the provider of strength and courage, she has the luster of gold, she is adorned in precious yellow metal, she is fond of fresh alluring yellow flowers, she is adorned in yellow flower garlands, she represents yellow/yellow gem/Topaz/gold.

Narada Uvacha –

Bhagavan Devadevesha Shrishti Sthithilayathmaka | Shatham Ashtoththaram Namnam Bagalaya Vadhadhuna ||

Sri Bhagavan Uvacha –

Shrunu Vathsa  Pravakshyami Namnam Ashtoththaram Shatham | Peethambaryam Mahadevya: Sthothram Papapranashanam ||

Yasya  Prapadanathsadhyo Vadhi Mooko Bhaveth Kshanath | Ripunam Sthambhanam  Yathi Sathyam Sathyam  Vadhamyaham ||


|| Asya Sri  Peethambara Ashtoththara Shathanamasthothrasya Sadhashiva Rishi: | Anushtup Chandha: | Sree Peethambara Devatha | Sree Peethambara Preethaye Pade Viniyoga: ||

Om Sri Bagala  Vishnuvanitha  Vishnushankarabhamini | Bahula  Vedamatha: Mahavishnuprasvai Nama: ||

Mahamathsya  Mahakoorma  Mahavaraharoopini | Narasimhapriya  Ramya  Vamana Vaturoopini ||

Jamadhagnyaswaroopa  RamA Ramaprapoojitha | Krishna  Kapardhini  Krithya  Kalaha  Kalakarini ||

Buddhiroopa  Buddhabharya Baudhdhapakhandagandini | Kalkiroopa  Kalihara  Kalidhurgathinashini ||

Kodiadithyapratheekasha  Kodikandharppamohini | Kevala Katina Kali Kala Kaivalyadhayini ||

Keshavi Keshavaradhya  Kishori  Keshavasthutha | Rudraroopa  Rudramoorthi  Rudrani Rudradevatha ||

Nakshathraroopa  Nakshathra  Nakshathreshaprapoojitha | Nakshathreshapriya Nithya  Nakshathrapathivandhitha ||

Nagini Nagajanani Nagarajapravandhitha | Nageshvari  Nagakanya  Nagari  Nagathmaja ||

Nagadhirajathanaya  Nagaraja Prapoojitha | Naveena  Neeradha  Peetha Shyama  Saundharyakarini ||

Raktha Neela  Ghana Shubhra  Shvetha Saubhagyadhayini | Sundhari  Saubhaga  Saumya  Swarnnabha  Swargathipradha ||

Riputhrasakari Rekha  Shathrusamharini  Bhamini | Maya Sthambhini  Mohini Shubha Ragadhveshakari Thadha ||

Rathri  Rauravadhvamsakari Yakshini Siddhanivaha |Siddhesha Siddhiroopini Lankathipathidhvasini ||

Lankeshapurivandhitha  Lankanathakulahara  Maharavanaharini | Deva Dhanava Siddhaugha  Poojitha Parameshvari ||

Paramanuroopa  Parama  Parathanthra Vinashini| Varadha Varadharadhya  Varadhanaparayana ||

Varadheshapriya  Veera Varabhooshanabhooshitha | Vasudha  Bahudha Vani Bhramaroopa  Varanana ||

 Baladha Peethavasana  Peethabhooshna Bhooshitha | Peethapushpapriya  Peethahara Peethaswaroopini ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||