Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Friday, 27 April 2018

Sri Bilva Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 1 – 10



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave which has three petals,   he symbolizes Thrigunas known as  Sathvik, Rajas and Thamasic, he has Soma, Surya, and Agni as three eyes, he is wielded in powerful three weapons such as trident, Parashu and Khadvangam, he eradicates accumulated sins of three births, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, I shall venerate him with the unbroken leaves/ Thrishakha of Bilvapathra  which is pleasing and highly auspicious, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, he carries out the essential functions of the Universe known as creation, preservation and destruction, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, he is adorned in King of serpent, he is adorned in venomous serpents as ornaments all over the body, he is adorned in serpent as magnificent earrings, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, he is adorned in Akshamala/garlands of Rudraksha, he is Rudra, he is beloved consort of Goddess Parvathi, he is Esaha who is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, he has three eyes, he has ten powerful arms, he has allocated half of the body to Goddess Durga, he is smeared in sacred ashes all over the body, he is divine personified as Lord Shiva, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, he is wielded in powerful trident, he has mesmerizing form adorned in King of serpent as ornament, he is Chandhrashekhara who is adorned in crescent moon  on matted hair locks, he is Lord of moon, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, he is Gangadhara who is adorned in sacred river Ganga on matted hair locks, he is Lord of Goddess Ambika, he is adorned in serpent as earrings, he has won over death, he is Lord of Goddess Girija, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, he has lustrous limbs resembles to crystal, he has bluish throat, he is too compassionate, he is Lord of Lords, he is serene always, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave, he is Sath, Chith and Anandham/supreme bliss, he is Vageeshvara/Lord of speech, he represents sky, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer Bilva leave,


Thridhalam Thrigunakaram  Thrinethram Cha  Thriyayudham| Thrijanma  Papasamharam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Thrishakhai: Bilvapathraishcha  Acchidhrai:Komalai Shubhai: |Thavapoojam Karishyami  Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Sarvathrialokhyakarththaram  Sarvathrailokhyapalanam | Sarvathrailokhyaharththaram  Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Nagadhirajavalayam Nagaharena Bhooshitham | Nagakundalasamyuktham Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Akshamaladharam Rudram Parvathipriyavallabham | Chandrashekharam Eshanam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Thrilochanam Dhashabhujam Durga Dhehardhadharinam | Vibhoothyarchitham Devam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Thrishooladharinam Devam  Nagabaranasundharam | Chandhrashekharam Eshanam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Gangadharam Ambikanatham  Phanikundalamanditham | Kalakalam  Gireesham Cha Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Shuddhaspadika Sankasham  Shithikandam  Kripanidhim | Sarveshvaram  Sadhashantham Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Sacchidanandharoopam  Cha Paramanandhamayam Shivam | Vageeshvaram  Chidhakasham  Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||