Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Sri Bilva Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 21 – 30



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is Mahadeva, he is magnanimous, he is adorned in serpent as ornaments on the hands, he eradicates severe sins of the worshiper, he is divine personified, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is the Lord of Bhoothaganas, he is wielded on GandaParashu, he is Vamadeva, he is wielded in powerful weapon Pinaka, he is inseparable from consort Goddess Parvathi who is on left, he is most excellent, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he has Agni as eye on the forehead, he has unique eyes, he is Sreekanda, he is beloved of passionate devotees, he has dark blue – reddish brown luster, he is wielded in Khadvanga, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he resides on the highest peak of Mount Kailash, he is Bheema/one of the Ashtamoorthi, he has colossal form, he can be formidable, he is the destroyer of demons of Thripura, he is embodied as Vrisha/celestial bull, he is majestically mounted on Vrishabha, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is fond of recitation of Samaganam, he is omnipresent, he is smeared in sacred ashes from the funeral pyre, he is Mrithyunjjaya who has won over death, he is the Lord of the Universe and its living beings, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he eradicates miseries and sufferings of poverty, he has Soorya, Chandhra and Agni as eyes, he holds antelope on one hand, he is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he eradicates all kinds of unknown fears and anxieties, he is watchful who witnesses all the happenings in the Universe, he is unblemished, he beyond Thrigunas, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he symbolizes greatest philosophies, he is Samba , he  proficient in all philosophies although remains remote from all, he is the essence of greatest philosophies, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is the Universal preceptor, he is firm, he is the provider of abundance of boons, he symbolizes eyes to  all worlds, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he liberated Manmatha and crushed his pride, he is Shiva, he symbolizes prosperity and wealth, he has great splendor, he is Paramathma/Universal soul, he is worshiped by Goddess Kamala, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam.


Mahadevam Mahathmanam  Bhujangadhipa Kankanam | Mahapapaharam  Devam Yeaka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Bhoothesham Gandaparashum Vamadevam Pinakinam | Vame Shakthidharam  Shreshtam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Phalekshanam  Viroopakasham  Sreekandam Bhakthavathsalam | Neelalohitha  Khadvangam  Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Kailasavasinam Bheemam Kadoram Thripuranthakam | Vrishankam Vrishabharoodam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Samapriyam  Sarvamayam Bhasmodhoolitha Vigraham | Mrithyunjjayam Lokanatham  Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Dharidhrya Dhukhaharanam Ravichandhrananalekshanam | Mrigapanim  Chandhramaulim  Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Sarvalokabhayaharam  Sarvalokaikasakshinam| Nirmalam Nirgunakaram  Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Sarva Thaththvathmakam  Sambam  Sarva Thaththvavidhoorakam | Sarvathathvaswaroopam Cha Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Sarvalokagurum Sthanum  Sarvalokavarapradham | Sarvalokaikanethram  Cha Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Manmathoddharanam  Shaivam  Bhavabhargam  Paramathmakam | Kamalapriyapoojyam  Cha Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||