Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Sri Chandhra Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||







I shall prostrate before Lord Chandhra who is  the Lord of stars, he is Shashidhara who is  Lord night, he symbolizes nectar,  he is most venerable, he symbolizes virtues and he is worshiped by pious, he has perfect control over senses, he symbolizes victory, he is eminent part of the Jyothish Chakra/science of astrology, he acts correspondingly to Vikarththana/Surya, he is valorous, he is Vishvesha, heis the Lord of Vidhusha/ wise, intellectual, he can be formidable too, he eradicates the wicked people, he symbolizes nourishment, he is the protector of people who are surrendered at his lotus feet, he is beloved of Ashtamoorthi, he is imperishable, he eradicates miseries and sorrows, he has great effulgence, he symbolizes light, he spreads light across the Universe, he accepts oblations from fire sacrifices, he is Kaladhara, he causes the movement of wheel of time,  he symbolizes amorous sport,  he fulfills the desires of the worshiper, he eradicates untimely and accidental death, he symbolizes auspiciousness, he is most venerable on prescribed rite on daily basis, he is the source of night/Lord of Night, he undergoes eclipse and he eradicates the sins of the worshiper as well, he undergoes waxing and waning periods,  he is Jaivathruka/moon who has the luster of camphor, he is pure, he is lustrous, he is victorious, he provides triumph,  he symbolizes nectar, he is the Lord of deities, he fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, he is the provider of Mukthi/liberation from repeated births, he symbolizes auspiciousness, he eradicates sufferings of  poverty of  the worshiper, he is fond of Samagana, he is the protector of living beings, he is originated from the milky ocean while churning the ocean for nectar of immortality, he eradicates extreme fears and anxieties, he is attainable through intense devotion and faith, he eradicates worldly existence of the worshiper, he is the source of light during the night hours, he is the source of happiness in the Universe, he causes rivalry among his  twenty seven wives, he is void of passion, desires, etc. he is infallible, he remains shadow of Adithya on the Earth, he is amicable, he carries out the smooth functioning of the Universe, he eradicates sufferings and miseries, he is the source of happiness and joy, he is worshiped by the righteous people, he represents Agamashasthras, he is omniscient, he is eulogized by Sanakadhis, he is mounted on the grand chariot adorned in pure white umbrella, he is adorned in fresh alluring white flower garland, he is smeared in white colored highly fragrant musk, he is mounted on the grand chariot pulled by ten horses, he is wielded in Danda, bow and arrow, he has the luster of Kundhapushpa, his eyes has the resemblance to lotus flower petals, he is originated from the ocean, he represents Athreya Gothra, he is can be alarming too, he fulfills all the desires of the passionate worshiper, he is too compassionate, he is the Lord of Karkata/fourth sign of Zodiac, he is imperishable, he is seated on the grand throne of rectangular shaped/quadrangular, particular posture, four cornered, he is clever, he is mounted on celestial vehicle, he resides in the Suryamandala, he symbolizes wealth and prosperity, he is beloved of Maheshvara, he is liberal/restrained, he undertakes Pradhaskhina of mount Meru, he resides in the middle of Grahamandala, he undergoes eclipse, he is the King among the twice- born/Dhvija, he is adorned in sparkling Thilak on forehead, he has two powerful arms, he is worshiped by twice-born/Dhvija, he resides under the shade of Audhumbara tree, he is generous, he is beloved consort of Devi Rohini, he undertakes inevitable part in the functioning of Universe, he is eulogized by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he is the provider of permanent happiness, he is the source of all the happiness and joy, he is fond of Palashasamith, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Chandhra who is the Lord of night, he is the commander of planets, he is the provider of liberation from repeated births.



Om Srimathe  Shashidhara Chandhraya Tharadheeshayathe Nama: | Nishakara  Sudhanidhi: Sadharadhyathe Nama: ||

Sathpathi Sadhupujitha Jithendhriya Jayadha: | Jyothishchakrapravarththaka  Vikarththananuja ||

 Veera Vishvesha  Vidhushapathi  Dhoshakaraya Cha | Dhushtadhoora Pushtimathe  Shishtapalakayathe Nama: ||

Ashtamoorthipriya  Anantha  Kashtadharukudaraka | Swaprakasha  Prakashathma Dhyuchara  Devabhojana ||

Kaladhara Kalahethave  Kamakrith Kamadhayaka| Mrithyusamharaka  Amarthya Nithyanushtanadhaya Cha ||

Kshapakara Ksheenapapa  Kshayavridhdhisamnvitha | Jaivathruka Shuchaye Shubhra Jayine Nama: ||

Jayaphalapradha  Sudhamaya  Surasvamine Nama: | Bhakthanam Ishtadhayaka Mukthidha Bhadhraya Cha ||

Bhakthadharidhryabhanjjana  Samaganapriyaya Cha | Sarvarakshaka  Sagarothbhava  Bhayanthakrithe Nama: ||

Bhakthigamya Bhavabhandavimochana | Jagathprakashakirana  Jagadhanandhakarana ||

Ni:sapthnaya Nirahara Nirvikara Niramaya |Bhucchayacchadhithyaya Bhavyaya They Nama: ||

Bhuvanaprathipalaka Sakalarththihara Saumyajanaka | Sadhuvandhitha  Sarvagamya Sarvajja Sanakadhimunisevitha ||

Sithacchathradhvajopetha Sithanga  Sithabhooshana | Swethamalyambaradhara  Swethagandhanulepana: ||

Dhashashvasamarooda  Dhandapani Dhanurdhara | Kundhapushpojjvalakara  Nayanabjasamudhbhava ||

Athreyagothraja Athyanthavinaya  Priyadhayaka | Karunarasasampoornna  Karkkata Prabhave Nama: ||

Avyaya Chathurasrasanarooda  Chathura  Dhivyavahana |Vivasvamandalavasa  Vasu Samriddhidhayaka ||

Maheshvarapriya  Dhantha  Merugothrapradhakshina: | Grahamandalamadhyastha  Grasitharkka Dhvijarajathey Nama: ||

Dhyuthilaka Dhvibhuja Dhvijapoojitha | Audhumbaranagavasa  Udhara  Rohinipathi ||

Nithyodhaya Munisthutha Nithyanandhaphalapradha: | Sakalahladhanakara  Palashasamidhapriya | Om Sri Chandhramase Grahadhipa Mukthidhayaka: ||




||Jai Sriman Narayana ||