Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Friday, 6 April 2018

Sri Durga Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Vishvasara Thanthram – Lyrics and meanings




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Durga who is absolute truth that perceivable through senses, she symbolizes wealth and prosperity, she is Bhavani who eradicates worldly desires, she is personified as  Arya, Durga, and  Jaya, she is primordial, she has Surya, Chandhra, and Agni as eyes, she is wielded in powerful trident, and  Pinaka, she has diversified forms, she is passionate, she undertakes intense penance and austerities, she represents mind, intellect, ego etc.. she is Universal spirit/wise, she is absolute Bhramam, she represents all sacred hymns, she is the essence of Universe and its living beings, she is supreme bliss, she is eternal, she is most venerable, she has pleasing disposition, she is supremely gorgeous, she can be formidable too, she guides us through the righteous path, she is Shambhavi, she has personified as Devamatha/Adithi, she represents thought process, she is fond of precious gems, she represents wisdom and knowledge,  she has personified as Dhakshakanya who is the daughter of Dhakshaprajapathi, she caused destruction of Yajja of Dhakshaprajapathi, she is Aparnna who undertakes intense penance without consuming leaves, she has various complexions, she is Patala/Dura who is fierce and has red hue, she is attired in directions as clothe, she is adorned in black anklets which produces tinkling noises, she is Eshani and Maharajji as well, she is extremely valorous, she is Rudrani who has dreadful appearance, she has most desirable form too, she has personified as Vanadurga, Mathangi, Bhrami, Maheshvari, Aindhri, Kaumari, Vaishnavi, Chamunda, Varahi,  and Lakshmi,  she is youthful, she represents Purusha, she is pure, she represents supreme wisdom and knowledge, she represents Kriya/action, deeds, she is eternal, she is the source of intellect, she is copious and she represents essential elements, she crushed the pride of demons Mahishasura, Madhukaitabha, Chanda and Munda, she represents all Shasthras, she is the annihilator of demons, she is wielded in various Shasthra/weapons that are invoked with sacred chants, she is wielded in numerous Asthra and Shasthra as well, she has personified as Bhadhrakali, she has everlasting youth, she is Kishori who is always young, she is supreme ascetic, she is formidable as well as gentle, she symbolizes happiness, knowledge, and fame, she has most desirable form too, she is Mahodhari who has pot sized belly, she is the source of power, strength, courage etc.. she has alarming form too, she is highly enthusiastic, she is extremely powerful, she represents massive fire, her face is vicious, she is Kalarathri, he is supreme ascetic who undertake severe penances,  she is Mahadevi, and Vishnumaya, she is the essence of Shiva, she has assigned Lord Shiva as emissary, she is Karali, she is eternal, she is Parameshvari and  Kathyayani, she represents Mahadvidhya,  and Mahamedha/supreme intellect, she is personified as Gauri, Savithri,  and Saraswathi, she is absolute Bhramam, she symbolizes all Thanthras as well as Vedamanthras.



Om Sathya  Sadhya Bhavapreetha  Bhavani Bhavamochani | Arya Durga  Jaya  Adhya  Thrinethra Shooladharini ||

Pinakadharini Chithra  Chanda Mahathapase  Nama: | Mano Buddhi Ahankara Chidhroopa Chidhakrithi: ||

Sarvamanthramayi Saththa Sathyanandhaswaroopini | Anantha  Bhavini Bhavya  Abhavya Sadhamgathi: ||

Shambhavi Devamathre Chintha Rathnapriya Sarvavidhya | Dhakshakanya  Dhakshayajjavinashini ||

Aparnna Anekavarnna Patala Patalavathi | Pattambarapareedhana Kalamanjjeera Ranjjini ||

Eshani Maharajji Aprameya Parakrama : | Rudrani Krooraroopa  Sundari Vanadurga Mathangi Thadha ||

Kanyaka Bhrami Maheshvari  Aindhri Kaumari | Vaishnavi Chamunda Varahi Lakshmi Purushakrithi : ||

Vimala Jjyanaroopa  Kriya Nithya Bhuddhidha | Bahula  Bahulaprema  Mahishasuramardhini ||

Madhukaitabhahanthri Chandamundavinashini | Sarvashasthramayi Sarvadhanavaghathini ||

Anekashashthrahastha  Sarvashasthrarthadharini | Bhadhrakali Sadhakanya  Kishori  Yuvathi  Yathin ||

Praudaprauda Vriddhamathre Aghoraroopa  Mahodhari | Balapradha  Ghoraroopa  Mahothsaha  Mahabala ||

Agnijvala  Raudhramukhi  Kalarathri  Thapasvini | Mahadevi Vishnumaya  Shivathmika  Shivadhoothi ||

Karali  Anantha  Parameshvari  Kathyayani Thadha | Mahavidhya  Mahamedhaswaroopini ||

Gauri Saraswathi Savithri  Bhramavadhini | Sarvathanthraikanilaya  Vedamanthraswaroopini ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||