Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Sri Garuda Vajrapanchara Kavacham – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||













I shall meditate upon Sri Garuda who is the celestial vehicle of Lord Vishnu, I shall earnestly pray to Garuda to protect my head, I shall earnestly pray to Vinathasutha who is the son of Devi Vinatha  to protect my forehead, I shall earnestly pray to Sarpaha who is the enemy of serpents, to protect my eyes, I shall earnestly pray to Surarchitha who is worshiped by Suras to protect my ears,  I shall earnestly pray to Sarpari who is the enemy of serpents to protect my  nose, I shall earnestly pray to Vishnuvahana who is the celestial vehicle of Lord Vishnu to protect my  face, I shall earnestly pray to Suryasuthanuja who is younger brother to Suryasutha to protect my throat, I shall earnestly pray to Mahabhala who is mighty to protect my arms, I shall earnestly pray to Khageshvara who is the chief of the birds to protect my hands, I shall earnestly pray to Arunakrithi who has the effulgence of Aruna to protect my fingers, I shall earnestly pray to  Nakhayudha who has sharp nails as weapon to protect my nails, I shall earnestly pray to Mukthiphalapradha who is the provider of liberation from repeated births to protect my armpit and inner parts of the body, I shall earnestly pray to Vihaga who is King of birds  to protect my bosom, I shall earnestly pray to Sarvadha who is all-bestowing to protect my heart,  I shall earnestly pray to Mahatheja who has great radiance to protect my navel,  I shall earnestly pray to Sudhakara who symbolizes nectar to protect my waist line, I shall earnestly pray to Mahaveera to protect my thighs, I shall earnestly pray to Chandavikrama who is extremely valorous to protect my knee joints, I shall earnestly pray to Dhundhayudha who has sharp beak as weapon to protect my shank/calves, I shall earnestly pray to Vishnuratha who is sincerely devoted to supreme Lord Vishnu to protect my ankles, I shall earnestly pray to Suparnna who has large wings to protect my feet, I shall earnestly pray to Tharkshaya who is divine personified as King of bird to protect my fingers on feet, I shall earnestly pray to Veera who is fearless to protect my Romakoopa/pores on the skin, I shall earnestly pray to Bhayapaha who eradicates extreme fears and anxieties to protect my skin.  Theses are the glorious verses Sri Garuda Vajra Pancharika, capable to eradicate all the sins of the worshiper, it  fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, whoever reads or listens to these marvelous verses during the hours of dawn would be relieved from the toxic poisons, whoever reads these verses during the hours of dawn, noon and dusk would be relieved from worldly bondage, whoever reads or listens to this verses for twelve times would be freed from  enemies, whoever reads or listens to this verses for a week would be relieved from sins, guilt, and diseases.  The Vajra Panchara Kavacham praising the splendor of Garuda is highly propitious hymn which is capable to liberate the worshiper from the worldly existence.


Shirome Garuda: Pathu Lalatam Vinathasutha | Nethrethu Sarpaho Pathu Karnnau Pathu Surarchitha ||

Nasikam PathuSarpari: Vadhanam Vishnuvahana: | Surya Suthanuja: Kandam  Bhujau Pathu Mahabala: ||

Hasthau Kageshvara: Pathu Karagre Thvarunakrithi |Nakha  Nakhayudha: Pathu Kakshau Mukthiphalapradha: ||

Sthanu Mey Pathu Vihaga: Hridhayam Pathu Sarvadha: | Nabhim Pathu Mahatheja  Katim Pathu Sudhahara: ||

Ooru Pathu Mahaveero Januni Chandavikrama: | Janghe Dhundhayudha: Pathu Gulphau Vishnuratha: Sadha ||

Suparna: Pathu Mey  Padhau Thrakshaya Padhamguli Thadha | Romakoopani Mey  Veera: Thvacham Pathu Bhayapaha: ||

Ithi Yevam  Dhivya Kavacham Papaghnam Sarvakamadham| Ya: Padeth Paratharuththaya  Vishashesham Pranashyathi ||

Thrisandhyam Ya: Paden Nithyam Bandhanath Muchyathe  Nara: | Dhvadhasham Padethyasthu Muchyathe  Shathrubadhanath ||

Yekavaram Padethyasthu Muchyathe  Sarvakalbhishai: | Vajrapanchara  Nametham Kavacham  Bandhamochanam ||




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||