Lord Ganesha

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Sunday, 1 April 2018

Sri Harihara Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||














Sage Agasthya speaks “The following are the glorious verse describes the splendor of Lord Hari and Lord Hara was composed by Dharmaraja, it is a simple literary work narrates the sacred names of Lord Hari and Lord Hara, which is capable to eradicate all kinds of miseris and sufferings from its seeds, it is highly propitious hymns describes the endless glories of Kausthubhadhara and Shashibhooshana.  I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,  Lord Hari who is divine personified as Govinda, he is beloved  consort  of Goddes Sri Mahalakshmi and cows and cowherds of Vrindavan, he is Mukunda who is the enemy of demon Mura, Lord Hara who is divine  personified as Shambhu, he symbolizes auspiciousness, he is Shashishekhara who is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, he is wielded in powerful weapon trident, Lord Hari who is personified as Damodhara who was tied into mortal pastel by Devi Yasodha, he is Acchyutha who is unconquerable, he is Janardhana who is the protector of Universe and its living beings, he is Vasudeva, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always, Lord Hara  is personified as Gangadhara who is adorned in sacred river Ganga on matted hair locks, he is the destroyer of Andhakasura, he is Hara who eradicates sins of the worshiper,  he is Neelakanda who has bluish throat, Lord Hari is Vaikunda who resides in the supreme abode of Sri Vaikundham, he destroyed the demons Kaitabha, he is embodied as Kamada/tortoise while churning the milky ocean for nectar of immortality, he holds lotus flower on hand, Lord Hara  is Bhoothesha who dwells as soul in living beings and protector of them, he is wielded in Khadga, and  Parashu, he is Mrida and Chandikesha as well, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,   Lord Vishnu who is embodied as Nrisimha/half lion-half man, he is the destroyer of demon Madhu, he is wielded in powerful discus,  Lord Hara is Gauripathi who is the consort of Goddess Gauri, he is Gireesha who is  Lord of Mountains, he is Shankara who symbolizes auspiciousness,  he is Chandhrachooda who is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, Lord Hari is Narayana who annihilates  wicked demons, he is Sharngapani who is wielded in powerful bow Sharngam, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,  Lord Hara is Mrithyunjjaya who has won over death, he symbolizes fire sacrifices and virtues, he is the enemy of Lord Kamadheva, Lord Hari is personified as Sreekantha who carries Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi on the chest, he is attired in majestic yellow silk garments, he is Shauri who has the complexion of blue lotus, Lord Hara is personified as Eshana who is attired in skin of animal, he is the Lord of three worlds and heaven, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,  Lord Hari is Lakshmipathi who is the consort of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, he is the enemy of demon Madhu, he is Purushoththama who is primordial, Lord Hara is Sreekanda who symbolizes auspiciousness, he is attired in directions as garment, he is serene, he is wielded in powerful weapon Pinaka, he is supreme bliss, Lord Hari is Dharanidhara who is the consort of Goddess Earth, he is Padmanabha who has lotus flower on navel, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,  Lord Hara is Sarveshvara who symbolizes all the deities, he is the enemy of demons of Thripura, he is Devadeva who is Lord of Lords, he is aboslute Bhramam, Lord Hari has King of bird as celestial vehicle, he is Shankhapani who holds conch, Lord Hara has Soma, Surya, Agni as  three eyes, he is adorned in serpents as ornaments, he holds antelope on hand, he is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,  Lord Hari is personified as Raghava who was born in the illustrious clan of Raghu,  he is Rama and Rameshvara as well, he is Ravanari who is the destroyer of demon Ravana, Lord Hara is Bhoothesha who is the Lord of living beings, he is the enemy of Manmatha, he is the Lord of Pramadha Ganas, Lord Hari is the destroyer of demon Chanoora, he is Hrishikesha who is the Lord of senses, he is Murari who is the slayer of demon Mura, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,  Lord Hara is wielded in weapon trident, he is Gireesha, he is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, he has the luster of moon, Lord Hari is the slayer of Kamsa and Keshi, he is eternal, Lord Hara is Bharga who has great effulgence, he has three eyes, he is Bhava who is Bhoothapathi, he is Purari who destroyed the demons of Thripura, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,   Lord Hari is Gopipathi who is Lord of young maiden of cowherds, he is the Lord of Yadhus/cowherds, he is personified as son of Vasudeva, Lord Hara has the luster of Karpoora/camphor, he has divine bull as celestial vehicle, he has Agni as eye on forehead, Lord Hari is Govardhanodharana who has elevated the Mount Govardhan, he symbolizes righteousness, he is divine personified as cowherd, I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hari and Lord Hara, Oh! Lord, kindly bless us to bathe in the joy of devotion always,  Lord Hara is Sthanu/firm, he has three eyes, he is wielded in Pinaka, he is most venerable, Lord Hari is divine personified as  Krishna, and Anirudhdha, he is Kamalakara who has the loveliness of lotus flower and he is the consort of Goddess Kamala, he eradicates miseries and grief, Lord Hara is Vishveshvara who is the Lord of Universe and its living beings,  he is Thripadha who represents sacred hymns, he has attractive matted hair locks soaked in the sacred waters of river Ganga. “


Govinda Madhava Mukundha Hare Murare | Shambho Shivesha Shashishekhara  Shoolapane ||

Dhamodhara Acchyutha  Janardhana Vasudeva | Thvayajjaya Bada Ya Ithi Santhatham Mam Ananthi||

Gangadhara Andhakaripo Hara Neelakanda | Vaikundha  Kaitabaripo Kamadabjapane ||

Bhoothesha Khadgaparasho Mrida Chandikesha | Thvayajjaya Bada Ya Ithi  Santhatham Mam Ananthi ||

Vishno Nrisimha  Madhusoodhana  Chakrapane | Gauripathe  Gireesha  Shankara  Chandhrachooda ||

Narayana Asuranibarhana  Sharngapane | Thvayajjaya Bada  Ya Ithi  Santhatha Mam Ananthi ||

Mrithyujja Yoga Virshamekshana Kamashathro | Sreekantha  Peethavasana Ambudha  Neelashaure ||

Eshana Kriththivasana  Thridhashaikanatha | Thvayajjaya Bada  Ya Ithi  Santhatha Mam Ananthi ||

Lakshmipathe  Madhuripo Puroshoththamadhya | Sreekanda  Digvasana  Shantha Pinakapane ||

Anandhakandha  Dharanidhara  Padmanabha | Thvayajjaya Bada  Ya Ithi  Santhatha Mam Ananthi ||

Sarvesha  Thripurasoodhana Devadeva |Bhramanyadeva Garudadhvaja  Shankhapane |

Thrayaksho Uragabarana Balamrigangamaule | Thvayajjaya Bada  Ya Ithi  Santhatha Mam Ananthi ||


Sreerama Raghava Rameshvara  Ravanare | Bhoothesha  Manmatharipo  Pramadhathinatha ||

Chanoora Mardhana  Rishikapathe  Murare | Thvayajjaya Bada  Ya Ithi  Santhatha Mam Ananthi ||

Shoolin  Gireesha  Rajaneesha  Kalavathamsa |Kamsapranashana  Sanathana Keshinasha ||

 Thvayajjaya Bada  Ya Ithi  Santhatha Mam Ananthi |Bharga  Thrinethra  Bhava Bhoothapathe  Purare ||

Gopipathe Yadhupathe  Vasudevasoono | Karpooragaura  Vrishabhadhvaja  Phalanethra ||

Govardhanodharana  Dharmadhureena Gopa | Thvayajjaya Bada  Ya Ithi  Santhatha Mam Ananthi ||

Sthano Thrilochana  Pinakadhara  Smarare |Krishnanirudhdha  Kamalakara  Kalmashare ||

 Vishveshvara  Thripadhagardhra Jadakalapa | Thvayajjaya Bada  Ya Ithi  Santhatha Mam Ananthi ||

Ashtoththaradhika Shathena  Sucharu Namnam Samdharbhitham Lalitharathnakadhambakena | San Nayakam Dhrida Gunam Dhivjakandagam Ya: Kuryath Imam Sajramaho Sa  Yamam Napasyeth | Iththam  Dhvijendhra Nijabhrithya Ganan Sadhaiva  Samshikshayedhava Nigan Sahi Dharmaraja: | Anye Api Ye  Hariharankadharadharayam They  Dhuratha: Punaraho Parivarjjaneeya: ||

Agasthiruvacha –

Yo Dharmaraja  Rachitham Lalitha Prabandham Namavalim Sakala Kalmasha Beejahanthreem |Dheero Athra Kausthubha Bhritha: Shashibhooshanasya  Japethsthanarasamsa Pibena Mathu: | Ithi  Shruvan Katham Ramyam Shivasharmapriye Anagham| Prahrishtavakthra: Puratho Dhadharshapsarasam Pureem ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||