Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Sri Parashurama Ashtakam – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||













I shall prostrate before Jamadhagnya/son of Sage Jamadhagni, and  Devi Renuka, he has fair complexion, his eyes are crimson colored due to extreme anger, he is the protector of his devotees, he is kind, he is ocean of mercy, he is Vipra who was born in the illustrious clan of Bhargava, he is wielded in powerful bow and arrow, he is adorned in Yajjopaveetham/sacred thread across the chest, he represents art forms, he holds sharp Kudaram/sword, I shall prostrate before Jamadhagnya who is son of Sage Jamadhagni and  Devi Renuka, he has pleasing disposition too, he is learned, he is worshiped by Suras, he is supreme ascetic who follows strict vows and chastity, he has great effulgence, he is Yogeeshvara who undertake extreme Yogic practices, he eradicates sins, sorrows and miseries, and  illnesses, of the worshiper, he is divine personified and he is liberal, he eradicates enemies, I shall prostrate before Jamadhagnya/son of Sage Jamadhagni, and  Devi Renuka, he is the provider of Riddhi/success/accomplishment in tasks and Siddhi/various super natural powers, he  disperse the fruit of Karma of humans, he imparts highest of the knowledge of self and knowledge of science as well, he is the provider of well being, he is the protector of Universe and its living beings, he is the provider of welfare in three worlds, he symbolizes greatest philosophies, Oh! Vibhu, who has the luster of Nishanatha/Lord of Night/moon, most venerable, kindly protect powerless people like us always. I shall prostrate before Jamadhagnya/son of Sage Jamadhagni, and  Devi Renuka, he burn the miseries and sorrows and sufferings of poverty, he is too compassionate like rain clouds, he eradicates ignorance and imparts supreme knowledge/intelligence/consciousness about supreme soul, he is Viththeshvara who symbolizes wealth and prosperity, he is the provider of all kinds of auspiciousness and wealth, he is Lakshmipathi who is the consort of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, he is the provider of all kinds of powers and  auspiciousness, he symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, he is Jagathpalaka who is the protector of Universe and its living beings, I shall prostrate before Jamadhagnya/son of Sage Jamadhagni, and  Devi Renuka, he killed Sahasrarjuna/Karthaveeryarjuna and destroyed the clan of Haihaya, he repersetns Thrigunas/Rajas, Sathvik, and Thamass, he is wrathful, he eradicated wicked Kshathriyas, he is absolute truth, he is divine personified, he is compassionate, he can be formidable too, he has supreme radiance and extreme valor, I shall prostrate before Jamadhagnya/son of Sage Jamadhagni, and  Devi Renuka, he eradicated wicked Kings from the Earth and created a pond of blood, he performed homage to ancestors on the pool of blood, he created river of blood on the Earth by killing the wicked and manipulative kings, in this way he has purified the Earth. I shall prostrate before Jamadhagnya/son of Sage Jamadhagni, and Devi Renuka, Oh! Dheenathratha/protector of distressed and desolate people, Oh! Prabho, kindly protect us, Oh! Dhakshaka, kindly protect us from the miseries and sorrows of worldly existence, Oh! Prabho, kindly bless us to envision your magnificent and lovely form,  kindly grant us the fortune to serve your lotus feet, kindly provide us  nobleness to surrender at your lotus feet which has the purifying effect, I shall prostrate before Jamadhagnya/son of Sage Jamadhagni, and  Devi Renuka, Oh! Nara/mortals, Jamadhagnya who is victorious, he is the protector of passionate devotees, he is the protector of Universe and its living beings,  hence whoever venerates the lotus feet of the Jamadhagnya would attain all that desired; worshiper would attain physical wellness, happiness in the family, ultimately resides in the supreme abode of Lord.



Shubhradheham Sadha Krodharakthekshanam | Bhakthapalam  Kripalum Kripavaridhim | Vipravamshavathamsakam Dhanurdharinam | Bhavyayajjopaveetham Kalakarinam | Yasya  Hasthe Kadaram Mahatheekshnam| Renukanandhanam Jagadhagnyam Bhajeham ||

Saumyaroopam Manojjam Surarivandhitham | Janmatha: Bhramacharivrathe  Susthithram | Poornnathejasvinam Yogayogeeshvaram | Papasanthapa Rogadhisamharinam | Dhivya Bhavyathmakam Shathrusamharakam | Renukanandhanam Jagadhagnyam Bhajeham ||

Riddhi Siddhipradhatha  Vidhatha Bhuvo | Jjyana Vijjyanadhatha  Pradhatha Sukham | Vishvadhatha  Suthrathakhilam Vishtapam | Thaththvajjatha Sadha Pathu Mam Nirbalam | Poojyamanam Nishanathabasam Vibhum | Renukanandhanam Jagadhagnyam Bhajeham ||

Dhukha Dharidhrya  Dhavagneya  Thoyadham | Buddhijadyam Vinashaya Chaithanyadham | Viththam Aishvaryadhanaya  Viththeshvaram | Sarvashakthipradhanaya  Lakshmipathim | Mangalam Gnanagamyam Jagathpalakam | Renukanandhanam Jagadhagnyam Bhajeham ||

Yashcha Hantha  Sahasrarjjunam  Haihayam | Thraigunam Sapthakrithva  Mahakrodhanai: | Dhushtashoonya  Dhara Yena  Sathyam Kritha | Dhivyadheham Dhayadhanadevam Bhaje | Ghoraroopam  Mahathejasam Veerakam | Renukanandhanam Jagadhagnyam Bhajeham ||

Marayithva  Mahadhushta  Bhoopalakan | Yena  Shonena  Kundekritham Tharpanam | Yena Shonikritha  Shonanamni Nadhi | Svasya  Dheshasya  Mooda  Hatha: Dhrohina: | Svasya Rashtrasya  Shuddhi: Kritha  Shobhana | Renukanandhanam Jagadhagnyam Bhajeham ||

Dheenathratha  Prabho  Pahi Mam Palaka | Raksha  Samsara Rakshavidhau Dhakshaka | Dhehi  Sammohani Bhavini  Pavani | Sveeya  Padharavindhasya Seva Para | Poornnamarunyaroopam Param Manjjulam | Renukanandhanam Jagadhagnyam Bhajeham ||

Ye Jayodhghoshaka: Padhasampoojaka: | Saththvaram Vanchitham They Labanthe  Nara: | Dheha Gehadhi Saukhyam Param Prapya Vai | Dhivyalokam Thadhanthe  Priyam Yanthi They | Bhaktha Samrakshakam Vishvasampalakam | Renukanandhanam Jagadhagnyam Bhajeham ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||