Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Sri Sita Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Sri Anandharamayanam – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Sage Agasthya speaks “ Oh! Sutheekshna, listen to me carefully, I shall narrate the glorious verses praising the splendor of Goddess Sita, it is highly propitious, hundred and eight sacred names of Goddess Sita is highly auspicious therefore whoever reads or listen to it would remain successful in their lives, worshiper would remain virtuous, fortunate, happy, healthy, wealthy, ultimately attain the supreme abode of Sri Vaikundham.”

||Nyasa: ||

The hundread and eight sacred names of Goddess Sita was composed by  Rishi Agasthya,  it has Anushtup as Chandhass, RamA as Beejam, Mathulingi as Shakthi, Padmakshaja as Keelakam, Avanija as Asthram, Janakaja as protective shield, Moolakasuramardhini as Paramamanthra, it is recited to please Sri Seetharamachandhra, in order to get fulfill all the desires.

||Karanyasa: ||
I shall prostrate before Goddess Sita, and offer humble salutation with my thumb, I shall prostrate before Goddess Sita/RamA and offer humble salutation with my index finger, I shall prostrate before Goddess Sita/Mathulingi and offer humble salutation with my middle finger, I shall prostrate before Goddess Sita/Padmakshaja and offer humble salutation with my ring finger, I shall prostrate before Goddess Sita/Avanija and offer humble salutation with my little finger, I shall prostrate before Goddess Sita/Janakaja and offer humble salutation with my palm and back of the palm.

|| Anganyasa: ||

I shall prostrate before Goddess Sita and offer humble salutation by touching my heart, I shall prostrate before RamA and offer humble salutation by touching my head, I shall prostrate before Mathulingi and offer humble salutation by touching my tuft, I shall prostrate before Padmakshaja and offer humble salutation by  touching my three eyes, I shall prostrate before  Janakathmaja, and wear it as protective shied, I shall prostrate before Moolakasuramardhini and offer salutations to all the directions.

|| Dhyanam ||

I shall meditate upon Goddess Sita who is Vamangi /most desirable,  noble, virtuous consort of Sri Raghunayaka, she takes immense pleasure in accompanying Vipra/Lord Rama,  she has most beautiful eyes, she is protected by Vipra, she is attired is marvelous garment which has the resemblance of streak of lightning, she eradicates worldly bondage of worshiper, she  always fix her gaze at the lotus feet of  Raghava.

“I shall meditate upon Goddess Sita  who is divine personified as Vaidhehi/born in the city of Vidharbha, she is beloved consort of Raghava, she is RamA who is most desirable to Rama, she is the annihilator of demons, she symbolizes hidden gem, she is Mathulingi as well as Maithili/presiding deity of Mithila, she is the provider of happiness and contentment, she is Padmajaksha who has the eyes resembles to lotus flower petals, her eyes has the luster of lotus flower, she has beautiful smile,  she is adorned in marvelous anklets that produces tinkling noises, she resides in the supreme abode Sri Vaikundham, she symbolizes wealth and prosperity, she is the provider of liberation from repeated births, she symbolizes amorous sport, she has personified as daughter of King Janaka, she has golden color complexion, she has most beautiful limbs, she speaks pleasantly/sweetly, she is Kushambika, she symbolizes auspiciousness, she is the mother of Lava, she is most beautiful, her lotus feet are venerated by Hanuman, she is adorned in beautiful Keyoora, she resides in the middle of Ashokavana, she enticed demon Ravana and she was disgraced by him, she has beautiful eye brows, long and curly hair locks, she symbolizes ray of light, she represents Rajassic, Sathvik, and Thamassic nature, she symbolizes fire, she was yearned for golden antelope, she resided in the hermitage of Rishi Valmiki, she is chaste, she is Mahamaya, she is attired in crisp saffron clothe, her eyes has the resemblance to the eyes of antelope, her lips has the appearance of Bimba fruits, she is proficient in Dhanurvidhya/art of archery, she has pleasant disposition, she is daughter-in-law of Dhasharatha, she symbolizes sacred syllables, and intellect, she is divine personified as daughter of Janaka, she is the protector of three worlds, she has personified as Annapoornna, Mahalakshmi, Saraswathi, andGauri, she is valorous and timid as well, she is serene, she symbolizes nourishment, prosperity,  and appeasement,  she is the presiding deity of Ayodhya, she is skillful, she follows strict disciplines, she is contented, she venerates Goddess Gauri, she is RamA, she symbolizes auspiciousness, she has high and large raised bosom resembles to golden vessels, she is worshiped by Suras, she symbolizes courage, loveliness, awareness, intelligence, etc. she is brilliant, she has subtle form, she has embodied as Earth, she has attractive physical features, she is adorned in golden bangles, she is faithful wife of Rama, she is precious ornament to Raghava, she is most pleasing to Raghava, she always immerses in the service to Rama, she is adorned in marvelous gem decorated earrings,  she is positioned on the left of Rama, she takes immense delight in the company of Ramachandhra, she takes immense joy in the water sport in the river Sarayu, she is most desirable and charming wife of Rama, she has golden yellow complexion, she symbolizes piousness, she has glorious myths and endless fame, she is Kalavathi, she has beautiful neck that has the appearance of conch, she has attractive thighs, she has the gait of elephant, her soul is devoted to Rama, she immerses in the veneration of Rama, she is beloved consort of Rama, her limbs represents  lotus feet of Rama, she always immerses in the praise of Rama, she takes pleasure in the nearness and embrace of Rama, she is inseparable consort of Rama, she is the purifier of soul, she showers abundance of boons, she is Kamadhenu/divine wish fulfilling cow, she is contented always, she is Mathulingi, she is adorned in highly fragrant sandalwood paste, she is the slayer of Moolakasura.  Oh! Sutheekshna,  above are the glorious hundred and eight names of Goddess Sita, it is highly propitious, it should be recited with intense devotion and faith, it is capable to provide Bhukthi as well Mukthi to worshiper, these are highly auspicious hymns.  Whoever listens to these glorious hymns would be blessed with all kinds of auspiciousness, it should recite during the hours of dawn, and worship of Goddess Sita would fulfill all the desires of the worshiper.”


Agasthyruvacha –

Yevam Sutheekshna  Seethaya: Kavacham  They Mayeritham | Atha: Param Shrunushvanyath Seethaya: Sthothram Uththamam ||

Yasmin Ashtoththaramshatham Seethanamani Santhi Hi | Ashtoththarashatham Seetham Namnam Sthothramanuththamam ||

Ye Padanthi  Narasthvathra Thesham Cha  Saphalo Bhava: | They Dhanya  Manava  Loke  The Vaikundam Vrajanthi Hi ||

||Nyasa: ||
||Asya Sri  Seethanamanashtoththara Shathamanthrasya  Agasthya Rishi: | Anushtup Chandha: | Ramethi Beejam | Mathulingeethi Shakthi: | Padmakshajethi Keelakam | Avanijethyasthram | Janakajethi Kavacham | Moolakasura Mardhineethi Paramo Manthra: | Sree Seetharamachandhra  Preethyarththam Sakala Kamana Siddhyarththam Jape Viniyoga: ||

||Karanyasa: ||
||Om Seethayai Angushtabhyam Nama: | Om Ramayai Tharjjaneebhyam Nama: | Om Mathulingyai  Madhyamabhyam Nama: | Om Padmajakshayai  Anamikabhyam Nama: | Om Avanijayai Kanishtikabhyam Nama: | Om Janakajayai Karathalakaraprishtabhyam Nama: ||



|| Anganyasa: ||
Om Seethayai Hridhayaya Nama:  |  Om Ramayai Shirase Swaha | Om Mathulingyai Shikhayai Vashat | Om  Padmakshajayai Nethrathrayaya Vaushat | Om Janakathmajayai Asthraya Phat | Om Moolakasuramardhinyai Ithi Dhigbandha: ||

|| Dhyanam ||

Vamange  Raghunayakasya  Ruchire  Ya Samsthitha Shobhana | Ya Vipradhipa Yana Ramya  Nayana Ya  Viprapalanana | Vidhyuth Punjja Virajamana Vasana  Bhakarththi Sangattana | Srimadh Raghava  Padhapadmayugala Nyasthekshana Savathu ||

Sri Seetha  Janaki Devi  Vaidhehi  Raghavapriya | Ramavanisutha Rama Rakshanantha Praharini ||

Rathnaguptha  Mathulingi Maithili Bhakthathoshadha | Padmakshaja  Kanjjanethra  Smithasya  Noopuraswana ||

Vaikundanilaya  Ma Sri: Mukthidha Kamaroopini | Nripathmaja  Hemavarnna  Mridhulangi  Subhashini ||

Kushambika  Dhivyadhacha Lavamatha Manohara | Hanumath Vandhithapadha  Mugdha Keyoora Dharini ||

Ashokavana Madhyastha  Ravanadhiga Mohini | Vimanasamsthitha  Subhru Sukeshi Rashananvitha ||4

Rajoroopa  Sathvaroopa  Thamasi  Vahnivasini | Hemamrigasaktha  Chiththa  Valmikashramavasini ||

Pathivratha Mahamaya  Peethakausheya Vasini | Mriganethra  Cha BImboshti Dhanurvidhya Visharadha ||

Saumyaroopa  Dhasharathasnusha  Chamara Veejitha | Sumedha  Dhuhitha Dhivyaroopa  Thrailokyapalini ||

Annapooornna Mahalakshmi: Dheera Lajja  Cha Saraswathi | Shanthi: Pushti : Shama Gauri  Prabhayodhya  Nivasini ||

Vasanthasheelatha  Gauri Snana  Santhushta Manasa | Ramanama  Bhadhrasamstha  Hemakumbha Payodhara ||

Surarchitha  Dhrithi: Kanthi: Smrithir Medha  Vibhavari | Laghu Dhara  Vararoha  Hemakankana Manditha ||

Dhvija Pathnyarpitha  Nijabhoosha  Raghava Thoshini | Sreerama  Sevanaratha  Rathnathadanga Dharini ||

Ramavamanga  Samstha Cha  Ramachandhraika  Ranjjini | Sarayoojala Sankreeda  Karini Ramamohini ||

Suvarnna  Thulitha Punya  PUnyakeerthi: Kalavathi | Kalakanda  Kambukanda  Rambhoroor Gajagamini ||

Ramarpithamana Ramavandhitha  Ramavallabha | Sreeramapadha Chihnanga  Ram Ramethi Bhashini ||

Ramaparyanga  Shayana  Rananghri Kshalini Vara | Kamadhenanva Santhushta  Mathulinga  Karadhritha ||

Dhivyachandhana Samstha  Sree  Moolakasura Mardhini | Yevam Ashtoththaram Shatham Seetham Namnam Su Punyadham ||

Ye Padanthi Nara  Bhoomya  The Dhanya: Swargagamina: | Ashtoththaram  Shathamnamnam Seethaya: Sthothramuththamam ||

Japaneeyam Prayathnena  Sarvadha  Bhakthipoorvakam | Santhi  Sthothranyaneka  Ni Punyadhani Mahanthi Cha ||

Nanena Sadhrishaneeha  Thani Sarvani Bhoosura | Sthothranam Uththamam Chedham Bhukthi Mukthi  Pradham Nrinam ||

Yevam Sutheekshna  They Proktham Ashtoththaram  Shatham Shubham | Seethanamnam  Punyadhamcha  Shravanan Mangalapradham ||

Narai: Pratha: Samuththaya  Padithavyam Prayathnatha: | Seetha Poojana  Kalepi Sarva Vanchithadhayakam ||

|| Ithi  Sri Shathakodi Ramacharithanthargatha Srimadh Anandharamayane  Valmikiye Manoharakande  Seethashtoththara Shathanama Sthothram Sampoornnam ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||