Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Friday, 4 May 2018

Sri Bilva Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 71 – 80



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is Bhoktha who absorbs the Universe and its living beings at the end of Yuga, he represents grains, he is unconquerable, he wins over the hearts of passionate devotees, he represents action and cause of action as well, he is Jishnu who is unconquerable, he represents Vishnu, Indra, Sun, Arjun, etc.. I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he represents human body and he is the protector of the same, he always works for the welfare of Universe and its living beings, he has sky as matted hair locks, he has colossal form, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he symbolizes prosperity and wealth, he is youthful, he steals the heart of worshiper, he eradicates unexpected and accidental deaths, he is Hiranyagarbha, he has golden limbs, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is Dhaksha/wise, he is the source of origin of Chamunda, he symbolizes Moksha, he is the provider of liberation from repeated births, he represents precious yellow metal, he has the complexion of precious yellow metal, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he resides in the sacred shrine of Kashi/Mahashmashana, he has various incarnations, he has the luster of crystal, he is the essence of Veda, he is embodied as Veda and Vedanga, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is firm, he represents righteousness, he is the Lord of Goddess Uma, he is  absolute Bhramam, he is Vibhu who is safest heaven to worshiper, he is the Lord of  the Universe, he is the commander of the Universe and its living beings, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is adorned in garlands of Rudraksha, he is fond of Rudraksha and worshiper who is adorned in garland of Rudraksha, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, his neck is adorned in Phaneedhra/King of serpent, he is fond of embellish serpents as ornaments, he destroyed the Yajja of Dhakshaprajapathi, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is adorned in King of serpent as earrings, he is surrounded by Lord Indhra and deities, he is worshiped by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he is supreme ascetic, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam, he is attired in skin of Mrigendhra/elephant/leopard, he is supreme Lord who was contemplated upon by the illustrious Rishis and Sages, he is worshiped by all the deities, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva and reverentially offer one leaf of Bilvam.


Bhoktharam  Bhojanam Bhojyam Jetharam  Jithamanasam | Karanam KAranam Jishnum Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Kshethrajjam Kshethrapalashcha  Parardhaika Prayojanam | Vyomakesham Bheemavesham Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Bhavajjam Tharunopetham Chorishtam Yamanashanam | Hiranyagarbham Hemangam  Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Dhaksham Chamundajanakam Mokshadham Mokshanayakam | Hiranyadham  Hemaroopam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Mahashmashana Nilayam Pracchanna Spadikaprabham | Vedasyam Vedaroopam Cha Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Sthiram Dharmam Umanatham  Bhramanyam Chashrayam Vibhum | Jagannivasam  Prthamam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Rudrakshamalabaranam Rudrakshapriyavathsalam | Rudhraksha Bhaktha Samsthomam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Phaneedhravilasath Kandam Bhujangabaranapriyam | Dhakshadhvaravinasham Cha Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Nagendhravilasathkarnnam Maheendhravalayavritham | Munivandhyam Munishreshtam Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||

Mrigendhracharma Vasanam Muneenam Yeka Jeevanam | Sarvadevadhipoojyam Cha Yeka Bilvam Shivarppanam ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||