Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Monday, 4 June 2018

Sri Adhya Kalika Shathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Sri Sadhashiva speaks “ Oh Devi! Listen to me carefully, Sri Adhya Kalika Ashtoththarashathanama stothram is highly propitious, whoever recites or listens to  it would attain all kinds of super natural powers , it removes ill fortune, accidental and untimely deaths, all the sins and perils of the worshiper,  and it provides abundance of wealth and prosperity, glorious verses praising the splendor of Srimath Adhya Kalika was composed by Thripurari/Lord shiva,  it is highly promising hymn composed by Sadhashiva Rishi, it has Anushtup as Chandhass, it is recited to please Goddess Kalika, in order to attain Dharma, Arththa, Kama and Moksha.  I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Sri Kalika who represents the sacred syllables Hreem/ Kali, Sreem /Karali  Kreem/ Kalyani, she is Kamala and Kalavathi as well, she eradicates evil effects of Kali era, she is the consort of Kapardheesha who has attractive matted hair locks, she symbolizes compassion and kindness, she is benevolent, she represent fire/ she is expert in archery, she has reddish brown complexion, she has embodied as divine cow Kapila, she has the complexion of dark clouds,  she is the delight of Krishna, she is Kalarathri who represents darkest hours of the night/night before the deluge as well, she symbolizes amorous sport, she eradicates excessive lust and worldly bondage of the worshiper, she is Kadambini, she is adorned in crescent moon, she eradicates evil effects of Kali era, she takes immense pleasure in the veneration of girl children, she gets pleased with the veneration and serving meals to  girl chidren,  she has personified as  girl child, she resides in the wood of Kadamba and she merrily explores through the woods of Kadamba, she is Kishori who has personified as attractive young maiden, she has sweet and melodious voice, she takes immense pleasure in the association of swan, she is Kadambari who takes immense joy in the consumption of nectar, she is fond of Kuckoo, she holds Kapala and decked in garland of skeleton, she is majestically seated on the lotus flower and she resides on the lotus flower, she resides in the middle of cluster of lotus flowers, she takes immense delight in veneration with the lotus flowers, she has the gait of swan, she eradicates impotence, weakness, timidity, cowardness etc.. she symbolizes passionate sport, she resides in Kamapeeda, she is most pleasing, she symbolizes wishfulfilling creeper, she is adorned in marvelous ornaments, she has most pleasing disposition and she is store house of  virtues, she has stunningly attractive limbs, she has beautiful thin waist line, she is supreme bliss, she is the source of happiness and all kinds of siddhis, she get easily pleased with the sincere veneration, she undertakes extreme penances and austerities, she takes immense pleasure in smearing Kasthoori/rich fragrant substances, she is beautifully decorated with Kasthoori /musk on the forehead, she is fond of veneration with the rich fragrant substances and camphor, she is fond of garlands of white and yellow flowers, she is fond of decorating with the camphor and sandalwood paste, she takes immense pleasure in the veneration with the camphor, she is fond of ablation with the waters of camphor, she gets pleased in  eulogizing her with the   sacred hymns and Koorchabeeja, she immerses in deep meditation seated on the sacred grass, she is noble, she is born in the illustrious clan, she is worshiped by illustrious clan, she is the source of  welfare of the illustrious clan who sincerely follow the prescribed rites of their clan, she is the source of welfare and happiness of the clan and she guides them through the righteous path, she is the presiding deity of sacred Kashi, she eradicates miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, she is inseparable from her consort Kashishvara and she is the  delight of Kashishvara, she showers abundance of boons to worshiper, she is most desirable and lovely consort of Kashishvara, she is adorned in marvelous anklets which produces tinkling noises, she is adorned in splendid ornaments of precious yellow metal resembles to Kanchanadhri, she has the complexion of precious yellow metal, she has the resemblance to full moon in the Kanchanadhri, she is the source of virtuous progeny, she eradicates wickedness and deceitfulness, she is most pleasing and she eradicates excessive desires in worshiper, she is the protector of the illustrious clan, she symbolizes the sacred syllables of Kreem, Hreem, and Sreem, she eradicates all kinds miseries, accidental and unexpected deaths, worship of Goddess Sri Adhya Kalika who symbolizes the sacred syllable of Kakara should be performed in  a prescribed manner, it would provide Manthrasiddhi, refined knowledge, and intellect, to the worshiper through the preceptor with the grace of Goddess Kalika, worshiper would be blessed with abundance of wealth, permanent fame, compassion, kindness, virtuous offspring and grandchildren, happiness etc.. whoever worship Goddess Kalika who is Thrihuvaneshvari on Bhaumavasya/Tuesdays during the hours of dusk would attain all kinds of auspiciousness in the three worlds, worshiper would remain Vakpathi/highly eloquent, Dhanapathi/wealthiest, and also achieve immense strength, courage and effulgence, whoever worship Goddess Adhya Kali with intense faith and devotion,  would attain all that desired, worshiper would remain protected from battle fields, kings palace, conflicts, life threatening incidents, wild animals, dense wood, home and all kinds of fears, infections/fever, incurable illnesses, epidemics, nightmares, and illnesses caused by climatic changes, worshiper would be freed from all kinds of sins, unknown fears, fears of illnesses,  and remain successful in all endeavour, worshiper would remain proficient in all shasthras, enriched with abundance of wealth, fame and prosperity, Goddess Vani would remain in his words always, Goddess Kamala would bless the worshiper with her eternal presence in their homes,  whoever reads or listen to the glorious verses of Ashtoththara for hundreds of times and worship Goddess Adhya Kali would attain all kinds of supernatural powers/Animadhi Ashtasiddhis, worshiper would get fulfilled all that desired, it will eradicate all the sins of the worshiper and ultimately provide Bhramasayujyam/nearness to absolute Bhramam. ”


Sri Sadhashiva Uvacha –
Shrunu Devi  Jagadhvandhye  Sthothramethathanuththamam | Padanath Shravanadhyasya  Sarvasiddhishvaro Bhaveth ||

Asaubhagyaprashamanam Sukhasampath Vivardhanam | Akalamrithyuharanam Sarvapapathnivaranam ||

Srimath Adhyakalikaya: Sukhasannidhyakaranam | Sthavasyasya  Prasadhena  Thripurariraham Shive ||

Sthothrasyasya Rishirdevi Sadhashiva Udhahritha:| Chandho Anushtup Devatha Adhya Kalika Parikeerthitha | Dharmarththakama Moksheshu Viniyoga : Prakeerthitha: ||

|| Om Asya sri Adhya KalikaShathanamasthothra Mahamanthrasya Srisadhashiva Rishi: | Anushtup Chandha: | Sri AdhyaKalika Devatha| Dharmarththa Kamamoksha Siddhyarthe Jape Viniyoga: ||

Hreem Kali Sreem Karali Cha Kreem Kalyani Kalavathi | Kamala  Kalidharpaghni Karpadheesha Kripanvitha ||

Kalika Kalamatha  Cha Kalanala samadhyuthi: | Kapardhini Karalasya  Karunamrithasagara ||

Kripamayi Kripadhara  Kripapara  Kripagama | Krishanu: Kapila  Krishna  Krishnanandhavardhini ||

Kalarathri: Kamaroopa  Kamapashavimochani | Kadambani Kaladhara  Kalikalmashanashini ||

Kumaripoojanapreetha  Kumaripoojakalaya | Kumaribhojananadha  Kumariroopadharini ||

Kadambavanasanchara  Kadambavanavasini | Kadambapushpasanthosha  Kadambapushpamalini ||

Kishori Kalakanda Cha Kalanandhaninadhini | Kadambaripanaratha  Thadha Kadambaripriya ||

Kapalapathraniratha Kankalamalyadharini | Kamalasanasanthushta  Kamalasanavasini ||

Kamalalaya Madhyastha  Kamalamodhamodhini | Kalahamsagathi: Klaibyanashini Kamaroopini ||

Kamaroopakrithavasa  Kamapeedavilasini | Kamaneeya Kalpalatha  Kamaneeyavibhooshana ||

Kamaneeyagunaradhya  Komalangi Krishodhari | Karanamrithasanthosha  Karananandhasiddhidha ||

Karananandhajapeshta  Karanarchanaharshitha |Karanarnnavasammagna  Karanavrathapalini ||

Kasthoori Saurabhamodha  Kasthoorithilakojjvala | Kasthooripoojanaratha  Kasthooripoojakapriya ||

Kasthooridhahajanani Kasthoorimrigathoshini | Kasthooribhojanapreetha  Karpooramodhamodhitha ||

Karpooramalabarana Karpoorachandhanokshitha | Karpoorakaranahladha  Karpooramrithapayini ||

Karpoorasagarasnatha Karpoorasagaralaya | Koorcha Beejajapapreetha  Koorchajapaparayana ||

Kuleena Kaulikaradhya  Kaulika Priyakarini | Kulachara  Kauthukini Kulamargapradharshini ||

Kashishvari Kashtaharthri Kashishavaradhayini | Kasheeshvarakrithamodha  Kasheeshvaramanorama ||

Kalamanjjeeracharana  Kvanathkanchivibooshana | Kanchanadhrikrithagara Kanchanachalakaumudhi ||

Kamabeejajapanandha  Kamabeejaswaroopini |Kumathighni Kulinarththinashini Kulakamini ||

Kreem Hreem Shreem Manthravarnnena  Kalakanghandakaghathini | Ithyadhya Kalika Devya:  Shathanama Prakeerthitham ||

Kakarakoodaghatitham Kaliroopaswaroopakam | Poojakale  Padedhyasthu Kalikakrithamanasa: ||

Manthrasiddhibhavedhashu Thasya Kali Praseedhathi | Buddhim Vidhyashcha  Labathe  Guroradheshamathratha: ||

Dhanavan Keerthiman Bhooyadh Dhanasheelo Dhayanvitha: | Puthra Pauthra Sukhaishvaryairmodhathe Sadhako Bhuvi ||

Bhaumavasya  Nishabhage  Mapanchaka Samanvitha | Poojayithva  Mahakalimadhyam Thribhuvaneshvarim ||

Padithva  Shathanamani Sakshath Kalimayo  Bhaveth | Nasadhyam Vidhyathe  Thasya Thrishu Lokeshu Kinchana ||

Vidhyayam Vakpathi: Sakshath Dhane  Dhanapathir Bhaveth | Samudhra Iva  Gambheerye  Bale Cha Pavanopama: ||

Thigmamshuriva  Dhushprekshya: Shashivath Shubhadharshana: | Roope  Moorthidhara: Kamo Yoshitham Hridhayangama: ||

Sarvathra Jayamapnothi Sthavasyasya  Prasadhatha: | Yam Yam Kamam Puraskrithya  Sthothramethathudheerayeth ||

Tham Tham Kamanavapnothi Srimath Adhya Prasadhatha: | Rane Rajakule  Dhyuthe  Vivadhe Pranasangade ||

Dasygrasthe Gramadhahe  Simhavyaghravrithe  Thadha | Aranye  Pranthare  Durge  Graharajabayeapi va ||

Jwaradhahe  Chiravyadhau Maharogadhisankule| Balagrahadhiroge Cha Thadha Dhusvapnadharshane ||

Dhusthare  Salile Vapi Pothe  Vathavipadhgathe | Vichinthya  Paramam Maya Adhyam Kalim Parathparam ||

Ya: Padeth Shathanamani Dhridabhakthisamnvitha: | Sarvapathbhyo Vimuchyathe  Devi Sathyam Na Samshaya: ||

Na Papebhyo Bhayam  Thasya Na  Rogebhyo Bhayam Kvachith | Sarvathra  Vijayasthasya  Na Kuthrapi Parabhava: ||

Thasya Dharshanamathrena Palayanthe  Vipathgana; | Sa Vaktha  Sarvashthranam Sa Bhoktha  Sarvasampadham ||

Sa Karththa  Jathidharmanam Jyatheenam Prabhureva Sa: | Vani Thasya  Vaseth Vakthre Kamala Nishchala Grihe ||

Thannamna Manava: Sarve  Pranamanthi Sasambhrama: | Dhrishtya  Thasya  Thrinayanthe  Hyanimadhyashtasiddhaya: ||

Adhya Kali Swaroopakhyam Shathanama Prakeerthitham | Ashtoththara Shathavriththya Purashcharasya Geeyathe||

Puraskriyanvitham Sthothram  Sarvabheeshta Phalapradham | Shathanamasthuthim Adhya kali Swaroopinim ||

Padethva  Padayithvapi Shrunuyashravayethapi | Sarvapapa Vinirmuktho Bhramasayoojyamapnuyath ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||