Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Sri Kamakshi Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Kamakshi who has melodious voice of Cuckoo, she has personified as Thripura/Goddess of the city of Thripura, Bala/young girl, Maya/illusionist, she is Thripurasundhari who symbolizes auspiciousness, she represents the sacred syllable of  Kleemkara, she is the source of all kinds of auspiciousness,  she represents Aimkara, she is the mother of Lord Skandha, she is Para, she represents Panchadhashakshara/15 letter sacred syllables, she entices three worlds with her mesmerizing beauty, she is all pervading, she is flawless, she is beloved of all, she is wrathful, she is the source of all kinds of auspiciousness, she fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, she protects the Universe and its living beings, she eradicates all kinds of illnesses, she provides all kinds of super natural powers, she symbolizes supreme bliss, she resides in the divine Chakra, she is Yogini, she is too compassionate to worshiper, her attractive limbs has the luster of blood, she has attained half of the body of Lord Shankara, she holds bow/Kodhanda and flower arrows, Pasha and Angusha, she has great effulgence,  she is supreme bliss, she is Srividhya who represents Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathi, she is Parameshvari who is the consort of Lord Parameshvara, she represents mind, air, ether,  and sky, she is worshiped with fresh and rich fragrant flowers, she resides on the divine Chakra, she is Bhuvaneshvari, she is highly confidential, she is worshiped with prescribed rites, she is eternal, she is too compassionate, she symbolizes nectar, she is fascinating, she is Paramanandha/supreme bliss, she is the consort of Lord Kameshvara, she is youthful always, she represents art forms, she is Bhagavathi, she is adorned in magnificent crown which has the luster of pollen of lotus flowers, she is attired in blood colored majestic silk garment, she is adorned in blood colored ornaments and flower garlands, she is smeared in blood, her attractive long and curly hair locks releases rich fragrances, she represents Manthra and Thanthra, highest of the philosophies and doctrines, she resides in the city of Thripura, she is chaste, she symbolizes wealth and prosperity,  and pure intellect, she is divine personified in a superior clan, she is Paradevatha who is beyond human intellect, she is the source of contentment and emancipation, she represents all female deities, she lures the heart of the worshiper, she is the mother of Universe and its living beings, she is the female force of Lord Vishnu, she is the essence of Veda and Vedantha, she is the provider of wealth and prosperity, she is eulogized by Kinkari and Bhoothaganas, she has embodied as sacred rivers, she resides in Manipooraka, Anahathabja, Vishuddhi, Ajjya,  and Sushumna Chakras, she represents all art forms, she resides in the heart of Yogeeshvara and she immerses in the meditation of Yogeeshvara, she is Parambhramaswaroopini, she has four powerful arms, she is adorned in crescent moon on her marvelous crown, she represents Purana and Agamashasthras, she represents Omkara, she is pure,  she symbolizes wisdom and knowledge, and Panchapranava, she is Bhootheshvari who has embodied as Bhoothaganas, she is seated on the throne which has four legs represents Bhrama, Vishnu, Maheshvara, Rudra, and she is seated on the body of Lord Shiva, she represents Shodashi/16 sacred syllables, she is Kamakshi who is Dhashamathruka, she is the essence of Universe and its living beings, she is Aruna, Lakshmi and Thripurabhairavi as well, she is worshiped with highly confidential hymns, she dwells in Yanthra, Thrikona/triangular, Bindhumandala, Vasukona, Dhasharadhvaya, Chathurdhasharachakra, Vasupadma, Swarabjapathra, Vriththathraya, and Navachakra, she represents Chathurasra/rectangular,  she is imperishable, she is Rajarajeshvari who is  unconquerable.


Om Sri Kamakshi Kalakandi Thripura Bala Maya Thadha | Thripurasundhari  Saubhagyavathi Kleemkari Sarvamangala ||

Aimkari Skandhajanani ParaPanchadhashakshari | Thrailokhyamohanadheesha  Sarvashapooravallabha ||

Sarvasankshobhanadheesha  Sarvarakshakaradhipa | Sarvarogaharadheesha  Sarvasiddhipradhayika ||

Sarvanandhamayadheesha  Yogini Chakranayika | Bhakthanuraktha  Rakthangi  Shankarardhdhashareerini ||

Pushpabaneshu Kodhanda Pashakunshakaraya Cha | Ujjvala  Sacchidhanandhalahari Srividhya  Parameshvari ||

Anangakusumodhyana  Chakreshvari Bhuvaneshvari Thadha |Guptha Gupthathara Nithya Nithyaklinna Madhudhrava ||

Mohini  Paramanandha  Kameshi Tharuni Kala | Srikalavathi Bhagavathi Padmaragakireeda Rakthavasthra Rakthabhooshana ||

Rakthagandhanulepana Saugandhikalasathveni | Manthrini Thanthraroopa Thathvamayi Siddhanthapuravasini ||

Sreemathi Chinmayi Devi Kaulini Paradevatha | Kaivalyarekha  Vashini Sarveshvari  Sarvamathrika ||

VishnusvasreVedamayi Sarvasampathpradhayini | Kinkari BhoothaGeervani Suthavapi Vinodhini ||

Manipoora  Samaseena  
Anahathabhjavasini | Vishuddhichakranilaya  Ajja Padmanivasini ||


Ashtathrishamthkalamoorthi  Sushmnadhvaramadhyaka | Yogeeshvaramanodhyeya  Parambhramaswaroopini ||

Chathurbhuja  Chandhrachooda  Puranagamaroopini | Omkari  Vimala Vidhya  Panchapranavaroopini ||

Bhootheshvari Bhoothamayi Panchashathpeedaroopini | Shodanyasa Maharoopini  Kamakshi Dhashamathrika ||

Adharashakthi Aruna  Lakshmi Thripurabhairavi | Raha:Poojasamalola  Rahoyanthra Swaroopini ||

Thrikonamadhyanilaya  Bindhumandalavasini | Vasukonapuravasa  Dhasharadhvayavasini ||

Chathurdhasharachakrastha  Vasupadmanivasini | Swarabjapathranilaya Vriththathrayavasini ||

Chathurasra Swaroopasya  Navachakraswaroopini | Mahanithya  Vijaya  Srirajarajeshvari ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||