Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Sri Krishna Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Sri Naradha Pancharathram - by Sri Shesha Rishi – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










Sri Shesha  speaks “  The propitious hymns praising the splendor of Lord Krishna known as Sri Krishna Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram was composed by Shesha Rishi, it has Anushtup as Chandhas, and it is recited to please Lord Krishna.  I shall prostrate  before supreme Lord Krishna who is Lord of Kamala, he is Vasudeva who is the protector of Universe and its living beings,  he is primordial, he has personified as dearest son of Vasudeva,  he symbolizes piousness and he has personified on Earth in order to perform various passionate sports, he is adorned in Srivathsam and Kausthubham, he is Hari who has personified as dearest child of Devi Yasodha, he has four powerful arms wielded in vicious weapons like Shakha, Chakra, Gadha and lotus flower in one hand, he is darling child of Devi Devaki, he is Lord of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, he is beloved son of Nandagopa, he crushed the pride and brough sudden pause to the water current of sacred river Yamuna, he is beloved brother to Balabadhra, he is the slayer of demon Poothana, and Shakatasura, he is wielded in Shodashathra/16 Asthras, he has colossal form with thousands of hands, faces, and legs, he has most charming appearance with beautiful three curves on the body, he is Govinda who is the Lord of cows and cowherds, he has pleasing and nectar like disposition, he is the protector of cowherds and he merrily undertakes expedition through the dense wood with them, he is the slayer of demons Dhenukasura, Thrinikritha, Thrinavarththa, and Yamalarjjuna, he is formidable to wicked, he has the luster of blue of  Thamala, he is the Lord of Gopa and Gopis, he is supreme ascetic who has the radiance of millions of Adithya, he is Ilapathi/Lord of Earth, Paramjyothi/supreme radiance, he represents Devendhra , he is the protector of Yadhu clan, he is adorned in Vanamala/flower garlands made of flowers from wood, he is attired in majestic silk yellow garment, he has pilfered the flowers of Parijatha, he elevated mount Govardhana with his little finger, he is Gopala who is the protector of all, he has no birth, he is  unconquerable, he is pure, he is the creator of  of Lord Kamadeva, his eyes has the resemblance to lotus flower petals, he is the Lord of Mathura, he is the commander of Dhvaraka, he is mighty Lord, he takes immense delight in exploring through the woods of Vrindavan, he is adorned in garlands of Thulsi, he has obtained Symanthakamani, he has personified as Naranarayana, he has dark cloud complexion, he is Paramapurusha/supreme soul who is a great illusionist, he crushed the pride of wrestlers Mushtikasura, and Chanoora and won over them, he eradicates repeated births of worshiper, he destroyed Kamsa and Mura, he is primeval, he is supreme ascetic who strictly follows chastity, he eradicates miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, he beheaded Shishupala, he destroyed the clan of Dhuryodhana, he showered abundance of boons to Vidhura and Akroora and revealed his marvelous Vishvaroopa, he sincerely follows vows, he is the consort of Goddess Sathyabhama, he symbolizes triumph, he is elder brother to Subhadhra, he is supreme Lord Vishnu who has provided liberation to  Bheeshmapithamaha, he is Universal preceptor, he is the Lord of Universe and its living beings, he is extremely proficient in playing melodious music on flute, he destroyed Vrishabhasura and Banasura, he honored Yudhishtira, he is adorned in feathers of peacock, he is Parthasarathi who revealed the nectar like Bhagavath Gita to the world, his lotus feet took immense pleasure in dancing on the jeweled hood of serpent Kaliya, he is Dhamodhara, he receives oblation from fire sacrifices, he is the destroyer of wicked and mighty Dhanavendhras, he is Narayana who is Parambhrama, he reclines on the bed of serpent Anantha in the milky ocean, he performed amorous sport with the young maiden of cowherds and pilfered their clothes while they were having water sport on the sacred Yamuna, he is extremely compassionate,he is eulogized by Veda and Vedantha, he symbolizes sacred hymns and sacred rivers, he is Parathpara who is beyond human intellect, he represents planets.”

||Phalashruthi: ||

Sri Shesha concludes “The above are the hundred and eight sacred names of Lord Krishna who introduced nectar like Bhagavath Gita to the world, it should be recited with intense devotion and faith, it is one of the favorite hymns of Krishna, it comprises various sacred names of Krishna which is capable to provide supreme bliss  was composed by me, it would eradicate all the miseries and grief, it provides long life and happiness, it provides abundance of merit of charities and holy dip in sacred rivers, it provides virtuous offspring and grandchildren, it guides us through the righteous path, it provides abundance of wealth to penniless, success to the ill-fated, it provides good health to children and prosperity to the sacred land Gokulam, it eradicates sufferings from various infectious diseases caused by the changes in planetary positions and wind, it fulfills all the desires of the worshiper and it would eradicates all the accumulated sins of the worshiper for the past millions of births, remembrance of Lord Krishna would eradicate the extreme fears and anxieties, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Lord Krishna who has personified as Yadhavendhra, he is greatest Yogin who imparts the knowledge of Bhramam, he is the Lord of Goddess Rukmini, he is eulogized by Veda and Vedhantha,  whoever reads or listens to it on regular basis would attain all kinds of auspiciousness with the grace of Lord Krishna, and the worshiper would remain respectable and beloved of all, worshiper would be blessed with virtuous offspring, grand children, happiness, abundance of wealth and prosperity, ultimately attain the nearness to Lord Krishna.”

|| Om Asya Sri  Krishna Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothra Mahamanthrasya  Srishesha Rishi: | Anushtup Chandha: | Sri Krishno Devatha | Sri Krishnapreethyarththe Jape Viniyoga: ||

Sri Shesha Uvacha –

Om Sri Krishna:  Kamalanatho Vasudeva: Sanathana: | Vasudevathmaja: Punya Leelamanushavigraha: ||

Srivathsa Kausthubhodhara: Yasodha Vathsalo Hari: | Chathurbhujaththa Chakrasi  Gadha Shankha Ambujayudha: ||

Devakinandhana: Sreesha  Nandhagopapriyathmaja: | Yamunavegasamhari  Balabadhrapriyanuja:||

Poothanajeevithahara: Shakatasura Bhanjjana : | Nandhavraja Jananandhi Sacchidhanandha Vigraha: ||

Navaneethanavahari  Muchukundhaprasadhaka: | Shodashathri Sahasresha  Sthribhango Madhurakrithi: ||

Shukavaga Amrithabdhindhu Govindho Govidhampathi: | Gopipalana Sanchari  Dhenukasurabhanjjana: ||

Thrinikritha Thrinavarththo Yamalarjjuna Bhanjjana: | Uththalathalabeththa Cha Thamashyamalakrithi: ||

Gopi Gopeeshvaro Yogi Kotisurya Samaprabha: | Ilapathi: Paramjyothi Devendhro Yadhudhvaha: ||

Vanamali Peethavasa: Parijathapaharaka: | Govardhanachalodharththa Gopala: Sarvapalaka: ||

Ajo Niranjjana: Kamajanaka: Kanjjalochana: | Madhuha  Mathuranatho Dhvaraka Nayako Bali ||

Vrindhavananthasanchari  Thulasidhamabhooshana: | Syamanthakamanirharththa Naranarayanathmaka: ||

Kubja Krishnambaradharo Mayi Paramapurusha: | Mushtikasura Chanoora Mallayuddha Visharadha: ||

Samsaravairi Kamsari  Murarir Narakanthaka: | Anadhir Bhramachari  Cha Krishna Vyasanakarshaka: ||

Shishupala Shiraccheththo Dhuryodhana Kulanthaka: | Vidhura Akroora Varadho Vishvaroopa Pradharshaka: ||

Sathyavak Sathyasankalpa : Sathyabhamaratho Jayi | Subhadhrapoorvajo Vishnur  Bheeshmamukthi Pradhayaka: ||

Jagathguru Jagannatho Venuvadhya Visharadha: | Vrishabhasura Vidhvamsi  Banasurakulanthaka: ||

Yudhishtira Prathishtatha Barhi Barhavathamsaka: | Parththasarathi Avyaktho Geethamritha Mahodhadhi: ||

Kaleeya Phanamanikya  Ranjjitha Sri Padhambhuja: | Dhamodhara: Yajjabhotha: Dhanavendhravinashaka: ||

Narayana: Parambhrama: Pannagashana Vahana: | Jalakreeda Samasaktha  Gopivasthrapaharaka: ||

Punyashloka Stheerthakaro Vedavedhyo  Dhayanidhi: |Sarvatheerthathmaka: Sarvagraharoopi  Parathpara: ||

|| Phalashruthi: ||


Ithyevam  Krishnadevasya  Namnam Ashtoththaram Shatham | Krishnena  Krishnabhakthena  Shruthva  Geethamritham Pura ||

Sthothram Krishnapriyakaram Kritham Thasmanmaya Pura | Krishnanamamritham Nama Paramanandhadhayakam ||

Anupadhrava Dhukhaghnam Paramayushya Vardhanam | Dhanam Shrutham Thapastheertham  Yathkritham Thviha Janmani||

Padatham Shrunatham Chaiva Kotikotigunam Bhaveth | Puthra  Prathama Puthranamageethanam Gathipradham ||

Dhanavaham Dharidhranam Jayethshoonam Jayavaham | Shishoonam  Gokulanam  Cha Pushtidham  Pushtivardhanam ||

Vatha Graha Jwaradheenam  Shamanam Shanthi Mukthidham | Samastha Kamadham  Sadhya:  Kotijanmaghanashanam ||

Anthe  Krishnasmaranadham Bhavathapa Bhayapaham | Krishnaya Yadhavedhraya  Gnanamudhraya  Yogine | Nathaya Rukminishaya  Namo  Vedanthavedhine ||

Imam Manthram  Mahadevi Japenniva  Dhivanisham | Sarvagrahanugrahabhak Sarvapriyathamo Bhaveth ||

Puthrapauthrai:  Parivritha: Sarvasiddhi Samriddhiman | Nirvishya  Bhoganantheapi Krishnasayujyamapnuyath ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||