Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Sri Shivashankara Sthothram - Yamabhayanivarana Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, when I get terrified by the harsh and alarming speeches of the emissaries of Yama, while I get caught in their hands, while I was tortured by the  emissaries of Yama during the hours of leaving the material world, kindly present in my intellect with Goddess Uma in order to command  Yama in favor of me. Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, I have been completely immersed  in the sensual pleasure and worldly matters, I have been engaged in immoral acts, gossiping, cheating, and putting others in crisis, I shall take refuge at your lotus feet, Oh! Bhava, kindly forgive me, you are my safest shelter place from the sorrows of worldly existence, Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, I have been fastened by the hook of worldly matters and I was taking extreme pleasure out of it, my intellect was engaged in to adventurous tasks like crocodile, Oh! Paramalaya who resides in the supreme abode, Oh! Paripalaya who is the protector of living beings, I am completely worn out of distress, afflictions, sorrows, and grief, Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, my intellect has always been completely soaked in the worldly bondage like barren land, being protected and loved by lovely woman, mother, father and children, Oh! Shankara, you are in the blissful association of beloved consort Goddess Girija, therefore kindly protect us. Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, if I would have been immersed in the veneration of you, which could bring liberation from repeated births, and protect from death, I need not witness these terrifying scene, I would have born as elephant or tortoise and I would have purified my intellect as well, Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, you are the preserve of Universe and its living beings, you are too compassionate, you are beneficent, Oh! Shiva, kindly forgive us, don’t be indifferent or turn away from us, you symbolizes massive fire, even though you are well supporting Girisutha who is the daughter of mount Himavan, Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, you are the father of living beings who takes grand procession along with ShivA, in order to eradicate the fears of worldly existence, you symbolizes auspiciousness, kindly shower your compassionate grace on us, Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, Oh! Sharanagatha who is the safest heaven to worshiper, you are the commander of Universe and its living beings, Oh! Karunamritha who is too compassionate resembles to nectar, you are ocean of mercy, I shall take refuge at your lotus feet, I shall embrace them, Oh! Bhishak, who is the superior cure for all kinds of illnesses, you symbolizes supreme intellect, you are the supreme cure of the Universe, kindly do not discard us. Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, I have committed numerous terrible sins which deserves hundreds and millions of hellish torture, Oh! Mrida, Oh! Bhava, kindly shower your compassionate grace along with ShivA, Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, your lotus feet are capable to eradicate all the evilness of Kali era, you have restored the toxic poison on the throat, you have crushed the pride of Kamalasana/Bhrama, your lotus feet are worshiped by Kamalapathi/Vishnu, you symbolize kindness, Oh! Karunakara, you are worshiped by illustrious Rishis and Sages, kindly protect us from the unfathomable ocean of worldly existence. Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, Oh! Vijithendhriya who has won over the senses, your lotus feet are pure, worshiped by  deities and Bhrama, you are eminent in destroying  extreme fears and anxieties of worldly existence, you are capable to provide liberation from worldly existence, you are most worshiped, you are adorned in venomous serpents as ornaments, you are supreme ascetic, Oh! Madhananthaka who is the slayer of Kamadeva, I shall take refuge at your lotus feet, Oh! Shivashankara ! Kindly eradicate our miseries and sorrows, Oh! Hara, Oh! Thripuranthaka who is the destroyer of demons of Thripura, Oh! Thridhasheshvara who represents water, fire, Yama, and Indhra, Oh! Thrigunathmaka who represents Sathvik, Rajasic and Thamasic natures, Oh! Vishadhooshana who eradicate toxic poison, I shall take refuge at your lotus feet which is the savior of distressed, Oh! Kanakasana who is majestically seated on the grand throne made of precious yellow metal, attired in marvelous garment of saffron/golden colored, you are eminent in eradicating the evil effects of Kali era, I shall take refugee at your lotus feet.


Athi Bheeshana Katubhashana Yamakinkara Padali | Kritha Thadana Paripeedana Maranagama Samaye | Umaya Saha  Mama Chethasi Yamashasana  Nivasan | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Asath Indhriya  Vishayodhaya Sukhasathkritha Sukrithe: | Paradhooshana Parimokshana Krithapathaka Vikrithe: | Shananana Bhavakanana Niratherbhavasharanam | Shivashankara Shivashankara Hara Mey Hara Dhuritham ||

Vishayabhidha Badishayudha Pishithayitha Sukhatho | Makarayitha Mathisanthathi Kritha Sahasa Vipadham | Paramalaya  Paripalaya  Parithapitham Anisham | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Dhayitha Mama Dhuhitha Mama Janani Mama Janako | Mama Kalpitha Mathi Santhathi Marubhoomishu Niratham | Girijasukha  Janithasukha Vasathim Kuru  Sukhinam | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Janinashana Mrithimochana  Shivapoojananirathe: | Abitho Dhrishamidha Meedhrishamahamavaha Ithi Ha | Gajakacchapa Janithashrama Vimalikuru Sumathim | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Thvayi Thishtathi Sakalasthithi Karunathmani Hridhaye | Vasumargana  Kripanekshana  Manasa  Shiva Vimukham | Akrithahnikamasuposhakamavathath Girisuthaya | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Pitharavithi Sukhadhavithi Nishana  Kritha Hridhayau | Shivaya Saha  Bhayake Hridhi Janitham Thava Sukritham | Ithi Mey  Shiva Hridhayam Bhava  Bhavathathava  Dhayaya | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Sharanagatha Bharanashritha Karunamrithajaladhe | Sharanam Thava Charanau Shiva Mama  Samsrithivasathe: | Parichinmaya  Jagadhamaya Bhishaje  Nathiravathath | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Vividhadhibirathibeethira Krithadhika Sukritham | Shathakotishu Narakadhishu Hathapathaka Vivasham | Mrida Mamava  Sukrithibhava  Shivaya  Saha Kripaya | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Kalinashana Garalashana Kamalasana Vinutha | Kamalapathi Nayanarchitha  Karunakrithi Charana| Karunakara Munisevitha Bhavasagara Harana | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Vijithendhriya  Vibudharchitha  Vimalabuja Charana | Bhavanashana  Bhayanashana Bhajithangitha Hridhaya | Phanibhooshana Muniveshana  Manadhanthaka  Sharanam | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

Thripuranthaka Thridhasheshvara  Thrigunathmaka  Shambho | Vrishnvahana  Vishadhooshana  Pathithodhdharana Sharanam | Kanakasana  Kanakambara  Kalinashana Sharanam | Shivashankara Shivashankara  Hara Mey  Hara Dhuritham ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||