Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Sri Vageeshvari/Vagvadhini Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










The highly propitious hymns of Goddess Vageeshvari was composed by  Kanva Rishi, it has Virat as Chandass, presiding deity is Goddess Vageeshvari/Vagvadhini, I shall meditate upon Goddess Vageeshvari  who is pure, seated on the lotus flower, she holds scriptures and lotus flower on hand, she has great splendor, she has the luster of flowers of  Kundha and Mandhara, she is adorned in crescent moon on the crown which spreads intense luster on the neck areas, Oh! Bharthi, kindly eradicate our extreme fears and anxieties of worldly existence.  I shall meditate upon Goddes Vageeshvari who symbolizes all sacred chants, all branches of knowledge, sacred texts and terminology, she showers abundance of boons, she has the voice resembles to stream of nectar, she resembles of honey bees in the  hive, she resides in the middle of Mathrumandala, and she explores in the Mathrumandala, she is the mother of Lord Kumara, she can be formidable, she has lovely face, she eradicates fever and infectious diseases, she symbolizes wisdom, she is beyond comparison, she is noble and attractive, she symbolizes contentment, she provides all kinds of auspiciousness and happiness, she is Adhishakthi, she is the source of grains , wealth and prosperity, she is primary cause, she has embodied as five essential elements, she guides us to cross the unfathomable ocean of worldly existence, she is youthful, she controls the rotation of wheel of time, she is unblemished, and sinless, she symbolizes female force of Hari, she provides chathushashti/knowledge in 64 art forms, she is primeval deity, she has assumed the form of an elederly, she is the cause and action as well, she has personified as dearest darling of Hari, she symbolizes terminology, amorous sport, emotions, etc.. she eradicates five types severe evils, she is unique, illustrious/ specific,  she represents five types of possession, wind, Pankthi/syllables, five types of strength, wealth, might, and positions, she is Goddess of speech, she has powerful limbs, she represents trinities, she has the luster of smoke, she has originated from spring, she is all pervading, she represents Rajasic nature, she is pure, she is wielded in weapons of Shakthi, she is the source of living beings, she is omniscient, she represents Thrilinga, and Thrimoorthi, she resides in Thripura, she is void of impurities, she immerses in the welfare and happiness of Universe and its living beings, she represents musical notes, she represents language, voice, directions of east, west, north, south, pride, youth, pleasantness, loveliness, skill, intelligence, etc.. she is destroyer of enemies, she is most promising, she symbolizes belief, and homage to ancestors/Shraddha, she is the mother of the Universe and its living beings, she has embodied as Earth, she symbolizes contentment, she symbolizes father and mother  and Pithamahi as well, she provides appropriate companion for the bride groom,  virtuous children and  grand children, she symbolizes melodious sounds,  and vital air, she provides admirable position, and shelter, she represents Vishvayoni, she has assumed the form of child, she represents confluence of sacred rivers, she protects the world, she symbolizes joy, she is wielded in Khadvanga, Ganda, and Bana, she is the source of brilliance of sun, she is the slayer of demons Mahisha,  and Madhukaitabha, she has personified as Kaushiki, Uma, and Shakambari, she has fair complexion, she has dark complexion too, she has beautiful eyes resembles to  antelope, she has divine limbs and symbols, she is Goddess of speech/Vagvadhini.


|| Om Asya Sri  Vageeshvari Mahamanthrasya | Kanva Rishi: | Virat Chandha: | Sri Vageeshvari Devatha||

Dhyanam –
Amala Kamalasanastham Lekhini Pushthakodhyath | Karayugala Saroja  Kundhamandhara Gaura | Dhritha Shashadhara Gandollasi Koteerachooda | Bhavathu  Bhavabhayanam Bangini Bharathi Na: ||

Om Vageeshvari  Sarvamanthra  Vidhya Sarvamantharaksharamayaya Cha | Vara  Madhusrava Shravana Bhramari Bhramaralaya ||

Mathrumandalamadhyastha  Mathrumandalavasini | Kumarajanani Kroora Sumukha  Jwaranashini ||

Atheetha  Vidhyamana Bhavini Preethimandhira | Sarvasaukhyadhathri Adhishakthi  Aharaparinamini ||

Nidhana Panchabhoothaswaroopa  Bhavasagaratharini | Arbaga Kalabhava  Kalavarththini Kalankarahitha ||

Hariswaroopa  Chathu: Shashtyabhyudhayadhayini | Jeernna Jeernnavastha  Krithakethana Harivallabha ||

Aksharaswaroopa  Rathipreethi Rathiragavivardhini | Panchapathakahara  Bhinna  Panchashreshta  Asadharana ||

Panchaviththavatha  Pankthiswaroopini Panchasthanavibhavini | Udhakya  Vrishabhanga  Thrimoorthi Dhoomrakrithi ||

Prasravana  Bahi: sthitha  Rajase Shukla  Dharashakthi | Jarayusha  Garbhadharini Thrikalajja  Thrilingaroopini ||

Thrimoorthi Purasvasini Araga  Parakamathaththva | Ragini Prachyavachya  Pratheechya  Udheechya Udhagdhisha ||

Ahankarathmika  Ahankara  Bala Vama  Priya Thadha |Sukrasava  Samidhyai Sushradhdha  Shradhdhadevatha ||

Mathre  Matha Mahi Thripthiroopa Pithamahi | Pithrumathre  Snushadha Dhauhithradha Nadhini ||

Puthri Svasa Priya  Sthanadha  Sthanadhana Sthanadhara | Vishvayoni Sthanapradha Shishuroopa Sangaroopini ||

Lokapalini Nandhini Khadvangadharini Saganda | Sabana  Bhanuvarththini Virudhakshi Mahishasrikpriya ||

Kaushiki Uma  Shakambari  Shvetha Krishna Kaitabhanashini |Hiranyakshi Shubhalakshana  Vagvadhinyai Namo Nama: ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||