Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Kakaradhi Sri Koorma Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and Meanings



|| Jai Sriman Naryana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Vishnu who has embodied as Kamada/giant tortoise, which has a lump on back, he is too passionate, he is the Lord of ocean, he elevated Mount Mandhara on his back/Kulachala which was tied by Vasuki as its rope, he has hard shell and lump on back, he is the supporter of Earth/mountain as well, he stirred the ocean, he symbolizes auspiciousness, he accepts oblations from fire sacrifices, he is worshiped with sacrificial rite, he graciously carried Mount Mandhara which continuously put stress on his back, serpent Vasuki emitted toxic poison that spread across while churning the ocean, it turned the ocean completely muddy which was graciously smeared on his chest, young crabs like small aquatic creatures took shelter under his four legs/Chathushpadha, giant whales took pleasure moving towards the tip of his arms, he was surrounded by the ocean  creatures like swarm bees, he has carried the auspicious mountain on his back, Mount Mandhara was exhausted and tilted by the continuous churning with the rope Vasuki, later Mandhara was placed on the back of giant tortoise by the advice of Sage Kashyapa, it was churned by multitudes of  deities and demons, numerous treasures were emerged  after continuous effort  of churning, including the toxic posion /Kalakooda, he is  most desirable, he is eulogized by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he symbolizes wealth, he is  Lord of Goddess Kamala, he was accompanied by Kamalasana, he symbolizes auspiciousness, he eradicates evil effects of Kaliera, deities were eagerly waited for his auspicious grace, he is most beloved of Kalipathi/Lord Shiva, he fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, he is wise, he is void of changes, he has embodied as mountain sized tortoise, he is surrounded by multitudes of Yogis, he is not perceivable, he is void of passion, he is the source of desires, he has most desirable form and his eyes has the resemblance to lotus petals, he accepts oblation from fire sacrifices, he eradicates distress and sufferings, he symbolizes fire sacrifices, he protects the fire sacrifices, he is worshiped with fire sacrifices, he symbolizes treasure of fire sacrifices, he the is the protector of smooth functioning of fire sacrifices and he  emerges from fire sacrifices, he symbolizes ocean, he resides in Pathala, he has pleasing disposition, he has embodied as mountain sized tortoise  and carried Mount Mandhara on his back for churning the ocean for nectar of immortality, he has gracefully abide by the toxic poison spread across the ocean, he eradicates enemies with his powerful Kaumodhaki/mace which has the power equvalent to Mount Meru,  he takes immense delight in the association of companions and he is the commander of them, he represents one of the nine samidhis of Lord Agni/seven tongues of Lord Agni, he protected the churning rod, he decorated the ocean like a precious ornament, he symbolizes the divine creeper that provides eternal happiness and emancipation, he is adorned in ball sized moon, he imbibed the entire ocean, he sunken deep into the ocean, he has embodied as giant tortoise and carried Mount Mandhara on his back in this way he pleased Mount Mandhara and Earth, he symbolizes auspiciousness and fire sacrifices, he resides in the milky ocean, he is source of delight to eyes, he has embodied as ocean, he is heroic, unconquerable, and extremely charismatic, he is void of Karma and emotions, he is not subject to perform Karma, but he immerses in Karma in order to reinstate righteousness, he inspires to perform Karma and he guides us to perform Karma, he  witnesses the performance of Karma, he is the reason for  Karma, he symbolizes Karma and wisdom,  doer of Karma, deed, cause of deed, cause, reason and action,  water, etc.. he is omniscient, he is supreme intellect, he is most attractive, he symbolizes deed,  and time,  he is highly confidential, he is beyond human intellect, deed and reason for deed, he represents time, he eradicates worldly bondage of worshiper, he is contented, he performed various pastime, he has endless fame and  he is most celebrated deity, he is supreme bliss, he is flawless, he is the provider of supreme bliss.


Kamada:  Kandhimadhyastha:  Karunavarunalaya: | Kulachalasamudhdharththa  Kundaleendhra Samashraya: ||

Katoraprishta:  Kudhara:  Kalushikrithasagara: | Kalyanamoorthi:  Krathubhuk  Prarthanadhritha  Vigraha: ||

Kulachalasamdhubhranthi Ghrishtakandoothi Saukhyavan | Karalashvasa Sankushabdhasindhurmi Prahathambara: ||

Kandhikarmadha Kasthoori Lipthavaksha: Sthala: Krithi | KuleeradhiPayasaththva Nishepshana Chathushpadha: ||

Karagradhaththa Sambuktha Thimingalagilothkara: | Kandhipushpadhvirephaba:  Kapardhyadhi Sameeditha: ||

Kalyanachala Thungathmagadhikritha Payonidhi: | Kulishath Prishta Sangharsha Ksheenamoolakulachala: ||

Kashyapi Sathkuchapraya Mandharahathaprishtaka: | Kayaika Dheshaparyapthashesha Diggajamandala: ||

Katoracharanaghatha Dhvaidhikrithapayonidhi: | Kalakootakrithathrasa:  Kandadhurmithavaibhava: ||

Kamaneeya: Kavisthuthya:  Kanidhi: Kamalapathi: | Kamalasana Kalyanasandhatha  Kalinashana: ||

Katakshakshathadevarthi;  Kendhradhividhrithamjali: | Kalipathipreethipathram  Kamitharththapradha: Kavi: ||

Kootastha:  Kootakamata:  Kootayogi Sudhurllabha: | Kamaheena : Kamahethu: Kamabhrith  Kanjjalochana: ||

Krathubhugaidhnyavindhvamsi Krathubhukpalaka:  Krathu: | Krathupoojya: Krathunidhi: Krathuthratha : Krathuthbhava: ||

Kaivalyasaukhyadha : Kaishorothkshipthamandhara: | Kaivalyanirvanamaya:  Kaitabhaprathisoodhana: ||

Kranthasarvambudhi: Kranthapathala:  Komalodhara: | Kandhisormi Jalakshauma:  Kulachalakachothkara: ||

Katunisshvasa Nirdhootharakshathoola: Krithathbhutha: | Kaumodhaki Hathamithra:  Kauthukakavithahava: ||

Karali Kantakodharththa  Kavithabdhimanisuma: | Kaivalyavallari Kandha:  Kandhuki Krithachandhira: ||

Karapeethasamasthabdhi:  Kayanthargathavashchara: | Karparajabdhvirephabamandhara:  Kandhalathsmitha: ||

Kashyapivrathatheekandha:  Kashyapadhi Samanatha: | Kalyanajalanilaya: Krathubhugnethranandhana: ||

Kabandhacharaharyaksha:  Kranthadharshi Manohara: | Karmada Vishaya:  Karmakarthru Bhavadhivarjitha: ||

Karmanadheena:  Karmajja: Karmapa: Karmachodhana: | Karmasakshi Karmahethu: Karmajjyana Vibhagakrith ||

Karththa Karayitha  Karyam Karanam Karanam Krithi: | Krithsnam Krithsnathiga:  Krithsnachethana:  Krithsnamohana: ||

Karanagochara:  Kala: Karyakaranathathiga: | Kalavasha:  Kalapashabandhdha Bhakthavanabidha: ||

Krithakrithya: Keliphala: Keerthaneeya:  Kriththosava : | Krithethara Mahanandha:  Krithajja: Krithasathsukha: ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||