Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Sri Vedavyasa Ashtoththarashathanama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Vishnu who has incarnated as Maharishi Veda Vyasa, he is absolute Bhramam, he is Vasudeva who is the protector of the Universe and its living beings, he is the Lord of Universe, he represents supreme ascetic Sage Parashara, he symbolizes Veda and Vedanga, he is Puranapurusha, he is flawless, he is the essence of Veda, he is perceivable through the recitation of Veda, he categorized Veda into four branches known as Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva, he is seated in Yogasana posture, he has supreme effulgence, he symbolizes wealth, he excels the beauty of thousands and millions of Kamadeva, he is primordial, he symbolizes piousness and worshiped by righteous people, he represents Pradhyumna/intellect and has pleasant disposition, he showers abundance of boons, he represents permanent valor and wealth, he reclines on serpent Anantha, he symbolizes wealth, richness, good fortune, might, etc.. he has the radiance of numerous sun, he has numerous heads, he has various nature, he is Anirudhdha/shiva, son of Pradhyumna, uncontrollable, he is the consort of Earth, he is beyond Universe, he is supreme preceptor, he symbolizes Vishvayoni, he has marvelous Vishvaroopa, he carries out the functions of the Universe, he has supreme radiance, he represents Sankarshana, he is the delight of Suras, he is Kamalapathi, he is Acchyutha, Narayana, Hari, Krishna, Keshava who is the slayer of Keshi, he symbolizes supreme wealth and bliss, he is Govinda who is beloved of devotees, he is most desirable, he has lustrous skin and it has the sparkle of gem Indhraneela, he is Hrishikesha who is the Lord of senses, he has great arms, he is extremely valorous, he is Padmanabha who is the creator of Bhrama, he is the provider of all kinds of siddhis, he has personified as Vamana/dwarf, he represents Surya, he is the creator of Universe and its living beings, he represents dialect, he is decked in vicious weapons, he has embodied as Mahavaraha, he is Lord of Lords, he is splendid, he is sinless, he is supreme Lord, he is self manifested, he symbolizes Universe and its living beings, he has various incarnations, he is adorned in sacred thread across the chest, he is Eshvara, he is Paramathma, he has attractive hair locks, he is adorned in garlands of flowers from the woods, has the complexion of dark clouds, he is eternal, he eradicate darkness of ignorance, he has attractive conch shaped neck, he holds divine wheel, his beautiful eyes has the resemblance to lotus flower petals, he has embodied as Narasimha/half – lion and half- man, he is the consort of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, he is unconquerable, he is imperishable, he has supreme radiance, he symbolizes ocean, he is supreme Lord Vishnu who is all pervading, he is Janardhana who is the protector of Universe and its living beings, he is immortal, he symbolizes Prana/vital air, he has pleasing disposition, he represents Vashishta, he is the creator of Universe and protector of the same, ultimately he destroys the same, he is Adhokshaja, he is imperishable, he is watchful, he is Yogeeshvara, he is extremely valorous, he has personified as Vedavyasa who imparts the greatest knowledge and wisdom, he is beyond illusion, he has embodied as Universe, he is the delight of Vasuja/Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, he is the consort of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, he is Mukundha who is worshiped by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he has personified as Dhvaipayana, he is the preceptor of deities, he is divine personified as Badharayana.


 Vyasaya Vishnuroopaya Vyasaroopaya Vishnave | Namo Vai Bhramanidhaye  Vasishtaya Namonama: ||

Vasudeva Jagannatha  Parashara Thapodhana | Vedavedangathaththvajja  Puranapurushoththama ||

Vedadhara Vedagamya Moolavedavibhajaka | Dhivyayogasanarooda  Yogapattalasathkata ||

Srimathe Kotimanmathasundhara  Puranarsha Punyarshaye | Pradhyumna Varadhayaka Ananthaveerya Ananthashri Ananthangashayaya Cha  ||

Vibhave  Ananthadhithyasankasha Ananthasheersha Swabhavayuje | Anirudhdha Lokabarthre Lokatheetha Sathamguru ||

Vishvayoni Vishvaroopa Vishvacheshtapradhayaka | Prabhave  Sankarshana  Suranandha Kamalapathi ||

Achyutha Narayana  Haraye  Krishna Keshavaya Keshisoodhana |Mahadhana Paranandha  Govindha Bhakthavathsala ||

Varaneya Charmadheepthanga Indhraneelasamdhyuthi: |Hrishikesha Mahabhahu Pragvamshva Amithavikrama ||

Padmanabha Padmagarbha  Sarvasiddhipradhayaka | Vamana Bhanave  Thvashtre Tharkabheethikaradhvaya ||

Mahavaraha Devesha Bhrajishnu Anagha Agrajaya Cha |Swayambhuve Sarva Vapu: Dhivyayajjyopaveethadhrithe ||

Eshvara Paramathmane  Jatajootavibhooshana |Vanamali Meghanga Anadhi Ajjyanabhanjjana ||

Kambugreeva  Vriththabahave  Padmapathrayathekshana |Narasimhavapushe Srimathe Ajaya  Ananthadhika ||

Prabhave  Mahodhadhishaya  Vishnave  Vishvavyapine | Janardhana  Parardha Pranadha Saumya Vasishtanvaya Sambhava ||

Jagathshrishte Jagathrathre Vishvasamharakaraka | Adhokshaja  Avyaya Sakshine  Yogeeshvara ||

Uruvikrama Vedavyasa  Mahabodha Mayatheetha Jaganmaya | Vasujanandha  Bharthre Mukundha Munisevitha |Dhvaipayana Devaguruve  Bhagavathe Badharayana ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||