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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Apadhuddharana Hanumath Sthothram by Vibheeshana Rishi – Lyrics and meanings


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Apadhuddharana Hanumath Sthothram was composed by Vibheeshana Rishi, it has Anushtup as Chandhass/metre, and it is recited to please Lord Hanuman.


I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Hanuman who is the son of Anjana Devi, he has colossal mountain on the left hand which is capable to destroy the enemies and Dangam on the right hand, he has supreme brilliance, and he is decked in Yajjasoothra, various ornaments and ear stud.   I shall surrender to the supreme Lord Anjaneya, who is decorated with Mounji, Anjinam, Upaveetham, Peethakoupeenam, Anguli, attractive ear stud, Shikha, and gives out the impression of flawless Bhramachari.  I shall prostrate before Lord Hanuman, who  is the protector of all the living beings from  the perils and he is the destroyer of grief and sorrows, he destroyed the intense pain and sorrows of Lord Rama due to the separations from his consort Seetha.   I shall prostrate before Lord Anjaneya who is the destroyer of Adhi/worrie, Vyadhi/ illnesses, distress, Mahamari/ chronic illnesse,  Grahapeeda/evil effects from the changes in the position of planets, he is the annihilator of demons, he is the protector of living beings.   I shall prostrate and surrender to the lotus feet of  Lord Hanuman who is the protector of living beings who are extremely distressed in the whirlpool of Samsara, he is the protector of the people who are aimlessly wandering in the wild woods and unknown worlds/Kingdom, he protects them from dangers of  wild animals and thieves.   I shall prostrate before Vathathmaja/son of Lord Vayu and Anjanadevi, I shall surrender to your lotus feet kindly protects us, he is an ardent devotee of Lord Rama/Rameshtam, he is the symbol of compassion/Karunapoornam, he is the destroyer of fears and enemies, he fulfills the desires of his ardent devotees.

Whoever meditate upon supreme Lord Hanuman/Anjanasutham/Son of Anjana Devi in the early hours of dawn or dusk/hours of Pradosha would be blessed with wealth and eternal fame, whoever sincerely meditate upon Lord Hanuman during the difficult hours in the prison, or while conducting journey or in the war field, or during conflicts would be well protected with the grace of Lord Anjaneya.  I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Hanuman who has the stature of diamond, he is Kalagni Rudra, he has supreme radiance and capable to resist the most powerful Bhramasthra and I shall prostrate before Lord Sri  Rudra Moorthi.  The above sacred verses should be recited before the assembly of King and people, and on the dais of debate.  Whoever recites or listens to the sacred hymns would be relieved from all kinds of sins.  Oh! Markadesha/Lord of Monkey, Oh! Mahothsaha/highly enthusiastic, Oh! Sarvashoka Vinashaka/destroyer of grief and sorrows,  Oh! Shathrusamharaka/destroyer of enemies, I shall surrender to your lotus feet, kindly protects us with your eternal presence.



|| Asya Sri Apadhuddharana Hanumath Sthothra Manthrasya Vibheeshano Rishi: Anushtupchandha: Apadhuddharano Hanuman Devatha Apadhuddharana Hanumath Prasadha Siddhyarthe Jape Viniyoga: ||

Adha Dhyanam –
Vame Kare Vairibhidham Vahantham Shailam Pareshrungala Haridangam Dhadhanam Acchachaviyajja Soothram Bhaje Jwalth Kundalam Anjaneyam

Sapeetha Koupeena Mudhanjithamgulim | Samujjwala Mounjyajinopa Veethinam |
Sakundalam Lamba Shikha Samavrutham | Tham Anjaneyam Sharanam Prapadhye ||

Apannakhila Lokarthiharine Sri Hanumathe | Akasmadhagatholpatha Nashanaya Namosthuthe ||

Seetha Viyuktha Srirama Shoka Dhukka Bhayapaha | Thapathrithaya Samharinnanjaneya Namosthuthe ||

Adi Vyadhi Mahamari Graha Peedapaharine | Pranapaharthre Dhaithyanam Anjaneya Namosthuthe ||

Samsara Sagaravarththakarththa Vyabhrantha Chethasam | Sharanagatha Marthyanam Sharanyaya Namosthuthe ||

Rajadhvari Viladhvari Preveshe Bhootha Samkule | Gaja Simha Maha Vyaghra Chora Bheeshana Kanane ||

Sharanaya Sharanyaya Vathathmaja Namosthuthe | Nama: Plavaga Sainyanam Prana Bhoothathmane Nama: ||

Rameshtam Karunapoornam Hanoomantham Bhayavaham | Shathru Nashaharam Bheemam Sarvabheeshta Phalapradham ||

Pradoshe Va Prabhathe Va Ye Smaranthya Anjanasutham | Arththasiddham Yasshasiddhim Prapnuvanthi Na Samshaya: ||

Karagruhe Prayane Cha Samgrame Dhesha Viplave | Ye Smaranthi Hanumantham Thesham Nasthi Vipaththadha ||

Vajradhehaya Kalagni Rudhraya Amithathejase | Bhramasthra Sthambhanayasmai Nama: Sri Rudramoorthaye ||

Japthva Sthothram Idham Manthram Prathivaram Paden Nara: | Rajasthane Sabhasthane Prapthavadhe Japedh Dhruvam ||

Vibeeshana Krithakm Sthothram Ya: Paden Prayatho Nara: | Sarva Papethbhyo Vimuchyathe Nathra Karya Vicharina ||

Markadesha Mahothsaha Sarva Shokavinashaka | Shathroon Samhara Mam Raksha Shriyam Chadha Pradhehi Me ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Monday, 30 May 2016

Sri Hanumath Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||













I shall meditate upon Lord Hanuman/Vathathmaja, son of Lord Vayu who has the brilliance of crores of Adithyas in early morning hours, he is attractive and highly enthusiastic, his lotus feet is worshiped by Sugriva and numerous monkey warriors, he terrifies the clan of demons with his boisterous voice, he is immersed in the meditation of supreme Lord Rama.  I shall meditate upon Lord Hanuman who is seated cross legged, his left hand   placed on the left knee, and right hand on Gnanamudhra posture which is placed close to heart, he is surrounded by Rishis and Sages, he is immersed in deep meditation by fixing eyes on the tip of the nose, he has the brilliance of crores of Adithya of early morning hours, he dwells in the magnificent Kadhalivanam, I shall earnestly pray to Lord Hanuman to purify our hearts.   I shall prostrate before the son of Lord Vayu, who has reddish brown colored eyes and hair, his body has crimson color, he has the brilliance of crores of Adithya in the early morning hours hence it is impossible to witness him, his nails and teeth has the luster of full moon that removes the darkness of the surroundings.   I shall meditate upon Lord Hanuman who has crimson colored eyes due to extreme anger that resembles to colossal fire which is capable to burn the venomous serpents and thieves, he has supreme brilliance and magnificent stature of majestic Mount Meru, his face, ears and legs are crimson colored, he has fierce sharp teeth, he is the son of Lord Vayu and Anjana Devi.  I shall prostrate before Lord Hanuman/Vanaraja, who has the radiance of precious molten yellow metal, he is the destroyer of fears, his two palms are joined and placed near chest, he is decked in magnificent ear studs that well suited to the lotus like face of him, and he is beyond description.   I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Vanaranayakam/monkey warrior, who has the complexion of precious molten yellow metal, both the palms are folded and placed on the chest; he is decked in magnificent crown and ear stud.   I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Anjaneya who has crimson colored face and stature of Mount Meru, he dwells under the tree of Parijatha, and he is the son of Lord Vayu.



Balarkkayutha Thejasam Thribhuvana Prakshobhakam Sundaram |
Sugrivadhi Samastha Vanaraganai: Samsevya Padhambujam |
Nadhenaiva  Samastha Rakshaganan Santhra Sayathnam Prabhum |
Srimad Rama Padhambhuja Smrithiratham Dhyayami Vathathmajam ||

Vame Januni Vamabahumaparam Gnanadya Mudhrayutham |
Hruddheshe Kalayan Vrutho Muniganair Nasagra Dhaththekshana: |
Aseena: Kadhalivane Manimaye Balarkka Kodi Prabho |
Dhyayan Bhramaparam Karothu Manasa: Shuddhim Hanuman Mama ||

Pingaksham Pingakesham Shasharudhira Nikashasya Dho: Padha Padmam |
Prodhyan Marththanda Kodi Pramitha Thanugaladhrashmibhir Dhurnireekshyam |
Raka Chandhramshujala Prasrumara Nakha Dhamshtramshu Sandhoha Nashya |
Dhvanthasha  Chakravalam Kapivaram Anisham Vayuputhram Namami ||

Krodhodhgna Vighoornnitharunathar Prodhvantha Nethradhvaya |
Prodhyadhvahni Shikha Spulinganikara Plushtahi Choradhikam |
Ghoram Meru Samana Dheham Aruna Shrothrasya Padhasthalam |
Vandhe Maruthim Anjaneyam Anisham Dhamshtra Karalananam ||

Dhahana Thaptha Suvarnna Samaprabham Bhayaharam Hrudhaye Vihithanjalim |
Shravana Kundala Shobhi Mukhambhujam Namatha Vanara Rajam Mahathbhutham ||

Thaptha Kanchana Sangasham Hrudhaye Nihithanjalim |
Kireedinam Kundalinam  Dhyayeth Naranayakam ||

Anjaneyam Athi Padalananam Kanchanadhri Kamaneeya Vigraham |
Parijatha Tharumoola Vasinam Dharayami Pavamana Nandhanam ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana || 

Sri Parashurama Dhyanam – Lyrics and Meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before Bhargava Rama/Sri Parashurama who is Ramapathi/consort of Goddess Rama, decked in magnificent crown, he is charismatic, he is wielded in bow on right hand and fierce weapon Parashu on the right hand which is capable to protect the deprived and destroy the wicked, he has supreme brilliance, he is eulogized by the deities, he is eternal.  Victory to Bhargava Rama who has intense luster which spreads serenity to Bhramin and fear to the evil Kshathriyas, he has beautiful smile on his face, he has supreme brilliance of Adithya, and he resembles colossal fire, he carries fierce weapon Parashu to destroy the wicked Kshathriyas, he is supreme ascetic with attractive matted hair locks, he has the luster of lightening and he is prominent in Yajjasoothras.



Devam Naumi Ramapathim Ranapadum Bhasvath Kireedanjitham |
Kodhandam Sasharam Karena Dhadhatham Vamena Chanyena Cha |
Arththathrana Padum Kadaramasatham Kandachidham Bhasuram |
Shmashru Praspurithananam Surathanum Ramam Sadha Shashvatham ||

Bhrama Kshathra Vapurdhara: Smithamukho Rajanya Kalanalo |
Bhibhrana: Parashum Karena Tharuna Pradhyothano Dhyuthprabha: |
Vidhyuth Pingalatha Jada Valayavanacchadhayan Vathkalam |
Jeeyath Ujjwala Yajja Soothra Mahitho Ramaschiram Bhargava: ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||


Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha Sthothram by Sri Adishankaracharya – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha who reclines on the serpent bed in the milky ocean, he is wielded in divine wheel/Chakrapani, soaked in intense luster from the gem studded hood of serpent Anantha,  he is  Lord of Yogis/Yogeesha and ultimate object of the Yogis, he is eternal/Sashvatha, he is the safe haven of his devotees/Sharanya, he is capable to guide his devotees from the whirlpool of ocean of Samsara, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect us with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, whose lotus feet shines in the sparkle of gem studded magnificent crown of Lord Bhrama, Lord Indhra, Lord Rudra, Maruthganas, Lord Aditya and all the deities, he is the Rajahamsa on the lotus flower like high raised bosom of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect us with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, Oh! Murare, I am completely worn out of the repeated birth and deaths in the wild woods of Samsara, recklessly beaten by the wild animal like Kamadeva, tortured by the  scorching heat of everlasting desires and struggles, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect us with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, Oh! Deva, I am completely exhausted after falling into the dreadful unfathomable well of Samsara, I am totally worn out of awful serpents like intense grief and sorrows, I am completely helpless and pathetic, I shall surrender at your lotus feet, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, kindly protects us with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, I am completely worn out by the frightening clutches of Kala, my body is traumatized by the powerful waves like various Ragha Dhvesha, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect us with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, Oh! Dhayalo/compassionate, I am completely exhausted by climbing through the tree of Samsara which bears sinful seeds, that has branches of endless Karma, leaves of Indhriyas, flowers of emotions and desires, and sorrows as its fruits, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect us with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, Oh! Shoure, I am completely worn out and troubled by the fierce teeth of venomous serpent like Samsara, Oh! Nagarivahana/who has enemy of serpents Garuda as celestial vehicle,  Oh! Sudhabdhinivasa/ who dwells in the milky ocean, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect us with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, I am worn out and completely burnt in the colossal wood fire from the world of Samsara, I shall surrender to your lotus feet which is the lotus pond, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, kindly protects us with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, Oh! Jagannivasa, I am trapped into the hazardous net of Samsara, besieged by intense passion and various worldly matters like a fish on the net, with broken head Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect me with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon supreme Lord Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, Oh! Sakalarthinasha/destroyer of worldly matters and grief, I am totally depleted and beaten by the trunk of untamed elephant like Samsara, I am in my death bed with intense pain, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect me with your glorious hands.  I shall meditate upon Lord Sri Nrusimha, Oh! Prabho, I am completely worn out by the constant attack of powerful thieves like Indhriyas, eventually  lost all my wealth like wisdom and intelligence; I have become blind and shoved off into the bottomless well like desires, Oh! Lakshmi Nrusimha, I shall surrender to you, kindly protect us with your glorious hands.   Oh! Lakshmipathe/consort of Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, Oh! Kamalanabha/who has lotus flower on his navel, Oh! Suresha/Lord of Lords, Oh! Vishno, Oh! Krishna/who has dark complexion, Oh! Madhusoodhana/who is the slayer of demon Madhu, Oh! Pushkaraksha/lotus eyed, Oh! Bhramnya, Oh! Keshava/who has beautiful curly hair locks, Oh! Janardhana/preserver of the Universe, Oh! Vasudeva/unconquerable, Oh! Devesha, kindly protects us with your glorious hands. 



The above sacred verses of Karavalamba Sthothram was composed by Sri Adishankaracharya who is a honey bee on the lotus feet of Sri Lakshmi Nrusimha, it is highly meritorious for the humans who are besieged by illusion thereby  incessantly strangled in the whirlpool of birth and deaths.



Srimath Payonidhi Nikethana Chakrapane | Bhogeendhra Bhoga Maniranjjitha Vishwamoorthe |
Yogeesha Shashvatha Sharanya Bhavabdhipotha | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Bhrama Indhra Rudra Marutha Arukka Kireeda Kodi | Sangattithaghri Kamalamala Kanthi Kantha |
Lakshmi Lasath Kucha Saroruha Rajahamsa | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Samsara Ghora Gahane Charatho Murare | Marogra Bheekara Mriga Pravarardhithasya |
Arththasya Mathsara Nidhaghanipeedithasya | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Samsara Koopamathi Ghoram Agadhamoolam | Samprapya Dhukka Shatha Sarppa Samakulasya |
Dheenasya Deva Kripaya Padhamagathasya | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Samsara Sagara  Vishala Karalakala | Nakragraha Grasanani Graha Vigrahasya |
Vyagrasya Raga Tharalormi Nipeedithasya | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Samsara Vrukshamagha Beejam Anantha Karma | Shakha Shatham Karana Pathram Ananga Pushpam |
Aruhya Dhukka Phalitham Pathatho Dhayalo | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Samsara Sarppa Ghana Vakthra Bhayogra Theevra | Dhamshtra Karala Visha Dhagdha Vinashta Moothe |
Nagarivahana Sudhabdhi Nivasa Shoure | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Smasara Dhava Dhahanathura Bheekaroru | Jwalavalibhirathi Dhagdhathanooruhasya |
Thvathpadha Padma Sarasee Sharanagathasya | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Samsarajala Pathithasya Jagannivasa | Sarvendhriyarthabalisharthath Dhashopamasya |
Proth Ghanditha Prachura Thalukamasthakasya | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Andhasya Me Hritha Viveka Mahadhanasya | Chorai: Prabho Balibhirindhriya Namadheyai: |
Mohantha Koopa Kuhare Vinipathithasya | Lakshmi Nrusimha Mama Dhehi Karavalambam ||

Lakshmipathe Kamalanabha Suresha Vishno | Vaikunda Krishna Madhusoodhana Pushkaraksha |
Bhramanya Keshava Janardhana Vasudeva | Dhevesha Dhehi Kripanasya Karavalambam ||

Yanmayaya Yorjjitha Vapu: Prachura Pravaha | Magnartha Marthy Nivahoru Karavalambam |
Lakshmi Nrusimha Charanabja Madhuvrathena | Sthothram Kritham Sugakaram Bhuvi Shankarena ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||