Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Arya Navakam – Lyrics and meanings


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||






I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Vani/Saraswathi who has sweetest voice superior to parrots, she has long and beautiful curly hair locks which attracts pack of honey bees, she is the safest ferry to cross the unfathomable ocean of Samsara, she carries divine musical instrument Veena and parrot on both the hands, she is venerated by the female deities, she is Sharvani.  I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Sri Parvathi/Shankarardhangi, who has the complexion of blue lily, she has auspicious gaze for the welfare of the Universe and its living beings, she has attractive eyes superior to deer, and she has attained half of the body of Lord Shiva.   I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess Kamala who carries lotus flowers that holds Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi  and Goddess Saraswathi, she is unblemished, she is the symbol of all the art forms of Lord Shiva.    I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess who has the luster of full moon, she has beautiful line of teeth resembles to jasmine flower buds, she is the female force Lord Vishnu, and she is most compassionate provided rebirth to Lord Manmatha, she battle against demon for the welfare of the deities.    I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess Parvathi along with Lord Ganesha, who has beautiful red colored lips resembles to Bimba fruits, she has attractive gait superior to swan, she is the protector of virtuous people, she has large raised bosom.  I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess who takes good control on devotees who are surrendered to her, she is the ocean of mercy, she is attired in magnificent clothes and great illusionist as well, she is decked in various precious ornaments all over her body, and she destroys the sins of devotees who are surrendered at her lotus feet.    I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess Parvathi who has large raised bosom, she is blissfully immersed in the embrace of Lord Shiva, she is the mother of Lord Subramanya, she is the slayer of demons Shumbha and Nishumbha, and she takes immense pleasure in the cosmic dance.  I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess who is efficient and always work for the welfare of the deities, she has lion as celestial vehicle, and she is the protector of deities and destroys the demons.  Oh! Himagirikanye/daughter of Himavan, who is worshiped by deities, she is essence of auspiciousness and fulfils the wishes of her passionate devotees, Oh! Supreme Goddess, I am not aware of any other deities other than you in the three worlds.



Vaneem Jitha Shukavanim Alikulavenim Bhavambudhi Dhronim |
Veena Shuka Shishpanim Nathageervanim Namami Sharvanim ||

Kuvalayadhala Neelangim Kuvalaya Rakshaika Dheekshithapangim |
Lochana Vijithakarangim Mathangim Naumi Shakarardhangim ||

Kamala Kamalaja Kanthakara Sarasa Dhaththa Kantha Karakamalam |
Karayugala Vidhrutha Kamalam Vimalam Kamalanga Chooda Sakala Kalam ||

Sundara Himakara Vadhanam Kundhasuradhanam Mukundha Nidhirashanam |
Karunojjevitha Madhanam Surakushalaya Sureshu Kritha Kadhanam ||

Arunadhara Jitha Bimbam Jagadambam Gamana Vijitha Kadambam |
Palitha Sujana Kadhambam Prudhula Nithambam Bhaje Saherambam ||

Sharanagatha Janabharanam Karuna Varunalayam Navavaranam |
Manimaya Dhivyabharanam Charanamboja Jatha Sevakodharanam ||

Thungasthana Jithakumbham Kritha Parirambham Shivena Guhadimbam |
Dharitha Sumbha Nisumbham Narththitha Rambham Purovigatha Dhabham ||

Surajana Raksha Dhaksha Prathyaksha Dhaivathadhyaksham |
Vahikrithaharyyaksham Kshapitha Vipaksham Sureshu Kritharaksham ||

Dhanyam Suravaramanyam Himagirikanyam Thriloka Moordhanyam |

Vihritha Suradhrumavanyam Vedhmi Vina Thvam Na Devathaswanyam ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Navarathnamala Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||





I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Mathangi who carries the divine musical instrument Veena close to her chest, she has attractive hair locks, she dwells in Kusheshayam, she is the destroyer of wicked people, she is soaked in the elixir of nectar therefore she has beautiful gait, she is the empress of the abode of Lord Shiva who is enemy of Lord Manmatha, she is the daughter of Sage Mathanga and she has melodious voice.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Mathangi who has beautiful line of teeth resemble to jasmine flower buds, she is smeared in vermilion on her large raised bosom, she has the luster of blue lily, and she is the commander-in-chief of all the living beings in the Universe.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Gauri/Aryadevi who is the personified as female parrot of the Pranava Manthra ‘Om’, she is stunning female cuckoo that explore through the pleasure garden of Upanishadh, she is female peacock in the woods of Veda.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Varadha who has beautiful long eyes that reflects compassion, she is personified as supreme preceptor, she carries divine musical instrument Veena close to her left bosom, she is the provider of various boons to her devotees, and she is the essence of Sangeetham/Music.  I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess who has the complexion of dark clouds, she is the personification of beauty, wealth and happiness, she illuminates the whole of the Universe with her radiance, she is youthful and compassionate, and her eyes are filled with passion.    I shall meditate upon Goddess Amba, who takes immense pleasure in playing Veena and express various emotions on her lotus face with a sweet smile, I shall earnestly pray to that most beautiful and blissful face to make us happy.   I shall prostrate before Goddess Sri Parvathi/Shivakantha, who takes immense joy in the Sapthaswara produces in the Veena, she is serene, she is the personification of mercy, she has large raised bosom that causes little bend frontward.    I shall prostrate before Goddess Mathangi, who is decked in Palasha Thadangam that keeps dangling and constantly touches on her plait of hair on the back of neck, she takes immense pleasure in playing Veena and frequently moving her head in appreciation.   I shall prostrate before Goddess Siddha Mathangi who has the luster of Indhraneela, she is ever youthful, she is the honey bee that soaks in the nectar of lotus flower like music, and she is the daughter of Sage Mathanga.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Mathangi, who is the daughter of Sage Mathanga, she takes immense pleasure in playing Veena, her lotus face keeps moving according to the melodious tunes of the Veena like the honey bee that attracts to the lotus flower, she is compassionate, I shall meditate upon the auspicious gaze of Goddess Sri Mathangi. I shall meditate upon the beautiful form of Goddess Sri Mathangi who has attractive physical features; she is the essence of auspicious music. 


Whoever reads or listens to the Navarathnamala Sthothram which is composed as an ornament to Goddess Sri Mathangi with utmost faith and devotion would be blessed with supreme wisdom and excellence skill in speech.



Kuchanchitha Vipanchikam Kudila Kunthala Alankritham |
Kusheshaya Niveshinim Kudila Chiththa Vidhveshineem |
Madhalasa Gathipriyam Manasija Rirajyashriyam |
Mathanga Kula Kanyakam Madhura Bhashinim Ashraye ||

Kundha Mukulagra Dhantham Kumkuma Pangena Raktha Kuchabharam |
Aneela Neela Dheham Ambam Akhilanda Nayikam 
Vandhe ||


Omkara Panjara Shukeem Upanishadhu Udhyana Keli Kalakandim |
Agama Vipina Mayoorim Aryam Anthar Vibhavaye Gaurim ||

Dhayamana Dheergha Nayanam Dheshika Roopena Dharshithabhyudhayam |
Vama Kuchanihitha Veenam Varadham Sangeetha Marithkam Vandhe ||

Shyama Thanu Saukumaryam Soundharyanandha Sambathdhunmesham |
Tharunima Karunapooram Madhajala Kallola Lochanam Vandhe ||

Nakha Mukha Mukharitha Veena Nadha Rasa Aswadhana Vanavollasam |
Mukham Amaba Modhayathu Mam Muktha Thadanga Mugdha Hasitham The ||

Sarigamapadhaniratham Tham Veena Samkrantha Hasthantham |
Shantham Mridhula Swantham Kuchabharathantham Namami Shivakantham ||

Avadu Thada Ghaditha Chooli Thaditha Thali Palasha Thadangam |
Veena Vadhana Vela Kambitha Shirasam Namami Mathangim ||

Mani Bhangamechakangi Mathangi Naumi Siddha Mathangim |
Youvana Vana Sarangim Sangeethambhoruhanu Bhava Bhringim ||

Veena Ravanushangam Vikacha Mukha Modha Madhuri Bhrungam |
Karuna Pooratharangam Kalye Mathanga Kanyakapangam ||

Mechaka Machechanakam Midhyadhishtantha Madhya Bhagam The |
Matha: Swaroopamanisham Mangala Sangeetha Saurabham Vandhe ||

Navarathna Malya Methadhrachitham Mathanga Kanyaka Bharanam |

Ya: Padathi Bhakthiyukthassa Bhavedh Vageeshwari Sakshath ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Devi Bhujanga Sthothram by Sri Adishankaracharya – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||





I shall meditate upon Goddess Devi who dwells in the Sushmnatharalam with supreme brilliance, by exploring through the Shadadhara Padamam, she invokes and soaks in Sudhamandlam, and she is the personification of eternal bliss.   I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Bhavani who has the radiance of crores of Adithyas in the early morning hours and she has stunning features, she dwells in the middle of triangle on Mahapadma.  I shall meditate upon the lotus feet of Goddess Mahadevi decked in magnificent anklets that produces melodious noises, it sparkle in the radiance of gem studded anklets and crowns of deities who prostrates before her, it is smeared in crimson colored paste and it is worshiped by Lord Bhrama , Lord Vishnu and deities,  Oh Mahadevi, I shall keep your lotus feet on my head.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Amba who is attired in majestic red silk garments, she is decked in gem studded waist belt that reveals supreme radiance of her waist areas, she has beautiful deep navel and sparkling line of hair on her belly.  Oh! Ambujakshi, Oh! Amba,  I shall meditate upon your large raised bosom resembles to gem studded vessel, it has supreme luster and decked in various precious ornaments, it has attractive tip.  I shall meditate upon the glorious hands of Goddess Bhavani that has the luster of Girisha flowers, it holds bow, arrow, Pasham, Angusham etc… it is decked in precious ornaments as Kanganam/bangles and armlets that keeps dangling.  I shall meditate upon the lotus face of Goddess Sri Bhavani, she has beautiful nose, she has long and dazzling eyes resembles to the petals of lotus flower which fulfils all the desires and wealth to  her passionate devotees, she has lustrous forehead decorated in vermilion and sandal paste resembles to full moon.  I shall meditate upon the head of Goddess Sri Bhavani, she has long and beautiful curly hair locks that attract the pack of honey bees, she is decked in crescent moon on the plait of hair.  Oh! Amba, Oh! Mother, I shall earnestly pray to permanently reside your lustrous and attractive form which is beyond description and perception, it is ever pleasing, in my lotus like heart.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Rajarajeshwari who is Thripura and Shivaa who is seated on the lap of Lord Shiva, she dwells in the divine Srichakra with Shakthis who has various Siddhis and Bhoothaganas.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Bhavani who symbolize Lord Soorya, Lord Agni, Lord Varuna, Lord Chandra, Lord Vayu and sky, she is supreme brilliance that illuminates the whole Universe and eternal bliss.  Oh! Devi you are Lord Shiva, You’re Preceptor, you’re Shakthi, you are the mother and father of the Universe, and you are my wisdom, relation, shelter, pride and everything.   Oh! Bhavani,  even Vedas and Puranas are incompetent to describe your splendor; I am yearning to eulogize your glories, though I am not be worthy of it, Oh! Bhavani, kindly forgive me. I shall repeatedly prostrate before the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Bhavani, you are my safe haven, you are the provider of boons, you are the symbol of mercy, even the deities and Lord Bhrama are incompetent to describe your splendor, you are flawless. Oh! Bhadhre, kindly protect us from the sorrows and grief of terrifying wood like Samsara.



Whoever pronounce the glorious name of Bhavani ! Bhavani ! Bhavani ! With intense faith and happiness would be freed from sorrow and grief, sins, illnesses or untimely death.  Whoever recites or listens to the glorious Bhavani Bhujanga Sthothram with utmost faith and devotion would be blessed with highest of the honors which is eternal and essence of Veda, eternal fame and all the desires would be fulfilled.



Shadadhara Pangeruhanthar Virajan | Sushumnatharalethi Thejollasanthim |
Pibanthim Sudhamandalam Dhravayanthim | Sudhamoorthi Meede Mahanandharoopam ||

Jwalathkodi Balarkka Basarunangim | Sulavanya Shrungara Shobhabhiramam |
Mahapadma Kinjjilka Madhye Virja | Thrikonollasanthim Bhaje Sri Bhavanim ||

Kvanath Kingini Noopurobhasi Rathna | Prabhaleeda Lakshardhra Padharavindham |
Ajeshachyuthadhyai Surai Sevyamanam | Mahadevi Manmoordhni The Bhavayami ||

Sushonambara Badhdha Neevi Viraja | Maharathna Kanchi Kalapam Nithambam |
Spurath Dhakshinavarthanabhinscha  Thisro | Valeeramba The Romarajim Bhajeham ||

Lasath Vruththa Muththunga Manikya Kumbhopama | Sri Sthana Dhvandhva Mambambujakshi |
Bhaje Dhugdha Poornabhiramam Thvadheeyam | Mahahara Dheeptham Sadha Vismithasyam ||

Gireesha Prasoonollasath Bahu Dhandai | Jwalath Bana Kodanda Pashamkushamscha |
Chalath Kankanoddhama Keyoora Bhoosho | Lasath Srikaramboja Mabhau Meede ||

Sunasapudam Padma Pathrayathaksham | Mukham Devi Bhaktheshtadha Shri Kadaksham |
Lalalojjwalath Gandha Kasthoori Bhoosho | Jwalth Poorna Chandhraprabham The Bhajeham ||

Chalath Kunthalanu Bhramath Bhrunga Vrindhair | Ghana Snigdhamilla Bhoosho Jwalanthim |
Spuran Mouli Manikya Bandhendhu Rekha | Vilasollasadh Dhivya Moordhana Meede ||

Ithi Shri Bhavani Swaroopam Thavaivam | Prapanchath Paranchathi Sookshmam Prasannam |
Spurathvamba Dimbasya Me Hruswaroje | Sadha Vagmayam Sarva Thejo Mayathvam ||

Ganeshani Madhyakhilai Shakthi Vrundhai: | Spurascchri Mahachakraraje Lasanthim |
Param Raja Rajeshwarim Thraipurim Thvam | Shivangoparistham Shivam Thvam Bhajeham ||

Thvam Arkkastham Agnistham Apasthvam Indhu| sthavam Akasha Bhoor Vayu Sarvam Thvameva |
Thvadhanyam Na Kinchith Prakashosthi Sarvam | Sadhanandha Samvith Swaroopam Bhajeham ||

Shivastham Gurusthvamscha Shakthisthvameva | Thvamevasi Matha Pitha Cha Thvameva |
Thvamevasi Vidhya Thvamevasi Bandhu | Gathirmme Mathirdhevi Sarvam Thvameva ||

Shruthinamagamyam Puranairagamyam | Mahimnanu Jananthi Param Thavathra |
Sthuthim Karththu Micchami The Thvam Bhavani | Kshamasvaivamamba Pramugdha: Kilaham ||

Sharanyai Varenyai Su Karunya Poornyai | Hiranyodharadhyair Ganyai Supoornai: |
Bhavaranya Bheethischa Mam Pahi Bhadhre | Namasthe Namasthe Punasthe Namosthu ||

Bhavani Bhavani Bhavaneethi Vani | Mudhara Mudharam Mudha Ye Bhajanthi |
Na Shoka Na Papo Na Rogo Na Mrithyu: | Kadhachith Kadhachith Kadhachinnaranam ||

Idham Shuddha Chiththo Bhavanee Bhujangam | Padan Buddhiman Bhakthiyukthascha Thasmai |
Swakeeyam Padham Shashvatham Vedasaram | Sriyaccheshta Siddhischa Devi Dhadhathi ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Sri Ambashtakam by Sri Adishankaracharya – Lyrics and meanings


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||





I shall meditate upon Goddess Adi Shakthi who dwells in the woods of Kadamba, she is surrounded by  female deities and celestials  who are constantly at her service, she has lustrous lotus feet due to the reflection of gem studded crowns of the deities who prostrate before her, she is smeared in highly fragrant sandal paste on her large raised bosom, she is highly enthusiastic  daughter of Mount Himavan,  I shall earnestly pray to bless us with the proficiency in the construction of poems with her Veedirasam/remaining of the Thamboolam on her mouth.   I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Adishakthi, who destroys the intolerable fears like fire into the bundle of cotton, she augment the welfare of the celestials and female deities who are  constantly eulogize her glories, like clouds that increases the down pour,  she has large raised bosom and long and beautiful curly hair locks, she merrily explores through the woods of Kadamba, she is devoted wife of Lord Shiva and venerates him, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Parvathi to dwell in my  heart as well.   I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Adi Shakthi, who is attired in marvelous garments and decked in various precious ornaments, her lotus feet protects Lord Indhra, Lord Yama and deities, her celestial vehicle has the swiftness that conquer the speed of wind, she is surrounded by beautiful and virtuous female deities as closest associates, she is the protector of the Universe, she has the luster of precious gem, she is the provider of wealth and offspring to her devotees, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Parvathi to dwell in my heart as well.    I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Adi Shakthi, whose lotus feet provides salvation to the illustrious Sages and Rishis like Vedavyasa, her glorious names are capable to destroy all the sins of the worshiper, she removes all kinds of perils , sorrows and grief of her passionate devotees, she dwells in the woods of Kadamba, she is surrounded by the sweet smell of highly fragrant musk, she has attractive physique, she is the pride of the clan of Mount Himavan, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Parvathi to protect us from the unfathomable well of grief and sorrows.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Adishakthi, who dwells in the woods of Kadamba, she is surrounded by the female deities and celestials, and merrily explore through the woods, she destroys the fear in her devotees, she has long and beautiful curly hair locks, her lotus feet is venerated by the Rishis and Sages, she is decked in Thalidhalam instead of Yali on her ears, her lustrous forehead is decorated in vermilion, I shall meditate upon those lotus feet of Goddess Sri Parvathi and earnestly pray to transform my mind into honey bee that takes immense pleasure in the nectar like intellect. Oh! Soul, why did you keep endless desires  when this body is a mere dwelling place of   horrible odor of secretion of waste, b0nes and blood that are the meals for the vultures like brutal birds.  Therefore, surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Girija who is capable to destroy all the impurities in our hearts, her lotus feet are capable to break the endless fears and doubts, she is eulogized by all the deities, she is unblemished and has the luster of full moon.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Parvathi who has large raised bosom and beautiful neck, she is inseparable from her consort Lord Shiva, she is feeding little Subramanya whose face has the luster of moon, she has beautiful lips resembles to Bimba fruits,  she is venerated by Lord Indhra and deities in the Kadamba woods, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Parvathi to provide us all the auspiciousness.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Parvathi along with Lord Shiva,  she holds parrot on her hand and takes immense pleasure in the association of her consort, she is personified as Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi and Goddess Sri Saraswathi as well, she dwells in the nectar like ocean in order to preserve the Universe, her beautiful curly hair locks that has the intense fragrance of fresh alluring flowers attracts the pack of honey bees,  I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Parvathi to provide us all the happiness, refined knowledge and wisdom, ultimately permanent place at her lotus feet which is the eternal bliss.



Chedi Bhannakhila Ghadi Kadhamba Tharu Vadishu Nakipadala |
Kodeera Charuthara Kodee Manikirana Kodee Karambithapadha |
Padeera Gandhi Kucha Shadeekavithva Paripadi Magadhipasutha |
Ghodi Kuladhadhika Dhadee Mudhara Mukha Veedeerasena Thanutham ||

Koolathigami Bhaya Thoola Valijwalana Keelanijasthuthi Vidhou |
Kolahalakshapitha Kalamari Kushala Keelala Poshananabha: |
Sthoolakuche Jaladhaneelakuche Kalitha Leela Kadhamba Vipine |
Shoolayudha Pranathisheela Vibhathu Hridhi Shailadhi Rajathanaya ||

Yathrashayolagathi Thathra Gaja Vasathu Kathrapi Nisthula Shuka |
Soothramakala Mukha Sathrashana Prakara Soothranakaricharana |
Cchathranilathiraya Pathrabhirama Guna Mithramareesama Vadhoo: |
Kuthrasahanmani Vichithrakrithi: Spuritha Puthradhi Dhana Nipuna ||

Dhvaipayana Prabhruthi Shapayudha Thridhivasopana Dhooli Charana |
Papapahasva Manjuapanu Leena Janathapapanodha Nipuna |
Neepalaya Surabhi Dhoolapaka Dhuritha Koopadhudhanchayathu Mam |
Roopabhika Shikhari Bhoopala Vamsha Mani Deepayitha Bhagavathi ||

Yalibirathma Thanuthali Sakrith Priyakapaleeshu Khelathi Bhaya |
Vyaleena Kulyasitha Choolibharacharana Dhoolila Sanmunivara |
Baleebhrithi Shravasi Thaleedhalam Vahathi Yaleeka Shobhi Thilaka |
Sali Karothu Mama Kali Mana: Swapadha Naleeka Sevana Vidhou ||

Nyagankare Vapushi Kangala Raktha Pushi Kangadhi Pakshi Vishaye |
Thvam Kama Namayasi Kim Karanam Hridhaya Pangari Me Hi Girijam |
Shankha Shila Nishithadangayamana Padha Sanga Samana Sumano |
Jangarimana Thathi Manganu Petha Shashi Sangashivakthra Kamalam ||

Kumbavathee Sama Vidamba Galena Navathumbabha Veena Savidha |
Shambhahuleya Shashi Bhimbhabhirama Mukha Sambadhitha Sthanabhara |
Amba Kurangamadha Jambalarochiriha Lambalaka Dhishathu Me |
Bimbadharam Vinatha Shambayudhadhi Nikuramba Kadhamba Vipine ||

Indhana Keeramani Bandhabhave Hridhaya Bandhavatheeva Rasika |
Sandhavathi Bhuvana Sandharanepya Mritha Sindhavudhara Nilaya |
Gandhanubana Muharandhaliveetha Kacha Bandha Samarppayathu Me |
Sham Dhama Bhanumathi Sandhanamashu Padha Sandhanamapyaga Sutha ||


 || Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Friday, 24 June 2016

Sri Thripura Thilakam – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||





I shall meditate upon supreme Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who  is seated on the majestic gem studded throne on the grand dais in the Mount Mahameru located in the middle of thick woods of Kalpakavruksha with full of fresh alluring flowers which is packed with the buzzing noises honey bees. She lures the heart of all the living beings with her loveliness, she is attainable through the Bhakthiyoga, and she is the mother of the Universe.    I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who has the luster of billions of Adithya, she illuminates all the directions with her brilliance,  her splendor is beyond description, she protects her devotees from all the perils, she entice the whole Universe, she is the personification of Veda.  I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, who has beautiful plait of her decked in crescent moon, she has the luster of blue lily and beautiful eyes, she has lustrous forehead and long eyes, and she represents the piousness of Lord Shiva/Neelakanda.    I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who has the superior luster of billions of moon, her lotus face is flawless, she has beautiful eye brows resembles to the bow of Lord Manmatha, she destroys all the sins of her devotees, she is the fruit  of severe austerities of Lord Shiva, she is eternal.    I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who has beautiful wide eyes that expresses various emotions like shyness, happiness, lust, pride, surprise, and compassion, it is filled with three colors and filled with various expressions, she has beautiful smile that has the luster of diamond on her marvelous lips, she is the consort of Lord Shiva and mother of Guha and Ganesha.  I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who is the sister of Lord Mukunda, she is decked in gem studded magnificent ear rings that reflects on her cheeks, her  lotus face is lustrous, her nose has the resembles to Karnnika. I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, whose speech competes the sweetness of nectar and beyond comparison, her lotus face attracts the pack of honey bees to consume the nectar, she is the provider of all kinds auspiciousness to her passionate devotees, she is the Goddess of the Universe.    I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari whose beautiful neck is decorated in various precious and gem studded ornaments that spreads intense luster superior to the dazzling stars, it has the brilliance and beauty superior to the conch, her stunning ear rings touches the shoulder, she is the piousness of Lord Shiva who is the enemy of Lord Manmatha.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, who carries sugar cane as bow, flower arrows, spear, Pasham, Angusham in her lotus hands, she is decked in precious ornaments, bangles, rings, armlets etc...she has large raised  bosom resembles to the forehead of elephant.   I shall surrender to the lotus feet Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, who it taking immense pleasure in the thousands and thousands of delightful embraces of Lord Shiva, she is decked in various precious ornaments all over her body that keeps clattering, she has large raised bosom causes bend forward due to its heaviness, beautiful line of hairs on her stomach and deep navel multiplies her beauty, she is most venerated by Lord Kamadeva.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, who is decked in majestic red garments and beautiful waist belt, she is the personification of amorous sport, and she is worshiped by deities.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, who has attractive  thighs resembles to the plantain stem soaked in coolness and that has not seen the sun rays which lures the eyes of Lord Shiva, she has mesmerizing knee cap, she is the provider of liberty from the repeated births.  I shall envision Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, who has beautiful neck superior to the loveliness of peacock and buds of Kethaki, her lotus feet has mesmerizing beauty and tenderness of lotus flower.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, who takes pleasure in the veneration of virtuous people who has performed abundance of piousness in hundreds and crores of lives, she is the manifestation of Kaplavrusksha, and she appears as honey bee in the lotus flower like intelligence.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who represents the divine syllable ‘Hrim’, she is eulogized as Goddess Sri Saraswathi and Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi as well, she is like Kamadhenu who fulfils all the desires of her devotees, her countless splendor spreads all over the four Vedas, she is the cause all the living beings in the Universe.


Whoever reads or listens to the glorious verses praising the splendor of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari in the early hour of morning would be blessed with intelligence, austerities, abundance of wealth; it eradicates all the sins and protects the deprived people, ultimately liberation from the repeated births.



Kalpa Shakhi Gana Sath Prasoona Madhupana Kelikuthooka Bhrama |
Shadpadharava Manohare KanakaBhoodhare Lalitha Mandape |
Athyudhara Manipeeda Madhya Vinivasini Akhila Mohinim |
Bhakthi Yoga Sulabham Bhaje Bhuvana Matharam Thripurasundarim ||

Yeka Kala Samudheeyamana Tharunarkka Kodi Sadhrusha Spura |
Dheha Kanthi Bhara Dhoranimilana Lohithi Kritha Dhigantharam |
Vagatheetha Vibhavam Vipadhya Bhaya Dhayineem Akhila Mohinim |
Agamartha Manideepikam Anisham Ashraye  Thripurasundarim ||

Eshadhunmishadha Marthya Shakhika Sumavali Vimala Tharaka |
Vrundha Sundara Sudhamshu Ganda Subhagi Krithathi Guru Kaishikam |
Neela Kunjitha Ghanalakam  Nidila Bhooshanayatha Vilochanam |
Neelakanda Sukrithonnathim Sathatham Ashraye Thripurasundarim ||

Lakshma Heena Veedhu Laksha Nirjjitha Vichakshananana Saroruham |
Ikshu Karmukha Sharasanopamitha Chillika Yugamathallikam |
Lakshaye Manasi Santhatham Sakala Dhushkritha Kshaya Vidhayineem |
Uksha Vahana Thapo Vibhoothi Mahadhaksharam Thripurasundarim ||

Hree Madha Pramadha Kama Kauthuka Kripadhi Bhava Pishunayatha |
Snigdha Mugdha Vishadha Thrivarnna Vimalalasalasa Vilochanam |
Sundaradhara Maniprabha Militha Mandhahasa Nava Chandhrikam |
Chandhrasekhara Kudumbineem Anisham Ashraye Thripurasundarim ||

Hastha Mrishta  Mani Dharppanojjwala Manojja Ganda Phalakadhvaye |
Bimbithanupama Kundala Sthabhaka Mandithanana Saroruham |
Swarnna Pankaja Dhalantha Rullasitha Karnnika Sadhrusha Nasikam |
Karnna Vairi Sakha Sodhari Manisham Ashraye  Thripurasundarim ||

Sanmarandhara Samadhuri Thulana Karmadakshara Samullasath |
Narma Peshala Vachovilasa Paribhootha Nirmala Sudharasam |
Kamra Vakthra Pavanagraha Prachala Dhunmishath Bhramara Mandalam |
Thurmahe Manasi Sharmmadham Anisham Ambikam Thripura Sundarim |

Kamra Kanthi Jitha Thara Pooramani Soothra Mandala Samullasath |
Kanda Kanda Kamneeya Thapa Hritha Kamburaja Ruchidambaram |
Kinchidhanatha Manoharam Sayuga Chumbi Charu Manikarnnikam |
Panchabana Paripandhi Punya Laharim Bhaje Thripura Sundarim ||

Hastha Padma Lasathikshu Chapa Srini Pasha Pushpa Vishikhojjwalam |
Thaptha Hema Rachithabhirama Kadakamguleeya Valayadhikam |
Vruththa Nisthula Nirantharala Kadinnonatha Sthana Thrinibhava |
Maththa Hasthi Varamasthakam Manasi Chinthaye Thripurasundarim ||

Laksha Gada Pariramba Thushtahara Hasa Gauratharallollasath |
Charuhara Nikarabhirama Kuchabharathantha Thanumadhyamam |
Romaraji Lalithodharim Adhika Ninmnanabhi Avalokaye |
Kamaraja Paradevatham Anisham Ashraye Thripurasundarim ||

Heera Mandala Nirantharollasitha Jatharoopamaya Meghala |
Charukanthi Parirambha Sundara Su Sookshma Cheena Vasananchitham |
Mara Veera Rasa Chathuri Dhrutha Dhureena Thunga Jaghanasthalam |
Dharaye Manasi Santhatham Thridhasha Vandhitham Thripurasundarim ||

Saptha Sapthikirananabijja Parivardhdhamana Kadhalithanu |
Spurdhdhi Mugdha Madhuroru Dhanda Yuga Mandhithendhu Dharalochanam |
Vruththa Janu Yugavalgu Bhavajitha Chiththa Sambhava Samuthgakam |
Nithyameva Parisheelaye Manasi Mukthidham Thripurasundarim ||

Kanda Kaanda Ruchi Kundathakarana Leelaya Sakala Kekinam |
Janghaya Thulitha Kethaki Mukula Sanghaya Bhrutha Mudhanjitham |
Ambujodhara Vidambicharu Padha Pallavam Hrudhaya Dharppane |
Bimbithamiva Vilokaye Sathatham Ambikam Thripurasundarim ||

Labhyamana Kamalarchana Pranathi Thathparair Anishamasthaya |
Kalpakodi Shatha Sanchithena Sukrithena Kaischana Naroththamai: |
Kalpa Shakhi Gana Kalpyamana Kanakabhisheka Subhagakritham |
Kalpayami Hridhi Chithpayojanava Shadpadheem Thripurasundarim ||

Hreemathi Pradhitha Manthra Moorthi Rachalathmaje Thyudhadhi Kanyake |
Thyambujasana Kudumbineethi Vividhopa Geetha Mahimodhayam |
Sevakabhimatha Kamadhenu Makhilagamavagama Vaibhavam |
Bhavayami Hridhi Bhavithakhila Characharam Thripurasundarim ||

Sthothra Raja Muththamaththa Modhamha Ragame Prayatha Manaso |
Keerthayanniha Naroththamo Vijitha Viththapo Vipula Sambadham |
Prarthyamana Pariramba Keli Rabala Janairapaga Thaishano |

Gathramathra Pathanavadhavam Amrithamaksharam Padhavapnuyath ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Sri Thripurasundari Sthothram by Sri Adishankaracharya – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||





I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who explores through the woods of Kadamba, she protects the Rishis and sages who have taken the form of Kadamba trees in the woods as  garlands of dark clouds, she has high raised large bosom resembles to mountain peak, she is venerated by the deities and celestials, her eyes has the resemblance to fresh alluring lotus flower petals, she has the complexion of dark clouds, she is Thrilochanakudumbini/consort of Lord Shiva and mother of Guha and Ganesha.    I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who dwells in the woods of Kadamba, she carries divine musical instrument of precious yellow metal, she is decked in various precious ornaments all over her body, she is soaked in elixir of nectar, she is the provider of mercy and wealth to her devotees, she is inseparable consort of Lord Shiva and she is Thrilochanakudumbini/ consort of Lord Shiva and mother of Guha and Ganesha.  We are well protected by Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who dwells in the woods of Kadamba, she has high raised bosom and she is decked in various precious ornaments, she is the essence of compassion, she has red cheeks soaked in the elixir of nectar, she sings melodiously, she has the complexion of dark clouds.    I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari, who dwells in the woods of Kadamba, she resides in the dais made of precious yellow metal, she dwells in the divine Sri Chakra, she constantly provides enlightenment to the Siddhas, she has the luster of diamond, she is decked in crescent moon on the plait of hair, she is Thrilochanakudumbini/ consort of Lord Shiva and mother of Guha and Ganesha.  I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who is the daughter of Sage Mathanga, she has sweet voice, she carries divine musical instrument Veena close to her chest, she has long and beautiful curly hair, she dwells in the lotus flower, she destroys the wicked people, her eyes are red due to the elixir of nectar, she lures the heart of Kamavairi/Lord Shiva who is true ascetic.    I shall surrender to the lotus feet of Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who initiated Prathamapushpini/Rithudharma, she has crimson color complexion, she carries the golden vessel of nectar, she is soaked in the elixir of nectar, she has high raised large bosom, her beautiful long curly hair is loosened, she is Shyamala and Thrilochanakudumbini as well/ consort of Lord Shiva and mother of Guha and Ganesha.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Ambika, who is smeared in highly fragrant musk all over her body, her forehead is decorated in vermilion, she has beautiful smile on her lips, she carries bow, arrow, spear, Angusham and Pasham, she captivates the whole people with her loveliness, she is attired in red colored garments and she is decked in various precious ornaments all over her body, she has the luster of Japakusumam.    I shall meditate upon Goddess Bhuvanambika/Goddess of the Universe, who is served by the wives of Lord Indhra, Goddess Saraswathi and Goddess Mahalakshmi respectively, wives of Lord Indhra performs her hair do, Goddess Saraswathi smear her body with highly fragrant sandal paste, Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi decorates her with various precious ornaments all over her body and she is surrounded by the celestials.




Kadambavana Charineem Muni Kadamba Kadhambinim |
Nithambajitha Bhoodharam Sura Nithambinee Sevitham |
Navamburuha Lochanam Abinavambudha Shyamalam |
Thrilochana Kudumbineem Thripurasundareem Ashraye ||

Kadambavanavasineem Kanaka Vallaki Dharineem |
Maharha Mani Harineem Mukha Samulla Sadhvarineem |
Dhaya Vibhava Karineem Dhayitha Parshva Sancharineem |
Thrilochana Kudumbineem Thripurasundarim Ashraye ||

Kadambavana Shalaya Kuchabarollasanmalaya |
Kuchopamitha Shailaya Guru Kripalasadhvelaya |
Madharuna Kapolaya Madhura Geetha Vachalaya |
Kayapi Ghana Neelaya Kavachitham Vayam Leelaya ||

Kadambavana Madhyagam Kanaka Mandalopasthitham |
Shadamburha Vasineem Sathatha Siddha Soudhamineem |
Vidambitha Japaruchim Vikacha Chandhra Choodamanim |
Thrilochana Kudumbineem Thripurasundari Ashraye ||

Kuchanchitha Vipanchikam Kudila Kunthala Alankritham |
Kusheshaya Nivasineem Kudila Chiththa Vidhveshineem |
Madharuna Vilochanam Mansijari Sammohaneem |
Mathanga Muni Kanyakam Madhura Bhoshinim Ashraye ||

Smareth Pramadha Pushpineem Rudhira Bindhu Neelambaram |
Griheetha Madhu Pathrikam Madhu Vighoornna Nethranchalam |
Ghana Sthana Bharonnatham Galitha Choolikam Shyamalam |
Thrilochana Kudumbineem Thripurasundarim Ashraye ||

Sa Kumkuma Vilepanam Alika Chumbikasthurikam |
Samandha Hasithekshanam Sashara Chapa Pashanmkusham |
Ashesha Jana Mohineem Aruna Malya Bhooshambaram |
Japakusuma Bhasuram Japavidhou Smaram Ambikam ||

Purandhara Purandhrika Chikura Bandha Sairandhrikam |
Pithamaha Pathivratha Padu Padeera Charcharatham |
Mukundhara Manee Maneelasadhalankriya Karineem |
Bhajami Bhuvanambikam Sura Vadhoodika Chedikam ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Devi Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



||Jai Sriman Narayana ||






I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Thripurasundari who has the brilliance of billions of  Adithya in the early morning hours, she has three eyes, she is attired in crimson colored garments, she is decked in various precious ornaments all over her body, she is decorated in crescent moon on the plait of hair,  she carries sugar cane as bow, flower arrows, Pasham and Angusham, she dwells in divine Sri Chakra, she is the cause of the Universe.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Thripurasundari who is majestically seated on the syllable ‘Hri’  as throne with supreme brilliance, she dwells in Sou: Klim syllables, she is attired in garment resembles to precious yellow metal, she is soaked in elixir of nectar, she has three eyes, she carries scriptures, Pasham, Angusham, and one hand in Varada hastha posture, she is decorated in various garlands, she is Parashakthi/ not perceivable, she is Gauri who explores through the divine Sri Chakra.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Thripurasundari who has the luster of billions of Adithya in the early morning hours, she is attired in crimson colored clothes, she is decked in Shiromala soaked in blood, she carries scriptures, Japavadi/prayer beads, and both the hands are in Abhaya and Varadha hastha postures.  She has three eyes, she has supreme brilliance on lotus like face, she is decked in magnificent crown decorated in crescent moon, and she dwells in lotus flower.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Ambika and eulogize her glories,  who is decorated her forehead with vermilion, she has beautiful smile on her face, she carries bow and arrow, spear , she is gorgeous in the whole Universe, she is decked in red colored garlands,  she is decked in various ornaments and  attired in majestic clothes, she has the luster resembles to Japakusumam.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Adishakthi who carries bow and flower arrows, Pasham, Angusham, lotus flower and sword, she is decked in magnificent gem studded crown, she has three eyes, she has the complexion of golden lotus flower, she has high raised large bosom causes to bend forward due to its heaviness, and she is decked in gem studded anklets.   I shall prostrate before Goddess Sri Adishakthi, who has red complexion, she is decked in crescent moon on the plait of her, she carries bow and flower arrows and sugarcane in three hands, she is most desirable to Pinakapani /Lord Shiva, she dwells in the divine Sri Chakra and she is my family deity.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Mathangi who has the complexion of dark clouds, she is seated on the majestic gem studded throne, she takes great pleasure in the sweet voice of Shuka/parrot, she is attired in red colored garments, she is soaked in the elixir of nectar, she dwells in the lotus flower, she plays the divine musical instrument Veena.    I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Mathangi who takes immense pleasure in listening to the melodious voice of parrots, one of her legs placed on the lotus flower, she is seated on the majestic gem studded throne,  she has the complexion of dark clouds, she is decked in crescent moon, she plays the divine instrument Venna, she is decked in Kalhara flower garlands, she is attired in red garments,  she carries Shakha and Chakra on her hands, her lustrous forehead is decorated in vermilion, she is soaked in the elixir of nectar. I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Mathangi who is decked in ornaments made of precious gem Ruby, she has beautiful smile on her face, she is attired in garments that has the color of blue lily, her lotus feet is decorated in highly fragrant musk, she has three eyes,  she takes immense pleasure in playing melodious music on divine musical instrument Veena, she is worshiped by all the deities, she has the complexion of dark clouds, she is decked in crescent moon on the plait of her, she takes immense joy in chewing the Thamboolam/betel nuts.  I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Mathangi, who carries precious gem studded divine musical instrument, she is soaked in elixir of nectar, she has attractive as well as good clarity in her speech, and she has the luster of Indhraneela.  I shall prostrate before supreme Goddess who is seated on the lotus flower, she carries sugar cane, flower arrows, spear, lotus flower, Rudraksha beads, scriptures, Angusham in her eight hands, she has high raised large bosom causes to bend forward, she has thin waist line, she has three eyes, she is attired in red colored garments,  she has red complexion, her forehead is decorated in vermilion, she has pleasing  nature resembles to lotus flower, she entice the three worlds, she is worshiped by deities and Rishis.



Balarkkayutha Thejasam Thrinayanam Rakthambarollasineem |
Nana Alankrithi Rajamana Vapusham Balodurad Chekharam |
Hasthairikshu Dhanu: Srunim Sumasharam Pasham Mudha Bhibhratheem |
Sri Chakrasthitha Sundarim Thrijagatham Adharabhootham Smareth ||

Hreengarasana Garbhithanala Shikham Sau: Klim Kalam Bhibhrathim |
Souvarnnambara Dharineem Varasudha Dhautham Thrinethrojjwalam |
Vandhe Pusthaka Pashasam Kushavaram Sragbhooshitham Ujjwalam |
Tham Gaurim Thripuram Param Parakalam Sri Chakra Sancharineem ||

Udhyath Bhanu Sahasra Kanthi Arunakshaumam Shiromalinim |
Rakthaliptha Payodharam Japavadim Vidhyamabheethim Varam |
Hasthabjair Dhadhathim Thrinethra Vilasath Vakthraravindha Shriyam |
Devim Baddha Himamshu Rathnamakudam Vandhe Aravindha Sthitham ||

Sa Kumkuma Vilepa Namalika Chumbikasthurikam |
Samandha Hasthithekshanam Sashara Chapa Pashangusham |
Ashesha Janamohini Arunamalya Bhooshambaram |
Japa Kusuma Bhasuram Japavidhou Smareth Ambikam ||

Chapam Pasham sitha Sarasijasya Akusham Pushpa Bana |
Nyabhibhranam Kara Sarasijair Rathnamaulim Thrinethram |
Hemabjabham Kuchabharanatham Rathna Majeera Shobham |
Graiveyadhyair Vilasithathanum Bhavayecchakthi Madhyam ||

Shonaprabham Soma Kalavathamsam | Panispurath Pancha Sharekshu Chapam |
Prana Priyam Naumi Pinakapane: | Konathrayastham Kuladhaivatham Na: ||

Ghana Shyamalangeem Sthitham Rathnapeede | Shukasyodhitham Shrunvathim Rakthavasthram |
Surapanamaththam Sarojasthitham Srim | Bhaje Vallakim Vadhayanthim Mathangi ||

Dhyayeyam Rathna Peede Shuka Kalapaditham Shrunvathim Shyamalangim |
Nyasthaikanghri Saroje Shashi Shakaladharam Vallakim Vadhayanthim |
Kalhara Baddhamalam Niyamitha Vilasath Choolikam Rakthavasthram |
Mathangim Shankha Chakram Madhumadha Vivasham Chithra Kodi Bhasi Phalam ||

Manikya Abharanavitham Smithamukhim Nilothpalabhambaram |
Ramya Laktha Kaliptha Padhakamalam Nethra Thrayollasineem |
Veena Vadhana Thalparam Suranutham Keeracchadha Shyamalam |
Mathangim Shashishekharamanu Bhajeth Thamboola Poornananam ||

Manikya Veenam Mupalalayanthim Madhalasam Manjula Vag Vilasam |
Mahendhra Neeladhyuhi Komalangim  Mathanga Kanyam Manasa Smarami ||

Padmastham Ikshu Chapam Kusuma Shara Sruni Padma Yugamaksha Mala |
Vidhyapashan Dhadhanam Kuchabharavinama Madhyavallim Thrinethram |
Raktham Rakthangaragambhara Kusumayutham Suprasannanabjam |
Thrailokhya Kshobhadhathrim Muni Vibhudhanatham Devatham Tham Namami ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||