Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Monday, 31 October 2016

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram | Uththaranyasa: || Lyrics and meanings 197 -210




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Skandha continues “Oh! Mune, whoever reads or listens to the sacred hymns of Goddess Ganga would be relieved from wickedness and greed, and their sins committed by thoughts, words and deeds would vanish instantly, moreover the worshiper would remain beloved to Pithrus, he/she would remain favorite  to all the deities and Rishis, ultimately they would travel on the celestial vehicle to  the abode of celestials, they will live a noble life in the heavenly abode with all kinds of riches like various precious ornaments, luxuries and sumptuous meal, they explore merrily through the pleasure gardens of deities and live extremely delightful.  Vipra/Bhramin who reads or listens to these sacred verses in the early hours of morning with strict austerities on the day of Shraddha would be relieved from Pithru Runa, Pithrus will be pleased  and the worshiper remain beloved to Pithrus, it would please their Pithrus  soaked in downpour, Pithrus will be highly pleased to receive Pindakarma on the sacred waters of Ganga and remain satisfied for an year, whoever worships the sacred text of Ganga in their home would be relieved from sins and fears and the home would remain purified at all times, Oh! Agasthye, kindly listen to me carefully, worshiper should follow their responsibilities without any disbelief, if there is any doubt there will be no fruit,  water consecrated with the sacred hymns of Ganga would be treated as Gangajal, whoever reads or listens to these sacred hymns praising Ganga would be relieved from repeated births and the worshiper will not have to undergo the sufferings in the womb, it is highly propitious to read these sacred hymns on daily basis, it would help the worshiper to dissolve in her sacred water instead of other places.   The above marvelous sacred hymns were retold as Mukthi Beejakshara/source of Liberation by Pinakina who is ardent devotee of Lord Vishnu.  These are sacred hymns praising the glories of Jahnavi, it is highly propitious and provides the merit of holy dip in the sacred waters of Ganga.”



Sthavarajamimam Gangam Shrunuyaschivai Padeth | Shravayedh Yath Bhaktha Anandham Bhalobhavivarjith: ||

Muchyathe Kshividhai: Papair Mano Vakkaya Sambhavai: | Kshanann Nishpapathamethi Pithrunamcha Priyobhaveth ||

Sarva Devapriyaschapi Sarva Rishigana Sammatha: | Anthe Vimanamaruhya Divyasthrishathath Samvritha: ||

 Divyabharana Sampanne Dhivya Bhoga Samanvitha: | Nandhanadhi Vanesvairan Devavathsa Pramodhathe ||

Bhujyamaneshu Vipreshu Shraddhakale Visheshatha: | Japannidham Mahasthothram Pithranam Thripthikarakam ||

Yavamthi Thathrasikhyaniyamvanthom Avukana: Sthitha: | Thavamthyevahi Varshinimodhamthestha: Pithamaha: ||

Yatha Prinamthi Pitharo Gangayam Pinda Dhanatha: | Thathaivathra Punyu: Shraddhe Sthavasyasyanu Samshravath ||

Yethath  Sthothram Gruhe Yasya Likhitham Paripoojyathe | Thathra Papamayam Nasthi Shuchithadh Bhavanam Sadha ||

Agasthe Kim Bahukthena Shrunume Nishchitham Vacha: | Samshayonathra Karthavya: Sandhegadhari Phalamnahi ||

Yavamthi Marthye Sthothrani Manthrajalanyanekasha: | Thavamthi Sthavarajasya Gangeyasya Samanina ||

Yavanjanmma Japesthu Namnamethath  Sahasrakam | Sakikadeshvapi Mritho Na Punargarbhamavisheth ||

Nithyam Niyamavanethojipesthothram Uththamam | Anyathravipipanna: Sa Ganga Theeremritho Bhveth ||

Yethath Sthothravaram Ramyam Puraproktham Pinakina | Vishnave NijaBhakthyaya Mukthi Beejaksharaspadham ||

Gangasnana Prathinidhi: Sthothramethanmayeritham | Sisnasur Jahnavim Thasmadhe Thath
Sthothram Japeth Sudhi: ||


|| Ithi  Sri Skandhe Mahapurane Yekashithi Sahasthrayam Samhithaya Chathurththa  Kashi  Khande Poorvardhdhe Ganga Sahasranama Kathanam Namaikona Thrishaththamo Adhyaya: ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram |Uththaranyasa: || – Lyrics and meanings 187 – 196



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










Skandha continues “The virtuous person who is freed from luster and anger, follower of strict Varnashrama Dharma,  recites the  glories  of Goddess Ganga would be benefited with supreme intellect, thousands of sacred names  of Ganga provides meritorious rewards equivalent to the sacred hymns of Goddess Gayathri, it  also provides profound knowledge in Veda and abundance of pieties, whoever read or listens to the sacred hymns of Ganga at the time of sunset  would attain the pieties of Gurushushrushanam/merits of service to preceptor,  whoever recite or listens to the glorious verses of Ganga Sahasranama would attain  the pieties  equivalent to Vedaparayana,  person who is an ardent devotee of Lord Vishnu reads or listens to the sacred verses of Ganga would obtain devotion to Lord Shiva and in the other way around as well.  Whoever recites or listens to the glorious verses of sacred names of Ganga on daily basis would be blessed with the eternal presence of Goddess Ganga,  whoever reads or listens to the praises of Jahnavi who is worshiped by all the deities and Rishis, would be blessed with triumph in all endeavors and permanent happiness, Goddess Ganga is virtuous, endowed with supreme intellect and purifier of souls is eulogized by the preceptor of deities, it is needless to say that Goddess Ganga would be pleased with the recital of her thousands of sacred hymns and veneration with utmost faith and devotion.”



Varnashrama Pathinathukama Krodha Vivarjitha: | Yath  Phalam Labathe Gnani Thadhapnothyasya Keerthanath  |

Gayathryayutha Japyena Yath Phalam Samuparjitham | Sakrith Padantha: Samyakthadhashesham Avapnuyath ||

Gandhathva Veda Vidhushe Yathphalam Labathekrithi | Thath Punyam Samyaga Khyatham Sthavarajasakrijjapath ||

Guru Shushrushanam Kurvanyavajjivam Naroththama: | Yath Punyamarjayethadh Bhagavarsha Thrishavanam Japan ||

Vedaparayanath Punyam Yadhathra Paripadyathe | Thath Kshanamasena Labathe Thrisandhyam Parikeerthanath ||

Gangaya:Sthavarajasya Prathyaham Parisheelanath | Shivabhakthi Mavapnothi Vishnubhakthe Athavabhaveth ||

Ya: Keerthayadh Anudhinam Ganaga Namasahasrakam | Thath Sameepey Sahachari Gangadevi Sadhabhaveth ||

Sarvathra  Poojyo Bhavathi Sarvathra Vijayibhaveth | Sarvathra  Sukhamapnothi Jahnavi Sthothrapadatha: ||

Sadhachari Savijneya: Sa Shuchisthu Sadhaivahi | Kritha Sarvasurarcha: Sakeerthaye Imamsthuthim ||


Thasminna Sthrupthe Bhaveth Thriptha Jahnavi Na Athra Samshaya: | Thasmath Sarva  Prayathnena Ganga  Bhakthan Samarchayeth ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram |Uththaranyasa: || – Lyrics and meanings 177 – 186



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Skandha continues “whoever reads or listens to Ganga Namashasrakam would inhabit in community, people who resides in the community recites or listens to the sacred names of Ganga would get all his/her desires  fulfilled and there will not be communal riot, he/she will be not affected by the Thithi or Vara or Yoga Dhosha, he/she would be blessed with long life, good health and birth in superior clan, he/she would be freed from all kinds of calamity and troubles, whoever reads or listens to the sacred names of Ganga would be benefited with all kinds of Siddhi, Oh! Mune, it would destroy all the severe sins accumulated in various births, sins of Bhramahasthya,    illicit relationship, Bhrunahathya/killing of fetus, or mother or father, etc.. it destroys the sins of irresolute promises, killing friends, causing impediments to fire rituals, or killing of cow, stealing of wealth of preceptor etc…  Whoever reads or listens to the thousands of sacred names of Ganga with utmost faith devotion would be relieved from all kind of miseries.  It would destroy all kinds of severe illnesses, grief, distress and miseries, whoever reads or listens to the thousands of sacred names of Ganga with intense devotion for several years would attain whatever they yearn and relieved from all the sins, people who are uncertain minded, act against Dharma, deceitful, mischievous would be led to the path of righteousness.”




Ganga Nama Sahasranthu Japthvagramantharam Vrajeth | Karyasiddhim Avapnothi Nirvigno Gehamavisheth ||

Thithi Varakshya Yoganam Na Dosha: Prabhavedhatha | Yadha Jasva Vraje Dhethath Sthothram Gramantharam Nara: ||

Ayur Arogya Jananam Sarvaupadhrava Nashanam | Sarva Siddhikaram Pumsan Ganga Nama Sahasrakam ||

Janmanthara Sahasreshuyusha Yath  Papasamya Garjitham | Ganga Namasahasrasya Japanath Thyaksham Vrajeth ||

 Bhramaghnomapi:  Svarnastheyi Cha Guruthalpagah: | Thath Samyogi Bhrunahantha Mathruha Pithruhamune ||

 Vishvasaghathigardha: Krithaghno Mithraghathaka: | Agnidho Govadhakaro Gurudhravya Apaharaha: ||

Mahapathaka Yukthopi Samyukthopyupa Pathakai: | Mutchyathe Shraddhaya Japthva Ganga Namasahasrakam ||

Avidhyadhi Parikshiptho Ghorathapa Pariplutha : | Muchyathe Sarvadhukkebhya: Sthvasya Syanukeerthanath ||

Samvathsarena Yukthathma Padan Bhakthiparayana: | Abhipsitham Labeth Siddhim Sarvai: Papai: Pramuchyathe ||


Samshayavishta Chiththasya Dharmavidhveshinopi Cha | Dhambhikasyapi Himsrasya Chetho  Dharma  Parambhaveth ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram |Uththaranyasa: || – Lyrics and meanings 168– 176




|| Jai Sriman Narayana || 











Skandha continues “ Oh! Kalashothbhava/who is initiated from the vessel, I have already narrated the thousands of sacred names of Goddess Ganga, whoever reads or listens to the above sacred hymns are  capable to obtain the merit of holy dip in her waters, her sacred waters are capable to eradicate all kinds of severe sins, it destroys all impediments in the life of worshiper, whoever reads or listens to these sacred names would be benefited with highly meritorious rewards, it has purifying properties in it therefore it is considered as superior among the hymns, whoever reads or listens to it with utmost faith and devotion would get all their desires fulfilled, worshiper would be benefited with Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha, and led a prosperous life, worshiper would be blessed with supreme intelligence, whoever reads the above sacred hymns during the hours of dawn, noon and dusk would attain the merit of performance of various Yagnas and dip in all the sacred waters, Bhramin whoever reads or listens to the above sacred hymns during the hours of dusk would attain the merit of observance of various austerities and fame, Oh! Mune, whoever reads or recites her sacred hymns while having dip in any waters, it is definite that Ganga who is Thripadha will appear in that water instantly, whoever prays for fame would be benefited with fame, and whoever prays for wealth would be benefited with abundance of wealth, whoever prays to get their wishes fulfilled would get their desires fulfilled, whoever prays for Moksha/liberation from repeated births would be benefited with that too.  Whoever reads or listens to the sacred hymns of Ganga thrice a day continuously for an year would be benefited with the serenity of mind, childless woman would be blessed with virtuous offspring, whoever reads or listens to the thousands of sacred hymns of Ganga with utmost faith and devotion, would not witness any premature death or untimely death, there will not be any accidental death due to fire or thieves.




Ithi Namasahasram Hi Gangaya: Kalashothbhava | Krithayithva Nara: Samyag  Ganga Snanam Phalam Labeth||

Sarvapapa Prashamanam Sarvavigna Vinashanam | Sarvasthothra Japathshreshtam Sarva Pavana Pavanam ||

Sraddhyabheeshta Phaladham Chathurvarga Samriddhikrith | Sakrijja Padhavapnothi Hyeka Krathuphalam Mune ||

Sarvatheertheshuya: Snatha: Sarvayajjneshu Dhikshitha: |Thasya  Yath Phalamudhishtam  Thrikala Padanacchathath ||

Sarva Vratheshu Yath Punyam Samyakchikeerneshuvadava | Thath Phalam Samavapnothi Thrisandhyam Niyatha: Padan ||

Snanakale Padesthu Yathrakuthra Jalashaye | Thathra Sannihitha Noonam Gangathripathagamune ||

Shreyorthi Labathe Shreyo Dhanarththi Labathe  Dhanam | Kamika Manavapnothi Moksharththi  Mokshamapnuyath ||

Varsha Thrikala Padanath shraddhaya Suchimanasa: | Rithukalabhi Gamanadhaputhra: Puthravan Bhaveth ||

Na Akalamaranam  Thasya Na Agnichora Hisadhvasam | Namnam Sahasram Gangaya  Yo Japethscchandhraddhayamune ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 161 – 167



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Skandha speaks “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Ganga who has glorious myths to be praised, she is capable to  overthrow all kinds of miseries and perils of her worshiper, she symbolizes Shadanga/six parts of Vedanga and  Shruthi, who is capable to provide Shadguna and  abundance of prosperity to her worshiper, she provides internal acquiescence, wealth, grains etc.. she is superior among the rivers/Saridhvara, she is Surasa/lovely, she is Suprabha/splendid, she is river of deities, her sacred waters are capable to remove miseries and sorrows, it cures all kinds of illnesses and works as  supreme medicine/Mahaushadham, she is deserved to be venerated, Ganga represents female ascetic and beautiful verse, she is Saraswathi, her sacred waters are capable to provide wealth, she is worshiped by all the deities, she dwells in the matted hair locks of Sthanu, she has stability and steadfastness, she provides happiness and health, she symbolizes auspiciousness and provides  abundance of fortunes to her worshiper, she has descended down to Earth from the world of celestials,  she is subtle form, she is Svadha/refreshing drink offered to ancestors at the time of final rite and Svaha as well, she has embodied as water for purifying souls, she is Samudhraroopini, she has streamed down  from the haven in order to destroy all the sufferings of her worshiper, she is eulogized by Smrithi, her sacred waters has the spiritual fervor to eradicate worldly bondage of the worshiper, she symbolizes fortune, beauty and twilight, she has possessed all the essence, she is Haripriya/beloved to Lord Hari, she is Hrishikeshi/Goddess of senses, she is Hamsaroopa and Hiranmayi as well, she eradicates scarcity, disrespect and pride, she provides prosperity, she removes wickedness, she is merciful with lot of endurance.”



Shamsaneeya Charithra Cha Shathitha Sheshapathaka | Shadgunaishwarya Sampanna Shadanga Shruthiroopini ||

Sandhathahari Salilashtyayannadhadheeshatha | Saridhvara Cha Surasa  Suprabha Suradhirghika ||

Sva: Sindhu: Sarvadhu:Khaghni Sarvavyadhi Mahaushadham | Sevya Siddhi: Sathi Sukthi: Skandhasuscha Saraswathi ||

Sampathth Tharangini Sthuthya Sthanumouli Krithalaya |Sthairyadha Subhaga Saukhya Sthri Saubhyagyadhayini ||

Swargini: Shrenika Sukshma Svadha Svaha Sudhajala | Samudhra Roopini Swargasya Sarvapathaka Vairini ||

Smrithagha Harini Seetha Samsarabdhi Tharandika | Saubhagya Sundari Sandhya Sarvasara Samanvitha ||

Haripriya Hrishikeshi Hamsaroopa Hiranmayi | Hrithagha Sanghahithakriddhela Helagarvahrth||

Kshemadha Kshalithaghaugha Kshudhra Vidhravini Kshama ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Ganga Sahasranamasthothram – Lyrics and Meanings 151 – 160



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Skandha continues “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Ganga who is beautiful and she has various incarnations at her own will,  she is the cause of Universe and its living beings, she is lustrous like full moon to the eyes of worshiper, she has chosen her terrain to flow, she is mesmerizing and swift in her flow, her sacred water flows resembles to a dancing girl with open arms, she is Lalitha, she destroys lack of sympathy and concern in her worshiper, she is Lokabandhu/who was personified for the welfare of the Universe, she is the mother of the Universe, she is the storehouse of virtues, she has descended down to Earth for the welfare of the Universe, she is the symbol of Lakshmi, she is aimed at the welfare of the Universe and its living beings, she has embodied as sacred water as a part of amusement for the liberation of souls, she is lovely/Lavanya who showers her grace like nectar/Amrithavarshini, she is Vaishvanari/omnipresent, she symbolizes supreme knowledge, she provides childless woman with virtuous offspring, she is descended down to Earth as the foot particles of Lord Vasudeva, she is Vajri, she is impenetrable, she ward off all the evils of her worshiper, she symbolizes auspiciousness, she provides auspiciousness and serenity to her worshiper, she is Shanthanuvallabha, she carries trident/Shoolini, she has the form of child, she is Sheethala, her sacred waters are cool like nectar, she is Amrithavahini, she is lustrous, she is chaste, she destroys the sins of her worshiper, she is the safe haven for the people who are surrendered to her lotus feet, she is Shivadha, she is superior Goddess, she is the mother of the Universe and consort of Lord Shiva/Shivaa, she is Goddess Shakthi, she is Shashanka/consort of Lord Shiva, she is Vimala, her sacred waters confluence with the  sister of  Lord Yama/Yamuna, she is appeasing and having curative properties in her sacred water, she is serene, she punishes people who are engaged in destroying the tranquility, she is beloved to Shithikanda/Lord Shiva, she is pure, she removes impurities of the souls with her sacred waters which has high curative properties, she is descended down to Earth from the feet of Sheshashayin, she is the home of wealth, she is the essence of Shruthi/Veda and Vedanga, she symbolizes faith, auspiciousness and wealth, she undertakes severe austerities, she is the provider of superior knowledge, she is fond of listening to auspicious information, she is eulogized by Veda and sacred scriptures, she removes inauspiciousness of the worshiper, she is personified as  Shabari /hunter woman and Shambhari as well, she removes fear of death and provides immortality, she is serene, she is Shalini/who provides humility in worshiper, she is lustrous, she is the mother Shikhivahana/Subramanya who has peacock as his celestial vehicle.”



Leelavathi Lokabhoomir Lokalochana Chandrika | Lekhasravanthi Latamabhala ghudhvegala ghuthvahrth ||

Lasyatharanga Hastha Cha Lalitha Layabhangiga | Lokabandhur Lokadhathri Lokakriththara Gunorjitha ||

Lokathraya Hitha Lokalakshmir Lakshanalakshitha | Leelalakshitha Nirvana Lavanya Amrithavarshini ||

Vaishvanari Vasavedhya Vandhyathvapariharini | Vasudevaghri Renughni Vajrivajra Nivarini ||

Shubhavathi Shubhaphala Shanthi: Shanthanu Vallabha | Shoolini Shaishavavaya: Sheethala Amrithavahini ||

Shobhavathi Sheelavathi Sheshitha Shesha Kilbhisha | Sharanya Shivadha Shishta  Sharajanma Prasoo: Shivaa ||

 Shakthi: Shashanka Vimalashamanasva Srasammatha | Shama ShamanaMargaghni Shithikanda Mahapriya ||

Shuchi: Shuchikari Sheshasheshayi Padhodhbhava | Srinivasa Shruthi: Sraddha  Shrimathi Sri: Shubhavratha ||

Shuddha Viddhya Shubhavartha Shruthanandha Shruthi Sthuthi: | Shivetharaghni Shabhari shambari Roopadharini ||

Shamashana Shodhani Shanthasvacchatha Dhrithishtutha | Shalini Shalishobhadya Shikhivahana Garbhabooth ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 141 – 150



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Skandha continues “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Ganga who explore through the Marthandamandala/Suryamandal, she is Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi, she takes immense pleasure in nectar, she is most illustrious, she is Yasodha/who provides fame and honor, she is worshiped by  intellectuals and  virtuous people, she is the provider of Yoga and Siddhi, she symbolizes Yajja, she is the Goddess of Yajja and she accomplishes the Yajja procedures, she is Yajjeshi, she is the provider of fruit of fire sacrifices/Yajja, she is the provider of fame to her worshiper, she is worshiped by female deities, she represents Yoga, she dwells in the divine Chakra, she symbolizes Astangayoga and Yanthravidhya, she purifies the souls and protects them from the abode of Yama, she destroys the sufferings of the distressed people, she destroys the grief and sorrows of her worshiper, she is Yamini, she punishes the people who does not follow the Yuga Dharma prescribed in the sacred scriptures, she is Revathi/symbol of wealth, she was cursed by Goddess Rathi/Rathikruddha, she is Rathnagarbha, she is Rama and Rathi/provider of happiness as well, she is beloved to Rathnakara, she is the symbol of nectar, she is Rasaroopini/she has embodied as sacred water, she dwells in the fortress made of precious gem, she is loveliest river, she is decked in various precious gems as ornaments, she is beloved to Rudra, she destroys Ragadvesha/ignorance  in her worshiper, she is Rama who is beloved of Lord Rama, she has mesmerizing form, she is the cure for all the incurables, she destroys the desires in her worshiper, she destroys the darkness of ignorance, she has supreme radiance/Ruchira, she destroys all kinds of ailments, she is Rajahamsa/majestic swan, she is  Rathnavathi/Earth, her sacred waters are dazzling and splash of happiness, her sacred waters are splash of charm, her sacred waters cures all the incurables, she represents young maiden who has the luster of moon, she destroys excessive desires, she is mesmerizing, her sacred water has the noises of pack of honey bees, she is Ragini/musical note, she is lustrous/Ranjani, she is Shivaroopa/consort of Shiva, she is the treasure of gracefulness, she is the cause of Universe and its living beings, she is worshiped by the Universe, she is Malini/rich fragrant, her sacred waters are persistent flow of happiness.”



Marthanda Mandalachari Mahalakshmir Madhojjhitha | Yashasvini Yasodha Cha Yoga Yukthathma Sevitha ||

Yogasiddhipradhayajjya Yajjesha Paripooritha | Yajjeshi Yajjaphaladhayaja Nyayashaskari ||

Yamisevya Yoga Yoginir Yoginiyuktha Buddhidha | Yoga Gnanapradha Yuktha Yamadhyashtanga Yogayuk ||

Yanthrithaghaugha Samchara  Yamalokanivarini | Yatha Yathaprashamani Yathana  Namakrinthani ||

Yaminisha Himacchedhodha Yuga Dharma Vivarjitha | Revathi Rathikridhramya Rathnagarbha Ramarathi : ||

Rathnakara Premapathra Rasajja Rasaroopini | Rathna Prasadha Garbha Cha Ramaneeya Tharangini ||

Rathnarchirudhra Ramani Ragadhvesha Vinashini | Rama Raama Ramya Roopa Rogi Jeevathu Roopini ||

Ruchikrudhrochani Ramya Ruchira Rogaharini | Rajahamsa Rathnavathi Rajath Kallola Rajika ||

Ramaneeyaka Rekha Charujari Rogaroshini | Rakarankathir Shamani Ramyarolambaravini ||


Ragini Ranjitha Shivaroopa Lavanyashevadhi: | Lokaprasur Lokavandhya Lolath Kallolamalini ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Friday, 28 October 2016

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 131 – 140



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||









Skandha continues “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Ganga who destroys false opinion in her worshiper, she represents Bhramanda, she is the provider of auspiciousness in abundance, she provides Bhakthi/devotion, she is perceivable to  the eyes of  fortunate people, she nurture,  provides happiness and  preserve the living beings, she asks for alms/ Bhikshinya, she is the mother of Bhikshu/ascetics who asks for alms, she has various incarnation, she is Mandhakini/, she is eternal bliss, she is Mahanandha, she is the mother of Universe and its living beings,   her sacred waters are capable to provide liberation, she is Mahodhaya, she is Madhumathi, she is Mahapunya who is extremely auspicious, she symbolizes joy/Mudhakari, she is eulogized by Rishis and Sages, she destroys excessive desires, she is Mahatheertha/she is sacred river, her sacred waters are nectar like sweet, she is Madhavi/creeper, she is honorable/Manini, she is respectable/Manya, she has streamed down through the path she has chosen, she is Mokshadha, provider of intellect, she is supreme Goddess who is approachable through pieties of various births, she is worshiped by the virtuous people, she is swift, she is sacred, she is decked in various precious ornaments, she is tranquilizing, she is supreme Goddess, she has beautiful gaze resembles to the fluttering of fishes, she is too compassionate, she is flawless, she symbolizes prosperity and power, she symbolizes sacred water lily, she has embodied in an gorgeous form, she has personified in a dazzling divine form decked in various precious gem, she has originated for the welfare of living beings by providing liberation from repeated births, her sacred waters are pleasing to mind, she destroys severe perils and threat instantly, she has attained half of the body of Lord Mahadeva, she has captivating waves, she is unblemished, she is the provider of Moksha, she is Mahadevi, she  is Manonmani/form of Goddess Durga, her worshiper would be blessed with abundance of devout act and compassion, she has the luster of moon that destroys the illusion in her worshiper, she symbolizes Mahavidhya, she is Mahamaya, she is Mahamedha/symbol of wisdom, she is sacred cure for all kinds of illnesses, she is decked in garlands, she is deserved to be venerated and approached, she is decked in Mahauraga/serpents as ornament,  she is Mahamangala who is the symbol of auspiciousness and provider of prosperity to her worshiper.”



Bhranthi Gnana Prashamani Bhinna Bhramanda Mandapa | Bhooridha Bhakthisulabha Bhagyava Dhrushtigochari ||

Bhanjithopaplavakula Bhakshya Bhojya Sukhapradha | Bhikshaneeya Bhikshumatha Bhava  Bhavaswaroopini ||

Mandhakini Mahanandha Matha Mukthi Tharangini | Mahodhaya Madhumathi Mahapunya Mudhakari ||

Munisthutha Mohahanthri Mahatheertha Madhushrava | Madhavi Manini Manya Manoratha  Pathathiga ||

MokshadhaMadhitha Mukhya Mahabhagya  Janashritha | Maha Vegavathi Medhya Maha Mahima Bhooshana ||

Mahaprabhava Mahathi Meenachanchala Lochana | Mahakarunya Sampoorna Mahardhischa Mahothpala ||

Moorthimanmoorthi Ramani Mani Manikya Bhooshana | Muktha Kalapanepathya Manonaya Nandhini ||

Mahapathakarashigni Mahadeva Ardhdhaharini |Mahormmi Malini Muktha Mahadevi Manonmani ||

Mahapunyo Dhayaprapya Maya Thimira Chandrika | Mahavidhya Mahamaya Mahamedha Mahaushadham ||

Maladhari Mahopaya Mahoragavibhooshana | Mahamoha Prashamani Mahamangala Mangalam ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 121 – 130



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










Skandha continues “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Ganga who is personified as Vani/Saraswathi, Vedavathi/essence of Veda, her sacred waters are most celebrated which has dazzling waves disperse the knowledge of Bhramam/Bhramavidhya, she is the female force of Lord Bhrama and Lord Vishnu, she augment wisdom and knowledge in her worshiper, she is enthusiastic, she is the provider of happiness, she lures the heart of worshiper, she is omnipresent, she sincerely observe the vow of chastity, she dwells in the matted hair locks of Vrushanka, she destroys the misfortune of her worshiper, she is humble, she is Vinatha, she has glorious myths, she is fond of Vipanchivadhya, she takes immense joy in the music of Venu/flute and recital of Shruthi/Veda, she is clever, she has supreme luster, she is the provider of strength to her worshiper, she destroys the wicked, she is free from sufferings, she abandon people with false notion, she is the cause for downpour, she carries the waters of downpour, she destroys the worldly bondage of her worshiper, she undertakes severe austerities and penance, she symbolizes intellect, she removes all kinds of impediments, she is Vasudhara/stream of wealth she is Vasumathi/wealthiest, she has attractive limbs, Vibhavasu/she is flourishing in the light of sun, she is victorious, she is the cause of origin of Universe, she is Vamadevi who is the provider of abundance of boons to her worshiper, she flourishes the life of plants and trees, she represents wisdom and knowledge, she has the brilliance of Adithya, she is gracious, she has the resemblance to the night of second lunar day, she is Bhadhra/prosperous, she is Bhavani, she is the knower past and future, she is the mother of the Universe and its living beings, she destroys fears in her worshiper, she destroys the poverty of her worshiper, she is the provider Bhukthi/devotion and Mukthi/liberation, she guides her worshiper to attain celestial abode, she is Bhageerathi, she is Bhanumathi/beautiful, she is the provider of fortune and happiness to her worshiper, she is beloved to Lord Shiva/Bhavapriya, she is the provider of devotion, she is the personification of wealth and  provider of the same to her worshiper, she is  Bhalalochana who has eye on forehead, she symbolizes passion, she is the knower of Past, present and future.”



Vani Vedavathi  Vittha  Bhramavidhya Tharangini | Bhramanda Kridivyapthambur Bhrama Hathyapaharini ||

 Bhramesha Vishnu Roopacha  Bhuddhir Vibhavavardhini | Vilasi Sukhadha Vaishya Vyapini Cha Vrusharini ||

Vrushanka Maulini Laya Vipannarthi Prabhanjani | Vinitha Vinatha  Bhradhna Thanaya Vinayanvitha ||

Vipanchivadhya Kushala Venushruthi Vichakshana | Varchaskari Balakari Balonmoolitha Kalmasha ||

Vipapma Vigathathanka Vikalpa Parivarjjitha | Vrishtikarthri Vrishtijala Vidhirvicchinna Bandhana ||

Vratharoopa Viththaroopa Bahuvighna Vinashakrith | Vasudhara  Vasumathi Vichithrangi Vibhavasu: ||

Vijaya Vishwabeejam Cha Vamadevi Varapradha | Vrishasritha Vishaghni Cha Vijjyanormya Shumalini ||

Bhavya Bhogavathi Bhadhra Bhavani Bhoothabhavini | Bhoothadhathri Bhayahara Bhaktha Dharidhrya Ghathini ||

Bhukthi Mukthi Pradhabheshi Bhaktha Swargapa Vargadha | Bhageerathi Bhanumathi Bhagya Bhogavathi  Bhrith: ||

Bhavapriya Bhavadhveshtri Bhuthidha Bhudhi Bhooshana | Bhalalochana Bhavajna Bhootha Bhavya  Bhavathprabhu: ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||


Thursday, 27 October 2016

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 111 – 120


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Skandha continues “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Ganga who has pleasing nature, she is emissary of deities descended down to Earth from the abode of celestials, she is the self- evident deity/Prathyakshadevatha, she is the delight of Pinaki, she is supreme Goddess, she resides in the water vessels of the ascetics, she is the sacred water derived from the lotus feet of Padmanabha, she washed the feet of Lord Padmanabha with her sacred waters as an offering, she is Padmamalini, she has descended down to Earth in order to flourish the land, she destroys repeated births, she destroys mountain sized sins of the souls, she disperse the fruit of Karma as well as boons, she has beautiful eyes resembles to fully blossomed lotus flower, she expanded her terrain as a greatest shrine, she ornamented the world of serpents, her sacred waters has the aroma of fresh alluring flowers, she is molasses to the virtuous people who have internal acquiescence/self realization, her sacred waters saturated the matted hair locks of her consort, she is the mother of the Universe/Vishwamatha, she is the supreme Goddess of the Universe/Vishweshwari, she is beloved to Vishwavishweshwara, she is derived from the abode of Lord Bhrama, she is Bhrami, she is Bhramanya worshiped by Lord Bhrama, she is unblemished, she is Vibhavari/dazzling, she is Viraja/pure, she is brought down to Earth by Vikrantha/valorous, she is a great companion to Earth, she is Vishnupadhi, she is Vaishnavi, she is beloved to Vaishnavaites/ardent devotees of Lord Vishnu, she is beloved to Virupaksha, she is beloved of Lord Shiva incarnated on the Earth, she is freed from fetters, she symbolizes supreme knowledge, her sacred waters are the essence of Vedic knowledge, she represents wisdom and knowledge, she is Vegavathi, she is worshiped by all, she is Bhramini, she is Bhramavadhini, she is the provider of abundance of boons to her worshiper, she is stretched out to far off lands, she is supreme Goddess, she is sinless/Vishodhani, she has various Siddhis, she is exempted from sorrows, she is meditated by wise people who yearn for liberation from repeated births, her sacred waters are undying nature, she is powerful, she has descended down from the sky for the welfare of distressed people.”


Prasannaroopa Pranidhi: Pootha Prathyaksha Devatha | Pinaki  Paramapreetha Parameshti Kamandalu: ||

Padmanabha Padharghyena Prasootha Padmamalini | Parardhdhitha Pushtikari Pathyapoorthi: Prabhavathi ||

Puna Napitha Garbhaghni  Papa  Parvatha Nashini | Phalini Phalahastha Cha Phullabuja Vilochana ||

Phalithaino Mahakshethra Phaniloka Vibhooshanam | Phenacchala Prannunaina: Phulla Kairava Gandhini ||

Phelinacchambudha Dhara Bhaphuducchaditha Pathaka | Phanithasvadu Salila Phandapathajalavila ||

Vishwamatha Cha Vishveshi Vishwa Vishweshara Priya | Bhramanya Bhrama Kridh Bhrami Bhramishta  Vimalodhaka ||

Vibhavari Cha Viraja Vikranthaneka Vishtapa | Vishwamithram Vishnupadhi Vaishnavi Vaishnavapriya ||

Viroopaksha Priyakari Vibhoothir Vishwathomukhi| Vipashavaibudhi Vedhya Vedakshara  Rasashrava ||

Vidhya Vegavathi  Vandhya Bhramani Bhramavadhini | Varadha Viprakrishta Cha Varishta  Cha Vishodhini ||

Vidhyadhari  Vishoka Cha  Vayovrinddha Nishevitha | Bahudhaka  Balavathi  Vyomastha Vibudhapriya ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana |\

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 101 – 110



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||








Skandha continues “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Ganga who is the provider of superior wisdom, she is the mother of Universe, she is the provider of all the auspiciousness, she is pleased with veneration and prostration, she is ever pleasing, she is purifier of souls, she follows strict austerities, she is unblemished, she is free from any attachments and has the nature of freezing cold, she is stainless, she is devoid of self-conceit, she dwells in the matted hair locks of Neelalohitha, she is worshiped by Lord Nandhi, Bhrungi, and Ganas, she is joyful to serpents that adorned in the matted hair locks of Lord Shiva, she is daughter to serpents, her sacred waters are unrestrained, she is Nakanadi derived from the celestial abode, her sacred water has the capabilities to provide transcendental state of no suffering or desire or sense of self, she provides abundance of pieties to her worshiper, she carries devoutness in her womb, her sacred waters washes of all the sins and provides abundance pieties to the worshiper, she is the provider of various boons, she destroys the sufferings of the people whoever venerates her and surrender to her lotus feet, she dwells as Prana in living beings, she is the cause for living beings in the Universe, she offers life and remains as Prana in all the creatures, she is Padmalaya, she is Parashakthi, she is most beloved to Purajith/Lord Shiva, she remains Para and Apara as well, she is the provider of fruit of Karma, she is the purifier of souls, she is Payasvini, she is supreme bliss, she is exceptional, she is the savior of people who have faith and devotion in her, she is pleased to be recited sacred hymns and scriptures, she symbolizes Pranavakshara, she is Parvathi, she is loving and compassionate, she is the provider of liberation from worldly bondage and  repeated births, she symbolizes Paramathvaswroopa, she enlighten the virtuous people with the knowledge of Parambhramam, she is supreme bliss, she undertakes severe penances as an atonement, she embodied as sacred water which offers Nirvana/renunciation/transcendental state of no sufferings or sense of self, and liberate the souls from the repeated births, she is like a colossal fire which burns the mass of sins of living beings, she is the mother of the Universe who provides all kinds of auspiciousness, she is Prajja/symbol of wisdom, she is not perceivable through senses, she is personified as Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi who has the eyes resembles to lotus flower, she is descended  down from the sky in the form stream of nectar.”


Nirmala Gnana Janani Ni:shesha Pranithapahrith | Nithyothsava Nithya Thriptha Namaskarya  Niranjana ||

 Nishtavathi  Nirathanka Nirlepa Nishchalathmika | Niravadhya Nirahachanila Lohitha Moordhaga ||

Nandhi Bhrungi  Ganasthuthya Naganandha Nagathmaja | Nishprathyuha Nakanadhi Niryanarvadhirghanauh: ||

Punyapradha Punyagarbha Punyapunya Tharangini | Prithu: Prithu Phalapoorna Pranatharthi Prabhanjini ||

Pranadha Pranijanani Praneshi Pranaroopini | Padmalaya Parashakthi: Purajith Paramapriya  ||

Parapara Phalaprathi : Pavani Cha Payasvini | Paranandha Prakrishtarth Prathishta  Palanipara ||

 Purana Paditha Preetha Pranavakshara Roopini | Parvathi Prema Sampanna Pashupasha Vimochani ||

Paramathma Swaroopa Cha  Parambhrama Prakashini | Paramanandhanishpandha Prayaschiththa Swaroopini ||

Paneeya Roopinirvana Parithrana Parayana | Papaendhana Dhavajjvala Papari: Papanamanuth ||

Paramaishvarya  Janani Prajjna Prajjna Parapara | Prathyaksha Lakshmi: Padmakshi Para Vyoma Amrithasrava ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 91 – 100



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Skandha continues “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Ganga who is the symbol of righteousness, she is the essence of righteousness, she is the provider of boons to her worshiper, she is Dhrithi/Shakthi who personified as daughter of Dhakshaprajapathi, she is eternal, she is pleased with the offerings of cow as charity, she is the provider of Dharma, Arththa, Kama and Moksha, she is the commander of Dharma, she is Dhathri, and she is an ornament to Earth, she is honorable, she is virtuous, she is wielded in weapons, she eradicates the sins of intellectuals, she is divine cure, she destroys wickedness, she is the essence of righteousness, she guides the virtuous through the path of Dharma, she is the provider of wealth and grains in abundance, she is the representation of Dharma who thrash the immorality, she is fond of the flowers of Dhaththura/white thorn apple, she is blameless, she guides her worshiper through the path of dharma, she provides the knowledge of Dharma and plenty of wealth and grains to her worshiper, her sacred waters are capable to provide Dharma, her sacred waters carries the richness of Dharma, she has given birth to righteousness, she undergoes strict austerities, she is the symbol of penance and austerities, she is Dharani/Earth who is worshiped by Lord Bhrama, she destroys the dissipation and provides supreme intellect to her worshiper, she represents happiness and prosperity, she is the provider of liberation from repeated births to her worshiper, she is the mother of Earth, she is Nandini who destroys all the perils, she destroys all the obstacles, she is the provider of  supreme intellect which is true and eternal bliss, she is originated from the glaciers, she is surrounded by Ganas, she is worshiped by Goddess Narayani and all female deities, she is unblemished, she symbolizes wisdom and knowledge, she destroys sorrows and perils, she provides abundance of wealth to her worshiper, she is the provider of eternal happiness, she has endless glorious myths, she is supreme treasure, she is the mother of all the rivers and ponds, she is the commander of all water courses, she derived from the celestial abode, she is brave and smeared in sandal paste, she is the provider of happiness, she washes away the severe sins of the Universe, she has descended down to Earth for the welfare of the Universe and its living beings, her sacred waters are nectar like highly fragrant originated from Mount Himalaya, she is pure, she eradicates miseries and drive away severe sins and impurities.”



Dharmadhrava Dharmadhura Dhenurdheera Dhrithirdhruva | Dhenudhana Phalasparsha Dharma Kamarththa Mokshadha ||

Dharmodharmomi Vahini Dhurya Dhathri Dhathri Vibhooshanam | Dharmini Dharma Sheela  Cha Dhanvikritikrithavana ||

Dhyathru Papahara Dhyayeya Dhavani Dhootha Kalmasha | Dharmadhara Dharmasara  Dhanadha  Dhanavardhini ||

Dharmadharma Gunachethridhaththura Kusumapriya | Dharmashi Dharmasha Shathranja Dhanadhanya Samridhdhikrith ||

Dharmalabhya Dharmajala Dharma  Prasava Dharmini | Dhyanagamya Swaroopa Cha  Dharani Dhathru Poojitha ||

Dhurdhurjati Jata Samstha Dhanyadhir Dharanavathi | Nandhanirvana Janani NandhiniNoonnapathaka ||

 Nishshidha Vighnanichayani Jnanandha Prakashini | Nabhoganachari Noothirnamya Narayaninutha ||

Nirmala Nirmalakhya Nanashinithapa Sampadham | Niyatha Nithya Sukhadha Nanascharya Mahanidhi: ||

Nadhinadha Saro Matha Nayika Nakadhirgika | Nashtodharana Dheera Cha Nanandha Anandha Dhayini ||

Nirnikthashesha Bhuvanani: Sanganirupadhrava | Niralamba Nishprapancha Nirnashitha Mahamala ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Sri Ganga Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings 81 – 90



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||









Skandha continues “ I shall prostrate before Goddess Sri Ganga who is capable to suspend dreadful poison with her teeth, for her offspring who are surrendered to her lotus feet, she is Devadruma in disguise which fulfils all the desires and destroys ill fortune of  her worshiper,  she is Devamatha, she is descended from the celestial abode of deities, she is the darling of Devadeva/Lord of Lords, she has descended down to Earth to preserve the Universe with her divine powers, she is the provider of long life, she is eternal, she abandon people who are evil minded, her sacred waters has the resemblance to milk, she guides the virtuous through the path of righteousness, she is safest haven for the distressed people and provider of liberation from the repeated births, she is eternal, she destroys the root cause of all the evils, she flow far across the lands, she is impassable, she is Devavallabha, she destroys wicked people, she eradicates the evil thoughts, she is compassionate and shower empathy on her worshiper, she is unparalleled, she is benevolent and bountiful, she symbolizes wealth, she destroys poverty, she purifies Dhaithyas and Dhanavas, she destroys wickedness, she is generous, she is kind, she appears in all sacred rivers,  she is worshiped by the deities in order to obtain meritorious rewards, she undergoes severe penance and she symbolize supreme wisdom, her sacred waters are dazzling nature, she disperse the fruit of Karma, she punishes the wicked people, she is impartial, she is most venerable, she is  one of the nine treasures of Lord Kubera, she destroys the miseries and grief of destitute, she is the mother Earth, she destroys sufferings of her worshiper, she dwells in cave, she cause inundation, she is most desirable to the virtuous people, she is divided into various water course, she has powerful water current, she flows through the impenetrable woods effortlessly.”



Dhandhashu Kavishaghnicha Dharithaghaugha Santhathi: | Dhrutha Dhrumacchanna Dhurvara Ghavighathini||

Dhamagrahya Devamatha Devaloka Pradharshini | Devadeva  Priyadevi Dhikpala Padhadhayini ||

Dheeghayu: Karini  Dheerga Dhoghri Dhooshanavarjitha | Dhugdhambu Vahini Dhohya Dhivyadhivya Gathipradha ||

Dhyunadhidhina Sharanam Dhehi Dheha Nivarini | Dhraghiyasi Dhaghahanthri Dhithapathaka Samthathi: ||

Dhoora Dheshantharachari Dhurgama Deva Vallabha | Dhruvruththaghni Dhurvihgahya Dhayadhara  Dhayavathi ||

Dhurasadha  Dhanasheela Dhravini Dhruhinasthutha  |  Dhaithya Dhanava Samshuddhikarthri Dhurbhuddhi Harini ||

Dhanasara Dhayasaradhyava Bhoomi Vigahini | Dhrushta Dhrushta Phala Prapthir Devatha Vrindha Vandhitha ||

Dheerga Vratha Dheergadhrushtir Dheepthathoya Dhuralabha | Dhandayithri Dhandineethir Dhushta Dhanda Dhararchitha ||

Dhuro Dharaghni Dhavarchidhravadhravyaikashevadhi: | Dheena Santhapa Shamani Dhathri  Dhavayuvairini ||


Dharividharana  Para Dhantha Dhantha Janapriya | Dharithadhrithata Dhurga Dhurgaranya Pracharini ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||