Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Sunday, 30 April 2017

Sri Kalika Sahasranama Sthothram by Mahakalabhairava – || Phalashruthi: || Lyrics and meanings 201 – 210



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall meditate upon Goddess Kalika, whose sacred names are capable to bring abundance of affluence,  worshiper would attain splendor equivalent to Lord Kubera and Lord Kamadeva, recitation of   hundred and eight times of these glorious verse with utmost reverence would bring Sarvasiddhi, worshiper in a state of  digambara/unclothed, Mukthakesha/loosened hair, Shayyastho/laying can  recite  these sacred verses,  glorious verses of Mahadevi is recited with utmost faith and devotion during the hours of veneration, worship of Shmashanakalika  and reciting her glories would results the devotees beloved of Vani/Goddes Saraswathi, recitation of sacred hymns of Maheshani/supreme Goddess would eradicate severe sins committed by mind, she is Bhagavathi who symbolizes auspiciousness is worshiped by all the deities, whoever recites or listens to her glorious names would remain pure/sinless and remain equivalent to deities, and recitation of these glorious verses for fourteen times would bring the merit of marvelousness of full moon, recitation of these sacred names on  any auspicious day of  Navami or Bhauma/Tuesday during the hours of dusk or during the four divisions of dark hours is highly  rewarding, veneration of Goddess Kalika with meat as Bali, rice prepared with Dhahi/curd and  milk, and recitation of Ashtothara hundreds of times followed by Sahasranamam would bring abundance of pieties including loveliness and the worshiper remain served by celestial Apsaras, and he/she remain honorable and devoted to the lotus feet of Sadhashiva, worshiper would attain birth in illustrious clan, recitation and veneration of Linga would bring supreme loveliness that would stupefy the whole world and even the kings.  



 Kubera Iva  Vithadyo Jayathe  Madhanopama: | Ashtotharashatham  Japthva  Yeni Mamanthra Bhakthitha: ||

Sangamya  Padanadhasya  Sarvasiddheshvaro  Bhaveth | Digambaro  Mukthakesha: Shayasyo Maithuni Nara: ||

Japthva  Sthuthva  Mahadevi Gecharo Jayathe  Chirath | Shukrothsaranakale Thu  Japa Pooja Parayana: ||

Shmashana Kalikam  Sthuthva  Vani  Vathsakavirbhaveth | Alokayan Chinthayanva Vivasthram  Parayoshitham ||

 Japthva Sthuthva  Maheshaneem Sarva Papa Pramuchyathe | Suratheshu Manoom Japthva  Sthuthva  Bhagavatheem  Shivam ||

Sarvapapai: Parithyaktho Manava: Sya Suropama: | Koohupoornaudhusamkanthyam  Chathurdhashatameeshu Cha ||

Navamyam  Mangaladhine  Padeth  Sthothram Prayathratha: | Bhaumavasya Nisheeye  Cha  Chathushpayagatho  Nara: ||

Mamsabakthabalim Dhadhyathsadhugdham  Meenashonitham | Ashtothara Shatham  Japthva Paden Namasahasrakam ||

Sudharshano  Bhavedhdhadhu Sarva Gandharvasevitha: | Sadha  shivo  Bhavathyesha Janma  Shambhya Sayogatha: ||


Yena Kena  Prakarena  Linga Sthuthi Parayana: | Sthambhayedh Akhilan Lokan  Rajanamapi  Mohayeth ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Chandhrashekhara Saraswathi Sahasranama Sthothram/Sri Paramacharya Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings – 32 - 41



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||













I shall prostrate before Jagadhguru Sri Chandrashekhara who have brownish complexion, he is splendid/most excellent, he is Paramathma and perpetual, he eradicates  worldly bondages of the worshiper, he is the greatest cure for the miseries of Samsara, he protects his passionate worshiper  from the trouble of  thieves, he has won over senses, he has complete control over anger,  he is unparalleled, he is fond of veneration of Goddess Kamakshi, he symbolizes ocean of fame, he protect us from perils and fears, he symbolizes fortune/prosperity, he is complacent/self satisfied and righteous, he is pure, he is Theerthak/ascetic who finds immense pleasure in visiting sacred places/Kshethras and bathing in the sacred rivers and ponds, he is beneficent, he is steadfast and true to his promises, he is the provider of liberation from repeated births, he dispense the fruits of Karma of the worshiper, he is Mahavrathi who undertakes severe austerities/fasting and penances for the welfare of the Universe and its living beings, he is dispassionate/tranquil, desireless, devoid of passion and desires, he is devoid of emotion like hatred or attachment, he eradicates excessive lust and hatred in the worshiper, he is supremely wise and he is always surrounded by the intellectuals and scholars, he is sought after and adored by the scholarly people, he is modest, well accomplished, humble and very affectionate, he symbolizes morality, ethics and impartiality, he is virtuous and endowed with innumerable attributes, he guides us through the path of righteousness, he is divine embodied as righteousness, he eradicates the absence of virtues in his worshiper and supplement with good qualities, he is the provider of refined knowledge and wisdom, he symbolizes Mahavidhya/greatest wisdom, he is venerated by the Vipra/Bhraman who sincerely follow the prescribed duties and responsibilities/Bhramanic rite mentioned in sacred scriptures, Bhraman who are devoted their life for acquiring knowledge about supreme Bhramam and Veda, he is wise and renowned preceptor, he is supreme soul who is merciful to all creatures, he is most celebrated, he has great effulgence, he is venerated in the whole world, he is serene, he is appeasing and he has the curative properties to restrain the miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, he is impartial towards his worshipers, he is imperturbable, he is devoid of exasperation, he is the provider of welfare to his worshiper, he eradicates arrogance, deceitfulness and hautiness of the worshiper, he is extremely fond of recitation of Rik, Yajur, Sama and Atharvana Veda, he is the provider of courage and augument valor in his worshiper, he is omniscient, he takes immense pleasure in playing melodious music on Veena, he is the provider of triump in endeavors and he is the cause for the success in endeavors, he is fond of veneration of Goddess Sri Akilandeshvari Jalakandeshvara and Goddess Sri Kamakshi Ekambareshvara, he is prominent in  the whole world, he is flawless, he is the provider of Moksha and he guides us through the path of righteousness to attain liberation from repeated births, he has great effulgence due to extreme austerities and penances, he is the emanicipator from passion and desires of the worshiper, he is supreme spirit does not require any support systems works at his own free will, he is resplendent, he is immeasurable with great splendor and prowess.



Bablusha : Shreshta: Paramathma Sanathana: |Pashamochaka: Aushadheesha: Sthayurakshaka: ||


Jithendhriya: Jithakrodha: Dhurasadha: Kamakshipriya: |Keerthisagara: Bhayaskara: Shivathara: Shuchi: ||


Theerthapriya: Theerthak Theerthadanapriya: Shankara: |Sathyasangara: Mokshadha: Sarva Karma Phalapradha ||


Mahavrathin Vrathapriya : Veetharagin Ragadhvesha Vivarjjitha : |Ragadhveshashamana: Viddhvaththamo Vidhvajanamanasa Samshraya: ||


Viddhvajanashraya Vineethavathsala Neethiswaroopo Neethisamshraya: |Gunavath Gunakaro Gunadharo Agunathvanashaka: ||


Vidhyapradhatha Mahavidhya Vipravandhya Visharadha|Sarvathman Pashupathi: Nanadheshaika Nayaka: ||


Jyothiswaroopo Vishvandhya Shantho Shamaroopo  Samabhava: |Akshobhya: Kshobharahitha: Kshemadha Dhambhanashaka: ||


Samapriya Rik Yajur Atharvana Priya: Dhairyadha Dhairyavardhaka: |Sarvajja: Veenavadhanapriya: Jayapradha Jayakarana: ||


Sri Akhilandeshvari Jalakandeshvara Priya: Sri Kamakshi Ekambareshvara Priya: |Jagathpriya Poorna: Mokshadha Mokshakarina: ||


Mahatheja Mahathapa Mochaka: Ragavarjjitha: |Swathanthrathma  Dhyuthimath Amithaprabhva ||


 || Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Sri Kalika Sahasranama Sthothram by Mahakalabhairava – || Phalashruthi: || Lyrics and meanings 191 – 200



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










Sadhaka who recite the sacred hymns praising the glories of Goddess Kalika seated in an emptied house or Shayyavastha/lay,  would attain the highest honor as child of Goddess Kalika, these sacred hymns are capable to bring Sarvavidhya/knowledge in all fields, prosperities, and wealth, worshiper would attain the power equivalent to Lord Vayu, he/she remains unconquerable and overpower enemies, she is divine personified as Madhumathi who is deserved to be eulogized and worshiped, worshiper remains honorable as Mahesha/equivalent to God and Yogeendhra/skilled in Yoga, he/she would even admired by his enemies, Goddess Kalika is Kamaroopa who is capable to entice the whole world and worshiper would remain charming  with an arresting loveliness to lure  Jalam/Varuna, Surya, Chandhra Vayu, and Kings, he/she remains Yashsvi with imperishable fame, excellent poetic skills, accompanied by powerful assistants, and melodious sounds of Cuckoo, worshiper would be blessed with numerous virtuous offspring,  Wealth/elephants, horses, intense devotion, and righteousness, worshiper would remain blessed with long life/ Ayushman like Markandeya and remain youthful for thousands of years,  whoever recites or listens to the sacred names of Goddess Kalika which are highly propitious capable to ereadicate the severe sins like Bhramahathya/killing of Bhramin, Surapanam/consumption of intoxicated drinks, theft, illicit relation relation with the preceptor’s wife,  Sadhaka who recites these sacred hymns with utmost faith and devotion would attain all those difficult to achieve.


Shoonyalayagatho Vapi Shayasyo Vapi Sadhaka: | Sa  Bhaveth Kalika Puthro Ithi Khyathim Upagatha: ||

Sarva Vidhyavatham Shreshto Dhanena  Cha  Dhanadhipa: | vayu Thulabalo Loke  Dhurjaya: Shathrumardhana: ||

Sarva Sangadasamtheernna: Sarvasiddhi Samanvitha: | Madhumathya  Swayamdevya  Sevyamana: Smaropama: ||

Mahesha Iva  Yogeendhra: Sarva Shathrupuraskritha: | Kalika  Kamarooposau Sarvakarshana Karaka: ||

Jala Soorya Indhu Vayunam Sthambako Rajavallabha: | Yashasvi  Sathkavidharman  Sanmanthri Kokilasvara: ||

Bahuputhro Gaja Ashvanam Eshvaro  Dharmika: Krithi | Markandeya  Ivayushman  Jarapalitha Varjjitha: ||

Navayauvanayuktha: syadhapi Varsha Sahasramak | Bahu Kim Kathayatham Thasya Padatha: Sthavam Uththamam ||

Na Kinchith Dhurllabham  Loke  Yadhyanmanasi  Kalpitham | Bhramahathya  Surapanam  Stheyam Gurvanganagam : ||

 Sarvamashu Tharathyeva  Sthavasthyasya  Prasadhatha: | Rajasvalabhagam Pashyan  Jathva  Kalimahamanum ||

Sthvenanena  Samsthuthya  Sadhaka: Kim Na Sadhyayeth | Paradharaparo Vapi Jathva  Manthram  Sthavam Padeth ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Chandhrashekhara Saraswathi Sahasranama Sthothram/Sri Paramacharya Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings – 22 – 31



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Oh! Marthya, it is difficult to attain the greatest of the fortune known as service to the lotus feet of Guru at this Kali Era, therefore recite or listen to the verses praising his glories or worship and perform service to lotus feet of Guru always, I shall prostrate before Jagadguru Sri Chandhrashekhara who is immersed in the worship of Sri Kamakshi Chandhramoulishvara, he is fond of  sacred hymns of Thodakashtakam, he has profound knowledge in all Shasthras, he symbolizes Vedantha philosophies, he is supreme bliss and auspiciousness, his splendor is imperishable, he is beloved of Lord Hara, Lord Mukunda,  and Goddess Kamashi, he is fond of worship of all deities, I shall meditate upon Jagadguru Chandhrashekhara who is the safest haven to his passionate devotees, he is omniscient, he immerses in the meditation of supreme Lord Shiva, he is too compassionate , he eradicates  fear of death in worshiper, he fulfils all the desires of his worshiper, therefore he is deserved to be eulogized always, he is supreme spirit who engrossed in strict meditation and austerities, he symbolizes auspiciousness and he is the provider of auspiciousness to the world, he is deserved to be venerated with great honor and prostrate before him, he is supreme preceptor of people in the Kali era, he guides us through the righteous path of Moksha/liberation from repeated births, he is Vibhu who takes immense delight in the recitation of sacred names of Lord Shiva and recitation of hymns various deities, he symbolizes good conduct/moral philosophy, he eradicates miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, he has pleasant disposition and he is Sadashiva who  symbolizes happiness, he is supreme Preceptor resides on the sacred land of Mokshapuri Kanchi/ one of the Sapthapuri, there are seven Mokshapuris which are capable to provide Moksha/ liberation from repeated births and they are |Ayodhya, Mathura, Maya/Haridhvar, Kashi, Kanchi, Avanthika/Ujjain, Puri, Dwarakavathi  Chaiva Sapthaidhe Moksha Dhayika||, and  he is the source of Moksha, I shall prostrate before Sadhguru Sri Chandhrashekhara who predominantly affirms the significance of following the path of Swadharma/ duties and responsibilities of a person according to his/her Varnna/ there are four Varnnas such as Bhramana, Kshathriya, Vaishya and Shudhra, sacred Gita asserts the importance of Swadharma as | Swadharme  Nidhanam Shreya:  Paradharmo Bhayavaha: ||, he is immersed in the veneration of Sri Kamakshi Chandhramoulishvara with the Akshatha, Bilvapathra, lotus flowers and various fresh alluring flowers of rich fragrances, it is highly meritorious to worship the lotus feet of preceptor which is capable to eradicate all kinds of sins of the worshiper, therefore it is commandable to worship the lotus feet of preceptor and recite his glories during the hours of dawn, noon and dusk.



Dhurllabham Labathe Marthya Gurupadha Sevanam Kali Samaye |Shravanam Keerthanam Archanam Poojanam Gurupadha Sevanam Karomi Sadha ||


Sri Kamakshi Chandhramoulieeshvara Pooja Niratham |Thodakashtaka Priyam Gurum Sarva Shasthra Nipunam ||


Sarva Vedantha Thathvam Sarvam Paramanandha Vigraham |Shambham Shankaram Sacchidhanandham Avyayam ||


Harapriyam Mukundapriyam Kamakshipriyam Priyatharam Sarvadevatham |Vandhe Bhakthajanashrayam Vandhe Chandhrashekharam Vibhum ||


Sarvajja Shivadhyanaparayana Mrithyubhayahartharam Kripalum |Sarvadevathapoojitham Sarvarthasadhakam Japyo Manushya Sadha ||


Jagathprabhum Dhyananiratham  Shankaram Lokashankaram |Vilokhya Atheeva Bhakthipoorvam Nara: Pranipathya Chandhrashekharam ||


Manavanam Guro Moksha Marga Pravarthina: |Priyani Shivanamani Sarvadeva Sthutham Vibhum ||


Neethiman Dhurithaharin Prasannavadhana Sadhashiva |Mokshapuri Madhye Sthitha Gurum Mokshadhayinam ||


Mokshasadhanam Svadharmapripalanam Gurum Pranamamyaham|Sri Kamakshi Chandhramoulisheevarapriyam Poojitham Thila Akshatha Bhilvpathrai: Kamalai: Anya Kusumai: ||


Amalam Guru Padhasevanam  Pathakebhya:  Pramuchyathe |Thrikalam Japeth Sthuthya Guru Charanam Pavithram Param ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Friday, 28 April 2017

Sri Kalika Sahasranama Sthothram by Mahakalabhairava – || Phalashruthi: || Lyrics and meanings 181 – 190



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











The above are the highly confidential hymns which describes the glories of Goddess Kalika, it is capable to eradicate all kinds of perils and miseries of the worshiper, whoever recites or listens to the glorious hymns of Goddess Kalika during the hours of worship or dusk, would attain the honor of  Ganapathyam/chieftainship, worshiper will be freed from all sins and attain the lotus feet of Goddess Kalika, whoever reads or listens to it with utmost devotion  would be freed from all kinds of miseries and sorrows with the grace of Durga and ultimately attain the feet of Goddess Kalika, married woman who is childless or give birth to still born would attain virtuous offspring with long life, these glorious hymns are capable to fulfils all the desires of the worshiper, and the worshiper who venerates Goddess Kalika with self - manifested flowers and various fresh alluring flowers of rich fragrances would attain various boons and remain blissful with the grace of Devi, these sacred hymns are capable to fulfil all the desires of the worshiper and the worshiper would attain all that desired with the grace of Goddess Kalika, she is worshiped with self manifested flowers and various flowers of fresh and alluring with rich fragrances, sandalwood paste, vermilion, meat and honey, sweet porridge etc… along with Panchopachara followed by sacrifices, she is Mahadevi should be worshiped with earthen lamps, and dhoopa/incense in a beautiful manner, her sacred hymns and syllables should be recited with utmost devotion and dedication, Sadhakas immerses in intense meditation with loosened hair and uncovered, seated on the funeral ground or near the corpse and worships Goddess Kalika with utmost devotion.


Guhyathguhyatharam  Sakshan Mahapathaka Nashanam | Poojakale  Nisheeye  Cha  Sandhyayorumayorapi ||

Labathe  Ganapathyam  Sa Ya: Padethsadhakoththama: | Ya: Pade Thpadayedhapi Shrunothi Shravayedhapi ||

 Sarvapapa Vinirmuktha: Sa Yathi  Kalikapadham | Shraddhyashraddhaya Vapi Ya: Kashchinmanava:  Padeth ||


 Durga Grihatharam Theerthva  Sa Yathi Kalikapadham | Vandhya  Va Kakavandhya Cha Mrithaputhra  Cha Yangana ||

Shruthva Sthothram Idham  Puthran Labathe Chiranjeevina: | Yam Yam  Kamayathe  Kamam Paden Sthothramanuththamam ||

Devi Varapradhanena  Tham Tham  Prapnothi Nithyasha: |Swayam Kusumai : Shuklai:  Sugandhi  Kusumanvithai: ||

 Yavayavaka Sindhoora Rakthachandhana Samyuthai: | Mathsya Mamsadhibhircharo Madhubhi:  Sajyapayasai: ||

 Bhakthapopaneethai  Manthrena  Sadhithai: Shakthibhi: Saha | Panchpacharair Vedhyair Balibhir Bahushonithai: ||

Dhoopa Dheepair Mahadevi Poojayithva Manoharai: | Jathva  Mahamanthram Sthothram  Padeth Bhakthi Samanvitha: ||

 Anyachetha: Sthirardhi Mukthakesho Digambara:  | Shavaroodaschithasyo Va  Shmashanalaya  Bhagatha: ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Chandhrashekhara Saraswathi Sahasranama Sthothram/Sri Paramacharya Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings – 12 - 21



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










I shall prostrate before Jagadguru Sri Chandrashekhara who has graceful appearance with shaven head and holding stick on hand, he has slow gait and swift way of walking as well, he is always enthusiastic to appease and provide boons to his worshiper, he talks in mellowful/good humored, tolerant, approachable voices to his devotees, he carries Kamandalu/vessel on his left hand which holds  water for ablution , his lotus feet are soft and supple, he is too compassionate and beloved of his devotees, he is too merciful, he is desirous to be in the association of his devotees, his body is smeared in sacred ashes, he have very thin stature, he has beautiful smile on his face, he talks in sweet words, he  is the delight of his passionate devotee, he is the cause for spiritual well being and dwells in the hearts of worshiper, he is  supreme ascetic, he is promising, he is Parameshvara who is personified for the wellbeing of his passionate devotees, he fulfils the permissible desires of his worshiper, he is the source of freedom from worldly bondage, he is incomparable/matchless, he is attractive with pleasant disposition, his nectar like words are calming to souls, he has great effulgence,  he has beautiful gait of swan, he eradicates miseries and sorrows of worshiper, he is the source of Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha, he eradicates grief of poverty, he eradicates the perils and miseries of the world of Samsara, he is safest haven to the distressed people, he gives marvelous speeches on Veda, Vedantha and sacred scriptures and shower his eternal grace to his worshiper, he is the provider of all kinds of auspiciousness to his worshiper, I shall prostrate before Jagadguru Sri Chandhrashekara who is my Father and Mother as well, he is Parathpara who is affectionate to all living creatures/animals and insects, his lotus feet are red in color, he is immersed in the Karmanushtana/ performance of duties and responsibilities prescribed in sacred scriptures, he is beyond reach of fruit of his righteous deeds/ Karma, he is supreme spirit who provides the fruit of Karma to his worshiper, he is Parameshvara who is personified for the sole object of eradication of evil effects of Kali era, he is Vibhu who is divine personified as Jagadguru for the welfare of  distressed people, he is divine personified as Jagadguru  and appeared  on the  sacred land of Kanchi to protect  the distrught people, I shall prostrate before Jagadguru who is closest companion of people from whole world, he is flawless,  he symbolizes wisodom and knowledge,  he is the protector of Vipra/Bhramin who are in pursuit of absolute Bhramam and sincerely follow Bhramanic rite,   Veda, Vedantha and sacred scriptures, he imparts supreme knowledge and wisdom, he provides boons to his worshiper, and he eradicates all the impurities in us.




Mundin Dandin Mandhagathim Dhruthagathim Bhakthavarapradham |Mridhubashinam Kamandaludharam Athimridhula Padhakamalam ||

Bhakthavathsalyanidhim Bhakthanukampin Bhakthalolupam |Bhasmodhoolitha Vigraham Krishagathram Mandhasmitham Madhurabhashinam ||

Bhakthakaivalya Manasam Bhakthaparipalanam Parameshvaram |Bhakthabheeshta Varapradham Bhavabandha Vimochanam ||

Athulya Mohanam Amrithavachanam Prabhapooram Hamsagathim |Dhukha Dhuritha Hartha Dharma Artha Kama Mokshadha ||

Dharidhrya Dhukha Shamana: Samsara Shokanashaka: |Parithrana Parayana Bhava Bandha Vimchonam Gurum ||

Pranatharthi Hantharam Anugrahabashinam Sarvamangalapradham |Mama Pitharau  Chandhrashekharam Tham Pranamamyaham ||

Parathparam Pashupathim Shonikritha Padhambhujam|Karmanushtana Niratham Karmaphala Thyajina: Karmaphaladhayinam ||

Kali Kalamashanasha Hethum Prathyaksham Parameshvaram |Dhainyajana Samrakshana Hethum Prathiroopam Gurum Vibhu: ||

Dheenajana Samrakshanartham Upasthitham Kanchinagari Madhye |Akhilaloka Bandhu Jagadhgurum Tham Pranamamyaham ||

Viprajana Samrakshanam Vedodharanam Paripoorna Gnanasvaroopam |Vijnanadhayinam Varaprasidhanam Mama Kalmasha Dhoorinam ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Sri Chandhrashekhara Saraswathi Sahasranama Sthothram/Sri Paramacharya Sahasranama Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings – 1 -11



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall prostrate before supreme Lord  Shankara who symbolizes Shruthi/Veda, Smrithi, Puranas/sacred scriptures and Vedantha, he is compassionate and  provider of auspiciousness to the whole world.  I shall prostrate before Jagadguru Sri Chandhrashekhara who is the preceptor of the Universe, he is adorable, praiseworthy to be greeted reverentially, he bestow success in endeavors, he symbolizes refined knowledge and bliss, he bestow Bhukthi/pleasure and Mukthi/liberation from repeated births as well, he is the delight of passionate devotees, he is Vibhu who is the protector of his ardent devotees, he eradicates all kinds of evil effects of Kali era, he is too compassionate/ocean of mercy, he symbolizes kindness, he is store house of virtues, therefore I shall earnestly prostrate before Sadhguru Sri Chandhrashekhara.  He eradicates all kinds of perils and miseries of worshiper, he is too passionate to his worshiper, he is beneficent and has Sathvik disposition, he speaks affectionately in gentle words to his worshiper, he is serene, he is Vibhu who is pure and purifier of souls, he is omniscient, he is aware of past, present and future, he is excellent cure for all kinds of illnesses, he is the protector of his passionate devotees, he is attired in crisp saffron garment, he is decked in garlands of Rudraksha, he is beautifully adorned in Rudraksha as well as garlands of Thulsi, he is adorned in Bale leaves on his head, he has no discrimination between Lord Hara and Lord Hari, he is devoid of wrathfulness, he is sinless, virtuous, ascetic and eternal, he is Parambhramam and Paramjyothiswaroopam, he has no impurities, he symbolizes righteousness, he is Vibhu personified for the preservation and protection of Veda and sacred scriptures, he symbolizes treasure of mercy, he is the protector of Virapa/Bhramin from miseries and wretchedness, he symbolizes Veda and Vedantha, he is Pure, he is absolute Bhramam, he is Paramathma, he is Parameshvara who is  disguised in the form of an ascetic, he undertakes severe austerities, his limbs resembles to diamond, he is most pleasing and desirable, he marvelously speaks about the philosophies of Adhvaitha and the ultimate truth of  non-duality of Paramatha and Jeevathma,  he is the provider of abundance of boons to his worshiper and he is Parambhramam/supreme spirit.



|| Asya Sri Chandhrashekhara Saraswathi Sahasranama Sthothra Mahamanthrasya | Anushtup Chandha: | Jagadhguru Sri Chandhrashekhara Saraswathi Devatha | Sri Chandhrashekhara Swarawathi Preethayarthe | Sarvabheeshita Phalasiddhyarthe Jape Viniyoga: ||


Shruthi Smrithi Purananam Alayam Karunalayam |Namami Bhagavadhpadha Shankaram Loka Shankaram ||


Jagadgurum Jagadh Vandhyam Jagadheesham Jayapradham |Gnananandham  Guru Chandhrashekharam Pranamamyaham ||


Bhukthi Mukthi Pradhayakam Bhakthajana Poshanam |Bhaktha Anandhadhayakam Bhaktha Samrakshanam Vibhum ||


Kali Kalmashanashanam Karunarasa Sagaram |Karunanidhim Gunakaram Sadhgurum Tham Pranamamyaham ||


Kleshanashanam Karunyaroopinam Shankaram Sathvikam |Karunya Vachanam Shantha Swaroopinam Pavithram Pavanam Vibhum ||


Thrikalajjani Vaidhyanatham Bhakthajana Paripalanam |Kashaya Vasthradharinam Rudrakshamala Vibhooshinam ||


Rudrakshamala Alankritham Vilvapushpa Shirasa Dharinam |Thulasimala Vibhooshitham Hari Hara Bhedhabhava Rahitham ||


Raudhrarahitham Nirmalam Shantham Shashvathasvaroopm |Paparahitham Parambhramam Paramjyothisvroopam ||


Kalangarahitham Dharmasvaroopam Vedasamrakshartham Vibhum |Dhayanidhim Dhainyavipra Samrakshin Vedavedantha Svaroopinam ||


Shuddha Bhramaswaroopam Paramathma Swaroopinam |Pracchannavesha Dharinam Sakshath Parameshvaram Vibhum ||


Mounadharinam Vrathaparipalinam Vajradheham Kamaneeya Vigraham |Adhvaitha Bashinam  Varaprasadhinam Parambhrama Swaroopinam ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||


Sri Kalika Sahasranama Sthothram by Mahakalabhairava – Lyrics and meanings 171 – 180



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










I shall meditate upon Goddess Kalika whose  limbs are soaked in blood, she is worshiped with blood, she is eager to consume blood, she is anointed in blood all over her body, she has dreadful appearance drenched in blood, she is promising to people who worship with blood, she is Maharaktha, she is the source of blood, she causes streaming of blood, she bathe in the pool of blood, she get satisfied with the immense consumption of it, she has one of the seven tongues of Lord Agni, she takes great joy in the pool of blood, she takes immense joy in the blood always, she symbolizes blood and field of blood, she punishes people who disapprove blood, she is embodied as blood and attracts towards it, she is highly enthusiastic to consume blood, she is immensely fond of consumption of blood, she gets immensely pleased to see the pool of blood, she symbolizes absolute bliss, she is  resplendent, she dwells in the hearts of worshiper, she is Devi who is purifier of souls and destroyer of sins, she resides in the hearts of Sadhus/ascetic, pious, she gets highly pleased in the veneration, she is the mother of worshiper, she is beloved of her worshiper, she is the provider of abundance of happiness, wealth and welfare to her worshiper, she symbolizes sincere devotees, she is beloved of worshiper, she lures the heart of worshiper, she remains in every aspect of her sincere devotees, she is fond of her sincere worshiper, she finds pleasure in the welfare of her devotees, she destroys the enemies of her worshiper, she symbolizes Athmavidhya/knowledge of Athman/soul, Bhramavidhya/knowledge of supreme Bhramam, she is the consort of Parambhrama, she  is embodied as  Thrikooda/3 stronghold, castle, mountain, Panchakooda and Sarvakooda, she symbolizes all colors and colorful prayer beads.  The above are the glorious thousands of names of Goddess Sri Kalika described by Lord Shiva.



Rakthabhidheha  Raktharha  Rakthavandhakavandhitha | Maharaktha  Rakthabhava  Rakthavrishti Vidhayini ||

Rakthasratha  Rakthapreetha  Rakthasevya Athirakthini | Rakthanandhakari  Raktha Sadhanandhavidhayini ||

Raktharaktha  Rakthapoorna  Rakthasarvyakshanirama | Rakthasevakasarvasva  Rakthanindhakanashini||

Rakthathmika  Raktharoopa  Rakthakarshanakarini |Rakthothsaha  Rakthavyagra Rakthapanaparayana ||

Shonithanandhajanani  Kallollasnigdharoopini | Sadhakanthargadha  Devi Pavini  Papanashini ||

Sadhoonam Hridhisamsthathri  Sadhakanandha Karini | Sadhakanam  Cha Janani Sadhakapriyakarini ||

Sadhakaprachuranandha  Sampaththi Sukha Dhayini | Sadhaka Sadhakaprana  Sadhakasakthamanasa ||

Sadhakoththama Sarvakha  Sadhaka  Bhaktharakthpadha | Sadhakanandha Santhosha  Sadhakari Vinashini ||

Athmavidhya  Bhramavidhya  Parambhrama Kudumbini | Thrikoodasya  Pracchakooda  Sarvakoodashareerini ||

Sarvavarnnamayi  Varnna Japamala Vidhayini | Ithi Sri  Kalikanamnam Sahasrakam  Shivabhashitham ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Jagadguru Sri Adishankaracharya Aradhana



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||



Om Sri Gurubhyo Nama:



Jagadguru Sri Adishankaracharya Aradhana will be held under the patronage of Raghunatha Laksmanan Trust, 172 A , 6th Street, Sri Kamakoti Nagar, Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai, Chennai – 100, on the following days in two different locations.  I would like to invite the attention of Asthikas and request them to attend the grand ceremony to avail the blessings of Jagadguru.  People who are willing to contribute for this mega event can contact in the following numbers: 9962447700/9840722537.

Event locations –

26. 4. 2017 Wednesday,  27. 4. 2017 Thursday, 28. 4. 2017 Friday, 29. 4. 2017 Saturday at Thirumadakovil Sri Varasiddhi Vinayakar Temple, MMTC Colony, Nanganallur, Chennai – 600 061.

30. 4. 2017 Sunday at  Chellammal Vidhyalaya, A 36, 8th Street, Hindu Colony, Nanganallur, Chennai – 600 061.

Event details –
I -

26. 4. 2017  - Wednesday – 7.30 to 10.00 Rudrabhishekam, 4.00 to 5.00 Rudra Krama Parayanam, 5.00 to 6.00 Veda Parayanam,  6.15 to 8.00 PM  Shankara Vijayam Upanyasam by Sengalipuram Bhramasri Sundararama Dheekshithar.

27. 4. 2017  - Thursday – 7.30 to 10.00 Rudrabhishekam, 4.00 to 5.00 Rudra Krama Parayanam, 5.00 to 6.00 Thirupukazh Bhajans,  6.15 to 8.00 PM  Shankara Vijayam Upanyasam by Sengalipuram Bhramasri Sundararama Dheekshithar.

28. 4. 2017  - Friday – 7.30 to 10.00 Rudrabhishekam, 4.00 to 5.00 Rudra Krama Parayanam, 5.00 to 6.00 Vocal concert, 6.15 to 8.00 PM  Shankara Vijayam Upanyasam by Sengalipuram Bhramasri Sundararama Dheekshithar.

29. 4. 2017  - Saturday – 7.30 to 10.00 Rudrabhishekam, 4.00 to 5.00 Rudra Krama Parayanam, 5.00 to 6.00 Vishnu Sahasranam and Lalitha Sahasranamam recital, 6.15 to 8.00 PM  Shankara Vijayam Upanyasam by Sengalipuram Bhramasri Sundararama Dheekshithar.

30 .4. 2017 Adishankara Bhagavadhpadhal procession will be held from 7.00 to 8.30 along with Upanishad recital.

II -
30. 4. 2017 Sunday at  Chellammal Vidhyalaya, A 36, 8th Street, Hindu Colony, Nanganallur, Chennai – 600 061.

30 . 4. 2017  Sunday -  5.30 to 6.30 AM Mahaganapathi Puja, Mahasankalpam, Ghada Sthapanam, Avahanthi Homam, 6.45 to 8.45 AM Mahanyasa Parayanam, 9.15 onwards  Ekadasha Rudra Japam, Abhishekam, Rudra Homam, Dhampathi Puja, Alankaram, Sri Adishankara Ashtoththara Archana, Maha Arathi, Manthra Pushpam, Thodakashtaka Namaskaram,

Anna Dhanam –

5. 30 to  8.00 PM - Dhivyanama Sankeerthanam by  Kadaiyanallur  Sri  Rajagopal Das Bhagavathar & Party

8.00 to 8. 15 PM  - Closing ceremony.

8.30 PM - Mahaprasadham distribution.

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Kalika Sahasranama Sthothram by Mahakalabhairava – Lyrics and meanings 161 – 170



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











I shall meditate upon Goddess Sri Kali who is the provider of Varada/abundance of boons and Abhaya/shelter to her worshiper, she is the provider of liberation from worldly bondages, she is most desirous, she rouse passion among her worshiper, she is lovely and enduring, she is Kamakhya and most desirous from the illustrious clan, she is the provider of happiness, she eradicates miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, she guide us through the path of liberation, she eradicates wickedness and purifies her devotees, she can be formidable too, she represents powerful water current, she is  fierce, she represents powerful water current in  Sindhu ocean, she is eulogized and worshiped by illustrious poets, she dwells in the lot of parrots and takes immense pleasure in them, she is the provider of happiness, she symbolizes eternal bliss, she is affectionate and takes immense pleasure in fire sacrifices, she represents parrot and she has green complexion, she has marvelous appearance of parrot, she is fond of blood and takes immense joy in it, she is worshiped with blood sacrifices, she is worshiped with blood, she represents amorous sport, she represents blood, she is fond of blood,  she is drenched in blood, she eagerly desires for blood, her mesmerizing limbs are soaked in blood and she has beautiful appearance.



Varadhabhayadha  Chaiva  Mukthi Bandha  Vinashini | Kamuki  Kamadha  Kantha Kshantha  Kamakhya  Kulasundari ||

Sukhadha  Dhukhadha  Moksha  Mokshadharya  Prakashini | Dhushtadhushtamathi  Chaiva Sarva Karyavinashini ||
                                 
Shookadhara  Shukaroopa  Shukasindhu Nivasini | Shukalaya Shukabhoga  Shukapooja Sadharathi: ||

 Shukapoojya Shukahomasanthushta  Shukavathsala | Shukamoorthi: Shukadheha  Shukapoojaka Puthrini ||

 Shukasya  Shookini Shukasamspruha Shukasundari | shukasthratha  Shukakari  Shukasamsevya Athishukini ||

Mahashuka  Shukabhava  Shukavrishti  Vidhayini | Shukabhidheyashukarha  Shakravandhaka Vandhitha ||

Shukanandhakari  Shukasadhanandha Vidhayini | Shukothsaha  Sadha  Shukapoorna  Shukamanorama ||

Shukapoojakasarvasva  Shukanindhakanashini | Shukathmika  Shukasampanchukakarshana Karini ||

Rakthshaya Rakthabhoga  Rakthapooja Sadharathi : | Rakthapoojya  Rakthamoha  Rakthasya  Rakthavathsala ||


Rakthapoorna  Rakthadheha  Rakthapoojaka Puthrini | Rakthakhya  Rakthini  Rakthasamspruha  Rakthasundari ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Shiva Sahasranama Sthothram – Rudrayamala Thanthram – || Uththara Peedika || Lyrics and meanings 13 – 26



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||













Sri Sutha speaks “ Lord Mahadeva who is omnipresent was eulogized by Skandha, he repeatedly prostrated before him.  Munishreshta/illustrious Rishis and Sages, who are immersed in the meditation of Lord Sambasadhashiva and recites these sacred hymns praising the glories of Lord Shiva would remain happy always, supreme Lord Shiva who is Prabhu should be meditated at all times and worshiped  by virtuous who yearn for liberation from repeated births,  it is unquestionable that  he is supreme Lord/Suroththama, who is eulogized by Veda and Vedantha, one will have the fortune to achieve intense devotion to Lord Mahadeva after performance of several austerities for thousands of years,  it is also definite that one would achieve happiness, virtuous offspring, birth in illustrious clan, and most rewarding life with the true devotion to Lord Sadhashiva, Oh! Munivara/illustrious sage, I shall repeatedly affirms the truth that Lord Shambhu who symbolizes benevolence, happiness and prosperity, he is Suroththama/supreme Lord, he is Shiva who is gracious, eternal bliss and most favourable, he is the consort of Goddess Parvathi who is Shailadheesha Sutha/daughter of mount Himavan, he is pure and deserved to be worshiped, and whoever immerse in the worship of Lord Shiva would remain blissful always.  I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva who is Samba/fervently attended by Goddess Sri Parvathi, he is accompanied by Suras and Ganas, he is Pradhanapurusha who is the cause for the creation, preservation and destruction of Universe and its living beings.  I shall prostrate before Girijanatha who is the Lord of Goddess Girija, he is the provider of abundance of boons to worshiper, Oh! Lord, kindly blesses us with firm devotion at your lotus feet and fulfil all our desires.   Oh! Shankara who symbolizes auspiciousness, Oh! Samba who is devotedly served by Goddess Uma, Oh! Shambho who is benevolent, Oh! Mahadeva, Oh! Dhayasagara/ocean of mercy, my intellect like honey bee should rest on your lotus feet always.  Oh! Maheshvara,  Oh! Sharva, who fulfils all the desires of the worshiper, Oh! Sarvasha/omnipresent, Oh! Sarvoththama/supreme Lord, kindly blesses us to reside your glorious names on the tip of our tongues.  Oh! Parameshvara, kindly forgive me for any mistakes in words, construction of sentences, Mathra/full stop, exclamation marks etc..  And kindly bless us.  Victory to Lord  Sri Mahadeva ! Victory to Lord Shambhu, Oh! Srimahadeva, Oh! Karunabdhe/ocean of mercy, kindly forgive us for all those mistakes committed by hands and legs, words and actions, and all those sins committed by ears, eyes, mind, and heart, kindly forgive all those improper/unfit deeds of us.  I shall put forward all those words, deeds performed by mind and sense organs, intellect and soul to Lord Sadashiva.”



Sri Sutha Uvacha –

Ithi Sthuthva Mahadevam  Sarva  Vyapinam Ishvaram | Puna: Pranamayatha  Thatha: Skandhasthasthau Krithanjali: ||

Bhavantho Api Munishreshta: Samba Dhyana Parayana: | Shiva Namajapam  Krithva  Thishtanthu Sukhina Sadha: ||

Shiva Eva  Sadha Dhyeya: Sarva Devoththama: Prabhu: | Shiva Eva Sadha  Poojyo Mukthi Kamairna  Samshaya: ||

Maheshannadhiko Deva: Sa  Eva Surasaththama: | Sa Eva  Sarva  Vedanthavedhyo Nathrasthi Samshaya: ||

Janmanthara Sahasreshu Yadhi Thaptham Thapasthadha | Thasya  Shraddha  Mahadeve  Bhakthishcha  Bhavathi Dhruvam ||

Subhaga Janani Thasya  Thasyaiva  Kulamunnatham | Thasyaiva  Janma Saphalam Yasya Bhakthi: Sadhashive ||

Ye Shambhum Surasaththamam Suraganair Aradhyam Esham  Shivam | Shailadheesha Sutha Sametham Amalam Sampoojayanthya Dharath | The Dhanya: Shivapadha  Poojanapara: Hyanyo Na Dhanyo Jana: | Sathyam Sathyamihochyathe  Munivara: Sathyam Puna: Sarvatha ||

Sathyam  Puna: Sarvatha Om Nama Ithi –
Nama Shivaya Sambaya  Saganaya  Sasoonave | Pradhana Purusheshaya  Sargasthithyantha  Hethave ||

Namasthe Girijanatha  Bhakthanam Ishtadhayaka | Dhehi Bhakthim Thvayeeshana  Sarvabheeshtam Cha Dhehi Me ||

Samba Shambho Mahadeva  Dhayasagara  Shankara | Macchithabhramano Nithyam Thavasthu Padhapankaje ||

Sarvarththa  Sharva  Sarvesha  Sarvoththama Maheshvara | Thava  Nama Amritham  Dhivyam  Jihvagre  Mama Thishtathu ||

Yadhaksharam Padham  Bhrashtam  Mathra Heenam Cha Yath Bhaveth | Thath Sarvam  Kshamyatham Deva Praseeda Parameshvara ||

Karacharanakritham Va  Vakkyajam Karmajam Va | Shravana Nayanajam Va  Manasam Va Aparadham | Vihitham Avihitham  Va Sarvam Yethath Kshamasva | Jaya Jaya Karunabdhe  Sri Mahadeva Shambho ||

Kayena Vacha Manasendhriyai Va | Buddhyathmana Va Prakrithe: Svabhavath | Karomi  Yadhyath  Sakalam Parasmai | Sadhashivayethi Samarpayami ||


|| Om Thath Sath Ithi  Sri Mukhya Shivasahasranama Sthothram Sampoornam ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||