Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Friday, 7 April 2017

Sri Kalika Sahasranama Sthothram by Mahakalabhairava – Lyrics and meanings 1 – 19



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Thousands of sacred names of Goddess Sri Kalika is highly propitious hymns considered as superior to all  hymns, it is capable to bring all kinds of auspiciousness to the worshiper, whoever reads or listens to the sacred names of Goddess Kalika and worship her with utmost faith and devotion would remain unconquerable in the three worlds.


Parashurama speaks “ Oh!  Deva, Oh! Paramesha, who is primordial kindly narrate to me the highly confidential glories of Goddess Kalika, who gets pleased without  Archana/veneration, Homam/fire sacrifices, Nyasam/without following strict rules and regulations, or Bali/offering animals, Gandham/incense and fragrances, Pushpam/flowers, strict preparation or daily rituals, Pranayamam/controlling breath, Dhyanam/meditation, Bhoothavishodhanam/ablations, Japyam/recitation of hymns, and Dhanam/Charity.”



Sri Shankara speaks “ Oh! Prajja/wise, Oh! Bhrigu Vamsha/born in the lineage of Bhrigu, you have enquired about the most appropriate subject which is possible to know for the greatest  among the devotees, Goddess Kalika who had innumerable incarnations for the annihilation of Dhanavas, she is very fond of consumption of blood, she has fierce form and she is fond of being eulogized, she symbolizes eternal bliss, passion, and affluence, she is fond of consumption of nectar, meat and blood, she dwells in the funeral grounds, she enthusiastically dances with the spirits, she represents Yoga, she is Yogineesha who undertakes strict Yogic practices and remains in the state of Yoganidhra, she is Kalika who is fierce, she is beloved of Rama, sacred hymns of Kalika is highly propitious and publicized by Goddess Kalika, Oh! Vathsa I shall describe the glories of Kalika, it is highly confidential and superior among the sacred texts should be recited with dedication, whoever reads or listens to these sacred verses would be relieved from all kinds of perils and impediments, it is full of Gadhya/prose and Padhya/poetry resembles to the water course of sacred Ganga, it removes the gloominess instantly, it gives the nature of servitude even to the Kings and she is eulogized by the deities, it provides all kinds of supernatural powers to the worshiper, she is Goddess Shakthi who represents dark hours and benevolence, Goddess Mahakali should be placed in heart and intellect, these hymns are capable to provide liberation from repeated births, she gets pleased and shower her grace to her children, she worships by Veda, and Bhrama with various flowers in the celestial abode and she gets highly pleased.”



Kathithoayam Mahamanthra: Sarva Manthroththamoththama: | Yamasadhya Maya  Praptham Aishwaryapradham Uththamam ||

Samyuktha: Paratha Bhaththya Yayoththva Vidhinan Bhavan | Kurutham Archanam Devya Thrailokhya Vijigeeshaya ||

Parashurama Uvacha –
Prasanno Yadhi Me Deva  Paramesha: Purathana: | Rahasyam Paraya Devya: Kripaya  Kathaya  Prabho ||

Yayarchanam Vina Homam Vina  Nyasam Vina Balim | Vina Gandham Vina Pushpam  Vina  Nithyodhitha Kriyam ||

Pranayamam Vina  Dhyanam Vina  Bhoothavishodhanam| Vina Japyam Vina Dhanam  Vina Kali Praseedhathi ||

Sri Shankara Uvacha –
Prishtam Thvayoththam  Prajja Bhriguvamsha Vivardhanam | Bhakthanamapi Bhaktho Asi  Thvamevam Sadhayishyasi ||

Devim Dhanavakodighneem Leelaya  Rudhira Priyam | Sadha  Sthothra Priyam Ugram  Kama Kauthukalalasam ||

Sarvadhanandha Hridhyam Vasavyasaththa Manasam | Madhvi Kamathsyamamsadhi Ragineem Rudhirapriyam ||

Shmashanavasineem Prethagana Nrithya Mahothsavam | Yogaprabham Yogineesham  Yogeendhrahridhaye Sthithram ||

Tham Ugrakalikam Rama  Prasadhayithu Marhasi | Thasya: Sthothram Mahapunyam Svayam  Kalya Prakashitham ||

Thava  Thathkathayishyami Shruthva  Vathsavadharaya | Gopaneeyam Prayathnena  Padaneeyam Parathparam ||

Yasaika Kala Padanath Sarvam Vigna: Samakula: | Nashyanthi Dhahane Dheepthe  Pathanga Iva  Sarvatha: ||

Gadhyapadhyamayi Vani Thasya  Ganga Pravahavath | Thasya Dharshana  Mathrena  Vadhino Nishprabha Matha: ||

Rajano Api Cha Dasathvam Bhajanthi Cha Pare Jana: | Thasya Hasthe  Sadhaivasith  Sarva Siddhir Na Samshaya: ||

Nisheeye  Bhoothye  Shambhurnagra: Sakthisamnvitha: | Manasa Chinthayeth Kalim Mahakaleethi Lalitham ||

Paden Sahasranamakhyam  Sthothram  Mokshasya  Sadhanam | Prasanna Kalika  Thasya  Puthrathvenanukambathe ||

Veda Bhramasmrithe Bhrama Kusumai: Poojitha Puri | Praseedhathi Thatha Kali Yayanena  Praseedhathi ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana |\