Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Friday, 2 June 2017

Sri Ashtalakshmi Sthothram – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











|| Adilakshmi ||

I shall prostrate before Goddess Sri Adilakshmi who is primeval, she is worshiped by the virtuous and gracious people, she is supremely gorgeous, she is Madhavi who is personified in the race of Madhu/Yadhu, she is younger sister to moon, she has the luster of precious yellow metal, she is surrounded by illustrious Rishis and Sages, she is the provider of Moksha/liberation from repeated births, she has pleasing disposition and talks in a pleasant way, she is the essence of sacred Veda, she dwells in the lotus flower, she is worshiped by all the deities, she bestows virtues to worshiper, she symbolizes serenity, Victory to Goddess Sri  Adilakshmi ! Victory to Goddess Adilakshmi who enticed the heart of Lord  Madhusoodhana, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Adilakshmi to protect us always.

|| Dhanyalakshmi ||

I shall prostrate before Goddess Sri Dhanyalakshmi who bestows abundance of grains, she eradicates all the evil effects of Kali era, she lures the heart of her consort with her mesmerizing beauty, and she represents Veda, she is the essence of Veda and sacred texts, she is initiated from the Ksheerasagara/milky ocean, she symbolizes auspiciousness, she symbolizes sacred syllables and sacred texts, she is the provider of auspiciousness to worshiper, she dwells in the lotus flower, her lotus feet is the safest haven to the Devaganas, Victory to Goddess Dhanyalakshmi, Victory to Goddess Sri Dhanyalakshmi who enticed the heart of Lord Madhusoodhana, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Dhanyalakshmi to protect us always.

||Dhairyalakshmi ||

I shall prostrate before Goddess Sri Dhairyalakshmi who is  Vaishnavi and Bhargavi as well, she is victorious and she symbolizes colors, she is embodied as sacred syllables and texts, she is the essence of sacred hymns, she is worshiped by Suraganas, she is easily attainable and bestows boons to worshiper, she augments supreme wisdom and knowledge in worshiper, she represents Shasthra, she eradicates extreme fears of Samsara, she liberates worshiper from all kinds of sins, her lotus feet are the safest heaven to pious, virtuous and ascetic, Victory to Goddess Dhairyalakshmi, Victory to Goddess Sri Dhairyalakshmi who enticed the heart of Lord Madhusoodhana, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Dhairyalakshmi to protect us always.

||Gajalakshmi ||

I shall prostrate before Goddess Sri Gajalakshmi who is victorious, she eradicates perils and miseries of the worshiper, she is supremely gorgeous, she is the provider of various boons, she represents Shasthras, she is surrounded by chariots, elephants, horses, and numerous attendants, she is worshiped by Lord Hari, Lord Hara and Lord Bhrama, her lotus feet are capable to eradicate all kinds of perils and miseries, Victory to Goddess Gajalakshmi ! Victory to Goddess Gajalakshmi who enticed the heart of Lord Madhusoodhana, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Gajalakshmi to protect us always.

|| Santhanalakshmi ||

I shall prostrate before Goddess Santhanalakshmi who is omnipresent, she is supremely gorgeous, she is wielded in powerful Sudharshanachakra, she enhances the happiness and emotions, she symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge, she is ocean of virtues, she always works for the welfare of Universe and its living beings, she is adorned in seven musical notes as ornaments, she symbolizes music, her lotus feet are worshiped by Suras and Asuras, illustrious Rishis and Sages, and humans, Victory to Goddess Santhanalakshmi !  Victory to Goddess Santhanalakshmi who enticed the heart of  Lord Madhusoodhana, I shall earnestly pray Goddess Santhanalakshmi to protect us always.

|| Vijayalakshmi ||

I shall prostrate before Goddess Vijayalakshmi who symbolizes victory, she dwells in the lotus flower, she guides us through the righteous path, she augments intelligence in worshiper, she symbolizes music, she is adorned in Kumkuma and worshiped with vermilion on daily basis, accompanied by melodious music, her lotus feet are worshiped by Sri Shankara Deshika with the glorious verses of Sri Kanakadharasthuthi,  Victory to Goddess Vijayalakshmi ! Victory to Goddess Vijayalakshmi who enticed the heart of Lord Madhusoodhana , I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Vijayalakshmi to protect us always.

||Vidhyalakshmi ||

I shall prostrate before Goddess Vidhyalakshmi  who is worshiped by all female deities, she is Bharathi and Bhargavi as well, she eradicates miseries and sorrows of the worshiper, she is decked in various gem studded ornaments, she is decorated with various precious ornaments and bells all over her body, she is decked in magnificent earrings, she is serene and has pleasing smile on her face, her auspicious hands bestows nine types of treasures to her worshiper, she eradicates all the evil effects of Kali era, she fulfils all the desires of the worshiper, Victory to Goddess  Vidhyalakshmi ! Victory to Goddess Vidhyalakshmi who enticed the heart of Lord Madhusoodhana, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Vidhyalakshmi to protect us always.

|| Dhanalakshmi ||

I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Dhanalakshmi who represents auspicious sounds of Dhundhubi which produces Dhimidhimi, Dhimdhimi, etc.. she symbolizes the glorious sounds of Conch and various musical instruments, she is worshiped by Veda, Purana and Ithihasa, she guides us to follow the righteous path of Vedic way of living, Victory to Goddess Dhanalakshmi ! Victory to Goddess Sri Dhanalakshmi who enticed the heart of Lord Madhusoodhana, I shall earnestly pray to Goddess Sri Dhanalakshmi to protect us always.



|| Adilakshmi ||

Sumanasa Vandhitha  Sundari Madhavi  Chandhra Sahodhari Hemamaye | Munigana Manditha  Mokshapradhayini Manjjulabhashini Vedanuthe ||

Pankajavasini Devasupoojitha Sadhgunavarshini Shanthiyuthe | Jaya Jaya Hey Madhsoodhana Kamini Adilakshmi Sadha Palaya Mam ||

||  Dhanyalakshmi ||

Ahikli Kalmasha Nashini Kamini  Vaidhikaroopini Vedhamaye | Ksheerasamudhbhava Mangalaroopini Manthranivasini Manthranuthe ||

Mangaladhayini Ambujavasini  Devaganashritha Padhayuthe | Jaya Jaya Hey Madhusoodhana Kamini  Dhanyalakshmi Sadha Palaya Mam ||

|| Dhairyalakshmi ||
Jayavara Varinnini Vaishnavi Bhargavi  Manthrasvaroopini Manthramaye | Suraganapoojitha  Sheeghraphalapradha  Gnanavikasini Shasthranuthe ||

Bhavabhayaharini Papavimochani Sadhujanashritha  Padhayuthe | Jaya Jaya Madhusoodhana Kamini  Dhairyalakshmi Sadha Palaya Mam ||

||Gajalakshmi ||

Jaya Jaya  Durgathinashini Kamini  Sarvaphalapradha  Shasthramaye | Rathagaja Thuragapadhadhi Samavritha  Parijanamanditha Lokanuthe ||

Harihara Bhrama Supoojitha  Sevitha  Thapanivarini Padhayuthe | Jaya Jaya Hey  Madhusoodhana Kamini Gajalakshmiroopena  Palaya Mam ||

||Santhanalakshmi ||

Ahikhaga Vahini Mohini Chakrini  Ragavivardhini Gnanamaye | Gunaganavaridhi Lokahithaishini Svarasaptha  Bhooshitha  Gananuthe ||

Sakala Surasura  Devamuneeshvara  Manavavandhitha  Padhayuthe | Jaya Jaya Hey  Madhusoodhana Kamini Santhanalakshmi Thvam Palaya Mam ||

|| Vijayalakshmi ||
Jaya Kamalasani Sadhgathi Dhayini Gnanavikasini Ganamaye |Anudhinam Architha  Kumkuma Dhoosara Bhooshitha Vasitha  Vadhyanuthe ||

Kanakadharasthuthi Vaibhava Vandhitha  Shankara Dheshika  Manya Padhe | Jaya Jaya Hey Madhusoodhana Kamini Vijyalakshmi Sadha Palayamam ||

|| Vidhyalakshmi ||

Pranatha Sureshvari  Bharathi Bhargavi  Shokavinashini Rathnamaye | Manimaya Bhooshitha Karnna Vibhooshana Shanthisamavritha Hasyamukhe ||

Navanidhi  Dhayini Kalimala Harini  Kamitha Phalapradha  Hasthayuthe | Jaya Jaya Hey Madhusoodhana Kamini  Vidhyalakshmi Sadha Palayamam ||

|| Dhanalakshmi ||

Dhimi Dhimi Dhimdhimi  Dhimdhimi Dhimdhimi Dhimdhimi Dhundhubhi Nadha Supoornnamaye | Ghuma Ghuma  Ghumghuma Ghumguma Ghumghuma Shankha Ninadha  Su Vadhyanuthe ||

Veda Puranethihasa Supoojitha  Vaidhikamarga  Pradharshayuthe | Jaya Jaya Hey Madhusoodhana Kamini  Dhanalakshmiroopena Palayamam ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||