Lord Ganesha

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Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Sri Adithyahridhaya Sthothram – Bhavishyoththara Puranam – Lyrics and meanings 47 - 55



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










Lord Krishna continues “ I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who is the Lord of three worlds/Thrailokhyanatha, he is the commander of living beings/Bhoothanampathi, I shall prostrate before Kaivalyanatha who is the provide of eternal happiness and emanicipation, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who has Divyachakshu/divine eyes that witnesses the happenings in the whole Universe,  he is  Jyothsthvam who has supreme effulgence, he  is Dhyuthirbhrama/supreme Bhramam with brilliance , he is  Vishnu as well as Prajapathi, he is  Rudra,  he symbolizes Rudra, Vayu, Agni as well, he resides twice of thousands and hundreds of Yojana, I shall prostrate before Lord Adithya who conducts uninterrupted and regular process of rotation, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who conducts rotation of lakhs of nine yojana/Navayojanalakshani, thousands and  twice of hundreds of Yojana/Sahasradhvishathani, I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya in forefront and backward, I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who is near to me, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who is the destroyer of enemies of Sura, he has Soma, Surya, and Agni as eyes, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who is divine personified as Vyoma and symbolizes all doctrines, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who symbolizes Vedantha and he is eulogized by sacred scriptures, he witnesses all the happenings in the Universe, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adhithya who  has greenish luster and  has great splendor, he illuminates as Aruna  in  Maghamasa, Surya in Phalguna, Vedanga in Chaithramasa, Bhanu in Vaishakha, Indhra in Jyeshtamasa, Ravi in Ashada, Gabhasthi in Shravana, Yama in Bhadhrapadha.”


Namasthrailokhyanathaya  Bhoothanam Pathaye Nama: | Nama: Kaivalyanathaya  Namasthe Dhivyachakshushe ||

Thvam Jyothisthvam Dhyuthir Bhrama Thvam Vishnusthvam Prajapathi: | Thvameva  Rudhro Rudhrathma  Vayur Agnisthvamevacha ||

Yojananam Sahasre  Dhve Shathe  Dhve Dhve  Cha Yojane | Yekena Nimishardhena  Kramamana Namosthuthe ||

Navayojana  Lakshani Sahasra Dhvishathani Cha | Yavadhdhadi Pramanena  Kramamana Namosthuthe ||

Agrathashcha  Namasthubhyam Prishtathashcha  Sadha Nama: | Parshvathashcha  Namasthubyam Namasthe  Chasthu Sarvadha ||

Nama: Surarihanthre  Cha Somasooryagni Chakshushe | Namo Dhivyaya  Vyomaya  Sarvathanthramayaya Cha ||

Namo Vedanthavedhyaya  Sarva Karmadhisakshine | Namo Harithavarnnaya  Suvarnnaya  Namo Nama: ||

Aruno Maghamase  Thu Sooryo Vai  Phalgune Thadha | Chaithramase  Thu Vedango Bhanur Vaishakha Thapana: ||

Jyeshtamase Thapendhindhra Ashade  Thapathe Ravi: | Gabasthi: Shravane  Masi Yamo Bhadhrapadhe  Thadha ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Adithyahridhaya Sthothram – Bhavishyoththara Puranam – Lyrics and meanings 36 - 46




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Lord Krishna continues “I shall meditate upon Lord Adithya who is Bhrihathbhanu/great ray of light, Bhrihathbhasu/splendid, Bhrihathdhama/great glories, and Bhrihaspathi/preceptor of deities/source of prosperity, he is pure and bright, he has unblemished limbs, he is adorned in sparkling jewels, his movements are deliberate, he is primordial, he is Adithya who spreads bright rays and undertakes severe penances, he is Adithya who is perpetual and he is Aryaman/sun who is the Lord of directions as well, he is Bhanuman who has great effulgence, his bright rays has the resemblance to precious yellow metal and he illuminates the whole Universe, he is Dhoomrakethu, Mahakethu/great flag, Sarvakethu, he is excellent, he disperse the darkness of ignorance, he is Shambhu/benevolent, provider of happiness, Thrashta, Marthanda, I shall prostrate before  supreme Lord Sahasramshu who has thousands of brilliant rays, I shall prostrate before Lord Adithya, I shall prostrate before  Padmaprabhodha who causes to bloom the lotus flower buds, I shall prostrate before Dvadhashathman who has twelve glorious forms, I shall prostrate before Vishvaprabhodha who awakens the whole Universe with his presence, I shall prostrate before Bhrajishnu who has splendid appearance and Jishnu/unconquerable, I shall prostrate before  Jyothisha who represents the science of Astronomy and Astrology, I shall prostrate before Lord Adithya who symbolizes supreme knowledge and imparts  knowledge and wisdom to his worshiper, I shall prostrate before Pradheeptha who has great radiance, Pragalbha/eminent, illustrious, Yugantha who causes the deluge at the end of Yuga, I shall prostrate before  Hothrupathi who is Lord of all fire sacrifices and Prithvipathi who is the protector of Earth, I shall prostrate before  Vashatkara who symbolizes Vashat and Omkara, I shall prostrate before  Sarvayajja who is omniscient, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who symbolizes  Rigveda, Yajurveda, and Samaveda, I shall prostrate before Hadakavarnna who has golden complexion, I shall prostrate before Bhaskara, I shall repeatedly prostrate before  Jaya/victorious, Jayabhadhra/auspicious and Harithashvaya who is mounted on a grand chariot pulled by green horses.   I shall prostrate before divine personified as Lord of planets, he has divine forms I shall always prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who is pure and Kurukulathma who is personified in the illustrious clan of Kurus/as son of Kunthi/Karnna.”



Bhrihathbanu  Bhrihathbhaso Bhrihathdhdhama Bhrihaspathi: | Shuklasthvam Shuklarethasthvam Shuklanga: Shuklabhooshana: ||

Shaniman Shaniroopasthvam Shanairgacchasi Sarvadha| Anadhiradhiradhithya Sthejorashir Mahathapa: ||

Anadhiradhiroopasthvam Adhithyo Dhikpathiryama: | Bhanuman Bhanuroopasthvam Svarbhanur Bhanudheethiman ||

Dhoomrakethur Mahakethu: Sarvakethur Anuththama: | Thimiravarana: Shambhu: Sthrashta Marththanda Yevacha ||

Nama: Poorvaya Giraye  Pashchimaya Namo Nama: | Namoththaraya  Giraye  Dhakshinaya Namo Nama: ||

Namo Nama: Sahasramsho Hyadhithyaya Namo Nama: | Nama: Padmaprabodhaya  Namasthe Dhvadhashathmane ||

Namo Vishvaprabhodhaya  Namo Bhrajishnu Jishnave | Jyothishe  Cha Namasthubhyam Gnanakarya  Namo Nama: ||

Pradheepthaya Pragalbhaya  Yuganthaya Namo Nama: | Namasthe  Hothrupathaye  Prithvipathaye Nama: ||

Namo Omkara Vashatkara Sarvayajja Namosthuthe | Rigvedhaya Yajurvedha  Samavedha Namosthuthe ||

Namo Hadakavarnnaya  Bhaskaraya Namo Nama: | Jayaya Jayabhadhraya Haridhvashaya They Nama: ||

Dhivyaya Dhivyaroopaya Grahanampathaye Nama: | Namasthe Shuchaye Nithyam Nama: Kurukulathmanam ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Monday, 30 October 2017

Sri Adithyahridhaya Sthothram – Bhavishyoththara Puranam – Lyrics and meanings 25 - 35



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||










Lord Krishna continues “ I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya,  he has various sacred names such as Savitha/initiated with reason to spread light,  Soorya, Gaga who is always moving, Poosha/nourishing, Gabasthiman/releases ray of light, Suvarnna/colorful, Bhanu who has the luster of crystals, he is luminous and he is  Vishvathapana who illuminates the whole Universe with his radiance, he is Ravi, Mahatheja/great effulgence, Suvarnna/great splendor, Suprabhodhaka who represents wisdom and knowledge, Hiranyagarbha, Thrishirasthapana who disperse the darkness, Bhaskara, Ravi, Marththanda, Gopathi, Sriman, he is grateful, he has great splendor,Thamishra, Bhaga, Hamsa, he is kind and promising to his worshiper, he disperses the darkness, he is pure, he is Virochana/illuminating, Keshi, Sahasramshu/thousands of rays, he is Mahaprabhu/mighty Lord, Vivasvan, Pooshana, he undergoes eclipse, he has won over Jamadhagnya, his rays are righteous,  he is Pathanga/Sun who is the safest heaven to worshiper,  he is Mithra and Thapa as well, his great rays are not perceivable through the naked eyes, he is valorous, he is most celebrated deity, he has attractive limbs, he has pleasing disposition, he is the source of fire sacrifices and performs the same as sacrificial priest, he is Amshuman who is highly auspicious deity, he represent Rig, Yajur and Sama Veda, he  is Mareechi who rides on the grand chariot pulled by seven green horses, he is initiated from Agni, he is the son of  sage Kashya and Adithi, he is Shambhu who destroys the darkness of ignorance, he is Poosha/nourishing,  Vishvambara/Lord of Earth, Mithra, Suvarnna, Prathapavan/highly honorable, he illuminates the whole Universe and release heat waves, he resides in the Universe and he has great splendor resembles to all precious gems, he is Vibhakara who  illuminates  the moon with his own rays, he has pleasing disposition, he represents sacrificial priest and fire sacrifices, he enhances the reddish complexion of Angaraka/Mars, Mangal, he enhances the intellect of worshiper, he symbolizes  Budha/Mercury who represents intellect.”



Om Namo Bhagavathe  Thubhyam Adhithyaya Namo Nama: | Adithya: Savitha  Soorya: Gaga: Poosha  Gabasthiman ||

Suvarnna: Spadiko Bhanu: Spuritho Vishvathapana: | Ravirvishvo Mahatheja: Suvarnna: Su Prabhodhaka: ||

Hiranyagarbha Thrishirasthapano Bhaskaro Ravi: | Marththando Gopathi: Sriman  Krithashchashcha Prathapavan ||

Thamisraha Bhago Hamso Nasathyashcha Thamonudha: | Shuddho Virochana: Keshi  Sahasramshur Mahaprabhu: ||

Vivasvan Pooshano Mrithyurmihiro Jamadhagnyajith | Dharmarashmi: Pathangashcha  Sharanyo  Mithraha Thapa: ||

Dhurvijjeyagathi: Shoorasthejorashmir  Mahayasha : | Shambhuchithrangadha: Saumyo Havyakavya Pradhayaka: ||

Amshuman Uththamo Deva Rig Yajur Sama Yeva Cha | Haridhvashsthamodhara: Saptha Sapthir Mareechiman ||

Agnigarbhoadhrithe: Puthra: Shambhu Sthimiranashana: | Poosha Vishvambaro Mithra:  Suvarnna : Suprathapavan  ||

Athapi Mandali Bhasvam Thapana: Sarvathapana: | Krithavishvo Mahatheja: Sarvarathnamayodhbhava: ||

Aksharashcha  Ksharashchaiva  Prabhakara Vibhakarau | Chandhrashchandhrangadha: Saumyo Havyakavyapradhayaka: ||


Angarako Gadhoasthi Rakthangashchangavardhana: | Budho Buddhasano Budhir Buddhathma Buddhivardhana: ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sri Adithyahridhaya Sthothram – Bhavishyoththara Puranam – Lyrics and meanings 15 - 24



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











Lord Krishna continues “ Oh! Parththa Adithyavinasya/homage with particular gestures to Lord Adithya is difficult obtain even for the deities, therefore whoever follows them with utmost faith and devotion would attain highest of the merits,  Oh! Arjuna, listen to me carefully,  recitation of these sacred verses will release the worshiper from the sins committed due to Kama/worldly desires, and Krodha/wrath,  fear of serpents and fear in the battlefields,  fear of confrontation with the enemies and fear of smugglers, Oh! Arjuna, whoever reads or listens to the Nyasa during the hours of dawn, noon and dusk would be relieved from severe perils and miseries, it removes outburst of small pox and deadly fever, and illnesses related to brain cells, eyes, and all kinds of illnesses, it eradicates the leprosy and various skin diseases.   Adithya who is the essence of Veda is highly propitious, he is the Lord of the Universe, Adithya is supreme Lord Parameshvara, and Lord Adithya is worshiped by Lord Bhrama and Lord Shiva Oh! Arjuna, Adithya illuminates the whole Universe with his radiance and it the source of my brilliance too.   Lord Adithya is Bhuvaneshvara/Lord of the Universe, he is all pervading,  Oh! Arjuna, whoever worships Lord Surya thrice a day during the hours of dawn, noon and dusk, and whoever recites his sacred hymns, it is definite that the worshiper will not face miseries and sorrows of poverty in all his births. Oh! Parththa, listening to the glorious verses of Adithya would liberate the worshiper from all kinds of sins; ultimately worshiper would reside in the abode of Lord Surya.”

|| Ithi Dhigbandha: ||

Yesha Adithya  Vinyaso Devanamapi Dhurllabha: | Imam Bhakthya Nyaseth Parththa Sa Yathi Paramamgathim ||

Kamakrodha Krithath Papan Muchyathe  Na Athra Samshaya: | Sarpadhapi Bhayam Naiva  Sanghrameshu Padhishvapi ||

Ripu Sanghatta Kaleshu Thadha  Chorasamagame | Thrisandhyam Japatho Nyasa Mahapathakanashanam ||

Visphodaka Samuthpanna Theevrajvara Sabudhbhavam | Shirorogam Nethrarogam Sarvavyadhivinashanam||

Kushtavyadhi sthadha Dhadhrurogashcha  Vividhashcha  Ye | Japamanasya  Nashyanthi Shrunu Bhakthya Thadharjjuna ||

Adithyo Manthrasamyuktha  Adhithyo Bhuvaneshvara: | Adhithyannaparo Devo Hyadhithya: Parameshvara: ||

Adhithyamarchayedh Bhrama Shiva  Adhithyamarchayeth | Yadhadhithyam Thejo Mama Thejaththadharjjuna ||

Adhithyam Manthra Samyuktham Adhithyam Bhuvaneshvaram | Adhithyam Ye  Prapashyanthi Mam Pashyanthi Na Samshaya: ||

Thrisandhyam Arcchayeth Sooryam Smareth Bhakthya  Thu Yo Nara: | Na Sa  Pashyathi Dharidhryam Janmajanmani Charjjuna ||

Yethaththe  Kathitham  Parththa  Adithyahridhayam Maya | Shrunvan Mukthashcha Papebhya: Sooryaloke Maheeyathe ||


|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Sri Adithyahridhaya Sthothram – Bhavishyoththara Puranam – Lyrics and meanings 1 -1 4



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||














Sri Adithyahridhaya Sthothra is highly auspicious hymns has Sri Krishna as Rishi, it has Sooryathma Thribhuvaneshvara as presiding deity, Anushtup as Chandhas, Harithahayaratham Dhivakaram Ghrinirithi as Beejam, I shall prostrate before  divine personified as Jithavaishvanara who is originated from Veda as Shakthi, I shall prostrate before  divine personified as  Adithya as Keelakam, Agnigarbhadevatha as Manthra, I shall prostrate before divine personified as Adhithya, it is recited to please Sooryanarayana.


|| Nyasa ||

 I shall recite the sacred syallable ‘Om Hram’ and offer salutation with my thumb, I shall recite the sacred syllable “ Om Hreem’ and offer salutation with my index finger, I shall recite the sacred syllable “ Om Hroom’ and offer salutation with my middle finger, I shall recite the sacred syllable “Om Hraim” and offer salutation with my ring finger, I shall recite the sacred syllable “Om Hraum” and offer salutation with my  little finger, I shall recite the sacred syllable  “Om Hra:” and offer salutation with my palm and back of the palm, I shall recite the sacred syllable “ Hram” and  offer salutation with my heart, I shall recite the sacred syllable “ Om Hreem’ and offer salutation with my head, I shall recite the sacred syllable “Om Hroom” and offer salutation with my tuft, I shall recite the sacred syllable “Om  Hraim” and assume it as sacred armor, I shall recite the sacred syllable “ Om Hraum’ and  offer salutation with my eyes, I shall recite the sacred syllable “Om Hra:” and assume it as divine Asthra, I shall recite the sacred syllables “ Om Hram, Hreem, Hroom, Hraim, Hraum, Hra:" and offer homage to all the directions.


|| Dhyanam ||

 I shall prostrate before supreme Lord  who is Vishvachakshu /watchful, eye of the Universe, he has supreme radiance, he has pleasing disposition and attractive hair locks, he is Bhasvan who illuminates the whole Universe with his light, he has intense radiance, he carries lotus flowers in hands, he has the complexion of precious yellow metal, he spreads intense luster, he resides as one of the eminent planet in the Grahamandala, he is too compassionate, he is the provider of permanent happiness, he is worshiped by Lord Hari and Lord Hara.


I shall meditate upon Lord Adithya who is consecreted on the eight petaled lotus flowers which symbolizes the sacred syllable ‘Om’, he represents seed of illusion which consists of Yanthra installed on the edge of eight petals, he has numerous sacred names as Adithya, Bhaskara, Bhanu, Ravi Surya, Dhivakara, Marthanda, Thapana, Chethi/most conspicuous dwells on the eight petaled lotus flower, he is Deeptha who illuminates the whole Universe with his brilliance, Sookshma who has subtle form, Jaya who is Victorious, Bhadhra who is auspicious, Vibhoothi/wealth, prosperity welfare, mighty, Vimala/pure, unblemished, Amogha/unfailing, efficacious, Vidhyutha/radiant, Chethi/conspicuous, he symbolizes auspiciousness, he  is watchful and facing all directions, he is all pervading, he is omnipresent, he represents all the living and non-living and he is the source of the same, he is the Lord of Universe and  all the living beings, he dwells as soul in living beings, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Adithya who witnesses all the deeds in the Universe, he resides as soul in living beings and he is the source of action, he undertakes the function of creation and preservation of Universe and its living beings, he is promising, he is the ultimate heaven, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Bhaskara.


|| Prarthana ||


I shall repeatedly prostrate before  supreme Lord Vibhavasu, he dwells as soul in living beings, he is Bhanu who is mounted on the chariot drawn by seven horses, he is eternal who is wielded in supreme power, he is the provider of Bhukthi/devotion and Mukthi/liberation from repeated births, as well. I shall earnestly pray to Arkka and  offer humble salutation with my head, I shall earnestly pray to  Ravi and offer humble salutation with my forehead,  I shall earnestly pray to  Soorya and offer humble salutation with my eyes, I shall  earnestly pray to  Dhivakara and offer humble salutation with my ears, I shall earnestly pray to  Bhanu and offer humble salutation with my nose, I shall earnestly pray to  Bhaskara and offer humble salutation with my face, I shall earnestly pray to Parjjanya and offer humble salutation with my lips, I shall earnestly pray to Theekshna and offer humble salutation with the tip of the tongue, I shall earnestly pray to  Suvarnnaretha and offer humble salutation with my throat, I shall earnestly pray to Thigmathejas and offer humble salutation with my back of shoulders, I shall earnestly pray to Pooshana and offer humble salutation with my arms, I shall earnestly pray to Mithra and offer humble salutation with the back portion of the body, I shall earnestly pray to Varuna and offer humble salutation with my right hand, and I shall earnestly pray to  Thvashta and offer humble salutation with my left hand, I shall earnestly pray to Ushnakara and offer humble salutation with my hands, I shall earnestly pray to Bhanuman and offer humble salutation with my heart, I shall earnestly pray to Yama and offer humble salutation with my stomach, I shall earnestly pray to  Vidhyadhadhithya and offer humble salutation with my navel, I shall earnestly pray to Hamsa and offer humble salutation with my waist line, I shall earnestly pray to Rudra and offer humble salutation with my thighs, I shall earnestly pray to Gopathi and offer humble salutation with my knee, I shall earnestly pray to Savitha and offer humble salutation with my calves, I shall earnestly pray to Vivasvan and offer humble salutation with my feet, I shall earnestly pray to Dhivakara and offer humble salutation with my knee, I shall earnestly pray to  Thamodhvamsa and Bhaga and offer humble salutation to outward areas and inward areas respectively, I shall  earnestly pray to Sahasramshu and offer humble salutation with all the limbs, I shall earnestly pray to Bhaga and offer salutation to all directions.



|| Om Asya Sri  Adhithyahridhaya Sthothra Mahamanthrasya  Sri Krishna Rishi: | Sri Sooryathma  Thribhuvaneshvaro  Devatha Anushtup Chandha: | Harithahayaratham Dhivakaram Ghrinarithi Beejam | Om Namo Bhagavathe Jithavaishvanara Jathavedhase Ithi Shakthi: | Om Namo Bhagavathe Adithyaya  Nama:  Ithi Keelakam | Om Angnigarbhadevatha Ithi Manthra: | Om Namo Bhagavathe  Thubhyam Adithyaya  Namo Nama: | Sri Sooryanarayana  Preethyartham Jape Viniyoga: ||

||Atha Nyasa: ||
Om Hram Angushtabhyam Nama: | Om Hreem Tharjjaneebhyam Nama: | Om Hroom Madhyamabhyam Nama: | Om Hraim Anamikabhyam Nama: | Om Hraum Kanishtikabhyam Nama: | Om Hra: Karathala Karaprishtabhyam Nama: | Om Hram Hridhayaya Nama: | Om Hreem Shirase Svaha | Om Hroom Shikhaya Vashat | Om Hraim Kavachaya Hum | Om  Hraum Nethrathraya Vausht | Om Hraha: Asthraya Phat |Om  Hram Hreem Hroom Hraim Hraum Hra:  Ithi Dhikbandha: ||

||Atha Dhyanam ||
Bhasvath  Rathnadyamauli: Spurathadhararucha Ranjjithacharukesho| Bhasvanyo Dhivyatheja: Karakamalayutha: Svarnnavarnna: Prabhabhi: | Vishvakashavakasha  Grahapathishikhare Bhathi Yaschchodhayadhrau | Sarvanandhapradhatha  Hariharanamatha: Pathu Mam Vishvachakshu ||

Poorvam Ashtadhalam Padmam Pranavadhi  Prathishtitham | Mayabeejam Dhalashtagre  Yanthram Uddharayethi ||

Adithyam Bhaskaram Bhanum  Ravim Sooryam Dhivakaram | Marththandam Thapanam Chethi Dhaleshvashtasu Yojayeth ||

Dheeptha Sookshma Jaya Bhadhra  Vibhoothir Vimala  Thadha | Amogha  Vidhyutha  Chethi Madhye  Sri: Sarvathomukhi ||

Sarvajja: Sarvagashchaiva  Sarvakaranadevatha | Sarvesham Sarvahridhayam Namami Sarvasakshinam ||

Sarvathma  Sarvakarththa  Cha Shrishti Jeevana Palaka: | Hitha: Swargapavargashcha  Bhaskaresha Namosthuthe ||

|| Ithi Prarthana ||

Namo Namasthesthu Sadha Vibhavaso Sarvathmane  Sapthahayaya Bhanave | Anantha Shakthir  Manibhooshanena  Dhadhasva Bhukthim Mama Mukthimavyayam ||

Arkkam Thu Moordhni Vinyasya Lalate  Thu Ravim Nyaseth | Vinyasennathrayo: Sooryam  Karnnayoshcha  Dhivakaram ||

Nasikayam Nyaseth Bhanum Mukhe  Vai Bhaskaram Nyaseth | Parjjanyam Oushtayoshchaiva  Theekshnam Jihvanthare Nyaseth ||

Suvarnnrethasam Kande  Skandhayo Thigmathejasam | Bahosthu Pooshanam Chaiva  Mithram Vai  Prishtatho Nyaseth ||

Varunam Dhakshine  Hasthe  Thvashtaram Vamatha: Kare | Hasthau Ushnakara: Pathu  Hridhayam Pathu Bhanuman ||

Udhare Thu Yamam Vidhyadhadhithyam Nabhimandale | Kadyam Thu Vinyasethdhamsam Rudramoorvosthu Vinyaseth ||

Janosthu Gopathim  Nysya  Savitharam Janghayo: | Padhayoshcha  Vivasvantham Gulphayoshcha  Dhivakaram ||


Bhahyathasthu Thamodhvamsa  Bhagam Abhyanthare Nyaseth | Sarvangeshu Sahasramshu Dhigdhikshu Bhaga Nyaseth ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Sri Adithyahridhaya Sthothram – Bhavishyoththara Puranam – || Prathama Bhaga: || Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Sage Shathanik speaks “ Oh! Dhivjoththama/illustrious Bhramin/twice born, kindly narrate the splendor of Lord Adithya, Oh! Vipendhra/eminent Bhramin, I shall surrender to you, I would like to listen from you.”


Sage Sumantha speaks “ Oh! Mahathmana/noble minded, It was previously narrated by supreme Lord Krishna who is wielded in Shankha Chakra and Gadha, to  Arjuna who reverentially prostrated before him.  It was just before the commencement of great war of Mahabharatha in the sacred land of Kurukshethra.”


Arjuna speaks “ Oh! Krishna, who is proficient in all Dharmashasthras of highly confidential, source of living beings, Oh! Madhava, kindly narrate the sacred hymns praising the glories of Lord Surya with Nyasa, Oh ! Devesha, kindly enlighten with the knowledge of glorious myths of Lord Surya, Oh! Yadhava, kindly initiate sincere devotion to Lord Surya and veneration of Surya, I would like to hear the legends of Surya from you.”


Lord Krishna speaks “Oh! Pandava, Lord Rudra and all the deities have already described the glories myths of Lord Surya, Oh! Arjuna, carefully listen to me,  I shall narrate the hymns of Lord Surya with Vinyasa/in order, therefore kindly listen to me with utmost attentiveness  I shall narrate them in order from the beginning to end.”


Arjuna speaks “ Oh! Narayana,  Oh! Surashreta who is illustrious among deities, I shall follow your advice, Oh! Mahayasha/most celebrated, Oh! Sanathana/eternal, kindly narrates the glories of Lord Adithya.”


Lord Krishna begins “ Oh! Partha, who is saintly, highly intellectual and has  powerful arms, I shall bring you close to the most beneficent/pure, sinless, purifying, sacred Vibhavasu/Surya who symbolizes all kinds of auspiciousness, capable to eradicates all severe sins and illnesses, and provides long and healthy life, Oh! Parththa, listen to the Adithyahrudhya, he is the destroyer of enemies, he provides victories in battle field, he augment wealth and virtuous offspring.  Whoever listens or recites to these glorious verses remain sinless and famous in three worlds, Oh! Arjuna, he is Devadeva /Lord of Lords should be worshiped in the early hours of dawn, all the impediments will get destroyed the moment you remember him, you should work hard to invoke Lord Surya and Adithyahridhayam should be recited  or listen on daily basis, these hymns are highly propitious, it will eradicate miseries of poverty and severe illnesses like leprosy, it is capable to provide various supernatural powers, these sacred hymns have precise Rishi, Chandhas, Devatha and Shakthi, Oh! Mahabhaho who have powerful arms,  I shall narrate to you elaborately about the  highly confidential Nyasa and all Shasthras. I shall narrate one of the superior hymns to you.”


Shathanika Uvacha –
 Kadham Adhithyamudhyantham Upathishte Dhvijoththama | Yethan Mey Bhroohi Vipendhra  Prapadhye Sharanam  Thava ||

Sumanthu Uvacha –
Idhameva  Pura Prishta: Shakha Chakra Gadhadhara: | Pranamya Shirasa Devam Arjunena Mahathmana ||

Kurukshethre Maharaja Pravriththe  Bharathe Rane| Krishnanatham Samasadhya  Prarthayithvabhraveedhidham ||

Arjuna Uvacha –
Gnanam Cha Dharmashathranam Guhyadh Guhyatharam Thadha | Mama Krishna  Parijjatham Vagmayam  Sa Characharam ||

Soorya Sthuthimayam Nyasam Vakthumarhasi Madhava | Bhakthya Pricchami Dhevesha  Kathayasva Prasadhatha: ||

Sooryabhakthim Karishyami Katham  Sooryam Prapoojayeth | Thadhaham Shrothum Icchami Thvath Prasadhena  Yadhava ||

Sri Bhagavanuvacha –
Rudradhi Dheivathai: Sarvai : Prishtena  Kathitham Maya | Vakshye Aham Sooryavinyasam Shrunu Pandava  Yathnatha: ||

Asmakam Yaththvaya  Prishtam Yekachiththo Bhavarjjuna | Thadhaham Sam Pravikshyami Adimadhyavasanakam ||

Arjuna Uvacha –
Narayana Surashreshta  Pricchami Thvam Mahashaya: | Katham Adithyamudhyantham Upathishte Sanathanam ||

Sri Bhagavanuvacha –
Sadhu Parththa  Mahabhaho Buddhimanasi Pandava | Yanmam Pricchsyupasthanam Thath Pavithram Vibhavaso : ||

Sarvamangala Mangalyam Sarvapapa Pranashanam | Sarvaroga Prashamanam Ayurvardhanam Uththamam ||

Amithradhamanam Parththa  Sanghrame Jayavardhanam | Vardhanam  Dhanam Puthranam Adithyahridhayam Shrunu ||

Yacchruthva Sarvapapebhyo Muchyathe  Na Athra Samshaya: | Thrishu Lokeshu Vikhyatham Ni: Shreyaskaram Param ||

Devadevam Namaskrithya  Pratharuththaya Arjuna | Vighnanyanekaroopani Nashyanthi Smaranathapi ||

Thasma Sarvaprayathnena Sooryamavahayeth Sadha | Adithyahridhayam Nithyam Japam Thacchrunu Pandava ||

Ya Japan Muchyathe  Janthur Dharidhryadhashu Dhustharath | Labathe Cha Mahasiddhim Kushta Vyadhi Vinashineem ||

Asmin Manthre Rishi Chandho Devatha Shakthireva Cha | Sarvameva  Mahabhaho Kathayami Thavagratha: ||

Maya They Gopitham Nyasam Sarvashathra Prabhodhitham | Atha They Kathayishyami Uththamam Manthram Yevacha ||



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Sri Adithyahridhaya Sthothram – Sri Padmapuranam – Lyrics and meanings




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||











The following are the twelve sacred names/Dhvadhashanama of Lord Adithya, firstly Adithya, secondly Dhivakara, thirdly Bhaskara, fourthly Prabhakara, fifthly Sahasramshu, sixthly Thrilochana, seventhly Haridhvasha, eighthly Aharpathi, ninthly Dhinakara, tenthly Dhvadhashathmaka, elventhly Thrimoorthi, and twelfthly Soorya.


|| Phalashruthi: ||

Whoever recites or listens to the above twelve sacred names of Lord Adithya during the early hours of dawn, would be relieved from nightmares and all kinds of miseries and sorrows, worshiper would be relieved from severe skin diseases and kind of leprosy, it eradicates the sufferings of poverty, and it provides  abundance of pieties of holy dip in sacred ponds and it will fulfil all the desires of the worshiper, whoever reads or listens to the above sacred names of Lord Adithya would attain happiness and good health, ultimately liberation from repeated births.


|| Sooryasya Dhvadhashanama Namaskaram ||

I shall prostrate before Lord Adithya, I shall prostrate before Lord Dhivakara, I shall prostrate before Lord Bhaskara, I shall prostrate before Lord Prabhakara, I shall prostrate before  Lord Sahasramshu, I shall prostrate before Lord Thrilochana who have three eyes, I shall prostrate before Lord  Haridhvasha , I shall prostrate before Lord  Vibhavasa,I shall prostrate before Lord Dhinakara, I shall prostrate before Lord  Dhvadhashathmaka, I shall protrate before Lord  Thrimoorthi who is the essence of trinities, I shall prostrate before Lord Surya who is the life source of Universe and its living beings.


|| Viniyoga: ||

Adithyahrithya Sthothra is highly propitious hymn has Lord Srikrishna as Rishi, Anushtup as Chandhas, presiding deity is Sooryanarayana, it has Harithahayaratham/chariot pulled by seven green horses Dhivakaram and Ghrinirithi as Beejam,  I shall prostrate before the divine personified from the sacred Veda as Jithavaishvanara as Shakthi, Amshuman as Keelakam, Agni Karma as hymns , it is recited to get rid of all kinds of illnesses and to please Lord Sri Sooryanaraya.


|| Sthavam ||

I shall meditate upon Arkka  and offer salutation with my head, I shall meditate upon Ravi and offer salutation with my forehead, I shall meditate upon Lord Surya and offer salutation with my hands, I shall meditate upon Lord Dhivakara and offer salutation with my ears, I shall meditate upon Lord Bhanu and offer salutation with my nose, I shall meditate upon Lord Bhaskara and offer salutation with my face, I shall meditate upon Lord Parjjanya and offer salutation with my lips, I shall meditate upon Theekshna and offer salutation with my tongue, I shall meditate upon Suvarnnarethas and offer salutation with my throat, I shall meditate upon Thigmathejas and offer salutation with my back of shoulder, I shall meditate upon Pooshana and offer salutation with my arms, I shall meditate upon Mithra and offer salutation with my back portion, I shall meditate upon Varuna and offer salutation with my right hand, I shall meditate upon Thvashtara and offer salutation with my left hand, I shall meditate upon Ushnakara and offer salutation with my hands, I shall meditate upon Bhanuman and offer salutation with my heart, I shall meditate upon Mahatheja and offer salutation with my chest, I shall meditate upon Adithya and offer salutation with my stomach, I shall meditate upon Arghamana and offer salutation with my back portion, I shall meditate upon Vidhyadhadhithya and offer salutation with my navel, I shall meditate upon Amsam and offer salutation with my waist line, I shall meditate upon Rudra and offer salutation with my thigh, I shall meditate upon Gopathi and offer salutation with my knee joints, I shall meditate upon Savitha and offer salutation with my calves, I shall meditate upon Vivasvan and offer salutation with my feet, I shall meditate upon Prabhakara and offer salutation with my  ankle, I shall meditate upon  Sahasramshu and offer salutation with all parts of the body, I shall meditate upon Bhaga and offer salutation to all the directions, I shall meditate upon Thamoghnamsa  who eradicates darkness of ignorance  and Bhaga and offer salutation to outer and inner areas repectively, Adithyavinyasa/worship of Lord Adithya with these particular gestures are difficult to attain even for the deities.


|| Nyasam ||

I shall prostrate before Arkka and offer humble salutation with my head, I shall prostrate before Ravi and offer humble salutation with my forehead, I shall prostrate before Soorya and offer humble salutation with my hands, I shall prostrate before Dhivakara and offer humble salutation with my ears, I shall prostrate before  Bhanu and offer humble salutation with my nose, I shall prostrate before Bhaskara and offer humble salutation with my face, I shall prostrate before Parjjanya and offer humble salutation with my lips, I shall prostrate before Theekshna and offer humble salutation with my tongue, I shall prostrate before Suvarnnarethas and offer humble salutation with my throat, I shall prostrate before Thigmathejas and offer humble salutation with my back portion of shoulder, I shall prostrate before Pooshana and offer humble salutation with my arms, I shall prostrate before Mithra and offer humble salutation with my back portion of the body, I shall prostrate before  Varuna and offer humble salutation with my right hand, I shall prostrate before  Thvashtara and offer humble salutation with my left hand, I shall prostrate before Ushnakara and offer humble salutation with my hands, I shall prostrate before Bhanu and offer humble salutation with my heart, I shall prostrate before Mahathejas and offer humble salutation with my chest, I shall prostrate before Adithya and offer humble salutation with my stomach, I shall prostrate before Arghamana and offer humble salutation with my back, I shall prostrate before Vidhyadhadhithya and offer humble salutation with my navel, I shall prostrate before Hamsa and offer humble salutation with my waist lines, I shall prostrate before Rudra and offer humble salutation with my thighs, I shall prostrate before Gopathi andoffer humble salutation with my knees, I shall prostrate before Savithre and offer humble salutation with my calves, I shall prostrate before  Vivasvan and offer humble salutation with my feet, I shall prostrate before Prabhakara and offer humble salutation with my ankle, I shall prostrate before Sahashramshu and offer humble salutation with my all limbs, I shall prostrate before Bhaga and offer humble salutation to all directions,I shall prostrate before  Thamoghnamsa and  Bhaga, and I shall offer humble salutation to inner and outer areas respectively.


|| Dhyanam ||


I shall prostrate before Vishvachakshu/eyes of the Universe who is observant/vigilant, he is the provider of all kinds of bliss and he is worshiped by Hara and Hari, he is decked in gem decorated crown that spreads intense luster, he has pleasing disposition and beautiful hair locks, he illumintes the whole Universe with his own light/basvan, he has supreme effulgence, he carries lotus flowers in hands and he has the complexion of precious yellow metal, he is one of the nine planets that undergoes eclipse,  he is too compassionate to his worshiper, Oh! Vishvachakshu, kindly protect us.


|| Arghyam ||

Oh! Dhivakara, I shall offer homage to supreme Lord Surya who has thousands of brilliant rays, he is Jagathpathi/Lord of the Universe, kindly shower your compassionate grace on your worshiper.

|| Manthram ||
||Om Ghrini: Soorya Adithya ||


|| Soorya Sthuthi: ||


I shall prostrate before Jyothishampathi/science of astronomy Eshathoorya/represents time who has the effulgence of Agni, he represents Agni, I shall prostrate before Jagathchakshur/eyes of the Universe, he is Shannodeva, his intense luster causes to blossom lotus buds , I shall prostrate before Jagathathman who is the soul of Universe who causes to illuminates the whole Universe, he is seated on the lotus flower, he has the luster of lotus flower, he has the effulgence of Padmagarbha/Lord Bhrama, he is mounted on a grand chariot pulled by seven horses, he is Bhaskara who has powerful two arms, he is Ravi as well, all the deities offer salutation before Lord Adithya on daily basis.  I shall prostrate before  Dharmavipaka who ensures prevalence of righteousness, he is Sukrithasakshin who witnesses all righteous deeds, whoever worships Lord Surya would be relieved from the miseries of poverties in several thousands of births, I shall prostrate before Prathyakshadeva Lord Bhaskara, he initiates from the mountain peaks during the hours of dawn, he is Bhaskara who carries lotus flower in his hands, he symbolizes precious gem in the whole of Universe and decked in various gem decorated ornaments, he illuminates the  king of elephant like darkness, he is worshiped by all the deities, he is charming, he symbolizes Universe, Oh! Parameshvara, I have no other shelter place, I shall surrender to your lotus feet, Oh! Lord kindly protects us with all your kindeness.


||Atha Sri  Padmapuranoktha  Nirogakari Adithyahridhaya Prayoga: ||

Adithya: Prathamam Nama Dhvitheeyam Thu Dhivakara: | Thritheeyam Bhaskara: Proktham Chathurtham  Cha Prabhakara: ||

Panchamam Cha Sahasramshu Shashtam Chaiva Thrilochana: | Sapthamam  Haridhvasham Cha Ashtamam Thu  Aharpathi: ||

Navamam Dhinakara: Proktham Dhashamam Dhvadhashathmaka: | Yekadhasham Thrimoorthishcha  Dhvadhasham Soorya Yeva Thu ||

|| Phalashruthi ||

Dhvadhashadhithya Namani Pratha: Kale Paden Nara: | Dhu: Swapno Nashyathe  Thasya  Sarvadhukham Cha Nashyathi ||

Dhadhrukushtaharam Chaiva Dharidhryam Harathe Dhruvam | Sarvatheerthakaram Chaiva Sarvakamaphalapradham ||

Ya Padeth Pratharuththaya  Bhakthya Sthothram Idham Nara: | Saukhyam Ayu:  Thadha Arogyam Labathe Mokshameva Cha : ||

|| Soorasya Dhvadhashanama Namaskaram ||

|| Om Adithyaya Nama: | Om Dhivakaraya Nama: | Om Bhaskaraya Nama: | Om Prabhakaraya Nama: | Om Sahashramshave Nama: | Om Thrilochanaya Nama: | Om Haridhvashaya Nama: | Om Vibhavase Nama: | Om Dhinakaraya Nama: | Om Dhvadhashathmakaya Nama: | Om Thrimoorthaye  Nama: | Om Sooryaya Nama: ||

|| Viniyoga: ||
 || Om Asya  Sri Adhithyahridhaya Sthothra Mahamanthrasya  | Sri Krishna Rishi: | Anushtup Chandha: | Sri Sooryanarayano Devatha | Harithahayaratham Dhivakaram Ghrinirithi Beejam | Namo Bhagavathe  Jithavaishvanara Jathavedhase Nama:  Ithi Shakthi: | Amshumanithi Keelakam | Agnikarma Ithi Manthra: | Mama Sarvaroga Nivaranaya  Sri Sooryanarayana Preethyarthe Jape Viniyoga: ||

|| Sthava: ||
 Arkkam Thu Moordhni Vinyasya Lalate  Thu Ravim Nyaseth | Vinyaseth Karayo: Sooryam Karnnayoshcha  Dhivakaram ||

Nasikayam Nyaseth Bhanum Mukhe Vai  Bhaskaram Nyaseth | Parjjanyam Oushtayoshchaiva Theekshnam Jihavanthare Nyaseth ||

Suvarnnarethasam Kande Skandhayos Thigmathejasam | Bahosthu Pooshanam Chaiva Mithram Vai Prishtatho Nyaseth ||

Varunam Dhakshine  Hasthe  Thvashtaram Vamatha: Kare | Hasthavushnakara: Pathu Hridhayam Pathu Bhanuman ||

Sthanabaram Mahatheja  Adhithyamudhare  Nyaseth | Prishte  Thvarghamanam Vidhyath Adithyam Nabhimandale ||

Kadyam Thu Vinyasedhamsam Rudhramoorvo Vinyaseth | Janhosthu Gopathim Nyasya  Savitharam Thu Janghayo: ||

Padhayosthu Vivasvantham Gulphayoshcha  Prabhakaram | Sarvangeshu Sahasramshu Dhigvidhikshu Bhagam Nyaseth||

Bahyathasthu Thamoghnamsam Bhagamabhyanthare  Nyaseth |Yesha Adithya Vinyaso Devanam Api Dhurllabham ||

|| Nyasam ||

Moodhni Arkkaya Nama: | Lalate Ravaye Nama: | Karayo: Sooryaya Nama: | Karnnayo: Dhivakaraya Nama: | Nasikayam Bhanave Nama: | Mukhe Bhaskaraya Nama: | Oshtayo: Parjjanyaya Nama: | Jihvayam Theekshnaya Nama: | Kande Suvarnnarethase Nama: | Skandhayo: Thigmathejase Nama: | Bahvo: Pooshanaya Nama: | Prishte Mithraya Nama: | Dhakshahasthe  Varunaya Nama: | Vamahasthe  Thvashtaram Nama: |Hasthau Ushnakaraya Nama: | Hridhaye Bhanumathe Nama: | Sthanayo: Mahathejase Nama: | Udhare Adithyaya Nama: | Prishte  Arghamanaya Nama: | Nabhau Vidhyadhithyaya Nama: | Kadyam Hamsaya Nama: | Oorvo: Rudraya Nama: | Janho: Gopathey Nama: | Janghayo: Savithre Nama: | Padhayo: Vivasvathe Nama: | Gulphayo: Prabhakaraya Nama: | Sarvange  Sahasramshave Nama: | Dhvidhikshu Bhagaya Nama: | Bahye  Thamoghnamsaya Nama: | Abhyanthare Bhagaya Nama: ||

|| Dhyanam ||

Bhasvath Rathnadyamauli: Spurathdhararucha Ranjjitha Charukesho | Bhasvan Yo Dhivyatheja: Karakamalayutha: Svarnnavarnna:  Prabhabhi: | Vishvakashavakasho Grahagrahana Sahitho Bhathiyashcho Dhayadhrau | Sarvanandhapradhatha  Hariharanamitha: Pathu Mam Vishvachakshu: ||

|| Arghyam ||
 Yehi Soorya  Sahasramsho Thejorashi: Jagathpathe | Anukampaya  Mam Bhakthya  Grihanarghyam Dhivakara ||

|| Manthram ||
|| Om Ghrini: Soorya Adithya ||

|| Sooryasthuthi: ||

Agnimeele  Namasthubhyam Eshathoorya Swaroopine | Agnyayahi Veethaye Thvam Namasthe  Jyothisham Pathe ||

Shanno Devo Namasthubhyam Jagathchakshur  Namosthuthe | Dhavalamboruhanam Dakineem Shyamalaprabham ||

Vishvadheepa  Namasthubhyam Namasthe  Jagathathmane | Padmasana: Padmakara: Padmagarbha Samadhyuthi: ||

Sapthashvaratha Samyuktho Dhvibhujo Bhaskaro Ravi: | Adithyasya  Namaskaram Ye  Kurvanththi Dhine Dhine ||

Janmanthara Sahasreshu Dharidhryam Nopajayathe | Namo Dharmavipakaya  Nama: Sukritha Sakshine ||

Nama:  Prathyakshadevaya  Bhaskaraya Namo Nama: | Udhayagirim Upetham Bhaskaram Padmahastham |Sakalabhuvanarathnam Rathna Rathnabhidheyam ||

Thimira Karimrigendhram Bodhakam Padmineenam| Suravaram Abhivandhe  Sundharam Vishvaroopam ||

Anyatha Sharanamnasthi Thvameva Sharanam Mama | Thasmath Karunya Bhavena Raksha Raksha Parameshvara ||

|| Ithi Sri Padmapurane  Sri Krishnarjjuna Samvadhe  Adithyahridhaya Sthothram Sampoornnam ||





|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Sri Skandhashatkam – Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||








I shall meditate upon Lord Skandha who is divine personified as the son of Lord Shiva, he have attractive six faces, he is the dearest son of Goddess Sri Parvathi, he crushed the pride of Mount Krauncha, he is Devasenapathi/consort of Goddess Devasana, I shall meditate upon Lord Skandha who is divine personified as the son of Lord Shiva, he is the destroyer of demon Tharakasura, he is mounted on celestial vehicle peacock,  he is wielded in powerful weapon Shakthi/spear, I shall meditate upon Lord Skandha who is divine personified as the son of Lord Shiva, he is beloved of Vishveshvara/Lord of the Universe/Lord Shiva, he is initiated from the eyes of Lord Shiva, he is enthralling and charming, he is the provider of boons to worshiper, I shall meditate upon Lord Skandha who is divine personified as the son of Lord Shiva, he is youthful and always surrounded by illustrious Rishis and Sages, he is not perceivable through senses, he is dearest darling of Goddess Sri Valli, he represents Jagathyoni, I shall meditate upon Lord Skandha who is divine personified as the son of Lord Shiva, he undertakes the function of Pralaya/delusion at the end of Kalpa as well as preservation of the Universe and its living beings, he is primordial, he is the source of Universe and its living beings, he is beloved of his passionate devotees, he is highly enthusiastic, I shall meditate upon Lord Skandha who is divine personified as son of Lord Shiva, he is born under the constellation Vishakha, he is the Lord of living beings, he is the son of Krithika, he has most beautiful form of child and has attractive matted hair locks.  These are highly propitious verses of Skandhashatkam whoever recites or listens to it would get their desires fulfilled, ultimately resides in the abode of Lord Skandha.



 Shamukham Parvathi Puthram Karaunchashaila Vivardhanam | Devasenapathim Devam Skandham Vandhe Shivathmajam ||

Tharakasura Hantharam Mayoorasana Samsthitham | Shakthyanincha Devesham Skandham Vandhe Shivathmajam ||

Vishveshvarapriyam Devam Vishvesharathanubhavam | Kamukam Kamadham Kantham Skandham Vandhe Shivathmajam ||

Kumaram Munishardhoola Manasantharagocharam | Vallikantham Jagathyonim  Skandham Vandhe Shivathmajam ||

Pralayasthithikartharam Adi Kartharam Eshvaram | Bhakthapriyam Madhonmaththam  Skandham Vandhe Shivathmajam ||

Vishakham Sarvabhoothanam  Saminam Krithikasutham | Sadha Balam Jadadharam Skandham Vandhe Shivathmajam ||


Skandha Shatkam Idham Sthothram Idham Ya Padeth Shrunusthadha | Vanchitham Labathe Sathyam Anthe Skandhapuram Vrajeth ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||