Lord Ganesha

Lord Ganesha

Friday, 13 April 2018

Sri Shiva Sthuthi - Lyrics and meanings



|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||












I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva in the early hours of dawn,  he is Suresha/Lord of Lords who eradicates  extreme fears and anxieties of worldly existence,  he is Gangadhara who is adorned in sacred river Ganga on matted hair locks, he is mounted on Vrishabhavahanam/celestial bull, he is Lord of Ambika, he is Esha who is wielded in Khadvanga, and Shoola/Trident, both the hands are in Varada and Abhayahastha posture respectively , he is absolute Bhramam,  who is  supreme cure for eradicating miseries and sorrows of worldly existences,  I shall prostrate before Gireesha who is the Lord of mountains during the early hours of dawn, he has attained half of the body of Goddess Girija, he carries out the function of creation, preservation and Pralaya/deluge at the end of Yuga, he is primordial deity, he is Vishveshvara who is unconquerable, he entices the whole Universe, he is absolute Bhramam,   who is  supreme cure for eradicating  miseries and sorrows of worldly existences, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva during the early hours of dawn, he is eternal, he is primeval, he is eulogized by Veda and Vedhantha, he is unblemished/sinless, he is Purusha, he is supreme Lord who has numerous sacred names, he is void of differentiation and Shadbhava which is birth, growth, existence, change, decay, and death,  he is absolute Bhramam,   he is  supreme cure for eradicating  miseries and sorrows of worldly existences,  I shall meditate upon Lord Chandhrashekhara who is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, he is adorned in Bandhooka Kusuma, he has Surya, Chandhra and Agni as three eyes, he has pleasing disposition, he is pure, he is wielded in Thrishoolam, Kapalam, and his two hands are in Abhaya and Varadha hastha posture respectively, I shall always meditate upon Lord Shambhu along with his consort Goddess Uma, he is  Someshvara,  I shall always meditate upon Lord Rudra whose face has the resemblance to fully blossomed lotus flower, he has the luster of crystal, he has great effulgence, he is pure, he has the complexion of dark clouds, he is adorned in crescent moon on matted hair locks, he is adorned in venomous serpents as ornaments all over the body,  I shall  repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Mahadeva who guides us to cross the unfathomable ocean of Samsara, he is Maheshvara who is supreme ascetic, he is Mahayogi who undertake extreme Yogic practices, he is divine who eradicates all the sins of the worshiper, I shall repeatedly prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva who represents the sacred syllable ‘Makara’, I shall prostrate before supreme Lord Shiva who is serene, he is great cause for all the causes, Oh! Parameshvara I shall surrender at your lotus feet, kindly protects me, Oh! Deva, you are my Mother, you are my Father, you are my closest association, and you are my deasrest companion, Oh! Deva, you symbolize wealth and prosperity, Oh! Devadeva/Lord of Lords, you symbolizes living and non-living things as well,  I shall repeatedly prostrate before Umanatha/Lord of Goddess Uma, who is  wielded in powerful Thrishoola, he is  Lord of Goddess Uma, he is the provider of Dharma/righteousness, Arththa/wealth, Kama/desire, and Moksha/liberation from repeated births, he eradicates all the severe sins of the worshiper, I shall repeatedly prostrate before Parvathinatha who is the Lord of Goddess Sri Parvathi, Oh! Umanatha/Lord of Goddess Uma, kindly protects us.



Pratha:  Smarami Bhavabheethiharam Suresham | Gangadharam  Vrishabhavahana Ambikesham | Khadvanga Shoola  Varadha Abhayahastham Esham | Samsararogaharam Aushadham Adhvatheeyam ||

Prathar Namami Gireesham Girijardhadheham | Sargasthithi Pralayakaranam Adhi Devam | Vishveshvaram Vijitha  Vishva Manobhiramam| Samsararogaharam Aushadham Adhvatheeyam ||

Prathar Bhajami Shivam Yekam Anantham Adhyam | Vedanthavedhyam Anagham Purusham Mahantham | Namadhi Bhedharahitham Shadbhavashoonyam | Samsararogaharam Aushadham Adhvatheeyam ||

Bandhooka Sammishram Devam Thrinethram  Chandhrashekharam | Thrishoola Dharinam  Devam Charuhasam  Su Nirmalam | Kapala Dharinam Devam  Varadha  Abhayahasthakam | Umaya Sahitham Shambhum Dhyayeth Someshvaram Sadha ||

Dhyayeth Pankajamukho Rudra: Spadikamalakanthiman |Vidhyuth Shubhrasitharaja: Shyamanyasya Mukhanithu | Jadavabandhedhukala: Priya Ugranagabhooshana: ||

Om Mahadeva  Mahathrana  Mahayogi Maheshvara : | Sarvapapaharam Deva Makaraya Namo Nama: ||

Om Nama: Shivaya  Shanthaya  Karanathraya Hethave | Nivedhayami Chathmanam Thvam Gathi: Parameshvara ||

Thvameva Matha Cha  Pitha Thvameva  Thvameva Bandhu Sakha Thvameva | Thvameva Vidhya  Dhravinam Thvameva Thvameva  Sarvam Mama Devadeva ||

Dharmakamarththa Mokshaya  Sarvapapaharaya Cha | Nama: Thrishoolahasthaya  Umananthaya  Vai Nama: | Praseedha Parvathinatha  Umanantha  Namosthuthe ||




|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||