Thursday , 23 March 2017

Category Archives: Ashtakam

Shiva Bilwa Ashtaka Stotra Meaning

Shiva Bilva Ashtakam Stotra Meaning Tridalam Trigunakaaram Trinethram Cha Triyayusham, Trijanma Papa Samharam Eka Bilwam Shivarpanam 1 I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Which has three leaves, Which causes three qualities, Which are like the three eyes of Shiva, Which is like the triad of weapons, And which destroys sins of three births. Trishakhai Bilwapathraischa Hyachidrai Komalai ... Read More »

Chandrasekhara Ashtakam

chandrasekhara

Chandrasekharashtakam By Sage Markandeya Translated by P. R. Ramachander Sage Markandeya was saved by Lord Shiva of certain death at the age of 16 by killing the God of death. This stotra is supposed to have been sung by the sage after that. Rathna sanu sarasanam, rajathadri srunga nikethanam, Sinchini krutha pannageswarachyuthahana sayakam, Kshipra dhagdha pura thrayam thri divalayairabhi vanditham, ... Read More »

Sudarshana Ashtakam

vishnu_as_lord_sudarshana

Sudarshana Ashtakam is a highly powerful prayer dedicated to Lord Sudarshana, the main weapon of Lord Vishnu. Sudarshana Astakam was composed by Vedanta Desika. It is believed that those who chant Sudarshana Ashtakam with devotion will fulfill all his desires and will be able to remove any obstacles in life because of the glorious boon granting powers of the Lord ... Read More »

Sri Durga Ashtakam

durga_devi-ashtakam

Durgashtakam – The octet on Durga Translated by P.R.Ramachander Karthyayaini , Mahamaye, Gadga bana dhaurdhare, Gadga dharinee chandi, Sri Durga Devi namosthuthe. 1 (Salutations to goddess Durga, Who is Karthyayaini , Who is the greatest enchantress, Who carries with her sword, arrow and bow, And who is Chandi who carries the sword). Vasudeva suthe , kali, Vasu deva sahodhari, Vasundhara ... Read More »

Saraswathi Devi Suktam

saraswati-devi-sukhtam

Saraswati is the goddess of wisdom and learning.  She is supposed to be shy and difficult to reach, presumably like wisdom itself.  She is the wife of Brahma the Creator. The Saraswati Suktam is very nice, and some of the translation follows: Paavakaa na Saraswathi Vajebhi vajnivathi Yagnam vasthu dhiyaavasu. Saraswathi is the purifier, Giver of plenty and opulent life, ... Read More »

Govinda Ashtakam

govinda-astakam

Govindashtakam or Govinda Astakam, is a devotional stotra written by Adi Sankaracharya in praise of Govinda or Lord Vishnu. Govindashtakam Sathyam jnanam anantham nithyamanakasam paramakasam, Goshta prangana ringana lolam anayasam paramayasam, Maya kalpitha nanakara manakaram bhuvanakaram, Kshmama nadha manadham, pranamatha govindam paramanandham. 1 Mruth sanamathsihethi yasodha thadana shaisava sam thrasam, Vyadhitha vakthralokitha lokaloka chathurdasa lokaleem, Loka thrayapura moola sthambham, lokalokamanalokam, ... Read More »