Thursday, November 12, 2009

Ayyappa 108 Saranam




Add the words 'Saranam Ayyappa' after each line

1. Swamiye
2. Harihara sudhane
3. Kannimoola Mahaa ganapathy bhagavaane
4. Shakti vadivelan sodarane
5. Maalikaippurattu manjamma devi lokamadhave
6. Vaavar Swamiye
7. Karuppanna Swamiye
8. Periya kadutta Swamiye
9. Siriya kadutta Swamiye
10. Vanadevadha maare
11. Durga bhagavathi maare
12. Achchan kovil arase
13. Anaatha rakshagane
14. Anna dhana prabhuve
15. Achcham thavirpavane
16. Ambalathu arasane
17. Abhaya dhayagane
18. Ahandai azhippavane
19. Ashtasiddhi dhayagane
20. Andmorai aadarikkum deivame
21. Azhuthayil vaasane
22. Aaryaiikaavu Ayyaave
23. Aabhad baandhavane
24. Ananda jyotiye
25. Aatma swaroopiye
26. Aanaimukhan tambiye
27. lrumudi priyane
28. lnalai therppavane
29. Heha para suka daayakane
30. Irudaya kamala vaasane
31. Eedillaa inbam alippavane
32. Umaiyaval baalakane
33. Umaikku arul purindavane
34. Uzhvinai akatruvone
35. Ukkam alippavane
36. Engum niraindhone
37. Enillaa roopane
38. En kula deivame
39. En guru naathane
40. Erumeli vaazhum kiraata -shasthave
41. Engum nirainda naada brahmame
42. Ellorkkum arul puribavane
43. Aetrumaanoorappan magane
44. Aekaanta vaasiye
45. Aezhaikkarul puriyum eesane
46. Aindumalai vaasane
47. Aiyyangal teerppavane
48. Opillaa maanikkame
49. Omkaara parabrahmame
50. Kaliyuga varadane
51. Kan.kanda deivame
52. Kambankudiku udaiya naathane
53. Karunaa samudrame
54. Karpoora jyotiye
55. Sabari giri vaasane
56. Shathru samhaara moortiye
57. Sharanaagadha rakshakane
58. Sharana ghosha priyane
59. Shabarikku arul purindavane
60. Shambhukumaarane
61. Satya swaroopane
62. Sankatam therppavane
63. Sanchalam azhippavane
64. Shanmukha sodarane
65. Dhanvantari moortiye
66. Nambmorai kaakkum deivame
67. Narttana priyane
68. Pantala raajakumaarane
69. Pambai baalakane
70. Parasuraama poojithane
71. Bhakta jana rakshakane
72. Bhakta vatsalane
73. Paramashivan puthirane
74. Pambaa vaasane
75. Parama dhayaalane
76. Manikanda porule
77. Makara jyotiye
78. Vaikkathu appan makane
79. Kaanaka vaasane
80. Kulattu puzhai baalakane
81. Guruvaayoorappan makane
82. Kaivalya padha daayakane
83. Jaati mata bhedam illathavane
84. Shivashakti Aikya svaroopane
85. Sevipparku aananda moorthiye
86. Dushtar bhayam neekkuvone
87. Devaadi devane
88. Devarkal thuyaram therthavane
89. Devendra poojitane
90. Narayanan mynthane
91. Neiabhisheka priyane
92. Pranava swaroopane
93. Paapa samhaara moorthiye
94. Paayasanna priyane
95. Vanpuli vaakanane
96. Varapradaayakane
97. Bhaagavatottamane
98. Ponambala vaasane
99. Mohini sudhane
100. Mohana roopane
101. Villan vilaali veerane
102. Veeramani kantane
103. Sadguru nathane
104. Sarva rokanivarakane
105. Sachi ananda sorupiye
106. Sarvaabheestha thayakane
107. Saasvatapadam alippavane
108. Patinettaam padikkutaiyanaadhane

Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa

Adiyen therindum theriyaamalum seidha sakala Kutrangalaiyum poruttu kaattu rakshittu arula vendum, Shree satyamaana ponnu patinettaam padimel vaazhum en om Shree Harihara sutan kaliyugavaradan aananda chittan ayyan Ayyappa Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa.

Surya Namaasthuthi




suvarNamAlAstutiH

Isha girIsha naresha paresha mahesha bileshaya bhUShaNa bho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

umayA divya suma~Ngala vigraha yAli~Ngita vAmA~Nga vibho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

UrI kuru mAmaGYamanAthaM dUrI kuru me duritaM bho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

R^iShivara mAnasa haMsa charAchara janana sthiti laya kAraNa bho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

antaHkaraNa vishuddiM bhaktim cha tvayi satIM pradehi vibho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

karuNA varuNAlaya mayidAsa udAsastavochito na hi bho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

jaya kailAsha nivAsa pramatha gaNAdhIsha bhU surArchita bho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

jhanutaka ja~NkiNu jhanutatkiTa taka shabdairnaTasi mahAnaTa bho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

dharmasthApana daxa tryaxa guro daxa yaGYashixaka bho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

balamArogyaM chAyustvadguNa ruchitAm chiraM pradehi vibho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

bhagavan bharga bhayApaha bhUta pate bhUtibhUShitA~Nga vibho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

sharva deva sarvottama sarvada durvR^itta garvaharaNa vibho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

ShaDripu ShaDUrmi ShaDvikAra hara sanmukha ShaNmukha janaka vibho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

satyam GYAnamanantaM brahme tyetallaxaNa laxita bho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||

hA.ahA.ahU.ahU mukha suragAyaka gItA padAna padya vibho |
sAmba sadAshiva shambho sha~Nkara sharaNam me tava charaNayugam ||
|| iti shrI sha~NkarAchArya kR^ita suvarNamAlAstutiH ||

Suurya Ashtottarashata Naamavali




.. suurya aShTottarashatanaamavaliH ..

suuryaM sundara lokanaathamamR^itaM vedaantasaaraM shivam.h GYaanaM brahmamayaM sureshamamalaM lokaikachittaM svayam.h ..
indraaditya naraadhipaM suraguruM trailokyachuuDaamaNim.h brahmaa vishhNu shiva svaruupa hR^idayaM vande sadaa bhaaskaram.h ..

OM aruNaaya namaH .
OM sharaNyaaya namaH .
OM karuNaarasasindhave namaH .
OM asamaanabalaaya namaH .
OM aartarakshakaaya namaH .
OM aadityaaya namaH .
OM aadibhuutaaya namaH .
OM akhilaagamavedine namaH .
OM achyutaaya namaH .
OM akhilaGYaaya namaH .. 10..
OM anantaaya namaH .
OM inaaya namaH .
OM vishvaruupaaya namaH .
OM ijyaaya namaH .
OM indraaya namaH .
OM bhaanave namaH .
OM indiraamandiraaptaaya namaH .
OM vandaniiyaaya namaH .
OM iishaaya namaH .
OM suprasannaaya namaH .. 20..
OM sushiilaaya namaH .
OM suvarchase namaH .
OM vasupradaaya namaH .
OM vasave namaH .
OM vaasudevaaya namaH .
OM ujjvalaaya namaH .
OM ugraruupaaya namaH .
OM uurdhvagaaya namaH .
OM vivasvate namaH .
OM udyatkiraNajaalaaya namaH .. 30..
OM hR^ishhiikeshaaya namaH .
OM uurjasvalaaya namaH .
OM viiraaya namaH .
OM nirjaraaya namaH .
OM jayaaya namaH .
OM uurudvayaabhaavaruupayuktasaarathaye namaH .
OM R^ishhivandyaaya namaH .
OM rugghantre namaH .
OM R^ikshachakracharaaya namaH .
OM R^ijusvabhaavachittaaya namaH .. 40..
OM nityastutyaaya namaH .
OM R^ikaaramaatR^ikaavarNaruupaaya namaH .
OM ujjvalatejase namaH .
OM R^ikshaadhinaathamitraaya namaH .
OM pushhkaraakshaaya namaH .
OM luptadantaaya namaH .
OM shaantaaya namaH .
OM kaantidaaya namaH .
OM ghanaaya namaH .
OM kanatkanakabhuushhaaya namaH .. 50..
OM khadyotaaya namaH .
OM luunitaakhiladaityaaya namaH .
OM satyaanandasvaruupiNe namaH .
OM apavargapradaaya namaH .
OM aartasharaNyaaya namaH .
OM ekaakine namaH .
OM bhagavate namaH .
OM sR^ishhTisthityantakaariNe namaH .
OM guNaatmane namaH .
OM ghR^iNibhR^ite namaH .. 60..
OM bR^ihate namaH .
OM brahmaNe namaH .
OM aishvaryadaaya namaH .
OM sharvaaya namaH .
OM haridashvaaya namaH .
OM shauraye namaH .
OM dashadik.hsaMprakaashaaya namaH .
OM bhaktavashyaaya namaH .
OM ojaskaraaya namaH .
OM jayine namaH .. 70..
OM jagadaanandahetave namaH .
OM janmamR^ityujaraavyaadhivarjitaaya namaH .
OM uchchasthaana samaaruuDharathasthaaya namaH .
OM asuraaraye namaH .
OM kamaniiyakaraaya namaH .
OM abjavallabhaaya namaH .
OM antarbahiH prakaashaaya namaH .
OM achintyaaya namaH .
OM aatmaruupiNe namaH .
OM achyutaaya namaH .. 80..
OM amareshaaya namaH .
OM parasmai jyotishhe namaH .
OM ahaskaraaya namaH .
OM ravaye namaH .
OM haraye namaH .
OM paramaatmane namaH .
OM taruNaaya namaH .
OM vareNyaaya namaH .
OM grahaaNaaMpataye namaH .
OM bhaaskaraaya namaH .. 90..
OM aadimadhyaantarahitaaya namaH .
OM saukhyapradaaya namaH .
OM sakalajagataaMpataye namaH .
OM suuryaaya namaH .
OM kavaye namaH .
OM naaraayaNaaya namaH .
OM pareshaaya namaH .
OM tejoruupaaya namaH .
OM shriiM hiraNyagarbhaaya namaH .
OM hriiM sampatkaraaya namaH .. 100..
OM aiM ishhTaarthadaaya namaH .
OM anuprasannaaya namaH .
OM shriimate namaH .
OM shreyase namaH .
OM bhaktakoTisaukhyapradaayine namaH .
OM nikhilaagamavedyaaya namaH .
OM nityaanandaaya namaH .
OM suuryaaya namaH .. 108..

.. iti suurya aShTottarashatanaamaavaliH sampuurNaM ..

Propitiation of the Sun (Sunday)
suurya biija mantra
AUM hraM hriiM hrauM sah suuryaaya namaH!

CHARITY: Donate wheat, or sugar candy to a middle aged male government leader at 12:00 noon on a Sunday.

FASTING: On Sundays, especially during Sun transits and major or minor Sun periods.

MANTRA: To be chanted on Sunday morning at sunrise, especially during Sun transits and major or minor sun periods:

RESULT: The planetary diety Surya is propitiated increasing courage and notoriety.


Sri Aadhithya Ashtakam

Aadhi Deva Namasthubhyam - Praseedha mama Bhaaskaram |
Dhivaakara Namasthubhyam - Prabhaakara Namosthuthe' ||
[1]

Saphthashwa Rathamaaroodam - Prachandam Kaschya Maathmajam |
SvethaPadma Dharam Devam - Tham Sooryam Pranamaam yaham ||
[2]

Lohitham Rathamaaroodam - Sarvaloha Pithamaham |
Sarva Paapa Haram Devam - Tham Sooryam Pranamaam yaham ||
[3]

Thraigunyancha Mahaasooram - Brahma Vishnu Maheswaram |
Mahaa Paapa Haram Devam - Tham Sooryam Pranamaam yaham ||
[4]

Brahmmitham Thejah Punyancha - Vaayu Raagaachame'-evacha |
Prachandam Sarva Lokaanaam - Tham Sooryam Pranamaam yaham ||
[5]

Bandhooka Pushpasam Kaasam - Haara Kundala Bhooshidham |
Eekachakra Dharam Devam - Tham Sooryam Pranamaam yaham ||
[6]

Tham Sooryam Jagath Karthaaram - Mahaa Thejah Pratheevanam |
Mahaa Paapa Haram Devam - Tham Sooryam Pranamaam yaham ||
[7]

Tham Sooryam Jagathaam Naatham - J├▒ana Vignana Mokshadham |
Mahaa Paapa Haram Devam -Tham Sooryam Pranamaam yaham ||
[8]

Suryamandal Ashhtakam



atha sUryamaNDal AshhTakam.h

namaH savitre jagadekachakshushhe . jagatprasUtI sthiti nAsha hetave .
trayImayAya triguNAtma dhAriNe . viraJNchi nArAyaNa shaN^karAtman.h .. 1..

yanmaNDalaM dIptikaraM vishAlaM . ratnaprabhaM tIvramanAdi rUpam.h .
dAridrya dukhakshayakAraNaM cha . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 2..

yanmaNDalaM deva gaNaiH supUjitaM . vipraiH stutaM bhAvanamukti kovidam.h .
taM devadevaM praNamAmi sUryaM . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 3..

yanmaNDalaM GYAna ghanaM tvagamyaM . trailokya pUjyaM triguNAtma rUpam.h .
samasta tejomaya divyarUpaM . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 4..

yanmaNDalaM gu.Dhamati prabodhaM . dharmasya vR^iddhiM kurute janAnAm.h .
yatsarva pApa kshayakAraNaM cha . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 5..

yanmaNDalaM vyAdhi vinAsha dakshaM . yadR^igyajuH sAmasu saMpragItam.h .
prakAshitaM yena bhUrbhuvaH svaH . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 6..

yanmaNDalaM vedavido vadanti . gAyanti yachchAraNa siddha saN^ghAH .
yadyogino yogajushhAM cha saN^ghAH . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 7..

yanmaNDalaM sarvajaneshhu pUjitaM . jyotishchakuryAdiha martyaloke .
yatkAlakalpa kshayakAraNaM cha . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 8..

yanmaNDalaM vishvasR^ijaM prasIdamutpattirakshA pralaya pragalbham.h .
yasmiJNjagatsaMharate.akhilaM cha . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 9..

yanmaNDalaM sarvagatasya vishhNorAtmA . paraM dhAma vishuddhatattvam.h .
sUkshmAntarairyogapathAnugamye . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 10..

yanmaNDalaM vedavido vidanti . gAyanti tachchAraNasiddha saN^ghAH .
yanmaNDalaM vedavido smaranti . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 11..

yanmaNDalaM vedavidopagItaM . yadyoginAM yoga pathAnugamyam.h .
tatsarva vedaM praNamAmi sUryaM . punAtu mAM tatsaviturvareNyam.h .. 12..

Note:

The metre structure of each shloka is:

11 - 11 . --
11 - 11 .. ---

where the numbers indicate the number of syllables
and the dashes the relative pause required; a rather
straightforward metre.

Also note the recurring `tatsaviturvareNyam.h' of
the gAyatri mantra; this is a hymn to the Sun!

Sura - Aadutah Hirudayam




.. atha aadityahR^idayam.h ..

tato yuddhaparishraantaM samare chintayaa sthitam.h .
raavaNaM chaagrato dR^ishhTvaa yuddhaaya samupasthitam.h .. 1..

daivataishcha samaagamya drashhTumabhyaagato raNam.h .
upaagamyaabraviidraamamagastyo bhagavaanR^ishhiH .. 2..

Rama, exhausted and about to face Ravana ready for a fresh battle was lost deep in contemplation. The all knowing sage agastya who had joined the gods to witness the battle spoke to Rama thus .. 1,2

raama raama mahaabaaho shR^iNu guhyaM sanaatanam.h .
yena sarvaanariinvatsa samare vijayishhyasi .. 3..

Oh Rama, mighty-armed Rama, listen to this eternal secret which will help you destroy all your enemies in battle. 3

aadityahR^idayaM puNyaM sarvashatruvinaashanam.h .
jayaavahaM japennityaM akshayyaM paramaM shivam.h .. 4..

This holy hymn dedicated to the Sun deity will result in destroying all enemies and bring you victory and never ending supreme bliss. 4

sarvamaN^galamaaN^galyaM sarvapaapapraNaashanam.h .
chi.ntaashokaprashamanaM aayurvardhanamuttamam.h .. 5..

This hymn is supreme and is a guarantee of complete prosperity and is the destroyer of sin, anxiety, anguish and is the bestower of longevity. 5

rashmima.ntaM samudyantaM devaasuranamaskR^itam.h .
puujayasva vivasvantaM bhaaskaraM bhuvaneshvaram.h .. 6..

Worship the One, possessed of rays when he has completely risen, held in reverence by the devas and asuras, and who is the Lord of the universe by whose efflugence all else brighten. 6

sarvadevaatmako hyeshha tejasvii rashmibhaavanaH .
eshha devaasuragaNaa.Nllokaan.h paati gabhastibhiH .. 7..

He indeed represent the totality of all celestial beings. He is self-luminous and sustains all with his rays. He nourishes and energizes the inhabitants of all the worlds and the race of Devas and Asuras. 7

eshhaH brahmaa cha vishhNushcha shivaH skandaH prajaapatiH .
mahendro dhanadaH kaalo yamaH somo hyapaaM patiH .. 8..

He is Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, Skands, Prajapati. He is also Mahendra, kubera, kala, yama, soma and varuna. 8

pitaro vasavaH saadhyaa hyashvinau maruto manuH .
vaayurvanhiH prajaapraaNa R^itukartaa prabhaakaraH .. 9..

He is the pitrs, vasus, sadhyas, aswini devas, maruts, manu, vayu, agni, prana and, being the source of all energy and light, is the maker of all the six seasons. 9

aadityaH savitaa suuryaH khagaH puushhaa gabhastimaan.h .
suvarNasadR^isho bhaanurvishvaretaa divaakaraH .. 10..

He is the son of Aditi, creator of the universe, inspirer of action, transverser of the heavens. He is the sustainer, illumination of all directions, the golden hued brilliance and is the maker of the day. 10

haridashvaH sahasraarchiH saptasaptirmariichimaan.h .
timironmathanaH shaMbhustvashhTaa maartaNDa a.nshumaan.h .. 11..

He is the Omnipresent One who pervades all with countless rays. He is the power behind the seven sense organs, the dispeller of darkness, bestower of happiness and prosperity, the remover of misfortunes and is the infuser of life. 11

hiraNyagarbhaH shishirastapano bhaaskaro raviH .
agnigarbho.aditeH putraH shaN^kha shishiranaashanaH .. 12..

He is the primordial BEing manifesting as the Trinity. He ushers in the Day and is the teacher (of Hiranyagarbha), the fire-wombed, the son of Aditi, and has a vast and supreme felicity. He is the remover of intellectual dull-headedness. 12

vyomanaathastamobhedii R^igyajuHsaamapaaragaH .
ghanavR^ishhTirapaaM mitro vindhyaviithii plavaN^gamaH .. 13..

He is the Lord of the firmament, dispeller of darkness. Master of all the vedas, he is a friend of the waters and causes rain. HE has crossed the vindya range and sports in the Brahma Nadi. 13

aatapii maNDalii mR^ityuH piN^galaH sarvataapanaH .
kavirvishvo mahaatejaa raktaH sarvabhavod.hbhavaH .. 14..

He, whose form is circular and is colored yellow, is intensely absorbed and inflicts death. He is the destroyer of all and is the Omniscient one being exceedingly energetic sustains the universe and all action. 14

nakshatragrahataaraaNaamadhipo vishvabhaavanaH .
tejasaamapi tejasvii dvaadashaatmannamostute .. 15..

He is the lord of stars, planets and all constellations. He is the origin of everything in the universe and is the cause of the lustre of even the brilliant ones. Salutations to Thee who is the One being manifest in the twelve forms of the Sun. 15

namaH puurvaaya giraye pashchimaayaadraye namaH .
jyotirgaNaanaaM pataye dinadhipataye namaH .. 16..

Salutations to the Eastern and western mountain, Salutations to the Lord of the stellar bodies and the Lord of the Day. 16

jayaaya jayabhadraaya haryashvaaya namo namaH .
namo namaH sahasraa.nsho aadityaaya namo namaH .. 17..

Salutations to the One who ordains victory and the prosperity that follows. Salutations to the one possessed of yellow steeds and to the thousand rayed Lord, and to Aditya. 17

namaH ugraaya viiraaya saaraN^gaaya namo namaH .
namaH padmaprabodhaaya maartaNDaaya namo namaH .. 18..

Salutations to the Terrible one, the hero, the one that travels fast. Salutations to the one whose emergence makes the lotus blossom and to the fierce and omnipotent one. 18

brahmeshaanaachyuteshaaya suuryaayaadityavarchase .
bhaasvate sarvabhakshaaya raudraaya vapushhe namaH .. 19..

Salutations to the Lord of Brahma, shiva and Achyuta, salutations to the powerful and to the effulgence in the Sun that is both the illuminator and devourer of all and is of a form that is fierce like Rudra. 19

tamoghnaaya himaghnaaya shatrughnaayaamitaatmane .
kR^itaghnahanaaya devaaya jyotishhaaM pataye namaH .. 20..

Salutations to he transcendental atman that dispels darkness, drives away all fear, and destroys all foes. Salutations also to the annihilator of the ungrateful and to the Lord of all the stellar bodies. 20

taptachaamiikaraabhaaya haraye vishvakarmaNe . %vahnaye vishvakarmaNe
namastamo.abhinighnaaya ruchaye lokasaakshiNe .. 21..

Salutations to the Lord shining like molten gold, to the transcendental fire, the fire of supreme knowledge, the architect of the universe, destroyer of darkness and salutations again to the efflugence that is the Cosmic witness. 21

naashayatyeshha vai bhuutaM tadeva sR^ijati prabhuuH .
paayatyeshha tapatyeshha varshhatyeshha gabhastibhiH .. 22..

Salutations to the Lord who destroys everything and creates them again. Salutations to Him who by His rays consumes the waters, heats them up and sends them down as rain. 22

eshha supteshhu jaagarti bhuuteshhu parinishhThitaH .
eshha evaagnihotraM cha phalaM chaivaagnihotriNaam.h .. 23..

Salutations to the Lord who abides in the heart of all beings keeping awake when they are asleep. He is both the sacrificial fire and the fruit enjoyed by the worshippers. 23

vedaashcha kratavashchaiva kratuunaaM phalameva cha .
yaani kR^ityaani lokeshhu sarva eshha raviH prabhuH .. 24..

The Sun is verily the Lord of all action in this universe. He is verily the vedas, the sacrifices mentioned in them and the fruits obtained by performing the sacrifices. 24

.. phala shrutiH ..

enamaapatsu kR^ichchhreshhu kaantaareshhu bhayeshhu cha .
kiirttayan.h purushhaH kashchinnaavasiidati raaghava .. 25..

Raghava, one who recites this hymn in times of danger, during an affliction or when lost in the wilderness and having fear, he will not lose heart (and become brave). 25

puujayasvainamekaagro devadevaM jagat.hpatim.h .
etat.h triguNitaM japtvaa yuddheshhu vijayishhyasi .. 26..

Raghava, worship this Lord of all Gods and the Universe with one-pointed devotion. Recite this hymn thrice and you will win this battle. 26

asminkshaNe mahaabaaho raavaNaM tvaM vadhishhyasi .
evamuktvaa tadaa.agastyo jagaam.h cha yathaagatam.h .. 27..

O mighty armed one, you shall truimph over Ravana this very moment. Having spoken this, Agastya returned his original place. 27

etachchhR^itvaa mahaatejaa nashhTashoko.abhavattadaa .
dhaarayaamaasa supriito raaghavaH prayataatmavaan.h .. 28..

Raghava became free from worry after hearing this. He was greatly pleased and became brave and energetic. 28

aadityaM prekshya japtvaa tu paraM harshhamavaaptavaan.h .
triraachamya shuchirbhuutvaa dhanuraadaaya viiryavaan.h .. 29..

Gazing at the sun with devotion, He recited this hymn thrice and experienced bliss. Purifying Himself by sipping water thrice, He took up His bow with His mighty arms. 29

raavaNaM prekshya hR^ishhTaatmaa yuddhaaya samupaagamat.h .
sarva yatnena mahataa vadhe tasya dhR^ito.abhavat.h .. 30..

Seeing Ravana coming to fight, He put forth all his effort with a determination to destroy Ravana. 30

atha raviravadannirikshya raama
muditamanaaH paramaM prahR^ishhyamaaNaH .
nishicharapatisa.nkshayaM viditvaa
suragaNamadhyagato vachastvareti .. 31..

Then knowing that the destruction of the lord of prowlers at night (Ravana) was near, Aditya, who was at the center of the assembly of the Gods, looked at Rama and exclaimed 'Hurry up' with great delight. 31

Sarasvati Ashhtotra Naamaavalih


Sarasvati Ashhtotra Naamaavalih



shrii sarasvati ashhTottarashata naamaavaliH

OM sarasvatyai namaH |

OM mahaabhadraayai namaH |

OM mahaamaayaayai namaH |

OM varapradaayai namaH |

OM shriipradaayai namaH |

OM padmanilayaayai namaH |

OM padmaaxyai namaH |

OM padmavaktrakaayai namaH |

OM shivaanujaayai namaH |

OM pustakabhR^ite namaH |

OM GYaanamudraayai namaH |

OM ramaayai namaH |

OM paraayai namaH |

OM kaamaruupaayai namaH |

OM mahaavidyaayai namaH |

OM mahaapaataka naashinyai namaH |

OM mahaashrayaayai namaH |

OM maalinyai namaH |

OM mahaabhogaayai namaH |

OM mahaabhujaayai namaH |

OM mahaabhaagaayai namaH |

OM mahotsaahaayai namaH |

OM divyaa~Ngaayai namaH |

OM suravanditaayai namaH |

OM mahaakaalyai namaH |

OM mahaapaashaayai namaH |

OM mahaakaaraayai namaH |

OM mahaa.nkushaayai namaH |

OM piitaayai namaH |

OM vimalaayai namaH |

OM vishvaayai namaH |

OM vidyunmaalaayai namaH |

OM vaishhNavyai namaH |

OM chandrikaayai namaH |

OM chandravadanaayai namaH |

OM chandralekhaavibhuushhitaayai namaH |

OM saavityai namaH |

OM surasaayai namaH |

OM devyai namaH |

OM divyaala.nkaarabhuushhitaayai namaH |

OM vaagdevyai namaH |

OM vasudaayai namaH |

OM tiivraayai namaH |

OM mahaabhadraayai namaH |

OM mahaabalaayai namaH |

OM bhogadaayai namaH |

OM bhaaratyai namaH |

OM bhaamaayai namaH |

OM govindaayai namaH |

OM gomatyai namaH |

OM shivaayai namaH |

OM jaTilaayai namaH |

OM vindhyaavaasaayai namaH |

OM vindhyaachalaviraajitaayai namaH |

OM chaNDikaayai namaH |

OM vaishhNavyai namaH |

OM braahmayai namaH |

OM brahmaGYaanaikasaadhanaayai namaH |

OM saudaamanyai namaH |

OM sudhaamuurtyai namaH |

OM subhadraayai namaH |

OM surapuujitaayai namaH |

OM suvaasinyai namaH |

OM sunaasaayai namaH |

OM vinidraayai namaH |

OM padmalochanaayai namaH |

OM vidyaaruupaayai namaH |

OM vishaalaaxyai namaH |

OM brahmajaayaayai namaH |

OM mahaaphalaayai namaH |

OM trayiimuurtaye namaH |

OM trikaalaGYaayai namaH |

OM triguNaayai namaH |

OM shaastraruupiNyai namaH |

OM shaMbhaasurapramathinyai namaH |

OM shubhadaayai namaH |

OM svaraatmikaayai namaH |

OM raktabiijanihantryai namaH |

OM chaamuNDaayai namaH |

OM ambikaayai namaH |

OM muNDakaayapraharaNaayai namaH |

OM dhuumralochanamadanaayai namaH |

OM sarvadevastutaayai namaH |

OM saumyaayai namaH |

OM suraasura namaskR^itaayai namaH |

OM kaalaraatryai namaH |

OM kalaadharaayai namaH |

OM ruupasaubhaagyadaayinyai namaH |

OM vaagdevyai namaH |

OM varaarohaayai namaH |

OM vaaraahyai namaH |

OM vaarijaasanaayai namaH |

OM chitraaMbaraayai namaH |

OM chitragandhaayai namaH |

OM chitramaalyavibhuushhitaayai namaH |

OM kaantaayai namaH |

OM kaamapradaayai namaH |

OM vandyaayai namaH |

OM vidyaadharasupuujitaayai namaH |

OM shvetaananaayai namaH |

OM niilabhujaayai namaH |

OM chaturvargaphalapradaayai namaH |

OM chaturaanana saamraajyaayai namaH |

OM raktamadhyaayai namaH |

OM nira.njanaayai namaH |

OM ha.nsaasanaayai namaH |

OM niilaja~Nghaayai namaH |

OM brahmavishhNushivaatmikaayai namaH |108

Saraswathi Moola Manthra




Moola Mantra

Om Eim Saraswatyai Swaha !

sarasvati namastubhyaM varade kaamaruupiNi
vidyaarambhaM karishhyaami siddhirbhavatu me sadaa !

[Oh Goddess Saraswati, my humble prostrations unto you,
who are the fulfiller of all my wishes. I am beginning
my study, let me attain perfection in that, always.]

Prayer Slokas on Sri Saraswathi

Saraswathee dhviyam dhrushtaa Veenaa pusthaka dhaarinee |
Hamsavaaha Samaayukthaa Vidhyaa dhaanakaree mama ||
Pradhamam Bhaarathee naama Dhvitheeyamcha Sarasvathee |
Thrutheeyam Saaradhaa Dhe'vee Chathurtham Hamsavaahinee ||

.. shriisarasvatii stuti..

yaa kundendu\-tushhaarahaara\-dhavalaa yaa shubhra\-vastraavR^itaa
yaa viiNaavaradaNDamanDitakaraa yaa shvetapadmaasanaa |
yaa brahmaachyuta\-sha.nkara\-prabhR^itibhirdevaiH sadaa puujitaa
saa maaM paatu sarasvatii bhagavatii niHsheshhajaaDyaapahaa || 1||

dorbhiryuktaa chaturbhiH sphaTikamaNimayiimakshamaalaaM dadhaanaa
hastenaikena padmaM sitamapi cha shukaM pustakaM chaapareNa |
bhaasaa kundendu\-sha.nkhasphaTikamaNinibhaa bhaasamaanaa.asamaanaa
saa me vaagdevateyaM nivasatu vadane sarvadaa suprasannaa || 2||

aashaasu raashii bhavada.ngavalli
bhaasaiva daasiikR^ita\-dugdhasindhum.h |
mandasmitairnindita\-shaaradenduM
vande.aravindaasana\-sundari tvaam.h || 3||

shaaradaa shaaradaambojavadanaa vadanaambuje |
sarvadaa sarvadaasmaakaM sannidhiM sannidhiM kriyaat.h || 4||

sarasvatiiM cha taaM naumi vaagadhishhThaatR^i\-devataam.h |
devatvaM pratipadyante yadanugrahato janaaH || 5||

paatu no nikashhagraavaa matihemnaH sarasvatii |
praaGYetaraparichchhedaM vachasaiva karoti yaa || 6||

shuddhaaM brahmavichaarasaaraparamaa\-maadyaaM jagadvyaapiniiM
viiNaapustakadhaariNiimabhayadaaM jaaDyaandhakaaraapahaam.h |
haste spaaTikamaalikaaM vidadhatiiM padmaasane sa.nsthitaaM
vande taaM parameshvariiM bhagavatiiM buddhipradaaM shaaradaam.h || 7||

viiNaadhare vipulama.ngaladaanashiile
bhaktaartinaashini viri.nchihariishavandye |
kiirtiprade.akhilamanorathade mahaarhe
vidyaapradaayini sarasvati naumi nityam.h || 8||

shvetaabjapuurNa\-vimalaasana\-sa.nsthite he
shvetaambaraavR^itamanoharama.njugaatre |
udyanmanoGYa\-sitapa.nkajama.njulaasye
vidyaapradaayini sarasvati naumi nityam.h || 9||

maatastvadiiya\-padapa.nkaja\-bhaktiyuktaa
ye tvaaM bhajanti nikhilaanaparaanvihaaya |
te nirjaratvamiha yaanti kalevareNa
bhuuvahni\-vaayu\-gaganaambu\-vinirmitena || 10||

mohaandhakaara\-bharite hR^idaye madiiye
maataH sadaiva kuru vaasamudaarabhaave |
svIyaakhilaavayava\-nirmalasuprabhaabhiH
shiighraM vinaashaya manogatamandhakaaram.h || 11||

brahmaa jagat.h sR^ijati paalayatiindireshaH
shambhurvinaashayati devi tava prabhaavaiH |
na syaatkR^ipaa yadi tava prakaTaprabhaave
na syuH katha.nchidapi te nijakaaryadakshaaH || 12||

lakshmirmedhaa dharaa pushhTirgaurii tR^ishhTiH prabhaa dhR^itiH |
etaabhiH paahi tanubhirashhTabhirmaaM sarasvatii || 13||

sarasavatyai namo nityaM bhadrakaalyai namo namaH
veda\-vedaanta\-vedaa.nga\- vidyaasthaanebhya eva cha || 14||

sarasvati mahaabhaage vidye kamalalochane |
vidyaaruupe vishaalaakshi vidyaaM dehi namostu te || 15||

yadakshara\-padabhrashhTaM maatraahiinaM cha yadbhavet.h |
tatsarvaM kshamyataaM devi prasiida parameshvari || 16||

|| iti shriisarasvatii stotraM saMpuurNaM||

Saraswathi Gayathri Manthra






Gayatri Mantra

Om Vakdeviyaicha Vidhmahe
Virinji Pathniyaicha Dheemahe
Tanno vani Prachodayaath !


shriividyaaratnasuutraaNi ..

shriividyaaratnasuutraaNi ..
shriigauDapaadaachaaryakR^itaM ..
atha shaaktamantraagamaajij~naasaa.. 1..
aatmaivaa.akhaNDaakaaraH.. 2..
chaitanyasvaruupaa chichChaktiH.. 3..
saiveyamanaamaakhyaa shriividyaa.. 4..
tattvatrayeNa saa vividhaa.. 5..
koNapatrasamuchchayaM chakraM.. 6..
saa shaambhavii vidyaa shyaamaa tattvatrayaakR^itistrividhaa jaataa.. 7..
vidyaayaaH puurvottaraabhyaamanekavidyaa jaataaH.. 8..
taa vidyaaH parivaaraa iti.. 9..
shyaamaayaaH puurvasmin.h sthitaaH.. 10..
yaamyadishi sthitaaH saubhaagyaadayaH svasyaa udbhavaaH.. 11..
tathaa.adhaH sthitaaH pashchimadishi.. 12..
shambhavyaaH parivaaraa uttarasmin.h.. 13..
svayamuurdhvaa.akaareNa.. 14..
atha chintaamaNigR^ihasthitaa tripurasundarii mahaavidyaa.anuttaraa.. 15..
bhaNDaasurahananaarthamekaivaa.anekaa.. 16..
tayaa mantraa anekaashcha tathaa yantratantraaNi.. 17..
vividha bhaktirvividhopaasanam.h.. 18..
tasmaat phalaanyanekaani.. 19..
kagajadashaaradvayamanva sraaStadalasvarapatratrivR^ittabhuubimbasaMj~naakathitaM
shriisadanam.h.. 20..
maNigaNanavaavaraNaM tasya.. 21..
svasyaa janita saubhaagyaayaastandetatsadanam.h.. 22..
svajatvaadetatpashchimaadeH.. 23..
trayaaNaaM trayaaNaamaavaraNaanyekam.h.. 24..
atha ThaDatapatramanusvaaradharaNi shuddhaavidyaasadanam.h.. 25..
tadeva tatra vasudvayayuktamanusvaraM kumaariisadanam.h.. 26..
etayoraavaraNaantaaksharagaNanaM yalaShahaNadahapatradharaNi dvadashaarddhaasadanam.h.. 27..
pabhamajakoNasvarajapatragaNanaa dharaNii shyaamaasadanam.h.. 28..
puShpiNyaaH parisarjanametat.h.. 29..
shriiiti puShpiNyaadivat.h.. 30..
shaarikaashukayoH.. 31..
etaasaamaavaraNaM sagaNanam.h.. 32..
jagadra~njanyaadisarvaasaamevam.h.. 33..
kagatajakoNahapatradharaNinaagaaH.. 34..
tasyaavaraNaM sagaNanam.h.. 35..
samayaavadyashvayaaH sadanaM shuddhavidyaavat.h.. 36..
DatatakoNaatha naaganaagadalasyaaradharaNii saubhaagyaayaaH sannihitaasadanam.h.. 37..
atha tasyaaH pa~nchaavaraNam.h.. 38..
kahapatrahakoNasvarapatraa dharaNii vaartaalisadanam.h.. 39..
kagajakoNajapatrasvaradharaNii baTukasya.. 40..
evamatasvaradalaa dhahapatradharaNii tirodhaanasya.. 41..
tathaitatsamayaayaaH.. 42..
gaganaprabhaaShaDvasukoNapatrasya dharaNii bhuvaneshiisadanam.h.. 43..
yaShahakoNa svaradalahapatra dharaNii sadanamannapuurNaayaaH.. 43..
gaganaguNaa dharmaa bimbavishiShTakalaa bhuvaneshii guhavat.h samayaayaaH.. 44..
gagana vasukoNadvayapatrasvaradharaNii turyaasadanam.h.. 45..
khajakoNadvayapatrasvaravasupatrayagadharaNii mahaarddhaayaaH.. 46..
dvaadashaarddhaasadanavat.h svanaayakyaaH.. 47..
kalaasadanavanmishravidyaayaaH.. 48..
vaagvaadinyaaH kumaarivat.h.. 49..
gaganaprabhaa pa~nchakoNaa.atha vasukalaapatrabhuurekhaaH paraagaaram.h.. 50..
tathaiva praasaadavishiShTayorubhayoH.. 51..
turyaasadanavachChaambhavyaaH.. 51..
paraasadanavat.h samayaayaaH.. 52..
vyomadahakarmamanupatraa dahakoNaa harimukhasadanam.h.. 53..
vyomajalajapatratrivR^ittaa dharaNii shriiguroH sadanam.h.. 54..
akathaaditrirekhashadvitatrikoNameva vaa shriguroH sadanam.h.. 55..
anuttaravidyaanaaM sarvaasaa.N shuddhavidyaavat.h.. 56..
vaartaalyaaH pa~nchaavaraNam.h.. 57..
baTukasya ShaT.h.. 58..
tadvaattitrodhaanasya.. 59..
bhuvaneshii sapta.. 60..
ShaT.hsannihitaayaaH.. 61..
kaameshyaaH kalaayaastriH.. 62..
turiiyaayaaH pa~ncha.. 63..
ShaNmahaarddhaayaaH.. 64..
paraa praasaadasya cha paraavat.h.. 65..
shaambhavyaaH pa~cha.. 66..
mR^igeshyaasyasya ShaT.h.. 67..
chaturbhiraavaraNairvishiShTaM bodhakasya sadanam.h.. 68..
atha vidyaa ekaviMshadvarNavishiShtaa.. 69..
pa~nchadashavarNaavishiShTaa saubhaagyaa.. 70..
tathaiva pashchimaa vidyaa.. 71..
shatavarNayutaa shyaamaa.. 72..
dvaaviMshadaksharavishiShTaa puShpiNii.. 73..
dvichatvaariMshadvarNaa vishiShTaa shukavidyaa.. 74..
aShTaaviMshadaksharavishiShTaa shaarikaavidyaa.. 75..
pa~nchatriMshadaksharavishiShTaa hasantii devataa.. 76..
aksharatrayavishiShTaa shuddhavidyaa.. 77..
kumaarii varNatraya vishiShTaa.. 78..
dashavarNayutaa dvaadashaarddhaa.. 79..
ShaT.htriMshadvarNasamuchitaa saubhaagyasannihitaa.. 80..
aShTaaviMshadvarNasamuchchayo mahaaherambasya manuH.. 81..
caturviMshadvarNasamuchchayo baTukasya manuH.. 82..
aShTaaShTottaranavatyaksharasamuchitaa kolavadanaa.. 83..
ShaT.hpa~nchaashadaksharairvishiShTA yavanikaa.. 84..
ekavarNavishiShTaa bhuvaneshii.. 85..
athavaa saptaviMshadvarNavishiShTaa.. 86..
kakaaraadipa~nchadashaaksharasamuchitaa kaadipa~nchadashii.. 87..
khaNDadvayayutaa chaturthasvaravishiShTaa kaamakalaa.. 88..
ekaaksharavishiShTaa mukhyaa.. 89..
trayodashavishiShTaa turyaa.. 90..
navashatavarNavishiShTaa mahaarddhaa.. 91..
dvaadashaaksharavishiShTaa.ashvaaruuDhaa.. 92..
ekaaksharavishiShTaa mishravidyaa.. 93..
trayodashavarnavishiShTaa vaagvaadinii.. 94..
ekavarNavishiShTaa paraa.. 95..
paraaprasaadaruupiNii varNadvayayutaa.. 96..
varNaikavishiShTaa tathaiva praasaadaparaa.. 97..
atha hrasvadiirghaShaTkasamuchchayadashaikavarNavishiShTaH paraashambhuH.. 98..
atha hrasvaaksharadiirghapa~nchasamuchitaa tathaiva sa~Nkhyaa paraa shaambhavii.. 99..
anuttarasa~Nketapradhaanavidyaa saptadashavarNavishiShTaa.. 100..
athaitaasaaM parivaaraaNaamanuparivaaraa asaM~NkhyaakaaH.. 101..
etaani suutraaNyasmaabhirgauDapaadairuktaani ..

Kanakadhara Stotra




Kanakadhara Stotra

Shri Kanakadhara Stotra ..

aN^ga.n hareH pulakabhuushhaNamaashrayantii

bhR^iN^gaaN^ganeva mukulaabharaNa.n tamaalam.h .

aN^giikR^itaakhilavibhuutirapaaN^galiilaa

maaN^galyadaa.astu mama maN^galadevataayaaH .. 1..

The dark Tamala tree in full bloom attracts the female beetle and even so Mahalakshmi is attracted and finds happiness in the fragrant and dark-complexioned body of Hari and makes it tingle with joy. May she bestow on me prosperity by her auspicious glance.Note: The poet in Shankara compares the dark Tamala tree to thedark beautiful form of Vishnu, the dark beetle to the black lustrous eyes of Mahalakshmi. The glance of Lakshmi's eyes on Vishnu gives him great happiness. A mere momentary flash of her eyes on anybody will bless him with prosperity.. 1 ..

mugdhaa muhurvidadhatii vadane muraareH

prematrapaapraNihitaani gataagataani .

maalaa dR^ishormadhukariiva mahotpale yaa

saa me shriyaM dishatu saagarasaMbhavaayaaH .. 2..

The shy love-laden sidelong glance of the beauteous dark eyes of the daughter oof the Milky Ocean, returns again and again to the beauteous lotus face of Murari, just like the black bee constantly returning and flitting about the beautiful blue lotus flower. I pray that these glances be bestowed upon me to bless me with prosperity. Note: The dark beauteous face of the Lord is likened to the blue lotus. The dark glance rests upon the handsome face of the Lord and out of shyness the eyes are turned away but love again makes the glance rest upon the Lord. This series of sidelong glances are likened here to a string or Mala and they further look like the series of trips which the honey seeking black bee makes to the blue lotus. The devotee hopes taht he will be prosperous if a sidelong glance of the Goddess of Wealth falls at least momentarily on him... 2 ..

aamiilitaakshamadhigamya mudaa mukundaM

aanandakandamanimeshhamanaN^gatantram.h .

aakekarasthitakaniinikapakshmanetraM

bhuutyai bhavenmama bhujaN^gashayaaN^ganaayaaH .. 3..

The eyes of Mukunda remain closed in ecstasy. The beauteous dark eyes of Lakshmi remain fixed on Mukunda in love and wonder and remain open without blinking. May these eyes of Mahalakshmi fall on me and bless me with prosperity and happiness.. 3 ..

baahvantare madhujitaH shritakaustubhe yaa

haaraavaliiva hariniilamayii vibhaati .

kaamapradaa bhagavato.api kaTaakshamaalaa

kalyaaNamaavahatu me kamalaalayaayaaH .. 4..

Lord Vishnu whose chest is adorned by the Kaustubha Mala is also adorned by the series of the beauteous glances of Goddess Mahalakshmi. This string of glances resembles a necklace of precious blue stones of Indraneela and they are capable of fulfilling all the wishes of Hari Himself. May this string of glances be directed towards me so that it will bring me auspiciousness.. 4 ..

kaalaambudaalilalitorasi kaiTabhaareH

dhaaraadhare sphurati yaa taDidaN^ganeva .

maatussamastajagataaM mahaniiyamuurtiH

bhadraaNi me dishatu bhaargavanandanaayaaH .. 5..

Mahalakshmi shining on the dark broad chest of Mahavishnu is like the streak of lightning illuminating the dark rain clouds. May she, the daughter of the Sage Bhargava worshipped as Mother by the entire universe, bring me auspiciousness.. 5 ..

praaptaM padaM prathamataH khalu yatprabhaavaat.h

maaN^galyabhaaji madhumaathini manmathena .

mayyaapatettadiha mantharamiikshaNaardhaM

mandaalasa.n cha makaraalayakanyakaayaaH .. 6..

The God of Love, Manmatha, could gain access to Madhusudana (the destroyer of the demon Madhu, i.e. Vishnu) only because he was favored with the blessing glance from Mahalakshmi . May her auspicious indolent sideglance fall on me (May she bless me with prosperity by looking at me in passing at least for a moment .. 6 . .

vishvaamarendrapadavibhramadaanadakshaM

aanandaheturadhikaM muravidvishho.api .

iishhannishhiidatu mayi kshaNamiikshaNaardham.h

indiivarodarasahodaramindiraayaaH .. 7..

The status of the king of kings or the exal;ted position of an Indra are given effortlessly by Mahalakshmi by a mere momentary glance. Murari (Vishnu) who is supreme bliss itself is made happy by it. May this glance from the blue- lotus eyes of Lakshmi fall on me for a moment at least. Note: The beautepus lotus eyes flashing momentarily on someone is capable of making him a king of kings ir even an Indra. Murari the seat of all bliss is thrown into ecstasy by it. Will she not glance at me , even for a second?.. 7..

ishhTaavishishhTamatayo.api yayaa dayaardra\-

dR^ishhTyaa trivishhTapapadaM sulabhaM labhante .

dR^ishhTiH prahR^ishhTakamalodaradiiptirishhTaaM

pushhTiM kR^ishhiishhTa mama pushhkaravishhTaraayaaH .. 8..

The higher worlds like Swarga which are difficult of attainment and for which great sacrifices like Ashwamedha are performed become easily attainable by the compassion filled look of the lotus eyes of Mahalakshmi . May she look at me so that I may attain my heart's desires. .. 8 ..

dadyaaddayaanupavano draviNaambudhaaraaM

asminnakiJNchanavihaN^gashishau vishhaNNe .

dushhkarmadharmamapaniiya chiraaya duuraM

naaraayaNapraNayiniinayanaambuvaahaH .. 9..

The dark rain clouds driven by the monsoon winds releases rain on the parched earth and quench the thirst of the Chataka bird and brings prosperity on the earth. In like manner may the dark eyes of Mahalakshmi resembling the rain cloud wafted by the breeze of compassion relese the rain of prosperity on this devotee of a Chataka bird stricken with the load of accumulated sins so that the sins are washed away and prosperity bestowed upon him.. 9 ..

giirdevateti garuDadhvajasundariiti

shaakambhariiti shashishekharavallabheti .

sR^ishhTisthitipralayakelishhu sa.nsthitaayai

tasyai namastribhuvanaikagurostaruNyai .. 10..

We offer obeisance to the Goddess Mahalakshmi, the consort of Narayana, the preceptor of all the three worlds. She is variously known as Saraswati the Goddess of Learning, as Goddess Lakshmi, the Divine consort of Mahavishnu, as Shakambhari or as Parvati the consort of Lord Maheshwara. Verily it is she who is playfully engaged in creation, protaction and final destruction of the Universe.. 10 ..

shrutyai namo.astu shubhakarmaphalaprasuutyai

ratyai namo.astu ramaNiiyaguNaarNavaayai .

shaktyai namo.astu shatapatraniketanaayai

pushhTyai namo.astu purushhottamavallabhaayai .. 11..

O Goddess as the very manifestation of the Vedas, you grant the fruits of godd action. Beautiful in form like Rati Devi you are the very ocean of superlatively beautiful qualities. Having your abode in the beautiful lotus of a hundred petals, you are Shakti personified. O consort of Purushottama, You are the Goddess of plenty. Please accept my obeisance .. 11 ..

namo.astu naaliikanibhaananaayai

namo.astu dugdhodadhijanmabhuumyai .

namo.astu somaamR^itasodaraayai

namo.astu naaraayaNavallabhaayai .. 12..

O Consort of Narayana! Whose face is as beautiful as the lotus in bloom, I bow down to thee . Born out of the milky ocean, along with the moon and the Divine nectar, O Goddess! accept my pranams.. 12 ..

namo.astu hemaambujapiiThikaayai

namo.astu bhuumaNDalanaayikaayai .

namo.astu devaadidayaaparaayai

namo.astu shaarN^gaayudhavallabhaayai .. 13..

I prostrate before you, O Goddess, who are seated on the Golden Lotus, who is Goddess of the earth, the consort of Narayana, compassionate to the Devas.. 13 ..

namo.astu devyai bhR^igunandanaayai

namo.astu vishhNorurasi sthitaayai .

namo.astu lakshmyai kamalaalayaayai

namo.astu daamodaravallabhaayai .. 14..

My obeisance to you, O daughter of Bhrigu, consort of Damadara. O Lakshmi, seated on Lotus and adorning the broad chest of Mahavishnu, my salutations to Thee.. 14 ..

namo.astu kaantyai kamalekshaNaayai

namo.astu bhuutyai bhuvanaprasuutyai .

namo.astu devaadibhirarchitaayai

namo.astu nandaatmajavallabhaayai .. 15..

O Consort of Gopala, the son of Nanda, you are worshipped by the Devas. You are Jyoti incarnate, I prostrate before Thee. Your eyes are like lotus petals. You have created the world and you bestow prosperity. Please accept my salutations.. 15 ..

sampatkaraaNi sakalendriyanandanaani

saamraajyadaanavibhavaani saroruhaakshi .

tvadvandanaani duritoddharaNodyataani

maameva maataranisha.n kalayantu maanye .. 16..

May I always have the desire to prostrate before you because a pranam to you is capable of bestowing all prosperity and will bring happiness to all the senses. Worshipping O Lotus-eyed Goddess not only removes all miseries but it confers happiness and plenty.. 16 ..

yatkaTaakshasamupaasanaavidhiH

sevakasya sakalaarthasaMpadaH .

sa.ntanoti vachanaaN^gamaanasaiH

tvaaM muraarihR^idayeshvariiM bhaje .. 17..

The devotee who worships your Kataksha (sidelong glance) is blessed with wealth and prosperity. To you, the queen who dominates the heart of Vishnu, my pranamas, through word, thought, and deed.. 17 ..

sarasijanilaye sarojahaste

dhavalatamaa.nshukagandhamaalyashobhe .

bhagavati harivallabhe manoGYe

tribhuvanabhuutikari prasiida mahyam.h .. 18..

Seated on the lotus with the lotus flower in your hand, dresed in dazzling white and adorned with garlands and sandalwood paste, you gladden our hearts. O Goddess, the consort of Vishnu you who confer prosperity on all the three worlds, please show compassion towards me.. 18 ..

dig.h hastibhiH kanakakuMbhamukhaavasR^ishhTa\-

svarvaahiniivimalachaarujalaplutaaN^giim.h .

praatarnamaami jagataaM jananiimasheshha\-

lokaadhinaathagR^ihiNiimamR^itaabdhiputriim.h .. 19..

O mother of all the worlds, consort of Vishnu the lord of the Universe, the Dig-gajas (the celestial elephants guarding various directions) bathe you everyday with waters of the Deva Ganga poured ouitfrom golden vessels. O daughter of the milky ocean, I prostrate before Thee.. 19 ..

kamale kamalaakshavallabhe tvaM

karuNaapuurataraN^gitairapaaN^gaiH .

avalokaya maamakiJNchanaanaaM

prathamaM paatramakR^itrimaM dayaayaaH .. 20..

O Goddess Lakshmi, consort of the Lotus-eyed Mahavishnu, direct your gaze filled with compassion at me, your devotee who am the poorest of the poor, so that I may become the true recipient of the benefits of your compassion.. 20 ..

devi prasiida jagadiishvari lokamaataH

kalyaaNagaatri kamalekshaNajiivanaathe .

daaridryabhiitihR^idayaM sharaNaagataM maam.h

aalokaya pratidinaM sadayairapaaN^gaiH .. 21..

O Goddess, controller of the Universe and protector of the people, blessing with your limbs, and gazing with your lotus-like eyes, forgive me. With my heart filled with fear of poverty, I surrender myself wholly to you, that you may watch over me every day with unbroken compassion.. 21 ..

trayiimayiiM tribhuvanamaataraM ramaam.h .

guNaadhikaa gurutarabhaagyabhaagino

bhavanti te bhuvi budhabhaavitaashayaaH .. 22..

Those who sing the praise of Mahalakshmi who is the vedas personified, by these stotras everyday will be blessed with all good qualities, unsurpassed good fortune and powers of the intellect which will earn praise from even the learned... 22 ..

.. iti shrImachchhaN^karaachaaryakR^ita

shrii kanakadhaaraastotra.n saMpUrNam.h ..

//Thus concludes the Kanakadhara Stotra//