Wednesday, 23 January 2013

SHIVA STOTRA slokas


SLOKAS ON LORD SHIVA
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli
Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee
Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree
Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning: Oh, Lord Shiva, who is seated on Mount Kailas, whose forhead is decorated with the moon and the king of serpents as a crown, who is the Ocean of Mercy and the remover of delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.

MRITYUNJAYA MANTRA
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey
Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam
Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath
Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning: We worship the three eyed One (Lord Shiva) who is fragrant and who nourishes all beings; may He liberate me from death, for the sake of immortality, even as cucumber is severed from its bondage of the vine.

Mrutyunjayaaya Rudraaya
Neelakantaaya Shambhave
Amriteshaaya Sarvaaya
Mahadevaaya Te Namaha
Meaning: I pray to Lord Mahadeva who has conquered death, who is the destroyer of the universe, who has a blue neck and who gives happiness to all.

Vande Deva Umaa Pathim Suragurum
Vande Jagat Kaaranam
Vande Pannaga Bhooshanam Mruga Dharam
Vande Pashoonam Pathim
Vande Soorya Shashanka Vahni Nayanam
Vande Mukunda Priyam
Vande Bhakta Jana Ashrayam Cha Varadam
Vande Shiva Shankaram
Meaning:I bow down to the Lord of Uma (Parvathi), the divine Guru, the cause of the universe. I bow down to the Lord who is adorned with snake and wears tiger skin, the Lord of all creatures. I bow down to the Lord whose three eyes are the sun, moon and fire and to whom Lord Vishu is near. I bow down to the Lord who is the refuge of all devotees and the giver of boons, Shiva Shanakara.

Gauri Vallabha Kaamaarey
Kaala Koota Vishaasana
Maam Uddhhare Padambhoje
Tripura Agnyata Kaantaka
Meaning: Please save me, oh Lord Kaamaarey (another name for Lord Shiva). You are mother Gauri's consort; You are the One who drank thekaala koota poison (which resulted from the churning of the ocean); You are the destroyer of the three cities. Oh Lord I have taken refuge at Your Feet.

LINGAASHTAKAM
  1. Brahma Muraari Suraarchita Lingam
    Nirmala Bhashita Shobhita Lingam
    Janmaja Dukha Vinaashaka Lingam
    Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam
    Meaning: I bow before that Sada Shiva Linga, which is adored by Brahma, Vishnu and other Gods, which is praised by pure and holy speeches and which destroys the cycle of births and deaths.
  2. Devamuni Pravaraarchita Lingam
    Kaamadaham Karunaakara Lingam
    Raavana Darpa Vinaashaka Lingam
    Tat Pranamaami Sada Shiva Lingam
    Meaning: I bow before that Sada Shiva Linga, which is the destroyer of desires, which the Devas and the sages worship, which is infinitely compassionate and which subdued the pride of Raavana.
  3. Sarva Sugandha Sulepitha Lingam
    Buddhi Vivardhana Kaarana Lingam
    Siddha Suraasura Vanditha Lingam
    Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam
    Meaning: I bow before that Sada Shiva Linga, which is lavishly smeared with variegated perfumes and scents, which elevates the power of thought and enkindles the light of discrimination, and before which the Siddhas and Suras and Asuras prostrate.
  4. Kanaka Mahaamani Bhushitha Lingam
    Phanipathi Veshtitha Shobhitha Lingam
    Daksha Suyajna Vinaashaka Lingam
    Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam
    Meaning: I bow before that Sada Shiva Linga, the destroyer of Dakshas sacrifice, which is decorated with various ornaments, studded with different gems and rubies and which glows with the garland of the serpent Lord coiled around it.
  5. Kumkuma Chandana Lepitha Lingam
    Pankaja Haara Sushobhitha Lingam
    Sanchitha Paapa Vinaashaka Lingam
    Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam
    Meaning: I bow before that Sada Shiva Linga, which is smeared with saffron and sandal paste, which is decorated with lotus garlands and which wipes out all accumulated sins.
  6. Devaganaarchitha Sevitha Lingam
    Bhaavair Bhakti Bhirevacha Lingam
    Dinakara Koti Prabhakara Lingam
    Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam
    Meaning: I bow before that Sada Shiva Linga which is worshipped by the multitude of Gods with genuine thoughts full of faith and devotion and whose splendor is like that of a million suns.
  7. Ashta Dalopari Veshtitha Lingam
    Sarva Samudbhava Kaarana Lingam
    Ashta Daridra Vinaashaka Lingam
    Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam
    Meaning: I bow before that Sada Shiva Linga, destroyer of all poverty and misery in its eight aspects, which is the cause of all creation and which stands on the eight petalled Lotus.
  8. Suraguru Suravara Pujitha Lingam
    Suravana Pushpa Sadaarchitha Lingam
    Paraatparam Paramatmaka Lingam
    Tat Pranamaami Sadaa Shiva Lingam
    Meaning: I bow before that Sada Shiva Linga which is the Transcendent Being and the Supreme Self, worshipped by all Suras and their preceptor (Brhaspathi), with innumerable flowers from the celestial gardens.

SHIVA PANCHAAKSHARA STOTRA
  1. Nagendra Haaraaya Thrilochanaaya
    Bhasmaanga Raagaaya Maheshvaraaya
    Nityaaya Suddhaaya Digambaraaya
    Tasmai Nakaaraaya Namah Shivaaya.
    Meaning: I offer my humble salutations to Lord Mahesvara - who has a garland of serpents around the neck; who has three eyes; whose body is covered with ash (vibhuti); who is eternal; who is pure; who has the entire sky as His dress and who is embodies as the first letter Na.
  2. Mandaakini Salila Chandana Chaarthitaaya
    Nandeesvara Pramatha Naatha Mahesvaraaya
    Mandaara Pushpa Vahu Pushpa Supoojitaaya
    Tasmai Makaaraaya Namah Shivaaya
    Meaning: I bow to Lord Mahesvara, who is embodied as Makaara (letter Ma), whose body is anointed with holy waters from the river Ganges and sandal paste, who is the sovereign king of the Pramatha Ganas and who is adorned with innumerable divine flowers such as Mandaara.
  3. Shivaaya Gauri Vadana Aravinda
    Sooryaaya Dakshaadhvara Naashakaaya
    Sree Neelakantaaya Vrisha Dhvajaaya
    Tasmai Shikaaraaya Namah Shivaaya
    Meaning: I offer my salutations to Lord Shiva, who is the resplendent sun for mother Gauri's lotus face (sun causes the lotus flower to open up and bloom; Lord Shiva makes mother Gauri's face bloom), who is the destroyer of Daksha's sacrificial ritual, who is the blue necked Lord (due to the Haalahala poison which He agreed to consume), whose banner bears the emblem of a bull and who is embodied as the letter Shi.
  4. Vasishta Kumbhodbhava Gautamaaya
    Muneendra Devaarchita Sekharaaya
    Chandraarka Vaishvaanara Lochanaaya
    Tasmai Vakaaraaya Namah Shivaaya
    Meaning: I prostrate before the God of Gods, who is worshipped and prayed to by great sages such as Vashishta, Agastya and Gautama, whose eyes are sun, moon and the fire and who is embodied as Vakaara (letter Va).
  5. Yajna Swaroopaaya Jataadharaaya
    Pinaaka Hasthaaya Sanaatanaaya
    Divyaaya Devaaya Digambaraaya
    Tasmai Yakaraaya Namah Shivaaya.
    Meaning: Prostrartions to the sacred Lord who is the Yaksa incarnate, whose hairs are long and matted, who holds Pinaaka(trident) in His hand, who has the entire sky as His attire and who is embodied as the letter Ya.
  6. Panchaaksharam Idam Punyam
    Yah Pateh Shiva Sannidhau
    Shivaloka Mavaapnothee
    Shivena Saha Modate
    Meaning: Whoever repeats this prayer composed with the five holy letters before Lord Shiva, attains that supreme abode of His and enjoys the eternal Bliss.

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