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Sri Mahishasura Mardini Stotram (श्री महिषासुरमर्दिनि स्तोत्रम् ) with meaning

Oct 06 2016 0 Comments Tags: Durga, mantra, Navratri, sanskrit, stotram

Sri Mahishasura Mardini Stotram was composed by the great sage Adi Shankaracharya some time around 810 AD. Sri Mahishasura Mardini Stotram is based on Devi Mahatmyam in which Devi takes the forms of Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati to slay demons Madhu and Kaitabha, Mahishasura, and Sumbha and Nisumbha. In the twelfth chapter of the Devi Mahatmyam the Goddess herself ordered to sing this song during festivals: “The place, where Sri Mahishasura Mardini Stotram is sung every day, I will always be present and never leave.”. Maa Durga is the primitive source of all power; she is residing with much qualities...

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Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Karavalamba Stotram with meaning

Oct 06 2016 1 Comment Tags: Kavach, Lakshmi, mantra, Narsimha, sanskrit, stotram, Vishnu

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Karavalamba Stotram was composed by Sri Adi Sankaracharya. Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Karavalamba Stotram praised lord lakshmi narasimha to pacify angry lord or ugra narasimha. Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Karavalamba Stotram also known as Sri Lakshmi Nrsimha Karavalamba Stotram is a 17-verse Stotram in praise of Lakshmi Narasimha. The Stotram is so called because each of these verses ends with the same refrain “Lakshmi Narasimha, Mama Dehi Karavalambam” which means “Oh Lord Narasimha, please lend me your helping hand”. Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Karavalamba Stotram when heard daily in a house reduces person's anger and makes home a peaceful home. Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Karavalamba Stotram is a great prayer that should be...

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Sri Narasimha Kavacha ( श्री नृसिंह कवच ) with meaning

Sep 28 2016 7 Comments Tags: Kavach, mantra, Narsimha, sanskrit, stotram, Vishnu

Sri Narasimha Kavacha is very powerful kavacha to get protection. A kavacha is a shield or spiritual armor. Sri Narasimha kavacha is for protection from malevolent spirits and fulfilling of material desires, as well as increased devotion and peace. Chanting of Sri Narasimha Kavacha purifies negative karmic structures inside one's own personal horoscope and manifests all auspiciousness. Sri Narasimha kavacha is most pious, vanquishes all kinds of impediments, and provides one all protection. The person who chants this regularly gets rid from black magic, tantra, ghosts, spirits, negative thoughts, addictions and other harmful things within and without. Below given is Sri Narasimha-kavacha as it is described...

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Shri Rudrashtakam (श्रीरुद्राष्टकम) with meaning

Aug 27 2016 0 Comments Tags: ashtakam, mantra, Rudra, Shiva, shivlinga, Shivratri, stotram

The Rudrashtakam is an ashtakam or octet (a prayer with eight rhyming verses) dedicated to the manifestation of Shiva. It was composed by Swami Tulsidas in the fifteenth century. Rudra is considered as the fearsome manifestation of Shiva who is to be feared.This eightfold hymn of praise was sung to please Shankara. Lord Shiva will be pleased with whomever heartfully recites it. Rudrashtakam has its origins in the Ramayana, the great Sanskrit epic, written by Goswami Tulsidas(16th century AD) in Varanasi, the city sacred to Lord Shiva. Tulsidasji was writing the Ramcharitmanas in the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, when this...

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Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam Stotra with meaning

Aug 10 2016 0 Comments Tags: ashtakam, Lakshmi, mantra, stotram

Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam stotra (or Lakshmi Ashtakam ) is a devotional hymn, a declaration of faith and devotion to Goddess Mahalakshmi, the consort of Vishnu. Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam stotra was first recited by God Indra in praise of Goddess Shri Lakshmi originally appeared in Padmapuranam (Padma Purana) propitiate Goddess Mahalakshmi. It is written in eight couplets and is and an octet hence got the name “ashtakam” in Sanskrit. This is a prayer to Goddess Maha Lakshmi who is also called “Shree” and represents wealth as well as auspiciousness. Reciting or listening Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam every day will benefit the person will...

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1008 Names of Shiva

Jul 02 2016 1 Comment Tags: Shiva, stotram

The Shiva Purana lists following 1008 names of god Shiva. For the knowledge of our buyers/readers we are giving those names here:- Shiva – PureHara – DestroyerMrda – GraciousRudra – TerriblePuskara – NourisherPuspalocana – Of Flowery EyesArthigamya – Accessible To The SuppliantsSadacara – Of Noble ConductSarva – All-in-allMahesvara – Great LordCandrapida – With Moon For The DiademCandramauli – With Moon For Its Crest-jewelVisva – UniverseVisvambharesvara – Lord Of The EarthVedantasarasandoha – The Essence Of Vedanta PhilosophyKapalin – With A Skull In The HandNilalohita – Blue-bloodedDhyanadhara – Object Of MeditationAparicchedya – InexplicableGauribhartr – Husband Of GauriGanesvara – Lord Of GanasAstamurti –...

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1000 Names of Sri Vishnu

Jun 17 2016 0 Comments Tags: stotram, Vishnu

The one thousand names of Lord Vishnu and their meanings. Vishvam: He who is the universe, the virat-purusha vishnuh: He who pervades everywhere vashatkaarah: He who is invoked for oblations bhoota-bhavya-bhavat-prabhuh: The Lord of past, present and future bhoota-krit: The creator of all creatures bhoota-bhrit: He who nourishes all creatures bhaavo: He who becomes all moving and nonmoving things bhootaatmaa: The aatman of all beings bhoota-bhaavanah: The cause of the growth and birth of all creatures pootaatmaa: He with an extremely pure essence paramaatmaa: The Supersoul muktaanaam paramaa gatih: The final goal, reached by liberated souls avyayah: Without destruction purushah:...

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Aditya Hridaya Stotram

Jun 16 2016 0 Comments Tags: stotram, Surya

  Aditya Hridaya Stotram is a hymn in praise of Sun God. Its recitation ensures good health and obstacles free life. Aditya hrudayam is a Stotra by Sage Agastya to Lord Sri Rama at the battle field between Ravana and Rama. The great Cosmic Sage Agastya dictates this hymns of Sun God to Sri Rama to ensure Victory to him. Thus forms part of the yuddha Kanda of Ramayana by Sage Valmiki said to be written around twenty thousand years ago. Whatever approach Rama took to kill Ravana it was impossible for him to kill Ravana as he was a MahaBrahmana...

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Sri Ashtalakshmi Stotram

Jun 15 2016 0 Comments Tags: Lakshmi, stotram

Lakshmi Devi has 8 primary forms. These 8 forms are personified as Ashta Lakshmi (Ashtalakshmi). These eight forms are as follows: (1) Adilakshmi: Mother Lakshmi resides with Lord Narayana in Vaikuntha, the abode of Lord Narayana. She is known as Rama, which means "bringing happiness to the mankind". She is also known as Indira (who holds lotus or purity). In this form, Lakshmi is normally seen serving Sri Narayana. Adi Lakshmi or Rama Lakshmi serving Sri Narayana is symbolic of her serving the whole creation. Adi Lakshmi and Narayana are not two different entities but one only. Lakshmi is Shakti. Lakshmi is the Power of Narayana. (2) Dhanyalakshmi: Dhanya means grains. Lakshmi is the Goddess of the Harvest and the Devi who blesses with abundance...

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