Friday, December 23, 2011

Bilwa ashtothara satha stotram

Bilwa ashtothara satha stotram
(Prayer of one hundred and eight Bilwa)

Translated by
P.R.Ramachander

(Here is a very peculiar and rare prayer addressed to Lord Shiva. It has 108 stanzas , after chanting each, we are supposed to offer a life of Bilwa at the Head of Lord Shiva. This stotra in Tamil is given in
http://www.tamilbrahmins.com/translations-meanings/7122-bilva-ashtothra-satha-stotram.html
And I happened to see it again in tamil in a compilation of stotras published by Sri Karthik agency , Madhurai. There were lot of differences between both these texts and it was very difficult to guess the correct word in Sanskrit from the tamil script. I have made a best trial. I request those of you who have the stotra in Deva Nagari script to send it to me.)

1.Tridalam trigunakaram trinethrancha triyayudham,
Trijanam papa samharam , eka bilwam shivarpanam

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Which has three leaves ,
Causes three qualities , has three eyes and is like three weapons.

2.Trshakair bilwapathraischa archithrair komala ssubhai,
Thava poojam karishyami, eka bilwam shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to lord Shiva , which is leaf with three branches,
Which is suitable for worship, pretty and pure and which is offered as worship to you.

3.Sarva trilokya kartharam , Sarva trilokya pavanam,
SArva trilokya hartharam , eka bilwam shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva , who is the lord of three worlds,
Who is the purest in the three worlds and who is the protector of three worlds.

4. Nagadhi raja valayam , Naga haarena bhooshitham,
Naga kundala samyuktham , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is surrounded by king of snakes ,
Who decorates himself with necklaces of snakes and wears snake ear studs.

5.Aksha mala dharam rudram , Parvathi preethivallabham,
Chandrashekara meesanam , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears a rosary of beads,
Who is the dear consort of Parvathi, who wears the crescent and is the god of North east.

6.Trilochanam , dasa bhujam Durga dehardha dharinam ,
Vibhoothyapyarchitham devam, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has three eyes and ten hands
Who wears half the body of Durga and is worshipped by sacred ash.

7.Trisoola dharinam devam, Nagabharana sundaram,
Chandrashekaram eesaanam, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who holds the trident,
Who is pretty with ornaments of serpent, who wears the crescent and is God of north east.

8.Gangadharam ambika natham , phani mandala manditham,
Kalakalam gireesam cha, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who carries the Ganga ,
Who is consort of Parvathi , who wears the snake ,
Who is the death of God of death and is the Lord of the mountain.

9.Sudha spatika sangaasam , kshithi kandam, krupa nidhim,
Sarveswaram sadhaa santham, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who resembles the pure crystal,
Who destroys during deluge , who is the treasure of mercy,
Who is the God of every one and who is always peaceful.

10.Sachidhananda roopam cha paramananda mayam Shivam,
Vaageswaram, chithakasam , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has the form of divine bliss,
Who is full of extreme joy and peaceful , who is the Lord of the word and is the divine sky.

11.Sibhivishtam, sahasraksham dundubhyascha nishanginam,
Hiranya bahum Senaanyam, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is regal looking , who has thousand eyes,
Who covers himself with skin of Elephant , who has golden arms and is the chief of the army.

12.Arunam , vamanam tharam Vasthavyam chaiva vasthubham,
Jyeshtam, kanishtam vaisantham, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is reddish , short star ,
Who is real and the built one , who is elder and the younger and is peaceful.

13.Harikesam, vanaadheesam Uchair gosham sanathanam,
Aghora roopam Kumbham, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has a green hair, who is the Lord of jungle,
Who makes sounds of high tone , who is forever , Who is the pot shaped Bhairava.

14.Poorvajaavarajam yamyam , sookshma thaskara nayakam,
Neelakandam Jaga anyamcha, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the oldest giver of boons,
Who is the leader of great thieves , Who has a blue neck and who is separate from the world.

15.Surasrayam, vishaahaaram varminancha varoodhinam,
Mahasenam Mahaveeram, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the protector of the devas ,
Who ate poison , who is an armour against enemies, Who has the greatest army and is the greatest hero.

16.Kumaram, kusalam Koobhyam vadhanyancha Maharatham,
Dhouryaya varyancha divyancha, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is young , who is clever,
Who kills several great heroes and who is the head of all the divine ones.

17.Dasakarnam lalataksham , Pancha vakthram sada shivam,
Asesha papa samharam Shambhum, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva , Who has 10 ears and eyes and foreheads,
Who is Lord Shiva with ten faces and is the Shambu who completely removes sins.

18.Neelakandam, Jagat vandhyam , dheena nadham , Maheswaram,
Mahapapa haram Shambhum, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva. Who is having a blue neck ,
Who is saluted by the world , who is Lord of the oppressed ,
Who is the greatest God and who is Shambhu eradicating great sins.

19.Choodamanim krathavidhum valayeekrutha Vasukeem,
Kailasanilayam Bheemam, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears the jewel from the killed elephant,
Who is one tied with Vasuki and who is the big one living in Kailasa.

20.Karpura kundha davalam , narakarnava tharakam,
Karunamrutha sindhumcha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is as white as camphor and jasmine flower,
Who is source of help to those who live in hell and is the sea of the nectar of mercy.

21.Mahadevam ,Mahathmanam , bhujangadhipa kankanam,
Maha papa haram devam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is the great god , Who is a great soul,
Who wears armlet made of the lord of snakes and is the God who removes great sins.

22.Bhoothesam , kanda parasum , vamadevam , pinakinam,
Vame Shakthi daram sreshtam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is the God of Boothas , Who cuts with an axe,
Who is Vamadeva, who holds the bow called Pinaka ,
And is the great one having the Goddess on his left side.

23.Phaalekshanam, viroopaksham Sri Kandam , bhaktha vathsalam,
Neela lohitham Gadwangam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who gives results within a second,
Who has a slanted eye , Who has a splendid neck , who is liked by his devotees,
Who is blue as well as coppery red and who uses sword as a weapon.

24.Kailasa vasinam, bheemam, kadoram, Tripuranthakam,
Vrushangam, Vrushabharoodam ,Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who lives on Kailasa, Who is huge and ferocious,
Who put an end to three cities, who has a powerful body and rides on a bull.

25.Samapriyam , swaramayam, Basmodhoolidha vigraham,
Mrutyunjayam , loka nadham, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who likes sama veda and is full of notes.
Whose body covered by ash , who has won over death and chief of the world.

26.Daridrya dukha haranam , ravi chandra analekshanam,
Mrugapanim , Chandra moulim , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who destroys the sorrow of poverty,
Who has sun, moon and fire as eyes , Who holds a deer and has moon as a crest.

27.Sarva loka mayakaram , SArva lokaika saakshinam,
Nirmalam, Nirgunakaram, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who pervades in all the worlds,
Who is the witness to the world , who is pure and is without any properties.

28.SArva thathwathmakam , sambham , sarva Thathwa vidhoorakam,
Sarva Thathwa swaroopancha, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the soul of all principles,
Who is Samba , who is far away from all principles and the form of all principles.

29.Sarva loka gurum , sthanam , Sarva loka vara pradham,
Sarva lokaika nethrancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the teacher of all the world,
Who is stable and gives boons to all the world and is the eyes of all the world.

30.Manmathodharanam , saivam , bhavam, bhargam , parathmakam,
Kamalpriya poojyancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who made Manmatha rise up,
Who is peaceful , Who is the divine spirit , who is splendorous ,
Who is the soul of divine spirit and who is worshipped by Goddess Lakshmi.

31.THejomayam, Mahabheemam, Umesam , Basmalepanam,
Bhavaroga vinasancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is glowing in light , Who is very gross,
Who is the Lord of Uma ., Who coats himself with ash and is the destroyer of effect of sins.

32.Swargapavarga phaladham Raghunadha phala pradham,
Naga raja suthaa kantham , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who grants us heaven as well as salvation,
Who gave success to Lord Rama and who is the consort of the daughter of the serpent.

33.Manjeera pada yugalam , shubha lakshana lakshitham,
Phani raja virajam cha, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears anklets on both his legs,
Who aims at giving good things , and who shines along with shining king of serpents.

34.Niramayam, niradharam , nissangam , nishprapanchakam ,
Thejo roopam, Maharoudhram, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is without taint or basis,
Who is without passion, has a effulgent form and is extremely angry.

35.SArva lokaika pitharam, , sarva lokaika matharam,
SArva lokaika nathamcha, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the father of all worlds,
Who is the mother of all worlds and who is the Lord of all worlds.

36. Chithrambaram, nirabhasam , Vrushabeswara vahanam,
Neelagreevam , panchavakthram , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears fancy cloths,
Who does not have fallacious appearance , who rides on the bull,
Who has blue neck and who has five heads.

37.Rathna kanjuka Rathnesam , Rathna kundala manditham,
Navarathna kireedam cha , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears a gem studded cloak, ,
Who is the Lord of gems , who wears gem studded ear studs and crown made of nine types of gems.

38. Divya rathananguli karna , rathnabhara bhooshitham,
Nanaa rathnam mani mayam, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears divine gem studded ring ,
Who wears gem studded ornaments in his ears , Who wears several type of gems and is full of gems.

39.Rathnanguleeya vilasad kara saka nakha prabham,
Bhaktha manasa geham cha, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has hand shining with gem studded ring,
Whose fingers are shining with their nails and who is in the cave of the mind of his devotees.

40.Vamanga bhaga vilasad Ambika veekshana priyam,
Pundareeka nibheshamcha , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who likes the glance of the Goddess,
Who is on his left side , who has a serpent with down ward looking eyes.

41.Sampoorna kamadham , soukhyam , Bhaktheshta phala poorakam,
Soubhahyadham, hithakaram, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is full of passion , who is pleasant ,
Who fulfills the desires of devotees, who gives luck and is very soothing.

42.Aprameya gunadharam , Veda kruth roopa vigraham,
Dharma Adharma pravruthancha , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the basis of limitless good,
Who has a form defined by Vedas and who looks after Dharma as well as its absence.

43.Nanaa Sasthra gunobhedham, Sphuran mangala vigraham,
Vidhya viyodha rahitham, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who recognizes and classifies different sciences,
Who has a very auspicious look and who does not have others greater than him in knowledge.

44.Gowri vilasa sadanam, jeevam jeeva pithamaham,
Kalpantha bhairavam shubram , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who makes Goddess Gowri happy,
Who is the soul of Lord Brahma and the pure Bhairava till end of the eons.

45.Sukhadam Sukha nasancha dukhadam Dukha nasanam,
Dukha avadanam Badram cha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva , who leads to pleasure,
Who destroys causes of Sorrow as well as sorrow,
Who manages and gives us protection.

46.Sukha roopam, roopa nasam, sarva dharma phala pradam,
Atheendriyam maha mayam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is personification of pleasure,
Who destroys pride , who makes all roads of Dharma effective ,
Who is greater than the senses and is the great illusion.

47.Sarva pakshi mrugakaram , Sarva pakshi mrugadhipam,
Sarva paksha mrugadharam, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has the form of all birds and animals,
Who is the Lord of all birds and animals and is the support of all birds and animals.

48.Jeevadhyaksham , jeeva vandhyam , Jeeva jevana rakshakam,
Jeeva kruth, jeeva haranam , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the lord of all living beings ,
Who is saluted by all living beings , who protects all living beings,
Who creates all living beings and also destroys them all.

49.Viswathmanam, viswa vandhyam , vajrathma vajra hasthakam,
Vajresam , vajra bhoosham cha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the soul of the universe ,
Who is saluted by the universe, who is the soul of the diamond ,
Who has Diamond like arms , who is the lord of the diamond and wears them.

50.Ganadhipam, ganadhyakham , pralaya anala nasakam,
Srithendriyam , veera bhadram , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is the owner of the Ganas,
Who presides over the Ganas , who destroys using flood and fire.


51.Trayambakancha mrudam soolam , arishta varga nasanam,
Jithendriyam, Veerabhadram, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who pervades the three worlds ,
Who kills by using trident , who destroys groups of disasters ,
Who is the one who has one over senses and is the valorous hero.

52.Kundhendhu sankha davalam , bhaga nethra abhijwalam,
Kalagni rudram, sarvajnam, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is as white as Jasmine and the moon,
Who shines with lucky eyes , who is angry like the fire at deluge and expert in everything.

53.Khambu greevam Khambhu kandam, dhairyatham, dhairyvardhakam,
Sardhoola , sarmavasanam, Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has a shell like neck ,
Who has a neck like a band , who is courageous , who increases courage ,
Who is pre eminent and who dresses himself with hide.

54.Jagat uthpathi hethumcha , Jagat pralaya karinam,
Poornananda swaroopancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is the cause of creation of the world,
Who is the one who causes deluge and has a form of complete joy.

55.Swarna kesancha mahat thejam , punya Sravana keerthanam,
Brahmanda nayakam , dharam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has gold like hair and great shine,
Who likes to hear songs of devotion , who is the Lord of the universe and one who carries it.

56.Mandhara moola nilyam , Mandhara kusuma priyam,
Vrundharaka Priya tharam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who stays below the coral tree,
Who likes the flowers of coral tree and one who likes the garland of Thulasi

57.Mahendriyam, Maha bahum, Viswasa pari poorakam,
Sulabhasulabham labhyam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who has great control over senses ,
Who has great hands , who fulfills the faith in him and is got easily or with difficulty.

58.Bheejadharam , bheejaroopam , nirbheejam , bheeja vrudhitham,
Paresam , bheeja nasamcha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the basis for the seeds , who has the form of the seed ,
Who does not have birth , who promotes birth , who is lord of the divine and one who destroys lives.

59.Yugakaram , yugadheesam , Yugakruth, yuga nasaka,
Yugesam , yuga nasancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who creates ages of time , who is the lord of ages of time ,
Who is the cause of ages of time and who is the lord and destroyer of ages.

60.Durjadim , pingala jadam , jada mandala manditham,
Karpoora gowram Gowreeesam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has a troubling matted lack,
Who has a brown hair , who is surrounded by matted lock,
Who is white like camphor and is the Lord of Goddess Gowri.

61.Suraavaasam , janaavaasam, yogeesam , yoga pungavam,
Yogadham , yogeenaam simham , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who lives with devas,
Who lives with people, who is the Lord of Yoga ,
Who has a gift of yoga and is the lion among Yogis.

62.Uthamanuthamam , thathwam , andhakasura soodhanam,
Bhaktha kalpa dhrumam sthavyam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the greatest among greats,
Who is the philosophy , who is the killer of Andhakasura,
Who is the wish giving tree to devotees and who is praiseworthy.

63.Vichithramalyavasanam , divya chandana charchitham,
Vishnu brahmadhi vandhyam cha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears a very peculiar garland,
Who coats himself with divine sandal paste and is worshipped by Brahma, Vishnu and others.

64.Kumaram, pitharam devam , sitha chandra kalanidhim,
Brahma shatrum, jagan mithram , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is a lad, father and God,
Who wears the crescent , who is the treasure house of arts ,
Who is the enemy of Brahma and is the friend of the universe.

65.Lavanyam, madhurakaram , karuna rasa varidhim,
Broovor madhye sahasrarchim , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is pretty, who is sweet ,
Who is the ocean of the essence of mercy and,
Who has thousand rays in between the eye brows.

66.Jadadharam pavakaksham , rukshesam , bhuvana nayakam,
Kamadham sarvadha gamyam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who sports a matted lock ,
Who has a shining eyes , who is the lord of hard people ,
Who is the Lord of the world , who bestows wishes and goes everywhere.

67. Shivam santham , uma nadham , maha dhyana parayanam,
Jnanapradham , kruthivasam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is peaceful, patient and lord of Uma,
Who is meditated by great ones , who grants wisdom and sits on a animal hide.

68. Vasukyuraga haramcha , lokanugraha karinam,
Jnanapradham kruthidharam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears the serpent Vasuki as garland,
Who is the cause of blessing people , who grants wisdom and who wears animal hide.

69.Sasanga dharinam bhargam , sarva lokaika sankaram,
Shuddhancha saswatham nithyam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears the crescent and is radiant,
Who is the Sankara of all the words and who is pure, permanent and is forever.

70.SAranagatha dheenarthi , parithrana parayanam,
Gambheerancha vashatkaram , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is kind to those who surrender to him ,
Who protects to those who seek ,who is serious and who shouts “Vashat”.

71.Bhoktharam, Bhojanam , bhojyam, jhetharam jithamanasam,
Karanam, karaanam jishnum , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who consumes, who is the one that is consumed,
Who is a victor , who has mind full of success , who does, who is the cause and who is the victor.

72.Kshethragnam, kshethrapalancha , prathaika prayojanam,
Vyomakesam, bheemavesham , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who knows the world, who protects the world,
Who is useful to those who pray, who has sky as his hair and who has a gross form.

73.BHavajam, tharunobhedham kshobishtam yama nasakam,
Hiranya garbham , hemangam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is born from thought , who is young,
Who cannot be split , who likes to be angry , who killed Yama ,
Who has the world within himself and who has golden body.

74.Daksham, chamunda janakam , mokshadham , mokshadayakam,
Hiranyadham , Hema roopancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who punishes, who is the father of Chamunda ,
Who is the salvation, who grants salvation , who is gold and who has a golden form.

75.Maha smasana nilayam , prachanna spatika prabham,
Vedaswam , veda roopancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who lives in the great cremation ground,
Who has the concealed glitter of crystal , who leads Vedas and has the form of Vedas.

76.Sthiram swa dharma manapam , brahmanancha asrayam vibhum,
Jagan nivasam prathamam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is stable , who measures his own dharma,
Who is the lord depended by Brahmins , who lives in the universe and who is the first.

77.Rudraksha malabharanam , rudraksha Priya vathsalam,
Rudraksha bhaktha samsthavyam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears a garland of Rudraksha,
Who is very dear to Rudraksha , and who is sung by his devotees with Rudraksha.

78.Phaneendra vilasad kandam, , bhujangabharana priyam,
Dakshadwara vinasancha, , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, whose neck is encircled by king of snakes.
Who likes to wear serpent ornaments and who speedily killed Daksha.

79.Nagendra vilasad karnam maheendra valayavrutham,
Muni vandhyam, muni sreshtam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, whose ear is tuned to the king of snakes,
Who is surrounded by kings of earth , who is saluted by sages and who is the greatest
Sage himself.

80.Mrugendra charma vasanam , muneenaam yeka jeevanam,
Sarva devadhi poojyancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears the hide of king of animals,
Who is the only life of sages and who is worshipped by all devas.

81.Nidhanesam dhanadheesam , apamruthyu vinasanam,
Linga moorthimalingakhyam , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is god of the poor ,
Who is the friend of Khubhera (lord of riches) , who avoids untimely death
Who has the form of Linga and is considered as not to be a linga.

82.Bhaktha kalyanadham vyastham Veda vedantha samsthutham,
Kalpa kruth kalpa nasancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who does good to his devotees,
Who is busy , who is described by Vedas and Vedanthas,
Who makes ions and who destroys ions.

83.Ghora pathaka dhavagnim , janma karma vivarjitham,
Kapala malabharanam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the raging fire that burns great sins,
Who takes away the karma caused due to birth and who wears the garland of skulls.

84.Mathanga charma vasanamn , virad roopa vidharakam,
Vishnukraantham ananthancha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who wears the hide of an elephant,
Who assumes the supreme form , who surpasses Vishnu and is endless.

85.Yagna karma phaladyaksham , Yagna vigna nasakam,
Yagnesam , yagnaaya bhokthaaram , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is the one presiding over fire sacrifices ,
Who is the one preventing stoppage of Yagna* , Who is the lord of Yagna ,
And is the one who uses the results of Yagna .
*Fire sacrifice

86.Kalaatheetham , trikalagnam , dushta nigraha karakam,
Yogi manasa poojyam cha , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, Who is beyond time , who is the past , present and future,
Who causes bad people be destroyed and who is worshipped by minds of Yogis.

87.Mahonnatham , Mahakasam , Mahodharam , Maha bhujam,
Mahovakthram , maha vrutham , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is greatest , who is the great sky,
Who is the great belly , who is the great hand , who has great face and has a great job.

88. Sunethram sulaladancha sarvam bheema parakramam,
Maheswaram Shivadhamam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who has good eyes and good forehead,
Who is everything , who is greatly valorous , who is the great god and who is the Shiva wearing moon.

89.Samastha jagad aadharam , samastha guna parakam,
Sathyam, Sathya gunopetham , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who is the basis of all the worlds,
Who delivers all good characters , who is the truth and who is endowed with all good qualities.

90.Magha Krishna chaturdasyam , poojarthancha Jagat guro,
Durlabham sarva devaanaam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who should be worshipped on fourteenth day of waning moon in month of Magha,(January-February)
Who is the teacher of the universe and who is difficult to get for all devas.

91.Thathrabhi durlabham manye nabho mase indhu vasare ,
Prathoshakale poojayam , , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, who though difficult to get ,
Is easily available on Mondays of Nabha(June-july) month and
During the worship during Pradhosha.

92.Salagrameshu vipraanaam thadaga , satha kopayo.
Kodi kanya maha dhanam , Eka bilvam Shivarpanam.

I offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva, which if offered by Brahmins to Saligrama,
In the shore of lake or near hundreds of wells , Gives the result of gifting of crores of brides.

93.Darsanam bilwa vrukshasya , sparsanam papa nasanam,
Aghora papa samharam , Eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

Seeing the bilwa tree and touching it leads to destruction of sins ,
And it also destroys great sin and so Offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva.

94.Thulasi bilwa Nirgundim Jambheeramalakam thadha,
Aghora papa samharam , Eka bilwam Sivarrpanam.

Offer of ocimum or ocimum or vitis* flowers or lime or Gooseberry,
Leads to the destruction of great sins and so offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva,.
*Vitis negundi

95.Aganda bilwapathraischa poojayeth nandikeswaram ,
Muchyathe sarva papebhya, Eka Bilwam Shivarpanam.

If with unlimited leaves of Bilwa , if we worship God Nandi,
Then we would escape from all sins and so offer one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva.

96.Salangrutham sadaa vrunde kanya sahasrakam,
Samrajya pruthwi dhanam , yeka bilwam shivarpanam.

Gifting away well decorated group of one thousand girls ,
Gifting away of country or land is equivalent to offer of one leaf of Bilwa to lord Shiva.

97.Dasa koti thurangaanaam Aswamedha sahasrakam,
Sa vathsa koti dhenunaam , Eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

Gifting crores of horses or performing thousand Aswamedha sacrifices,
Or gifting crores of cows with their calf is equivalent to offer of one leaf of Bilwa to lord Shiva.

98.Chathur veda sahasrani Bharathathi puranakam,
Samrajya pruthwi dhanam , eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

Reading thousand times all four Vedas or the epic of Bharatha or
Gifting away of country or land is equivalent to offer of one leaf of Bilwa to lord Shiva.

99.Sarva rathnamayam Merum , Kanchanam divya vasthrakam,
Thulabharam sathavartham , eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

Giving weight equivalent to Meru studded with several gems , gold and divine cloths ,
One hundred times is equivalent to offer of one leaf of Bilwa to lord Shiva.

100.Kasikshethra nivasancha , kala Bhairava darsanam,
Prayagamadhavam drushtwa , eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

Living in Kasi , Seeing Kalabhirava and seeing Madhava of Prayaga,
is equivalent to offer of one leaf of Bilwa to lord Shiva.

101.Ashtothara satha slokai stora aaradhyai poojayeth sthadha,
TRisandhyam mokshamapnothi , Eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

Using these one hundred and eight verses and worshipping god,
In dusk, noon and dawn would lead to salvation,
And so offer of one leaf of Bilwa to lord Shiva.

102.Dandhi koti saharaanaam , bhoo Hiranya sahasrakam,
SArva krathu mayam punyam, eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

Giving away one thousand crores of elephants or giving thousands of land and gold,
Always leads to blessings of God and is equivalent to offer of one leaf of Bilwa to lord Shiva.

103.Puthra pouthradhikam bhogam bhukthwa chathraya thepsidham,
Anthyecha Shiva sayujyam, eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

He who offers one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva would get sons and grandsons,
Enjoy all pleasures , realize all three type of wishes and in the attain go before Lord Shiva.

104.Vipra koti sahasranaam , vitha dhanancha yath phalam,
Thath phalam prapnuyath , eksa bilwam Shivarpanam.

He who offers one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva would get that same effect,
As giving away money to thousands of crores of money to Brahmins.

105.Thwa nama keerthanam thathwath , thava padambhujam bhajeth,
Jeevan muktho bhaven nithyam , eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

He who offers one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva would get the result ,
OF Singing the names of Shiva and worshipping his lotus like feet,
And he would lead a detached life daily.

106.Aneka dhana phaladham , anantha sukrthadhikam,
Theerthayathakhilam punyam, eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

He who offers one leaf of Bilwa to Lord Shiva would get results .
Of several type of gifts and be endlessly happy and also,
Get the effect of going on pilgrimage all over the world.

107.Twam maam palaya sarvathra pada dhyana krutham thava ,
Bhavanam saankaram nithyam, Eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

Oh God please protect me everywhere as I meditate on your feet,
And make my home that of Sankara daily as I am offering one Bilwa to Lord Shiva.

108.Ashtothara satham bilwam yorchithe linga masthake,
Atharvoktham vadeth yamsa , eka bilwam Shivarpanam.

If one worships the head of the Shiva linga with one hundred and eight bilwa leaves,
He would be called an expert in Atharva Veda and I am offering one Bilwa toi Lord Shiva.

109.Eka kalam paden nithyam sarva shathru vinasanam,
Dwikalam paden nithyam, Eka bilwam shivarpanam

If this is read daily all your enemies will perish.
If it is read twice , I would be offering one Bilwa to lord Shiva.

110.Trikale paden nithyam mano vaancha phala pradham,
Achirath karya sidhincha , labhate na samasaya.

If this is read thrice all the wishes of mind would be fulfilled,
And without any doubt all actions would meet with success.

111.Eka kalam, dwi kalam vaa tri kalam paden nara,
Lakshmi prapathi shiva vasa, shivena sahamodhathe,

Those men who read it once or twice or thrice ,
Would get wealth and live with Shiva , so agrees Lord Shiva.

112.Koti janma krutham papam archanena vinasyathi,
Saptha janma krutham papam sravanena vinasyathi.

Sins done in crores of births would be destroyed if this is used for worship,
Sins done in seven births would be destroyed , even if it is heard.

113.Janmanthra krutham papam sravanena vinasyathi,
Diva Rathri krutham papam darsanena vinasyathi..

Just be hearing it sins done in previous and present birth would be destroyed.
And the sin done during a night and day would be destroyed by just seeing it.

114.Kshane kshane krutham papam smaranena vinasyathi,
Pusthakam dharayeth dehe ana arogyam bhaya nasanam.

Just by remembering the prayer would destroy sins committed in second after second,
And by just carrying the book ill health and fear would be destroyed.

115.Thryaothachatthara satha slokai sangatitham varam,
Eka bilwarpana stotram ya padethshiva sannidhou,

116. sa sarva sidhi maapnothi ayur keerthim cha sinthathi,
SArvai sampoojyathe loke shiva loke maheeyathe.

Those who read these one hundred and thirteen slokas before Lord Shiva,
Would get all divine powers and live a full life with fame and he
Would be worshipped by all in this world and would be respected in land of Shiva.

117.Ashtaayam somavare cha pradhosha shiva rathrishu,
AArdhraayaam guru vare cha tridalai bilwa pathrai

118Ashtothra satham karyam archanam Shiva masthake ,
Thena swargamavapnothi Shiva sayujyamaapnuyath.

If one worships with the three segmented Bilwa leaf ,
On Ashtami(Eighth phase of moon) , Monday , Pradhosha or Shiva rathri.
Or on star Arudhra or Thursday with one hundred and eight leaves on head of Shiva,
He would go to heaven and would be near Lord Shiva.

Ithi Shiva rahasye , Gowri Narayana Samvadhe,
Bilwashtothra satham stotram sampoornam.

Thus ends the prayer of one hundred and eight bliwa leaves ,
Which occurs in the conversation between Lord Vishnu and Parvathi,
Which occurs in Shiva Rahasya.

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