Saturday, March 10, 2012

Bhaskara Stotram

Bhaskara Stotram
(the prayer to maker of light)

Translated by
P.R.Ramachander

(Here is a rare prayer addressed to the Sun God as the one who makes light)

1.Hamsaya bhuvana dwandhadwamasyam amitha thejase,
Hamsa vahana roopaya Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , who is the spiritual preceptor,
The killer of darkness of the world who has immense light,
And who has the form of the one who rides on the swan.

2.Vedanthaya , pathangaya , vihangarooda murthaye,
Haridwarna thurangaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , who is the philosopher,
The sun God who is in the sky , who has the form of flying God,
And who uses horses of the green colour.

3.Bhuvana thraya dheepaaya , bhakthi mukthi pradaya cha,
Bhaktha daridrya nasya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,who is the light of the three worlds,
Who grants devotion and salvation and destroys poverty of devotees.

4.Lokaloka prakasaya, Sarva lokaika chakshushe,
Lokothara charithraya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who lights up all the worlds,
Who is eye of all the world and whose conduct is beyond the world.

5.Sarva loka prakasaya , Saptha sapthi radhaaya cha,
Saptha dweepa prakasaya, Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who brightens all worlds,
Who rides on a chariot drawn by seven steeds,
And who brightens all the seven islands.

6.Marthaandaaya dhyumanaye Bhanave chithra bhanave,
Prabhakaraya mithraya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,who is the bird in the sky,
Who is shining gem, who has luster , who has varied type of luster,
Who is the one who makes things bright and who is the friend of the world.

7.Namasthe Brahma roopaya, Namasthe vishnu roopine,
Namasthe rudra roopine, Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who has the form of Lord Brahma,
Who has the form of Lord Vishnu, who has the form of Lord Shiva.

8.Sarva jnana swaroopaya , sahasra kiranaya cha,
Geervana bheethi nasaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who is the form of all knowledge,
Who has thousand rays and who destroys fears of devas.

9.Sarva dukho upasanthaya , sarva papa haraya cha,
Sarva vyadhi vinasaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who pacifies all types of sorrow,
Who destroys all types of sins and all types of diseases.

10.Sahasra pathra nethraya, sahasraksha sthuthaya cha,
Sahasra nama dheyaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who has thousand message sending eyes,
Who is praised by the thousand eyed Indra and who has thousand names.

11.Nithyaya, niravadhayaya, nirmala jnana moorthaye,
Nigamartha prakasaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,who is forever, who is stainless,
Who is the form of pure knowledge, who explains the meaning of divine actions.

12.Aadhi madhyantha soonyaya , veda vedantha vedhine,
Nadha bindu swaroopaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,who does not have beginning, middle or end,
Who is knowledgeable of vedas and Vedanthas and who has the form of sound.

13.Nirmala Jnana roopaya , ramya theja swaroopine,
Brahma theja swaroopaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who has the form of pure knowledge,
Who has a pretty shining form and Who has the form of light of Brahma.

14.Neethi jnanaya nithyaya, nirmala jnana moorthaye,
Nigamartha prakasaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who knows justice, who is perennial,
Who has a pure dazzling form and who explains the meaning of sacred books.

15.Kushta vyadhi vinasanaya , dushta vyadhi haraya cha,
Ishatartha dhayine thasmai , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , who cures leprosy,
Who destroys very cruel diseases and gives us that which we desire.

16.Bhava rogaika vaidhyaya , sarva rogapahaarine,
Yeka nethra swaroopaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , Who is the physician who cures diseases of fate ,
Who steals away all diseaes and who has a form with one eye.

17.Daridrya dosha naaya , ghora papa haraaya cha,
Hiranya varna dehaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , Who destroys the ills of poverty,
And also the effect of committed sins and has a body of the golden colour.

18.Sarva sampath pradhathre cha sarva dukha vinasine,
Sarvopadhrava naasaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , who blesses us with all types of wealth,
And also destroys all types of sorrows and destroys all sort of problems.

19.Namo Dharma nidhaanaaya Nama sukrutha sakshine,
Nama prathyaksha roopaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light ,Who is the place where dharma stays,
Who is the witness to good deeds and who has a form that can be seen.

20.Sarva lokaika poornaaya , kali karmaagha haarine,
Nama punya swaroopaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , who fills up all the worlds,
Who destroys the ills of Kali age, And who has a blessed form.

21.Dwandhwa vyadhi vinasaya , sarva dukha vinasine,
Namasthapthrayaghnaya , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , who is the destroyer of diseases of mind and body,
Who is destroyer of all types of sorrows and destroyer of three types of suffering.

22.Kaala roopaya, kalyana murthaye karanaya cha,
Vedhyaya , bhaya samharthre , Bhaskaraya namo nama.

Salutations to the maker of light , who is the form of time,
Who has an auspicious form , who is the cause of all,
Who is greatly learned and is the destroyer of fear.

2 comments:

Surya said...

Dear Doctor.
Thank you for your work. I would be gladdened should you decide to put on the Stotra(s) in Samskrit too.

Thank you.

sathya said...

dear sir,

Your blog is a great source of spiritual information...thank you.

is it possible also to include the sanskrit texts as well?

Thank you