Jambu Nadha Stotram
(Jambukeswara (god sitting below a Jambu/rose apple tree) is the God of Thiruvanaikovil (holy temple of the elephants) in Trichy. He is worshipped here as Appu linga ( element of water.)
1.Vandeham jagatho moola kandham kandharpa nasanam,
Gadwanginam gadka keda daram hethikarambujam.
1.I salute he who is like the root of the world , who killed the cupid ,
Who is armed with a bow and holds the weapons of sword and shield in his lotus like hands.
2.Gangadharam garagalam ghantakarna samarchitham,
Tanga hastham taadhi manthra vedhyam vaidhyam mahaarujaam.
2.I salute him who wears the ganges. Who has poison in his neck, who was worshipped by Ghantakarna,
Who carries a sword in his hand, who can be realized by chant starting with “ta”, who is a doctor who cures great diseases.
3.Damarukara sangushta vishta paanishta haarinam,
Nimithaneka devaadhi vinathaavana kaarinam.
3.I salute him who plays hand drum called Damaru and relieves the problems of the world,
And who is saluted by Devas whom he created and are protected by him.
4,Padmaksha padma sambhoothadhyanalokitha pachchiram,
Phani kankana bhooshadyam phanithadhyakhilagaamam.
4.I salute him whose hair and feet were not visible to Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma ,
Who wears snaka as bangle and ornament and one who teaches all Agama sasthras.
5.Bandha mochana kruth devam bhaktha abaktheshu sankaram,
BHayadham dushtamanasaam bhaktheshva abhaya dhayakam.
5.I salute that Sankara who grants freedom from ties to devotees and to non-devotees,
Who creates fear in evil minded people and one who gives protection to devotees.
6.Mayaskaram mahaamaya nirvarthanakaram haram,
Yasakaram baskaraksham yami manasa samsthitham.
6.I salute him who gives joy , who removes great illusion , who destroys sins,
Who grants fame who has sun as eye and who is in the mind of sages.
7.Rema ramana poojyangri ranga sthana sunruthakam,
Lavalesamsa sambhutha jagathraya vinodhinam.
7.I salute him who is worshipped by consort of Lakshmi , who dances o prettily on the stage,
And who entertains the three worlds by a very small part of himself.
8.Vamadevam , vasavarchyam varadhabhaya paninam,
Shadoormira hitham shodanyasa poojyamumadhavam.
8.I salute that Vamadeva , who is worshipped by Indra, who shows granting boons and protection by his hands,
Who is devoid of passion and anger and who is worshipped by six types of gestures.
9.Sarvarthikam sadaa santham sanakadhi samarchitham,
Haram jagatraya haram hareenanga kala dharam,
9,.I salute him who has all forms, who is always peaceful , who is worshipped by sage Sanaka and others,
Who destroys sins , who destroys the three worlds and who wears the crescent on his body.
10.Kshayad veeram kshithiradam kshayapasmara nasanam
10.I salute him who destroys enemies, Who rides on earth as chariot and who cures tuberculosis and Epilepsy.
Ithi sri padmeya purane Gajaranya Mahathmye , Ekavimodhyaya
This is the twenty first chapter of the book on Gajaramya in Padma Purana.