Saturday, May 7, 2016

Sri Mahalakshmi stotram

Sri Mahalakshmi stotram

By
Srimad Padur  Puranam  Raghavachary

Translated  by
P.R.Ramachander

1.Akhilagama  saara vidhaam  Yameenaam,
Hrudhyabja  vihara kuthoohalini,
Vina majjanath abhimatha artha  kari,
Vijayaswa  reme   harinaa  sathatham.

Oh  essence   of  all  sacred works,  who is  happy,
To  live in the lotus heart of  saints,
And who  Along with her lord fulfils desires of devotees,
Victory to you Oh Lakshmi who is always with Hari.

2.Smayamana suramya mukhamburuhaa,
Dhaya mana manaa pranatheshvanisam,
Pranave nagare  dhayayodhayani,
Vijayaswa  reme   harinaa  sathatham.

Oh Goddess whose  lotus like face is always decorated by a smile,
Who has a mind filed with mercy,I always bow  before  you,
Oh Goddess  who has incarnated  in the city of “OM”*,
Victory to you Oh Lakshmi who is always with Hari.
* Beasant nagar , Madras
             
3.Chathurasya mukhai rakhilai amarai  ,
Krutha naija mahaa mahima sthuthikaa ,
Vikachamburuhena sudhamavathi  ,
Vijayaswa  reme   harinaa  sathatham.

Lord Brahma   with four heads   and all the devas,
Always  sing about   your greatness  and pray you,
Oh Goddess  who lives  in a  pretty fully opened  lotus flower,
Victory to you Oh Lakshmi who is always with Hari.

4.Athi dussaha   dukha karai  ramithair,
Durithair bharitham  Bahu janma  kruthai,
Paripalaya  maam  padhayo  pathitham,
Vijayaswa  reme   harinaa  sathatham.

AS I was filled   with exceedingly large Sufferings  due to several past births ,
I  am suffering due to excessively   large  unbearable pains,
And so please protect  me who has fallen at   your feet,
Victory to you Oh Lakshmi who is always with Hari.

5.Sumukhi shubhadhaa sugunaa  sulabhaa  ,
Sri sajjana  rakshana   vidhi pradhithaa ,
Sugathir  nikhilasya   janasya  mathaa ,
Vijayaswa  reme   harinaa  sathatham.

Oh Goddess with a pretty face , who  makes good things  happen,
Who  has   good attributes . who is easily approachable  ,
Who has made  it a rule  to protect those   who surrender  to her  ,
And Who is firm in providing salvation  to  all the people ,
Victory to you Oh Lakshmi who is always with Hari.

6.Prabhalari jigishu   valaari mukhair,
Hari sahya mupethuya  puraamadhithaath,
Ayi  dugdha  mayaadhudidhe jalaghe  ,
Vijayaswa  reme   harinaa  sathatham.

When Indra and devas  with a wish to win over their  famous enemies  ,
Sought   the help of Lord Hari   and  churned  ,
The ocean of milk , you arose   from that  ocean,
Victory to you Oh Lakshmi who is always with Hari.

7.Paripasythi  sarva suparva  gane  ,
Bhagawath bhuja  Madhya nisanthaa   gadha,
Pradhithaa  paramathma   sulakshma thayaa,
Vijayaswa  reme   harinaa  sathatham.

Seeing you with all   the collection of beauty  ,
In the  mole  middle  of the   two arms   of the God,
The very learned ones thought that  the great God has the  best attributes.
Victory to you Oh Lakshmi who is always with Hari.

8Avani thanaya thwam urikruthvath,
THwayee  rama harer dayithaa  bhavathi,
Prakati kuruthe   sma sathi suvudhin,
Vijayaswa  reme   harinaa  sathatham.

You  took the incarnation   as the daughter of earth,
And became the consort of Hai   who was  born as Rama ,
And you demonstrated   the  duties  of a virtuous lady  ,
Victory to you Oh Lakshmi who is always with Hari.


9,Vinaa Vishnu  Kaanathaam gathirno   gathirno,
SAdaa Vishnukaanthaam   smareyam smareyam,
Rame, Vishnu kanthe  praseedha  praseedha,
Priyam  Vishnu Kanthe   pradheyaa  pradheyaa.

Without consort of Vishnu   there is no  refuge  , no refuge  ,
So I  think of , think of, the consort of Vishnu   always,
Oh Rama, Oh consort of Vishnu , be pleased be pleased,
Oh dear consort of Vishnu , grant me my desires, grant me.

10.Aham Vishnu kanthe Thwadheeyangri padhou,
Sudhooradhi hagathya bhakthyaa pranamra,
Yatha  Ananda sindhou nimagna sadasyaam,
THathaa may praseedhapraseedha  praseedha.

Oh consort  of Lord Vishnu , I have come from afar ,
To  salute   with great devotion   at your lotus like feet,
For the sake of me  to fulfill the desire  to drown in the ocean of joy,
Become pleased  with me, become pleased with me  , become pleased with me.

11.Aseshaan api   doshaan may, pramadhadha sakruth kruthaan,
Kshmaswamba, kshamaswamba, Maha Lakshmi  hari priye.

Among all the god deeds  by carelessness  I might have committed some sins,
Pardon me mother, pardon me mother , Oh Mahalakshmi who is dear  to Hari.

12.Pranatha surasura mani makutanchitha komala pada    saroja  yuge,
Bhavadhava  soshana  bahuka bhayathura   rakshana  dakshina druk prasare  ,
Parisara  baaswara  nija jana saaditha pavana poojana hrushta manaa,
Chiramadhamavasa hari dayithe puramom pada mishta  kari  krupayaa.

Oh goddess   whose  pretty lotus feet  is  lit  by the crowns of devas  and asuras  saluting you,
Oh Goddess  who has the power to recue people  who are scared of the forest fire of samsara ,
Oh Goddess   who is pleased  by the worship offered  by sages  glowing  in their inner peace ,
Oh consort of Hari , you should stay  long in the city  of Om and fulfill the desires  of your devotees.

                Ithi  Saralakavi Sri Raghavacharya   krutham  Mahalakshmi stotram
                                                     Sampoornam

                  Thus ends   the prayer  to Mahalakshmi  composed  by,
                                           The  upright   poet Raghavacharya






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