Hindu Mantras & Stotras

*/ Uttara Bhāgaḥ itīdaṃ kīrtanīyasya keśavasya mahātmanaḥ | nāmnāṃ sahasraṃ divyānām aśeṣeṇa prakīrtitam || 1 || Bhīshma said: — Thus the thousand divine names of Bhagavān Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Being who is supremely worthy of being praised, have been chanted in their entirety. ya idaṃ śṛuṇuyān nityaṃ yaścāpi parikīrtayet | nāśubhaṃ prāpnuyāt kiñcit so 'mutreha ca mānavaḥ || 2 || Whoever hears or recites these...

*/ 1000 Names of Sri Vishnu (Slokas 81-108) tejōvṛṣō dyutidharaḥ sarvaśastrabhṛtāṁ varaḥ | pragrahō nigrahō vyagrō naikaśṛṅgō gadāgrajaḥ || 81 || 757. Tejōvṛṣaḥ: One who in the form of the sun causes rainfall at all times. 758. Dyutidharaḥ: One whose form is always brilliant. 759. Sarva-śastra-bhṛtāṁ varaḥ: One who is superior to all bearing arms. 760. Pragrahaḥ: One who accepts the offerings of devotees with...

*/ 1000 Names of Sri Vishnu (Ślokas 61-80) sudhanvā khaṇḍaparaśurdāruṇō draviṇapradaḥ | divaspṛk sarvadṛgvyāsō vācaspatirayōnijaḥ || 61 || 567. Sudhanvā: One who has got as His weapon the bow named Sāranga of great excellence. 568. Khaṇda-paraśuḥ: The battle-axe that destroys enemies. 569. Dāruṇaḥ: One who is harsh and merciless to those who are on the evil path. 570. Draviṇapradaḥ: One who bestows the desired wealth...

*/ 1000 Names of Sri Vishnu (Slokas 41-60) udbhavaḥ, kṣōbhaṇō devaḥ śrīgarbhaḥ parameśvaraḥ | karaṇaṁ kāraṇaṁ kartā vikartā gahanō guhaḥ || 41 || 373. Udbhavaḥ: One who is the material cause of creation. 374. Kṣōbhaṇaḥ: One who at the time of creation entered into the Purusha and Prakriti and caused agitation. 375. Devaḥ: 'Divyati' means sports oneself through creation and other cosmic activities. 376. Śrīgarbhaḥ:...

*/ 1000 Names of Sri Vishnu (Slokas 21-40) marīcirdamanō haṁsaḥ suparṇō bhujagōttamaḥ | hiraṇyanābhaḥ sutapāḥ padmanābhaḥ prajāpati: || 21 || 189. Marīciḥ: The supreme power and impressiveness seen in persons endowed with such qualities. 190. Damanaḥ: One who in the form of Yama inflicts punishments on those who tread the path of unrighteousness. 191. Haṁsaḥ: One who removes the fear of Samsara from those who...

*/ 1000 Names of Sri Vishnu (Ślokas 1-20) viśvaṁ viṣṇurvaṣaṭkārō bhūtabhavyabhavatprabhuḥ | bhūtakṛdbhūtabhṛdbhāvō bhūtātmā bhūtabhāvanaḥ || 1 || 1. Viśvaṁ: The all or the Universe. 2. Viṣṇuḥ: He who pervades everything. 3. Vaṣaṭkāraḥ: For whom the sacrificial versus are uttered in the yajnas. 4. Bhūta-bhavya-bhavat-prabhuḥ: The one who is the master and beyond the past, present and the future. 5. Bhūtakṛd: The creator and destroyer...

*/ Nyāsa asya śrīviṣṇu divya sahasranāma stotra mahāmantrasya touch the forehead śrī veda-vyāso bhagavān ṛṣiḥ anuṣṭup chandaḥ touch the mouth śrīkṛṣṇaḥ paramātmā śrīman nārāyaṇo devatā touch the heart amṛtāṃ śudbhavo bhānuriti bījam touch the navel devakīnandanaḥ sraṣṭeti śaktiḥ touch the genitals udbhavaḥ kṣobhaṇo deva iti paramo mantraḥ touch the mouth śaṅkhabhṛn nandakī cakrīti kīlakam touch the ankles śārṅgadhanvā gadādhara ityastram clap the hands rathāṅgapāṇir akṣobhya...

Śrī Jagannāthāṣṭakam | Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu

Śrī Jagannāthāṣṭakam Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu Issued from the mouth of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu The only 8 authentic verses known as written down from the words of Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya Mahāprabhu, the spiritual head and foremost authority of Gauḍīya Vaishnavas, from which all their philosophy and inspiration issues. One who carefully recites this sacred Jagannāthāṣṭakam, upon becoming sinless and pure-hearted, will attain entrance into Viṣṇuloka.

Nīlā Sūktam (Neela Suktam) in Sanskrit with transliteration and English translation. Do be gracious unto us. Rich in ghee, O Sāvitrī, through your sovreignity be the bounteous region rich in milk, for us. The firm among the quarters, Lady-of Vishnu, the mild, ruling over this strength, the desirable, Bṛhaspati, Mātariśva, Vāyu, the winds blowing together be gracious unto us. Supporter of the Sky, supporter of...

Bhū Sūktam in Sanskrit with transliteration and English translation. O goddess Aditi, You are the Earth in depth. sky in breadth, atmosphere in greatness. In your lap , I place Agni, the all-consumer for the consumption [of oblations]. Whatever of you scattered in rage, was spread over the earth, That the Ādityas, the All-gods and the Vāsus gathered together. With her inspiration from his expiration,...

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