Lord Ganesha

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Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Sri Kalika Shathanama Sthothram – Sri Mundamala Thanthram - Lyrics and meanings



||Jai Sriman Narayana ||












Sri Parvathi speaks “ Oh! Parvathinatha/consort of Goddess Parvathi, Oh! Vishvanatha who is the Lord of Universe and its living beings, Oh! Dhayamaya/compassionate one, Oh! Vishveshvara/Lord of Universe, Oh! Prabho, Oh! Dheenabandho who is closest companion of distress and desolate people, Oh! Jagathpathe/ruler of the Universe, I would like to hear the highly confidential hymns of Goddess Kalika who has personified as Thara, prominent among the female deities, and kindly narrate the reason for being kept as highly confidential of these auspicious hymns praising the splendor of Goddess Kalika.”


Sri Shiva speaks “ Oh! Maheshvari who has beautiful five faces, I shall narrate the highly propitious hymns of Goddess Kalika, which is impossible to praise even by thousands and millions of tongues or hundreds and millions of faces, Oh! Shankari, therefore her glorious myths has become highly confidential, Oh! Deveshi, I shall put all my effort to describe the same, Oh! Jagadambike, hundreds of sacred names of Goddess Kalika was narrated in Thanthric philosophies and it was remained intact for several Yuga.”


Lord Shiva continues “ I shall meditate upon Goddess Kalika, who has dreadful appearances, she has most marvelous form too, she is Kamala and Kala as well, she is the source of action, she has unique eyes, she has most enticing form as Kamakshi, she holds Kapala and powerful sword, she is Kathyayani, she symbolizes full moon,  she is formidable, she has won over death, she is too compassionate, she is worshiped by Kamala, she is Kadambari, she eradicates unexpected and untimely deaths, she is  most desirous, she symbolizes admiration and curiousness, she is the cause, she is most desirable, she has the complexion of dark clouds, she is beloved of Krishna, she immerses in the veneration of Lord Krishna, she has personified as dearest darling of Krishna, she has dark colored complexion, she is unconquerable, she is fond of Krishna, she has the complexion of dark clouds, she is Kalika, she represents dark hours of  night, she was born in the illustrious clan, she is eminent in the clan, she immerses in the performance of righteous deeds for the welfare of the clan, she is most desirable, she represents desires as well as deeds, she is presiding deity of illustrious clan, she is worshiped by the illustrious clan, she is modest, she represents illustrious clan, she is worshiped by Kamala, she is worshiped in the highest peaks of Mount Kailash, she has attractive long and curly hair locks, she is most enchanting, she fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, she is eminent in the science of passionate sport, she has dreadful appearance, she has  beautiful appearance and great effulgence resembles to  dearest darling of Kandharpa/Kamadeva, she has marvelous physical structure of musical instrument, she takes immense pleasure in playing musical instruments, she has beautiful long and curly hair locks adorned in precious ornaments, she is beloved of Keshava, she has the luster of saffron, she is worshiped by Keshava, she is Kameshvari who is the consort of Lrod Kameshvara, symbolizes amorous sport, she imparts the knowledge of passionate sport, she is beyond time, she is fond of meat of tortoise, she is worshiped by tortoise, she represents Jujube tree/Indian plum, a kind of bird, water vessel, etc.. she holds water vessel, she represents deeds, she remains in the middle of multitudes of army, she is adorned in golden shield, she is worshiped by army of warriors, she is beloved of warriors, she represents multitude of army, she is the source of action of the  multitude of warriors, she immerses in the veneration of little girl children, she is worshiped by Kumari Ganas, she sincerely follows the disciplines of clan, she is fond of noble family and she is worshiped by the noble families, she was born in the illustrious family, she sincerely follows  righteousness for the welfare  the clan, she eradicates miseries and perils of the noble clan, she represents time and righteousness, she is most desirable, she is eternal, she represents amorous sport, she symbolizes passionate sport, she eradicates excessive desires, she is worshiped in shrines, she is beyond time and she represents time, she symbolizes righteous deeds and devotion, desires, she fulfills all the desires of the worshiper, she is adorned in Kolapushpa, she has marvelous physical appearance and decked in weapon, she eradicates conflicts, she is Kaushiki, Kethaki, and Kunthi, she has attractive long and curly hair locks, Oh! Sarvangi who has divine limbs, the above are the highly promising hymns praising the splendor of Goddess Kalika which is capable to bring all kinds of auspiciousness to the worshiper.”


||Phalashruthi: ||

Sri Shiva concludes “Whoever reads or listens to the hundreds of sacred names of Goddess Kalika with utmost faith and devotion would attain all kinds of supernatural powers, Lord Bhrama, Lord Vishnu , Lord Rudra, Vasava, and deities recited these sacred hymns and got themselves  freed from  distress, Oh! Vishveshi, it was remained highly confidential in the three worlds, Oh! Mahamaye, it was mentioned in the Thanthric scriptures, Oh! Maheshani, Oh! Priye, it is highly auspicious to recite or listen with intense faith and devotion in the sacred land of cows, or Vaikunda, or shrine of Kailasa or day or night, it would provide Manthrasiddhi to worshiper, it should be recited on Kujavaram/Tuesday  on a Chathurdhashi day,  during the hours of dusk, worshiper would remain highly intelligent  and expert in all Shasthra,  attain birth in illustrious clan, remain pure, fortunate and righteous on Earth, Oh! Deveshi, Oh! Paramasundari, recitation or listening to these glorious verses provides performance of numerous religious rites, Oh! Vararohe/beautiful faced one, undoubtedly worshiper would attain all kinds of super natural powers on Earth, Oh! Maheshvari, it is auspicious to read during the hours of dusk, sitting under Bilvavruksha, or Ashwaththavriksha or Parijatha, Oh! Sureshvari, recitation of hundreds of weeks on regular basis would provide Manthrasiddhi, Mundamala Mahamanthra is highly auspicious and superior among the sacred hymns, she is Bhagavathi who eradicates miseries and sorrows, and sufferings of poverty, whoever reads or listen to it with intense devotion would be freed from the sufferings of poverty, miseries and grief, and worshiper would remain Jeevanmuktha/liberated soul, worshiper would remain Sadhaka and attain nearness to Goddess Durga, Oh! Naganandhini/daughter of Mount Himavan, liberation is possible only through faith and devotion,  Oh! Jagadhdhathri, otherwise life will not be fruitful, Oh! Shankari, Oh! Maheshani, veneration of preceptor and Paramaguru, would yield all those pieties of Bhukthi and Mukthi, even without performance of Thanthric or Manthric rites, or recitation of hymns, preceptor symbolizes supreme wisdom and knowledge and he is supreme Lord Shiva. Whoever disrespect Guru, or Thanthra and Thrantic rites, would be crushed and chewed their meat by Lord Bhairava, therefore Thanthras should not be degraded or disregarded or disgraced. ”

Sri Devyuvacha –

Namasthe Parvathinatha Vishvanatha Dhayamaya | Gnanath  Paratharam  Nasthi Shrutham  Vishveshvara Prabho ||

Dheenabandho Dhayasindho Vishveshvara Jagathpathe | Idhaneem Shrothumicchami Gopyam  Paramakaranam | Rahasyam Kalikayashcha  Tharayashcha  Suroththama ||

Sri Shiva Uvacha –

Rahasyam Kim  Vadhishyami Panchavathrair Maheshvari | Jihva Koti Sahasraisthu Vakthrakoti Shathairapi ||

Vakthum Na  Shakyathe  Thasya Mahathmyam Vai Kathanchana | Thasya  Rahasyam  Gopyashcha  Kim Na  Janasi Shankari ||

Svasyaiva  Charithum  Vakthum Samarththa  Swayameva Hi | Anyatha  Naiva Dheveshi  Jyayathe  Thath Kathashchana ||

Kalikaya:  Shathamnamnam  Thanthre  Thvaya Shrutham | Rahasyam  Gopaneeyashcha  Thathre Asmin Jagadambike ||

Karalavadhana Kali Kamini Kamala Kala | Kriyavathi  Kotarakshi  Kmakshya  Kamasundari ||

Kapala Cha Karala Cha  Kali Kathyayani Kuhu: | Kankala  Kalamadhana  Karuna Kamalarchitha ||

Kadambari Kalahara Kauthuki  Karanapriya | Krishna Krishnapriya  Krishnapoojitha Krishnavallabha ||

Krishaparajitha  Krishnapriya  Cha Krishnaroopini | Kalika Kalarathrishcha  Kulaja  Kulapanditha ||

Kuladharmapriya  Kama  Kamya  Karmavibhooshitha | Kulapriya  Kularatha  Kuleena Paripoojitha ||

Kulajja Kamalapoojya Kailasanagabhooshitha | Koodaja Keshini Kamya  Kamadha Kamapanditha ||

Karalasya  Cha Kandharppakamini Roopashobhitha | Kolambaka  Kolaratha  Keshini Keshabhooshitha ||

Keshavasyapriya  Kasha Kashmeera Keshavarcchitha | Kameshvari Kamaroopa  Kamadhana Vibhooshitha ||

Kalahanthri  Koorma Mamsapriya  Koormadhipoojitha | Kolini Karakakara  Karakarma  Niveshini ||

Katakeshvara Madhyastha  Kataki Katakarcchitha | Katapriya Kataratha  Katakarmaniveshini||

Kumaripoojanaratha  Kumari Ganasevitha | Kulacharapriya  Kaulapriya  Kaulaniveshini ||

Kuleena  Kuladharmajja  Kulabheethi Vimardhini | Kaladharmapriya  Kamya Nithya  Kamaswaroopini ||

Kamaroopa Kamahara  Kama Mandhirapoojitha | Kamaragswaroopa  Cha Kalakhya  Kalabhooshitha ||

Kriya Bhakthiratha  Kamyanashchaiva  Kamadhayini | Kolapushpambara  Kola  Nikola  Kalahanthara ||

Kaushiki Kethaki Kunthi Kunthaladhi Vibhooshitha | Ithyevam  Shrunu  Sarvangi  Rahasyam Sarvamangalam ||

|| Phalashruthi: ||

Ya: Padeth  Paraya Bhakthya  Sa Shivo  Nathra Samshaya : | Shathanama Prasadhena  Kim Na  Siddhathi Bhoothale ||

Bhrama Vishnushcha Rudrashcha  Vasavadhya  Dhvaukasa: | Rahasya Padanadevi  Sarve Cha  Vigathajwara: ||

Thrishu Lokeshu Vishveshi Sathyam Gopyamatha: Param | Nasthi Nasthi Mahamaye  Thanthramadhye  Kathashchana ||

 Sathyam  Vachi Maheshani Natha:  Paratharam  Priye | Na Goloke  Na  Vaikunde Na Cha Kailasamandhire ||

Rathrivapi Dhivabhage  Yadhi Devi  Sureshvari | Prajapeth Bhakthibhavena  Rahasyasthavam Uththamam ||

Shathanama  Prasadhena  Manthrasiddhi: Prajayathe |Kujavare Chathurdhashyam Nishabhage Japeththu Ya: ||

Sa Krithi Sarvashathrajja: Sa Kuleena: Sadha Shuchi:  | Sa Kulajja: Sa Kalajja: Sa Dharmajjo Maheethale ||

Rahasya Padanath  Koti  Purashcharanajam Phalam | Prapnothi Devadheveshi Sathyam Paramasundhari ||

Sthava Padath  Vararohe  Kim Na  Siddhathi Bhoothale | Animadhyashtasiddhishcha Bhavethyevana Samshaya: ||

Rathrau Bilvathale Ashwaththamoole  Aparajithathale | Prapadeth Kalikasthothram  Yadhashakthya  Maheshvari ||

Shathavara Prapadan Manthrasiddhir Bhaveth Dhruvam | Nanathanthram  Shrutham Devi  Mama Vakthrath Sureshvari ||

Mundamalamahamanthram  Mahamanthrasya  Sadhanam | Bhakthya Bhagavatheem Durgam Dhukha Dharidhrya Nashineem ||

Samsmareth Yo Japeth Dhyayeth Sa Muktho Nathra Samshaya: | Jeevanmuktha: Sa  Vijjeyasthanthra Bhakthi Parayana: ||

Sa Sadhako Mahajjani Yashcha  Durgapadhanuga: | Na Cha  Bhakthir Na  Vahabhakthir Na  Mukthinaganandhini ||

Vina Durgam Jagadhdhathri  Nishphalam Jeevanam Bhaveth | Bhakthimargaratho Bhoothva  Yohanyamarge  Pradhavathi ||

Na Cha  Shakthasthasya Vakthram  Paripashyanthi Shankari | Vina Thanthrath Vina Manthrath Vina Yanthran Maheshvari ||

Na Cha  Bhukthishcha  Mukthishcha Jayathe  Varavarnnini | Yatha  Gurur Maheshani Yadha  Cha Paramoguru: ||

Thanthravaktha Guru: Sakshath  Yadha  Cha Jyanadha: Shiva: | Thanthrashcha  Thanthravaktharam  Nindhanthi Thanthrakim Kriyam ||

Ye Jana  Bhairavasthesham Mamsasthicharvanodhyatha: | Atha Yeva  Cha Thanthrajjam Sa Nindhanthi Kathachana | Na Hasthanthi Na Himsanthi Na Vadhanthyanytha Budha ||

|| Ithi Sri Mundamala Thanthre  Ashtamapadale  Devi Eshvara Samvadhe  Kalishathanama Sthothram Sampoornnam ||

|| Jai Sriman Narayana ||