Monday, April 28, 2008


Jai Jagdish Hare (Jay Jagdeesh Hare) by Pt. Phillauri at Stutimandal

Sample: Om. Be victorious, O Hari, Who is the lord of the universe, Who is the owner! Be victorious, O Hari, Who is the lord of the world. You remove the dangers of devotees within a second.[1]

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Saturday, April 26, 2008


Sample: My butter-stealer Krsnaa, Who is young and wins the mind, is appearing and roaming like a swan in the lake (of Vraja). The forests, creepers, fruits, flowers, and gardens of Vraja are shining forth due to the presence of Mukunda.[1]

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Friday, April 25, 2008


Meenakshi Stotram by Adi Shankara (attributed) at Stutimandal

Sample: I continuously adore Mīnāksī, Who is the ocean of mercy and benevolence, Who is resplendent like a thousand morning-sun, Who is resplendent with a garland of Keyūra, Who has red-lips like the Bimbā-fruit, Who looks charming due to beautiful teeth-row and smile, Who is adorned with yellow apparel, Whose lotus-feet is served by Brahmā, Visnu and Śiva, Who is the ultimate particle, and Who is auspicion personified.[1]

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Wednesday, April 23, 2008


Mangal Geetam by Jayadev at Stutimandal

Sample: Be victorious, O Hari, Who is the Lord, Whose chest is adorned by Kamalā, Who wears ear-hoops, and Who has a beautiful shiny garland of flowers!. Be victorious, O Hari, the one Who is the Lord, Who is the ornation of the solar system (dinamaṇi is sun), Who destroys metempsychosis, and Who is the swan floating in the lake like mind of sages and people![1—2]

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Kalavati Stuti by Guruguha at Stutimandal

Pallavī: May Sarasvatī, Who is a young Woman seated on a lotus-seat, and Who is Kalāvatī (one Who possesses art), incite auspicion (in my life).

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Saturday, April 19, 2008


Sankatmochan Hanuman Ashtakam by Tulsidas at Stutimandal

Sample: During childhood, You swallowed the Sun. Then the whole world became dark. On that account, trouble happened to the world and no one was about to rectify the situation. The demi-gods came and requested You, and You released the Sun from Your mouth to remove the fear. In this world, who does not knows that You are known as remover of obstacles, O Kapi![1]

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Wednesday, April 16, 2008


Sarasvati Dashakam by Animesh at Stutimandal

Sample: May Sarasvatī — Who speaks favorite, Who bestows favorite, Who fulfils (our) favorite, Who roams unbounded, Who is adorned by the color of a swan (white), Who roams with a swan, Who is adorned by a shining and resplendent Vīnā, Who bestows good luck, and Who is auspicious — always extend my thinking.[1]

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Monday, April 14, 2008


Vaman Stuti by Kashyap from Vaman Purana at Stutimandal

Sample: O You, Who is the Lord of demi-gods, Who is the One at the peak, Who is mightier than the Sun, Who is mightier than the Ocean, Who is known as Vṛṣākapi, Who is mightier than the demi-gods, Who is born out of Himself, Who is Rudra, Who is Kapila, Who is energetic on all sides, Who is the controller of all living beings, Who is true, Who is Dharma, Who is Adharma, .......

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Saturday, April 12, 2008


Vaidyanathashtakam Vaidyanath Stotram at Stutimandal

Sample: Salutations to Śiva, Who is known as Vaidyanātha, Who is adored by Śrīrāma, Laksmana, Jatāyu, Veda, Kārtikeya, Sūrya and Narakāsura, Who has a blue-throat, and Who is full of benevolence.[1]

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Vishvanathashtakam by Ved Vyasa at Stutimandal

Sample: Adore Śiva, Who is the Lord of Vārānasī, Who is the Lord of the world, Whose tress-locks are held together by the beautiful waves of Gangā, Whose left side is continuously adorned by the presence of Gaurī, Who is dear to Nārāyana, and Who absolves the pride of Kāmadeva (Ananga).[1]

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Thursday, April 10, 2008


Parvati Stotram by Animesh at Stutimandal

Sample: I take support of that Pārvatī, Who gets situated on the lap, left-side or corpse of Śiva by Her wish, Who is power, Who is blissful, and Who is the Supreme Goddess. I take support Śivā, Who is divine Mother, Who is the mother for the child-like existence, Who is the world’s Soul, Who is the consort of Śiva, and Who rules over the houses.[1]

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Wednesday, April 09, 2008


Hanumat Pancharatnam by Adi Shankaracharya at Stutimandal

Sample: I shine forth Hanumān, Who is the Son of Wind, Who is approached by everyone seeking a wish, Who brings forth joy, Who is free from desires, Who is gladdening, and Who is the foremost in the messengers of Rāma. I think of Hanumān, Whose face is like a red new lotus, Whose corners of the eyes are full of mercy, Who is animating, Whose valor is charming, and Who is the pride of Añjanā.[1—2]

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Monday, April 07, 2008


Lingashtakam at Stutimandal

Sample: I continuously bow to that Sadāśiva Linga, Which is honored by Brahmā, Murāri and Indra, Which is adorned and resplendent by clear light, and Which destroys the grief born out of the birth.[1]

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Kalabhairavam by Muttusvami Dikshitar at Stutimandal

Pallavī: I adore Kālabhairava, Who resides incessantly in Kāśī (Vārānasī) , and Who is the Lord of the ghosts.

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Sunday, April 06, 2008


Ramayan Story (Ashtakam) by Animesh at Stutimandal

Sample: I adore Rāma, Who is the abode of existence, Who bestows everything, Who is desireless, Who is the comfort of the world, Who is the lotus-garland adorned abode of Śrī in Ksīrasāgara, Who is the comfort of the houses, Who starts the world, its absence, darkness, light and waves by playing with Māyā, Who reclines on a snake, Who is the pillar of universe, and Who starts the world.[1]

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