Sunday, October 17, 2010


Shitalashtakam (Sheetalashtakam) from Skand Purana at Stutimandal

(Click on the above link for the full poem)

Sample: Of this stotra of Mother Śītalā, Mahādeva is the Ṛṣiḥ, the chandah is anustup, the istadevatā is Mother Śītalā, the bīja is Laksmīh, the śakti is Bhavānī; for the closure of all types of pox disease (boils) is the engagement of chanting.

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