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Lord Ganesha Shri Ganesha Vandana

Vakratunda Mahaakaaya, Suryakoti Samaprabha. Nirvighnam kuru Mey Deva, Sarvakaaryeshu Sarvada.

O, Lord ganesha of the curved trunk and massive body, the one whose splendor is equal to millions of suns, please bless me so that I do not face any obstacles in my endeavors.

Gajaananam bhootha ganaathi sevihtam,
Kapitha jambu bhala saara bhakshitham.
Umaasutham shoka Vinaasha Kaaranam,
Namaami vigneshwara Paadapangajam.
Lord Ayyappa Ayyappa

Bhootha naatha sada nanda,
Sarva bhoota dayaabara.
Raksha raksha maha baho,
Shastrey thubhyam namo namaha.
Swamiye sharanam ayyappa !
Gayatri Devi Gayatri Devi

Om ! Bhoor Bhuva Suvah: Thath Savithur Vare'nyam
Bhargo Dhevasya Dheemahi Dhiyo Yo Nah: Prachodhayath


AUM, O' triple wonder of creation, continuence, and dispersion Splendour of the three inter-linked worlds here, and around, and beyond; ! [Physical, the subtle and the potential]

O' adorable immaculate One, May You, that Supreme Divine being, stimulate our intellegence for our self awakening, so that we may realize the Supreme Truth . . . . !!
Lord Shiva Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

Om Tryambakam yajamahe sugandhim pushti vardhanam
Urvaarukamiva bandhanan-mrityur-mukshiya mamritat


The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is very much a protector from accidents, mishaps and daily calamities in the modern busy life.
Lord Brahma Shri Brahma

Gurubrahma Guruvishnu Gurudevo Maheswarah,
Guru saakshaat Param Brahma Tasmai shri guravey Namah.


The guru is none other than the creator, Lord Brahma; he verily is Lord Vishnu, the preserver, and the truly is Maheswara, the destroyer. He is the supreme Brahma himself. To such a guru I offer my salutations.
Shri Rama Shri Rama

Raamaaya Raamabhadraaya,
Raamachandraaya vedasey
Raghunaathaya naathaya
Seethaaya Pathayenamahaa
Shri Krishna Shri Krishna

Krishnaaya Vaasudevaaya
Devakee Nandanaayacha,
Nandagopa Kumaaraya,
Govindaaya Namonamahaa.
Shri Maha Vishnu Shri Vishnu Stuthi

Shaantha kaaram Bhujagashayanam. Padmanaabham suresham,
Vishwaadhaaram gaganasadrusham meghavarnam shubhangam
Lakshmi kaantham kamalanayanam yogibhidhyarnagamyam
Vandhe vishnum bhavabhayahram sarvalokayeeka Naatham.
Lord Saraswathi Shri Saraswathi Vandanam

Yaa Kundendu tushaara haaradhavalaa, Yaa shubhravastraavritha Yaa veenavara dandamanditakara, Yaa shwetha padmaasanaa, Yaa brahmaachyutha shankara prabhritibhir Devaisadaa Vanditha (poojitaa) Saa Maam Paatu Saraswatee Bhagavatee Nihshesha jaadyaapahaa.

May that Goddess - Bhagavati - the blessed Saraswathi presiding deity of learning and remover of our lethargy, laziness and ignorance, protect us. She is pure and white like the jasmine, the full moon and the garland like formation of dewdrops. She is dressed in a spotless robe. She has in her hand the auspicious instrument veena. She is seated on a white lotus. She is the one who is always respected by Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver, Shankara the annihilator and other Gods.

Saraswathi - Before Study

Saraswathi Namasthubyam,
Varadey Kaamarupinee!
Vidhyarambham Karishyami,
Sidhir bhavathu mey sada !!


Oh ! Goddess, Saraswathi, my humble prostrations unto Thee, who are the fulfiller of all my wishes. I start my studies with the request that thou will bestow Thy blessings on me.
Devi Devi Vandanam

Sarva Mangala Maangallyey, Shivey Sarvaartha Saadhikey,
Sharanyey Thriyambakey gauri, Narayanee Namosthuthey.

Aayur Dehi, Dhanam Dehi,
Vidhyam Dehi, Maheswari.
Samastha Mahilam Dehi,
Dehimey Parameshwari.
Lord Subramanya Subramanya

Shadananam kumkuma raktha varnam,
Mahaamadhim divya mayura vaahanam.
Rudrasya soonam, sura sainya natham,
Guham satha, sharanam aham prabadhyey.
Shanmukhamcha ganaadeesham shampancha
Parameshwaram, mama dukha vinaashaaya,
Sandhadam chintayaamyaham.
Shri Mahalakshmi Shri Mahalakshmi Strotram

Namasthesthu mahaamaaye shri pide sura poojithe
Shanku chakra gadha hasthe maha laxmi namosthuthe

Namasthe garudarude kolaasura bayankari
Sarva paapa hare devi maha laxmi namosthuthe

Sarvagne sarvavarade sarva dhusta bhayankari
Sarva dukha hare devi mahalaxmi namosthuthe

Siddhi buddhi pradedevi bhakthi mukthi pradayini
Mantra murthe sadaa devi maha laxmi namosthuthe

Adhyam thara hithe devi adhya shakthi maheshwari
Yogagna yoga samboothe maha laxmi namosthuthe

Sthoola sukshma maha rowdre maha sakthi mahodare
Maha papa hare devi maha laxmi namosthuthe

Padmasana sthithe devi parabrahma swaroopini
Parameshi jaganmatha maha laxmi namosthuthe

Shwethambaradare devi nanaalankara booshithe
Jagasmruthe jaganmatha maha laxmi namosthuthe

Mahalaxmeshtaka strotram ya padeth bhakthi manaraha
Sarva siddi mavapnothi rajyam prapnothi sarvadha
Eka kale padenithyam maha papa vinashanam
Dwikaleya padenithyam dhana dhaanya samanvithaha
Trikaleya padenithyam maha shathru vinashanam
Mahalaxmi bhave nithyam prasana vradha shubha
Lord Shani Om Shanaiswaraaya Namaha

Neelamjala Samaabhasam Raviputhram yamaagrajam
Chaaya Maarthanda Sambootham Namaami shanaiswaram

Suryaputtrao Dheergadehi Visalaaksha shivapriya
Mandachaara Prasannaatma Peeda harathu Mey shani
Konastha Pingalo Babhru krishnou Roudraanthako Yamaha
Sourihi shanaischro Mandha Pippalaadena samsthu thaha
Yethani dasa Naamaani Praathaha uthaya ya padethe
Shanaischara Kritha peeda Na Kaschitha Bhavishyathi
Lord Aanjaneya Hanuman - Aanjaneya Vandanam

Aanjaneya Mathipada laadanam
Kaanchanadari Kamaneeya vigraham
Paarijaatha Taru moola vasinam
Paavayami Bhava maana nandanam
Manojavam Maarya tulya vekam
Jithendriyem Poorthimatham Varishtam
Vaadaatmajam Vaanarayutha mukham,
Shri Rama Dhootham Shirasaatnamaami


Shri Hanuman Chalisa

Shri Guru Charan Saroj Raj   After cleansing the mirror of my mind with the pollen
Nij mane mukure sudhar   dust of holy Guru's Lotus feet. I Profess the pure,
Varnao Raghuvar Vimal Jasu   untainted glory of Shri Raghuvar which bestows the four-
Jo dayaku phal char   fold fruits of life.(Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha).
     
Budhi Hin Tanu Janike   Fully aware of the deficiency of my intelligence, I
Sumirau Pavan Kumar   concentrate my attention on Pavan Kumar and humbly
Bal budhi Vidya dehu mohe   ask for strength, intelligence and true knowledge to
Harahu Kalesa Vikar   relieve me of all blemishes, causing pain.
     
Jai Hanuman gyan gun sagar   Victory to thee, O'Hanuman! Ocean of Wisdom-All
Jai Kapis tihun lok ujagar   hail to you O'Kapisa! (fountain-head of power,wisdom
    and Shiva-Shakti) You illuminate all the three worlds
    (Entire cosmos) with your glory.
     
Ram doot atulit bal dhama   You are the divine messenger of Shri Ram. The
Anjani-putra Pavan sut nama   repository of immeasurable strength, though known
    only as Son of Pavan (Wind), born of Anjani.
     
Mahavir Vikram Bajrangi   With Limbs as sturdy as Vajra (The mace of God Indra)
Kumati nivar sumati Ke sangi   you are valiant and brave. On you attends good Sense
    and Wisdom. You dispel the darkness of evil thoughts.
     
Kanchan varan viraj subesa   Your physique is beautiful golden coloured and your dress
Kanan Kundal Kunchit Kesa   is pretty. You wear ear rings and have long curly hair.
     
Hath Vajra Aur Dhuvaje Viraje   You carry in your hand a lightening bolt along with a victory
Kandhe moonj janehu sajai   (kesari) flag and wear the sacred thread on your shoulder.
     
Sankar suvan kesri Nandan   As a descendant of Lord Sankar, you are a comfort and pride
Tej pratap maha jag vandan   of Shri Kesari. With the lustre of your Vast Sway, you are
    propitiated all over the universe.
     
Vidyavan guni ati chatur   You are the repository of learning, virtuous and fully accom-
Ram kaj karibe ko aatur   plished, always keen to carry out the behest's of Shri Ram.
     
Prabu charitra sunibe ko rasiya   You are an ardent listener, always so keen to listen to the
Ram Lakhan Sita man Basiya   narration of Shri Ram's Life Stories. Your heart is filled with
    what Shri Ram stood for. You therefore always dwell in the
    hearts of Shri Ram, Lakshman and Sita.
     
Sukshma roop dhari Siyahi dikhava   You appeared before Sita in a Diminutive form and spoke to
Vikat roop dhari lanka jarava   her in humility. You assumed an awesome form and struck
    terror by setting Lanka on fire.
     
Bhima roop dhari asur sanghare   With over-whelming might you destroyed the Asuras
Ramachandra ke kaj sanvare   (demons) and performed all tasks assigned to you by Shri Ram
    with great skill.
     
Laye Sanjivan Lakhan Jiyaye   You brought Sanjivan (A herb that revives life) and restored
Shri Raghuvir Harashi ur laye   Lakshman back to life, Shri Raghuvir (Shri Ram) cheerfully
    embraced you with his heart full of joy.
     
Raghupati Kinhi bahut badai   Shri Raghupati (Shri Ram) lustily extolled your excellence and
Tum mam priye Bharat-hi sam bhai   said: "You are as dear to me as my own brother Bharat."
     
Sahas badan tumharo yash gaave   Thousands of living beings are chanting hymns of your glories;
Us kahi Shripati kanth lagaave   saying thus, Shri Ram warmly hugged him (Shri Hanuman).
     
Sankadik Brahmadi Muneesa   When prophets like Sanka, even the Sage like Lord Brahma,
Narad Sarad sahit Aheesa   the great hermit Narad himself, Goddess Saraswati and Ahisha
    (one of immeasurable dimensions).
     
Yam Kuber Digpal Jahan te   Even Yamraj (God of Death) Kuber (God of Wealth) and the
Kavi kovid kahi sake kahan te   Digpals (deputies guarding the four corners of the Universe)
    have been vying with one another in offering homage to your
    glories. How then, can a mere poet give adequate expression
    of your super excellence.
     
Tum upkar Sugreevahin keenha   You rendered a great service to Sugriv. You united him with
Ram milaye rajpad deenha   Shri Ram and he installed him on the Royal Throne. By heeding
Tumharo mantra Vibheeshan mana   your advice, Vibhishan became Lord of Lanka. This is known
Lankeshwar Bhaye Sub jag jana   all over the Universe.
     
Yug sahastra jojan par Bhanu   On your own you dashed upon the Sun, which is at a fabulous
Leelyo tahi madhur phal janu   distance of thousands of miles, thinking it to be a sweet
    luscious fruit.
     
Prabhu mudrika meli mukh mahee   Carrying the Lord's Signet Ring in your mouth, there is
Jaladhi langhi gaye achraj nahee   hardly any wonder that you easily leapt across the ocean.
     
Durgaam kaj jagat ke jete   The burden of all difficult tasks of the world become light
Sugam anugraha tumhre tete   with your kind grace.
     
Ram dware tum rakhvare,   You are the sentry at the door of Shri Ram's Divine Abode.
Hoat na agya binu paisare   No one can enter it without your permission,
     
Sub sukh lahai tumhari sarna   All comforts of the world lie at your feet. The devotees enjoy all
Tum rakshak kahu ko dar na   divine pleasures and feel fearless under your benign Protection.
     
Aapan tej samharo aapai   You alone are befitted to carry your own splendid valour. All the
Teenhon lok hank te kanpai   three worlds (entire universe) tremor at your thunderous call.
     
Bhoot pisach Nikat nahin aavai   All the ghosts, demons and evil forces keep away, with the
Mahavir jab naam sunavai   sheer mention of your great name, O'Mahaveer!!
     
Nase rog harai sab peera   All diseases, pain and suffering disappear on reciting regularly
Japat nirantar Hanumant beera   Shri Hanuman's holy name.
     
Sankat se Hanuman chudavai   Those who remember Shri Hanuman in thought, words and deeds
Man Karam Vachan dyan jo lavai   with Sincerity and Faith, are rescued from all crises in life.
     
Sub par Ram tapasvee raja   All who hail, worship and have faith in Shri Ram as the Supreme
Tin ke kaj sakal Tum saja   Lord and the king of penance. You make all their difficult tasks
    very easy.
     
Aur manorath jo koi lavai   Whosoever comes to you for fulfillment of any desire with faith
Sohi amit jeevan phal pavai   and sincerity, Will he alone secure the imperishable fruit of
    human life.
     
Charon Yug partap tumhara   All through the four ages your magnificent glory is acclaimed far
Hai persidh jagat ujiyara   and wide. Your fame is Radiantly acclaimed all over the Cosmos.
     
Sadhu Sant ke tum Rakhware   You are Saviour and the guardian angel of Saints and Sages and
Asur nikandan Ram dulhare   destroy all Demons. You are the angelic darling of Shri Ram.
     
Ashta sidhi nav nidhi ke dhata   You can grant to any one, any yogic power of Eight Siddhis
Us var deen Janki mata   (power to become light and heavy at will) and Nine Nidhis
    (Riches,comfort,power,prestige,fame,sweet relationship etc.)
    This boon has been conferred upon you by Mother Janki.
     
Ram rasayan tumhare pasa   You possess the power of devotion to Shri Ram. In all rebirths
Sada raho Raghupati ke dasa   you will always remain Shri Raghupati's most dedicated disciple.
     
Tumhare bhajan Ram ko pavai   Through hymns sung in devotion to you, one can find Shri Ram
Janam janam ke dukh bisravai   and become free from sufferings of several births.
     
Anth kaal Raghuvir pur jayee   If at the time of death one enters the Divine Abode of Shri Ram,
Jahan janam Hari-Bakht Kahayee   thereafter in all future births he is born as the Lord's devotee.
     
Aur Devta Chit na dharehi   One need not entertain any other deity for Propitiation, as
Hanumanth se hi sarve sukh karehi   devotion of Shri Hanuman alone can give all happiness.
     
Sankat kate mite sab peera   One is freed from all the sufferings and ill fated contingencies of
Jo sumirai Hanumat Balbeera   rebirths in the world. One who adores and remembers Shri Hanuman.
     
Jai Jai Jai Hanuman Gosahin   Hail, Hail, Hail, Shri Hanuman, Lord of senses. Let your victory
Kripa Karahu Gurudev ki nyahin   over the evil be firm and final. Bless me in the capacity as my
    supreme guru (teacher).
     
Jo sat bar path kare kohi   One who recites Chalisa one hundred times, becomes free from the
Chutehi bandhi maha sukh hohi   bondage of life and death and enjoys the highest bliss at last.
     
Jo yah padhe Hanuman Chalisa   All those who recite Hanuman Chalisa (The forty Chaupais)
Hoye siddhi sakhi Gaureesa   regularly are sure to be benedicted. Such is the evidence of no less a
    witness as Bhagwan Sankar.
     
Tulsidas sada hari chera   Tulsidas as a bonded slave of the Divine Master, stays perpetually at
Keejai Naath Hrdaye mein dera   his feet, he prays "Oh Lord! You enshrine within my heart & soul."
     
Pavantnai sankat haran,   Oh! conqueror of the Wind, Destroyer of all miseries, you are a
Mangal murti roop.   symbol of Auspiciousness.
Ram Lakhan Sita sahit,   Along with Shri Ram, Lakshman and Sita, reside in my heart.
Hrdaye basahu sur bhoop.   Oh! King of Gods.


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