namah in this ślōkam are for mother earth, bhūdēvī. There are several variants of this ślōkam. If you would like to learn how to chant this from me, please register below.
These 8 slōkas which offer namah (manah) to the Sun, sūrya, were spoken by śiva. At the end there is a phalaśRti. This tells of the fruit of constantly (daily) chanting the suryashtakam. The chanter will not have disease, sorrow or poverty. All the pain due to grahas […]
siddha-lakshmīh, mōksha-lakshmīh, jaya-lakshmīh, saraswatī, śrī-lakshmīh, vara-lakshmīh, ca, prasannā, mama, sarvadā. There is a variant which says suprasannā bhava sarvadā. The essence is – my Lakshmi should always be pleased.
This is navagrahanamana. In this ślōkam, the namah (manah) is for sūrya, candra, mangala, budha, guru, śukra, śani, rāhu and kētu. They are the kārakas for the Self, Mind, Conflict, Learning, Wisdom, Comfort, Work, Illusion and Freedom, in that order, respectively. Some Notes. A graha is any celestial […]
That dēvī, who is well-established, in all the lōkas (worlds) and in all beings, for her namah, for her namah, for her namah, namah, namah. There are many variants of this ślōkam. I have often prescribed this stuti to people who show effects of rāhu’s illusory influence. And […]
s’rīmannārāyaNa is a kīrtana by annamācārya. It is mostly in samskRtam. If the phrase “nee paadame saraNu’ is replaced by “tava pādam u śaraNam”, then the song is completely in sanskrit. I sang this in front of the divine Cheluva Narayana Swamy at Melkote, Karnataka. I sing this […]
This is a karma phala samarpaNa ślōkam. It is not a stotram or praise. It is ślōkam for those who wish to practice karma yōga. It says that whatever I do, with my body, speech, manas (the part of the mind that deals with sensory experiences), indriyās (powers […]
If you would like to hear me chant, here is a file of my recording of the Vishnu Sahasranamam.
6 ślōkās. Suklambaradharam Gajananam Agajanana Padmarkam Saraswati namastubhyam Padmapatra Visalakshi Ya kundendu