Om Namah Shivaya
Sri Shiva Mantra
(7 *malas on Mondays and Guru Purnima; 3 malas on other days)
dharam na artha na kaam ruchi, gati na chahaun nirvaan |
chhin-chhin rati sri krishanpad, yah vardaan na aan ||
Asking for the Boon of Constant Love for Lord Krishna's FeetI have neither any interest in righteousness, wealth or desire, nor do I want the gati or state of *nirvana.
Give me no other boon than continuous love for the lotus feet of Lord Krishna, every single moment of the day.
Radha-Krishnachandra ki Jai
Uma-Mahadev Ki Jai...*Harisharnam
Glory be to Uma-Mahadev...I take refuge in Lord Hari.
chandrashekhar, chandrashekhar, chandrashekhar paahimaam
shailjavar bhaal lochan chandrashekar rakshamaam |
Asking Chandrashekhar Wearing the Crescent Moon, to Protect & Save us
*Chandrashekhar, Chandrashekhar,Chankrashekhar, protect me.
*Mala: is a string of prayer beads used for reciting or chanting a mantra or other forms of sadhana, generally known as "japa or incantation.
*dharma: the complex of religious and social obligations which a devout Hindu is required to fulfil
gati: movement of the astral body after death
nirvana: eternal bliss in union with the Ultimate Being after death
Shailaja: a title of Paravati, daughter of the mountain
third eye: Shiva is often depicted with a third eye, with which he burned Kamdev to ashes. Thus he is called "Tryambakam"
Chandrashekar: The epithet Chandraśekhara means Shiva bears the crescent moon on his head. chandra = moon; śekhara = crest, crown