Rama Nama is the Most Powerful Mantra — From the Thoughts of Sri Mahaperiavaa (Kanchi Paramacharya)

Hari Om Sri Rama Jayam! Paramacharyal of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam in his inimitable simple language has said "There are two powerful 'Taraka Namas'. One is Aum and another is Ramá. All mantras have to be prefixed with Aum for obtaining the benefits of those mantras, whereas there is no need to prefix Aum when the … Continue reading Rama Nama is the Most Powerful Mantra — From the Thoughts of Sri Mahaperiavaa (Kanchi Paramacharya)

Sri Vishnu Sahasranam – Translations

Hari Om Sri Vishnu Sahasranam (The Thousand Names of Vishnu) The Sri Vishnu Sahasranam, or the Thousand Names of Vishnu, is an important Stotram that is chanted in many temples of Vishnu throughout the world. It is used at important times or occasions, or even simply for personal meditation.  It is extremely powerful and offers … Continue reading Sri Vishnu Sahasranam – Translations

Kandar Anubhuti — The Great Work of Saint Arunagiri on Lord Muruga

Hari Om Saint Arunagiri is of an extraordinary type. To him Lord Skanda Himself appeared as Guru and gave Upadesa, a Japa-Mala, etc. and the Saint had, by the unusual grace of the Lord, Realisation or God-experience, as a result of which he gave out many works of exquisite Tamil verses. Saint Arunagirinathar has sung … Continue reading Kandar Anubhuti — The Great Work of Saint Arunagiri on Lord Muruga

Shiva Raksha Stotra with Meaning

Hari Om This great Stotra was divulged by Lord Shiva himself to sage Yagnavalkya in his dream. Asya Sri Shiva Raksha stotra mantrasya For the chant of Protection of Lord Shiva Yagna Valkya rishi The sage is Yagna Valkya Sri Sadashivo devatha God is Sada Shiva Anushtup chanda Meter is Anushtup Sri Sada shiva preethyartham … Continue reading Shiva Raksha Stotra with Meaning

Sri Subrahmanya Ashtottara Sata Nâmavali

Hari Om The names of Lord Skanda (Muruga) are innumerable. But for the sake of shortness,108 of His descriptive names are enumerated in Sanskrit as below. In each instance, the sādhaka (practitioner) recites a name visualizing that the Lord Muruga stands before him or her, and mentally bows down before the Lord with each recitation. … Continue reading Sri Subrahmanya Ashtottara Sata Nâmavali

Pragnya Vivardhana Karthikeya Stotram for Gaining Intelligence and Concentration

Hari Om This extremely rare stotram (prayer) to Lord Muruga or Subrahmanya helps one enhance their intelligence, concentration and wisdom. This Mantra from the Rudhra Yamela Tantra, when combined with right efforts, is very good for the students to receive better and gainful results in their studies, exams and learning. It is believed that even … Continue reading Pragnya Vivardhana Karthikeya Stotram for Gaining Intelligence and Concentration

Durga Suktam with Meaning

Hari Om In the Rg Veda,we have many verses that are in relation to a particular energy principle,deity or truth. A Suktam is a collection of verses (called riks) that have a common feature. In Durga Suktam,most of the verses are in praise of the Fire God (Agni). Agni represents the power of action.Mother Durga … Continue reading Durga Suktam with Meaning

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra (Shivji Mantra)- Powerful Mantra for Peace and Protection.

Hari Om Om Namassivaya! Mahamrityunjaya Mantra: Om Trayambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam Urva Rukamiva Bandhanan Mrityor Mokshiye Maamritat! The Mahamrityunjaya Mantra (maha-mrityun-jaya) is one of the most potent Sanskrit mantras of Vedic age. Mahamrityunjaya is a call for enlightenment and a practice for purifying the karmas of the soul at a deeper level. It is also … Continue reading Mahamrityunjaya Mantra (Shivji Mantra)- Powerful Mantra for Peace and Protection.

Bhaja Govindam with meaning by Adi Shankaracharya

Hari Om Composed by the great saint Bhagavadpada Sri Adi Shankaracharya, Bhaja Govindam is one of the most lucid yet insightful works of Vedanta. Some of the other magnificent works on Vedanta by Adi Shankaracharya are the Vivekachudamani and Atmabodha. He combined his scientific knowledge of the subject with deep devotion to produce brilliant compositions. … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam with meaning by Adi Shankaracharya

Sri Vaidyanatha Ashtakam – Powerful Shivji Hymn for Curing Diseases by Adishankara Bhagavadpada

Hari Om Sri Vaidyanatha Ashtakam is a beautiful Hymn Composed by Sri Adishankara Bhagavadpada on Shivji. Lord Shiva is considered as the king among physicians (Lord Vaidyanatha) and many people visit Sri Vaitheeswaran Koil near Sirkali in Tamil Nadu to pray for curing of serious illness/disease when they or their family members are affected by … Continue reading Sri Vaidyanatha Ashtakam – Powerful Shivji Hymn for Curing Diseases by Adishankara Bhagavadpada