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3.      Vande padmākarām prasanna vadanam soubhagyadām bhāgyadām

Hastābhyām abhayapradām maṇigaṇai rnānāvidhai rbhūṣitam

Bhaktābhīṣta phalapradām harihara brahmādi sevitam

Pārśve pankaja śankha padma vidhibhi ryuktām sadā śaktibhih||

  • Word Meanings:
  • vande: My salutations
  • padmākarām: abode of lotuses
  • prasanna: tranquil
  • vadanam: face
  • soubhagyadām: good fortune
  • bhāgyadām: happiness and welfare
  • Hastābhyām: hands showing
  • abhayapradām : abhaya mudra not to fear
  • maṇigaṇaiḥ: precious stones
  • nānāvidhaiḥ: different kinds of
  • bhūṣitam: adorned
  • Bhaktābhīṣta : in the interest of devotees
  • phalapradām: grants boons
  • harihara: Hari(Viṣṇu and Hara- Siva)
  • brahmādi: Brahma and others
  • sevitam: served
  • Pārśve: in the  hands
  • pankaja: lotus
  • śankha: conch shell
  • padma: flowers
  • vidhibhiḥ: religious rites
  • yuktām: diligently
  • sadā :always
  • śaktibhiḥ: with ability
  • Translation:
My salutations to the Goddess who made her abode among lotuses, who has a face of tranquility, who is adorned with precious stone studded ornaments, whose hands always show abhaya mudra, and who blesses, grants boons in the welfare and happiness of her devotees, unto whom I always perform the religious rites diligently with flowers with ability.
  • Pronunciation:
  • Pronounce ā like in Car
  • Pronounce ś   like in shove
  • Pronounce     like in bushel
    • Pronounce like in under

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