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Śiva mantra-Kailaśe

Kailaśe kamanīyaratnakhacite kalpadramūle stitam|

 Karpūrasphatikendru sundaratanu kātyayani sevitam||

 Gaṅgātuṅga taraṅga rajita jatābhāram krupasāgaram|

Kantālaṅkruta śeṣabhūṣaṇa ajam mrityunjayam bhāvaye||

 Āgacca mrutyunjaya candramoule vyāgrhājinālaṅkruta śūlapāṇe|

Svabhkta samraksha kāmadheno prasīda viśweśwara pārvatīśa||

  • Word Meanings:
  • Kailaśe : on the mount Kailasa
  • kamanīya: beautiful
  • ratnakhacite: adorned with precious stones
  • kalpadramūle:  under the wish yielding tree(kalpa vrksha)
  • stitam: sitting
  • Karpūra: camphor
  • sphatikendru: adorned with crystal stones etc
  • sundaratanu: beautiful  precious stones
  • kātyayani: name of the Parvati
  •  sevitam: serving
  • Gaṅgātuṅga : the sacred river Ganga’s high
  • taraṅga: ripples / waves
  • rajita: silvery
  • jatābhāram: heavy with twisted hair
  • krupasāgaram:  ocean of compassion
  • Kantālaṅkruta: adorned in the neck
  • śeṣabhūṣaṇam: snake ornaments
  • ajam : unborn
  • mrityunjayam : conquered death
  • bhāvaye: contemplate upon
  • Āgacca : arrives
  • mrutyunjaya: conqueror of the death
  • candramoule:  an epithet of Śiva( who wears the half moon on his head like crown)
  • vyāgrhājinālaṅkruta: adorned with tiger skin
  • śūlapāṇe: spear in one hand
  • Svabhkta : his devotees
  • samraksha : protects
  • kāmadheno: like the celestial cow
  • prasīda : devoted
  • viśweśwara : lord of the universe
  • pārvatīśa: husband of Pārvati  
  • Translation: 
The Lord of the universe, viśweśwara sitting under the wish yielding tree (kalpa vrksha) on the mount Kailasa adorned with precious stones served by Kātyayani who is decorated with beautiful precious stones and crystals, whose twisted hair is heavy with the high elevated silvery ripples of sacred river Ganges, wears half moon as crown on his head, decorated with snake ornaments round his neck, wears tiger skin, holds spear in his hand, who is unborn and conquered death. I contemplate on Pārvatiśa (husband of Pārvati) who is a ocean of compassion, the conqueror of death that comes readily to protect like a wish yielding celestial cow.
  • Pronunciation:
    • Pronounce ā like in Car
    • Pronounce ś   like in shove
    • Pronounce like in under
    • Pronounce  ī  like in feet
    • Pronounce  like in sing 
    • Pronounce  ū like in pool 
    • Pronounce   like in bushel 
 

 

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