Pashupathi Ashtakam, Pashupatinath Astakam

Pashupathi Ashtakam or Pashupatinath Astakam is a prayer dedicated to Lord Pashupatinath (Lord Shiva). Pashupatinath is a form of Lord Shiva mainly worshipped in South India and Nepal.

Chanting Pashupati Ashtakam makes devotee free from all his/her sins and blesses with eternal happiness and prosperity.

Pashupatinath Ashtakam is mainly chanted during Shiva Puja during Pradosh, Maha Shivaratri, Maas Shivratri, Shravan Shiva Puja & Magh Shiva Puja, etc.

Pasupatheendu patheem dharanipatheem,
Bhujaloka patheem cha sathipatheem,
Pranatha bhaktha janarthi haram param,
Bhajatha re manuja girijapatheem. //1//

Na janako, na janani na cha sodharo,
Na thanayona cha bhooribalam kulam,
Avathi kopi na kalavasam gatham,
Bhajatha re manuja girijapatheem. //2//

Muraja dindima vadhya vichakshanam,
Madhura panchama nada visharadham,
Pramadha bhootha ganairapi sevitham,
Bhajatha re manuja girijapatheem. //3//

Saranadham sukhadham sarananwitham,
Shiva shivethi shivethi nrutham nrynaam,
Abhayadham karunavarunalayam,
Bhajatha re manuja girijapatheem. //4//

Nara siro rachitham phani kundalam,
Bhujaga hara brutham, vrushabha dwajam,
Chithira jotha vali krutha vigraham,
Bhajatha re manuja girijapatheem. //5//

Makha vinasa karam, sasi shekharam,
Sathatha madhwara bhaji phala pradham,
Pralaya dagdha surasura manusham,
Bhajatha re manuja girijapatheem. //6//

Madamapaasyachiram hrudhi samsthitham,
Marana janma jara bhaya peeditham,
Jagadu deekshya sameepa bhaya kulam,
Bhajatha re manuja girijapatheem. //7//

Hari virincha suradhipa poojitham,
Yama jalesa dhanesa namaskutham,
Trinayanam sameepa bhayakulam,
Bhajatha re manuja girijapatheem. //8//

Pasupatheridham ashtakam athbutham,
Virachitham pruthwee pathi soorinaa,
Padathi samsrunuthe manuja sada,
Shiva purim vasathe labathe sukham. //9//

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