Shivaratri Puja Mantras: Stotras, Prayers to chant during Mahashivratri Puja Procedure

Shivaratri puja is one of the auspicious Hindu rituals to perform on Mahashivratri. There are some simple Shiva Mantras or stotras or prayers to chant during Shivaratri puja procedure. It is to note that Mahashivaratri 2016 date is March 7. Bilvashtakam, Lingshtakam, Shiva Astakam, Shiva Panchakshari mantram, Shiva Chalisa, Shiva Aarti, Shiva Sahasranama stotram are […]

Chidambareswara Stotram | Prayer to Lord Chidambara

Chidambareshwara Stotram is a prayer dedicated to Lord Chidambara (Shiva). ‘Chidambara’ is the presiding deity in Chidambaram Shiva Temple. Krupa samaudram, sumukham, trinethram, Jadadaharam, Parvathi vama bhagam, Sada shivam, rudramanantha roopam, Chidambaresam hrudhi bhavayami. //1// Vachamatheetham phani bhooshanangam, Ganesa thatham dhanadasya mithram, Kandarpa nasam, Kamlothpalaksham, Chidambaresam hrudhi bhavayami. //2// Ramesavandhyam rajathadrinatham, Sri vamadevam bhava dukhanasam, […]

Sri Shiva Panchaakshari Stotram, Nagendra Haaraya Trilochanaaya Song Lyrics

Sri Shiva Panchakshari Stotram (Nagendra Haaraya Trilochananya, Bhasmanga raagaya maheshvaraaya) is a popular stotra to Lord Shiva. It is a stotram which explains the significance of each letter in Shiva Panchakshari Mantram (Om Namah Shivaya). Here are the lyrics of Shiva Panchakshari Stotram Naagendra-haaraaya trilochanaaya Bhasmaanga-raagaaya maheshvaraaya Nithyaaya shud-dhaaya digambaraaya Tasmai “Na” kaaraaya namah shivaaya […]

Sri Rudram Laghunyasam in English

Sri Rudram Laghunyasam is a powerful stotra for Lord Shiva. Sri Rudram contains Namakam, Chamakam, Manyu Suktam, Purusha Suktam, Sri Suktam and Mantra Pushpam along with Laghunyasam from Krishna Yajurveda. Here is the Sri Rudram Laghynyasam in English OM athaatmaanagM Sivaatmaanag Sree rudraroopaM dhyaayEt || SuddhasphaTika saMkaaSaM trinEtraM paMcha vaktrakam | gaMgaadharaM daSabhujaM sarvaabharaNa bhooShitam || […]

Shri Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Stotram MP3 Free Download, Dwadasa Jyothirlinga Stotram MP3 for Free

Dwadash Jyotirling Stotra or Dwadasa Jyothirlinga Stotram is the most important stotra or prayer dedicated to Dwadasha Jyothirlinga Kshetras of Lord Shiva (12 famous abodes dedicated to Lord Shiva). Here is the list of Dwadasa Jyotirling Maha Kshetra: Saurashtra Somnath Temple (Gujarat), Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple in Srisailam (Andhra Pradesh), Mahakal or Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain […]

Maha Mrityunjaya Stotram, Mrutyunjaya Mantram

Maha Mrityunjaya Stotram (Mrutyunjaya Mantram) is the most revered prayer dedicated to Lord Shiva. Chanting Mahamrityunjaya Mantram makes devotee free from all his sins and the devotee will be blessed with eternal happiness and prosperity. Those who are suffering from diseases and illnesses chant Mahamrityunjaya Stotram to get rid of untimely death. Mahamrityunjaya Stotram is […]

Vaidyanatha Namaskaram (Prayer to Lord Baidyanath)

‘Vaidyanatha Namaskaram’ is a 18-verse prayer dedicated to Lord Baidyanatha. Vaidyanath is another name of Lord Shiva. Vaidyanatha Lingam is one of the 12 Jyothirlingams (Dwadasha Jyotirlinga Temples)…. Those who chant Vaidyanatha Namaskaram daily will get better health and prosperity.. Here are the lyrics of Baidyanatha Namaskaram…. Achikithsa chikithsaya cha, Aadhyantha rahithaya cha, Sarva lokaika […]

Shiva Raksha Stotram (Shiva Raksha Mantram)

Shiva Raksha Stotram (Shiva Raksha Mantram) is a 10-verse prayer dedicated to Lord Shiva. Those who chant this Stotram daily would be protected by Shiva from all evils and sins of the life.. Shiva Raksha Stotram goes like “Charitham deva devasya, maha devasya pavanam…. Here are the lyrics of Shiva Raksha Stotram….. Charitham deva devasya, […]

Shiva Mangalashtakam: Shiva Mangalam

Shiva Mangalashtakam lyrics or text of Shiva Mangalashtakam is here.  It is chanted at the end of Shiva Puja or any particular auspicious function. Mangalashtakam is an octet to signify shubh udwasana of Shiva Pujan. Shiva Mangalashtakam goes like “Bhavaya Chandra Choodaya, Nirgunaya gunathmane…. Bhavvaya Chandra choodaya, Nirgunaya gunathmane, Kalakalaya rudhraya Neelagreevaya Mangalam. //1// Vrusha […]

Sri Vaidyanatha Ashtakam (Baidynatha Astakam)

Sri Vaidyanatha Ashtakam (Baidhyanatha Astakam) is a prayer dedicated to Lord Shiva.. Baidyanath is one of the manifestations of Lord Shiva.. Baidynathashtakam starts like “Sree Rama Soumitri Jatayu Veda”.. Here are the lyrics of Baidyanathashtakam.. Sree rama soumithri jatayu veda, Shadanadithya kujarchithya, Sree neelakandaya daya mayaya, Sree vaidyanathaya namasivaya. //1// Ganga pravahendu jada dharaya, Trilochanaya […]

Veda Sara Shiva Sthavam, Shiva Stavam

Vedasaara Shiva Sthavam is a very rare dedicated to Lord Shiva. Here are the lyrics of Vedasaara Shiva Stavam.. The stotram goes like … “Pasunam Pathim Papa naasam paresam”… Pasunam pathim papa nasam paresam, Gajendrasya kruthimvasanam varenyam, Jada jutamadhye sphurad Ganagavarim, Mahadevamekam smarami smararim. //1// Mahesam, suresam, surarathinasam, Vibhum, Viswanaham,Vibhuthyanga bhoosham, Virupaksha mindwarka vahnithra nethram, […]

Bala Mukthavali Stotram: Prayer to Goddess Bala Tripurasundari Devi

Bala Mukthavali Stotram is a prayer dedicated to Goddess Bala Tripura Sundari Devi. It is a 8-verse stotram, explains the significance of Goddess Shakti’s manifestation of Bala Tripurasundari. Here are the lyrics of Bala Mukthavali stotram.. Balarka koti ruchiraam koti brahmanda bhooshithaam, Kandarpa koti lavanyam, Baalaam vande Shiva priyam. //1// Vahni koti prabham Sookshmam, koti […]

Kalabhairava Ashtakam

Kalabhairavashtakam or Kalabhairava Ashtakam is an eight-verse prayer dedicated to Lord Kalabhairava or Mahakaal bhairo. Kalabhairavashtakam is compiled by Sri Adi Sankara Bhagawath Pada. It is recited daily by the priests of Kalabhairava temple in Benaras (Varanasi) before blessing devotees. Devaraajasevyamaanapaavanaanghripankajam Vyaalayagyasuutramindushekharam Krupaakaram Naaradaadiyogivrundavanditam Digambaram Kaashikaapuraadhinaathakaalabhairavam Bhaje 1 Bhaanukotibhaasvaram Bhavaabdhitaarakam Param Niilakanthamiipsitaarthadaayakam Trilochanam Kaalakaalamambujaakshamakshashuulamaksharam Kaashikaapuraadhinaathakaalabhairavam […]

Daridra Dahana Shiva Stotram, Daridrya Nashana Shiva Stotra

Daridra Dahana Shiva Stotram (Daridrya Nashana Shiva Stotra) is a prayer dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is chanted to get rid of poverty and the dearth of wealth. Chanting Daridra Dahana Shiva Stotram gives the devotee immense pleasure and prosperity. Visweswaraya narakarnava tharanaya, Karnamruthaya Sasi shekara dharanaya, Karpoorakanthi dhavalaya jada dharaya, Daridrya Dukha dahanaya Nama […]

Ardha Nareeswara Ashtakam By Sage Upamanyu

Ardhanareeshwara Ashtakam by Sage Upamanyu is a prayer dedicated to Ardhanarishwara Tathwam of Lord Shiva. The form of Lord Shiva as half Shiva and half Parvati is known as Ardhanareeshwara. Ardhanareeshwara Ashtakam is an octet which explains the characteristics and the importance of half-man and half-woman form of Shiva. Ambhodhara syamala kunthalayai, Thathithprabha thamra jatadharaya, […]

Ardha Nareeshwara Ashtakam By Sri Shankara Acharya

Ardha Nareeshwara Ashtakam is a prayer dedicated to Ardhanarishwara form of Lord Shiva. Written by Sri Adi Shankaracharya, Ardhanarishwara Ashtakam praises Lord Shiva’s half-male and half-female form. Here, you can get the lyrics or text of Ardhanarishwara Ashtakam in English… Champeya gowrardha sareerikayai, Karpooragourardha sareerikaya, Dhamillakayai cha jatadaraya, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya. //1// Kasthurika kumkuma […]

Rudrashtakam MP3 Audio free download, Rudrastakam Shiva Prayer

Rudrashtakam is an Astakam or octet dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shiva is also known as Rudra. Here is the Rudrashtakam MP3 for free download. You can also get the lyrics or text of Rudrashtakam here. The MP3 format of this Audio download is provided by the unknown source. Rudrashtakam is one of the most recited […]

Omkara Bindu Samyuktam Shiva Stotram Lyrics, Shiva Panchakshari by Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada

‘Omkara Bindu samyuktham’ is a prayer dedicated to Lord Shiva. This stotram signifies Lord Shiva with Omkara, the sacred symbol of Hinduism. Sometimes it is also known as Shiva Panchakshari Stotram. ‘Omkara Bindu Samyuktam’ (Shiva Panchakshari Stotram) was written by Shri Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada (AdiShankaracharya). Omkaram bindu samyuktam nityam dhyayanti yoginah Kamadam mokshadam chaiva Omkaraya […]

Shiva Chalisa Lyrics, Text of Shiv Chalisa

Shiva Chalisa is a 40-verse prayer dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was written by Shri Ayodhya Das. The composition goes similar to Hanuman Chalisa. Shiv Chalisa explains the miracles, mahatmya and divine energies of Lord Shiva in a brief manner. Jai Ganesh Girija Suvan Mangal Mul Sujan 1 Kahat Ayodhya Das Tum Dey Abhaya Varadan […]

Bilvashtakam MP3 Audio Download, Download Bilvashtakam for free

Bilvashtakam is one of the important stotra or mantra or prayer chanted during Shivaratri Puja. By clicking the link given in this article you can download free MP3 audio. You can also get Bilvashtakam lyrics or text here. During Bilva Puja on Shivaratri festival, Bilvashtakam is chanted by offering bilva leaves to Lord Shiva. Download […]