27 January 2008
Shiva Panchakshari Stotra
Nityaya Shuddhaya Digambaraya
Tasmai Nakaraya Namah Shivaya .. 1
Mandakini salila chandana charchitaya
Nandishvara pramathanatha Maheshvaraya
Mandarapushpa bahupushhpa supujitaya
Tasmai Makaraya Namah Shivaya .. 2
Shivaya Gauri vadanabjavrunda
Suryaya Dakshadhvara Nashakaya
Tasmai Shikaraya Namah Shivaya .. 3
Vasishhtha kumbhodbhava gautamarya
Munindra devarchita shekharaya .
Tasmai Vakaraya Namah Shivaya .. 4
Divyaya Devaya Digambaraya
Tasmai Yakaraya Namah Shivaya .. 5
Panchaksharamidam Punyam Yah Pathechchhivasannidhau.
Shivalokamavapnoti Shivena Saha Modate.
Anyone who recites this sacred five-syllable mantra, (Namah Shivaya) near the Shiva (linga), attains the abode of Shiva and rejoices there with Shiva.
(Composed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya, is based on the moolamantra of Lord Shiva "Namashivaya")
Posted by Anandayogi at 11:50 AM