Shloka – Shanti

ॐ शांतिः शांतिः शांतिः । Meaning:OM Peace, Peace, Peace!Word meanings:ॐ = The `PraNava or Onkara mantra’ consisting of the vowels a and u and the consonant `m’; also written as `OM’; refers to Brahman; शांतिः = Peace; tranquility; शांतिः = Peace;...

Shloka – Rama 2

रामनाम सदा प्रेरणा संस्मरामि जगद्गुरुम् । क्षणं विस्मृतिं याति सत्यं सत्यं वचो मम ॥ Meaning:I remember the ever inspiring name of the world-teacher Ram; Even a moment of forgetfullness brings …; true is my word.Word meanings:राम = Oh! Rama; नाम = name; सदा =...

Shloka – Shiva 14

शिवं शिवकरं शान्तं शिवात्मानं शिवोत्तमम् । शिवमार्ग प्रणेधरम् प्रणतोस्मि सदाशिवम् ॥ Meaning:Salutations to Sadashiva, the ever auspicious; The leader of all auspicious paths; Sacred, purifier, embodiment of peace; Excelling the best, the auspicious Self Itself.Word...

Shloka – Shiva 13

असितगिरिसमस्यात् कज्जलं सिंधूपात्रे सुरतरुवरशाखा लेखनी पत्रमूर्वी । लिखति यदि गृहित्वा शारदा सर्वकालं तदपि तव गुणानामीश पारं न याति ॥ Meaning:Take one big mountain of eye ointment and dissolve it as black ink in the pot made out of ocean, take a branch of the heavenly...

Shloka – Misc 35

गाङ्गं वारि मनोहारि मुरारिचरणच्युतं । त्रिपुरारिशिरश्चारि पापहारि पुनातु मां ॥ Meaning:The water of the river ga.ngA, the pleasing water, the water born at the feet of murArI (Vishnu), the water that moves about on the head of tripurArI (Shiva), the water that...

Shloka – Misc 33

अन्यथा शरणं नास्ति त्वमेव शरणं मम । तस्मात्कारुण्यभावेन रक्षस्व परमेश्वर ॥ Meaning:There is no refuge for me other than you, Oh Lord! and I seek refuge in you alone. Therefore, Supreme God, please show compassion and protect me.Word meanings:अन्यथा = otherwise or...