Monday, February 10, 2014

Margabandhu Storam - Video/Lyrics/Meanings.


मार्गबंधु स्तोत्रं
Margabandhu Stotram


Information

This great Stotra Rathna was written by Appayya Deekshitha(1520-1593). He was the greatest interpreter of Advaitha Sidhantha after Adhi Sankara. This stotra is written in praise of the Lord Margabandhu of Virinchipuram, near Vellore of South Arcot district of Tamil Nadu.

People who undertake any journey should recite it before traveling, on the days when they are traveling and after the completion of travel. Lord Shiva  as Margabandhu would always be with them and protect them.)


Margabandhu Stotram - Video




Margabandhu Stotram - Sanskrit & English Lyrics and Meanings

शम्भो महादेव देव
शिव शम्भो महादेव देव शिव शम्भो
शम्भो महादेव देव .. 
  
Shambho Maha deva deva, Shiva
Shambho Maha deva devesa Shambho,
Shambho Mahadeva deva...

Meaning:
Prostrations to He who blesses us with prosperity,
Prostrations to the greatest God,
Prostrations to the abode of peace,
Prostrations to Him, who blesses us with riches,
And Prostrations to him who is the God of Gods.

 फालावनम्रत् किरीटं
भालनेत्रार्चिषा दग्धपंचेषुकीटम् .
शूलाहतारातिकूटं
शुद्धमर्धेन्दुचूडं भजे मार्गबंधुम् .. शम्भो..  

Phalavanamrath kireetam, 
Phala nethrachisha, 
Dagdha pancheshu Keetam,
Soolahathaaraathikootam, 
Shudhamradhendu choodam, 
Bhaje Margabandhum     
Shambho Mahadeva deva...

Meaning:
I pray to that friend of the path,
Who wears a crown on his head,
Who kills his enemies by his trident,
Who wears a crescent which showers nectar,
And who burnt by the fire of his eyes,
Which are on his forehead,
Him who has the five arrows like an insect.

अंगे विराजद् भुजंगं
अभ्र गंगा तरंगाभि रामोत्तमांगम् .
ॐकारवाटी कुरंगं
सिद्ध संसेवितांघ्रिं भजे मार्गबंधुम् .. शम्भो..  

Ange virjangu  jangam,
Abhra Ganga tharangabhi Ramothamangam,
Omkaravati kurangam, 
Sidha samsevathangrivyagram,
Bhaje Margabandum  
Shambho Mahadeva...

Meaning:
I pray  to that friend of the path,
Whose limbs are adorned by a snake,
Who is a deer in the park of holy pranava,
Whose feet is worshipped by great sages,
And who looks charming with his head,
Adorned by the Ganga of the sky,
(Prostrations to he who blesses....)



नित्यं चिदानंदरूपं
निह्नुताशेष लोकेश वैरिप्रतापम् .
कार्तस्वरार्गेद्र चापं
कृतिवासं भजे दिव्य मार्गबंधुम् .. शम्भो..  

Nithyam, Chidanada roopam,
Ninhutha sesha lokesa vairi prathapam,
Kartheswaragendrachapam, krithivasam,
Bhaje divya sanmarga bandhum (Shambo mahadeva deva...)  3

Meaning:
I pray  to that friend of the good  divine path,
Who is perennial and of the form of,
Truth, intelligence and bliss,
Who destroyed without reminder,
The glory of the fame of the enemy of Indra,
Who used the golden Mount Meru,
As his bow in the war against three suras,
And who dresses himself in hides of trees.



कंदर्प दर्पघ्नमीचं
कालकण्ठं महेशं महाव्योमकेशम् .
कुन्दाभदन्तं सुरेशं
कोटिसूर्यप्रकाशं भजे मार्गबंधुम् .. शम्भो..  

Kandarpa darpagna meesam,
Kala kantam Mahesam Maha vyoma kesam,
Kundabhadandam Suresam, Koti surya prakasam,
Bhajhe Marga bandhum. 
Shambho mahadeva deva...   

Meaning:
I pray  to that friend of the path,
Who put an end to the pride of God of love,
Who  is the great Lord  who has a deep blue throat,
Who has the great sky as his matted lock,
Whose teeth resemble the white jasmine flowers,
And who has the shine of billions of Suns.
(Prostrations to he who blesses....)


मंदारभूतेरुदारं
मंथरागेन्द्रसारं महागौर्यदूरम् .
सिंदूर दूर प्रचारं
सिंधुराजातिधीरं भजे मार्गबंधुम् .. शम्भो..  

Mandara Bhutherydaram, 
Mandaragendrasaaram, Mahagouryudooram,
Sindhoora dhoora pracharam, 
Sindhoorajathi dheeram, 
Bhaje Margabandhum 
Shambho Mahadeva deva...


Meaning:
I pray  to that friend of the path,
Who is more generous than the wish giving tree,
Who is the strength behind the great Mandara Mountain,
Who is very close to the great Goddess Gauri,
Who has a red colour far intense  than red lead,
And who is more resolute than the God of the ocean.
(Prostrations to he who blesses....)


अप्पय्ययज्वेन्द्रगीतं स्तोत्रराजं 
पठेद्यस्तु भक्त्या प्रयाणे |
तस्यार्थसिद्दिं विधत्ते 
मार्गमध्येऽभयं चाशुतोषी महेशः ||

Appayyajjwendra Geetham stotra rajam,
Patedhyasthu Bhakthya prayane,
Thasyartha sidhim Vidathe , marga madhye
Abhayam chaashuthosho Mahesa 
Shambho Maha deva Shambho...

Meaning:
This king of stotras written by,
Appayya who is the performer of sacrifices,
If read with devotion during journey,
Would ensure fulfillment of wishes,
Protection during journey,
And Lord Shiva would be easily pleased.


शंभो महादेव देव शिव शंभो महादेव 
देवेश शंभो शंभो महादेव देव 

|| इति अप्पय्य दीक्षितप्रणितम् श्रीमार्गबन्धुस्तोत्रम् संपूर्णम् ||