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Lyrics / Video of Song : Om Namah Shiva
.. श्रीगणेशाय नमः ..
matted hair-thick as forest-water-flow-consecrated-area
गलेऽवलम्ब्य लम्बितां भुजङ्गतुङ्गमालिकाम् |
in the throat-stuck-hanging-snake-lofty-garland
चकार चण्ड्ताण्डवं तनोतु नः शिवः शिवम् || १||
did-fierce-tandava-may he shower-on us-siva-auspiciousness
with his neck, consecrated by the flow of water flowing from the
thick forest-like locks of hair, and on the neck, where the lofty snake
is hanging garland, and the damaru drum making the sound of
damat damat damat damat, lord siva did the auspicious dance of
tandava and may he shower prosperity on us all.
matted hair-a well-agitation-moving-celestial river
- विलोलवीचिवल्लरीविराजमानमूर्धनि |
dhagat dhagat dhagat-flaming-forehead-flat area-fire
किशोरचन्द्रशेखरे रतिः प्रतिक्षणं मम || २||
baby-moon-crest jewel-love-every moment-for me
i have a very deep interest in lord siva, whose head is glorified by
the rows of moving waves of the celestial river ganga, agitating in
the deep well of his hair-locks, and who has the brilliant fire flaming
on the surface of his forehead, and who has the crescent moon as a
jewel on his head.
king of mountains-daughter-sportive-kith-beautiful-
glorious-horizon-all living beings-rejoicing-mind
क्वचिद्दिगम्बरे( क्वचिच्चिदंबरे) मनो विनोदमेतु वस्तुनि || ३||
some time-in the omnipresent-mind-pleasure-may seek-in a thing
may my mind seek happiness in the lord siva, in whose mind all the
living beings of the glorious universe exist, who is the sportive
companion of parvati (daughter of the mountain king), who controls
invincible hardships with the flow of his compassionate look, who is
all-persuasive (the directions are his clothes).
मनो विनोदमद्भुतं बिभर्तु भूतभर्तरि || ४||
mind-pleasure-wonderful-may it seek-in him who supports all life
may i seek wonderful pleasure in lord siva, who is supporter
of all life, who with his creeping snake with reddish brown hood and
with the luster of his gem on it spreading out variegated colors on the
beautiful faces of the maidens of directions, who is covered with a
glittering upper garment made of the skin of a huge intoxicated
indra/vishnu-and others-all-lined up-heads-
प्रसूनधूलिधोरणी विधूसराङ्घ्रिपीठभूः |
snake-red-garland (with) tied-locked hair
श्रियै चिराय जायतां चकोरबन्धुशेखरः || ५||
for the prosperity-for a long time-may he be-cakora bird-relative-on head
may lord siva give us prosperity, who has the moon (relative of the
cakora bird) as his head-jewel, whose hair is tied by the red snake-
garland, whose foot-stool is grayed by the flow of dust from the
flowers from the rows of heads of all the gods, indra/vishnu and others.
- निपीतपञ्चसायकं नमन्निलिम्पनायकम् |
devoured-god of love-bowing-gods-leader
महाकपालिसम्पदेशिरोजटालमस्तु नः || ६||
for the siddhi-prosperity-head-locked hair-may it be-to us
may we get the wealth of siddhis from siva's locks of hair, which
devoured the god of love with the sparks of the fire flaming in his
forehead, who is bowed by all the celestial leaders, who is beautiful
with a crescent moon
fire-offered-powerful-god of love
king of mountains-daughter-breast-tip-colorful-decorative lines
- प्रकल्पनैकशिल्पिनि त्रिलोचने रतिर्मम ||| ७||
drawing-sole-artist - in the three-eyed -deep interest-mine
my interest is in lord siva, who has three eyes, who has offered the
powerful god of love into the fire, flaming dhagad dhagad on the
flat surface of his forehead who is the sole expert artist of drawing
decorative lines on the tips of breasts of parvati, the daughter of
the mountain king.
new-cloud-circle - obstructed-harsh-striking-
कुहूनिशीथिनीतमः प्रबन्धबद्धकन्धरः |
celestial-river-wearing-may he bless-skin-red
कलानिधानबन्धुरः श्रियं जगद्धुरंधरः || ८||
moon-lovely-prosperity-universe-bearer of the burden
may lord siva give us prosperity, who bears the burden of this
universe, who is lovely with the moon, who is red wearing the skin,
who has the celestial river ganga, whose neck is dark as midnight
of new moon night covered by many layers of clouds.
- वलम्बिकण्ठकन्दलीरुचिप्रबद्धकन्धरम् |
स्मरच्छिदं पुरच्छिदं भवच्छिदं मखच्छिदं
manmatha-killer-city-destroyer-mundane life -destroyer-sacrifice destroyer
गजच्छिदांधकछिदं तमंतकच्छिदं भजे || ९||
elephant-killer-demon-killer-him-destroyer of lord yama-i worship
i pray to lord siva, whose neck is tied with the luster of the temples
hanging on the neck with the glory of the fully-bloomed blue lotuses
which looked like the blackness (sins) of the universe, who is the
killer of manmatha, who destroyed tripuras, who destroyed the
bonds of worldly life, who destroyed the sacrifice, who destroyed the
demon andhaka, the destroyer of the elephants, and who controlled
the god of death, yama.
अखर्व( अगर्व) सर्वमङ्गलाकलाकदंबमञ्जरी
रसप्रवाहमाधुरी विजृंभणामधुव्रतम् |
स्मरान्तकं पुरान्तकं भवान्तकं मखान्तकं
manmatha-destroyer-city-destroyer-worldly bond-destroyer -sacrifice-destroyer
गजान्तकान्धकान्तकं तमन्तकान्तकं भजे || १०||
i pray to lord siva, who has bees flying all over because of the sweet
honey from the beautiful bunch of auspicious kadamba flowers, who
is the killer of manmatha, who destroyed tripuras, who destroyed the
bonds of worldly life, who destroyed the sacrifice, who destroyed the
demon andhaka, the killer of the elephants, and who controlled the
god of death, yama.
- द्विनिर्गमत्क्रमस्फुरत्करालभालहव्यवाट् |
ध्वनिक्रमप्रवर्तित प्रचण्डताण्डवः शिवः || ११||
lord siva, whose dance of tandava is in tune with the series of loud
sounds of drum making dhimid dhimid sounds, who has the fire
on the great forehead, the fire that is spreading out because of the
breath of the snake wandering in whirling motion in the glorious sky.
- गरिष्ठरत्नलोष्ठयोः सुहृद्विपक्षपक्षयोः |
most precious-gems-brilliance-friends-enemies-two wings
grass-lotus-eyes people and the great emperor
समप्रवृत्तिकः ( समं प्रवर्तयन्मनः) कदा सदाशिवं भजे || १२||
when will i worship lord sadasiva (eternally auspicious) god, with
equal vision towards the people and an emperor, and a blade of grass
and lotus-like eye, towards both friends and enemies, towards the
valuable gem and some lump of dirt, towards a snake and a garland
and towards varied ways of the world
कदा निलिम्पनिर्झरीनिकुञ्जकोटरे वसन्
when-celestial river-bush-hollow place(in)-living
विमुक्तदुर्मतिः सदा शिरः स्थमञ्जलिं वहन् |
released-bad mind-always-on the head-folded hands-
शिवेति मंत्रमुच्चरन् कदा सुखी भवाम्यहम् || १३||
when will i be happy, living in the hollow place near the celestial
river, ganga, carrying the folded hands on my head all the time, with
my bad thinking washed away, and uttering the mantra of lord siva
and devoted in the god with glorious forehead with vibrating eyes.
इदम् हि नित्यमेवमुक्तमुत्तमोत्तमं स्तवं
this-indeed-daily-thus-said-the best of the best-stotra
पठन्स्मरन्ब्रुवन्नरो विशुद्धिमेतिसंततम् |
हरे गुरौ सुभक्तिमाशु याति नान्यथा गतिं
in siva-in guru-deep devotion-quickly-gets-no-other-way
विमोहनं हि देहिनां सुशङ्करस्य चिंतनम् || १४||
removal of delusion-indeed-for the people-blessed siva's thought
whoever reads, remembers and says this best stotra as it is said here,
gets purified for ever, and obtains devotion in the great guru siva.
for this devotion, there is no other way. just the mere thought of
lord siva indeed removes the delusion.
पूजावसानसमये दशवक्त्रगीतं यः
शंभुपूजनपरं पठति प्रदोषे |
who-siva-worship-dedicated-reads-early in the morning
तस्य स्थिरां रथगजेन्द्रतुरङ्गयुक्तां
लक्ष्मीं सदैव सुमुखिं प्रददाति शंभुः || १५||
early morning, at the end of puja, whoever utters this stotra
dedicated to the worship of siva, lord siva blessed him with very
stable lakshmi (prosperity) with all the richness of chariots, elephants
इति श्रीरावण- कृतम्
शिव- ताण्डव- स्तोत्रम्
here ends the siva-tandava stotra written by ravana.
Top user comments for lyrics of song "Om Namah Shiva"
Shiksha kapoor on Friday, August 14, 2009 This is SHIV TANDAV STROTRAM ! IT WAS WRITTEN BY RAVANA. THIS SHIV TANDAV
STROTRA IS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL PRAYER TO PLEASE ALMIGHT - SHIVA - THE
CREATOR AND DESTROYER OF THIS UNIVERSE. IT GOES LIKE THIS - JATATAVI
GALAJALA PRAVAHAPAVITASSTHALE GALEVAYALAMBILAMBITAM BHUJUNGTUGNAMALIKAM
DAMA DAMA DAMA DAMANINADVADDAMARVAYA CHAKAAR CHAND TANDAVA TANO TU NA SHIVA
SHIAVM. THESE ARE THE OPENING 4 LINES OF THE 15 PARAGRAPHS OF THE STROTRAM.
IT PRAISES LORD SHIVAS ALL BODY PARTS & HIMSELF
Shiksha kapoor on Friday, July 20, 2012 just type SHIV TANDAV STROTRA LYRICS IN ENGLISH ON GOOGLE U WILL GET A LINK
THERE. CANT TYPE ALL 15 PARAGRAPHS YOU TUBE DOES NOT PEERMIT MORE THAN 500
pragneshsotta on Sunday, February 28, 2010 Do you have the lyrics for all the 15 paragraphs; will be great if you can share it
duyus on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 @lazylizzard420 hii these lines are not in hindi, they were written in
Dharam Raj on Saturday, July 18, 2009 i don understand single line of it... :) but OM NAMAH SHIVAY...
sanjayjoshi1030 on Sunday, June 26, 2011 really great creation..thanks for uploading.