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108 names of Durga (decl)
108 names of Durga v1
108 names of Durga v2
108 names of Durga (sanskrit only)
All 9 forms of Durga (Navadurga)
Durga yantra
Durga mantras +audio
Durga pictures
108 names of Shiva (decl)
108 names of Shiva v1
108 names of Shiva (sanskrit only)
Shiva Sahasranama +audio only
Shiva yantra
Shiva mantras +audio
Shiva pictures
108 names of Vishnu (decl)
108 names of Satya Narayana
1000 names of Vishnu +audio
108 names of Vishnu (sanskrit only)
Vishnu sahasranama (sanskrit) (pdf, 79kb)
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Vishnu yantra
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108 names of Krishna (decl)
60 names of Raja Gopala (decl)
108 names of Raja Gopala in sanskrit
Demons killed by Krishna
Krishna yantra
Krishna mantras
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12 names of Brahma
About Brahma (Shrimad-Bhagavatam)
Brahma mantras
Brahma pictures
108 names of Lakshmi (decl) +audio
108 names of Lakshmi in sanskrit
8 forms of Lakshmi
Lakshmi yantra
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Lakshmi pictures
108 names of Parvati (decl)
1008 names of Parvati
Parvati yantras
Parvati mantras
Parvati pictures
108 names of Sarasvati (decl)
Sarasvati yantras
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Sarasvati pictures
108 names of Gayatri
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Gayatri worship (sanskrit) (pdf 1.2MB)
Gayatri yantra
Explanation of Gayatri mantra +audio
Gayatri devi pictures
108 names of Ganesha (decl) v1
108 names of Ganesha (decl) v2
108 names of Ganesha explained
Ganesha names meanings
108 names of Ganesha
Ganesha bhajana (sanskrit)
Ganapati 108 names (sanskrit)
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Ganesh arati
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108 names of Ganesha +audio only
Ganesha yantra
Ganesha mantras
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108 names of Skanda (decl)
Skanda mantras
Skanda pictures
16 names of Radha
108 names of Radha
158 names of Radha on K
291 names of Radha
Radha stuti
Radha mantras
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108 names of Tulasi (decl)
108 names of Tulasi (sanskrit)
Tulasi mantras +audio
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108 names of Hanuman
108 names of Hanuman (decl) +audio
1008 names of Hanuman +audio only
Hanuman yantra
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100 names of Kali
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108 names of Bagalamukhi
1108 names of Bagalamukhi (decl)
Bagalamukhi yantra
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Bagalamukhi pictures
108 names of Patanjali
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Patanjali mantras
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108 names of Chaitanya
Pancha tattva gayatri and beeja mantras
Chaitanya pictures
108 names of Nityananda
Nityananda mantras
Nityananda pictures
Agni mantra
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108 names of Dattatreya (decl)
Dattatreja mantras
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108 names of Vishvakarma (decl)
Vishvakarma yantra
Vishvakarma gayatri mantra
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108 names of Kubera (decl)
Kubera mantras +audio
Kubera yantra
Kubera pictures
Description and forms of Bhairava
108 names of Bhairava (decl)
108 names of Bhairava (sanskrit)
Kaal Bhairava Ashtakam +audio
Bhairava mantras
Bhairava yantra
Bhairava pictures
Dhanvantri mantra
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Indra mantra
Indra pictures
Tara mantras
Tara yantras
Tara pictures
Tripura Sundari yantras
Tripura Sundari mantras
Tripura Sundari pictures
Matsya pictures
Kurma pictures
Varaha pictures
108 names of Narasimha (decl)
1000 names of Narasimha v1
1000 names of Narasimha v2
Narasimha kavacham
Narasimha yantra
Narasimha mantras
Narasimha pictures
Vamana pictures
Parashurama pictures
108 names of Rama (explained, decl)
Rama mantras
Rama pictures
Balarama sahasranama (pdf,  ...kb)
108 names of Balarama
Balarama yantra
Balarama mantras
Balarama pictures
Buddha mantras
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Kalki pictures
108 names of Surya (decl)
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Surya yantra
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108 names of Chandra (decl)
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Chandra yantra
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Chandra pictures
108 names of Mangala (decl)
108 names of Mangala (sanskrit)
Mangala yantra
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108 names of Budha (decl)
108 names of Budha (sanskrit)
Buddha yantra
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108 names of Guru (decl)
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Guru yantra
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108 names of Shukra (decl)
108 names of Shukra (sanskrit)
Shukra yantra
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Shukra pictures
108 names of Shani (decl)
108 names of Shani (sanskrit)
Shani yantra
Shani mantras
Shani pictures
108 names of Rahu (decl)
108 names of Rahu (sanskrit)
Rahu yantra
Rahu mantras +audio
Rahu pictures
108 names of Ketu (decl)
108 names of Ketu (sanskrit)
Ketu yantra
Ketu mantras
Ketu pictures
Asatoma mantra +audio
Poornam mantra +audio
Shanti mantra +audio
Moola mantra +audio
Tryambakam mantra +audio
Chapter I on Asanas
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Chapter III on Mudras
Chapter IV on Samadhi
Aindra Das on chanting Holy Name

 

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Hare Krishna mantra in sanskrit
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Kuber mantra in sanskrit

 

Sri Nrsimha-sahasra-nama

(The Thousand Names of Lord Narasimha)

 

 

Text 1

 

om namo narasimhAya

     vajra-dAnOrAya vajriNe

vajra-dehAya vajrAya

     namo vajra-nakhAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, whose teeth are thunderbolts  (vajra-damSTra), who holds a thunderbolt (vajrI), whose body is  a thunderbolt (vajra-deha), who is a thunderbolt (vajra), whose  claws are thunderbolts (vajra-nakha), . . .

 

Text 2

 

vAsudevAya vandyAya

     varadAya varAtmane

varadAbhaya-hastAya

     varAya vara-rUpiNe

 

 . . . who is the son of Vasudeva (vAsudeva), to whom all should  bow down (vandya), who is the giver of boons (varada), who is  most glorious (varAtmA), whose hand gives the blessing of  fearlessness (varadAbhaya-hasta), and who is the greatest (vara),  whose transcendental form is glorious (vara-rUpI).

 

Text 3

 

varEyAya varinOhAya

     sri-varAya namo namaH

prahlAda-varadAyaiva

     pratyakna-varadAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord Narasimha, who is the greatest (vareNya  and variSTha), and who is the goddess of fortune's husband (sri- vara). Obeisances to Lord Narasimha, who is the giver of  benedictions to PrahlAda (prahlAda-varada), who is the giver of  benedictions to they who approach Him (pratyakSa-varada), . . .

 

 

Text 4

 

parAt-para-parecAya

     pavitrAya pinAkine

pAvanAya prasannAya

     pAcine pApa-hAriNe

 

 . . . who is the supreme master, greater than the greatest  (parAt-para-paresa), who is the most pure (pavitra), who carries  a bow (pinAkI), who is the most pure (pAvana), who is filled  with transcendental bliss (prasanna), who carries a rope  (pAsI), and who removes sins (pApa-hArI).

 

Text 5

 

purustutAya puNyAya

     puruhUtAya te namaH

tat-purunAya tathyAya

     purNAa-purunAya ca

 

     O Lord NRsimha, glorified with many prayers (puru-stuta),  who is the most pure (puNya), whose holy names are chanted by the  devotees (puru-hUta), who are the Supreme Person (tat-puruSa),  the Supreme Truth (tathya), the ancient Supreme Personality of  Godhead (purANa-puruSa), obeisances unto You!

 

Text 6

 

purodhase pUrvajAya

     punkarAknAya te namaH

punpa-hAsAya hAsAya

     mahA-hAsAya cArigiNe

 

     O Lord NRsimha, who are the supreme priest (purodha), the  oldest (pUrvaja), lotus-eyed (puSkarAkSa), lotus-smiled (puSpa- hAsa), fond of joking (mahA-hAsa), and who hold the SArnga Bow  (sArngI), obeisances unto You!

 

Text 7

 

simhAya simha-rAjAya

     jagad-vAsyAya te namaH

aTTa-hAsAya ronAya

     jala-vAsAya te namaH

 

     O Lord who are a lion (simha), the king of lions (simha- rAja), and the master of the universe (jagad-vasya), obeisances  unto You! O Lord who laugh loudly (aTTa-hAsa), are angry  (roSa), and reside on the water (jala-vAsa), obeisances  unto You!

 

Text 8

 

bhUta-vAsAya bhAsAya

     srI-nivAsAya khadgine

khadga-jihvAya simhAya

     khadga-vAsAya te namaH

 

     O Lord NRsimha, who reside in everyone's heart (bhUta-vAsa),  who are effulgent (bhAsa), who are the resting-place of Goddess  LakSmI (srI-nivAsa), who hold a sword (khadgI), whose tongue is a  sword (khadga-jihva), who are a lion (simha), and who hold a  sword (khadga-vAsa), obeisances unto You!

 

Text 9

 

namo mUlAdi-vAsAya

     dharma-vAsAya dhanvine

dhananjayAya dhanyAya

     namo mrtyuNjayAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the root of all (mUlAdi- vAsa), the home of religion (dharma-vAsa), the great archer  (dhanvI), the winner of wealth (dhanaNjaya), and the  most glorious (dhanya). Obeisances to He who is the conqueror of  death (mRtyuNjaya).

 

Text 10

 

subhANjayAya sUtrAya

     namaH satruNjayAya ca

niraNjanAya nIrAya

     nirguNAya guNAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the conqueror of  handsomeness (subhANjaya), the thread upon which all is  strung (sUtra), the conqueror of foes (satruNjaya),  untouched by matter (niraNjana), who lies down on the  KAraNa Ocean (nIra), who is free from the modes of material  nature (nirguNa), who is glorious with transcendental qualities  (guNa), . . .

 

Text 11

 

ninprApaNcAya nirvAna-

     pradAya nividAya ca

nirAlambAya nelAya

     ninkalAya kalAya ca

 

 . . . who is aloof from the material world (niSprApanca), who is the giver of liberation (nirvANa-prada), who  is all-pervading (nivida), who is independent (nirAlamba),  whose complexion is dark (nIla), who is perfect and complete  (niSkala), who appears in many incarnations (kala), . . .

 

Text 12

 

nimenAya nibandhAya

    nimena-gamanAya ca

nirdvandvAya nirAsAya

     niscayAya nirAya ca

 

 . . . who is the blinking of an eye (nimeSa), who is the bondage  of material existence (nibandha), who appears in the blinking of  an eye (nimeSa-gamana), who is free of duality (nirdvandva),  who is all-pervading (nirAsa), who is the Absolute Truth  (niscaya), . . .

 

Text 13

 

nirmalAya nibandhAya

     nirmohAya nirAkate

namo nityAya satyAya

     sat-karma-niratAya ca

 

 . . . who is free from all material impurity (nirmala), who is  self-control (nibandha), who is free from illusion (nirmoha),  whose form is not material (nirAkRti), who is eternal (nitya),  who is spiritual (satya), and whose activities are all spiritual  (sat-karma-nirata).

 

Text 14

 

satya-dhvajAya muNjAya

     muNjA-kesAya kesine

haresAya ca sonAya

     gudAkesAya vai namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who carries truth as His flag  (satya-dhvaja), who is the sacred muNja grass (muNja),  whose hair is the sacred muNja grass (muNjA-kesa),  whose hair is graceful (kesI), who is the master of BrahmA and  Siva (harIsa), who makes all that is inauspicious wither away  (soSa), who is the conqueror of sleep (gudAkesa), . . .

 

Text 15

 

sukesAyordhva-kesAya

     kesi-simha-rakAya ca

jalesAya sthalesAya

     padmesAyogra-rUpine

 

 . . . whose mane is glorious (sukesa and Urdhva-kesa), who is  the sUryamaNi jewel of great-maned lions (kesi-simha-raka) who  is the master of the waters (jalesa), who is the master of all  places (sthalesa), who is the husband of the goddess of fortune  (padmesa), and who is ferocious (Ugra-rUpI).

 

Text 16

 

kusesayAya kulAya

     kesavAya namo namaH

sUkti-karnAya sUktAya

     rakta-jihvAya rAgine

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is graceful like a lotus  flower (kusesaya), who is the greatest (kUla), who has a glorious  mane (kesava), whose ears delight in hearing His devotees'  prayers (sUkti-karNa), who is the Vedic prayers personified  (sUkta), whose tongue is red (rakta-jihva), and who loves His  devotees (rAgI).

 

Text 17

 

dIpta-rUpAya dIptAya

     pradIptAya pralobhine

pracchinnAya prabodhAya

     prabhave vibhave namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, whose form is splendid (dIpta- rUpa, dIpta, and pradIpta), who is all-attractive (pralobhI), who  is the destroys of all that is inauspicious (pracchinna), who  gives spiritual enlightenment (prabodha), who is the supreme  master (prabhu), who has all powers (vibhu), . . .

 

Text 18

 

prabhaNjanAya pAnthAya

     pramAyApramitAya ca

prakAsAya pratApAya

     prajvalAyojjvalAya ca

 

 . . . who destroys all that is inauspicious (prabha{.sy  241}jana), who is glorious like the sun (pAntha), who is the  Absolute Truth (prama), who is limitless (apramita), who is  splendid (prakAsa, pratApa, prajvala, and ujjvala), . . .

 

Text 19

 

jvAlA-mAlA-svarUpAya

     jvAlA-jihvAya jvAline

maho-jvAlAya kAlAya

     kAla-mUrti-dharAya ca

 

 . . . whose effulgent form seems to be garlanded with flames  (jvAlA-mAlA-svarUpa), whose tongue is a flame (jvAlA-jihva),  who is splendid like a host of flames (jvAlI and maho-jvAla),  who is time personified (kAla and kAla-mUrti-dhara), . . .

 

Text 20

 

kAlAntakAya kalpAya

     kalanAya krte namaH

kAla-cakrAya sakrAya

     vanaT-cakrAya cakrine

 

 . . . who puts an end to time (kAlAntaka), who is all-powerful  (kalpa, kalana, and kRt), who is the wheel of time (kAla-cakra),  who is the most expert (sakra), who is the word vaSaT in the  Vedic mantras (vaSaT-cakra), who holds the Sudarsana cakra  (cakrI), . . .

 

Text 21

 

akrUrAya kRtAntAya

     vikramAya kramAya ca

kRtine kRtivAsAya

     kRtaghnAya kRtAtmane

 

 . . . who is gentle to the devotees (akrUra), who is death to  the demons (kRtAnta), who is all-powerful (vikrama, krama, kRtI,  and kRtivAsa), who kills the demons (kRtaghna), who is the all- pervading Supersoul (kRtAtmA), . . .

 

Text 22

 

sankramAya ca kruddhAya

     krAnta-loka-trayAya ca

arUpAya svarUpAya

     haraye paramAtmane

 

 . . . who descends to this world (sankrama), who is angry with  the demons (kruddha), who steps over the three worlds (krAnta- loka-traya), whose form is not material (arUpa), whose form is  transcendental (svarUpa), who removes all that is inauspicious  (hari), who is the Supersoul (paramAtmA), . . .

 

Text 23

 

ajayAyAdi-devAya

     akSayAya kSayAya ca

aghorAya su-ghorAya

     ghorAghora-tarAya ca

 

 . . . who is never defeated (ajaya), who is the Supreme  Personality of Godhead (Adi-deva), who is immortal (akSaya), who  kills the demons (kSaya), who is gentle (aghora), who is  ferocious (su-ghora), and who rescues the gentle devotees from the  fearsome demons (ghorAghora-tara).

 

Text 24

 

namo 'stv aghora-vIryAya

     lasad-ghorAya te namaH

ghorAdhyakSAya dakSAya

     dakSinAryAya sambhave

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is both gentle and powerful  (aghora-vIrya). O Lord NRsimha, who are splendid with ferocious power (lasad- ghora), who are the most ferocious (ghorAdhyakSa), the most  expert (dakSa), the most saintly (dakSiNArya), and the most  auspicious (sambhave), . . .

 

Text 25

 

amoghAya gunaughAya

     anaghAyAgha-hArine

megha-nAdAya nAdAya

     tubhyam meghAtmane namaH

 

 . . . who are infallible (amogha), a flood of transcendental  virtues (guNaugha), pure (anagha), and the remover of sins (agha- hArI), who roar like thunder (megha-nAda), and who roar  ferociously (nAda). Obeisances to You, Lord NRsimha, who are  like a monsoon cloud (meghAtmA).

 

Text 26

 

mogha-vahana-rUpAya

     megha-syAmAya mAline

vyAla-yajNopavitrAya

     vyaghra-dehAya vai namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is like a host of monsoon  clouds (mogha-vahana-rUpa), who is dark like a monsoon cloud  (megha-syAma), who wear a garland (mAlI), whose sacred-thread  is a snake (vyAla-yajNopavitra), and who has the form of  a lion (vyaghra-deha).

 

Text 27

 

vyaghra-pAdAya ca vyaghra-

     karmine vyApakAya ca

vikaTAsyAya vIrAya

     vistara-sravase namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who has the paws of a lion  (vyaghra-pAda), and the ferocious deeds of a lion (vyaghra- karmI), who is all-pervading (vyApaka), whose face is fearsome  (vikaTAsya), who is very powerful and heroic (vIra), and who is  all-famous (vistara-sravAh).

 

Text 28

 

vikIrna-nakha-damstrAya

     nakha-damstrAyudhAya ca

visvaksenAya senAya

     vihvalAya balAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who has sharp claws and teeth (vikIrNa- nakha-damSTra), whose weapons are His claws and teeth (nakha- damSTrAyudha), whose armies are everywhere (viSvaksena), who  has a great army (sena), who is ferocious (vihvala), who is  powerful (bala), . . .

 

Text 29

 

virUpAksAya vIrAya

     visesAksAya sAksiNe

vIta-sokAya vistIrNa-

     vadanAya namo namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, whose eyes are fearsome  (virUpAkSa), who is powerful and heroic (vIra), whose eyes are  handsome (viseSAkSa), who is the witness of all (sAkSI), who  never grieves (vIta-soka), and whose mouth is wide (vistIrNa- vadana).

 

Text 30

 

vidhAnAya vidheyAya

     vijayAya jayAya ca

vibudhAya vibhAvAya

     namo visvambharAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the author of the rules  of scriptures (vidhAna), who is the goal to be attained by  following the rules of scripture (vidheya), who is victory  (vijaya and jaya), who knows everything (vibudha), who is the  only friend (vibhAva), and who is the maintainer of the universe  (visvambhara).

 

Text 31

 

vIta-ragAya viprAya

     viTanka-nayanAya ca

vipulAya vinItAya

     visva-yonaye namo namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is not affected by the mode  of passion (vIta-raga), who is the first of brAhmaNas (vipra),  whose eyes are glorious (viTanka-nayana), who form is large  (vipula), who is humble (vinIta), and who is the creator of the  universe (visva-yoni), . . .

 

Text 32

cid-ambarAya vittAya

     visrutAya viyonaye

vihvalAya vikalpAya

     kalpAtItAya silpine

 

 . . . , who is the master of the spiritual sky (cid-ambara),  the wealth of the devotees (vitta), all-famous (visruta), unborn  (viyoni), ferocious (vihvala), most expert (vikalpa, kalpAtIta,  and silpI), . . .

 

Text 33

 

kalpanAya svarUpAya

     phaNi-talpAya vai namaH

tadit-prabhAya taryAya

     taruNAya tarasvine

 

 . . . who is the creator (kalpana), whose form is transcendental  (svarUpa), whose couch is a serpent (phaNi-talpa), wgho is  splendid like lightning (tadit-prabha), who is the final goal  (tarya), who is eternally youthful (taruNa), who is all-powerful  (tarasvI), . . .

 

Text 34

 

tapanAya tapaskAya

     tApa-traya-harAya ca

tArakAya tamo-ghnAya

     tattvAya ca tapasvine

 

 . . . who is effulgent (tapana and tapaska), who removes the  three-fold miseries of material life (tApa-traya-hara), who is  the deliverer (tAraka), who destroys the darkness of ignorance (tamo- ghna), who is the Absolute Truth (tattva), and who is glorious  (tapasvI).

 

Text 35

 

taksakAya tanu-trAya

     taTine taralAya ca

sata-rUpAya sAntAya

     sata-dhArAya te namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are the architect of  the worlds (takSaka), who protect Your devotees (tanu-tra), who  stay on the farther shore of the ocean of repeated birth and  death (taTI), who are splendid (tarala), who manifest a hundred  forms (sata-rUpa), who are peaceful (sAnta), and who hold a  thunderbolt (sata-dhAra).

 

Text 36

 

sata-patrAya tarkSyAya

     sthitaye sata-mUrtaye

sata-kratu-svarUpAya

     sAsvatAya satAtmane

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is graceful like a hundred- petal lotus (sata-patra), who is carried by Garuda (tarkSya),  who is the maintainer (sthiti), who manifests a hundred forms  (sata-mUrti), who is a hundred yajNas personified (sata-kratu- svarUpa), who is eternal (sAsvata), who manifests a hundred  forms (satAtmA), . . .

 

Text 37

 

namaH sahasra-sirase

     sahasra-vadanAya ca

sahasrAkSAya devAya

     disa-srotrAya te namaH

 

 . . . who has a thousand heads (sahasra-sirAh and sahasra- vadana), who has a thousand eyes (sahasrAkSa), and who is the  Supreme Personality of Godhead (deva). Obeisances unto You, O  Lord NRsimha, whose ears are the different directions (disa- srotra).

 

Text 38

 

namaH sahasra-jihvAya

     mahA-jihvAya te namaH

sahasra-nAmadheyAya

     sahasrAkSi-dhArAya ca

 

     Obeisances unto You, O Lord NRsimha, who have a thousand  tongues (sahasra-jihva), a great tongue (mahA-jihva), a thousand  names (sahasra-nAmadheya), and a thousand eyes (sahasrAkSi- dhAra).

 

Text 39

 

sahasra-bAhave tubhyam

     sahasra-caraNAya ca

sahasrArka-prakAsAya

     sahasrAyudha-dhAriNe

 

     O Lord NRsimha, who have a thousand arms (sahasra-bAhu), and  a thousand feet (sahasra-caraNa), who are splendid like a  thousand suns (sahasrArka-prakAsAya), who hold a thousand  weapons (sahasrAyudha-dhArI), . .

 

Text 40

 

namaH sthUlAya sUkSmAya

     susUkSmAya namo namaH

sUkSuNyAya subhikSAya

     surAdhyakSAya sauriNe

 

 . . . who are larger than the largest (sthUla), smaller than  the smallest (sUkSma and susUkSma), ferocious (sUkSuNya), the  maintainer (subhikSa), and the ruler of the demigods (surAdhyakSa),  heroic (saurI), obeisances unto You.

 

Text 41

 

dharmAdhyakSAya dharmAya

     lokAdhyakSAya vai namaH

prajAdhyakSAya sikSAya

     vipakSa-kSaya-mUrtaye

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are the ruler of  religious principles (dharmAdhyakSa), religion personified  (dharma), the ruler of the worlds (lokAdhyakSa), the ruler of the  living entities (prajAdhyakSa), the teaching of the Vedas  (sikSa), the destroyer of the demons (vipakSa-kSaya-mUrti), . . .

 

Text 42

 

kAlAdhyakSAya tIkSnAya

     mUlAdhyakSAya te namaH

adhokSajAya mitrAya

     sumitra-varuNAya ca

 

 . . . the controller of time (kAlAdhyakSa), ferocious (tIkSna),  the ruler of the root of matter (mUlAdhyakSa), beyond the  perception of the material senses (adhokSaja), the true friend  (mitra), and the Deity worshiped by Mitra and VaruNa (sumitra- varuNa).

 

Text 43

 

satrughnAya avighnAya

     vighna-koTi-harAya ca

rakSoghnAya tamoghnAya

     bhUtaghnAya namo namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the killer of enemies  (satrughna), free to do whatever He wishes (avighna), the Lord  who removes millions of obstacles (vighna-koTi-hara), the killer  of demons (rakSoghna), the destroyer of ignorance (tamoghna), and  the killer of ghosts (bhUtaghna).

 

Text 44

 

bhUta-pAlAya bhUtAya

     bhUta-vAsAya bhUtine

bhUta-vetAla-ghAtAya

     bhUtAdhipataye namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the protector of the  people (bhUta-pAla), the Lord who appears before His devotee  (bhUta), the Lord who descends to the material world (bhUta- vAsa), the master of the material world (bhUtI), the destroyer  of ghosts and evil spirits (bhUta-vetAla-ghAta), and the  controller of the material world (bhUtAdhipati).

 

Text 45

 

bhUta-graha-vinASAya

     bhUta-samyamate namaH

mahA-bhUtAya bhRgave

     sarva-bhUtAtmane namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the killer of ghosts and  evil spirits (bhUta-graha-vinAsa), the controller of the material  world (bhUta-samyamAn), the greatest (mahA-bhUta), a descendent  of MaharSi BhRgu (bhRgave), and the all-pervading Supersoul  (sarva-bhUtAtmA).

 

Text 46

 

sarvAriSTa-vinASAya

     sarva-sampatkarAya ca

sarvAdhArAya sarvAya

     sarvArti-haraye namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the destroyer of all  calamities (sarvAriSTa-vinAsa), the bringer of all good fortune  (sarva-sampatkara), the resting place of all the worlds  (sarvAdhAra), everything (sarva), and the remover of all  sufferings (sarvArti-hari).

 

Text 47

 

sarva-duhkha-prasAntAya

     sarva-saubhAgya-dAyine

sarvadAyApy anantAya

     sarva-sakti-dharAya ca

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are the remover of  all sufferings (sarva-duhkha-prasAnta), the giver of all good  fortune (sarva-saubhAgya-dAyI), the giver of everything  (sarvada), limitless (ananta), the master of all potencies  (sarva-sakti-dhara), . . .

 

Text 48

 

sarvaisvarya-pradAtre ca

     sarva-kArya-vidhAyine

sarva-jvara-vinAsAya

     sarva-rogApahAriNe

 

 . . . the giver of all powers and opulences (sarvaisvarya- pradAtA), the giver of all duties (sarva-kArya-vidhAyI), the  destroyer of all fevers (sarva-jvara-vinAsa), the physicimn who  cures all diseases (sarva-rogApahArI), . . .

 

Text 49

 

sarvAbhicAra-hantre ca

     sarvaisvarya-vidhAyine

pingAksAyaika-sRngAya

     dvi-sRngAya marIcaye

 

 . . . the destroyer of all magic spells (sarvAbhicAra-hantA),  and the giver of all powers and opulences (sarvaisvarya- vidhAyI), red-eyed (pingAkSa), who have one horn (eka-sRnga),  who have two horns (dvi-sRnga), who are splendid like the sun  (marIci), . . .

 

Text 50

 

bahu-sRngAya lingAya

     mahA-sRngAya te namaH

mangalyAya manojnAya

     mantavyAya mahAtmane

 

 . . . who have many horns (bahu-sRnga), who are not different  from Your Deity form (linga), who have a great horn (mahA-sRnga),  who are the supreme auspiciousness (mangalya), who are supremely  handsome and charming (manojNa), who are the proper  object of meditation (mantavya), who are the Supreme Personality  of Godhead (mahAtmA), . . .

 

Text 51

 

mahA-devAya devAya

     mAtulinga-dharAya ca

mahA-mAyA-prasUtAya

     prastutAya ca mAyine

 

 . . . who are the Supreme Personality of Godhead (mahA-deva and  deva), who hold a mAtulinga (mAtulinga-dhara), who are the  origin of the mahA-mAyA potency (mahA-mAyA- prasUta), who are glorified by the sages (prastuta), who are the  master of the illusory potency mAyA (mAyI), . . .

 

Text 52

 

anantAnanta-rUpAya

     mAyine jala-sAyine

mahodarAya mandAya

     madadAya madAya ca

 

 . . . who manifested limitless forms (anantAnanta-rUpa), who are  the master of the illusory potency mAyA (mAyI), who rest on  the waters (jala-sAyI), whose belly is gigantic (mahodara), who  are gentle (manda), who give bliss to the devotees (madada), who  are transcendental bliss personified (mada), . . .

 

Text 53

 

madhu-kaiTabha-hantre ca

     mAdhavAya murAraye

mahA-vIryAya dhairyAya

     citra-vIryAya te namaH

 

 . . . who killed Madhu and KaiTabha (madhu-kaiTabha-hantA),  who are the goddess of fortune's husband (mAdhava), who are the  enemy of the Mura demon (murAri), who are all-powerful (mahA- vIrya), who are all-patient (dhairya), and who are wonderfully  powerful (citra-vIrya).

 

Text 54

 

citra-kUrmAya citrAya

     namas te citra-bhAnave

mAyAtItAya mAyAya

     mahA-vIrAya te namaH

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances to You, who are a wonderful  tortoise (citra-kUrma), wonderful (citra), splendid like a  wonderful sun (citra-bhAnu), beyond the illusory potency mAyA  (mAyAtIta), the master of the illusory potency mAyA (mAya),  and all-powerful (mahA-vIra).

 

Text 55

 

mahA-tejAya bIjAya

     tejo-dhAmne ca bIjine

tejomAya nRsimhAya

     namas te citra-bhAnave

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are splendid and  powerful (mahA-teja), the seed of all existence (bIja), the Lord  who resides in the splendid spiritual world (tejo-dhAmA), the  seed of all existence (bIjI), effulgent (tejoma), half-man and  half-lion (nRsimha), and splendid like a wonderful sun (citra- bhAnu).

 

Text 56

 

mahA-damSTrAya tuSTAya

     namaH puSTi-karAya ca

sipiviSTAya hRSTAya

     puSTAya parameSTine

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who has large and fearsome teeth  (mahA-damSTra), who is filled with happiness (tuSTa), who  maintains and protects His devotees (puSTi-kara), effulgent  (sipiviSTa), happy (hRSTa), powerful (puSTa), and the supreme  controller (parameSTI).

 

Text 57

 

visiSTAya ca siSTAya

     gariSThAyeSTa-dAyine

namo jyeSThAya sreSThAya

     tuSTAyAmita-tejase

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the greatest (visiSTa,  siSTa, and gariSTha), who fulfills His devotees' desires (iSTa- dAyI), the oldest (jyeSTha), the best (sreSTha), happy (tuSTa),  and unlimitedly powerful (amita-tejAh).

 

Text 58

 

sASTAnga-nyasta-rUpAya

     sarva-duSTAntakAya ca

vaikuNThAya vikuNThAya

     kesi-kaNThAya te namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, to whom the devotees  offer daNdavat obeisances (sASTAnga-nyasta-rUpa), who are  the killer of all the demons (sarva-duSTAntaka), the master of  the spiritual world (vaikuNTha and vikuNTha), and who have a  lion's neck (kesi-kaNTha).

 

Text 59

 

kaNThIravAya luNThAya

     nisaThAya haThAya ca

sattvodriktAya rudrAya

     Rg-yajuh-sama-gAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, whose throat is filled with a  roar (kaNThi-rava), who robs the devotees of their entrapment in  the world of birth and death (luNTha), who is supremely honest  (nisaTha), who is ferocious (haTha), who is situated in  transcendental goodness (sattvodrikta), who is angry (rudra), who  is the hymns of the Rg, Yajur, and SAma Vedas (Rg-yajuh-sama- ga), . . .

 

Text 60

 

Rtu-dhvajAya vajrAya

     mantra-rajAya mantriNe

tri-netrAya tri-vargAya

     tri-dhAmne ca tri-sUline

 

 . . . who is the flage of the seasons (Rtu-dhvaja), a  thunderbolt (vajra), the king of mantras (mantra-raja), and the best  advisor (mantrI), who has three eyes (tri-netra), three classes  of followers (tri-varga), three abodes (tri-dhAmA), a trident  (tri-sUlI), . . .

 

Text 61

 

tri-kAla-jNAna-rUpAya

     tri-dehAya tridhAtmane

namas tri-mUrti-vidyAya

     tri-tattva-jNAnine namaH

 

 . . . who knows everything of the three phases of time (tri- kAla-jNAna-rUpa), who has three forms (tri-deha), and three  expansions (tridhAtmA). Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who knows  the three truths (tri-mUrti-vidya and tri-tattva-j{.sy  241}AnI).

 

Text 62

 

akSobhyAyAniruddhAya

     aprameyAya mAnave

amRtAya anantAya

     amitAyAmitaujase

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is peaceful (akSobhya), who  cannot be thwarted (aniruddha), who is immeasurable (aprameya),  the goddess of fortune's husband (mAnu), immortal (amRta),  limitless (ananta and amita), unlimitledly powerful (amitaujAh),  . .

 

Text 63

 

apamRtyu-vinAsAya

     apasmara-vighAtine

ana-dAyAna-rUpAya

     anAyAna-bhuje namaH

 

 . . . the destroyer of untimely death (apamRtyu-vinAsa), the  destroyer of forgetfulness (apasmara-vighAtI), the giver of  life (anada), the form of life (ana-rUpa), life (ana), and the  enjoyer of life (ana-bhuk).

 

Text 64

 

nAdyAya niravadyAya

     vidyAyAdbhuta-karmaNe

sadyo-jAtAya sanghAya

     vaidyutAya namo namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is glorified with many  prayers (nAdya), who is supremely pure (niravadya), who is  filled with transcendental knowledge (vidya), whose activities are  wonderful (adbhuta-karmA), who suddenly appears before His  devotee (sadyo-jAta), who is accompanied by His devotees  (sangha), and who is splendid like lightning (vaidyuta).

 

Text 65

 

adhvAtItAya sattvAya

     vAg-AtItAya vAgmine

vAg-IsvarAya go-pAya

     go-hitAya gavAm-pate

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who stays far from the path of  the materialists (adhvAtIta), who is the Absolute Truth (sattva),  who is beyond the descriptive power of material words (vAg- AtIta), who is most eloquent (vAgmI and vAg-Isvara), who is the  protector of the cows (gopa), the auspiciousness of the cows (go- hita), and the master of the cows (gavAm-pati), . . .

 

Text 66

 

gandharvAya gabhIrAya

     garjitAyorjitAya ca

parjanyAya prabuddhAya

     pradhAna-puruSAya ca

 

 . . . whose voice is melodious (gandharva), who is profound  (gabhIra), who roars ferociously (garjita), who is very powerful  (Urjita), who roars like thunder (parjanya), who is the most  wise (prabuddha), who is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the  controller of the material world (pradhAna-puruSa), . . .

 

Text 67

 

padmAbhAya sunAbhAya

     padma-nAbhAya mAnine

padma-netrAya padmAya

     padmAyAh-pataye namaH

 

 . . . who is splendid like a lotus flower (padmAbha), whose  navel is graceful (sunAbha), whose navel is a lotus flower  (padma-nAbha), who is glorious (mAnI), whose eyes are lotus  flowers (padma-netra), who is graceful like a lotus flower  (padma), and who is the goddess of fortune's husband (padmAyAh- pati).

 

Text 68

 

padmodarAya pUtAya

     padma-kalpodbhavAya ca

namo hRt-padma-vAsAya

     bhU-padmoddharaNAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, whose abdomen is a lotus flower  (padmodara), who is supremely pure (pUta), who appeared in the  Padma-kalpa (padma-kalpodbhava), who stays on the lotus of His  devotee's heart (hRt-padma-vAsa), and who picked up the earth as  if it were a lotus flower (bhU-padmoddharaNa).

 

Text 69

 

sabda-brahma-svarUpAya

     brahma-rUpa-dharAya ca

brahmaNe brahma-rUpAya

     padma-netrAya te namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsi\mha, who are the Vedas  personified (sabda-brahma-svarUpa and brahma-rUpa-dhara), the  Supreme Personality of Godhead (brahma), and the Lord whose form is  spiritual (brahma-rUpa), and whose eyes are lotus flowers (padma- netra).

 

Text 70

 

brahma-dAya brahmaNAya

     brahma-brahmAtmane namaH

subrahmaNyAya devAya

     brahmaNyAya tri-vedine

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who gives the most valuable gift  (brahma-da), who is worshiped by BrahmA (brAhmaNa), who is the  Supersoul who guides the brAhmaNas (brahma-brahmAtmA), who is  worshiped by the brAhmaNas (subrahmaNya), who is the glorious  Supreme Personality of Godhead (deva), who is worshiped by the  brAhmaNas (brahmaNya), and who is the author of the three Vedas  (tri-vedI).

 

Text 71

 

para-brahma-svarUpAya

     paNca-brahmAtmane namaH

namas te brahma-sirase

     tadAsva-sirase namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, whose form is spiritual (para- brahma-svarUpa), who is the paNca-brahma (paNca- brahmAtmA), who is the head of the Vedas (brahma-sirAh), and  who appears in a form with a horse's head (tadAsva-sirAh).

 

Text 72

 

atharva-sirase nityam

     asani-pramitAya ca

namas te tIkSna-damSTrAya

     lalAya lalitAya ca

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are the head of the  Atharva Veda (atharva-sirAh), who hurl a thunderbolt (asani- pramita), whose teeth are sharp (tIkSna-damSTra), and who are  graceful and playful (lala and lalita).

 

Text 73

 

lavaNyAya lavitrAya

     namas te bhAsakAya ca

lakSaNa-jNAya lakSAya

     lakSaNAya namo namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are handsome  (lavaNya), who are a scythe for mowing down the demons  (lavitra), who are effulgent (bhAsaka), who know everything  (lakSaNa-jNa), and who are filled with transcendental  qualities (lakSa and lakSaNa).

 

Text 74

 

lasad-riprAya liprAya

     viSNave prabhaviSNave

vRSNi-mUlAya kRSNAya

     srI-mahA-viSNave namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who purify sins (lasad- ripra), who are glorious (lipra), all-pervading (viSNu), all- powerful (prabhaviSNu), the root of the VRSNi dynasty (vRSNi- mUla), Lord KRSNa (kRSNa), and Lord MahA-ViSNu (srI-mahA- viSNu).

 

Text 75

 

pasyAmi tvAa mahA-simham

     hariNam vana-mAlinam

kirITinam kuNdalinam

     sarvAngam sarvato-mukham

 

     I gaze on You, O Lord NRsimha, who are a great lion (mahA- simha), who take away all that is inauspicious (harI), who wear  a forest garland (vana-mAlI), a helmet (kirITI), earrings  (kuNdalI), who are all-pervading (sarvAnga), whose faces are  everywhere (sarvato-mukha), . . .

 

Text 76

 

sarvatah-pANi-padoram

     sarvato-'kSi-siro-mukham

sarvesvaram sada-tuSTam

     samartham samara-priyam

 

 . . . whose hands, feet, and thighs are everywhere (sarvatah- pANi-padora), whose eyes, heads, and faces are everywhere  (sarvato-'kSi-siro-mukha), who are the controller of all  (sarvesvara), who are always blissful (sadA-tuSTa), who are all- powerful (samartha), who are fond of a fight (samara-priya), . . .

 

Text 77

 

bahu-yojana-vistIrNam

     bahu-yojana-mAyatam

bahu-yojana-hastAnghrim

     bahu-yojana-nAsikam

 

 . . . who are many yojanas in size (bahu-yojana-vistIrNa and  bahu-yojana-mAyata), whose hands and feet are many yojanas (bahu- yojana-hastAnghri), whose nose is many yojanas (bahu-yojana- nAsika), . . .

 

Text 78

 

mahA-rUpam mahA-vaktram

     mahA-damSTram mahA-bhujam

mahA-nAdam mahA-raudram

     mahA-kAyam mahA-balam

 

 . . . whose form is gigantic (mahA-rUpa), whose mouth is  gigantic (mahA-vaktra), whose teeth are gigantic (mahA-damSTra),  whose arms are gigantic (mahA-bhuja), whose roar is gigantic (mahA- nAda), who are very ferocious (mahA-raudra), whose body is  gigantic (mahA-kAya), who has all power (mahA-bala), . . .

 

Text 79

 

AnAbher-brahmaNo-rUpam

     AgalAd-vaiSNavam tathA

AsIrsAd-randhram IsAnam

     tad-agre-sarvatah-sivam

 

 . . . who are BrahmA from the beginning of Your navel  (AnAbher-brahmaNo-rUpa), Who are Lord ViSNu from the  beginning of Your neck (AgalAd-vaiSNava), who are Lord Rudra  from the beginning of Your head (AsIrsAd-randhra), who are the  supreme controller (IsAna), and who are all-auspicious  everywhere (tad-agre-sarvatah-siva).

 

Text 80

 

namo 'stu nArAyaNa narasimha

     namo 'stu nArAyaNa vIra-simha

namo 'stu nArAyaNa krUra-simha

     namo 'stu nArAyaNa divya-simha

 

     O NArAyaNa, O Narasimha, obeisances unto You! O  NArAyaNa, O heroic lion (vIra- simha), obeisances unto You! O NArAyaNa, O ferocious lion  (krUra-simha), obeisances unto You! O NArAyaNa, O splendid  transcendental lion (divya-simha), obeisances unto You!

 

Text 81

 

namo 'stu nArAyaNa vyaghra-simha

     namo 'stu nArAyaNa puccha-simha

namo 'stu nArAyaNa pUrNa-simha

     namo 'stu nArAyaNa raudra-simha

 

     O NArAyaNa, O ferocious lion (vyaghra-simha), obeisances  unto You! O NArAyaNa, O transcendental lion (puccha-simha),  obeisances unto You! O NArAyaNa, O perfect lion (pUrNa-simha),  obeisances unto You! O NArAyaNa, O angry lion (raudra-simha),  obeisances unto You!

 

Text 82

 

namo namo bhISaNa-bhadra-simha

     namo namo vihvala-netra-simha

namo namo bRahita-bhUta-simha

     namo namo nirmala-citra-simha

 

     O fearsome lion (bhISaNa-bhadra-simha), obeisances unto  You!  O lion with angry eyes (vihvala-netra- simha), obeisances unto You! O gigantic lion (bRahita-bhUta- simha), obeisances unto You! O splendid, pure, and wonderful lion  (nirmala-citra-simha), obeisances unto You!

 

Text 83

 

namo namo nirjita-kAla-simha

     namo namo kalpita-kalpa-simha

namo namo kAmada-kAma-simha

     namo namas te bhuvanaika-simha

 

     O lion who defeat time (nirjita-kAla-simha), obeisances unto  You! O all-powerful lion (kalpita-kalpa-simha), obeisances unto  You! O lion who fulfills all desires (kAmada-kAma-simha),  obeisances unto You! O lion who rules the world (bhuvanaika- simha), obeisances unto You!

 

Text 84

 

dyAvA-pRtivyor idam antaram hi

     vyAptam tvayaikena disas ca sarvAh

dRSTvAdbhutam rUpam ugram tavedam

     loka-trayam pravyathitam mahAtman

 

     Although You are one, You are spread throughout the sky and  the planets and all space between. O great one, as I behold this  terrible form, I see that all the planetary systems are  perplexed.*

 

Text 85

 

amI hitvA sura-sanghA visanti

     kecid bhItAh praNjalayo gRNanti

svastIty uktvA munayah siddha-sanghAh

     stuvanti tvAa stutibhih puSkalAbhih

 

     All the demigods are surrendering and entering into You.  They are very much afraid, and with folded hands they are singing  the Vedic hymns.*

 

Text 86

 

rudrAdityA vAsavo ye ca sAdhyA

     visvedevA marutas cosmapAs ca

gandharva-yakSAh sura-siddha-sanghA

     vIkSanti tvAa vismitAs caiva sarve

 

     The different manifestations of Lord Siva, the Adityas, the  Vasus, the SAdhyas, the Visvadevas, the two Asvins, the Maruts,  the forefathers, and the Gandharvas, the YakSas, Asuras, and all  perfected demigods are beholding You in wonder.*

 

Text 87

 

lelIyase grasamAn asamantAl

    lokAn samagrAn vadanair jvaladbhih

tejobhir ApUrya jagat samagram

     bhAsAs tavogrAh pratapanti viSNoh

 

     O ViSNu, I see You devouring all people in Your flaming  mouths and covering the universe with Your immeasurable rays.  Scorching the worlds, You are manifest.*

 

Text 88

 

bhAviSNus tvam sahiSNus tvam

     bhrajiSNur jiSNur eva ca

pRthivim antarIkSam tvam

     parvatAraNyam eva ca

 

     O Lord NRsimha, You are the future (bhAviSNu). You are the  most patient and tolerant (sahiSNu). You are the most glorious  (bhrajiSNu). You are always victorious (jiSNu). You are the earth  (pRthivi), the sky (antarIkSa), and the mountains and forests  (parvatAraNya).

 

Text 89

 

kalA-kASThA viliptatvam

     muhUrta-praharAdikam

aho-rAtram tri-sandhyA ca

     pakSa-mAsartu-vatsarah

 

     You are the differing units of time, such as the kalA,  kASThA, vilipta, muhUrta, and prahara. You are day and  night (aho-rAtram), You are the three junctions known as  sunrise, noon, and sunset (tri-sandhyA). You are the two  fortnights (pakSa), the months (mAsa), the seasons (Rtu), and  the year (vatsara).

 

Text 90

 

yugAdir yuga-bhedas tvam

     samyuge yuga-sandhAyAh

nityam naimittikam dainam

     mahA-pralayam eva ca

 

     You are the beginning of the yuga (yugAdi), the various  yugas (yuga-bheda), the junctions of the yugas (samyuge yuga- sandhAyAh), and the four kinds of cosmic annihilations called  nitya, naimittika, daina, and mahA-pralaya.

 

Text 91

 

kAraNam karaNam kartA

     bhartA hartA tvam Isvarah

sat-kartA sat-kRtir goptA

     sac-cid-Ananda-vigrahah

 

     You are the cause (kAraNa), the instrument (karaNa), the  creator (kartA), the maintainer (bhartA), the remover (hartA),  the controller (Isvara), the doer of good (sat-kartA and sat- kRti), the protector (goptA), and the Lord whose form is eternal  and full of knowledge and bliss ( sac-cid-Ananda-vigraha).

 

Text 92

 

prANas tvam prAniNam pratyag

     AtmA tvam sarva-dehinAm

su-jyotis tvam param-jyotir

     Atma-jyotih sanAtanah

 

     You are the life of all that live (prANah prAniNam), You  are the Supersoul (pratyag-AtmA). You are the splendor of all  embodied souls (sarva-dehinAm su-jyotih). You are the supreme  effulgence (param-jyotih and Atma-jyotih). You are eternal  (sanAtana).

 

Text 93

 

jyotir loka-svarUpas tvam

     tvam jyotir jyotiSAa patih

svAhA-kArah svadhA-kAro

     vaSat-kArah kRpA-karah

 

     You are the spiritual effulgence (jyotih), the  personification of all the worlds (loka-svarUpa), the light of all  lights (jyotir jyotiSAm), the supreme master (pati), the  sacred word svAhA (svAhA-kAra), the sacred word  svadhA (svadhA-kAra), the sacred word vaSaT (vaSaT- kAra), merciful (kRpA-kara), . . .

 

Text 94

 

hanta-kAro nirAkAro

     vega-kAras ca sankarah

akArAdi-hakArAnta

     omkAro loka-kArakah

 

 . . . the sacred word hanta (hanta-kAra), without a material  form (nirAkAra), the fastest and most powerful (vega-kAra),  auspicious (sankara), the entire alphabet, beginning with a and  concluding with ha (akArAdi-hakArAnta), the sacred syllable oa  (omkAra), and the creator of the worlds (loka-kAraka).

 

Text 95

 

ekAtmA tvam anekAtmA

     catur-AtmA catur-bhujah

catur-mUrtis catur-damSTras

     catur-veda-mayottamah

 

     You are the one Supreme Personality of Godhead (ekAtmA),  who appears in many forms (anekAtmA), who manifests as the  catur-vyUha (catur-AtmA), who has four arms (catur-bhuja), who  appears in four forms (catur-mUrti), who has four teeth (catur- damSTra), and who is the Vedas personified (catur-veda-mayottama).

 

Text 96

 

loka-priyo loka-gurur

     lokeso loka-nAyakah

loka-sAkSI loka-patir

     lokAtmA loka-locanah

 

     You are dear to the worlds (loka-priya), the master of the  worlds (loka-guru, lokesa, and loka-nAyaka), the witness of the  worlds (loka-sAkSI), the master of the worlds (loka-pati), the  Supersoul omnipresent in the worlds (lokAtmA), the eye of the  worlds (loka-locana), . . .

 

Text 97

 

loka-dhAro bRhal-loko

     lokAloka-mayo vibhuh

loka-kartA visva-kartA

     kRtAvartAh kRtAgamah

 

 . . . the maintainer of the worlds (loka-dhAra), the universal  form (bRhal-loka and lokAloka-maya), all-powerful (vibhu), and  the creator of the worlds (loka-kartA and visva-kartA, kRtAvarta  and kRtAgama).

 

Text 98

 

anAdis tvam anantas tvam

     abhUto bhUta-vigrahah

stutih stutyah stava-prItah

     stotA netA niyAmakah

 

     You have no beginning (anAdi). You have no end (ananta). You  were never created (abhUta). You are the form of all that exists  (bhUta-vigraha), You are the prayers offered to You (stuti). You  are the object of Your devotees' prayers (stutya). You are  pleased by Your devotees' prayers (stava-prIta). You glorify  Your devotees (stotA). You are the supreme leader (netA). You  are the supreme controller (niyAmaka).

 

Text 99

 

tvam gatis tvam matir mahyam

     pitA mAtA guruh sakhA

suhRdas cAtma-rUpas tvam

     tvam vinA nAsti me gatih

 

     You are my goal (gati). I meditate on You (mati). You are my  father (pitA), mother (mAtA), spiritual master (guru), friend  (sakhA), well-wisher (suhRt), and Supersoul (Atma-rUpa). Without  You I have no goal and no auspicious future.

 

Text 100

 

namas te mantra-rUpAya

     astra-rUpAya te namaH

bahu-rUpAya rUpAya

     paNca-rUpa-dharAya ca

 

     Obeisances to You, who are sacred mantras personified  (mantra-rUpa), who are weapons personified (astra-rUpa), who  appear in many forms (bahu-rUpa), whose form is transcendental  (rUpa), who appear in five forms (paNca-rUpa-dhara), . . .

 

Text 101

 

bhadra-rUpAya rUTAya

     yoga-rUpAya yogine

sama-rUpAya yogAya

     yoga-pITha-sthitAya ca

 

 . . . whose form is auspicious (bhadra-rUpa), who are the Vedic  mantras personified (ruta), who are yoga personified (yoga-rUpa),  the master of yoga (yogI), whose form is graceful (sama-rUpa),  who are yoga personified (yoga), who stay in the most sacred of  sacred places (yoga-pITha-sthita), . . .

 

Text 102

 

yoga-gamyAya saumyAya

     dhyAna-gamyAya dhyAyine

dhyeya-gamyAya dhAmne ca

     dhAmAdhipataye namaH

 

 . . . who are attained by yoga practice (yoga-gamya), who are  handsome and gentle (saumya), who are attained by meditation  (dhyAna-gamya), who are the object of meditation (dhyAyI and  dhyeya-gamya), who are the spiritual world (dhAma), and the ruler  of the spiritual world (dhAmAdhipati).

 

Text 103

 

dharAdharAgha-dharmAya

     dhAraNAbhiratAya ca

namo dhAtre ca sandhAtre

     vidhAtre ca dharAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who removes the sins of the  world (dharAdharAgha-dharma), who is attained by meditation  (dhAraNAbhirata), who is the creator (dhAtA, sandhAtA,  vidhAtA, and dhara), . . .

 

Text 104

 

dAmodarAya dAntAya

     dAnavAnta-karAya ca

namaH samsAra-vaidyAya

     bheSajAya namo namaH

 

 . . . whose waist was bound with a rope (dAmodara), who is  peaceful and self-controlled (dAnta), who kills the  demons (dAnavAnta-kara), who is a physicimn expert in curing  the disease of repeated birth and death (samsAra- vaidya and bheSaja).

 

Text 105

 

sIra-dhvajAya sItAya

     vAtAyApramitAya ca

sArasvatAya samsAra-

     nAsanAyAkSa-mAline

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, whose flag is marked  with a plough (sIra-dhvaja), who is the cold season (sIta),  who is the wind (vAta), who is immeasurable (apramita), who  is scholarship (sArasvata), who puts an end to the cycle of  birth and death (samsAra-nAsana), who wears a necklace of akSa  beads (akSa-mAlI), . . .

 

Text 106

 

asi-carma-dharAyaiva

     SaT-karma-niratAya ca

vikarmAya sukarmAya

     para-karma-vidhAyine

 

 . . . who holds a sword and shield (asi-carma-dhara), who is  expert in the six pious deeds (SaT-karma-nirata), who is free  from karma (vikarmA), whose deeds are glorious (sukarmA), whose  deeds are transcendental (para-karma-vidhAyI), . . .

 

Text 107

 

susarmaNe manmathAya

     namo varmAya varmiNe

kari-carma-vasAnAya

     karAla-vadanAya ca

 

 . . . who is most auspicious (susarmA), who is KAmadeva  (manmatha), who is armor (varma), who wears armor (varmI and kari-carma- vasAna), whose face is fearsome (karAla-vadana), . . .

 

Text 108

 

kavaye padma-garbhAya

     bhUta-garbha-ghRNA-nidhe

brahma-garbhAya garbhAya

     bRhad-garbhAya dhUrjite

 

 . . . who is the best of philosophers (kavi), who gave birth to  BrahmA in a lotus flower (padma-garbha), who gave birth to all  living beings (bhUta-garbha-ghRNA-nidhi), who gave birth to  BrahmA (brahma-garbha), who gave birth to all that exists  (garbha and bRhad-garbha, and dhUrjit), . . .

 

Text 109

 

namas te visva-garbhAya

     srI-garbhAya jitAraye

namo hiraNyagarbhAya

     hiraNya-kavacAya ca

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances unto You, the creator of the  universes (visva-garbha), the creator of beauty and opulence  (srI-garbha), the warrior who defeats His enemies (jitAri), the  universal form (hiraNyagarbha), the Lord covered with golden  armor (hiraNya-kavaca), . . .

 

Text 110

 

hiraNya-varNa-dehAya

     hiraNyAkSa-vinAsine

hiraNyakasipor-hantre

     hiraNya-nayanAya ca

 

 . . . whose form is the color of gold (hiraNya-varNa-deha), who  killed HiraNyAkSa (hiraNyAkSa-vinAsI), who killed  HiraNyakasipu (hiraNyakasipor-hantA), whose eyes are golden  (hiraNya-nayana), . . .

 

Text 111

 

hiraNya-retase tubhyam

     hiraNya-vadanAya ca

namo hiraNya-sRngAya

     nisa-sRngAya sRngine

 

 . . . whose seed is golden (hiraNya-retAh), whose face is  golden (hiraNya-vadana), whose horn is golden (hiraNya-sRnga),  whose horn is night (nisa-sRnga), who has a great horn (sRngI), . . .

 

Text 112

 

bhairavAya sukesAya

     bhISaNAyAntri-mAline

caNdAya ruNda-mAlAya

     namo daNda-dharAya ca

 

 . . . who are fearsome (bhairava), whose mane is graceful  (sukesa), who is fearsome (bhISaNa), who wear a garland of  intestines (antri-mAlI), who are ferocious (caNda), who wear a  necklace of skulls (ruNda-mAla), who hold a staff (daNda- dhara), . . .

 

Text 113

 

akhaNda-tattva-rUpAya

     kamaNdalu-dharAya ca

namas te khaNda-simhAya

     satya-simhAya te namaH

 

 . . . who are the Absolute Truth (akhaNda-tattva-rUpa), who  hold a kamaNdalu (kamaNdalu-dhara), who are a great lion  (khaNda-simha), and who are a transcendental lion (satya- simha).

 

Text 114

 

namas te sveta-simhAya

     pIta-simhAya te namaH

nIla-simhAya nIlAya

     rakta-simhAya te namaH

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances unto You, who are a white lion  (sveta-simha), a yellow lion (pIta-simha), a black lion (nIla- simha), black (nIla), and a red lion (rakta-simha).

 

Text 115

 

namo hAridra-simhAya

     dhUmra-simhAya te namaH

mUla-simhAya mUlAya

     bRhat-simhAya te namaH

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances unto You, who are a yellow lion  (hAridra-simha), a smoke-colored lion (dhUmra-simha), the root  of all lions (mUla-simha), the root of all that exists (mUla),  and a great lion (bRhat-simha).

 

Text 116

 

pAtAla-sthita-simhAya

     namo parvata-vAsine

namo jala-stha-simhAya

     antarikSa-sthitAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the lion in PAtAlaloka  (pAtAla-sthita-simha), the lion in the mountains (parvata- vAsI), the lion in the waters (jala-stha-simha), and the lion in  the sky (antarikSa-sthita).

 

Text 117

 

kAlAgni-rudra-simhAya

     caNda-simhAya te namaH

ananta-simha-simhAya

     ananta-gataye namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are the angry lion of  the fire of time (kAlAgni-rudra-simha), who are a ferocious lion  (caNda-simha), who are the limitless lion of lions (ananta- simha-simha), and who are the goal that has no limit (ananta- gati).

 

Text 118

 

namo vicitra-simhAya

     bahu-simha-svarUpiNe

abhayankara-simhAya

     narasimhAya te namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are a wonderful lion  (vicitra-simha), the form of many lions (bahu-simha-svarUpI),  the lion that gives fearlessness (abhayankara- simha), and half-man half-lion (narasimha).

 

Text 119

 

namo 'stu simha-rAjAya

     narasimhAya te namaH

sAptAbdhi-mekhalAyaiva

     satya-satya-svarUpiNe

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the king of lions (simha- rAja), half-man half-lion (narasimha), the earth, which wears  the seven oceans like a belt (sAptAbdhi- mekhala), the Lord whose form is transcendental (satya-satya- svarUpI), . . .

 

Text 120

 

sapta-lokAntara-sthAya

     sapta-svara-mayAya ca

saptArcih-rUpa-damSTrAya

     saptAsva-ratha-rUpiNe

 

 . . . who stays in the seven worlds (sapta-lokAntara-stha), who  is glorified with songs in the seven notes (sapta-svara-maya),  whose teeth are splendid like seven suns (saptArcih-rUpa- damSTra), and who is gigantic like seven horse-drawn chariots  (saptAsva-ratha-rUpI).

 

Text 121

 

sapta-vAyu-svarUpAya

     sapta-cchando-mayAya ca

svacchAya svaccha-rUpAya

     svacchandAya ca te namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are like seven  strong winds (sapta-vAyu-svarUpa), who are glorified by prayers  in the seven meters (sapta-cchando-maya), who are pure (svaccha  and svaccha-rUpa), and who are supremely independent (svacchanda).

 

Text 122

 

srIvatsAya suvedhAya

     srutaye sruti-mUrtaye

suci-sravAya sUrAya

     su-prabhAya su-dhanvine

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who bears the mark of SrIvatsa  (srIvatsa), who is decorated with earrings (suvedha), who is the  Vedas personified (sruti and sruti-mUrti), whose fame is spotless  (suci-srava), who is heroic (sUra), who is effulgent (su- prabha), who carries a great bow (su-dhanvI), . . .

 

Text 123

 

subhrAya sura-nAthAya

     su-prabhAya subhAya ca

sudarsanAya sUkSmAya

     niruktAya namo namaH

 

 . . . who is glorious (subhra), the master of the demigods  (sura-nAtha), effulgent (su-prabha), auspicious (subha), handsome  (sudarsana), subtle (sUkSma), and eloquent (nirukta).

 

Text 124

 

su-prabhAya svabhAvAya

     bhAvAya vibhavAya ca

susAkhAya visAkhAya

     sumukhAya mukhAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is effulgent (su-prabha),  spiritual (svabhAva), eternally existing (bhAva), the cause of  spiritual love (vibhava), handsome (susAkha), perfect and  complete (visAkha), with a handsome face (sumukha), the first  of all (mukha), . . .

 

Text 125

 

su-nakhAya su-damSTrAya

     surathAya sudhAya ca

sankhyAya sura-mukhyAya

     prakhyAtAya prabhAya ca

 

 . . . whose claws are glorious (su-nakha), whose teeth are  glorious (su-damSTra), who is like a great chariot (suratha), who  is like nectar (sudha), who is described by the sankhya  philosophy (sankhya), who is the leader of the demigods (sura- mukhya), who is all-famous (prakhyAta), who is effulgent  (prabha), . . .

 

Text 126

 

namaH khaTvanga-hastAya

     kheTa-mudgara-pANaye

khagendrAya mRgendrAya

     nAgendrAya dRdhAya ca

 

 . . . who holds a khaTvAnga staff in His hand (khaTvanga- hasta), who holds a kheTa-mudgara club in His hand (kheTa- mudgara-pANi), who is carried by Garuda (khagendra), who is a  great lion (mRgendra), who is the king of the nAgas (nAgendra),  who is firm and resolute (dRdha), . . .

 

Text 127

 

nAga-keyUra-hArAya

     nAgendrAyAgha-mardiNe

nadI-vAsAya nAgAya

     nAnA-rUpa-dharAya ca

 

 . . . who wears a necklace and armlets of snakes (nAga-keyUra- hAra), who is worshiped by the king of snakes (nAgendra), who  crushes sins (agha-mardI), who stays in the sacred rivers  (nadI-vAsa), who is powerful and swift (nAga), who assumes  many forms (nAnA-rUpa-dhara), . . .

 

Text 128

 

nAgesvarAya nAgAya

     namitAya narAya ca

nAgAnta-karathAyaiva

     nara-nArAyaNAya ca

 

 . . . who is the ruler of the nAgas (nAgesvara and nAga), who  is the Lord worshiped and honored by the devotees (namita), who  appears in a humanlike form (nara), who rides on garuda  (nAgAnta-karatha), and who is Nara-NArAyaNa RSis (nara-nArAyaNa).

 

Text 129

 

namo matsya-svarUpAya

     kacchapAya namo namaH

namo yajNa-varahAya

     narasimhAya te namaH

 

     Obeisances to He who assumes the form of Matsya (matsya- svarUpa)! Obeisances to He who assumes the form of KUrma  (kacchapa)! Obeisances to He who assumes the form of YajNa-VarAha (yajNa-varAha)! O Lord NRsimha, obeisances to You!

 

Text 130

 

vikramAkranta-lokAya

     vAmanAya mahaujase

namo bhArgava-rAmAya

     rAvaNAnta-karAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who crosses over all the worlds  (vikramAkranta-loka), who is VAmana (vAmana), who is all- powerful (mahaujAh), who is ParasurAma (bhArgava-rAma), and  who is the RAma that ended RAvaNa's life (rAvaNAnta-kara).

 

Text 131

 

namas te balarAmAya

     kamsa-prAdhvamsa-kAriNe

buddhAya buddha-rUpAya

     tIkSna-rUpAya kalkine

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who appear as BalarAma  (balarAma), who kill Kamsa (kamsa-prAdhvamsa-kArI), who  are Buddha (buddha and buddha-rUpa), who are ferocious (tIkSna- rUpa), and who are Kalki (kalkI).

 

Text 132

 

AtreyAyAgni-netrAya

     kapilAya dvijAya ca

kSetrAya pasu-pAlAya

     pasu-vaktrAya te namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who appear as DattAtreya  (Atreya), whose eyes are fire (agni-netra), who appear Kapila  (kapila), who are the leader of the brAhmaNas (dvija), who are  the universal form (kSetra), who are the protector of the cows (pasu- pAla), and who have a lion's face (pasu-vaktra).

 

Text 133

 

gRhasthAya vanasthAya

     yataye brahmacAriNe

svargApavarga-dAtre ca

     tad-bhoktre ca mumukSave

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are worshiped by the  gRhasthas (gRhastha), who are worshiped by the vAnaprasthas  (vanastha), who are worshiped by the sannyAsIs (yati), who are  worshiped by the brahmacArIs (brahmacArI), who give liberation  and residence in Svargaloka (svargApavarga-dAtA), who are the  supreme enjoyer (tad-bhoktA), who yearn to give liberation to  the living entities (mumukSu), . . .

 

Text 134

 

sAlagrAma-nivAsAya

     kSIrAbdhi-sayanAya ca

srI-sailAdri-nivAsAya

     silA-vAsAya te namaH

 

 . . . who appear as the SAlagrAma-silA (sAlagrAma- nivAsa), who recline on the milk-ocean (kSIrAbdhi-sayana), who  reside in SrI Saila (srI- sailAdri-nivAsa), and who appear as a stone (silA-vAsa).

 

Text 135

 

yogi-hRt-padma-vAsAya

     mahA-hAsAya te namaH

guhA-vAsAya guhyAya

     guptAya gurave namaH

 

 . . . who stay in the lotus of the yogIs' hearts (yogi-hRt- padma-vAsa), and who smile and laugh (mahA-hAsa). Obeisances to Lord  NRsimha, who stays in the cave of the heart (guhA-vAsa,  guhya, and gupta), and who is the supreme spiritual master  (guru).

 

Text 136

 

namo mUlAdhivAsAya

     nIla-vastra-dharAya ca

pIta-vastrAya sastrAya

     rakta-vastra-dharAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the root of all existence  (mUlAdhivAsa), who wears blue garments (nIla-vastra-dhara), who  wears yellow garments (pIta-vastra), who is armed with many  weapons (sastra), who wears red garments (rakta-vastra-dhara), .  . .

 

Text 137

 

rakta-mAlA-vibhUSAya

     rakta-gandhAnulepine

dhurandharAya dhUrtAya

     durdharAya dharAya ca

 

 . . . who wears a red garland (rakta-mAlA-vibhUSa), who is  anointed with red scents (rakta-gandhAnulepI), who is the  maintainer of all (dhurandhara), who is cunning (dhUrta), who is  invincible (durdhara), who is the maintainer of all (dhara), . . .

 

Text 138

 

durmadAya durAntAya

     durdharAya namo namaH

durnirIkSyAya niSThAya

     durdanAya drumAya ca

 

 . . . who is ferocious (durmada), infinite (duranta), invincible  (durdhara), who is difficult to see (durnirIkSya), who is  faithful (niSTha), who is difficult to attain (durdana), who is  like a tree (druma), . . .

 

Text 139

 

durbhedAya durAsAya

     durlabhAya namo namaH

dRptAya dRpta-vaktrAya

     adRpta-nayanAya ca

 

 . . . who cannot be defeated (durbheda), who destroys the  demons' hopes (durAsa), who is difficult to attain (durlabha),  who is ferocious (dRpta), whose face is ferocious (dRpta- vaktra), who is the leader of the gentle and humble (adRpta- nayana), . . .

 

Text 140

 

unmattAya pramattAya

     namo daityAraye namaH

rasajNAya rasesAya

     Arakta-rasanAya ca

 

 . . . who is wild (unmatta and pramatta), who is the demons'  enemy (daityAri), who is expert at relishing the transcendental  mellows (rasajNa), who is the king of transcendental  mellows (rasesa), and whose tongue is red (Arakta-rasana).

 

Text 141

 

patyAya paritoSAya

     rathyAya rasikAya ca

Urdhva-kesordhva-rUpAya

     namas te cordhva-retase

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances to You, who are the master of all  (patya), who are filled with bliss (paritoSa), who ride on a  chariot (rathya), who relish transcendental mellows (rasika),  who have a great mane (Urdhva-kesa), whose form is tall and  massive (Urdhva-rUpa), and who are the best of the celibates  (Urdhva-retAh).

 

Text 142

 

Urdhva-simhAya simhAya

     namas te cordhva-bAhave

para-pradhvamsakAyaiva

     sankha-cakra-dharAya ca

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances to You, who are a gigantic lion  (Urdhva-simha and simha), who have mighty arms (Urdhva-bAhu),  who kill the demons (para-pradhvamsaka), who hold a conch and  cakra (sankha-cakra-dhara), . . .

 

Text 143

 

gadA-padma-dharAyaiva

     paNca-bANa-dharAya ca

kAmesvarAya kAmAya

     kAma-pAlAya kAmine

 

 . . . who hold a club and lotus (gadA-padma-dhara), who hold  five arrows (paNca-bANa-dhara), who are the controller of  KAmadeva (kAmesvara), who are KAmadeva (kAma), who protect  KAmadeva (kAma-pAla), and who control KAmadeva (kAmI).

 

Text 144

 

namaH kAma-vihArAya

     kAma-rUpa-dharAya ca

soma-sUryAgni-netrAya

     somapAya namo namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who enjoys amorous pastimes  (kAma-vihAra), who has the power to assume any form at will  (kAma-rUpa-dhara), whose three eyes are the sun, moon, and fire  (soma-sUryAgni-netra), and who protects the moon (somapa).

 

Text 145

 

namaH somAya vAmAya

     vAmadevAya te namaH

sAma-svanAya saumyAya

     bhakti-gamyAya vai namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are Soma (soma), VAma  (vAma), VAmadeva (vAmadeva), the hymns of the SAma Veda  (sAma-svana), handsome (saumya), and attainable by devotional  service (bhakti-gamya).

 

Text 146

 

kuSaNda-gaNa-nAthAya

     sarva-sreyas-karAya ca

bhISmAya bhISa-dAyaiva

     bhIma-vikramaNAya ca

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are the master of the kuSaNdas (kuSaNda-gaNa-nAtha), the benefactor of all  (sarva-sreyas-kara), ferocious (bhISma and bhISa-dAya),  all-powerful (bhIma-vikramaNa), . . .

 

Text 147

 

mRga-grIvAya jivAya

     jitAyAjita-kAriNe

jaTine jamadagnAya

     namas te jAta-vedase

 

 . . . with a lion's neck (mRga-grIva), the life of all that  live (jIva), the conqueror of the demons (jita), invincible  (ajita-kArI), whose hair is matted (jaTI), who are  ParasurAma (jamadagna), and who are the master of all opulences  (jAta-vedAh).

 

Text 148

 

japa-kusuma-varNAya

     japyAya japitAya ca

jarAyujAyANda-jAya

     sveda-jAyodbhijAya ca

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, whose complexion is the  color of a rose (japa-kusuma-varNa), who are glorified with  japa-mantras (japya and japita), who are the creator of all living  entities born from wombs (jarAyuja), who are the creator of the  living entities born from eggs (aNda-ja), who are the creator of  living entities born from perspiration (sveda-ja), who are the  creator of living entities sprouted from seeds (udbhija), . . .

 

Text 149

 

janArdanAya rAmAya

     jAhnavI-janakAya ca

jarA-janmAdi-dUrAya

     pradyumnAya pramodine

 

 . . . who remove Your devotees' sufferings (janArdana), who are  the supreme enjoyer (rAma), who are the father of the Ganges  (jAhnavI-janaka), who rescue the living entities from birth,  old-age, and a host of troubles (jarA-janmAdi- dUra), who are Pradyumna (pradyumna), who are blissful  (pramodI), . .

 

Text 150

 

jihvA-raudrAya rudrAya

     vIrabhadrAya te namaH

cid-rUpAya samudrAya

     kad-rudrAya pracetase

 

 . . . whose tongue shows Your anger (jihvA-raudra), who are  ferocious (rudra), who are heroic (vIrabhadra), whose form is  transcendental (cid-rUpa), who are the ocean (samudra), whose are  ferocious (kad-rudra), and who are most intelligent  (pracetAh).

 

Text 151

 

indriyAyendriya-jNAya

     namo 'stv indrAnujAya ca

atIndriyAya sArAya

     indirA-pataye namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who is the master of the senses  (indriya), knowable by spiritual senses (indriya-jNa),  the younger brother of Indra (indrAnuja), beyond the reach of  material senses (atIndriya), the best (sAra), the husband of  the goddess of fortune (indirA-pati), . . .

 

Text 152

 

IsAnAya ca idyAya

     IsitAya inAya ca

vyomAtmane ca vyomne ca

     namas te vyoma-kesine

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are the supreme  master (IsAna), the supreme object of worship (idya), the  supreme controller (Isita), all-glorious (ina), and the master of  the spiritual sky (vyomAtmA and vyoma), and whose mane touches the  sky (vyoma-kesI).

 

Text 153

 

vyoma-dhArAya ca vyoma-

     vaktrAyAsura-ghAtine

namas te vyoma-damSTrAya

     vyoma-vAsAya te namaH

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who hold up the sky  (vyoma-dhAra), whose wide-open mouth is like the sky (vyoma- vaktra), who kill the demons (asura-ghAtI), whose teeth are  like the sky (vyoma-damSTra), and whose home is in the spiritual  sky (vyoma-vAsa).

 

Text 154

 

sukumArAya rAmAya

     subhAcArAya te namaH

visvAya visva-rUpAya

     namo visvAtmakAya ca

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are gentle and soft  (sukumAra), the supreme enjoyer (rAma), auspicious  (subhAcAra), and the universal form (visva, visva-rUpa, and  visvAtmaka).

 

Text 155

 

jNAnAtmakAya jNAnAya

     visvesAya parAtmane

ekAtmane namas tubhyam

     namas te dvAdasAtmane

 

     Obeisances to You, O Lord NRsimha, who are the object of  transcendental knowledge (jNAnAtmaka and jNAna),  the master of the universe (visvesa), the Supersoul (parAtmA),  the Supreme Personality of Godhead, who has no rival (ekAtmA),  and the Supreme Lord who appears in twelve forms (dvAdasAtmA).

 

Text 156

 

catur-vimsati-rUpAya

     paNca-vimsati-mUrtaye

Sad-vimsakAtmane nityam

     sapta-vimsatikAtmane

 

 . . . who appear in twenty-four forms (catur-vimsati-rUpa), who  appear in twenty-five forms (paNca-vimsati-mUrti), who  appear in twenty-six forms (Sad-vimsakAtmA), and who appear  in twenty-seven forms (sapta-vimsatikAtmA).

 

Text 157

 

dharmArtha-kAma-mokSAya

     viraktAya namo namaH

bhAva-suddhAya siddhAya

     sAdhyAya sarabhAya ca

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who gives religion, economic  development, sense-gratification, and liberation (dharmArtha- kAma-mokSa), who is always aloof from matter (virakta), who is  the most pure (bhAva-suddha), who is perfect (siddha), who is  the goal of spiritual life (sAdhya), who is ferocious like a sarabha monster (sarabha), . . .

 

Text 158

 

prabodhAya subodhAya

     namo budhi-priyAya ca

snigdhAya ca vidagdhAya

     mugdhAya munaye namaH

 

 . . . who is transcendental knowledge personified (prabodha and  subodha), and who is dear to the wise (budhi-priya). Obeisances  to Lord NRsimha, who loves His devotees (snigdha), who is most  intelligent (vidagdha), who is charming (mugdha), and who is wise  (muni).

 

Text 159

 

priyam-vadAya sravyAya

     sruk-sruvAya sritAya ca

gRhesAya mahesAya

     brahmesAya namo namaH

 

     Obeisances to Lord NRsimha, who speaks sweetly (priyam- vada), whose glories should be heard (sravya), for whose  pleasure yajNas are offered (sruk-sruva), the shelter of the  devotees (srita), the Lord of every home (gRhesa), the Supreme  Personality of Godhead (mahesa), and the Lord of the brAhmaNas  (brahmesa).

 

Text 160

 

srIdharAya sutIrthAya

     hayagrIvAya te namaH

UgrAya Ugra-vegAya

     Ugra-karma-ratAya ca

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances to You, who are the husband of  the goddess of fortune (srIdhara), the best of holy saints  (sutIrtha), the HayagrIva incarnation (hayagrIva), fearsome  (Ugra), powerful (Ugra-vega), and ferocious (Ugra-karma-rata).

 

Text 161

 

Ugra-netrAya vyaghrAya

     samagra-guNa-sAline

bala-graha-vinAsAya

     pisAca-graha-ghAtine

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances to You, whose eyes are fearsome  (Ugra-netra), who are ferocious (vyaghra), who have all virtues  (samagra-guNa-chAlI), who destroy the demons and evil spirits (bala-graha- vinAsa), who destroy witches (pisAca-graha-ghAtI), . . .

 

Text 162

 

duSTa-graha-nihantre ca

     nigrahAnugrahAya ca

vRSa-dhvajAya vRSNyAya

     vRSAya vRSabhAya ca

 

 . . . who kill evil spirits (duSTa-graha-nihantA), who are most  merciful (nigrahAnugraha), who carry a flag marked with a bull  (vRSa-dhvaja), who are the best (vRSNya, vRSa, and vRSabha), . . .

 

Text 163

 

Ugra-sravAya sAntAya

     namaH sruti-dharAya ca

namas te deva-devesa

     namas te madhusUdana

 

 . . . who are most famous (Ugra-srava), who are peaceful  (shAnta), who remember everything (shruti-dhara), and who are the  ruler of the demigods (deva-devesha). Obeisances to You, the  killer of the Madhu demon (madhusUdana).

 

  164

 

namas 'te puNdarikAkSa

     namas 'te durita-kSaya

namas 'te karuNA-sindho

     namas 'te samitiNjAya

 

     O lotus-eyed Lord (puNdarikAkSa), obeisances to You! O  Lord who rescue Your devotees from a host of troubles (durita- kSaya), obeisances to You! O ocean of mercy (karuNA-sindhu),  obeisances to You! O Lord victorious in battle (samiti{.sy  241}jAya), obeisances to You!

 

Text 165

 

namas 'te narasimhAya

     namas 'te garuda-dhvaja

yajNa-netra namas te 'stu

     kAla-dhvaja jaya-dhvaja

 

     O Lord NRsimha, obeisances to You! O Lord whose flag is  marked with Garuda (garuda-dhvaja), obeisances to You!  Obeisances to You, O Lord whose eyes are the Vedic yajNas  (yajNa-netra), whose flag is time (kAla-dhvaja), who hold  a victory-flag (jaya-dhvaja)!

 

Text 166

 

agni-netra namas te 'stu

     namas te hy amara-priya

mahA-netra namas te 'stu

     namas te bhakta-vatsala

 

     O Lord whose eyes are fires (agni-netra), obeisances to You!  O Lord dear to the demigods (amara-priya), obeisances to You! O  Lord whose eyes are great (mahA-netra), obeisances to You! O Lord  who love Your devotees (bhakta-vatsala), obeisances to You!

 

Text 167

 

dharma-netra namas te 'stu

     namas te karuNA-kara

puNya-netra namas te 'stu

     namas te 'bhiSTa-dAyaka

 

     O eye of religion (dharma-netra), obeisances to You! O  merciful one (karuNA-kara), obeisances to You! O Lord whose eyes  are most sacred (puNya-netra), obeisances to You! O Lord who  fulfills Your devotees' desires (abhiSTa-dAyaka), obeisances to  You!

 

Text 168

 

namo namas te daya-simha-rUpa

     namo namas te narasimha-rUpa

namo namas te raNa-simha-rUpa

     namo namas te narasimha-rUpa

 

     O merciful lion (daya-simha-rUpa), obeisances to You! O Lord  NRsimha, obeisances to You! O warrior-lion (raNa-simha-rUpa),  obeisances to You! O Lord NRsimha, obeisances to You!

 

Text 169

 

uddhatya garvitam daityam

     nihatyAjau sura-dviSam

deva-kAryam mahat kRtvA

     garjase vAtma-tejase

 

     O Lord, You have killed the proud demon who hated  Your devotee, and have fulfilled Your mission of  saving Your devotee. Now You roar loudly.

 

Text 170

 

ati-rudram idam rUpam

     duhsaham duratikramam

dRSTvA tu sankitA sarvA

     devatAs tvAm upAgatAh

 

     Gazing at this ferocious, powerful, and invincible form, the  frightened demigods approach You.

 

Texts 171 and 172

 

etAn pasyan mahesAnam

     brahmANam mAm sacI-patim

dik-pAlAn dvAdasAdityAn

     rudrAn uraga-rAkSasAn

sarvAn RSi-gaNAn saptam

     atrim gaurIm sarasvatIm

lakSmIm nadIs ca tIrthAni

     ratim bhUta-gaNAny api

 

     Please look at them, at Shiva, at me, who am BrahmA, at  Indra, at the dik-pAlas, at the twelve Adityas, at the Rudras,  at the Uragas and RakSasas, at all the sages, at the seven  sages, at Atri, GaurI, SarasvatI, LakSmI, the sacred rivers  personified, the holy places personified, Rati, and the BhUtas.

 

Text 173

 

prasIda tvam mahA-simha

     Ugra-bhAvam imam tyaja

prakRti-stho bhava tvam hi

     sAnta-bhAvam ca dhAraya

 

     O great lion, please be merciful to us. Please give up Your  anger. Please become Your self. Please be pacified.

 

Text 174

 

ity uktvA daNdavad bhUmau

     papAta sa pitAmahah

prasIda tvam prasIda tvam

     prasIdeti punah punah

 

     After speaking these words, Grandfather BrahmA fell to the  ground like a stick. Again and again he said: Please be merciful!  Please be merciful! Please be merciful!

 

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