Jai Ganesh Girija Suvan
Mangal Mul Sujan
Kahat Ayodhya Das Tum Dev Abhaya Varadan
Glory to Lord Ganesh, the Divine Son of Goddess Girija,
the cause of all auspiciousness and intelligence. Ayodha Dass humbly
requests that every one be blessed with the boon of being fearless.
Jai Girija Pati Dinadayala
Sada Karat Santan Pratipala
Bhala Chandrama Sohat Nike Kanan Kundal Nagaphani Ke
O Glorious Lord, consort of Parvati You are most merciful.
You always bless the poor and pious devotees. Your beautiful form is
adorned with the moon on Your forehead and on your ears are earrings
of snakes' hood.
Anga Gaur Shira Ganga Bahaye
Mundamala Tan Chhara Lagaye
Vastra Khala Baghambar Sohain Chhavi Ko Dekha Naga Muni Mohain
The holy Ganges flows from your matted hair. The saints
and sages are attracted by Your splendid appearance. Around Your neck
is a garland of skulls. White ash beautifies Your Divine form and clothing
of lion's skin adorns Your body.
Maina Matu Ki Havai Dulari
Vama Anga Sohat Chhavi Nyari
Kara Trishul Sohat Chhavi Bhari Karat Sada Shatrun Chhayakari
O Lord, the beloved daughter of Maina on Your left
adds to Your splendid appearance. O Wearer of the lion's skin, the trishul
in Your hand destroys all enemies.
Nandi Ganesh Sohain Tahan Kaise
Sagar Madhya Kamal Hain Jaise
Kartik Shyam Aur Ganara-U Ya Chhavi Ko Kahi Jata Na Ka-U
Nandi and Shri Ganesh along with Lord Shiva appear
as beautiful as two lotuses in the middle of an ocean. Poets and philosophers
cannot describe the wonderful appearance of Lord Kartikeya and the dark
Devan Jabahi Jaya Pukara
Tabahi Dukha Prabhu Apa Nivara
Kiya Upadrav Tarak Bhari Devan Sab Mili Tumahi Juhari
O Lord, whenever the Deities humbly sought Your assistance,
You kindly and graciously uprooted all their problems. You blessed the
Deities with Your generous help when the demon Tarak outraged them and
You destroyed him.
Turata Shadanana Apa Pathayau
Lava-Ni-Mesh Mahan Mari Girayau
Apa Jalandhara Asura Sanhara Suyash Tumhara Vidit Sansara
O Lord, You sent Shadanan without delay and thus destroyed
the evil ones Lava and Nimesh. You also destroyed the demon Jalandhara.
Your renown is known throughout the world.
Tripurasur Sana Yudha Macha-I
Sabhi Kripakar Lina Bacha-I
Kiya Tapahin Bhagiratha Bhari Purva Pratigya Tasu Purari
O Lord, Purari, You saved all Deities and mankind
by defeating and destroying the demons Tripurasura. You blessed Your
devotee Bhagirath and he was able to accomplish his vow after rigorous
Danin Mahan Tum Sama Kou Nahin
Sevak Astuti Karat Sadahin
Veda Nam Mahima Tab Ga-I Akatha Anandi Bhed Nahin Pa-I
O Gracious One, devotees always sing Your glory. Even
the Vedas are unable to describe Your greatness. No one is as generous
Pragate Udadhi Mantan Men Jvala
Jarat Sura-Sur Bhaye Vihala
Kinha Daya Tahan Kari Sara-I Nilakantha Tab Nam Kaha-I
Lord, when the ocean was churned and the deadly poison
emerged, out of Your deep compassion for all, You drank the poison and
saved the world from destruction. Your throat became blue, thus You
are known as Nilakantha.
Pujan Ramchandra Jab Kinha
Jiti Ke Lanka Vibhishan Dinhi
Sahas Kamal Men Ho Rahe Dhari Kinha Pariksha Tabahin Purari
When Lord Rama worshipped You, He became victorious
over the king of demons, Ravan. When Lord Rama wished to worship Thee
with one thousand lotus flowers, the Divine Mother, to test the devotion
of Shri Ram, hid all the flowers at Your request.
Ek Kamal Prabhu Rakheu Joi
Kushal-Nain Pujan Chaha Soi
Kathin Bhakti Dekhi Prabhu Shankar Bhaye Prasanna Diye-Ichchhit Var
O Lord, You kept on looking at Shri Ram, who wished
to offer His lotus-like eyes to worship Thee. When You observed such
intense devotion, You were delighted and blessed Him. You granted His
Jai Jai Jai Anant Avinashi
Karat Kripa Sabake Ghat Vasi
Dushta Sakal Nit Mohin Satavai
Bhramat Rahe Mohin Chain Na Avai
Glory be unto You O Gracious, Infinite, Immortal,
All-pervading Lord. Evil thoughts torture me and I keep on traveling
aimlessly in this world of mundane existence. No relief seems to be
coming my way.
Trahi-Trahi Main Nath Pukaro
Yahi Avasar Mohi Ana Ubaro
Lai Trishul Shatrun Ko Maro
Sankat Se Mohin Ana Ubaro
O Lord! I beseech Your help and see your divine blessing
at this very moment. Save and protect me. Destroy my enemies with Your
Trishul. Release me from the torture of evil thoughts.
Mata Pita Bhrata Sab Hoi
Sankat Men Puchhat Nahin Koi
Svami Ek Hai Asha Tumhari
Ava Harahu Aba Sankat Bhari
O Lord, when I am in distress, neither my parents,
brothers, sisters nor loved ones can relieve my suffering. I depend
only on You. You are my hope. Eliminate the cause of this tremendous
torture and bless me with Your compassion.
Dhan Nirdhan Ko Deta Sadahin
Jo Koi Janche So Phal Pahin
Astuti Kehi Vidhi Karai Tumhari
Kshamahu Nath Aba Chuka Hamari
O Lord, You bless the down-trodden with prosperity
and grant wisdom to the ignorant. Lord, due to my limited knowledge,
I omitted to worship Thee. Please forgive me and shower Your grace upon
Shankar Ho Sankat Ke Nishan
Vighna Vinashan Mangal Karan
Yogi Yati Muni Dhyan Lagavan
Sharad Narad Shisha Navavain
O Lord Sankar, You are the destroyer of all miseries.
You remove the cause of all obstacles and grant Your devotees eternal
bliss. The saints and sages meditate upon Thy most beautiful form. Even
celestial beings like Sharad and Narad bow in reverence to You.
Namo Namo Jai Namah Shivaya
Sura Brahmadik Par Na Paya
Jo Yah Patha Karai Man Lai
Tapar Hota Hai Shambhu Saha-I
O Lord, prostrations to You. Even Brahma is unable
to describe Thy greatness. Whosoever recites these verses with faith
and devotion receives Your infinite blessings.
Riniyan Jo Koi Ho Adhikari
Patha Karai So Pavan Hari
Putra-hin Ichchha Kar Koi
Nischaya Shiva Prasad Tehin Hoi
Devotees who chant these verses with intense love
become prosperous by the grace of Lord Shiva. Even the childless wishing
to have children, have their desires fulfilled after partaking of Shiva-prasad
with faith and devotion.
Pandit Trayodashi Ko Lavai
Dhyan-Purvak Homa Karavai
Trayodashi Vrat Kare Hamesha
Tan Nahin Take Rahe Kalesha
On Trayodashi (13th day of the dark and bright fortnights)
one should invite a pandit and devotedly make offerings to Lord Shiva.
Those who fast and pray to Lord Shiva on Trayodashi are always healthy
Dhupa Dipa Naivedya Charhavai
Anta Vasa Shivapur Men Pavai
Kahai Ayodhya Asha Tumhari
Jani Sakal Dukha Harahu Hamari
Whosoever offers incense, prasad and performs aarti
to Lord Shiva, with love and devotion, enjoys material happiness and
spiritual bliss in this world and hereafter ascends to the abode of
Lord Shiva. The poet prays that Lord Shiva removed the suffering of
all and grants them eternal bliss.
Nitya Nema kari Pratahi
Patha karau Chalis
Tum Meri Man Kamana
Purna Karahu Jagadish
O Universal Lord, every morning as a rule I
recite this Chalisa with devotion. Please bless me so that I may be
able to accomplish my material and spiritual desires