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Sri Sastha Bhujangam

 

Translated by

P.R.Ramachander

 

(I was not aware of this stotra  and it is not in the list of works of Adhi Sankara who specializes  in Bhujanga stotras.  It was brought to my notice by  sri Sudha Haran Chennicherry. The transliteration is also by him.)

 

1.Shridhaa nanda chinthamani shreenivasam
Sada sacchidaananda purna prakasham
Udhaaram Sadhaaram Suraadhaara meesham
Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who is the son of Lakshmi , who is a wish giving gem  and  is the residence of wealth,

Who always has the full sparkle of  the true divine happiness.

Who is generous , who is with respect  and the God who protects  devas.

2.Vibhum veda vedaantha vedhyam varishtam
Vibhoothi pradam vishrutham brahma nishtam
Vibhaaswath prabhaava prabhum pushka leshtam
Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who is the lord , Who is worshipped by Vedas and Vedanthas, who is the greatest,

Who provides in plenty , who is famous  and  one who does penance to  brahma,

Who shines  as the lord  with great power  and is the dear of Pushkala.

3.Parithraana dhaksham parabrahma soothram
Suraschaaru gaathram bhava dhwaantha mithram
Param, prema paathram pavithram vichithram
Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who protects  with great interest , Who is the one who defines parabrahmam,

Who is the god with pretty body , Who is the friend of those seeking divine,

Who is divine , who is the one to be loved , Who is holy, Who is of varied types,

4.Paresham prabhum purna kaarunya rupam
Girishaadi peeto jwala chcharu deepam
Sureshaadi samsevitham suprathaapam
Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who is the highest lord , who is the form of complete mercy,

Who is the pretty lamp  which lights the place of Lord Shiva,

Who is being served by Indra and other devas and who has good fame.

5.Gurum purna lavanya paadadi kesham
Gareeyam mahatkoti surya prakasham
Karaambhoru hanya sthavethram suresham
Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who is the teacher, who is completely pretty from head to foot,

Who is most venerable, who has  shine of billions of Suns,

Who has thighs like an elephants trunk , kills and is praised  by the lord of devas.

6,Hareeshaana samyuktha shakthyey ka veeram
Kiraathaa avathaaram kripaa paanga pooram
Kireetaavatam sojjwalath pinjcha bhaaram
Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who along with Vishnu and Shiva is a hero of great strength,

Who has taken the incarnation of a hunter , Who is full of mercy to others,

Who shines along with his crown and is elegant with a decorated feather

 

7.Mahaayoga peeto jwalantham mahaantham
Mahaavaakya Saaro Padesham sushaantham
Maharshi praharsha pradam Jnaana kaantham
Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who shines in the seat of great yogis , who is great,

Who teaches the meaning of great sayings,  , who is greatly peaceful,

Who makes great sages happy , and who likes  wisdom.

 

8.Mahaaranya madbaava saantarnivaasam

Ahankaara durvaara himsaan mrugadeen

Nihantham kiraata avataram charantham

Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who lives in  the great forest  and is the essence of peace,

Who troubles,  people with pride and bad habits and those who trouble animals,

Who has an incarnation as a hunter  and who keeps on travelling.

 

9.Pruthivyaadi bhoota prapanchaantarastham

Pruthagbhoota chaitanya janyam prashashtam

Pradhaanam pramaanam puraanam prasiddham

Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who is within the beings of the earth  other planets,

Who separately  creates intelligence in all beings , who is famous,

Who is the chief of Pramadhas  and who is  well known in the epics.

 

10.Jagaj jeevanam paavanam paavaneeyam

Jagadvyaapakam deepakam mohaneeyam

Sukhaadhaara maadhaara bhootam tureeyam

Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who lives in this world , who is holy  and makes others holy,

Who is spread throughout the world like the light of a pretty lamp,

Who supports pleasant life  and is the most holy  support of all beings.

 

11.Ihaamutra satsaukhya sampannidaanam

Mahadyoni mavyaah gataatmaabhidhaanam

Ahar pundareekaananam deepyamaanam

Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who  gives wealth of  good pleasure filled life,  here and there,

Who goes unimpeded  and  put together  the life of great beings,

Who  during day and night lights up the forest where elephants live.

 

12.Trikaala sthitam susthitam jnaanasanstham

Tridhaama trimoortyaa tmakam brahma sanstham

Trayeemoorti maartich chidam shaktiyuktam

Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who is in the past , present and future, who laughs nicely, who is the store house of knowledge,

Who is in earth, heaven and hell, Who is like  Shiva, Vishnu  and Brahma, who is with Brahma ,

Who is perceived  as   the presence of the three gods and Shakthi.

 

13. Idaam pingalaam satsushumnaam vishantam

Sphutam brahmarandhra svatantram sushaantam

Dridham nitya nirvaanam udpadayayantam

Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who keeps  the ida,  Pingala and Sushumna  Nadis in absolute peace,

Who has opened his Brahmarandhra , who is independent and peaceful,

Who is stable,  who is always detached and who does not have a second.

 

14.Anu brahmaparyanta jeevaikya bimbam

Gunaakaara matyanta bhakta anukampam

Anargyam shubhaadormarga valambam

Param jyothi rupam bhaje bhootha naatham

 

I sing  about the Lord of Bhoothas , who is the form of light of love ,

Who is the form which is the amalgam of all beings from atom to Brahma,

Who protects good qualities, and has great concern about his devotees,

Who is priceless and  always follows  only the  auspicious path.