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Sri Datha Atharva Seersha

 

By

Sri Vasudevananda Saraswathi

 

Translated by

P.R.Ramachander

 

(Other Atharva Seersha Manthras from Atharva Veda   but this is mentioned as the work of the saint  Vasudeva SAraswathi.  I would be greaful , if Satha devotees can clarify.)

 

Hari Om

 

1.Om namo bhagawathe Dathathreyaya Avadhoothayaya,Digambaraya Vidhihariharaya aadhi thathwaya Adhisakthaye

 

Om salutations   to God Dathathreya  , a great ascetic, who wears directions as apparel , who is Brahma , Vishnu and Shiva in one  form, , the primeval principle   and  the primeval power.

 

2.THwam charachara  athmaka ,  Sarva Vyapi, , Sarva Sakshi,  thwam Dik kaalatheetha thwam Dwandhatheetha.

 

You   are   the soul  of mobile and immobile beings, You re spread everywhere. You are witness of everything , you are behind time   and direction , you are  beyond   the man and woman pair.

 

3.THwam Viswathmaka  , THwam Viswadhara , Viswesa, Viswanadha thwam Viswa nataka Sutthradhara, thwameva kevalam  karthaasi , thwam Akarthasi  cha nithyam.,

 

You are the soul of universe , you are the basis of the universe, the lord of the universe, the God of universe and you are the director   of the drama of the world, you are the doer   you are the non doer   also daily.

 

4.THwam aanandamaya  , dhayanagamya  , thwam aathmananda , thwam paramananda  , thwam sachidananda , thwameva chaithanya, chaithanya dathathreya  , Om Chaithnya Dathathreyaya  nama

 

You are pervaded with joy one who goes towards meditation , you enjoy the soul  , you are  the divine joy  , you are blissful consciousness  , you are the  conciousness , the conscious  Dathathreya, Om salutations to the  conscious Dathathreya..

 

5.Thwam Bhaktha vathsala, bhaktha tharaka, bhaktha rakshaka, dhayad=Ghana , bhajana priya thwam pathitha pavana, karunakara , bhva bhayahara.

 

You are the lover of devotees, the star of the devotees, the protector of devotees, the  heavy mercy, lover of prayer, you are the savior of the oppressed, the doer of mercy and destroyer of fear of  the birth cycle.

 

6.THwam BHaktha karana sambhootha, athri sutha, anasooyathmaja, thwam sripada, sri vallabhathwam gaanagra grama nivasi, Sri Narasimha saraswathi, thwam  sri nrusimhabhanaakklakoti nivasi , sri swami samartha, thwam karaveera nivasi Parama sad guru sri Krishna saraswathi thwam  sri sadgurumadhava  saraswathi.

 

You took birth for the sake of devotees  as the son of sage Athri   and that of Anasooya , You are the Srivallabha  Nrusimha Saraswathi   born in gaanagra village .You are the Narasimha Bana  , the swami samartha of  Akkalkot village  ,

You  are  The great Guru  Sri Krishna Saraswathi  who lived in Karaveera and you are the great Guru Madhava   Saraswathi.

 

7. THwam smarthrugami   Sri Guru Datha, saranagathosmi thwam. Dheena aarthe mayi dayaam kuru , thava  yeka mathra drushtikshepa, Durithakshayakaraka, Hey Bhagwan  Varada Dathathreya, Maam udharaMaam Udhara  ithi prarthayami.

 

You are my teacher oh Guru Datha , I surrender to you  , as I am depressed and in pain, please show mercy on me .Oh Lord who destroys suffering  , just by one look of yours , Oh  God who blesses Dathathreya. Please   save me , Please save me,. I am praying like this.

 

Om Draam  Dathathreya  Nama,

 

Om  DrAm my salutations to Dathathreya

 

 Gayathri  Manthra

“Om   Digambaraya vidmahe  , avadhoothaya dheemahi  , thanno datha prachodayath

 

Let me meditate  on the one who wears directions as apparel, 

Oh great saint , give me intellect  ,

And let that Datha  illuminate my mind.”