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Agasthya  Krutha Sri Saraswathi stotram

 

By

Sage Agasthya

 

Translated by

P.R.Ramachander

 

1.Ya kundendu  thushara  hara davalaa,

Ya shubhra vasthravruthaa,

Yaa veena vara danda manditha karaa,

Ya swetha padmasana,

Ya brahmachyutha  Sankara prabruthibhir ,

Devai sadaa poojithaa,

Saa maam pathu sarswathi, bhagawthi,

Nissesha jadyapaha.

 

She is the one who wears the garland dazzling white jasmine flower,

She is the one who always decorates  with very clean cloths,

She is the one  who  has in her hand  a Veena which she plays,

She is one who sits  in the throne of white lotus,

She is one who is worshipped  by  Gods such as ,Brahma, Vishnu  and Shiva,

And let that Goddess Saraswathi who removes ignorance , look after me.

 

2.Dhorbhir yuktha Chathurbhi  sphatika mani mayeem , akshamaalaam dhadhaanaa,

Hasthenaikena  [admam  sithamapi cha sukam  pusthakam chaparena,

Bhasaa  kundhendhu  sankha sphatika mani nibhaa bhasamaanaa samaanaa,

Saa may vaghdevatheyam nivasathu  vadane  sarvadhaa suprasanna.

 

Let that goddess of words,
Who has four hands,
Who holds the garland of crystal beads in one hand,
Who holds parrot, white lotus and book in other hands,
And who is as lustrous as kunda flowers, moon, conch and crystal beads,
Live always in my face and bless me.

 

3,Sura asura sevitha pada pankhaja,

Kare virajaath kamaneeya pusthaka,

Virinchi pathni Kamalasana sthithaa,

Saraswathi  nruthyathu  vachi nay sadaa.

 

Let Sarawathi whose feet is worshipped by asuras and devas,

Who holds a very attractive book in her hands ,

Who is wife of Brahma  and who sits on a lotus,

Always  dance  on my  words.

 

4.Saraswathi  sarasija kesara prabhaa,

Thapaswini  sitha kamlasana  priyaa,

Ghanasthani  kamala vilola lochanaa,

Manaswini  bhavathu  vara prasaidhini.

 

Oh goddess Sarswathi born out of water  who shines like saffron,

Who  does penance  and likes open lotus to sit,

Who has stout breasts  and has shifting eyes like the lotus flower,

And who controls the mind , please become my giver of boons.

 

5.Saraswathi namasthubhyam varade kama roopini,

Vidhyarambham karishyami  sidhir bhavathu may sadaa.

 

I salute Goddess Saraswathi  who grants blessings and takes forms that she wants,

I am starting my education , Please always let me succeed in  this my venture.

 

6.Saraswathi namasthubhyam , sarva devi namo nama,

Santhi roope  sasi dhare , sarva yoge namo nama.

 

I salute Goddess Saraswathi ,  salute and salute  the Goddess of all,

Who is embodiment of peace , who carries the moon ,

And who is the master of all yoga  , and whom I again and again salute.

 

7,Nithyanande , niraadhaare , nishkalayai namo nama.

Vidhyadhare  visalakshi , shudha jnane namo nama.

 

Salutations  to her who is always joyful , who does not have any basis and who does not have any stains,

Salutations  to her who is the basis of education  who has broad eyes and is pure wisdom.

 

8.Shudha sphatika roopayai , sookshma roope namo nama,

Sabdha Brahmi   chathur hasthe  sarva sidhyai namo nama.

 

Salutations  to the one whose form is like a clear crystal  and who has a micro form

Salutations  to the voice of God  who has four hands and have all accomplishments.

 

9.Mukthalankrutha sarvangyai , mooladhare namo nama,

Moola manthra swaroopayai  moola shakthyai namo nama

 

Salutations to her who has decorated all her body with pearls and who is the root basis,

Salutations  to her  who  is of the form of the root manthras  and who is the root power.

 

10.Manomayi , mahayoge , vageaswari namo nama,

Vanyai varada hasthayai  varadayai  namo nama

 

Salutations to her who is spiritual , a great yogi  and goddess of words,

Salutations  to the goddess of sound  who holds a hand in blessing and blesses

 

11.Vedhyayai Veda roopayai  Veda Vedyai namo nama,

Guna  dosha vivarjinyai  Gun deepthyai namo nama

 

Salutations  to Goddess of knowledge , who has Vedic form  and is known by Vedas,

Salutations to the Goddess who differentiates between good and bad and is the light of good

 

12.SArva jnane , sadanande  Sarva roope Namo nama

SArvagnayai  sadanande  sampannayai namo nama

 

Salutations to Goddess of all wisdom  who is ever joyful and takes all forms,

Salutations to the all knowing one  who is full of joy  and who is full of everything.

 

13.Yoga roope rema devyai  yoganandhe namo nama,

Divyagnayai , trinethrayai  divya moorthyai namo nama

 

Salutations to her who has the form of Yoga , who is goddess Lakshmi and is the joy got by yoga,

Salutations to her who has divine knowledge, who has three eyes and has a divine form.

 

14.Ardha chandra dhare devi Chandra roope namo nama,

Chandradithya same devi chandra bhooshe namo nama.

 

Salutations to her who wears the half moon and who has the form of a moon,

Salutations to her  who is equal to Sun and moon  and who wears moon as an ornament.

 

15.Anu roopa , maha roope , viswa roope namo nama ,

Animadhyahta  sidhayai  Anandhayai nam,o nama.

 

Salutations to her who has the form of an atom, a big form and  a form of the universe,

Salutations  to her who has the eight occult powers  and has the form of joy.

 

16.Jnana vijnana roopayai Jnana moorthe namo nama,

Naanaa saasatra swaroopayai nana roope namo nama.

 

Salutations to her who has the form of wisdom and science  and is the personification of knowledge,

Salutations to her who has the form of different shastras and who has variety of forms.

 

17.Padmadhe , Padma vamse cha Padma roope namo nama,

Parmeshtyai paraa moorthyai  namasthe papa nasini.

 

Salutations to her who is lotus , belongs to the clan of lotus and has the form of lotus,

Salutations  to the principal goddess  who has a divine form and destroys sins.

 

18.Maha devyai , maha kalyai , maha lakshmyai namo nama,

Brahma Vishnu shivakhyayi  Brhama narye namo nama.

 

Salutations to the great Goddess,  to the great Kali and the great Lakshmi,

Salutations to her praised by Brahma , Vishnu  and Shiva and the lady of Brahma.

 

19.Kamala kara gehayai  kamaroope namo nama,

Kapali prana nadhayai karmatayai namo nama.

 

Salutations to her who dwells in group of lotuses and who can take any desired form,

Salutations  to the wife of Lord Brahma and who is clever in her work.

 

20.Sayam  pratha paden nithyam  shan masad  sidhimavapnuyath,

Ghora vyagra bhayam  nasthi  padatham srunwatham api.

 

He who reads id daily in the morning and evening will get occult powers in six months,

He who reads or hears it will not have any fear of the wild tiger.

 

21.Itham sarswathi stotram  agasthya muni vachakam,

SArva sidhi karam nrunaam  sarva papa pranasanam.

 

This prayer  to Saraswathi  which is written by sage Agasthya,

Would lead to  all powers and destroy all sins.