thanks to our friend and teacher Manushji in MP India we have this recording to help with transliterations and translations from the Shri Narmada Pradakshina. this segment contains a preamble, then the names commence. this is the
THOUSAND (and 8) HOLY NAMES OF NARMADA DEVI
ATHA SHRI NARMADA SAHASTHRANAM PRARAMBHAH And now the 1008 names of Holy Narmada Devi begins
SHRI PARVATI UVACA: OM JAGADISHA JAGADDHAMA DIGVASO MADANANTAKA REVA NAM SAHASTRANTU KATHAYASVA MAHA PRABHU •1• Holy Goddess Parvati said: Oh Creator of the Universe, Father of Creation, call out with your loud conch, and leaving out nothing to quench my desire that I may know the 1008 keys of Reva's names. Tell this great story to illuminate me.
SHRI SHIVA UVACA: SADHUPRIYE SAHASADHU LOKANUPRAHA KARINI NARMADA MAHATI MAYA SARVA SAMPATI KARINI •2• Holy Father God Shiva said: Beloved Sadhvi, Great Sadhu, Narmada creates well-being for this planet of grand illusion, she bestows the fulfillment of all wishes.
HARINI SARVAMAYANAM SAMSARARNAVA TARINI DHARINI SARVAVIDYA NAM AVIDYABHEDA KARINI •3• Her name removes all illusions and enables us to cross over the sea of samsaras and be saved! By observing, remembering or visibly showing the knowledge of all her names creates the rupturing of all ignorance! (It will blow your mind!)
SHRI PARVATI UVACA: KA TITHIH KASTU VARSHCHA KIM STHALAM PATHNE SHUBHAM YASYA VIJNANA MATRENA SARVA RABHAVENNARAH •4• TANME KATHYA DEVESHA SARVALOKOPAKARAM
Holy Goddess Parvati said: which holy shrines test favorably as a place to recite these beautiful auspicious scriptures? May even the common ones know of her yogic powers that they could only imagine before? Please, enlighten me with this story, o chief god of all the realms of the worlds.
SHRI SHIVA UVACA: NA YOGAM KARANAM VARAM NAKSHATRAM NAPI SAMKRAMAM •5• YASYA PATHANA MATRENA SADYAH SIDDHA LABHENNARAH (BHRAVENNARAH) NARMADA SATATAM RAKSHE JAJANANI JAGADAMBIKA •6•
Holy Father Shiva said: No yogic state is needed to say the names. Not even the stars are obstruction to those who come with sincerity. Those of even unfortunate or common estate who recite the names will receive instant powers beyond their imaginations. Narmada is the true Mother, an excedingly protective supreme mother to all.
OM ASYA SHRI NAMA REVAYAH SAHASTRAM PARIKIRTITAM RISHI RUDRE VIRADESHA CAMUNDE NIGADITO MAYA •7• OM - call and respond in singing these 1008 holy names of this river goddess with the sage shiva and virtuous mother goddess -- cutting off all illusory stimulus.
DHARMA ARTHA KAMA MOKSHATHRE VINIYOGAH PRAKIRTITAM RUDRAH SHIRO MUKHE CHANDRA HRDYE DEVATA SMRTA
In all 4 walks, stages or objectives of life, ( the 4 Purusharthas are Dharma : Righteousness, Duty / Artha : Wealth / Kama : Desire / Moksha : Liberation) employ and engage with the head and face of shiva, the heart of the moon goddess and remembering all the gods.
OM NARMADAYE VIDMAHE MEKALAKANYAYE DHIMAHI TANNO REVA PRACCHODAYAT OM HRIM SHRI NARMADAYE -- SVAHA! OM Narmada, all-knowing great mother, you are the river daughter who flows from the father god on the mountain, we meditate on you, Reva, so it may happen that you may inspire us. OM sattvic, holy Narmada I offer all to you .
ITI GAYATRI MANTRAM YATHA SHAKTI JAPITVA SAHASTRANAM PATHAM KORYAT TADHYATHA
This is the perfect hymn sung to narmada. Repeat it as mantra in order to invoke Her powerful energy whenever you recite the 1008 names beginning now. -- OM NARMADA
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Method of reciting Shiv Chalisa
Reciting of the Shiv Chalisa must ideally be done after cleaning your body and your environment. Ideally, take a bath in the morning and then sit before an image of Lord Shiva to recite the Shiv Chalisa. Understand the meaning of each of the lines you are reading helps maximize the impact that the Shiv Chalisa has in your life.
Benefits of reciting Shiv Chalisa
Regular recital of the Shiv Chalisa helps you receive the blessings of the Mahadev – Lord Shiva. The benefits can be come in many forms and shapes. Shiv Chalisa will help you to –
Face your fears with the blessing of strength from Lord Shiva
Be relieved of all stresses and sorrows that plague you
Overcome evil thoughts and distracting temptations and find peace of mind
Defeat your enemies and do your best in competitions
Have your past sins erased and develop the ability to make righteous choices going forward in your
Jai Ganesh Girija suvan,
Mangal mool sujan.
Kahit Ayodhya das tum,
dehu abhay vardan.
Victory to Lord Ganesha – the song of Girija,
Who is the origin of all that is good,
Ayodhya das requests you for,
the boon of fearlessness.
Jai Girijapati deen dayala,
Sada karat santan pratipala.
Victory to the consort of Girika (Lord Shiva) who is always kind to the distressed,
And always bestows his blessings upon saints.
Bhaal chandrama sohat neeke,
Kanan kundal naag phani ke.
You wear the baby moon on your forehead,
And for ear-rings you wear the snake’s hood.
Ang gaur, shir gang bahaaye,
Mundamaal tan chhor lagaaye.
He has a fair complexion and the river Ganga flows from his forehead,
He wears a garland made of skulls and smears his body with ash.
Vastra khal baagambar sohe,
Chhavi ko dekh naag muni mohe.
For clothes, he wears the skin of a lion,
And the sight of his image enchants the Naga sages.
Maina maatu ki havae dulaari,
Bam ang sohat chhavi nyaari.
The dear daughter of Mother Maina,
Sits to your left adding beauty to your image.
Kar trishul sohat chhavi bhari,
Karat sadaa shatrun kshayakari.
Holding a trident in your hand and dressed in a lion’s skin,
You always defeat your enemies.
Nandi Ganesh sohain tahan kaise,
Sagar madhya kamal hai jaise.
You always accompany Nandi and Lord Ganesh,
And resemble a lotus growing in the middle of an ocean.
Kartik shyam aur ganarau,
Ya chhavi ko kahi jaat na kau.
As Kartik with his dark skin and Lord Ganesh accompany you,
Nobody can describe the immaculacy and divinity of this image.
Devani jabhi jaay pukara,
Tabahin dukh Prabhu aap nivara.
Whenever the Gods call for victory in your name,
On all such occasions you have cured them of their sorrows.
Kiya upadrav Tarak bhari,
Devan sab mili tumhin juhari.
When demon Tarakasura weighed down on the Gods causing them immense trouble,
All the Gods came together to seek your help.
Turant shadanan ap pathayau,
Lav nimesh mahan mari girayau.
Immediately, you sent them to seek the six-faced God,
Who, without delay, brought about the death and fall of Tarakasura.
Aap jalandhar asur sanhara,
Suyash tumhar vidit sansara.
You also killed the demon Jalandhar,
And your name and fame spread quickly across the entire world.
Tripurasur sang yudh machai,
Sabahin kripa kari linh bachai.
You also waged a war against the demon Tripurasura,
And showing mercy you saved all Gods.
Kiya tapahin Bhagirath bhari,
Purab pratigya taasu purari.
King Bhagirath undertook great penance,
And you helped him to fulfil his vows.
Daanin mahan tum sam kou nahin,
Sevak stuti karat sadai.
There is no one as charitable as you, oh Lord.
Your devotees have thoughts of you in their minds constantly.
Ved nam mahima tab gai,
Akath anadi bhed nahin pai
The great Vedas have tried to describe your glory,
But, oh Limiteless Lord, even they have failed to capture your entire essence.
Pragat udadhi manthan mein jwala,
Jare surasur bahe bihala.
The ocean churned and from it arose the flame
made of poison that equally frightened both the Gods (devas) & demons(asuras).
Dindayal tahan kari sahai,
Nilkanth tab nam kahai.
And then, as the one who shows mercy on all, you swallowed the poison turning your throat blue,
And from then on you were called Neelkanth – the one with the blue throat.
Pujan Ramchandra jab kinha,
Jit ke Lanka Vibhishan dinha.
When Lord Rama worshipped you,
He won the Lanka and handed it to Vibhishan – the brother of Ravana
Sahas kamal men ho rahe dhari,
Kinha pariksha tabahi purari
He wanted to dedicate a thousand lotuses to you in worship,
And that is when you decided to test his devotion.
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