Dharma Shasthru Ashraya Dwadasam

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Translated By P.R.Ramachander

The twelve verses of dependence on Sastha[1].

Parama pavanam, viswa vishrutham,
Vara gana pradham, bhaktha palakam
Giri guha priyam, nithya nirmalam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 1

I depend on the son of the Lord, who destroyed three cities,
Who is very pure, who is famous through out the world,
Who is friend of Subrahmanya of mountains,
And who is pure every day.

Aruna basuram, mohanambaram,
Duritha nasanam, Kama dhayakam,
Suguna pooritham, Shakthi sevitham,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 2

I depend on the son of the Lord, who destroyed three cities,
Who shines like rising sun, who has a pretty body,
Who destroys suffering, who fulfills desires,
Who is full of good things, who is served by the weapon Shakthi.

Natha jana priyam, dheena rakshakm,
Pathitha pavanam, Dharma tharakamm
Madana Sundraram, Keerthana priyam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 3

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed the three cities,
Who loves his devotees, who takes care of the down trodden,
Who purifies the sinners, who is the star of Dharma,
Who is a as pretty as the love God and who likes music.

Kari varasanam, gowravapaham,
Arivimardhanam, sishta palakam,
Vijaya Bhasuram, papa nasanam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 4

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who sits on an elephant, who is very serious,
Who kills his enemies, who takes care of good people,
Who shines because of victory and the one who destroys sins.

Hari thanoobhavam, Grama palakam,
Hari hara priyam, Raja sevitham,
Arikulanthakam,Narthana priyam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 5

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who was born out of the body of Lord Vishnu,
Who takes care of villages, who is dear to Vishnu and Shiva,
Who is served by the king, who kills the clans of his enemies,
And who likes the art of dancing.

Giri thala sthitham. rathna kandharam,
Gireesa laalitham, Mangalananam,
Srithanya rakshakam, sathya palakam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 6

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who lives on a mountain, who wears a gem necklace,
Who is looked after by Shiva, Who does good acts
Who looks after those who surrender to him and Who looks after truth.

Mani gananjitham, Mohinee sutham,
Grini ganavrutham, Bhootha vanditham,
Bhuvana palakam, Bhootha nayakam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 7

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who wears a stone, Who is the son of Mohini,
Who is surrounded by shining followers, who is saluted by Bhoothas,
Who looks after earth and who is the Lord of Bhoothas.

Tharuna mohanam, kundalanjitham,
Vara gireeswaram, makuta manditham,
Kamala Bhooshanam, Bhasurananam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 8

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who is a pretty youth, Who wears ear studs,
Who blesses from the mountain, Who wears a crown,
Who ornaments himself with a lotus and Who shines like Sun.

Anala kanthijam, Veera narthatham,
Muni ganarchitham, Suprabhapathim,
Bhuvana Mohanam, puthra dhayagam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 9

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who shines like fire, Who dances valorously,
Who is worshipped by sages, Who has a great luster,
Who is prettiest in the world and who blesses devotees with a son.

Droohina vathsalam, vethra dharakam,
Kanaka bhooshitham, kanana priyam,
Bhuvana vanditham, Pandya sevakam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 10

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who likes a lake, Who carries a stick,
Who wears Gold, Who likes forests,
Who is saluted by the world, Who is served by Pandyas.

Vimala Veekshanam, Vipra vandhitham,
Kusuma pooritham, vasavasritham,
Amaralokagam, sathyaka priyam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 11

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who has a clear look, Who is saluted by Brahmins,
Who is filled with flowers, Who is depended on by Indra,
Who belongs to land of Devas and who loves truthful ones.

Bhava vimochanam, Jnana dhayakam,
Bhava hithe ratham, Deva poojitham,
Muni nishevitham, santhi dhayakam,
Pura harathmajam devamasraye.., 12

I depend on the son of the Lord who destroyed three cities,
Who frees us from birth, Who grants us wisdom,
Who does good to those born, who is worshipped by devas,
Who is served by sages and Who grants peace.

Notes

  1. This rare stotra can be found online in the Malayalam script at [1]