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Shiva Panchakshara Stotram: Nagendra Haraye - in sanskrit with meaning - Stotra on Sri Shiva

- composed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya

शिव   पञ्चाक्षर   स्तोत्रम्
Shiva Panchakshara Stotram
Sri Shiva
Sri Shiva

नागेन्द्रहाराय त्रिलोचनाय
भस्माङ्गरागाय महेश्वराय
नित्याय शुद्धाय दिगम्बराय
तस्मै नकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥१॥
Naagendra-Haaraaya Tri-Locanaaya
Bhasma-Angga-Raagaaya Mahe[a-Ii]shvaraaya |
Nityaaya Shuddhaaya Dig-Ambaraaya
Tasmai Nakaaraaya Namah Shivaaya ||1||

Meaning:
1.1: (Salutations to Him) Who has the King of Snakes as His Garland and Who has Three Eyes,
1.2: Whose Body is Smeared with Sacred Ashes and Who is the Great Lord,
1.3: Who is Eternal, Who is ever Pure and Who has the Four Directions as His Clothes,
( signifying that He is ever Free ),
1.4: Salutations to that Shiva, Who is represented by syllable "Na",
The first syllable of the Panchakshara mantra "Na-Ma-Shi-Va-Ya".

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Shiva
मन्दाकिनीसलिलचन्दनचर्चिताय
नन्दीश्वरप्रमथनाथमहेश्वराय
मन्दारपुष्पबहुपुष्पसुपूजिताय
तस्मै मकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥२॥
Mandaakinii-Salila-Candana-Carcitaaya
Nandi-Iishvara-Pramatha-Naatha-Mahe[a-Ii]shvaraaya |
Mandaara-Pusspa-Bahu-Pusspa-Su-Puujitaaya
Tasmai Makaaraaya Namah Shivaaya ||2||

Meaning:
2.1: (Salutations to Him) Who is Worshipped with Water from the River Mandakini and Smeared with Sandal Paste,
2.2: Who is the Lord of Nandi and of the Ghosts and Goblins, the Great Lord,
2.3: Who is Worshipped with Mandara and Many Other Flowers,
2.4: Salutations to that Shiva, Who is represented by syllable "Ma",
The second syllable of the Panchakshara mantra "Na-Ma-Shi-Va-Ya".

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Shiva
शिवाय गौरीवदनाब्जवृन्दसूर्याय
दक्षाध्वरनाशकाय
श्रीनीलकण्ठाय वृषध्वजाय
तस्मै शिकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥३॥
Shivaaya Gaurii-Vadana-Abja-Vrnda-Suuryaaya
Dakssa-Adhvara-Naashakaaya |
Shrii-Niilakanntthaaya Vrssa-Dhvajaaya
Tasmai Shikaaraaya Namah Shivaaya ||3||

Meaning:
3.1: (Salutations to Him) Who is Auspicious and Who is like the Sun Causing the Lotus-Face of Gauri (Devi Parvati) to Blossom,
3.2: Who is the Destroyer of the Sacrifice (Yajna) of Daksha,
3.3: Who has a Blue Throat and has a Bull as His Emblem,
3.4: Salutations to that Shiva, Who is represented by syllable "Shi",
The third syllable of the Panchakshara mantra "Na-Ma-Shi-Va-Ya".

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Shiva
वशिष्ठकुम्भोद्भवगौतमार्यमूनीन्द्रदेवार्चितशेखराय
चन्द्रार्कवैश्वानरलोचनाय
तस्मै वकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥४॥
Vashissttha-Kumbhodbhava-Gautama-Aarya-Muuni-Indra-Deva-Aarcita-Shekharaaya |
Candra-Aarka-Vaishvaanara-Locanaaya
Tasmai Vakaaraaya Namah Shivaaya ||4||

Meaning:
4.1: (Salutations to Him) Who is Worshipped by the Best and most Respected Sages like Vashistha, Agastya and Gautama and also by the Gods and Who is the Crown of the Universe,
4.2: (Salutations to Him) Who has the Chandra (Moon), Surya (Sun) and Agni (Fire) as His Three Eyes,
4.3: Salutations to that Shiva, Who is represented by syllable "Va",
The fourth syllable of the Panchakshara mantra "Na-Ma-Shi-Va-Ya".

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Shiva
यज्ञस्वरूपाय जटाधराय
पिनाकहस्ताय सनातनाय
दिव्याय देवाय दिगम्बराय
तस्मै यकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥५॥
Yajnya-Svaruupaaya Jattaa-Dharaaya
Pinaaka-Hastaaya Sanaatanaaya |
Divyaaya Devaaya Dig-Ambaraaya
Tasmai Yakaaraaya Namah Shivaaya ||5||

Meaning:
5.1: (Salutations to Him) Who is the Embodiment of Yajna (Sacrifice) and Who has Matted Hairs,
5.2: Who has the Trident in His Hand and Who is Eternal,
5.3: Who is Divine, Who is the Shining One and Who has the Four Directions as His Clothes (signifying that He is ever Free,
5.4: Salutations to that Shiva, Who is represented by syllable "Ya",
The fifth syllable of the Panchakshara mantra "Na-Ma-Shi-Va-Ya".

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Shiva
पञ्चाक्षरमिदं पुण्यं यः पठेच्छिवसंनिधौ
शिवलोकमावाप्नोति शिवेन सह मोदते ॥६॥
Pan.caakssaram-Idam Punnyam Yah Patthe-Shiva-Samnidhau |
Shivalokam-Aavaapnoti Shivena Saha Modate ||6||

Meaning:
6.1: Whoever Recites this Panchakshara (hymn in praise of the five syllables of Na-Ma-Shi-Va-Ya) near Shiva (Lingam),
6.2: Will Attain the Abode of Shiva and enjoy His Bliss.

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Translated by greenmesg


Sri Adi Shankaracharya
Stotras by Sri Adi Shankaracharya in this site:

01. Achyutashtakam
02. Annapoorna Stotram
03. Bhavani Ashtakam
04. Devi Aparadha Kshamapana Stotram
05. Dakshinamurthy Stotram
06. Ganesha Pancharatnam
07. Ganga Stotram
08. Kalabhairava Ashtakam
09. Kalika Ashtakam
10. Kamakshi Stotram
11. Kanakadhara Stotram
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13. Lalita Panchakam
14. Meenakshi Pancharatnam
15. Narmadashtakam
16. Nirvana Shatakam
17. Pratah Smarami
18. Shiva Manasa Puja
19. Shiva Panchakshara Stotram
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21. Shivashtakam
22. Subramanya Bhujangam
23. Vishwanathashtakam
24. Yamunashtakam


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