Aditya Hrudayam · Spirituality

Aditya Hridayam Verses 16-21

Starting from the end of Verse 15, Sage Agasthya brings out the salutory tone (nama:) and continues until the 21st verse, showering the Lord Sun (sUryA) with more positive epithets (அடைமொழி) such as victory (jaya), happiness (Bhadra) etc Verse 16 नमः पूर्वाय गिरये पश्चिमायाद्रये नमः । ज्योतिर्गणानां पतये दिनाधिपतये नमः ॥१६॥ nama: pUrvAya girayE pashcimAyAdrayEnnama:… Continue reading Aditya Hridayam Verses 16-21

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Aditya Hridayam Verse 11-15

Verse 11 हरिदश्वस्सहस्रार्चिस्सप्तसप्तिर्मरीचिमान् ।तिमिरोन्मथनश्शम्भुस्त्वष्टा मार्ताण्ड अंशुमान् ॥११॥ Harid-Ashvas-Sahasra-Arcis-Sapta-Saptir-Mariicimaan |Timiro[a-U]nmathanash-Shambhus-Tvassttaa Maartaanndda Amshumaan ||11|| Meaning of Sanskrit Words harita = of green color ashva: = horse (haridashva: = He who has green horses) sahasra = thousand (also to mean 'large numbers') arci: = ray of the sun (sahasrArci: = having massive number of rays) sapta = seven… Continue reading Aditya Hridayam Verse 11-15

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Aditya Hridayam Verse 7-10

Verse 7 सर्वदेवात्मको ह्येषः तेजस्वी रश्मिभावनः । एष देवासुरगणान् लोकान् पाति गभस्तिभिः ॥७॥ sarvadevAtmakO hyESha tEjasvI rashmibhAvana: ESha devAsuragaNAn lokAn pAti gabhastibhi: Meaning of the Sanskrit words sarva deva Atmaka: = all the devAs' embodiment/real nature/form hi ESha: = indeed, this [sUryA] tEjasvI = bright, sharp rashmi bhAvana: = creator/cause of His rays ESha: =… Continue reading Aditya Hridayam Verse 7-10