Daily Prayers


gaNesha
shuklaambara-dharaM viShNuM shashi-varNaM chaturbhujam |
prasanna-vadanaM dhyaayet sarva vighnopashaantaye ||

vakratuNDa mahaakaaya sUrya-koTi-samaprabhaa |
nirvighnaM kuru me deva sarva kaaryeShu sarvadaa ||

gajaananaM bhUta-gaNaadi sevitam
kapittha-jambU-phala-saara-bhakShitam |
umaasutaM shoka-vinaasha-kaaraNam
namaami vighneshvara-paada-pa~nkajam ||

sarasvatI
sarasvati namastubhyaM varade kaamarUpiNi |
vidyaarambhaM karishyaami siddhirbhavatu me sadaa ||

namaste shaarade devi kaashmIra-pura-vaasinI |
tvaamahaM praarthaye nityaM vidyaa-daanaM cha dehi me ||

yaa kundendu-tuShaara-haara-dhavalaa yaa shubhra vastraanvitaa
yaa veeNaa-vara-daNDa-maNDita-karaa yaa shveta-padmaasanaa |
yaa brahmaachyuta-sha~nkara-prabhRutibhiH devais-sadaa pUjitaa
saa maaM paatu sarasvati, bhagavati, niHsheSha jaaDyaapaha ||

guru
gururbrahma gururviShNuH gururdevo maheshvaraH |
gurussaakShaat paraM brahma tasmai shrI gurave namaH ||

praatas-smaraNa
karaagre vasate lakShmIH kara-mUle sarasvatI |
kara-madhye tu govindaH prabhaate kara-darshanam ||

hanumaan
manojavaM maaruta-tulya-vegaM jitendriyaM buddhimataaM variShTham |
vaataatmajaM vaanara-yUtha-mukhyaM shrIraama-dUtaM sharaNaM prapadye ||
(shrIraama-dUtaM shirasaa namaami)

buddhirbalaM yashodhairyaM nirbhayatvamarogataa |
ajaaDyaM vaakpaTutvaM cha hanUmat smaraNaat bhavet ||

paarvatI
sarva-ma~ngala-maa~ngalye shive sarvaartha-saadhike |
sharaNye tryambake gauri naaraayaNi namostu te ||

Ishvara
mRutyu~njayaaya rudraaya nIlakaNThaaya shambhave |
amRuteshaaya sharvaaya mahaadevaaya te namaH ||

paarvatI-parameshvara
vaagarthaaviva sampRuktau vaagartha-pratipattaye |
jagataH pitarau vande paarvatI-parameshvarau ||

maataa cha paarvatI devI pitaa devo maheshvaraH |
baandhavaash-shiva-bhaktaashcha svadesho bhuvana-trayam ||

lakShmI
namastestu mahaamaaye shrIpIThe sura-pUjite |
sha~nkha-chakra-gadaa-haste mahaalakShmi namostute ||

viShNu
shaantaakaaraM bhujaga-shayanaM padmanaabhaM suresham
vishvaadhaaraM gagana-sadRushaM megha-varNaM shubhaa~ngam |
lakShmI-kaantaM kamala-nayanaM yogi-hRud-dhyaana-gamyam
vande viShNuM bhava-bhaya-haraM sarva-lokaika-naatham ||

kRuShNa
vasudeva-sutaM devaM kamsa-chaaNUra-mardanam |
devakI-paramaanandaM kRuShNaM vande jagadgurum ||

karaaravindena padaaravindaM mukhaaravinde viniveshayantam |
vaTasya patrasya puTe shayaanaM baalaM mukundaM manasaa smaraami ||

raama
dakShiNe lakShmaNo yasya vaame cha janakaatmajaa |
purato maarutiryasya taM namaami raghu-nandanam ||

raamaaya raama-bhadraaya raama-chandraaya vedhase |
raghu-naathaaya naathaaya sItaayaaH pataye namaH ||

subrahmaNya
gaa~ngeyaM vahni-garbhaM sharavaNa-janitaM j~naana-shaktiM kumaaram
brahmaNyaM skanda-devaM guhamachalasitaM rudra-deha-svarUpam |
senaanyaM taarakaghnaM sakala-bhaya-haraM kaartikeyaM ShaDaasyam
subrahmaNyaM mayUra-dhvaja-sahitaM devadevaM namaami ||

navagraha
namas-sUryaaya chandraaya ma~ngalaaya buddhaaya cha |
guru-shukra-shanIbhyashcha raahave ketave namaH ||

tulasI
yanmUle sarva-tIrthaani yanmadhye sarva-devataaH |
yadagre sarva-vedaashcha tulasi tvaaM namaamyaham ||

gaayatrI
Om bhurbhuvas-suvaH tat saviturvareNyam
bhargo devasya dhImahi
dhiyo yo naH prachodayaat ||3||

mRutyu~njaya mahaa mantra
Om trayambakaM yajaamahe sugandhiM puShTi-vardhanam
urvaarukamiva bandhanaat mRutyormukShIya maa.mRutaat ||3||

dashaavataara
matsyaH kUrmo varaahashcha naarasiMhashcha vaamanaH |
raamo raamashcha kRuShNashcha buddhaH kalkishcha vai namaH ||

eka-shlokI raamaayaNa
aadau raama tapovanaabhigamanaM hatvaa mRugaM kaa~nchanam
vaidehI-haraNaM jaTaayu-maraNaM sugrIva-saMbhaaShaNam |
vaalI-nigrahaNaM samudra-taraNaM la~nkaapurI-daahanam
pashcaadraavaNa-kumbhakarNa-hananaM etaddhi-raamaayaNam ||

snaanaante
ga~nge cha yamune chaiva godaavari sarasvati |
narmade sindhu kaaveri jalesmin sannidhiM kuru ||

bhojanaat praak
brahmaarpaNaM brahmahaviH brahmaagnau brahmaNaahutam |
brahmaiva tena gantavyaM brahmakarma samaadhinaa ||
ahaM vaishvaanaro bhUtvaa praaNinaaM dehamaashritaH |
praaNaapana samaayuktaH pachaamyannaM chaturvidham ||
annapUrNe sadaapUrNe sha~nkara-praaNa-vallabhe |
j~naana-vairaagya-sidhyarthaM bhikShaaM dehi cha paarvatI ||

sandhaayaa-kaale
shubhaM karoti kalyaaNam aarogyaM dhana-sampadaH |
shatru-buddhi-vinaashaaya deepa-jyotirnamostu te ||

deepaM jyoti paraM jyoti deepaM jyoti paaraayiNe |
deepena hanyate paapaM sandhyaa-deepaM namostu te ||

shayanaat pUrvam
raamaM skandaM hanUmantaM vainateyaM vRukodaram |
shayane yassmarennityaM duHsvapnaM tasya nashyati ||

kara-charaNa-kRutaM vaak-kaayajaM karmajaM vaa
shravaNa-nayanajaM vaa maanasaa vaaparaadham |
vihitamavihitaM vaa sarvametat kShamasva 
jaya jaya karuNaabdhe shrI mahaadeva shambho ||

aparaadha kShamaarpaNa
yadakShara-pada-bhraShTaM maatraa-hInaM cha yadbhavet |
tat sarvaM kShamyataaM deva paramesha namostute ||

upachaaraapadeshena kRutaanaharaharmayaa |
apachaaraan imaan sarvaan kShamasva puruShottama ||

visarga-bindu-maatraaNi pada-paadaakSharaaNi cha |
nyUnaani chaatiriktaani kShamasva puruShottama ||