Narasimhashtakam Lyrics In English With Meaning

Shrimad akalanka paripurna shashikoti
Shridhara manohara satapata kanta
Palaya krupalaya bhavambudhi nimagnam
Daitya vara kala Narasimha Narasimha

Meaning – O Lord Nrisimha, O Lord Nrisimha, You are the husband of Shri, the goddess of fortune. You are the death of the greatest demon, Hiranyakashipu. I am sinking into the ocean of birth and death, O Kripalaya, the treasure house of mercy, please protect me.

Pada kamala vanata paathaki janaanam
Pathaka dhavanala pathatri vara keto
Bhaavana parayana bhaavarti harayaa mam
Pahi kripayaiva Narasimha Narasimha

Meaning – O Lord Nrisimha, You are the forest fire of sins of the sinful people who bow down to Your lotus feet. You are known as Garuda-dvaja, whose chariot flag is adorned by Garuda. O Lord Nrisimha, You are the cause of creation and the best shelter. Please protect me and bestow Your mercy upon me which alone can remove the distress of birth and death.

Tunga nakha pankti-dalithasura varasrik
Panka nava kunkuma vipankila mhoraha
Pandita nidhana kamlalaya namaste
Pankaja nishanna Narasimha Narasimha

Meaning – O Lord Nrisimha, Your raised nails have ripped apart the great demon, Hiraëyakashipu. The blood that squirted out made Your chest wet and made it look like that fresh kumkum was applied on You. O Lord Nrisimha, You are the shelter of the best persons including Kamala, the goddess of fortune. You always dwell in Your abode which resembles a lotus flower. I offer my obeisances unto You.

Maulishu vibhushana mivamara varanam
Yogi hridayeshu cha sirassu nigamanaam
Rajaa aravinda ruchiram pada yugam they
Dehi mama murdhni Narasimha Narasimha

Meaning –
O Lord Nrisimha, O Lord Nrisimha, please keep Your illuminating lotus feet on my head which are placed as ornaments on the helmets of the demigods, in the hearts of the yogis and on the nigamas, the Vedic scriptures

Vaarija vilochana madh antima dasaayam
Klesha vivashikrita samasta karanayam
Yehi ramaya saha sharanya vihaganam
Nadha madhiruhya narasimha Narasimha

Meaning – O Lord Nrisimha, O Lord Nrisimha, O lotus eyed one, please give me Your audience along with Rama, Your consort riding on the back of Garuda, the king of birds, when all my senses will be suffering in distress and I will be in my last difficulty at the time of giving up my body.

Haataka kirita varahara vanamala
Taara rashana makara kundala manindrai,
Bhushitam ashesha nilayam tava vapurme
Chethasi chakaasthu Narasimha Narasimha

Meaning – O Lord Nrisimha, O Lord Nrisimha, Your transcendental body, which is the ultimate shelter of everything, is decorated with a beautiful golden crown, a forest garland, shark like earrings, various excellent jewels and an out projecting wide tongue. Let this form illuminate my mind.

Indu ravi pavaka vilochana ramayaa
Mandira mahabhuja lasadvara rathanga
Sundara chiraaya ramataam tvayi mano me
Nandita suresha narasimha Narasimha

Meaning – O Lord Nrisimha, O beautiful One, let my mind always be engaged in enjoying Your form. The sun, the moon and the fire are Your eyes and Your strong arm is beautified by a huge wheel. O Lord Nrisimha, You are the only shelter of goddess Rama(Lakshmi) and You are honored even by Lord Indra.

Madhava mukunda madhusudana murare
Vamana nrisimha sharanam bhava nathaanam
Kamada ghrinin nikhila karana nayeyam
Kaalam amaresha narasimha narasimha

Meaning – O Lord Nrisimha, O Mukunda, Madhusudana, Murari, Vamana, You are the shelter of the surrendered souls. O Lord of the demigods, cause of all causes, please do not neglect me. Kindly fulfill my desire of passing my whole life chanting Your holy names.

Ashtakam idam sakala pataka bhayaghnam
Kamadam ashesha duritamaya ripughnam
yah pathi santhatham ashesha nilayam they.
Gacchati padam sa narasimha Narasimha

Meaning – O Lord Nrisimha, one who reads these eight prayers daily becomes free from all the fear of sinful reactions. All his desires become fulfilled, kills all his enemies and destroys al kinds of diseases. He will attain the abode of Lord Nrisimha, the Lord reclining on shesha

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