Shrii Gan’eshaya namah:
Japaakusuma-saknkaasham kaashyapeyam mahaadyutim
Tamorim sarva-paapaghnam pran’ato~smi Divaakaram ½1½
I bow down to Lord Shri Ganesh.
I bow down to the sun – who is red like the color of the hibiscus; who is the son of Kashapa Rhishi; who is very bright and radiant; who is the destroyer of darkness; who is the destroyer of all sins
Namaami shashinam Somam Shambhor-mukut’a-bhuush’an’am ½2½
I bow down to the moon – who is white and lustrous like curd, the conch and droplets of water; who arose from the churning of the ocean called kshira-sagar; who gives beauty to Lord Shiva’s crown.
Kumaaram shakti-hastam tam makngalam pran’amaamyaham ½3½
I bow down to Mars – who was born from the earth; who is as bright as lightening; who is a divine youth with great power in his hands.
Priyakngu-kalikaa-shyaamam ruupen’aa-pratimam Budham
Saumyam saumya-gun’opetam tam Budham pran’amaamyaham ½4½
I bow down to Budha (Mercury) – who is the color of wheat and the bud of the Priyangu plant; who is very beautiful; who is calm and quiet in nature.
Devaanaayn cha rhush’iin’aayn cha Gurum kaaynchana-sannibham
Buddhibhuutam trilokesham tam namaami Bruhaspatim ½5½
I bow down to Guru (Jupiter) – who is the master of all the Gods and Rhishis; who shines like gold; who embodies immense wisdom; who has control over earth, heaven and hell.
Himakunda-mrun’aalaabham daityaanaam paramayn gurum
Sarva-shaastra-pravaktaaram Bhaargavam pran’amaamyaham ½6½
I bow down to Bhargav (Venus) – who has the appearance of ice, the Jasmine flower and the stem of the lotus; who is the master of the demons; who has knowledge of all the sciences.
Niilaaynjana-samaabhaasam Raviputram Yamaagrajam
Chhaayaa-Maartan’d’a-sambhuutam tam namaami Shanaishcharam ½7½
I bow down to Shani (Saturn) – who is blue like the color of Nilanjan; who is the son of the sun; who is the elder brother of Yama (the God of death); who is the son of Chhaya and the sun
Ardha-kaayam mahaaviiryam Chandraaditya-vimardanam
Simhikaa-garbha-sambhuutam tam Raahum pran’amaamyaham ½8½
I bow down to Rahu (north node) – who has no body, only a head; who has great power; who can trouble even the moon and the sun; who is the son of the female demon Sinvikha
Raudram raudraatmakan(g) ghoram tan(g) Ketum pran’amaamyaham ½9½
I bow down to Ketu (south node) – who is red like the color of the Palasa tree (flame tree); who has the stars and planets as his head; who is frightening by nature; who is harsh in action and fierce in nature
Iti Vyaasa-mukhod-giitam yah: path’et-susamaahitah:
Divaa vaa yadi vaa raatrau vighna-shantir-bhavish’yati ½10½
This stotra is composed by Shri Vyaasa Rhishi. A person who chants this stotra during the day or at night will become free from all troubles.
Nara-naarii-nrupaan’aayn cha bhaved-duh:svapna-naashanam
Aishvaryamatulam tesh’aam aarogyam push’t’i-vardanam ½11½
By chanting this stotra the effect of bad dreams of men, women, kings and so on will be destroyed. Everyone will have good health, wealth and energy.
Graha-nakshatrajaa piid’aah: taskaraagni-samudbhavaah:
Taah: sarvaah: prashamam yaanti Vyaaso bruute na sanshayah: ½12½
A person who chants this stotra becomes free from the troubles created by planets, constellations, thieves, fire etc. Vyasa Rhishi says that there is no doubt about the result of chanting this stotra
Iti Shrii Vyaasa-virachitam Navagraha-stotram sampuurn’am
The stotra composed by Shri Vyasa Rhishi is finished here
© Atmasantulana Echo 1996