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STOTRA KAVACHA (SHIELD OF PRAYERS)
[Stutis / Kavachaas, Ashtottaraas and Sahasranaamaas from the Series of Essence of Puranas]

Vishnu Panjara Stotra

Namostutey Padmanabha Padmaadhava Mahadyutey, Dharmaartha Kaama Mokshaani Twa -akhandaani Bhavantumey/ Vikaasi Padmapatraaksha Yathaakhandosi Sarvatah, Tena Satyena Dharmaadyaa Akhandaah Santu Keshava/ Namo namastey Govinda gruhya Sudarshanam, Praachyam rakshasva maam Vishno twaamaham sharanam gatah/ Gadaam Kaumodikeem gruhya Padmanaabhaamita dyutey, Yaamyaam rakhshaswa maam Vishno twaamaham sharanam gatah/ Halamaadaaya sounandam Namastey Purushotthama, Praateekshaam raksha mey Vishno bhavantam sharanam gatah/ Musalam Shaantanam gruhya Pundarikaaksha rakshamaam, Uttarasyaam Jagannaatha bhavantam sharanamgatah/ Shaarangamaadaaya cha Dhanurastram Naraayanam harey, Namastey Raksha Rakshoghnam Ishanyaayaam sharanam gatah/ Panchajanyam Mahaashankhamantarbodhyam cha pankajam, Pragruhya rakshamaam Vishno Aagneyyaam Yagna sukara/ Charma Suryashatam gruhya khadgamchandramasam tathaa, Nairrutyaam maam cha rakshasva Divya Murtey Nrikesatin/ Vaijayanteem pragruhya twam Srivatsam kanthabhushanam, Vaayavyaam raksha maam Deva Ashvaseersha Namostutey/ Vainateyam samaaruhya Antarikshey Janaandana, Maam twam raksaajita sadaa Namas tey twa paraajita/ Vishaalaaksham Samaaruuha rakshamaam twam rasaataley, Akuupaara Namastubhyam Mahamoha Namotutey/ Karasheershaangaghni parveshu tathaashta baahu panjaram,Krutwaa rakshaswa maam Deva Namastey Purushottama/

Salutations Padmmanabha Lakshmipati! With your blessings, may our Life’s objectives of Dharma-Artha-Klama-Moksha be accomplished; as you are spread out in all the directions, our desires of Dharma-Artha- Kama-Moksha be fulfilled endlessly. Govinda! Do kindly take up your Sudarshana Chakra and protect me fromy Eastern Side as I am your refugee; Mahadyuti Padmanabha! Do kindly pick up your Koumudi Gada/ mace and save my Southern side as I seek your shelter; Purushottama ! Do take up your Saunanda namak ‘ Hala’/ Plough and protect me from the western side; Pundarikaaksha! I beg you to save my Musala named Shaantana and safeguard my Northern side; do kindly select your Saaranga Dhanush and Narayanaastra to shield my Ishaana Kona as I am defenceless; Yagna Varaha Vishno! I implore you to take up the renowned Panchajanya Shankhu / conchshell as also your Lotus Flower and disperse my enemies from the Agneya Side; Maha Nrisimha! Please lift up your Chandra naamaka shield and Surya naamak Khadga and guard my Nirruti direction; Hayagriva Deva! Please sport your Garland named Vijayanti and Srivatsa naamaka necklace to defend my Vayavya Kona; Vainateya! Do alight your Garuda vahana and assure my safety from ‘Antariksha’/ Sky; by assuming the Maha Kurma Rupa, Bhagavan! Kindly protect me from the Rasatala side too so that nothing untoward could happen to me from down-under; Vishaalaaksha! Maha Moha! Save me with Eight of Your endless hands, do create an Ashta-dasha or Eight Direction Safety Cage for me assuring Total Shield to me). This Sacred Vishnu Panjara was stated to have been recited by Mahadeva Shankara to provide a Total Cover of Protection to Devi Katyayani Durga in the context of the destruction of Mahishasura, Raktabeeja and other countless Asuras.[Essence of Vamana Purana]

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Stutis / Kavachas

 

Ganesha Kavacha
Shri Krishna Stuti
Brahmanda Nayaka Krishna Kavacha
Shiva Kavacha and Shiva Mantraraja
Saraswati’s Vishwa Vijaya Kavacha

Saraswati’s Stuti by Yagnyavalkya

Lakshmi Stuti by Indra

Durga Stuti and Kavacha

Maha Devi Stuti

Ambika Devi Stuti

Shri Durga Sapta Shloki

Surya Stutis by Devaas and Trimurthis

Shri Lakshmi Stotra

Vishnu Panjara Stotra

Marjana /Apamarjana Stotras for Raksha

Paapa Naashaka Stotra

Pundarikaaksha Gadaadhara Mantras

Durga Stuti

Maha Purusha Stuti by Rudra

Vaishnavi Stuti

Chamundi Stuti

Shiva Stuti
Kartikeya Stuti by Devas
Nrisimha Stuti by Aditi Devi

Vishnu Stutis by Brahma and Devi Aditi

Vamana Stutis by Brahma and Bhu Devi
Varaha Stuti

Stutis to Vishnu and Shiva at Amrita Manthana

Shiva Stuti and Shiva Kavacha
Vishnu Panjara Stotra
Vishnu Stutis by Kashyapa , Devi Aditi and Brahma
Brihad Vamana Swarupa Stuti
Sweta Madhava Stuti

Ashtottaras

 

  Surya Ashtottaram
  Kartikeya Ashtottaram
  Shata Rudreeyam
  Shri Rama Shata Naamaavali


Sahasra Naamaas

 

  Siva Sahasra Naamas
  Siva Sahasranama (Thousand Names of Siva)
  Yugala Sahasranama of Radha-Krishna
  Vishnu Sahasranama
  Shri Vishnu Sahasra Naama Stotra
  Gayathri Sahasranama

 

 


This series of Stutis /Kavachas, Ashtottaras and Sahasranamas from the series of Essence of Puranas have been Compiled and edited by Sri. V.D.N.Rao,devotee of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam and Retired Official of the Government of India. The author can be contacted at raovdn@gmail.com


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