Chandra Moon

108 Names of Lord Chandra : भगवान चन्‍द्र के १०८ नाम

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108 Names of Lord Chandra : भगवान चन्‍द्र के १०८ नाम

Chandra Ashtottara Shatanamavali Stotra
– the hymn of a hundred and eight names –

Ashtottara Shatanam means hundred and eight(Shatanam ) names (nama), andAshtottaraShatanamavali Stotra is a hymn eulogizing the Lord by recounting one hundred of His names. As the various sects of Hindu-tradition (Shaivism, Shaktism and Vaishnavism) grew and spread, it must have become extremely popular to write hymns of a hundred names for the primary Deity of worship. The Chandra Sahasranama Stotra.  108 names of Chandra, which are collectively known as Ashtottara Shatanamavali of Chandra.

No.
Name Mantra
English Name Mantra
Meaning
1.
ॐ श्रीमते नमः।
Om Shrimate Namah।
The glorious One
2.
ॐ शशधराय नमः।
Om Shashadharaya Namah।
The One endowed with a rabbit
3.
ॐ चन्द्राय नमः।
Om Chandraya Namah।
The One who shines
4.
ॐ ताराधीशाय नमः।
Om Taradhishaya Namah।
The Lord of planets
5.
ॐ निशाकराय नमः।
Om Nishakaraya Namah।
The Maker of the night
6.
ॐ सुधानिधये नमः।
Om Sudhanidhaye Namah।
The Storehouse of nectar
7.
ॐ सदाराध्याय नमः।
Om Sadaradhyaya Namah।
The One who is always to be worshipped
8.
ॐ सत्पतये नमः।
Om Satpataye Namah।
The true Lord
9.
ॐ साधुपूजिताय नमः।
Om Sadhupujitaya Namah।
The One who is worshipped by wise men
10.
ॐ जितेन्द्रियाय नमः।
Om Jitendriyaya Namah।
The One whose senses are conquered
11.
ॐ जयोद्योगाय नमः।
Om Jayodyogaya Namah।
The One whose efforts are for victory
12.
ॐ ज्योतिश्चक्रप्रवर्तकाय नमः।
Om Jyotishchakrapravartakaya Namah।
The One who proceeds through the zodiac
13.
ॐ विकर्तनानुजाय नमः।
Om Vikartananujaya Namah।
The younger Brother of Vikartana (the Sun)
14.
ॐ वीराय नमः।
Om Viraya Namah।
The Hero
15.
ॐ विश्वेशाय नमः।
Om Vishveshaya Namah।
The Lord of all
16.
ॐ विदुषां पतये नमः।
Om Vidusham Pataye Namah।
The Lord of wise men
17.
ॐ दोषाकराय नमः।
Om Doshakaraya Namah।
The Maker of the night
18.
ॐ दुष्टदूराय नमः।
Om Dushtaduraya Namah।
The Remover of sin
19.
ॐ पुष्टिमते नमः।
Om Pushtimate Namah।
The One who provides nourishment
20.
ॐ शिष्टपालकाय नमः।
Om Shishtapalakaya Namah।
The Protector of wise men
21.
ॐ अष्टमूर्तिप्रियाय नमः।
Om Ashtamurtipriyaya Namah।
The One who is dear to Ashtamurti (Shiva)
22.
ॐ अनन्ताय नमः।
Om Anantaya Namah।
The unbounded One
23.
ॐ कष्टदारुकुठारकाय नमः।
Om Kashtadarukutharakaya Namah।
The Axe for bad wood
24.
ॐ स्वप्रकाशाय नमः।
Om Svaprakashaya Namah।
The self-luminous One
25.
ॐ प्रकाशात्मने नमः।
Om Prakashatmane Namah।
The shining One
26.
ॐ द्युचराय नमः।
Om Dyucharaya Namah।
The One who moves through the sky
27.
ॐ देवभोजनाय नमः।
Om Devabhojanaya Namah।
The One who provides food to the Devas
28.
ॐ कलाधराय नमः।
Om Kaladhraya Namah।
The One who possesses sixteen divisions
29.
ॐ कालहेतवे नमः।
Om Kalahetave Namah।
The Cause of time
30.
ॐ कामकृते नमः।
Om Kamakrite Namah।
The Fulfiller of desires
31.
ॐ कामदायकाय नमः।
Om Kamadayakaya Namah।
The Fulfiller of desires
32.
ॐ मृत्युसंहारकाय नमः।
Om Mrityusamharakaya Namah।
The One who holds back death
33.
ॐ अमर्त्याय नमः।
Om Amartyaya Namah।
The immortal One
34.
ॐ नित्यानुष्ठानदाय नमः।
Om Nityanushthanadaya Namah।
The Fulfiller of the eternal performance of religious rites
35.
ॐ क्षपाकराय नमः।
Om Kshapakaraya Namah।
The Maker of the night
36.
ॐ क्षीणपापाय नमः।
Om Kshinapapaya Namah।
The One whose sins have been destroyed
37.
ॐ क्षयवृद्धिसमन्विताय नमः।
Om Kshayavriddhisamanvitaya Namah।
The One connected with waxing and waning
38.
ॐ जैवातृकाय नमः।
Om Jaivatrikaya Namah।
The long-lived One (or the thin One)
39.
ॐ शुचये नमः।
Om Shuchaye Namah।
The shining One
40.
ॐ शुभ्राय नमः।
Om Shubhraya Namah।
The radiant One
41.
ॐ जयिने नमः।
Om Jayine Namah।
The Victor
42.
ॐ जयफलप्रदाय नमः।
Om Jayaphalapradaya Namah।
The Bestower of the fruit of victory
43.
ॐ सुधामयाय नमः।
Om Sudhamayaya Namah।
The One who is made of nectar
44.
ॐ सुरस्वामिने नमः।
Om Surasvamine Namah।
The Lord of Suras
45.
ॐ भक्तानामिष्टदायकाय नमः।
Om Bhaktanamishtadayakaya Namah।
The Fulfiller of the wishes of the devotees
46.
ॐ भुक्तिदाय नमः।
Om Bhuktidaya Namah।
The Bestower of enjoyments
47.
ॐ मुक्तिदाय नमः।
Om Muktidaya Namah।
the Bestower of liberation
48.
ॐ भद्राय नमः।
Om Bhadraya Namah।
The good One
49.
ॐ भक्तदारिद्र्यभञ्जनाय नमः।
Om Bhaktadaridryabhanjanaya Namah।
The Destroyer of the poverty of the devotees
50.
ॐ सामगानप्रियाय नमः।
Om Samaganapriyaya Namah।
The One who is fond of the singing of Samaveda verses
51.
ॐ सर्वरक्षकाय नमः।
Om Sarvarakshakaya Namah।
The Protector of all
52.
ॐ सागरोद्भवाय नमः।
Om Sagarodbhavaya Namah।
The One who arose from the ocean
53.
ॐ भयान्तकृते नमः।
Om Bhayantakrite Namah।
The One who brings an end to fear
54.
ॐ भक्तिगम्याय नमः।
Om Bhaktigamyaya Namah।
The One who is accessible for worship
55.
ॐ भवबन्धविमोचकाय नमः।
Om Bhavabandhavimochakaya Namah।
The Liberator from the bondage of worldly existence
56.
ॐ जगत्प्रकाशकिरणाय नमः।
Om Jagatprakashakiranaya Namah।
The One whose beams illumine the world
57.
ॐ जगदानन्दकारणाय नमः।
Om Jagadanandakaranaya Namah।
The Cause of joy for the world
58.
ॐ निस्सपत्नाय नमः।
Om Nissapatnaya Namah।
The One without enemies
59.
ॐ निराहाराय नमः।
Om Niraharaya Namah।
The One who fasts
60.
ॐ निर्विकाराय नमः।
Om Nirvikaraya Namah।
The unchanging One
61.
ॐ निरामयाय नमः।
Om Niramayaya Namah।
The One who is free from disease
62.
ॐ भूच्छायाच्छादिताय नमः।
Om Bhuchchhayachchhaditaya Namah।
The One who is covered by the shadow of the Earth
63.
ॐ भव्याय नमः।
Om Bhavyaya Namah।
The auspicious One
64.
ॐ भुवनप्रतिपालकाय नमः।
Om Bhuvanapratipalakaya Namah।
The Protector of the world
65.
ॐ सकलार्तिहराय नमः।
Om Sakalartiharaya Namah।
The Remover of all suffering
66.
ॐ सौम्यजनकाय नमः।
Om Saumyajanakaya Namah।
The Father of Saumya (Budha, the planet Mercury)
67.
ॐ साधुवन्दिताय नमः।
Om Sadhuvanditaya Namah।
The One who is worshipped by wise men
68.
ॐ सर्वागमज्ञाय नमः।
Om Sarvagamagyaya Namah।
The Knower of all scriptures
69.
ॐ सर्वज्ञाय नमः।
Om Sarvagyaya Namah।
The Knower of everything
70.
ॐ सनकादिमुनिस्तुताय नमः।
Om Sankadimunistutaya Namah।
The One praised by sages such as Sanaka
71.
ॐ सितच्छत्रध्वजोपेताय नमः।
Om Sitachchhatradhvajopetaya Namah।
The One endowed with a white umbrella and a flag
72.
ॐ सिताङ्गाय नमः।
Om Sitangaya Namah।
The One with a white body
73.
ॐ सितभूषणाय नमः।
Om Sitabhushanaya Namah।
The white Ornament
74.
ॐ श्वेतमाल्याम्बरधराय नमः।
Om Shvetamalyambaradharaya Namah।
The One who wears a garment of white flowers
75.
ॐ श्वेतगन्धानुलेपनाय नमः।
Om Shvetagandhanulepanaya Namah।
The One who is covered with white sandalwood paste
76.
ॐ दशाश्वरथसंरूढाय नमः।
Om Dashashvarathasamrudhaya Namah।
The One who is mounted on a chariot drawn by ten horses
77.
ॐ दण्डपाणये नमः।
Om Dandapanaye Namah।
The One who carries a staff in his hand
78.
ॐ धनुर्धराय नमः।
Om Dhanurdharaya Namah।
The One who holds a bow
79.
ॐ कुन्दपुष्पोज्ज्वलाकाराय नमः।
Om Kundapushpojjvalakaraya Namah।
The One with a bright form like the Jasmine blossom
80.
ॐ नयनाब्जसमुद्भवाय नमः।
Om Nayanabjasamudbhavaya Namah।
The One whose origin was led by Abja (Dhanvantari)
81.
ॐ आत्रेयगोत्रजाय नमः।
Om Atreyagotrajaya Namah।
The One born in the family lineage of Atri
82.
ॐ अत्यन्तविनयाय नमः।
Om Atyantavinayaya Namah।
The One who is very well-mannered
83.
ॐ प्रियदायकाय नमः।
Om Priyadayakaya Namah।
The Bestower of what is dear
84.
ॐ करुणारससम्पूर्णाय नमः।
Om Karunarasasampurnaya Namah।
The One who is filled with the sentiment of compassion
85.
ॐ कर्कटप्रभवे नमः।
Om Karkataprabhave Namah।
The Lord of Karkata (the sign Cancer)
86.
ॐ अव्ययाय नमः।
Om Avyayaya Namah।
The imperishable One
87.
ॐ चतुरश्रासनारूढाय नमः।
Om Chaturasrasanarudhaya Namah।
The One who is mounted on a four cornered seat
88.
ॐ चतुराय नमः।
Om Chaturaya Namah।
The clever One
89.
ॐ दिव्यवाहनाय नमः।
Om Divyavahanaya Namah।
The One with a celestial vehicle
90.
ॐ विवस्वन्मण्डलाज्ञेयवासाय नमः।
Om Vivasvanmandalagyeyavasaya Namah।
The One whose unknowable abode is in the globe of Vivasvat (the Sun)
91.
ॐ वसुसमृद्धिदाय नमः।
Om Vasusamriddhidaya Namah।
The Bestower of great increase of wealth
92.
ॐ महेश्वरप्रियाय नमः।
Om Maheshvarapriyaya Namah।
The One who is dear to Maheshwara (Shiva)
93.
ॐ दान्ताय नमः।
Om Dantaya Namah।
The tranquil One (or the One with the appearance of ivory)
94.
ॐ मेरुगोत्रप्रदक्षिणाय नमः।
Om Merugotrapradakshinaya Namah।
The One who circumambulates Mount Meru
95.
ॐ ग्रहमण्डलमध्यस्थाय नमः।
Om Grahamandalamadhyasthaya Namah।
The One who stays in the middle of the circle of planets
96.
ॐ ग्रसितार्काय नमः।
Om Grasitarkaya Namah।
The One who eclipses Arka (the Sun)
97.
ॐ ग्रहाधिपाय नमः।
Om Grahadhipaya Namah।
The Lord of planets
98.
ॐ द्विजराजाय नमः।
Om Dvijarajaya Namah।
The Ruler of the twice-born
99.
ॐ द्युतिलकाय नमः।
Om Dyutilakaya Namah।
The Tilaka (Ornament) of the sky
100.
ॐ द्विभुजाय नमः।
Om Dvibhujaya Namah।
The One with two arms
101.
ॐ द्विजपूजिताय नमः।
Om Dvijapujitaya Namah।
The One who is worshipped by the twice-born
102.
ॐ औदुम्बरनगावासाय नमः।
Om Audumbaranagavasaya Namah।
The One whose abode is in the Udumbara tree
103.
ॐ उदाराय नमः।
Om Udaraya Namah।
The exalted One
104.
ॐ रोहिणीपतये नमः।
Om Rohinipataye Namah।
The Lord of Rohini
105.
ॐ नित्योदयाय नमः।
Om Nityodayaya Namah।
The One who ever rises
106.
ॐ मुनिस्तुत्याय नमः।
Om Munistutyaya Namah।
The One who is worthy of the praise of sages
107.
ॐ नित्यानन्दफलप्रदाय नमः।
Om Nityanandaphalapradaya Namah।
The Bestower of the fruit of eternal bliss
108.
ॐ सकलाह्लादनकराय नमः।
Om Sakalahladanakaraya Namah।
The One who gives delight to all
109.
ॐ पलाशसमिधप्रियाय नमः।
Om Palashasamidhapriyaya Namah।
The One who is fond of Palasha fuel wood
110.
ॐ चन्द्रमसे नमः।
Om Chandramase Namah।
The Moon Lord

Chandra Moon

Propitiation of the Moon (Monday)

CHARITY: Donate water, cow’s milk or white rice to a female leader on Monday evening.

FASTING: On Mondays, especially during Moon transits and major or minor Moon periods.

MANTRA: To be chanted on Monday evening, especially during major or minor Moon periods:

Chandra-astottara-shata-nama-vali

(The 108 names of Chandra)

Aum srimate namah

Aum shasha-dharaya namah

Aum chandraya namah

Aum tara-adhishaya namah

Aum nisha-karaya namah

Aum sugha-nighaye namah

Aum sadaradhya namah

Aum sat-pataye namah

Aum sadhu-pujitaya namah

Aum jitendriyaya namah

Aum jayodhyogaya namah

Aum jyotish-cakra-pravartakaya namah

Aum vikartananujaya namah

Aum viraya namah

Aum vishveshaya namah

Aum vidusham pataye namah

Aum doshakaraya namah

Aum dushta-duraya namah

Aum pushtimate namah

Aum shishta-palakaya namah

Aum ashta-murti-priyaya namah

Aum anantaya namah

Aum kashta-daru-kutharakaya namah

Aum sva-prakashaya namah

Aum prakash-atmane namah

Aum dyu-caraya namah

Aum deva-bhojanaya namah

Aum kala-dharaya namah

Aum kala-hetave namah

Aum kama-krite namah

Aum kama-dayakaya namah

Aum mrityu-saharakaya namah

Aum amartyaya namah

Aum nityanushthana-dayakaya namah

Aum ksapa-karaya namah

Aum ksina-papaya namah

Aum ksaya-vriddhi-samanvitaya namah

Aum jaivatrikaya namah

Aum shucaye namah

Aum shubhraya namah

Aum jayine namah

Aum jaya-phala-pradaya namah

Aum sudha-mayaya namah

Aum sura-svamine namah

Aum bhaktanam-ishtha-dayakaya namah

Aum bukti-daya namah

Aum mukti-daya namah

Aum bhadraya namah

Aum bhakta-daridhya bhanjanaya namah

Aum sama-gana-priyaya namah

Aum sarva-raksakaya namah

Aum sagarodbhavaya namah

Aum bhayanta-krite namah

Aum bhakti-gamyaya namah

Aum bhava-bandha-vimocakaya namah

Aum jagat-prakasa-kiranaya namah

Aum jagad-ananda-kiranaya namah

Aum nissapatnaya namah

Aum niraharaya namah

Aum nirvikaraya namah

Aum niramayaya namah

Aum bhu-cchaya-cchaditaya namah

Aum bhavyaya namah

Aum bhuvana-prati-palakaya namah

Aum sakalarti-haraya namah

Aum saumya-janakaya namah

Aum sadhu-vanditaya namah

Aum sarvagama-jnaya namah

Aum sarva-jnaya namah

Aum sanakadi-muni-stutaya namah

Aum sita-chatra-dhvajopetaya namah

Aum sitangaya namah

Aum sita-bhusanaya namah

Aum sveta-malyambara-dharaya namah

Aum sveta-gandhanulepanaya namah

Aum dasasva-ratha-samrudhaya namah

Aum danda-pananye namah

Aum dhanur-dharaya namah

Aum kunda-pusyojjvalakaraya namah

Aum nayanabja-samudbhavaya namah

Aum atreya-gotra-jaya namah

Aum atyanta-vinayaya namah

Aum priya-dayakaya namah

Aum karuna-rasa-sampurnaya namah

Aum karkata-prabhave namah

Aum avyayaya namah

Aum catur-ashrasanarudhaya namah

Aum caturaya namah

Aum divya-vahanaya namah

Aum vivasvan mandalajneya-vasaya namah

Aum vasu-samrddhi-daya namah

Aum mahesvara-priyaya namah

Aum dantaya namah

Aum meru-gotra-pradaksinaya namah

Aum graha-mandala-madhyasthaya namah

Aum grasitarkaya namah

Aum grahadhipaya namah

Aum dvija-rajaya namah

Aum dyuti-lakaya namah

Aum dvibhujaya namah

Aum dvija-pujitaya namah

Aum audumbara-nagavasaya namah

Aum udaraya namah

Aum rohini-pataye namah

Aum nityodayaya namah

Aum muni-stutyaya namah

Aum nityananda-phala-pradaya namah

Aum sakalahladana-karaya namah

Aum palashedhma-priyaya namah

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