Ganga Maa

Ganga Stotram : गंगा स्तोत्र

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Ganga Stotram : गंगा स्तोत्र

देवि! सुरेश्वरि! भगवति! गंगे त्रिभुवनतारिणि तरलतरंगे ।
शंकरमौलिविहारिणि विमले मम मतिरास्तां तव पदकमले ॥ १ ॥

भागीरथिसुखदायिनि मातस्तव जलमहिमा निगमे ख्यातः ।
नाहं जाने तव महिमानं पाहि कृपामयि मामज्ञानम् ॥ २ ॥

हरिपदपाद्यतरंगिणि गंगे हिमविधुमुक्ताधवलतरंगे ।
दूरीकुरु मम दुष्कृतिभारं कुरु कृपया भवसागरपारम् ॥ ३ ॥

तव जलममलं येन निपीतं परमपदं खलु तेन गृहीतम् ।
मातर्गंगे त्वयि यो भक्तः किल तं द्रष्टुं न यमः शक्तः ॥ ४ ॥

पतितोद्धारिणि जाह्नवि गंगे खंडित गिरिवरमंडित भंगे ।
भीष्मजननि हे मुनिवरकन्ये पतितनिवारिणि त्रिभुवन धन्ये ॥ ५ ॥

कल्पलतामिव फलदां लोके प्रणमति यस्त्वां न पतति शोके ।
पारावारविहारिणि गंगे विमुखयुवति कृततरलापांगे ॥ ६ ॥

तव चेन्मातः स्रोतः स्नातः पुनरपि जठरे सोपि न जातः ।
नरकनिवारिणि जाह्नवि गंगे कलुषविनाशिनि महिमोत्तुंगे ॥ ७ ॥

पुनरसदंगे पुण्यतरंगे जय जय जाह्नवि करुणापांगे ।
इंद्रमुकुटमणिराजितचरणे सुखदे शुभदे भृत्यशरण्ये ॥ ८ ॥

रोगं शोकं तापं पापं हर मे भगवति कुमतिकलापम् ।
त्रिभुवनसारे वसुधाहारे त्वमसि गतिर्मम खलु संसारे ॥ ९ ॥

अलकानंदे परमानंदे कुरु करुणामयि कातरवंद्ये ।
तव तटनिकटे यस्य निवासः खलु वैकुंठे तस्य निवासः ॥ १० ॥

वरमिह नीरे कमठो मीनः किं वा तीरे शरटः क्षीणः ।
अथवाश्वपचो मलिनो दीनस्तव न हि दूरे नृपतिकुलीनः ॥ ११ ॥

भो भुवनेश्वरि पुण्ये धन्ये देवि द्रवमयि मुनिवरकन्ये ।
गंगास्तवमिमममलं नित्यं पठति नरो यः स जयति सत्यम् ॥ १२ ॥

येषां हृदये गंगा भक्तिस्तेषां भवति सदा सुखमुक्तिः ।
मधुराकंता पंझटिकाभिः परमानंदकलितललिताभिः ॥ १३ ॥

गंगास्तोत्रमिदं भवसारं वांछितफलदं विमलं सारम् ।
शंकरसेवक शंकर रचितं पठति सुखीः तव इति च समाप्तः ॥ १४ ॥

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Ganga Stotram IN English

(1)
Devi Suresvari Bhagavati Gange, Tribhuvana-tarini Tarala Tarange.
Sankara-mauli-viharini Vimale, Mama Matir Astam Tava Pada-kamale.

(2)
Bhagirathi Sukha-dayini Matas , Tava Jala-mahima Nigame Khyatah.
Naham Jane Tava Mahimanam, Pahi Krpamayi Mam Ajnanam.

(3)
Hari-pada-padya-tarangini Gange, Hima-vidhu-mukta-dhavala-tarange.
Durikuru Mama Duskrti-bharam, Kuru Krpaya Bhava-sagara-param.

(4)
Tava Jalam Amalam Yena Nipitam, Parama-padam Khalu Tena Grhitam.
Matar Gange Tvayi Yo Bhaktah, Kila Tam Drastum Na Yamah Saktah.

(5)
Patitoddharini Jahnavi Gange, Khandita-giri-vara-mandita-bhange.
Bhisma Janani He Muni-vara-kanye, Patita-nivarini Tribhuvana-dhanye.

(6)
Kalpa-latam Iva Phaladam Loke, Pranamati Yas Tvam Na Patati Soke.
Paravara-viharini Gange, Vimukha-vanita-krta-taralapange.

(7)
Tava Cen Matah Srotah-snatah, Punar Api Jathare So’pi Na Jatah.
Naraka-nivarini Jahnavi Gange, Kalusa-vinasini Mahimottunge.

(8)
Punar Asad-ange Punya-tarange, Jaya Jaya Jahnavi Karunapange.
Indra-mukuta-mani-rajita-carane, Sukhade Subhade Bhrtya-saranye.

(9)
Rogam Sokam Tapam Papam, Hara Me Bhagavati Kumati-kalapam.
Tribhuvana-sare Vasudhahare, Tvam Asi Gatir Mama Khalu Samsare.

(10)
Alakanande Paramanande, Kuru Karunamayi Katara-vandye.
Tava Tata-nikate Yasya Nivasah, Khalu Vaikunthe Tasya Nivasah.

(11)
Varam Iha Nire Kamatho Minah, Kim Va Tire Saratah Ksinah.
Athava Svapaco Malino Dinah, Tava Na Hi Dure Nrpatih Kulinah.

(12)
Bho Bhuvanesvari Punye Dhanye, Devi Dravamayi Muni-vara-kanye.
Ganga-stavam Imam Amalam Nityam, Pathati Naro Yah Sa Jayati Satyam.

(13)
Yesam Hrdaye Ganga Bhaktis, Tesam Bhavati Sada Sukha-muktih.
Madhura-manohara-pajjhatikabhih, Paramananda-kalita-lalitabhih.

(14)
Ganga-stotram Idam Bhava-saram, Vashchitaphaladam Vimalam Saram.
Sankara-sevaka-sankara-racitam, Pathati Ca Vinayidam Iti Samaptam.

Ganga Maa

Ganga Stotram TRanslation IN English

Devi Sureshwari Bhagavati Gange
Tribhuvana Taarini Tarala Tarange
Shankara Mouli Vihaarini Vimale
Mama Matiraastaam Tava Pada Kamale

Oh Goddess Ganga ! You are the divine river from heaven
You are the saviour of all the three worlds
You are pure and restless
You adorn Lord Shiva’s head
Oh Mother ! May my mind always rest at Thy lotus feet

Bhaagiirathi Sukha Daayini Maatah
Stava Jala Mahimaa Nigame Khyaatah
Naaham Jaane Tava Mahimaanam
Paahi Kripaamayi Maamajnam

Oh Mother Bhagirathi ! You grant happiness to everyone
The significance of your holy waters is glorified in the sacred Vedas
I’m ignorant and fail to comprehend your importance
Oh Devi ! You are full of mercy, please protect me

Hari pada paadya tarangini gange
Hima vidhu muktaa dhavala tarange
Durikuru mama dushkriti bhaaram
Kuru kripaya bhavasaagara paaram

Oh Devi ! your waters are sacred as the “charnaamrit” of Sri Hari
Your waves are white like the snow, moon, and pearls
Please wash away my sins and help me cross the ocean of mundane existance

Tava jalam amalam yena nipitam
Parama padam khalu tena grhitam
Maatar gange twayi yo bhaktah kila
Tam drashtum na yamah shaktah

Oh Mother ! those who partake of your pure waters, definitely attains the highest state
Oh Goddess Ganga ! Yama the Lord of Death cannot harm your devotees

Patitodhaarini jahnavi gange
Khandita giri vara mandita bhange
Bhishma janani khalu muni vara kanye
Patita nivrini tri bhuvana dhanye

Oh Jahnavi ! Your waters flowing through the Himalayas make you even more beautiful.You are Bhisma’s mother and sage Jahnu’s daughter, You are the Saviour of people fallen from their paths and so you are revered in all three worlds.

गङ्गा   स्तोत्रम् – देवि   सुरेश्वरि   भगवति   गङ्गे
Ganga Stotram: Devi Sureswari Bhagavati Gange

This Ganga Stotram, written by Sri Adi Shankaracharya, devotee of Lord Shiva, purifies us and fulfills all our desires. Ganga known as Ganga Maata or Mother Ganges is revered as a goddess whose purity cleanses the sins of the faithful and aids the dead on their path toward heaven. In most Hindu families, a vial of water from the Ganga is kept in every house. It is believed that drinking water from the Ganga with one’s last breath will take the soul to heaven.

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