Sri Narasimha Perumal!

In honor of Sri Narsimha Jayanthi, the following are the verses of Narasimha Panchamrutha sthotram. This prayer is believed to have been composed by Lord Rama when he visited the temple of Narasimha at Ahobilam. Since each stanza is like nectar, it is called Panchamrutham.

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Ahobilam Narasimham gathwa Rama prathapavan,
Namaskruthwa Sri nrusimham asthousheetha kamalapatheem.

The glorious Rama went to Narasimha of Ahobilam,
Prostrated before him and offered prayers to the Lord of Goddess Kamala.

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Govinda, Kesava, Janardhana, Vasudeva,
Viswesa, Viswa, Madhusoodhana, Viswaroopa,
Sri Padmnabha Purushothama Pushkaraksha,
Narayanachyutha Nrusima namo namsthe. 1

Protector of beings, destroyer of persons, he who is everywhere,
Lord of the universe, He who is complete, Killer of Madhu, Lord with universal form,
Lord having lotus growing from His navel, Best among men, Lotus eyed Lord,
Narayana! Unfailing one! Oh Narasimha!
Salutations again and again to you!

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Deva samastha khalu yoga mukhya,
Gandharwa vidhyadhara kinnarscha,
Yath pada moolam sathatha namanthi,
Tham Narasimham saranam gathosmi. 2

I have sought the protection of Sri Narasimha Whose feet are ever worshipped by all the celestials, by great experts in yoga, and the Gandharwas, Vidhyadharas and Kinnaras

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Vedan Samasthan khalu Sastragarbhan,
Vidyabale keerthimathim cha Lakshmeem,
Yasya prasadath sathatham labhanthe,
Tham narasimham saranam gathosmi. 3

I have sought the protection of Sri Narasimha,
By whose grace, one receives always without fail,
All the Vedas, essence of all sciences,
Knowledge, strength fame as well as wealth.

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Brahma shivasthwam purushothamancha,
Narayanoasoumarutham pathischa,
Chandrarka vayvagni maruth ganamcha,
Thwameva tham thwam sathatham nathosmi. 4

I always salute you and you only as you are,
Brahma, Shiva, Vishnu, and Narayana,
The chief of the Maruths, the moon, the wind,
Fire and all the celestial principles!

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Swapnepi nithyam jagatham trayanam,
Srushta cha hantha vibhuraprameya,
Thratha thwameka sthrividho vibhinna,
Tham thwam narasimham sathatham nathosmi. 5

I always salute you and you only as you create, destroy, and protect
The entire three worlds as if in a dream; You are the one, who divides,
Yourself in to these three forms!

Excerpted and adapted from: http://www.celextel.org/

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  1. Very very very nice site. A window to Vaikuntha.

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