Shiva Stotras

The Thirukural is a 2 200-year-old South Indian Tamil - Dravidian classic on ethical living. Thiru means “holy” or “sacred,” and kural describes a brief verse or literary couplet. This poetic masterpiece is one of the most revered Holy Scriptures in South India. On most part it deals with questions of ethical living, how to deal with daily situations, things that are good to note

1.3.13 Curbing of Desire Desire to all, always is seed From which ceaseless births proceed. |361 If long thou must, long for non-birth It comes by longing no more for earth. |362 No such wealth is here and there As peerless wealth of non-desire. |363 To nothing crave is purity That is the fruit of verity. |364 The free are those who desire not The

2.2.10 COURAGE BEFORE COUNCILS The pure fail not in power of words Knowing grand council's moods and modes. |721 Among scholars he is scholar Who holds scholars with learned lore. |722 Many brave foes and die in fields The fearless few face wise councils. |723 Impress the learned with your lore From greater savants learn still more. |724 Grammar and logic learn so that Foes

Namaḥ Śivāya is among the foremost Vedic mantras. It means “adoration to Śiva” and is called the Pañchākshara, or “five-letters.” Namaḥ Śivāya is the most holy name of God Śiva, recorded in the Vedas and elaborated in the Śaiva Āgamas. Sages declare that mantra is life, action and love, that the repetition of mantra, japa, bursts forth wisdom from within.

aum jai shiv omkārā svāmī jai shiv omkārā brahmā vishnu sadāshiv ardhāngī dhārā aum jai shiv omkārā Aum, victory to Shiva-Omkara, victory to Shiva, To Brahmā, Vishnu and Sadashiva, partial holders of one body. Aum, victory to Shiva-Omkara. ekānan chaturānan pañchānan rāje hansānan garudāsan vrishavāhan sāje aum jai shiv omkārā To the one-faced, the four-faced, the five-faced, To the One whose mount is the swan,

Shiva Mānasa Pūjā is a special text for Mental Worship of Shiva written by legendary Hindu saint and philosopher of 9th century - Śankara-āchārya. In Shiva Mānasa Pūjā we concentrate on our inner, mental worship, attitude and purification. We imagine all treasures of the world and in our mind offer them as a gift to Shiva.

Ganapati Atharvashirsha Hymn in praise of Gaṇesha from the atharva veda - Ganapati Atharvashirsha, transliterated and translated meaning in English || gaṇapatyatharvaśīrṣopaniṣat (śrī gaṇeṣātharvaṣīrṣam) || Hymn in praise of Gaṇesha from the atharva veda.

Shri Subrahmanya Ashtottara Shatanaamavali / sri subramanya ashtothram / 108 Names of Lord Murugan, text, transliterated and with meaning in English