Shiva Stotras and Scriptures

Thirukural of Tiruvalluvar

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

Thirukural of Tiruvalluvar

*/ Subject Anchors: 1. Curbing of Desire 2. Destiny 3. The Grandeur of Monarchy 4. Education 5. Non-Learning 6. Listening 7. Possession of Wisdom 8. Avoiding Faults 9. Gaining Great Men's Help 10. Avoiding Mean Company 11. Deliberation before Action 12. Judging Strength 13. Knowing Proper Time 14. Judging the Place 15. Testing of Men For Confidence 16. Testing And Entrusting 17. Cherishing Kinsmen 18.

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*/ Subject Anchors: 1. Courage Before Councils 2. The Country 3. Fortress 4. Ways of Making Wealth 5. The Glory of Army 6. Military Pride 7. Friendship 8. Testing Friendship 9. Intimacy 10. Bad Friendship 11. False Friendship 12. Folly 13. Petty Conceit 14. Hatred 15. Noble Hostility 16. Appraising Enemies 17. Secret Foe 18. Offend Not the Great 19. Being Led By Women 20.

Meaning of OM NAMAH SHIVAYA Mantra

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.

Shiva Aarati - Om Jai Shiv Omkāra

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

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

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