Tulsi Stotram

The Tulsi Matha is a prominent feature in courtyards and kausis of homes. Offering water and prayers to the specially consecrated plant is a daily practice. Tulsi is particularly relevant to Nepal. The Devi Bhagvat Purana recognizes the Gandaki River as the body of Tulsi and the plant itself as… Continue reading

Stotram for the learning child

This is a simple prayer, in Nepali, for a child to recite before s/he begins her/ his studies.   जय जगदीश्रर ! जय अविनाशी jaya jagadIshrara ! jaya avinAshI जय जय भगवन् ! करुणा राशि । jaya jaya bhagavan ! karuNA rAshi | Complete Stotram: श्रीबालकशिक्षारम्भस्तोत्रम्   Continue reading

Astamatrika

अष्टमातृका ॐ नमः श्रीविघ्नेश्वराष्टमातृकाभ्यः। विघ्नेश्वर महावीर सिद्धिरूपाय वृद्धये। विघ्ननाशाय देवाय गणेशाय नमाम्यहम्॥ १॥ पूर्वे ब्रह्माणी देवी हंसमारुह्य संस्थिता। पीतवर्णप्रभा देवी श्रीब्रह्माणि नमोऽस्तु ते॥ २॥ दक्षिणे श्रीवाराही महिषासनसंस्थिता। रक्तवर्णाऽङ्कुशहस्ता श्रीवाराहि नमोऽस्तु ते॥ ३॥ पश्चिमे चेन्द्राणी देवी गजमारुह्य संस्थिता। कुङ्कुमाभा वज्रहस्ता श्री‍इन्द्राणि नमोऽस्तु ते॥ ४॥ … Full version Continue reading