- Benaka Benaka Ekadanta
Pacche Kallu Phani Peetha
Muttinunde Honna Ghante
Ettikonda Shree Siddhi Vinayakaige
- Vande Gurunam Charanaravinde
Sandarsita Svatma Sukhava Bodhe
Nih Sreyase Jangalikayamane
Samsara Halahala Mohasantyai
Meaning: I pray at the lotus feet of the supreme guru who teaches the good knowledge, showing the way to knowing the self-awakening great happiness; who is the doctor of the jungle, able to remove the poison of the ignorance of conditioned existence
- Saraswathi Namasthubyam Varade Kaamarupine
Vidhyarambham Karishyami Sidhir bhavathu mesada
Meaning: Salutations to Devi Saraswati, Who is the giver of Boons and fulfiller of Wishes,
O Devi, when I begin my Studies, Please bestow on me the capacity of Right Understanding, always.
- Vasudeva sutam devam Kamsa-Chanoora mardanam Devaki parama-anandam Krishnam vande Jagatgurum
Meaning: I do vandana (glorification) of Lord Krishna, the resplendent son of Vasudev, who killed the great tormentors like Kamsa and Chanoora, who is a source of greatest joy to Devaki, and who is indeed a world teacher.
- Tvameva mata cha pita tvameva,
Tvameva bandhu shcha sakhaa tvameva |
Tvameva vidya dravinam tvameva,
Tvameva sarvam mama deva deva ||
Meaning: You Truly are my Mother And You Truly are my Father .
You Truly are my Relative And You Truly are my Friend.
You Truly are my Knowledge and You Truly are my Wealth.
You Truly are my All, My God of Gods.
- Namaste sharada devi Kashmira puravaasini |
twamaham prarthate nityam vidya danancha dehime||
Meaning: Namaste-Salutations; sharada devi-Godess of wisdom; Kashmirapuravasini-one who abides in Kashmira; twamaham prarthate nityam-always I pray you; vidya danancha dehime-bestow the self wisdom
- Annapoorne Sada Poorne, Shankara Pranavallabhe
Jnana Vairagya Sidhyartham, Bhikshaam Dehi Cha Parvati
Meaning: O Annapurna, Who art ever full, the beloved life-force of Lord Sankara (Shive, O’ Parvathi – grant me alms that I be firmly established in Knowledge and Renunciation. Mother is shakti, father is shiva, relatives are the devotees of shiva and own country is all the three worlds
- asato mā sadgamaya
tamasomā jyotir gamaya
Oṁ śhānti śhānti śhāntiḥi
Meaning: From ignorance, lead me to truth;From darkness, lead me to light;From death, lead me to immortalityOm peace, peace, peace
Happy Birthday Song in Sanskrit
janma-dinam-idham ayī prīya sakhe |
shantanotu te sarvadā mudam ||
prārthayāmahe bhava shatāyushī |
īshvaras-sadā tvām cha rakshatu ||
punya karmanā kīrtimārjaya |
jīvanam tava bhavatu sārthakam ||
Meaning of this song in English: O dear friend! May this birthday bring auspiciousness and joy to you forever. Indeed, we all pray for your long life. May the Lord always protect you. By noble deeds, may you attain fame, and may your life be fulfilled.