108 Names of Satguru Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi

Om Amriteshwaryai Namah (Salutations to the Immortal Goddess)

DHYÄNA SLOKA

Dhyäyämo dhavalävagunthana vatïm Tejomayïm naisthikïm Snigdhäpänga vilokinïm bhagavatïm Mandasmita srï mukhïm Vätsalyämrta varsinïm sumadhuram Sam kïrttanäläpinïm Syämängïm madhu sikta süktïm Amrtänandätmikämïsvarïm
We meditate on (Mata Amritanandamayi) whose head is covered with a white garment, who is ever-established (in Truth), whose glances beam with binding love, who is the seat of six godly qualities (affluence, valour, fame, auspiciousness, knowledge and dispassion), whose radiant smile adorns Her face with auspiciousness, who incessantly showers the nectar of affection, who sings devotional songs most sweetly, whose complexion resembles that of the rainclouds, whose words are soaked in honey, who is bliss immortal and who is the Supreme Goddess Herself.

The 108 Names of AMMA
1. OM pürna brahma svarüpinayai namaha Salutations to Her who is the complete manifestation of the absolute Truth (Brahman).

2. OM saccidänanda mürtaye namaha Salutations to Her who is existence, knowledge, and bliss embodied. 3. OM ätmä rämägraganyäyai namaha Salutations to Her who is supreme among those who revel in the inner Self. 4. OM yoga lïnäntarätmane namaha Salutations to Her whose inner Self (pure mind) is merged in Yoga (the union of the individual Self and Brahman).

5. OM antar mukha svabhäväyai namaha Salutations to Her whose very nature is inwardly drawn.

6. OM turya tunga sthalïjuse namaha Salutations to Her who dwells in the top-most plane of consciousness known as 'turiya'. 7. OM prabhä mandala vïtäyai namaha Salutations to Her who is totally surrounded by divine light.

8. OM duräsada mahaujase namaha Salutations to Her whose greatness is unsurpassable.

9. OM tyakta dig vastu kälädi sarvävacceda räsaye namaha Salutations to Her who has risen above all the limitations of space, matter and time.

10. OM sajätïya vijätïya svïya bheda niräkrte namaha Salutations to Her who is devoid of all kinds of differences ('differences' as usually seen among the same species, between different species, and within one and the same individual). 11. OM vänï buddhi vimrgyäyai namaha Salutations to Her whom speech and intellect cannot comprehend.

12. OM sasvad avyakta vartmane namaha Salutations to Her whose path is eternally non-defined.

13. OM näma rüpädi sünyäyai namaha Salutations to Her who is devoid of name and form.

14. OM sünya kalpa vibhütaye namaha Salutations to Her to whom the yogic powers are of no importance (like the whole world is unimportant when in dissolution). 15. OM shadaisvarya samudräyai namaha Salutations to Her who has the auspicious marks of the six godly qualities (affluence, valour, fame, auspiciousness, knowledge and dispassion).

16. OM dürikrta sadürmaye namaha Salutations to Her who is devoid of the six modifications of life (birth, existence, growth, change or evolution, degeneration, destruction).

17. OM nitya prabuddha samsuddha nirmuktätma prabhämuce namaha Salutations to Her who is emanating the light of the Self which is eternal, conscious, pure and free.

18. OM kärunyäkula cittäyai namaha Salutations to Her who is full of mercy.

19. OM tyakta yoga susuptaye namaha Salutations to Her who has given up the yogic sleep.

20. OM kerala ksmävatïrnäyai namaha Salutations to Her who has incarnated in the land of Kerala.

21. OM mänusa strï vapurbhrte namaha Salutations to Her who has a feminine human body.

22. OM dharmistha sugunänanda damayantï svayam bhuve namaha Salutations to Her who has incarnated of Her own will as the daughter of the virtuous Sugunananda and Damayanti. 23. OM mätä pitr ciräcïrna punya püra phalätmane namaha Salutations to Her who was born to Her parents as a result of their many virtuous lives.

24. OM nissabda jananï garbha nirgamätbhuta karmane namaha Salutations to Her who did the miraculous deed of keeping silence when she came out of Her mother's womb.

25. OM kälï srï krsna sankäsa komala syämala tvise namaha Salutations to Her who has the beautiful dark complexion of Kali and Krishna. 26. OM cira nasta punar labdha bhärgava ksetra sampade namaha Salutations to Her who is the wealth (treasure) of Kerala (land of Bhargava, an incarnation) which had been missing for a long time and has been regained. 27. OM mrta präya bhrgu ksetra punar uddhita tejase namaha Salutations to Her who is the life of the land of Kerala, which was almost dying and then rose back again.

28. OM sausïlyädi gunäkrsta jangama sthävarälaye namaha Salutations to Her who by Her qualities like good behavior, etc. attract the whole creation (both moving and non-moving).

29. OM manusya mrga paksyädi sarva samsevitänghraye namaha Salutations to Her whose feet are served by humans, animals, birds and all others.

30. OM naisargika dayä tïrtha snäna klinnäntar ätmane namaha Salutations to Her whose mind is always bathing in the holy river of mercy.

31. OM daridra janatä hasta samarpita nijändhase namaha Salutations to Her who offered Her own food to the poor.

32. OM anya vaktra prabhukttänna pürita svïya kuksaye namaha Salutations to Her whose need for food is fully satisfied when others have their meals. 33. OM sampräpta sarva bhütätma svätma sattänubhütaye namaha Salutations to Her who attained the experience of oneness with one and all.

34. OM asiksita svayam svänta sphurat krsna vibhütaye namaha Salutations to Her who knew all about Krishna without being taught. (In whose mind dawned all the godly qualities of Krishna).

35. OM acchinna madhurodhära krsna lïlänusandhaye namaha Salutations to Her who continuously contemplated on the various sports of Lord Krishna which brings sweet memories.

36. OM nandätmaja mukhäloka nityotkanthita cetase namaha Salutations to Her whose mind was ever craving to see the face of the Son (Krishna) of Nanda.

37. OM govinda viprayogädhi däva dagdäntar ätmane namaha Salutations to Her whose mind was burning in the fire of the agony of non-union with Govinda (Krishna).

38. OM viyoga soka sammürcchä muhur patita varsmane namaha Salutations to Her whose body was often falling down, unconscious due to the grief of non-union with Krishna.

39. OM särameyädi vihita susrüsa labdha buddhaye namaha Salutations to Her who regained consciousness by the proper nursing done by dogs and other animals.

40. OM prema bhakti baläkrsta prädur bhävita särngine namaha Salutations to Her whose supreme love attracted Krishna by force, as it were, to manifest Himself before Her. 41. OM krsnä loka mahähläda dhvasta sokäntar ätmane namaha Salutations to Her whose mind was relieved of its agony by the immense joy of the vision of Krishna.

42. OM käñcï candraka manjïra vamsï sobhi svabhü drse namaha Salutations to Her who had the vision of the form of Krishna shining with the golden ornaments hanging on His belt, anklets, peacock feather and flute. 43. OM särvatrika hrisïkesa sännidhya laharï sprse namaha Salutations to Her who felt the all-pervading presence of Rishikesha (another name for Krishna meaning one who has conquered all the senses).

44. OM susmera tan mukhäloka vismerot phulla drstaye namaha Salutations to Her whose eyes remained widely open with joy on beholding the smiling face (of Krishna). 45. OM tat känti yamunä sparsa hrsta romänga yastaye namaha Salutations to Her whose hair stood on end when She bathed in that emanating light (of Krishna) which was like the Yamuna river.

46. OM apratïksita sampräpta devï rüpopalabdhaye namaha Salutations to Her who had an unexpected vision of the form of the Divine Mother.

47. OM pänï padma svapadvïnä sobhamänämbikädrse namaha Salutations to Her who had the vision of the Divine Mother's beautiful form holding the veena in Her lotus hand.

48. OM devï sadyas tirodhäna täpa vyadhita cetase namaha Salutations to Her who became extremely sorrowful on the Divine Mother's sudden disappearance.

49. OM dïna rodana nirghosa dïrna dikkarna varthmane namaha Salutations to Her whose sorrowful wailing was tearing the ears of the four skies.

50. OM tyaktänna päna nidrädi sarva daihika dharmane namaha Salutations to Her who gave up all thoughts of bodily activities like eating, drinking, sleeping, etc.

51. OM kurarädi samänïta bhaksya posita varsmane namaha Salutations to Her whose body was nourished by the food brought by birds and other animals.

52. OM vïnä nisyanti sangïta lälita sruti nälaye namaha Salutations to Her whose ears became filled by the waves of divine melodies emanating from the veena (in the hands of the Divine Mother).

53. OM apära paramänanda laharï magna cetase namaha Salutations to Her whose mind was merged in the intoxicating supreme bliss. (apara = limitless)

54. OM candikä bhïkaräkära darsanälabdha sarmane namaha Salutations to Her who was unsatisfied by the vision of the terrible form of the Divine Mother (Chandika).

55. OM sänta rüpämritajharï pärana nirvrtätmane namaha Salutations to Her who was fully satisfied by drinking from the ambrosial river of the blissful aspect (of the Divine Mother).

56. OM säradä smärakäsesa svabhäva guna sampade namaha Salutations to Her whose nature and all qualities remind us of Sri Sarada Devi.

57. OM pratibimbita cändreya säradobhaya mürttaye namaha Salutations to Her in whom is reflected the forms of Sri Ramakrishna and Sarada Devi.

58. OM tannädakäbhinayana nitya rangäyitätmane namaha Salutations to Her in whom we can see the play of these two reenacted.

59. OM cändreyä säradä kelï kallolita sudhäbdhaye namaha Salutations to Her who is the ocean of ambrosia in which the waves of the various plays of Sri Ramakrishna and Sarada Devi arise.

60. OM uttejita bhrgu ksetra daiva caitanya ramhase namaha Salutations to Her who has strengthened the divine potentialities of Kerala.

61. OM bhüyah pratyavaruddhärsa divya samskära räsaye namaha Salutations to Her who has brought forth again the eternal values set by the rishis.

62. OM apräkrtätbhütänanda kalyäna guna sindhave namaha Salutations to Her who is an ocean of divine qualities which are wonderful and blissful.

63. OM aisvarya vïrya kirti srï jñäna vairägya vesmane namaha Salutations to Her who is the embodiment of aisvarya (rulership), virya (valour), kirti (fame), sri (auspiciousness), jnana (knowledge), and vairagya (dispassion). (Six characteristics of divine personification)

64. OM upätta bäla gopäla vesa bhüsä vibütaye namaha Salutations to Her who acquired the form and qualities of Bala Gopala (the child Krishna).

65. OM smera snigdha kadäksäyai namaha Salutations to Her whose glances are most sweet and loving.

66. OM svairädyusita vedaye namaha Salutations to Her who in the form of Krishna plays freely (with the devotees).

67. OM piñca kundala mañjïra vamsikä kinkini bhrte namaha Salutations to Her who wore all the ornaments, the peacock feather and the flute, like Krishna.

68. OM bhakta lokäkhilä bhïsta pürana prïnanecchave namaha

Salutations to Her who wishes to please Her devotees by fulfilling all their desires.

69. OM pïthärüdha mahädevï bhäva bhäsvara mürttaye namaha Salutations to Her who in the mood of the Divine Mother, seated on the altar, shines with great effulgence.

70. OM bhüsanämbara vesa srï dïpya mänänga yastaye namaha Salutations to Her whose entire body shines, adorned by ornaments and unique dress like that of the Divine Mother. 71. OM suprasanna mukhämbhoja varäbhayada pänaye namaha Salutations to Her who has a bright, shining face as beautiful as a lotus flower and who holds Her hand in the posture of blessing. 72. OM kirïta rasanäkarna püra svarna padï bhrte namaha Salutations to Her who is wearing all the various gold ornaments and the crown like the Divine Mother.

73. OM jihva lïdha mahä rogi bïbhatsa vrnita tvace namaha Salutations to Her who with Her tongue touches the festering skin ulcers of many patients or persons with disease.

74. OM tvag roga dhvamsa nisnäta gaurängäpara mürttaye namaha Salutations to Her who is like Sri Chaitanya in removing skin diseases.

75. OM steya himsä suräpänädya sesädharma vidvise namaha Salutations to Her who is strongly disapproving of bad qualities like stealing, injuring others, using intoxicants, etc.

76. OM tyäga vairägya maitryädi sarva sadväsanä puse namaha Salutations to Her who encourages the development of good qualities like renunciation, dispassion, love, etc.

77. OM pädäsrita manorüdha dussamskära rahomuse namaha Salutations to Her who steals away all the bad tendencies from the hearts of those who have taken refuge in Her. 78. OM prema bhakti sudhäsikta sädhu citta guhäjjyuse namaha Salutations to Her who resides in the cave of the hearts of those who have supreme devotion.

79. OM sudhämani mahä nämne namaha Salutations to Her who has the great name Sudhamani.

80. OM subhäsita sudhä muce namaha Salutations to Her whose speech is as sweet as ambrosia. 81. OM amrtänanda mayyäkhyä janakarna puta sprse namaha Salutations to Her who in Her name Amritanandamayi is well known to the world.

82. OM drpta datta viraktäyai namaha Salutations to Her who has aversion towards the offerings of vain and worldly people.

83. OM namrärpita bhubhuksave namaha Salutations to Her who accepts food offered with humilty by devotees.

84. OM utsrsta bhogi sangäyai namaha Salutations to Her who avoids sensual people.

85. OM yogi sanga riramsave namaha Salutations to Her who likes the company of yogis.

86. OM abhinandita dänädi subha karmä bhivrddhaye namaha Salutations to Her who encourages good actions like charity, etc. 87. OM abhivandita nissesa sthira jangama srstaye namaha Salutations to Her who is worshipped by the sentient and insentient beings of the world.

88. OM protsähita brahma vidyä sampradäya pravrttaye namaha Salutations to Her who encourages the learning that will lead to the truth. 89. OM punaräsädita srestha tapovipina vrttaye namaha Salutations to Her who brought back the great way of living of the sages of the forests. 90. OM bhüyo gurukulä väsa siksanotsuka medhase namaha Salutations to Her who is very much interested in re-establishing the "gurukula" way of education. 91. OM aneka naistika brahmacäri nirmätr vedhase namaha Salutations to Her who is a Mother to many, many life-long brahmacharins. 92. OM sisya samkrämita svïya projvalat brahma varcase namaha Salutations to Her who has given the divine brilliance to Her disciples.

93. OM anteväsi janäsesa cestä pätita drstaye namaha Salutations to Her who sees all the actions of the disciples.

94. OM mohändha kära sañcäri lokänugrähi rocise namaha Salutations to Her who delights in blessing the worlds like a lamp which removes darkness.

95. OM tamah klista mano vrsta svaprakäsa subhäsise namaha

Salutations to Her who is the light for the ignorant.

96. OM bhakta suddhänta rangastha bhadra dïpa sikhä tvise namaha Salutations to Her who is the bright flame of the lamp kindled in the pure hearts of devotees.

97. OM saprïthi bhukta bhaktaughanyarpita sneha sarpise namaha Salutations to Her who enjoys taking the ghee (butter) of the devotees' love.

98. OM sisya varya sabhä madhya dhyäna yoga vidhitsave namaha Salutations to Her who likes to sit with the disciples in meditation.

99. OM sasvalloka hitäcära magna dehendriyäsave namaha Salutations to Her who is always concerned with the good of the world.

100. OM nija punya pradänänya päpädäna cikïrsave namaha Salutations to Her who is happy in exchanging Her own merits with the demerits of others.

101. OM para svaryäpana svïya naraka präpti lipsave namaha Salutations to Her who is happy in exchanging heaven with hell for the relief of others.

102. OM rathotsava calat kanyä kumärï martya mürttaye namaha Salutations to Her who is Kanya Kumari (goddess of Cape Comarin) in human form. 103. OM vimohärnava nirmagna bhrgu ksetrojjihïrsave namaha

Salutations to Her who is anxious to bring up the land of Kerala which is immersed in the ocean of ignorance.

104. OM punassantänita dvaipäyana satkula tantave namaha Salutations to Her who has given a high place to this community of fishermen by taking birth in their line which is supposed to be the line of the great sage Vyasa.

105. OM veda sästra puränetihäsa säsvata bandhave namaha Salutations to Her who promotes the vedic knowledge and all other spiritual texts.

106. OM brghu ksetra samunmïlat para daivata tejase namaha Salutations to Her who is the divine consciousness of the awakening of the land of Kerala.

107. OM devyai namaha Salutations to Her who is the Great Divine Mother.

108. OM premämrtänandamayyai nityam namo namaha Salutations to Her who is full of divine love and bliss.

Om Amriteshwaryai Namah Submitted at Amma’s Holy Feet KVS

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