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GURU STOTRAM

Akhanda Mandaalaakaaram vyaaptam yena charaacharam


Tatpadam darshitam yena tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.

I bow to the Divine Guru, who reveals to one the Divine Being that encircles and
permeates the moving and the non-moving.


Agyaan timiraandhasya Gyanaanjana Shalaakaya
Chakshuroonmeelitam yena tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.

I bow to the Divine Guru, who by the application of collyrium of knowledge,
opens the eyes of one blinded by the disease of ignorance.


Gurur Brahmaa Gurur-Vishnuhu Gurur Devo Maheshwaraha
Gurur saakshaat Para Brahma tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


Know the Guru to be Brahma himself. He is Vishnu. He also is Shiva. Know him to
be the Supreme Brahman, and offer thy adorations unto that peerless Guru.


Sthaavaram jangamam vyaaptam yat kinchit sacharaacharam
Tatpadam darshitam yena tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


I bow to the Divine Guru, who has made it possible to realize him (whom all this
world, animate and inanimate, movable and immovable, is pervaded).


Chinmayam Vyaapi yat sarvam trailokyam sacharaacharam
Tatpadam darshitam yena tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.

I bow to the Divine Guru, who has made it possible to realize him who, as
consciousness, pervades the three worlds with their movable and immovable
objects.


Sarva Shruti shiro ratna viraajita padaambhujaha
Vedantaambhuja Suryo yaha tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


I bow to the Divine Guru, whose form is radiant with the jewel of Vedanta and
who is the sun that causes the lotus of Vedanta to blossom.


Chaitanya Shaashwatah shanto vyomaateeto niranjanaha
Bindunaada kalaateetaha tasmai shri Gurave Namaha.


I bow to the Guru, who is the Supreme Spirit, eternal, serene and pure; He, who is
beyond ether, beyond Bindu, Nada, and Kala -- the subtle aspects of the mystic
syllable 'OM."


Gyanashakti samaaroodhaha tattwamalaa vibhooshitaha
Bhukti mukti pradaataa cha tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


I bow to the Divine Guru, who is established in knowledge and power, who is
adorned with the garland of knowledge and who grants both prosperity and
liberation.


Aneka janma-sampraaptaha karma bandha vidaahine
Atma gyana pradaanena tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


I bow to the Divine Guru, who imparts to the disciple the fire of self-knowledge,
and burns away his bonds of Karma accumulated through many births.


Shoshaanaam bhavasindhoshcha gyaapanam saarsampadaha
Guroh paadodakam samyak tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


I bow to the Divine Guru, whose grace completely dries up the ocean of the
Samsara (relative existence) and makes one realize the Supreme wealth.
Na Guroradhikam tattvam na Guroradhikam tapaha
Tattva gyaanaat param naasti tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


There is no higher truth than Guru, no higher penance than service to the Guru,
and nothing higher than Realization. Salutations to that Divine Guru!


Mannaathah Shri Jagannaathaha Matguru shri jagad guruhu
Madaatma sarva bhootaatma tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


I bow to the true Divine Guru. He, my Lord is the Lord of the Universe. He, my
Guru is Guru of the Universe. He, my Self, is the Self of the Universe.


Gururaadiranaadeeshcha Guruh paramadaivatam
Guroh parataram naasti tasmai Shri Gurave Namaha.


The Guru is the beginning of the Universe, yet he himself is without a beginning.
The Guru is the highest deity, and there is none higher than the Guru. Salutations
to that Divine Guru.

Tvameva maata cha pitaa tvameva
tvameva bandhushcha sakhaa tvameva
Tvameva vidyaa dravinam tvameva
tvameva sarvam mama devadeva.

O Lord! Thou art my mother and Thou art my Father; Thou art my relative and my
friend, Thou art. Thou art my knowledge and my wealth; Thou art my all-in-all, O
Lord of Lords.