- January 30, 2023
Guru Bhaduka Stotram is a hymn that praises the importance of Guru in one’s life and by chanting this stotram one can get the blessings of Guru. It extols many qualities of a guru; Explains how the life of one who lives under his guidance changes. Recite the Guru Bhaduka Stotra and see your Guru, get his grace and change your life.
naukāyitābhyāṁ gurubhaktidābhyām |
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 1 ||
Meaning: It is the boat that helps to cross the ocean of endless life; Bringing in me devotion to my Guru; By worshiping this I shall attain the realm of unattached life; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas.
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 2 ||
Meaning: It is like the perfect full moon and the ocean of knowledge; This is the water that extinguishes the fire of misfortune; It does not erase the sufferings of the surrendered; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas.
natā yayōḥ śrīpatitāṁ samīyuḥ
kadācidapyāśu daridravaryāḥ |
mūkāśca vācaspatitāṁ hi tābhyāṁ
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 3 ||
Meaning: those who worship and praise him; Even if they are poor, they will become rich; Makes even the dumb a great speaker; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas.
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 4 ||
Meaning: and leading us to the lotus-like feet of the Guru; Purifying us by destroying vain desires; fulfills the thoughts of the praiser; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas.
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 5 ||
Meaning: Like a shining ruby on a king’s crown; Like a woman shining in a river surrounded by crocodiles; It has the power to make its devotee a king; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas.
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 6 ||
Meaning: Like the shining sun that dispels dark sins; Suffering is like Garuda Raja who destroys the Naga; Ignorance like the sea is like fire that cannot be consumed; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas.
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 7 ||
Meaning: It does not give the six supreme qualities like samadhi; He did not give the disciples a state of rapture; It does not give the devotion to constantly worship the Lord’s foot; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas.
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 8 ||
Meaning: Always engaged in his work; Fulfilling the thoughts of devoted disciples; Helping the aspirants to realize themselves; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas.
namō namaḥ śrīgurupādukābhyām || 9 ||
Meaning: It is like Garuda driving away the snake of passion; It is not to give one wealth like wisdom, detachment; Blesses one with wisdom and gives quick salvation to those who seek Him; Millions and millions of salutations to my Guru’s Padukas!!