Shiva Panchakshara Stotram in Marathi:
॥ शिवपञ्चाक्शरस्तोत्र ॥
नागेन्द्रहाराय त्रिलोचनाय भस्माण्गरागाय महेश्वराय ।
नित्याय शुद्धाय दिगम्बराय तस्मै नकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥ 1 ॥
नन्दीश्वर\-प्रमथनाथ\- महेश्वराय ।
तस्मै मकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥ 2 ॥
सूर्याय दक्शाध्वरनाशकाय ।
तस्मै शिकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥ 3 ॥
चन्द्रार्क\-वैश्वानरलोचनाय तस्मै वकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥ 4 ॥
यक्शस्वरूपाय जटाधराय पिनाकहस्ताय सनातनाय ।
दिव्याय देवाय दिगम्बराय तस्मै यकाराय नमः शिवाय ॥ 5 ॥
पञ्चाक्शरमिदं पुण्यं यः पठेच्च्हिवसन्निधौ ।
शिवलोकमवाप्नोति शिवेन सह मोदते ॥
.. इति श्रीमच्च्हंकराचार्यविरचित शिवपञ्चाक्शर स्तोत्रं समाप्तं ..
Shiva Panchakshara Stotra Meaning:
Salutations to Shiva, who wears the King of snakes as a garland, the Three-eyed God, whose body is smeared with
ashes, the great Lord, the eternal and pure One, who wears the directions as His garment, and who is represented by the “na” kara (term).
I bow to Shiva, who has been worshipped with water from the ganga (mandakini) and anointed with sandalwood paste, the Lord of nandi, the Lord of the host of goblins and ghosts, the great Lord, who is worshiped with mandara and many other kinds of flowers, and who is represented by the syllable “ma”.
Salutations to Shiva, who is all-auspiciousness, Who is the sun that causes the lotus face of Gauri (Parvati) to blossom, Who is the destroyer of the Yajna of daksha, whose throat is blue (nilakantha), whose flag bears the emblem of the bull, and who is represented by the syllable “shi”.
Vasishhtha, agastya, Gautama, and other venerable sages, and Indra and other Gods have worshipped the head of (Shiva’s linga). I bow to that Shiva whose three eyes are the moon, sun and fire, and who is represented by the syllable “va”.
Salutations to Shiva, who bears the form of a Yaksha, who has matted hair on His head, Who bears the pinaka bow
in His hand, the Primeval Lord, the brilliant God, who is digambara (naked), and who is represented by the
Anyone who recites this sacred five-syllabled mantra, (Namah Shivaya) near the Shiva (linga), attains the abode
of Shiva and rejoices there with Shiva.