Ashtaka Subramanya Stotram

Shri Subrahmanya Ashtakam Lyrics in Tamil With Meaning

Lord Murugan or Subramanya is the elder son of Shiva and Parvati and hence the brother of Sri Ganesha. Sri Subramanya Ashtakam, also known as Swaminatha Karavalambam is an octet composed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya, praising Lord Subramanya. Shri Subramanya Ashtakam is recited to get rid of all present and past birth sins. The stotra is an octet composed by Sri Guru Adi Shankaracharya, praising Lord Subrahmanya. Swaminatha Ashtakam has 8 stanzas similar to Astakams and each stanza ends with a sentence Vallisa Nadha Mama Dehi Karavalambam asking Lord Murugan to extend a hand of support and save the devotee. Sri Subramanya is worshipped on Tuesday and Sunday for getting rid of Kuja – Mars dosha, Sarpa Dosha in one’s horoscope. Married couples desiring progeny generally offer prayers to Subramanya in serpent form.

Sri Subramanya Ashtakam (Karavalamba Stotram) in Tamil:

॥ ஶ்ரீஸுப்³ரஹ்மண்யாஷ்டகம் அத²வா ஶ்ரீஸுப்³ரஹ்மண்ய கராவலம்ப³ஸ்தோத்ரம் ॥
ஹே ஸ்வாமிநாத²! கருணாகர தீ³நப³ந்தோ⁴
ஶ்ரீபார்வதீஶமுக²பங்கஜபத்³மப³ந்தோ⁴ ।
வல்லீஶநாத² மம தே³ஹி கராவலம்ப³ம் ॥ 1 ॥

தே³வாதி⁴தே³வஸுத தே³வக³ணாதி⁴நாத²
தே³வேந்த்³ரவந்த்³யம்ருʼது³பங்கஜமஞ்ஜுபாத³ ।
வல்லீஶநாத² மம தே³ஹி கராவலம்ப³ம் ॥ 2 ॥

பா⁴க்³யப்ரதா³நபரிபூரிதப⁴க்தகாம ।
வல்லீஶநாத² மம தே³ஹி கராவலம்ப³ம் ॥ 3 ॥

க்ரௌஞ்சாஸுரேந்த்³ரபரிக²ண்ட³ந ஶக்திஶூல-
சாபாதி³ஶஸ்த்ரபரிமண்டி³ததி³வ்யபாணே । var பாஶாதி³ஶஸ்த்ர
ஶ்ரீகுண்ட³லீஶத⁴ரதுண்ட³ஶிகீ²ந்த்³ரவாஹ var த்⁴ருʼததுண்ட³
வல்லீஶநாத² மம தே³ஹி கராவலம்ப³ம் ॥ 4 ॥

தே³வேந்த்³ரபீட²நகரம் த்³ருʼட⁴சாபஹஸ்தம் ।
ஶூரம் நிஹத்ய ஸுரகோடிபி⁴ரீட்³யமாந
வல்லீஶநாத² மம தே³ஹி கராவலம்ப³ம் ॥ 5 ॥

கேயூரகுண்ட³லலஸத்கவசாபி⁴ராமம் ।
ஹே வீர தாரகஜயாமரவ்ருʼந்த³வந்த்³ய
வல்லீஶநாத² மம தே³ஹி கராவலம்ப³ம் ॥ 6 ॥

பஞ்சாம்ருʼதை: ப்ரமுதி³தேந்த்³ரமுகை²ர்முநீந்த்³ரை: ।
பட்டாபி⁴ஷிக்தஹரியுக்த பராஸநாத²
வல்லீஶநாத² மம தே³ஹி கராவலம்ப³ம் ॥ 7 ॥

ஶ்ரீகார்திகேய கருணாம்ருʼதபூர்ணத்³ருʼஷ்ட்யா
காமாதி³ரோக³கலுஷீக்ருʼதது³ஷ்டசித்தம் ।
ஸிக்த்வா து மாமவ கலாத⁴ரகாந்திகாந்த்யா
வல்லீஶநாத² மம தே³ஹி கராவலம்ப³ம் ॥ 8 ॥

ஸுப்³ரஹ்மண்யாஷ்டகம் புண்யம் யே பட²ந்தி த்³விஜோத்தமா: ।
தே ஸர்வே முக்திமாயாந்தி ஸுப்³ரஹ்மண்யப்ரஸாத³த: ॥

ஸுப்³ரஹ்மண்யாஷ்டகமித³ம் ப்ராதருத்தா²ய ய: படே²த் ।
கோடிஜந்மக்ருʼதம் பாபம் தத்க்ஷணாதே³வ நஶ்யதி ॥

॥ இதி ஶ்ரீஸுப்³ரஹ்மண்யாஷ்டகம் அத²வா
ஶ்ரீஸுப்³ரஹ்மண்ய கராவலம்ப³ஸ்தோத்ரம் ஸம்பூர்ணம் ॥

Sri Subrahmanya Ashtakam / Karavalamba Stotram Meaning:

Extend a hand of support, Oh Lord of Valli,
Who is the chief of gods, who is merciful,
Who is friend of the oppressed,
Who is the son of the lotus faced lord of goddess Parvathi,
And whose lotus feet is worshipped
By all gods and also by Lord of Goddess Lakshmi. || 1 ||

Extend a hand of support, Oh Lord of Valli,
Who is the son of God of gods, who is the chief of all gods,
Whose soft lotus like feet is worshipped by Devendra,
And whose fame is sung by deva sage Narada and others. || 2 ||

Extend a hand of support, Oh Lord of Valli,
Who gives food daily in charity, which cures all prevalent diseases,
Who bestows luck, which fulfills all wishes of devotees,
And whose real form is the pranava given in Vedas. || 3 ||

Extend a hand of support, Oh Lord of Valli,
Who is the Lord of mountains, who holds,
Shakthi, Soola, bow and arrows in his holy hands,
Who wears earrings and who rides the fast moving peacock. || 4 ||

Extend a hand of support, Oh Lord of Valli,
Who is the god o gods,
Who rides the central Chariot among a group of chariots,
Who prevents problems for Devendra,
Who can send arrows very fast,
And who by killing Sura became,
The object of adulation of billions of devas. || 5 ||

Extend a hand of support, Oh Lord of Valli,
Who wears crowns and chains with diamonds and gems,
Who wears armlet, earrings and strong armour,
And who is the valorous one who killed Tharaka,
And was saluted by the groups of devas. || 6 ||

Extend a hand of support, Oh Lord of Valli,
Who was crowned as their leader by Indra,
With the chanting of the holy five letters,
With the bathing of the holy water of Ganga,
After strengthening it further by holy chants,
And who was anointed with the five holy nectars,
By very learned and holy sages. || 7 ||

Extend a hand of support, Oh Lord of Valli,
Who is known as Karthikeya, who with his,
Fully nectar like looks of mercy cures,
Passion, diseases and mind which has made been dirty
Who is the treasure house of arts and
Who shines like billions of suns. || 8 ||

The twice born who reads this octet on Subrahmanya,
Would attain salvation by the grace of Lord Subrahmanya,
And for him who reads this octet on Subrahmanya, as soon as,
He gets up in the morning, the sins committed in billions,
Of previous births will vanish in a second. || 9 ||

Sri Subrahmanya Karavalamba Stotram Benefits:

  1. Subramanya Ashtakam helps one to get relieved from their Kuja Dosha / Chevvai Dosham.
  2. Those who have Kuja Dosha or Sevvai Dosham can chant Subramanya ashtakam to reduce their problems related to Marriage and Marriage Life.
  3. It helps to remove health problems of you & your family
  4. It is an armor that protects you thru out.
  5. Helps to remove your Sins.
  6. All the obstacles will vanish.
  7. For A-Z problems in day to day life, you can read this Subramanya ashtakam

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