Bhootha Natha Sthuthi Vimsathi
Sri Bhootha Natha Sthuthi Vimsathi
[Prayer to Lord Ayyappa with twenty stanzas]
Translated by P. R. Ramachander
Shivaputhram, maha thejam, shiva karya durandaram,
Shivapradham, Shivanandam, Bhoothanatham Namamyaham. 1
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who is son of Shiva, who has great luster,
Who is engaged in works of Lord Shiva,
Who is full of Lord Shiva and one who gives joy for Shiva.
Jagat priyam, jagat raksham, jagad Ananda dayakam,
Karunabdhim karma daksham, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 2
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who is darling of the world,
Who protects the world, who gives joy to the world,
Who is sea of mercy and who is busy with his duties.
Jayadhi Shakthi samsevyam, Kalyana phala dhayakam,
Kalyanam, komalangam, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 3
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who is served by Shakthis like Jaya,
Who blesses with good results, who is very good and has pretty form.
Jithendriyam jitha krodham jara marana nasanam,
Jaminyadhi muni dhyeyyam, Bhoothanatham namyaham. 4
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who has control over senses,
Who has won over his anger and served by sages like Jaimini
Ganadhyaksham Ganapathim Pankajasana poojitham,
Bhavanadhi sura sevyam, Bhoothanatham Namamyaham. 5
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, chief of Ganas, lord of Ganas,
Who is worshipped by Lord Brahma and served by devas like Indra.
Parvathi nandanam Bhaktha vathsalam, Viswa nayakam,
Gunadhyaksham, Guna nidhim, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 6
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas who is the son of Parvathi, Who is dear to his devotees,
Who is the Lord of the universe, who presides over character and treasure of character.
Surarchitham Surer vandhyam, sarva Jnana pradhayakam,
Suradhipam, viswa nadham, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 7
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who is worshipped by devas, who is saluted by devas,
Who grants all sort of wisdom, who is the Lord of devas and Lord of the universe.
Hariharathmajam devam saraschandra nibhananam,
Sanakhadhi muner vandhyam, Bhootanatham namamyaham. 8
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who is son of Shiva and Vishnu,
Who resembles the autumn full moon and is saluted by sages like Sanaka.
Narayana sutham devam, gunaa guna niroopakam,
Janma heenam, jithamoham, Bhoothanatham namayaham. 9
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who is son of Lord Narayana,
Who differentiated between bad and the good,
Who does not have birth and who has won over desires.
Danushbanam daradhyaksham Chinmayam, Vishnu nandanam,
Janardana sutham devam, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 10
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, Who is like an arrow in a bow,
Who presides over a cave, who is divine,
Who is dear to Vishnu and son of Janardhana.
Dharmagnam Dharma niratham Bhaktha papa vinasanam,
Yogeeswara, Yoga nidhim, Bhoothanatham namamyaham 11
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, Who is bound by Dharma,
Who follows Dharma, who destroys sins of devotees,
Who is the God of Yogis and is the treasure of Yoga.
Mahonnatham Mahakayam, dhanu Sasthra parayanam,
Mruthpoojyam Maha devam, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 12
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, Who is the greatest, Who has a big form,
Who is an expert in the science of bow and arrow,
Who is worshipped by the dead and who is the great God.
Neelambaram neelanibham mohanam moksha dayakam,
Rathna prabham Rema Puthram, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 13
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who wears blue silk who looks blue,
Who is pretty, Who grants salvation,
Who shines like gems and who is the son of Parvathi.
Ramantham, Renuka sevyam Remaya parithoshitham,
Vanavasam, vanadhyaksham, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 14
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who attracts, who is served by Renuka,
Who gratifies Parvathi, who lives in forest and is the Lord of the forest.
Bhashakam, Bhashya sasthragnam, neethi palam, niradhipam,
Marthandam, Manju kesam, Sri Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 15
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who is expert in languages,
Who is an expert in interpretation, who maintains justice,
Who refused to be a king, Who is like Sun God and who has pretty hair.
Kailasa vasa varadam, Saranagatha palakam,
Sundaram. Sumukham, vandhyam, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 16
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, Who lives in Kailasa and blesses
Who looks after those who seek his protection,
Who is pretty, good natured and fit to be saluted.
Adhithya roopam Aaphagnam, Sathya dharma parayanam,
Devadhi devam Daivagnam, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 17
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, Who has the form of the Sun God,
Who stays by the river, Who follows truth and Dharma
Who is God of Gods and Who can find all faults.
Yuvarajam Yogi varyam, Dhanavaanaam vinasanam,
Guha vasam, guruvaram, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 18
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, who is the crown prince,
Who is a great yogi, Who destroyed asuras,
Who lives in a cave and who is a great teacher.
Garudadhri vasam Gambheeram Vandaneeyam Vadhanyakam,
Bala nethra sutham devam, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 19
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, Who lives on Garuda mountain,
Who has a great looks, who is being saluted by people fit to be saluted
And who is the son of the eyes of Goddess Parvathi.
Ganesa poojyam bhoodesam, Lakshmi vandhyam vara priyam,
Vithesa vipinaa vasam, Bhoothanatham namamyaham. 20
I salute the Lord of Bhoothas, Who is worshipped by Ganesa,
Who is the God of Bhoothas, Who is worshipped by Lakshmi,
Who is liked by the chosen ones and who lives in the forest of Khubera.