Brahma Stotram [Deva Krutham]
Brahma Stotram [Deva Krutham]
[Prayer of Brahma composed by Devas]
Translated by P. R. Ramachander
[Lord Brahma has only one or two temples dedicated him. It is also rare to people to pray him. During the time of epics, those who wanted boons used to pray Lord Brahma.]
Deva Ouchu: -
Devas said: -
1. Brahmane, Brahma vijnana dugdho dhadhi vidhayine,
Brahma Thatwa Dhidhukshunaam Brahmadhaya namo nama.
Oh Lord Brahma who causes the milk and curd of the Brahma Jnana,
Salutations to Brahma by those who are desirous of knowing essence of Brahma.
2. Kashta samsara magnaanaam samasorothara hethave,
Sakshine sarva bhoothanam sakshi heenaaya they nama.
Oh God who is the cause of saving the people of the world drowned in suffering life,
Oh witness of all beings and one who does not have a witness, salutations.
3. Sarva dhathre, vidhathre cha sarva dvandvapaharine,
Sarva avasthasu sarveshaam sakshine vai namo nama.
One who carries everything, oh god determining fate, oh destroyer of troubles,
Oh God who is the witness of every one at every state, salutations to you.
4. Parathpara viheenaaya paraya parameshtine,
Parijana vathathma swarooopaya namo nama.
Oh God without superior to the best, who is divine and who is greatly divine,
Oh God of well of divine understanding which is beyond understanding, salutations to you
5. Padmajaya pavithraya Padmanabha suthaya cha,
Padma pushpai supoojyaaya nama Padma daraya cha.
Born out of lotus, pure, son of God with lotus on his navel,
God who is worshipped by lotus and One carried by lotus, salutations to you
6. Sura jyeshtaya, suryadhi devatha trupthi karine,
Surasura nardheenaam sukhdaya namo nama
Eldest among devas, one who satisfies devas like sun god,
And God who gives happiness to devas, asuras and humans, salutations to you.
7. Vedase Viswa nethraya Vishudha nana roopine,
Veda vedyaya Vedantha nidhaye vai namo nama
Oh form of Veda who has universal eye, who is pure, has various forms,
One studied by Vedas and the treasure of Vedantha, salutations to you
8. Vidhaye, vidhi heenaaya, vidhi vakhya vidhayine,
Vidhyuktha karma nishtaanaam namo Vidhya pradayine.
Oh fate, oh one who does not have fate, One who formulates the words of fate,
One who performs rituals as laid down and one who gives knowledge, salutations to you.
9. Virinchaya visishtaaya Visishtarthi haraya cha,
Vishannaanam vishadhabdhi vinasaya namo nama.
Oh Lord Brahma who is the greatest who destroys great pains also,
Oh God who destroys the sea of sorrow of those who are dejected, salutations.
10. Namo Hiranyagarbhaya, hiranya gitri varthine,
Hiranya dhana labhyaya hiranyathi priyaya cha.
Salutations to Lord Brahma who lives on top of golden mountain,
Who is got by those who give gold in charity and one who likes gold very much.
11. Sathanandaya saanthaya, sankara jnana dhayine,
Samadhi sahithayaiva, jnanadhaya namo nama.
Oh God who makes many people happy, peaceful one, one who gave wisdom to Shankara,
One who is along with peace and one who gives wisdom, salutations.
12. Shambhuve, Shambhu bukthaanaam sankaraya sareerinaam,
Sankara jnana heenaanaam sathruve vai namo nama.
Oh Shambhu, one who made use of Vishnu, one who has body of Shankara,
And the enemy to those who do not know Shankara, salutations to you.
13. Nama Swayambuve, nithyam swayambhu brahma pradhayine,
Swayam Brahma swaroopaya swathanthraya paramathmane.
Salutations to one who rose from himself one who daily provides self born Brahma,
One who has the Brahma's form, one who is independent, salutations.
14. Druhinaaya durachara nirathasya durathmana,
Dukhadaya anya janthoonaam athmadhya namo nama.
Oh creator of those other animals with bad behavior
Who are engaged in bad behavior to Lord Vishnu, salutations.
15. Vandhya heenaaya, vandhyaya varadhaya, parasya cha,
Varishtaya varishtaanaam chathur vakthraya vai nama.
One who blesses deficient barren women and barren women, one who is divine,
The best among greatest and one having four heads, salutations.
16. Prajapathi samakhyaya prajaanaam pathaye nama,
Prajapathya virakthasya, nama prajna pradhayine.
Oh celebrated lord of people, Oh Lord of people salutation,
Oh Lord greatly interested in Prajapathya penance, salutations to one giving wisdom.
17. Pithamahaya pithradhi kalpana rahithaya cha,
Pisunaagamya dehaya pesalaya namonama.
Oh Grandfather, Oh god who has left being a father
Oh God with saffron like body, oh God who is soft, salutations.
18. Jagat karthre, Jagat gopthre, Jagat Hanthre Paramathmane,
Jagat drusya viheenaaya chinmathre jyothishe nama.
One who creates the world, one who hides the world, destroyer of the world, Oh divine soul,
One who is not seen in the world, one who is only divine, salutations.
19. Viswotheernaaya, Viswaya, Viswaheenaya Sakshine,
Swaprakasaika maanaaya Nama poorna paramathmane.
Oh God who rescued the earth, Who is the world, who is beyond the earth, Oh witness,
Who shines in his own luster salutations oh complete divine soul.
20. Sthuthyaya, Sthuthi heenaaya Stotra roopaaya Thathwatha,
Stothrunam api sarvesham sukhadaya namo nama
Oh God who is prayed to, who is outside prayers, who is the form of prayers, Oh essence of knowledge.
Please give all pleasures to those who pray you, salutations.
Ithi Skanda purane Sutha samghithaayaam, deva krutham Brahma stotram
This is prayer of Brahma composed by devas occurring in the collection of Sutha which occurs in Skanda Purana.