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Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam – Lord Vishnu Mantra

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Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam Lyrics & Meaning 

Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam is a Lord Vishnu Mantra which calms down the mind of one who chants it. The regular chanting of this Mantra fills the chanter with everlasting joy making him happier and healthier and ultimately granting him the transcendental bliss.

Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam In Sanskrit

शान्ताकारं भुजगशयनं पद्मनाभं सुरेशं
विश्वाधारं गगनसदृशं मेघवर्ण शुभाङ्गम् ।
लक्ष्मीकान्तं कमलनयनं योगिभिर्ध्यानगम्यम्
वन्दे विष्णुं भवभयहरं सर्वलोकैकनाथम् ॥

Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam In English

Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam Padmanabham Suresham
Vishvadharam Gaganasadrisham Meghavarnam Shubhangam।
Lakshmikantam Kamalanayanam Yogibhirdhyanagamyam 
Vande Vishnum Bhavabhayaharam Sarvalokaikanatham॥

Shantakaram Bhujagashayanam Meaning

I bow to Lord Vishnu, who has a serene appearance, who is the preserver and the protector of the universe, who is peaceful, who rests on the great serpent bed, from whose navel springs the Lotus of the creative power, who is the Supreme Being, who sustains and supports the entire universe, who is all-pervading as the infinite sky, who is dark like the clouds and has a beautiful and auspicious Body. The Lord of Lakshmi, the lotus-eyed One, whom the Yogis are able to perceive through meditation, salutations to Lord Vishnu who removes the fear of worldly existence and who is the Lord of all worlds (Lokas).

Translation of the Mantra

Shanta– He who has the peace

Karam– demeanor and visage

Shayanam– He who sleeps

Bhujaga– on the serpents

Padma– He who has a lotus-shaped

Nabham– Navel

Suresham– of all the gods

Dharam– He who holds the

Vishwa– the universe in his hands.

Sadrasham– He whose vision exceeds

Gagan– beyond all the skies

Varanam– He whose color and visage is

Megha– changeable like the clouds

Shubh– he who is filled with goodness

Angam– in every part of his body.

Kantam– He who is the husband of

Lakshmi– the goddess of wealth

Kamal– like a lotus flower

Nayanam – Eyes

Yogibhir – He who yogis

Agamyam– yearn to reach

Dhyana– through meditation

Vande– I sing praised

Vishnu – The Lord Vishnu

Haram– He who removes

Bhaya– Fears

Bhava– due to our inborn nature

Natham– Master

Sarva Lokaika– Entire Universe

About the author

Mahendra Kumar Vyas

Mahendra Vyas, with parental home at Jodhpur and born to Late Shri Goverdhan Lal Vyas and Shrimati Sharda Vyas, did Civil Engineering from M.B.M.Engineering College, Jodhpur. Shifted to Mumbai after completing engineering and worked with Sanjay Narang's Mars Group and Aditya Birla Group. With an inclination to spirituality and service, joined the Yoga stream and became a part of Yoga Niketan, Goregaon (west) in 2002 and since then practicing and imparting Yoga knowledge at Yoga Niketan and different corporates.

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