Dashain & Other Mantra with meaning

Most of Hindu ritual hymns are in Sanskrit language. Some of the holy books can be found in Nepali language translated from Sanskrit. But still mantras in Nepali language are rarely found. These are the blessings and mantras most used in Nepal in different rituals.


Dashain blessing to Male

आयु द्रोण सुते, श्रृयं दशरथे शत्रुक्षयं राधवे । (1)
ऐश्वर्य नहुषे, गतिश्च पवने, मानं च दुर्योधने ॥ (2)
सौर्य शान्तनवे, बलं हलधरे सत्यं च कुन्ती सुते । (3)
विज्ञानं विदुरे भवतु भवतां कीर्तिश्च नारायणे ॥ (4)

Ayu Drona sute, Sriyem Dasarathae, Satru Chheyam Raghabe
Aishoryei Nahushe Gatischa pawane Manancha Duryodhane
Sourya Shanta nabe, Balam Haldhare, Satyanta Kunti Sute
Bigyani Bidure Bhawati Bhabatam, Kritischha Narayane

(1) May you live long like the son of Dronacharya (i.e. Aswasthama)
May your prestige prosper like King Dasaratha
May you become able to wipe out your enemies like Lord Ram

(2) May your material well being be like King Nahush
May your speed equate with the Pawan (Air)
May people respect you like prince Duryodhan

(3) May you become a powerful worrier like son of Santanu
May you become stronger like Balaram (elder brother of Lord Krishna)
May you become truthful like son of Kunti (i.e. Youdhisthir)

(4) May you become as wise as the Bidhur
May your glory flourish like that of Lord Vishnu

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Traditionally Full Mantra
Swasti-estute Aayurdhanam Kushal-mastu Chirayu-Rastu
gowadi briddi shahitnam dhan-dhanya-rastu
aisariya-mastu bijayastu ripu-kshyastu
santan-briddi shahitam hari-bhakti-rastu
Ayu Drona sute, Sriyem Dasarathae, Satru Chheyam Raghabe
Aishoryei Nahushe Gatischa pawane Manancha Duryodhane
Sourya Shanta nabe, Balam Haldhare, Satyanta Kunti Sute
Bigyani Bidure Bhawati Bhabatam, Kritischha Narayane
Niwasatu tawa grihe nischala sindhu-putri
prabisatu bhuja-dande kalika bairi hanti
taba badana saroje bharati bhatru nityam
nischala taba chitam paad padmam murare
sada basatu baikuntham, sada darsanam keshabam
sada prapti lokesu, yada jeev sada sukhi
Jayanti Mangala Kaali,  Bhadra Kali Kapalini
Durga Kshama Shivaa Dhaatri, Swaha Swadha namostute
Jaya twam devi chamunde jaya bhutartihaarini
jaya sarbagate devi, kaal-ratri namastute


Dashain blessing to Female

जयन्ती मंगला काली, भद्र-काली कपालिनी।
दुर्गा क्षमा शिवा धात्री, स्वाहा स्वधा नमोस्तुते।
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Jayanti Mangala Kaali,  Bhadra Kali Kapalini
Durga Kshama Shivaa Dhaatri, Swaha Swadha namostute
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She Who Conquers Over All, All-Auspicious, the remover of Darkness,
the Excellent One Beyond Time, the bearer of the Skulls of Impure thought
the reliever of difficulties, loving, forgiveness, supporter of the Universe,
take the oblations of the devotee who is one with you, take the oblations of ancestral praise, We bow to you.
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सर्वमंगलमांगल्ये  शिवे सर्वार्थसाधिके ।
शरण्ये त्र्यंबके गौरी, नारायणि नमोस्तुते ॥
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Sarv Mangala Mangalye, Shive Sarvarth Sadhike
Sharanye Trayambke Gouri, Narayani Namostute
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The one who is the auspiciousness of all that is auspicious
Parvati, who is the means of accomplishing all desires
who is the refuge of all, who has three eyes, who is shining
We bow to you Godess Narayani

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कायेन वाचा मनसेन्द्रियैर्वा ।
बुद्ध्यात्मना वा प्रकृतेः स्वभावात् ॥
करोमि यद्यत्सकलं परस्मै ।
नारायणायेति समर्पयामि ॥
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Kaayena Waacaa Manasendriyairvaa
Buddhy-Aatmanaa Waa Prakrte Swabhaawaat
Karomi Yad-Yat-Sakalam Parasmai
Narayanayeti Samarpayaami
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Whatever I do with the body, speech, mind or the sense organs,
Or with my Intellect, or by m existing innate tendencies,
I do them all work without ownership,
And I surrender them to the Lord Vishnu


Gayatri Mantra

ॐ भूर्भुवस्व: | तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यम् | भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि | धियो यो न: प्रचोदयात्

Meaning
Let us meditate on that excellent glory of the divine Light (Sun). May he inspire our thoughts, stimulate our understandings. – Rig Veda 3.62.10


Bhagwati Strotra (भगवती स्तोत्र) - Strotram


जय भगवति देवि नमो वरदेजय चन्द्रदिवाकरनेत्रधरे
जय पापविनाशिनि बहुफलदे ।जय पावकभूषितवक्त्रवरे ।
जय शुम्भनिशुम्भकपालधरेजय भैरवदेहनिलीनपरे
प्रणमामि तु देवि नरार्तिहरे ॥१॥जय अन्धकदैत्यविशोषकरे ॥२॥
जय महिषविमर्दिनि शुलकरेजय षण्मुखसायुध ईशनुते
जय लोकसमस्तकपापहरे ।जय सागरगामिनि शम्भुनुते
जय देवि पितामहविष्णुनतेजय दुःखदरिद्रविनाशकरे
जय भास्करशक्रशिरोऽवनते ॥३॥जय पुत्रकलत्रविवृद्धिकरे ॥४॥
जय देवि समस्तशरीरधरेएतद्व्यासकृतं स्तोत्रं
जय नाकविदर्शिनि दुःखहरे ।यः पठेन्नियतः शुचि ।
जय व्याधिविनाशिनि मोक्षकरेगृहे वा शुद्धभावेन
जय वाञ्छितदायिनि सिद्धिवरे ॥५॥प्रीता भगवती सदा ॥६॥


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1.1: Victory to You, O Divine Goddess, My Salutations to You Who are the Giver of Boons,
1.2: Victory to You O Devi, Who are the Destroyer of Sins and Bestower of Many Fruits,
1.3: Victory to You O Devi, Who Wear the Heads of Sinful Demons Shumbha and Nishumbha (after slaying them),
1.4: I Bow to You O Devi, You Indeed are the Remover of Pains of Human Beings.
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2.1: Victory to You O Devi, Who Wear the Sun and the Moon as Her Eyes,
2.2: Victory to You O Devi, Whose Beautiful Face is Adorned by the Glow of Fire,
2.3: Victory to You O Devi, Who as the Supreme Being Fused Her Body with that of Bhairava (as Ardhanarishwara),
2.4: Victory to You O Devi, Who Dried up the Strength of Demon Andhaka (for his wickedness).
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3.1: Victory to You O Devi, Who Crushed the Demon Mahishasura with Trident in Hand,
3.2: Victory to You O Devi, Who Destroy the Sins in All the Worlds,
3.3: Victory to You O Devi, to Whom Pitamaha Brahma and Sri Vishnu Bow Down.
3.4: Victory to You O Devi, to Whom Sun and the Other Devas Bow Down.
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4.1: Victory to You O Devi, Who is Praised by Lord Shanmukha (the Six-Faced Kartikeya) Adorned with various Weapons,
4.2: Victory to You O Devi, Who is Praised by Lord Shiva seeing You Flowing towards the Ocean as river Ganga (for the welfare of mankind),
4.3: Victory to You O Devi, Who Destroys All Sorrows and Poverty,
4.4: Victory to You O Devi, Who Augments our Fortune by providing Sons and Wives.
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5.1: Victory to You O Devi, Who Wear All the Bodies (remaining as the underlying Pure Consciousness),
5.2: Victory to You O Devi, Who Bestows the Vision of Spiritual Sky (during meditation), thus Destroying the Root of our Sorrow (of spiritual ignorance),
5.3: Victory to You O Devi, Who Destroy the Diseases (obstructing our spiritual progress) and finally Grants Liberation (from the delusion of samsara),
5.4: Victory to You O Devi, Who thus Grants our Wishes and takes us towards the Most Excellent Siddhi (of spiritual fulfilment).
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6.1: This Stotram (Hymn) is Composed by Sage Vyasa,
6.2: Whoever Recites this Stotram Regularly after becoming Bodily and Mentally Clean ,...
6.3: ...in his Home or Anywhere with Pure Devotion to the Goddess,
6.4: Will Please the Bhagavati Devi Always.



Hanuman Chalisa - 40 couplets in praise of Hanuman 


रचन: तुलसी दास् (Poet: Tulsi Das -16th century)

दोहा
श्री गुरु चरण सरोज रज निजमन मुकुर सुधारि ।
वरणौ रघुवर विमलयश जो दायक फलचारि ॥
बुद्धिहीन तनुजानिकै सुमिरौ पवन कुमार ।
बल बुद्धि विद्या देहु मोहि हरहु कलेश विकार् ॥

ध्यानम्
गोष्पदीकृत वाराशिं मशकीकृत राक्षसम् ।
रामायण महामाला रत्नं वन्दे अनिलात्मजम् ॥
यत्र यत्र रघुनाथ कीर्तनं तत्र तत्र कृतमस्तकाञ्जलिम् ।
भाष्पवारि परिपूर्ण लोचनं मारुतिं नमत राक्षसान्तकम् ॥
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चौपाई


जय हनुमान ज्ञान गुण सागर ।
राम दुआरे तुम रखवारे ।
जय कपीश तिहु लोक उजागर ॥ 1 ॥
होत न आज्ञा बिनु पैसारे ॥ 21 ॥
रामदूत अतुलित बलधामा ।
सब सुख लहै तुम्हारी शरणा ।
अञ्जनि पुत्र पवनसुत नामा ॥ 2 ॥
तुम रक्षक काहू को डर ना ॥ 22 ॥
महावीर विक्रम बजरङ्गी ।
आपन तेज तुम्हारो आपै ।
कुमति निवार सुमति के सङ्गी ॥3 ॥
तीनों लोक हाङ्क ते काम्पै ॥ 23 ॥
कञ्चन वरण विराज सुवेशा ।
भूत पिशाच निकट नहि आवै ।
कानन कुण्डल कुञ्चित केशा ॥ 4 ॥
महवीर जब नाम सुनावै ॥ 24 ॥
हाथवज्र औ ध्वजा विराजै ।
नासै रोग हरै सब पीरा ।
कान्थे मूञ्ज जनेवू साजै ॥ 5॥
जपत निरन्तर हनुमत वीरा ॥ 25 ॥
शङ्कर सुवन केसरी नन्दन ।
सङ्कट सें हनुमान छुडावै ।
तेज प्रताप महाजग वन्दन ॥ 6 ॥
मन क्रम वचन ध्यान जो लावै ॥ 26 ॥
विद्यावान गुणी अति चातुर ।
सब पर राम तपस्वी राजा ।
राम काज करिवे को आतुर ॥ 7 ॥
तिनके काज सकल तुम साजा ॥ 27 ॥
प्रभु चरित्र सुनिवे को रसिया ।
और मनोरध जो कोयि लावै ।
रामलखन सीता मन बसिया ॥ 8॥
तासु अमित जीवन फल पावै ॥ 28 ॥
सूक्ष्म रूपधरि सियहि दिखावा ।
चारो युग परिताप तुम्हारा ।
विकट रूपधरि लङ्क जरावा ॥ 9 ॥
है परसिद्ध जगत उजियारा ॥ 29 ॥
भीम रूपधरि असुर संहारे ।
साधु सन्त के तुम रखवारे ।
रामचन्द्र के काज संवारे ॥ 10 ॥
असुर निकन्दन राम दुलारे ॥ 30 ॥
लाय सञ्जीवन लखन जियाये ।
अष्ठसिद्धि नव निधि के दाता ।
श्री रघुवीर हरषि उरलाये ॥ 11 ॥
अस वर दीन्ह जानकी माता ॥ 31 ॥
रघुपति कीन्ही बहुत बडायी ।
राम रसायन तुम्हारे पासा ।
तुम मम प्रिय भरतहि सम भायी ॥ 12 ॥
साद रहो रघुपति के दासा ॥ 32 ॥
सहस वदन तुम्हरो यशगावै ।
तुम्हरे भजन रामको पावै ।
अस कहि श्रीपति कण्ठ लगावै ॥ 13 ॥
जन्म जन्म के दुख बिसरावै ॥ 33 ॥
सनकादिक ब्रह्मादि मुनीशा ।
अन्त काल रघुवर पुरजायी ।
नारद शारद सहित अहीशा ॥ 14 ॥
जहां जन्म हरिभक्त कहायी ॥ 34 ॥
यम कुबेर दिगपाल जहां ते ।
और देवता चित्त न धरयी ।
कवि कोविद कहि सके कहां ते ॥ 15 ॥
हनुमत सेयि सर्व सुख करयी ॥ 35 ॥
तुम उपकार सुग्रीवहि कीन्हा ।
सङ्कट कटै मिटै सब पीरा ।
राम मिलाय राजपद दीन्हा ॥ 16 ॥
जो सुमिरै हनुमत बल वीरा ॥ 36 ॥
तुम्हरो मन्त्र विभीषण माना ।
जै जै जै हनुमान गोसायी ।
लङ्केश्वर भये सब जग जाना ॥ 17 ॥
कृपा करो गुरुदेव की नायी ॥ 37 ॥
युग सहस्र योजन पर भानू ।
जो शत वार पाठ कर कोयी ।
लील्यो ताहि मधुर फल जानू ॥ 18 ॥
छूटहि बन्दि महा सुख होयी ॥ 38 ॥
प्रभु मुद्रिका मेलि मुख माही ।
जो यह पडै हनुमान चालीसा ।
जलधि लाङ्घि गये अचरज नाही ॥ 19 ॥
होय सिद्धि साखी गौरीशा ॥ 39 ॥
दुर्गम काज जगत के जेते ।
तुलसीदास सदा हरि चेरा ।
सुगम अनुग्रह तुम्हरे तेते ॥ 20 ॥
कीजै नाथ हृदय मह डेरा ॥ 40 ॥

दोहा
पवन तनय सङ्कट हरण – मङ्गल मूरति रूप् ।
राम लखन सीता सहित – हृदय बसहु सुरभूप् ॥

सियावर रामचन्द्रकी जय । पवनसुत हनुमानकी जय । बोलो भायी सब सन्तनकी जय ।