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R.Varadarajan
07-08-2012, 06:34 AM
With the invasion of the media(various) and the internet access to even small children and the so called talent search programs like super singers etc, our culture is threatened of extinction by the idiot box..
Gone were the days when in united Hindu families, there were grand parents and uncles and aunts to tell children stories from our puranas and slokas for daily recital.
With a view to making at least a few kids to learn some small slokas,I am posting some slokas here, .They are from the website spirituaindia.org who are doing a good job of preserving our traditions.
lMay be there will be further postings of articles/anecdotes with similar view.
Hope the children enjoy.
sincerely,
varadarajan

From Spiritualindia.org.
Circulated in the interests of our children so that they learn a few easy to recite slokas



Shlokas for Small Children

Shantipatah:
Om Sa ha naavavathu sa ha nau bhunakthu
Sa ha veeryam karavaavahai thejasvi nau adhitam astu
Maa vidvishavahai
Om shantih shantih shantih

Guru:
Gurur brahmaa gurur vishNuh
Gurur daevo mahaes(h)varah
Guruh saakshaath param brahmaa
Thasmai s(h)ree guravae namah

Ganesha:
Gajaananam bhoothagaNaathi saevitham
Kaviththa jamboo phalasaarapakshitham
Umaasutham s(h)okavinaas(h)a kaaraNam
Namaami vignaes(h)vara paada pankajam


Saraswathi:
Saraswathi namasthubhyam varadae kaama roopiNi
Vidhyaarambam karishyaami siddhirbhavathumae sadaa

VishNu:
Namas samastha bhoothaanaam
Aadibhoothaaya bhoobhruthae
Anaekaroopa roopaaya
VishNavae prabhavishNavae

S(h)iva:
S(h)ivam shivakaram s(h)antham
S(h)ivaathmaanam s(h)ivoththamam
S(h)ivamaarga praNaethaaram
PraNatho(a)smi sadaas(h)ivam
Anyathaa s(h)aranam naasthi
tvamaeva s(h)aranam mama
Thasmaath kaarunya bhaavaena
raksha raksha mahes(h)varaa


KrishNa;
KrishNaya Vasudavaaya
Daevakee thanayaayacha
Nandagopa kumaaraaya
S(h)ri govindaaya namo namah

Muruga or Subrahmanya:
Skandaaya kaarthikaeyaaya
Parvathi thanayaayacha
Mahaadaeva kumaaraaya
S(h)ree subrahmaNyaayathae namah

Devi:
SarvamangaLa maangalyae
S(h)ivae sarvaartha saadhakae
S(h)araNyae thryambakae gouri
NaaraayaNi namo(a)sthuthae

Lakshmi:
Namasthae(a)sthu mahaamaayae
S(h)ree peetae surapoojithae
S(h)ankachakragadaahasthae
Mahaalakshmi namo(a)sthuthae

Rama:
Ramaya ramabadraaya
Ramachandraaya namonamah
Ragunaathaaya naathaaya
Seethayaam pathayae namah

Ayyappan:
Bhoothanaatha sadaananda
Sarvabhootha dayaaparaa
Raksha raksha mahaabaaho
S(h)aasthae thubhyam namo namah

Hayagriva (for studies);
Gnaanaanandamayam daevam
Nirmala sphatikaakruthim
Aadhaaram sarva vidhyaanaam
Hayagreevam upaasmahae

Navagraham:
Namas Sooryaya Somaya
Mangalaya Budhaya cha
Guru Shukra Shaneswaraya
Raahave Kethavae namah

Hanuman:
Buddhirbalam yas(h)oddhairyam
Nirbhayathvam arogathaam
Ajaatyam vaakpatuthvam cha
Hanumaan smaraNaathbhavaeth


1. Maata cha Paarvathidevi
Pitaa devo maheshwaraha
Bandhavah Siva bhakthascha
Swadesho bhuvanatrayam



2.Kara Charana Kritam Vaak
Kayajam karmajam va
Sravana nayanajam va
Maanasam va-aparadham
Vihitham avihitham va
Sarvam ethath kshamasva
Jaya jaya karunabde, sri mahadeva shambho.
( a night time prayer, before bed )


3. ( before meals)
Annapoorne Sadaapoorney shankara prana vallabhe
Gnana vairagya siddhyartham
bhiksham dehi cha parvathi


4. navagraha slokam...

adityayacha somaya
mangalaya budhayacha
guru sukra sanibhyascha
rahave ketave namaha.

vasumurali
07-08-2012, 10:10 AM
Dear, varadarajan,

very nice thks a lot
v. murali

S Viswanathan
31-10-2015, 11:15 PM
Thank you very much for the wonderful slokas Mr Varadharajan. This will go a longway in building up a mentally strong brahmin children and face the life full of challenges specially in the era of caste based reservations. Incidentally I am a victim of this injustice done to the brahmin community. I haunts me day in and day out.
S Viswanathan

R.Varadarajan
01-11-2015, 06:17 AM
Thanks for your kind words of sppreciation.Yes, the so called reservations have killed the aspirations of many talented persons and tbey have left our shores to excel abroad.I too suffered due to it and the other problem of being a ,.."Sala Madrasi" up north.Denied my dues for many times till I could achieve it finally.
When brain is consigned to drain, why cry over brain drain (?)"
Varadarajan

vmsiva
01-11-2015, 03:09 PM
Thank you for the slokas.
especially meanimg in tamil.

M.Sivaraman.

S Viswanathan
05-11-2015, 08:29 AM
Thanks Mr Varadharajan. Incidentally I thought of sharing the following link about the experience of Mahaperival would be of interest to you which i received from a friend of mine Hope you would enjoy it. http://mahaperiyavapuranam.org/a-tribute-to-hh-mettur-swamigal/
Thank you
S Viswanathan

R.Varadarajan
05-11-2015, 06:20 PM
Thanks,but unable to open withmy small non calling tablet.Will check and let you know on returning to my HQ.
HAPPY DEEPAVALI!
Varadarajan

S Viswanathan
06-11-2015, 07:18 PM
Thanks A very veryHappy Deepavalli to you and your family.

vmsiva
10-11-2015, 04:04 PM
Wishing all of you a happy deepavali