Lord Shiva Aarti


OM JAI SHIVA OMKAARAA,PRABHU JAI SHIVA OMKAARAA BRAHMAA VISHNU SADAASHIVAA,ARDDHAANGII DHAARAA OM HARA HARA MAHAADEVAA...

Glory to you, O Shiva! Glory to you, OOmkaara! May Brahma, Vishnu and the assembly of other gods, including the greatLord Shiva, relieve me of my afflictions!

EKAANANA CHATURAANANA PANCHANANA RAAJE HANSAANANA, GARURAASANA VRISHVAAHANA SAAJE OM HARA HARA MAHAADEVA...

Being the Absolute, True being,Consciousness and Bliss, you play the roles of all the 3 gods- Brahma, Vishnuand Shiva) As Vishnu you have but one face, as Brahma four and as Shiva five.They gladden the sight of all who behold them. As Brahma you prefer the back ofthe swan for your seat; as Vishnu you like to ensconce yourself on the back ofGaruda (A large mythological eagle-like bird believed to be the vehicle of LordVishnu) and as Shiva to make the sacred bull your conveyance; all these standready. O Great Lord, pray rid me of my afflictions!

DO BHUJA, CHAARU CHATURBHUJA DASHABHUJA ATI SOHE TIINON RUUPA NIRAKHATE TRIBHUVANA JANA MOHE OM HARA HARA MAHAADEVA...

As Brahma, you possess two arms, asVishnu four and as Shiva (Dashabaahu) ten, all of which look matchlessly lovely.No sooner do the inhabitants of the three spheres behold you than they are allenchanted. O great Lord Omkaara, pray rid me of my afflictions.

AKSAMAALA VANAMAALAMUNDAMAALA DHAARII CHANDANA MRIGAMADA SOHAI BHAALE SHASHIDHAARII OM HARA HARA MAHAADEVA...

You are, O great Lord Omkaara, wearinga garland of Rudraaksha, another of forest flowers the third of skulls; yourforehead, glistening in the moonlight which it holds, is smeared with sandalpaste and musk, Pray rid...

SHVETAAMBARAPIITAAMBARA BAAGHAMBARA ANGE BRAHMAADIKA SANAKAADIKA PRETAADIKA SANGE OM HARA HARA MAHAADEVA...

O great Lord Omkaara, your body isattired in white and yellow silken clothes and in tiger skin, while in yourcompany are troops of goblins, gods like Brahma and divine seers like Sanaka.Pray rid...

KARA MADHYEKAMANDALU AU TRISHUULA DHAARII SUKHAKAARII DUKHAHAARII JAGAPAALANAKAARII OM HARA HARA MAHAADEVA...

O great Lord Omkaara, you hold akamandalu (the mendicants water-jar) in one of your hands and in another atrident; you bring joy to all, destroy all distress and sustain the whole world.May you rid me of all my afflictions!

BRAHMAA VISHNUSADAASHIVA JAANATA AVIVEKAA PRANAVAAKSARA MEIN SHOBHITA YE TINONH EKAA OM HARA HARA MAHAADEVA...

The ignorant (unwise and stupid) knowBrahma, Vishnu and Shiva as three individual gods, but they are allindistinguishably fused into a single mystic syllable ‘OM’. Pray rid me ofmy afflictions)

TRIGUNA SVAAMI KIIJO KOII NARA GAVE KAHATA SHIVAANANDA SVAAMII MANA VAAMCHITA PHALA PAAVE OM HARA HARA MAHAADEVA...

Says Swami Shivananda: He whorecites this Arti to the Lord of the three gunas-sattva, rajas and tamas-attains fulfillment of his hearts desire. O great lord Omkaara, may you ridme of my afflictions.