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Chidambarashtakam

Chidambarashtakam

Chidambarashtakam


The presiding deity of Chidambaram is Lord Shiva in the dancing pose called as Nataraja. This unusual prayer is addressed to the Linga in Chidambara Temple and is similar to Lingashtakam.


Brahma mukhamara vanditha lingam,
Janma jaraa maranathaka lingam,
Karma nivarana koushala lingam,
Thanmrudhu pathu Chidambara Lingam., 1

 
Kalpaka moola prathishitha lingam,
Darpaga nasa yudhishtira lingam,
Kuprakruthi prakaranthaka lingam,
Thanmrudhu pathu Chidambara Lingam., 2
 
Skanda Ganeswara Kalpitha lingam,
Kinnara charana gayaka lingam,
Pannaga bhooshana pavaka lingam,
Thanmrudhu pathu Chidambara Lingam., 3
 
Samba sadashiva Sankara lingam,
Kamya vara pradha komala lingam,
Samya viheena sumanasa lingam,
Thanmrudhu pathu Chidambara Lingam., 4
 
Kali mala kanana pavaka lingam,
Salila tharanga vibhooshana lingam,
Palitha pathanga pradheepaka lingam,
Thanmrudhu pathu Chidambara Lingam., 5
 
Ashta thanu prathi bhasura lingam,
Vishtapa nadha vikaswara lingam,
Sishta janaa vana seelitha lingam,
Thanmrudhu pathu Chidambara Lingam., 6
 
Anthaka mardhana bhandhura lingam,
Krithitha kama kalebhara lingam,
Jandhu hrudhi sthitha jeevaka lingam,
Thanmrudhu pathu Chidambara Lingam., 7
 
Pusthadhiya suchi chidambhara lingam,
Drushtamidham manasanu padanthi,
Ashtaka metha vang manaseeyam,
Ashtathanum prathi yanthi narasthe., 8
 
 


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