Sri Ram Stuti
Shriramachandra kripalu bhaju man haran bhavabhai darunam,
Navakanja-lochana, kanjamukha, kara kanja pada kanjarunam.
O my heart! Sing praises of Sri Ram, Who absolves the greatest fears due to the cycle of life and death, and Whose eyes, mouth, hands, and feet are like a newly blooming red lotus
Kandarpa aganita amit chavinava neel-neeraja sundaram,
Pata peet manahu tadita ruchi shuchi noumi, janaka sutavaram.
I bow to Sri Ram, Whose beauty cannot be compared with that of the cupid Kamdev, Whose pleasing appearance is beyond any measures, Whose body is like a newly formed dense blue cloud, Whose yellow robes are shining like lightening (on His cloud like body), Whose beauty is gleaming, and Who is the consort of the daughter of Janak (Sita)
Bhaju deenbandhu dinesh danav-daitya-vansha-nikandanam,
Raghunand anandakand koshalachandra dasharath-nanadanam.
Sing praises of Sri Ram, Who is the friend of poor, Who is the Lord of Sun, Who expurgated the lineage of demons from Danu and Diti, Who is the dear one of Raghu, Who is like a cloud of happiness, Who is like a moon for Kausalya, and Who is dear one of Dashrath
Sira mukuta kundala tilaka charu udaru anga vibhushanam,
Aajaanubhuja shara-chaapa-dhara, sangrama-jita-khara dushanam.
Sing praises of Sri Ram, Who has a beautiful crown on His head, Who is adorned with ear-hoops, Who has a beautiful colored mark (tilak) on His forehead, Who has expanded and beautiful organs decorated by ornaments, Who has long hands reaching His knees, Who holds a bow and an arrow, and Who defeated Khar and Dushan in a fierce battle
Iti vadati tulasidasa shankara-sesha-muni-mana-ranjanam,
Mama hridai kanja-nivaasa kuru, kaamaadi khala-dala-ganjanam
Tulsidas says this; Ram, the enticer of Shiv, Shesh (Sheshnag), and saints, reside in my lotus-like-heart and destroy the evils generated by desire
Sri Ram Stuti (From Ramraksha Stotram- Seeking Sri Ram’s protection)
Ramam Lakshman poorvajam raghuvaram sitapatim sundaram
Kaakutstham karunaar navam gunnidhim vipra priyam dhaarmikam
Raajendram satyasandham Dashrath tanayam shyaamalam shaantmurtim
Vande Lokaabhiraamam Raghukul tilakam Raghavam Raavanaarim
I salute that Rama who is handsome, the elder brother of Lakshmana, the
husband of Sita and the best of the scions of the Raghu race, Him who is
the ocean of compassion, the stockpile of virtues, the beloved of the
Brahmans and the protector of Dharma, Him who is the practiser of the
Truth, the lord emperor of kings, the son of Dasaratha, dark-complexioned and the personification of Peace and tranquillity, Him who is the enemy of Ravana, the crown jewel of the Raghu dynaty and the cynosure of all eyes
Ramaaya Ram bhadraay Ramchandraay Vedhasey
Raghunaathaay naathaay sitayah paataye namah
I salute that Rama who is benevolent and cool as moon, and who is the lord of Sita and the master guardian of all
Shri Ram Ram Raghunandan Ram Ram
Shri Ram Ram Bharataagraj Ram Ram
Shri Ram Ram Rankar kash Ram Ram
Shri Ram Ram Sharanam bhava Ram Ram
I surender to that Rama who is the delight of the Raghus, elder brother of Bharata and the tormentor of his enemies in the war
Shri Ram Chandra Charanau manasaa smaraami
Shri Ram Chandra Charanau vachasaa grinaami
Shri Ram Chandra Charanau Shirasaa namaami
Shri Ram Chandra Charanau Sharanam prapadye
The two feet of Rama, I remember them in my mind, I praise them by my speech, I bow to them by my head I take resort in them
Maataa Ramo Matpitaa Ram Chandrah
Swaami Ramo matsakhaa Ram Chandrah
Sarvasvam may Ram Chandra Dayaalur
Naanyam jaane naive jaane na jaane
Rama is (like) my mother, father, master and friend, indeed the kind-hearted Rama is all I have . I know of no other (like him), (I really) don't
Dakshiney Lakshmano yasya vaame cha janakaatmajaa
Purato marutir yasya tama vande Raghunandanam
I salute that Rama who has Lakshmana on his right and Sita on the left and who has Hanuman in his front.
Lokaabhi Ramam rana rangdheeram
Raajeev netram Raghuvansh naatham
Kaarunya roopam karunaa karantam
Shri Ram Chandram Sharanam prapadye
I take refuge in that Rama who is quite pleasing to the sight, the master of the stage of war, lotus-eyed, lord of the Raghu race and compassion-personified.
Manojavam maarut tulya vegam
Jitendriyam buddhi mataam varishttham
Vaataatmajam vaanar yooth mukhyam
Shri Ram dootam Sharanam prapadye
I take refuge in the lord Hanuman who is as fast as the mind, equals his father, the wind-God, in speed, is the master of the senses, the foremost
amongst the learned, the leader of the Monkey forces and the great messenger of Shri Rama
Koojantam Ram raameti madhuram madhuraaksharam
Aaruhya Kavitaa Shakhaam vande Vaalmiki kokilam
I salute the great sage Valmiki who sings the glorious name of Rama resorting to his Ramayana as sweetly as a cuckoo will sing sitting atop a tree
Aapdaampahar taaram daataaram sarva sampadaam
Lokaabhiramam Shri Ramam bhooyo bhooyo namaamyaham
I bow again and again to Ram who removes all obstacles and grants all wealth and pleases all.
Ramo Rajmani sadaa vijayate Ramam Ramesham bhaje
Ramenaa bhihataa nishaachar chamoo Ramaaya tasmai namah
Rama, the jewel among the kings, Him I worship, by Him the hordes demons have been destroyed, to him is said my prayer, beyond Him there is nothing to be worshipped.
Sri Raam Raameti Raameti Ramey Raame manoramey
Sahastra naam tatulyam Raam naam varaananey
Lord Shiva says: O fair-faced Parvati! I enjoy saying raama raama.
Uttering but once the name `Rama' is equal to the
Uttering of any other `name' of God, a thousand times