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Meenakshi Pancharatnam - In sanskrit with meaning

- composed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya

मीनाक्षी पञ्चरत्नम् - उद्यद्भनुसहस्रकोटिसदृशाम्
Meenakshi Pancharatnam: Udyad Bhanu Sahasrakoti Sadrishaam
Devi Meenakshi
Devi Meenakshi

उद्यद्भानुसहस्रकोटिसदृशां केयूरहारोज्ज्वलां
विम्बोष्ठीं स्मितदन्तपङ्क्तिरुचिरां पीताम्बरालङ्कृताम्
विष्णुब्रह्मसुरेन्द्रसेवितपदां तत्त्वस्वरूपां शिवां
मीनाक्षीं प्रणतोऽस्मि सन्ततमहं कारुण्यवारांनिधिम् ॥१॥
Udyad-Bhaanu-Sahasra-Kotti-Sadrshaam Keyuura-Haaro[a-U]jjvalaam
Vimbo[a-O]sstthiim Smita-Danta-Pangkti-Ruciiraam Piita-Ambara-Alangkrtaam |
Vissnnu-Brahma-Surendra-Sevita-Padaam Tattva-Svaruupaam Shivaam
Miinaakssiim Prannato-[A]smi Santatam-Aham Kaarunnya-Vaaraam-Nidhim ||1||

Meaning:
1.1: I meditate on Devi Meenakshi Who is rising (in my mental vision) with the splendour of Thousand Million Suns, shining with Bracelets and Garlands (matching the splendour of the rising Suns),
1.2: She is rising with a Smiling Face, (appearing beautiful) with Lips Red like Bimba Fruits, and having beautiful Rows of Teeth; She is adorned with shining Yellow Garments (which are again matching the splendour of the rising Suns),
1.3: Vishnu, Brahma and the king of Suras (i.e. Indra Deva) are serving Her Lotus Feet; And Her Auspicious Form is of the essence of Eternal Consciousness (Tattva),
1.4: (Seeing that vision) I Bow down again and again to Devi Meenakshi, Who is an Ocean of Compassion.

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Devi Meenakshi
मुक्ताहारलसत्किरीटरुचिरां पूर्णेन्दुवक्त्रप्रभां
शिञ्जन्नूपुरकिङ्किणीमणिधरां पद्मप्रभाभासुराम्
सर्वाभीष्टफलप्रदां गिरिसुतां वाणीरमासेवितां
मीनाक्षीं प्रणतोऽस्मि सन्ततमहं कारुण्यवारांनिधिम् ॥२॥
Muktaa-Haara-Lasat-Kiriitta-Ruciraam Puurnne[a-I]ndu-Vaktra-Prabhaam
Shin.jan-Nuupura-Kingkinnii-Manni-Dharaam Padma-Prabhaa-Bhaasuraam |
Sarva-Abhiisstta-Phala-Pradaam Giri-Sutaam Vaannii-Ramaa-Sevitaam |
Miinaakssiim Prannato-[A]smi Santatam-Aham Kaarunnya-Vaaraam-Nidhim ||2||

Meaning:
2.1: (Within the splendour of Her Form of rising Sun is) Her Face shining with the splendour of a Full Moon; Her Crown shining with the splendour of the Diadem (adorning it); and Her Bosom shining with the splendour of the Garland of Pearls (decorating it),
2.2: Her Lotus Feet decorated with jingling Anklets with Bells and Gems over them, are shining with the splendour of a Lotus (as if blossoming with the Million Rising Suns),
2.3: (That Lotus Feet is the) Granter of all Wishes, belonging to the Daughter of the Mountain, Who is accompanied by Vaani (Devi Saraswati) and Ramaa (Devi Lakshmi),
2.4: (Seeing that Lotus Feet) I Bow down again and again to Devi Meenakshi, Who is an Ocean of Compassion.

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Devi Meenakshi
श्रीविद्यां शिववामभागनिलयां ह्रीङ्कारमन्त्रोज्ज्वलां
श्रीचक्राङ्कितबिन्दुमध्यवसतिं श्रीमत्सभानायिकाम्
श्रीमत्षण्मुखविघ्नराजजननीं श्रीमज्जगन्मोहिनीं
मीनाक्षीं प्रणतोऽस्मि सन्ततमहं कारुण्यवारांनिधिम् ॥३॥
Shriividyaam Shiva-Vaama-Bhaaga-Nilayaam Hriingkaara-Mantro[a-U]jjvalaam
Shriicakra-Angkita-Bindu-Madhya-Vasatim Shriimat-Sabhaa-Naayikaam |
Shriimat-Ssannmukha-Vighnaraaja-Jananiim Shriimaj-Jagan-Mohiniim |
Miinaakssiim Prannato-[A]smi Santatam-Aham Kaarunnya-Vaaraam-Nidhim ||3||

Meaning:
3.1: (Behind the splendour of Her rising Form is rising the) Sri Vidya shining with the splendour of Hrimkara Mantras, where She is residing as the left-half of Shiva, ...
3.2: ... within the Bindu, at the center of the Sri Chakra; and presiding over the assembly of Deities (in the Sri Chakra),
3.3: She Who is the Mother of Shanmukha (Sri Muruga) and Vighnaraja (Sri Ganesha), is the Mother of the Universe, Enchanting all (by Her infinite Creations and Transformations),
3.4: (Seeing Her form of Sri Vidya) I Bow down again and again to Devi Meenakshi, Who is an Ocean of Compassion.

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Devi Meenakshi
श्रीमत्सुन्दरनायिकां भयहरां ज्ञानप्रदां निर्मलां
श्यामाभां कमलासनार्चितपदां नारायणस्यानुजाम्
वीणावेणुमृदङ्गवाद्यरसिकां नानाविधामम्बिकां
मीनाक्षीं प्रणतोऽस्मि सन्ततमहं कारुण्यवारांनिधिम् ॥४॥
Shriimat-Sundara-Naayikaam Bhaya-Haraam Jnyaana-Pradaam Nirmalaam
Shyaama-[A]abhaam Kamala-[A]asana-Arcita-Padaam Naaraayannasya-Anujaam |
Viinnaa-Vennu-Mrdangga-Vaadya-Rasikaam Naanaa-Vidhaam-Ambikaam |
Miinaakssiim Prannato-[A]smi Santatam-Aham Kaarunnya-Vaaraam-Nidhim ||4||

Meaning:
4.1: (Even though Her infinite Creations and Transformations brings Fear) Seeing Her as the Beautiful Presiding Deity (as the Source of everything), takes away Fear, bestows Knowledge, and makes us Pure,
4.2: (Taking meditative delight in) Her Dark Form, (visualizing) Her Feet being worshipped by the one seated on Lotus (i.e. Brahmadeva), (I worship Her), Who is the younger sister of Sri Narayana,
4.3: She takes delight in various musical instruments like Veena, Venu (Flute) and Mridanga; and assuming various Forms as Mother (She plays Her play of Creations),
4.4: (Seeing Her as the Source behind all) I Bow down again and again to Devi Meenakshi, Who is an Ocean of Compassion.

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Devi Meenakshi
नानायोगिमुनीन्द्रहृत्सुवसतिं नानार्थसिद्धिप्रदां
नानापुष्पविराजिताङ्घ्रियुगलां नारायणेनार्चिताम्
नादब्रह्ममयीं परात्परतरां नानार्थतत्त्वात्मिकां
मीनाक्षीं प्रणतोऽस्मि सन्ततमहं कारुण्यवारांनिधिम् ॥५॥
Naanaa-Yogi-Munii-[I]ndra-Hrtsu-Vasatim Naanaa-[A]rtha-Siddhi-Pradaam
Naanaa-Pusspa-Viraajita-Angghri-Yugalaam Naaraayannena-Arcitaam |
Naadabrahmamayiim Paraatpara-Taraam Naanaa-[A]rtha-Tattva-Atmikaam |
Miinaakssiim Prannato-[A]smi Santatam-Aham Kaarunnya-Vaaraam-Nidhim ||5||

Meaning:
5.1: Residing within the hearts of various great Yogis and Munis, She bestows various Siddhis (spiritual accomplishments),
5.2: Her Lotus Feet adorned with various Flowers (of Devotion of Devotees) is adored by Narayana Himself (Who is fond of Pure Devotion),
5.3: She is the embodiment of Nada Brahman, beyond all Existences, pervading everything as their innermost Soul (i.e. innermost Essence),
5.4: (Meditating on Her within the heart) I Bow down again and again to Devi Meenakshi, Who is an Ocean of Compassion.

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Translated by greenmesg

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15. Meenakshi Pancharatnam
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