Shri Narasimha Ashtakam | श्री नृसिंहाष्टकम्

Shri Narasimha Ashtakam - श्री नृसिंहाष्टकम्

📅 Sep 13th, 2021

By Vishesh Narayan

Summary Shri Narasimha Ashtakam represents the eight divine verses of Lord Naramiha. This Ashtakam is practiced to remove the enemies and sins from one’s life. One who listens to this Ashtakam every day enjoys the divine grace of Lord Narasimha.


Shri Narasimha Ashtakam represents the eight divine verses of Lord Naramiha. The eight verses depict the resemblance and glory of the Lord in his original form.

Narasimha is an avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu, one who incarnates in the form of part lion and part man to destroy evil, end religious persecution and calamity on Earth, thereby restoring Dharma.

Narasimha is a significant iconic symbol of creative resistance, hope against odds, victory over persecution, and destruction of evil. He is the destructor of not only external evil but also one’s inner evil.

Narasimha is known primarily as the ‘Great Protector’ who specifically defends and protects his devotees in times of need.

Narasimha is often visualized as half-man/half-lion, having a human-like torso and lower body, with a lion-like face and claws.

This Ashtakam is practiced to remove the enemies and sins from one’s life. One who listens to this Ashtakam every day enjoys the divine grace of Lord Narasimha.

Shri Narasimha Ashtakam Text

||श्री नृसिंहाष्टकम् ||

श्रीमदकलङ्क परिपूर्ण! शशिकोटि-
श्रीधर! मनोहर! सटापटल कान्त! .
पालय कृपालय! भवांबुधि- निमग्नं
दैत्यवरकाल! नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||१||

पादकमलावनत पातकि- जनानां
पातकदवानल! पतत्रिवर- केतो! .
भावन! परायण! भवार्तिहरया मां
पाहि कृपयैव नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||२||

तुङ्गनख- पङ्क्ति- दलितासुर- वरासृक्
पङ्क- नवकुङ्कुम- विपङ्किल- महोरः |
पण्डितनिधान- कमलालय नमस्ते
पङ्कजनिषण्ण! नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||३||

मौलेषु विभूषणमिवामर वराणां
योगिहृदयेषु च शिरस्सु निगमानाम् |
राजदरविन्द- रुचिरं पदयुगं ते
देहि मम मूर्ध्नि नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||४||

वारिजविलोचन! मदन्तिम- दशायां
क्लेश- विवशीकृत- समस्त- करणायाम् |
एहि रमया सह शरण्य! विहगानां
नाथमधिरुह्य नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||५||

हाटक- किरीट- वरहार- वनमाला
धाररशना- मकरकुण्डल- मणीन्द्रैः |
भूषितमशेष- निलयं तव वपुर्मे
चेतसि चकास्तु नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||६||

इन्दु रवि पावक विलोचन! रमायाः
मन्दिर! महाभुज! – लसद्वर- रथाङ्ग! .
सुन्दर! चिराय रमतां त्वयि मनो मे
नन्दित सुरेश! नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||७||

माधव! मुकुन्द! मधुसूदन! मुरारे!
वामन! नृसिंह! शरणं भव नतानाम् |
कामद घृणिन् निखिलकारण नयेयं
कालममरेश नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||८||

अष्टकमिदं सकल- पातक- भयघ्नं
कामदं अशेष- दुरितामय- रिपुघ्नम् |
यः पठति सन्ततमशेष- निलयं ते
गच्छति पदं स नरसिंह! नरसिंह! ||९||

       ||इति श्री नृसिंहाष्टकम् ||

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