Shiva Aarti

Discuss Lord Shiva Aarti on the promising event of Mahashivratri to conjure divine endowments of Lord Shiva. For better understanding, which means of the Shiv Arti has been furnished in English alongside the verses.

Jai Shiv Onkara Har Shiv Onkara,

Brahma Vishnu Sadashiv Arddhagni Dhara.

Om hara Mahaadevaa...

Significance: Glory to you, O Shiva! Wonderfulness to you, O Omkaara! May Brahma, Vishnu and the get together of different divine beings, including the colossal LordShiva, soothe me of my torments!

Ekanan Chaturanan Panchanan Rajai,

Hansanan Garudasan Vrishvahan Sajai.

Om hara Mahaadevaa...

Importance: Being the Absolute, True being, Consciousness and Bliss, you assume the parts of all the three Gods - Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. As Vishnu, you have however one face, as Brahma four and as Shiva five. They cheer seeing all who view them. As Brahma you lean toward the back of the swan for your seat, as Vishnu you get a kick out of the chance to hide yourself on the back of Garuda (A substantial fanciful hawk - like fowl accepted to be the vehicle of Lord Vishnu) and as Shiva you make the sacrosanct bull your transport; all these stand prepared. O Great Lord, implore free me of my sufferings!

Do Bhuj Char Chaturbhuj Das Bhuj Te Sohai,

Tinon Roop Nirakhta Tribhuvan Jan Mohai.

Om hara Mahaadevaa...

Importance: As Brahma, you have two arms, as Vishnu four and as Shiva (Dashabaahu) ten, all of which look incomparably stunning. No sooner do the tenants of the three circles observe you than they are altogether captivated. O incredible Lord Omkaara, ask free me of my burdens.

Akshaymala Vanmala Mundmala Dhari,

Chadan Mrigmad Sohai Bhale Shashi Dhari.

Om hara Mahaadevaa...

Meaning: You are, O awesome Lord Omkaara, wearing a garlandof Rudraaksha, another of woodland blossoms the third of skulls; your brow, shimmering in the moonlight which it holds, is spread with shoe glue and musk. Supplicate free me of my distresses.

Shvetambar Pitambar Baghambar Ange,

Sankadik Brahmadik Bhootadik Sange.

Om hara Mahaadevaa...

Meaning: O incredible Lord Omkaara, your body is attired in white and yellow luxurious garments and in tiger skin, while in your organization are troops of trolls, divine beings like Brahma and heavenly soothsayers like Sanaka. Supplicate free me of my torments.

Kar Men Shreshth Kamandalu Chakra Trishooldharta,

Jagkarta Jagharta Jag Palankarta.

Om hara Mahaadevaa...

Meaning: O extraordinary Lord Omkaara, you hold akamandalu (the beggars water-jolt) in one of your hands and in another a trident; you convey satisfaction to all, decimate all trouble and manage the entire world. May you free me of every one of my torments!

Brahma Vishnu Sadashiv Janat Aviveka,

Pranvakshar Ke Madhye Yah Tinon Eka.

Om hara Mahaadevaa...

Meaning: The uninformed (imprudent and inept) know Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva as three individual divine beings, yet they are all vaguely combined into a solitary spiritualist syllable 'OM'. Ask free me of my pains.

Trigun Shiv Ki Aarti Jo Koi Nar Gave,

Kahat Shivanand Swami Manvanchhit Phal Pave.

Om hara Mahaadevaa...

Importance: Says Swami Shivananda, He who presents this Arti to the Lord of the three gunas-sattva, rajas and tamas - achieves satisfaction of his heart's cravings. O extraordinary Lord Omkaara, may you free me of my tribulations.