Saturday, August 11, 2007

FIVE HOLIEST SYLLABLES - RUDRA PANCHAKSHARI

You are mighty oceans, you are infinite skies,
You are the holy fire,
That dwells in the midst of cosmic vigor,
You are Rudra the origin of three worlds.
I pray to you, Oh! Fierce and Intense,
With the five holy syllables called
NA-MA-SHI-VA-YA

You are endless spirit, you are eternal bliss,
You are the consciousness,
That forms the power in earthly beings,
You are Rudra the seed of human soul.
I pray to you, Oh! Tranquil and Serene,
With the five holy syllables called
NA-MA-SHI-VA-YA

You are Vaikuntha; You are Satya Loka,
You are Kailash the haven,
That is the abode for Sage of all Sages,
You are Rudra the sanctity of heavenly domiciles.
I pray to you, Oh! Sacred and Pious,
With the five holy syllables called
NA-MA-SHI-VA-YA

You are Sruti, You are Smriti,
You are the absolute,
That stands personified in resonance of Omkara,
You are Rudra the life behind cosmic subsistence.
I pray to you, Oh! Prodigious and Almighty,
With the five holy syllables called
NA-MA-SHI-VA-YA

You are divine music, You are the rhythm,
You are the Cosmic Dance,
That you perform to create and recreate life
You are Rudra, bigger than universe, smaller than atom.
I pray to you, Oh! Master and Saviour,
With the five holy syllables called
NA-MA-SHI-VA-YA

OM NAMA SHIVAYA