Panchakshari Mantra

Shri Shiva Panchakshara Stotra (Sanskrit: श्रीशिवपञ्चाक्षरस्तोत्रम्, IAST: Śrī śivapañcākṣarastōtram) is a Stotra. Stotras are a type of popular devotional literature and are not bound by the strict rules as some other ancient Indian scriptures, such as the Vedas. In Sanskrit literature, poetry written for praise of god is called stotras. The Panchakshara (Sanskrit : पञ्चाक्षर) literally means “five letters” in Sanskrit and refers to the five holy letters Na, Ma, Śi, Vā and Ya. This is prayer to Lord Shiva, and is associated with Shiva’s Mantra Om Namah Shivaya , of which Namah Shivaya is also called the Panchakshari Mantra.

Shiva absorbed in meditation, as depicted commonly in Hinduism

Lord Shiva is the main deity in Shaivism school of Hinduism. The holy word chant to worship him is made of five letters and is popularly called Panchakshara- Na, Ma, Śi, Vā, and Ya. According to Hindu traditions, the human body is considered to be made up of five elements and these holy letters represent these elements. Na Consecrates Prithvi Tattva (Earth element), Ma does the same with Jal Tattva (Water factor) Si energizes Agni Tattva (Fire element) Va energizes Vayu Tattva (Air factor) and finally Ya energizes Akasha Tattva (Sky/Space element).

In this popular Stotra, each of these holy letters is considered as representing Shiva and the Lord is praised for his great qualities.

Shiva panchakshari mantra- Lord shiva mantra

Shiva panchakshara stotram

श्री महादेव या श्री शिव पंचाक्षर स्तोत्र के पाँच श्लोक जिनमे क्रमशः न म शि वा और य आते हैं। हम पाँचों अक्षरों को मिलाएं तो नमः शिवाय का निमार्ण हो जाता है। यही कारण है यह स्तोत्र shiva panchakshari mantra कहलाता है।

Shiv mantra

‘ऊं नम: शिवाय’मंत्र का मतलब आत्मा, घृणा, तृष्णा, स्वार्थ, लोभ, ईष्र्या, काम, क्रोध, मोह, मद और माया से रहित कर.
प्रेम और आनंद से परिपूर्ण होकर उस परमात्मा का सानिध्य प्राप्त करें। अर्थात् इस आत्मा का परमात्मा से मिलन होना।

Om namah shivaya meaning

ॐ नमः शिवाय जिसमे पूरे ब्रह्माण्ड का रहस्य छुपा हुआ है। जिसके निरंतर जाप से मनुष्य के कल्प-कल्प के सारे पाप छूट जाते हैं.
और व्यक्ति परमगाई को प्राप्त होता है। lord Shiva का सबसे प्रिय षड्क्षर मंत्र का जाप मनुष्य को संसार से दूर परमेश्वर के और नजदीक ले जाता है।
आपके इस प्रणव मंत्र ‘ऊं’ के साथ ‘नम: शिवाय’ का जप करने से यह षड्क्षर मंत्र बन जाता है। (shiva panchakshari mantra)

Nagendra haraya trilochanaya meaning

नागेंद्रहाराय – हे प्रभु  शंकर, आप नागराज को हार स्वरूप धारण करने वाले हैं.  (shiva panchakshari)
त्रिलोचनाय – हे प्रभु तीन नेत्रों वाले (त्रिलोचन)
भस्मांग रागाय – प्रभु आप भस्म से अलंकृत है
महेश्वराय – महेश्वर है
नित्याय – प्रभु आप नित्य (अनादि एवं अनंत) है और
शुद्धाय – प्रभु आप शुद्ध हैं
दिगंबराय –अम्बर को वस्त्र के सामान धारण करने वाले दिगम्बर
तस्मै न काराय – प्रभु आपके “न” अक्षर द्वारा विदित स्वरूप को
नमः शिवायः – हे प्रभु शिव, नमस्कार है. (Shiva panchakshari mantra)

Panchakshari mantra

नागेंद्रहाराय त्रिलोचनाय भस्मांग रागाय महेश्वराय।
नित्याय शुद्धाय दिगंबराय तस्मे न काराय नम: शिवाय:।।

मंदाकिनी सलिल चंदन चर्चिताय नंदीश्वर प्रमथनाथ महेश्वराय।
दारपुष्प बहुपुष्प सुपूजिताय तस्मे म काराय नम: शिवाय:।।(Shiva panchakshari mantra)

शिवाय गौरी वदनाब्जवृंद सूर्याय दक्षाध्वरनाशकाय।
श्री नीलकंठाय वृषभद्धजाय तस्मै शि काराय नम: शिवाय:।।

वषिष्ठ कुभोदव गौतमाय मुनींद्र देवार्चित शेखराय।
चंद्रार्क वैश्वानर लोचनाय तस्मै व काराय नम: शिवाय:।।

यज्ञस्वरूपाय जटाधराय पिनाकस्ताय सनातनाय।
दिव्याय देवाय दिगंबराय तस्मै य काराय नम: शिवाय:।। (shiva panchakshari mantra)

पंचाक्षरमिदं पुण्यं य: पठेत शिव सन्निधौ।
शिवलोकं वाप्नोति शिवेन सह मोदते।।

नागेंद्रहाराय त्रिलोचनाय भस्मांग रागाय महेश्वराय।
नित्याय शुद्धाय दिगंबराय तस्मे ‘न’ काराय नमः शिवा

The benefits of chanting Om Namah Shivaya

  • The Mantra is Moksha Giver and stabilizes your thoughts – The Chanting of Om Namah Shivaya is not just moksha giving mantra; It also enlightens, our inner thoughts process and improves blood circulation on the neurons. In medical term, this concept is called neurocysticercosis .
  • Mantra makes you feel Light – Lord Shiva is highly auspicious, When someone chants Om Namah Shivaya, At that moment he becomes AGHORI. Ghor means extreme and, Abhor (Not Ghor) means the one who is not extreme. That’s how Shiva makes you feel light inside your heart.
  • A significant vibration originates in the subconsciousness part of the mind which gives the feeling of internal ecstasy. Om Namah Shivaya mantra benefits that the Continuous repetition of the divine mantra is the way toward perennial joy.
  • Om Namah Shivaya helps in controlling Senses and anxieties Neelkantham is Vairagya founder (Means founder of Dispassion). Shiva Kaam Bhasmam (Destroyer of eroticism ) makes you qualify to control your senses and nerves. The deity of eroticism (Kaam Dev) will not influence you.
  • Om Namah Shivaya gives calmness to your mind Shiva holds moon crescent on his head. It impacts chanter body When somebody starts Om Namah Shivaay chanting. It cools his/her mind and helps them to get peace of mind, persistence, and calmness especially when everything is going against you.
  • Om Namah Shivaya increases the happiness chemical which is known as GABA chemical. Lack of Gabe chemical reduces the natural sleep within humans. People who lack such chemical always feel exhausts. The frontal area of the human brain is in the Orbit prefrontal cortex which is responsible for making decisions, problem-solving and awakening the consciousness gets charged.
  • Students get the immense benefit of improving memory power after the Om Namah Shivaya chanting. Therefore if your kid is suffering from low memory power, advice them to chant the mantra for 15 mins every day.
  • Chanting Om Namah Shivaya mantra gives you eternal joy.
  • Shiva becomes your protector, Every kind of panic, stress, depression, insanity starts fading slowly, when you begin Om Namah Shivaya chanting. Himself becomes the protector of the chanter.
  • Om Namah Shivaya mantra makes you free from your animal passion and rude behavior. It grows positive energy in you which improves your body metabolism and reduces the toxicity of the body. You will start feeling the reduction in your aggression and anger. These changes will require 25-30 days. You require to practice mantra with high reverence on Shiva.
  • Slowly – Slowly Internal and external Changes start appearing It activates the inactive neurons of the brain cell. Your body and skin start getting glow and shine by tightening up your pores automatically in a natural way. Om Namah Shivaya is a powerful maha-mantra.
  • The Continuous 108-time repetition is more beneficial to get Siddhis (Urza or strength). It is helpful in awakening Kundalini Yoga Shakti.
  • Health Benefits of Om Namah Shivaya Om Namah Shivaya mantra chanting improves your blood circulation and stabilizes heartbeat. Mantra can even enhance your blood purification system. Chanting the mantra also purifies your rationalizing process which improves your physiological as well as intellectual well-being.
  • It also heals your sorrows, emotional pain and takes you out of the darkness and show the positivity of life.
  • It also reduces the chances of heart strokes and organ failure.
  • It spreads positivity in your house Worshiping Shiva in the home brings happiness into the family. Shiva & Shakti both get established in that house. You start understanding others problem and becomes ever ready to give helping hand to others. Moreover that, Moral values will start growing in the kids. Positive vibes will get emitting from that house and from the people living in that house. Chanting Om Namah Shivaya makes the law of attraction works better in your favor.
  • The Power of Om Namah Shivaya is that it can free you from your past sins.
    The Mantra helps you to invoke [ AtmyaGyan – Atman ] What most of the people don’t know is that almighty Shiva is known for his simplicity and guiltless nature. This mantra helps you to get connected with supreme consciousness. Every substance including deities is the manifestation of Shiva’s energy. Chanting Om Namah Shivaya is like worshipping the primary elements of nature means invoking your inner Shiva.

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