Lord of Guruvayur! You are an ocean of mercy!
You are the Lord of everything. You have a resplendent body as the
rising Sun! You are affectionate to
those who take refuge in you! Your lotus
feet are my only refuge.
Lord of Guruvayur! You have Garuda as your vehicle. You are all-pervading. You are on protecting those who humbly take refuge in
you. You destroy the sorrows of people! Your lotus feet are my only refuge.
wonderful qualities. You are easily accessible to your devotees. Your form captivates everyone’s heart. You are
all-pervading. Men of wisdom always think of you and meditate on you. Your lotus feet are my only refuge.
गुरुवायुपुरेश्वर मे शरणम् ॥४॥
Lord of Guruvayur! Goddess Lakshmi
serves you with her own hands. You are
the swan revelling in the lake of lotus flowers which are the hearts of yogis.
You are Hari, the one who steals the heart of devotees. You remove the impurities (from the heart of
devotees). You are the slayer of Kesi. Your lotus feet are my only refuge.
Lord of Guruvayur! You abide in the pure hearts (of devotees). You are keen on
protecting the good. You are the treasure house of sattwa guna. You are
unchanging. Your lotus feet are my only
Lord of Guruvayur! You destroy the sorrows of those who prostrate before you.
You are eager to bestow good qualities on those who have earned merit by good
deeds. You are the final destination for the liberated souls. You are the
slayer of demons. Your lotus feet are my only refuge.
Lord of Guruvayur! You are interested in lifting up those who have fallen into
an abyss. You are remembered by the consort of Parvati. You are the treasure house of good and noble
thoughts. You are seen only by those
highly evolved souls both intellectually and spiritually. Your lotus feet are
my only refuge.
Lord of Guruvayur! You help your
devotees cross the ocean of samsara. You are the essence of everything. You
are the Lord of Shiva, Brahma and other celestials. You are the sole controller of this world.
Your lotus feet are my only refuge.
Lord of Guruvayur! You descend to this Earth to protect those who take refuge
at your lotus feet. You lead your
devotees to the highest state. You bestow auspicious things (on devotees). You
are the very first Law Maker. Your lotus
feet are my only refuge.
मे शरणम् ॥१०॥
are known by those saints and hermits who are the repositories of concentrated
meditation. You are the destroyer of hordes of sins. You take pleasure in
protecting those who are helpless. Your lotus feet are my only refuge.
Lord of Guruvayur! I am weighed down by
hundreds of culpable acts committed by
me. Have mercy on me and save me. You
bless (your devotees) with liberation (moksha). Your lotus feet are my only refuge.
Lord of Guruvayur! You are the
repository of beautiful qualities. You
are worshipped by those who have earned enough merit by their good deeds. You
have repudiated all the bad qualities.
You are accessible to the good and noble people. Your lotus feet are my
पठन् जनो नित्यं
jewel of a hymn known as ‘SharaNAgati’ will have all their desires