Guru Paduka Stotram

1) Anantasamsarasamudratara-naukayitabhyam gurabhaktidabhyam vairagyasamrajyadapujanabhyam namo namah srigurapadukabhyam

My prostration to holy sandals of mu Guru, which serve as the boat to cross this endless ocean ofSamsara, which endow me with devotion to Guru, and which grace with the valuable dominion of renunciation.

2) kavitvavarasinisakarabhyam daurbhagyadavambudamalikabhyam  durikrtanamravipattatibhyam namo namah srigurapadukabhyam

My prostrations to the holy sandals of my Guru, which serve as the down pour of water to put out the fire of misfortunes, which remove the groups of distresses of those who prostrate to them.

3)nata yayoh sripatitam samiyuh kadacidapyasu daridravaryah  mukasca vacaspatitam hi tabhyam namo namh srigurapadukabhyam

My prostrations to the holy sandals of my Guru, adoring which the worst poverty stricken, have turned out to be great possesors of wealth, and even the mutes have turned out to be great masters of speech.

4)nalikanikasapadahrtabhyam nanavimohadi nivarikabhyam  namajjanabhistatatipradabhyam namo namah srigurapadukabhyam

My prostrations to the holy sandals of my Guru, which remove all kinds of ignorant desires, and which fulfill in plenty, the desire of those who bow down to them.

5)nrpalimaulivrajaratnakanti-saridvirajat jhasakanyakabhyam nrpatvadabhyam natalokapankateh namo namah srigurapadukabhyam

My prostrations to the holy sandals of my Guru, which shine like the precious stones that adorn the crown of kings, by bowing to which one drowned in worldliness will be lifted up to the great rank of sovereignty.

6)papandhakararka paramparabhyam tapatrayahindrakhagesvarabhyam  jadyabdhisamsosanavadavabhyam namo namah srigurapadukabhyam

My prostrations to the holy sandals of my Guru, which serve as the Sun smashing all the illusions of sins, which are like garuda birds in front of the serpents of the three pains of Samsara; and which are like the terrific fire that dries away the ocean ofjadata or insentience.

7)samadisatkapradavaibhavabhyam samadidanavratadiksitabhyam  ramadhavandhristhirabhaktidabhyam namo namah srigurupadukabhyam

My prostrations to the holy sandals of my Guru, which endows one with six attributes which can bless with permanent devotion at the feet of the Lord Rama and which is initiated with the vow of charity and selfsettledness.

8)svarcaparanamakhilestadabhyam svahasahayakadhurandharabhyam  svantacchabhavapradapujanabhyam namo namah srigurapadukabhyam

My prostrations to the holy sandals of my Guru, which bestows all the wishes of those who are absorbed in the Self, and which grace with one’s own hidden real nature.

9)kamadisarpavrajagaradabhyam vivekavairagyanidhipradabhyam  bodhapradabhyam dutamoksadabhyam namo namah srigurapadukabhyam

My prostrations to the holy sandals of my Guru, which are like garudas to all the serpents of desire, and which bless with the valuable treasure of discrimination and renumciation, and which enlighten with bodha- the true knowledge, and bless with instant liberation from the shackles of the world.