Oh dweller of TARAKUSHUPURALAYA (Vaikkam), of immaculate
and wondrous fame, please protect me.
Oh most compassionate destroyer of TRIPURA-s, oh SIVA! Grant the opportunity
to serve your feet.
With your third eye you reduced to ashes the moth like cupid. Your hands
sport a battle axe and a deer. You are like the rain-bearing cloud to
the great forest fire. You the unrivalled one, whose feet are beautiful
like lotus. Like a bee, you hover around the lotus like face of PARVATI
the daughter of the mountains. You are adorned with the skin of elephant.
Praised by all universe, you are to the foes what peacock is to the
serpents. Lord of the worlds, my you be victorious.
Your neck is adorned with the greatest of the serpents. Great sages
like NARADA, SUKA and SANAKA attend you. You are comprehensible only to fortunate.
Abode of divine qualities. Oh bestower of prosperity! Incessantly worshipped
by BRAHMA, your eyes are beautiful like lotus, oh immortal one! Your
lips are red like a bimba fruit, Dweller of the KAILASAGIRI, oh great
Dispenser of desired boons. One who has powerful arms, you are capable
of wielding mountain MERU like a bow. You are the redeemer, who helps
to cross the fearful ocean of existence. Destroyer of the demons who
cause hardship to the celestials, your head is adorned with crescent
moon. Like the sun removes the darkness you remove the miseries of those
who worship you. Your abode is pleasant. You have the sacred bull as
your mount. friend of KUBERA! Lord SANKARA! Always protect me.