Namaskaratha Mantra is one of the most popular mantras that were created in the praise of Lord Shiva. It’s a very powerful mantra, but it only benefits you when you listen to it calmly with a relax mind.

The verses of the Namaskaratha Mantra were crafted in such a way that when it’s sung or listened to, a certain vibrational energy can be felt. There also a part of the mantra that is taken from the famous Shiva Gayatri Mantra.

Benefits Of Namaskaratha Mantra

It leaves a profound effect on the mind of the listener, and if you repeatedly listen to it a few times then it might make you sing it unconsciously like a memorable piece of music occupies a person’s mind even after it’s no longer being played. 

Devotees believe that the Namaskaratha Mantra also has some sort of healing abilities, as it washes out all the negative thoughts from the mind of the listeners almost instantly. Any person suffering from old deeds in life can be benefited if they listen to the mantra, even better if chants regularly.

Namaskaratha Mantra Lyrics and Meaning

ॐ नमो हिरण्यबाहवे हिरण्यवर्णाय,
हिरण्यरूपाय हिरण्यपतए ।
अंबिका पतए उमा पतए पशूपतए नमो नमः॥

Om Namo Hiranya Baahave Hiranya Varnaaya,
Hiranya Roopaaya Hiranya Pataye,
Ambika Pataye Uma Pataye Pashu Pataye Namo Namah.

English Meaning: I trust in the divine essence, eternal nature, to form an immortal, eternal Lord, Lord Parvati, and Uma, Lord of wild animals, I submit myself to you.

ईशान सर्वविद्यानाम् ईश्वर सर्व भूतानाम् ।
ब्रह्मादीपते ब्रह्मनोदिपते,
ब्रह्मा शिवो अस्तु सदा शिवोहम॥

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Ishan Sarvavidyanaam Ishwar Sarva Bhootanaam,
Brahmadeepte Brahmanodeepte,
Brahma Shivo Astu Sada Shivoom.

English Meaning: Lord of knowledge, Lord of all that exists, Lord of Brahman, the Lord of supreme knowledge, the universal Spirit, I am Shiva, I am the eternal Shiva.

तत्पुरुषाय विद्महे वागविशुद्धाय धिमहे,
तन्नो शिव प्रचोदयात्।
महादेवाय विद्महे रुद्रमूर्तये धिमहे,
तन्नों शिव प्रचोदयात्॥

Tatpurushaay Vidmahe Vakvishudhaya Dhimahe,
Tanno Shiva Prachodayat,
Mahadevaaya Vidmahe Rudramoortaye Dhimahe,
Tanno Shiva Prachodayat.

English Meaning: O, the mightiest of the Gods, the ideal Purusha Mahadev, bless me with the higher intellect and enlighten me with knowledge.

नमस्ते अस्तु भगवान विश्वेश्वराय,
महादेवाय त्र्यंबकाय त्रिपुरान्तकाय।
त्रिकाग्नी कालाय कालाग्नी रुद्राय,
नीलकंठाय मृत्युंजयाय सर्वेश्वराय॥

Namaste Astu Bhagwaan Vishveshwaraay,
Mahadevaay Trayambkaay Tripuraantkaay,
Trikaagni Kalaaya  Kalagni Rudraya,
Nilakanthaaya Mrityunjayaay Sarveshvaraaya.

English Meaning: We worship Lord Shiva the three eyed one, the one who is the master of all senses and quality’s and the one who is the sustainer of all growth. May he release us from the bondage of death as the ripened cucumber is released from its stalk and may he grant us immortality.

सदशिवाय श्रीमान महादेवाय नमः
श्रीमान महादेवाय नमः
शांति शांति शांति

Sadshivaaya Shrimaan Mahadevaay Namah,
Shriman Mahadevaaya Namaha,
Shriman Mahadevaaya Namaha,
Shanti Shanti Shanti.

English Meaning: Sriman Mahadevaya Namah: the benevolent greeting of the Great Lord. Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi.