॥ लिङ्गाष्टकं सार्थ ॥

ब्रह्ममुरारिसुरार्चितलिङ्गम् निर्मलभासितशोभितलिङ्गम् । जन्मजदुःखविनाशकलिङ्गम् तत् प्रणमामि सदाशिवलिङ्गम् ॥ १॥ The Linga that is worshipped by Brahma, Vishnu, and all the Gods, the Linga that is pure of speech and is radiant, the Linga that destroys the sorrow arising out of birth, to that Linga, (representing) Sadashiva, my prostrations. 1 देवमुनिप्रवरार्चितलिङ्गम् कामदहम् करुणाकर लिङ्गम् । रावणदर्पविनाशनलिङ्गम् तत् प्रणमामि सदाशिव लिङ्गम् ॥ २॥ The Linga that is worshipped by the sages, the destroyer of of Kama, Linga, the compassionate, the Linga, the destroyer of the arrogance of Ravana, to that Linga, (representing) Sadashiva, my prostrations. 2 सर्वसुगन्धिसुलेपितलिङ्गम् बुद्धिविवर्धनकारणलिङ्गम् । सिद्धसुरासुरवन्दितलिङ्गम् तत् प्रणमामि सदाशिव लिङ्गम् ॥ ३॥ The Linga that is well annointed with all fragrance and that which is the cause of the growth of intellect, the Linga who is worshipped by the Siddhas, Devas, and Asuras, to that Linga, (representing) Sadashiva, my prostrations. 3 कनकमहामणिभूषितलिङ्गम् फनिपतिवेष्टित शोभित लिङ्गम् । दक्षसुयज्ञ विनाशन लिङ्गम् तत् प्रणमामि सदाशिव लिङ्गम् ॥ ४॥ The Linga adorned with gold and precious jewels, who is radiant and who has the king of serpents, coiled around him, the Linga who destroyed the yajna of DakSha, to that Linga, (representing) Sadashiva, my prostrations. 4 कुङ्कुमचन्दनलेपितलिङ्गम् पङ्कजहारसुशोभितलिङ्गम् । सञ्चितपापविनाशनलिङ्गम् तत् प्रणमामि सदाशिव लिङ्गम् ॥ ५॥ The Linga annointed with saffron and sandal paste and appears radient with a garland of lotuses, the Linga that destroys accumulated sins, to that Linga, (representing) Sadashiva, my prostrations. 5 देवगणार्चित सेवितलिङ्गम् भावैर्भक्तिभिरेव च लिङ्गम् । दिनकरकोटिप्रभाकरलिङ्गम् तत् प्रणमामि सदाशिव लिङ्गम् ॥ ६॥ The Linga who is worshipped and archan is offered by the gods, the Linga who is worshipped with an attitude of devotion, the Linga who is effulgent like a million suns, to that Linga, (representing) Sadashiva, my prostrations. 6 अष्टदलोपरिवेष्टितलिङ्गम् सर्वसमुद्भवकारणलिङ्गम् । अष्टदरिद्रविनाशितलिङ्गम् तत् प्रणमामि सदाशिव लिङ्गम् ॥ ७॥ The Linga that is enveloped with eight-fold petals, the Linga that is the cause of all creation and that which destroys the eightfold poverty, to that Linga, (representing) Sadashiva, my prostrations. 7 सुरगुरुसुरवरपूजित लिङ्गम् सुरवनपुष्प सदार्चित लिङ्गम् । परात्परं परमात्मक लिङ्गम् तत् प्रणमामि सदाशिव लिङ्गम् ॥ ८॥ The Linga who is worshipped by the guru of the gods and elite of the devas, the Linga who is worshipped with the divine flowers and the Linga who is higher than the highest, the supreme Self, to that Linga, (representing) Sadashiva, my prostrations. 8 लिङ्गाष्टकमिदं पुण्यं यः पठेत् शिवसन्निधौ । शिवलोकमवाप्नोति शिवेन सह मोदते ॥ ॥ ॐ तत् सत् ॥ Text encoded and proofread by Srinivas Sunder Translation unknown
% Text title            : sArtha liNgAShTakaM
% File name             : lingashhMean.itx
% itxtitle              : liNgAShTakam (sArtham)
% engtitle              : liNgAShTakam
% Category              : aShTaka, shiva
% Location              : doc_shiva
% Sublocation           : shiva
% Language              : Sanskrit
% Subject               : philosophy/hinduism/religion
% Transliterated by     : Srinivas Sunder sunder at crystal.cirrus.com
% Proofread by          : Srinivas Sunder sunder at crystal.cirrus.com
% Indexextra            : (with meaning 1, meaning 2) (video)
% Latest update         : Feb. 10, 1995
% Send corrections to   : Sanskrit@cheerful.com
% Site access           : https://sanskritdocuments.org

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