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Uma Maheswara Stotram: Lyrics, Meaning Namah Shivabhyam

Uma Maheswara stotram is one of the popular stotram dedicated to God Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The lyrics and the meaning of this divine hymn have an indepth meaning explaining the bestowing nature and appearance of the divine couple.

All the stanzas of the Uma Maheswara stotram lyrics start with the words Namah Shivabhyam and praises the Great God and Goddess in various ways. Coming to the Uma Maheswara stotram meaning, along with the nature and the qualities of the god and goddess, it clearly explains the importance of marriage and Grihasthashrama.

Also known by the name Shiva Parvati stotram, this divine prayer has a total of 12 stanzas and an additional phalastuti stanza explaining the benefits.

Composed by Guru Adi Shankaracharya, the Uma Maheswara stotram holds special importance among the Shiva stotras and is a great way to worship God Shiva and Goddess Parvati together. It is a great stotram for good marital life, and for family relationships.

Uma Maheswara Stotram - God Shiva and Goddess Parvati Namah Shivabhyam

Uma Maheswara Stotram Lyrics with Meaning – Namah Shivabhyam Lyrics with Meaning

Namah Shivabhyam nava youvanabhyam
Parasparaa shlistha vapurdharabhyam
Nagendra kanya vrusha kethanabhyam
Namo Namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (1)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvathi (Shivaa), who are eternally young
Who embrace each other affectionately
The beloved daughter of Mountain Himavanta, the Lord whose flag contains the symbol of a bull.
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam Sarasotsavabhyam
Namaskruthabheestha vara pradabhyam
Narayanenarchitha padukabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (2)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvathi (Shivaa), for whom all the joyous austerities are performed
Who grants the boons all that’s wished just by a Namskara (salutations)
Who has glorious feet that are worshipped by Lord Narayana
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam Vrusha vahanabhyam
Virinchi Vishnvindra supujithabhyam
Vibhuthi pateera vilepanabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (3)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvathi (Shivaa), who has the sacred bull as his vehicle (Vahana)
Who is reverently worshipped by God Brahma, God Vishnu, and Indra
Whose body is smeared with holy ash and Sandal pastes
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam Jagadeeshwarabhyam
Jagat pathibhyam jaya vigrahabhyam
Jambhari mukhyair abhi vandithabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (4)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvathi (Shivaa), Who is the lord of the universe
Who is like the king of all the worlds, the embodiment of victory
Who is saluted by the Lord of thunder (Indra) and other prominent ones
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam Pramaushadabhyam
Panchakshari panjara ranjithabhyam
Prapancha srusthi sthithi samhrutabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (5)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvathi (Shivaa), the supreme medicine for all the issues
Who delights living in the place filled up by the Panchakshari mantra
The one who is behind the creation, preservation, and dissolution of the world
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam athi sundarabhyam
Atyantha-masaktha hrudambujabhyam
Ashesha lokaika hitankarabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (6)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvathi (Shivaa), who are enchanting in their beauty and handsomeness
Who are greatly attached with all, having the lotus like heart
Who always does good to the people of all the lokas
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam Kali nasanabhyam
Kankala kalyana vapurtharabhyam
Kailasha shaila sthitha devatabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (7)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvathi (Shivaa), who destroys the evil deeds of this age of Kali
The divine pair where one wears the skulls, the other with elegant clothing
The great God and Goddess residing on the Mount of Kailash
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam ashubapahabhyam
Ashesha lokaika visheshitabhyam
Akunthitabhyam smruthi samhrutabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (8)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvati (Shivaa), the destroyer of inauspiciousness
Who has the supremacy and special importance among all the Lokas and their beings
Whose power doesn’t have any limitations, who can be reached by following the Smruthi’s (Shastras that include guidelines on livelihood)
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam Radha vahanabhyam
Ravindu Vaiswanara lochanabhyam
Raka Sasankaabha mukhambhujabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (9)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvati (Shivaa), mounted on the divine chariot
Whose eyes are the Sun, Moon, and Agni (Vaiswanara- an epithet of Agni)
Whose lotus like face is like that of a full moon
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam jathilandarabhyam
Jaramruthibhyam cha vivarjithabhyam
Janardhanabjodbhava pujitabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (10)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvati (Shivaa), who is having matted locks of hair
Who are unaffected by old age and death
Who is worshipped by the Janardhana (Lord Vishnu) and the one born from the Lotus (Lord Brahma)
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam Vishamekshanabhyam
Bilvacchada mallikadama brudhbhyam
Sobhavati shantha-vateeshwarabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (11)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvati (Shivaa), who are with three eyes
Adorned with the garlands made of Bilva leaves and Mallika flowers (Jasmines)
Who are the Sobhavathi (one who looks resplendent) and Santhavateeswara (Lord who is with great peace)
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Namah Shivabhyam pashupalakabhyam
Jagattrayee rakshana baddha hrudbhyam
Samastha Devaasura pujitabhyam
Namo namah Shankara Parvatibhyam (12)

I bow to God Shiva and Goddess Parvati (Shivaa), the protectors of all the beings
Who are dedicated in the protection of all the three worlds
The divine pair worshipped by all the Devas and Asuras
I bow to you, again and again, God Shiva and Goddess Parvati

Stotram trisandhyam Shiva Parvatibhyam
Bhakthya pathe dwadasakam naro yah
Sa sarva saubhagya phalani bhunkthe
Sataayuranthe Shivalokamethi (13)

Reciting this Uma Maheswara stotram during the three sandhyas (morning, noon, and evening) on God Shiva and Goddess Parvati
Such devotee who recites these twelve slokas, will be
Bestowed with all the sorts of wealth in his life
Such beings will live for hundred years and in the end, they will attain the Shiva Loka (abode of God Shiva and Devi Parvathi).

Uma Maheswara Stotram Benefits

Apart from the benefits that are mentioned in the phalastuti part, the Uma Maheswara stotram benefits extend much beyond. It is a great stotram to meditate on God Shiva and Goddess Parvathi together for their mercy and to uplift from day to day situations. Also, It is a great stotram that needs to be recited to get married quickly and even to get uplifted from relationship problems between wife and husband.

As said in Phalastuti, if recited three times daily in trisandhyas, such devotees will get bestowed with innumerable wealth during their lifetime and they will eventually attain Shiva Loka.