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Date: Tue Dec 05 1995 - 07:09:58 PST

I found this on the net along time back. The person whose name appears
below posted this. I think Sri Sadagopan has already posted the 
translation. 


			** ADITYAHRUDAYAM **
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1.	thatho yuddha parishrantham samare chinthayaa sthitham
 	ravanam chagratho drushtva yuddhaaya samupasthitham
Seeing  (Sri Rama) standing absorbed in the thought of the battle
field,  exhausted by the fight and Ravana facing him, duly prepared
for the fight



2.	deivyatheishcha samaagamya drushtabhyaagatho ranam
*	upaagamya abraveeth *raamam*  agastyo bhagavaan rishihi
The blessed sage Agastya, who had come with Gods to witness the battle,
approaching Sri Rama spoke thus..




3.	rama rama mahaabaaho shrunu guhyam sanaathanam
	yena sarvaan arren vatsa samare vijayeeshyasi
Rama, O might armed Sri Raama, listen to the eternal secret by knowing
which, O! my child you will conquer all your enemies in the battle field.



4.	aadtiyahrudayam punyam sarva shatru vinashanam
*	*jayavaham* japey nityam akshayam paramam shivam
It is called Aaditya hridayam, which is holy, destroyer enemies, bestower
of victory, eternal and supereme blessed.  One should recite it...


5.	sarva mangala mangalyam sarva paapa pranashanam
	chintha shoka prashamanam aayurvardhana uttamam
It is the blessing of all blessings the best means to destroy all sins,
remove anxiety and grief and promote longivity.



6.	rashmimatham samudyantham devaasuraanamaskrutham
	pujayasva vivasvantham bhaskaram bhuvaneshwaram
You worship the rising Sun-god, the ruler of the worlds, who is crowned
with rays, who is greeted by gods and demons alike and who illumines (the
world).


7.	sarva devathmako heysha tejasvi rashmibhavanaha
*	yesha *devaasuraganaan* lokaan paathi gabhasthibhihi
Indeed He is the embodiement of all gods, He is bright and He creates
and sustains the hosts of gods, demons and their world by his rays.


*8.	yesha brahmacha *vishnu*scha shivas skandah prajaapathihi
	mahendro dhandhah kaalo yamaha somo hyapaam pathihi
Indeed he is brahma, vishnu, siva, skand, prajapathi (lord of creation),
the might Indira, Kuber (god of wealth),  Kaala, Yama, Soma and varuna..


9.	pitharoh vasava saadhyo hyashivanou maruthu manuhu
	vayur ahnihi prajaaprana rithukartha prabhaakaraha
Indeed he is Pitrs (manes), the eight Vasus (ashta Vasus),  twelve
sandyas, two ashwiniis, marut-s manu, the wind-god, the god of fire,
the life-breath of the universe,  the source of the seasons,  and the
store house of light.


10.	aadityaha savithaa suryva khagah poosha gabhasthimaan
	suvarna sadrusho bhaanur-vishvaretha diwaakaraha
He is the son of Aaditi, the progenitor of all, the sun-god, the courser
in the heavens,  the nourisher  (of all), the possessor of rays, the golden,
the brilliant, the seed of the universe and the makeer of the day..


11.	haridashavah sahasrarshihi sapta sapta marichamaan
	timiromanthanaha shambhusthuthva maarthanda anshumaan
He has seven green horses,  (yoked to his chariot), is the myriad-rayed,
full of rays, the destroyer of darkness, the source of auspiciousness,
the mitigator of the suffering (of his devotees) and is the infuser of life
in the cosmis egg.


12. 	hiranya garbhah shishira sthapano  bhaskaro ravihi
	agnigarbho aditey putrah shankah shishira naashanaha
He is the Hiranyagrabha, the Lord, shishirastapan, bhaaskara, ravi,
bearer of fire in his womb, he is the son of aditi and the destroyer of
cold.


13.	vyomanaathas-thamobedhi rugyajuhu saama paragaha
	ganavrushtirapaam mitroh vindyavithi plavamgamaha
He is the lord of the heavens, the disperser of darkness, a master of
Rg, yajur, saama vedas, the sender of thick showers, friend of water, 
he courses swiftly along his own orbit...



14.	aatapi mandali mruthyuhu pingalah sarvataapamaan
	kavir vishvo mahaatejaa rakhta sarva bhavodhbhavaha
He is adorned with a circle of rays, he is death itself, tawny and 
the destroyer of all.  he is omniscient, all formed, extremely brilliant,
coppery and the source of all evolutes.


15.	nakshatra grahataranaam adipo vishva bhavanaha
	tejasaamapi tejasvi dwaadashaatma namostuthey
He is the controller of the house of planets and stars, the creator
of all and the replendent among the splendid.  O god, appearing in
twelve forms  (in the shape of twelve months pf the year), hail to u.


16.	namah purvaaya giraye paschimaadraye namaha
	jyotirganaanaam pathaye dinaadhipathaye namaha
Salutations to (you in the form of) the eastern mountain and the western
mountain.  Hail to the lord of hosts of luminaries and the lord of the day.



17.	jayaya jayabhdraaya harya shvaaya namo namaha
	namo namaha sahasraamsha aadityaaya namo namaha
Salutations,  to (you) the giver of victory.  Salutations
to  u the joy born of victory.  Salutations to you the god having green 
horses (yoked to your chariot),  the son of Aditi and the one with 
thousands of rays.


18.	namah ugraaya veeraaya saarangaaya namo namaha
	namah padmoprabhodhaya maarthaandaaya namo namaha
Hail to (u) the subduer of the senses, the valiant one;  Hail to you
as denoted by the mystic syllable om! Hail to you the awakener of the 
lotus,  Hail to you the fierce one


19.	brahmashaanachutheshaaya suryaaya aaditya varchasey
	bhaasvatey sarvabhakshaaya roudraya vapushey namaha
Salutations to the ruler of Brahma. lord shiva and Lord vishnu, salutations
to you, the sun god, the spiritual light indwelling the solar orb, the
resplendent one, devourer of all, the one appearing in the form of Rudra
(who drives away ignorance)


20.	tamognaya himagnaaya shatrugnaaya amitaathmaney
	krutgna hanaaya devaaya jyotishaam pathaye namaha
Salutations to you the dispeller of darkness the destroyer of cold,  the
exterminator of foes, the one whose extent is immeasurable, the destroyer
of the ungrateful, the God who is ruler of all lights.


21.	taptachaamikaaraabhaya haraye vishvakarmaney
	namasto tamo abhinignaaya ruchaye sarvaa saakshiney
Salutations to you, possessing the lusture of refined gold, the dispeller
of ignorance, the architect of the universe,  the uprooter of darkness,
splendour incarnate, the witness of the world.


22.	naashayatyesha vay bhootam tadeva srujathi prabhuhu
	paayathyesha tapathyesha varshatyesha gabhasthibhi
(O Raama)  The aforesaid lord alone actually destroys, brings into 
existence and sustains (all) that has come into existence. he alone
radiates heat by his rays and sends showers.


23.	yesha suptheshu jaagarthi bhooteshu parinishtithaha
	yesha yevaaganihotram cha falam cheyvaagnihotraanaam
seated in all created beings (as their inner controller),  he remains
awake when they have fallen asleep.  He himself is the act of pouring 
oblation into the sacred fire as well as the fruit attained by those who 
pour such oblation.


24.	vedaascha kruthavascha yeva kruthunaam falameva cha
	yaani kruthyaani lokeshu sarva yesha ravi prabhuhu
He himself is the scriptures, as well as the sacrfices as also the 
fruit of sacrifices.   He (the sun-god) alone is the supreme controller
of all activities which are found in all living being.


25.	yenamaapatsu kruchyeshu kaanthareshu bhayeshu cha
	kirthiyan purushaha kaschith na avaseedhathi raghava
No individual, singing the glories of the lord in great difficulties,
in the woods as well as in the times of peril comes to grief, oh! scion of
raghu.


26.	pujayasva yainam yekaagroh devadevam jagathpathim
	yethath trigunitham japtva yuddheshu vijayayeshyasi
Worship this lord of the universe, the god of all gods, with a concentrated
mind,  chanting this praise three times one will be victorious in combats/


27.	asmin kshaney mahaabaaho ravanam tvam vadiyishyasi
 	yevum ukthva tadha agastyo jagaama yathaagatham
Oh-mighty-armed (raama)!  this very moment you will be able to kill ravana.
saying so the sage agastya, thereupon left in the same way as he had come.


28.	yethath shruthva mahaateja nashtoshoko abhavadh tadha
	daarayamaasa suprito raghavah prayataathmavaan
Hearing this advice Sri raama, who was endowed with extraordinary energy
and had a subdued mind, found his grief immediately dispelled.  Feeling 
greatly delighted he retained (this hymn aaditya hridayam) in his memory.


29.	aadityam preshya japtva tu param harsham avaaptavaan
	trirachamya shuchir bhootva dhanuraadhaya veeryavaan
Sipping water thrice (with the name of the lord on his lips) and getting
purified looking intently on the orb of the sun and repeating this prayer,
the valiant one (Raama) experienced supreme joy, seizing hold of his bow..


30.	ravanam preshya hrushtaatma yuddya samupaagatham
	sarva yatnena mahata vadhe tasya drutho abhavath
Fixing his eyes on Raavana, (sri Raama) who felt delighted in mind advanced
in the battle-field and stood vowed to kill Raavana with an intense and all
sided effort.


31.	atha ravi avadan nirishya ramam
	mudithamaanaha paramam prahashymaanah
	nishicharapathi  samshayam vidhitva
	suraganamadhyagatho vachaha tvara ithi  ||
Delighted in mind seeing Sri Raama feeling supremely exhilarated on
perceiving the destruction of Raavana, the ruler of the night stalker
at hand, the sun-god standing (in person) in the midst of a host of gods,
exclaimed: ``Make haste''.


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Ravichandran Mahalingam, MS (Civil). ravicndn@engr.latech.edu
P.O. Box 8342, Ruston, LA 71272      phone# (318)-255-5948
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