Tatpadam darshitam yena Tasmai Shree guruve namah (1)
Salutions are to that Guru, who showed me the abode-the one who is to be know-whose from is the entire universe and by whom all the movable and immovable are pervaded.
Chakshurunmilitam yena Tasmai shree guruve namah (2)
Salutions are to that Guru, who opened the eye of one blind due to the darkness (cover) of ignorance with a needle coated with the ointment of knowledge.
Gururbrahma gururvishnu gururdevo maheshvarah
Gurushakshat parambrahma Tasmai shree guruve namah (3)
Salutions are to that Guru, who is the Creator, Sustainer and Destroyer, who is the limitless one.
Sthavaram jangamam vyaptam yatkinchit sacharacharam
Tatpadam darshitam yena Tasmai shree guruve namah (4)
Salutions are to that Guru, who showed me the One to be known, who permeates whatever is movable, immovable, sentient or insentient.
Nityanandam vyapi-yatsarvam Trilokyam sacharacharam
Tatpadam darshitam yena Tasmai shree guruve namah (5)
Salutions are to that Guru, who showed me the One to be known, who is the Awareness prevading the movable and immovable in the three worlds (waking, dream and deep sleep)
Sarvashruti-shiroratna Virajita padambujah
Vedantambuja suryo yah Tasmai shree guruve namah (6)
Salutions are to that Guru, who is the Sun to the lotus of Vedanta and whoes lotus feet are made radiant by the jewel of all Srutis (Upanishads).
Chaitanyah shashvatam shantam Vyomateetam niranjanam
Nadabindu kalatitam Tasmai shree guruve namah (7)
OM salutions to the Guru, Who is Awareness, changeless (beyond time), who is peace, beyond space, pure (free from likes and dislikes), and who is beyond the manifest and the unmanifest (Nada, Bindu etc.)
Gyanshakti samarudah Tattva mala vibhushitah
Bhukti mukti pradata ch Tasmai shree guruve namah (8)
Salutions are to that Guru, who is rooted in knowledge that is power, adomed with the garland of truth and who is the bestower of the joy of liberation.
Aneka janma samprapta karma bandha vidahine
Atma gyana pradanena Tasmai shree guruve namah (9)
Salutions are to that Guru, who by bestowing the knowledge of the Self bums the bondage created by accumulated actions of innumerable births.
Shoshanam bhava sindhoshcha gayapanam sarasampadah
Guru padodakam samyak Tasmai shree guruve namah (10)
Om salutions to the Guru; the perennial flow of wisdom from the one rooted in the vision of the Sruti, dries up totally the ocean of transmigration (samsara) and reveals the essence of all wealth (the freedom from want).
Na Guror-adhikam tattvam Na Guror-adhikam tapah
Tattvam gayanatparam nasti Tasmai shree guruve namah (11)
There is nothing superior to knowledge of Truth; no Truth higher than the Truth, and there is no purifying austerity better than the Truth; Salutions to that Guru.
Mannathah shree jagannatho Madguruh shree jagadguruh
Mamatma sarva bhutatma Tasmali shree guruve namah (12)
Prostrations to that Guru, who is my Lord and who is the Lord of the Universe, my teacher who is the teacher of the Universe, who is the Self in me and the Self in all begins.
Brahmanandam paramasukhadam kevalam gyanamurtim
Dvandvateetam gaganasadrusham tattva-masyadi-laksyam
Ekam nityam vimalam achalam sarvadhee sakshi bhutam
Bhava teetam triguna rahitam sadgurum tam namami (13)
I bow to the Sadguru, who is the bliss of Brahman and the bestower of the highest joy. He is the absolute. He is knowledge personified. He is beyond duality. He is one. He is etemal, pure, steady and the witness of all thoughts. He is beyond all modifications (of mind and body) and free from the three gunas.
Nityam suddham nirabhasam Nirakaram niranjanam
Nityabodham chidanandam Gurum brahma namamyaham (14)
I bow to the Guru, who is Brahman, etemal and pure. He is beyond perception, formless and without taint. He is eternal knowledge, consciousness and bliss.
Dhyan moolam gurur murtih Pooja moolam guroh padam
Mantra moolam gurur-vakyam Moksha moolam guroh krupa (15)
Meditate on Gurus form, worship the Gurus feet, Guru’s words are mantras. Liberation is attained by Guru’s grace.
Tvameva mata cha pita tvameva
Tvameva bandhushcha sakha tvameva
Tvameva vidya dravinam tvameva
Tvameva sarvam mama deva deva (16)
Oh! God of all Gods! You alone are my mother, father, kinsman, friend, the knowledge and wealth. You are everything to me.