[Advaita-l] Shivashtakam by Adi Shankaracharya

Venkatesh Murthy vmurthy36 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 00:09:23 EST 2017


Listen to the song with modern music -

Stotra and translation -


In this Stotra there is a line ब्रह्मोर्जितोर्ध्वगकरोटिनिकृन्तनाय Who chopped
off the upper Head of Brahma which became full of Pride. There are two
stories how Siva cut off Brahma's fifth head. One is how Brahma was
obsessed with his own daughter and looking at her wherever she went. Siva
got angry and cut off one head. Another is the story of Bhairava. Both are
given here -




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