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Kanakadhara Stotram Translation - Kanakadhara Stotram pdf in English With Meaning

Kanakadhara Stotram is a popular prayer dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and it was composed by Adi Shankaracharya. This is the complete prayer in pdf in English with complete translation. Meaning of each stanza is also given in English. It is said that Jagadguru Adi Shankara created this prayer on seeing the financial difficulties of a poor woman. Chanting this prayers helps in attaining peace and prosperity.

Kanakadhara Stotram pdf in English With Meaning

Some Information Regarding Kanakadhara Stotram

  • Kanakadhara stotram was recited at age of 8 by Adi Shankaracharya.
  • Kanakadhara Stotram means ‘the hymn that will make gold flow."
  • Some people believe that the stotra was first recited on Akshaya Tritiya day.
  • Adi Sankara's Kanakadhara stotram consists of twenty shlokas in Sanskrit. It starts with salutations of Goddess Lakshmi, then he praises her as the embodiment of all the wealth and adoring the chest of Lord Vishnu and prays her to have a glance at the poor.