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Panchayudha of Lord Vishnu – Five Divine Weapons - Panchayudha Stotram in English and Benefits of Chanting


Panchayudha of Lord Vishnu are the five divine weapons used by Vishnu. There is also a famous Panchayudha Stotram which is chanted for all kinds of protection. It is highly beneficial to people suffering from phobias.

Panchayudha

  1. Sudarshana Chakra - Discus
  2. Panchajanya Shankh - Conch
  3. Kaumodaki Gada - Mace
  4. Nandaka Khadga - Sword  
  5. Saranga Dhanush - Bow


Panchayudha Stotram in English and Benefits of Chanting

Sudarshana Chakra – It is held in the upper right hand. It has 1000 vents and shines like a million suns. When it is held vertically by a deity in temple it is known as Prayoga Chakra.

Panchajanya Shankh – It is held in the upper left hand. It is believed that it has the splendor a million moons.

Kaumodaki Gada – It is held in the lower right hand. It is the personification of Meru Mountain. It is held to keep out all kinds of evil.

Nandaka Khadga – The sharp sword cuts off internal and external enemies.

Saranga Dhanush – It is an ornament for devotees and a weapon for the evil people. It helps in maintaining Dharma.

Panchayudha Stotram

Sphuratsahasrarasikhatitivram
Sudarshanam bhaskarakotitulyam
Suravdvisham pranavninasi visnoh
Chakram sadam saranam prapadye;

Vishnormukhotthanilapuritasya
Yasya dhvanirdanava darpahanta
Tam panchajanyam sasikotishubhram
Sankham sadaham saranam prapadye

Hiranmayim merusmanasaram
Kaumodakim daityakulaikahantrim
Vaikunthavamagrakarabhimrstama
Gadam sadaham saranam prapadye

Rakshosuranam kathinograkantha
Cchedaksaracchonitadigdhadharam
Tam nandakam nama hareh pradiptam
Khadgam sadaham saranam prapadye
Yajjyaninadasravanat suranam
Cetamsi nirmktabhayani sadyah
Bhavanti daityasanibanavarasi
Sarngam sadaham saranam prapadye
Imam hareh panchamahayudhanam

Stavam pathedy anudinam prabhate
Samasta duhkhani bhayani sadyah
Papani nasyanti sukhani shanty 

Benefits of Chanting Panchayudha Stotram

  • It removes all kinds of problems and unhappiness in life.
  • It removes all kinds of fear especially of enemies, darkness and ghosts.
  • Those people suffering from any kind of phobia will find relief.
  • It weeds out all kinds of sins and helps in mukti from papam (sin)
  • It provides all kind of peace and happiness in life.