Ashtottara Shatnaam means 108 names, Surya Ashtottara Shatnaam has 108 names of Sun. The miraculous Surya Ashtottara Shatanaam is from the Mahabharat, Vana Parva. This stotra is disclosed to Pandu's son Yudhishthir by Daumya. In this blog we are sharing the stotra and few benefits to motivate.
Surya Naam Stotra by Lord Brahma
The surya naam stotra glorifies the God Sun by various names. Lord Sun is the God who is worshipped in every religion or cult. Since the vedic times Aditya is God who has 12 forms. Vedic God Aditya is Sun. This stotra is by Lord Brahma (the creator) mentioned in the sacred scriptures purana. He has described the sun stotra to Rishi Yagyavalkya (Yajnavalkya). Blog contains the stotra and its benefits.
Aditya Hrudayam Stotram – The Sacred Prayer Of Sun God
In the vedic culture the Gods of nature are worshipped, like Vasus (deity of elements: agni, jal, vayu and more), rudra, ashwini kumar and Aditya. Aditya means the son of devi aditi and this stotra pleases the Lord's heart and hence called Aditya Hrudayam Stotram. In hinduism or any other culture sages always worship the Lord Sun as the presiding deity. In one of the oldest text, vedas (Rigveda) the mantras and stotras are there to worship the Surya Dev. This blog gives aditya hrudayam stotra is sanskrit and english with meaning and explanation.
33 Crores Gods or 33 Vedic Gods?
In particular Vedic Gods are the deities of the vedic times and different from the deities popular in modern times. You might have heard that there are 33 crores Gods in Hinduism. The reason behind is that scriptures used the term 33 Koti Gods and Goddesses.