Venkateswara Suprabhatam

Venkateswara Suprabhatam

Lord Venkateswara of Tirupati, also known as Venkataramana Murty, is regarded as the last incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is hard to find a household in south India where the hymns in praise of the lord are not recited. The Tirumala Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh attracts millions of visitors every year. It is also one of the most well maintained and managed temples with online reservations for visits and Poojas.

SRI VENKATESWARA SUPRABHATAM
(Early morning wakeup prayer)
1. Kousalya supraja Rama poorva sandhya pravarthathe
Uttishta Narasardula karthavyamdhaivamanhikam .
Meaning : O Rama, son of Kausalya, the sun is about to rise in the eastern skies; please arise to offer the early morning oblations.

2. Uthishtothishta Govinda Uthishta Garuda dwaja
Uthishta Kamalakantha trilokyam mangalam kuru.
Meaning : Arise O Govinda the holder of flag with Garuda emblem; Cast aside your sleep to bestow your protection and solace to the Universe.

3. Matahas samastha jagatham MaduKaitabareh
Vaksho viharini manohara divya murthe
Sriswamini sritha jana priya dana seele
Sree Venkatesa dayite tava suprabhatham.
Meaning : Sri Lakshmi, mother of the world, you reside in the heart of Mahavisnu; O beautiful one that captures the attention of the minds of humans, O bestower of all benefits to those who fall at His feet, O dear and beloved one to Lord Venkateswara, I offer these morning Pranams to you.

4. Tava suprabhatam aravinda lochane
Bhavatu prasannna mukha chandramandale
Vidhi Sankarendra vanithabhir archite
Vrisha saila natha Dayite Dayanidhe!
Meaning : O Devi, good morning to you whose eyes are like the lotus and the bright face of the full moon; the consorts of Brahma , Sankara and Indra pay their respects to you the ocean of mercy dear to the Lord of the Vrishabadri.

5. Atryadi sapta rishayah samupasya sandhyam
Akasa sindhu kamalani manoharani
Aadaya Padayugam archayitum prapannah
Seshadri sekhara vibho tava suprabhatham.
Meaning : O resident of Sehadri, the seven holy rishis headed by Atri, having performed their morning sandhya, are at your feet offering beautiful lotuses and the waters of heavenly rivers, please receive them.

6. Panchananabja Bhava Shanmukha Vasavadyah
Trivikramadi charitam Vibhudas stuvanti
Bhashapathih Patathi vasara suddhim aarat
Seshadri sekhara vibho thava Suprabhatham.
Meaning : All the Gods from Brahma, Shiva, Shanmukha and others are praising your TriVikrama avathara, Brhaspathi, the Purohita of Devas is reading out the Panchangam (almanac), O Lord may this morning be glorious.

7. Eeshat prapulla sarasee ruha narikela
Poogadrumadi sumanohara palikanam
Aavati mandam Anilas saha divyagandhaih
Seshadri Sekhara Vibho tava suprabhatham.
Meaning : O Sehadri vasa, the morning scene is beautiful with the tossing of water lillies, cocoanut trees and transplanted young paddy fields, the morning breeze is blowing carrying pleasant smells, good morning toyou

8. Unmeelya netrayugam uttama Panjarasthah
Pathrava sishta kadaleephala payasani
Bhuktva saleelamatah Keli sukah patanthi
Seshadri sekhara Vibho tava Suprabhatham.
Meaning : O Venkateswara, the temple parrots are singing pleasantly after having tasted the fruits, payasa in your Puja vessels and quenching their thirst; I pray for a good morning to you.

9. Tantree prakarsha maduras swanaya Vipanchya
Gayat yanantha charitham tava Naradopi
Bhasha samagram asakrit kara chara ramyam
Seshadri Sekhara Vibho tava Suprabhatham.
Meaning : With his melodious musical instruments Sage Naradais singing your endless stories set to music and dancing to the enchanting music with lovely hand gestures, may this morning be beautiful.

10. Bringavali cha makharanda rasaani viddah
Jangara geetha ninadhais saha sevanaya
Niryatyupanta sarasee kamalodharebhyah
Seshadri sekahra Vibho tava Suprabhatam.
Meaning : O Lord of Seshagiri, the swarm of bees from the lotus flowers of the nearby tank have come out after tasting the honey and carrying makharanda pollen, waiting for your Darshan.

11. Yosha ganena varadadni vimatyamane
Goshalayeshu dadi manthana teevra goshah
Roshat kalim vidadate kakhubhascha kumbah
Seshadri sekhara Vibho tava suprabhatham.
Meaning : O Lord, the milk maids are churning their curd pots and are singing; the two sounds are competing with each other. May this morning be glorious to you.

12 .Padmesa mitra satha pathraga thali vargah
harthum sriyam kuvalayasya nijanga Lakshmya
Bherininadhamiva bibhrati teevranadham
Seshadri sekhara vibho tava Suprabhatham.
Meaning : The friends of the beesare trying to steal away the bluish brightness of the flowers and the sound of the drums. May this morning be glorious to you.

13. Srimannabhishta varadakhila lokhabando
Sri Srinivasa dayaika sindho
Sri devata griha bhujantara divyamurte
Sri Venkatachalapathe tava suprabhatham.
Meaning : O Srinivasa, bestower of all desired boons, closest kith and kin of the universe, ocean of compassion, O Lord of charming beautiful form in the abode of the Gods, let this morn bring glory to you.

14. Sriswami pushkarinika plava nirmalankah
sreyorthino Hara Virincha Sanandanadyah
Dvare vasanthi vara vetra hatottamangah
Sri Venkatachalapathe tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : Having taken their holydip in the Swami pushkarini, Gods like Brahma and Siva and sages such as Sanandana are waiting at the door for your Dharsan with their hands raised holding the rattan cane (for controlling the crowds). Glorious morning to you.

15 .Sri Seshasaila Garudachala Venkatadri
Narayanadri Vrishabhadri Vrishadri mukhyam
Aakhyam tvadiya vasateranisham vadanti
Sri Venkatachalapathe tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : Glory to you O Venkatesa, whose abode is described incessantly in the Holy books, variously as Seshachala, Garudachala, Venkatadri, Narayanadri, Vrishabahadri and Vrishadri.

16. Sevaparah Siva Suresa krisanudharma
Rakshombunatha Pavamana Dhanadhi nathah
Baddanjalif pravilasan nija sirsha desah
Sri Venkatachalapathe tava suprabatam.
Meaning : O Lord! desirous of serving you, Siva and Indra with their heads bowed and Kubera the lord of wealth and the protectors of the eight directions (Dikpalakas) with their hands tied in front in reverence are waiting for you.

17 .Dhateeshu te Vihagaraja mrigadhiraja
Nagadhiraja gajaraja haydhirajah
Swasvadhikaramahimadhikam arthayante
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : Venkatesa, seeking your benevolent look of approval Garuda and other leaders of your retinue are jostling for your first look to enhance their supervisory authority. Good morning to you.

18 .Suryendu Bhauma Budha Vakpati Kavyasowri
Swarbhanu Ketu divishat parishat pradhanah
Tvaddasa dasa charamow atidasa dsah
Sri Venkatachala pate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : O Lord, the over lords of the nine planets, (Sun, Moon, Mangala, Budha, Guru,Shukra, Sani, Rahu, Ketu) are ready waiting to offer you their service.

19 .Tvat pada dooli parita spuritottamangah
Svargapavarga nirapeksha nijantarangah
Kalpagamakalaniah aakulatam labhante
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : Your devotees having been purified by the dust of your feet, are serving you with intense devotion forgetting their real interest in Moksha and doubting whether they could get this opportunity in their next birth or not.

20. Tvad gopuragra sikharani nirikshamanah
Svargapavarga padaveem paramam srayantah
Martya manushya bhuvane matim aasraaynte
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : O Venkateswara, people who came interested in Moksha samrajya look at the Vimana (crown) of your temple and want to serve you in this earthly abode forgetting what they came for.

21. Sri Bhoomi Nayaka dayadi gunamrutapte
Devadideva jagadeka saranya Moorte
Sriman Anantha Garudadhibhir architangre
Sri Venkatachala pate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : Morning wishes to you Srinivasa; You are the lord of the Mother Earth (Bhumi), you possess innumerable auspicious qualities like compassion, Lord of all Gods, the only refuge of the universe and waited on at your feet by Nityasuris (eternal companions) like Ananta and Garuda. Good morning.

22. Sri Padmanabha Purushottama Vasudeva
Vaikunta Madhava Janardana Chkrapane
Srivatsa chihna saranagata Parijata
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : O Padmanabha, Purushottama, Vasudeva, Vaikunta, Madhava, identified by your insignias of Srivatsa and the disk (chakra) in your hand, You are like the heavenly Parijata tree in granting the wishes of those who surrender at your feet. Good morning to you.

23. Kandarpa darpahara sundara divya murte
Kanta kuchamburuha kudmala lola dhrishte
Kalyana nirmala gunakara divya kirte
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : Your divyamangala vigraha is so beautiful as to vanquish the pride of Manmatha (Cupid), You are renowned in the Worlds for your blemishless auspicious qualities and you cast your blossoming eyesight on the fine parts of Mahalakshmi. Good morning to you.

24. Meena krite kamatakola Nrisimha varnin
Swamin Paraswatah Tapodhaa Ramachandra
Seshamsa Rama Yadunandana Kalki rupa
Srivenkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : O Venktesa you have helped the world by your ten avatars like Matsya, Kurma etc. Good morning to you.

25. Ela lavanga ganasara sugandhitirtham
Divyam viyat sariti hema ghateshu poornam
Dhrutva adya vaidhika sikhamanayh prahrishtah
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : O Venkatachalapati, brahmins with vedic chants are waiting upon you with pots of Akasa Ganga water scented with cardamom, clove and other spices. May this be a glorious morn to you.

26. Bhaswanu deti vikachani saroruhani
Sampoorayanti vihagih kakubho vihangah
Sri Vaishnavas satatam artitha mangalaste
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : The sun has risen and flowers have opened their petals; the chirping of birds is echoed from all directions. Sri Vaishnavas are waiting singing your praise. Let this morning be glorious to you.

27. Brahmadayas sura varas sa Mahrshayaste
Santas Sananthana mukhas tava yogi varyah
Dhamantike tava hi mangala vastu hastah
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : O Venkatesa, Gods like Brahma, sadhus and yogeeswaras like Sanaka and Sanantana, are waiting at your gates bearing auspicous Pooja materials. Morning glory to you.

28. Lakshmi Nivasa niravadya gunaika sindho
Samsara sagara samuttaranaika seto
Vedanta vedya nijavaibhava bhakta bhogya
Sri Venkatachalapate tava suprabhatam.
Meaning : O Lord the abode of Lakshmi, the ocean of good qualities, the only boat to cross the ocean of Samsara, the true knowledge sought by Vedanta (Upanishads), the lord of true glory enjoyed by devotees,glory to you.

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