वन्दे वन्दारुमन्दारमिन्दुभूषणनन्दनम् ।

वन्दे वन्दारुमन्दारमिन्दुभूषणनन्दनम्।
अमन्दानन्दसन्दोहबन्धुरं सिन्धुराननम ॥ संस्कृतानुवादःअन्वयः विग्रहवाक्यानि च वन्दे इति क्रियापदम् । गणेशमिति योजना । कथंभूतस्सः ।
वन्दारुमन्दारः - वन्दारूणां मन्दारः वन्दनशीलजनानां स्वर्वृक्ष इवेति यावत् । तेषां कामनाप्रदातृत्वात् । इन्दुभूषणः शिवः तस्य नन्दनः इन्दुभूषणनन्दनः । शिवपुत्र इति यावत् । अमन्दानन्दसन्दोहबन्धुरः - अमन्दः तीव्रः आनन्दस्य सन्दोहः आनन्दसन्दोहः
अमन्दश्चासावानन्दसन्दोहश्चेति अमन्दानन्दसन्दोहः अमन्दानन्दसन्दोहेन बन्धुरः अमन्दानन्दसन्दोहबन्धुरः ।
तीव्रानन्दसमूहादुन्नतानत इति यावत् ।
बन्धुरन्तून्नतानतमित्यभिधानात् । यद्यपि भगवतः स्वात्मारामत्वात्संसारविषयानासक्तत्वोन्नतत्वं तथापि भक्तानां कृते सुलभत्वानतत्वमिति भावः । सिन्धुराननः - सिन्धुरस्याननमेवाननं यस्य । भावार्थः वन्दनशीलजनानां कामप्रदं शिवपुत्रं तीव्रानन्दसमूहादुन्नतानतं सिन्धुरस्याननमेवाननं वन्दे ।

हिन्दी अनुवाद गणेश की वन्दना करता हूं । कैसै गणेश?
वन्दारुमन्दारः - वन्दन करनेवाले जनों के कामनाओं को स्वर्गवृक्ष मन्दार कि तरह पूर्ति करनेवाले ।
इन्दुभूषणनन्दनः - चन्द्रभूषण शिव …

ಶಿವಮಹಿಮ್ನಸ್ತೋತ್ರದ ಮಧುಸೂದನೀ ಟೀಕೆ, Śivamahimnaḥ Madhusūdanasarasvatī ṭīkā

ಬೆಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಶಂಕರಮಠದಲ್ಲಿ ಶಿವಮಹಿಮ್ನಸ್ತೋತ್ರದ ಕುರಿತಾದ ಮಧುಸೂದನೀ ಟೀಕೆ ಅನುಸರಿಸಿ ಮಾಡಿದಂತಹ ವ್ಯಾಖ್ಯಾನ. ಟೀಕೆಯನ್ನು ಆದಷ್ಟು ಬಿಡದೆ, ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯರಿಗೆ ಕಷ್ಟವೆನಿಸಬಹುದಾದ ಟೀಕಾಭಾಗಗಳನ್ನು ಮಾತ್ರ ಬಿಟ್ಟು ವ್ಯಾಖ್ಯಾನ ಮಾಡಲಾಯಿತು.
ವ್ಯಾಖ್ಯಾನ ಸರಣಿ ೧೧ ರಿಂದ ೧೬ ಡಿಸೆಂಬರ್ ೨೦೧೭  ವರೆಗೆ ನಡೆಯಿತು. ಇದರಲ್ಲಿ ಶಿವಮಹಿಮ್ನಸ್ತೋತ್ರದ ೧ ರಿಂದ ೭ ಶ್ಲೋಕದ ಟೀಕೆಯ ವ್ಯಾಖ್ಯಾನ ಮಾಡಲಾಯಿತು.
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