Aadityaya cha somaya mangalaya budhayacha
Guru shukra shani byascha raahave ketave namah
Salutations to the navagrahaas, the Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury,
Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Rahu, and Ketu.
Ravi : –
Japakusuma samkasham kashyapeyam maha-dyutim
Tameorim sarva-paapa-ghnam pranatosmi diva-karam
I pray to the Sun, the day-maker, destroyer of all sins, the enemy of darkness, of great brilliance, the descendent of Kaashyapa, the one who shines like the japaa flower.
Chandra : –
dadhi-shamkha-tusha-raabham kshiraarnava samudbhavam
Namami shashinam soma shamborma-juta bhushanam
I pray to the Moon who shines coolly like curds or a white shell, who arose from the ocean of milk, who has a hare on him, Soma, who is the ornament of Shiva’s hair.
Dharani-gabha sombhutam vidyutkamti samaprabham
Kumaram shakti-hastam tam mangalam pranama-myaham
I pray to Mars, born of Earth, who shines with the same brilliance as lightning, the young man who carries a spear.
Priyamgu-kakaashyamam rupena-pratimam budham
Sowmyam sowmya-guno-petam tam budham pranama-myaham
I pray to Mercury, dark like the bud of millet, of unequalled beauty, gentle and agreeable.
Devanamcha rushinamcha gurum kamchana-sannibham
Buddi-matam trilo-kesham tam namami bruha-spatim
I pray to Jupiter, the teacher of gods and rishis, intellect incarnate, lord of the three worlds.
Hima kumda-mruna-labham daityanam-paramam-gurum
Sarwa-shastra prava-ktaram bhar-gavam pranama-myaham
I pray to Venus, the utimate preceptor of demons, promulgator of all learning, who shines like the fiber of snow-white jasmine.
Neelaamjana samabhasam ravi-prutram yama-grajam
Chhaya-martamda sambhutam tam shanim pranama-myaham
I pray to Saturn, the slow moving, born of Shade and Sun, the elder brother of Yama, the offspring of Sun, he who has the appearance of black collyrium.
Ardha-kayam maha-viram chandra-ditya vimardhanam
Simhi-kagarbha sambhutam tam rahum pranama-myaham
I pray to Rahu, having half a body, of great bravery, the eclipser of the Moon and the Sun, born of Simhikaa.
Palasha puspa-samkasham taraka graha mastakam
Rowdram rowdra-tmakam ghoram tam ketum pranama-myaham
I pray to Ketu, who has the appearance of Palaasha flower, the head of stars and planets, fierce and terrifying.
Iti vyaasa mukhodgiitam yah pateth susa-maahitah
divaa vaa yadi vaa raatrau vighna shaantir-bhavishhyati
Those who read the song sung by Vyasa, will be joyous, sovereign and powerful, and will succeed in appeasing obstacles, occurring by day or by night.
Iti shrii vyaasa virachitam navagraha stotram sampoornam
Thus ends the song of praise of the nine planets composed by Shri Vyasa Muni.