Aditya Dwadash Stotram: In Hinduism, Adityas (Sanskrit: आदित्य, meaning “of Aditi”, refers to the offspring of the goddess Aditi and her husband the sage Kashyapa. The name, Aditya, in the singular, is taken to refer to the Sun God, Surya. There are 12 different names of Lord Aditya that depicts different manifestations of the lord. Each manifestation of Lord Aditya is different from each other and have its own significance.Prayer of twelve names of Sun God. It is believed that He would bless the singer of this stotra with all that is good if it is sung on Sundays.
Aditya Dwadasha Strotram : सूर्य द्वादश नाम स्तोत्र
एकचक्रो रथो यस्य दिव्यः कनकभूषणः ।
स मे भवतु सुप्रीतः पञ्चहस्तो दिवाकरः ॥ १॥
आदित्यः प्रथमं नामं द्वितीयं तु दिवाकरः ।
तृतीयं भास्करः प्रोक्तं चतुर्थं तु प्रभाकरः ॥ २॥
पञ्चमं तु सहस्रांशुः षष्ठं चैव त्रिलोचनः ।
सप्तमं हरिदश्वश्च अष्टमं तु विभावसुः ॥ ३॥
नवमं दिनकृत्प्रोक्तं दशमं द्वादशात्मकः ।
एकादशं त्रयीमूर्तिर्द्वादशं सूर्य एव च ॥ ४॥
द्वादशादित्यनामानि प्रातःकाले पठेन्नरः ।
दुःखप्रणाशनं चैव सर्वदुःखं च नश्यति ॥ ५॥
इति आदित्यद्वादशनामस्तोत्रं समाप्तम् ॥
Aditya Dwadasha Strotra in English
Ekachakro Radho Yasya Divya Kanaka Bhooshitha,
Sa May Bhavathu Supreetha Pancha Hasatho Divakaro. 1
Adhithya Pradhamam Nama, Dwitheeyanthu Diwakara,
Thrutheeyam Bhaskara Proktham Chathurthanthu Prabhakara. 2
Panchamam Thu Sahasramsu, Sashtamchaiva Trilochana,
Sapthamam Haridaswancha Ashtamanthu Vibhavasu. 3
Navamam Dina Kruth Proktham , Dasamam Dwadasathmaka,
Ekadasam Threemurthy Dwadasam Surya Eva Cha. 4
Dwadasadhithya Namaani Pratha Kale Paden Nara,
Dukha Pranasanan Chaiva Sarva Dukhancha Nasyathi. 5
Aditya Dwadash Strotra in Translation
Let me become dear to the five handed day breaker,
Who travels in a one wheeled divine golden Chariot.
First” son of Adhithi “, second the” day breaker”,
Third” he who makes things shine”, fourth the “maker of light”.
Fifth “He who has thousand rays” sixth “He who has here eyes”,
Seventh “He who has green horses” , Eighth “ He who lights things”
Ninth “The maker of a new day” , tenth, “He who has twelve souls”,
Eleventh “Three gods” and twelfth The “Sun god”.
To the man who reads these twelve names of the Sun in the morning,
Sorrows would be stopped from coming and all his sorrows would be destroyed.
आदित्यद्वादशनामस्तोत्रम् , Adhithya Dwadasa Nama Stotram