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Nirvana Shatakam by Adi Shankara Lyrics Tamil and English with Meaning

Nirvana Shatakam also known as Atma-Shatakam. The song of the self by Adi Shankara 788-820ce. The great Adi Shankara of the eigth century summarized the entirety of advaita vedanta in six stanzas. When a young boy of eight years, while wandering in the Himalayas, seeking to find his guru, he encountered a sage who asked him, “who are you? The boy answered with these stanzas, which are known as Nirvana Shatakam or Atma Shatakam. Nirvana is complete equanimity, peace, tranquility, freedom and joy. Atma is true self. The boy was talking to was Swami Govindapada Acharya, who was, indeed, the teacher he was looking for. These few verses can be of tremendous value to progress in contemplation practices that lead to self-realization.

Hear this Nirvana Shatakam Chant in Youtube.

Tamil Version of the Nirvana Shatakam

Nirvana Shatakam by Adi Shankara

Adi Shankaracharya

மனோ புத்தி அஹங்கார சித்தா நினாஹம்
நச ஸ்ரோத்ர ஜிஹ்வே நச க்ஹ்ரா ந நேத்ரே
நச வ்யோம பூமிர் ந தேஜோ ந வாயு
சித்தானந்தா ரூப ஷிவோஹம் ஷிவோஹம்

நச பிராண சம்ஜ்னோ ந வை பஞ்ச வாயு
ந வா சப்த தாதூர் ந வா பஞ்ச கோஷ
ந வாக் பாணி பாத்ஹவ் ந சோபஸ்த பாயு
சித்தானந்தா ரூப ஷிவோஹம் ஷிவோஹம்

ந மே த்வேஷ ராகௌ ந மே லோப மோஹொவ்
மதோ நைவ மே நைவ மாத்சர்ய பாவ
ந தர்மோ ந சார்தோ ந காமோ ந மொக்ஷஹ
சித்தானந்தா ரூப ஷிவோஹம் ஷிவோஹம்

ந புண்யம் ந பாபம் ந சௌக்யம் ந துக்கம்
ந மந்த்ரோ ந தீர்த்தம் ந வேதோ ந யஜ்னஹா
அஹம் போஜனம் நைவ போஜ்யம் ந போக்தா
சித்தானந்தா ரூப ஷிவோஹம் ஷிவோஹம்

ந மே மிருத்யு சங்க ந மே ஜாதி பேத
பிதா நைவ மே நைவ மாதா ந ஜன்ம
ந பந்துர் ந மித்ரம் குரூர் நைவ ஷிஷ்யாஹ்
சித்தானந்தா ரூப ஷிவோஹம் ஷிவோஹம்

அஹம் நிர்விகல்போ நிராகர ரூபஹா
விபுர் வ்யாப்ய சர்வத்ர சர்வ இந்த்ரியாணாம்
ந ச சங்கதம் நைவ முக்திர் ந மேய
சித்தானந்தா ரூப ஷிவோஹம் ஷிவோஹம்

English Version of the Nirvana Shatakam

   Meaning For Nirvana Shatakam

Mano Budhya Ahankara Chithaa Ninaham,
Na Cha Srothra Jihwe Na Cha Graana Nethrer,
Na Cha Vyoma Bhoomir Na Thejo Na Vayu,
Chidananada Roopa Shivoham, Shivoham
I am not mind, intellect, ego and the memory.I am not the sense of organs(ears,tongue,nose,eyes and skin).
I am not the five elements(sky, earth,fire,wind and water).
I am supreme bliss and pure consciousness, I am Shiva,
I am all auspiciousness, I am Shiva.
Na Cha Praana Samgno Na Vai Pancha Vaayur,
Na Vaa Saptha Dhathur Na Va Pancha Kosa,
Na Vak Pani Padam Na Chopa Stha Payu,
Chidananada Roopa Shivoham, Shivoham
 I am not Prana (energy) nor five vital airs nor the seven essential material,nor the five sheaths of the body.
I am not the organ of speech, nor hand nor the leg,nor the organs of procreation or the elimination
I am supreme bliss and pure consciousness, I am Shiva,
I am all auspiciousness, I am Shiva.
Na Me Dwesha Raghou Na Me Lobha Mohou,
Madho Naiva Me Naiva Matsarya Bhava,
Na Dharmo Na Cha Artha Na Kamo Na Moksha,
Chidananada Roopa Shivoham, Shivoham
I have no hatred or dislike,neither greed nor liking,no delusion,
I have no pride or haughtiness, nor jealousy.
I have no duty to perform,no desire for any wealth or pleasure.
I have no liberation either.
I am supreme bliss and pure consciousness,I am Shiva,
I am all auspiciousness, I am Shiva.
Na Punyam Na Paapam Na Soukhyam Na Dukham,
Na Manthro Na Theertham Na Veda Na Yagna,
Aham Bhojanam Naiva Bhojyam Na Bhoktha,
Chidananada Roopa Shivoham, Shivoham
 I have neither virtue, nor vice.Nor pleasure or pain,
I do not need mantras,nor pilgrimages.nor scriptures, rituals or sacrifices.
I am neither the enjoyed nor the enjoyer,nor enjoyment.
I am the supreme auspiciousness of the form of consciousness-bliss(chidananda Rupah).
I am the auspiciousness.
I am supreme bliss and pure consciousness, I am Shiva,
I am all auspiciousness, I am Shiva.
Na Mruthyur Na Sankha Na Me Jathi Bhedha,
Pitha Naiva Me Naiva Matha Na Janma,
Na Bhandhur Na Mithram Gurur Naiva Sishya,
Chidananada Roopa Shivoham, Shivoham
 I have no fear of death, nor do I have death. No doubt about my existence,nor distinction of caste. I have no father or mother,I have no birth.
I have no relatives, nor friend, nor the guru, nor the disciple.
I am pure knowledge and supreme bliss, I am Shiva,
I am all auspiciousness, I am Shiva.
Aham Nirvi Kalpi Nirakara Roopi,
Vibhuthwascha Sarvathra Sarvendriyanaam,
Na Cha Sangatham Naiva Mukthir Na Meya
Chidananada Roopa Shivoham, Shivoham
 I am formless and devoid of all dualities.
I exist everywhere and pervade all senses.Always I am the same,
I am neither free nor bonded.
I am pure knowledge and supreme bliss,
I am Shiva,I am all auspiciousness,I am Shiva.

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11 Responses to "Nirvana Shatakam by Adi Shankara Lyrics Tamil and English with Meaning"

  1. Shanthi Devi says:

    very nice. I am reading this tamil version to memerise myself. I am searching for akhilastakam on god shiva. I searched everywhere on internet but didnot find. Can you help me with this stotram. I donot know who composed it. May be shri adhishankarachary can you help me finding this.

    • David Raj Gangatharan says:

      Do u mean abhilashashtakam if yes u can download a application from google play in android phones namely Vedic Stotras

  2. Rajesh says:

    It is an excellent effort that you have posted Nirvana Shatkam of His Holiness Sri Adi Shankaracharya which is worth of appreciation. So small but is the essence of Vedas and renunciation.

  3. Shankar says:

    Do you have Tamil version of Guru Paduka Stotram, authored by Adi Shankara?

  4. avantika says:

    great composition by a great sage!!

  5. Chris says:

    Namaskaram! This is awesome. I have been listening to this chant for quite sometime now, but was not able to decipher the exact words. This has helped me immensely. Thanks for taking the trouble to post it. Om Namah Shiva!!

  6. uthirapathy says:

    Great Great Verses from the Great Saint !!!

  7. shanthi says:

    im trying for the lyrics of nirvana shatakam for a long time. i dont have the words to say about my feelings while singing this lyrics together with isha’s vairagya. im out of my mental things. thanks for the lyrics.

  8. vathsala jayaprakash says:

    Atma shatkam or nirvana shatkam by Adi Shankara is very very useful to people seeking self-realization. A must read for all

  9. Anghu Manickham says:

    Great Effort.Excellent.

    I deliver my sincere gratitude as a utilizer.

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