Japa kusuma-sankasam kasyapeyam maha- tamo-rim
sarva-papa-ghnam pranato smi divakaram
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..
namami sasinam somam sambhor makuta-bhusanam
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.
kumaram sakti-hastam cha mangalam pranamamy aham
I pray to Mars, born of Earth, who shines with the same brilliance as lightning, the young man who carries a spear.
priyangu kalika shyamam rupena pratimam budham
saumyam saumya-gunopetam tam budham pranamamy aham
I pray to Mercury, dark like the bud of millet, of unequalled beauty, gentle and agreeable.
devanam cha rsinam cha gurum kancana-sannibham
buddhi-bhutam tri-lokesam tam namami brhaspatim
I pray to Jupiter, the teacher of gods and rishis, intellect incarnate, lord of the three worlds.
hima-kunda-mrinalabham daityanam paramam gurum
sarva-sastra-pravaktaram bhargavam pranamamy aham
I pray to Venus, the ultimate preceptor of demons, promulgator of all learning, he who shines like the fiber of snow-white jasmine.
nilanjana-samabhasam ravi-putram yamagrajam
chaya-martanda-sambhutam tam namami sanaishvaram
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 mahm-viryam chandraditya-vimardanam
simhika-garbha-sambhutam tam rahum pranamamy aham
I pray to Rahu, having half a body, of great bravery, the eclipser of the Moon and the Sun, born of Simhikaa.
raudratmakam ghoram tam ketum pranamamy aham
I pray to Ketu, who has the appearance of Palaasha flower, the head of stars and planets, fierce and terrifying.