Shankara Stotra Makaranda

About the Program

As directed by and with the blessings of Paramapujya Sri Periyava, a dedicated special Shankara Stotra Course of six months’ duration titled Shankara Stotra Makaranda has been planned. The course will be conducted by Jagadguru Seva Ratnam, Upanyasa Tilakam Shri P.R.Kannan.

The lecturer will recite each verse of each Stotra in parts and the participant will repeat the same. This will be followed by explanation of Bhavartha, essential meaning of the verse, Padaccheda, separation of compound wordsand Pratipadartha, word meaning. The plan is to cover a verse in about ten minutes.The course will start on Thursday, 28 Jan 2021, followed by sessions on every Saturday and Sunday, each day from 8 AM IST for one hour duration.

Those who complete the course successfully will be awarded a certificate by Sri Periyava during Vyasa Puja. Sri Periyava is keen on worldwide participation of maximum enthusiasts of Sanatana Dharma and good spread of awareness of our treasures of Samskrit language and Adi Shankaracharya’s Stotras.


Kindly click on the Register button below to register for the Shankara Stotra Makaranda Program. This purely optional and not a requirement to attend the classes. This is only used for communication and administrative purposes.

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Shankara Stotras Covered in Course

StotrasNo. of SlokasDownloadsAudio Recording
Sri Ganesa Pancharatnam6Download PDFMP3
Sri Subrahmanya Bhujangam33Download Portrait PDF
Download Landscape PDF
Sri Sivaparadha Kshamapana Stotram15Download PDF (Sanskrit/Tamil/Telugu)MP3(1-4)
Sri Siva Panchakshara Stotram5
Sri Dakshinamurthy Stotram13
Sri Dvadashalinga Stotram13
Sri Annaporna Stuti 12
Sri Amba Pancharatnam6
Sri Devi Bhujangam28
Sri Devyaparadhakshamapana Stotram11
Sri Lalita Pancharatnam6
Sri Sharada Bhujangam8
Sri Minakshi Pancharatnam5
Sri Kamakshi Stotram (by Dasaratha)6
Sri Kanakadhara Stotram18
Sri Shatpadi Stotram7
Sri Pandurangashtakam9
Sri Achyutashtakam9
Sri Govindashtakam9
Sri Lakshminrisimha Pancharatnam5
Sri Gangashtakam9
Sri Nirvanashatkam6
Sri Upadesa Panchakam5
Sri Totakshtakam (by Totakacharya)8
Sri Hanumat Pancharatnam6

Classes Recording

Sri Ganesa Pancharatnam

Sri Periyava Anugraha Bhashanam/ Class 1: Link to Class Recording

Class 2 : Link to Class recording

Sri Sivaparadha Kshamapana Stotram

Class Links will be updated.