1. Tato Yudddha Parisraantam Samarey Chintayaa Sthitam
Raavanam Cha Agrato Dhrushtva Yuddhaaya Samupa Sthitam
An exhausted Rama after a battle and about to face Raavana,ready for another battle,was lost in deep contemplation.
2. Daivataischa Samaagamya Dhrastum Abyaagato Ranam
Upaagamya Abraveet Raamam Agastyo Bhagavaan Rishihi
Sage Agastya who had accompanied the Deities to witness the battle,spoke thus to Rama.
3. Rama Rama Mahaabaaho Srunu Guhyam Sanaatanam
Yena Sarvaan Areen Vatsa Samarey Vijayishyasi
Oh! Rama the mighty-armed,my dear Vatsa,listen to this eternal secret which will help you to win over and destroy all your enemies in battle.
4. Aaditya Hrudayam Punyam Sarva Satru Vinaasanam
Jayaavaham Japet Nityam Akshayyam Paramam Sivam
Chanting daily this hymn dedicated to Sun, will bring you victory and result in the destruction of all your enemies in addition to giving unending supreme bliss.
5. Sarva Mangala Maangalyam Sarva Paapa Pranaasanam
Chintaa Soka Prasamanam Aayur Vardhanam Uthamam
This supreme hymn assures full prosperity and is the destroyer of sins,anxieties,and anguishes and bestows longevity.
6. Rasmimantam Samudyantam Devaasura Namaskrutam
Poojayasva Vivaswantam Bhaaskaram Bhuvaneswaram
Worship the one revered by Devas and Asuraas and who possesses rays when fully risen,who is the lord of the universe by whose effulgence everything else brightens.
7. Sarva Devaatmako Hyesha Tejaswee Rasmi Bhaavanaha
Yesha Devaasura Ganaan Lokaan Paati Gabhastibhihi
Representing the totality of all celestial beings,HE s self luminous and gives sustinence to all with his rays.HE not only nourishes Devas and Asurance but all the inhabitants of alll the words as well.
8. Yesha Brahma Cha Vishnuscha Sivaha Skandaha Prajapati
Mahendro Dhandaha Kaalo Yamaha Somo Hypaam Patihi
HE is Brahma,Vishnu,Siva,Skanda and Prajaapati.HE is also Mahendra,Kubera,Kaala,Yama
,Soma and Varuna.
9. Pitaro Vasavaha Saadhyaha Hyashvino Maruto Manuhu
Vaayur Vanhihi Prajaa Praana Ritukarta Divaakaraha
HE is the Pitrus,Vasus,Saadhyaas,Aswini devataas,Maruts,Manu,Vaayu,Agni,and Praana.As HE is the source of all light and energy,HE is the maker of all seasons.
10. Aaditya Savitaa Suryaha Khaga Pooshaa Ghabastimaan
Suvarna Sadruso Bhaanuhu Hiranyareta Divaakaraha
Creator of the universe,inspirer of action,transferer of the heavens,HE is the sustainer and illuminator in all directions,golden haired briloliance and is the maker of the day
11. Haridaswaha Sahasraarchihi Sapta Saptir Mareechimaan
Timiro Madhanaha Sambhuhu Tvashtaa Maartaanda Amsumaan
HE is the ompnipotent/omnipresent pervading all with countless rays.HE is the power behind the seven sense organs,dispeller of darkness,bestower of happiness and prosperity as also remover of misfortunes and infuser of life.
12. Hiranyagarbhaha Sisiraha Tapano Bhaaskaro Ravihi
Agnigarbho Diteha Putraha Sankhaha Sisira Naasanaha
He is the teacher of Hiranyagarbha,prime ordial being manifesting as the Trinity,ushers in the day and has a vast and supreme felicity
13. Vyomanaadhaha Tamo Bedhee Rig Yajuhu Saama Paaragaha
Ghanavrishtihi Apaam Mitro Vindhyaveedhi Plavangamaha
HE is the remover of dullness,Lord of the firmament,dispeller of darkness,master of all the vedas,friend of the waters,causes rains and has crossed the Vindya range and sports in the Brahma naadi
14. Aaatapee Mandalee Mrityuhu Pingalaha Sarva Taapanaha
Kapirviswo Mahaa Tejaaha Raktaha Sarva Bhavotbhavaha
Yellow coloured and circular in form,HE is intensely absorbed and inflicts death. Destroyer of all,omniscient,exceedingly energetic and sustains the universe and all action.
15. Nakshatra Graha Taaraanam Adhipo Viswa Bhaavanaha
Tejasaam Api Tejasvee Dvadasaatman Namostu Tey
Lord of all planets and stars,origin of everything in the universe,cause of lustre of even the brilliant ones,prostrations to the one manifest in the twelve forms of the sun
16. Namaha Poorvaaya Girayey Paschimaadrayey Namaha
Jyotirganaanam Patayey Dinaadhipatayey Namaha
Prostrations to the Eastern and Western mountain,to the lord of the stellar bodies and lord of the day
17. Jayaaya Jaya Bhadraaya Haryasvaaya Namo Namaha
Namo Namaha Sahasraamso Aadityaaya Namo Namaha
Prostrations to the One who ordains victory and the prosperity that follows.Prostrations to Aaditya,possessor of yellow steeds and thousands of raya
18. Nama Ugraaya Veeryaaya Saarangaaya Namo Namaha
Namaha Padma Prabhodaaya Maarthaandaaya Namo Namaha
Prostrations to one who travels fast,one whose emergence makes the lotus blossom and to the fierce and omnipotent
19. Brahmesaanaachyutesaaya Sooryayaaditya Varchasey
Bhaasvatey Sarava Bhakshaaya Roudraaya Vapushey Namaha
Prostrations to the lord of Brahma,Vishnu and Achyuta. Prostrations to the one with the form as fierce as Rudra,powerful,illuminator and destroyer
20. Tamoghnaaya Himagnaaya Satrughnaayaamitaatmaney
KrutagnaayaDevaaya Jyotishaam Patayey Namaha
Prostrations to the dispeller of darkness,the transcendantal aatman,who destroys all foes and drives away fear.Prostrations to lord of all stellar bodies and annihilator of the ungrateful
21. Tapta Chaamee Karaabhaaya Vahnayey Viswakarmaney
Namaha Tamobhinighnaaya Ruchayey Loka Saakshiney
Prostrations to the lord who shines like molten gold,and is the fire of supreme knowledge,architect of the universe,destroyer of darkness. Prostrations again to the effulgence that is the cosmic witness
22. Naasayatyesha Vai Bhootam Tadeva Srujati Prabhuhu
Paayatyesha Tapatyesha Varshatyesha Gabhastibhihi
Prostrations to the Lord who destroys and recreates everything. Prostrations to HIM whose rays consume waters and sends them as rains after heating up
23, Yesha Supteshu Jaagarti Bhooteshu Parinishtitaha
Yesha Evaagnihotram Cha Phalam Chaivaagnihotrinaam
Prostrations to HIM who is awake when other eings are asleep and who abides in the hearts of all. HE is the sacrificial fire and the fruit enjoyed by devotees
24. Vedaascha Kratavaschaiva Kratoonaam Phalameva Cha
Yaani Krutyaani Lokeshu Sarva Yesha Ravihi Prabhuhu
HE is the lord of all action in the universe,HE is the vedas,sacrifices mentioned in them and the fruits obtained by performing sacrifices
25. Yenamaapatsu Kruchreshu Kaantaareshu Bhayeshu Cha
Keertayan Purushaha Kaschin Naavaseedati Raghava
O! Raghava those who recite this hymn in times of danger,affliction or when lost in the wilderness or have apprehensions,they will not lose heart.
26. Poojayaswainam Yekaagro Devadevam Jagatpatim
Yetad Trigunitam Japtva Yuddeshu Vijayishyasi
O! Raghava worship with single minded devotion this lord of all deities and the universe. Recite this hymn thrice you will win the battle.
27. Asmin Kshaney Mahaabaaho Ravanam Tvam Vadhishyasi
Yevam Uktva Tadaagastyo Jagaama Cha Yadhaagatam
O! mighty armed one this moment you will triumph over Ravana.Having spoken thus Agastya returned the same way he had come.
28. Yetacchrutva Mahaatejo Nashtasoko Bhavat Tadaa
Dhaarayaamaasa Supreeto Raghavaha Prayataatmavaan
Listening to this,Raghava was pleased and felt relieved of worries.
29. Aadityam Prekshya Japtva Tu Param Harsham Avaaptavaan
Triraachamya Suchirhootva Dhanuraadaaya Veeryavan
Rama cleansed himself doing aachamana three times and chanted this hymn three times looking at the sun and took up his bow and arrow.
30. Ravanam Prekshya Hrushtaatma Yuddhaaya Samupaagamat
Sarva Yatnena Mahata Vadho Tasya Dhruto Bhavat
Seeing Ravana ready for battle,Rama put forth all his effot with a determination to destroy Ravana
31. Adha Raviravadan Nireekshya Ramam
Mudita Manaaha Paramam Prahrushyamaanaha
Nisicharapati Samkshayam Viditva
Suraganam Adyagato Vachastvareti
Knowing that the destruction predators of the night was near,Aaditya who was at the center of the assembly of deities exclaimed in delight to hurry up. Lord Rama took up the bow in hs arms,seeing Ravana ready to fight,and put forth all his efforts to destroy Ravana
Jayatu Jayatu Sooryam Sapta Lokaika Deepam
Kiranasamita Paapam Klesa Dukhasya Naasam
Arua Nigamagamyam Chaadimaaditya Moortim
Sakala Bhuvana Vandyam Bhaaskaram Tam Namaami
Sooryam Sundara Lokanaadham Amrutam Vedanta Saaram Sivam
Gnaanam Brahmamayam Suresam Amalam Lokaika Chittam Svayam
Indraaditya Naraadhipam Sura Gurum Trailokya Choodamanim
Vishnu Brahma Siva Svaroopa Hrudayam Vandey Sadaa Bhaaskaram
Bhaano Bhaaskara Maartaanda Chanda Rasmey Divaakara
Aayur Aarogyam Aisvaryam Vidyaam Dehi Namostutey
+The 12 names of Sun: