shrI rAma kavacha – shlOkas 7, 8, 9

shlOka number 7

AsyaM chandrOpamAsyOSvyAdrAmachandrO vanEcharaH |
kambugrIvOSvatu grIvAM kharadUshaNasainyajit || 7 ||

AsyaM – mouth
chandra – moon
upamA – like
AsyaH – mouth
avyAt – protect
rAmachandraH – Lord rAma
vanEcharaH – inhabitant of the forest
kambu – conch
grIvaH – neck
avatu – protect
grIvAM – neck
kharadUshana – the rAkshasas khara and dUshana
sainyajit – won over the army

O Lord rAmachandra! the One who chose to inhabit the forest, the One whose mouth is like a moon, please protect my mouth.

O Lord! the One who destroyed khara, dUshana and their armies, the One whose neck is like a conch, please protect my neck.

 

shlOka number 8

chArudIrghakaraH pANI mArIchamrugalubdhakaH |
kankaNAngadamudrADyOSngulIstyaktapriyAkrutiH || 8 ||

chAru – pleasing
dIrghakara – very long
pANI – hands
mArIcha – asura mArIcha
mruga – deer
lubdhaka – hunter
kankaNa – bracelet
angada – armlet
mudrA – ring
ADya – opulent
angulI – fingers
tyakta – gave up
priyA – sItA
krutiH – form

O Lord rAma! the One who has pleasing and extremely long hands, the One who hunted the asura mArIcha who came in the form of a deer, the One who has his hands decorated with bracelets and armlets, the One whose fingers are opulent with great rings, the One who gave up (separated from) the seeta-kruti.

(such a Lord rAma, please protect my hands).

 

shlOka number 9

pAtu pInAmsayugmOSsau hanUmannayanOtsavaH |
hArakaustubhabhrutkaNTamUlaM sugrIvasakhyakrut || 9 ||

pAtu – protect
pInAmsa – shoulder (near the neck)
yugma – pair
asau – mine
hanUman – hanumanta
nayana – carrying
utsava – festivity
hAra – garland
kaustubha – Lord’s jewel
bhrut – borne
kaNTa – throat
mUlam – base
sugrIva – vAnara leader sugrIva
sakhya – friendship
krut – made

O Lord rAma! the One who gave the privilege of being carried on the shoulders, in a festive manner, to sri hanumanta, please protect the two shoulders of mine

O Lord! the One who made friendship with the vanara leader sugreeva, the One who has a great garland and the kaustubha jewel near the base of His throat (please protect my throat).

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