Shri Dattatreya Kavacham
Shri Dattatreya Kavacham is in Sanskrit. It is a beautiful creation of Shri Vasudevanand Saraswati. This Kavacham is very pious and powerful however we have to recite it with faith, devotion and concentration to receive what is desired. This Kavacham is a prayer made to Shri Datta Guru by his devotee. In the prayer devotee is requesting Shri Datta Guru by calling him with various pious names; to protect his (devotee’s) all parts of the body, his organs which gives him knowledge, and his organs which work for him and to protect from all ten directions, in the house/body and out of the house/body.1) Shri Laxmi stays at the feet of Shri Dattatreya. Hence let Shri Dattatreya protect my feet. Let Shri Dattatreya who sits in Siddasana posture, protect my thighs. Let Digambar protect my anus and my reproductive organs. Let Nruhari protect my waist.2) Let Jagatsastra protect my navel. Let Dalodara protect my stomach. Let Krupalu protect my heart. Let Shatbhuja protect my shoulders.3) Shri Dattatreya has held Mala, Kamandalu, Trishula, Damaru, Shankha and Chakra in his six hands, Let my hands be protected by him. Let Kambukantha protect my throat. Let Sumukha protect my mouth.4) Let Vedvak protect my tongue. Let Divadruk protect my eyes. Let Gandhatma protect my nose. Let Punyashrava protect my ears.5) Let my forehead be protected by Hansatma. Let my head be protected by Jatadhara. Let my organs which work for me by Ishwara and my organs which give me knowledge be protected Aja.6) Let my conscience be protected by Sarvantara. Let my Pranan be protected by the king of Yogies. Let Yogiraj protect me from all ten directions.7) Let Shri Gurudev Datta who can take many forms/incarnations; protect me in and out of the house/body. Let anything which is not covered by this Kavacha, be protected by Divadrushti.8) Let Gurudev Datta protect me from tyrant government, enemies, wield animals, bad things performed to trouble me, my sins, mental diseases and disease of my body, and all other troubles, difficulties.9) Let son of Anusuya protect my money, food, my house, my wife, my children’s, my pets, my servants and my relatives.10) Let Balonmatta protect me in day, night and the period in between day and night from all pancha mahabhutas (earth, water, fire, air and sky) and from death.11) Anybody reciting this Datta Kavacham with devotion and faith will become free from all his troubles, difficulties and so also from troubles by planets such as Saturn, Mars etc.12) Ghosts, Demons etc. can’t trouble such devotee who recites this Kavacha daily. He will become happy, all his desires will be fulfilled, become successful in his endeavors and lead a healthy, wealthy and peaceful life. After his death he will go to Datta Loka.Here completes Shri Dattatreya Kavacham, which is a creation Shri Vasudevanand Saraswati.
Mars in the 5th house is not considered as good. Such people are found selfish. Their inclination is found towards enjoyment, liking towards easeful comfort and longing for self happiness. They don’t think about other family member’s happiness. Mostly, they like outdoor games and may acquire extraordinary success in it. Mars in this house if happens to be in good aspect of Mercury, Jupiter or Neptune gives skill, money, fame and name in games. These people have a liking towards science and can concentrate in it. Biology, Zoology and Chemistry are found their most favorite subjects. Mars happens to be in bad aspects of Harshal, Venus or Rahu then it shows problems in love affairs and may face many hardships due to it in the life. Mars in this house, many times adversely affects offspring. In ladies horoscope Mars in this house shows some troubles at the time of delivery. Mars-Jupiter and Mars-Rahu in Yuti yoga in this house is considered bad in this house and may give bad results.
Thought for the Day
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Shri Dattatreya Kavacham