Slokas for Marriage & Children

Ms. Shubha Satish who is a regular visitor and a contributor has sent the slokas and pooja procedure for Marriage and Children. Ms. Shubha says “Finally, I have tried to list some more shlokas & poojas for marriage & children. These poojas were actually passed on some generations and some are from word of mouth. I will be happy if our readers can benefit from this.”

Thanks so much, Shubha. I am sure many will benefit from these amazing slokas.

Shloka list

If you have any doubts about any of these, please find the same slokas in our Ontikoppal panchanga and Uttaradi Mutt panchanga.

Shlokas 1 and 2:- These two shlokas are for Shani peeda parihara. For this every Saturday, do pradakshina namskara for Ashwath vruksha (Peepal/arali mara). This is done in count of 7, 12, 24, 48 or 108.

** Pradakshina namskara for Ashwath vruksha should not be done in evenings and on Sundays.

Shloka 1:- Chant this shloka and perform pradakshina namaskara to the Ashwath vruksha for early marriage.

Shlokas 1 and 3:- If you find a shami vruksha beside arali mara, it is said to very good. Chant shlokas 1 and 3 while doing pradakshina namaskara for both of it together. This is done since the both the trees are considered as a couple and hence for marriage.

Shloka 4:– This shloka is for begetting a child.

Shloka 5:- This shloka is for safe & easy delivery of baby and mother.

Pooja List

The poojas mentioned in 2, 3 and 4 are exclusively for women.

1)      Most important, is the pooja of the family deity, either at your home or visiting temples and kshetras.

2)      Hosilu pooje: – Every morning, clean the hosilu with kemmanu, put rangoli in front of the main entrance of the house and the prayer area/room.  Then do pooja with arishina, kumkuma and gejje vastra for a count of 48 days.

3)      Tulsi pooje and Gowri pooje: Daily

4)      Lakshmi pooje: Light 1 each of ghee lamp and oil lamp for the Goddess Lakshmi at dawn or dusk in madi. Include Lakshmi ashtotthara in your pooja.

5)      Thursdays: Hejje namaskara or namsaskara for Rayaru. If possible, have one meal and palahara at night.

6)      Monday to Sunday: Each day it considered to be auspicious for certain Gods. Please do poojas or visit temples.

7)      Recite Lakshmi Shobhane, Sri Srinivasa Kalyana, Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama and Sri Madhwanama.

Attached below are the 5 Slokas in Kannada and Baraha English.

೧) ಮೂಲತೋ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮರೂಪಾಯ ಮಧ್ಯತೋ ವಿಷ್ಣುರೂಪಿಣೇ |

ಅಗ್ರತೋ ರುದ್ರರೂಪಾಯ ವೃಕ್ಷರಾಜಾಯ ತೇ ನಮಃ ||

೨) ಅಶ್ವತ್ಥ ಹುತಭುಕ್ ವ್ಯಾಸೋ ಗೋವಿಂದಸ್ಯ ಸದಾಶ್ರಯಃ |

ಅಶೇಷಂ ಹರ ಮೇ ಶೋಕಂ ವೃಕ್ಷರಾಜ ನಮೋಸ್ತುತೇ ||

೩) ಅಮಂಗಲಾನಾಂ ಶಮನೀಂ ಶಮನೀಂ ದುಷ್ಕ್ರತಸ್ಯ ಚ |

ದುಸ್ವಪ್ನನಾಶಿನೀಂ ಧನ್ಯಾಂ ಪ್ರಪದ್ಯೇಹಂ ಶಮೀಂ ಶುಭಾಮ್|

ಶಮಿ ಶಮಯ ಮೇ ಪಾಪಂ ಶಮಿ ಶತ್ರುವಿನಾಶಿನಿ |

ಅರ್ಜುನಸ್ಯ ಧನುರ್ಧಾರಿ ರಾಮಸ್ಯ ಪ್ರಿಯದರ್ಶಿನಿ ||

೪) ದೇವಕಿಸುತಗೋವಿಂದ ದೇವದೇವ(ವಾಸುದೇವ) ಜಗತ್ಪತೇ |

ದೇಹಿ ಮೇ ತನಯಂ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ತ್ವಾಮಹಂ ಶರಣಂ ಗತಃ ||

೫) ಹಿಮವತ್ಯುತ್ತರೇ ಪಾರ್ಶ್ವೇ ಸುರಸಾ ನಾಮ ಯಕ್ಷಿಣೀ |

ತಸ್ಯಾಃ ಸ್ಮರಣ ಮಾತ್ರೇಣ ವಿಶಲ್ಯಾ ಗರ್ಬಿಣೀ ಭವೇತ್ ||

1) moolatO brahmaroopAya madhyatO viShNuroopiNE |
agratO rudraroopAya vRukSharAjAya tE namaH ||

2) ashwattha hutaBuk vyAsO gOviMdasya sadAshrayaH |
ashEShaM hara mE shOkaM vRukSharAja namOstutE ||

3) amaMgalAnAM shamanIM shamanIM duShkratasya cha |
duswapnanAshinIM dhanyAM prapadyEhaM shamIM shubhAm|
shami shamaya mE paapaM shami shatruvinaashini |
arjunasya dhanurdhaari rAmasya priyadarshini ||

4) dEvakisutagOviMda dEvadEva(vAsudEva) jagatpatE |
dEhi mE tanayaM kRuShNa tvAmahaM sharaNaM gataH ||

5) himavatyuttarE pArshvE surasA nAma yakShiNI |
tasyAH smaraNa mAtrENa vishalyA garbiNI bhavEt ||


28 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Savitha Kiran Gudipati on April 15, 2013 at 3:22 am

    Thanks for the shloka list. I see there is a heading which says Pooja list but see nothing except suggestions.

    By any chance it is omitted.

    Savitha Kiran Gudipati


    • Posted by meeraghu on April 15, 2013 at 8:05 am

      Maybe it was procedure, and it was a typing mistake by Shubha.


    • Posted by Shubha Satish on April 15, 2013 at 10:38 am

      As I collected and typed, the list seemed too long(which nobody likes to read). I have tried to shorten both lengthwise and descriptions. Well, I even read this post over and over to get what your opinion is. It feels like suggestions, but when I typed it was like a big list. I felt the same when others used to come up and tell me poojas, which was a long time back!


  2. Posted by nalini on April 15, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    do you have any songs in kannada for wedding ? arishina/enne shastra? arathi for groom? gruha pravesha/mane tumbiso shashtra?? greatly appreciate it


  3. Posted by devika shetty on April 16, 2013 at 12:38 pm

    ma’m thanks for slokas,,, cause 😦 nothing,,,,


  4. Posted by devika shetty on May 6, 2013 at 7:32 am

    sorry for late reply ma’m,,, actually bit was unhappy that still not yet married no so expressed like that ma’m,,,
    guru raaghavendraya namaha, hari om


  5. the poojas mentioned in 2,3,4 are for married women or it can be performed by unmarried girls?


  6. Posted by nethra on November 9, 2013 at 11:17 am

    For how many days i have to perform pradakshina namaskara for Ashwath vruksha and for how many counts to get married mam?


    • Posted by meeraghu on November 9, 2013 at 12:55 pm

      Best to perform for odd days, and odd number of namaskaras. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9,11 and so on…

      May lord bless you.


  7. Posted by nethra on November 12, 2013 at 4:14 am

    should i do it for continuous days or weekly or can i perform any other pooja for getting my marriage fixed, my family is worried a lot for my marriage mam suggest me any pooja which can be performed by me?


    • Posted by meeraghu on November 12, 2013 at 6:59 am

      Use your best judgement.


    • Posted by hema.p on December 26, 2014 at 3:29 am

      thank you mam u give a good slokas. from 2 day onwords i started pooja & every thursday will do pooja . for pooja madam pls give me more suggesstion for marriage .mam my parents always think about my marrige.
      For how many days i have to perform pradakshina namaskara for Ashwath vruksha and for how many counts to get married mam?


  8. Posted by rathi on January 13, 2014 at 8:40 pm

    Can anyone put information about performing ashwathkatte Pooja for early marriage.


  9. Posted by Anupama on April 30, 2014 at 6:41 am

    Dear ma’m, kindly let me knw how many days and how many rounds of Pooja I hav to do to ashwath katte for getting child as soon as possible.


  10. Posted by Priya on October 13, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    Thanks for the shlokas,…..
    Could you please tell me the meaning of the shloka 2 in the above list….


  11. Posted by Priya on October 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm

    Thanks for the shlokas,…..
    Could you please tell me the meaning of the shloka 2 in the above list….


  12. Posted by shashi on June 27, 2016 at 3:53 am

    how many days have to do ashwath vruksha pooja


  13. Posted by lakshmi on July 15, 2016 at 8:27 am

    Please leave the kannada meaning of these slokas


  14. Posted by Kavitha N on December 15, 2016 at 10:35 am

    Pls tell me for how many days that shloka 4 should be done


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