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Hara Hara Hara Mahadeva

Devanagari script:

हर हर हर महादेव


hara hara hara mahādeva



hara: A name for Shiva meaning "the destroyer," as in the destroyer of ignorance, illusion, and doubt.

mahādev/mahādeva: Great ("mahā") God ("deva"), a name often used for Shiva.

"I worship the fragrant three-eyed god, Lord Shiva, who nourishes all beings. May he liberate us from death for the sake of immortality, as easily as one separates a cucumber from its stalk."  ~ traditional

"People ask me 'why do you sing, how do you sing,' I say Listen, I'm a drowning man and this is my rope. I'm not thinking about nothing except holding onto this rope."  ~ Krishna Das

"The flowers, the incense,
Grain, spices, and honey
Offered in worship
Are made out of the same divine stuff as you.
Who then is worshiped?"  ~ Vijnanabhairava Tantra