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Navagraha Stotras & Aarti of Surya, Chandra, Guru, Shani, Shukra, Mangal, Buddh, Rahu & Ketu

The extensive guide for Navgraha prayers, including Surya Stotra, Chandra Namavali, Brahaspati Kavcham, Mangal Stotram, Buddh Namavali, Shukra Kavach, Shani Stotra, Rahu veneration, Ketu Namavali. The prayers of nine planets or Graha are in Sanskrit.

The God assigned powers towards the nine stars to rule on nature and the universe, according to Hindu scripture and Vedic planet astrology. The Planets give the results according to our actions aka Karma. These stars influence both good and bad on everything in the world. NavGraha are considered as deities in Indian scriptures.

According to Hinduism planets, consider deities, and worshiped in Hindu religion. Stars influence the aura (energy body/soul) in a specific way. Humans can change and tune the energy body through chants and supplication of planets.



Navgraha Stotras - Hindu Nava Graha Stotra and Veneration

What is the relation between Navgraha and astrology?

Navgrahas are considered deities in Hinduism and astrology. They rule over the nine planets and 12 zodiac signs. These nine planets are as follows:

  • Surya - Lord of the Sun planet and Leo sign
  • Chandra - Lord of the Moon and Cancer zodiac
  • Mangal - Ruler of Mars planet and Aries and Scorpio signs
  • Buddh - Associated with Mercury star and Gemini and Virgo signs
  • Shukra - Lord of Venus and Taurus and Libra zodiac
  • Brahaspati - Lord of Jupiter and Sagittarius and Pisces
  • Shani - Owner of Saturn and Capricorn and Aquarius zodiac
  • Rahu - Lord of Uranus who has no ownership with any sign
  • Ketu - Lord of Neptune who has no ownership with any zodiac

Navgraha Peedahar Stotra - नवग्रह पीडाहर स्त्रोत्रम

Prayers and hymns of planets prevent detrimental effects, and obstacles of life. Recitation of Nav Graha Stotras, and veneration is combined prayers of nine planets and these may remove bad circumstances as well.

Shri Navgraha Stotram - श्री नवग्रह स्त्रोत्रम

Reading of Navagraha Stotra in proper pronunciation, will help to remove bad outcomes of every planet.

Navagraha Karavlamb Strotra - नवग्रह करावलम्ब स्त्रोत्र

Surya Aaditya Hridaya Stotra - Surya Kavacham and Ashtkam

The Sun or Surya is called the soul of the universe. God Surya considers the God in Hinduism. Sun is a source of energy and healing. Surya considers the avatar of God Vishnu. Surya is called Ravi, Suraj, Bhashker, Suryanarayan, and Aaditya. The great temple of Lord Surya is Konarak Temple in Orissa.

The Sun and astrology - The Solar astrology based on the Sun. The Sun's gemstone is Ruby. This star influences willpower, body power, fame, eyes, heart, blood, and soul. Sun is the owner of the sign Leo in astrology.

The Suryanarayan Aarti, Aastkam, veneration and Surya Kavacham appease God Suryanarayan. Perusal of Surya Stotras may help to minimize the ill influence of the stars.

Surya Kavcham - सूर्य कवच

Surya Ashtkam - सूर्य अष्टकम

Surya Aditya Hridaya Stotra - आदित्य हृदय स्त्रोत्र

Aaditya Hridaya Stotra appeases him a lot. Recitation of Aaditya Hridya hymn keeps away enemies and diseases and increases strong willpower.

Suryadev Aarti in Hindi - सूर्यनारायण आरती

The Surya Aarti song is 'Jai Kashyap Nandan, Om Jai Aditi Nandan', which should be sung during praise of him. The Suryadev Aarti lyrics in Hindi are given here. Surya Deva is lord of the Sun planet, and known as chief among nine planets. He gives results according to the position and influence of the Sun planet in a birth chart. Surya is related to willpower, wealth, eyes and soul. Worship of the Sun increases these merits in a native's life.

Suryadev is known as an auspicious divinity and is called Surya Narayan, Divakar, Bhaskara, Bhanu, Aditya, Suraj or Ravi too. Devotees worship him for strength, willpower, health, and prosperity by doing the fast (Vart) on the Sunday. Suryadev Aditya Hridaya Stotra is the great prayer for him. Suryadeva rides on a chariot, which is carried by seven horses, which represents the seven rainbow colors. Surya is the son of monk Kashyap and Aditi. He consorts with Usha and Chhaya, and Shanidev and Yamraj are his children.

Suryadev Aarti in Hindi - Surya Narayan Aarti

Suryadev Aarti

Suryadeva Aarti - सूर्य आरती

जय कश्यप नन्दन, ॐ जय अदिति नन्दन,
त्रिभुवन तिमिर निकन्दन, भक्त हृदय चन्दन. जय कश्यप...

सप्त अश्वरथ राजित, एक चक्रधारी,
दु:खहारी, सुखकारी, मानस मलहारी. जय कश्यप...
सुर मुनि भूसुर वन्दित, विमल विभवशाली,
अघ दल दलन दिवाकर, दिव्य किरण माली. जय कश्यप...

सकल सुकर्म प्रसविता, सविता शुभकारी,
विश्व विलोचन मोचन, भवबन्धन भारी. जय कश्यप...
कमल समूह विकासक, नाशक त्रय तापा,
सेवत साहज हरत अति मनसिज संतापा. जय कश्यप...

नेत्र व्याधि हर सुरवर, भू पीड़ाहारी,
वृष्टि विमोचन संतत, परहित व्रतधारी. जय कश्यप...
सूर्यदेव करुणाकर, अब करुणा कीजै,
हर अज्ञान मोह सब, तत्त्वज्ञान दीजै. जय कश्यप...

Chandra Kavacham - Chandra Namavali Stotra - चन्द्र कवचम

The crescent or Chandra has the honor to exist on the forehead of Lord Shiva. Chandra is known as Soma and Nishapati also. Chandra is a deity of the planet Moon. Reading of Chandra's Stotra and adoration may reduce mental harassment, sorrows and give prosperity and happiness to the soul.

Lunar astrology based on the Moon. Chandra is considered as an ascendant (Lagna) in a birth chart or horoscope. Moon associated with blood, mind, wealth, house and mother. Moon (Chandra) has the authority to rule on mind and feelings. Pearl (Moti) is the gemstone of Chandra Graha. Pearl should be worn in case the Moon has low power or few degrees in a horoscope. The Moon is the lord of sign Cancer which is called Karka in Indian astrology.

Chandra Kavcham - चन्द्र कवचम

Chandra Ashtvishatinaam Stotra - चन्द्र अष्टविशतिनाम स्त्रोत्र

Brihaspati Stotra - Guru Graha Prayers - Brahaspati Kavcham

Brihaspati is called the Guru of other divinities. Brihaspati is called Guru aka teacher also. Brihaspati is called the lord of Jupiter. This star represents knowledge, wisdom, and Sattva Guna. Recitation of Kavach of Jupiter burns sins and sorrows.

Brahaspati in astrology - If Jupiter is not good and strong in a birth chart, the native may suffer from many problems like overweight, liver problems, obstacles in the works, disgrace in the family and society. Native should beseech him to reduce these bad impacts. Guru is associated with Sapphire gemstone. He is called the master of Sagittarius and Pisces sign in astrology.

Brihaspati Kavacham - ब्रहस्पति कवच

Brihaspati Kavcham prevents obstacles and sorrows.

Brihaspati Stotram - ब्रहस्पति स्त्रोत्र

Reading of Brahaspati Stotra in proper pronunciation and loudest voice may help to minimize the malefic force of the planet.

Mangal Kavacham - Rin Mochak Mangal Stotra


Mangal is a divinity of Mars, according to Indian astrology. Mars is the marshal of deities according to Indian scriptures. Mangal Graha is the God of courage, bravery, war, and anger. Worship by Mars prayers and Lord Hanuman adoration may keep away sorrows and burdens.

Astrology and Mars: Manglik Dosha or Kuja Dosha in a birth chart due to Mangal's existence in 1st, 4th, 7th, 8th, 12th houses. Mars is the lord of the sign Aries and Scorpio. The gemstone red coral is associated with Mars.

Rin Mochak Mangal Stotra - ऋण मोचक मंगल स्त्रोत्र

Rhin Mochan Mangal ode may reduce the possibilities of bad debts and losses.

Mangal Kavacham - मंगल कवचम

Recitation of Mangal Kavacham helps to destroy ill effects of Mangal Graha. The reading of this supplication removes obstacles and enemies from the life of the native.

Buddh Kavach - Buddh Namavali Stotra - बुध कवचम

The Buddh is a deity of Mercury in Hinduism. He is called the son of Chandra Deva. Mercury is called the owner of wisdom, recitation of prayers and armor of Mercury gives wisdom and intelligence.

Mercury and astrology: The Budha influences communication, business, insurance company, banks, earning skills, knowledge, astrology, and wisdom. If Mercury is weak in a horoscope then native should read prayers, and if it is ascendant lord and not strong enough, then native should pray to him on a daily basis. Emerald (Panna) gemstone is associated with Mercury. Gemini zodiac and Virgo signs are related to Buddh.

Buddh Kavacham - बुध कवचम

Buddh Kavacham removes sins and sorrows and saves life from any type of fear.

Buddh Panchvishtinaam Stotra - बुध पञ्च विशति नाम स्त्रोत्रम

This veneration is the 25 names of Buddh that is called Buddh Namavali.

Venus Prayer - Shukra Stotra - शुक्र कवचम

Shukra is the divinity of Venus according to Vedic astrology. He also called Shukracharya, Bhargava, Daityaguru and Bhriguputra. Shukra is a God of knowledge, beauty, fame, wisdom, and prosperity. Shukra is considered the teacher of demons according to Hinduism.

Shukra and Astrology - Venus is the lord of sign Taurus and Libra zodiac. If Venus is weak in a horoscope, it gives results like lack of fame, lack of beauty and wealth. And, if it's an ascendant lord in a birth chart, natives should perform veneration of Venus on a daily basis for a happy and luxurious life. The Lucky gemstone of Shukra is the diamond, which should be worn for prosperity and beauty.

Shukra Kavcham - शुक्र कवचम

Shani Stotra and Shani Stavraj - शनैस्चर स्तवराज

Shani is a divinity of Saturn according to Hindu astrology. Shani is called "Shaneshchar" (One who moves slowly), Suryaputra and Shani Deva. Yama (God of death) is his younger brother, and he is the son of Lord Surya Bhagwaan. Ways to please Shani are the recitations of Shaneshchara Stotra, Shani mantra and Aarti of Shani Deva.

Generally, Shani is called a cruel planet, but it gives everything, more than other planets can give. He is very cruel to those who are associated with bad works, sins and bad habits, as Saturn is a lawful planet and assigned for justice.

Astrology and Shani - Shani rules on signs Aquarius and Capricorn. In astrology, Shani has influences on dark, cruel works, losses, job, diseases, legs, and 10th, 11th houses of the horoscope. Shani's gemstone is blue sapphire.

Shani Stotra - शनैस्चर स्त्रोत्र

Shanechar Stavraj - शनैस्चर स्तवराज

Shani Dev Aarti in Hindi | Jai Jai Shanideva | Shaneshchar Aarti

'Jai Jai Shri Shani Dev, Bhaktan Hitkari' is the famous Shani Dev Aarti song in Hindi, which is sung during the worship. Shani Dev is related to feet, back and nervous system in a human body. To appease him, devotees do a fast on Saturday and worship him for removing bad luck and obstacles of life.

Shani Dev is a most famous divinity in Hinduism. He is considered the lord of the Saturn planet. Shanidev gives results according to the position and influence of the Saturn planet in a horoscope. He is considered a cruel but lawful deity. Shani means who moves slowly, therefore, Saturn stays two and half years in a zodiac sign during a transit. Shanidev is known as the son of Lord Surya and Chhaya, and brother of Yamraj. He is called Saneshchar and Surya Putra Shanideva.

Shani Dev Aarti in Hindi - Shaneshchar Aarti

Shanideva Aarti

Shanidev Aarti - शनिदेव आरती

जय जय श्री शनिदेव भक्तन हितकारी,
सूर्य पुत्र प्रभु छाया महतारी.
श्याम अंग वक्र-दृ‍ष्टि चतुर्भुजा धारी,
नीलाम्बर धार नाथ गज की असवारी.
जय जय श्री शनिदेव भक्तन हितकारी,
सूर्य पुत्र प्रभु छाया महतारी.

क्रीट मुकुट शीश राजित दिपत है लिलारी,
मुक्तन की माला गले शोभित बलिहारी.
जय जय श्री शनिदेव भक्तन हितकारी,
सूर्य पुत्र प्रभु छाया महतारी.

मोदक मिष्ठान पान चढ़त हैं सुपारी,
लोहा तिल तेल उड़द महिषी अति प्यारी.
जय जय श्री शनिदेव भक्तन हितकारी,
सूर्य पुत्र प्रभु छाया महतारी.

देव दनुज ऋषि मुनि सुमिरत नर नारी,
विश्वनाथ धरत ध्यान शरण हैं तुम्हारी.
जय जय श्री शनि देव भक्तन हितकारी,
सूर्य पुत्र प्रभु छाया महतारी.

Rahu Stotra and Prayers - Rahu Kavacham

Rahu is a shadow planet and a Hindu deity, according to Hinduism. Rahu has a cutoff head of an immortal demon, who drank the divine nectar after the churn of the sea by Devas and Asuras. Rahu is called Sadakrodhi (ever angry), Kaalroop (a form of death), and Danav Mantri (demon minister) also. Rahu Nagantha temple in Tamilnadu is a great temple, where the milk becomes blue after bathing the statue of Rahu.

Rahu and astrology connection - According to astrology, Rahu is a mysterious and cruel Graha and has the ability to turn circumstances in mysterious ways. During Rahu transit (Dasha), he makes people unhealthy, narrow-minded, sad and non-religious. But, some of the natives get the majority of benefits from Rahu or Ketu. Here is an interesting article on medium.com. Rahu's gemstone is Hessonite Garnet (Gomed).

Recitation of Rahu Stotra and mantra help to remove bad impressions of Rahu. Worship of Lord Hanuman may reduce bad vigor of Rahu.

Rahu Kavacham - राहु कवच

Rahu Stotra - राहु स्त्रोत्र

Ketu Namavali - Ketu Kavacham Stotra

The Ketu is another shadow planet and deity in Hinduism. Ketu has the body of the demon without a head. Actually, a demon with the head is called Rahu and with the only body is called Ketu. The Ketu is a dark and cruel Graha like the Rahu.

Astrology related to Ketu - Ketu represents illusion, losses, diseases, heaven, spirituality, and son (according to Lal Kitab). One good position about Ketu is, if Ketu is situated alone (the other planets should not be with) in an auspicious house in the horoscope, it gives auspicious results concerning that house. The Cats eye (Lahsuniya) is the basic gemstone for Ketu.

Ketu Panchvishtinaam Stotra - केतु पंचविशतिनाम स्त्रोत्रम

Ketu Kavacham - केतु कवच


Frequently Asked Questions

Has the worship of planets given positive results in astrology?

Stars have the power to give results according to our Karma. Worship or prayers can boost or slow down their cosmic energy. So, worship can give positive results.

Can Navgraha prayers alone calm all the planets?

Yes, every planet is worshipped in one Navagraha Stotra, so it will be beneficial for positive results from all nine planets. But, if you want a specific result, Graha specific worship and prayers are recommended.

Which planet or Graha should I worship through prayers, according to astrology?

If the planet is auspicious, but weak in the horoscope, worshiping that planet can boost the power of that star, thus beneficial for native. If the planet is inauspicious and strong, veneration can calm down its malefic force.