Dhyānas of the Aṣṭabhairavas as written according to the Rūpadhyānaratnāvalī(based on the Śrītattvanidhi)

Śrīnāgacandreśvarāya namaḥ |

The dhyānas of the aṣṭabhairavas are as follows(have also included vaṭubhairava as a sort of appendix) [I have transcribed them to the best of my ability of hearing,so kindly forgive me for any mistakes in the paṭha]

Asitānga bhairava dhyāna

sapānapātram khaḍgam ca sākṣamālākamaṇdalum||
trinetram varadam śantam kumāram ca digambaram|
brahmāṇīśaktisahitam haṃsāruḍham subhuṣaṇam||
nīlavarṇam kṛpāmūrtimasitāṇgam bhajāmyaham|

Rurubhairava dhyāna

ṭaṅkam kṛṣṇmṛgamcaiva khaḍgam pātram tathaiva ca|
trinetram varadam śāntam kumāramca digambaram||
māheśvaryā ca sahitam vṛṣārūḍham smitānanam|
śuddhāsphaṭikaśaṇkāsam namāmi rurubhairavam||

Caṇḍabhairava dhyāna

dhanurbānadharañcaiva khaḍgapātrena saṃyutam|
trinetram varadam śantam kumāram ca digambaram||
kaumāriśaktisahitam śikhivāhana bhūṣaṇam|
gauravarṇadharam devam vande’ham caṇḍabhairavam||

Krodhabhairava dhyāna

śubhacakradharam devam pānapātra gadādharam|
trinetram varadam śantam kumāram ca digambaram||
vaisṇavīśaktisahitam tārkṣyavāhana saṃyutam|
nīlavarṇamalaṃkāram vande’ham krodhabhairavam||

Unmattabhairava dhyāna

khaḍgañcamusalam caivā kheṭakam ca kapālakam|
trinetram varadam śantam kumāram ca digambaram||
hemavarṇadharam devam aśvavāhana saṃyutam|
vārāhiśaktisahitam vande’conmattabhairavam||

Kapālabhairava dhyāna

[could not understand?]vajrāyudhamcaiva khaḍgam vai pānapātrakam|
trinetram varadam śantam kumāram ca digambaram||
indrāṇīśaktisahitam gajavāhanasaṃyutam|
padmaragaprabham devam kapālam bhairavam bhaje||

Bhīṣaṇabhairava dhyāna

śulam ca mudgaraṃcaivakāpālam khaḍgahastakam|
trinetram varadam śantam kumāram ca digambaram||
cāmuṇḍāśaktisahitam harivāhana saṃyutam|
raktavarṇadharam devam vande bhīṣaṇabhairavam||

Saṃhārabhairava dhyāna

śūlam ḍamarukam caiva śaṇkham cakram gadādharam|
khaḍgaṃ pātram ca khaṭvāṇgam pāśāṇkuśadharam tatha||
daśabāhum trinetram ca sarparājopavītīnam|
digambaram kumāram ca śvānavāhanasaṃyutam||
daṃṣṭrakarālavadanāmaṣṭaiśvaryaphalapradam|
caṇḍikāśaktisahitam dhyāyet saṃhārabhairavam||

Śrī Vaṭubhairava dhyāna

vikīrṇalohitajaṭam trinetram raktavigraham|
śulam kapālam pāśañca ḍamaram dadhataṃ karaiḥ||
nānārupaiḥ piśacaiśca nānārupagaṇairvṛtam|
śvanārūḍham ca nirvāṇam vaṭukaṃ bhairavam bhaje||

 

 

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