Mahesvara worship ||40||

1Sankara said: -O Sankara, describe unto me the adoration of Mahesvara, by knowing which, O great God, men attain to Siddhi.
2-3Hari said: -Hear, O bull-emblemed deity, I will describe the adoration of Mahesvara. Having bathed first, then rinsed his mouth, taken his seat and performed Nyasa a worshipper should adore Mahesavara in the mystic diagram together with her family, with the following mantrams, O great Isana.
4With the mantram, “O Ye presiding deities of Siva’s seat, come here” he should, O Rudra, invoke the presiding deities of the seat.
5Om, Ham salutation unto the lord of Ganas. Om, Ham, salutation unto Sarasvatr. Om, Ham, salutation unto Nandi. Om, Hum, salutation Mahakala. Om, Ham, salutation unto Ganga. Om, Ham, salutation unto Lakshmi. Om, am, salutation unto the weapon.
6O Hari, with water for bathing and scents these should be adored at the door. Om, Ham, salutation unto Brahma, the presiding deity the habitation. Om, ham, salutation unto the preceptors. Om, ham, salutation unto the Adhara Sakti. Om, ham, salutation unto Ananta. Om, ham salutation unto knowledge. Om, Ham salutation unto the spirit of disassociation from the world. Om, ham, salutation unto wealth. Om, ham, salutation unto irreligion. Om, hum, salutation unto ignorance. Om, ham. salutation unto worldliness. Om, ham, salutation unto poverty. Om, ham, salutation unto Urdhacandas. Om, ham, salutation unto Adhaschanda. Om, ham, salutation unto the lotus. Om Hum, salutation unto the pericarp. Om, Ham. salutation unto Vama. Om, ham, salutation unto Jyeshta. Om, ham, salutation unto Roudra. Om, Ham, salutation unto Kali Ham, salutation unto Kalavikarini. Om, Ham, salutation unto Balapramathini. Om Ham, salutation unto her who suppresses all beings. Om, Ham salutation unto Manonmana. Om, Ham, salutation unto Mandalatritaya. Om, Ham, salutation unto the form of Siva. Om Ham, salutation unto the President of learning. Om, Ham, Him. Houm, salutation unto Siva, Om, Ham, salutation unto the heart. Om., Him. salutation to the heart, Om, Hum,. salutation unto the tuft of hair on the head. Om. Haim, salutation unto the coat of mail. Om, Houma, salutation’ unto the two eyes. Om, Has, salutation unto the weapon Om, salutation unto Sadyajata.
7Om, Hum, salutation unto Siddhi. Om, Ham, salutation unto Riddhi. Om, Hum, salutation unto Dyuti. Om, Ham, salutation unto Lakshmi. Om, Ham, salutation unto Budha. Om, Ham, salutation unto Kali. Om, Ham, salutation into Svadha. Om, Ham, salutation unto Prabha.
8These are known as the eight Kalas or parts of Satya. They should be placed in the east and other sides.
9Om Hum salutation unto Vamadeva. Om, Ham salutation unto Rati. Om, Ham salutation unto Raksa. Om, Ham, salutation unto Rajas. Om. Ham salutation unto Kanya. Om, Ham, salutation unto Kama. Om, Ham, salutation unto Sajani. Om, Ham, salutation unto Kriya. Om, Ham, salutation into Vrddhi. Om, Ham, salutation unto Karya. Om, Hum, salutation unto Dhatri. Om, Ham, salutation unto Bhramani. Om. Ham salutation unto Mohini. Om, Ham, salutation unto Tvara. O bull-emblemed deity these thirteen are known as the Kalas or pass of Vamadeva.
10Om, Ham, salutation unto Tatpurusha. Om, Ham, salutation unto Vritti. am, Ham, salutation unto Pratishtha. Om, Ham, salutation unto Madya. Om, Ham, salutation unto Santi. O bull-emblemed deity, these four are known as the Kalas or parts of Tatpurusha.
11Om, Hum, salutation unto Aghora. Om, Ham, salutation unto Uma. Om, Ham, salutation unto Uma, (forgiveness). Om, Ham, salutation unto Nidra (sleep). Om, Ham, salutation unto Vyadhi (disease). Om, Ham,
salutation unto Kshudha (hunger). Om, Hum, salutation unto Trishna (thirst). O Hara, these are the eight terrific parts of Aghora.
12Om, Ham, salutation unto Isana. am, Ham, salutation unto Samiti. Om, Ham, salutation unto Angada. Om, Ham, salutation unto Krishna. Om, Ham, salutation unto Marici. Om, Ham, salutation unto Jvala. O bull-emblemed deity, know these to be the Kalas to Isana.
13Om, Hum, salutation unto the family of Siva. am, Ham, salutation unto Indra, the king of celestials. Om, Ham, salutation unto Agni, the lord of fire. Om, Ham, salutation unto Yama, the lord of departed spirits. am, Ham, salutation unto Nairrita, the lord of Rakshas. Om, Ham, salutation unto Varuna, the lord of waters. Om, Ham, salutation unto Vayu, the lord of vital airs. Om, Ham, salutation unto Some the lord of eyes. Om, Ham, salutation unto Isana, the lord of all forms of learning. Om, Ham, salutation unto Ananta, the king of serpents. Om, Ham, salutation unto Brahma, the lord of all the worlds. Om, Ham, salutation unto Dhulicandesvara.
14-15aO Sankara, a worshipper should thus perform the rites of invocation, installation, making near, concentration and Sakalikarana, and next the assignment of Tattvas, the is playing of Mudras and meditation.
15b-19He should next dedicate water for washing feet, that for rinsing mouth, Arghya, flowers, water for bathing, scents, unguents, raiments, ornaments, objects of enjoyment, incense, stamps, food. He should also propitiate the deity with water for washing feet, water for rinsing mouth, scents, betel, umbrella and Mudras. He should meditate on the form and reef the name and dedicate the adoration and recitation was the principal mantram. O Rudra, I have thus described the adoration of Mahesi which destroys alol sins.