Kalabhairava Ashtakam 

Kalabhairava Ashtakam 

Kalabhairava Ashtakam 

Devaraaja Sevyamaana Paavanaanghri Pankajam
Vyaalayajnya Sootramindu Shekharam Kripaakaram |
Naaradaadi Yogibrinda Vanditam Digambaram
Kaashikaapuraadhinaatha Kaalabhairavam Bhaje || 1 ||

Bhaanukoti Bhaasvaram Bhavabdhitaarakam Param
Neelakantha Meepsitaardha Daayakam Trilochanam |
Kaalakaala Mambujaaksha Mastashoonya Maksharam
Kaashikaapuraadhinaatha Kaalabhairavam Bhaje || 2 ||

Shoolatanka Paashadanda Paanimaadi Kaaranam
Shyaamakaaya Maadideva Maksharam Niraamayam |
Bheemavikramam Prabhum Vichitra Taandava Priyam
Kaashikaapuraadhinaatha Kaalabhairavam Bhaje || 3 ||

Bhukti Mukti Daayakam Prashastachaaru Vigraham
Bhaktavatsalam Sthitam Samastaloka Vigraham |
Nikvanan-manojnya Hema Kinkinee Lasatkatim
Kaashikaapuraadhinaatha Kaalabhairavam Bhaje || 4 ||

Dharmasetu Paalakam Tvadharmamaarga Naashakam
Karmapaasha Mochakam Susharma Daayakam Vibhum |
Svarnavarna Keshapaasha Shobhitaanga Nirmalam
Kaashikaapuraadhinaatha Kaalabhairavam Bhaje || 5 ||

Ratna Paadukaa Prabhaabhiraama Paadayugmakam
Nitya Madviteeya Mishta Daivatam Niranjanam |
Mrityudarpa Naashanam Karaaladamshtra Bhooshanam
Kaashikaapuraadhinaatha Kaalabhairavam Bhaje || 6 ||

Attahaasa Bhinna Padmajaandakosha Santatim
Drishtipaata Nashtapaapa Jaalamugra Shaasanam |
Ashtasiddhi Daayakam Kapaalamaalikaa Dharam
Kaashikaapuraadhinaatha Kaalabhairavam Bhaje || 7 ||

Bhootasangha Naayakam Vishaalakeerti Daayakam
Kaashivaasi Loka Punyapaapa Shodhakam Vibhum |
Neetimaarga Kovidam Puraatanam Jagatpatim
Kaashikaapuraadhinaatha Kaalabhairavam Bhaje || 8 ||

Kaalabhairavaashtakam Pathanti Ye Manoharam
Jnyaanamukti Saadhakam Vichitra Punya Vardhanam |
Shokamoha Lobhadainya Kopataapa Naashanam
Te Prayaanti Kaalabhairavaanghri Sannidhim Dhruvam ||

Iti Shreemachchankaraachaarya Virachitam Kaalabhairavaashtakam Sampoornam |