Navagraha

These celestial bodies are named Surya (Sun), Chandra (Moon), Mangala (Mars), Budha (Mercury), Brihaspati (Jupiter), Shukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu (North Lunar Node) and Ketu (South Lunar Node). Many temples in South India contain a shrine dedicated to the Navagrahas

Navagraha Sthothram




Surya (Sun /Adhithyan)

Japakusumasangasam Kasyapeyam Mahaduedim
Thamognham Sarvapapaghnam Bhaskaram Pranamamhyaham

Chandra (Moon)

Dadhisamghathushaaraambham Ksheerodarna Va Sambhavam
Namami Sasinim Somam Shambhormakutabhushanam

Chovva (Mangala / Mars)

Dharaneegarbhasambhootham Viduidkanjana Sannibham
Kumaram Sakthihastam Cha Mangalam Pranamamhyaham

Bhudan (Mercury)

Piyangukalikasyamam Roopeenaprathimam Budham
Soumyam Soumyagunopetham Tham Budham Pranathosmiyaham

Vyazham (Brihaspati / Jupiter)

Deevanam Cha Risheenam Cha Gurum Kanjanasannibham
Budhybhootham Thrilokesam Tham Gurum Pranathosmhiyaham

Sukran (Venus)

Himakundamrinalabham Daithyaanam Paramam Gurum
Sarvasastrapravaktharam Bhargavam Pranamamhyaham

Shani (Saturn)

Neelanjanasamaanabham Raviputhram Yamaagrajam
Chayaayaamarthandhasambhootham Tham Namami Sanaisharam

Raahu (North Lunar Node)

Ardhakaayam Mahaaveeriyam Chandradityavimardanam
Simhikagarbhasambhootham Tham Raahum Pranamaamhiyaham

Kethu (South Lunar Node)

Palaasapushpasamkasham Thakaakaramasthakam
Roudram Roudragunopeetham Tham Kethum Pranamaamhiyaham