Brihaspati (guru) Stotram
Stotram in Sanskrit
Gurur brahaspatir jeevah
Vageesho gheeshano deergh
Teacher, lord of prayer of beings, Teacher of demi gods, Greatest among the mighty, lord of words, preceptor, One having a long beard, he who is young and wears yellow silk.
Sudha drashtir, grahadheeso,
Dayaa karah, soumya moorti,
He whose sight is nectar like, lord of all planets, He who steals away the bad effects of all planets, He who is merciful, he who is soft looking, He who is the teacher of devas, he who looks like a bud,
Lok poojyo, lok guru,
He who is respected by all, the teacher of all, He who is just, he who implements justice, Lord of all stars, he who is the son of Angeerasa, He who is worshipped by Vedas, grandfather,
Bhakthya brahaspathim smruthwa,
Arogi, balavaan shrimaan,
He who remembers Brahaspathi with devotion and recites these names, Would be free from disease, would be strong, Would be wealthy, and would be blessed with several sons.
Jeeved varsha shatam martyo,
Yah poojayeth guru dhine
He who worships him on Thursdays, with sandal, holy rice and silk, Would live for one hundred years and all his sins would be destroyed.
Pushpa deepo upaharai scha
Brahmanan bhojayithwa ch
Guru would remove all problems and bless with peace, Those who worship with light, flower and presents, And serve food to Brahmins.
What is Brihaspati or Guru Graha
Brhaspati (often written as Brihaspati or Bruhaspati) also known as Brahmanaspati and Deva-guru (guru of the gods), is the name of a Vedic deity. He is considered the personification of piety and religion, and the chief 'offerer of prayers and sacrifices to the gods' (Sanskrit: Purohita), with whom he intercedes on behalf of humankind.