Stotram in Sanskrit
Chandrasya srunu naamaani,
Yani sruthwa narodukhan
Oh king, hear the holy names of the moon, Hearing which men can get rid of their sorrows without any doubt.
Sudhakaro, Vidhu, Somo,
Loka Priya, shubra bhanu,
Maker of nectar, He who wanes, He who was produced from the Sea, The lover of lotus, He who is dear to people, He who is clear, He who removes tiresomeness, He who is eminent, He who is the consort of Rohini,
Sasee, himakaro, raja,
Aathreya, indu, seethamsu,
He who has a rabbit, he who creates ice, king, king of Brahmins, He who creates night, He who is from clan of Athri, He who is white, He who is cold, he who is master of light, He who is treasure of arts,
Jaivathruko, Rama bhratha,
He who lives long, he who is brother of Lakshmi, he who came out of milk, He who makes things happen, He who is the lord of all stars, He who is worn as brooch by Lord Shiva, he who is powerful
Thapahartha, nabho dheepo,
Prathyaham bhakthi samyuktha
He who removes suffering, he who is light in darkness If these names are read by any one with devotion, His sufferings will come to an end
Thadhine cha padedhyasthu
Grahadheenaam cha sarvesham
He who reads them on Monday would get all that he desires, And the all the planets along with chandra would favour him.<
What is Chandra Graha?
In Hinduism, Chandra is a lunar deity and a Graha. He holds two lotus flowers in his hands. He rides his chariot, the moon, across the sky every night, pulled by ten white horses 5 of which are depicted on the base of the statue.