तिजयपहुत्त पयासय, अट्ठमहापाडिहेर-जुत्ताणं ।
समयक्खित्तठिआणं, सरेमि चक्कं जिणिंदाणं ।।१।।
Explanation: I bow down to all the Tirthankaras who are capable of brightening the lights of the three worlds, having eight guards (pratihäryas) and residing in adhi-dvipa.
पणवीसा य असिया, पनरस पन्नास जिणवर-समुहो ।
नासेउ सयल दुरिअं, भविआणं भत्ति-जुत्ताणं ।।२।।
Explanation: May the Tirthankaras residing in groups of 25, 80, 15 and 50 destroy all the sins of their worshipers.
(Comment – Tirthankaras really do not exist in groups of 25, 80, 15 and so on. The poet simply tries to explain how to place these numbers in the yantra which is to be created for worship. The first horizontal line of squares should have these numbers. One can see that these line adds up to one hundred and seventy, i.e. 25 + 80 + 15 + 50 = 170.)
वीसा पणयाला विय, तीसा पन्नत्तरी जिणवरिंदा ।
गह-भूअ रक्ख-साइणि, घोरुवसग्गं पणासंतु ।।३।।
Explanation: May the Tirthankaras in groups of 20, 45, 30 and 75 destroy all the obstacles from planets, ghosts, demons and witches. (Comment- Again the same rule applies to this and the following verses)
सत्तरि पणतीसा विय, सट्ठी पंचेव जिणगणो एसो ।
वाहि-जल-जलण-हरि-करि,-चोरारि-महाभयं हरउ ।।४।।
Explanation: May 70, 35, 60 and 5 Jineshvaras destroy disease and fear of water, fire, lions, elephants, thieves and enemies.
पणपन्ना य दसेव य, पन्नट्ठी तहय चेव चालीसा ।
रक्खंतु मे सरीरं, देवासुर-पणमिआ सिद्धा ।।५।।
Explanation: May 55, 10, 65 and 40 Siddha Tirthankaras who have been worshipped by the gods and demons protect my body.
ॐ हरहुंहः सरसुंस, हरहुंहः तहय चेव सरसुंसः ।
आलिहिय नाम-गब्भं, चक्कं किर सव्वओभद्दं ।।६।।
Explanation: The yantra is called a Sarvatobhadra yantra in which there is the name of the worshipper in the centre and the Aum Harhunha Sarsunsha Mantra has been written twice.
ॐ रोहिणी पन्नति, वज्जसिंखला तह य वज्जअंकुसिया।
चक्केसरी नरदत्ता, काली महाकाली तह गोरी ।।७।।
गंधारी महज्जाला, माणवी वइरुट्ट तह य अच्छुत्ता ।
माणसि महमाणसिया, विज्जादेविओ रक्खंतु ।।८।।
Explanation: May these sixteen goddesses protect me: Rohini, Pragnapti, Vajrashrunkhlä, Vajränkushi, Apratichakrä, Purushdattä, Käli, Mahäkäli, Gauri, Gandhäri, Sarvashrä Mahajvälä, Mänavi, Vairotyä, Achhuptä, Mänasi, Mahämänasi,
पंचदस-कम्मभूमिसु, उप्पनं सत्तरि जिणाण सयं ।
विविह-रयणाइ-वन्नो,-वसोहिअं हरउ दुरिआइं ।।९।।
Explanation: May those one hundred and seventy Jineshvaras born in the fifteen karma- bhoomis with different attributes protect me.
चउतीस-अइसय-जुआ, अट्ठ-महापाडिहेर-कयसोहा ।
तित्थयरा गयमोहा, झाएअव्वा पयत्तेणं ।।१०।।
Explanation: That thirty-four attributes (atishayas) and eight guards (pratihäryas) are worth meditating upon as they are without any illusions and attachments.
ॐ वरकणय संखविद्दुम,-मरगयघण-सन्निहं विगय मोहं ।
सत्तरिसयं जिणाणं, सव्वामर-पूइअं वंदे स्वाहा ।।११।।
Explanation: Aum, I worship the one hundred and seventy Jineshvaras whose colours are like gold, shankh, parvala, nilmani and megha (jewels), who are without illusion and are worshipped by the devas (gods). Swähä. ( Not all Tirthankaras had a same skin complexion. Some have a white complexion and some black. Some even have golden coloured skin, some have bluish and some have greyish complexions. Colours of their skin have been compared with golden yellow, (like shankh), whitish, grey, bluish (nilmani) and dark (megha or clouds).
ॐ भवणवइ-वाणवंतर,जोइसवासि विमाणवासीअ ।
जे केवि दुट्ठ देवा, ते सव्वे उवसमंतु मम स्वाहा ।।१२।।
Explanation: May the bad spirit, if there is any, in Bhavanpati, Vanvyantar, Jyotishi and Vaimänik devas, stay away.
(As per Jain cosmology there are four types of devas or ‘gods’ living in different regions of the universe. The first type- Bhuvanpatis live in areas occupied by the different hells in the lower part of the universe. The second and third category of gods- Vänvyantar and Jyotishi- live in the central part, and the fourth and last types live in the upper part of the universe. The writer of this stotra states that may the spirits, if any, who may be living in these regions stay away from the worshippers.)
चंदण-कप्पूरेणं, फलए लिहिऊण खालिअं पीअं ।
एगंतराइ-गह भूअ, साइणि-मुग्गं पणासेइ ।।१३।।
Explanation: All the bad effects of disease, the planets, ghosts and witches are destroyed if this mantra is written on a wooden board, by using the ink made from sandalwood paste and camphor, and if the water after cleaning this board is drunk by a devotee.
इअ सत्तरिसयं जंतं, सम्मं मंतं दुवारि पडिलिहिअं ।
दुरिआरिविजयवंतं, निब्भंतं निच्च-मच्चेह ।।१४।।
Explanation: This yantra of the one hundred and seventy Jineshvaras -which is also a divine mantra, is capable of destroying all evils and enemies, and should be written/inscribed on the (main) door of the house. O noble ones! worship this forever.
25 Ha 80 Ra Kshi 15 Hun 50 Hah
20 Sa 45 Ra Pa 30 Su 75 Sah
Kshi Pa Aum Swa Ha
70 Ha 35 Ra Swa 60 Hun 5 Hah
55 Sa 10 Ra Ha 65 Su 40 Sah
Jains have believed that the recitation of the name of a Tirthankara and his worship can give one strength and can free them from all fears. In Tijaypahutta Stotra verse 4, the following fears are mentioned:
1. Disease 2. Water 3. Fire 4. Tiger 5. Elephant 6. Thief 7. Enemies.
Here the stotra also says that all obstacles created by bad planets and bad spirits are destroyed by the worship of the Tirthankaras. In addition, in the penultimate verse of the Tijaypahutta, the poet says that fever; bad planets, bad spirits, etc. are destroyed on worshipping the Tijaypahutta- Yantra and drinking the holy water of the yantra.