This article contains Bedtime Sloka / Shloka.
This Night Time Sloka refers to the Bedtime prayer.
Bedtime is the time when people want to relax themselves after the long
hectic schedules of the day. It is considerable to remember God at such
time. Following Bedtime Sloka / Shloka is a bedtime prayer of the
"Karacharana Krn Itam
Vaakkaayajam Karmajam Vaa,
Shravananayanajam Vaa Maanasam Vaaparaadham,
Vihitamavihitam Vaa Sarvametatkshamasva,
Jaya Jaya Karunaabdhe Shriimahaadeva Shambho"
Meaning: The literal meaning of the mantra
is: "O God, kindly pardon my incorrect actions done consciously or
unconsciously, either through my organs of action (hand, feet, and
speech) or through my organs of perception (eyes, ears) or by my mind. I
adore the God, who is the ocean of kindness".
Significance: By God's grace, we have completed one more day of
our life. So, in order to thank god and to ask for his mercy, one can
recite this Sloka. This bedtime Sloka is a prayer to God asking him to
excuse our mistakes and maintain his mercy on us.