Sudarsana is the weapon, the discuss (the defense against all inimical forces), supposed to have been presented by Visvakarma to Mahavishnu. Later on, when the Lord incarnated as Krishna, it descended from the orbit of the Sun as a present from the God Agni and the Lord is said to have wielded this weapon against Indra and also on other occasions in order to extirpate the demonic forces.
Prayers to Sudarsana guarantees protection to those who recite it, or hear it and meditate upon it. This compact disc begins with Sudarshana Gayatri and continues with Sudarsana Sahasranamam, Sudarsana Shatkam, Sudarsanashtakam, Shodasayudha Stotram, Panchayudha Stotram Sudarsana Kavacham, Saulabhya Choodamani Stotram, Sudarsana Gadyam and Sudarsana Mangalam.
Hearing or meditation of the chanting of these powerful sacred Stotras remove poverty destroy enemies, drive away the evil and inimical forces or obstacles of any kind, fulfill all ambitions, and bestows happiness, good health, prosperity, wisdom, success in all endeavors and at last the divine beatitude.
The divine recitation of these Hymns has been rendered by Sri P.S. Raghuraman, Sri Malolakkannan, and Sri Ranganathan being guided by Dr.R.Thiagarajan,M.A., Ph.D., and Head of the Postgraduate and Research Dept. Of Sanskrit, Presidency College, Chennai and the famous music director Sri Mr. Manikkavinayakam.