Lord Shiva is not called a naive steward. It is believed that worshiping Lord Shiva quickly pleases and blesses the devotees.
Many means are described to please Lord Shiva. One of the main sources is ‘Sri Shiva Rudrashtakam’. It is believed that a person who recites this stotra gets the grace of Lord Shiva and also wins over the enemy.
Chanting method: Install a Shivling in the house temple. After this sit on the seat of Kush and read this stotra continuously for seven days. By doing this one will gain victory over the enemies with the blessings of Lord Shiva.
Significance: According to religious texts, Lord Rama recited this hymn before conquering Lanka. After this, Lord Rama ascended to Lanka and conquered Lanka. Chanting this source also brings happiness and prosperity.
Text: Namamishmishana nirvanarupam vibhun bhashyam brahmavedaswaroopam nijm nirgunam nirvikalpam niriham chidakashmakashwasam bhajeham nirakaramonkaramoolam turiyam girajnanagotitamisham girisham. Karalam mahakalakalam kripalam gunagarsamsarpara natoham
Tusharadrisankashgauram manobhutakotiprabhasree shariam. Sphuranmaulikallolini charuganga lasdvalbalendu kanthe bhujanga chalatkundalam bhrusunetran vishalam prasannanan nilakantham dayalam. Mrigadhishcharambaram mundamalam priyam shankaran sarvanathan bhajami
Prachanda Prakrishta Pragalbha Paresham Akhandan Ajan Bhanukotiprakasham. Tryashulnirmulanam shulpanin bhajehan bhavanipati bhavagamyam kalatitakalyan pantapkari sada sajnanandadata purari. Chidanandsandoh Mohapahari Prasid Prasid Prabho Manmthari
Na yavad umanathapadarvind bhajantih loke pare wa naranam. Neither Tavatsukh Shanti Santapanasam Prasid Prabho Sarvabhutadhivasam nor Janami Yogam Japam Naiva Pujan Natohan Sada Sarvada Shambhutubhyam. Jarajanmadukhaugh Tatpyamanan Prabho Pahi Apannamamish Shambho