Om Asya Shrii-Durgaa-Sapta-Shlokii-Stotra-Mahaa-Mantrasya
Naaraayanna Rssih | Anussttupa-[A]adiini Chanda-Amsi |
Shrii-Mahaakaalii-Mahaalakssmii-Mahaasarasvatyo Devataah |
Shrii Jagad-Ambaa-Priity[i]-Artha Paatthe Viniyogah ||
1: Om, this Sri Durga Saptashloki Stotra Maha Mantra …
2: … which is composed by Sri Narayana Rishi, is in Anusthup and other Metres.
3: This Maha Mantra is Dedicated to the Goddesses Sri Mahakali, Sri Mahalakshmi and Sri Mahasaraswati,
4: This Maha Mantra is Meant to be Recited to Please the Jagadamba (Mother of the Universe).
Jnyaaninaam-Api Ceta-Amsi Devi Bhagavatii Hi Saa |
Balaad-Aakrssya Mohaaya Mahaa-Maayaa Praya-[I]cchati ||1||
1.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) O Bhagavati Devi (Divine Goddess), the Wisdom of the Jnanis (Spiritually-Evolved or Wise) are Indeed reflection of a Part of Your Consciousness,
1.2: And O Devi Mahamaya (the Great Enchantress), by Your Will, You can also Forcibly Attract their Minds towards Delusion (such is Your Power and Divine Play).
Durge Smrtaa Harasi Bhiitim-Ashessa-Jantoh
Svasthaih Smrtaa Matim-Atiiva Shubhaam Dadaasi |
Daaridraya-Duhkha-Bhaya-Haarinni Kaa Tvad-Anyaa
Sarvo[a-U]pakaara-Karannaaya Sada-[A]arda Cittaa ||2||
2.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) O Devi Durga, whoever Remembers You with Devotion, You Remove the very Root of their Fear.
2.2: Whoever Meditates on You as being present within their own Hearts, with Extreme Devotion, You Bestow (i.e. Reveal to them) Your Auspicious Nature (which is beyond description),
2.3: O Mother, Apart from You, Who Else can Destroy Poverty, Sorrow and Fear from our Lives? (which appears to be a never-ending cycle),
2.4: Your Heart is Always Full of Compassion to Render All sorts of Help to Your Devotees.
Sarva-Manggala-Maangalye Shive Sarvaartha-Saadhike |
Sharannye Try[(i)]-Ambake Gauri Naaraayanni Namostu Te ||3||
3.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) You are the Auspiciousness in All the Auspicious, Auspiciousness Yourself and Complete with All the Auspicious Attributes,
3.2: You are the Giver of Refuge, You have Three Eyes (spanning the Past, Present and Future; and containing within them the Sun, Moon and the Fire), You are Gauri (the Shining One); Salutations to You O Narayani.
Sarvasy-Aarti-Hare Devi Naaraayanni Namostu Te ||4||
4.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) You are Intent upon Rescuing the Distressed and the Oppressed who take Your Refuge whole-heartedly, …
4.2: … and Remove All their Sufferings; Salutations to You O Narayani.
Sarva-Svaruupe Sarveshe Sarva-Shakti-Samanvite |
Bhayebhyas-Traahi No Devi Durge Devii Namostu Te ||5||
5.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) You Exist in All Forms of All Gods, and You are the Possessor of All Powers,
5.2: O Devi, Please Protect us from all Fears; Salutations to You, O Durga Devi.
Rogaan-Ashessaan-Apahamsi Tussttaa Russttaa Tu Kaamaan Sakalaan-Abhiissttaan |
Tvaam-Aashritaanaam Na Vipan-Naraannaam Tvaam-Aashritaa Hy[i]-Aashraya-Taam Prayaanti ||6||
6.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) When You are Pleased with our Devotion, You Destroy to the very Root our worldly Diseases (our inner demons);but if You are Displeased with us (for any reason), You will destroy All our Aspirations and Wishes (i.e. they will remain ever unfulfilled),
6.2: By Your Refuge, Men cannot Go Astray and no Misfortunes can finally overcome them; Your Refuge Indeed is my final Refuge when I Depart from this World.
Sarva-[A]abaadhaa-Prashamanam Trai-Lokyasya-Akhile[a-I]shvari |
Evam-Eva Tvayaa Kaaryam-Asmad-Vairi Vinaashanam ||7||
7.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) O Goddess of All the Three Worlds, when You are Pleased, You Mitigate All our Distresses.
7.2: Thus, in this Manner, Your Grace Works to Destroy our Inner Enemies.
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