Posted April 17, 2011on:
Namo Durge Sukh Karani |
Namo Ambe Dukh Harani ||1||
I bow to you O Goddess Durga, the bestower of all
happiness! I bow to you O Goddess Amba! Who ends all
Hai Jyoti Tumhari |
Lok Paheli Ujayari ||2||
The radiance of your light is limitless and pervading and
all the three realms (Earth, Heaven and the Nether World) are enlightened by
Lalt Mukh Maha Vishala |
Lal Bhrikutee Vikarala ||3||
Your Visage is like the moon and mouth very huge. Your
eyes are bedight with a red glow with the frightening
Matu Ko Adhika Suhava |
Karat Jan Ati Sukh Pave ||4||
Mother! Your view is enchanting, the very sight of which ensures welfare of the
Sansar Shakti Laya Kina |
Hetu Anna Dhan Dina ||5||
All the powers of the world repose in thee and it is you
who provide food and money for the world’s survival.
Hui Jag Pala |
Adi Sundari Bala ||6||
Like the feeding mother Annapurna you nurture the whole
universe and you are the one who appear like the timeless Bala Sundari (young
girl of extreme beauty).
Kala Sab Nashan Hari |
Gauri Shiv-Shankar Pyari ||7||
the time of Dissolution it is you, O Mother, who destroys everything. You are
the beloved consort of Lord Shiva, Gauri (Parvathi)
Yogi Tumhre Guna Gaven |
Vishnu Tumhen Nit Dhyayeb ||8||
Lord Shiva and all yogis always chant your praise,
Brahma, Vishnu and all other Gods ever meditate on
Saraswati Ko Tum Dhar |
Subuddhi Rishi Munina Ubara ||9||
You also appear in the form of Goddess Saraswati to grant
wisdom to the sages and thus ensure their welfare.
Roop Narsimha Ko Amba |
Bhayin Phar Kar Khamba ||10||
Mother Amba, it was you who appeared in the form of Narismha, sundering the
Kari Prahiaad Bachayo |
Ko Swarga Pathayo ||11||
Thus, you saved Prahlaad and Hiranyakashyap also went to
Heaven as he was killed by your hands.
Roop Dharo Jag Mahin |
Narayan Anga Samhahin ||12||
the form of Goddess Lakshmi, O Mother, you appear in this world and repose by
the side of Shree-Narayan.
Sindhu Main Karat Vilasa |
Sindhu Deeje Man Asa ||13||
Dwelling on the Sea of milk, O Goddess,with Lord Vishnu,
please fulfil my desires.
Main Tumhin Bhavani |
Amit Na Jat Bakhani ||14||
Bhavani, the famous goddess of Hingalaja is no one else but you yourself.
Illimitable is your glory, defying description.
Dhoomavati Mata |
Bagala Sukhdata ||15||
You are yourself Matangi and Dhoomavati Mata. It is you
who appear as Bhuvenshwari and Bagalamukhi Devi to bestow happiness to
Bhairav Tara Jag Tarani |
Bhala Bhav Dukh Nivarani ||16||
is you, who redeem the world, appearing in the form of Shree Bhairavi, Tradevi
and Chhinamasta Devi, and end its sorrows.
Vahan Soh Bhavani |
Veer Chalat Agavani ||17|
Reposing Gracefully upon your vehicle of Lion. O Goddess
Bhavani, youa re welcomed by the brave Langur (Lord
Main Khappar Khadag Viraje |
Dekh Kal Dar Bhaje ||18||
When you appear in the form of Goddess Kali with sword in
one hand and a cupel in the other, even time flees in
Astra Aur Trishoola |
Uthata Shatru Hiya Shoola ||19||
Beholding you well-armed, with a Trident in your hand,
the enemy’s heart aches with the sting of fear.
Main Tumhi Virajat |
Lok Main Danka Bajat ||20||
You also repose in the form of the Devi at Nagarkot in
Kangara. Thus all the three realms shudder in the might of your
Nishumbhu Danuja Tum Mare |
Shankhan Samhare ||21||
You slayed the demons like Shumbhu and Nishumbhu and
masacred the thousand forms of the dreaded demon
Nripa Ati Abhimani |
Agha Bhar Mahi Akulani ||22||
When the earth was severtly distressed bearing the load
of the sins of the arrogant Mahishasur.
Karal Kalika Dhara |
Sahita Tum Tin Samhara ||23||
You assumed the dreadful form of Goddess Kali and
massacred him along with his army.
Garha Santan Par Jab Jab|
SahayaMatu Tum Tab Tab ||24||
Thus whenever the noble saints were distressed, it is you
O Mother, who came to their rescue.
Aru Basava Loka |
Mahima Sab Rahen Asoka ||25||
All the realms including the Amarpuri (divine realm)
remain sorrowless and happy by your grace, O
Main Hai Jyoti Tumhari |
Sada Poojan Nar Nari ||26||
is the symbol of your glory that is burning brightly at Shree Jwala ji. All men
and women ever worship you, O Mother!
Bhakti Se Jo Yah Gave |
Nikat Nahin Ave ||27||
who sings your glory with devotion of love and sincerity remains beyond the
reach of grief and poverty.
Tumhen Jo Nar Man Lai |
Tako Chuti Jai ||28||
who meditates upon your form with concentration goes beyond the cycle of births
Sur-muni Kahat Pukari |
Na Ho- Bin Shakti Tumhari ||29||
All the Yogis, Gods and Sages openly declare that without
your favour one can’t establish communication with
Aacharaj Tap Keenhon |
Krodha Jeet Sab Leenhon ||30||
Shankaracharya had performed once a special penance caled
Aacharaj and by the virtue of which he had subdued his anger and
Dhyan Dharo Shankar Ko |
Kal Nahin Sumiro Tum Ko ||31||
ever worshipped Lord Shankar and never for a moment concentrated his mind on
Roop Ko Maram No Paya |
Gayi Tab Man Pachitayo ||32||
Since he did not realise your immense glory, his all
powers waned and the repented hitherto.
Hui Keerti Bakhani |
Jai Jai Jagdamb Bhavani ||33||
Then, he sought refuge in you, chanted your glory and
sang ‘victory, victory, victory’ to Thee O Jagdamba
Prasanna Aadi Jagdamba |
Shakti Nahin Keen Vilamba ||34||
Then, O Primal Goddesses Jagdamba ji, you were
propitiated and in no time you bestowed him with his lost
Matu Kashta Ati Ghero |
Bin Kaun Hare Dukh Mero ||35||
Mother! Severe affictions distress me and no one except Your Honoured Self can
provide relief. Please end my afflictions.
Trishna Nipat Sataven |
Madadik Sab Binsaven ||36||
Hopes and longings ever borture me. All sort of passions
and lust torment my beart ever.
Nash Keeje Maharani |
Ekachita Tumhen Bhavani ||37||
merciful Mother! Show me your favour and make me feel happy by bestowing me with
all sorts of riches and powers.
Kripa Hey Matu Dayala |
De Karahu Nihala ||38||
Merciful Mother! Show me your favour and make me feel happy by bestowing me with
all sorts of riches and powers.
Lagi Jiyon Daya Phal Paoon |
Yash Mai Sada Sunaoon ||39||
Mother! May I be the receptacle of your grace as long as I live, ever recounting
the feats of your glory to all.
Chalisa Jo Gave |
Sukh Bhog Parampad Pave ||40|
This, way he who ever sings this Durga Chalisa shall ever
enjoy all sorts of pleasures and shall attain the highest state in the
Sharan Nij Jani |
Kripa Jagdamb Bhavani ||41||
Deeming ‘Devidas’ to have sought your shelter, O Bhavani
grant me your favour!