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Devi Mahatmyam


Slaying of demons Madhu-Kaitabha:

Devi Durga Devi Durga मधुकैटभविध्वंसि विधातृवरदे नमः ।
रूपं देहि जयं देहि यशो देहि द्विषो जहि ॥
Madhu-Kaittabha-Vidhvamsi Vidhaatr-Varade Namah |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||

Meaning:
1: Salutations to Devi Durga Who Destroyed the Demons Madhu and Kaitabha, thus Granting the Boon of Protection to Sri Brahma.
2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

(from Argala Stotram)

1. Birth of demons Madhu-Kaitabha (Devi Mahatmyam - 1)
2. त्वं स्वाहा त्वं स्वधा त्वं हि वषट्कारः स्वरात्मिका Invocation of Devi by Brahma (Tantrokta Ratri Suktam) (Devi Mahatmyam - 1)
3. विधातृवरदे नमः Manifestation of Devi before Brahma and giving boon (Devi Mahatmyam - 1)
4. मधुकैटभविध्वंसि Slaying of demons Madhu-Kaitabha (Devi Mahatmyam - 1)

Slaying of demon Mahishasura:

Devi Durga Devi Durga महिषासुरनिर्नाशि भक्तानां सुखदे नमः ।
रूपं देहि जयं देहि यशो देहि द्विषो जहि ॥४॥
Mahissaasura-Nirnaashi Bhaktaanaam Sukhade Namah |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||

Meaning:
1: Salutations to Devi Durga Who Destroyed (to the very root) the Demon Mahishasura; Salutations to Her Who Gives Great Joy to the Devotees.
2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

(from Argala Stotram)

1. Story of Mahishasura (Devi Mahatmyam - 2)
2. Devas seeking help from Trinity (Devi Mahatmyam - 2)
3. Manifestation of Devi Durga (Devi Mahatmyam - 2)
4. देवि प्रचण्डदोर्दण्डदैत्यदर्पनिषूदिनि Slaying of the armies of Mahishasura (Devi Mahatmyam - 2)
5. महिषासुरनिर्नाशि भक्तानां सुखदे नमः Slaying of Mahishasura (Devi Mahatmyam - 3)
6. शक्रादयः सुरगणा निहतेऽतिवीर्ये Glorification of Devi by the devas (Shakradi Stuti) (Devi Mahatmyam - 4)

Slaying of demons Shumbha-Nishumbha:

Devi Durga Devi Durga निशुम्भशुम्भनिर्नाशि त्रैलोक्यशुभदे नमः ।
रूपं देहि जयं देहि यशो देहि द्विषो जहि ॥
Nishumbha-Shumbha-Nirnaashi Trailokya-Shubhade Namah |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||

Meaning:
1: Salutations to Devi Durga Who Destroyed (to the very root) the Demons Nishumbha and Shumbha; Salutations to Her Who Bestows Auspiciousness in the Three Worlds.
2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

(from Argala Stotram)

1. या देवी सर्वभुतेषु शक्तिरूपेण संस्थिता Invocation of Devi by the devas (Aparajita Stuthi) (Devi Mahatmyam - 5)
2. Manifestation of Devi Kaushiki (Devi Mahatmyam - 5)
3. Manifestation of Devi Kali (Devi Mahatmyam - 5)
4. Conversation with messenger (Devi Mahatmyam - 5)
5. धूम्रनेत्रवधे देवि Slaying of demon Dhumralocana (Devi Mahatmyam - 6)
6. चण्डमुण्डविनाशिनि Slaying of demons Chanda and Munda (Devi Mahatmyam - 7)
7. सर्वस्वरूपे सर्वेशे सर्वशक्तिसमन्विते Manifestation of the Matrikas (Devi Mahatmyam - 8)
8. Sending Lord Shiva as ambassador by Devi (Devi Mahatmyam - 8)
9. देवि प्रचण्डदोर्दण्डदैत्यदर्पनिषूदिनि Slaying of the armies of Shumbha-Nishumbha by the Matrikas (Devi Mahatmyam - 8)
10. रक्तबीजवधे देवि Slaying of demon Raktabija (Devi Mahatmyam - 8)
11. निशुम्भशुम्भनिर्नाशि Slaying of demon Nishumbha (Devi Mahatmyam - 9)
12. Absorption of Matrikas by Devi (Devi Mahatmyam - 10)
13. निशुम्भशुम्भनिर्नाशि त्रैलोक्यशुभदे नमः Slaying of demon Shumbha (Devi Mahatmyam - 10)
14. सर्वस्यार्तिहरे देवि नारायणि नमोऽस्तु ते Glorification of Devi by the devas (Narayani Stuti) (Devi Mahatmyam - 11)


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