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Durga Saptashloki - In sanskrit with meaning

- Seven shlokas from Devi Mahatmyam

श्रीदुर्गासप्तश्लोकी
Sri Durga Saptashloki
Devi Durga
Devi Durga

श्रीदुर्गासप्तश्लोकी ॥
|| Shriidurgaasaptashlokii ||

अस्य श्रीदुर्गासप्तश्लोकीस्तोत्रमहामन्त्रस्य
नारायण ऋषिःअनुष्टुपादीनि छन्दांसि
श्रीमहाकालीमहालक्ष्मीमहासरस्वत्यो देवताः
श्री जगदम्बाप्रीत्यर्थ पाठे विनियोगः
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 ||

Meaning:
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).

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Devi Durga
ज्ञानिनामपि चेतांसि देवी भगवती हि सा
बलादाकृष्य मोहाय महामाया प्रयच्छति ॥१॥
Jnyaaninaam-Api Cetaamsi Devii Bhagavatii Hi Saa |
Balaad-Aakrssya Mohaaya Mahaa-Maayaa Prayacchati ||1|| (DM 1.55)

Meaning:
1.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) Even the consciousness of the Jnanis (Spiritually-Evolved souls), Devi Bhagavati ...
1.2: ...the Mahamaya, by Her Power, attract towards Moha (Delusion) (such is Her Divine Power and Play).

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Devi Durga
दुर्गे स्मृता हरसि भीतिमशेषजन्तोः
स्वस्थैः स्मृता मतिमतीव शुभां ददासि
दारिद्रयदुःखभयहारिणि का त्वदन्या
सर्वोपकारकरणाय सदार्द्र चित्ता ॥२॥
Durge Smrtaa Harasi Bhiitim-Ashessa-Jantoh
Svasthaih Smrtaa Matim-Atiiva Shubhaam Dadaasi |
Daaridraya-Duhkha-Bhaya-Haarinni Kaa Tvad-Anyaa
Sarvo[a-U]pakaara-Karannaaya Sadaa-[Aa]rdra Cittaa ||2|| (DM-4.17)

Meaning:
2.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) O Devi Durga, Whoever Remembers You with Devotion, You Remove the endless Fears of Samsara from the mind of that Person,
2.2: (And) Whoever Meditates on You in their Heart, You bestow exceeding Auspiciousness (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 for rendering all sorts of Help to Your Devotees.

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Devi Durga
सर्वमंगलमांगल्ये शिवे सर्वार्थसाधिके
शरण्ये त्र्यम्बके गौरि नारायणि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥३॥
Sarva-Manggala-Maangalye Shive Sarvaartha-Saadhike |
Sharannye Try[i]-Ambake Gauri Naaraayanni Namostu Te ||3|| (DM 11.10)

Meaning:
3.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) O the Auspiciousness in all the Auspicious, Auspiciousness Herself and fulfiller of all the Objectives of the Devotees (Purusharthas - Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha) ...,
3.2: O the giver of Refuge, with Three Eyes (spanning the Past, Present and Future; and containing within them the Sun, Moon and the Fire), the Gauri (Shining One); Salutations to You O Narayani.

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Devi Durga
शरणागतदीनार्तपरित्राणपरायणे
सर्वस्यार्तिहरे देवि नारायणि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥४॥
Sharannaagata-Diina-[A]arta-Paritraanna-Paraayanne |
Sarvasy-Aarti-Hare Devi Naaraayanni Namostu Te ||4|| (DM 11.12)

Meaning:
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.

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Devi Durga
सर्वस्वरूपे सर्वेशे सर्वशक्तिसमन्विते
भयेभ्यस्त्राहि नो देवि दुर्गे देवि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥५॥
Sarva-Svaruupe Sarveshe Sarva-Shakti-Samanvite |
Bhayebhyas-Traahi No Devi Durge Devi Namostu Te ||5|| (DM 11.24)

Meaning:
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.

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Devi Durga
रोगानशेषानपहंसि तुष्टा रुष्टा तु कामान् सकलानभीष्टान्
त्वामाश्रितानां विपन्नराणां त्वामाश्रिता ह्याश्रयतां प्रयान्ति ॥६॥
Rogaan-Ashessaan-Apahamsi Tussttaa Russttaa Tu Kaamaan Sakalaan-Abhiissttaan |
Tvaam-Aashritaanaam Na Vipan-Naraannaam Tvaam-Aashritaa Hy[i]-Aashraya-Taam Prayaanti ||6|| (DM 11.29)

Meaning:
6.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) When You are Pleased with our Devotion, You Destroy all our (worldly) Diseases; but if You are Displeased with us (for any reason), You destroy all our Aspirations and Wishes (i.e. they remain ever unfulfilled),
6.2: By Your Refuge, Men cannot go Astray and no Misfortunes can finally overcome them; Your Refuge indeed is the final Refuge that one attains (i.e. is the final destination of life).

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Devi Durga
सर्वाबाधाप्रशमनं त्रैलोक्यस्याखिलेश्वरि
एवमेव त्वया कार्यमस्मद्वैरि विनाशनम् ॥७॥
Sarvaa-Baadhaa-Prashamanam Trai-Lokyasya-Akhile[a-I]shvari |
Evam-Eva Tvayaa Kaaryam-Asmad-Vairi Vinaashanam ||7|| (DM 11.39)

Meaning:
7.1: (Salutations to You, O Jagadamba) O Akhileshwari (Goddess of all the three Worlds), Please mitigate all our Afflictions (by extending Your grace),
7.2: Thus, in this manner, by You, let our Enemies be Destroyed, and Your Work be achieved (of protecting the good).

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Translated by greenmesg


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