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Navadurga - In sanskrit with meaning

- From Devi Kavacham

नवदुर्गा - प्रथमं शैलपुत्रीति द्वितीयं ब्रह्मचारिणी
Navadurga - Prathamam Shailaputriti Dvitiyam Brahmacarinni
Navadurga
Navadurga

प्रथमं शैलपुत्रीति द्वितीयं ब्रह्मचारिणी
तृतीयं चन्द्रघण्टेति कूष्माण्डेति चतुर्थकम्
पञ्चमं स्कन्दमातेति षष्ठं कात्यायनी तथा
सप्तमं कालरात्रिश्च महागौरीति चाष्टमम्
नवमं सिद्धिदात्री नवदुर्गाः प्रकीर्तिताः
उक्तान्येतानि नामानि ब्रह्मणैव महात्मना
Prathamam Shailaputrii-[I]ti Dvitiiyam Brahmacaarinnii |
Trtiiyam Candraghanntte[aa-I]ti Kuussmaanndde[aa-I]ti Caturthakam ||
Pan.camam Skandamaate[aa-I]ti Ssassttham Kaatyaayanii Tathaa |
Saptamam Kaalaraatrish-Ca Mahaagaurii-[I]ti Ca-Assttamam ||
Navamam Siddhidaatrii Ca Navadurgaah Prakiirtitaah ||
Uktaany[i]-Etaani Naamaani Brahmannai[a-E]va Mahaatmanaa ||

Meaning:
(These are the names of Nava Durgas)
1: First is Shailaputri (Daughter of the Mountain), Second is Brahmacarini (Who wanders in Brahman, a Tapasyi, performer of Penance),
2: Third is Chandraghanta (Bell of Moon), Kushmanda (Glowing substratum of Universal Egg) is Fourth,
3: Fifth is Skandamata (Mother of Skanda), Sixth is Katyayani (Daughter of Katyayana Rishi),
4: Seventh is Kalaratri (Dark Night of Destruction), Mahagauri (Great Shining White Form) is Eighth,
5: And Nighth is Siddhidatri (Bestower of Siddhis or Accomplishments); These are eulogized as Nava Durga (Names of Nine Durgas),
6: These Names were indeed uttered by (none other than) the great-souled Brahma.

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