Devi Sooktam

Hymns of Devi



1
Namo deviyai mahadevyai shivayei satatam namah
Namah prakrityai bhadraya niyatah pranatah sma tam

Reverence to the Devi, to the Devi of the Great, To her who is auspicious, for ever reverence. Reverence to Prakrti who maintains. Setting our minds wholly upon Her, we make obeisance to Her.

2.
Raudraye namo nityayai gauryei dhatrayei namo namah,
Jyotsnaye chenduroopinyei sukhayei satatam namah.

Reverence to Her who is eternal, Raudra, To Gauri, and Dhatri, reverence and again reverence, To her who is moonlight and in the form of the moon To her who is supreme bliss, reverence forever.

3.
Kalyanei pranatam vriddhayei kurmo namo namah,
Naitrityei bhoobhritam lakshmye sharvanyei te namo namah.

Bending low, we make obeisance to the auspicious One Who is prosperity in the form of wealth, To Siddhi, Nairiti, and to the good fortune of Kings To Sarvant reverence, and again reverence.

4.
Durgayei durgparayei sarayei sarvakarinye,
Khyatyei tathaiva krishnayei dhoomrayei satatam namo namah.

To Durga, to Her who enables men to cross the ocean of the world, Who is the life and strength and cause of all Knower of the distinction between Purusa and Prakrti And who is both black and grey, reverence for ever.

5.
Atisaumyatiraudraye natastasyei namo namah
Namo jagatpratishthaye devyei krityei namo namah

We prostrate ourselves before Thee, who art at Once most gentle and formindable, Reverence to Her and again reverence; Reverence to Her who is the material cause of the world, To the Devi, who is in the form of action, reverence, and again reverence,

6.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu vishnumayoti shabdita,
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who is all things is called Visnumaya, Reverence to Her, reverence to Her Reverence to Her ,reverence, reverence

7.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu chetanetyabhidheeyate,
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi, who is known as intelligence, in all beings, Reverence to Her, Reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence, reverence.

8.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu buddhiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who dwells in the form of Buddhi in all beings. Reverence to Her, Reverence to Her, Reverence to Her, reverence , reverence.

9.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu nidraroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who is in the form of sleep abides in all beings Reverence to Her, reverece to Her, Reverence to Her, reverence ,reverence

10.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu kshudharoopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists in all beings in the form of hunger, Reverencec to Her, reverence to Her, Reverence to Her, reverence, reverence

11.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu chhayaroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists in all beings in the form of Caya Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverence to Her, reverence, reverence.

12. Ya devi sarvabhooteshu shaktiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists as energy in all beings, Reverence to Her, Reverence to Her. Reverence to Her, reverence, reverencec

13.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu trishnaroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists in the form of thirst in all beings Reverence to Her, Reverence to Her. Reverence to Her, reverence, reverence

14.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu kshantiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who in the form of forgiveness exists in all beings Reverencec to Her, reverence to Her, Reverence to her, reverence, reverence

15.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu jatiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists in the form of race and species in all beings, Reverence to Her, reverencec to Her, Reverence to Her, reverence, reverence

16.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu lajjaroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi in the form of modesty in all beings, Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

17.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu shantiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi existing in the form of peace in all beings Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

18.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu shraddharoopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists in all beings in the form of faith Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

19.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu kantiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi existing in the form of beauty in all beings Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

20.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu lakshmiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists in all beings in the form of prosperity Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

21.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu vrittiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who in all beings exists in the form of their respective callings, Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

22.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu smritiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who in the form of memory exists in all beings Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

23.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu dayaroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who in all beings exists in the form of mercy Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

24.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu tushtiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists in the form of contentment exists in all beings Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

25.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu matriroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who exists in all being as (their ) Mother Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

26.
Ya devi sarvabhooteshu bhrantiroopen sansthita
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who in the form of error exists in all beings Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

27.
Indriyanamadhishthatri bhootanam chakhileshu ya
Bhooteshu satatam tasyei vyaptidevyei namo namah

Reverence to the Devi Who is the Presiding Deity over the sense of all beings Who is ever in all beings And who pervades all things

28.
Chitiroopen ya kritsnametadvyapya sthita jagat,
Namastasyei namastasyei namastasyei namo namah

To the Devi who in the form of consciousness, Having pervaded all the world, exists therein, Reverence to Her, reverence to Her, Reverance to Her, reverence , reverence

29.
Stuta surei poorvambheeshthasamshraya
tatha surendrena dineshu sevita
Karotu sa nah shubhahetureeshwari
Shubhani bhadranyabhihantu chapadah


Praised aforetime by the Devas, By reason of their obtaining that which they desired, Worshipped by Surendra on days of Vistory May the Isvari, who is the cause of all good. Do good and auspicious things for us. And may She ward off all calamities

30.
Ya cha smrita takshanameva hanti nah
Sarvapado bhaktivinamramoortibhih.


And may She who is now saluted by us as our Queen, As also by the Suras, tormented by arrogant Asuras, Whom we call to mind As we bow our bodies in devotion to Her Destroy at this very moment all our calamities.


[ Sanskrit Version ]