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Durga Saptashati

Durga is a goddess who was created by all the gods to defeat the buffalo-like demon. It is said that she had about 8 to 10 arms which had all the weapons of the gods that she was created from.

Durga Saptashati or Devi Mahatmya is a Hindu text that describes Goddess Durga and her powers. The text describes Durga as the ultimate creator of the universe.

This philosophical text comprises 700 verses spanning over 13 chapters. The Durga Saptashati also talks about how the goddess Durga is the supreme feminine divine that is independent. 


This article discusses the benefits and the significance of Durga Saptashati.

Durga Saptashati Path

Durga Saptashati:

Markandeya Uwatch

Om Yadguhyan Paramam Locke Sarvarakshakaram Narnama.

Yann Kasyachidakhyatam Tanme Bruhi Pitamah॥ 1.

Brahmowach

Asti Guhyatam Vipr Sarvbhootopkarakam.

Devyastu Kavachan Punyan Tachrinushva Mahamune॥ 2.

First Shailputri of second Brahmacharini.

Third Chandraghanteti Kushmandeti Chaturthakam॥ 3.

Pancham Skandamateti VI Katyayaniti Ch.

Saptam Kalaratriti Mahagauriti Chashtama॥ 4.

Ninth Siddhidatri Ch Navadurga: Prakirtita:

Uktanyetani Namani Brahmanav Mahatmana॥ 5.

Gato Rane in Agnita Dahyamanstu's enemy.

Venomous Durgame Chaiv Bhaarta: Sharan Gata:॥ 6.

Neither Tesha Jayate Kinchidshubham Ranasankate.

Napadam Tasya Pashyami Shokaduhkhabhayan Na Hi॥ 7.

Yastu Bhaktya Smrita Nunan Teshan Viksha Prajayate.

Ye Tvth Smaranti Deveshi Rakshse Tann Sanshayah. 8.

Phantastha Tu Chamunda Varahi Mahishasana.

Andri Gajasmanrudha Vaishnavi Garudasana॥ 9.

Maheshwari Vrisharudha Kaumari Shikhiwahana.

Lakshmi: Padmasana Devi Padmahasta Haripriya॥ 10.

Shwetrupadhara Devi Ishwari Vrishavahana.

Brahmi Hansamarudha Sarvabharanbhushita॥ 11.

Ityeta Matar: All: Sarvayog Samanvita:

Nanabharansobhadhya Nanaratnopashobhita॥ 12.

Drishante Rathmarudha Devya: Krodhasamakula.

Shankh Chakra Gadan Shaktin Halan Ch Musalayudham॥ 13.

Khetakan Tomaran Chaiv Parshun Pashmev Ch.

Kuntayudham Trishulam Ch Shangamayudhamuttama॥ 14.

Devotee of Daityanan Dehnashaya Bhaktanama Bhaya Ch.

Dharayantiayudhanitth Devanan Ch Hitay Vass॥ 15.

Namastestu Maharaudre Mahaghorparakrame.

Mahavale Mahotsahe Mahabhayavinashini॥ 16.

Trahi Maa Devi Dushprakshye Shatruanam Bhavawardhin.

Prachyan Rakshtu Mamandri Agniyamagnidavata॥ 17.

Dakshinavatu Varahinairrityan Khadgadharini.

Pratichyan Varuni Rakshed Vayavyaan Mrigavahini॥ 18.

Udichyan Patu Kaumari Aishanyan Shuldharini.

Rakshedhastad Vaishnavi in Udhwaan Brahmani and॥ 19.

And Dasha Dasho Rakshechamunda Shavvahana.

Chagra in Jaya: Patu Vijaya Patu page:॥ 20.

Ajita Vamparshave Tu Dakshine Chaparajita.

Shikhamudyotini Raksheduma Murdhani Vyasthita॥ 21.

Maladhari Lalate Ch Bhruvau Rakshed Yashaswini.

Yamghanta Ch Nasike in Trinetra Ch Bhruvoram॥ 22.

Shrotrayordwarvasini in the eyes of Shankhini.

Kapolau Kalika Rakshetkarnamule Ch Shankari॥ 23.

Nasikaan Suganda and Uttaroshthe Ch Churchika.

Adhare Chamritkala Jihwayan Ch Saraswati॥ 24.

Dantan Rakshtu Kaumari Kanthadeshe Tu Chandika.

Ghantikan Chitraghanta Ch Mahamaya Ch Taluke॥ 25.

Sarvamangala in Kamakshi Chibukam Rakshed's speech.

Grivayan Bhadrakali Ch Pashvanshe Dhanurdhari॥ 26.

Nilgruv Bahi: Kantha Nalikan Nalikan Nalakubari.

Skandhayo: Vrajdharini in Khadgini Rakshed Bahu. 27.

Hastyordandini Rakshadambika Changulishu Ch.

Nakhanchuleshwari Rakshetkushu Rakshetkuleshwari॥ 28. .

Bastu Rakshenmahadevi Mana: Shokvinashini.

Hridaye Lalita Devi Udare Shuldharini॥ 29.

Nabhau Ch Kamini Rakshed Guhyan Guhyeshwari and.

Pootna Kamika Medhra Gude Mahishvahini॥ 30.

Katayan Bhagwati Rakshejanuni Vindhyavasini.

Janghe Mahabla Rakshetsarvakampradayani॥ 31.

Gulfiornarasinhi's plant page tu Taijsi.

Padangulishu Shri Rakshetpadadhastavasini॥ 32.

Nakhan Danshtrakrali Ch Keshanshavordhwakeshini.

Romkupeshu Cowberry Tvachan Wagishwari and॥ 33.

Hematoma Samansi Sanyasthimedansi Parvati.

Antrani Kalaratrishch Pittan Ch Mukuteshwari॥ 34.

Padmavati Padmakoshe Cafe Chudamanistha.

Volcano Nakhajwalambhadya Sarvasandhishu॥ 35.

Rakshchhayaan Chhatreshwari in Venus Brahmani and.

Arrogance Mano Buddhist Rakshenme Dharmadharini॥ 36.

Pranapanau and Vyanmudanam Ch Samanakam.

Rakshetpranam Kalyanashobana in Vajrahasta Ch. 37.

Rasse Rupe Ch Gandhe Ch Shabde Sparche Ch Yogini.

Sattwam Rajastamashchaiv Rakshenarayani Sada॥ 38.

Ayu Rakshtu Varahi Dharma Rakshtu Vaishnavi.

Yash: Kirtin Ch Lakshmi Ch Dhanan Vidyan Ch Chakrini॥ 39.

Raksha Chandike in Rakshetpashunam in Gotramindrani.

Putran Rakshenmahalakshmirbharyan Rakshtu Bhairavi॥ 40.

Panthan Suptha Rakshenmarg Kshemkari and.

Rajdwara Mahalakshmirvijaya All-Situation॥ 41.

Defenseless Tu Yatsthanam Taboo Kavachen Tu.

Devi Jayanti Papanashini in Tatsarvam Raksha॥ 42.

Padmekam nor Gachhetu, albeit chhubhmatman.

Kavachenavrito Nityan Yatra Yatraiv Gachti॥ 43.

Tatra Tatrarthabhashch Vijay: Universal.

Yain Yain Anxiety Kaman Tan Tan Pratanoti Surely.

Paramaishwaryamatulam attaining Bhootale Puman॥ 44.

Nirbhayo Jayate Martyya: Sangrameshvaparajit:

Trilokye Tu Bhavetpujya: Kavachenavrit: Puman॥ 45.

Idan Tu Devya: Kavachan Devanampi Rare.

This: Pathetprayato Nityan Trisandhyan Shraddhayanvit:॥ 46.

Divine art Bhavettsya trilokyeshvaparajit:

Jeeved Varshatan Sagrampa Mrituvivarjit:॥ 47.

Nashyanti Vyadhaya: Survey Loota Explosion:

Sthavaram Jungam Chaiv Arthaman Chapi Yadvishma॥ 48.

Abhisharani Sarvani Mantrayantrani Bhutle.

Bhuchara: Khecharashchaev Jaljashchopdeshika॥ 49.

Sahaja Kulja Mala Dakini Shakini and.

Antarikshachara Ghora Dakinyashch Mahabala॥ 50.

Planet Vampire Yakshagangandharva Rakshasa:

Brahma Rakshasvetla: Kushmanda Bhairavadaya॥ 51.

Nashyanti Darshanatsya Kavache Hridi Sansthite.

Manonnatirbhaved Ragyastejovridhikaram Param॥ 52.

Yashasa Vardhate Sohpi Kirtimanditbhule.

Jepatsaptshatin Chandin Kritva Tu Kavachan Pura॥ 53.

Yavadbhumandalam Dhatte Sasailavankanam.

Tavattishti Medinyan Santti:Putrapautriki॥ 54.

Dehante Paramam Place Yatsurairpi Rare.

Pratyanoti Purusho Nityan Mahamayaprasad:॥ 55.

Labhate Param Roopam Shiven cum Modate॥ Om॥ 56.

Significance of Durga Saptashati:

Durga Saptashati talks about the battle between goddess Durga and the demon Mahishasura. It talks about how Durga defeats the demon through sheer anger and ruthlessness.

Durga Saptashati also talks about how peaceful Durga is when she is calm. She embodies the qualities of Lord Lakshman. This text is fairly popular in a few states across the country like West Bengal, Bihar, and Odisha among other states.

A lot of people also feel that this text has similar significance as that of the Bhagavad Geeta. The Durga Saptashati also includes hymns and prayers that talk about how powerful the goddess is.

Benefits of Durga Saptashati:

The benefits of reciting Durga Saptashati can be seen by a lot of devotees. Here are some of the benefits listed out below:

  • A lot of people who recite the text daily have been able to think clearly.
  • This clarity of thought has helped them make decisions a lot better.
  • Some people have been filled with motivation when they recite this text. This gives them the motivation to
  • overcome any obstacles or problems that they have to cross.
  • The chanting of this text also instills a sense of courage in those who recite it. This helps them be strong in difficult times.

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Vardhan Bhardwaj reviews health and fitness products at ankuraggarwal.in. He has been with the company since the beginning. He started his career as an intern in Bollywood news based company named Celeb Mantra where he was managing the content editing.

He reviews fitness products including health care devices. He did his graduation in Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University and has been living in Delhi since his birth. He likes to stay updated on general awareness and hates interrupted internet connections. He likes to stay fit thus is a fitness enthusiast.

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