Shri Mataji, please protect me always.
Note. This replaces the Shri Santana- and Shri Raja-Lakshmi praises which appeared in the original mantra book. These are verses 4 and 5.
In praise of the Divine Mother from the Devi Mahatmyam.
A hymn to Shri MahakalT as the qualities of the Left Side.
Namo Devyai Maha-devyai r
Shivaye satatam namaha, Namaha prakrutyai bhadrayai Niyutaha pranataha sma tam
Raudraye namo nityaye Gauryai dhatryai namo namaha, Jyotsnayai chendu-rupinyai Sukhayai satatam namaha.
Kalyanyai pranatam vriddhyai Siddhyai kurmo namo namaha,
Salutations to the Devi, to the Mahadevi, To You who is ever Auspicious, To You who is the Primordial Cause, And the Sustaining Power, we bow to You.
Salutations to You who is Terrible, Eternal, To Shri Gauri, Supporter of the Universe, To You who is the Moon and Moonlight, And Happiness itself, we bow to You.
You are Welfare, Prosperity and Success. Salutation to the Consort of Lord Shiva,
Nerrutyai bhu-bhrutam lakshmyai Who are Yourself the Good Fortune,
(harvan)yai te namo namaha.
Durgayai durga-parayai Sarayai sarvakarinyai, Khyatyai tathaeva krishnayai Dhumrayai satatam namaha.
Ati-saumyati-raudrayai Natas-tasyai namo namaha, Namo jagat-pratish'hayai Devyai kr)utyai namo namaha
Ya Devï sarva-bhuteshu Vishnu-mayeti shabdita, Namas-tasyai, namas-tasyai Namas-tasyai, namo namaha.
Ya Devï sarva-bhuteshu Chetanetya bhi-dhïyate, Namas-tasyai, namas-tasyai Namas-tasyai, namo namaha.
Shri Durga who takes one across difficulties, Who is the Author of Everything, Who is the Knowledge of Discrimintation, Who is Blue-black like smoke in complexion.
We bow before You who is at once, Most gentle and most terrible, Salutations, O Supporter of the world, O Devi in the Form of Will, we bow to You.
To the Devi who in all beings, is called Shri Vishnumaya, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, again and again.
To the Devi who in all beings, is termed as Consciousness, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, again and again.
Ya Devi sarva-bhüteshu Buddhi rüpena samsthita, Namas-tasyai, namas-tasyai Namas-tasyai, namo namaha.
Nidra rüpena Kshudha rüpena Chhaya rüpena r
Shakti rüpena Trishna rüpena
Kshanti rüpena Jati rüpena Lajja rüpena r
Shanti rüpena r
Shraddha rüpena Kanti rüpena Lakshmï rüpena Vritti rüpena
Smriti rüpena Daya rüpena Tusht*i rüpena Matri rüpena Bhranti rüpena
Indriyanam adhish'hatrï Bhütanam chakhileshu ya Bhüteshu satatam tasye Vyapti-devye namo namaha
Chiti-rüpena ya krutsna Metad-vyapya samsthita jagat Namas-tasyai, namas-tasyai Namas-tasyai, namo namaha
To the Devi who abides in all beings, In the Form of Intelligence, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, again and again.
Form of Sleep Form of Hunger Form of Shadow Form of Energy Form of Thirst
Form of Patience Form of Caste Form of Modesty Form of Peace
Form of Faith Form of Beauty Form of Good Fortune Form of Character
Form of Memory Form of Compassion Form of Contentment Form of Mother Form of Error
To the All-pervading Devi,
Who presides over the senses of all beings,
And governs all the elements,
Salutations to Her who pervades the Entire world in the Form of Consciousness, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, again and again.
Sakshat Shrï Adi Shakti Matajï Shrï Nirmala Devyai namo namah'
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