20 February 2008
Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam
Aum Namaste-astu mahaa-maaye sree peethe surapoojite,
Shankha chakra gadaa-haste, Mahaa Lakshmi namo-stute.
O Great Mother, abode of fortune, who are worshipped by the Devas, I salute Thee; O Mahaa Lakshmi, wielder of conch, disc and mace, obeisance to Thee.
Aum Namaste garu-daaroode, kolaa-sura bhayankari;
Sarva paapa hare devi, Mahaa Lakshmi namo-stute.
My salutations to Thee, Who rides the Garuda and art a terror to the demon Kola; O Mahaa Lakshmi remover of all miseries, my obeisance to Thee.
Aum Sarvanje sarva varade, sarva dustha bhayankari;
Sarva duhkha hare devi, Mahaa Lakshmi namo-stute.
Salutations to Thee, Who knows all, The Giver of all boons, a terror to all the wicked, remover of all sorrow, my obscene to Thee.
Aum siddhi buddhi prade devi. bhukti-muktipradaayini;
Mantra moorte sadaa devi, Mahaa Lakshmi namo-stute.
O Goddess of Wealth, giver of intelligence and success and of worldly enjoyment and liberation, Thou hast always the mystic symbols as Thy forms, O Mahaa Lakshmi, obeisance to Thee.
Aum Aadhyanta rahite devi, aadhya-shakte maheshvari;
Yogaje yoga-sambhoote, Mahaa Lakshmi namo-stute.
O Mother Maheshvari, without a beginning or an end; O Primeval Energy, born of Yoga; O Mahaa Lakshmi, obeisance to Thee.
Aum Stoola suksham mahaa rovdre, mahaa shaktemahodaye;
Mahaa paapa hare devi, Mahaa Lakshmi namo-stute.
O Mahaa Lakshmi, who art both gross and subtle, most terrible, great power, great prosperity and great remover of all sins, obeisance to Thee.
Aum Padmaa sana s-thite devi, pare brahma svaroopini;
Para meshi jagan-maatar, Mahaa Lakshmi namo-stute.
O Devi, seated on the lotus, who art the Supreme Brahman, the Great Lord and Mother of the Universe, O Mahaa Lakshmi, obeisance to Thee.
Aum Svetaambar dhare devi, naanaa lankaar bhooshite;
Jagat stithte jagan maatar, Mahaa Lakshmi namo-stute.
O Devi, robed in white garments, and decked in various kinds of ornaments, Thou art The Mother of the Universe and its support; O Mahaa Lakshmi, obeisance to Thee.
Aum Mahaa Laksham-yashtak stotram, yahahpathed-bhakti maan narah;
Sarva siddhim vaapnoti, Mahaa Lakshmee prasaad taha.
Whoever with devotion recites this hymn to Sri Mahaa Lakshmi, composed in eight stanzas, attains all success through the Grace of Mahaa Lakshmi Devi.
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