The goddess that symbolizes strength and resilience, the manifested form of Adi-Prashakti herself, Goddess Durga is declared to be the greatest of all goddesses by Devi Gita. She is considered to be the supreme deity and occupies a position similar to Lord Krishna. Chanting the Durga Chalisa is known to bring in tremendous strength and determination, making it quite popular among devotees.

According to Hindu mythology, Goddess Parvati got the name ‘Durga’ upon killing the Mahishasura demon. The goddess is represented as having many arms representing the directions and suggesting that she protects her devotees in every direction. She is depicted as riding a lion thus symbolizing her power. She holds a trident that symbolizes the balance between Satwa, Rajas and Tamas qualities to remain peaceful and happy.

Durga Chalisa

One who worships Goddess Durga is sure to get her divine blessings that bring prosperity and peace in his life. There is no better way than worshipping Durga to move on the path of supreme consciousness.

Sri Durga Chalisa – The Mantra For Extreme Strength – Maa Durga Chalisa

Durga Chalisa

Durga Chalisa is a devotional song sung in the praise of goddess Durga. The Durga mantra composed of forty verses can be chanted by devotees to receive guidance and protection from Maa Durga. It is said that reciting Sri Durga Chalisa every day helps the practitioner achieve his worldly desires and peace of mind.

Namo Namo Durge Sukh Karani

Namo Namo Ambe Dukh Harani


I bow down to Goddess Durga who is the bestower of happiness.

I bow down to Goddess Ambe who ends all miseries.

Nirakar Hai Jyoti Tumhari

Tihun Lok Phaili Ujayari


The radiance of your light is unparalleled, You shed light on the three worlds.

Shashi Lalat Mukh Maha Vishala

Netra Lal Bhrikutee Vikrala


You have a face resembling moon, the mouth is very broad, You have red eyes and your frown is fearful.

Roop Matu Ko Adhika Suhava

Daras Karat Jan Ati Sukh Pave


O, dear mother! You have an enchanting view and every sight of yours ensures pleasures and welfare of all.

Tum Sansar Shakti Laya Kina

Palan Hetu Anna Dhan Dina


All the worldly powers reside in you and it is you who provide food and wealth for the survival.

Annapurna Hui Jag Pala

Tumhi Adi Sundari Bala


You nurture the entire universe like mother Annapurna and you appear like the ageless Bala Sundari.

Pralaya Kala Sab Nashan Hari

Tum Gauri Shiv-Shankar Pyari


At the time of deluge, you destroy everything, You are the beloved of Lord Shiva.

Shiv Yogi Tumhre Guna Gaven

Brahma Vishnu Tumhen Nit Dhyaye


Lord Shiva and all sages always worship you, Vishnu, Brahma, and other Gods meditate on you always.

Roop Saraswati Ko Tum Dhara

De Subuddhi Rishi Munina Ubara


You also take the form of Saraswati and grant them wisdom and take care of them.

Dharyo Roop Narsimha Ko Amba

Pragat Bhayin Phar Kar Khamba


O mother Ambe, it was you who appeared in the form of Narasimha and broke the pillar.

Raksha Kari Prahlaad Bachayo

Hiranakush Ko Swarga Pathayo


You saved Prahlada and sent Hiranyakashipu to heaven.

Lakshmi Roop Dharo Jag Mahin

Shree Narayan Anga Samhahin


You take the form of Goddess Lakshmi and repose by the side of Lord Narayan.

Ksheer Sindhu Main Karat Vilasa

Daya Sindhu Deeje Man Asa


You emerged out of the ocean of milk. I pray to you O sea of mercy, fulfill my desires.

 Hingalaja Main Tumhin Bhavani

Mahima Amit Na Jat Bakhani


O mother, the famous goddess of Hinglaja is no one else but you. Your glory is unlimited and has no description.

Matangi Dhoomavati Mata

Bhuvneshwari Bagala Sukhdata


You are Matangi and mother Dhoomavati in yourself and you are Bhuvaneshwari and Bhagalamukhi to bestow happiness on all.

Shree Bhairav Tara Jag Tarani

Chhinna Bhala Bhav Dukh Nivarani


It is you who redeem the world taking forms of Bhairavi, Tara, and Chinnamastha and end all sorrows.

Kehari Vahan Soh Bhavani

Langur Veer Chalat Agavani


You repose gracefully on your vehicle Lion, Goddess Bhavani, you are welcomed by Hanuman.

Kar Main Khappar Khadag Viraje

Jako Dekh Kal Dar Bhaje


When you appear in the fearful form of Kali with sword and cupel, even the time runs in panic.

Sohe Astra Aur Trishoola

Jase Uthata Shatru Hiya Shoola


Seeing you holding the trident and the weapons, the heart of enemies shivers with fear.

Nagarkot Main Tumhi Virajat

Tihun Lok Main Danka Bajat


You shine only in Nagarkot, all the three realms shudder in your glory.

Shumbhu Nishumbhu Danuja Tum Mare

Rakta-Beeja Shankhan Samhare


You destroyed the Shumbha and Nishumba brothers and also killed the crowds of Raktha Bheeja.

Mahishasur Nripa Ati Abhimani

Jehi Agha Bhar Mahi Akulani


Mahishasura was a mighty king who filled the entire earth with his sins.

Roop Karal Kalika Dhara

Sen Sahita Tum Tin Samhara


And you assumed the ferocious form of Goddess Kali and killed him and his army.

Pari Garha Santan Par Jab Jab

Bhayi SahayaMatu Tum Tab Tab


Whenever the divine saints are in troubles, you came to the rescue.

Amarpuri Aru Basava Loka

Tava Mahima Sab Rahen Asoka


All the worlds including that of the Gods remain happy and sorrow-free by your grace, O goddess!

Jwala Main Hai Jyoti Tumhari

Tumhen Sada Poojan Nar Nari


Your light resides in the brightly burning Jwala Ji. All men and women worship you always, mother.

Prem Bhakti Se Jo Yah Gave

Dukh-daridra Nikat Nahin Ave


He who sings about your glory with devotion and love stays away from poverty and sorrow.

Dhyava Tumhen Jo Nar Man Lai

Janam-maran Tako Chuti Jai


Those who meditate upon you get rid of the cycle of birth and death.

Jogi Sur-muni Kahat Pukari

Jog Na Ho- Bin Shakti Tumhari


All the sages, yogis and Gods openly declare that they can’t achieve salvation without your favor.

Shankar Aacharaj Tap Keenhon

Kam Krodha Jeet Sab Leenhon

Meaning: Shankaracharya performed severe penance and overcame anger and desire.

Nisidin Dhyan Dharo Shankar Ko

Kahu Kal Nahin Sumiro Tum Ko


He always worshipped Lord Shiva but never spent any concentration on you.

Shakti Roop Ka Maram Na aayo

Shakti Gae Tab Mann Pachtayo


He did not realize your powers and all his strength waned and he repented.

Sharnagat Hui Keerti Bakhani

Jai Jai Jai Jagdamb Bhavani


He then sought your refugee and sung your glory ‘Victory, victory, victory to Jagdamba Bhavani.

Bhayi Prasanna Aadi Jagdamba

Dayi Shakti Nahin Keen Vilamba


The primeval mother of the universe was then pleased. And given his powers back instantly.

Mokon Matu Kashta Ati Ghero

Tum Bin Kaun Hare Dukh Mero


My heart is distressed with sever afflictions and no one other than you can give me relief. I pray to you to end all my afflictions.

Aasha Trishna Nipat Sataven

Moh Madadik Sab Binsaven


Desires and longings trouble me always, passions and lust torment my heart.

Shatru Nash Keeje Maharani

Sumiron Ekachita Tumhen Bhavani


O great queen, kill all my enemies as I worship you with a dedicated mind.

Karo Kripa Hey Matu Dayala

Riddhi-Siddhi De Karahu Nihala


O merciful mother, show me your mercy and make me happy by showering all sorts of power and riches on me.

Jab Lagi Jiyon Daya Phal Paoon

Tumhro Yash Mai Sada Sunaoon


May I receive your mercy as long as I live and I would ever recount your glory to others.

 Durga Chalisa Jo Gave

Sab Sukh Bhog Parampad Pave


He who sings the forty verses of Durga, enjoys all pleasures and attains salvation.

Benefits Of Durga Chalisa

A devotee reaps multiple benefits by reciting Durga Chalisa on daily basis.

  • Gains all forms of spiritual, material and emotional happiness.
  • Get the peace of mind like sages who worship the goddess.
  • Develop the ability to deal with and defeat enemies.
  • Protect yourself and family from financial losses, calamities, and sorrows of different types.
  • Develop mental strength to cope with passion, despair, hope, lust and other feelings.
  • Restore a social position you lost.
  • Stay away from negative thoughts and effects.
  • Wealth, knowledge and prosperity become permanent.

Durga Chalisa is an all-in-one solution for many problems in life. If you are devoted towards this powerful mantra, you will see remarkable positive changes in your physical, mental and spiritual attitude.