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.
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 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.