MahaAshtami – The 8th Day of Navaratri

MahaAshtami…the 8th Day of Navaratri!

After the demon Shumbha was killed by the Devi, all Gods led by Indra & Agni praised thus the Devi….

๐ŸŒทYou are the One who removes the grief of all those who surrender to You
๐ŸŒทYou look after the Universe and are the Goddess of moving and non-moving things
๐ŸŒทYou are the Mother Earth and You alone are the support of the world
๐ŸŒทYou are the Shakti Vaishnavi (power of Shri Vishnu) of unending strength
๐ŸŒทYou are the primordial seed of the universe, the supreme Maya
๐ŸŒทwhen You are pleased there is liberation on the earth
๐ŸŒทAll kinds of knowledge are your forms
๐ŸŒทAll women in the world are of your form
๐ŸŒทYou alone have occupied the whole universe
๐ŸŒทYou are the Para-Vaani (highest and subtlest form of speech) beyond all praises
๐ŸŒทYou are praised in all scriptures as One who grants liberation and kingdom of Godย to all beings

Salutations to You O Devi Narayani :

๐ŸŒบwho is residing in the hearts of all as Buddhi (intellect) and leading all to the heavens.
๐ŸŒบwho gives effect of time in the form of Kalaa and Kashthaa (small units of time) and the Shakti beyond the universe.
๐ŸŒบwho is three eyed and the One to be surrendered..Shri Gauri, the consort of Shri
Shiva, auspiciousness in all that is auspicious, the One who endows all success
๐ŸŒบwho is the eternal Shakti behind the sustenance and destruction of the whole creation , who is within and beyond the three gunas
๐ŸŒบwho is prompt to protect and help out all those who suffer and are surrendered to you
๐ŸŒบwho took the form of Brahmani (shakti of Shri Brahma) sprinkling water through kusha grass while riding an aeroplane flown by swans
๐ŸŒบwho is mounted on a great bull in the form of Maheshwari (shakti of Shiva) and wielding trident, crescent moon and snake
๐ŸŒบwho took the form of Kaumari (shakti of Kartikeya) riding on a peacock and wielding great invincible shakti
๐ŸŒบwho took the form of Vaishnavi (shakti of Vishnu) wielding the conch and weapons of mace, discus, and Shri Vishnu’s bow called Sharangadhara
๐ŸŒบthe Narayani, who bestows benevolence and who is wielding great discus in the hand and raising the earth in the form of great boar with its teeth
๐ŸŒบwho in the form of a ferocious lion, killed the demons, protecting the three worlds
๐ŸŒบwho in the form of Aindri (shakti of Indra) wearing the crown, wielding great thunder and having a thousand bright eyes, killed the demon Vrutra
๐ŸŒบwho in the form of Shiva dooti, made frightening war cry and assuming the terrifying form,killed the mighty army of demons
๐ŸŒบwho in the form of Chamunda, with a dreadful mouth due to Her great teeth, and who wore as an ornament the garland of human heads and killed the demon Munda
๐ŸŒบO Devi Narayani, You who are Laxmi, Lajja, Mahavidya, Shraddha, Pushti , Swadha, Dhruva, Maharatri, Mahamaya, Medha, Saraswati, Baabhravi, Taamasi, Niyati, be pleased with us
๐ŸŒบO Devi Durga, whole universe is your form, the Goddess of all, all the powers are present within you, please save us from all calamities
๐ŸŒบO Goddess Katyayani, may this pleasing face of yours decorated with three eyes, protect us from all fears
๐ŸŒบO Bhadrakali, may your trident which looks dreadful due to fire coming out of it, and which destroys mighty demons, protect us from calamities
๐ŸŒบO Devi, may your bell, the sound of which can spread everywhere and destroy the glory of demons, protect us from sins
๐ŸŒบO Devi Chandika, may the sword in your hand from which the blood of demons is dripping, be auspicious for us
๐ŸŒบO Devi, when you are pleased, you eradicate all diseases.
๐ŸŒบwhen you are annoyed, no desire is fulfilled
๐ŸŒบThose who come to you for shelter, become capable of giving shelter to others
๐ŸŒบO Devi Ambika, you have divided your form into many and have destroyed adharmik demons, who else can do this ?
๐ŸŒบO Devi, all knowledge, all scriptures, the tenets of Vedas, contain your praise
๐ŸŒบYou are the One who brings the people over and over again into the darkness of ignorance and attachment
๐ŸŒบO Devi, wherever there are dreadful demons, poisonous snakes, powerful armies of enemies and dacoits, wherever there are burning fires and deep sea, You are present, protecting the universe
๐ŸŒบO Goddess of the Universe, You are looking after the universe. You are supporting the universe as it is your own form.
๐ŸŒบO Devi, the Lord of the Universe bows before You. Those who are humble before You with devotion, provide shelter to the universe
๐ŸŒบO Devi, as You have protected us by killing the demons, protect us always from enemies, please dispel all sins and diseases and calamities which befall as reward of sins
๐ŸŒบO Devi, dispeller of calamities of the universe, be pleased with us
๐ŸŒบO Devi, who is worshipped by the Trailokya (three worlds), be pleased with us and grant boons

Shared By Sahaja Yogini Armaity Bhabha

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