Durga Chalisa


Durga Chalisa

Namo Namo Durge Sukh karani

नमो नमो दुर्गे सुख करनी ।
नमो नमो अम्बे दुःख हरनी ॥

Namo Namo Durge Sukh karani,
Namo Namo ambe Dukh harani.

Meaning:
I Salute You, O Mother Durga, You give Happiness to everyone.
I Salute You, O Mother Amba, You put an End to all Miseries.

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निराकार है ज्योति तुम्हारी ।
तिहूं लोक फैली उजियारी ॥

Nirankar hai jyoti tumhari,
Tinhun lok pheli ujayari.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga), Your Radiance is infinite.
And You light up all the Three Worlds (Earth, Heaven And the Nether World).

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शशि ललाट मुख महाविशाला ।
नेत्र लाल भृकुटी विकराला ॥

Shashi lalat mukh mahavishala,
Netra lal bhrikutee vikarala.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Your brow is bright like the Moon and your Face is Very Big.
And Your Eyes are Red with a Frightening Frown.

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रूप मातु को अधिक सुहावे ।
दरश करत जन अति सुख पावे ॥

Roop Matu ko adhika suhave,
Daras karat jan ati sukh pave.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Your Look is captivating,
The very Sight of Which gives happiness to everyone.

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तुम संसार शक्ति लै कीना ।
पालन हेतु अन्न धन दीना ॥

Tum sansar shakti laya kina,
Palan hetu anna dhan dina.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) all the Powers of the World lie in you.
And You Nurture the World with Food and Wealth.

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अन्नपूर्णा हुई जग पाला ।
तुम ही आदि सुन्दरी बाला ॥

Annapurna hui jag pala,
Tumhi adi sundari Bala.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You as Mother Annapoorna Nurture the entire World.
And You are the Primordial Sundari Bala (form of a young girl of immense beauty).

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प्रलयकाल सब नाशन हारी ।
तुम गौरी शिव शंकर प्यारी ॥

Pralaya kala sab nashan hari,
Tum Gauri Shiv – Shankar pyari.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga), You demolish Everything at the time of the great Dissolution.
You are Mother Gouri, the much loved Consort of Lord Shankara.

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शिव योगी तुम्हरे गुण गावें ।
ब्रह्मा विष्णु तुम्हें नित ध्यावें ॥

Shiv yogi tumhre guna gaven,
Brahma Vishnu tumhen nit dhyaven.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Lord Shiva and the Yogis sing your Praises
And Brahma and Vishnu always Meditate on You.

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रुप सरस्वती को तुम धारा ।
दे सुबुद्धि ॠषि मुनिन उबारा ॥

Roop Saraswati ko tum dhara,
De subuddhi rishi munina ubara.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You take on the Form of Mother Saraswati,
And Grant Wisdom to the Sages ensuring their Wellbeing.

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धरा रूप नरसिंह को अम्बा ।
प्रकट भई फाडकर खम्बा ॥

Dharyo roop Narsimha ko amba,
Pragat bhayin phar kar khamba.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You took the Form of Lord Narasimha,
And came out Breaking the Pillar (to save Prahlada).

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रक्षा करि प्रह्लाद बचायो ।
हिरण्याक्ष को स्वर्ग पठायो ॥
लक्ष्मी रूप धरो जग माहीं ।
श्री नारायण अंग समाहीं ॥

Raksha kari Prahlaad bachayo,
Hiranakush ko swarga pathayo.
Lakshmi roop dharo jag mahin,
Shree Narayan anga samihahin.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You Saved Prahlada,
And Sent Hiranyakashyap to Heaven (since you killed him)
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You took the Form of Mother Lakshmi,
And rest by Shree Narayana's side.

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क्षीरसिन्धु में करत विलासा ।
दयासिन्धु दीजै मन आसा ॥

Ksheer sindhu men karat vilasa,
Daya Sindhu, deeje man asa.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You live in the Ocean of Milk (with Lord Vishnu),
And You are the Ocean of kindness; Please realize all my Wishes.

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हिंगलाज में तुम्हीं भवानी ।
महिमा अमित न जात बखानी ॥

Hingalaja men tumhin Bhavani,
Mahima amit na jet bakhani.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You are Mother Bhavani in Hingalaja,
Your Glories are infinite and beyond description.

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मातंगी धूमावति माता ।
भुवनेश्वरि बगला सुखदाता ॥

Matangi Dhoomavati Mata,
Bhuvneshwari bagala sukhdata.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You resting elegantly upon the Lion as Mother Bhavani, is welcome by the courageous Hanuman Moving Forward.

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श्री भैरव तारा जग तारिणि ।
छिन्न भाल भव दुःख निवारिणि ॥

Shree Bhairav lara jog tarani,
Chhinna Bhala bhav dukh nivarani.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You are Mother Bhairavi and Tara Devi, the Redeemer of the World. And You as Mother Chhinnamasta, take away the miseries of the World.

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केहरि वाहन सोह भवानी ।
लांगुर वीर चलत अगवानी ॥

Kehari Vahan soh Bhavani,
Langur Veer Chalat agavani.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You resting elegantly upon the Lion as Mother Bhavani, is welcome by the courageous Hanuman Moving Forward.

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कर में खप्पर खड्ग विराजे ।
जाको देख काल डर भागे ॥

Kar men khappar khadag viraje,
Jako dekh kal dan bhaje.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You emerge with Skull and Sword in Hands,
Seeing Which even Time runs away in terror.

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सोहे अस्त्र और त्रिशूला ।
जाते उठत शत्रु हिय शुला ॥

Sohe astra aur trishoola,
Jase uthata shatru hiya shoola.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Seeing You, equipped with Trident in Hand,
The Heart of the Enemies shake with terror.

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नगरकोट में तुम्हीं विराजत ।
तिहूं लोक में डंका बाजत ॥

Nagarkot men tumhi virajat,
Tihun lok men danka bajat.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You rest in Nagarkot (Kangra).
And make the Three Worlds quiver with the power of Your Glory.

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शुंभ निशुंभ दानव तुम मारे ।
रक्तबीज शंखन संहारे ॥

Shumbhu Nishumbhu Danuja tum mare,
Rakta-beeja shankhan samhare.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You destroyed the Demons Shumbha and Nishumbha.
You also killed Many Rakta Bija Demons.

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महिषासुर नृप अति अभिमानी ।
जेहि अघ भार मही अकुलानी ॥

Mahishasur nripa ati abhimani,
Jehi agha bhar mahi akulani.

Meaning:
King Mahishasura was full of pride,
And burdened the Earth with the Weight of his enormous Sins.

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रूप कराल कालिका धारा ।
सैन्य सहित तुम तिहि संहारा ॥

Roop karal Kalika dhara,
Sen Sahita tum tin samhara.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) You took on the fierce Form of Mother Kali,
And destroyed Mahishasura and his Army.

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परी गाढं संतन पर जब जब ।
भई सहाय मातु तुम तब तब ॥

Pan garha Santan par jab jab,
Bhayi sahaya Matu tum tab tab.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Whenever the Saints were facing problems,
Mother, You always came to their help.

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अमरपूरी अरू बासव लोका ।
तब महिमा रहें अशोका ॥

Amarpuni aru basava loka,
Tava Mahirna sab rahen asoka.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Amarpuri and other Lokas,
are without Sorrow due to Your Grace.

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ज्वाला में है ज्योति तुम्हारी ।
तुम्हें सदा पूजें नर नारी ॥

Jawala men hai jyoti tumhari,
Tumhien sada poojen nar nari.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Your brilliance dwells in Jwalamukhi.
All Men and Women Always Worship You.

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प्रेम भक्ति से जो यश गावे ।
दुःख दारिद्र निकट नहिं आवे ॥

Prem bhakti se Jo yash gave,
Dukh-daridra nikat nahin ave.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Whoever will Sing your Praises with Love and Devotion,
will be free of Sorrow and Poverty.

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ध्यावे तुम्हें जो नर मन लाई ।
जन्म मरण ताको छुटि जाई ॥

Dhyave tumhen jo nar man laee,
Janam-maran tako chuti jaee.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) All those who will Meditate on You Deeply,
Will be Free from the cycles of Birth and Death.

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जोगी सुर मुनि कहत पुकारी ।
योग न हो बिन शक्ति तुम्हरी ॥

Jogi sur-muni kahat pukari,
Jog na ho bin shakti tumhari.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Without your Power there cannot be Yoga (union with the Divine) say the Yogis, Devas and Sages.

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शंकर आचारज तप कीनो ।
काम अरु क्रोध जीति सब लीनो ॥

Shankar Aacharaj tap keenhon,
Kam, krodha jeet sab leenhon.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Shankar Acharya Won over Desire and Anger by doing Penance.

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निशिदिन ध्यान धरो शंकर को ।
काहु काल नहीं सुमिरो तुमको ॥

Nisidin dhyan dharo Shankar ko,
Kahu kal nahini sumiro tum ko.

Meaning:
He Never Thought of You and always Meditated on Lord Shiva.

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शक्ति रूप को मरम न पायो ।
शक्ति गई तब मन पछतायो ॥

Shakti roop ko maran na payo,
Shakti gayi tab man pachitayo.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) He never Realized the Glory of Shakti. He started to repent when his powers declined.

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शरणागत हुई कीर्ति बखानी ।
जय जय जय जगदंब भवानी ॥

Sharnagat hui keerti bakhani,
Jai jai jai Jagdamb Bhavani.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Then he sung your praises and sought Your Refuge, Victory, Victory, Victory to Mother Bhavani, the Mother of the Universe.

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भई प्रसन्न आदि जगदम्बा ।
दई शक्ति नहिं कीन विलंबा ॥

Bhayi prasanna Aadi Jagdamba,
Dayi shakti nahin keen vilamba.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Adi Jagadamba (Primeval Mother of the World) was pleased, And returned his Powers Without Delay.

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मोको मातु कष्ट अति घेरो ।
तुम बिन कौन हरै दुःख मेरो ॥

Mokon Matu kashta ati ghero,
Tum bin kaun hare dukh mero.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) I am Surrounded by serious suffering, O Mother, other than You, Who can else can take away my Sorrows?

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आशा तृष्णा निपट सतावें ।
मोह मदादिक सब विनशावें ॥

Aasha trishna nipat sataven,
Moh madadik sab binsaven.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) I am always tortured by Desires and Longings and tormented by Passions and Lust.

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शत्रु नाश कीजै महारानी ।
सुमिरौं इकचित तुम्हें भवानी ॥

Shatru nash keeje Maharani,
Sumiron ekachita tumhen Bhavani.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) O Great Queen, please overcome my Enemies,
With One-Pointed Devotion, I Meditate on You.

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करो कृपा हे मातु दयाला ।
ॠद्धि सिद्धि दे करहु निहाला ॥

Karo kripa Hey Matu dayala,
Riddhi-Siddhi de karahu nihala.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Confer on me your Grace, O Kind Mother.
And provide me (Spiritual) Wealth and Power.

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जब लगि जिऊं दया फल पाऊं ।
तुम्हरो यश मैं सदा सुनाऊं ॥

Jab lagi jiyoon daya phal paoon,
Tumhro yash men sada sunaoon.

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Those who will everyday Sing the Durga Chalisa,
Will get Worldly Prosperity. They will in the end Attain the Supreme Feet of the Mother.

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दुर्गा चालीसा जो नित गावै ।
सब सुख भोग परम पद पावै ॥

Durga Chalisa jo gave,
Sab sukh bhog parampad pave

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Knowing fully well that Devidas has sought your Refuge,
Please confer your Grace, O Mother Jagadamba Bhavani.

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देवीदास शरण निज जानी ।
करहु कृपा जगदम्ब भवानी ॥

Deviidaasa Sharanna Nija Jaanii | Karahu Krpaa Jagadamba Bhavaanii ||

Meaning:
(I Salute You, O Mother Durga) Knowing fully well that Devidas has taken your Refuge,
Please confer your Grace, O Mother Jagadamba Bhavani.


 

श्री दुर्गा चालीसा

॥चौपाई॥

नमो नमो दुर्गे सुख करनी। नमो नमो अम्बे दुःख हरनी॥
निराकार है ज्योति तुम्हारी। तिहूँ लोक फैली उजियारी॥
शशि ललाट मुख महाविशाला। नेत्र लाल भृकुटि विकराला॥
रूप मातु को अधिक सुहावे। दरश करत जन अति सुख पावे॥
तुम संसार शक्ति लय कीना। पालन हेतु अन्न धन दीना॥
अन्नपूर्णा हुई जग पाला। तुम ही आदि सुन्दरी बाला॥
प्रलयकाल सब नाशन हारी। तुम गौरी शिवशंकर प्यारी॥
शिव योगी तुम्हरे गुण गावें। ब्रह्मा विष्णु तुम्हें नित ध्यावें॥
रूप सरस्वती को तुम धारा। दे सुबुद्धि ऋषि-मुनिन उबारा॥
धरा रूप नरसिंह को अम्बा। प्रगट भईं फाड़कर खम्बा॥
रक्षा कर प्रह्लाद बचायो। हिरण्याक्ष को स्वर्ग पठायो॥
लक्ष्मी रूप धरो जग माहीं। श्री नारायण अंग समाहीं॥
क्षीरसिन्धु में करत विलासा। दयासिन्धु दीजै मन आसा॥
हिंगलाज में तुम्हीं भवानी। महिमा अमित न जात बखानी॥
मातंगी अरु धूमावति माता। भुवनेश्वरी बगला सुख दाता॥
श्री भैरव तारा जग तारिणी। छिन्न भाल भव दुःख निवारिणी॥
केहरि वाहन सोह भवानी। लांगुर वीर चलत अगवानी॥
कर में खप्पर-खड्ग विराजै। जाको देख काल डर भाजे॥
सोहै अस्त्र और त्रिशूला। जाते उठत शत्रु हिय शूला॥
नगर कोटि में तुम्हीं विराजत। तिहुंलोक में डंका बाजत॥
शुम्भ निशुम्भ दानव तुम मारे। रक्तबीज शंखन संहारे॥
महिषासुर नृप अति अभिमानी। जेहि अघ भार मही अकुलानी॥
रूप कराल कालिका धारा। सेन सहित तुम तिहि संहारा॥
परी गाढ़ सन्तन पर जब-जब। भई सहाय मातु तुम तब तब॥
अमरपुरी अरु बासव लोका। तब महिमा सब रहें अशोका॥
ज्वाला में है ज्योति तुम्हारी। तुम्हें सदा पूजें नर-नारी॥
प्रेम भक्ति से जो यश गावै। दुःख दारिद्र निकट नहिं आवें॥
ध्यावे तुम्हें जो नर मन लाई। जन्म-मरण ताकौ छुटि जाई॥
जोगी सुर मुनि कहत पुकारी। योग न हो बिन शक्ति तुम्हारी॥
शंकर आचारज तप कीनो। काम अरु क्रोध जीति सब लीनो॥
निशिदिन ध्यान धरो शंकर को। काहु काल नहिं सुमिरो तुमको॥
शक्ति रूप को मरम न पायो। शक्ति गई तब मन पछितायो॥
शरणागत हुई कीर्ति बखानी। जय जय जय जगदम्ब भवानी॥
भई प्रसन्न आदि जगदम्बा। दई शक्ति नहिं कीन विलम्बा॥
मोको मातु कष्ट अति घेरो। तुम बिन कौन हरै दुःख मेरो॥
आशा तृष्णा निपट सतावे। मोह मदादिक सब विनशावै॥
शत्रु नाश कीजै महारानी। सुमिरौं इकचित तुम्हें भवानी॥
करो कृपा हे मातु दयाला। ऋद्धि-सिद्धि दे करहु निहाला॥
जब लगि जियउं दया फल पाऊं। तुम्हरो यश मैं सदा सुनाऊं॥
दुर्गा चालीसा जो नित गावै। सब सुख भोग परमपद पावै॥
देवीदास शरण निज जानी। करहु कृपा जगदम्ब भवानी॥


 

 

Last Updated: 20th June, 2017