8 Powerful Durga Mantra
Goddess Durga or Shakti is the most powerful deity and principal form of the Mother Goddess in Hinduism. Durga mantra are recited during almost all the celebrations, rituals, and events of Maa Durga.
The name ‘Durga’ in Sanskrit means ‘invincible’. The syllable ‘du’ is synonymous with the 4 devils namely poverty, suffering, famine, and evil habits. The ‘r’ refers to diseases and the ‘ga’ is the destroyer of sins, injustice, irreligion, cruelty, and laziness. Just like we have a male and female to give birth to a child and start a new life, similarly for the creation of the universe, we have male and female energy. It is called “Shiva Shakti“, Shiva represents the male energy and Shakti the female one.
Mantras are melodious hymns that create powerful vibrations around those who chant them. Chant these Durga mantras to please Goddess Durga and help to invoke her and receive her blessings. There are several mantras to please Goddess Durga of which “Om Sri Durgaya Namah” is the simplest one.
1. Durga Dhyan Mantra
This mantra is done before chanting other Durga Mantras. It helps one to achieve better concentration in his work and in anything he does. If a student lacks concentration while studying, this mantra will help him a lot.
“Om jataa jut samaayuktamardhendu krit lakshnam
Lochanyatra sanyuktam padmendu sadya shan mama”
जटा जूट समायुक्तमर्धेंन्दु कृत लक्षणाम ।
लोचनत्रय संयुक्तां पद्मेन्दुसद्यशाननाम ।।
Meaning – I bow to the Supreme power and ask her to bless to concentrate on my goals and achieve them.
2. Powerful Durga Mantra
This mantra is recited almost during all celebrations, rituals, and events. Regular chanting can give wisdom and strength combined with a prosperous life.
“Sarva Mangala Mangalye Sive Sarvartha Sadhike
Saranye Trayambike Gauri Narayani Namostute”
सर्वमङ्गलमाङ्गल्ये शिवे सर्वार्थसाधिके ।
शरण्ये त्र्यम्बके गौरि नारायणि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥
Meaning – She is the most auspicious one and the one who bestows auspiciousness upon all of the worlds. She is pure and holy. She protects those who surrender to her and is also called the Mother of the three worlds and is Gauri, daughter of the mountain king. We bow down to Mother Durga again and again. We worship her.
3. Devi Stuti
This mantra outlines the omnipresent nature of Goddess Durga. Chanting this mantra blesses you with power, prosperity, and positive energy.
“Ya devi sarva bhuteshu, shanti rupena sangsthita
Ya devi sarva bhuteshu, shakti rupena sangsthita
Ya devi sarva bhuteshu, matri rupena sangsthita
Yaa devi sarva bhuteshu, buddhi rupena sangsthita
Namastasyai, namastasyai, namastasyai, namo namaha”
या देवी सर्वभुतेषु क्षान्तिरूपेण संस्थिता ।
या देवी सर्वभुतेषु शक्तिरूपेण संस्थिता ।
या देवी सर्वभुतेषु मातृरूपेण संस्थिता ।
या देवी सर्वभुतेषु बुद्धिरूपेण संस्थिता ।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः ।।
Meaning – To the Divine Goddess who resides in all existence in the form of the universal mother,
To the Divine Goddess who resides in all existence in the form of energy,
To the Divine Goddess who resides in all existence in the form of intelligence,
To the Divine Goddess who resides in all existence in the form of true wealth,
We bow to her, we bow to her, continually we bow to her.
4. Durga Shatru-Shanti Mantra
This Mantra provides you protection against your enemies. If you chant this Mantra you will get rid of enemies and from the people who are jealous of you. This Mantra also helps you in achieving welfare and bliss in your life. If you chant this Mantra regularly, it will help with your well-being.
“Ripavah sankshayam yaanti kalyaanam chop padyate
Nandate cha kulam punsaam maahaatmyam mam srinu yaanmam”
रिपव: संक्षयम् यान्ति कल्याणम चोपपद्यते ।
नन्दते च कुलम पुंसाम माहात्म्यम मम श्रृणुयान्मम ।।
Meaning – O Goddess Durga, protect me from my enemies and keep all the negativity away from me. Fill my life with prosperity and wealth.
5. Durga Sarv Baadha Mukti Mantra
This Mantra provides you with relief from any kind of problem and misery in your life. It helps you in earning lots of money and creating wealth & prosperity. If you do not have a baby even though you have done everything possible, then chanting this Mantra will help you and improve your chance of having a baby.
“Om Sarvabaadhaa Vinirmukto, Dhan Dhaanyah Sutaanvitah
Manushyo Matprasaaden Bhavishyati Na Sanshayah Om”
ॐ सर्वाबाधा विनिर्मुक्तो, धन धान्यः सुतान्वितः।
मनुष्यो मत्प्रसादेन भविष्यति न संशयः ॐ ।।
Meaning – O Goddess please destroy all evil and obstacles of his life and fill our life with wealth, grains (food), and children. So that there is no tension in my mind in the future.
6. Durga Ashaant Shishu Shanti Pradaayak Mantra
If your child is suffering from spectral problems and is haunted by negative souls, then you should chant this Mantra. Durga Devi will lay her mercy on your child. She will help to eliminate any negative energy that is disturbing your child.
“Baal grah bhibhutaanaam baalaanam shantikaarkam
Sanghatbhede ch nrinaam maetri karan mutmam”
बालग्रहभिभूतानां बालानां शांतिकारकं ।
सङ्घातभेदे च नृणाम मैत्रीकरणमुतमम ।।
Meaning – May the Divine Goddess pacify the child suffering from spectral problems and haunted by spirits. May Devi blesses the child, she is ever compassionate and eliminates negative energy that is haunting him.
7. Maa Durga-Duh-Swapna-Nivaaran Mantra
Maa Durga-Duh-Swapna-Nivaaran Mantra helps to get rid of nightmares and bad omens. By chanting this mantra you can achieve peace when going through difficult phases and rough patches in life. This mantra is also said to nullify the malefic effect of bad planetary movement.
“Shanti karmani sarvatra tatha duh swapna darshane
Grah pidaasu chograsu maahaatmyam srinu yaanmam”
शान्तिकर्मणि सर्वत्र तथा दु:स्वप्नदर्शने ।
ग्रहपीडासु चोग्रासु माहात्म्यं श्रृणुयान्मम ।।
Meaning – We pray to Goddess Durga for liberation from every kind of negative, fearful dream and thoughts.
8. Shakti Mantra
Chanting this auspicious mantra will please Maa Durga, and she will stay in your favor by protecting you. This one invokes her inner strength and power and leads to a sheltered sanctuary provided by Maa Durga herself.
“Sharnaagat deenaart paritraan paraayaney, servasyarti harey devi naaraayani namostutey
Sarvasvaroopey sarveshey sarvshakti samanvietey, bhayebhyah traahi no devi durge devi namostutey
Rogaan shoshaan pahansitushtarushtatu kaamaan saklaan bhishtaan, tvaam aashritaanaam na vipannaraanam, tvaamaashritaahya shraytaam prayaanti
Sarva badha prashmanan trailokya syakhileshwari, evamevmev tvayaa kaaryam sma dveri vinaashnam
Sarvaa baadha vinirumk to dhan dhaanya sutaan vitah. Manushyo mat prasaaden bhavishyati na sansha yah
Dehi saubhaagyam aarogyam dehi devi param sukham
Rupam dehi jayam dehi yasho dehi dvisho jahi
Jyanti mangalaa kaali bhadra kaali kapaalinee durgaa kshamaa shivaa dhaatree swaahaa svadhaa namo stutey”
शरणागत दीनार्तपरित्राण परायणे।
सर्वस्यातिहरे देवि नारायण नमोस्तुते ।।
सर्वस्वरूपे सर्वेशे सर्वेशक्तिसमन्विते ।
भयेभ्यस्त्राहि नो देवि दुर्गे देवि नमोऽस्तु ते ।।
रुष्टा तु कामान् सकलानभीष्टान् ।।
त्वामाश्रितानां न विपन्नराणां।
त्वमाश्रिता हृयश्रयतां प्रयान्ति ।।
सर्वाबाधा प्रशमनं त्रैलोक्यस्याखिलेश्वरि।
एवमेव त्वया कार्यमस्मद्दैरिविनाशनम् ।।
सर्वाबाधा विर्निर्मुक्तो धनधान्यसुतान्वित:।
मनुष्यो मत्प्रसादेन भविष्यति न संशय ।।
जयन्ती मङ्गला काली भद्रकाली कपालिनी ।
दुर्गा शिवा क्षमा धात्री स्वाहा स्वधा नमोऽस्तु ते ।।
Meaning – ‘Goddess Durga, you are perpetually endeavoring to safeguard the weak and the poor and remove their sufferings. Oh Narayani, I pray to you.
Please protect your devotees from all kinds of fear. When you are pleased, remove our ailments and when you are angry, destroy everything that someone desires.
Bless me with good fortune, good health, good looks, and success. Oh Vaishnavi, you are the basis for the world. You ensure that we get salvation from the cycle of Life and Death. Take us in your sanctuary and secure us.
Oh Maa Durga, you are known by different names like Kali, Bhadra Kali, Mangala, Kapalinee, Durga, Kshama, Shivaa Dhatri, Swahaa, Swadha. I thus pray to you.’
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