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Essence Of Skanda Purana
ANNEXURE-SHRI SARASWATI SAHASRA NAAMA STOTRA
Shrimatcchanadana Charchitojjolavapuh Shuklamabara dharaa Mallika Malaa Lalitha kuntalaa pravila sanmuktaavali shobhanaa/ Sarva jnaana nidhana pustakadharaa Rudrakshamalaankita Vagdevi vadanambujey vasatumey trailokya Mataa shubhaa/
(Devi Maha Saraswati! You possess a radiant physique smeared with the cool and fragrant sandalwood paste attired in spotless white clothing wearing garlands of aromatic jasmine flowers around the neatly arranged head hair lock of yours and is ornamented with impeccable pearl necklaces. Indeed you are the epitome of wisdom carrying books of knowledge adorned with strings of Rudraksha Beads. You are the unique Goddess of Voice and Speech; the Lotus Faced and the Lotus Resider ; and the Mother of the Three Worlds of Earth, Nether and Higher Realms being the most auspicious and the benevolent.)
Bhagavan Parameshaana Sarva Lokaika Nayaka, Katham Saraswati Saakshaat prasannaa Parameshthinah/ Katham Devyaa Maha Vagyaah Satatpraapa sudurlabham, Yetanmey Vada tatvena Maha Yogeshwara Prabho/
(Sage Narada requested Sanat Kumara Maharshi the Maha Yogeshwara to delineate in detail the features of Devi Saraswati the merciful who is none too difficult to learn about, yet so complex to understand in depth and much less to accomplish).
Shri Sanat Kumara Uvacha
Saadhu pushtam twayaa Brahman Guhyaadguhya manuttamam, Bhayaanugopitam yatnaadidaanim Satprakaashyatey/ Puraa Pitaamaham drushtwaa jagatsthaavara jangamam, Nirvikaram Niraabhaasam stambhi bhutamachetasam/ Srushtwaa Trailokyamakhilam Vaagabhaavaatathaa vidham, Adhikyaabhavatah swasya Parameshthi Jajadguruh/ Divyavarshaayutam tena tapo dushkaramuttamam, Tatah kadaachisanjaataa Vaani Sarvaartha shobhitaa/ Ahamasmi Maha Vidyaa Sarva Vaachaamadhishwari, Mama Naamnaam Sahasramtu Upadeshyaamyanuttamam/ Anena samstutaa nityam patnitava bhavaamyaham, Twayaa srashtam Jagatsarvam Vaani yuktam bhabishyati/ Idam rahasyam Paramammama naama sahasrakam, Sarva paapougha shamanam Mahaa Saarasvata pradam/ Mahakavitwadam lokey Vaageeshatwapradaayakam, Twamvaa parah Pumaanyastastustaveynaanena toshayet/ Tasyaaham kinkari saakshaat bhavishyaami na samshayah, Ityuttkavaanantardadhey Vaani tadaarabhya Pitaamahah/ Stutwaa stotrenaa divyena tatpatitwa mavaaptavaan, Vaaniyuktam Jagatsarvam tadaarabhyaabhaven Muney/ Tatteyham sampravak –shyaami shrunu yatnena Narada, Saavadhaanamanaa bhutwaa kshanaam shuddho Muneshwarah/
(Narada!This utmost confidential narration of the features of Devi Saraswati is indeed worthy of learning by all the persons of virtue as that is not only the effective medium to smash all kinds of fears and impediments but also to pave the smooth way for achieving shining success of possible endeavours. In the times immemorial, Lord Brahma noticed ‘Sthavara jangamas’ or the Moveable or Immobile Beings and after meditation to the Almighty for innumerable Divya Years and at long last succeeded in the creation of the Three Lokas when Devi Vani the Unique Shakti manifested by herself as the Maha Vidya or the Embodiment of Immortal Knowledge as the Goddess of Learning and Vocal Powers. I am now instructing you now the Thousand and Odd Names of Saraswati for the benefit of the posterity so that the latter could live with confidence and self reliance. The inhabitants of the next generations of the Worlds would indeed be enlightened and blessed with this following Script of the ‘Maha Saaraswatwa’ and ‘Vaagishatwa’ – the essence of Saraswati Vidya and of Vaageswari Tatwa as they would be highly contented undoubtedly. The inner voice initiated by Pitamaha Brahma got expressed as Stutis and Stotras of Devi Saraswati ever since then. Narada! Do concentrate the following with earnestness and with clean conscience).
Vaagvani Varada Vandya Varaaroha Varaprada, Vrittirvaageeshwari Vaartaa Varaa Vageesha vallabha/ Vishveshwari Vishya Vandya Vishwesha Priya Kaarini, Vaagvaadineecha Vaagdevi Vriddhidaa Vriddhi kaarini/ Vriddhir Vriddhaa Vishaghni cha Vrishtirvrishti pradaayani, Vishwa –araadhya Vishwa Maata Vishwadhaatri Vinaayaka/ Vishwa Shaktir Vishwasaaraa Vishwaa Vishya vibhaavari, Varenyaa Vangmayi Vriddhaa Vishishta Priyakaarini/ Vishwato Vadanaa Vyaaptaa Vyaapini Vyaapakaatmika, Vyaalaghni Vyaala bhushaani Virajaa Veda naayikaa/ Veda Vedaanta Samvedyaa Vedaanta Jnaana Rupini,Vibhaavaricha Vikranta Vishwaamitra Vidhi Priya/ Varishthaa Viprakrishta cha Vipravarya prapujita, Vedarupa Veda Mayi Veda Murtischa vallabha/
(Om Vaachey namah : Salutations to the Goddess of Speech ; Vaani the Deity of Voice; Varada or the Provider of Boons; Vandya the Devi most worthy of sincere greetings; Varaaroha or the One who rides all over and shovers boons; Varaprada the bestower of windfalls; Vritti or the embodiment of Profession and Career; Vaageeswari or the Queen of Conversation; Vaarta or the Symbol of Intelligence and of Business; Vara the Bonus; Vaageesa vallabha or the Sovereign of Expression; Vishweswari the Empress of the Universe; Vishwa vandya or the most deserving of prayers and beseechings; Vishwesa Priya Kaarini or the Cause of Happiness to the Over Lord of the Universe; Vaagvaadini or the Supreme Entity of Analysis and Eloquence; Vaakdevi or the Goddess of Vocabulary and Communication; Vriddhida or the Provider of Growth and Progress; Vriddhikaarini or the Prime Source of Advancement; Vriddhi Vriddhaa or the Ageless in bestowing constant Improvement and Development; Vishaghni or the destroyer of every thing poisonous; Vrishti or Progress;Vrishti pradayani or the Originator of Growth ; Vishwaaraadhyaa or the One who is worshipped by the totality of the Universe; Vishwa Maata the Mother of Creation and Life; Vishwa dhaatri the Supreme Fulcrum of the Universe; Vinayaka or the Destroyer of all Obstacles; Vishwa Shakti or the Unique Power of the Universe; Vishwa saraa or the Quintessence of the Universe; Vishwa or the Manifestation of Universe; Vishwa Vibhavari or the darkness (negation) of the Universe so that the Illumination of Knowledge is appreciated; Vedanta Vedini or the Erudite Master of Vedas; Vedya the Learned par excellence; Vitta the Symbol of Wealth; Veda Trayaatmika or the Soul of the Three Vedas of Ruk-Yajur-Saama; Vedajna or She who surpasses Vedas; Veda Janani or the Mother Goddess of Vedas; Vishwa or the Creation Itself; Vishwa Vibhavari or the Absence of Universe without her is non-perceivable ; Varenya or the Peak of Excellence and Distinction; Vaangmayi or the Symbol of Elegant Voice; Vriddha or the Embodiment of Progress; Visishta Priyakarini or the Distinguished Source of Happiness; Vishwatovadana or the Prime Face the Universe; Vyapta or the All Pervasive; Vyapakatmika or the Omni Present; Vyalaghni the Destroyer of the Wicked and Vicious; Vyala Bhushani or the Ornamented with Poisonous Snakes; Viraja or the Impassioned and Placid; Vedanayika or the Supreme Chief of Vedas; Veda Vedanta Samvedya or the Master of the Four Vedas of Ruk-Yajur-Saama-Adharvanas and of the Six Vedangas of Siksha or the Science of Pronounciation and Articulation, Chandas or the Science of Prosody, Vyakarana or of Grammar, Nirukta or the ulterior explanation of Veda Sentences and Words, Jyotisha or the Science of Astronomy, Kalpa or the explanations of Rituals and Ceremonies; Vedanta Jnaana Rupini or the Personification of the Knowledge of Vedanta comprising explanations of Vedas in the form of Upanishads, the Six prominent Darshanas signifying the Systems of Philosophy, Meemaamsa etc; Vibhavaricha or the Form of Nothingness or of Ignorance or Maya the Illusion; Vikranta or the All Overcoming Power of Victory; Vishwamitra or the Companion and Guide of the Universe; Vidhipriya or the Enforcer and Ruler of destiny as per one's own Karma or Action; Varishtha or the Ultimate; Viprakrishta or the One who entices Brahmanas; Vipravarya prapujita or worshipped by the high echelons of Brahmanas; Veda Rupa or the epitome of Brahmanas; Vedamayi or the System of Vedas; Veda Murtischa or the Ingredient of Vedas; Vallabha or the Beloved or the Supreme).
Om Hreem Guru Rupey Maam Grihna Grihna Aim Vada Vada Vaagvaadini Swaaha
Gouri Gunavati Gopya Gandharva Nagara Priya, Guna Maataa Gunaantasthaa Gururupa Gurupriya/ Giri Vidya Gaanatushta Gaayaka Priyakaarini,Gayatri Girishaaraadhyaa Girisha Giri priyankari/ Girijnaa Jnaana Vidya cha Girirupa Girishwari, Girmatrey Gana samstutya Gananiya Gunaanvita/ Goodha Rupaa Guhaa Gopyaa Gorupa Gowrgunatmika, Gurvi Gurvambika Guhya Geyaja Griha naashani/ Grihini Grihadoshaghni Navaghni Guruvatsala, Grihatmika Grihaaraadhyaa Griha badhaa vinaashani/ Gangaa Giri sutaa Gamyaa Gajayaanaa Guhastuta, Garudaasana samsevyaa Gomati Guna Shaalini/
(Devi Saraswati! You are Gauri or of wheatish complexion symbolic of Purity or an alternative form of Devi Parvati; Gunavati or of excellent features; Gopya or Unrevealed or Unknown; Gandharva nagara priya or Devi who is fond of Gandharvas for their extraordinary qualities of Singing especially related to Saama Veda as also Music and Dance; Guna Mata or the Mother of the Trigunas viz. Sattwa-Rajo-Tamasika and their variations; Gunaantastha or the One concealed in the Trigunas; Gururupa or the Supreme Teacher of the Universe; Gurupriya or the Beloved of Brahma the Utmost Preceptor; Giri Vidya the Mountain like Form of Abundant Vidyas or Knowledge spread across fourteen Components viz. Four Vedas, six Angas, Dharma, Meemaamsa, Tarka/ Nyaaya and Puranas Gaana tushta or She who is contented with Song, Singing and Music; Gaayaka Priya kaarini or the Creator of the Topmost Singers and those fond of celestial music; Gayatri or the Sacred Hymn of Om Tatsaviturvarenyam bhargo Devasya dheemahi dhiyoyona prachodayaat composed and recited in Gatatri Chhandas and stated to expiate sins and impediments repetitively as per one’s capacity and with dedication; Girishaaraadhya or Devi Saraswati as worshipped by Lord Shiva Himself; Girisha or Parama Shiva the Alternate Form of Saraswati Herself; Giri Priyankari or the One who is extremely fond of Shiva-Parvati pair; Girijnaa or possessive of the full knowledge of Parvati and Shiva; Jnaana Vidya or the full knowledge of philosophy that connects humanity and the Supreme; Giri Rupa or of the Mountainous / Gigantic Form ; Girishwari or of the Devi Parvati Swarupa; Girmatrey or the Image of Devi Parvati; Gaana samstutyaa or the One who is invoked by hymns of tributary praises; Gananeeya or the Distinctive and Illustrative; Gunaanvita or of Virtuous Excellence and Eminence; Goodha Rupa or of Concealed appearance; Guha or of the Swarupa of Lord Subrahmanya; Gopyaa or of Invisible Nature; Gorupaa or of the Hallowed Form of a Cow representative of Sacredness and immense utility; Gourguanaatmika or of the Characteristic of purity and transparency; Gurvi the Instructor par excellence; Gurvambika the Goddess Guide to the path of Righteousness and Morality; Guhya or the Unknown yet Actual; Geyaja or the Greatest example of a Singer; Griha naashani the destroyer of Families of disrepute; Grihini or the exemplary house wife; Grihadoshaghni or the demolisher of harmful defects and evils of a family and household; Navaghnai-literally a trap or the cracker of impediments and disorders; Guru Vatsala or the affectionate mother / teacher figure to children and innocent; Grihamika or the Guiding Soul of Families and Households; Grihaaraadhyaa or the Worship worthy Devata of each and every household; Griha baadhaa vinaashani or the Eliminator of all kinds of house- hold problems and difficulties; Devi Saraswati! You are akin to Ganga who is swift and clean in purifying all the Beings in Creation; Giri Suta or like the offspring of Giri or Parvati; Gamya the Single Final Goal that all the Beings on Srishti crave to reach; Gajayaana or the Devi who rides an elephant with steadiness and surety; Guha stuta or Commended by Shiva Kumara always; Garudaasana Samsevyaa or worshipped and served by Garuda Deva the Celestial Carrier of Maha Vishnu; Gomati or the Sacred River by that name; Guna shaalini or of the One possessive of virtuous features and qualities).
Om Aim Namah Sharadey Shreem Shuddhey Namah Sharadey Aim Vada Vada Vagvadini swaha/
Sharadaa Shaswati Shaivi Shankari Shankaraatmika, Shri Sharvaani Shataghni cha Sharaschandra nibhaanana/ Sharmishtha Shamanaghnicha Shata Saahasrarupini, Shiva Shambhupriya Shraddhaa Shruti rupaa Shrutipriya/ Shuchishm,ati Sharmakari Shuddhidaa Shuddhi rupini, Shiva Sivankara Suddha Shivaaraadhyaa Shivatmika/ Shrimati Shrimayi Shraavyaa Shruti Sharavana gochara, Shantisshaanti kari Shanti Shantichaara Priyankari/ Sheela labhyaa Sheelavati Shrimaataa Shubha kaarini, Shubha Vaani Shuddha Vidyaa Shuddha Chitta prapujita/ Shrikari Shuta paapaghni Shubhaakshi Shuchi vallabhaa, Shivetaraghni Shabari Shravaneeya Gunaanvitaa/ Shara Shirisha pushpaabhaa Shama -nishthaa Shamaatmika, Shamaanvitaa Shamaaraadhyaa Shiti kantha prapujitaa/ Shuddhihi Shuddhi kari Shreshthaa Shrutaanantaa Shubhaavaha, Saraswati cha Sarvagjnaa Sarva Siddhi Pradaayani/
(Sharada the bashful and modest as stated literally or the Full Moon Kartika Month; but in this context the Deity Saraswati as the Epitome of Vidya and Wisdom; Shaswati or the Ageless and Permanent; Shaivi or the beloved of Shiva in the Form of Devi Parvati; Shankari or the Spouse of Shankara again in the Appearance of Parvati; Shankaratmika or once again in the Form of Devi Gauri; Shri or in the Form of Devi Lakshmi; Sharvani or as Durga the Consort of Shiva; Shataghni or the hundred edged thunderbolt of Indra with the prowess of destroying hundreds of demons in one shot; *Sharaschandra nibhaanana or of the visage of Autumnal Moon akin to a white Lotus ;
*[The Seasons are Vasanta/Spring/Chaitra-Vaishakha/ Feb 19-April 19 approx; Greeshma/ Summer/ Jyeshtha-Ashadha/ April 20-June 21 approx; Varsha/Monsoon/Shravana-Bhadrapada/ June 22-Aug 22 approx; Sharad/Autumn/Ashwin-Kartika/ Aug 23-Oct 22 approx; Hemanta/ Pre Winter/ Margasirsha-Pushya/Oct 23-Dec 21 approx; and Sishira/Winter/Magha-Phalguna/Dec22-Feb18 approx];
*Sharmishtha the epitome of Loyalty and Modesty;
*[Sharmishtha was the younger wife of King Yayati of Maha Bharata fame the elder wife being Devayani the haughty daughter of Shukracharya the Rakshasa Guru. Sharmishtha the daughter of a Rakshasa King was liked immensely by the King and Devayani’s father Shukracharya cursed the King to become old unless any of the sons agreed to exchange his youth to Yayati’s old age; Devayani’s son Yadu refused but Puru the son of Sharmishthya agreed to exchange his youth to Yayati’s old age];
Shamanaghni or the Subduer of Situations of undue placidity where ever needed; Shata sahasra rupinyai or She assumes hundred thousand forms simultanenously; Shiva the incarnation of Auspiciousness; Shambhupriaya or the One extremely fond of Shambhu Deva; Shraddha the emblem of Patience and Sacrifice; Shruti Rupa or the personification of Shrutis / Vedas; Shruti priya or She who is eager to hear or assimilate the content of Veda Swaras; Shutismati or She who has the mental frame of clean thoughts and feelings; Sharmakari or She who is the provider of happiness to Brahmanas encouraging them to affix their names with the word Sharma; Shuddhida or the Provider of ‘Bahyaantara Shuchi’ or the external and internal purity; Shuddhi Rupini or the Crest of Cleanliness; Shiva or Devi Saraswati in the alternate Form as Bhagavan Shiva; Shuddha or the hall- mark of Purity and Clarity; Shivaaraadhyaa the One who worships Bhagavan Shiva; Shivatmika or the Soul of Shiva Himself; Shrimati or the Lakshmi Swarupa being the alternate Form of Opulence and Fulfillment; Shrimayi or the one who is surfeit with Material Possessions ; Shraavya the Provider of the the faculty of Pleasant Hearing and Talking; Shruti or the Incarnation of Vedas; Shravana Gochara or the Goddess of Excellent Audibility and Vision; Shanti or the image of Peace and Tranquility; Shantikari the Bestower of Serenity and Repose; Shantichaara Priyankari or Devi Saraswati who is delighted with Peaceful Conduct and Softness; Sheelalabhya or the one who is attainable with character and good behaviour; Sheelavati ot the Emblem of excellent demeanour and disposition; Shri Maata the Mother Goddess of Prosperity and Happiness; Shubhakaarini or the Source and Benefactor of auspiciousness; Shubha Vaani or the One with Outstanding Voice of Pleasantness and extrarordinary charm; Shuddha Vidya or the Origin of Clean Learning and of Pure Knowledge; Suddha Chitta Prapujita or the One who is worshipped by transparent mind and heart; Shrikari or the Provider of Wealth as an alternate form of Maha Lakshmi; Shruta paapaghni or the eliminator of sins and blemishes perpetrated by humanity against the canons prescribed by Vedas; Shubhakshi or the One with benign looks and eyes; Shuchivallabha or the Alternate Form of Brahma the embodiment of Pureness; Shivetaraghni or the destroyer of the Evil Forces except Bhagavan Shiva or His Alternate Swarupas of Brahma, Vishnu, Devis and so on; Shabari or the illustrative devotee of Shri Rama who was the resident of ‘Dandakaranya’ awaiting the latter’s arrival for decades with unending faith and determination; Shravaniya or the exemplary Devi who is most worthy of being listened to and be worshipped; Gunaanvitha or the Deity who is the Manifestation of Outstanding Characteristics and Features; Shara or Arrow representing speed and power; Shirisha Pushpaabha or the One with a Charming Face adorned with of Sirisha Flowers; Shama nishtha or Devi dedicated to Self-Control and Discipline; Shamatmika or the Emblem of Restraint and Composure; Sitikantha prapujita or worshipped of Bhagavan Shiva whose epithet is black neck deposited with poisonous flames; Shuddhi or the characterisation of Spotlessness; Shiddhikari or the Benefactor of Transparency; Shreshtha or the Noblest and the Unsurpassed; Shrutaananta or the Infinity of Vedas; Shubhavaha the Motif of Happiness and Fortune; Sarasvati the Maha Devi Saraswati the Supreme Priestess of Erudition and Intellect; Sarvajna or the Omni-scient and Sarva Siddhi pradaayani or the Provider of all kinds of faculties and powers).
Om Aim Vada Vada Vaagvaadini Swaaha
Sarasvati cha Savitri Sandhya Sarvepsita pradaa, Sarvartaghni Sarvamayi Sarva Vidya pradaayani/ Sarveshwari Sarva Punya Sarga Sthityanta kaarini, Sarvaraadhya Sarva Mata Sarvadeva nishevita/ Sarvaishwaryaprada Nitya Sati Satwagunashraya,Sarvakramapadakaaraa Sarvadosha nishudini/ Sahstaakshi Sahasraasya Sahasrapada samyuta, Sdahastahasta Saahasragunalaankrita vigraha/ Sahasrarupa sadrupa Swadhaa Swaaha Sudhaamayi, Shadgrandhibhedini Seva Sarvalokaika pujita/ Stutya Stutimayi Saadhya Savitrupriyakarini, Samshayacchedini Sankhyavedya Sankhyaa Sadishwari/ Siddhidaa Siddhasampujyaa Sarvasiddhipradayani, Sarvajna Sarva Shaktischa Sarvasampad- pradayani/ Sarvaashubhaghni Sukhada Sukhasamvitswarupini, Sarvasambhashini Sarvajagatsammohini tathaa/ Sarvapriyankari Shubhada Sarvamangala, Sarvamantramayi Sarva Tirtha Punyaphala pradaa/ Sarvapunyamayi Sarvavyadhighni Sarvakaamada, Sarva Vighnahari Sarva vandita Sarva Mangala/ Sarva Mantrakari Sarva Lakshmi Sarvagunaanvita, Sarvaanandamayi Sarva Jnaanada Satya naayika/ Sarva Jnaanamayi Sarva Raajyaada Sarva Muktida, Suprabha Sarvadaa Sarvaa Sdarvaloka Vashamkari/ Subhaga Sundari Siddha Siddhamba Siddhamatrika, Siddhamata Siddha Vidya Siddheshi Siddharupini/ Suripini Sukhamayi Sevakapriyakaarini, Swamini Sarvada Sevya Sthula Sukshmaa paraambika/ Saararupa Sarorupa Satyabhuta Samashraya, Sitaa Sita Sarojaakshi Sarojaasana Vallabha/ Saroruhaabhaa Sarvaangi Surendraadi prapujita, Maha Devi Maheshaani Mahaa Saaraswata pradaa/
(Salutations to you Devi Saraswati; *Savitri-the daughter of the Solar Deity called Savitur and the wife of Brahma whose prayer from Rigveda viz. Gayatri Mantra is practised daily thrice by all Dwijas or the Twice Born Brahmans after Upanayana ;
[* An allusion on Savitri was about a Royal Couple Ashwapati and Malati of Madra Desha referred in Matsya Purana who were great devotees of Bhagavati Savitri; the latter blessed the couple with a girl child who was named too Savitri eventually married to Prince Satyavan but in course of time the Prince faced a sudden accident and Yama Dharma Raja was about to take his life away but the Princess Savitri encountered Yama by virtue of her unique devotion to Bhagavati Savitri. Yama granted the Princess Boons like eyesight to her parents, return of the father in law’s lost Kingdom and so on, but finally was so pleased with Savitri’s Pativratya, Knowledge of Dharma / Virtue, persistence and devotion to Bhagavati that finally he spared the life of her husband];
Devi Sandhya or Goddess governing the Ritual of worship three times a day as the Pratah-Madhyahinka-Saayam Kaalas or of Early Morning-Mid Day-Evening; Sarvepsitaprada or the Fulfller of desires of the Virtuous and the Truthful; Sarvaaghni or the Saviour of retributions to the faithful; Sarvamayi the Omni Present and All Pervasive; Sarva Vidyaa Pradaayani or the Benefactor of all types of Knowledge and Mental faculties to the well deserved; Sarveswari or the Highest Authority to all Beings; Sarva Punya or the Personification of Abstract Punya or the Fruits or the Return Advantages of Quality Deeds; Sarga Sthityanta Kaarini or the Creator-Preserver-and Destroyer of the Universe; Sarvaaraadhya or the Singular Entity who is Worshipped and Worship-worthy; Sarva Maata or the Mother of One and All; Sarva Deva Nishevita or the One possessive of and accompanied / backed up by all Devas; Sarvaishwaryaprada or the bestower of all kinds of affluence; Nitya or the Everlasting; Sati or the alternative manifestation of Sati Devi the Consort of Maha Deva; Satva Gunaashraya or the byword of Satva Guna; Sarvakrama padaakaara or the One with perfect lined steps or the epitome of Logically Systemised Learning; Sarva dosha nishudini or the obliterator of all types of imperfections and flaws; Sahastakshi or the Visioner of countless events and happenings; Saharaasya or of Thousnads of Asanaas or Seats; Sahasrapada samyuta or the One with myriad feet and mobility; Sahasra hasta or has numerous hands and of endless reach ; Saahasra Gunaalankrita Samyuta or the Unique Devi with innumerable variations of features simultaneously; Sahasra Seersha or of plentiful heads and of abundant Thinking Capacity; Sadrupa or of the Stunningly Distinct Form of Virtue; Swadha the Specified Deity approachable to Pitru Devatas; Swaha the designated Deity amenable to Devas through the medium of Yagnas, Homas and Agni Karyas; Sudhamayi the depository of Amrita or of Life-Providing elixir; *Shadgrandhi bhedini or the interrupter knots or breakages of physical energies;
*[Rudra Grandhi is between Agjnaa Chakra / wheel or at the Third Eye Point and Sahasrara Chakra or Super Consciousness; Vishnu Granthi is between Manipura, Anahata and Vishuddhi Chakras signifying high sensitivity points at the top of human head representing human attachments and emotions; and Brahma Granthi at Sushumna Nadi lying in Mooladhara Chakra the balancer and energiser; Devi Saraswati is the Utmost Guru of Yoga Practice to align human energies with the Parama Shakti];
Sevya or the Highest Deity who is venerable; Sarva Lokaika Pujita or the Para Shakti esteemed by one and all including Devas and Danavaas too; Stutya or the One prayed to by all; Stutimayi or the One eulogised sincerely; Saadhya or the One who is achievable spiritually; Savitru or the the Fulfiller and the daughter of Surya; Priyakrarini or the Cause of Happiness; Samshayacchedni or the smasher of doubts ; Sankhya Vedya or the Epithet of Shankhya Shastra which strongly believes in the Concept of Dualism of Purusha the Unknown and Prakriti the Perceivable Matter; Sankhya or the Origin of Numerical / Ganita Shastra; Sadeeshwari or the Exemplary Deity of Virtue and Dharma; Sidhida or the Povider of Accomplishment; Siddha sampujya or the One adored by those who are the Expert Achievers; Sarva Siddhi pradayani or She who enables to secure success; Sarvagjna or the All-Knowing; Sarva Shakti or the Symbol of Highest Power and Energy; Sarva Samprad pradayani or the Contributor of all types of Prosperity; Sarvaashubhaghni or the Total Eliminator of Inauspiciousness; Shukhada or the Giver of Joy; Sukha samvitswarupini or the Personification of Contentment; Sarva Sambhashni or The Goddess of Convincing Skills of Oratory; Sarva Jagatsammohini or the Devi who mesmerises all Lokas by her example and charm; Sarva Priyaankari or the One who pleases all by her mere looks and conclusive talents; Sarva Shubhada or the Donor of enjoyment to everybody; Sarva Mangala the sponsor of Delight; Sarva Mantramayi the Substance of Mantras; Sarva Tirtha punya phalaprada the Granter of Punya or the Fruits of Visits to Sacred Tirthas; Sarva Punyamayi or the Guarantee of Punya earned through right thought and action; Sarva Rajyada or the Awarder of Kingdoms; Sarva Vyadhighni or the Curer of Physical and Mental ailments; Sarva Kaamada or the Fulfiller of Wishes; Sarva Vighnahari or the reverser of obstacles and difficulties; Sarva Vandita the One who is spontaneously saluted and esteemed; Sarva Mangala or the Source of Excellent Propitiousness; Sarva Mantrakari or the Origin of Mantras with which to appease and please Gods; Sarva Lakshmi or the Emblem of Fortune and Contentment; Sarva Gunanvita or the Ideal Reserve of Features; Sarvananda mayi or the Unending Spring of Joy; Sarva Jnaanada or the bestower of varied branches of Knowledge and Learning; Satya naayika or the Protagonist of Truth and Virtue; Sarva Jnanamayi the Super Star of diverse disciplines of Learning; Sarva Rajyada or the Conferor of Authorities and Kingships; Sarva Muktida the Unique Liberator from the shackles of Samsara or the Cycle of Births and Deaths; Suprabha or the Radiance Personified; Sundari or the Most Charming Female of Beauty and Grace; Sarvada or the One capable of providing disregard of considerations; Sarva or the Totality in absoluteness; Sarva Loka Vashamkari or the Enthraller of all Lokas; Subhaga or the Mine of Propitiousness; * Siddha the One Endowed with Ashta Siddhis or Supernatural Faculties;
[ *Anima or the capacity to miniaturing one’s Physique-Garima or the art of making one’s body heavy as required-Laghima capability to lighten one’s body-Prapti or to secure powers to achieve one’s desires-Prakamya or the ability to make one’s body invisible-Mahima or the increasing heaviness of one’s body-Ishitwa or to attain Divine Powers-Vashitwa or Controlling the behaviour of others]
Siddhaamba or the Devi representing the powers of Siddhas; Siddha *Matrikaa or the Universal Mothers or Shaktis;
*[Several references have been made in Varaha, Agni, Matsya and Devi Mahatmya Puranas to Ashta Matrikas viz. Brahmi with four heads, six arms holding japamala, kamandalu, pustaka, Ghanta, Padma and noose riding a swan; Vaishnavi riding on Garuda with six hands carrying shankha-Chakra-gada,Padma, baana and asi or sword besides abhaya mudra; Maheswari riding Nandi in white complexion, Trinetra, holding Trishula, Damaru, Aksha maala, Kapala, serpents and Moon; Aindri riding elephant in dark complexion, thousand eyes, Vajra or thunderbolt, goad, noose etc; Koumari riding peacock with twelve arms carrying axe, Shakti, bow etc; Varahi with Boar head on buffalo with danda, goad, sword, chakra etc. Chamunda/Kali with Mundamaala or Garland of Skulls, damaru, goad, sword, with three eyes riding a Preta or a corpse with frightening appearance; and Nrisimhi or a Woman Lion with features of Narasimha Deva];
Siddha Maata; Siddha Vidya or the Knowledge of Siddha or of the Supernatural powers personified; Siddheshi or the Goddess of Siddhas; Siddha Rupini; Surupini or of the Swarupa of Virtue and Goodness; Sukhamayi or the Symbol of Ecstasy; Sevaka Priya kaarini or the One who takes full care of her devotees; Swamini or the Master in all respects to her Subjects; Sarvadaa Sevya or the One demanding loyalty in all respects; Shtula Sukshma Paraambika the Universal Mother of Huge and Tiny Forms as required by situations; Saara Rupa or of the Quintessetial Form; Sarorupa or of the Appearance of a Lotus Pond; Satya bhuta or the Embodiment of Truthfulness; Samaashraya or the Shelter of all Beings in Creation; Sitaasita or the bright and dark phases of Chandra; Sarojaakshi or the Lotus Eyed; Sarojaasana Vallabha or the Alternate Form of Brahma who is seated on a Lotus; Saroruhaabha or of the Most Gorgeous Countenance; Sarvaangi or of the Stunning Physique of Attraction and Allurement; Surendraadi prapujita or the One revered and worshipped by Indra and crores of Devatas; Maha Devi; Maheshaani or The Alternative Shakti in the Form of Ishwara’s spouse; Maha Saarasvata Pradaa or the Great Instructor of various faculties that she is celebrated for like Speech, Memory, Writing, Voice, Knowledge, Philosophy, Intellect, Wisdom, Art of Communication and Conviction, Veda Shastras and Siddhis).
Om Hreem Aim Maha Saraswati Saaraswata pradey Aim Vada Vada Vaagvaadini Swaahaa/
Maha Saraswati Muktaa Muktidaa Malanaashani,Maheshwari Mahaananda Maha Mantrtamayi Mahi/ Maha Lakshmirmahavidya Maata Mandaravasini,Mantrigamya Mantra Mataa Mahamantraphalaprada/ Mahamuktirmahaanitya Mahasiddhipradaayani, Maha Siddha Maha Maataa Mahadaakara Samyuta/ Maha Maheswari Murtyai Mokshada Manibhushana, Menaka Maanini Maanya Mrityughni Merurupini/ Madiraakshi Madavaasa Makharupa Maheswari,Mahamoha Mahamaya Maatrunam Murtisamsthitaam/ Mahapunyaa Mudaavaasaa Maha Sampad pradayani, Manipuraika nilaya Madhurupa Madotkata/ Maha Sukshma Maha Shanta Maha Shanti pradaayani,Munistutaa Mohahantri Madhavi Madhavapriya/ Maaya Mahadeva Samstutya Mahishiganapujita, Mrishtaannada cha Mahendri Mahendra pada daayani/ Matirmatipradaa Medha Martya Loka nivaasini, Mukhya Maha Nivaasa cha Mahabhagya janaashriyta/ Mahila Mahima Mrityuhaari Medha pradayani, Medhyaa Maha Vegavat Maha Moksha phalapradaa/ Maha Prabhaacha Mahati Mahadeva priyankari, Mahaposha Mahaarthyaicha Muktahaara vibhushana/ ManikyabhushanaMantramukhyaChandrardhashekhara,ManorupaManassuddhimanassuddhipradayani/ Maha Kaarunya Sampurna Manonayana vandita, Maha Paataka jaalaghni muktidaa Mukta bhushana/ Manomani Mahaa Sthulaa Maha Kratu phalaprada, Mahapunya phala praapya Maha Tripura naashani/ Mahanana Maha Medha Maha Modaa Maheswari, Maalaadhari Mahopaaya Maha Tirtha phalaprada/ Maha Mangala sampurnaa Maha Daridranashani, Maha Makha Maha Megha Maha Kaali Maha Priya/ Mahaa Bhusha Maha Deva Maha Raagni Mudaalaya/
(Maha Saraswati! You are Mukta or the Personification of Mukti or Liberation from Samsara; Mukta or the *Pearl Oyster or the Mother of the Spotless Pearl [*Component of the Nine Precious Gems viz. diamonds, emeralds, pearls, sapphires, Corals, Rubies, Gomedha and Vaidurya]; Muktida or the Bestower of Emancipation from the Unending Cycle of Births and Deaths; Mala naashani or the Great Cleanser of Impurities and Physical-Mental-Psychological Contaminations; Maheshwari or the Incarnation of Devi Parvati; Manaananda or The Source of Eternal Happiness; *Maha Mantramayi or the Unique Deposit of Mantras;
[*Mantras are Vedic Hymns or Sacred Prayers addressed to Deities as Ruchas meant for recitation set up in Metrical or Chhandorupa or Yaju Swarupa meant for reciting in low tones or Saamana meant for chanting in musical form of cadence; or incantations of Veda Samhitas; Beeja Swarupa or the Representative Alphabetic Words of Confidential Invocations to specfiic Aspects of the Almighty; plain prayers to various characteristics of the Almighty in innumerable Male Forms or Appearances like Vishnu, Mahesha, Brahma, Ganesha, Kumara, Indra, Nava Grahas, and Countless Manifestations of Devis especially Lalitha-Durga-Lakshmi-Saraswati- Gayatri etc. or as the Invocation Medium of Vratas, Pujas, Tirtha Darshanas, Pitru Oriented Karmas, Agni Oriented Karyas, Ritulas like birth / death orientation, Upanayana-Vivahaadi Samskaras; various Mystic hymns, Yoga Practice, Astra-Shastra- Chikitsa based, negative Mantras, and so on].
Mahi or the Mother Earth; Maha Lakshmi Swarupa; Maha Vidyaa Maata or the Mother of all kinds of Learning and Knowledge; Mandara Vasini or the Resident of the famed Mountain Mandara that had the distinction of service as the churning rod in the context of Deva-Danava Amrita Manthana; Mantra gamya or the Ultimate Destination of all types of Mantras mentioned above; Mantra Maata or the Iconic Mother of Mantras; Maha Mantra Phalaprada or the Primary Shakti that imparts the resultant fruits of the usage of the Mantras to the concerned persons; Maha Mukti or the Personification of Mukti; Maha Nitya or the Singular and Formless Nothingness of Eternity; Maha Siddhi pradaayani or the Superlative Power that grants Fulfllment; Maha Siddha or the Embodiment of Siddhi; Maha Maata or the Matchless Mother of Creation; Mahadaakaara Samyuta or The *Virat Swarupa;
*[The Supreme Energy in only a half manifested collossal Form to enable human comprehension rather than of abstraction was described in many Puranas especially Maha Bhagavata as possessive of Earth as feet, Sky as navel, Sun as three eyes, Brahma as the precreating part, Moon as mind, heavenly planets as head, dishas or directions as ears, demi Gods as protecting Planets as arms, destructive Powers as eye-brows, shame as lower lip, greed and arrogance as upper lip, delusion as smile, Moonshine as teeth, trees as body hairs, clouds as head hairs, garlands as Material Energy representing Goodness, Passion and Ignorance; garments as Vedic meters, ear rings as Yoga and Sankhya, Crown as Protection and Courage, Throne as Religiosity and Knowledge, Ananta as the Seat signifying the unmanifested segment of Existence, club/mace as the Life Force or as Prana incorporating Sensory, Mental and Physical energies; Conch shell as the Element of Water, Sudarshana Chakra as the Element of Agni; Sword the Element of Ether or Sky; Shield as the resistor of Ignorance; Saranga the bow as the Concept of Kaalamaana; Arrows as Material Senses; Chariot or as Speed of Mind or Garuda (Swan in the case of Saraswati); Vedas and Personal Assistant to the Virat; Vishwaksena as Tanrtras; and the Gate Keepers as Mystic Powers and Siddhis!]
Maha Maheswari Murti or the Alternate Incarnation of Parvati Devi; Moksha daayani or the Bestower of Moksha; Mani bhushana or the One who is magnificently ornamented with invaluable precious jewels; Menaka or the Outstanding Celestial Beauty of Apsaras by that name who was also the Wife of Himawan and the mother of Parvati; Manini the most esteemed Goddess of Knowledge; Manya an Authority of Erudition and Education; Mrityughni or the Destroyer of Death; Meru Rupini or of the Tallest Mountain in Srishti namely Meru; Madirakshi or of such voluptuous looks that Brahma the Creator could not resist marrrying her; Madaavaasa or of the Abode of Pride and Resistance; Makha Rupa or of the Emblem of Sacrificial Fire or an epithet for Lord Shiva; Maheshwari; Maha Moha or the Great Enchantress reminiscent of Devi Mohini the Avatara of Lord Vishnu who distribued Amrita by Deva-Danavas at the Samudra Mathana or the Gigantic Churning of Ksheera Samudra of the Ocean of Milk; Maha Maya the Peerless Delusion; Matrunaam or the Mother Figure of the Universe; Murthna Samsthita or the One present at the mid-eyebrow Point or the forehead which indeed is the summit of vision and of thought; Maha Punya or the Unending Deposit of Punya or the Fruits of Virtue; Mudaavaasa or of the Countenance of Pleasure; Maha Sampat -pradayani or the Giver of Lavishness and Luxury; *Mani Puraika Nilaya or the Resident of * Manipura Chakra at the navel point of human body envigorating Icchaa Shakti in the context of Kundalini Vidya since that is the center of dynamism, energy and Siddhi or accompish ment; Madhurupa or the Look of an intoxicant or of Sweet Honey; Madotkata or full of justified conceit and passion; Maha Sukshma or of the Tiniest form of an atom on account of Anima Siddhi; Maha Shanta or the Embodiment of Peacefulness and Tranquility; Maha Shanti pradaayani or the Bestower of Peace and Righteousness; Muni Stuta or the One who is never tired of Eulogies and homages by Sages; Moha hantri or the demolisher of obsessions and passionate feelings; Madhavi or the Lakshmi Swarupa; Madhava Priya or the Beloved of Vishnu; Maya or Prakriti- the Make-Believe illusion; Maha Deva Samstutya or the One commended by Maha Deva himself; Mahishi gana pujita or the Goddess worshipped by the Followers of Mahishasura who were versatile in achieving Shaktis and Siddhis; Mrishtaannada or the Provider of excellent and lavish food; Mahendri of the Alternate manifestation of Lord Indra’s Spouse who too is a Siddha Matrika as aforementioned; Mahendra pada pradayani or the One who could bestow the status of a Mahendri to the well-deserved; Matyai or the Huge Fund of Intellect and Resolution; Matiprada or the Provider of mental faculties; Medha the memory and analytical power besides cerebral energy; Martya Loka Nivasini or the Resider of Bhu Loka where Intellect is much sought after by human beings; Mukhyaa or the Foremost Deity who is constantly revered by persons in search of intellectual excellence; Maha Nivasa or the Great Abode worshipped; Maha Bhagya or the Personification of Prosperity; Janaashrita or surrounded by all desirous of mental sharpness; Mahila or the Uiltimate of Womanhood for all their qualities of grace, service and faithfulness; Mahima or the Seat of Magnificence; Mrityu haari or the Terminator of Death and Destruction; Medhaa pradaayani or the Singular Sourcer of Intelligence; Medhaya or the portrayal of Intellect; Maha Vegavati or the Personification of Speed and Sharpness; Maha Moksha Phalaprada or the bestower of Sublime Status of Liberation; Maha Prabhaa or the Form of Abundant Luminosity; Mahati or Epithet of Paramountcy and Exclusiveness; Maha Deva Priyankari or the One who is immensely fond of by Maha Deva; Maha Posha or the Great Sustainer and Nourisher; Maharthyai or the One approached with supplications for boons; Muktaahaara Vibhushana or the One ornamented with necklaces of spotless and shining pearls of rarity and exclusivity; Manikya bhushana or Saraswati adorned with priceless and dazzling diamonds all over her physique; Mantra Mukhya or the Goddess who is pleased with the recitation of Mantras; Chandraardha Sekhara or the One who is embellished with the most pleasing half Moon on her crown ; Manorupa or Her Mind as her Image with high transparency; Manah Shuddhih or with her mind of Sparkling cleanliness; Manasshuddhi pradaayani or the Provider of Internal / Mental hygiene; Maha Kaarunya sampurna or the One with unreserved benevolence; Mano nayana vandita or Who is saluted with mental vision; Maha Pataka Jaalaghni or the One who is merciful as also snares even grave Sins that humans beings perpetrate provided they are remorseful and repentant; Muktida or the Giver of Mukti; Mukta bhushana or the One with ornamentation of Pearls; Manonmani or the One with heart as a jewel; Maha Sthula or of Gigantic Physique; Maha Kratu phalaprada or the benefactor of those who perform Yagnas of great magnitude; Maha Punya phala prapya or She who grants incredible returns of virtuous deeds; *Maya Tripura naashani or the Destroyer of Tripuraasuras as Devi’s incarnation of Mahesha;
[*Following the killing of Tarakasura by Kartikeya, his sons Tarakaksha and Vidyunmali joined by a nasty and obnoxious demon Maya performed most brutal Tapasyas in snow valleys, torrential rains and amid blistering Panchagnis to Brahma who granted the most unusual boons of invincibility of invisible Flying Castles called Tripuras on Earth made of iron, Sky made of silver and beyond Sky made of gold; the boon prescribed that all the City-Castles be simultaneously destroyed, if at all, by one single weapon! The wicked deeds of the demons and their followers became intolerable in course of time and the Three Worlds were subjected to harassment. Maha Deva decided to construct an unusual chariot of Prithvi, Surya-Chandras as Chakras, Meru-Mandara mountains as wheel-axles, four Vedas as horses, famous serpents like Karkotaka, Dhananjaya and Takshaka as horse strings, dhanush made of Six Ritus or Seasons, Nava Grahas and Dikpalakas as the side-warriors, Devi Ambika as the Protector of the Chariot, Brahma as the Charioteer; Vishnu Maya as the propellor of the Chariot and Maha Deva as the Unique Warrior with ‘Tri Deva Maya’ split in three parts simultaneously and destroyed the Tripuras ] ;
Mahaanana or the Giant Face; Maha Medha the phenomenal Brain Energy; Maha Moda the Huge Fund of Joy; Maheswari or of the Form of Devi Parvati; Maala Dhari the One wearing numberless garlands; Mahopaaya or Saraswati who possesses remarkable feasibilities; Maha Tirtha Phala prada or the benefactor to the ardent Pilgrims to Illustrious Tithaas; Maha Mangala Sampurna or the quintessence of Auspiciousness; Maha Daaridra naashani or the great destroyer of utter poverty; Mahamakha or the Great Sacrifice /Yagna or the Epithet of Shiva; Maha Megha or the Huge Cloud, the Representation of Varuna Deva and Indra Deva; Maha Kaali or the Goddess of Extermination; Maha Priya or the One identifiable with Utmost Pleasure and Desire; Maha Bhusha or Goddess with magnificent ornamentation; Maha Deva or the Alternative Image of Maha Deva; Maha Ragjni the Empress of the Universe; Mudalaya or the Symbol of Bliss;
Om Hreem Aim Namo Bhagavati Aim Vada Vada Vagvaadini Swaaha/
Bhuda Bhagyada Bhogya Bhogyada Bhogadayani, Bhavani Bhutida Bhutih Bhumir Bhumi Sunaayika/ Bhutadhaatri Bhayahari Bhakta Saaraswata prada, Bhuktirbhukti Prajaa Bheki Bhakribhakti pradayani/ Bhakta saayujyada Bhakta Swargada Bhakta rajyada,Baagirahi Bhavaaraadhya Bhagya sajjana pujita/ Bhavasstutya Bhanumati Bhavasaagara taarini,Bhutir bhusha cha Bhuteshi Phaala lochana pujita/ Bhavaghni Bhaktilabhyacha Bhaktarakshanatatpara, Bhaktashamani Bhagya Bhogadaanakritodyama/ Bhujanga bhushana Bhima Bhimakshi Bhimarpini, Baavini Bhraatru rupaacha Bharati Bhava nayika/ Bhasha Bhashaavati Bhishma Bhairavi Bhairavapriya,Bhutirbhaasita Sarvaangi Bhutidaa Bhutinaayika/ Bhaswati Bhagamalacha Bithishaa daana kritodyma, Bhiksharupa BhaktikaryBhakta Lakshmiprdaayani/ Bhraantighna Bhrantrupa chaBhutida Bhurikaarini, Bhakshaniyaa Bhagvavari Bhaktougha vinaasini/
Om Aim Kleem Saah Baaley Brahmapatni Aim VadaVada Vaagvaadini Swaha
Bhuda or the Bestower of Landed Property; Bhagyada or the Provider of Fortune; Bhogya or the Picture of Opulence; Bhogyada /Bhogyadayani or the Provider of Comforts and Luxuries; Bhavani or the Alternate Form of Devi Parvati; Bhutida or the Giver of Welfare and Prosperity; Bhutih the Emblem of Supernatural Powers as also of welfare and fortune; Bhumi or the Goddess of Earth; Bhumi Sunaayika or the Chief of all Events on Earth; Bhutadhaatri or the Sustainer of all the Beings; Bhayahari or the smasher of fears; Bhakta Saarsvataprada or the approver of Acumen and Expertise to her devotees; Bhuktir Muktir Prajaa bhekya or the Awarder of Good Eating / Possession as also Bhukti and reverser of Sufference by neck or Retribution to human beings; Bhaktirbhakti pradayani or the Provider of Devotion or Obsession of Fair and Evil means too; Bhakta Sayujyada or the assigner of Redemption to the Faithful; Bhakta Swargada or the Gifter of Heavenly Life to the Believers; Bhakta Rajyada or the granter of Kingship to Devi’s followers; Bhagirathi or the Swarupa of the Sacred River Ganga; Bhavaraadhya or the Goddess of Vidya who is respected by Bhava the epithet of Brahma; Bhagya Sajjana Pujita or worshipped by the Fortunate and Rich persons of Virtue; Bhavastutya or earneastly extolled by Vidhata; Bhanumati or the Swarupa of Surya Deva; Bhava Sagara Taarini or the Goddess capable of crossing the Deep Ocean of Samsara with ease; Bhutirbhusha or adorned with Grandeur and Majesty; Bhuteshi or of the Image of Devi Parvati; Phala Lochana Pujita or esteemed by Trinetra Himself; Bhuta Bhavya Bhavishya or The Visionary of Tri Kaalas of the Past-Present-and Future; Bhava Vidya or the Byword of the Art of Creation; Bhavatmika or the Very Soul of Brahma; Badhaapahaani or the Reverser of Distresses and Disappointments; Bandhu rupa or far more akin to close relatives who look after and share the fluctuations of life; *Bhuvana Pujita or the Singular Goddess who is adored in the Chaturdasha Bhuvanas or the Fourteen Lokas;
* [Upper Lokas of Bhuloka-Bhuvarloka-Swarloka-Maharloka-Janarloka-Tapoloka and Satya lokas as also the Sapta Paataalas viz. Atala-Vitala-Sutala-Talaatala-Mahatala-Rasatala-Paatalas ];
Bhavaghni or the Destroyer of the Tribulations of Life; Bhakti labhya or the One who could surely be accomplished by faith and persistence; Bhakta Rakshana tatpara or She who is fully engaged in safeguarding her Admirers; Bhaktaarthi shamana or the Insant Mitigator of the Difficulties of those who are ever truthful to her; Bhagya or the Picture of Fortune and Affluence; Bhoga daana kritodyama or She has the principal misson to reward Happiness and Luck; Bhujanga bhushana or Devi Saraswati is decorated with serpents all over her Physique; Bheema or of the Epithet of Devi Durga or the Formidable or the Pandava Madhyama the Picture of Courage and extraordinary strength of Maha Bharata Fame; Bheemakshi or the One with Dreadful Looks to the Opponents; Bhima Rupini who is of the Image of Valour and Determination; *Bhaavini or the Possessor of ‘Bhaavas’ or Dispositions or Feelings;
* [Shat/ Six Bhavaas viz. Shanti Bhava or the Attitude of Peacefulness as practised by ages; Daya Bhava or of the Feeling of a Master to a Servant; Sakhya Bhava or the attitude of friends and supporters; Vatsala bhava or of a parent to progeny; Mathura bhava of Love and Belonging; and Tanmaya Bhava or of Spell ];
Bhratru Rupa or Devi Saraswati displays the disposition of brother hood to her Admirers; Bharati or the Emblem of Speech, Voice, Eloquence, Argument, Conviction, Knowledge, Acumen, Faculties of Mind and Psychology; [Alternative explanation is that Devi Saraswati is indeed the Prime Celebrity of Bharata Desha being the personification of Vidya and Vedas]; Bhava Naayika or the Heroine of the Drama of Samsara; Bhasha or the Originator of the Innumerable Languages in the Universe and their varied applications and disciplines such as their distinct Alphabets, Expression, Literature, Poetry, Prose, Song, Grammar, Syntax , Phraseology, Pronounciation, and so on; Bhashaavati or the Goddess of endless forms of Languages; *Bhishma or the Swarupa of Shiva the formidable and tough:
*[Another allusion of Bhishma is about the Most Illustrious Character of the Epic of Maha Bharata viz. Bhishma the Grand Father of Pandavas and Kouravas, the son of Devi Ganga and King Shantanu. Devi Ganga abandoned Shantanu as she questioned her actions of immersing their progeny one by one since the sons were actually the Ashta Vashus cursed to be born by a Sage which Ganga only knew. After some time King Shantanu desired to marry a fisher woman called Satyavati and Gangeya / Bhishma made the Extreme ‘Pratigjna’ or Resolve and Sacrifice of not marrying and not claiming Kingship in his life but allow the next progeny of Satyavati and Shantanu. Incidentally, Satyavati who was the mother of the famed Veda Vyasa who was born of Maha Muni Parashara ( the son of Vassishtha) who took one-time fancy for her and gave the boon that she would be be the Queen of Kuru Dynasty and their resultant son would be an Outstanding Manifestation of Vishnu Himself as the Interprter of Vedas and the Great Scripter of Ashtaadasha Puranas!]
* Bhairavi or of Dasha Maha Vidya Manifestations
*[viz. Kaali or of the Eternal Darkness; Tara or the Goddess of Kindness; Maha Tripura Sundari or the Shodashi Devi Vidya; Bhuvaneshwari the Creator of the Universe; Chhinna Mastaka or The Self-Destroyer; Bhairavi or the Goddess of Degeneration, Goddess of Speech, Meditation, Bright like thousand Suryas, carrying milk, books, dispersing fear, providing boons and with constant smile; Dhumavati displaying smoke, dissatisfaction, widowhood seeking even to harm Shiva; Bagalamukhi the crane headed, elongate- tongued , evil natured and of frightening appearance; Matangi full of pollution, dusky and of negative disposition eating Ucchishtha Bhojana; and finally Kamala Devi / Lakshmi the Goddess of Creation and Preservation, Fulfillment and Auspiciousness];
*Bhairava Priya or Saraswati as the Alternate Form of Devi Parvati;
* [ Bhagavan Shiva opened his Third Eye to snip the Fifth Head of Brahma as the latter did the sin of temptation with his own daughter. But the sin of Brahma hatya haunted Bhairava and his atonment was to beg alms in the skull of Brahma which did not leave Shiva’s arms . He approached Vaikuntha and Devi Lakshmi gifted him a Vidya called ‘Manoratha’ and Vishnu directed Shiva to visit Kashi but the latter could not enter the Temple; meanwhile he was bestowed with Anna (Cooked Rice) by Annapurna. Finally Shiva left for Patala and got rid of the skull and the Place was regarded as Kapala Moksha when he was absolved of the Brahma Hatya sin too. The Eight Manifestations of Maha Bhirava are Kaala Bhairava, Asitaanga Bhairava, Rudra Bhairava, Krodha Bhairava, Kapala Bhairava, Bhishana Bhairava, Unmatta Bhairava and Samhara Bhairava.];
Bhuti or the Symbol of Contentment and of achievement of powers by Maya; Bhasita Sarvangi or of the Lustrous Physical Parts; Bhutida or the Giver of Fortunes; Bhuti naayika or the Leader of Bhutas or the Feminine Followers of Maha Deva; Bhaswati or Devi Saraswati; *Bhaga maala the Resident of the Eighth Enclosure of the Navaavarana of the Shaktis representing Excellence, Fortune and Distinction;
[*Bhaga is also the Illustrious Dwadasha Adityas viz. Dhata, Mitra, Aryama, Pusha, Shakra, Varuna, Bhaga, Twashta, Viwaswan, Savita, Vishnu and of course Aditya];
Bhikshaa daana kritodyama or Devi Saraswati in the Form of Shiva who resorted to Bhiksha as explained above; Bhiksa Rupa or in this very context Devi assumed the Profile of Bhagavan Shiva; Bhaktikari or the One who encourages the endeavour towards Devotion; Bhakta Lakshmipradayani or the Provider of Wealth to her Devotees; Bhrantighna or the eradicator of Illusions; Bhranti Rupa or the Profile of Delusion; Bhutida or the donor of Contentment; Bhutikaarini or the Provider of Happiness; Bhikshaniya or of the Form of Bhagavan Shiva who practised beseeching; Bhikshu Maata or the Mother of Charities; Bhagyavadrushta gochara or the Discerner of Fortune; Bhogavati or the One enjoying Affluence; Bhogarupa or the Substance of Luxury; Bhoga Moksha phalaprada or the Sponsor of Ultimate Status of Salvation; Bhogashranta or the preserver of Wealth; Bhagyavati or the Sourcer of Abundance; Bhaktougha vinashani or the Eliminator of the Sins and Follys of her Followers);
Om Aim Kleem Souh Baaley Braahmi rahmapatni Aim Vada Vada Vaagvaadini Swaaha
Braahmi Brahmaswarupacha Brihati Brahmavallabha, Brahmadaacha Brahma Maata Brahmaani Brahmadaayani/ Brahmeshi Brahmasamstutya Brahmavedya Budhapriya, Balendu Shekhara Baala Puja karapriya/ Baladaa Bindurupaacha Balasuryasamaprabha, Brahmarupa Brahmamayi Badhnamandala madhyaga/ Brahmani Buddhidaa Buddhirbuddhirupa Budheswari, Bandhakshayakari Baadha naashani Bandhurupini/ Bindwalaya Bindubhusha Bindunaada samanvita, Beejarupa Beejamaata Brahmanya Brahmacharini/ Bahurupa Balavati Brahmanya Brahmacharini, Brahma stutya Brahma Vidya Brahmaandaadhina vallabha/ Brahmesha Vishnurupacha Brahma Vishnveesha samsthita, Buddhi Rupa Budheshani Bandhi Bandha Vimochani/
(Braahmi or the Matrika and the personified Female Energy of Brahma Deva; Brahma Swarupa or the Alternate Form of Lord Brahma; Brihati or The Collossal Form; Brahma Vallabha the Controller of Brahma; Brahmada or the Provider of Brahma Tatwa; Brahma maata or the Mother Figure of all Brahmanas; Brahmani or Role Model of Brahmanas; Brahmadayani or the Provider of Brahmatwa; Brahmeshi the Paradigm of Brahmanas; Brahmasamtutya or The Devi applauded by Brahma; Brahma Vidya or of the Knowledge of Atma and Paramatma or the Awareness of the Self and Beyond; Budha Priya or the Goddess fond of the Virtuous and Righteous; Balendu Shehkara or the One embellished with the Emerging Moon on her head gear; Bala or the Parama Shakti assuming the Form of Bala as one of the Maha Vidyas; Pujaakara Priya or Devi who is pleased with the Proverbial Shodashopa- chaaras like Avahana-Snaana-Gandha-Pushpa-Dhoopa-Deepa-Naivedyadi Services; Balada or the Bestower of Power and Energy; Bindu Rupa or of the Concept of ‘Shoonyata’ and ‘Paripurnata’-that is of Nothingness and of Sublimity /Ampleness or of Reality and Illusion; Bala Surya Samaprabha or of the Spendour of Rising Sun; Brahma Rupa or of the outline of Brahma; Brahma mayi or full of Brahma Tatwa clearly distinguishing Paramatma and Maya or the Truth and Fallacy; Badhna mandala Madhyaga or of the Pivotal Hold of the Tied Knots of Lokas; Brahmaani or the Authority Figure Controlling the affairs of Brahma; Buddhida or the Awarder of Intellect; Buddhi or the Manifestation of Mental Energy; Buddhi Rupa or of the Sketch of Intellect; Budheswari or the Chief Regulator and Organiser of Buddhi or alternatively of the Planet of Budha; Bandha Kshayakari or the smasher of worldly shackles; Badhaa nashani or the Terminator of Sorrows and Impediments; Bandhu rupini or of the soothing and encouraging presence of relatives and well wishers; Bindwaalaya or the Temple of Bindu or Parama Shakti represented by Omkaara the Reality of the Almighty as distinguished from Maya.or the Make-Believe; Bindu Bhasha or the Expression of what Bindu is all about; *Bindu Naada Samanvita or Devi Sarasavati –
*The Sound of Omkara represented by Icchaa Shakti, Jnaana Shakti, Kriya Shakti and of select accessibility to these aspects];
Beeja Rupa or the Manifestation of Sacred Seed Mantras that invoke the correspondng Shaktis; Beeja Maata or the Originator of the Beeja Mantras and their methodology of application to gain specific purposes and end-objectives; Brahmanya or the Supreme Possessor of Brahma Tatwa; Brahma Karini or the Shakti that creates the Energy of Brahma; Brahma Stutya or The Power that Brahma acknowledges and applauds;
*Brahma Vidya or the Science of Brahma including the Concept, Origin, Definition, Analysis, Practice, Means of Achievement, and the Capacity of imparting to others;
Brahmandaadheena vallabha or that Primary Shakti which regulates and promotes the Universe in Totality; Brahmesha or the Force that Kick-Starts the Actions of Brahma; Vishnu Rupaacha or of the Essence of Vishnu and his Activties of Universal Evolution; Brahma-Vishnesha Samshthita or the True Embodiment of Tri Murtis; Buddhi Rupa or the Swarupa or Form of Buddhi or Discernment and Sensitivity; Budheshani or the Controller of Mental Faculties; Bandhi or the One who is tied to the Absorbing Responsibilities of Universal Creation- Upkeep- and Dissolution; Bandha Mochani or the One who alone could break the shackles of the Unending Cycle of Births and Deaths and the great interregnum of Life in between.
Om Hreem Aim Am Am Im Eem Vum Voom Rum Rumta Yem Aim Om Aoum/ Kam Kham Gam Gham Cham Chham Jam Jham Im Tam Tham Dum Dham Nam Tam Tham/ Dum Dham Nam Pam Pham Bham Bham Mam Yam Rum Lam Vam Sham Sham Sum Ham Lam/ Ksham Aksha maaley Akshara Maalikaa Sdamaalamkritey Vada Vada Vaagvaadini Swaaha/
Akshamaala Aksharaakaaraa Ksharaakshara Phalaprada, Anantaananda Sukhadaananta Chandra nibhaanana/ Ananta Mahimaaghora Anantagambhira samyutaa, Adrushtaadrushta bhagyaphala prada/ Arundhatyavyayi Naadha Aneka Sadguna samyuta, Aneka Bhushana adrushya aneka Loka nishevita/ Anantaananta sukhadaa Ghoraaghora Swarupini, Asesha Devataarupa amritarupaamriteswari/ Anavadyaaneka hastaaneka Maanikya bhushana, Aneka Vighnasamharti twaanekaabharana anvita/ Avidyaajnaana samhartri hya Vidyaa Jaala naashani, Abhirupa anavadyaangi hyapra tarkya gati prada/ Akalankarupini cha hyanugraha paraayana, Ambarastha ambaramaya ambara Maalaambujekshana/ Ambikaabjakara abjastha amshumatya amshushataanvita,Ambujaamrita anavara akhandambujaasana maha priya/ Ajaraamara Samsevya ajara sevita padyugaa, Atulaartha prada ardrikya atyudaaraa bhayanvitaa/ Anaadha vatsala ananta priya Aanantepsita pradaa, Ambujaakshya Amburupa Ambujato -dbhava Maha Priya/ Akhandaamarastutya Amara nayika pujita, Ajeya Aja samkaasha Agjnaana naashinya Abhishtadaa/ Akta Aghanena chaastreshi hyalakshmi naashana tathaa, Anantasaara Anantashrir ananta vidhi pujitaa/ Abhishtaa Amartya Sampujyaahya Astodaya vivarjita, Aastika swanta nilaya Astrarupa Astravati tathaa/ Askhalatya Askhaladrupa Askhala dwidyaapraadayani, Askhalat -ssiddhida Ananda Ambuja Amaranaayikaa/ Ameya Asesha paapoaghna Akshara Saarasvata pradaa, Jaya Jayanti Jayadaa Janma Karma vivarjita/
(Aksha maalaa or Devi! Your main accompaniment is rosary or the string of Rudraaksha to perform constant Tapasya; you are the Aksharaa kaara or of the Swarupa of Aksharas or the Alphabets of Imperishable Syllables which yield lasting value since these constitute a ‘Bhasha’ or the specific language which indeed is a fountain of words, expressions, literature, poetry, communication and richness of human life; Anantaananda or the Embodiment of Lasting Happiness; Sukhadaanata or the Provider of endless satisfaction; Chandra nibhaavana or of the Cool and Placid Countenance of Moon; Ananta Mahima or of eternal magnificence; Aghora or never distressful; Ananta Gambhira or of boundless equanimity; Adrushtaadrushtida or of the Provider of Invisible Vision of Values; Anantaadrushta bhagya phalapra or the granter of imperceivable fortune ; Devi! you are of the Swarupa of *Arundhati, the Eminent wife of Vasishtha -of the famed Sapta Rishis viz. Marichi, Atri, Angirasa, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu and Vasishtha-
[* Arundhati Devi is regarded as the highest priestess of conjugal happiness and mutual adjustment of new couples as the latter are asked to invoke the Star of Arundhati on the Sky at the time of nuptial ceremonies ; she was the guardian mother of Devi Sita of Ramayana when the latter was abandoned by Rama before the birth of Lava and Kusha];
Avyayi or the Indestructible; Nadhaa or the Master of any House hold; Aneka Sadguna Samyuta or the Goddess replete with excellent features; Aneka bhushana or Fully ornamented; Adrushya or Invisible; Aneka Loka nishevita or worshipped by many Lokas; Ananta or the Infinite; Ananta Sukha da or the bestower of eternal happiness; Ghoraaghora Swarupini or of the Form at once of Peacefulness and Dreadfulness; Asesha Devata rupa or the Displayer of innumerable Swarupas of Devatas; Amritarupa or the Symbol of Amrita or Elixir; Amriteswari the Personification of Amrita; Anavadya or the Devi of exquisite beauty and grace; Aneka hasta or of countless hands of Abhaya Mudra assuring security and fearlessness; Aneka manikya bhushana or adorned with several priceless diamonds of glitter; Aneka Vighna Samhartri or the destroyer of numerous obstacles experienced by the faithful devotees; Anekaabharanaanvita or the Goddess who is adorned with invaluable ornaments; Avidya-Agjnaana samharti or the demolisher of Illiteracy and Ignorance; Abhirupa or of the most pleasing and enchanting profile; Anavdyangi or of gorgeous physique; Apratarkya gati prada or of irrefutable gait and bearing; Akalanka Rupini or of Spotless Form; Anugraha Paraayana or Constantly engaged in offering benevolence and magnanimity; Ambarastha or the One stationed on the Skies; Ambara maya or She is spread all over the Sky; Ambara maala or the garland of the huge sky; Ambujekshana or Devi has the incredible vision and farsight comparable to the softness of Lotuses; Ambika or the Mother of the Universe; Abja karaayai or of the hands comparable to the smoothness of Lotuses; Abjastha or the Resider of Lotuses; Amsumati or of the translucent Mind of a dew drop; Amshu shataanvita or like hundreds of dew drops; Ambuja or the Lotus itself; Amrita or the personification of Amrita itself; Anavara or of excellence; Akhanda or Indivisible; Ambujaasana Maha Priya or the One who enjoys the indulgent comfort of Lotus seat; Ajaraamara samsevya or the worshipper of Devas who are devoid of Old age and death; Ajara sevita padyuga or Devas revere the supple feet of Saraswati; Atulartha prada or the bestower of limitless wealth; Ardraika or the One who possesses extremely compassionate reaction to the needy; Atyudaara or the Epitome of liberal responses; Abhayanvita or the One with Abhaya Mudra or the sign of Fearlessness; Anadha vatsala or the Savior of those who have no succor or help; Ananta Priya or the beloved of Ananta Deva or Vishnu; Anantepsida prada or the fulfiller of endless desires; Ambujaksha or of the charming eys of Lotuses; Ambu rupa or of the Form of Clean Water; Ambujodhhava maha priya or Devi Vani who is obsessed with the desire of Brahma Deva who was manifested atop a Lotus stalk ; Akhanda or Unbreakable; Amara stutwaaya or constantly extolled by Amaraas or Devatas; Amara naayaka pujita or worshipped by Indra Deva the Chief of Devas; Ajeya or Invincible; Aja sankaasha or the Ever Resplendent Unborn Eternity; Agjnaana nashinya or the Obliterator of the Darkness of Ignorance; Abhishta dayani or the Great Fulfiller of Desires; Akta or smeared like dark night; Aghana or the Sinless; Astreshi or of the Speed and Power of Mantrika Arrows; Alakshmi nashini or the uprooter of poverty and paucity; Anantasaara or the Eternal Truth or the Essence of Life and Death as a cycle; Ananta Shri or the Boundless Opulence or Affluence; Ananta Vidhi pujita or Worshipper of Endless Destiny; Abhishta or the Characterisation of Desire; Amartya sampuyjya or the One ever worshipped by Devas; Astodaya Vigvarjita or the Bhagavati has neither Rise or Fall like in a day and night; Aastika swanta Nilaya or the One who always stays near Confirmists but never the Non –Believers; Astra rupa or of the Form of Sacred Arrows; Astravati or the Possessor of limitless Arrrows released with Mantras; Askhalita or the example of chastity- alternative meaning is that Devi is Unshaken or Undaunted; Askhaldrupa or of the Swarupa of Firmness; Askhalidvidya pradaayani or the acceder of complete and unblemished knowledge; Askhaladsiddhi or the Provider of untarnished Siddhis or accomplishments; Ananda or the personification of Happiness; Ambuja or the appearance of Lotuses; Amara nayika or of the High Satus of Amaras or Devatas ; Ameya or boundless or Immeasurable; Asesha paapaghnai or She who is the destroyer of huge stock of sins; Akshara Sarasvtaprada or the benefactor of lasting Literature and Learning; Jaya or the Personification of Victory; Jayanta or the Son of Indra deputed to accompany the horse deputed for the Sacrifices of Ashwamedha Yagna; Jayadaaya or the renderor of victory in battles; Janma karma vivarjita or the One who is devoid of Samskaraas or Vedic Traditions after the birth of a child such as Naama Karana, Anna Pashana, Chooda Karana, Karna vedha, Vidyarambha, Upanayana etc.)
Om Jyaam Hree Jaya Jaya Jagan Maatah Aim VadaVada Vaagvadini Swaha
Jagtpriya Jagan mataa Jagadiswara Vallabha, Jaatirjaya Jitaamitraa Japyaa japana kaarini/ Jeenanijeevanilaya Jeevaakhyaa Jeevadharini, Jahnavi jyaa Japavati Jaatirupaa Jayaprada/ Janardanapriyakari Joshaneeyaa Jagat stitha, Jagatjjyeshthaa Jaganmaaya Jeevana traana kaarini/ Jeevaatulatikaa Jeevaa Janma Janma nibarhani, Jaadyavidhvamsana kari Jagadyonirjayaatmikaa/ Jagadaananda Janani Jambuscha Jalajekshanaa, Jayanti Janga pugaghni Janita Jnaana Vgrahaa/ Jataajatavati Japyaa Japa kartru priyankari, Japakrut paapa samhatri Japa krut phala daayani/ Japaapushpa sama prakhyaa Japaa kusuma dhaarini, Janani Janma rahita Jyoirvrityabhidhaayani/ Jutaajutana Chandraarthaa Jagat srishtikara tathaa, Jagatraanakari Jaadya dhvamsa kartri Jayeswari/ Jagadbeejaa Jayaavaasaa Janmabhurjanma naashini, Janmaantya rahita Jaitri Jagadyonir japaatmikaa/ Jayalakshana sampurnaa Jayadaana kritodyamaa, Jambharaadyaadi samstutyaa Jambhaa phaladaayani/ Jagatraya hitaa Jyeshthaa Jagatraya vashamkari, Jagatrayaambaa Jagati jwaalaa jwalita lochanaa/ Jwaalini jwalanaabhaasaa Jwalanti Jwalanaatmika, Jitaaraati surastutyaa Jitakrodhaa Jitendriyaa/ Jaraamarana shunyaacha Janitri Janma naashini, Jalajaabhaa Jalamayi Jalajaasana Vallabhaa/ Jalajastha Japaaraadhya Jana Mangalakaarini, Kaamini Kaamarupa cha Kamyaakaamyapradayani/
(Jagatpriya or the One who is most sought after in the Universe; Jagan Matrey or the Unique Mother of the Worlds; Jagadeeswara Vallabha or the Companion of Maha Deva; Jaati or the Chaturvarna / Four Established Castes of Brahmana-Kshatriya-Vaishya and Others; Jayaamaya or of the Essence of Massive Victory; Jita mitra or the One who ensures that her friends are victorious; Japyaa or the worshipped by way of Japa; Japana kaarinya or the One who is the cause of the Japa; Jeevanya or the very Life Force of all; Jeeva nilaya or the Storage and Stock of Life; Jeevaakhya or the chapter of Life; Jeeva dhaarini or the One who preserves life for others; Jahnavi or of the Swarupa of Sacred River; Jyaa or its Tributary; Japavati or Devi Saraswati is the portrayal of constant Japa or meditative repetition of Mantras; Jayaprada or the One ensuring success to the followers; Janardana priya kari or the One who mobilises ardent devotion to Vishnu; Joshaniya or Symbol of Awakening; Jagat Sthita or the Preserver of the Universe; Jagajjeshtha or the Eldest of the Universe; Jaganmaya or the Illusion of the Universe; Jeevana traana karini or Shelter and Saviour of Life; Jeevatu latika or the Unique Creeper enabling gradual evolution of Life; Jeeva Janani or the Mother of Existence of the Beings; Janma nibarhani or the destroyer of Life; Jadya vidhwamshana kari or the exterminator of diseases; Jagadyoni or the Supreme Creator; Jayatmika or the Profile of Victory and Success; Jagadaananda Janani or the Universal Mother of Delight and Contentment; Jamba seed /fruit; Jalajekshana or of the Charming Looks of Lotus; Janita Jnaana Vigraha or the Figure of Self-Manifested Knowledge; Jataa or of similar matted hair of Bhagavan Shiva; Jataavatya or the Devi possessive of the affinity of Shiva Juta; Japya or the Deity who is constantly recited about; Japa kartru priyankari or She provides fulfillment to those who perform Japa in her name; Japakritphala dayinyai or the Bestower of the fruits of the Japa to the concerned devotees; Japa Pushpa samaprakhya or of the charm and beauty of Japa Pushpa commonly called the China Rose; Janani or the Supreme Mother; Janmarahitaya or Devi who is devoid of Beginning and End; Jyotirvrityabhidaayina or The massive Deposit of Lustre greets Devi constantly with veneration; Jataajutana Chandraardha or the Half Moon oranamenting the Jataajuta of Shiva is paying tributes to Devi ; Jagatsrishti kari or She is the Creator of the Worlds; Jagatraana kari or the Preserver too; Jaadya dhwamsakari or the blower of illnesses; Jayeshwari or the Queen of Triumphs; Jagad beeja or the Creative Seed of the Jagat; Jayaavasaayai or the Full Form of Conquest; Janma bhuvey or the Creative Energy producing countless Births; Janma Nashinyai or the destructive Energy too; Janmanta rahita or the Force responsible for the cycle of births and death; Jaitri or Conqueror an epithet of Vishnu; Jaya lakshana supmurnaa or the One with the Fullness of the never faulting features of Success; Jaya daana kritodyama or One who is launching victory on the success pad of charity and sacrifice; Jambharadyadi samstutya or Rakshasas like Jambhasura eventually realised the magnificence of Devi and were fully engaged in commendations to her; Jambhari phaladayani or She granted the fruits of pardons by the Asura’s realisation of Devi’s supremacy; Jaga Traya hita or Devi always aims at the welfare of all the Three Worlds; Jyeshtha or the Senior Most Elder of the Universe; Jagatraya Vashankari or the Unique Mesmoriser of the hree Worlds; Jagati or She is the Universe herself; Jagayonaye or the Paramount Mother-Creator; Japatmika or the Personification of Japa; *Jwaala or the Goddess of Flames the Alternate Form of Shakti as Devi Saraswati [ One of the reputed Shakti peethas in Kangra in Himachal Pradesh]; Jwaalita lochana or of flames as her eyes; Jwaalinya or the Sourcer-Goddess of Flames; Jwalanaabhaasa or the Countenance of Flames; Jwalanti or the Symbol of Flames; Jwalanatmika or the Innner Form of Burnig Flames; Jitaaraati surastutya or the Devi appealed to by all the Leading Devatas to assume calmness; Jitakrodha or Devi has overpowered wrath and fury; *Jitendriya or the One who controls physical parts and features;
*[‘Panchendriyas’ of Eyes, Ears, Nose, Tongue and Skin and the corresponding senses of vision, hearing, smell, taste and touch, besides ‘Shadvargas’ viz. Kama, Krodha, Lobha, Moha, Mada and Matsaras and the corresponding human aberrations of Desire, Anger, Greed, Infatuation, Arrogance, and Jealousy;]
Janitri or the Supreme Mother; Jaraamarana Shunya or completely free from old age and death; Jalajaabha or of the splendid resemblance of a Lotus; Jalamaya or full of water; Jalajaanana Vallabhya or of the Alternate Form of rahma, Jalajashtaa or the inhabitant of water; Japaraadhya or she who is worshipped by the medium of Japa; Jana mangala kaarinya or Devi Saraswati is the provider of auspiciousness to the General Public; Kaamini or the Fulfiller; Kamarupa or the pictogram of Desire and Aspirations; Kaamya or the One identical to fulfillment; Kamaprada or the deliverer of wishes);
Aim Kleem Kalyani Kamadharini vada vada Vagvaadini Swaaha
Kamakhya Kamada Kartri Kratukarma Phalaprada, Kritaghnaghni Kriyarupaa Karya karana rupini/ Kanjaakshi Karunarupa Kevalaamara sevita, Kalyana kaarani Kantaa Kantida Kanti rupini/ KamalaaKamalaa vaasa Kamalotpala Malini, Kumudwati cha Kalyani Kantaa Kamesha Vallabha/ Kameshwari Kamalini Kamada Kamabandhini, Kamadhenuh Kanchanakshi Kanchanaabha Kalanidhih/ Kriya Kirtikari Kirti Kratusreshtha Kriteshwari, Kratuh Sarva Kriya Stutya Kratu krutpriya kaarinii/ Kleshanashakari Kartri Karmada Karmabandhini,Karmabandha HariKrishna Klamaghni Kanjalochana/ Kandarpa janani Kantaa Karuna Karunavati, Kleem kaarini Kripaakaara Kripasindhuh Kripavati/ KarunadraKamalodbhava Kirtikari Kalmashaghni Kriyakari ,Kriyashakti KamarupaKamalotpalagandhini/ Kala Kalavati Kurma kutastha Kanja samsthita,Kalika Kalmashaghni cha Kamaniya jataanvita/ Karapadma Karaabhishthaprada Kratuphalaprada, Koushiki Koshadaa Kavyakartri Kosheswari Krusha/ Kurmahyaana Kalpalata Kaalakuta vinaashani, Kalpodyaanavati Kalpa Vanastha Kalpakaarini/ Kadamba Kusumaabhaasa Kadamba Kusuma priya, Kadambodyana Madhyastha Kirtida Kirtibhushana/ Kula maata Kulaavaasaa Kulaachara Priyankari, Kulaanaatha Kaamakala Kalanaathaa Kaleswari/ Kundamandara Pushpabha Kapardasthita Chandrika, Kavitwada Kavyamaata Kavimaata Kalaaprada/
Om Souh Kleem Aim Tato Vada Vada Vaagvaadini Swaahaa
(Kamakhya or the Goddess of Sensuousness and gratification; Kaamada or the giver of one’s requirements in full; Kartri or the Performer; Kratukarma phalaprada or the bestower of the fruits of accomplishing Yagnas; the exterminator of the ingratitude; Karya Karana Rupini or Devi the Swarupa of the Cause and Causation/Action; Kanjakshi or the Lotus Eyed; Kevalaamara Sevita or the One worshipped by Devas in entirety and exclusivity; Kalyana Karini or the Subscriber of Propitiousness; Kanta or the Epitome of Womanhood; Kantida or the Generator of Illumination; Kanti rupini or the Profile of Lustre; Kamala or the Lotus; Kamala vaasa or the Home of Lotuses; Kamalotpala or the Generator of Lotuses; Malini or the Garland of Elegance; Kumudvati or the White Water Lily stated to open at Moon Rise-an epithet of Vishnu; Kalyani or the Blessed Excellence; Kanta or the Ideal Femininity; Kamesha Vallabha or of the Dominant Power Form of Shiva; Kameshwari or the Auxiliary Form of Parvati; Kamalini or the Substitute Swarupa of Lotus; Kamada or the Originator of Kama or Desire; Kama bandhini or the Binding Power of Aspirations; Kamadhenu or the Celestial Milch Cow that fulfils wishes; Kanchanakshi or the Golden Visioned; Kancha nabha or Vishnu the Golden Navelled; *Kalanidhi or the Presider of ‘Shodasha Kalas’ or of Sixteen Art Forms;
[* Shodasha Chandra Kalas: Amrita, Manada, Tushti, Pushti, Rati, Dhruti, Shashini,Chandrika, Kanta, Jyotsna, Shri, Priti, Angada, Poorna and Poornaamrita; The Corresponding *Shodasha Nitya Devis are: Maha Tripura Sundari, Kameshwari, Bhaga maalini, Nityaklinna, Bherunda, Vahni vaasini, Maha Vajreshwari, Shiva dooti /Roudri, Twarita, Kala Sundari, Nitya, Vijaya, Sarva Mangala, Jwala Malini and Chidrupa]
Kriya or the Action Form, Kirti kari or the Harvestor of Reputation; Kirti or the Celebrity; Kratu Shreshtha or the Luminary of Yagnas; Kriteswari or the Goddess of Deeds; The Authority of Organising the Systematic Acts of Kratus; The One who enjoys the Organisation of Kratus; Klesha naashakari or the blower of obstacles; Kartri or the Supreme Perforrmer; Karmada or the Decider of the Results of Actions; Karma bandhini or the Enforcer of Resultant Fruits of Actions; Karma bandha hari or She has the power of reversing the effects of Karma also; Krishta or the One who pulls / cultivates or motivates action; Klamaghni or the Liberator from Obstacles; Kanja lochana or the Visionary of clearness like that of Lotus Eyes; Kandarpa Janani or the Mother Figure of Manmadha or that of Devi Lakshmi; Kanta or the Exemplary Female Energy; Karuna or the byword of Compassion; Karunavati or the Rarity of Kindness; *Kleem Kaarini or of the Creator of Seed Energy from the Word Kleem
*[Kleem generates Spiritual Power connecting the Supreme and Maha Maya or the transformer of Materialism into Spititualism as facilitated by a Guru to seek Spiritual Empowerment];
Kripaakara or the Profile of Mercy; Kripa Sindhu or the Ocean of Benevolence; Kripavati or the Goddess of Compassion; Karunardra or the One replete with Kindness; Kamalodbhava or Manifested from Lotus; Keertikara or the Provider of Fame and Recognition; Kalmashagni or the destroyer of imperfectionsand blotches; Kriya kari or the Facilitator of Action; Kriya Shakti or the Top Inspirer of Motivation; Kamalotpala gandhini or the Huge Stock of Fragrance from Lotuses; Kala or the Art Form [See Kala Nidhi above]; Kalavati or The Characterisation of Kalas as referred to above; Kurma or the Incarnation of Maha Vishnu who steadied the Huge Churner of Vasuki in the context of Amrita Mathana by Deva-Danavas; *Kutastha or the Dormant olr Latent Shakti which gets activised at the time of Universal Peril as assured by Lord Krishna stating : Pavitraanaya Sadhunaam Vinashayacha dushkrutaam, Dharma samsthaapanardhaaya sambhavami yugey yugey/; Kanja samsthita or the inhabitant of Lotuses; Kalika or of the Kalika Swarupa; Kanameya jataanvita or Devi the possesor of soft matted head hair; Kara Padma or the Displayer of Lotus Stalk in her hand; Karaabhishta pradaaya or the hand provider of wishes to her devotees; Kratu phala pradaya or the conferror of the positive results of observing Kratus; *Koushiki or the Extension Shakti of Devi Parvati;
*[There are two versions of manifestations of Koushiki; Markandeya Purana described that Durga Devi created Koushiki from Durga’s body cells / Kosha as the Devi was fighting the demon brothers Shumba and Nishumbha. Matsya Purana described that originally Devi Parvati was of dark complexion and resorted to extreme Tapasya to Lord Brahma who enabled the transfer of the dark cells of Parvati’s body to Devi Kaushiki and created new cells of extreme fairness and brightness to Parvati called Devi Gauri! It is widely believed that the manifestation of Koushiki resides in Vindhya Region as present there].
*Koshada or Devi is the Resider of * ‘Koshas’ or the Sheaths of Human System akin to layers of an Onion;
* [The layers are stated to be Annamaya or food based; Pranamaya or based on Vital Air; Manomaya or based on mind or mental faculty; Vigjnaana maya or wisdom / intellect based and Anandamaya or on the basis of extreme gratification or bliss];
*Kanya or maiden;
[* Mythologically stated there are Pancha Kanyas whose worship assures the washing of sins; these were Mandodari, Ahalya, Draupadi, Kunti and Tara; these illustrious women represented Pancha Bhutas; during Devi Durga Nava Raatri Pujas Kanya worship of girls before the state of puberty is still observed each day as representing Durga Devi herself ; Kumaris from the age of one year to Sixteen are known as Sandhya, Saraswati, Tridha, Kalika, Shubhaga, Uma, Malini, Kubjika, Kaala Sandarbha, Aparajita, Rudrani, Bhairavi, Maha Lakshmi, Peetha Nayaki, Kshetrajna and Ambika];
Kartri or the One who is Action-oriented always; Kosheswari or Devi Lakshmi / or the Kuberi or the Celestial Treasurer; Krisha or of the Form of Extreme Thinness as is the constant practitioner of Tapasya; Kurma yana or the leisurely pacer of the Universe to take stock of the activities of Beings; Kalpa Lata or the Interminable Creeper Form of the Worlds bestowing boons to the virtuous and punishing the wicked; Kaala Kuta Vinaashani or the destroyer of poisonous flames; Kalpodyaanavati or Saraswati the charming damsel enjoying the beauty of Celestial Gardens; Kalpa Vanastha or the Resider of Heavenly Forests; *Kalpa kaarini or the Maker of Kalpas;
* [Kaala Mana or the Time Frame is repetitive, cyclical and everlasting. A human year is a day of Devas. The totality of Four Yugas is 1200 Deva years comprising Satya Yuga of 4800 Deva Years + Treta Yuga of 3600 Deva years+ Dwapara Yuga of 2400 Deva Years + Kali Yuga of 1200 Deva Years. One Maha Yuga is a circle of Yugas and 100 Maha Yugas make one Kalpa. It is stated in Matsya Purana that there are 30 Kalpas named Sweta, Nilohita, Vamadeva, Rathaantara, Rourava, Deva, Brihat etc. We are in Sweta Varaha Kalpa now being the first half. Thus Kalamaana is in a continuous flux and Yugas and Kalpas roll by for ever; after the Yugas Pralayas would happen and after Kalpas the Maha Pralayas and a fresh count of thirty Kalpas would recur again!]
Kadamba kusuma abhaasa or of the beauty and fragrance akin to that of a Kadamba flower; Kadamba kumsuma priya or Devi Saraswati is enormously fond of the Flower; Kadambodyana madhyastha or She enjoys being in the middle of the Kadamba garden; Kirti daaya or the boon provider of reputation and distinction; Kirti bhushana or She enjoys the ornamentation of status and fame; Kula mataa or the Mother of all Kulas and Vamshas; Kulaavasa or She feels at home or happy in any Kula or Family; Kulaachara priyankari or is delighted in observing the regulations and disciplines of all or any Kula; Kalaanaatha or is the Prime Deity of every Kula; Kama kala or the embodiment of romance and love; Kaleswari or the Goddess of all types of Art Forms; Kunda Mandaara Pushpaabha or of the bright countenance of Mandara Pushpa; [Mandara is stated to be one of the six kinds of flowers of the celestial gardens of Indra like Kadamba, Mallika, Padma, Parijata]; Kaparda sthita Chandrika or Devi Saraswarti is comparable to the inimitable illumnation and grace of the half moon ornamented on Parama Shiva’s Jataajuta or the matted and curled head hair; Kavitva daayi or Saraswati is indeed the Authority of Excellent Poetry; Kavya matrey or She is the Mother ready to bestow the gift of scripting and rendering Kavyas to her admirers and followers; Kavi maata or the unparalleled Goddess Mother of Poets and Creativity; Kala prada or the Symbol of Magnificent Arts and Artistic Faculties).
Om Souh Kleem Aim Tato Vada Vada Vaagwadini Swaaha
Taruni Tarunitraatey Taaraadhipa Samaanaya, Triptaye Triptiprada Tarkya Tapani Taapinitatha/ Tarpani Tirtha RupaachaTripada Tridasheswari, Trideveshi Trijanani Trimaataa Trayambakeshwai/ Tripura Tripureshaani Traimbaka Tripurambika, Tripurashristrayirupa Trayivedya Traishwari/ Traiyantavedini Taamraa Taapattrtaya haarini,Tamaala sadrushya Traatrey Tarunadityasannibha/ Trailokya Vyapini Triptaa Triptikrit Tatwarupini, Turya Trailokyasamstutya Triguna Triguneshwari/ Tripuraghni Trimaataacha Traimbika Trigunaanvita, Trishnaachhedakari Tikshna Tiksha swarupini/ Tulaatulaadi Rahita Tatwa Brahma Swarupini,Traanakartri Tripaapaghni Tripadaa Tridashanvitaa/ Tatthya Tri Shaktistripadaa Turyaa Trailokyasundari,Tejaskari Trimurtyaadya Tejorupa Tridhaamata/ Trichakra Kartri Tribhaga Turyaatita Phalaprada, Tejaswini Taapaha Taapopaplava naashani/ Tejogarbhaa Tapassaara Tripura Priyankari,Tanyai Taapanasantushta Tapanangaja bheetinut/ Trilochana Trimargaacha Tritiya Tridashastutaa,Tri Sundari Tripathagaa Turiyapada daayani/
( Taruni or Youthful and Vivacious; Tarunitraatey or the Great Protector of Womanhood; Taaraadhipa Samaanaya or the One alike Chandra Deva; Triptaye or the Symbol of High Contentment;Triptiprada or the Provider of Fulfillment; Tarkya or She has the Capacity to endure and bear difficult situations; Tapani or the Sacrificer; Taapini or the One to make others suffer; Tarpani or the One who observes libation of water to Pitru Devatas and performs daily homas; Tirtha Rupa or the One Present at Tirthas and inculcates the habit of pilgrimages by infusing their faith and devotion; Tripada or the One who takes three steps always by being present in Three Lokas; Tridasheswari or the Goddess governing the three dashaas of life viz. Koumara, Youvana and Varthakya or of Studentship, Householder and the Old; Trideveshi or of Devis engaged in Srishti-Sthiti-Samhara; Tri Janani or of the Swarupas of Lalita-Lakshmi-Saraswati representing Courage-Prosperity and Wisdom; Tri Mata or the Three Mothers responsible for Birth, Upbringing and Termination; Trayambakeshwari or of Three Goddesses; Tripura or the Goddess Tripura Sundari referred to as Kali with four hands bearing Akshamaala and Abhaya Vara Mudra, Asura Munda or the head of a demon, Paasha and Khadga as existent in Tripura a North East State of Bharat; Tripureshaani; Tripurambika; Tripura Shri; Trayirupa or of the Three Forms; Trayi Vedya or the Exponents of Ruk-Yajur-Sama Vedas;Trayeshwari; Trayyanta Vedini or the Expert of Vedaantaas; Taamra or of a coppery red complexioned Devi Parvati; *Taapatraya harini or the destroyer of three Tapatrayas of three kinds;
*[Adhi Bhoudika or Ailments of Physical Nature; Adhyatmika or of Mental-Psychological Nature; and Adhi Daivika or of Natural Calamities like Earth quakes, floods, lightnings etc. beyond human control];
Tamala sadrusya or like a dark bark of a tree; Traatrey or the Great Shield of Protection; Tarunaaditya sannibha or of the Heat and Radiance of mid-day Sun; Trailokya vyapinya or the Devi who is spread all out among the Bhu-Akasha-Patala Lokas; Tripta or the Icon of Contentment; Tripti kritey or the One who grants satisfaction; *Tatwa rupini or of the Swarupa of Tatwas;
[*Maha Tatwa emerged from Maha Purusha and Prakriti leading to three kinds of Ahamkaras or Egos or Self Awareness viz. Vaikarika, Taijasa and Tamasa; the Ahamkaras created Five ‘Tanmatras’ or Subtle Forms of Matter comprising Pancha Bhutas of Prithivi-Jala-Teja-Vaayu and Akasha or Earth-Water-Radiance-Air and Sky; of Shabda-Sparsha-Rupa-Rasa-Gandha or Sound-Touch-Vision-Taste-Smell from the corresponding Jnanendriyas or Body Parts viz.Ears-Skin-Eyes-Tongue-Nose; Karmendriyas of Hands, feet, tongue, Paayu or Anus and Upastha or Marmendriya as also of Manas or Mind. Thus the Tatwas of Trigunas, Pancha Bhutas, PanchaTanmatras, Pancha Jnanendriyas, Pancha Karnmendriyas all controlled by and Manas or Mind].
Turya or the Final State of Soul in which Yogi becomes identified with Brahman; Trilokya samstutya or Devi is extolled and admired in the Tri Lokas; Triguna or the Single Entity displaying all the Three Features or Characteristics of Satvika-Rajasika and Tamasika nature yet being a Nirguna; Triguneswara or the Presiding Deity of the Three Gunas; Tripuraghni or the destroyer of Tripurasura in the Form of Maha Deva as explained above ; Tri Maata; Trigunanvita; Trishna cchedakari or the eradicator of thirst; Tikshna or the Byword for Sharpness or Severity; Tikshna Swarupini or of Ruthlessness and even Cruelty; Tula or Highly Balanced and Composed; Tuladi Rahita or She has no similarity or likeness in terms of her features or actions; Tatwa Brahma Swarupini or of the likeness of Brahma; Tranakartri or the Eminent Defender; Tripapaghni or the eliminator of three kinds of Sins perpetrated by Mind, Tounge and Action-wise ie.Manasa-Vaachaa-Karmana;Tripada or of Three Steps leading to Trilokas; Tridashaanvita of Bound to Three Directions viz. on Earth, Sky High or Underneath; Tathya or the Absolute Truth and the Reality Alone; Trishakti of Creation-Progress-Extinction; Triprada or of imparter of Dharma-Artha-Moksha; Turya or of Climactic and Super-Conciousness; Trailokya Sundari or the Unparalleled Beauty of the Three Worlds on Earth, Sky and Undernreath; Tejaskari or the Creator of Luminosity; Tri Murtaadya or the Originator of Brahma-Vishnu-Maheshwara; Tejorupa or the Personification of Illumination; Tridhaamata or the Essence of Three Supreme Abodes of Satya Loka of Brahma, Vaikuntha of Bhagavan Vishnu and Kailasha of Maha Deva; Tri Chakra Kartri or the Creator of Three Wheels or Paths to achieve Moksha viz. Karma, Bhakti and Jnaana;*Tribhaga or the Shakti of the three parts of day or night in Vedic Astrology;
*[Tribhaga Bala or the power of three parts of day or night is indicated in reference to Grahas or Planets: Budha gains strength in the first third part of a day; Surya gains strengh in the middle one-third of a day and Shani becomes powerful in the last one third of a day; Similarly Chandra, Shukra and Mangala gain strength in the successive one-third parts of the night; however Guru is powerful all the times in a day or night.]
Turyaatita phala prada or Devi Saraswati is capable of bestowing the Status far beyond Turya or of Supreme Awareness; Tejaswini or the Grand Fund of Radiance and Vivacity; Taapaha or the mitigator of extreme heat; Tapoplava nashani or the terminator of dangerously high temperature; Tejogarbha or the Devi whose belly is replete with sparkle and energy; Tapassara or the Quintessence of Tapas or Magnifecent Meditation; Tripura Priyankaari or the Beloved of Tripura Samhara; Tapaswi or the exemplary meditator of excellence; Taapana samtushta or She is exhilarated and excited in performing elevated level of Tapasya; Taapasangaja bheetinudey or as though one might be apprehensive of the abnormality of her physical health due to the rigorous tapasya; Trilochana or of Three Eyes when the third is never opened unless extreme situations are called for; Tri Maraagaya or Devi commends Three Paths of Seeking Salvation viz. Bhakti or Jnaana or Vairagya; Tritiya or the Third Day of each month both in the Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha with special significance on Akshaya Tritiya in Vaishakha and Teej Festival for women in Shravana months; Tridasha Stuta or Commended by the three directions of Sky, Earth and the Under worlds of Patala; Tri Sundari or the Paradigm of Charm and Gorgeousness in the Tri Lokas; Tripathaga or of the Three Paths seeking Vidya, Vitta and Vairagya; Turiya Pada daayni or the Goddess with powers to guide Yogis to the Supreme Reality).
Om Hreem Shreem Kleem Aim Namasshuddha Phaladey Aim Vada Vada Vaagvadini Swaaha
Shubha Shubhavati Shanta Shantida Shubadayani, Sheetala Shulini Sheeta Shrimati Shubjanvita/
( Shubha or the Auspiciousness of Devi; Shubhavati or the Image of Propitiousness; Shanta or Tranquility; Shanti daa or the Endower of Peacefulness; Shubha dayani or the provider of Contentment; Sheetala or Coolness; Shulini or the Displayer of Trident as a gesture of Confidence to her devotees; Sheeta or the One with placidity devoid of anxieties; Shrimati or Lakshmi Swarupa or the Jewel of Womanhood; Shubhanvita or the Harbinger of favourableness and success ).
Om Aim yaam Eem Yum Youm Yah Aim Vada Vada Vaagvadini Swaaha
Yoga siddhiprada Yogya Yagjnenaparipurita, Yajya Yagnamayi Yakshi Yakshinin Yaksha Vallabha/ Yagjnapriya Yagjna pujyaa Yagjnatushta Yamastuta, Yamaniyaprabha Yamya Yajaniya Yasaskari/ Yagjnakartri Yagjnarupa Yashoda Yagjna samstuta,Yagjneshi Yagjnaphalada Yoga Yoniryajustuta/ Yamisenyaa Yamaraadhya Yamipujya Yameswari, Yogini Yogarupaacha Yogakartru priyankari/ Yogayuktaa Yogamayi YogaYogiswaraambika,Yoga Yagjnamayi Yonih YamaadyashataangaYogata/ Yantritaaghoughasamhara Yamalokanivarini,Yashtivyashtishasamstustya Yamaadyashtangayogayuk/ Yogiswari Yogamataa Yoga Siddhaa cha Yogadaa,Yogaaroodha Yogamayi Yogarupaa Yaviyasi/ Yantrarupacha Yantrastha Yantrapujya cha Yantrika,Yuga kartri Yugamayi Yugadharmavivarjita/ Yamuna Yamini Yaamya Yamunaajalamadhyaga,Yataayaata prashamani yatanaanaam nikruntani/ Yogaavasa Yogivandya Yattacchabda Swarupini, Yogakshemamayi Yantra Yaavadakshara Matrika/ Yavatpadamayi Yavacchabdarupa Yatheswari,Yattadiya YakshavandyaYadvidya Yati samsthuta/ Yaavadvidyaamayi Yavadvidyaabrinda Suvanditaa,Yogihrudpadma nilaya Yogivaryapriyankari/ Yogivandya Yogi maata Yogisha phaladayani, Yaksha vandya Yaksha pujya Yaksharaja supujita/ Yagjnarupa Yagjnatushta Yaayajuk swarupini,Yantraaraadhya YantramadhyaYantrakatrupriyankari/ Yantraarudha Yantrapujya Yogidhyana parayana,Yagjaniya Yamastutyaa Yogayukta Yashaskari/ Yogabaddha Yatistutya Yogagjna Yoganayaki, Yoga Yagjnaprada Yakshi Yamabadhaa vinaashani/ Yogi Kaamya pradaatricha Yogimokshapradayani/
Iti naamnaam Saraswatyahsahasram samudeetam/ Mantratmakam MahagopyamMaha Saaraswatapradam,YahpathecchrunuyadbhaktyaTrikalam Sadhakah puman/ Sarva Vidyanidhissaakshaat sa eva bhavati dhruvam,Labhatey Sampadassarvaah Putra poutraadi samyutaah/Mookopi Sarva Vidyaa Suchaturmukha Ivaaparah, Bhutwa prapnoti Saannidhyam Antey Dhaturmuniswara/ Sava Mantramayam Sarva Vidyaamaana phalapradam, Kasmai Chinna pradaatavyam Praanaih Kantha Gatairapi/ Mahaa Rahaasya satatam Vani naama Sahasrakam, Susiddha masmaadeenaam Stotram tey samuditam/
Iti Shri Skaanda Puraaney Shri Saraswati Sahasra Naama Stotram Sampurnam/
(Yoga Siddiprada or Devi Saraswati is the provider of Achievement to Yogis; Yogya or the Manifestation of Worthiness; Yagnjnena paripurita or the Successful accomplisher of all Yagjnas; Yajya or the One to whom Yagjnas are addressed to; Yagjnamayi or the Incarnation of Yagjnas; Yakshi or the High representation of Wealth being the wife of Kubera the Treasurer of Devas; Yakshini or of the Form of Yakshinis or the Female Form of Yakshas or Nymphs who is in the service of Devi Durga; Yakshini Vallabha or the Goddess of Yakshas; Yagjna priya or the One who is delighted with Yagjnas or the Sacrificial Offerings to Devas; Yagjna pujya or the Goddess worshipped through the medium of Yagjnas; Yagjna Tushta or the Deity who is happy and contented with the performance of Yagjnas; Yama Stuta or the Goddess is acclaimed and well applauded by Yama Dharmaraja; Yamaniya prabha or the fresh brightness of each ‘Yaama’ or Three Hours of a Day/Night; alternatively explained as the personification of Self-Restraint and Discipline; Yaamya or the One with tolerance and leniency; Yajaniya or Worthy of high worship in the medium of Yagjnas; Yasaskari the awarder of name and fame; Yagjnakartri or the Top Organiser of Yagjnas; Yagjna Rupa or the very appearance of Yagjnas; Yashoda or the contributor of reputation and eminence or alternatively explained the foster mother of Lord Krishna and the wife of Nanda; Yagjna samstuta or She is celebrated by Yagjnas as their Goddess; Yagjneshi or the Presiding Queen of Yagjnas; Yagjna phalata of the provider of the fruits of Yagjnas; Yogayoni or the Mother Goddess of Yagjnas; Yajustuta or the Personifiction of Yagjnas is never tired of commending and praying to her; Yami Sevya or the Devi worshipped and served by the wife of Yama the God of Death;:
[*Yama is a component of *Ashtaanga Yoga: ‘Yama niyamaasana Praanaayama Pratyaahra Dharanaa Dhyaana Samaadhyayoshtangavavaani’ or Yama-Niyama-Aasana-Prayanama-Pratyaahara-Dharana-Dhyana-Samadhi];
Yogini or Saraswati is herself the Supreme Practitioner of Yoga; Yoga rupa of the Original Expression of Yoga; Yoga kartru priyankari or Devi Vani is extremely pleased with Yoga Practitioners; Yogayukta or the One with the Unique Art of Yoga; Yagamayi or the or Immersed in Yoga; Yoga Yogiswaraambika or the Goddess of Yoga and of Yogiswaras the High Qualified Masters of Yoga; Yoga Jnaana mayi or the One with the Specialised Knowledge of Yoga; Yonih or the Generator of Yoga Vidya; Yamaadyashtaanga Yogata as explained above; Yantrita or the Deity of Yantras and their extensive Science; Aghougha samhara or the Exterminator of Sins and Sinners; Yamaloka nivarini or the Preventor of Yaaloka Yatra; Yashti Vyashtisha samstuta or hailed and venerated by the General Public and the Distinguished Classes of the World alike; Yamaadyashtaanga Yoga yuk or the Perfectionist of Yama-Niyama and such other Eight-folded Yoga; Yogiswari; Yoga Maata; Yoga Siddha or the Paramount Accomplisher of the Art of Yoga; Yogada or the Teacher and Instructor of Yoga too; Yogaarudha or the One seated on the High Seat of Yoga; Yogamayi or the Essence of Yoga; Yogarupa or the Image of Yoga; Yaviyasi or the Incarnation of Yoga; Yantra rupa or the embodiment of Yantras; Yantrastha or embedded in Yantras; Yantra Pujya or Goddess Saraswati is worshippped by the totality of Yantras; Yantrika or She is the Yantra herself; *Yantrika or the Symbol of Unique Energy of mystical / spiritual nature as the word ‘Yam’seeks to create, sustain and support the inherent power;
*[ There has been a very wide range of Yantras and Sadhana or Practice of the Yantras has been in existence from times immemorial addressed to varied Deities such as Devis and Devis, Planets, Spirits etc. invoked for countless end-purposes some for Self-Enhancement, some for attaining Siddhis and some others even for destructive ends.]
Yuga Kartri or the Creator of Yugas or Passages of Kaala or of Time Circles; Yugamayi or Devi who is the Essence of the concerned Yuga kaala; but She is Yuga dharma Vivarjita or is devoid of the features and regulations of the conerned Yugas since she is the Decider of the Yuga dharmas as also of the Enforcer of the Priniciples; Yamuna or of the Swarupa of the Sacred River by that name as also the daughter of Lord Surya and the Sister of Yama, Vaivaswata Manu and Lord Shani; Yamini or the Swarupa of a sister or daughter; Yaamya or the Personification of Yaamaas or Units of Three Hours of Time each; Yamunaa jala madhyaga or Devi Saraswati flowing at the mid-point of River Yamuna as the Antarvahini at Prayaga; Yaataayaaa prashamani or the Controller of rapid motion; Yaatananaam nikruntani or the obstructer of the high speed of the water-flows; Yogaavaasa or the Resider of Yoga; Yogivandtya or Devi is saluted and respected by all the Yogis; Yattatcchabdha swarupini or the Manifestation of Each and Every Sound of Words and Sentences; Yogakshemamayi or the Goddess of tracking the welfare of one and all; Yantra or the Instrumenation of Spiritual Enablement; Yaavadakshara Matrika or the Mother-Goddess of Alphtabets; Yaavatpadamayi or the formulator of Steps in terms of Words, Sentences and Expressions; Yaavacchabda Rupa or the Image of endless Sounds and Vocabulary; Yateshwari or the Independent Self-Starter unbound by barriers; Yattadeeya or as She thinks and Acts as per her imagination freely and spontaneouly; Yaksha Vandya or worshipped by Yakshas; Yadvidya or Vidya or Knowledge is as per her own creation alone; Yati samstuta or commended incessantly by Yatis of extraodinary Powers; Yavadvidyaa mayi or the Personification of all kinds of Vidya or Knowledge; Yaavad- Vidyaa brinda Suvandita or all the Branches of Knowledge do prostrate before her Magnificence; Yogi hridpadma nilaya or Devi Saraswati is the dweller of the Mind-Visioned Lotuses of Yogis in Totality; Yogivarya priyankari or the Unique Magician and Fascinator of the Best of Yogis in the Worlds; Yogi Vandya; Yogi Mata; Yogisha phaladayani or the Rewarder of Favours and Largess to the Outstanding Yogis; Yaksha Vandya; Yaksha Pujya; Yaksha Raja Supujita or Devi is worshipped by the King of Yakshas Kubera; Yagjna Rupa; Yagjna tushta or contented by Yagjnas; Yaayayajaaka Swarupini or of the Emblem of Yaajana or Yagjna; Yantraaraadhya or Devi Saraswati is best worshipped by the media of Yantras; Yantrakatru priyankari or Devi is excited and gladdened by the worship through Yantras; Yantraarudha or the Presiding Deity seated high on Yantras by the means of Sacrifices and Mantrik Applications ; Yantra Pujya or all the Yantras are demonstrative of their reverence; Yogi Dhyana Parayana or the Single Objective that all Yogis seek and surrender; Yajayeena or perform Sacrifices and Yagjnas to Devi the Supreme; Yama Stutya or entreated to her by Lord Yama; YogaYukta or She is always accompanied by Yoga Vidya; Yashaskari or the bestower of High Fame and Distinction; Yoga baddha or She is regulated by the rigourous discipline and regulation of Yoga; Yati stutya or implored by Yatis of Outstanding Virtue; Yogagjna or Totally Knowledgeable of Yogas to such an extent that there could be nothing beyond; Yoga nayaki or the Queen of all the nuances of YogaVidya; Yoga Jnaanaprada or the One who imparts the best of Yogic Knowledge; Yakshi; Yama baadhaa Vinaashani or the desroyer of various kinds of difficulties threatened by Yama Deva; Yogi kaamyapradatri or the Ultimate Fulfiller of the wishes of Yogis; Yogi Moksha pradayani or the final bestower of Moksha to Yogis);
Iti Naamnaam Sarswatyaah Sahasram Samudeetam: The above are theThousand Sacred Names of Maha Devi Saraswati; Mantraatmakam Maha Gopyam Maha Saaraswata pradam or These Outstanding Names are replete with Mantras which are of Confidential nature constituting the Quintessence of Invaluable Knowledge, Wisdom and Discernment that Devi Saraswati is all about; Yah pathetcchrunu yad Bhaktyaa Trikaalam Sadhakah Puman or those who accomplish full reading and hearing of the Devi Naamas three times a day are indeed bestowed the best of everything; Sarva Vidyaanidhi -ssaakshaat sa yeva bhavati dhruvam or They are blessed high with Complete Fulfillment of achieving unique Vidyas most certainly; Labhatey Sampada or Prosperity in Full; Putra poutraadi samyuta or the benediction of excellent progeny of several generations ahead; Mookopi Sarva Vidyaasu Chaturmukha Paraa Parah Bhutwa Praapnoti Saannidhyam or Even the dumb, mute and wreched human beings once exposed to the invaluable Sahasra naama in commendation of Devi would be eligible to excelllence in the domains of Knowledge by the grace of Chaturmukha; all those absorbed in this Sahasranamaa shall indeed attain Devi Saannidhyam or Appearance and nearness; Sarva Mantra mayam Sarva Vidyaa maana Phalapradam or this Sahasranama is a concentrate of Sarva Mantras and is the conferrer of Sarva Vidyas; Mahaa Rahasya satatam Vani Naama Sahasrakam, Su Siddha masmadaadeenam Stotram tey samuditam/ Susidda masma daadeenam Sotram : This Highly Confidential Sahasra naama of Devi Vani naama is the most apropriate and rewarding to persons of my minimal standing and average intellect in all respects.
Iti Shri Skaanda Puraaney Shri Saraswati Sahasra naama Stotram Sampurnam/ (This as a Part of Skanda Purana describing the Thousand Names of Shri Saraswati is complete).
Prathamam Bharatinaama Dwitiyamcha Saraswati,Tritiyam Sharadadevi Chaturtham Hamsavaahana/ Panchamam Jagati Khyatam Shashthim Vaageeswari tathaa/ Kaumari Saptamam Prokta mashtamam Brahmacharini/ Navamam Buddhidhatricha Dashamam Bhuvaneshwari, Brahmi Dwadashanaamaani Tri Sandhyam Yah Pathennarah,Sarvasiddhikari tasya prasannna Parameswari/
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