DURGA MAATA KI AARTI

Jai Ambe Gauri Maiya Jai Ambe Gauri

Tumko Nisdin Dhyavat Hari Brahma Shivari

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"Glory to you, O divine Mother Gauri, glory to you, O Parvati, who are so rich in maiden grace (virgin beauty), the object of daily meditation by Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva!"

Maang Sindoor Viraajat Teeko Mrigmadko

Maiya Teeko Mrigmadko

Ujjval Se Do Naina (2) Chandra Badan Neeko

Om Jai Ambe Gauri

"O Ambe! On your forehead is a resplendent mark of vermilion along with a mark of musk (signifying good luck). Your twin eyes are bright and your face beautiful as the moon."

Kanak Samaan Kalevar Raktambar Raaje

Maiya Raktambar Raaje

Rakta Pushpa Gal Maala (2) Kanthan Par Saaje

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"Your body with a tinge of gold is splendidly dressed in red attire; on your throat lies a wreath of red blossoms like a beautiful necklace."

Ke Hari Vaahan Raajat Khadag Khapad-dhari

Maiya Khadag Khapad-dhari

Sur Nar Munijan Sevak Tinake Dukh Hari

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"Your vehicle, the lion, is, O Mother in keeping with your splendid form; you bear a sword and a skull in your hands, and on you attend the gods, men, hermits and your votaries whose grief you drive away."

Kanan Kundhal Shobhita Nasagre Moti

Maiya Nasagre Moti

Kotik Chandra Divakar (2) Samraajat Jyoti

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"You are adorned with rings on your ears and with pearl on the tip of your nose, your radiance looks as splendid as that of myriad of suns and moons."

Shumbha Nishumbha Vidaari, Mahishaasura Ghaati

Maiya Mahishaasura Ghaati

Dhuumra Vilochana nainaa (2) Nishadina Madamaati

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"O slayer of the demon Mahisha, you tore apart the bodies of Shumbha, Nishumbha and Dhuumravilochana. (In the battle waged against them) your eyes reflected a frenzy of fury everyday and night."

Brahmaani Rudraani, Tuma kamalaa raani

Maiya Tum Kamla Raani

Aagama-nigama Bakhaani (2) Tuma Shiva Pataraani

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"You are the beloved consort of Brahma, Rudra and Vishnu. The Vedas and the Shastras describe you as the queen consort of Shiva,"

Chausatha Yogini Gaavata, Nritya Karata Bhairon

Maiya Nritya Karata Bhairon

Baajata Taala Mridanga (2) Aur Baajata Damaruu
Om Jai Ambe Gauri

"Sixty-four Yoginis chorus your praise and glorify you, while Bhairava (Shiva) dances in tune to the accompaniment of the sound of tambour (mridanga) and drum (damaru)."

Tuma Ho Jaga Ki Maataa, Tuma Hi Ho Bhartaa

Maiya Tum Hi Ho Bhartaa

Bhaktana Ki Dukha Hartaa, Sukha Sampati Kartaa

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"You are mother of the universe, its sustainer, reliever of your devotees' affliction and bestower of happiness and prosperity."

Bhujaa Chaara Ati Shobhita, Var Mudraa Dhaari

Maiya Var Mudra Dhaari

Manavaanchita phala paavata (2) Sevata nara naari

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"The four arms you have adorned your person, while the hand raised in benediction reveals your benign aspect. Those among men and women who wait on you and worship you have all their cherished wishes ever fulfilled."


Kanchana Thaala Viraajata, Agar kapuura Baati

Maiya Agar Kapuura Baati

Shrimaal KeTu Mein Raajata, Koti Ratana Jyoti

Om Jai Ambe Gauri
"In a golden platter are beautifully laid aloe and camphor, both of which have lighted (to be waved before you); in he radiance of your forehead is reflected the splendour of a myriad gems."

Shri Ambeji Ki Aarti Jo Koi Nar Gaave

Maiya Jo koi Nar Gaave

Kahat Shivanand Swami (2) Sukh Sampati Paave

Om Jai Ambe Gauri

Whoever chants Shri Ambe ji’s Aarti attains supreme happiness”.