The Octet of the Tempting Mother, Bhramrambika Ashtakam

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Hail O Tempting Mother
Seated on the Throne of Heaven
The Cause of Benediction
Fountainhead of Virtues
Generatrix of Auspiciousness
The Temptress Great
Of even mighty Shiva
I meditate on Thee
Serving Thy aspect as Wisdom 

Sri kantarcita patra Ganda yugalam - sinhasanadhyasaneem
Lokanugraha karineem  gunavatee  - lolaksanam sankareem
Pakari pramukha mararchitha padaam - Mathe ma Kumba sthaneem
Sri Shaila bramarambikambhaja manah - Sri Sarada sevitam


O Source of the Fourfold Veds
And mighty Vedanta
O Tantalising Temptress
Bewitching all
With Thy Magic, Maya
Of the nature of the Fivefold
Syllables, Nama Shivaya
I meditate on Thee
Serving Thy aspect as Wisdom 


Vindhya dreendra guhantare nivasataam - vedanta vedyaam nidheem
Mandara druma pusha vasitha kujam Mayam Maha Mayeeneem
Bandhooka Prasavo jwalaruna nibham  Panchaksharee -  rupineem
Sri Shaila bramarambikam bhaja manah - Sri Sarada sevitam


O Destroyer of demons
Lust, greed, avarice
Shumbha and Nishumbha
Of Youthful Appearance
Destroyer of Pride
O Wearer of the Discus divine
O Mother of Prosperity 
I meditate on Thee
Serving Thy aspect as Wisdom 


Madya Shumbha nisumbha megha patala - pradhvansa janjhanilaam
Kaumareem Mahishakhya   shushka vitapi - dhumoru davanalaam
Cakradyayayudha Sangrahojvala  karaam - Chamundi kadisvareem
Sri Shaila bramarambikambhaja manah - Sri Sarada sevitam


O Beloved of the Lord
Of  asterisms, constellations, Nakshatras
O Mother of the Universe
O Temptress of the Universe
O Imparter of Auspiciousness
O Resplendent with regal splendour
O Giver of all round happiness
I meditate on Thee
Serving Thy aspect as Wisdom 


Dakka jatha vilasa kalpitaata saro - jato ruso bhanvitaam
Naksatresvara Shekhara Priya  tamam - Devi jaganmohinim
Ranjanmangala  Dayineem  Shubha Kareem - rajathva rupojvalaam
Sri Shaila bramarambikambhaja manah - Sri Sarada sevitam


O Resplendent like Luna
Whose Feet is revered
By Yogees great
Covered with gems precious
O Giver of boons divine
O Resident of Heaven
I meditate on Thee
Serving Thy aspect as Wisdom 

Kelee Mandira  Rajatha chala thalaam sampoorna chandrananaam
Yogeendrayinytha Pada Pankaja Yugam Ratnaambaralamkritham
Swarga vasa saroja patra nayana Abheehsta pradam nirmalaam
Sri Shaila bramarambikambhaja manah - Sri Sarada sevitam

O Destroyer of Poverty

 

 

The Star of Samsar ,
The Ocean of Worldliness,
Mother with Six Attributes

GIver of boons divine
To the righteous
O Glorious One
Dancese of the Universe
Lover of Chastity
I meditate on Thee
Serving Thy aspect as Wisdom 

Samsararnava Tharakam Bhagavatheem Daridra Vidvamshineem
Sandhya Tandava Kelikaam Priya Satheem Sath Bhaktha Kama pradaam
Shinjannoopura pada Pankaja Yugaam Bhimbadharaam Shyamalam
Sri Shaila bramarambikambhaja manah - Sri Sarada sevitam


O Wearer of ornaments golden
Of gems invaluable
O Virtuous One
Lover of the Lord
Of  Yogees
I meditate on Thee
Serving Thy aspect as Wisdom 

Chancha kancana  Ratna charu katakam - sarva saha  vallabham
Kanchee Kanchana Ghantika ghana ghanam kanjatha patrekshanaam
Sarodaara Gunanchitham Pura Hara Praneswareen Shambhaveem
Sri Shaila bramarambikambhaja manah - Sri Sarada sevitam
 

O Who art revered
By sages divine,
O Embodiment of Aesthetics
O Transcendence
Beyond all Principles
Principles Eighteen
Principles Twenty Four
O Great Equaliser
O Fearsome One
I meditate on Thee
Serving Thy aspect as Wisdom 

Brahmarsheesvara vandypada kamalam - panke ruhaksa stutam
Praleyachana vamsa pavana kareem Shrungara Bhoosha Nidhim
Thathavatheetha Maha Prabhaam Samayineem Dakshayineem Bhairaveem
Sri Shaila bramarambikambhaja manah - Sri Sarada sevitam

 
This Octet of the Mother
Is Imparter of all powers
Destroyer of Enemis
And giver or Prosperity !
 
 

Bhramaramba Maha Devya
Ashtakam Sarva Siddhidam
Satrunam thu naranam cha  -
Dhvamsanam Thadvadamyaham

 

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