Octet to the Goddess of Prosperity, Maha Lakshmi Ashtakam 

 


Salutations to Thee, O Goddess of Wealth
Seated in the Peetha of Prosperity
Who is worshipped by celestials
And who holds weapons divine.

Namastestu Mahaa-Maaye Shrii-Piitthe Sura-Puujite |
Shangkha-Cakra-Gadaa-Haste Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||1||!


Salutations to Thee, O Goddess of Wealth
O Thou seated on Garuda
The Destroyer of demons,
Who annihilateth all sins !

Namaste Garudda-Aaruuddhe Kola-Aasura-Bhayamkari |
Sarva-Paapa-Hare Devi Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||2||

Salutations to Thee, O Goddess of Wealth,
The All Knowledgeable, the All Wise,
Granter of boons auspicious,
Destroyer of all sorrows !
 
Sarvajnye Sarva-Varade Sarva-Dusstta-Bhayamkari |
Sarva-Duhkha-Hare Devi Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||3||
 

Salutations to Thee, O Goddess of Wealth

Granter of success and intelligence
Giver of happiness mundane and divine
Who is the Embodiment of Mantra.


Siddhi-Buddhi-Prade Devi Bhukti-Mukti-Pradaayini |
Mantra-Muurte Sadaa Devi Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||4||
 
Salutations to Thee, O Goddess of Wealth
Who is beginingless and endless
Born of Yoga , united with Yoga,
Ad\nd who is the Primordial Energy.

Aady-Anta-Rahite Devi Aadya-Shakti-Maheshvari |
Yogaje Yoga-Sambhuute Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||5||
 
Salutations to Thee, O Goddess of Wealth
Who is both gross and subtle,
Terrible of form, sins destroyer
And granter of prosperity divine.

Sthuula-Suukssma-Mahaaroudre Mahaa-Shakti-Mahodare |
Mahaa-Paapa-Hare Devi Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||6||
 
Salutations to Thee, O Goddess of Wealth
Who is the Mother of the Universe,
Of the nature of Absolute Being
And who is seated on a Lotus.
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Padma-Aasana-Sthite Devi Para-Brahma-Svaruupinni |
Parameshi Jagan-Maatar-Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||7||
 
Salutations to Thee, O Goddess of Wealth
Who is adorned with garments white,
Magnificent in attire, with ornaments sacred
And the Universal Mother !

Shveta-Ambara-Dhare Devi Naana-Alangkaara-Bhuussite |
Jagatsthite Jagan-Maatar-Mahaalakssmi Namostute ||8||

 

 

 
 

 

Whoever recites this Octet
Attains prosperity !

Mahaalakssmy-Assttakam Stotram Yah Patthed-Bhaktimaan-Narah |
Sarva-Siddhim-Avaapnoti Raajyam Praapnoti Sarvadaa ||9|
 

His sins will be destroyed  

He who recites this Octet once

 

Wealth and happiness he will have
If recited twice !

Eka-Kaale Patthen-Nityam Mahaa-Paapa-Vinaashanam |
Dvi-Kaalam Yah Patthen-Nityam Dhana-Dhaanya-Samanvitah ||10||
 

His enemies will be destroyed

If recited thrice
Maha Lakshmi will bestow
Boons immense.


Tri-Kaalam Yah Patthen-Nityam Mahaa-Shatru-Vinaashanam |
Mahaalakssmir-Bhaven-Nityam Prasannaa Varadaa Shubhaa ||11||!