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Maha Lakshmi Ashtakam
 

  1. Namastheasthu Maha-maaye Shri-peete Sura-poojite Shankha Chakra Ghadha-hasthe -- Maha Lakshmi Namostuthe

Salutations O Great Maya, Who dwells in the Shri Chakra, adored by the Gods. You hold the Conch-shell, the Discus, and the Mace. I worship Sri Maha Lakshmi with all devotion.

  1. Namasthe Garudaarudhe -- Kolaasura Bhayankari Sarva Paapa Hare Devi -- Maha Lakshmi Namostuthe

Salutations to Lakshmi riding the Eagle Garuda. You who destroyed the demon Kola, who removes all sins of mind, body, and soul. I worship Sri Maha Lakshmi with all obedience.

  1. Sarvajane Sarva-varade Sarva-dhushta Bhayankari Sarva Dhukka Hare' Devi -- Maha Lakshmi Namostuthe

You are supreme knowledge, fulfiller of all desires; and the destroyer of all wickedness. You remove all our sorrows. I worship Sri Maha Lakshmi with all devotion.

  1. Siddhi Buddhi-pradhe Devi -- Bukhti Mukti Pradhaayini Mantra Moorte Sadhaa Devi -- Maha Lakshmi Namostuthe

Goddess, You provide both Achievement and Intellect. You give liberation or moksha. You are the embodiment of all mantras. I worship Sri Maha Lakshmi with all devotion.

  1. Aadhyantha-rahite Devi -- Aadhya Shakti Maheshwari Yogaje Yoga-sambhoote -- Maha Lakshmi Namostuthe

Without beginning or ending, You are the primordial Energy of cosmic creation. You are the divine fire born of all Yogas, and dawn in the minds of the Yogis. I worship Sri Maha Lakshmi with all devotion.

  1. Sthoola Sookshma Mahaa-raudre -- Maha Shakti Mahodare Mahaa Paapa Hare Devi -- Maha Lakshmi Namostuthe

You are both the Gross and Subtle manifestation of Rudra, the deadly force of the Creation. You are the Great Energy of the Cosmos, and You eliminate all the greatest pitfalls of progress. I worship Sri Maha Lakshmi with all devotion.

  1. Padma-asana Sthithe Devi Para-Brahma Svaroopini Parame shi Jagan-maataah: -- Maha Lakshmi Namostuthe

Seated in the yogic Lotus posture, You take the form of Supreme Brahman, devoid of all attributes. You are the Supreme Wealth of the cosmos, and Mother of all creation. I worship Sri Maha Lakshmi with all devotion.

  1. Shveta-ambara-dhare Devi Naanaa-lankaara Bhooshite Jagad-sthithe Jagan-maataah -- Maha Lakshmi Namosthudhe

Goddess worshipped in white clothes, symbolizing Sattva qualities; You are adorned with many necklaces and all ornamentations. You are the Cosmic genesis of all time and space, and the Mother of all creation. I worship Sri Maha Lakshmi with devotion.

 

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