Mahalakshmi Ashtakam

Mahalakshmi Ashtakam is the prayer of Goddess Lakshmi Devi. Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam is taken from Padma Purana and this devotional prayer was chanted by Lord Indra in praise of Goddess Mahalakshmi.

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नमस्तेऽस्तु महामाये श्रीपीठे सुरपूजिते ।
शङ्खचक्रगदाहस्ते महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥१॥

Namastestu Mahamaye Shree Pithe Sura Poojite
Shanka Chakra Gadha Haste Maha Lakshmi Namostute ||01||

1.1: (Salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi) Salutations to the Mahamaya (the Great Enchantress), Who is Worshipped by the Devas in Sri Peeta (Her Abode).
1.2: Who has the Conch, Disc and Mace in Her Hands; Salutations to that Mahalakshmi.

नमस्ते गरुडारूढे कोलासुरभयंकरि ।
सर्वपापहरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥२॥

Namaste Garudarudhe Kolasura Bhayankari
Sarva Papa Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namostute ||02||

2.1: (Salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi) Salutations to the One Who Rides the Garuda, Who is the Terror to Kolasura,
2.2: The Devi who Removes All Sins; Salutations to that Mahalakshmi.

सर्वज्ञे सर्ववरदे सर्वदुष्टभयंकरि ।
सर्वदुःखहरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥३॥

Sarvajne Sarva Varade Sarva Dushta Bhayankari
Sarva Dhukha Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namostute ||03||

3.1: (Salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi) Who is All-Knowing, Who is the Giver of All Boons, Who is the Terror to All the Wicked,
3.2: The Devi who Removes All Sorrows; Salutations to that Mahalakshmi.

सिद्धिबुद्धिप्रदे देवि भुक्तिमुक्तिप्रदायिनि ।
मन्त्रमूर्ते सदा देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥४॥

Siddhi Buddhi Prade Devi Bhukti Mukti Pradayini
Mantra Moorte Sada Devi Maha Lakshmi Namostute ||04||

4.1: (Salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi) The Devi who Gives Success and Intelligence and Gives Wordly Enjoyment and Liberation,
4.2: The Devi who Always abides as the Embodiment of Mantra; Salutations to that Mahalakshmi.

आद्यन्तरहिते देवि आद्यशक्तिमहेश्वरि ।
योगजे योगसम्भूते महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥५॥

Adyanta Rahite Devi Adi Shakti Maheshwari
Yogajne Yoga Sambhute Maha Lakshmi Namostute ||05||

5.1: (Salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi) The Devi who is Without Beginning and End, Who is the Primal Energy, and the Great Goddess,
5.2: Who is Born of Yoga, Who is United with Yoga; Salutations to that Mahalakshmi.

स्थूलसूक्ष्ममहारौद्रे महाशक्तिमहोदरे ।
महापापहरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥६॥

Sthula Sukshme Maha Raudre Maha Shakti Mahodari
Maha Papa Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namostute ||06||

6.1: (Salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi) Who is both Gross and Subtle and Most Terrible, Who is With Great Power and Prosperity,
6.2: The Devi who Removes All Sins; Salutations to that Mahalakshmi.

पद्मासनस्थिते देवि परब्रह्मस्वरूपिणि ।
परमेशि जगन्मातर्महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥७॥

Padmasana Sthithe Devi Parabrahma Swaroopini
Parameshi Jagan Mata Maha Lakshmi Namostute ||07||

7.1: (Salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi) The Devi Who is Seated on a Lotus, Who is of the Nature of Supreme Brahman,
7.2: Who is the Supreme Lord and the Mother of the Universe; Salutations to that Mahalakshmi.

श्वेताम्बरधरे देवि नानालङ्कारभूषिते ।
जगत्स्थिते जगन्मातर्महालक्ष्मि नमोऽस्तुते ॥८॥

Shwetambara Dhare Devi Nanalankara Bhushite
Jagasthithe Jaganmata Maha Lakshmi Namostute ||08||

8.1: (Salutations to Devi Mahalakshmi) The Devi who is Dressed in White Garments, Who is Adorned with Various Ornaments,
8.2: Who Abides in this Universe and is the Mother of the Universe; Salutations to that Mahalakshmi.

महालक्ष्म्यष्टकं स्तोत्रं यः पठेद्भक्तिमान्नरः ।
सर्वसिद्धिमवाप्नोति राज्यं प्राप्नोति सर्वदा ॥९॥

Maha Lakshmyashtakam Stotram Yah Patheth Bhakti Man Narah
Sarva Siddhi Mavapnoti Rajyam Prapnoti Sarvada ||09||

9.1: Whoever recites this Mahalakshmi Ashtakam Stotram with Devotion, …
9.2: … Will attain all Success and Prosperity, always.

एककाले पठेन्नित्यं महापापविनाशनम् ।
द्विकालं यः पठेन्नित्यं धनधान्यसमन्वितः ॥१०॥

Eka Kalam Pathennityam Maha Papa Vinashanam
Dwikalam Yah Pathennityam Dhana Dhanya Samanvitah ||10||

10.1: Reciting this Once Every Day will Destroy Great Sins,
10.2: Reciting this Twice Every Day will bestow one with Wealth and Foodgrains.

त्रिकालं यः पठेन्नित्यं महाशत्रुविनाशनम् ।
महालक्ष्मिर्भवेन्नित्यं प्रसन्ना वरदा शुभा ॥११॥

Trikalam Yah Pathennityam Maha Shatru Vinashanam
Maha Lakshmi Bhavennityam Prasanna Varada Shubhah ||01||

11.1: Reciting this Thrice Everyday will Destroy Great Enemies, …
11.2: … And Devi Mahalakshmi will be Pleased with him and extend Her Boon-Giving Grace and Auspicious presence.

Video and the entire song in the following link from the movie “Kolluru Shri Mookambika”,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQEviLhzKOU

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