Vindhyavasini Chalisa

The forty couplets (chaalisa) dedicated to Goddess Vindhyeshwari are highly powerful and it is believed that whoever recites it regularly will be blessed by Ma Vindhyavasini (MirzapurVindhyavasini Temple). It can be sung as a bhajan during the worship of Goddess Durga.

Namo Namo Vindhyeshwari Namo Namo Jagdamba
Sant janon ke kaj men karati nahin vilamh

I salute to Shree Vindhyeshwari, I salute to Shree Jagdamba who never delay in fulfilling noble peoples desires

Jai Jai Jai Vindhyachal rani
Adi Shakti jad vidita Bhavani

Victory, Victory, Victory to Shree Vindhyachal Rani and who is the Primal Power and known in the world by the name of Bhavani

Sinha Vahini Jai Jag Mata
Jai Jai Jai Tribhuvan sukhdata

Victory to the Mother of the World whose vehicle is the lion. Victory to the Mother providing solace to the entire World.

Kasht nivarani Jai Jag Devi
Jai Jai Jai Asurasur sevi

Victory to the Goddess of the World who removes all the obstacles. Victory to the Mother ever serviced by the demon and gods alike.

Mahima amita apar tumhari
Shesh sahas mukh varnat hari

Infinite is thy glory whose description is beyond the capacity. Like serpent Shesh you are having a thousand hoods.

Deenan ke dukh harat Bhavani
Nahin dekhyo tum sam kou dani

O Bhavani! The redeemer of the distressed person’s woes. I have not seen any one having more charitable disposition.

Sab kar mansa purvat mata
Mahima amita jagat vikhyata

O Mother! You fulfil your devotees’ desires and for this you are famous all over the world.

Jo jan dhyan tumharo lave
So turatahi wanchhita phal pave

He who worships you with single minded devotion immediately has all his ambitions fulfilled.

Tu hi Vaishnavi aru Rudrani
Tu Hi Sharada aru Brahmani

You are Goddess Vaishnavi. You are also Rudrani. You are Goddess Sharada and you are Brahmani.

Rama Radhika Shyama Kali
Tu hi Matu Santan pratipali

Rama, Radhika and Kali–are really your different forms. O Mother, you also protect and preserve goodness.

Uma Madhavi Chandi Jwala
Begi mohi par hou dayala

Uma, Madhavi, Chandi and Jwala. Kindly shower your favor upon me soon.

Tum hi Hingalaj Maharani
Tum hi Sheetala aru Vigyani

You are Maharani of Himgalaj. You are Mother Sheetala and Goddes of knowledge.

Tum hi Lakshmi jag sukhdata
Durga durg vinashani Mata

You are giving happiness to the world in the form of Goddess Lakshmi. You are Durga Mata who eliminates bad!

Tum hi Janhavi aru Unnani
Hemavati Ambe Nirvani

You are Janhavi and you are Unnani and you are Amba and is here to provide salvation to the souls!

Ashthabhuja Varahini Devi
Karat Vishnu Shiv ja kar sevi

You are the Eight armed Varahani Devi whom Vishnu and Shiva praise.

Chausatti Devi Kalyani
Gauri Mangala sab gun khani

You are the 64 forms of Goddess ensuring welfare. You are Gauri and the doer of all goods!

Patan Mumba Dant Kumari
Bhadrakali sun vinay hamari

O Bhadrakali renowned by the names of Patan Mumba and Danta Kumari, please heed to my supplication !

Vajra dharani shoka Nashini
Ayurakshani Vindhyavasini

O Wielder of the Thunderbolt and Destroyer of all sadness. O Vindhyavasini Devi, protect us.

Jaya aur Vijaya Baitali
Matu Sankati aru Vikrali

Jaya, Vijaya, Baitali, Sankati and Vikrali!

Naam ananta tumhar Bhavani
Barane kim manush agyani

O Bhavani ! Infinite are your names. How can an ignorant man like me describe them all?

Ja par kripa Matu tav hoi
Tau waha kare chahe man joi

O Mother ! With your favor a devotee can achieve anything.

Kripa karahu mo par Maharani
Siddh karau Ambe mum bani

O Queen of Goddess ! Shower thy favor on me and fulfill my ambition.

Jo nar dhare Matu kar dhyana
Ta kar sada hoya Kalyana

Whoever worships Mata with devotion is ever happy and prosperous.

Vipati tahi sapnehu nahi ave
Jo Devi kau Jap karave

He who chants the name of the Goddess never faces any trouble even in dreams!

Jo nar kahan rina hoya apara
So nar path karey shatvara

Whoever is in heavy debt should chant the name of Goddess a hundred times.

Nishchaya rina mochan hui jayi
Jo nar path kare man layi

He who chants the name of Goddess with single minded devotion shall clear all his debts.

Astuti jo nar padhe padhave
Ya jag men so bahu sukh pave

He who reads these hymns with devotion and also makes others read gets peace in this world.

Jaka Vyadhi satave bhai
Jap karati sab door parai

When anyone falls ill, he will be cured by chanting the name of Goddess.

Jo nar ati bandhan men hoi
Bar hazar Path kar soi

If a man be in some bondage (physical or mental), he must chant the name of goddess a thousand times to get the release.

Nishchaya bandhan se chhuti jai
Satya vachan mum manahu bhai

He shall definitely get released from all bondages. O brother ! Deem my saying to be true.

Jo par jo kachhu sankat hoi
Nishchaya Devihi sumire soi

If anyone be facing any trouble, he must chant the praises of the Goddess with devotion.

Ja kahan putra hoya nahin bhayi
So nar ya vidhi kare upayi

If a couple be without any male issue, then they must follow this method.

Pancha baras so path karave
Nauratan mahan vipra jimave

The couple must worship the Goddess continuously for five years and must feed the Brahmans during the Navratra.

Nishchaya honya prasanna Bhavani
Putra dehin takanha gun khani

If one does the ritual properly Devi will be pleased and will fulfill the desire of the couple.

Dhwaja Nariyal ani chadhave
Vidhi sameta poojan karvave

That devotee, after getting the son, should come to the Temple of Vindhyavasini Devi and offer a coconut shell, hoist a flag and do the ritual worship ceremonially.

Nita prati path kare man layi
Prem sahita nahin ani upayi

There is no other go, save worshipping the Goddess every day with full devotion.

Yaha Shree Vindhyachal Chalisa
Rank padhat hove avaneesa

If even a pauper reads these hymns of the Goddess, he can also become like a king.

Yaha jani acharaj manahu bhai
Kripa drishtihi ja par hoi jai

Please do not get surprised but if the Goddess is pleased the most impossible task becomes easy.

Jai Jai Jai Jag Matu Bhavani
Karahu kripa mo par jan jani

O Bhavani ! Victory ! Victory ! Victory to thee !! O Mother of the World ! Please grant me your grace.

Yaha Chalisa jo koi gave
Sab sukh bhog parampad pave

He who sings these forty couplets devoted to the glory of the Goddess enjoys peace in the world and attains to the Highest State.

All chalisa, mantra and bhajans are to improve the ‘Shradha’ or concentration to attain true knowledge. Never expect miracles to happen by chanting them. Do you task with highest concentration and reward will follow.

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