Durga Chalisa in Hindi
Namo Namo Durge Sukh Karni
Namo Namo Ambe Dukh Harni
Nirankar Hai Jyoti Tumhari
Tihu Lok Faili Ujiyari
Shashi Lalat Mukh Mahavishala
Netra Lal Brukuti Vikrala
Roop Matu Ko Adhik Suhavey
Darash Karat Jan Ati Sukhpavay
Tum Sansar Shakti Lay Kina
Paalan Hetu An Dhan Dina
Annpoorna Hui Jag Paala
Tum Hi Aadi Sundari Bala
Pralaykaal Sab Naashan Haari
Tum Gauri Shiv Shankar Pyari
Shiv Yogi Tumharey Gun Gavey
Brahma Vishnu Tumhe Nit Dhyavey
Roop Saraswati Ko Tum Dhaara
De Subuddhi Rishi Muni Ubaara
Dhara Roop Narsinha Ko Amba
Pargat Bhayee Phad Kar Khamba
Raksha Kar Prahlad Bachayo
Hirnakush Ko Swarg Pathayo
Lakshmi Roop Dharo Jag Mahi
Shri Narayan Ang Samahi
Shirsindhu Mein Karat Vilaasa
Dayasindhu Deejay Man Aasa
Hinglaaj Mein Tumhi Bhavani
Mahima Amit Na Jaat Bakhani
Maatangi Dhumavati Mata
Bhunvenshwari Bagla Sukh Daata
Shri Bhairav Tara Jag Taarini
Shin Bhaal Bhav Dukh Nivarini
Kehar Vaahan Soh Bhavani
Laangur Veer Chalat Agvaani
Kar Mein Khappar Khadag Virajey
Jaako Dekh Kaal Dar Bhaajey
Sohay Astra Aur Trishula
Jaatey Uthat Shatru Hiya Shoola
Nagarkot Mein Tumhi Birajat
Tihu Lok Mein Danka Baajat
Shumbh Nishumbh Daanav Tum Maarey
Rakt Beej Shankhan Sanhaarey
Mahishasur Narp Ati Abhimaani
Jehi Ag Bhaar Mahi Akulani
Roop Karaal Kali Ko Dhaara
Sen Sahit Tum Tihi Sanhaara
Pari Bheed Santan Par Jab Jab
Bhayee Sahay Maatu Tum Tab Tab
Amar Puri Auron Sab Loka
Tab Mahima Sab Rahey Ashoka
Jwaala Mein Hai Jyoti Tumhari
Tumhe Sada Pujey Nar Nari
Prem Bhakti Se Jo Jas Gaavey
Dukh Daaridra Nikat Nahi Aavey
Dhyavey Tumhe Jo Nar Man Laai
Janam Maran Taako Chuti Jaai
Jogi Sur-Muni Kahat Pukari
Yog Na Ho Bin Shakti Tumhari
Shankar Aacharaj Tap Kino
Kaam Aro Krodh Jiti Sab Lino
Nishdin Dhyan Dharo Shankar Ko
Kaahu Kaal Nahi Sumiro Tumko
Shakti Roop Ko Maram Na Paayo
Shakti Gayee Tab Man Pachtaayo
Sharnagat Hui Kirti Bakhaani
Jai Jai Jai Jagdamb Bhavani
Bhayi Prasan Aadi Jagdamba
Dai Shakti Nahi Kin Vilamba
Moko Maatu Kasht Ati Gero
Tum Bin Kaun Harey Dukh Mero
Aasha Trishna Nipat Satavey
Ripu Murakh Mohi Ati Dar Paavey
Shatru Naash Keejay Maharani
Sumiro Ikchit Tumhe Bhavani
Karo Kripa Hey Maatu Dayala
Ridhi Sidhi Dey Karahu Nihala
Jab Lagi Jiyo Dayafal Paau
Tumharo Jas May Sada Sunau
Durga Chalisa Jo Koi Gaavey
Sab Sukh Bhog Param Pad Paavey
Devidas Sharan Nij Jaani
Karahu Kripa Jagdamb Bhavani
Durga Chalisa in English
I bow to You O Goddess Durga, the bestower of happiness!
I bow to You O Goddess Amba, who Ends all miseries.
The radiance of your light is limitless and all pervading and all the three realms (Earth, Heaven And the Nether World) are enlightened by Thee.
Your face is like the moon and mouth very huge. Your eyes shine with a red glow and You have a Frightening frown.
O Mother! Your look is enchanting, the very sight of which ensures welfare of the devout.
All the powers of the World repose in Thee and it is You who provide food and wealth for the World's survival.
Like the feeding Mother Annapoorna, You nurture the whole universe and You are the one Who appear like the timeless Bala Sundari (young girl of extreme beauty).
At the time of dissolution, it is You, O Mother, who destroys everything. You are the beloved Consort of Lord Shiva, Gauri (Parvati).
Lord Shiva and all yogis always chant your praise Brahma, Vishnu and all other Gods ever meditate on You.
You appear in the form of Goddess Saraswati too, to grant wisdom to the sages and thus ensure their Welfare.
O Mother Amba! It was You who appeared in the form of Narsimha, sundering the pillar.
Thus You saved Prahlad and Hiranyakashyap also went to Heaven as he was killed by your Hands.
In the form of Goddess Lakshmi, O Mother, you appear in this world and repose by the side of Shree Narayan.
Dwelling in the ocean of milk, O Goddess, with Lord Vishnu, please fulfill my desires.
O Bhavani, the famous Goddess of Hingalaja is no one else but You Yourself. Illimitable is your Glory, defying description.
You are yourself Matangi and Dhoomavati Mata. It is You who appear as Bhuvaneshwari and Bagalamukhi Devi to bestow happiness to all.
It is You who redeem the wolrd, appearing in the form of Shree Bhairavi, Taradevi and Chhinnamasta Devi, and end its sorrows.
Reposing gracefully uopn your vehicle, O Goddess Bhavani, You are welcome by the brave Langour (Lord Hanuman).
When You appear in the form of Goddess Kali, with sword in one hand and a cupel in the other, Even Time flees in panic.
Beholding You, well armed, with a Trident in your hand, the enemy's heart aches with the sting Of fear.
You also repose in the form of Devi at Nagarkot in Kangara. Thus all the three realms shudder in the might of your glory.
You slayed the demons like Shumbh & Nishumb and massacred the thousand forms of the dreaded Demon Raktabeej.
When the earth was severely distressed bearing the load of the sins of the arrogant Mahishasur.
You assumed the dreadful form of Goddess Kali and massacred him along with his army.
Thus, whenever the noble saints were distressed, it is You O Mother, who came to their rescue.
All the realms including the Amarpuri (divine realm) remain sorrow-less and happy by Your Grace. O Goddess!
It is the symbol of Your glory that is burning brightly at Shree JwalaJi. All me and women Ever worship You, O Mother!
He who sings Your glory with devotion, love, and sincerity remains beyond the reach of grief And poverty.
He who meditates upon Your form with concentration goes beyond the cycle of births and deaths.
All the yogis, gods and sages openly declare that without your favour one can't establish communion with God.
Shankaracharya had performed once a special penance called Aacharaj and by virtue of which he had subdued his anger and desire.
He ever worshipped Lord Shankar and never for a moment concentrated his mind on You.
Since He did not realise your immense glory, all His powers waned and then He repented hitherto.
Then He sought refuge in You, chanted Your glory and 'victory, victory, victory to Thee, O Jagadamba Bhavani'.
Then, O Primal Goddess Jagadamba Ji, You were propitiated and in no time You bestowed Him with his lost powers.
O Mother! Severe afflictions distress me and no one except Your Honoured Self can provide relief please end my afflictions.
Hopes and longings ever torture me. All sorts of passions and lust ever torment my heart.
O Goddess Bhavani! I meditate only upon you Please kill my enemies O Queen!
O Merciful Mother! Show me your favour and make me feel happy by bestowing me with all sorts of riches and powers.
O Mother! May I be receptable of Your grace as long as I live, ever recounting the feats of Your Glory to all.
This way, whoever sings this Durga Chalisa shall ever enjoy all sorts of pleasures and shall attain the highest state in the end.