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Argala Stotram - Jayanti Mangala Kali

Devi Durga

Jaya Tvam Devi Caamunndde Jaya Bhuu-Taapa-Haarinni |
Jaya Sarva-Gate Devi Kaalaraatri Namostu Te ||1||
1.1: Victory to You, O Devi Chamunda, Victory to You Who are the Remover of Worldly
Afflictions and Sorrows,
1.2: Victory to You O Devi, Who are Present in All Beings; Salutations to You, O Devi Kalaratri
(a form of Devi Durga, literally means the Dark Night).

Jayantii Manggalaa Kaalii Bhadrakaalii Kapaalinii |
Durgaa Shivaa Kssamaa Dhaatrii Svaahaa Svadhaa Namostu Te ||2||
2.1: Salutations to the Ever-Victorious and Ever-Auspicious Devi Kali, Salutations to Devi
Bhadrakali Who Wear a Garland of Skulls,
2.2: Salutations to Devi Durga, the Ever-Auspicious One, and One with Shiva (as His
Consort), Who is the embodiment of Forbearance and Supporter of All Beings; Who is Swaha
(the cosmic being to whom the individual being is surrendered) and Swadha (the cosmic
being to whom the sacrificial offering goes); Salutations to You.

Madhu-Kaittabha-Vidhvamsi Vidhaatr-Varade Namah |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||3||
3.1: Salutations to Devi Durga Who Destroyed the Demons Madhu and Kaitabha, thus
Granting the Boon of Protection to Sri Brahma.
3.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Mahissaasura-Nirnaashi Bhaktaanaam Sukhade Namah |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||4||
4.1: Salutations to Devi Durga Who Destroyed (to the very root) the Demon Mahishasura;
Salutations to Her Who Gives Great Joy to the Devotees.
4.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Dhuumranetra-Vadhe Devi Dharma-Kaama-Artha-Daayini |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||5||
5.1: Salutations to Devi Durga Who Slayed the Demon Dhumranetra (Dhumralochana);
Salutations to Her Who is the Giver of Dharma (path of Righteousness), Kama (Fulfilment of
Desires) and Artha (Prosperity) to Her Devotees.
5.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Raktabiija-Vadhe Devi Canndda-Munndda-Vinaashini |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||6||
6.1: Salutations to Devi Durga Who Slayed the Demon Raktabija and Destroyed the Demons
Chanda and Munda.
6.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Nishumbha-Shumbha-Nirnaashi Trailokya-Shubhade Namah |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||7||
7.1: Salutations to Devi Durga Who Destroyed (to the very root) the Demons Nishumbha and
Shumbha; Salutations to Her Who Bestows Auspiciousness in the Three Worlds.
7.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please

Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.



Vandita-Angghri-Yuge Devi Sarva-Saubhaagya-Daayini |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||8||
8.1: Salutations to Devi Durga Whose Pair of Feet is Praised by All, and Who is the Bestower
of All Welfare and Good Fortune.
8.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Acintya-Ruupa-Carite Sarva-Shatru-Vinaashini |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||9||
9.1: Salutations to Devi Durga Whose Form and Acts are Beyond Comprehension, and Who is
the Destroyer of All Enemies.
9.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Natebhyah Sarvadaa Bhaktyaa Ca-Aparnne Durita-Apahe |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||10||
10.1: Salutations to Devi Aparna (another name of Devi Durga) to Whom the Devotees
Always Bow with Devotion and who Keeps Away the Devotees from Sins,
10.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Stuvadbhayo Bhakti-Puurvam Tvaam Cannddike Vyaadhi-Naashini |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||11||
11.1: O Devi Chandika, those who Praise You with full Devotion, You Destroy their Diseases
and Ailments.
11.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Cannddike Satatam Yuddhe Jayanti Paapa-Naashini |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||12||
12.1: Salutations to Devi Chandika, Who is Always Victorious in the Battles, and Who is the
Destroyer of all Sins.
12.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Dehi Saubhaagyam-Aarogyam Dehi Devi Param Sukham |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||13||
13.1: O Devi, Please Bestow on me Welfare and Prosperity, along with Health and freedom
from Diseases; O Devi, Please Give me the Highest Joy,
13.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Vidhehi Devi Kalyaannam Vidhehi Vipulaam Shriyam |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||14||
14.1: O Devi, Please Bestow on me Good Fortune; O Devi, Please Give me Abundant
Prosperity,
14.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Vidhehi Dvissataam Naasham Vidhehi Balam-Uccakaih |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||15||
15.1: O Devi, Please Destroy my Enemies; O Devi, Please Give me Great Strength,
15.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please

Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.



Sura-Asura-Shiro-Ratna-Nighrsstta-Caranne-[A]mbike |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||16||
16.1: Salutations to Devi Ambika, To Whose Feet the Devas Rub (i.e. Touch) their Heads
adorned with Jewels out of Devotion, and To Whose Feet the Heads of the mighty Asuras
adorned with Jewels get Subdued.
16.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Vidyaavantam Yashasvantam Lakssmiivantan.ca Maam Kuru |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||17||
17.1: O Devi, Please Make me Full with Knowledge, Please Make me Full with Glory and
Please Make me Full with the attributes of Lakshmi (Beauty and Prosperity).
17.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Devi Pracanndda-Dordanndda-Daitya-Darpa-Nissuudini |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||18||
18.1: Salutations to Devi Durga, Who Destroys the Mighty Pride of the Excessively Violent
and Powerful Demons.
18.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Pracanndda-Daitya-Darpa-Ghne Cannddike Prannataaya Me |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||19||
19.1: My Salutations to Devi Chandika, Who is the Destroyer of the Terrible Demons with
Mighty Pride,
19.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Caturbhuje Catur-Vaktra-Samstute Param-[Ii]eshvari |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||20||
20.1: Salutations to the Supreme Goddess Durga, Who is Praised by Lord Brahma with all His
Four Faces and all His Four Hands.
20.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Krssnnena Samstute Devi Shashvad-Bhaktyaa Sada-Ambike |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||21||
21.1: Salutations to the Supreme Devi Ambika, Who is Always Praised by Lord Krishna with a
Continuous Flow of Devotion.
21.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Himaacala-Sutaa-Naatha-Samstute Param-[Ii]eshvari |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||22||
22.1: Salutations to the Supreme Goddess Durga, Who is Praised by the Lord of the Daughter
of the Himachal Mountain (i.e. by Lord Shiva).
22.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Indraannii-Pati-Sadbhaava-Puujite Param-[Ii]eshvari |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||23||
23.1: Salutations to the Supreme Goddess Durga, Who is Worshipped with True Devotion by

the Consort of Indrani (i.e. by Indra Deva).


23.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Devi Bhakta-Jano[a-U]ddaama-Datta-[A]anando-[U]daye-[A]mbike |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||24||
24.1: Salutations to Devi Ambika, Who Gives Rise to an Upsurge of Unbounded Joy in the
Hearts of the Devotees.
24.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Bhaaryaa Manoramaam Dehi Mano-Vrtta-Anusaarinniim |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||25||
25.1: O Devi, Please Grant me a Beautiful Wife matching my Mental Disposition,
25.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.



Taarinni Durga-Samsaara-Saagarasya-Acalo[a-U]dbhave |
Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi ||26||
26.1: Salutations to Devi Durga, Who took Birth from Mountain (i.e. daughter of mountain
king) and Who Enables us to Cross the Difficult Ocean of the Samsara (Worldly Existence).
26.2: O Devi, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Beauty, Please Grant me (Spiritual) Victory, Please
Grant me (Spiritual) Glory and Please Destroy my (Inner) Enemies.

Idam Stotram Patthitvaa Tu Mahaastotra Patthen-Narah |
Saptashatiim Sama-[A]araadhya Varam-Aapnoti Durlabham ||27||
27.1:Having Read this Stotra (i.e. the Argala Stotra), one should then Read the Great Stotra
(i.e. the core Durga Saptashati),
27.2: This Stotra (i.e. Argala Stotra) is Equally Revered like the Saptashati; By Reading this
with Devotion, one Obtains difficult to obtain Boons.