Translated by

P. R. Ramachander

 Under the blessings of the holy mother.

Contents:

Devi Mahatmyam………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. I

Contents:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… II

Introduction.…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1

Appendix 1……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4

THE ESOTERIC SIGNIFICANCE OF THE DEVI-MAHATMYA…………………………………. 4

Appendix 2……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 11

DEVI MAHATMYA STOTHRA ASHTAKAM……………………………………………………… 11

DEVI KAVACHAM.………………………………………………………………………………………….. 16

(Armour of the Goddess)………………………………………………………………………………………. 16

DEVI KEELAGAM…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 26

(The nail of the goddess)……………………………………………………………………………………….. 26

Sri Devi Mahatmyam……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 29

Prathama Charitham………………………………………………………………………………………………… 29

(First Part)……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 29

Pradhmao adhyaya: Madhu Kaidaba Vadha Varnanam………………………………………………….. 29

Chapter 1: Description of Killing of Madhu and Kaidabha.……………………………………………… 29

Madhyama Charitham………………………………………………………………………………………………. 41

(Middle part)………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 41

Chapter 2: Killing of the armies of Mahishasura.……………………………………………………………. 41

Chapter 3: Killing of Mahishasura.………………………………………………………………………………. 51

Chapter 4: The prayer of Sakradi devathas.………………………………………………………………….. 57

Uthama Charitha.…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 64

(The holy story)………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 64

Chapter 5: The argument between devi and the emissary.………………………………………………… 64

Chapter 6: The killing of Dhoomra lochana.………………………………………………………………….. 75

Chapter 7: Killing of Chanda and Munda……………………………………………………………………… 78

Chapter 8: Killing of Raktha Bheeja.…………………………………………………………………………… 82

Chapter 9: Killing of Nishumbha.………………………………………………………………………………… 91

Chapter 10: Killing of Shumbha.…………………………………………………………………………………. 97

Chapter 11: Prayer to Narayani.………………………………………………………………………………. 101

Chapter 12: The greatness of the story of Devi.…………………………………………………………… 110

Chapter 13: The getting of boons by Suradha and Vaisya.…………………………………………….. 115

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