Argala Stotram Lyrics, Meaning, and Benefits in English- Durga Saptashati

Present in the Markandeya Purana, the Argala stotram has special importance among the stotras that are used for the worship of Goddess Shakti.  Argala stotram lyrics are a part of Durga Saptashati or Chandi patha, which also contains Durga saptashloki, Devi Kavacham, Keelakam, Ratri suktam, and Kunjika stotram.

Composed of simple words, the Argala stotram meaning can be easily understood while reciting. Both the Argala Stotram lyrics and meaning mainly explain the Supreme Goddess Parameshwari’s greatness, her valour, victory over several demons, along with various names of the Devi and her merciful nature toward the devotees.

Reciting the Argala stotram verses as prayer have immense benefits, by chanting it along with other Durga slokas in Devi Mahatmyam or saptashati will give you rare boons and the divine bliss of the Supreme Goddess.

Argala stotram lyrics Argala stotram of Goddess Sakthi

Sri Argala Stotram Lyrics with Meaning

Om Asya Sri Argalaa stotra maha mantrasya
Vishnu Rishihi, Anustup Chandaha, Sri Mahalakshmir Devata
Mantroditaa devyo beejam, Navarno mantra shakthihi
Sri sapthashati mantra stavam
Sri Jagadamba prethaye Sapthasati pathaamgathwena Jape Viniyogaha

I Meditate on the Sri Argala Stotram maha mantram,
which was put forward by the sage Vishnu, applying the rules of Anushtup chandas (metrical unit composition containing eight lettered sequential stanzas), including the Goddess Mahalakshmi
The mantra deity is primary acting as the seed, The Shakthi of Navarna Mantra
A part of the Sri Saptashati mantra collection
I use this Japa as a part of Sapthasati to worship and get the mercy of the supreme Goddess Jagadamba, the mother of the universe, to fulfill my wishes

Om Namah Chandikayai– I bow to Goddess Chandi

Markhandeya Uvacha– Markhandeya said

Om Jaya twam devi Chamundey Jaya Bhuthapa harini
Jaya Sarvagathe Devi Kalaratri Namosthuthey (1)

Victory to you, O Chamunda Devi, the remover of worldly afflictions
O the Devi who is all-pervading, Victory to you, who is present as Devi Kalaratri (the Goddess of the destructive power of Shakthi), I bow to you

Jayanthi Mangalaa Kali Bhadrakali Kapalini
Durga Siva Ksamaa Dhatri Swaha Swadha Namosthuthey (2)

O the Goddess who is present as Goddess Jayanti (the ever victorious), Mangala (the Auspicious one), Kali (Goddess of power and destruction), Bhadrakali (the consort of Veerabhadra and the Devi of protection and happiness), Kapalini (the one having skull as a bowl in her hands)
Durga (remover of sorrows), Shiva (belonging to God Shiva, auspicious one), Kshama (compassionate one), Dhatri (supporter of all the creatures), Swaha (giver of sacrificial oblations to gods), Swadha (giver of sacrificial oblations to Pitru’s), I bow to you O Devi who is present in all these forms.

Madhu kaithabha dwamsini Vidhatru Varade Namaha
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (3)

The destroyer of demons Madhu and Kaithabha, who gave boons to Lord Brahma (Vidhata), I bow to you
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Mahishasura nirnaasi Bhakthanaam sukhadey Namaha
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (4)

O the destroyer of demon Mahishasura, the giver of happiness and bliss to her devotees, I bow to you
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Dhumranetra vadhe devi Dharma kamardha dayini
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (5)

O the goddess, one who fought with Dhumra lochana and slayed him, O the one who grants Dharma (Righteousness), Kama (worldly pleasures), and Artha (Wealth)
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Raktabeeja vadhe devi Chanda Munda vinasini
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (6)

The Goddess who killed demon Raktabeeja and destroyed Asura warriors Chanda and Munda
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Nishumbha Shumbha nirnasi trailokya subhade Namaha
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (7)

O the slayer of demonic brothers Nisumbha and Sumbha, one who does good to all the three worlds, my salutations to you
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Vanditanghri yugey devi Sarva Saubhagya dayini
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (8)

Whose feet are praised and bowed by all, O the Devi, the bestower of all the good fortune
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Achinthya rupa charithe Sarva Shatru nasini
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (9)

Whose form, acts, and the story is beyond the thoughts, O the destroyer of all the enemies
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Nathebyah Sarvada Bhakthya cha aparne duritaapahe
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (10)

I bow to you, Aparna Devi (Goddess Parvati) The one to whom the devotees always bow and surrender, the remover of all the sins to your devotees
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Sthuvadbhyo bhakthipurvam twaam Chandike vyadhi nasini
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (11)

O Devi Chandika, the remover of all the diseases for the devotees who chant your praises with pure devotion
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Chandikey satatam yuddhe Jayanti papanasini
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (12)

My salutations to Goddess Chandika, who is always victorious in the battles, the destroyer of sins
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Dehi saubhagyam aarogyam dehi devi param sukham
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (13)

Please bestow me the good fortune, prosperity, health, and ultimate pleasures of this world, Devi
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Videhi devi kalyanam videhi vipulaam shriyam
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (14)

O Devi, bless me with success and fortune, bless me with abundant prosperity
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Videhi dwishataam naasam Videhi balamucchakthaihi
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (15)

O Devi, please destroy my enemies who hate me and bless me with the greatest power
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Suraasura siroratna nighrustha charane Ambike
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (16) 

I bow to Goddess Ambika, whose divine feet are touched and rubbed by the valuable gemstones adorned on the heads of Suras and Asuras (due to their bow to the feet of Goddess Ambika or Parvati)
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Vidyavantam yasahaswantham Lakshmivantamcha maam kuru
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (17)

Divine mother, make me knowledgeable, make me successful, victorious, and wealthy with all the riches
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Devi Prachanda dordanda daithya darpa nighaadini
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (18)

You are the Goddess who can nullify the pride of extremely powerful, mighty, and violent Demons
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Prachanda daithya darphagney Chandikey pranataaya mey
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (19)

O the destroyer of pride of terrible Daithyas, O Goddess Chandika, my salutations to you
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Chaturbhujey chaturvaktra samsthuthey Parameshwari
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (20)

Having been praised by all the four heads and four hands of Lord Brahma, O Great Goddess Parameshwari (the consort of Great God Parmeshwara)
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Krishnena samsthuthey devi saswad bhaktha sadaambikey
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (21)

O Ambika Devi, who at all the times praised by Lord Krishna, out of his continuous devotion
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Himachala suta nadha samsthuthey Parameshwari
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (22)

The one praised by the husband of the daughter of snow mountains (Lord Shiva), O Goddess Parameshwari
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Indrani pati sadbhava pujithey Parameshwari
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (23)

Devi Parameshwari, who with true devotion is worshipped by the husband of Indrani (Indra)
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Devi Bhaktha jano-udhama datta anandodaye Ambike
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (24)

For the Devotees and people who worship you, for them, you raise the joy and happiness in their hearts O Devi Ambika.
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Bharyaam manoramam dehi manovruthhanu sarineem
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (25)

Please bless me with a beautiful wife looking at my mental disposition
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Tarini Durga samsara sagarasya achalo-udbhavey
Rupam dehi Jayam dehi Yasho dehi Dwisho jahi (26)

O Goddess Durga, the one who makes us cross the ocean of Samsara (cycle of birth and rebirths), The one born to the mountains, I bow to you
O Goddess, please bestow me good form and spiritual beauty, grant me the Victory, give me the glory and destroy my (inner) enemies

Idam stotram pathitvathu Mahastotram pathen naraha
Sapthasatim samaradhya varamapnothi durlabham (27)

The one Reciting this stotram, those people can also recite the great stotram (complete Devi Mahatmya)  
On reciting this Durga saptashati consisting of seven hundred verses entirely, or its equivalent Argala stotram will get you rare boon’s that are difficult to obtain

Ithi Sri Markhandeya Puraney Argala Stotram

Thus ends the Aragala Stotram in the Markandeya purana

Devi Argala Stotram Benefits

Argala stotram benefits are innumerable as this hymn is directly from Markandeya Puranas.

Devotees who recite this powerful stotram will get all their wishes fulfilled.

By reciting and meditating on the Argala stotram lyrics daily, one will get rare boons and mythical powers as said in the final stanza of the hymn.

Also chanting and meditating on this Argala stotram is considered good for marriages, both for getting married and for married life. It also removes all the obstructions in life and gives you peace of mind and wealth.

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