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Mahalakshmi Ashtakam in English – Namastestu Mahamaye

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Mahalakshmi Ashtakam is a hymn for worshipping Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi Devi, who is one of the eight avatars of Goddess Lakshmi. It is also popular with its starting verse “Namastestu Mahamaye”. Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam is found in the Padma Purana and it was chanted by Lord Indra in praise of Goddess Mahalakshmi. Get Sri MahaLakshmi Ashtakam in English lyrics Pdf or Namastestu Mahamaye Lyrics in English here and chant it with devotion to get blessed with peace, prosperity, and good fortune in life.

Mahalakshmi Ashtakam in English – Namastestu Mahamaye 

Indra uvacha

Namastestu Mahamaye Sreepeethe Surapoojithe
Sankha Chakra Gada Hasthe Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe || 1 ||

Namasthe Garudaroodhe Kolasura Bhayankari
Sarva Papa Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe || 2 ||

Sarvagne Sarva Varade Sarva Dushta Bhayankari
Sarva Duhkha Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthute || 3 ||

Siddhi Buddhi Pradhe Devi Bhukthi Mukthi Pradayini
Manthra Moorthe Sada Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe || 4 ||

Adyantharahithe Devi Adi Sakthi Mahesvari
Yogaje yoga Sambhoothe Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe || 5 ||

Sthoola Sookshma Maharowdhre Mahasakthi Mahodhare
Maha Pape Hare Devi Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe || 6 ||

Padmaasana Sthithe Devi Para Bramha Swaroopini
Paramesi Jaganmathar Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe || 7 ||

Svethambharadhare Devi Nanalankara Booshithe
Jagat Stithe Jaganmathar Maha Lakshmi Namosthuthe || 8 || 

Phalasruti |

Mahalakshmi Ashtakam Stotram Ya: patheth Bhakthiman Naraha
Sarva Siddhi Mavapnothi Rajyam Prapnothi Sarvadha ||

Yeka Kalam Pathem Nithyam Maha Papa Vinasanam
Dwi Kalam Ya: Pathen Nithyam Dhana Dhanya Samanvithaha ||

Thri kalam Ya:Pathen Nithyam Maha Shathru Vinasanam
Maha Lakshmir Baven Nithyam Prasanna Varadha Subha ||


 Mahalakshmi Ashtakam Meaning

I offer my worship to Mahalakshmi, who symbolizes the great illusion and who is worshipped by all Devas. I worship Mahalakshmi who resides in Sri Peetam and who carries Sanku(Conch), Chakram(Disk), and Gadha(Club) in her hand. || 1 ||

I offer worship to the one who has Garuda bird as her vehicle and who was feared by even Demon “Kola”. I worship Mahalakshmi who destroys all sadness. || 2 ||

I offer worship to the one who is all-knowing, giver of all boons, and remover of all dangerous enemies. I worship Mahalakshmi who is the remover of all afflictions. || 3 ||

Sri Mahalakshmi confers great powers, desires, good intellect, enjoyment, and Liberation (heaven). I worship Mahalakshmi who is the personification of all mantras and who is ever shining and radiant. || 4 ||

Mahalakshmi is the one who is without a beginning or end. She is the primordial energy and Maheswari. I worship Mahalakshmi who was created out of yoga and who sustains yoga Sakthi. || 5 ||

Mahalakshmi represents both the gross and the subtle manifestations of life. She is very scary to the bad. She is great energy. I worship Mahalakshmi who destroys the greatest sins. || 6 ||

Sri Mahalakshmi, who has a lotus as her seat symbolizes the ultimate reality. I worship Mahalakshmi who is Parameswari and the mother of the universe. || 7 ||

Wearing white clothes Devi Mahalakshmi is adorned completely with jewels. I worship Mahalakshmi who is the omnipresent Devine Mother. || 8 ||

Mahalakshmi Ashtakam Benefits

Whosoever chants the Mahalakshmi Ashtakam stotram with devotion will get all desires fulfilled and will inherit great land. Chanting this stotram daily once daily destroys all sins. Chanting it twice every day will bring great wealth and grain. Chanting it three times a day will help destroy powerful enemies. It will always enable us to obtain the grace of Mahalakshmi.

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