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Shri Vishnu Aarti

-: Shri Vishnu Aarti :-

OM JAI JAGADIISHA HARE, SWAAMI JAI JAGADIISHA HARE
BHAKTA JANONH KE SANKATA KSHANA MEIN DUURA KARE
OM JAI…
Glory, glory to you, O Omkaara, the Supreme Lord of the worlds and destroyer of all afflictions! Glory to you, O Lord and Master of the universe! You deliver your devotees from distress in a single instant. Glory, glory…
JO DHYAAVE PHALA PAAVE, DUKHA VINASE MANA KAA
SUKHA SAMPATI GHARA AAVE, KAASTA MITE TANA KAA
OM JAI..
He who meditates on you reaps the fruit thereof, the fruit of your blessings and deliverance from all heart’s grief while happiness and wealth roll in into his house, and his body is cured of pain.
MAATA-PITAA TUMA MERE, SHARANA GAHUUN MAIN KISAKII
TUMA BINA AURA NA DUUJAA AASA KARUUN MAIN JISAKII
OM JAI…
As I have only you for my parents, who else can be my refuge? Since I have none else in the world, in whom shall I repose trust?
TUMA PUURANA PARAMAATMAA TUMA ANTARYAAMII
PARABRAHMA PARAMESHVARA TUMA SABA KE SVAAMI
OM JAI…
You are the most perfect and supreme lord of all, the controller of our inmost beings, impersonal and attributeless Brahma and the supreme master of all.
TUMA KARUNAA KE SAAGARA TUMA PAALANA KARTAA
MAIN MUURAKHA KHALA KAAMII, KRIPAA KARO BHARTAA
OM JAI…
While you are the ocean of compassion and sustainer of all, I am dull-witted (stupid), wicked and lecherous. O my beloved Lord, be gracious unto me.
TUMA HO EKA AGOCHARA SABA KE PRAANAPATI
KISA VIDHA MILUUN DAYAAMAYA TUMAKO MAIN KUMATI
OM JAI…
You are one and imperceptible by the senses (unattainable); you are also the lord of all the vital forces in the world ( the beloved master of every being). Can I, a wicked one, face you who are so exceedingly kind?
DIINA BANDHU DUKHAHARTAA TUMA RAKSAKA MERE
APANE HATHA UTHAAO DVAARA PAARAA MAIN TERE
OM JAI…
You are, O Lord of compassion (helper of the destitute) and destroyer of pain, my only protector; I am lying (forsaken) at your door; come and lift me up with your own hands.
VISAYA VIKAARA MITAAO PAAPA HARO DEVAA
SHRADDHAA BHAKTI BARHAAO SANTANA KII SEVAA
OM JAI…
Extirpate, O Lord, the defilements of my senses (my sensuality) and all my transgressions, so that my faith in and devotion to you keep on growing and I am able to serve the saints.
TANA MANA DHANA JO KUCHA HAI, SABA HII HAI TERAA
TERAA TUJHAKO ARPANA KYAA LAAGE MERAA
OM JAI…

Whatever I have, O lord, body, intellect and wealth, is all yours. All this of which you are the owner is dedicated to you. What do I lose if I return what is not mine (or by surrendering the gifts you have given me) ?

Maa Durga Aarti

: Maa Durga Aarti :-

JAI AMBE GAURII MAIYAA
JAI SHYAAMAA GAURII
NISHADINA TUMAKO DHYAAVATA
HARI BRAHMA SHIVAJII
Glory to you, O divine Mother Gauri, glory to you, O Parvati, who are so rich in maiden grace (virgin beauty), the object of daily meditation by Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva!
MAANGA SINDUURA VIRAAJATA
TIKO MRIGA MADAKO
UJJVALASE DAUU NAINAA
CHANDRAVANA NIIKO
O Ambe! On your forehead is a resplendent mark of vermilion along with a mark of musk (signifying good luck). Your twin eyes are bright and your face beautiful as the moon.
KANAKA SAMAANA KALEVARA,
RAKTAAMBARA RAAJE
RAKTAPUSHPA GALAMAALAA,
KANTHAHAARA SAAJE
Your body with a tinge of gold is splendidly dressed in red attire; on your throat lies a wreath of red blossoms like a beautiful necklace.
KEHARI VAAHANA RAAJATA,
KHADAGA KHAPPARA DHAARI
SURA NARA MUNIJANA SEVATA,
TINAKE DUKHA HAARI
Your vehicle, the lion, is, O Mother in keeping with your splendid form; you bear a sword and a skull in your hands, and on you attend the gods, men, hermits and your votaries whose grief you drive away.
KAANANA KUNADALA SHOBHITA,
NAASAAGRE MOTII
KOTIKA CHANDRA DIVAAKARA,
SAM RAAJATA JYOTII
You are adorned with rings on your ears and with pearl on the tip of your nose, your radiance looks as splendid as that of myriad of suns and moons.
SHUMBHA NISHUMBHA BIDAARE,
MAHISHAASURA GHAATII
DHUUMRA VILOCHANA NAINAA,
NISHADINA MADAMAATII
O slayer of the demon Mahisha, you tore apart the bodies of Shumbha, Nishumbha and Dhuumravilochana. (In the battle waged against them) your eyes reflected a frenzy of fury everyday and night.
BRAHMAANII RUDRAANII,
TUMA KAMALAA RAANII
AAGAMA-NIGAMA BAKHAANII,
TUMA SHIVA PATARAANII
You are the beloved consort of Brahma, Rudra and Vishnu. The Vedas and the Shastras describe you as the queen consort of Shiva,
CHAUSATHA YOGINII GAAVATA,
NRITYA KARATA BHAIRON
BAAJATA TAALA MRIDANGA,
AURA BAAJATA DAMARUU
Sixty-four Yoginis chorus your praise and glorify you, while Bhairava (Shiva) dances in tune to the accompaniment of the sound of tambour (mridanga) and drum (damaru).
TUMA HO JAGA KII MAATAA,
TUMA HII HO BHARTAA
BHAKTANA KII DUKHA HARTAA,
SUKHA SAMPATI KARTAA
You are mother of the universe, its sustainer, reliever of your devotees’ affliction and bestower of happiness and prosperity.
BHUJAA CHAARA ATI SHOBHITA,
VARA MUDRAA DHAARII
MANAVAANCHITA PHALA PAAVATA,
SEVATA NARA NAARII
The four arms you have adorned your person, while the hand raised in benediction reveals your benign aspect. Those among men and women who wait on you and worship you have all their cherished wishes ever fulfilled.
KANCHANA THAALA VIRAAJATA,
AGARU KAPUURA BAATII
BHAALAKETU MEIN RAAJATA,
KOTIRATANA JYOTII

In a golden platter are beautifully laid aloe and camphor, both of which have lighted (to be waved before you); in he radiance of your forehead is reflected the splendour of a myriad gems.

Maa Saraswati Aarti

-: Maa Saraswati Aarti :-

JAI SARASVATII MAATAA, JAI JAI HE SARASVATII MAATAA
SADGUNA VAIBHAVA SHAALINII, TRIBHUVANA VIKHYAATAA
Glory, glory, all glory to you, O Mother Saraswati; you are renowned throughout the three spheres as the treasure-house of all great noble virtues. Let all sing to the glory of your name!
CHANDRAVADANII PADMAASINII DYUTI MANGALAKARE
SOHE SHUBHA HANSA SAVARE, ATULA TEJADHARE

O infinitely radiant Goddess, you are beautiful and right as the moon and are seated in lotus posture; you are lustrous in appearance and source of all blessings; your vehicle, the auspicious swan, looks elegant.
BAAYE KARA MEIN VIINAA, DAAYEN KARA MAALAA
SHIISHA MUKUTA MANI SOHE, GALA MOTIYANA MAALAA

In your left hand, O Mother Saraswati, is the lute (Veena) and in the right a wreath; on your head lies a splendid coronet of gems and around your neck a string of pearls.
DEVII SHARANA JO AAE UNAKAA UDDHAARAM KIYAA
PAITHI MANTHARAA DAASII, RAAVANA SANHAARA KIYAA

O Goddess, whosoever sought refuge in you was released from the cycle of birth and death. By perverting the mind of Kaikayee’s dull-witted handmaid, Manthara, you became instrumental in the destruction of Ravana.
VIDYAA GYAANA PRADAAYINII, JAGA MEIN GYAANA PRAKAASHA BHARO
MOHA AURA AJNAANA TIMIRA KAA JAGA SE NAASHA KARO

O bestower of learning and skill, illumine the world with light of knowledge and dispel the darkness of ignorance and infatuation.
DHUUPA DIIPA PHALA MEVAA MAAN SVIKAARA KARO
GYAANA CHAKSHU DE MAATAA, JAGA NISTAARA KARO

O Mother, pray accept my gift of incense, light, both green and dry fruits and endowing the world with eyes of knowledge ferry it across the ocean of this phenomenal world.
MAAN SARASVATII KII ARATII, JO KOII JANA GAAVAI
HITAKAARII SUKHAKAARII GYAANA HAKTI PAAVAI

Whosoever sings this hymn to Mother Saraswati becomes a recipient of knowledge and devotion, both of which are beneficial and yield great happiness.
AARATII GANGAA MAIYAA,
MAAN JAI SURASARI MAIYAA
BHAVA VAARIDHI UDDHAARINII,
ATI HI SUDHRUUDHA NAIYAA

May we offer this prayer to Ganga, the divine mother and wave the festal lamp before her; may we glorify her who delivers us from the cycle of transmigration and the ocean of this world as if she were a steady boat.
HARI PADA PADMA PRASUUTAA,
VIMALA VAARIDHAARAA
BRAHMADRAVA BHAAGIRATHII,
SUCHI PUNYAAGAARAA

You are born of he lotus-feet of Vishnu and are famous as a stream of unpolluted water. You are Brahma in a streaming, flowing form brought to earth by Bhagiratha, sacred and a repository of all virtues.
SHSNKARA JATAA VIHAARINII, HAARINII TRAYA TAAPAA|
SAGARA PUTRAGANA TAARINII, HARANII SAKALA PAAPAA

Shiva’s locks are as it were your bower of bliss where you enjoy roaming about; you are the destroyer of all the three kinds of afflictions, physical, mental and providential, deliverer of the sons of Sagara and redresser of all sins.
GANGAA GANGAA JO JANA, UCCHARATA MUKHA SON|
DUURA DESHA STITHA BHII, TURATA TARATA SUKHA SON

He who chants your name even from a long distance is instantaneously rewarded with great comfort and pleasure and attains deliverance as well.
MRUTA KII ASTHI TANIKA TAVA, JALADHAARAA PAAVAI|
SO JANA PAAVANA HOKARA, PARAMADHAAMA JAAVAI

Just a few drops of your holy stream sanctify the bones of the dead, who touching them, go straight to heaven.
TAVA TATAVAASII TARUVARA, JALA THALA CHARA PRAANII|
PAKSHII PASHU PATANGA, GATI PAAVAI NIRVAANII

The countless creature that live in the water or on land, the innumerable birds, cattle, insects as well as the trees growing on your banks are all entitled to salvation (by their association with you).
MAATU DAYAAMAYII KIIJAI, DIINANA PARA DAAYAA|
PRABHU PADA PADMA MILAAKARA, HARI LIIJAI MAAYAA

O compassionate goddess, be kind to the poor and the destitute and revealing to them the lotus-feet of the Lord, lift the veil of delusion which covers their conscience.