Devi Stotram – Mahalakshmi Ashtakam in Hindi:
नमस्तेஉस्तु महामाये श्रीपीठे सुरपूजिते ।
शङ्खचक्र गदाहस्ते महालक्ष्मि नमोஉस्तु ते ॥ 1 ॥
नमस्ते गरुडारूढे कोलासुर भयङ्करि ।
सर्वपापहरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोஉस्तु ते ॥ 2 ॥
सर्वज्ञे सर्ववरदे सर्व दुष्ट भयङ्करि ।
सर्वदुःख हरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोஉस्तु ते ॥ 3 ॥
सिद्धि बुद्धि प्रदे देवि भुक्ति मुक्ति प्रदायिनि ।
मन्त्र मूर्ते सदा देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोஉस्तु ते ॥ 4 ॥
आद्यन्त रहिते देवि आदिशक्ति महेश्वरि ।
योगज्ञे योग सम्भूते महालक्ष्मि नमोஉस्तु ते ॥ 5 ॥
स्थूल सूक्ष्म महारौद्रे महाशक्ति महोदरे ।
महा पाप हरे देवि महालक्ष्मि नमोஉस्तु ते ॥ 6 ॥
पद्मासन स्थिते देवि परब्रह्म स्वरूपिणि ।
परमेशि जगन्मातः महालक्ष्मि नमोஉस्तु ते ॥ 7 ॥
श्वेताम्बरधरे देवि नानालङ्कार भूषिते ।
जगस्थिते जगन्मातः महालक्ष्मि नमोஉस्तु ते ॥ 8 ॥
महालक्ष्मष्टकं स्तोत्रं यः पठेद् भक्तिमान् नरः ।
सर्व सिद्धि मवाप्नोति राज्यं प्राप्नोति सर्वदा ॥
एककाले पठेन्नित्यं महापाप विनाशनम् ।
द्विकाल्ं यः पठेन्नित्यं धन धान्य समन्वितः ॥
त्रिकालं यः पठेन्नित्यं महाशत्रु विनाशनम् ।
महालक्ष्मी र्भवेन्-नित्यं प्रसन्ना वरदा शुभा ॥
Devi Stotram – Mahalakshmi Ashtakam Meaning:
Salutations to you O Great Maya, One who resides in Sri Chakra and is adored by the Gods, One who holds the Conch-shell, the Discus and the Mace, I worship to thee, Sri Maha Lakshmi.
Salutations to the One who is riding the Eagle Garuda (Lord Vishnu’s vehicle). To the One, who destroyed the demon Kola Asura. To the One, who can destroy all sins caused by the mind, body and soul. I worship to thee, Sri Maha Lakshmi.
To the One, who is aware of everything in the creation, One who can fulfill all desires, One who is the destroyer of all evils, One who removes all miseries. I worship to thee, Sri Maha Lakshmi.
To the one who bestows success and intelligence. To the one who gives liberation or Moksha (Salvation). To the one who is an embodiment of all Mantras, I worship to thee, Sri Maha Lakshmi.
To the one who has no beginning or end, to one who the primordial energy of this cosmic creation. To one who is the divine fire born of all Yoga, to the one who is in the minds of all Yogis, I worship to thee, Sri Maha Lakshmi.
To the one who is the gross and subtle manifestation of Lord Rudra, to that ultimate strength who holds the entire creation within you, to the one who is the greatest energy of the cosmos and to the one who can eliminate all the hurdles of the progress. I worship to thee, Sri Maha Lakshmi.
To the one who is seated in the yogic lotus posture, to the one who can assume the form of Supreme Brahman, to the one who is the supreme and universal mother of the entire creation, I worship to thee, Sri Maha Lakshmi.
One who is clad in pure White clothes (Symbolic of purity, sanctity and truth), One who is adorned with many ornamentations, One who is the Universal Divine Mother of the entire Cosmic genesis of all time and space, and the Mother of all creation, I worship to thee, Sri Maha Lakshmi.
The devotee who chants this verse of eight stanzas to Goddess Lakshmi gains all success and gains sovereignty at all times.
He who always recites once daily gains destruction of great sin; he who recites twice daily always is endowed with wealth and food.
He who recites it three times daily always gains destruction of great enemies, and (Goddess Lakshmi) the pure giver of boons, would be always pleased (with the person).
Goddess Lakshmi, salutations to you.
॥ Here ends Sri Mahalakshmi Ashtakam ॥