Navratri is a Hindu festival dedicated to the worship of Goddess Shakti (Hindu Mother Goddess) and her various forms. The word Navaratri is a sanskrit word which means nine nights.
During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Shakti / Devi are worshiped. The 10th day of the festival is known as Vijayadashami or ”’Dussehra”’.
During Navratri Durga Maa Arti is performed two times a day.
Please find below Jai Ambe Gauri – Durga Mata Aarti Lyrics, its English Meaning :
Jai Ambe Gauri – Durga Mata Aarti Lyrics :
Jai Ambe Gauri Maiyaa
Jai shyaamaa gauri
Nishadina tumako dhyaavata
Hari brahma shivaji
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 naina
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 is as beautiful as the moon.
Kanaka samaana kalevara,
Your body with a tinge of gold is splendidly dressed in red attire; on your throat lies a wreath of red blossoms just as beautiful as a 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,
Kotika chandra divaakara,
Sam raajata jyoti
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,
dhuumra vilochana naina,
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.
Tuma kamalaa raani
Tuma shiva pataraani
You are the beloved consort of Brahma, Rudra and Vishnu. The Vedas and the Shastras describe you as the queen consort of Lord Shiva,
Chausatha yogini gaavata,
Nritya karata bhairon
Baajata taala mridanga,
Aura baajata damaru
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).
Tum ho jaga kii maata,
Tum hii ho bharta
Bhaktana kii dukha harta,
Sukha sampati karta
You are mother of the entire universe, its sustainer, reliever of your devotees’ affliction and bestower of happiness and prosperity.
Bhujaa chaara ati shobhita,
Vara mudraa dhaari
Manavaanchita phala paavata,
Sevata nara naari
The four arms have adorned your persona, while the hand raised in benediction reveals your benign aspect. Those men and women who worship shall have all their cherished wishes ever fulfilled.
Kanchana thaala viraajata,
Agaru kapuura baati
Bhaalaketu mein raajata,
In a golden platter are beautifully laid aloe and camphor, both of which have lighted (to be waved before you); in the radiance of your forehead is reflected the splendour of the myriad gems.
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