Śrī Lalitā Sahasranāma Stotram | Part 4
darāndolita-dīrghākṣī dara-hāsojjvalan-mukhī ।
gurumūrtir guṇa-nidhir gomātā guha-janmabhūḥ ॥ 121॥
darāndolita-dīrghākṣī: Who has shapely, wide and elongated eyes tremulous with mercy.
dara-hāsojjvalan-mukhī: Whose face is lit with a gentle smile.
Gurumūrtir: Who assumes the form of the Guru.
guṇa-nidhi: Who is a treasure house of virtues.
Gomātā: Who is the source of speech.
guha-janmabhūḥ: Who is the mother of Guha (Kārtikeya).
deveśī daṇḍanītisthā daharākāśa-rūpiṇī ।
pratipan-mukhya-rākānta-tithi-maṇḍala-pūjitā ॥ 122॥
Deveśī: Who is the ruler of all divinities.
daṇḍa-nītisthā: Who sits on the throne of justice.
daharākāśa-rūpiṇī: Who is the subtle Self in the heart of man.
pratipan-mukhya-rākānta-tithi-maṇḍala-pūjitā: Who is to be worshipped on the full – moon day, which is the last day (Tithi) of the lunar fortnight beginning with Pratipada.
kalātmikā kalānāthā kāvyālāpa-vinodinī ।
sacāmara-ramā-vāṇī-savya-dakṣiṇa-sevitā ॥ 123॥
Kalātmikā: Who is Herself all the phases (kalas) of the moon.
Kalānāthā: Who is the mistres of all the kalas.
kāvyālāpa-vinodinī: Who delights in the language of poetry.
sacāmara-ramā-vāṇī-savya-dakṣiṇa-sevitā: Who is served by Lakshmi and Sarasvatī standing on Her left and right sides holding Chowry fans.
ādiśaktir ameyā''tmā paramā pāvanākṛtiḥ ।
aneka-koṭi-brahmāṇḍa-jananī divya-vigrahā ॥ 124॥
Ādi-śakti: Who is the Ādi-śakti or Primordial Power, which creates everything and pervades everything.
Ameyā: Whose greatness is immeasurable.
Ātmā: Who is the Self in all.
Paramā: Who is also the Supreme Self.
Pāvanākṛtiḥ: Whose form is holy and sanctifying.
aneka-koṭi-brahmāṇḍa-jananī: Who has given birth to several crores of world systems.
divya-vigrahā: Who has Divine form.
klīṁkārī kevalā guhyā kaivalya-pada-dāyinī ।
tripurā trijagadvandyā trimūrtis tridaśeśvarī ॥ 125॥
Klīṁkārī: Who is represented by the holy syllable Klīṁ, known as the Kāmarāja Bīja.
Kevalā: Who is the absolute devoid of all attributes.
Guhyā: Who is worshipped in secrecy by some adepts.
kaivalya-pada-dāyinī: Who confers Kaivalya, the state of Absolute Bliss.
Tripurā: Who is Tripura or the One with three aspects.
Trijagadvandyā: Who is adored by all in the three worlds.
Trimūrtī: Who has the three forms of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahēśvara.
Tridaśeśvarī: Who is Mistress governing the Divinities (Tridāsas).
tryakṣarī divya-gandhāḍhyā sindūra-tilakāñcitā ।
umā śailendra-tanayā gaurī gandharva-sevitā ॥ 126॥
Tryakṣarī: Who is the Mantra of three parts (Pañchadaśī Mantra of Śrī Vidyā).
divya-gandhāḍhyā: Who is full of divine fragrance.
sindūra-tilakāñcitā: Who is adorned with the vermilion mark on the forehead.
Umā: Who is Uma-Brahma-vidyā personified.
śailendra-tanayā: Who is the daughter of the King of Mountains, the Himalayas.
Gaurī: Who is Gauri, the fair complexioned one.
Gandharva-sevitā: Who is attended upon by Gandharvas, the celestial minstrels.
viśva-garbhā svarṇa-garbhā'varadā vāgadhīśvarī ।
dhyānagamyā'paricchedyā jñānadā jñāna-vigrahā ॥ 127॥
Viśva-garbhā: Who has the universe in her womb.
svarṇa-garbhā: Who has everything wholesome and charming hidden within her.
Varadā: Who defeats the ignoble demons.
vāgadhīśvarī: Who presides over speech.
Dhyāna-gamyā: Who can be approached through meditation.
paricchedyā: Who is the Infinite without any limitation.
jñānadā: Who is the giver of Supreme Knowledge.
jñāna-vigrahā: Who is Herself the embodiment of Supreme Knowledge.
sarva-vedānta-saṁvedyā satyānanda-svarūpiṇī ।
lopā-mudrārcitā līlā-kḷpta-brahmāṇḍa-maṇḍalā ॥ 128॥
sarva-vedānta-saṁvedyā: Whom all the Vedāntas (Upanishads) declare.
satyānanda-svarūpiṇī: Who is Supreme Knowledge and Supreme Bliss.
lopā-mudrārcitā: Who is worshipped through the Mantra named after Lopāmudrā.
līlā-kḷpta-brahmāṇḍa-maṇḍalā: For whom the creation of many a universe is a mere game.
adṛśyā dṛśyarahitā vijñātrī vedyavarjitā ।
yoginī yogadā yogyā yogānandā yugandharā ॥ 129॥
Adṛśyā: Who is not an object of ordinary vision.
Dṛśyarahitā: Who is beyond objectivity.
vijñātrī: Who is the ultimate subject.
Vedyavarjitā: Who, being omniscient, has nothing more to know.
Yoginī: Who is Yogini.
Yogadā: Who can bestow Yoga to votaries.
Yogyā: Who is the object of Yoga.
Yogānandā: Who is the bliss realized through Yoga.
Yugandharā: Who bears the Yoke of Yoga consisting in regulating the evolution during vast periods of time (Yugas).
sarvādhārā supratiṣṭhā sadasad-rūpa-dhāriṇī ॥ 130॥
icchā-śakti-jñāna-śakti-kriyā-śakti-svarūpiṇī: Who is the Power of Will (Icchā – śakti), Power of Knowledge (Jñāna – śakti) and Power of Action (Kriyā – śakti).
Sarvādhārā: On whom everything rests.
Supratiṣṭhā: Who is the firm foundation of all existence.
sadasad-rūpa-dhāriṇī: Who takes the forms of both Being and Non –being.
aṣṭa-mūrti rajājaitrī loka-yātrā-vidhāyinī ।
ekākinī bhūmā-rūpā nir-dvaitā dvaita-varjitā ॥ 131॥
aṣṭa-mūrti: Who has an eightfold form.
rajājaitrī: Who helps to overcome Aja (Ignorance).
loka-yātrā-vidhāyinī: Who directs the cosmic process.
ekākinī: Who is the Alone
bhūmā-rūpā: Who is Infinite by nature.
nir-dvaitā: Who has no opposite
dvaita-varjitā: Who is without any duality.
annadā vasudā vṛddhā brahmātmaikya-svarūpiṇī ।
bṛhatī brāhmaṇī brāhmī brahmānandā bali-priyā ॥ 132॥
Annadā: Who supplies food to all.
Vasudā: Who is the generous giver of everything valuable.
Vṛddhā: Who is the Primeval One.
brahmātmaikya-svarūpiṇī: Who is the symbol of the oneness of Brahman and the Atman.
Bṛhatī: Who is the Immense.
Brāhmaṇī: Who is the wisdom of the Eternal.
Brāhmī: Who belongs to the Eternal.
Brahmānandā: Who is the bliss of Brahman.
bali-priyā: Who loves the offerings of devotees.
bhāṣā-rūpā bṛhat-senā bhāvābhāva-vivarjitā ।
sukhārādhyā śubhakarī śobhanā sulabhā gatiḥ ॥ 133॥
bhāṣā-rūpā: Who is in the form of language.
bṛhat-senā: Who leads a mighty army.
bhāvābhāva-vivarjitā: Who is beyond being and non–being.
Sukhārādhyā: Whose worship is easy to perform.
Śubhakarī: Who is blissful in blessing.
śobhanā sulabhā gatiḥ: Whose path is lustrous and easy to traverse.
rāja-rājeśvarī rājya-dāyinī rājya-vallabhā ।
rājatkṛpā rājapīṭha-niveśita-nijāśritā ॥ 134॥
rāja-rājeśvarī: Who is Rāja-rājeśvarī (The Ruler of rulers).
rājya-dāyinī: Who bestows dominion.
rājya-vallabhā: Who loves dominion.
Rājatkṛpā: Who is gloriously compassionate.
rāja-pīṭha-niveśita-nijāśritā: Who raises Her devotees to royal status.
rājya-lakṣmīḥ kośa-nāthā caturaṅga-baleśvarī ।
sāmrājya-dāyinī satyasandhā sāgaramekhalā ॥ 135॥
dīkṣitā daitya-śamanī sarva-loka-vaśaṅkarī ।
sarvārtha-dātrī sāvitrī saccidānanda-rūpiṇī ॥ 136॥
Dīkṣitā: Who is under a holy vow.
daitya-śamanī: Who quells evil forces.
sarva-loka-vaśaṅkarī: Who keeps all the worlds under Her sway.
sarvārtha-dātrī: Who grants all our wants.
Sāvitrī: Who is the Creative Power.
saccidānanda-rūpiṇī: Whose form is Existence – Knowledge – Bliss absolute.
deśa-kālā-paricchinnā sarvagā sarva-mohinī ।
sarasvatī śāstra-mayī guhāmbā guhya-rūpiṇī ॥ 137॥
deśa-kālā-paricchinnā: Who is not limited by space and time.
Sarvagā: Who is present in all as the inner controller.
sarva-mohinī: Who casts Her spell on all.
Sarasvatī: Who is Sarasvati, the Goddess of discriminative wisdom and spiritual illumination.
śāstra-mayī: Who is the science of the spirit.
Guhāmbā: Who is the Mother residing in the cave of intelligence (Also the mother of Guha or Subrāmaṇya).
guhya-rūpiṇī: Whose form is subtle.
sarvopādhi-vinirmuktā sadāśiva-pativratā ।
sampradāyeśvarī sādhvī guru-maṇḍala-rūpiṇī ॥ 138॥
sarvopādhi-vinirmuktā: Who is free from all limitations.
sadāśiva-pativratā: Who is the devoted Consort of Sadāśiva.
Sampradāyeśvarī: Who is the guardian of sacred traditions.
Sādhvī: Who is rightly understood as the Power that dispels ignorance.
guru-maṇḍala-rūpiṇī: Who embodies in Herself the teaching of successive lines of teachers.
kulottīrṇā bhagārādhyā māyā madhu-matī mahī ।
gaṇāmbā guhya-kārādhyā komalāṅgī guru-priyā ॥ 139॥
Kulottīrṇā: Who transcends the sphere of the senses, including the mind.
Bhagārādhyā: Who is worshipped in the orbit of the Sun.
Maya: Who is the Power called Maya.
Madhu-matī: Who is called madhu-matī, the ultimate step to be taken by the highest Yoginis.
Mahī: Who is Mahi, the common ground of all.
Gaṇāmbā: Who is the Mother of all the hosts of Shiva and Ganeśa.
guhya-kārādhyā: Who is worshipped by the demi – gods called the Guhyakas.
Komalāṅgī: Whose form is delicate and pleasing.
guru-priyā: Who is the Consort of Shiva, the great Guru.
sva-tantrā sarva-tantreśī dakṣiṇā-mūrti-rūpiṇī ।
sanakādi-samārādhyā śiva-jñāna-pradāyinī ॥ 140॥
sva-tantrā: Who is the only Independent Being.
sarva-tantreśī: Who is the presiding deity of all the Tantras.
dakṣiṇā-mūrti-rūpiṇī: Who has taken the form of Dakṣiṇāmūrti.
sanakādi-samārādhyā: Who is worthy of being worshipped by Sanaka and other great ascetics.
śiva-jñāna-pradāyinī: Who imparts the knowledge of the Supreme Being (Shiva).
citkal ānanda-kālikā prema-rūpā priyaṅkarī ।
nāma-pārāyaṇa-prītā nandi-vidyā naṭeśvarī ॥ 141॥
Citkal: Who is a spark of Divine Consciousness (Citkala).
ānanda-kālikā: Who is the bud of Divine Bliss.
prema-rūpā: Who is pure Love itself.
Priyaṅkarī: Who grants what is dear to us.
nāma-pārāyaṇa-prītā: Who is pleased with a litany of Her names.
nandi-vidyā: Who is the Deity of the Mantra of Nandikeśvara.
Naṭeśvarī: Who is the counterpart of Chidambara Naṭeśvara.
mithyā-jagadadhiṣṭhānā muktidā mukti-rūpiṇī ।
lāsya-priyā layakarī lajjā rambhādi-vanditā ॥ 142॥
mithyā-jagadadhiṣṭhānā: Who is the ground of the Changing universe.
Muktidā: Who is the giver of salvation.
mukti-rūpiṇī: Who is Herself salvation.
lāsya-priyā: Who likes the rhythmic dance of women, called Lasya.
layakarī: Who generates harmony in dance and music.
Lajjā: Who is modesty itself.
rambhādi-vanditā: Who is adored by Rambha and other celestial damsels.
bhavadāva-sudhāvṛṣṭiḥ pāpāraṇya-davānalā ।
daurbhāgya-tūla-vātūlā jarādhvānta-ravi-prabhā ॥ 143॥
bhavadāva-sudhāvṛṣṭiḥ: Who is the rain of nectar that puts out the wild fire of Samsāra.
pāpāraṇya-davānalā: Who is also the wild fire that burns down the jungles of sins.
daurbhāgya-tūla-vātūlā: Who is the wind that drives away the flakes of misfortune.
jarādhvānta-ravi-prabhā: Who removes by her effulgence the gloom of infirmities attendant on old age.
bhāgyābdhi-candrikā bhakta-cittakeki-ghanāghanā ।
rogaparvata-dambholir mṛtyudāru-kuṭhārikā ॥ 144॥
bhāgyābdhi-candrikā: Who is the full moon that sets up the tides of good fortune.
bhakta-cittakeki-ghanāghanā: Who is heavily water – laden cloud that makes the hearts of devotees dance like peacocks.
rogaparvata-dambholir: Who is the thunderbolt that shatters the mountain of diseases.
mṛtyudāru-kuṭhārikā: Who is the axe that cuts down the tree of death.
maheśvarī mahā-kālī mahāgrāsā mahāśanā ।
aparṇā caṇḍikā caṇḍa-muṇḍāsura-niṣūdinī ॥ 145॥
Maheśvarī: Who is the Supreme Sovereign.
Mahā-kālī: Who is Mahā-Kālī – the Divine Mother who consumes everything as Time.
Mahāgrāsā: Who is the great Devourer.
Mahāśanā: Whose repast consists of this mighty universe.
Aparṇā: Who is Aparṇā – the one who did not take even a leaf while performing austerities.
Chaṇḍikā: Who is the Chaṇḍikā, the awe – inspiring one.
caṇḍa-muṇḍāsura-niṣūdinī: Who is the destroyer of the demons Chaṇḍā and Muṇḍa, and came to be known as Chāmuṇḍā for this reason.
kṣarākṣarātmikā sarva-lokeśī viśva-dhāriṇī ।
trivargadātrī subhagā tryambakā triguṇātmikā ॥ 146॥
Kṣarākṣarātmikā: Who is both the changeful and the changeless.
sarva-lokeśī: Who is the Ruler of all the worlds.
viśva-dhāriṇī: Who supports the whole universe.
Trivargadātrī: Who bestows the trait of human values (aspiration to do meritorious acts, the capacity for it, and the means for it).
Subhagā: Who is the goddess affluence.
Tryambakā: Who is the three – eyed Goddess.
Triguṇātmikā: Her in whom the three dispositions of Nature are in harmony.
svargāpavargadā śuddhā japāpuṣpa-nibhākṛtiḥ ।
ojovatī dyuti-dharā yajña-rūpā priyavratā ॥ 147॥
Svargāpavargadā: Who bestows the enjoyments of Paradise and the eternal bliss of Moksha.
Śuddhā: Who is ever pure.
japāpuṣpa-nibhākṛtiḥ: Whose colour is of the nature of japa flowers (China rose).
Ojovatī: Who is full of energy.
dyuti-dharā: Who is full of splendour.
yajña-rūpā: Who is Vishnu, the embodiment of sacrifice.
Priyavratā: Who is fond of holy vows.
durārādhyā durādharṣā pāṭalī-kusuma-priyā ।
mahatī meru-nilayā mandāra-kusuma-priyā ॥ 148॥
Durārādhyā: Who is hard to worship by those having no control over the senses.
Durādharṣā: Who is hard to resist.
pāṭalī-kusuma-priyā: Who is fond of Patali flower (the pale – red trumpet flowers).
Mahatī: Who is greater than all.
meru-nilayā: Who resides on Meru.
mandāra-kusuma-priyā: Who loves the Mandara flowers (coral – tree flowers of heaven).
vīrārādhyā virāḍ-rūpā virajā viśvatomukhī ।
pratyagrūpā parākāśā prāṇadā prāṇa-rūpiṇī ॥ 149॥
vīrārādhyā: Who is worshipped by the Vīras (the heroes).
virāḍ-rūpā: Who is the Virāṭ, the Cosmic Whole.
Virajā: Who is without any stain.
Viśvatomukhī: Who faces all directions.
Pratyagrūpā: Who is the Self within.
Parākāśā: Who is the Transcendental Ether.
Prāṇadā: Who gives life.
prāṇa-rūpiṇī: Who is Herself Life (Prana or Brahma).
mārtāṇḍa-bhairavārādhyā mantriṇī-nyasta-rājyadhūḥ ।
tripureśī jayatsenā nistraiguṇyā parāparā ॥ 150॥
mārtāṇḍa-bhairavārādhyā: Who is adored by Mārtāṇḍa Bhairava (a form of Shiva).
mantriṇī-nyasta-rājyadhūḥ: Who has invested her minister (Śyāmalamba) with all Her regal authority.
Tripureśī: Who is the deity Tripura.
Jayatsenā: Who has victorious armies at Her command.
Nistraiguṇyā: Who is devoid of the three dispositions of Nature.
Parāparā: Who is both the Absolute and the Relative.