((Here is a great Kavacham taught by Sriman Narayana himself to sage Narada. Instead of asking Goddess in her different forms to protect you, here request is made to each letter of Gayathri manthra to protect your varios parts. The stotra in Devanagari script is available in
1,Swamin sarva jagannatha samsayosthi mama Prabho,
Chathu sashti kalabincha pathuka yoga vidhvara.
1.Oh Lord of all the worlds ,I have a doubt, Oh my lord ,
Who is an expert in the sixty four arts and an expertin the knowledge of Yoga.
2.Muchyathe kena punyena brahma roopa kadham bhaveth ,
Dehascha devatha roopo manthra roopo viseshatha.
2.By which blessed deed one would get freedom and and when will he assume the form of Brahma,
And which special manthra would get the divine form to his body.
3.Karmatha srothumichami nyasam cha vidhi poorvakam,
Rishi chandhadhi daivascha dhyanam cha vidhivath prabho.
3.AS a duty , I would like to hear it with proper method of chant,
Along with the sage , metere , God addressed in a proper manner.
Lord Narayana told:-
4.Asthyekam paramam guhyam Gaytri Kavacham THadhaa,
Patana ddharanan marthya sarva papai pramuchyate
4.There exists a great armour of Gayathri which is kept very secret,
By reading or wearing which , you can get out of all sins.
5.SArva Kamaan avapnothi devi roopasche jayathe,
Gayathri kavachasyasyaa Brahma Vishnu Maheswara
6.Rishayo Rig Yajur Sama Atharva cchandamsi Narada,
Brahma roopa devathokthaa Gayathri parama kala.
5-6. All acts would be made one’s own and the form of Goddess would be generated.
For the armour of Gayat, Lord Brahma , Shiva and Vishnu are the sages,
The meter is Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharvana Vedas, Oh Narada ,
And the God addressed is Gayatri with her divine crescent who has the form of Brahma.
7.Thath bheejam barga , ithyeshaa sakthi ruktha maneeshibhi ,
Keelakancha dhivya proktham moksharthe viniyojanam.
7.Its root is Barga and the Goddess is its power and the reflection is repeated,
And the nail is the the divine words and this is being chanted for getting salvation.
8,CHathurbhir hrdayam proktham chathurbhir sira smrutham
Panchabisyatha sikha paschad tribisthu kavacham smrutham.
8.After mentioning the four hrudayams, four times the head should be remembered ,
Afterwards touching the hair five times , three times remember the armour.
9.Chathurbhir nethra mudhishtam chathurbhisyath thad asthrakam,
Adha Dhyanam pravakshyami Sadaka abheeshta dhayakam,
8.Afterwards touch the eyes four times and four times think of the arrow ,
And now I will tell the Dhayanam(meditation) which fulfills the desires of the devotee.
9.Muktha Vidhruma hema Neela davala chayair mukhai sthreekshanai,
Yukthamindhu nibadha rathna makutaam thathwardha varnathmikam,
Gayathrim varadabhayam kusakassa shubham kapalam gadham ,
Shankham chakramadharavindha yugalam hasthair vahanthim Bhaje.
9.I sing the praises of Gayatri who has five faces which are ,
Of the colour of pearl , sapphire , gold , blue and white ,
Who has three eyes , who wears gem studded crown,
Decorated by the crescent of the moon , who has the form,
Described by the letters of her principle , who shows blessing and protection ,
And who holds in her hands white skull, mace,
Conch , divine wheel and two lotus flowers .
10.Gayathrim poorvatha pathu , SAvithri pathu dakshine,
Brahma sandhyasthu may paschad utharayaam Saraswathi
10.Let Gayathri protect my east , Savithri protect my south,
Let the dawn of Brahma protect my west and Saraswathi protect my north.
11,Pavakim may disam rakshe , pavakojjwala sayinim,
Yathu dhanim disam raksheth yathu dhana Bhayangari
11.Let the protector from the flame protect the directions from flame,
Let her who horrifies the devils protect the directions from devils.
12,Pavamanim dhisaam raksheth pavamana vilasini,
Dhisaam roudhrimavathu may rudrani rudra roopini.
12.Let who is the goddess of fire protect the directions from fire,
Let the very angry consort of Rudra protect the directions from the nine types of fuel.
13,Oordhwam brahmani may raksheth adasthad Vaishnavi thadhaa,
Evam dasa disa raksheth sarvatho Bhuvaneswari.
13.Let the top direction be protected by bRahmani and the direction down by Vaishnavi,
And like that let the ten directions always be protected by Bhuvaneswari.
14.THath padam pathu may Padhou , Jange may savithu padam,
Varenyam kati desethu , nabhim bharga sthadhiava cha.
14.Let her feet protect my feet and let the thigh be protected by feet of the Sun God,
Let the desirable hips and also the belly be protected by her radiance .
15.DEvasya may thu hrudayam dheemaheethi galam thadhaa ,
Dhiyo may pathu jihvaayaam , ya padam pathu lochane.
16.Let the devas protect my heart , let the supreme consciousness protect my throat ,
Let the intellect protect the toungue and let this step protect my eyes.
17.Lalatena padham pathu moordhana may prachodhayath ,
Thadpadam pathu moordhaanaam , sakara pathu phalakam.
17.Let that step protect my brow and make my intellect shine ,
Let that step protect my head and let letter “sa” protect my forehead.
18.Chakshushithu vikararno thukarosthu kapolayo,
Nasa putam Takararno rakarasthu mukhe thadhaa.
18.Let letter “vi” protect my eyes , let letter “thu” protect my cheeks ,
Let letter “va” protect my nose and let letter “ra” protect my face
19.nikarasthwa adharoshte cha yakarashtu oordhva oshatake ,
Asyamadhye bhakarasthur gokarasthu sa chubuke cha .
19.Le letter “ni” preotect my lower lip and letter “ya” protect my upper lip,
And let letter Bha” protect the space in the middle and let letter “go” protect my chin
20.Dhekara kanta desethu , vakara sskandha desakam,
Syakaro dakshinam hastham . dheekaro vama hasthakam
20.Let letter “Dhe” protect area around neck and letter “va’ protect area around shoulder ,
Let letter “Sya” protect my right hand and letter “dhi” protect my left hand.
21. Makaro hrydayam rakshed hikara udhare THadhaa
Dhikara nabhidesam thu yokarasthu kati dwayam.
21.Let letter “ma” protect my heart , let letter “hi” protect my stomach ,
Let letter “dhi” protect area under belly and letter “yo” protect my two buttocks.
22.Guhyam Rakshedh yokara , Ooru dwayaou na padaksharam,
Prakaro januni rashe cchokaro janga desakam.
22.Let letter “yo” protect private parts, and letters in this step protect my thighs,
Let letter “pra”, the area around knee and letter “cho” the area around thigh.
23.Dakaro gulpha desam thu yaakara pada yugmakam,
THakara vyanjanam chaiva sarvange may sadaavathu.
23.Let letter Dha protect area around ankle and letter “yaa” , the pair of feet ,
Let letter “tha” protect our various foods and let the ever living one protect all my limbs.
24.Idham Kavacham dhivyam badha satha vinasanam,
Chathusashti kala vidhya dhayakam moksha karakam.
24.This divine armour is capable of destroying all problems,
Give mastery in 64 arts and lead you to salvation.
25Muchyathe sarva papebhyo param brahmadhi gachthi,
Patanaa cchravanaadvaapi go sahasra phalam labeth.
25.They would get rid of all sins and go towards the divine Brahmam,
If they read or listen to this armour they would get all these results thousand fold.