Maha Lakshmi Sthuthi (Malayalam)
Here is a simple prayer addressed to Goddess Lakshmi to make oneself rich The utter simplicity of the prayer would captivate any one.)
1,Indire Loka Mathave Maha Lakshmi,
Chandradhi koopum nin padha yugmam,
Vandhikkumenne nee onnu nokkeeduvaan ,
Nandathmaja priye kai Thozhunnen.
1.Oh Goddess Indira , mother of the world ,Mahalakshmi,
I am saluting your twin feet which are saluted by Chandra and others,
So that you will see me who is saluting you,
I salute you the dear one of son of Nanda gopa.
2.Eeshal yethume karunyamundengil ,
Oozhiyil jnanum valuthayidum,
Aamayam maththuvaan beshajam mathilla,
Aazhi mathe devi Kumbidunnen.
2 ,Without any doubt , If I have your mercy ,
I would become great in this world,
For curing my sorrow there is no other medicine ,
Oh Goddess mother of waves, I salute you.
3.Umkruthiyode katakkaravar vannu,
Kimkaranmare poleneeye amme ,
Sankha koodathe thadukkumarakolle ,
Pankaja Nandini Kumbidunnen.
3. With great anger those who gave loan to me have come ,
And Oh mother they stood like servants of Yama .
For stopping them without any doubt ,
Oh daughter of lotus flower , I salute you.
4,Ooninnum vendunna nithya sukhangalkkum,
Ksheenatha kanmin kuranjathippol,
Kanamilla pattam nelledutheeduvaan,
Vaniyal kittanam kumbidunnen.
2,I am finding now scarcity for food
As well as daily pleasures ,
There is no income, no paddy coming from lease ,
And I can get it only through Goddess Saraswathi, nmy salutations.
3.Yenthu chetham ninakku yennude meni mel,
Nin thiru nethrangalal onnu uzhinjaal,
Antharamilla jnan arthavaanai varum,
Santhatham nin kazhal kumbidunnen.
2.What would be your problem to once,
See all over my body with your divine eyes,
Sor without any doubt I would become rich.
And I always salute your feet.
6.Yethume chetham ninakilla athinaal jnan,
Praadhanyanai varum oozhi thannil,
Modhena vannu mam nokkuga vaikaathe,
Vasudeva priye kumbidunnen.
6. I know that you do not have any loss ,
And I would become very great on this earth,
And so with joy come and without delay see me,
Oh Dear one of Lord Krishna , I salute you.
7.Ayyo panamilla kayyil yeni kippol,
Yenthu varaanjaathu padmaalaye ,
Kayyethu rakshichu kolga Mahalakshmi ,
Kai koopi nin padham kumbidunnen.
7, Alas, I do not have any money with me,
Why have you not come Oh Goddess who lives on the lotus ,
Please take control and take care of me , Oh Mahalakshmi,
With folded hands I salute your feet.
8.Ottu kallodu nellu alpam avilumai,
Thushtani kaazhcha vechoru vipran,
Drushtaantha Martha padhi yayathumavan,
Mattalar mathe jnan kumbidunnen.
8.A satisfied Brahmin came with little beaten rice,
With lot of paddy and stone in it and I offered it as royal present ,
And proving to every one he became a very rich man,
Oh lady of the open lotus flower , I salute you.
9.Orthil orutharum Rugmani deviyum,
Partha mukundanum chonna moolam,
Dathri suran arthavaanai chamanjathum,
Orthu ithaa nin kazhal kumbidunnen.
9.When I remember that due to Queen Rugmani,
Arjuna and Krishna telling him,
The Brahmin was transformed in to a rich one ,
And Remembering that I salute your feet.
10.Ouvannam yenneyum onnu kadakshippan,
Kai vanangi sthuthicheppozhum jnan,
Poovil mathe Sri Bhagwathi nin padham,
Kevalam inniyum KUmbidunnen.
10.To see me also once like that ,
With folded hands I always pray you,
Oh lady of the flower , Oh goddess ,
I am saluting your feet without any condition.
11.Akshanam pokku grahangal aseshavum ,
Nilkkanam arthavum yende kayyil,
Mukthiyum venam marana kaale , mama,
Lakshmi Bhagwathi kumbidunnen.
11.Praying that all the planets at that time,
Should stand where they are , money should remain in my hands,
And I should get salvation at the time of death ,
I salute you mu Goddess Lakshmi.
12,Lakshmi jaya jaya , Padmalaye jaya,
Padmanabha priye Thamburatti ,
Lakshmana poorvaja vallabhe nin kazhal,
Lakshmi Bhagawathi kumbidunnen.
12, victory, victory to Lakshmi , Victory to her who lives in the lotus flower ,
Oh Goddess who is darling of Lord Padmanabha ,
Oh consort of elder brother of Bharatha,
Oh goddess Lakshmi, I salute your feet.