Devi Patam-Namaskaram- A prayer to Goddess Shakthi in Tamil
(here is a small sweet prayer giving the important events of Devi Patam, which is Tamil version of Devi Mahathmyam)
1.Mahishasuranai samharitha yengal maha deviye namaskaram,
Manasthapam pokki nadukal thantha Maheswariye Namakaram
1.Salutations to our great goddess who killed Mahishasura,
Salutations to the great Goddess who removed enmity between countries and gave it to us.
2,Andarthirkellam adhipathiye Jagadambikaye Namaskaram,
Abhayam yendrorai rakshithidum amma Unakku Namaskaram
2.Salutations to the universal mother who is the lord of all universes,
Salutations to the mother who saves those who say “I surrender” to her
3.Pranavamayamaana Parvathiye, paradevathaye Namaskaram,
Sudha SWaroopa sundariye ,Shivakama valliye Namaskaram.
3.Salutations to the divine Goddess who is Parvathi the personification of “Om”,
Salutations to Goddess Shivakami , who has the pure pretty form
4.Jnana swaroopiye , kalyaniye, Sri Narayaniye Namaskaram,
Santha roopa sareeriniye, Shiva sankariye Namaskaram,
4.Salutations to Narayani who has the form of wisdom and who brings auspiciousness to us,
Salutations to Shivasankari who has a peaceful form and body
5.Moolaadhari Saraswathiye, Jagan Mohiniye Namaskaram,
Mayaadhariye LakshmiyeMaheswariye Namaskaram.
5.Salutations to the bewitcher of the world who is the root basis and who is Saraswathi,
Salutations to the greatest goddess, who assumes illusion and who is Lakshmi
6.Bhagwan DEhathil padhiyandro, yengal Parvathiye Namaskaram,
Yengalai Rakshikka vendum ippo, Jagadheeswariye Namaskaram,
6.Salutation to Parvathi who has half the portion of the body of God,
Salutations to Goddess of Universe, with a request to save us now.
7.Shumbha nishumbarai samharitha yengal durgai devi , unakku Namaskaram,
Dukham pokkiye Nadu thantha , yengal Devi Namaskaram
7.Salutations to Goddess Durga who killed Shumbha and Nishumbha,
Salutations to our Goddess who removed sorrow and gave us the country
8.Chandamundanai samharitha yengal durga Devi Namaskaram,
Raktha Bheejanai samharitha Yengal Bhadra Kali Namakaram.
8.Salutations to our Durga Devi who killed Chanda and Munda,
Salutations to Bhadra Kali who killed Raktha Bheeja.