Sri Devi Sthuthi in Malayalam
(Here is great prayer in Malayalam addressed to Goddess Mahalakshmi)
1.Indhire, loka mathave , Maha Lakshmi,
CHandradhi koopum nin padha yugmam,
Vandhikkum yenne, neeyonnu nokkeeduvaan,
Nandathmaja priye Kai thozhunnen.
Oh Goodess Indiraa , mother of the world, Maha Lakshmi ,
I am saluting the pair of your feet , Which are saluted
By moon and others so that you will throw a glance on me,
Of darling of the son of Nanda, I am saluting you.
OOzhiyil jnanum valuthayidum,
AAmayam mathuvaan beshajam maththilla ,
AAzhimathe Devi kumbidunnen.
Without any doubt if you have mercy ,
I would also become great in this earth,
For curing diseases there is no other medicine,
Oh Mother born from sea , Oh Goddess I salute you.
3.HUmkruthiyode kadakkaar vannu ,
Kinkaranmare poalenneyamme ,
SAnga koodathe thadukkumaragolle,
Pankaja nandini kumbidunnen.
3.When seething with anger creditors come ,
And like fierce servants attack me mother ,
Without any hesitation stop them,
Oh daughter of lotus flower , I salute you.
4.OOninnm vendunna nithya sukhangalkkum,
Ksheenaatha kaanmin kuranjithippol,
Kanamilla , pattam nelledutheeduvaan,
Vaaniyaal kittanam kumbidunnen.
The little pleasures needed for the meals,
Please see that they have reduced now,
There is no rent or lease available to get paddy,
And they should be got by Goddess Saraswathi and I salute.
5.Yenthu chetham ninakku yennude meni mel,
Nin thiru nethrangal uzhinjaal,
Antharamilla jnan arthavaanaayi theerum,
SAnthatham nin kazhal kumbidunnen.
What do you lose if with your divine eyes.
You caress all over my body,
For there is no opinion difference that I would become rich,
And for that I always am salute your feet.
6.Yethume chetham ninakillathathaal jnan,
Praadhaanynai varum oozhi thanil,
MOdhena vannu maam nokkuga vaikaathe ,
Vasudeva priye kumbidunnen.
Because that there are no problems to you at all,
I would live as a great person in this world,
Please come and see with me joy without delay,
Oh Darling of Vasudeva , I salute you.
7.Ayyo, Panamilla kayyil yenikkippol,
Yenthu varanjathu padmalaye ,
Kayyethu rakshichu kolga Maha Lakshmi,
Kai koopi nin padham kumbidunnen.
Alas , I do not have money with me now,
Why have you not come oh Goddess residing in Lotus,
Take me in to your hand and protect me, Oh Mahalakshmi ,
With folded hands I am saluting your feet.
8.Ottu kallottu Nellu alpam avilumai ,
THushtanai kazcha vechoru vipran,
Drushtantha marthapathi yaayathum avan,
Mattalar maathe jnan kumbidunnen.
When the Brahmin with joy offered ,
Some beaten rice with some stones as well as paddy ,
As an example , he became a man with lot of wealth,
Oh lady of the lotus I salute you.
9.Orthillorutharum Rugmani deviyum,
Partha mukundanum chonna moolam,
Dathri suthan arthavaanai chamanjathum,
Orthithaa nin kazhal kumbidunnen.
No one remembered that because Rugmani ,
Arjuna and Krishna had told ,
The son of earth became very rich,
Remembering that I salute your feet.
10.Ouvannam yenne onnu kadakshippan ,
Kai vanangi sthiuthicheppozhum jnan,
Poovil mathe , Sri BHagawathi nin padham,
Kevalam inniyum Kumbidunnen.
Like that once to glance at me ,
I fold my hands and always praise you,
Oh mother of the flower , oh Goddess,
I am again saluting your feet without any problem.
11.Akshanam pokku grahangal aseshavum ,
Nilkkanam arthavum yende kayyil,
Mukthiyum venam marana kale mama,
Lakshmi BHagawathi kumbidunnen.
At that point of time , please drive away all the planets,
Let wealth stand in my possession,
And at the time of death , I will also need salvation,
Oh Goddess Lakshmi , I bow and salute you.
12,Lakshmi jaya jaya, Padmalaye Jaya,
Padmnabha priye THamburatti ,
Lakshmana poorvaja vallabhe , nin kazhal,
Lakshmi BHagawathi kumbidunnen.
Hail, hail Lakshmi. Hail she who lives in lotus flower,
Oh royal lady who is the darling of Padmanabha ,
Oh consort of elder brother of Lakshmana, Oh Goddess Lakshmi ,
I bow and salute your feet.