JAI YUGA-YUGA KII AADI
SHAKTI, JAGA MEIN PRACHALITA HAI TAVA BHAKTI
AADI, MADHYA AURA AVASAANAA, TERII GATI VIDHI KOII NA JAANAA
Glory , all glory to you, O Primordial Power, worshipped in every age. Devotion to you is now a universal phenomenon. Without a beginning a middle and as you are, your movements and activities are mysterious and incomprehensible.
NIRMALA SHRADDHA MEIN KHUSHA HOTII, THODE MEIN SANTUSHTA HO JAATI
KALI MEIN NAAMA DHAARYO SANTOSHI,AGNI TULAYA PRATYAKSHA-VISHEKHII
Selfless and unblemished regard shown to you pleases you most; a trifling faith in you is enough to satisfy you. Although you are bright as fire and visible, you are called Santoshi in this Kali age.
KALAA GYAANA BALA VIDYAA DAATRII, TUMA SAMA SARALA SUKHADA NAHIN DHAATRII
SAKALA CHARAACHARA TUMA SE CHALATE, BHUUTA PRETA YAMADUUTA SINHARATE
To you we owe the arts, knowledge, strength and learning for there is no foster-mother as simple and comforting as you; and to you owes everything, moving and unmoving, its existence; but you are a big terror to ghosts, fiends and Death’s messengers.
DUSHTA DALANA SANHAARA KAARINII,MAATAA TUMA BRAHMAANDA DHAARINII
SARASVATII LAKSHMII AURA KAALII, AMITA SHAKTI KII KHAANA NIRAALII
While you kill and destroy the wicked, you sustain and uphold the universe. As Saraswati, Lakshmi and Kali you are a mysterious and unique reservoir of immeasurable power.
TUMHAARE SHARANA GAHE JO KOII,MANOKAAMANAA PUURANA HOII
TUMA GANESHA KII MAAN KANYAA,TUMASE DHARATII HO GAII DHANYAA
Whosoever seeks your protection, finds all his desires fulfilled. You are the virgin mother of Ganesha and it is you who made the earth a supremely favoured place.
RIDDHI SIDDHI HAI TUMHAARII MAATAA,MANGALAAYA VARADAANA KE DAATAA
BRAHMAA VISHNU MAHESHA TRIMAAYAA,USAKAA BALA TUJHAMEIN HAI SAMAAYAA
O Mother, you are the daughter of Riddhi and Siddhi, the two most munificent bestowers of propitious boons and embody the triple wisdom (extraordinary or supernatural power, shaktis or energies) of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesha.
SIRA PARA KANCHANA MUKUTA SUHAATAA,SUNDARA RATNASAMUUHA DIKHAATAA
MADHURA-MANOHARA MUKHADAA KOMALA,PUSHPAMAALA AURA SHYAAMALA KUNTALA
On your head is a beautiful golden coronet studded with a cluster of splendid jewels; your soft, tender face possesses the beauty of mingled sweetness and charm aided by a beautiful wreath of flowers and a lock of black hair.
ALANKAARA SOHITA HAIN ANGA MEIN, NAVYA DIVYA TANA GERUU RANGA MEIN
SUNDARA VASTRA MEIN MAALAA RAKHATII,DARSHAKA KE MANA VASHA MEIN KARATII
Your young divine body decked out with ornaments, looks elegant in its red ochre as does the wreath on your beautiful garments which bewitch the minds of all who behold them.
PADMA TRIREKHA DHARE DO HAATHA,CHATURBHUJII KO TEKAHU MAATHA
SANMUKHA AMRITA BHARII SURAAHI, SAATHA KAAMADHENU MANACHAAHII
Bow to the four-armed goddess who holds a lotus and a conch-shell in tow of her hands. In front of her is a flagon filled with nectar and beside her the much coveted cow of plenty.
SVARNA KALASHA RAHATAA HAI AAGE, BHAKTON KE SAUBHAAGA HAIN JAAGE
TUMHAARE BHAKTIBHAAVA JO PAVE, AJARA AMARA JAGA MEIN HO JAAVE
Before you is kept a golden pitcher for blessing the devotees with good fortune. (The presence of the pitcher is a evidence of Santoshi’s readiness to bliss; the blessed urn is easily accessible for blessing whosoever wins her favour) O Mother, age does not wither him nor Death kill the person whom you bless with disinterested love and devotion.
NAMO NAMO JAG A TAARANA HAARI, DUHKHA DAARIDRA TAARO MAHATAARI
SHUKRAVAARA DINA ATI ANUKUULAA, SANTOSHI VRATA MANGALA MUULAA
I bow to you again and again, O deliverer of the world and entreat you to be so good a mother as to relieve me of my penury and misery. Fridays are all favorable to you for the observance of Santoshi’s Vrata-the vow kept in honor of you; it is the root of all blessings.
BAHUVIDHA MAATA KII PUUJAA KARA, SANTOSHI KII KATHAA SHRAVANA KARA
GUDA AURA CHANAA PRASAADA CHADHAAVE, NIRAAHAARA EKA JUUNA MANAAVE
SAAVADHAANA USA DINA YAHA RAAKHE, BHUULA SE KHATTAA DEVE NA CHAAKHE
NAHIN TO MAATU KUPITA HO JAATII, VANSHA SAHITA SANTAANA NASAATII
Let the devotee worship the Mother in as many ways as possible and listen to the story of her miraculous acts; let him offer her jaggery and non-fried gram and forgo one meal. He should be particularly careful not to offer nor taste anything sour. Failure to observe this rule so enrages the Mother that she, in her fury, destroys the family of the transgressor.
SHUKRAVAARA SOLAHA VRATA RAAKHE, UDYAAPANA UTSAAHA MANAAVE
PHIRA TO ICCHCHAA PUURANA HOII, MAATU KRIPAA SE DERA NA HOII
Continuously for sixteen Fridays should the vrata be observed and with great pomp and ceremony must it close. If these instructions are followed, every desire of the devotee will be fulfilled without delay.
ADBHUTA DEVII CHAMATKAARINII, PALA MEIN CHINTAA PIIDAA HARANII MEIN
JAAPARA KRIPAA MAATU KII HOII, JEETA SAKE NA USAKO KOII
Endowed with miraculous powers, the wonderful goddess relieves her votaries of their anxieties and sufferings in trice. Whosoever is blessed by the compassionate mother becomes invincible.
DHANA VIVEKA SUKHA SHANTI PRADAAYINEE, ISA YUGA KII NAVAPRAANA VIDHAAYINEE
TUMA SAMA DEVII KOUU NAAHIN, DEKHA LIYAA MEIN TRIBHUVANA MAAHIN
She doles out wealth, knowledge, happiness and peace to her supplicants for she is the harbinger of a new awakening (renewed vitality) in this age. I am convinced that there is nine in the three spheres comparable to her in might and compassion.
DUKHA ATI PAAII BAHU BECHAARII, PATI VIYOGA KII VAHA DUKHIYAAREE
NAARIYALA KHOPARA PIIKARA PAANII, BHUUSA KII ROTII KHAAII ABHAAGINEE
SANTOSHII KAA VRATA JO KIINHAA, PATI SAHITA VAIBHAVA PAA LIINHAA
A poor hapless housewife, bereaved of her husband was extremely distraught and was so unlucky that she has a coconut shell from which she drank water and eased her hunger by eating bread made of husks and chaff. When she observed the vow consecrated to Santoshi, she was blessed with prosperity and her husband was restored to her.
PIIDAA CHINTAA KAATAHU MAATAA, ASHTA SIDDHI NAU NIDHI KE DAATAA
SANTOSHI UPAVAASA KARE JO, SUKHA SAMPATI KAA BHOGA KARE VO
O Mother, you are the gracious donor of the eight accomplishments and nine treasures; I supplicate you to relieve me of my worries and sufferings. He who observes fast (as a ceremonial rite to please Santoshi) enjoys both wealth and happiness.
YAHAAN VAHAAN SABA THAURA SAMAAII, TUMHARII MAHIMAA KAHII NA JAAII
MANAVAANCHITA VARA PAAVAI KVAARII, PAAYE SUHAAGA SADHAVAA SANNAARII
Your glory, which permeates all space, beggars description. Maidens if chaste and devoted to you, get husbands of their choice and married women if faithful and virtuous receive the boon of lasting coverture.
SUKHA DHANA JANA SABA MANOKAAMANAA, PUURNA HOGII SATYA JAANANAA
PAATHA SAVAA SAU KARAI JO KOII, MITAI KASHTA SUKHA-SAMPATI HOII
Consider it a indubitable truth (law, principle) that devotion to Santoshi leads to the fulfillment of all desires and yields happiness, prosperity and a large family. He who repeats this hymn a hundred and twenty-five times is relieved of all his afflictions and is blessed with great felicity and riches.