Why to read Durga Sapta Shloki:
This Sapta Shloki Durga Stotra is in Sanskrit and was recited to Bhagwan Shiva by Durga Mata herself. The Durga Saptashloki Stotram, is an alternate prayer for Durga Saptashati or Chandi Path stotram which is revered as the most important text during Navratri Durga Puja.
One day Lord Shiva asked Durga to tell him what his devotees should do to achieve success in their endeavor easily and without any troubles?
Durga Mata gave him the secret of the Durga Sapta Shloki saying that by reciting these 7 slokas with faith, devotion and concentration they will receive all her blessings and will be successful in their every endeavor. Besides they will receive wealth, health, good memory, knowledge, success, good family life and victory. All their troubles, fear, sorrow and poverty will be removed from their life.
Durga Sapta Shloki
Gnaninamapi chetamsi devi bhagawatee sadaa
Baladaa krushya mohaya mahamayaa prayachchathi ||1||
Durgesmrita harasi mathi mashesha jantho
Swasthai smrita mathi matheeva shubhaam dadasi
Daridrya dukha bhaya harini kathwadanya
Sarvopakara karanaya sadarthra chittha ||2||
Sarva mangala mangalye shive sarvartha sadhike
Saranye thriyambake gauri narayani namosthuthe ||3||
Saranagatha deenartha paritrana parayane
Sarvasyarti hare devi narayani namosthuthe ||4||
Sarvaswarupe sarveshe sarva shakti samanvithe
Bhaye bhyasthrahi no devi durgedevi namosthuthe ||5||
Rogaana seshana pahamsi tushta rushta thu kaamaan sakalana bheeshtan
Thwama shrithanam navipanna raanaam thwama shrithahya shrayatham prayanthi ||6||
Sarvabhadaa prashamanam thrailokyasya akhileshwari
Evameva thwaya karyamasmath vairi vinashanam ||7||