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Stotras of Shakambari

In Hinduism, Shakambari (Sanskrit: शाकम्भरी) is an incarnation of Goddess Durga, consort to Shiva. She is the divine mother, called “The Bearer of the Greens.”


जनमेजय उवाच
विचित्रमिदमाख्यानं हरिश्चन्द्रस्य कीर्तितम् ।
शताक्षीपादभक्तस्य राजर्षेधार्मिकस्य  ॥१॥
शताक्षी सा कुतो जाता देवी भगवती शिवा ।
तत्कारणं वद मुने सार्थकं जन्म मे कुरु ॥२॥


Janamejaya Uvaaca
Vicitram-Idam-Aakhyaanam Harishcandrasya Kiirtitam |
Shataakssii-Paada-Bhaktasya Raajarsse-Dhaarmikasya Ca ||1||
Shataakssii Saa Kuto Jaataa Devii Bhagavatii Shivaa |
Tat-Kaarannam Vada Mune Saarthakam Janma Me Kuru ||2||


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Janmejaya Said:
1.1: Wonderful is the Story of Harischandra, …
1.2: … who is a Devotee of the Lotus Feet of Devi Satakshias well as a Dharmic (Righteous) Rajarshi (a Rishi who is also a King),
2.1: Why is She, the Devi Bhagavati Shivaa (the Auspicious Goddess and the consort of Shiva) known as Satakshi (literally meaning Hundred Eyes)? …
2.2: … Tell me the Reason, O Muni, and make my Birth Meaningful (by the Divine touch of this Story).


को हि देव्या गुणाञ्छृण्वंस्तृप्तिं यास्यति शुद्धधीः ।
पदे पदेऽश्वमेधस्य फलमक्षय्यमश्नुते ॥३॥
व्यास उवाच
शृणु राजन्प्रवक्ष्यामि शताक्षीसम्भवं शुभम् ।
तवावाच्यं  मे किंचिद्देवीभक्तस्य विद्यते ॥४॥


Ko Hi Devyaa Gunnaan.-Chrnnvams-Trptim Yaasyati Shuddhadhiih |
Pade Pade-[A]shvamedhasya Phalam-Akssayyam-Ashnute ||3||
Vyaasa Uvaaca
Shrnnu Raajan-Pravakssyaami Shataakssii-Sambhavam Shubham |
Tava-Avaacyam Na Me Kimcid-Devii-Bhaktasya Vidyate ||4||


3.1: Who can become Satisfied after listening to the Glory of the Devi, once his Mind become Pure?
(i.e. more one listens, more one wants to listen)
3.2: Each Step of the Story gives the Undecaying Fruit of Ashwamedha Yajna.
Vyasa said:
4.1: O KingListen to the Auspicious Story I am telling, about the origin of the name Shatakshi,
4.2: There is nothing to withhold from you; there is nothing which cannot be made known to a Devi Bhakta (Devotee) like you.

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