May 1) Bālā — 2) Who is colored by a net of red-rays, 3) Who is at leisure, 4) Who is holding japavaṭīkā, 5) Who has abhaya-mudrā and book in hands, 6) Whose left hand is adorned with vara-mudrā, 7) Who is standing in full-blown water-lily, and 8) Who is eternal-bliss personified — reside in my heart.
[Her names are: the One] 9) Who is red in appearance, 10) Whose form is immense, 11) Whose form is radiant, 12) Who is the great Goddess, 13) Who is the daughter of Parvata (Pārvatī), 14) Whose form is the best, 15) Who is Parabrahman (Paramātman) in nature, 16) Lakṣmī, 17) Who is wealth in nature, 18) Who is attainable and unattainable in nature, 19) Gāyatrī, 20) Sāvitrī, 21) Sandhyā (daughter of Brahmā), 22) Sarasvatī, 23) Śruti (comprising of the Veda), 24) Who is the primary-cause of Veda, 25) Who is the primary cause of Brahman (Paramātman), 26) Who is the primary-cause of the universe, 27) Who is dear to poets, 28) Who is will-power, 29) Who is activity-power, 30) Who is soul-power, 31) Who causes fear, 32) Kālikā, 32) Kamalā, 33) Kālī, 34) Kaṅkālī (skeleton), 35) Who is takes the form of death, 36) Who is memory (rememberance) by nature, 37) Who is deluge, 38) Who causes dissolution of the world, 39) Hiṅgulā, 40) Who is quick, 41) Caṇḍī, 42) Cāmuṇḍā, 43) Who has a garland of skulls, 44) Reṇukā, 45) Bhadrakālī, 46) Mātaṅgī, 47) Śivaśāmbhavī, 48) Yogulā, 49) Maṅgalā (auspicious), 50) Gaurī (fair), 51) Girijā (daughter of Himālaya), 52) Gomatī¹, 53) Gayā², 54) Kāmākṣī, 55) Kāmarūpā (Who can take desired form), 56) Who causes desire, 57) Who is desire in nature, 58) Who does penance, 59), Who is Yoga in nature, 60) Who is dear to Yoga, knowledge and Śiva, 61) Umā, 62) Kātyāyanī, 63) Caṇdī, 64) Ambikā (Mother), 65) Tripurasundarī (Who is most beautiful in the three-worlds), 66) Who is red in complexion, 67) Who is young, 68) Who is quiet, 69) Who has all the siddhis, 70) Who is beautiful and auspicious, 71) Who is Śivā (eternal bliss), 72) Siddhimātā (Mother of siddhis), 73) Who is the knowledge of siddhis, 74) Who is dear to Hari (Lakṣmī), 75) Padmāvatī, 76) Who has lotus-color complexion, 77) Whose eyes are like lotus, 78) Who is born from a lotus, 79) Who is the earth, 80) Dharitrī (the earth), 81) Who nourishes as Mother, 82) Who is unreachable, 83) Who is inhabiting in an unreachable spot, 84) Who possesses knowledge, 85) Who is the Mantra-power, 86) Who is the final aim of Mantrasiddhi, 87) Who bears the creator Virāṭ, 88) Who nourishes as Mother, 89) Vārāhī, 90) Who manifests as the world, 91) Who is beyond paśyā, 91) Who is beyond madhyā, 92) Who rejoices in divine-music, 93) Who is the center of semi-circle like prāṇavāyu, 94) Who is art-forms, 95) Who is radiance, 96) Vijayā, 97) Bhuvaneśvarī, 98) Who is Aiṁkāriṇī, 99) Who causes fear, 100) Who is Klīṁkārī, 101) Who likes lotus, 102) Who is Sauṁkārī, 103) Who is the consort of Śiva, 104) Who sheds light (imparts knowledge) on the supreme intellection, 105) Who is Hrīṁkārī, 106) Who is Ādimāyā, 107) Who is Mantra personified, and 108) Who is the final achievement. These are the one-hundred and eight names of Tripurasundarī.[1—13]
If this eulogy is studied every morning, it bestows all riches; if this eulogy is studied every morning and evening, it bestows all the luxuries and liberation; if this eulogy is studied three times each day, it bestows all the siddhis. By one-thousand reading of these one-hundred and eight names, one obtains any desired wish such as long-life, freedom from diseases, popularity, knowledge and money, and glorious-strength. The divine one-hundred and eight names based eulogy has been announced.[14—16]
¹Gomatī is the name of Dākṣāyaṇī Satī in the Gomanta Mountain.
²Gayā appears in the list of Daśamahāvidyā in the Tantra or Āgama literature.
Translator: Animesh Kumar
© Stutimandal 2007, 01 June