Chant following mantras to invoke the Blessings of Devi Durga
“SHARNAAGAT DEENAART PARITRAAN PARAAYANEY,
SERVASYARTI HAREY DEVI NAARAAYANI NAMOSTUTEY.”
(You who are perpetually endeavouring to protect the weak and the poor and remove their misery. Oh Narayani, I pray to you)
“SARVASVAROOPEY SARVESHEY SARVSHAKTI SAMANVIETEY,
BHAYEBHYAH TRAAHI NO DEVI DURGE DEVI NAMOSTUTEY.”
(Oh Goddess Durga, please protect us from all kinds of fear. Oh omnipotent Durga I pray to you)
“SARVA BADHA PRASHMANAN TRAILOKYA SYAKHILESHWARI,
EVAMEVMEV TVAYAA KAARYAM SMA DVERI VINAASHNAM.
SARVAA BAADHA VINIRUMK TO DHAN DHAANYA SUTAAN VITAH.
MANUSHYO MAT PRASAADEN BHAVISHYATI NA SANSHA YAH.”
(Whoever listens to the story of the Goddess during the great Puja that is organised in the winters succeeds in overcoming all obstacles and is blessed wealth and progeny)