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Saraswati Stotram of sage Agastya: Ya Kundendu Tusara Hara Dhavala - in sanskrit with meaning - sloka on Devi Saraswati

- composed by sage Agastya

श्री   सरस्वती   स्तुति - या   कुन्देन्दुतुषारहारधवला
Sri Saraswati Stuthi: Ya Kundendu Tusara Hara Dhavala
Devi Saraswati
Devi Saraswati

या कुन्देन्दुतुषारहारधवला या शुभ्रवस्त्रावृता
या वीणावरदण्डमण्डितकरा या श्वेतपद्मासना
या ब्रह्माच्युतशंकरप्रभृतिभिर्देवः सदा पूजिता
सा मां पातु सरस्वति भगवती निःशेषजाड्यापहा ॥१॥
Yaa Kunde[a-I]ndu-Tussaara-Haara-Dhavalaa Yaa Shubhra-Vastra-[A]avrtaa
Yaa Viinnaa-Vara-Danndda-Mannddita-Karaa Yaa Shveta-Padma-[A]asanaa |
Yaa Brahma-Acyuta-Shankara-Prabhrtibhir-Devah Sadaa Puujitaa
Saa Maam Paatu Sarasvati Bhagavatii Nihshessa-Jaaddya-Apahaa ||1||

Meaning:
1.1: (Salutations to Devi Saraswati) Who is Pure White like Jasmine, with the Coolness of Moon, Brightness of Snow and Shine like the Garland of Pearls; and Who is Covered with Pure White Garments,
1.2: Whose Hands are Adorned with Veena (a stringed musical instrument) and the Boon-Giving Staff; And Who is Seated on Pure White Lotus,
1.3: Who is Always Adored by Lord Brahma, Lord Acyuta (Lord Vishnu), Lord Shankara and Other Devas,
1.4: O Goddess Saraswati, Please Protect me and Remove my Ignorance completely.

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Devi Saraswati
दोर्भिर्युक्ता चतुर्भिं स्फटिकमणिनिभैरक्षमालान्दधाना
हस्तेनैकेन पद्मं सितमपि शुकं पुस्तकं चापेरण
भासा कुन्देन्दुशङ्खस्फटिकमणिनिभा भासमानाऽसमाना
सा मे वाग्देवतेयं निवसतु वदने सर्वदा सुप्रसन्ना ॥२॥
Dorbhir-Yuktaa Caturbhim Sphattika-Manni-Nibhair-Akssamaalaan-Dadhaanaa
Hastenai-[E]kena Padmam Sitam-Api Ca Shukam Pustakam Ca-Aperanna |
Bhaasaa Kunde(a-I)ndu-Shangkha-Sphattika-Manni-Nibhaa Bhaasamaana-Asamaanaa
Saa Me Vaag-Devate-Yam Nivasatu Vadane Sarvadaa Suprasannaa ||2||

Meaning:
2.1: (Salutations to Devi Saraswati) Who has Four Hands (two on each side); She Holds a Rosary of Beads which Shines like a Crystal (Gem) ...
2.2: ... with one Hand and a Pure White Lotus (with the other hand); And with the other two Hands She Holds a Parrot and a Book,
2.3: With Pure White Lustre like the combination of Jasmine, Moon, Conch and Crystal (Gem), Her Shining Form is Incomparable,
2.4: May She Who is the Goddess of Speech always Reside in my Mouth (i.e. Tongue) and Shower Her Grace.

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Devi Saraswati
सुरासुरसेवितपादपङ्कजा
करे विराजत्कमनीयपुस्तका
विरिञ्चिपत्नी कमलासनस्थिता
सरस्वती नृत्यतु वाचि मे सदा ॥३॥
Sura-Asura-Sevita-Paada-Pangkajaa
Kare Viraajat-Kamaniiya-Pustakaa |
Virin.ci-Patnii Kamala-(A)asana-Sthitaa
Sarasvatii Nrtyatu Vaaci Me Sadaa ||3||

Meaning:
3.1: (Salutations to Devi Saraswati) Whose Lotus Feet is Served by the Devas and Asuras,
3.2: On Her Hand Shines a Beautiful Book,
3.3: Who is the Consort of Lord Brahma and Abides on a Lotus Seat,
3.4: O Devi Saraswati, Please Dance on my Speech, always.

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Devi Saraswati
सरस्वती सरसिजकेसरप्रभा
तपस्विनी सितकमलासनप्रिया
घनस्तनी कमलविलोललोचना
मनस्विनी भवतु वरप्रसादिनी ॥४॥
Sarasvatii Sarasija-Kesara-Prabhaa
Tapasvinii Sita-Kamala-[A]asana-Priyaa |
Ghana-Stanii Kamala-Vilolalocanaa
Manasvinii Bhavatu Vara-Prasaadinii ||4||

Meaning:
4.1: Salutations to Devi Saraswati, Who has the Splendour of a Lotus Flower,
4.2: Who is Tapaswini (literally a Yogi, signifying the Embodiment of Meditation), and Who Loves the Seat of White Lotus,
4.3: Who has a Firm Bosom and Whose Eyes are Filled with Great Serenity, like the Pure Lotus Petals,
4.4: Who is Manaswini (literally full of Mind, signifying the Embodiment of Wisdom); O Devi, Please Shower the Boon of Your Grace on us.

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Devi Saraswati
सरस्वति नमस्तुभ्यं वरदे कामरूपिणि
विद्यारम्भं करिष्यामि सिद्धिर्भवतु मे सदा ॥५॥
Sarasvati Namastubhyam Varade Kaama-Ruupinni |
Vidya[a-A]arambham Karissyaami Siddhir-Bhavatu Me Sadaa ||5||

Meaning:
5.1: Salutations to Devi Saraswati, Who is the Giver of Boons and Fulfiller of Wishes,
5.2: O Devi, When I Begin my Studies, Please Bestow on me the capacity of Right Understanding, always.

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Devi Saraswati
सरस्वति नमस्तुभ्यं सर्वदेवि नमो नमः
शान्तरूपे शशिधरे सर्वयोगे नमो नमः ॥६॥
Sarasvati Namastubhyam Sarva-Devi Namo Namah |
Shaanta-Ruupe Shashi-Dhare Sarva-Yoge Namo Namah ||6||

Meaning:
6.1: Salutations to Devi Saraswati, Who is the Embodiment of All Goddesses; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
6.2: Who has a Tranquil Form, Who Wears the Moon and Who is the Embodiment of All Yogas; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
नित्यानन्दे निराधारे निष्कलायै नमो नमः
विद्याधरे विशालाक्षि शूद्धज्ञाने नमो नमः ॥७॥
Nitya-[A]anande Nira-[A]adhaare Nisskalaayai Namo Namah |
Vidyaa-Dhare Vishaala-Akssi Shuuddha-Jnyaane Namo Namah ||7||

Meaning:
7.1: Who is Eternal Bliss, without any Support (i.e. Independent), and without any Division (i.e. Whole and Complete); Salutations, Salutations to Her.
7.2: Who is the Supporter of All Knowledge, Who has Large Eyes and Who is the Embodiment of Pure Knowledge; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
शुद्धस्फटिकरूपायै सूक्ष्मरूपे नमो नमः
शब्दब्रह्मि चतुर्हस्ते सर्वसिद्ध्यै नमो नमः ॥८॥
Shuddha-Sphattika-Ruupaayai Suukssma-Ruupe Namo Namah |
Shabdabrahmi Catur-Haste Sarva-Siddhyai Namo Namah ||8||

Meaning:
8.1: Who is Pure like a Crystal and Whose Nature is extremely Subtle; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
8.2: Who is the Embodiment of Sabda Brahman, Who has Four Hands and Who is the Embodiment of All Siddhis; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
मुक्तालङ्कृतसर्वाङ्ग्यै मूलाधारे नमो नमः
मूलमन्त्रस्वरूपायै मूलशक्त्यै नमो नमः ॥९॥
Mukta-Alangkrta-Sarva-Anggyai Muula-[A]adhaare Namo Namah |
Muula-Mantra-Svaruupaayai Muula-Shaktyai Namo Namah ||9||

Meaning:
9.1: Whose Whole Body is Decorated with Ornaments of Pearls, and Who is the Basis Supporting the whole existence; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
9.2: Who is the Basis of All Mantras and Who is the Basis of All Shaktis (Power); Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
मनो मणिमहायोगे वागीश्वरि नमो नमः
वाग्भ्यै वरदहस्तायै वरदायै नमो नमः ॥१०॥
Mano Manni-Mahaa-Yoge Vaag-Iishvari Namo Namah |
Vaagbhyai Varada-Hastaayai Varadaayai Namo Namah ||10||

Meaning:
10.1: Who is like a Jewel Shining within the Mind as the Great Yoga, and Who is the Goddess of the Speech; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
10.2: Who is the Source from where Speech originates, Who extends a Boon-Giving Hand and Who is the Giver of Boons; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
वेदायै वेदरूपायै वेदान्तायै नमो नमः
गुणदोषविवर्जिन्यै गुणदीप्त्यै नमो नमः ॥११॥
Vedaayai Veda-Ruupaayai Vedaantaayai Namo Namah |
Gunna-Dossa-Vivarjinyai Gunna-Diiptyai Namo Namah ||11||

Meaning:
11.1: Who is Veda Herself (i.e. the Source of All Knowledge), Whose Form represents the Vedas, and Whose Essence is the Culmination of all Vedas contained in the Great Vedanta; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
11.2: Whose Transcendental Essence is Free from (i.e. Beyond) Virtues and Vices, yet Whose Form Shines with all Virtues; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
सर्वज्ञाने सदानन्दे सर्वरूपे नमो नमः
सम्पन्नायै कुमार्यै सर्वज्ञे नमो नमः ॥१२॥
Sarva-Jnyaane Sada-[A]anande Sarva-Ruupe Namo Namah |
Sampannaayai Kumaaryai Ca Sarvajnye Namo Namah ||12||

Meaning:
12.1: Who is the Essence Behind All Knowledge, Who always Radiates the Joy of Divine Bliss and Who is Present in All Forms; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
12.2: Who is Full with All Perfection, Who is ever Fresh and Who is All-Knowing; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
योगानार्य उमादेव्यै योगानन्दे नमो नमः
दिव्यज्ञान त्रिनेत्रायै दिव्यमूर्त्यै नमो नमः ॥१३॥
Yogaan-Aarya Umaadevyai Yoga-[A]anande Namo Namah |
Divya-Jnyaana Tri-Netraayai Divya-Muurtyai Namo Namah ||13||

Meaning:
13.1: Who is the Master of Yoga, Who is Uma Devi and Who is the Bliss of Yoga; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
13.2: Who is the Embodiment of Divine Knowledge, with Three Eyes and a Divine Form; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
अर्धचन्द्रजटाधारि चन्द्रबिम्बे नमो नमः
चन्द्रादित्यजटाधारि चन्द्रबिम्बे नमो नमः ॥१४॥
Ardha-Candra-Jattaa-Dhaari Candra-Bimbe Namo Namah |
Candra-[A]aditya-Jattaa-Dhaari Candra-Bimbe Namo Namah ||14||

Meaning:
14.1: Who has the Half-Moon on Her Curly Hair and Whose Beautiful Face Shines like the Reflection of the Moon; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
14.2: Who Wear the Sun and the Moon on Her Curly Hair and Whose Beautiful Face Shines like the Reflection of the Moon; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
अणुरूपे महारूपे विश्वरूपे नमो नमः
अणिमाद्यष्टसिद्ध्यायै आनन्दायै नमो नमः ॥१५॥
Annu-Ruupe Mahaa-Ruupe Vishva-Ruupe Namo Namah |
Annima-[A]ady-Asstta-Siddhyaayai Aanandaayai Namo Namah ||15||

Meaning:
15.1: Who is Present in Minute Forms and in Huge Forms, as well as in the Infinite Form of the Universe; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
15.2: Who is Accomplished in the Eight Siddhis (special powers) like Anima etc and Who Bestows Happiness to All; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
ज्ञानविज्ञानरूपायै ज्ञानमूर्ते नमो नमः
नानाशास्त्रस्वरूपायै नानारूपे नमो नमः ॥१६॥
Jnyaana-Vijnyaana-Ruupaayai Jnyaana-Muurte Namo Namah |
Naanaa-Shaastra-Svaruupaayai Naanaa-Ruupe Namo Namah ||16||

Meaning:
16.1: Who is Present in the Form of Knowledge and Intelligence, and Who Embodies Knowledge Itself; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
16.2: Who is Present as the Essence behind Different Scriptures and in Different Forms; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
पद्मदा पद्मवंशा पद्मरूपे नमो नमः
परमेष्ठ्यै परामूर्त्यै नमस्ते पापनाशिनि ॥१७॥
Padmadaa Padma-Vamshaa Ca Padma-Ruupe Namo Namah |
Paramesstthyai Paraa-Muurtyai Namaste Paapa-Naashini ||17||

Meaning:
17.1: Who is the Giver of Lotus (i.e. makes one Pure like Lotus), Who is from the Family of Lotus (i.e. Whose origin is from Purity) and Who is of the Form of Lotus (i.e. Whose form is Purity); Salutations, Salutations to Her.
17.2: Who is the Highest and the Embodiment of Transcendental Nature; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
महादेव्यै महाकाल्यै महालक्ष्म्यै नमो नमः
ब्रह्मविष्णुशिवायै ब्रह्मनार्यै नमो नमः ॥१८॥
Mahaa-Devyai Mahaakaalyai Mahaalakssmyai Namo Namah |
Brahma-Vissnnu-Shivaayai Ca Brahman-Aaryai Namo Namah ||18||

Meaning:
18.1: Who is Mahadevi (the Great Goddess), Who is Mahakali and Who is Mahalakshmi; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
18.2: Who is Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva (in essence) and Who is the most Adorable Brahman; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
कमलाकरपुष्पा कामरूपे नमो नमः
कपालि कर्मदीप्तायै कर्मदायै नमो नमः ॥१९॥
Kamala-[A]akara-Pusspaa Ca Kaama-Ruupe Namo Namah |
Kapaali Karma-Diiptaayai Karma-Daayai Namo Namah ||19||

Meaning:
19.1: Who is the Source of Lotus (i.e. Source of Purity) and Whose Form expresses the fulfilment of Wishes; Salutations, Salutations to Her.
19.2: Who is the Receiver of Oblations, Who Shine with the Oblation of Activities and Who is also the Energy behind those Activities; Salutations, Salutations to Her.

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Devi Saraswati
सायं प्रातः पठेन्नित्यं षण्मासात् सिद्धिरुच्यते
चोरव्याघ्रभयं नास्ति पठतां शृण्वतामपि ॥२०॥
Saayam Praatah Patthen-Nityam Ssann-Maasaat Siddhir-Ucyate |
Cora-Vyaaghra-Bhayam Naasti Patthataam Shrnnvataam-Api ||20||

Meaning:
20.1: Those who Recite this Stotra Regularly in the Early Morning and Evening for Six Months with Devotion, will become Fit for Siddhi (i.e. will receive the Grace of Devi Saraswati),
20.2: Those who Recite or Listen to this Stotra will Not have the Fear of Thieves (i.e. loss of wealth due to theft) or Tigers (i.e. attack of wild animals).

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Devi Saraswati
इत्थं सरस्वतीस्तोत्रम् अगस्त्यमुनिवाचकम्
सर्वसिद्धिकरं नॄणां सर्वपापप्रणाशणम् ॥२१॥
Ittham Sarasvatii-Stotram Agastya-Muni-Vaacakam |
Sarva-Siddhi-Karam Nrrnnaam Sarva-Paapa-Prannaashannam ||21||

Meaning:
21.1: Thus this Saraswati Stotram composed by Sage Agastya, ...
21.2: ...Leads to all Accomplishments and Destroys all Sins.

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इति श्री अगस्त्यमुनिप्रोक्तं सरस्वतीस्तोत्रं सम्पूर्णम्
Thus ends the Saraswati Stotram composed by Sage Agastya.

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