Devi Mahatmyam also known as Durga Shaptashati is a holy and well known mantras in Hindu religion. It is collection of 700 holy slokas divided into 13 chapters within 3 sections. Each sloka describes the activity performed by Goddess Durga over this earth. It is actually a compiled and embedded resource to worship Maa durga by chanting its slokas. This book is mainly read by devotees in sharad Navratra season. It is the best time period to make best mean of this holy book.

Chapter first describes the killing of “Madu Kaitab” Demon. Chapter 2 and 3 explains the finishing of armies of demon “Mahinshasur”. In 4th chapter contains the well versed text of “Devi Stuti”. Slokas of this chapter is chanted by devotees to get power, knowledge, wisdom and universal energy of goddess Shakti. Killing of demon “Shumbha – Nishunbha” and “Dhumralochana” description is available in chapter 5th and 6th.

The Chapter 7 tells about the destruction of “chand – Munda”. “Rakatabeja’s” killing is described in chapters 8th, 9th, 10th. “Hyym to Narayani” presentation of Goddess Durga is explained in chapter 11th and 12th has description of Suratha and Vaisya respectively.

These 700 slokas of 13 chapters are chanted at home of devotees or at temple as common worship. Yagya or Havan are also arranged during the chanting of slokas of this devi shaptashati. It is said that goddess durga keeps her hands on the head of devotees who arrange the Durga Shaptashati Paath at their home or temple.

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