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Adya Stotram - Part 03

Adya Stotram

रामेश्वरी सेतुबन्धे विमला पुरुषोत्तमे ।
विरजा औड्रदेशे च कामाक्ष्या नीलपर्वते ॥ ९॥
कालिका वङ्गदेशे च अयोध्यायां महेश्वरी ।
वाराणस्यामन्नपूर्णा गयाक्षेत्रे गयेश्वरी ॥ १०॥
कुरुक्षेत्रे भद्रकाली व्रजे कात्यायनी परा ।
द्वारकायां महामाया मथुरायां माहेश्वरी ॥ ११॥
क्षुधा त्वं सर्वभूतानां वेला त्वं सागरस्य च ।
नवमी शुक्लपक्षस्य कृष्णसैकादशी परा ॥ १२॥

রামেশ্বরী সেতুবন্ধে বিমলা পুরুষোত্তমে |
বিরজা ঔড্রদেশে চ কামাক্ষ্যা নীলপর্বতে || ৯||
কালিকা বঙ্গদেশে চ অযোধ্যায়াং মহেশ্বরী |
বারাণস্যামন্নপূর্ণা গয়াক্ষেত্রে গয়েশ্বরী || ১০||
কুরুক্ষেত্রে ভদ্রকালী ব্রজে কাত্যায়নী পরা |
দ্বারকায়াং মহামায়া মথুরায়াং মাহেশ্বরী || ১১||
ক্ষুধা ত্বং সর্ব্বভূতানাং বেলা ত্বং সাগরস্য চ |
নবমী শুক্লপক্ষস্য কৃষ্ণসৈকাদশী পরা || ১২||

rAmeshvarI setubandhe vimalA puruShottame |
virajA auDradeshe cha kAmAxyA nIlaparvate || 9||
kAlikA va~Ngadeshe cha ayodhyAyAM maheshvarI |
vArANasyAmannapUrNA gayAxetre gayeshvarI || 10||
kuruxetre bhadrakAlI vraje kAtyAyanI parA |
dvArakAyAM mahAmAyA mathurAyAM mAheshvarI || 11||
xudhA tvaM sarvabhUtAnAM velA tvaM sAgarasya cha |
navamI shuklapaxasya kR^iShNasaikAdashI parA || 12||

Rameshwari in the 'Bridge of the Sea' (a.k.a Adam's Bridge - a chain of limestone shoals, between Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, off the southeastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the northwestern coast of Sri Lanka. Geological evidence suggests that this bridge may have been a former land connection between India and Sri Lanka.)
Vimala (the Pure One) in Puri (Puri in Orissa was also known as 'Purusottama Kshetra')
Viraja (the Unsullied One/ Spotless One) in Orissa (Odra Des)
Goddess Kamakshya in the (Land of) Blue Mountains
Kalika in Bengal, Maheshwari in Ayodhya, Annapurna in Varanasi, Gayeshwari in Gaya
Goddess Bhadra Kali in Kurukshetra, Goddess Katyayani in Vraja, Mahamaya in Dwaraka, Maheshwari in Mathura.
You are the hunger in all living beings,
You are the shore of the ocean,
You are the ninth lunar day of the waxing moon (Shukla Pakshya),
and the eleventh of the dark fortnight (Krishna Pakshya).


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