Saturday, April 7, 2012

Jagaddhatri Stotram and Jagadhatri Puja

 
Jagaddhatri also spelled as Jagadhatri (Devnagri: जगद्धात्री, Bengali: জগদ্ধাত্রী) literally means She Who Holds the World or the Protector of the World. She is a form of Devi Durga. She is highly revered in West Bengal, especially in Chandernagore (my ancestral home) which has the biggest celebration of Jagaddhatri Puja in India.

People come from all parts of India to Chandannagar to enjoy the amazing light works and show. Other places where the Puja is celebrated with gusto are Bhadreshwar, Hooghly, Rishra and Krishnanagar.

Jagadhatri Puja is celebrated on the ninth day of the waxing phase of moon in Kartick month in West Bengal. Outside West Bengal, the Puja is also celebrated as Jagadamaba Puja or Dhatri Puja.

Jagadhatri Puja 2015 dates / (১৪২২ সন) জগধাত্রী পূজা  :

Saptami: 18th November, 2015 Wednesday
Ashtami: 19th November, 2015 Thursday
Navami: 20th November, 2015 Friday
Dashami: 21st November, 2015 Saturday

Jagaddhatri Puja in Chandannagar

The origins of Jagaddhatri Puja in Chandannagar date back to as early as 1750. It is believed that Indranarayan Choudhury, a local zamindar in Chandannagar started performing Jagadhatri Puja at his home. He was closely associated with Raja Krishnachandrachandra of Krishnanagar who later introduced the Puja in Krishnanagar.

Chandannagar is world famous for lighting during Jagadhatri Puja, and people from different parts of the world come to Chandannagar to see the amazing lighting. For those who are not aware, it is electricians and lighting experts from Chandernagore who create beautiful lighting during Durga Puja in Kolkata.

jagadhatri puja lighting chandannagar 1

jagadhatri puja lighting chandannagar 1


Jagadhatri Iconography and Features
  • Jagadhatri is a popular form of Durga.
  • She provides her devotees with wealth and prosperity (pursuhartha) - dharma, artha, kama, moksha
  • Jagadhatri is trisandhya vyapini - pervader of the 3 junctions of the day ( dawn, noon and twilight).
  • Jagadhatri Debi rides a lion.
  • She has 4 arms each holding a conch, discus, shaft and bow.
  • Her face is longish with large eyes that spread upto the ears.
  • The snake is her sacred thread.
Jagaddhatri Stotram Puja Baburbazar Chandannagar

 
Religious Literature of Jagaddhatri
  • Jagadhatri is talked about in Kubjika Tantra, Katyayani Tantra an Mayatantra.
  • Brihattantrasara of Krishnananda Agamavagish mentions Jagadhatri with referebce to Durga Puja.
  • Srinath Acharyachudamani in his work Kriyatattvarnava (16th century) describes the Puja pf Jagaddhatri on the 9th lunar day of the light fortnight (shukla paksha) of Bengali month of Kartick.
  •  Standard Nitya Karma Paddhati books contain Jagaddhatri Stotram

Below I present Jagaddhatri Stotram in Bengali, Sanskrit and English (ITRANS).

শ্রী জগদ্ধাত্রীস্তোত্রম্

আধারভূতে চাধেয়ে ধৃতিরূপে ধুরন্ধরে | ধ্রুবে ধ্রুবপদে ধীরে জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ১ ||
শবাকারে শক্তিরূপে শক্তিস্থে শক্তিবিগ্রহে | শাক্তাচারপ্রিয়ে দেবি জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ২ ||
জয়দে জগদানন্দে জগদেকপ্রপূজিতে | জয় সর্ব্বগতে দুর্গে জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ৩ ||
সূক্ষ্মাতিসুক্ষ্মরূপে চ প্রাণপানাদিরূপিণি | ভাবাভাবস্বরূপে চ জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ৪ ||
কালাদিরূপে কালেশে কালাকাল বিভেদিনি | সর্ব্বস্বরূপে সর্ব্বজ্ঞে জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ৫ ||
মহাবিঘ্নে মহোত্সাহে মহামায়ে বরপ্রদে | প্রপঞ্চসারে সাধ্বীশো জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ৬ ||
অগম্যে জগতামাধ্যে মাহেশ্বরি বরাঙ্গনে | অশেষ রূপে রূপস্থে জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ৭ ||
দ্বিসপ্তকোটিমন্ত্রাণাং শক্তিরূপে সনাতনি | সর্ব্বশক্তিস্বরূপে চ জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ৮ ||
তীর্থযজ্ঞতপোদানযোগসারে জগন্ময়ি | ত্বমেব সর্ব্বং সর্ব্বস্থে জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ৯ ||
দয়ারূপে দয়াদৃষ্টে দয়ার্দ্র দুঃখমোচনি | সর্ব্বপত্তারিকে দুর্গে জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ১০ ||
অগম্যধামধামস্থে মহাযোগিশ-হৃতপুরে | অমেয়ভাবকূতস্থে জগদ্ধাত্রি নমোঽস্তু তে || ১১ ||

Listen to a recording of Jagadhatri Stotram by me in Bengali style along with Devanagari and Bangla script on Youtube.


 श्री जगद्धात्रीस्तोत्र

आधारभूते चाधेये धृतिरूपे धुरन्धरे । ध्रुवे ध्रुवपदे धीरे जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ १ ॥
शवाकारे शक्तिरूपे शक्तिस्थे शक्तिविग्रहे । शाक्ताचारप्रिये देवि जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ २ ॥
जयदे जगदानन्दे जगदेकप्रपूज्जिते । जय सर्वगते दुर्गे जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ ३ ॥
सूक्ष्मातिसुक्ष्मरूपे च प्राणपानादिरूपिणि । भावाभावस्वरूपे च जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ ४ ॥
कालादिरूपे कालेशे कालाकाल विभेदिनि । सर्वस्वरूपे सर्वज्ञे जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ ५ ॥
महाविघ्ने महोत्साहे महामाये वरप्रदे । प्रपञ्चसारे साध्वीशो जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ ६ ॥
अगम्ये जगतामाध्ये माहेश्वरि वराङ्गने । अशेष रूपे रूपस्थे जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ ७ ॥
द्विसप्तकोटिमन्त्राणां शक्तिरूपे सनातनि । सर्वशक्तिस्वरूपे च जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ ८ ॥
तीर्थयज्ञतपोदानयोगसारे जगन्मयि । त्वमेव सर्वं सर्वस्थे जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ ९ ॥
दयारूपे दयादृष्टे दयार्द्र दुःखमोचनि । सर्वापत्तारिके दुर्गे जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ १० ॥
अगम्यधामधामस्थे महायोगिशहृतपुरे । अमेयभावकूतस्थे जगद्धात्रि नमोऽस्तु ते ॥ ११ ॥



shrI jagaddhAtrIstotraM

AdhArabhUte chAdheye dhRRitirUpe dhurandhare |
dhruve dhruvapade dhIre jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 1 ||
shavAkAre shaktirUpe shaktisthe shaktivigrahe |
shAktAchArapriye devi jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 2 ||
jayade jagadAnande jagadekaprapUjjite |
jaya sarvagate durge jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 3 ||
sUkShmAtisukShmarUpe cha prANapAnAdirUpiNi |
bhAvAbhAvasvarUpe cha jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 4 ||
kAlAdirUpe kAleshe kAlAkAla vibhedini |
sarvasvarUpe sarvaGYe jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 5 ||
mahAvighne mahotsAhe mahAmAye varaprade |
prapa~nchasAre sAdhvIsho jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 6 ||
agamye jagatAmAdhye mAheshvari varA~Ngane |
asheSha rUpe rUpasthe jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 7 ||
dvisaptakoTimantrANAM shaktirUpe sanAtani |
sarvashaktisvarUpe cha jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 8 ||
tIrthayaGYatapodAnayogasAre jaganmayi |
tvameva sarvaM sarvasthe jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 9 ||
dayArUpe dayAdRRiShTe dayArdra duHkhamochani |
sarvApattArike durge jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 10 ||
agamyadhAmadhAmasthe mahAyogisha-hRRitapure |
ameyabhAvakUtasthe jagaddhAtri namo.astu te || 11 || 


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Further Reading
http://chandannagar-online.blogspot.in/2015/02/jagadhatri-puja-2015-schedule-dates.html
http://www.hindu-blog.com/2009/10/jagadhatri-puja-2009.html
https://www.facebook.com/events/1499959696957996/ 

 
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12 comments:

  1. thnx . 4 uploading ,,,, jai jagaddhatri

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  2. Subhodeep,

    It's a great initiatives. I am filled with joy for your efforts and love for the deity who is holding this universe..

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    1. Thank you very much for your kind words. If you have liked it, request you to share with your family and friends.

      Subhodeep Mukhopadhyay

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  3. Jai jagadhatri , she is the almighty creator of the universe. May god bless you all

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  4. Jai jagadhatri , she is the almighty creator of the universe. May god bless you all

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  5. Jai jagadhatri , she is the almighty and the saviour.Keep belief in her she will always have something good for you.

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  6. Jagaddhatri kalpa pawa jabe?

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  7. Great work, I appreciate you from In dept of my heart. Raghavendra Sharmana ahamsi abhivadeye .

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