1. Jay Ambe Gauri, Maiya Jay Shyaama Gauri
Nis Din Tumko Dhyaavat, Hari Brahma Shivri
Glory to you, O Ambe Gauri, glory to you, O Mother, O Parvati, Gauri. You are the object of daily meditation by Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva!
2. Maang Sindoor Biraajat, Teeko Mragmadko
Ujjval Se Dou Naina, Chandravadan Neeko
On your forehead is a resplendent mark of vermilion along with a mark of musk (signifying good luck). Your twin eyes are bright and your face beautiful as the moon.
3. Kanak Samaan Kalevar, Raktaambar Raaje
Rakt Pushp Gal Mala, Kanthan par Saaje
Your body with a tinge of gold is splendidly dressed in red attire; on your throat lies a wreath of red blossoms like a beautiful necklace.
4. Kehari Vaahan Raajat, Khadg Khappar Dhaari
Sur Nar Munijan Sevat, Tinke Dukhhaari
Your vehicle, the lion, is, O Mother in keeping with your splendid form; you bear a sword and a skull in your hands, and on you attend the gods, men, hermits and your votaries whose grief you drive away.
5. Kaanan Kundal Shobhit, Naasaagre Moti
Kotik Chandr Divaakar, Raajat Sam Jyoti
You are adorned with rings on your ears and with pearl on the tip of your nose, your radiance looks as splendid as that of myriad of suns and moons.
6. Shumbh-Nishumbh Vidaare, Mahishasur Ghaati
Dhumravilochan Naina, Nisdin Madmaati
You tore apart the bodies of Shumbha and Nishumbha. O slayer of the demon Mahisha (In the battle waged against them) your eyes reflected a frenzy of fury everyday and night.
7. Chand-Mund Sanhaare, Shonit Beej Hare
Madhu-Kaitabh Dou Maare, Sur Bhayheen Kare
You killed Chand and Mund, you took away the seeds of Shonit. You killed both Madhu and Kaitabh, and thereby made the gods free of fear
8. Brahmaani, Rudraani, Tum Kamala Raani
Aagam-Nigam Bakhaani, Tum Shiv Patraani
You are the beloved consort of Brahma, Rudra and Vishnu. The Vedas and the Shastras describe you as the queen consort of Shiva,
9. Chaunsath Yogini Gaavat, Nratya Karat Bhairoo
Baajat Taal Mradanga, Aru Baajat Damroo
Sixty-four Yoginis chorus your praise and glorify you, while Bhairava (Shiva) dances in tune to the accompaniment of the sound of tambour (mridanga) and drum (damaru).
10. Tum Ho Jag Ki Maata, Tum Hi Ho Bharta
Bhaktan Ki Dukh Harta, Sukh Sampati Karta
You are mother of the universe, its sustainer, reliever of your devotees’ affliction and bestower of happiness and prosperity.
11. Bhuja Chaar Ati Shobhit, Var Mudra Dhaari
Manvaanchhit Phal Paavat, Sevat Nar Naari
The four arms you have adorned your person, while the hand raised in benediction reveals your benign aspect. Those among men and women who wait on you and worship you have all their cherished wishes ever fulfilled.
12. Kanchan Thaal Viraajat, Agar Kapoor Baati
Maalketu Men Raajat, Koti Ratan Jyoti
In a golden platter are beautifully laid aloe and camphor, both of which have lighted (to be waved before you); in the radiance of your forehead is reflected the splendour of a myriad gems.
13. Shri Ambe Ji Ki Aarti, Jo Koi Nar Gaave
Kahat Shivanand Swami, Sukh Sampati Paave
This aarti of Ambe, whichever man sings, Swami Shivanand says that he would get happiness and wealth