Śrī Śūlinī Durgā Mantra (श्री महाशूलिनीदुर्गा मन्त्र) - Variation 1

(15 lettered Śūlinī Durgā mantra)

Purpose:- Removal of all types of misery, poverty, debts, diseases and gaining unlimited material and spiritual wealth. Highly potent mantra. This mantra should NOT be used for malevolent purposes, but can be used for protection when facing extreme danger from highly powerful enemies.

Source:- Śūlinī Durgā Tantram.

1. Viniyogaḥ (विनियोगः) :-

om̐ asya śrī śūlinīdurgā mālā mantrasya

brahmā ṛṣiḥ

gāyatrī chandaḥ

śrīśūlinī devatā

dum̐ bījaṃ

svāhā śaktiḥ

hrīm̐ kīlakaṃ

śrī śūlini durgākaṭākṣa siddhyarthaṃ jape viniyogaḥ

ॐ अस्य श्री शूलिनीदुर्गा माला मन्त्रस्य ।

ब्रह्मा ऋषिः ।

गायत्री छन्दः ।

श्रीशूलिनी देवता ।

दुँ बीजं ।

स्वाहा शक्तिः ।

ह्रीँ कीलकं ।

श्री शूलिनि दुर्गाकटाक्ष सिद्ध्यर्थं जपे विनियोगः ॥

Meaning:- This prayer/mantra japa is to invoke Śrī Śūlinī Durgā Devi and perform Her mantra japa to obtain Her complete grace in all aspects and especially for removal of all hurdles afflicting our health, material and spiritual pursuits as well as the bad effects of planetary positions and transits. The sage (ṛṣiḥ) is Brahmā, the meter (chandas) for the mantra is gāyatrī and the deity is Śrī Śūlinī Durgā Devi. The seed/bīja to the mantra is dum̐. The power/śakti is svāhā. The key/kīlaka to the mantra is hrīm̐. May the Divine Mother Śrī Śūlinī Durgā Devi remove all types of misery, sorrow, poverty, debts, health issues affecting us and bestow immense wealth, both spiritual and material, upon us as well as fulfillment of all cherished desires, hopes and wishes. 

2. ṛṣyādi nyāsa ( ऋष्यादि न्यास ) :-

S.no.

IAST

devanāgari

Procedure

1

om̐ brahmā ṛṣaye namaḥ śirasi

ॐ ब्रह्मा ऋषये नमः शिरसि

Open the right palm and touch the top of the forehead with the ring and thumb fingers joined at the top.

2

gāyatrī chandase namaḥ mukhe

गायत्री छन्दसे नमः मुखे

Now touch the lips of the mouth with the above mudrā.

3

śūlinīdurgādevatāyai namaḥ hṛdi

शूलिनीदुर्गादेवतायै नमः हृदि

Touch the heart with the right palm.

4

dum̐ bījāya namaḥ guhye

दुँ बीजाय नमः गुह्ये

Touch the genitalia with the right ring finger and thumb joined together.

5

svāhā śaktaye namaḥ pādayoḥ

स्वाहा शक्तये नमः पादयोः

Touch the feet with the right ring finger and thumb joined together.

6

hrīm̐ kīlakāya namaḥ nābhau

ह्रीँ कीलकाय नमः नाभौ

Touch the navel area with the right ring finger and thumb joined together.

7

viniyogāya namaḥ sarvāṅge

विनियोगाय नमः सर्वाङ्गे

Run both the palms all over the body.

8

iti ṛṣyādi nyāsaḥ

इति ऋष्यादि न्यासः

 

 

3. karanyāsaḥ (करन्यासः) :-

S.no.

IAST

devanāgari

Procedure

1

hrām̐ aṅguṣṭhābhyāṃ namaḥ

ह्राँ अङ्गुष्ठाभ्यां नमः

Use both the index fingers and run them on both the thumbs.

2

hrīm̐ tarjanībhyāṃ namaḥ

ह्रीँ तर्जनीभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs and run them on both the index fingers.

3

hrūm̐ madhyamābhyāṃ namaḥ

ह्रूँ मध्यमाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the middle fingers.

4

hraim̐ anāmikābhyāṃ namaḥ

ह्रैँ अनामिकाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the ring fingers.

5

hraum̐ kaniṣṭhikābhyāṃ namaḥ

ह्रौँ कनिष्ठिकाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the little fingers.

6

hraḥ karatalakara pṛṣṭhābhyāṃ namaḥ

ह्रःकरतलकर पृष्ठाभ्यां नमः

Run the fingers of the right hand on the opened left palm on the front and back of the left hand and can be extended to the entire lower arm. Repeat the same for the right hand with the left hand fingers.

7

Iti kara nyāsaḥ

इति कर न्यासः

 

 

 4. ṣaḍaṅga nyāsaḥ (षडङ्ग न्यासः) 

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1       

hrām̐ hṛdayāya nama

ह्राँ हृदयाय नमः

Open index, middle and ring fingers of the right hand and place them on the heart chakra.

2       

hrīm̐ śirase svāhā

ह्रीँ शिरसे स्वाहा

Open middle and ring fingers of the right hand and touch the top of the forehead.

3       

hrūm̐ śikhāyai vaṣaṭ

ह्रूँ शिखायै वषट्

Open the right thumb and touch the back of the head. This is the point where the tuft of hair, is kept.

4       

hraim̐ kavacāya hum̐

ह्रैँ कवचाय हुँ

Cross both the hands and run the fully opened palms from shoulders to finger tips.

5       

hraum̐ netratrayāya vauṣaṭ

ह्रौँ नेत्रत्रयाय वौषट्

Touch the eyes with the right index and ring fingers, with the middle finger touching the ājña cakra.

6       

hraḥ astrāya phaṭ

ह्रः अस्त्राय फट्

Open up the left palm and strike it three times with index and middle fingers of the right hand.

7       

iti ṣaḍaṅga nyāsaḥ

इति षडङ्ग न्यासः

 

bhūr-bhuva-ssuvarom-iti digbandhaḥ

भूर्भुवस्सुवरोमिति दिग्बन्धः॥

 

5. dhyānaṃ (ध्यानं) :-

saṃvargānala-koṭi koṭi vilasat-tejomayīṃ bhīṣaṇāṃ

vīrābhiḥ parivāritābhir-abhito vīrair-grasad-dik-cayām

nānā-mūrti mahā-prayoga-nipuṇair-viḍbhiḥ prayuktāḥ punaḥ

tānevāśu vināśinīṃ bhaya-harīṃ dhyāyen-mahāśūlinīm

संवर्गानलकोटि कोटि विलसत्तेजोमयीं भीषणां ।

वीराभिः परिवारिताभिरभितो वीरैर्ग्रसद्दिक्चयाम् ।

नानामूर्ति महाप्रयोगनिपुणैर्विड्भिः प्रयुक्ताः पुनः ।

तानेवाशु विनाशिनीं भयहरीं ध्यायेन्महाशूलिनीम् ॥

Meaning:-

We meditate upon the terrifying form of the Divine Mother Mahāśūlinī Devī, Who appears very menacing and devouring with a glow equal to zillions of lightning bolts. She is covered on six sides by warriors ready to devour. She is capable and proclaims of Her power of destroying various magical spells and effects of mantras and deities in a very skillful manner. She shrieks with a menacing shrill that invokes terror amongst the forces of our enemies (Karmas), who do not stand a chance against Her.

6. Pañcapūjā (पञ्चपूजा) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

lam̐ - pṛthivyātmikāyai gandhaṁ samarpayāmi

 

लँ - पृथिव्यात्मिकायै गन्धं समर्पयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the little fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

2

ham̐ - ākāśātmikāyai puṣpaiḥ pūjayāmi

 

हँ - आकाशात्मिकायै पुष्पैः पूजयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the thumbs of both hands with the upper tip/nails of the index fingers, with the back of the hand facing us.

3

yam̐ - vāyvātmikāyai dhūpamāghrāpayāmi

 

यँ - वाय्वात्मिकायै धूपमाघ्रापयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the index fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

4

ram̐ - agnyātmikāyai dīpaṁ darśayāmi

 

रँ - अग्न्यात्मिकायै दीपं दर्शयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the middle fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

5

vam̐ - amṛtātmikāyai amṛtaṁ mahānaivedyaṁ nivedayāmi

 

वँ - अमृतात्मिकायै अमृतं महानैवेद्यं निवेदयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the ring fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

6

sam̐ - sarvātmikāyai sarvopacāra pūjām samarpayāmi

 

सँ - सर्वात्मिकायै सर्वोपचार पूजाम् समर्पयामि

 

Hold the fingers of each palm in a folded manner with the tips of each fingers of both hands touching each other and the thumbs facing the heart, in a Namaste position.

7. japamālā mantraṃ (जपमाला मन्त्रं) :-

Recite the below mantra once, to pray to the japa māla and invoke the blessings for a fruitful japa.

om̐ māṃ māle mahāmāye sarvamantra svarūpiṇi

caturvarga stvayinyasta stasmānye siddhidā bhava

ॐ मां माले महामाये सर्वमन्त्र स्वरूपिणि।

चतुर्वर्ग स्त्वयिन्यस्त स्तस्मान्ये सिद्धिदा भव॥

8. Guru Mantra (गुरु मन्त्र):-

Recite the following guru mantra once, to seek the blessings of all gurus and the Guru.

om̐ hrīṃ siddhaguro prasīda hrīṃ om̐

ॐ ह्रीं सिद्धगुरो प्रसीद ह्रीं ॐ

9. Atha Śrī Mahāśūlinī Durgā Mantraḥ (अथ श्री महाशूलिनी दुर्गा मन्त्रः) :

Recite the following mantra at least 108 times, preferably on a rudrakṣa or turmeric māla. 

om̐ namo bhagavati jvala java śūlini sarvaśatrusaṃhāriṇi sakaladuritopa śamakāriṇi sakalarākṣasa saṃhāriṇi siṃhavāhini aṣṭabhuje aṭṭahāṃsa dhvaṃsini hrīm̐ dum̐ jvala jvala śūlini sarvagraha pretagraha piśācagraha brahmarākṣasagraha rākṣasagraha śākinīgraha hākinīgraha ḍakinīgraha svapnagraha anubhūtagraha apasmāragraha yakṣagraha māsagraha saṃvatsarapūrṇagrahān saṃhāra saṃhāra kṛtrimagrahān uccāṭaya uccāṭaya om̐ ram̐ mohaya mohaya nāśaya nāśaya māraya māraya pūraya pūraya śoṣaya śoṣaya daha daha paca paca bhakṣaya bhakṣaya khaṇḍaya khaṇḍaya khaḍgena prahāraya prahāraya śūlena tāḍaya tāḍaya pāśena bandhaya bandhaya analena daha daha hrīm̐ dum̐ jvalaśūlini sakalaroga saṃhārinī bhūtajvara piśācajvara brahmarākṣasa jvara kṛtrimajvara vātajvara pittajvara śleṣmajvara pretajvara sannipātajvara ekāhika dvyāhika tryāhika cāturthikādijvara pakṣajvara māsajvara sāmvatsarajvara pūrṇajvara sarvajvarān saṃhāraya saṃhāraya kaṭiśūla kukṣiśūla pārśvaśūla pṛṣṭaśūla śiraśśūla sarvaśūlādigrahān prahāraya prahāraya kaṃpaya kaṃpaya bhedaya bhedaya ātmayantra ātmatantra ātmavidyāḥ sthāpaya sthāpaya māṃ rakṣa rakṣa mamaparivārān rakṣa rakṣa om̐ namaḥ kṛṣṇavasane dum̐ durge vam̐ vaṭukabhairaveśvari mamaśatrūn nāśaya hum̐ phaṭ svāhā

ॐ नमो भगवति ज्वल जव शूलिनि सर्वशत्रुसंहारिणि सकलदुरितोप शमकारिणि सकलराक्षस संहारिणि सिंहवाहिनि अष्टभुजे अट्टहांस ध्वंसिनि ह्रीँ दुँ ज्वल ज्वल शूलिनि सर्वग्रह प्रेतग्रह पिशाचग्रह ब्रह्मराक्षसग्रह राक्षसग्रह शाकिनीग्रह हाकिनीग्रह डकिनीग्रह स्वप्नग्रह अनुभूतग्रह अपस्मारग्रह यक्षग्रह मासग्रह संवत्सरपूर्णग्रहान् संहार संहार कृत्रिमग्रहान् उच्चाटय उच्चाटय ॐ रँ मोहय मोहय नाशय नाशय मारय मारय पूरय पूरय शोषय शोषय दह दह पच पच भक्षय भक्षय खण्डय खण्डय खड्गेन प्रहारय प्रहारय शूलेन ताडय ताडय पाशेन बन्धय बन्धय अनलेन दह दह ह्रीँ दुँ ज्वलशूलिनि सकलरोग संहारिनी भूतज्वर पिशाचज्वर ब्रह्मराक्षस ज्वर कृत्रिमज्वर वातज्वर पित्तज्वर श्लेष्मज्वर प्रेतज्वर सन्निपातज्वर एकाहिक द्व्याहिक त्र्याहिक चातुर्थिकादिज्वर पक्षज्वर मासज्वर साम्वत्सरज्वर पूर्णज्वर सर्वज्वरान् संहारय संहारय कटिशूल कुक्षिशूल पार्श्वशूल पृष्टशूल शिरश्शूल सर्वशूलादिग्रहान् प्रहारय प्रहारय कंपय कंपय भेदय भेदय आत्मयन्त्र आत्मतन्त्र आत्मविद्याः स्थापय स्थापय मां रक्ष रक्ष ममपरिवारान् रक्ष रक्ष ॐ नमः कृष्णवसने दुँ दुर्गे वँ वटुकभैरवेश्वरि ममशत्रून् नाशय हुँ फट् स्वाहा ॥

Meaning:-

This mantra combines the meaning of the 15 lettered Śūlini mantra and goes into extreme detail and specifies destruction of all types of planetary afflictions related to health and general well-being. Complete destruction and annilhilation of all enemies, removal of all types of fear from health, planetary effects, extra-dimensional beings etc. Complete protection of the entire body is assured as well as well-being. This is a highly potent mantra for removal of all types of black magic and misery.

10. ṣaḍaṅga nyāsaḥ (षडङ्ग न्यासः)

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

hrām̐ hṛdayāya nama

ह्राँ हृदयाय नमः

Open index, middle and ring fingers of the right hand and place them on the heart chakra.

2

hrīm̐ śirase svāhā

ह्रीँ शिरसे स्वाहा

Open middle and ring fingers of the right hand and touch the top of the forehead.

3

hrūm̐ śikhāyai vaṣaṭ

ह्रूँ शिखायै वषट्

Open the right thumb and touch the back of the head. This is the point where the tuft of hair, is kept.

4

hraim̐ kavacāya hum̐

ह्रैँ कवचाय हुँ

Cross both the hands and run the fully opened palms from shoulders to finger tips.

5

hraum̐ netratrayāya vauṣaṭ

ह्रौँ नेत्रत्रयाय वौषट्

Touch the eyes with the right index and ring fingers, with the middle finger touching the ājña cakra.

6

hraḥ astrāya phaṭ

ह्रः अस्त्राय फट्

Open up the left palm and strike it three times with index and middle fingers of the right hand.

7

iti ṣaḍaṅga nyāsaḥ

इति षडङ्ग न्यासः

 

bhūr-bhuva-ssuvarom-iti digvimokaḥ

भूर्भुवस्सुवरोमिति दिग्विमोकः ॥

11. dhyānaṃ (ध्यानं) :-

saṃvargānala-koṭi koṭi vilasat-tejomayīṃ bhīṣaṇāṃ

vīrābhiḥ parivāritābhir-abhito vīrair-grasad-dik-cayām

nānā-mūrti mahā-prayoga-nipuṇair-viḍbhiḥ prayuktāḥ punaḥ

tānevāśu vināśinīṃ bhaya-harīṃ dhyāyen-mahāśūlinīm

संवर्गानलकोटि कोटि विलसत्तेजोमयीं भीषणां ।

वीराभिः परिवारिताभिरभितो वीरैर्ग्रसद्दिक्चयाम् ।

नानामूर्ति महाप्रयोगनिपुणैर्विड्भिः प्रयुक्ताः पुनः ।

तानेवाशु विनाशिनीं भयहरीं ध्यायेन्महाशूलिनीम् ॥

 

12. Pañcapūjā (पञ्चपूजा) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

lam̐ - pṛthivyātmikāyai gandhaṁ samarpayāmi

 

लँ - पृथिव्यात्मिकायै गन्धं समर्पयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the little fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

2

ham̐ - ākāśātmikāyai puṣpaiḥ pūjayāmi

 

हँ - आकाशात्मिकायै पुष्पैः पूजयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the thumbs of both hands with the upper tip/nails of the index fingers, with the back of the hand facing us.

3

yam̐ - vāyvātmikāyai dhūpamāghrāpayāmi

 

यँ - वाय्वात्मिकायै धूपमाघ्रापयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the index fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

4

ram̐ - agnyātmikāyai dīpaṁ darśayāmi

 

रँ - अग्न्यात्मिकायै दीपं दर्शयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the middle fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

5

vam̐ - amṛtātmikāyai amṛtaṁ mahānaivedyaṁ nivedayāmi |

 

वँ - अमृतात्मिकायै अमृतं महानैवेद्यं निवेदयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the ring fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

6

sam̐ - sarvātmikāyai sarvopacāra pūjām samarpayāmi

 

सँ - सर्वात्मिकायै सर्वोपचार पूजाम् समर्पयामि

 

Hold the fingers of each palm in a folded manner with the tips of each fingers of both hands touching each other and the thumbs facing the heart, in a Namaste position.

13. Samarpaṇam (समर्पणम्):-

Take water in uttaraṇi and by reciting the following śloka, offer the water to the earth.

guhyātiguhyagoptrī tvaṁ gṛhāṇāsmat-kṛtaṁ japam

siddhirbhavatu me devi tvatprasādānmayi sthirā

गुह्यातिगुह्यगोप्त्री त्वं गृहाणास्मात्कृतं जपम्।
सिद्धिर्भवतु मे देवि त्वत्प्रसादान्मयि
स्थिरा

14. japānantaraṃ mālāmantraṃ (जपान्ततरं मालामन्त्रं) :-

Recite the below śloka and mantra, followed by placing the māla upon the top of the head and then place it back in the māla bag and conceal it. It should NOT be worn.

śloka om̐ tvaṃ māle sarvadevānāṃ prītidā śubhadā bhava

śubhaṃ kuruṣya me bhadre yaśo vīryaṃ ca dehime

श्लोक ॐ त्वं माले सर्वदेवानां प्रीतिदा शुभदा भव।

शुभं कुरुष्य मे भद्रे यशो वीर्यं च देहिमे॥

mantra om̐ hrīṃ siddhyai namaḥ

मन्त्र॥ ॐ ह्रीं सिद्ध्यै नमः॥

 

15. Puraścaraṇa (पुरश्चरण) :-

Japa

10,000

Homa

1,000

Tarpaṇa

100

Mārjana

10

Bhojana

1

 

This article is written by Krishna Vallapareddy.