cMfI dI vwr

NAME OF THE BANI.

Chandi Di Vaar

<> vwihgurU jI kI Pqh ]

The Lord is one and the Victory is of the Lord.

Ik Oankaar Waheguroo ji ki Fateh||

sRI BgauqI jI shwie ]

May SRI BHAGAUTI JI (The Sword) be Helpful.

Sri Bhagauti ji ki Fatah||

vwr sRI BgauqI jI kI ] pwqswhI 10 ]

The Heroic Poem of Sri Bhagauti Ji (Goddess Durga). (By) Th Tenth Kingg (Guru).

Sri Bhagauti ji sahaae||

ipRQm BgyMqI ismir kY guru nwnk leIN iDAwie ]

In the beginning I remember Bhagauti, the Lord (Whose symbol is the sword and then I remember Guru Nanak.

Vaar Sri Bhagauti ji ki|| Paatsaahi||10||

iPr AMgd gur qy Amrdwsu rwmdwsY hoeIN shwie ]

Then I remember Guru Arjan, Guru Amar Das and Guru Ram Das, may they be helpful to me.

Pritham bhagauti simar(i) kai Gur Naanak lai dhiaae||

Arjn hirgoibMd no ismryM sRI hirrwie ]

Then I remember Guru Arjan, Guru Hargobind and Guru Har Rai.

Phir Angad Gur te Amardas(u) raamdasai hoin sahaae||

sRI hir ikSn iDAweIAY ijs ifTy siB duiK jwie ]

(After them) I remember Guru Har Kishan, by whose sight all the sufferings vanish.

Arjan Harigobind no simrau Sri Hariraae||

qyg bhwdr ismirAY Gr nau iniD AwvY Dwie ]

Then I do remember Guru Tegh Bahadur, though whose Grace the nine treasures come running to my house.

Sri Har(i) Kishan dhiaaiai jis dithe sabh(i) dukh(i) jaae||

sB QweIN hoie shwie ] 1]

May they be helpful to me everywhere.1.

Teg Bahaadar simariai ghar nau nidh(i) aavai dhaae||||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Sabh thaain hoe sahaae||1||

KMfw ipRQmY swj kY ijn sB sYswru aupwieAw ]

At first the Lord created the double-edged sword and then He created the whole world.

Pauri||

bRhmw ibsnu mhys swij kudriq dw Kylu rcwie bxwieAw ]

He created Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and then created the play of Nature.

Khandaa prithmai saaj kai jin sabh saisaar(u) upaaiaa||

isMD prbq mydnI ibnu QMmHw ggin rhwieAw ]

He created the oceans, mountains and the earth made the sky stable without columns.

Brahmaa Bisan(u) Mahes saaj(i) kudrat(i) daa khel(u) rachaae banaaiaa||

isrjy dwno dyvqy iqn AMdir bwdu rcwieAw ]

He created the demons and gods and caused strife between them.

Sindh parbat medanoo bin(u) thanmhaa gagan(i) rachaaiaa||

qY hI durgw swij kY dYqw dw nwsu krwieAw ]

O Lord! By creating Durga, Thou hast caused the destruction of demons.

Sirje daano devate tin andar(i) baad(u) rachaaiaa||

qYQoN hI blu rwm lY nwl bwxw dhisru GwieAw ]

Rama received power from Thee and he killed Ravana with arrows.

Tai hi Durgaa saaj(i) kai daigaa daa naas(u) karaaiaa||

qYQoN hI blu ikRsn lY kMsu kysI pkiV igrwieAw ]

Krishna received power from Thee and he threw down Kansa by catching his hair.

Taithon hi bal(u) Raam lai naal baanaa dahsir(u) ghaaiaa||

bfy bfy muin dyvqy keI jug iqnI qnu qwieAw ]

The great sages and gods, even practising great austerities for several ages;

Taithoaa hoo bal(u) Krisan lai Kans(u) kesoo paka?(i) giraaiaa||

iknI qyrw AMqu n pwieAw ] 2]

None could know Thy end.2.

Badae badae mun(i) devate kaoo jug tinoo tan(u) taaiaa||

swDU sqjugu bIiqAw AD sIlI qyRqw AwieAw ]

The saintly Satyuga (the age of Truth) passed away and the Treta age of semi-righteousness came.

Kinoo teraa ant(u) na paaiaa||2||

n~cI kl srosrI kl nwrd faurU vwieAw ]

The discord danced over all the heads and Kal and Narad sounded their tabor.

Saadhoo satjug(u) bootiaa adh sooloo tretaa aaiaa||

AiBmwnu auqwrn dyviqAW mihKwsur sMuB aupwieAw ]

Mahishasura and Sumbh were created for removing the pride of the gods.

Nachchoo kal sarosaroo Kal Naarad ?auroo vaaiaa||

jIiq ley iqn dyvqy iqh lokI rwju kmwieAw ]

They conquered the gods and ruled over the three worlds.

Abhimaan(u) utaaran devtaan Mahikhaasur Suaabh upaaiaa||

v~fw bIru AKwie kY isr aupr CqRu iPrwieAw ]

He was called a great hero and had a canopy moving over his head.

Jit(i) lae tin devte tih lokoo raaj(u) kamaaiaa||

id~qw ieMdRu inkwl kY iqn igr kYlwsu qkwieAw ]

Indra was turned out of his kingdom and he looked towards the Kailash mountain.

Va??aa boor(u) akhaae kai sir upar chhatr(u) phiraaiaa||

fir kY h`Qy dwnvI idl AMdir qRwsu vDwieAw ]

Frightened by the demons, the element of fear grew enormously in his heart;

Dittaa Indr(u) nikaal kai tin gir Kailaas(u) takaaiaa||

pws durgw dy ieMdRu AwieAw ] 3]

He came, therefore to Durga.3.

?ar(i) kai hattho daanavoo dil andar(i) traas(u) vadhaaiaa||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Paas Durgaa de Indr(u) aaiaa||3||

iek idhwVy nwvx AweI durgswh ]

One day Durga came for a bath.

Pau?oo||

ieMdR ibrQw suxweI Apxy hwl dI ]

Indra related to her the story agony:

Ik dihaa?e naavan aai Duragsaah||

CIn leI TkurweI swqy dwnvI ]

“The demons have seized from us our kingdom.

Indra birthaa sunnoo apne haal doo||

lokI iqhI iPrweI dohI AwpxI ]

“They have proclaimed their authority over all the three worlds.

Chhoon laoo phiraaoo saate daanavoo||

bYTy vwie vDweI qy AmrwvqI ]

“They have played musical instruments in their rejoicings in Amaravati, the city of gods.

Lokoo tihoo phiraaoo dohoo aapanoo|

id`qy dyv BjweI sBnw rwksW ]

“All the demons have caused the flight of the gods.

Baoothe vaae vadhaaoote Araavatoo||

ikny n ij~qw jweI mh`Ky dYq nUM ]

“None hath gone and conquered Mahikha, the demon.

Ditte dev bhajaaoo sabhnaa raakasaan||

qyrI swm qkweI dyvI durgswh ] 4]

“O goddess Durga, I have come under Thy refuge.”4.

Kine na jittaa jaaoo Mahakkhe dait noon||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Teroo saam takaaoo devoo Durgsaah||4||

durgw bYx suxMdI h~sI hVhVwie ]

Listening to these words (of Indra), Durga laughed heartily.

Pau?oo||

EhI sIhu mMgwieAw rwks B~Kxw ]

She sent for that lion, who was she devourer of demons.

Durgaa bain sunandoo hassoo ha?-ha?aae||

icMqw krhu n kweI dyvw nUM AwiKAw ]

She said to gods, “Do not worry mother any more.”

Ohoo sooh(u) mangaaiaa rakas bhakkhanaa||

roh hoeI mhw mweI rwkis mwrxy ] 5]

For killing the demons, the great mother exhibited great fury.5.

Chintaa karoh na kaaoo devaa bhakkanaa||

dohrw ]

DOHRA

Roh hooo mahaa maaoo rakas(i) maarane||5||

rwkis Awey rohly Kyq iBVn ky cwie ]

The infuriated demons came with the desire of fighting in the battlefield.

Dohraa||

lSkn qygW brCIAW sUrju ndir n pwie ] 6]

The swords and daggers glisten with such brilliance that the sun cannot be seen.6.

Rakas(i) aae rohale khet bhi?an ke chaae||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Lashkan tegaan barchhooaan sooraj(u) nadir(i0 na paae||6||

duhW kMDwrw muih juVy Fyl sMK ngwry b~jy ]

Both the armies faced each other and the drums, conches and trumpets sounded.

Pau?oo||

rwkis Awey rohly qrvwrI bKqr s~jy ]

The demons came in great rage, decorated with swords and armour.

Duhaan kandhaaraa muh(i0 ju?e ?hol sankh nagaare bajje||

ju`ty sauhy ju~D nUM iek jwq n jwxn B`jy ]

The warriors were facing the war-front and none of them knows to retrace his steps.

Raakas(i) aae rohale tarvaaroo bakhtar sajje||

Kyq AMdir joDy g`jy ] 7]

The brave fighters were roaring in the battlefield.7.

Jutte sauhe juddh noon ik jaat na jaanan bhajje||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Khet andar(i) jodhe gajje||7||

jMg muswPw b~ijAw rx Gury ngwry cwvly ]

The war-trumpet sounded and the enthusiastic drums thundered in the battlefield.

Jang musaapha bajjiaa ran ghure nagaare chaavale||

JUlx nyjy bYrkw nIswx lsin ilswvly ]

The lances swung and the lustrous tassels of the banners glistened.

Jhoolan neje bairakaa neesaan lasan(i) lisaavale||

Fol ngwry paux dy aUNGn jwx jtwvly ]

The drums and trumpets echoed and the worriors were dozing like the drunkard with matted hair.

?hol nagaare paun de oonghan jaan jataavale||

durgw dwno fhy rx nwd v~jn Kyqu BIhwvly ]

Durga and demons waged war in the battlefield where dreadful music is being played.

Durgaa daano ?ahe ran naad vajjan khet(u) bheehaavale||

bIr proqy brCIeyN jx fwl cmu~ty Awvly ]

The brave fighters were pierced by daggers like the phylianthus emblica sticking with the bough.

Beer parote barchheeen jan ?aal chamutte aavale||

iek v~Fy qygI qVPIAn md pIqy lotin bwvly ]

Some writhe being chopped by the sword like the rolling mad drunkards.

Ik va??he tegita?pheean mad peete lotan(i) baavale||

iek cux cux JwVau kFIAn ryq ivcoN suienw fwvly ]

Some are picked up from the bushes like the process of panning out gold from the sand.

Ik chun chun jhaa?au ka?heean ret vichon suinaa ?aavale||

gdw iqRsUlW brCIAW qIr v~gn Kry auqwvly ]

The maces, tridents, daggers and arrows are being struck with real hurry.

Gadaa trisoolaan barchheeaan teer vaggan khare utaavale||

jx fsy BujMgm swvly ] mr jwvn bIr ruhwvly ] 8]

It appears that black snakes are stinging and the furious heroes are dying.8.

Jan ?ase bhujangam saavale|| Mar jaavan beer ruhaavale||8||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

dyKn cMf pRcMf nUM rx Gury ngwry ]

Seeing the intense glory of Chandi, the trumpets souded in the battlefield.

Dekhan Chan? prachan? noon ran ghure nagaare||

Dwey rwkis rohly cauigrdy Bwry ]

The highly furious demons ran on all four sides.

Dhaae rakas(i) rohale chaugirde bhaare||

h~QIN qygW pkiV kY rx iBVy krwry ]

Holding their swords in their hands they fought very bravely in the battlefield.

Hattheen tegaan paka?(i) kai ran bhi?e karaare||

kdy n n`Ty ju~D qy joDy juJwry ]

These militant fighters never ran away from war-arena.

Kade na natthe juddh te jodhe jujhaare||

idl ivc roh bFwie kY mwir mwir pukwry ]

Highly infuriated they shouted “kill, kill” in their ranks.

Dil vich roh ba?haae kai maar(i) maar(i) pukaare||

mwry cMf pRcMf nY bIr Kyq auqwry ]

The intensely glorious Chandi killed the warriors and threw them in the field.

Maare Chand prachan? nai beer khet utaare||

mwry jwpn ibjulI isrBwr munwry ] 9]

It appeared that the lightning had eradicated the minarets and thrown them headlong.9.

Maare jaapan bijulisirbhaar munaare||9||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

cot peI dmwmy dlW mukwblw ]

The drum was beaten and the armies attacked each other.

Chot paidamaame dalaan mukaabalaa||

dyvI dsq ncweI sIhx swrdI ]

The goddess caused the dancing of the lioness of steel (sword);

Devidasat nachaaiseehan saaradee||

pyt mlMdy lweI mhKy dYq nUM ]

And gave a blow to the demon Mahisha who was rubbing his belly.

Pet malande Mahakhe dait noon||

gurdy AWdw KweI nwly rukVy ]

(The sword) pierced the kindneys, intestines and the ribs.

Gurde aandaa khaainaale ruka?e||

jyhI idl ivc AweI khI suxwie kY ]

Whatever hath come in my mind, I have related that.

Jehidil vich aaikahisunaae kai||

cotI jwx idKweI qwry DUmkyq ] 10]

It appears that Dhumketu (the shooting star) had displayed its top-knot.10.

Chotijaan dikhaaitaare dhoomket||10||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

cotW pvn ngwry AxIAW ju~tIAW ]

The drums are being beaten and the armies are engaged in close fight with each other.

Chotaan pavan nagaare aneeaan jutteeaan||

DUh leIAW qrvwrI dyvW dwnvI ]

The gods and demons have drawn their swords.

Dhooh laeeaan tarvaaridevaan daanavee||

vwhn vwro vwrI sUry sMGry ]

And strike them again and again killing warriors.

Vaahan vaaro vaarisoore sanghare||

vgY r~qu JulwrI ijau gyrU bwbqRw ]

The blood flows like waterfall in the same manner as the red ochre colour is washed off from clothes.

Vagai ratt(u) jhulaarijio geroo baabatraa||

dyKn bYT AtwrI nwrI rwksW ]

The ladies of demons see the fight, while sitting in their lofts.

Dekhan baith ataarinaarirakasaan||

pweI DUm svwrI durgw dwnvI ] 11]

The carriage of the goddess Durga hath raised a tumult amongst the demons.11.

Paaidhoom savaariDurgaa daanavee||11||

 

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

l~K ngwry v~jn AwmoH swmHxy ]

A hundred thousand trumpets resound facing one another.

Lakkh nagaare vajjan aahmo saahmane||

rwks rxo n B~jn rohy rohly ]

The highly infuriated demons do not flee from the battlefield.

Raakas rano na bhajjan rohe rohale||

sIhW vWgU g~jn s~By sUrmy ]

All the warriors roar like lions.

Seehaan vaangoo gajjan sabbhe soorme||

qix qix kYbr C~fn durgw swmxy ] 12]

They stretch their bows and shoot the arrows in front it Durga.12.

Tan(i) tan(i) kaibar chha??an Durgaa saamane||12||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pauree||

Gury ngwry dohry rx sMglIAwly ]

The dual chained trumpets sounded in the battlefield.

Ghure nagaare dohare ran sangleeaale||

DUiV lpyty DUhry isrdwr jtwly ]

The demon chieftains having matted locks are enveloped in dust.

Dhoo?(i) lapete dhoohare sirdaar jataale||

auKlIAW nwsw ijnw muih jwpn Awly ]

Their nostrils are like mortars and the mouths seem like niches.

Ukhaleeaan naasaa jinaa muh(i) jaapan aale||

Dwey dyvI swhmxy bIr mu~ClIAwly ]

The brave fighters bearing long moustaches ran in front of the goddess.

Dhaae devisaahmane beer muchchleeaale||

surpq jyhy lV hty bIr tly n twly ]

The warriors like the king of gods (Indra) had become tired of fighting, but the brave fighters could not be averted from their stand.

Surpat jehe la? hate beer taale na taale||

g~jy durgw Gyir kY jxu GxIAr kwly ] 13]

They roared. On besieging Durga, like dark clouds.13.

Gajje Durgaa gher(i) kai jan(u) ghaneear kaale||13||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

cot peI KrcwmI dlW mukwblw ]

The drum, wrapped in donkey’s hide, was beaten and the armies attacked each other.

Chot paikharchaamidalaan mukaabalaa||

Gyr leI virAwmI durgw Awie kY ]

The brave demon-warriors besieged Durga.

Gher laivariaamiDurgaa aae kai||

rwks vfy AlwmI B~j n jwxdy ]

They are greatly knowledgeable in warfare and do not know running back.

Raakas va?e alaamibhajj na jaanade||

AMq hoey surgwmI mwry dyvqw ] 14]

They ultimately went to heaven on being killed by the goddess.14.

Ant hoe surgaamimaare devataa||14||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

Agxq Gury ngwry dlW iBVMidAW ]

With the flaring up of fight between the armies, innumerable trumpets sounded.

Aganat ghure nagaare dalaan bhi?andiaan||

pwey mhKl Bwry dyvW dwnvW ]

The gods and demons both have raised great tumult like male buffalos.

Paae mahkhal bhaare devaan daanavaan||

vwhn P~t krwry rwkis rohly ]

The infuriated demons strike strong blows causing wounds.

Vaahan phatt karaare rakas(i) rohale||

jwpx qygI Awry imAwno DUhIAW ]

It appears that the sword pulled from the scabbards are like saws.

Jaapan tegiaare miaano dhooheeaan||

joDy vfy munwry jwpn Kyq ivic ]

The warriors look like high minarets in the battlefield.

Jodhe va?e munaare jaapan khet vich(i)||

dyvI Awp svwry pv jvyhxy ]

The goddess herself killed these mountain-like demons.

Deviaap savaare pab javaahane||

kdy n AwKn hwry Dwvn swhmxy ]

They never uttered the word ‘defeat’ and ran in front of the goddess.

Kade na aakhan haare dhaavan sahmane||

durgw sB sMGwry rwkis KVg lY ] 15]

Durga, holding her sword, killed all the demons.15.

Durgaa sabh sanghaare rakas(i) kha?ag lai||15||

pauyVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

auml l`Qy joDy mwrU b~ijAw ]

The fatal martial music sounded and the warriors came in the battlefield with enthusiasm.

Umal lathe jodhe maaroo bajjiaa||

b~dl ijau mihKwsur rx ivic g~ijAW ]

Mahishasura thundered in the field like the cloud;

Baddal jio Mahikhaasur ran vich(i) gajjiaa||

ieMdRw jyhw joDw mYQau B`ijAw ]

“The warrior like Indra fled from me;

Indraa jehaa jodhaa maithau bhajjiaa||

kauxu ivcwrI durgw ijn rxu s~ijAw ] 16]

“Who is this wretched Durga, who hath come to srart war with me?”16.

Kaun(u) vichaariDurgaa jin ran(u) Sajjiaa||16||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

v~jy Fol ngwry dlW mukwblw ]

The drums and trumpets have sounded and the armies have attacked each other.

Vajje ?hol nagaare dalaan mukaabalaa||

qIr iPrY rYbwry AwmoH swmHxy ]

The arrows move opposite to each other guidingly.

Teer phirai raibaare aahmo saahmane||

Agxq bIr sMGwry lgdI kYbrI ]

With the infliction of arrows countless warriors have been killed.

Aganat beer sanghaare lagadikaibaree||

if~gy jwix munwry mwry ib~ju dy ]

Falling like the minarets smote by lightning.

?igge jaan(i) munaare maare bijj(u) de||

Ku~lI vwlIN dYq AhwVy sBy sUrmy ]

All the demon-fighters with untied hair shouted in agony.

Khullivaaleen dait ahaa?e sabhe soorme||

su`qy jwix jtwly BMgW Kwie kY ] 17]

It seems that the hermits with matted locks are sleeping after eating the intoxicating hemps.17.

Sutte jaan(i) jataale bhangaan khaae kai||17||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

duhW kMDwrW muih juVy nwil Dausw BwrI ]

Both the armies are facing each other alongwith the resounding big trumpet.

Duhaan kandhaaraan muh(i) ju?e naal(i) dhausaa bhaaree||

kVk au~iTAw Pauj qy vfw AhMkwrI ]

The highly egoist warrior of the army thundered.

Ka?ak utthiaa phauj te vataa ahankaaree||

lY kY cilAw sUrmy nwil vfy hjwrI ]

He is moving towards the war-arena with thousands of mighty warriors.

Lai kai chaliaa soorme naal(i) vade hajaaree||

imAwno KMfw DUihAw mhKwsur BwrI ]

Mahishasura pulled out his huge double-edged sword from his scabbard.

Miaano khan?aa dhoohiaa Mahakhaasur bhaaree||

au~ml l`Qy sUrmy mwr mcI krwrI ]

The fighters entered the field enthusiastically and there occurred formidable fighting.

Ummal latthe soorme maar machikaraaree||

jwpy c~ly r~q dy slly jtDwrI ] 18]

It appears that the blood flows like the water (of Ganges) from the tangled hair of Shiva.18.

Jaape challe ratt de sal-le jatadhaaree||18||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

s~t peI jmDwxI dlW mukwblw ]

When the trumpet, enveloped by the hide of the male buffalo, the vehicle of Yama, sounded, the armies attacked each other.

Satt paijamdhaanidalaan mukaabalaa||

DUih leI ikRpwxI durgw imAwn qy ]

Durga pulled her sword from the scabbard.

Dhooh(i) laikripaaniDurgaa miaan te||

cMfI rwkis KwxI vwhI dYq nUM ]

She struck the demon with that Chandi, the devourer of demons (that is the sword).

Chan?iraakas(i) khaanivaahidait noon||

kopr cUr cvwxI l~QI krg lY ]

It broke the skull and face into pieces and pierced through the skeleton.

Kopar choor chavaanilatthikarag lai||

pwKr qurw plwxI rVkI Drq jwie ]

And it further pierced through the saddle and caparison of the horse, and struck on the earth supported by the Bull (Dhaul).

Paakhar turaa palaanira?akidharat jaae||

lYdI AGw isDwxI isMgW Daul idAW ]

It moved further and struck the horns of the Bull.

Laidiaghaa sidhaanisingan dhaul diaan||

kUrm isr lihlwxI dusmn mwir kY ]

Then it struck on the Tortoise supporting the Bull and thus killing the enemy.

Kooram sir lahilaanidusman maar(i) kai||

v`Fy gn iqKwxI mUey Kyq ivc ]

The demons are lying dead in the battlefield like the pieces of wood sawed by the carpenter.

Va??he gan tikhaanimooe khet vich||

rx ivc G~qI GwxI lohU imJ dI ]

The press of blood and marrow has been set in motion in the battlefield.

Ran vich ghattighaanilohoo mijh dee||

cwry jug khwxI c~lg qyg dI ]

The story of the sword will be related in all the four ages.

Chaare jug kahaanichallag teg dee||

ibDx Kyq ivhwxI mhKy dYq nUM ] 19]

On the demon Mahisha the period of agony occurred in the battlefield.19.

Bidhan khet vihaaniMahakhe dait noon||19||

ieqI mhKwsur dYq mwry durgw AwieAw ]

In this way the demon Mahishasura was killed on the arrival of Durga.

ItiMahakhaasur dait maare Durgaa aaiaa||

caudh lokW rwxI isMG ncwieAw ]

The queen caused the lion to dance in the fourteen worlds.

Chaudah lokaan raanisingh nachaaiaa||

mwry bIr jtwxI dl ivc Agly ]

She killed a great number of brave demons with matted locks in the battlefield.

Maare beer jataanidal vich agle||

mMgn nwhI pwxI dlI hMGwr kY ]

Challenging the armies, these warriors do not even ask for water.

Mangan naahipaanidalihanghaar kai||

jx krI smwie pTwxI suix kY rwg nUM ]

It seems that listening to the music, the Pathans have realized the state of ecstasy.

jan karisamaae pathaanisun(i) kai raag noon||

r~qU dy hVvwxI cly bIr Kyq ]

The flood of the blood of the fighters is flowing.

Rattoo de ha?vaanichale beer khet||

pIqw Pu~lu ieAwxI Gu~mn sUrmy ] 20]

The brave warriors are roaming as if they have ignorantly consumed the intoxicating poppy.20.

Peetaa phull(u) iaanighumman soorme||

hoeI Alop BvwnI dyvW nUM rwj dy ]

Bhavani (Durga) disappeard after bestowing kingdom on the gods.

Hoialop Bhavaanihoijitt din||

eIsr dI brdwnI hoeI ij~q idn ]

The day for which Shiva granted the boon.

eesar dibardaanihoijitt din||

sMuB insMuB gumwnI jnmy sUrmy ]

The proud warriors Sumbh and Nisumbh were born.

Sunbh Nisunbh gumaanijaname soorme||

ieMdR dI rjDwnI q~kI ij~qnI ] 21]

They planned to conquer the capital of Indra.21.

Indre dirajdhaanitakkijittanee||21||

ieMdRprI qy Dwvxw vf joDI mqw pkwieAw ]

The great fighters decided to rush towards the kingdom of Indra.

Indrapurite dhaavanaa va? jodhimataa pakaaiaa||

sMj ptylw pwKrw ByV sMdw swju bxwieAw ]

They began to prepare the war-material consisting of armour with belts and saddle-gear.

Sanj patelaa paakharaa bhe? sandaa saaj(u) banaaiaa||

jMmy ktk ACUhxI Asmwnu grdI CwieAw ]

An army of lakhs of warriors gathered and the dust rose to sky.

Janme katak acchoohaniasmaan(u) gardichhaaiaa||

roh sMuB insMuB isDwieAw ] 22]

Sumbh and Nisumbh, full of rage, have marched forward.22.

Roh Sunbh Nisunbh sidhaaiaa||22||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

sMuB insMuB AlwieAw vf joDI sMGru vwey ]

Sumbh and Nisumbh ordered the great warriors to sound the bugle of war.

Sunbh Nisunbh alaaiaa va? jodhisanghar(u) vaae||

roh idKwlI id~qIAw virAwmI qury ncwey ]

Great fury was visulised and the brave fighters caused the horses to dance.

Roh dikhaaliditteeaa variaamiture nachaae||

Gury dmwmy dohry jm bwhx ijau ArVwey ]

The double-trumpets sounded like the loud voice of the male buffalo, the vehicle of Yama.

Ghure damaame dohare jam baahan jio ar-?aae||

dyau dwno lu~Jx Awey ] 23]

The gods and demons have gathered to fight.23.

Deu daano lujjhan aae||23||

pauVI ]

PURI

Pau?ee||

dwno dyau AnwgI sMGru ricAw ]

The demons and gods have started a continuous war.

Daano deu anaagisanghar(u) rachiaa||

Pu~l iKVy jx bwgIN bwxy joiDAW ]

The garments of the warriors appear like flowers in the garden.

Phull khi?e jan baageen baane jodhiaan||

BUqW ie~lW kwgIN gosq BiKAw ]

The ghosts, vultures and crows have eaten the flesh.

Bhootaan illaan kaageen gosat bhakhiaa||

hMumV DMumV jwgI G~qI sUirAW ] 24]

The brave fighters have begun to run about.24.

Hunmar dhunmar jaagighattisooriaan||24||

s~t peI ngwry dlW mukwblw ]

The trumpet was beaten and the armies attack each other.

Satt painagaare dalaan mukaabalaa||

idqy dyau BjweI imil kY rwksIN ]

The demons have gathered together and have caused the gods to flee.

Dite deu bhajaaimil(i) kai raakseen||

lokI iqhI iPrweI dohI AwpxI ]

They exhibited their authority in the three worlds.

Lokitihiphiraaidohiaapanee||

durgw dI swm qkweI dyvW fridAW ]

The gods, having been frightened went under the refuge of Durga.

Durgaa disaam takaaidevaan ?ardiaan||

AWdI cMif cVweI auqy rwksW ] 25]

They caused the goddess Chandi to wage war with demons.25.

aandiChan?(i) cha?aaiute raakasaan||25||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

AweI Pyr BvwnI KbrI pweIAW ]

The demons hear the news that the goddess Bhavani has come again.

aaipher Bhavaanikhabaripaaeeaan||

dYq vfy AiBmwnI hoey eykTy ]

The highly egoist demons gathered together.

Dait va?e abhimaanihoe ekathe||

locn DUm gumwnI rwie bulwieAw ]

The king Sumbh sent for the egoist Lochan Dhum.

Lochan Dhoom gumaaniraae bulaaeeaa,

jg ivc vfw dwno Awp khwieAw ]

He caused himself to be called the great demon.

Jag vich va?aa daano aap kahaaiaa||

s~t peI KrcwmI durgw ilAwvxI ] 26]

The drum enveloped with the hide of donkey was struck and it was proclaimed that Durga would be brought.26.

Satt paikharchaamiDurgaa liaavanee||26||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

kVk auTI rx cMfI PaujW dyK kY ]

Seeing the armies in the battlefield, Chandi shouted loudly.

Ka?ak uthiran Chan?iphaujaan dekh kai||

DUih imAwno KMfw hoeI swhmxy ]

She pulled her double-edged sword from her scabbard and came before the enemy.

Dhooh(i) miaano khan?aa hoisaahmane||

sBy bIr sMGwry DUmrnYx dy ]

She killed all the warriors of Dhumar Nain.

Sabhe beer sanghaare Dhoomarnain de||

jx lY kty Awry drKq bwFIAW ] 27]

It seems that the carpenters have chopped the trees with the saw.27.

Jan lai kate aare darakhat baa?heeaan||27||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

cobIN DauNs bjweI dlW mukwblw ]

The drummers sounded the drums and the armies attacked each other.

Chobeen dhauns bajaaidalaan mukaabalaa||

roh BvwnI AweI auqy rwksW ]

The infuriated Bhavani lodged the attack over the demons.

Roh Bhavaaniaaiute raakasaan||

K~bY dsq ncweI sIhx swr dI ]

With her left hand, she caused the dance of the lionss of steel (sword).

Khabbai dast nachaaiseehan saar dee||

bhuiqAW dy qn lweI kIqI rMgulI ]

She struck it on the bodies of many worriors and made it colourful.

Bahutiaan de tan laaikeetirangulee||

BweIAW mwrn BweI durgw jwix kY ]

The brothers kill brothers mistaking them for Durga.

Bhaaeeaan maaran bhaaiDurgaa jaan(i) kai||

roh hoie clweI rwkis rwie nUM ]

Having been infuriated, she struck it on the king of the demons.

Roh hoe chalaairaakas(i) raae noon||

jm pur dIAw pTweI locn DUm nUM ]

Lochan Dhum was sent to the city of Yama.

Jam pur deeaa pathaaiLochan Dhoom noon||

jwpy id~qI sweI mwrn sMuB dI ] 28]

It seems the she gave the advance money for the killing of Sumbh.28.

Jaape dittisaaimaaran Sunbh dee||28||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

BMny dYq pukwry rwjy sMuB QY ]

The demons ran to their king Sumbh and beseeched;

Bhanne dait pukaare raaje Sunbh thai||

locnDUm sMGwry sxy ispwhIAW ]

“Lochan Dhum has been killed alongwith his soldiers;

Lochandhoom sanghaare sane sipaaheeaan||

cuix cuix joDy mwry AMdr Kyq dY ]

“She hath seleted the warriors and killed them in the battlefield;

Chun(i) chun(i) jodhe maare andar khet dai||

jwpn AMbir qwry if~gin sUrmy ]

“It seems that the warriors have fallen like the stars from the sky;

Jaapan anbar(i) taare ?iggan(i) soorme||

igry prbq Bwry mwry ib~ju dy ]

“The huge mountains have fallen, having been smote by the lightning;

Gire parbat bhaare maare bijj(u) soorme||

dYqW dy dl hwry dhsq Kwie kY ]

“The forces of the demons have been defeated on becoming panicky;

Daitaan de dal haare dahsat khaae kai||

bcy su mwry mwry rhdy rwie QY ] 29]

“Those who were left have also been killed and the remaining have come to the king.”29.

Bache su maare maare rahade raae thai||29||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

roh hoie bulwey rwkis rwie ny ]

Highly enraged, the king called the demons.

Roh hoe bulaae rakas(i) raae ne||

bYTy mqw pkwey durgw ilAwvxI ]

They decided to capture Durga.

Baithe mataa pakaae Durgaa liaavanee||

cMf Ar muMf pTwey bhuqw ktku dY ]

Chand and Mund were sent with huge forces.

Chan? ar Mun? pathaae bahutaa katak(u) dai||

jwpy C~pr Cwey bxIAw kyjmw ]

It seemed that the swords coming together were like the thatched roofs.

Jaape chhappar chhaae baneeaa kejamaa||

jyqy rwie bulwey c~ly ju~D no ]

All those who were called, marched for war.

Jete Jaae bulaae challe juddh no||

jx jm pur prV clwey sBy mwrny ] 30]

It appear that they were all caught and sent to the city of Yama for killing.30.

Jan Jam Pur paka? chalaae sabhe maaranaa||30||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

Fol ngwry vwey dlW mukwblw ]

The drums and trumpets were sounded and the armies attacked each other.

?hol nagaare vaae dalaan mukaabalaa||

roh ruhyly Awey auqy rwksW ]

The enraged warriors marched against the demons.

Roh ruhele aae ute raakasaan||

sBnI qury ncwey brCy pkiV kY ]

All of them holding their daggers, caused their horses to dance.

Sabhniture nachaae barchhe paka?(i) kai||

bhuqy mwr igrwey AMdr Kyq dY ]

Many were killed and thrown in the battlefield.

Bahute maar giraae andar khet dai||

qIrI Chbr lweI bu~TI dyvqw ] 31]

The arrows shot by the goddess came in showers.31.

Tirichhabbar laaibutthidevataa||31||

ByrI sMK vjwey sMGir r~icAw ]

The drums and conches were sounded and the war began.

Bherisankh vajaae sanghar(i) rachchiaa||

qix qix qIr clwey durgw DnK lY ]

Durga, taking her bow, stretched it again and again for shooting arrows.

tan(i) ran(i) teer chalaae Durgaa dhanakh lai||

ijnI dsq auTwey rhy n jIvdy ]

Those who raised their hands against the goddess, did not survive.

Jinidasat uthaae rahe na jeevade||

cMf Ar mMuf Kpwey dono dyvqw ] 32]

She destroyed both Chand and Mund.32.

Chan? ar Mun? khapaae dono devataa||32||

sMuB insMuB irswey mwry dYq sux ]

Sumbh and Nisumbh were highly enraged on hearing this killing.

Sunbh Nisunbh risaae maare dait sun||

joDy sB bulwey Awpxy mjlsI ]

They called all the brave fighters, who were their advisers.

Jodhe sabh bulaae aapane majlasee||

ijnI dyau Bjwey ieMdR jyhvy ]

Those who had caused the gods like Indra run away.

Jinideu bhajaae Indra jehave||

qyeI mwr igrwey pl ivc dyvqw ]

The goddess killed them in an instant.

Teimaar giraae pal vich devataa||

EnI dsqI dsq vjwey iqnw icq kir ]

Keeping Chand Mund in their mind, they rubbed their hands in sorrow.

Onidastidast vajaae teenaa cheet kar(i)||

iPr sRxvq bIj clwey bIVy rwie dy ]

Then Sranwat Beej was prepared and sent by the king.

Phir Sranvat Beej chalaae bee?e raae de||

sMj ptolw pwey iclkq topIAW ]

He wore the armour with belts and the helmet which glistened.

Sanj patolaa paae chikat topeeaan||

lu~Jx no ArVwey rwks rohly ]

The infuriated demons shouted loudly for war.

Lujjhan no ar-?aae raakas rohale||

kdy n ikny htwey ju~D mcwie kY ]

After waging war, none could get their retreat.

Kade na kine hataae juddh machaae kai||

iml qyeI dwno Awey hux sMGir dyKxw ] 33]

Such demons have gathered together and come, now see the ensuing war.33.

Mil teidaano aae hun sanghar(i) dekhanaa||33||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

dYqI fMf auBwrI nyVY Awie kY ]

On coming near, the demons raised the din.

Daiti?an? ubhaarine?aiaae kai||

isMG krI AsvwrI durgw sor sux ]

Hearing this clamour, Durga mounted her lion.

Singh kariasvaariDurgaa sor sun||

K~bY dsq auBwrI gdw iPrwie kY ]

She twirled her mace, raising it with her left hand.

Khabhai dast ubhaarigadaa phiraae kai||

sYnw sB sMGwrI sRxvq bIj dI ]

She killed all the army of Sranwat Beej.

Sainaa sabh sanghaariSranvat Beej dee||

jx md Kwie mdwrI GUmn sUrmy ]

It appears that the warriors were roaming like the drug addicts taking drugs.

Jan mad khaae madaarighooman soorme||

Agxq pwau pswrI ruly AhwV ivic ]

Innumerable warriors are lying neglected in the battlefield, stretching their legs.

Aganat paau pasaarirule ahaa?? vich(i)||

jwpy Kyf iKfwrI su~qy Pwg nUM ] 34]

It seems that the revelers playing Holi are sleeping.34.

Jaape khe? khi?aarisuttee phaag noon||34||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

sRxvq bIj hkwry rihMdy sUrmy ]

Sranwat Beej called all the remaining warriors.

Sranvat Beej hakaare rahinde soorme||

joDy jyf munwry id~sn Kyq ivic ]

They seem like minarets in the battlefield.

Jodhe jaa? munaare dissan khet vich(i)||

sBnI dsq auBwry qygW DUih kY ]

All of them pulling their swords, raised their hands.

Sabhnidast ubhaare tegaan dhooh(i) kai||

mwro mwr pukwry Awey swhmxy ]

They came in front shouting “kill, kill”.

Maaro maar pukaare aae saahmane||

sMjwqy Tixkwry qygIN au~bry ]

With the striking of swords on the armour, the clatter arises.

Sanjaate thanikaare tegeen ubbare||

GwV GVin TiTAwry jwix bxwie kY ] 35]

It seems that the tinkers are fashioning the vessels with the blows of hammer.35.

Ghaa? gha?an(i) thathiaare jaan(i) banaae kai||35||

s~t peI jmDwxI dlW mukwblw ]

When the trumpet enveloped by the hide of the male buffalo, the vehicle of Yama, sounded, the armies attacked each other.

satt paijamdhaanidalaan mukaabalaa||

GUmr brg sqwxI dl ivic G~qIE ]

(The goddess) was the cause of flight and consternation in the battlefield.

Ghoomar barag sataanidal vich(i) ghatteeo||

sxy qurw plwxI if~gx sUrmy ]

The warriors fall alongwith their horses and saddles.

Sane turaa palaani?iggan soorme||

auiT auiT mMgix pwxI Gwiel GUmdy ]

The wounded ones arise and ask for water while roaming.

Uth(i) uth(i) mangan(i) paanighaail ghoomade||

eyvfu mwir ivhwxI aupr rwksW ]

Such a great calamity fell on the demons.

Eva?(u) maar(i) vihaaniupar raakasaan||

ib~jl ijau JrlwxI au~TI dyvqw ] 36]

From this side the goddess rose like thundering lightning.36.

Bijjal jio jharlaaniutthidevataa||36||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

cobI Daus auBwrI dlW mukwblw ]

The drummer sounded the trumpet and the armies attacked each other.

Chobidhaus ubhaaridalaan mukaabalaa||

sBo sYnw mwrI pl ivic dwnvI ]

All the army of the demons was killed in an instant.

Sabho sainaa maaripal vich(i) daanavee||

durgw dwno mwry roh bFwie kY ]

Highly infuriated, Durga killed the demons.

Durgaa daano maare roh ba?haae kai||

isr ivc qyg vgweI sRxvq bIj dy ] 37]

She struck the sword on the head of Sranwat Beej.37.

Sir vich teg vagaaiSranvat Beej de||37||

Agxq dwno Bwry hoey lohUAw ]

Innumerable mighty demons were steeped in blood.

Aganat daano bhaare hoe lohooaa||

joDy jyf munwry AMdir Kyq dY ]

Those minarets-like demons in the battlefield;

Jodhe je? munaare andar(i) khet dai||

durgw no llkwry Awvx swhmxy ]

They challenged Durga and came in front of her.

Durgaa no lalkaare aavan saahmane||

durgw sB sMGwry rwks AWvdy ]

Durga killed all the coming demons.

Durgaa sabh sanghaare raakas aanvade||

rqU dy prnwly iqn qy Buie pey ]

From their bodies the drains of blood fell on the ground.

Ratoo de parnaale tin te bhue pae||

au~Ty kwrixAwry rwks hVhVwie ] 38]

Some of the active demons arise out of them laughingly.38.

Utthe kaaraniaare raakas ha?-ha?aae||38||

Dgw sMglIAwlI sMGr vwieAw ]

The enchained trumpets and bugles sounded.

Dhagaa sangaleeaalisanghar vaaiaa||

brCI bMblIAwlI sUry sMGry ]

The warriors fought with daggers bedecked with tassels.

Barchhibanbaleeaalisoore sanghare||

ByiV micAw bIrwlI durgw dwnvIN ]

The war of bravery was waged between Durga and demos.

Bhe?(i) machiaa beeraliDurgaa daanaveen||

mwr mcI muhrwlI AMdir Kyq dY ]

There had been extreme destruction in the battlefield.

Maar machimuhraaliandar(i) khet dai||

jx nt l~Qy CwlI Foil bjwie kY ]

It appears that the actors, sounding their drum, have jumped into the war-arena.

Jan nat lathe chaali?hol(i) bajaae kai||

lohU PwQI jwlI loQI jmDVI ]

The dagger penetrated in the corpse seems like a blood stained fish entrapped in the net.

Lohoo phaathijaalilothijamdha?ee||

Gx ivic ijau CMCwlI qygW h~sIAW ]

The swords glistened like the lightning in the clouds.

Ghan vich(i) jio chhanchhaalitegaan hasseeaan||

Gu~mrAwir isAwlI bxIAW kyjmW ] 39]

The swords have covered (the battlefield) like the winter-fog.39.

Ghummaraar(i) siaalibajaaeeaan dalaan mukaabalaa||

Dgw sUlI bjweIAW dlW mukwblw ]

The trumpets were sounded with the beating of drum-stick and the armies attacked each other.

Dhugaa sauhen aaeeaan roh ba?haae kai||

DUih imAwno leIAW juAwnI sUrmI ]

The youthful warriors pulled out their swords from their scabbards.

Dhooh(i) miaano laeeaan juaanisoormee||

sRxvq bIj bDweIAW Agxq sUrqW ]

Sranwat Beej increased himself into innumerable forms.

Sranvat Beej badhaaeeaan aganat soortaan||

durgw sauhyN AweIAW roh bFwie kY ]

Which came in front of Durga, highly enraged.

Durgaa sauhen aaeeaan roh ba?haae kai||

sBnI Awx vgweIAW qygW DUih kY ]

All of them pulled out their swords and struck.

Sabhaniaan vagaaeeaan tegaan dhooh(i) kai||

durgw sB bcweIAW Fwl sMBwl kY ]

Durga saved herself from all, holding her shield carefully.

Durgaa sabh bachaaeeaan ?haal sanbhaal kai||

dyvI Awp clweIAW qik qik dwnvI ]

The goddess herself then struck her sword looking carefully toward the demons.

Deviaap chalaaeeaan tak(i) tak(i) daanavee||

lohU nwil fubweIAW qygW nMgIAW ]

She steeped her naked swords in blood.

Lohoo naal(i) ?ubaaiaan tegaan nangeeaan||

swrsuqI jnu nweIAW iml kY dyvIAW ]

It appeared that the goddesses gathering together, took their bath in river Saraswati.

Saarsutijan(u) naaeeaan mil kai deveeaan||

sBy mwr igrweIAW AMdir Kyq dY ]

The goddess hath killed and thrown on the ground in the battlefield (all the forms of Sranwat Beej).

Sabhe maar giraaeeaan andar(i) khet dai||

iq~dMU Pyir svweIAW hoeIAW sUrqW ] 40]

Immediately then the forms again increased greatly.40.

Tiddoon pher(i) savaaeeaan hoeeaan soortaan||40||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

sUrI sMGir ricAw Fol sMK ngwry vwie kY ]

Sounding their drums, conches and trumpets, the warriors have begun the war.

Soorisanghar(i) rachiaa ?hol sankh nagaare vaae kai||

cMf icqwrI kwlkw mn bwhlw ros bFwie kY ]

Chandi, being highly enraged, remembered Kali in her mind.

Chan? chitaariKaalkaa baahlaa ros ba?haae kai||

inklI m~Qw PoiV kY jn Pqy nIswx bjwie kY ]

She came out shattering the forehead of Chandi, sounding the trumpet and flying flag of victory.

Niklimatthaa pho?(i) kai jan phate neesaan bajaae kai||

jwg su jMmI ju~D nUM jrvwxw jx mrVwie kY ]

On manifesting herself, she marched for war, like Bir Bhadra manifesting from Shiva.

Jaag su janmijuddh noon jarvaanaa jaan mar-?aae kai||

dl ivic Gyrw G~iqAw jx sINh quirAw gixxwie kY ]

The battlefield was surrounded by her and she seemed moving like a roaring lion.

Dal vich(i) gheraa ghattiaa jan seenh turiaa ganinaae kai||

Awp ivsUlw hoieAw iqhu lokW qy Kunswie kY ]

(The demon-king) himself was in great anguish, while exhibiting his anger over the three worlds.

aap visoolaa hoiaa tih(u) lokaan te khunsaae kai||

roh isDweIAW ckR pwn kr inMdw KVg auTwie kY ]

Durga, being enraged, hath marched, holding her disc in her hand and raising her sword.

Roh sidhaaeeaan charka paan kar nindaa kha?ag uthaae kai||

AgY rwks bYTy rohly qIrI qygI Chbr lwie kY ]

There before her there were infuriated demons, she caught and knocked down the demons.

Agai raakas baithe rohale teerigegichhabbar laae kai||

pkV pCwVy rwksW dl dYqW AMdir jwie kY ]

Going within the forces of demons, she caught and knocked down the demons.

Pakar pachhaa?e raakasaan dal daitaan andar(i) jaae kai||

bhu kysI pkiV pCwiVAin iqn AMdir DUm rcwie kY ]

She threw down by catching them from their hair and raising a tumult among their forces.

Bahu kesipaka?(i) pachhaa?ian(i) tin andar(i) dhoom rachaae kai||

bfy bfy cux sUrmy gih kotI dey clwie kY ]

She picked up mighty fighters by catching them with the corner of her bow and throwing them;

Ba?e ba?e chun soorme gah(i) kotidae chalaae kai||

rx kwlI gu~sw Kwie kY ] 41]

In her fury, Kali hath done this in the battlefield.41.

Ran kaaligussaa khaae kai||41||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

duhw kMDwrw muih juVy AxIAwrW coeIAW ]

Both the armies are facing each other and the blood is dripping from the tips of arrows.

Duhaa kandhaaraa muh(i) ju?e aneeaaraan choeeaan||

DUih ikrpwxW iq~KIAW nwl lohU DoeIAW ]

Pulling the sharp swords, they have been washed with blood.

Dhooh(i) kirpaanaan tikkheeaan naal lohoo dhoeeaan||

hUrW sRxvq bIj nUUM Giq Gyir KloeIAW ]

The heavenly damsels (houris), surrounding Sranwat Beej, are standing;

Hooraan Sranvat Beej noon ghat(i) gher(i) khaloeeaan||

lwVw dyKn lwVIAW cauigrdy hoeIAW ] 42]

Like the brides surrounding the bridegroom in order to see him.42.

Laa?aa dekhan laa?eeaan chaugirde hoeeaan||42||

cobI Dausw pweIAW dlW mukwblw ]

The drummer beat the trumpet and armies attacked each other.

Chobidhausaa paaeeaan mukaabalaa||

dsqI DUh ncweIAW qygW nMgIAW ]

With their hands they pulled the naked sword and caused their dance.

Dastidhooh nachaaeeaan tegaan nangeeaan||

sUirAW dy qn lweIAW mrdW GoiVAW ]

These devourers of meat were struck on the bodies of the warriors.

Sooriaan de tan laaeeaan goshat giddheeaan||

jogxIAW imil DweIAW lohU B~Kxw ]

The nights of agony have come for the men and horses.

Biddhan raatiaaeeaan mardaan gho?iaan||

PaujW mwr htweIAW dyvW dwnvW ]

The Yoginis have come together speedily in order to drink the blood.

Joganeeaan mil(i) dhaaeeaan lohoo bhakkhanaa||

BjdI kQw suxweIAW rwjy sMuB QY ]

They told the story of their repulsion before the king Sumbh.

Bhajdikathaa sunaaeeaan raaje Sunbh thai||

BUeIN n pauxY pweIAW bMUdw rkq dIAW ]

The drops of blood (of Sranwat Beej) could not fall on the earth.

Bhooeen na paunai paaeeaan boondaan rakat deeaan||

kwlI Kyq KpweIAW sBy sUrqW ]

Kali destroyed all the manifestations of (Sranwat Beej) in the battlefield.

Kaalikhet khapaaeeaan sabhe soortaan||

bhuqI isrI ibhweIAW GVIAW kwl kIAW ]

The last moments of death came over the heads of many fighters.

Bahutisiribihaaeeaan gha?eeaan kaal keeaan||

jwix n jwey mweIAW jUJy sUrmy ] 43]

The brave fighters could not even be recognized by their mothers, who gave birth to them.43.

Jaan(i) na jaae maaeeaan joojhe soorme||43||

sMuB suxI krhwlI sRxvq bIj dI ]

Sumbh heard the bad news about the death of Sranwat Beej;

Sunbh sunikar-haaliSranvat Beej dee||

rx ivic iknY n JwlI durgw AWvdI ]

And that none could withstand the marching Durga in the battlefield.

Ran vich(i) kinai na jhaaliDurgaa aanvadee||

bhuqy bIr jtwlI auTy AwK kY ]

Many brave fighters with matted hair got up saing;

Bahute beer jataaliuthe aakh kai||

cotw pwn qbwlI jwsn ju~D nUM ]

That drummers should sound the drums because they would go for war.

Chotaa paan tabaalijaasan juddh noon||

Qir Qir ipRQmI cwlI dlW cVMidAW ]

When the armies marched, the earth trembled;

Thar(i) thar(i) prithamichaalidalaan cha?andiaan||

nwau ijvy hY hwlI shu drIAwau ivic ]

Like the shaking boat, which is still in the river.

Naau jive hai haalisahu dareeaau vich(i)||

DUiV auqwhW GwlI CVI qurMgmW ]

The dust arose with the hooves of the horses;

Dhoo?(i) utaahaan ghaalichha?iturangamaan||

jwix pukwrU cwlI DrqI ieMdR QY ] 44]

And it seemed that the earth is going to Indra for a complaint.44.

Jaan(i) pukaaroo chaalidhartiIndra thai||44||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

Awhir imilAw AwhrIAW sYx sUirAW swjI ]

The willing workers got engaged in work and as warriors they equipped the army.

aahar(i) miliaa aahareeaan sain soorkaan saajee||

c~ly sauhy durgswh jx kwbY hwjI ]

They marched in front of Durga, like pilgrims going for Haj to Kaabah (Mecca).

Challe sauhe Durgsaah jaan Kaabai haajee||

qIrI qygI jmDVI rx vMfI BwjI ]

They are inviting the warriors in the battlefield through the medium of arrows, swords and daggers.

Tiritegijamdha?iran van?ibhaajee||

iek Gwiel GUmn sUrmy jx mkqb kwjI ]

Some wounded warriors are swinging like the Quadis in the school, reciting the holy Quran.

Ik ghaail ghooman soorme jan maktab kaajee||

iek bIr proqy brCIey ijau Juk paun invwjI ]

Some brave fighters are pierced by daggers and lining like a devout Muslim performing prayer.

Ik beer parote barchheee jio jhuk paun nivaajee||

iek durgw sauhy Kuns kY Kunswien qwjI ]

Some go in front of Durga in great fury by inciting their malicious horses.

Ik Durgaa sauhe khunas kai khunsaain taajee||

iek Dwvn durgw swmHxy ijau BuiKAwey pwjI ]

Some run in front of Durga like the hungry scoundrels;

Ik dhaavan Durgaa sahmane jio bhukhiaae paajee||

kdy n r~jy juJ qy rj hoey rwjI ] 45]

Who had never been satisfied in the war, but now they are satiated and pleased.45.

Kade na rajje jujh te raj hoe raajee||45||

b~jy sMglIAwly sMGr fohry ]

The enchained double trumpets sounded.

Bajje sangaleeaale sanghar ?ohre||

fhy ju Kyq jtwly hwTW joiV kY ]

Gathering together in ranks, the warriors with matted hair are engaged in war in the battlefield.

?ahe ju khet jataale haathaan jo?(i) kai||

nyjy bMblIAwly id~sn ErVy ]

The lances bedecked with tassels seem leaning;

Neje banbaleeaale dissan ora?e||

c~ly jwx jtwly nwvn gMg nUM ] 46]

Like the hermits with matted locks going towards the Ganges for taking a bath.46.

Challe jaan jataae naavan Gang noon||46||

pauVI ]

PURI

Pau?ee||

durgw AqY dwnvI sUl hoeIAW kMgW ]

The forces of Durga and demons are piercing each other like sharp thorns.

Durgaa atai daanavisool hoeeaan kangaan||

vwCV G~qI sUirAW ivc Kyq KqMgW ]

The warriors showered arrows in the battlefield.

Vaachha? ghattisooriaan vich khet khatangaan||

DUih ikRpwxw iqKIAW bF lwhin AMgW ]

Pulling their sharp swords, they chop the limbs.

Dhooh(i) kripaanaa ba?h lahan(i) angaan||

phlw dlW imlMidAW ByV pieAw inhMgW ] 47]

When the forces met, at first there was war with swords.47.

Pahlaa dalaan milandiaan bhe? paiaa nihangaan||47||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

ErV PaujW AweIAW bIr cVy kMDwrI ]

The forces came in great numbers and the ranks of warriors marched forward

Ora? faujaan aaeeaan beer cha?e kandhaaree||

sVk imAwno kFIAW iq~KIAW qrvwrI ]

They pulled their sharp swords from their scabbards.

Sa?ak miaano ka?heeaan tikkheeaan tarvaaree||

kVk auTy rx m~icAw v~fy hMkwrI ]

With the blazing of the war, the great egoist warriors shouted loudly.

Ka?ak uthe ran machchiaa va??e hankaaree||

isr DV bwhW gn ly Pul jyhY bwVI ]

The pieces of head, trunk and arms look like garden-flowers.

Sir dha? baahaan gan le phul jehai baa?ee||

jwpy kty bwFIAW ruK cMdn AwrI ] 48]

And (the bodies) appear like the trees of sandalwood cut and sawed by the carpenters.48.

Jaape kate baa?heeaan rukh chandan aaree||48||

duhW kMDwrW muih juVy jw s~t peI Krvwr kau ]

When the trumpet, enveloped by the hide of a donkey, was beaten, both the forces faced each other.

Duhaan kandhaaraan muh(i) ju?e jaa satt paikharvaar kau||

qk qk kYbir durgswh qk mwry Bly juJwr kau ]

Looking at the warriors, Durga pointedly shot her arrows on the brave fighters.

Tak tak kaibar(i) Durgsaah tak maare bhale jujhaar kau||

pYdl mwry hwQIAW sMig rQ igry Asvwr kau ]

The warriors on foot were killed, the elephants were killed alongwith the fall of the chariots and horse- riders.

Paidal maare haatheeaan sang(i) rath gire asvaar kau||

sohn sMjw bwgVw jxu l~gy Pu~l Anwh kau ]

The tips of arrows penetrated in the armour like the flowers on pomegranate-plants.

Sohan sanjaa baaga?aa jan(u) lagge phull anaar kau||

gu~sy AweI kwlkw hiQ s~jy lY qlvwr kau ]

The goddess Kali got enraged, holding her sword in her right hand;

Gusse aaiKaalkaa hath(i) sajje lai talvaar kau||

eydU pwrau Eq pwr hrnwkis keI hjwr kau ]

She destroyed several thousand demons (Hiranayakashipus) from this end of the field to the other end.

Edoo paarau ot paar Harnaakas(i) kaihajaar kau||

ijx ie~kw rhI kMDwr kau ]

The only one is conquering the army;

Jin ikkaa rahikandhaar kau||

sd rhmq qyry vwr kau ] 49]

O goddess! Hail, hail to Thy blow.49.

Sad rahmat tere vaar kau||49||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

duhW kMDwrW muih juVy s~t peI jmDwx kau ]

The trumpet, enveloped by the hide of the male buffalo, the vehicle of Yama, was beaten and both the armies faced each other.

Duhaan kandhaaraan muh(i) ju?e satt paijamdhaan kau||

qd iKMg nsMuB ncwieAw fwl aupir brgsqwx kau ]

Then Nisumbh caused the horse to dance, putting on his back the saddle-armour.

Tad khing Nasunbh nachaaiaa ?aal upar(i) baragastaan kau||

PVI iblMd mgwieaus Purmwies kir mulqwn kau ]

She held the big bow, which was caused to be brought on order form Musltan.

Pha?ibiland magaaeus phurmaaes kar(i) Multaan kau||

gu~sy AweI swhmxy rx AMdir G~qx Gwx kau ]

In her fury, she came in front in order to fill the battlefield with the mud of blood and fat.

Gusse aaisahmane ran andar(i) ghattan ghaan kau||

AgY qyg vgweI durgswh bF sMuBn bhI plwx kau ]

Durga struck the sword in front of her, cutting the demon-king, penetrated through the horse-saddle.

Agai teg vagaaiDurgsaah ba?h Sunbhuan bahipalaan kau||

rVkI jwie kY Drq kau b~F pwKr b~F ikkwx kau ]

Then it penetrated further and struck the earth after cutting the saddle-armour and the horse.

Ra?kijaae kai dharat kau ba??h paakhar ba??h kikaan kau||

bIr plwxo if~igAw kir isjdw sMuB sujwx kau ]

The great hero (Nisumbh) fell down from the horse-saddle, offering salutation to the wise Sumbh.

Beer palaano ?iggiaa kar(i) sijdaa Sunbh sujaan kau||

swbws sloxy Kwx kau ]

Hail, hail, to the winsome chieftain (Khan).

Saabaas salone khaan kau||

sdw swbws qyry qwx kau ]

Hail, hail, ever to thy strength.

Sadaa saabaas tere taan kau||

qwrIPW pwn cbwn kau ]

Praises are offered for the chewing of betel.

Taareephaan paan chabaan kau||

sd rhmq kYPW Kwn kau ]

Hail, hail to thy addiction.

Sad rahmat kaiphaan khaan kau||

sd rhmq qury ncwx kau ] 50]

Hail hail, to thy horse-control.50.

Sad rahmat ture nachaan kau||50||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

durgw AqY dwnvI gh sMGir k~Qy ]

Durga and demons sounded their trumpets, in the remarkable war.

Durgaa atai daanavigah sanghar(i) katthe||

ErV au~Ty sUrmy Aw fwhy m~Qy ]

The warriors arose in great numbers and have come to fight.

Ora? utthe soorme aa ?aahe matthe||

k~t quPMgI kYbrI dl gwih ink~Qy ]

They have come to tread through the forces in order to destroy (the enemy) with guns and arrows.

Katt tuphangikaibaridal gaah(i) nikatthe||

dyKin jMg PrySqy Asmwno l~Qy ] 51]

The angels come down (to the earth) from the sky in order to see the war.51.

Dekhan(i) jang fareshte asmaano lathe||51||

pauVI ]

PURI

Pau?ee||

duhW kMDwrW muh juVy dl Gury ngwry ]

The trumpets have sounded in the army and both the forces face each other.

Duhaan kandhaaraan muh ju?e dal ghure nagaare||

ErV Awey sUrmy isrdwr AixAwry ]

The chief and brave warriors swayed in the field.

Ora? aae soorme sirdaar aniaare||

lY ky qygW brCIAW hiQAwr auBwry ]

They raised their weapons including the swords and daggers.

Lai ke tegaan barchheeaan hothiaar ubhaare||

top ptylw pwKrW gil sMj svwry ]

They have bedecked themselves with helmets on their heads, and armour around their necks alongwith their horse-sddles with belts.

top patela paakharaan gal(i) sanj savaare||

lY ky brCI durgswh bhu dwnv mwry ]

Durga holding her dagger, killed many demons.

Lai ke barchhiDurgsaah bahu daanav maare||

cVy rQI gj GoiVeI mwr Buie qy fwry ]

She killed and threw those on the round who were riding chariots, elephants and horses.

Cha?e rathigaj gho?(i)ee maar bhue te ?aare||

jwx hlvweI sIK nwl ivMnH vVy auqwry ] 52]

It appear that the confectioner has cooked small round cakes of grounded pulse, piercing them with a spike.52.

Jaan halvaaiseekh naal vinnh va?e utaare||52||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

duhW kMDwrW muih juVy nwl Dausw BwrI ]

Alongwith the sounding of the large trumpet, both the forces faced each other.

Duhaan kandhaaraan muh(i) ju?e naal dhausaa bhaaree||

leI BgauqI durgswh vr jwgn BwrI ]

Durga held out her sword, appearing like great lustrous fire;

LaibhagautiDurgsaah var jaagan bhaaree||

lweI rwjy sMuB no rqu pIAY ipAwrI ]

She struck it on the king Sumbh and this lovely weapon drinks blood.

Laairaaje Sunbh no rat(u) peeai piaaree||

sMuB plwxo if~igAw aupmw bIcwrI ]

Sumbh fell down from the saddle for which the following simile hath been thought.

Sunbh palaano ?iggiaa upmaa beechaaree||

fub rqU nwlhu inklI brCI duDwrI ]

That the double-edged dagger, smeared with blood, which hath come out (from the body of Sumbh);

?ub ratoo naaloh niklibarchhidudhaaree||

jwx rjwdI auqrI pYn sUhI swrI ] 53]

Seems like a princess coming down from her loft, wearing the red sari.53.

Jaan rajaadiutaripain soohisaaree||53||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

durgw AqY dwnvI ByV pieAw sbwhIN ]

The war between Durga and the demons started early in the morning.

Durgaa atai daanavibhe? paiaa sabaaheen||

ssqR pjUqy durgswh gh sBnIN bwhIN ]

Durga held her weapons firmly in all her arms.

Sastra pajoote Durgsaah gah sabhneen baaheen||

sMuB insMuB sMGwirAw vQ jyhy swhIN ]

She killed both Sumbh and Nisumbh, who were the masters of all the materials.

Sunbh Nisunbh sanghaariaa vath jehe saaheen||

PaujW rwkisAwrIAW dyiK rovin DwhIN ]

Seeing this, the helpless forces of the demons, weep bitterly.

Faujaan raakasiaareeaan dekh(i) rovan(i) dhaaheen||

muih kuVUcy Gwh dy C~f GoVy rwhIN ]

Accepting their defeat (by putting the straws of grass in their mouth), and leaving their horses in the way;

Muh(i) ku?ooche ghaah de chha?? gho?e raaheen||

Bjdy hoey mwrIAn muV Jwkn nwhIN ] 54]

They are being killed, while fleeing, without looking back.54.

Bhajde hoe maareean mu? jhaakan naaheen||54||

pauVI ]

PAURI

Pau?ee||

sMuB insMuB pTwieAw jm dy Dwm no ]

Sumbh and Nisumbh were dispatched to the abode of Yama;

Sunbh Nisunbh pathaaiaa jam de dhaam no||

ieMdR s~d bulwieAw rwj AiBSyKno ]

And Indra was called for crowning him.

Indra sadd bulaaiaa raaj abhishaakhano||

isr pr CqR iPrwieAw rwjy ieMdR dY ]

The canopy was held up over the head of king Indra.

Sir par chhatra phiraaiaa raaje Indra dai||

caudh lokW CwieAw jsu jgmwq dw ]

The praise of the mother of the universe spread over all the fourteen worlds.

Chaudah lokaan chhaaiaa jas(u) jagmaat daa||

durgw pwT bxwieAw sBy pauVIAW ]

All the Pauris (stanza) of this DURGA PATH (The text about the exploits of Durga) have been composed;

Durgaa paath banaaiaa sabhe pau?eeaan||

Pyr n jUnI AwieAw ijn ieh gwieAw ] 55]

And that person who sings it, will not take birth again.55.

Pher na jooniaaiaa jin eh gaaiaa||55||

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