Chandi Saptashati-(dwadash audhyayah) Part 23 By Pandit Sri Shankar Parial Sastri
The Chandi relates the stories of how the Devi Durga or Chandi killed Madhu and Kaitabha as Vishnu Maya as per Thamasic base,killed Maheshewria as Goddess Laxmi as per Rajashic base and killed Shombhu and Nisshumba in the form of Devi Saraswati as per Sathwic base is known as Devi Mahatmaya. It consists of chapters 74 to 86 ( 13 chapters) of the Markandeya Purana and it has 700 slokas or stanzas. This Purana is also authored by Veda Vyasa. The stories of Devi Mahatmaya are stored by Sage Markandeya to Sage Varguri. He tells him that one king called
The Sage then tells of how, the king Suratha and Vysya Samadhi did penance on the goddess and got the boons they wanted.
May Devi Ma Chandi Bless Us all
Om Shanti Om Shanti Om Shanti,
Written By Pandit Sri Shankar Parial Sastri
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