1.Adhunaa devi vakshyaami lakshmi naaraayaNasya tey ,
kavacham mantra garbha cha vajra panjarakakhyaya .
Now I am going to relate to you the armour of Lord Lakshmi Narayana,
The armour whose chant makes it look as if it is diamond shield.
2.Shri vajra panjaram naama kavacham parama adbhutam,
rahasyam sarva devaanaam saadhakaanaam visheshatah.
The armour known as the diamond shield is greatly wonderful,
And is kept as secret from all devas and especially from devotees.
3.Yam dhrutvaa bhagavaan devah praseedati parah pumaan,
yasya dhaaraNa maatreNa brahmaa loka pitaamahaha.
Wearing that armour , the devas pleased the great God,
And as soon as Brahma wore it, he become the grand father of the world.
4.Easwaro aham shivo bheemo vaasavo api divaspatihi,
sooryah tejo nidhir devi chandrarmaas taarakeshvaraha.
By wearing it Lord Shiva become the great Vasu and became Lord of time,
And Oh Goddess the Sun became the treasure of light ,
And the moon became the Lord of all stars.
5.Vaayuscha balavaan lokey varuno yaada saampati,
Kubero api dhana adhyaksho dharma raajo yamah smrutaha.
The Lord wind became powerful in the world and Varuna became rich with water,
The Lord Kubera became president of wealth,
And Lord Yama as remembered as the king of Dharma.
6.Yam dhrutvaa sahasaa vishNuh samharishyati daanavaan,
Jaghaana raavaNaadeemshcha, kim vakshye ahamata param.
What else can be told about it when we know that ,
Wearing it Lord Vishnu killed asuras,
And even killed the asuras similar to Ravana.
7.Kavachasyaasya subhagey kathito ayam munih shiva,
trishTup Chando devataa cha lakshmee naaraayano matha.
This armour has been related by Lord Shiva due to our luck,
And its meter is Trishtup and the god addressed is Lakshmi Narayana.
8.Rema beejam paraa shaktistaaram keelakam eeshvari,
bhogaapavarga siddhyartham viniyoga iti smrutaha.
The seed is Goddess Lakshmi, the power is Parasakthi , the nail is Goddess Parvathi,
And this is being chanted for getting pleasures as well as heaven..
om asya shree lakshmee naaraayaNa kavachasya
shivah rishi trishTup Chanda,
shree lakshmeenaaraayana devataa
shreem beejam hreem shaktihi om keelakam
bhogaapavarga siddhyarthey pate viniyogaha.
Om for the armour of Lakshmi Narayana , the sage is Lord Shiva, the meter is Trishtup, the god addressed is Sri Lakshmi Narayana, the root is sreem ,hreem is the power , Om is the nail , and this is being chanted for getting pleasures as well as going to heaven.
Now the meditation
9. Poornendu vadanam peetha vasanam kamalaasanam,
lakshmyaa shritam chaturbaahum lakshmee naaraayaNam bhajey.
Hreem lalaaTam sadaa paatu lakshmee vishNuh samantataha.
Om Let Lord Vasudeva protect my head and all its parts,
Hreem let my forehead be protected by Lakshmi ,Vishnu and their assistants.
11.Hsau netre avatu lakshmee govindo jagataam patihi,
hreem naasaam sarvadaa paatu lakshmee daamodarah prabhuhu.
12. Shreem mukham satatam paatu devo lakshmee trivikramaha,
Lakshmee kantam sadaa paatu devo lakshmee janaardanaha.
13.NaaraayaNaaya baahu mey paatu lakshmee gadaagrajaha,
namah paarshvou sadaa paatu lakshmee nandaika nandanaha.
14.Am aam im eem paatu vaksho om lakshmee tripureshvaraha,
um oom rum room paatu kukshim hreem lakshmee garuDa dhvajaha.
15.lrum lroom em aim paatu prushTham hsouh lakshmee narasimhakaha,
om aum am ah paatu naabhim hreem lakshmee vishTarashravah.
16.Kam kham gam gham gudam paatu shreem lakshmee kaidabhaantakaha,
cham Cham jam jham paatu shisnam lakshmee lakshmeeshvarah prabhuhu.
17.Tam Tham Dam Dham kaTim paatu naaraayaNaaya naayakaha,
tam tham dam dham paatu chooru namo lakshmee jagatpatihi.
18.pam pham bam bham paatu jaanoo om hreem lakshmee chaturbhujaha,
yam ram lam vam paatu janghey hsou lakshmee gadaadharaha.
19.sham sham sam ham paatu gulphou hreem shreem lakshmee rathaanga bhrut,
Lam kshah paadou sadaa paatu moolam lakshmee sahasrapaat.
20.ngam njam Nam nam mam mey paatu lakshmeeshah sakalam vapuhu,
Indro maam poorvatah paatu vahnirvahnou sadaavatu .
21.yamo maam dakshiNey paatu nairutyaam nirrutishcha maam ,
varuNah pashchime avyaanmaam vaayavye avatu maam marutaha .
22.uttarey dhanadah paayaadaishaanyaam eeshvaro avatu ,
vajra shakti danDa khaDga paashayashTi dhvajaankitaaha.
23.Sashoolaah sarvadaa paantu digeeshaah paramaarthadaaha,
anantah paatvadho nityamoordhvey brahmaavataaccha maam .
24.Dashadikshu sadaa paatu lakshmee naaraayaNah prabhuhu,
Prabhaatey paatu maam vishNur madhyaahney vaasudevakaha .
25.Daamodaro avataat saayam nishaadou narasimhakaha ,
sankarshaNo ardha raatre avyaat prabhaate avyaat trivikramaha.
26.Aniruddhah sarva kaalam vishvaksenashcha sarvataha ,
Rane rajaakuley dyutey vivaadey shatru sankaTey ,
om hreem hsouh hreem shreem moolam lakshmee naaraayaNo avatu.
27.Om om om raNa raja chourariputah paayaachcha maam keshavaha
Hreem hreem hreem hahhaahsouh hsahsouh vahner vataan maadhavaha,
Hreem hreem hreem jala parvata agni bhayatah paayaadananto vibhuhu
Shreem shreem shreem shasha shaalalam pratidinam lakshmeedhavah paatu maam.
28.Ithedam kavacham divyam vajra panjarakaabhidham |
Lakshmee naaraayaNasyeshTam chatur varga phala pradam.
29.Sarva soubhaagya nilayam sarva saarasvata pradam,
Lakshmee samvananam tattvam parama artha rasaayanam .
30.Mantra garbha jagat saaram rahasyam tri divoukasaam ,
dashavaaram paTheth ratrou rataantey vaishNavottamaha .
31.Svapney varapradam pashyel lakshmee naaraayaNam sudheehi,
trisandhyam yah paThen nityam kavacham manmukhoditam.
32.Sa yaati paramam dhaama vaishNavam vaishNaveshvaraha ,
mahaa cheena padastho api yah paThed aatma chintakaha .
33.Aananda poorita stoorNa labhed moksham sa saadhakaha,
gandha ashTakena vilikhedravou bhoorjey japan manum.
34.peetha sootreNa samveshTya souvarNe naatha veshTayet |
dhaarayed guTikaam moordhni lakshmee naaraayaNam smaran || 34 ||
35.RaNey ripun vijityaashu kalyaaNee gruham aavishet,
vandhyaa vaa kaaka vandhyaa vaa mruta vatsaa cha yaanganaa.
36.Saa badhneeyaan kanTha deshey labhet putraamshchira aayushaha,
gurupadeshato dhrutvaa gurum dhyaatvaa manum japan.
37.VarNa laksha purashcharyaa phalam aapnoti saadhakaha ,
bahunoktena kim devi kavachasyaasya paarvati .
38.vinaanena na siddhih syaan mantrasyaasya maheshvari ,
sarvaagama rahasyaaDhyam tatvaat tatvam paraat param.
39.abhaktaaya na daatavyam kuchailaaya duraatmaney ,
deekshitaaya kuleenaaya svashishyaaya mahaatmaney .
40.Mahaacheena padasthaaya daatavyam kavachottamam ,
guhyam gopyam mahaadevi lakshmee naaraayaNa priyam ,
vajra panjarakam varma gopaneeyam svayonivat .
|| iti shree rudra yaamaley tantrey shree devee rahasye lakshmee naaraayaNa
kavacham sampoorNam ||