The mind boggling mantras by sage Markandeya, eulogizing Ma Sri Maha Durga, is a treasure from the Vedas. The soulful recitation of these is an armour (a kavacham) that saves the human race from difficulties, diseases, turbulence, natural disasters, extreme mental tensions, in times of battles and fear.
Devi Durga Parameshwari also takes incarnations when terrible demons disturb the peace of the Universe. Devi Kavacham sings her glory by innumerable names:
“Shaila Puthri, Kathyayini, Maha Kaali, Navadurga, Skanda Matha, Brahmacharini, Aparajitha, Vijaya, Jaya, Vaishanavi, Vaarahi, Simhavahini, Kalika, Badhrakaali, Mahishasura Mardhini, Chamundi, Bhavani and so on…..”
The Benefits of Reciting Sri Devi Kavacham
There are many God forms who are said to be the protector of mankind in times of extreme calamities. Multi forms of chants and homams are prescribed in the Vedas to eradicate all types of distress, difficulties and diseases.
The many names of Devi attributed to the goddess protecting the various parts of the human body are also wonderfully conceived and aptly given. Devi Kavacham Parayanam showers riches & wealth helps one to conquer battles and enemies, shields us from the ill effects of negative mantras, one becomes divine and acquires tejas equal to Devas and lives for a 100 years happily forever with the blessings of Devi Durga Parameshwari.