Scripture class on Devi Gita, chapter 1, verse 45, given by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati to students of Ramakrishna Seminary via Zoom on 14 September 2022.
तामग्निवर्णां तपसा ज्वलन्तीं वैरोव्चनीं कर्माफलेषु जुष्टाम् |
दुर्गां देवीं शरणमहम् प्रपद्ये सुतरसि तरसे नमः || ४५ ||
tām-agni-varṇāṃ tapasā jvalantīṃ
vairovcanīṃ karmā-phaleṣu juṣṭām |
durgāṃ devīṃ śaraṇamaham
prapadye sutarasi tarase namaḥ || 45 ||
45. "To Her, the color of fire, blazing like the sun with ascetic power, and who is worshiped for attaining the fruit of action, to Her, the Goddess Durga, I go for refuge. Hail to the raft of swift crossing."