The "Devi Mahatmya" or the Durga Saptasati is a unique book. It is the base and the root of the religion of the Saktas. It is a powerful reservoir of Mantras. Every verse of this text is a dynamic force which acts powerfully in overhauling the nature of man.
About the Author:
Sri Swami Sivananda , born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of Sage Appayya Dikshita and several other renowned saints and savants, Sri swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta.
He was an inborn eagerness to serve all and an innate feeling of unity with all mankind. He is the author of over 300 volumes and has disciples all over the world, belonging to all nationalities, religions and creeds. To read his works is to drink at the Fountain of Wisdom Supreme. On 14th July, 163 he entered Mahasamadhi.