This is a protection mantra dedicated to the Mother Goddess in Hinduism Durga Mata .This Mantra is from the Durga Saptashati [ढुर्गासप्तशती] which is contained in the Markandeya Purana;the Hindu religious scripture commonly believed to have been written approximately 2500 years back.
This particular Protection Mantra calls upon the Mother Goddess Durga Mata signified as the Ever- Existent for protection from all the obstacles in life.
Devote Hindus recite this Mantra while lighting a Diya [lamp] in their place of worship.
Shulen pahi no devi pahi khadgen chambike l
Ghanta swanen naha pahi chapajjanih swanen ch ll
शूलेन पाहि नो देवि पाहि खड्गेन चाम्बिके l
घण्टास्वनेन न: पाहि चापज्यानि:स्वनेन च ll