Shree Durga Kavacham/Devyakavacham is a part of Durga Saptshati. Devi Kavacham sloka invokes Goddess Devi as the chant mentions different names of the Devi connected to different parts of the body. Every name has a specific quality and energy. These names and forms are closely related. Chanting Durga Kavach is popular during Navratri. Devi Kavacham is a collection of 61 shlokas from the Markandeya Purana and is part of the Durga Saptashati. Durga Devi Kavach was recited by Lord Brahma to sage Markandeya. Lord Brahma praises Goddess Parvati in nine different forms of Mother Divine. Lord Brahma solicits each one to recite Devi Kavacham and seek blessings of the Devis.
Sanskrit ( संस्कृत-, saṃskṛta-; nominally संस्कृतम्, saṃskṛtam, IPA: [ˈsɐ̃skr̩tɐm]) is a classical language of South Asia belonging to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European languages. It arose in South Asia after its predecessor languages had diffused there from the northwest in the late Bronze Age. Sanskrit is the sacred language of Hinduism, the language of classical Hindu philosophy, and of historical texts of Buddhism and Jainism.
Sixteen centuries after its composition, the Devīmāhātmya still shines as a beacon from a primordial age when men and women, enchanted by nature’s beauty and abundance, yet terrified by its fierce, destructive power, honored the source of creation as the Great Mother. It enshrines many an ancient memory in the resounding cadences of its verses and continues to sing her glory.