Chandi Path or Saptashati Parayanam contains 700 Shlokas which is called Chandi Saptashati dedicated to goddess Durga Mata. Kavacha, Argala, Kilaka, Moola Stotra, Rahasya Traya, which amount to 7 is also a part of Chandi Path. The Saptashati Parayana contains thirteen chapters dedicated to Mahakali, Mahalakshmi, and Mahasaraswatiin the form of Purva charitra, Madhyama Charitra & Uttama charitra. These 13 chapters collectively contain 700 Shlokas that must be recited to complete Chandi Parayanam / Chandi Homam.
The Shastras have prescribed Chandi Path / Chandi Parayana of this Durga Saptashati one, ten, hundred or thousand times known as Chandi Path, Nava-Chandi Path, Shata Chandi Path and Sahasra Chandi Path respectively for the fulfillment of various wishes.