Wednesday 19 August 2009

Soundarya Lahari Slokas/Yantras No.12


"Thvadeeyam Soundaryam Thuhinagirikanye Thulayithum
Kaveendraaha Kalpanthe Kathamapi Virinchiprabhruthayaha!
Yadaalokouthsukyaadamaralalanaa Yaanthi Manasaa
Thapobhirdushpraapaamapi Girishasaayujyapadaveem!"

Literal Meaning: "Oh, Daughter of the snow-clad Mountain! The best of thinkers-Brahma and others- are at great pains to find a suitable comparison to Thy beauty. Even the celestial damsels, out of great eagerness to get a glimpse of Thy splendour, mentally attain a condition of absorption into Shiva, which is unobtainable even by penance."
Mode of Worship: Yantra to be made on water or honey placed in a silver vessel.Sit facing North-East. Chant this sloka 1000 times daily for 45 (48) days. With any liquid, Yantra can be made by squeezing the same from a cloth soaked with that liquid.
Archana: Chant Saraswathi Ashtotharam with white flowers and Lalitha Ashtotharam with jasmine flowers.
Offerings: Cooked rice, pomegranates and honey.
BENEFICIAL RESULTS: Cures dumbness, provides power of eloquent speech, gift of poesy.
Literal Results: Improves intellect and analytical capacity. Poetic and scholarly pursuits are enhanced. Concentration and capacity to focus increases.