Thursday 20 August 2009

Soundarya Lahari Slokas/Yantras No.17


"Savithribhirvaachaam Shashimanishilaabhangaruchibhihi
Vashinyaadyaabhisthvaam Saha Janani Sanchinthayanthi Yaha!
Sa Karthaa Kaavyaanaam Bhavathi Mahathaam Bhangiruchibhihi

Literal Meaning: O Mother! Those who meditate on Thee in association with Vashini and allied deities- who are all the sources of speech and whose radiance resembles the lustre of freshly cut moonstone-can become the authors of poetical works as delightful as those of great ones, and sweet with the fragrance of the mouth of Saraswathi, Goddess of poesy and learning."
Mode of worship: Yantra to be made on gold or copper plate. Sit facing North-East. Chant this sloka 1008 (1000) times daily for 44 (45, 41) days.
Archana:Chanting of Laitha Thrishati and Saraswathi Ashtotharam offering white or jasmine flowers.
Offerings:Cooked rice mixed with curd, milk, fruits and honey.
BENEFICIAL RESULTS: Gives erudition, knowledge of Vedas, Shastras and different languages. Immunity from effects of evil spirits.
Literal Results:Magnetic personality and speech. Radiance adding lustre to complexion.