Wednesday 19 August 2009

Soundarya Lahari Slokas/Yantras No.8














YANTRA FOR SLOKA NO.8

SLOKA NO.8:-
"Sudhaasindhormadhye Suravitapivaateeparivruthe
Manidweepe Neepopavanavathee Chinthamanigruhe!
Shivaakaare Manche Paramashivaparyankanilayaam
Bhajanthi Thvaam Dhanyaaha Kathichana Chidaanandalahareem!"

Literal Meaning: "Fortunate are those few, who worship Thee, the inundation of Bliss-Consciousness, as reclining on a mattress that is Paramashiva ( the Supreme Shiva or Sadashiva) spread on a couch which too is an aspect of Shiva, inside the mansion constructed of precious chintamani gems, surrounded by the pleasure garden of Neepa trees, in the island of gems of all kinds, encircled by rows of celestial trees, the island itself being situated in the midst of the ocean of nectar."
Mode of worship:Yantra to be made on thick sandal paste mixed with saffron powder, placed in a silver plate. Sit facing North-East. Chant this verse 1008 (1000, 1200) times daily for 16 (12) days.
Archana: Chanting of Durga Ashtotharam with red flowers. Gingely oil lamp to be lit before the yantra.
Offerings: Cooked rice mixed with powdered pepper, jaggery gruel, and coconuts.
BENEFICIAL RESULTS: Release from all kinds of bondages, imprisonment and debt, fulfillment of all desires.
Literal Results: Luxuries, viewing everything and everybody with a sense of happiness/ or change of residence to a better place/ or a long stay in a beautiful spiritual or holiday retreat.