Saturday 12 September 2009

Soundarya Lahari Slokas/Yantras No.97


"Giraamaahurdevee Druhinagruhineemaagamavido
Hareyhe Pathneem Padmaam Harasahachareemadrithanayaam!
Thureeyaa Kaapi Thvam Duradhigamanihseemamahimaa
Mahaamaayaa Vishvam Bhramayathi Parabrahmamahishee!"

Literal Meaning:"O Consort of the Supreme God! The scholars who know the real meaning of the scriptures describe Thee as Saraswathi, the Goddess of learning and the wife of Brahma. Besides, they speak of Thee as the lotus-born Lakshmi, the wife of Vishnu, as also as the daughter of Mountain and the Consort of Shiva. But Thou art, however, the unique fourth Power (that is the source of the three Deities mentioned) having inconceivable and limitless majesties- the indeterminable Mahamaya who revolves the wheel of this world."
Mode of worship:Yantra to be made on stout white 'arka' (a type of wood) stem or white sandal plank. Sit facing East. Chant this sloka 1000 times daily for 8 (10) days.
Archana:Chant the 108 names of Saraswathi offering white flowers.
BENEFICIAL RESULTS:Erudition, youthful energy and appearance, robust body.
Literal Results:Leadership,great physical strength.