Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Soundarya Lahari Slokas/Yantras No.74


"Vahathyamba Sthambeyramadanuja Kumbhaprakruthibhihi
Samaarabdhaam Mukthaamanibhiramalaam Haaralathikaam!
Kuchaabhogo Bimbaadhararuchibhiranthaha Shabalithaam
Prathaapavyaamishraam Puradamayithuhu Keerthimiva They!"

Literal Meaning:O Mother! The expanse of Thy breasts bears a creeper-like necklace made of pearls got from the frontal globe of Gajaasura (the elephant-demon). It rests there with its white brilliance variegated from within by the reflection of the ruddy tinge of Thy bimba-like lips, as if it were the confluence of the (white) fame and the (red) valour of Thy Consort, the Destroyer of the Cities."
Mode of worship:Yantra to be made on gold plate. Sit facing North, in front of a Devi shrine, or a ghee-lit lamp. Chant this sloka 1008 (108) times daily for 3 (45) days.
Archana:Chant Shiva's 108 names offering bilva leaves at the top of yantra and Lalitha's names at centre on the seed letter "kleem".
Offerings:Cooked rice mixed with pepper powder, milk-gruel and honey.
BENEFICIAL RESULTS:Attainment of fame, erudition and honour.
Literal Results: Attainment of fame, neck-ornaments, support and protection.

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