The reason I decided to embark on this journey of understanding the meaning of the Lalita Sahasranama was to enable me the catch the nuances of what each word meant. I bought this book written by LM Joshi which I am using besides I write about my experience or my feelings on that day
Saturday, May 1, 2010
Lalita Sahasranama # 214
mahanti patakani nasayati sa
She who destroys great sins.
Mahapatake refers to the slaying of brahmanas, etc., She also removes the evil effect of great sins committed by persons knowingly or unknowingly.