Monday, May 24, 2010
Lalita Sahasranama # 237
1) Mahadbhih catuh sastiyoginisu (=amsabhutah) ye kotisamkya ka gamah, taih sevita
She who is attended upon by sixty-four crores of great hosts of yoginis.
Catusastikotiyoginigana= the eight divinities beginning with Bramhani. Each has eight saktis (powers) (Aksobhya, etc)which make up the sixty-four yoginis. Each of the sixty-four yoginis has a crore of hosts. Hence these hosts are sixty-four crores in number.
2) Acc. to TanRaj thse are the 64 yoginis of the nine cakras of Lalita (Trilokyamohana, etc). Among these are the prakata, gupta, guptatara, kulottirna, nigharba, rahasya, atirahasya, paraparatirahsya.
The word mahat means nine times multiplied.