Sunday, May 30, 2010
Lalita Sahasranama # 243
caruyah chandrakalayah dhara (=dharyitri)
She is placing a beautiful crescent (on her head)
The word caru indicates never waxing or waning (vrddhiksaya rahita)
Candrakala may mean sadakhya-kala which is of the nature of pure consciousness.
The word candrakala may also mean the princess named candrakala, famous in DvBh. Here the word caru means rightly and dhara means 'supports'. Thus the name means she who rightly supports candrakala.