Sunday, June 12, 2011
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Friday, June 10, 2011
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
1) vimarsah eva rupam (saktih) yasyah sa
She who is in the vimarsa form.
According to this interpretation, vimarsa means the first vibration of parabrahman who is in the prakasa aspect.
2) vimarsah (vacakah sabdova) sa eva rupam (nirupakam) nirupyam va asyah
According to the interpretation , the word vimarsa means significant words or speech by which she is described.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Monday, June 6, 2011
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Friday, June 3, 2011
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
1) na vidyate uttana yasyah sa
She is so called because no one else could be thought superior to her.
2) na nutta (paraprerita) ma=(buddhih aisvaryam va) yasyah
According to this interpretation, the word anutta means not depending and ma means intelligence or dominion. Hence she is one whose power or knowledge is not derived from any other source but is self-possessed.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Monday, May 30, 2011
Sunday, May 29, 2011
1) The next creation was sentient. Hence the Goddess is accompanied by intelligence.
2) Medha means individual intelligence
3) She preserved the Vedas and other teachings. Hence she is Medha
4) According to the PdmP, the deity called Medha is worshipped in the country of Kasmira.
na matih, amatih
She is devoid of intelligence
Here the word Amati means nescience . According to the commentator, DurgaBhatta, in the Nirukti,the word amati is explained to mean the knowledge of the self.
Amati may refer to the insentient creation which was devoid of intelligence. She is the source of insentient creation; hence, She is called amati.
Friday, May 27, 2011
1) susthu adhiyate anaya
The formula by which the libation is well-placed.
2) susthu am (visnum) svan va dadhati (=posayati) iti
The name in the above compound is split as sv+a=Dha and sva+dha which means 1) she who nourishes (protects) well the Visnu and she who nourishes her own person 2) Sva+ dha also means the presiding deity of the holy shrine at Mahesvara.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
1) She is the form of Svaha
Svaha is the word uttered when an oblation is offered in the sacrificial fire intended for a deity.
2) su aheti or svam aheti iti
The name also means su + ah= svaha i.e., addressing in a good manner or sva+ah= svaha one's own self
3) susthu ahutayate anaya iti
The formula by which oblation is offered nicely
4) svan (=svakiyan) ajihite (=gacchati) sviyatvena samyak janati iti
She who appears before Her devotees and accepts them as Her own/
5) Svaha is the sakti of fire adn the mother of Karttikeya ( or the wife of Siva in the form of fire).
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Monday, May 23, 2011
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Saturday, May 21, 2011
1) sarvaih varnaih upasobhita
She shines with all colors
The Goddess has all colors like rose, black, red, yellow, etc. Hence She is brilliant with all colors as a variegated Deity.
2) sarvani (=akaradiksakarantani) varnani(=aksarani) yasam, tabhih (amrtadiksamavatyantabhih saktibhih) up (=samipe) sobhita(=avrta)
She is surrounded by the fifty deities representing the fifty mystic syllables ( from a to ksa) on the petals around her.
Friday, May 20, 2011
sahasradalapadme tisthati iti
Who abides in the sahasrara lotus
Sahasrara is the other name of this center. It has thousand of (innumerable) petals. It is located in the skull above the other six centers. Here the Goddess is called Yakini.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Monday, May 16, 2011
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Saturday, May 14, 2011
Friday, May 13, 2011
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
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Saturday, April 30, 2011
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Thursday, April 28, 2011
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
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Friday, April 15, 2011
Thursday, April 14, 2011
1) mahavirasca (= prahladah) indrasca = mahavirendrah tabhyam varam dadati sa
She who granted boons to Mahavira, i.e., Prahlada and Indra
2) The word vira when split vi+ira means (vi) many excited (ira) or intoxicated (ira); together mean, the trained orators gifted with eloquence.
3) Mahavira means a kind of vessel used in the soma sacrifice. By Laksana, the word Mahavira is used to mean those who are continuously drinking the nectar of Brahman and Indra means those who directly realize the Brahman
4) The word Virendra means those who realize the fourth state (turiya) in the other three states.
According to the first interpretation, Mahavira means Prahlada and Indra refers to Sakra, the lord of the lords. According to the DvP(Book IV), Indra and Prahlada praised the Goddess after their fight which lasted for hundred divine years and eventually she granted them boons.
Monday, April 11, 2011
Kalartrih adhih yasam tasam saktinam oghena vrta (patresu vestita)
She is surrounded by the group of saktis beginning with Kalaratri
Kalaratri is the name of the Sakti which is said to be causing destruction. There are 12 saktis beginning with Kalaratri, seated one in each petal if Anahata Cakra.
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Friday, January 28, 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
anahatabjam (tatkarnika) eva nilayah yasyah sa
She who abides in the anahata lotus (center)
Anahata center is located in the heart which has twelve petals, exposing the first twelve consonants (ik to it)
Here resides yogini called Rakini
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011
amrtakhya (saktih) adih yasam, tabhih (sodasabhih) mahasaktibhih samvrta
She is surrounded by Mahasaktis beginning with Amrta, etc.
In Visuddhi - Cakra, there are sixteen petals, and there are sixteen great saktis from Amrta to Aksara who are seated on each of these petals
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Friday, January 21, 2011
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Monday, January 17, 2011
Sunday, January 16, 2011
visuddhicakram eva nilayo yasyah sa
Who dwells in the Visuddhicakra.
Hereafter the Goddess is praised by Sixty-two names following the order of yogininyasa under the forms of the seven yogini deities who preside over the seven cakras and whose name begin with the letters, da, ra, la,ka, sa, ha and ya respectively.
Her abode in Visuddhicakra is in the pericarp of the sixteen-petaled lotus, where she is worshiped as Dakiniyogini.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Friday, January 14, 2011
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Monday, January 10, 2011
1) vamo (=vananiyo) devah, tasyeyam vamadevi
She is the wife of Vamadeva
The word vama according to this interpretation , means 'to be worshiped'
2) Vamena (bhagena) divayati iti, vamadeva, tadabhinna
One who shines by the left side. The form 'ardhanarisvara' is referred here.
3) vamadeva (=sadasiva vyuhantargatah murti visesah) tasyeyam
She is the wife of Vamadeva who is one of the forms, vyuha of Sadasiva as described in SivP
4) vama (sundari) ca sa devi ca
She who is beautiful Goddess
5) vamanam (=karmaphalanam) devi (=adhisthatri)
She is the main Goddess of fruits of actions
6) vamanam (=vamacare ratanam) devi
She who is the Goddess of followers of Vamacara
This is because the KalikaP says that the worshiper ever devoted to that path is called vama.
7) The Goddess is called Vamadevi because she is pleased with the path (the vamamarga)
Sunday, January 9, 2011
1) This is the name of the sixth Nitya deity or Goddess worshiped in the shrine of Jalandhara.
2) Vajra is the river situated between the eleventh and twelfth wall of Sricakra
3) The Goddess Herself gave the vajra to Indra. Hence, she is called Vajrasvari.
Saturday, January 8, 2011
Friday, January 7, 2011
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
1) kalah kantha yasya=kalakanthah tasyeyam kalakanthi
She is the wife of Kalaknatha(Siva)
Kalakantha is the name of Lord Siva his kantha is black with poison. According to DvP, of the sixty-eight sacred places, kalakanjana is the place where Kalakantha is worshiped.
2) kalah (=madhuro dhavanih) eva kalah, kalah kanthe yasyah sa.
According to this interpretation, kala means soft low sound and kantha means voice. Hence, whose voice is soft and sweet.
3) Kalakanthi here also means the deity created by lord Siva along with Kali and Kapardini to kill Darukasura.