Saturday, April 30, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 508


ati garve yasyah sa
Who is very proud of Herself.

The Goddess us called Manohara in name 505. She is very proud of Her beauty and other Qualities.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 507

pitah varnah yasyah sa
She who is yellow(golden) in hue.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 506


Suladibhih ayudhaih sampanna
She is armed with weapons like the trident.

There are four weapons of Kakini, viz. , a trident, a noose, a skull and an elephant hook (ankusa).

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 505


Caturbih vaktraih manohara

She appears attractive with four faces. Kakini has four faces.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 504

svadhisthanakhyam ambujam gata (=prapta)
She resides in the Svadhisthana lotus.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 503

lakinyambayah svarupam asyah

Who is in the form of mother Lakini (described in the above nine names from Rakinyambasvarupini to samastabhaktasukhada - 494-502)

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 502


samastebhyah bhaktebhyah sukham dadati sa

She confer happiness on all who are devoted to Her.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 501

gudenamisraamannam = gudannam, tena pritam manasam yasyah sa
She who is fond of food mixed with jaggery.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 500

mamsa nitaram tisthati sa
who presides over the flesh

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 499


raktah varnah yasyah sa
Whose complexion is blood-red in color

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 498


damaryadibhih (saktibhih) avrta
She is surrounded by the saktis like Damari
There are ten saktis from Damari to Phatkarini

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 497


vajraadikaih ayudhaih upeta
She who possesses weapons like vajra

She hold four weapons specified as vajra, sakti, danda and abhaya in her four hands.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 496


vadananam trayena samyuta

she is endowed with three faces. The goddess residing in manipura has 3 faces.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 495


manipurakhyam abjam nilayah yasyah sa
Whose abode is manipurabja( cakra).

Friday, April 15, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 494


rakinyah ambah svarupam asyah
Who appears in the form of Mother Rakini, who is seated in the midst of the anahata cakra

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Lalita Sahasranama # 493


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

Lalita Sahasranama # 492


snigdhah (=dhryukta) odyanah priyo yasyah sa
Who like ghi-rice( a food prepared with ghi)

Lalita Sahasranama # 491


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.

Lalita Sahasranama # 490


rudhire samsthita

Who presides over blood