Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindi > हिंदू धर्म > देवी > Sri Chakra: Mystic Worship of Goddess (Sakti Darsan 3)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Sri Chakra: Mystic Worship of Goddess (Sakti Darsan 3)
Pages from the book
Sri Chakra: Mystic Worship of Goddess (Sakti Darsan 3)
Look Inside the Book
Description

Preface

Worship of Sri Chakra is as enchanting as it is complex. It is ritualistic, abstract, and esoteric, and yet one of the most meaningful and useful practices handed down to us from ages.

The charka, also called the yantra, represents the deity in a geometrical diagram. While mantra is for mental repetition, chakra is for external worship, but more abstract than worship through the image.

Like the mantra, it leads one to direct perception of the divine form. Among followers of the Sakti path, worship of the deity is done to the Sri Chakra.

In manifestation, the limitless one has to limit itself in a form. It radiates rays of definite forms and moulds them as various gods with distinct features. These lines of light build the form patterns shown in charkas in lines of beauty, harmony and symmetry.

Impelled by universal welfare, Adi Sankara gave great importance to Sakti worship. And to this effect, he installed Sri Chakra in places of Sakti worship. Hence, articles on the evolution of Sri Chakra and the mode of constructing the Sri Chakra based on a commentary by Lakshmidhara on Saundaryalahari have been featured in this book.

The Tripura Upanishad and the Bhavanopanishad find a place mainly because of the importance given to the worship of Sri Chakra in the spiritual evolution. The Tripura Upanishad deals with the three and nine-fold division in the Chakra to bring out the significance of the cosmic order, while the Bhavanopanishad says that Goddess Lalita, whose body is the complete universe, is verily one's own Self and well within reach.

The Quintessence of Sri Vidya is a chapter which deals with the fundamentals of the ancient mystic discipline in Devi worship. It is so comprehensive that it is said to be the highest of all sadhanas.

In the majority of cases, recitation of Lalita Sahasra-nama, or singing of Navavarana songs composed by Muthu-swami Dikshitar on Sri Chakra worship, could be a simple expedient for the same result. The relevance and meaning of this simple worship are brought out in an article.

There is also coverage on the Mookambika temple, where the Sri Chakra is installed, which has contributed to its power and glory over the centuries.

Finally, the life story of Bhaskararaya, the avid commentator on Sakti literature, shows how effective are his compositions and commentaries, because of his direct communion with the Divine Mother.

 

CONTENTS

 

Message from Sharada Peetham, Sringeri 5
Preface 7
Jagadguru Speaks 13
The Evolution of Sri Chakra 15
Sakti and Sankara 21
An Abstract Worship with Tangible Benefits 35
The Creation Formula 40
How to Draw Sri Chakra 42
The Quintessence of Sri Vidya 51
The Tripura Upanishad 75
The Bhavanopanishad 83
The Grace of Mookambika 88
Worship through Melody 95
The Legacy of Bhaskara Raya 103

Sample Pages



Sri Chakra: Mystic Worship of Goddess (Sakti Darsan 3)

Item Code:
IDK867
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2016
ISBN:
9788190479929
Size:
6.8" X 5.0"
Pages:
112 (16 Color Illustrations, and 5 B/W Illustrations)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 115 gms
Price:
$17.50   Shipping Free
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Sri Chakra: Mystic Worship of Goddess (Sakti Darsan 3)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 23718 times since 2nd Jul, 2018

Preface

Worship of Sri Chakra is as enchanting as it is complex. It is ritualistic, abstract, and esoteric, and yet one of the most meaningful and useful practices handed down to us from ages.

The charka, also called the yantra, represents the deity in a geometrical diagram. While mantra is for mental repetition, chakra is for external worship, but more abstract than worship through the image.

Like the mantra, it leads one to direct perception of the divine form. Among followers of the Sakti path, worship of the deity is done to the Sri Chakra.

In manifestation, the limitless one has to limit itself in a form. It radiates rays of definite forms and moulds them as various gods with distinct features. These lines of light build the form patterns shown in charkas in lines of beauty, harmony and symmetry.

Impelled by universal welfare, Adi Sankara gave great importance to Sakti worship. And to this effect, he installed Sri Chakra in places of Sakti worship. Hence, articles on the evolution of Sri Chakra and the mode of constructing the Sri Chakra based on a commentary by Lakshmidhara on Saundaryalahari have been featured in this book.

The Tripura Upanishad and the Bhavanopanishad find a place mainly because of the importance given to the worship of Sri Chakra in the spiritual evolution. The Tripura Upanishad deals with the three and nine-fold division in the Chakra to bring out the significance of the cosmic order, while the Bhavanopanishad says that Goddess Lalita, whose body is the complete universe, is verily one's own Self and well within reach.

The Quintessence of Sri Vidya is a chapter which deals with the fundamentals of the ancient mystic discipline in Devi worship. It is so comprehensive that it is said to be the highest of all sadhanas.

In the majority of cases, recitation of Lalita Sahasra-nama, or singing of Navavarana songs composed by Muthu-swami Dikshitar on Sri Chakra worship, could be a simple expedient for the same result. The relevance and meaning of this simple worship are brought out in an article.

There is also coverage on the Mookambika temple, where the Sri Chakra is installed, which has contributed to its power and glory over the centuries.

Finally, the life story of Bhaskararaya, the avid commentator on Sakti literature, shows how effective are his compositions and commentaries, because of his direct communion with the Divine Mother.

 

CONTENTS

 

Message from Sharada Peetham, Sringeri 5
Preface 7
Jagadguru Speaks 13
The Evolution of Sri Chakra 15
Sakti and Sankara 21
An Abstract Worship with Tangible Benefits 35
The Creation Formula 40
How to Draw Sri Chakra 42
The Quintessence of Sri Vidya 51
The Tripura Upanishad 75
The Bhavanopanishad 83
The Grace of Mookambika 88
Worship through Melody 95
The Legacy of Bhaskara Raya 103

Sample Pages



Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Sri Chakra: Mystic Worship of Goddess (Sakti Darsan 3) (Hindi | Books)

Sri Vidya: Sri Cakra Puja Vidhih (How to Perform Sri Cakra Puja)
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Caitanyananda
Item Code: NAH221
$50.00
SOLD
Understanding & Worshiping Sri Chakra
Item Code: NAO118
$36.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
SRI-CHAKRA (Its Yantra, Mantra and Tantra)
Item Code: IDK790
$29.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Tantra of Sri-Chakra (Bhavanopanishat)
by S.K. Ramachandra Rao
Hardcover (Edition: 2008)
Sri Satguru Publications
Item Code: IDC280
$29.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Science of Sri Cakra (with 1 MP3 CDs)
Item Code: NAL404
$36.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sree Chakra : An Esoteric Approach
by Ramamurthy N
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
CBH Publications
Item Code: NAG656
$13.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Chakra with Illustrations
by S.K. Ramachandra Rao
Paperback (Edition: 1989)
Sri Satguru Publications
Item Code: IHL529
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Chakra
by Sri Shankaranarayanan
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Samata Books
Item Code: IDG450
$29.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Your books arrived in good order and I am very pleased.
Christine, the Netherlands
Thank you very much for the Shri Yantra with Navaratna which has arrived here safely. I noticed that you seem to have had some difficulty in posting it so thank you...Posting anything these days is difficult because the ordinary postal services are either closed or functioning weakly.   I wish the best to Exotic India which is an excellent company...
Mary, Australia
Love your website and the emails
John, USA
I love antique brass pieces and your site is the best. Not only can I browse through it but can purchase very easily.
Indira, USA
Je vis à La Martinique dans les Caraïbes. J'ai bien reçu votre envoi 'The ten great cosmic Powers' et Je vous remercie pour la qualité de votre service. Ce livre est une clé pour l’accès à la Connaissance de certains aspects de la Mère. A bientôt
GABRIEL-FREDERIC Daniel
Namaskar. I am writing to thank Exotic India Arts for shipping the books I had ordered in the past few months. As I had mentioned earlier, I was eagerly awaiting the 'Braj Sahityik Kosh' (3 volumes). I am happy to say that all the three volumes of it eventually arrived a couple of days ago in good condition. The delay is understandable in view of the COVID19 conditions and I want to thank you for procuring the books despite challenges. My best wishes for wellness for everyone in India,
Prof Madhulika, USA
Love your collection of books! I have purchased many throughout the years. I love you guys!
Stevie, USA
Love your products!
Jason, USA
Excellent quality and service, best wishes to you all.
James, UK
Thank you so much for your wonderful store and wonderful service. A Naga Kanya stat arrived yesterday. The sculpture was very well packaged, and it is very beautiful. I am very very happy with the statue and very grateful to your company for providing access to such lovely works of art. Thank you for providing truly beautiful objects and for providing great service. All the very best to you,
Jigme, Canada
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India