Tags: bhaskararaya

Chandralamba

The Tale of a Srichakra

Every other day, we get a query whether an uninitiated person can keep a śrīcakra at home. In reality, not even all so-called “initiated” can keep a śrīcakra at home. Recently an acquaintance mentioned of an incident which we would l… more »

bhakti mImAmsA

Dear members of Kamakoti Mandali, shrI lalitA sahasranAma, which is nothing less of a vishva-kosha of shrIvidyA, is a shAstra, tantra and a prayoga paddhati - all combined into one. The importance of bhakti towards the upAsya in every aspect of upAsanA… more »

shankara and pariNAmavAda

Every commentator on saundaryalaharI, with the exception of pravarasena’s son, describes shrI shankara bhagavatpAda as the author of saundaryalaharI. The reasons stated by those who doubt the authorship of bhagavatpAda are summarized below: 1. saundary… more »

vAmakeshvarI

bhAskararAyavirachite saubhAgyabhAskare: 1. vAmakeshvaratantrarUpA vAmakasya tantrasya pratipAdyA vA | Of the form of vAmakeshvara tantra or the subject of vAmakeshvara tantra (or generically of vAma tantras such as mahocChuShma, kriyAbheda and others… more »

bhAskararAjapuram

After several years of planning, we were finally permitted to visit bhAskararAjapuram by the great Master. The day chosen for pilgrimage to this deshika kShetra was that of the sUrya grahaNa. Though we had talked to one Sri Mohan from Mamabalam several… more »