Tags: bimbambika

Nilasarasvati

We had a question about Nīlasarasvatī and her association with Tārā. As far as Tantras of Hindu āstika orientation are concerned, Nīlarasvatī is a form of Tārā and non-different from her. Bṛhannī… more »

annapUrNA

svacChandabhairavaM vande sacchidAnandavigraham Thanks to Smt. Rajeshwari Bhattathiripad for the timely reminder. This Wednesday is the Janma Divasa of bhagavatI subhadrAmbA, the last of the three great female teachers in our sri-krama lineage - rega… more »

Tara Jayanti

shrImAtre namaH Ravi mentioned that there were numerous queries on Tara Jayanti that he received. I actually edited my earlier post (which originally was written two years ago for another mailing list) to specify the tithi but it seemed to have been mi… more »

krama kalpalatA

sutadveShiNAM daityarAjaM nakhAgraiH vidArya svabhaktasya saMrakShaNAya | nR^isiMhAya saMsmR^itya duHkhacChide te namaskurmahe vIranArAyaNAya || trailokyavijayAli~NgitAya shrIvIranR^iharaye namaH || To answer a certain query related to addition of… more »

shrIvidyArNava tantra

The author of shrIvidyArNava tantra is commonly misinterpreted as the head of dakShiNAmnAya shringeri shAradA peeTham, described as the establisher of Vijayanagara Empire. This claim can be easily refuted by observing the following verses from shrIvidyA… more »