Tags: shrividya

shrI kAmAkShI

[Based on sthala purANa by Brahmasri C V Kamakoti Shastrigal] shrI lalitA parAbhaTTArikA presides over the kAmakoShTha (kAmakoTTa or kAmakoTi, the name of the shakti pITha that was later assumed by the Kumbhakonam Mutt) in five forms: 1. shrI kAmAks… 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 »

akSharasaMkhyA nirdesha

ambA is worshipped through various mantras. Of these, panchadashI, shuddha ShoDashI, saubhAgya brahmavidyA or saubhAgya panchadashI (ShoDashI) and mahAShoDashI are the most important mantras in most of the dAkShiNAtya shrIvidyA sampradAyas. The number o… more »

Shankara quoted in shrIvidyA prasthAnatrayI bhAShya: 1

saubhAgyabhAskara Quote 1: ghaTamahaM jAnAmItyeva j~nAnAkArAt “jAnAmIti tameva bhAntamanubhAtyetatsamastaM jagat” iti shrImadAchAryabhagavatpAdokteH | Quote 2: Yadyapi bhagavatpAdaiH (viShNoH sahasranAma) bhAShye tatrArthabhedo varNitaH tathApi arth… more »

mantra vismaraNa

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