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Lalita Sahasranamam - Part 18

Updated: Jun 1

Ragam : Tilang


अजा क्षयविनिर्मुक्ता मुग्धा क्षिप्र-प्रसादिनी ।


अन्तर्मुख-समाराध्या बहिर्मुख-सुदुर्लभा ॥ १६२॥


त्रयी त्रिवर्गनिलया त्रिस्था त्रिपुरमालिनी ।


निरामया निरालम्बा स्वात्मारामा सुधासृतिः ॥ १६३॥ or सुधास्रुतिः


संसारपङ्क-निर्मग्न-समुद्धरण-पण्डिता ।


यज्ञप्रिया यज्ञकर्त्री यजमान-स्वरूपिणी ॥ १६४॥


धर्माधारा धनाध्यक्षा धनधान्य-विवर्धिनी ।


विप्रप्रिया विप्ररूपा विश्वभ्रमण-कारिणी ॥ १६५॥


विश्वग्रासा विद्रुमाभा वैष्णवी विष्णुरूपिणी ।


अयोनिर् योनिनिलया कूटस्था कुलरूपिणी ॥ १६६॥


वीरगोष्ठीप्रिया वीरा नैष्कर्म्या नादरूपिणी ।


विज्ञानकलना कल्या विदग्धा बैन्दवासना ॥ १६७॥


तत्त्वाधिका तत्त्वमयी तत्त्वमर्थ-स्वरूपिणी ।


सामगानप्रिया सौम्या सदाशिव-कुटुम्बिनी ॥ १६८॥ or सोम्या




Meaning of Shlokas 162-168


ajaa

She is unborn and is without birth and beginning; though  as prakṛti, she changes her form.

Kshaya-vinirmuktā

She is free from decay or death.

Mugdhā

She who Is captivating in Her beauty 

Kshipra-prasādinī 

she gives boon very fast to her devotees; Who is easily pleased. Kṣipra means quickly. 

Antarmukha-samārādhyā 

She is worshipped by those who look within. 

Bahirmukha-sudurlabhā

She who is very difficult to attain for those who are not able to look within. 

Trayī

She who is in the form of three Veda-s.

Trivarga-nilayā

She who prevails in all three factors of time, past, present and future.

Tristhā

 

She is present in all the triads, like  Past, present and future; BrahmaVishnu and Rudra; Creation, sustenance and dissolution; the three letters of ॐ a, u and m; or  three guṇa-s – sattva, rajas and tams; icchā, jñāna and kriyā śaktī-s, etc.

Tripuramālinī

Who is the Deity of the threefold circles in the Shri-chakra

Nirāmayā

She is devoid of diseases affecting mind and body

Nirālambā

She is not dependent on anybody for actions of creation, sustenance and dissolution

Svātmārāmā

She rejoices in Her own Self

Sudhāsrutih

She is the cause for the flow of nectar. When kundalinī reaches ājñā cakra, and energizes it, it causes illumination and a blissful state and one can feel the flow of nectar in the region of upper palate and throat.  

Samsāra-panka-nirmagna-samuddharaṇa-panḍitā 

She is capable of rescuing men who are entangled in materialistic life of saṃsāra.

Yajña-priyā

She is fond of sacrifices. 

Yajña-kartrī

Yajña means sacrifice.  She is in the form yajamānā’s wife. Yajamāna is the one who performs the yājña or for whom the yājña is performed, In an yājña, the performer is considered as Śiva Himself.  His wife is Śaktī.

Yajamāna-svarūpiṇī

She is in the form of yajamāna.  In the eight forms of Śiva, His Rudra form is the form of fire.  She is the yājña itself.

Dharmā-dhārā

She is in the form of Dharma.

Dhanādhyakṣā

Dhanādhyakṣā is Kubera, the lord of wealth. He is one of Her twelve great worshippers. Since there is no difference between the worshipper and the worshipped, She is said to be the Lord of wealth.

Dhana-dhānya-vivardhinī

She is the increaser of wealth and granary. 

Vipra-priyā

She is fond of the learned and wise. Vipra means learned. 

Vipra-rūpā

Who is Herself the learned.

Viśva-bhramana-kārini

Who causes, the universe to revolve in cyclic motion

Viśvagrāsa

Who devours the universe at the end of the cycle

Vidrumābhā

Who is like coral in complexion

Vaishnavī

Who is Vaishnavi, the power of Vishnu

Vishnuurūpini

Who is Herself in the form of Vishnu

Ayonih

Who has no source other than Herself

Yoni-nilayā

Who houses the power that generates everything

Kūṭasthā

Who is the changeless

Kularupini

Who is the Deity of the Kaula sect

Viragoshti priya

Who is fond of the assembly of the devotees of the heroic mode of worship.

Vira

Who is Herself the Hero

Naishkarmya

Who transcends work (Karma)

Nadarupini

Who is the primal mystic sound

Vigyana kalana

She who causes, awakens the Supreme knowledge; Vignaana = Knowledge, wisdom; Kalanaa = causing;

Kalya

Who is Benevolent, Auspicious - ready or prepared for  (to take up creation);

Vidagdha

Who is the wisdom displayed in all skills; Who is sharp, skilled - Who is a scholar (skilled to take up creation)

Bainda vasana

Who is seated in the Bindu, the central dot in the Shri-chakra

Tatvadhika

Who transcends Thathvas  (Elements or principles of creation) 

Tatvamayi

She who is the thathvas (the reality) 

Tatvamartha svarupini

Who is one with the non-dual Being denoted by the words Tat and Tvam in the great Vedic sentence Tat-tvamasi

Samagana priya

Who loves the chanting of Samaveda

Saumya

Who is the object of worship in Soma sacrifice

Sadashiva kutumbini

Who is the Consort of sadashiva.


Learn to Sing Shlokas 162-168





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