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Tripura Sundari (Sanskrit: त्रिपुरा सुंदरी, IAST: Tripura Sundarī), is a goddess and one of the ten Mahavidyas.[2] She is best known as the Devi extolled in the Lalita Sahasranama and as the subject of the Lalitopakhyana in Hinduism. According to the Srikula tradition in Shaktism, Tripurasundari is the foremost of the Mahavidyas and the highest aspect of Goddess Adi Parashakti.

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What does “Chitagnikunda Sambootha” mean in Sri Lalita Sahasranama?

The very first invocation para of Sri Lalitha Sahasranama begins with the title words "Chitagni kunda". It appears to me that "chit-agni-kunda sambhootha" represents the "spark of thought or ...
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Was Lalitōpākhyānam not included in the Vāyu or in the Baṅgabāsi edition of the Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa originally?

The following is an excerpt from Kamakotimandali Website: The Lalitōpākhyānam is a text containing 40 Chapters and comprising of about 3000 verses. At present, it is found included in the Brahmāṇḍa ...
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Nyasa etc for Lalita Sahasranama

Hari Om, I'm looking for a source of explanation of the procedure of using the Nyasas of Lalita Sahasranama. See below. Would be much appreciated. -Hari अस्य श्रीललितासहस्रनामस्तोत्रमहामन्त्रस्य वशि...
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Lalita hridaya with English meaning

I am looking for lalita hridaya with English meaning. What is the importance of hridaya strotra.
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What was the name of the form of Devi before Lalitha Devi?

After the death of manmadha for continuity of world devi herself took the bow and arrow and bow of manmadha and took a new form called Lalitha devi. What was the before form name of the form of Devi ...
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What are the commentaries available on LalitA SahasranAma?

One of the most popular hymns of the goddess is Sri Lalita Sahasranama. What are the major commentaries available on it? (apart from the Saubhagya Bhaskara by Sri Bhaskara raya)
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What is the significance of Panchastavi hymn?

Pancha-stavi is a beautiful hymn in praise of goddess tripura. It is important in kashmir school of shaivism. It contains in it many esoteric meanings. Lakshmidhara in his commentary of Saundarya ...
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Queries on Sri Lalita Sahasranaam Phalsruti

As per Sri Lalita Sahasranaam Phalsruti: [13] & [14] The supreme punya which results from a repetition of a single name of the secret Sahasranama. The accumulated sins, of him who ...
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Which is the correct Panchdasi mantra of Goddess Lalita?

I am searching for the correct Panchdasi mantra, rather the Moola Panchdasi mantra. I referred various sites and each site has a different one: For example, few variants are: (1) क ए ई ल ह्रीं ह स क ...
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What is the actual meaning of “ Karanguli nakhotpanna narayana dashakrutih” of Lalita Sahasranama?

LalitA sahasranAma is one of the popular hymns in Hinduism. There is a verse in it which says "Karanguli nakhotpanna narayana dashakrutih Mahapashu patastragni nirdagdhasura sainika" Does it ...
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Who are Pancha brahmas' Lalita Devi sits on and Why are they called so?

Lalita Sahasranama(the thousand names of Lalitha tripura Sundari) is a hymn found in the Uttara Khanda of Brahmanda Purana. In the Lalitha sahasranama, one of the names is Pañcabrahmāsanasthitā ...
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Why does Lalitha Devi sit on Shiva?

Is Shiva really the āsana for Lalitha Devi? How to understand this? Who is her consort? If Shiva is her consort, why did she make him an āsana? Also, what is pancha bramha āsana's significance? Who ...