Questions tagged [lalita]

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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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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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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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 ...