Deities associated with Sri Vidya

Deities associated with Sri Vidya

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The following deities are closely connected with the practice of Sri Vidya. The hymns associated with these deities are sung as part of Sri Vidya worship. Familiarity with hymns  such as Sahasranamam, Asthothram, Kavacam and Hridayam is recommended. .


September 3, 2018
Pratyangira

Pratyangira

Pratyangira or sometimes called Prathyangira, Narasimhi or Narashimhika, is a Goddess associated with Shakti, the or  eternal energy. She is described as a goddess with a lioness’s […]
September 3, 2018
DASAMAHAVIDYA (10 DEVATAS)

DASAMAHAVIDYA (10 DEVATAS)

The ten Mahavidyas, or Wisdom Goddesses, represent distinct aspects of divinity intent on guiding the spiritual seeker toward liberation. For the devotionally minded seeker these forms […]
September 3, 2018
Sri Amritananda Natha Saraswati

Sri Amritananda Natha Saraswati

Guru is a Sanskrit term that connotes someone who is a “teacher, guide, expert, or master” of certain knowledge or field. In pan-Indian traditions, guru is someone more than […]
September 3, 2018
Lalitha Tripurasundari

Lalitha Tripurasundari

Tripurāsundarī (“Beautiful (Goddess) of the Three Cities”) or Mahā-Tripurasundarī (“Great Beautiful (Goddess) of the Three Cities”), also called Ṣhoḍaśhi (“Sixteen”), Lalitā (“She Who Plays”), Lilavati/  Leelavati (Playful, Charming) Lilavani/Leelavani […]
September 3, 2018
Varahi

VARAHI

Varahi is one of the Matrikas, a group of seven or eight mother goddesses in the Hindu religion. With the head of a sow, Varahi is […]
September 2, 2018
Shiva

Shiva

Shiva is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the supreme God within Shaivism, one of the three most influential denominations in contemporary Hinduism. […]
September 2, 2018
DATTATREYA

DATTATREYA

Dattatreya is one of the lords of Yoga in Hinduism. He is considered to be an avatar (incarnation) of the three Hindu gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, collectively […]
September 2, 2018
Chandi

Chandi

Chandi (Sanskrit: Caṇḍī) or Chandika (Caṇḍīka) is a Hindu goddess. Chandi is the combined form of Lakshmi, Saraswati and Durga, the ferocious form of Parvati. She is said […]
September 2, 2018
SUBRAHMANYA

SUBRAHMANYA

Lord Subramanya is the son of divine couple Shiva and Parvati, to destroy the demon Tarakasura. Before conceiving him, even these Parents of the World had […]
September 2, 2018
Bala Tripurasundari

Bala Tripurasundari

Bālā Tripurasundarī, Kumārikā (‘the virgin goddess’) or simply Bālā (‘child’) is the daughter of the Hindu goddess Tripura Sundari, the consort of Kameswara.
September 2, 2018
Ganapati

Ganapati

Ganesha, also known as Ganapati and Vinayaka, is one of the best-known and most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon. His image is found throughout India, Sri […]
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