Speech Stages Gayathri Savitri Sarasvati Kesri Vidya


Approaches to God are many. As many individuals as many Paths. For the approach to Godhead depends on one's attitude and aptitude, Bhava. Broadly speaking they have been classified as The Path Of Knowledge(Gyana Yoga),Bhakti Yoga(Path Of Devotion),Karma Yoga( Path Of Action, and Raja Yoga(Through meditation and regulation of sense organs. Under each are various sub paths. Again there are different instruments of reaching this goal through these steps. We have Tantra and Mantra Shastras. Basing the Sound some systems of worship has been developed in Indian Philosophy/Hinduism. One such is the Kesari Vidya. This comes under the Mula vidya of Devi, Lalitha, In Mula Vidya, The Devi is worshiped thus. Gāyatri: Vedic Gāyatri, the primary Vidyā that one is initiated into, before the ŚrīVidyā mantras like Bāla or Pancadāsi. ( I shall be posting more on this subject as I am still researching into this, so complex) Chanting is of three types.

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Shakti Worship Methods Devi Upasna


The worship of the female principle is one of the basic tenets of Hinduism Devi. Sri Vidya . Right from the Vedas, where the one of the Fundamental principles elaborated is Prakriti, the Female principle. This, in conjunction, by mere Sparsa, meaning touch, slight rubbing, grazing,the word Sparsa is difficult to translate, with Purusa, the male principle is the cause for the evolution of this illusory world of Names and Forms. Shaiva Siddhanta has two aspects Shiva and Shakti. Lord Vishnu is described as the Ultimate Conjurer,in His Maya Form. Samkhya Philosophy also speaks of Prakriti. Prakriti is Nature , It is the Potential energy. Kinetic Energy is The Purusha. Yoga Sasra describes the Kundalini as a female. Lalitha Sahasranama startts with the salutation, The Mother,-Sree Matha, Maharjne SrimadSrimad Simhasaneswari' The worship of Devi is considered very effective and the methods of worship are strict and are tough. So varied have been the forms of worship and methods that Adi Shankaracharya classified Shaakatam as a part of Shanmatha.