The Sri Yantra is a magnificent representation in a complex and
intricate geometric pattern of the cosmic magnetic fields. The
word yantra in the Tantric tradition refers to the Goddess or Devi
in her linear or geometrical form. A five thousand year old
Tantric symbol of India, it is the most auspicious of all yantras,
the most perfect and the most complete. It is the abode and form
pattern of the Goddess Lalita and represents the union of
Shiva-Shakti (male and female elements) in macrocosmic and
microcosmic aspects, in the cosmos and in the individual. The very
presence of the Sri Yantra creates positive vibrations in the
space it is placed, bringing positive changes.
is the shortened form of Lalitai-ambrika, meaning the Playful
One. Her play consists of creation, sustentation and dissolution of
the universe and also the lifting of devotees from Samsara (cycles
of birth and death). She is the Universal Spiritual Energy and at
one with the Supreme Being.
word Sri (Shree or Shri) is another aspect or representation of the
Divine Mother also known as Lalita, Tripursundari or Lakshmi. This
beautiful geometrical form is used and worshipped to attract
prosperity, happiness, success in worldly affairs and general good
fortune and abundance.
a yantra is enlivened by the recitation of a mantra, below is a mantra for a
short celebration or puja honoring the Great Goddess!