Archive for August, 2010

  • Lakshmi Mantras for Personal Practice

    Lakshmi Mantras for Personal Practice

    Lakshmi is of the goddesses whose mantras are relatively easy to learn and which tend to give rapid results.  There are many different ways to use Lakshmi mantras, but one of the best is the repetition called japa. All you need to do is sit comfortably with your eyes open or closed, as you prefer, […]

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  • Lakshmi Sahasranam – 1008 names

    Lakshmi Sahasranam – 1008 names

    The Sahasranam is a great part of the vedic tradition and there are collections like this for all of the major deties.  The Sahasranam exists in two different forms; a listing of each name individually in the format of “OM {name} namaha”, and the other in a more melodic and more compact format in which […]

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  • Sri Suktam – Rig Veda Mantra for Lakshmi

    Sri Suktam – Rig Veda Mantra for Lakshmi

    Sri Suktam is a vedic hymn addressed to Goddess Lakshmi, the companion of Vishnu.  She is the representative of abundance in all its forms, accessible to all and readily responsive the effects of yagyas when sincerely performed. hiraṇyavarṇāṁ hariṇīṁ suvarṇarajatasrajām, candrāṁ hiraṇmayīṁ lakṣmīṁ jātavedo ma āvaha. tāṁ ma āvaha jātavedo lakṣmīmanapagāminīm, yasyāṁ hiraṇyaṁ vindeyaṁ gāmaśvaṁ puruṣānaham. Invoke for […]

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  • #12 – Panchakarma – Luxurious Purification

    #12 – Panchakarma – Luxurious Purification

    Panchakarma  is a wonderful and relaxing method of cleansing and rejuvenating your body, mind and awareness. Based on regular participation, there are profound benefits in terms of overall health bith mental and physical. As we know, Ayurveda holds that  health, happiness and well-being are our natural state.  But in our busy and frequently stressful world, […]

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