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    Sri Devi Khadgamala Stotram with Meaning

    (Divine Brahmanda)

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    Sri Devi refers to Shakti, the Divine Mother. Khadga meansSword, Mala means Garland, Stotram means a hymn orsong of praise. So the Khadgamala Stotram (hereafter, KS)

    is a hymn to the Divine Mother, which is said to bestow agarland of swords upon those who recite it. The KS takesus mentally through the Sri Chakra; i.e. the mysticalgeometric representation of the Supreme Goddess. ThisYantra consists of nine enclosures each more secret andesoteric than the one before surrounding a central point,or bindu, in which Devi, the Supreme Goddess (here in Hererotic form as Kameshwari) is joined in coitus with her

    consort. As we make our way to the center of Sri Chakra,we pay homage to the 98 yoginis or aspects of Devi (byreciting each of their names) who guard the variouspower points of the charka along the way. Weinternalize each yogini to become Her; and this preparesus to meet the next yogini on our path and so on until wereach the center.

    'SHAKTI' (Devi) is the Sanskrit word denoting power, orenergy all Energy, whether we perceive it (from ourperspective) as positive or negative. (It is the Shakta beliefthat there is no positive or negative energy. Energy isalways the Creatrix.) Einstein said that all matter isenergy. Shaktism says all energy that is, everything inand of the three worlds is all DEVI. SHIVA is

    Consciousness, and is visualized as Devis consort.Consciousness energized by Power = the UNIVERSE. Energyanimated by CONSCIOUSNESS also = the UNIVERSE. Love the desire of SHAKTI and SHIVA to Unite as One is theessence of all Creation. That why the KS envisions Devi 'IN

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    COITUS' with Her Consort. This implies that SHAKTI(Energy) is fully animated by SHIVA (Consciousness) Sheis, in fact, in an eternal state of creative orgasm. That is

    the cosmic bliss we begin to access through our sadhana(spiritual disciplines). The human sexual impulse is merelya metaphor for the Cosmic Creative Impulse that createsthat all we see and do not see. The Stotram is inviting usto ride that wave with Her; in essence, to become Her.The SWORD bestowed upon reciters of the KS symbolizesthe power (Energy) that enables us to transcendattachment, enabling Self-Realization. As Sri Amritananda

    Natha explains, the Sword [metaphorically] severs thehead, separating body from mind. It can be interpretedalso as Wisdom that which separates, categorizes, andclassifies. So it is a symbol of Knowledge. Khadgamala isabout imagining a garland of synergistic ideas, nourishingand protecting them and putting life into them.

    Sri Devi Khadga Mala Stotram

    Om Asya Sri Suddha Sakti ml mah mantrasyaUpasthendriya adhisthayi Varunaditya RishihDaivi Gayatri ChandahSatvika Kakra bhattaraka pithasthitaSri mat Kmesveranka nilaiayaSri mat Kmesvari devat

    Aim Bijam, Klim Saktihi, Souh kilakamSri Devi prityarthe Khadga siddthyarthe jape viniyogah

    Of this, Devi's sword, the Seer is the Sun rising from theocean; the ocean being the Divine Mother; Gayatri is themeter; passionate Kameshwari, sitting on the lap of joyous

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    Kameswara is the deity; Aim is the seed; Klim is thepower; Souh is the pivot; it is purpose is for worship of theDivine Mother. This worship of the Divine Mother (of

    Kameshwari ) which is the ocean's embrace with the Sun,gives the devotee a Sword, a power supreme, that Heavensof the remotest galaxies. When the devotee thinks of sucha sword, he or her become the protector and enjoyer ofeighteen lands of jewels ( Sakti peetams ), and fivecontinents.

    Dhyanam

    Tadrisam Khadgam apnotiYena hasta sthitena vaiAstadasa MahadvipaSamrad bhokta bhavisyatiHrimkrasana Garbhitanala SikhamSouh Klim kalam bibhratim dhautam trinetrojvalam

    I meditate on Sri Devi glowing with red, yellow, and blueflames of passion fanning the erotic sentiment ofKameshwara, in the meddle of a triangle called Hrim,whose three points are the light of Hari, Hara Virinchi, thethree gurus; Sri Devi is wearing the full moon on her crown( Souh ), Her body is full of desire for union ( Klim ) withKameshwara, the controller of lust;

    Vande pustaka pasam ankusadharamSragbhusitam ujvalamTvam Gourim Tripuram ParatparakalamSri Cakra Sancarinim

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    She is wearing a sari made of golden threads; She is fair asnectarine milk and the moonlight; She has three eyes; inHer four hands she is wearing a book of knowledge, a

    noose, a goad, and a garland of letters; She is apersonification of all that is beautiful, aesthetic,harmonius, joyful, vibrant; she moves in Sri Chakra, amandala consisting of all the deities worshipping theirconsorts named here after.

    Om Aim Hrim Srim Aim Klim Souh

    om (in the name of God), may you grant us benediction ofknowledge, power and grace; and the power over creation,nourishment and destruction.

    Om Namah Tripura Sundari

    Hridayadevi - Compassionate heartSirodevi - princely diademSikhadevi - flowing hairKavaca Devi - protective handsNetra Devi - graceful lookAstra Devi - protective weapons

    Om, we bow to you, the most beautiful in all the waking,dreaming, or sleeping worlds. Oh Tripura Sundari. We bow

    to the compassionate heart of your highness princelydiadem, flowing hair, protective hands, graceful look,protective weapons.

    ( Keep offering kumkum at Her feet with every name below )

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    Kamesvari - Controller of lustBhagamalini, - Garland of SunsNityaklinne, - Oozing wet

    Bherunde, - TerrificVahnivasini, - Residing in fireMahavajresvari, - Jewel in lotusSivaduti, - Llarbinger of joyTvarite, - SpeedKulasundari, - beautiful lotus on a lakeNitya, - EternalNilapatake, - Blue flag with red tip

    Vijaye, - DominatSarvamangale, -All auspiciousJvalamalini, - FlamesCitre, - KaleidoscopeMahanitye, - Truth eternalParamesvara - Goddess of GodParamesvari - FriendlyMitresamayi, - SexySasthisamayi, -ErectUddisamayi, - StrokingCaryanathamayi - Happiness

    ( Follow the names of the saints who have worshipped theDeviine Mother and attained liberation thereby;)

    Lopamudramayi, - Lopamudra - She offered herself forworshipAgastyamayi, - Agastya - he drank the water of the oceans,drying them upKalatapanamayi, - Kalatana - he set time on fire

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    Dharmacharyamayi, - Dharmacharya - he preached thenature of good and evilMuktakesisvaramayi, - Muktakaleisvara - not worrying

    about his appearace he let the hair flow looseDipakalanathamayi, - Depakalanada - he gazed on eternallightVisnudevamayi, - Vishnudeva - he expanded himself, tookup the whole of spacePrabhakara devamayi, - Prabhaharadeva - he became astar called the sunTejodevamayi, -Tejodeva - he became the light witch was

    speeding over all space creating space itselfManojadevamayi, - Manojadeva - he was desireKalyanadevamayi, - Kalyanadeva - he was ever auspiciousVasudevamayi, -Vasudeva - the world grew out of hismemoryRatnadevamayi, - Ratnadeva - concentrated like jewelsSri Ramanandamayi - Sri Ramananda - he enjoyed theGoddess Sri Rama Blissfully

    ( Follow the Gods of the nine enclosures of Sri Chakra /the first enclosure)

    Anima Siddhe, Laghima Siddhe, Garima Siddhe, MahimaSiddhe, Isitva Siddhe, Vasitva Siddhe, Prakamya

    Siddhe, Bhukti Siddhe, Iccha Siddhe, Prapti Siddhe,Sarvakama Siddhe, Brahmi, Mahesvari, Koumari,

    Vaisnavi, Varahi, Mahendri, Camunde, Mahalaksmi, SarvaSamksobhini, Sarva Vidravini, Sarva karsini, Sarva

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    Vasamkari, Sarvonmadini, Sarva Mahankuse, SarvaKhecari, Sarva Bije, Sarva Yone, Sarva Trikhande

    ( The passions called : lust, anger, possessiveness,obsession, pride, jealousy, good, and evil. The procedureto control these passions and obtain the powers of: agitingall, liquifying all(orgasmically), attracting all controllingall, maddening all, directing all, moving in all space, bethe information of all, be the source of all ( womb), be tri-fold division of all ( the knower, the knowing, and theknow)

    Trilokya mohana cakra swamini Prakata yogini

    The wheel of the three worlds of waking, dreaming, andsleeping, expressing Herself openly without inhibitions.

    ( Follow the sixteen attractive powers identified with thesixteen days of the lunar calender; according to the Hinduart of love, the erotic zone moves up from feet to head inthe bright half of the lunar month and comes down to thedark half of the lunar month; the expression of the erosos through the various power of the mind describedbellow: - the Gods of the second enclosure

    Kamakarsini, - Attractive powers of lust

    Buddhyakarsini, - Attractive powers of discriminationAhamkarakarsini, - Attractive powers of egoSabdhakarsini, - Attractive powers of soundSparsakarsini, - Attractive powers of touchRupakarsini, - Attractive powers of form

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    Rasakarsini, - Attractive powers of tasteGandhakarsini, - Attractive powers of odorCittakarsini, -Attractive powers of mind

    Dharyakarsini, - Attractive powers of valourSmrityikarsini, - Attractive powers of memoryNamakarsini, - Attractive powers of nameBijakarsini, - Attractive powers of semenAtmakarsini - Attractive powers of selfAmrtakarsini, -Attractive powers of immortalitySarirakarsini, - Attractive powers of morality

    Sarvasa paripuraka cakra svamini Gupta yogini

    The wheel which fulfills all directions and all desires, thesecret yogini - female yogini

    ( Follow the eight erotic sentiments: - the third encloure: )

    Ananga Kusume, - The sentiment of floweringAnanga Mekhale, - The sentiment of girdlingAnanga Madane, - The sentiment of loveAnanga Madananture, - The sentiment of lustAnanga Redhe, -The sentiment of outliningAnanga Vegini -The sentiment of the disire of sexAnanga Kusume, - The sentiment of the insistence on sexAnanga Malini, - The sentiment of orgy

    Sarva sanksoghana sadhak a cakra swamini Gupta tarayogini

    The wheel that agitates everyone, the esoteric yogini

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    ( Follow the descriptions of the fourteen worlds of the fourth encloure: )

    Sarva Samksobhini, - Agitating allSarva Vidravini, - Liquifying allSarva Karsini, - Attracting allSarva Hladini, - Pleaseing allSarva Sammohini, - Deluding allSarva Stambini - Obstructing allSarva Jrumbhini, - Expanding allSarva Vasamkari, - Controlling allSarva Ranjani, - Enjoying all

    Sarvonmadini, - Maddening allSarvarthasadhini, - all properousSarva Sampattipurani - All fullfilling richesSarva Mantra Mayi, - All mantrasSarva Dvandva Ksayamkari, - Eliminating all dualiities

    Sarva Soubhagya Dayaka Cakra Swamini Sampradaya yogini

    The wheel of all kinds of union, traditional yogini:

    ( Follow the Gods of the fifth Chakra: )

    Sarva Siddhiprade, - Giver of all achievmentsSarva Sampatprade, - Giver of all wealthSarva Priyamkari, - Giver of all that one like to have

    Sarva Mangalakarini, - Harbinger of all auspiciousnessSarva Kamaprade - Fulfiller of all desiresSarva Duhkha Vimocani, - Eliminator of all miserySarva Mrityu Prasamani, - Eliminator of all accidental deathsSarva Vigna Nivarani, - Eliminator of all obstraclesSarvanga Sundari, - Beautful in every part of Her body

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    Sarva Soubhagya Dayini Sarvartha Sadhaka Cakra SwaminiKulottirna yogini

    The wheel which propets you on the righteous path, givesyou all wealth, fullfills all your desirers, and makesliberation possible, the yogini that has graduated out if allclassifications.

    ( Follow the Gods of the sixth Encloure: )

    Sarva Jne, - OmniscienlSarva Sakte, - OmnipotentSarvaisvarya pradayini, - OmniexpressiveSarva Jnanamayi, - Providing the bliss of omniscienceSarva Vyadhivinasini, - Eliminating all maladiesSarvadharasvarupe - The support of allSarva Papa Hare, - The elimintor of notions of sinSarva Ananda Mayi, - All happinessSarva Raksa Svarupini, - All protectingSarvepsita Phala Prade, - Provider of all desired fruits

    Sarva Raksakara Cakra Svamini, Nigarbha yogini

    The wheel of all prodection, the yoini protecting the childin the womb.

    ( Following the eight forms os Sarasvati, knowledge, whichare originally the group of letters describing the explosionof the cosmos from a point: - the seventh enclosuer: )

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    Vasini, - ControlKamesvari, - ExpressModini, - Pleasure

    Vimale, - PurityArune, - PassionJayini, - VictorySarvesvari, - Controlling allKaulini, - Enjoying all

    Sarvarogahara Cakra Swamini Rahasya yogini

    The wheel which eliminates disease, the secret yogini.

    ( Follow the weapons of the Divine Mother: )

    Banini, - The five flowery arrows of Manmatha called thesenses of sound ( music ), touch ( eros ), form (beauty ),taste (sweetness), smell (fragrance )Capini, - The suger cane bow ( the mind which likes sweetthings of life )Pasini, - The attractive power of loveAnkusini - The repulsive power to control evil

    ( Follow the Goddesses of the eighth enclosure of the Sri Chakra: )

    Maha Kamesvari, - The thrust of God expressing the desire

    to see Himself in many formsMaha Vajresvari, - The ability to obtain the cosmos in seedform

    Maha Bhagamalini, - The ability to express the cosmos outof the seed

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    Sarva Siddhiprada Cakra Swamini, Ati Rahasya yogini

    The wheel of realizations, the most secrect yogini.

    ( Follow the central hub of the wheel of Sri Devi, theSupreme Goddess: - in ninth enclosure: )

    Sri Sri Maha Bhattarike,

    Sarvananda Maya Cakra Swamini, Parapara Rahasya Yogini

    The Godes Sri Devi present in all the cosmos. The wheel ofall bliss, the trancendental secret yogini.

    (Follow the nine Goddesses controlling the nine wheels above :)

    Tripure - Waking , Dreaming and Sleeping statesTripuresi - The controller of these three statesTripurasundari - The beautiful one among all these threestatesTripura Vasini - The one who lives in all these three statesTripura Srih - The riches of all these three statesTripuramalini -The sequences of all these statesexperienced by all peopleTripura Siddhe - The achievements possible in all thesethree states

    Tripurambe - The experience of the cosmos in Her threestates unifying all the experiences of all lifeMaha Mahesvari - The great cosmic controllerMaha Maha Rajni - The great cosmic empressMaha Maha Sakte - The great cosmic powerMaha Maha Gupte - The great cosmic secret

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    Maha Maha Jnapte - The great cosmic memoryMaha Mahannande - The great cosmic blissMaha Maha Skandhe - The great cosmic support

    Maha Mahasaye - The great cosmic expressionMaha Maha Sri Cakra Nagara Samrajni - The greattranscendental conscious empress of the wheel of Sri Cakra

    Namaste Nameste Nameste Namah

    We bow to You, we bow to You, We bow to You in thethree states of waking, dreaming, and sleeping states O

    Divine Mother!

    Sri Gurupyom namha: