Sri Lalita
   See Sri Vidya.

Encyclopedia of Hinduism. . 2007.

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  • Lalita sahasranama — is a sacred Hindu text for the worshippers of the Goddess Lalita Devi, i.e. the Divine Mother, in the form of her and the male gods feminine power, Shakti. Lalita is the Goddess of bliss, an epithet for Parvati. Etymologically, Lalita means She… …   Wikipedia

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  • Yantra, Sri —    The Sri YANTRA, or Sri Chakra, is an important cult object for the SRI VIDYA tradition of TANTRISM. It is understood as being the subtle form of the goddess Sri Lalita.    The yantra’s geometric design combines five downward pointing triangles …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

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  • Shri Vidya — IAST|Śrī Vidyā (also spelled Shri Vidya ) is the name of a Hindu religious system devoted to the goddess Lalitā Tripurasundarī or simply IAST|Tripurasundarī ( Beautiful Goddess of the Three Cities ), a tantric form of the goddess IAST|Śrī (also… …   Wikipedia

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