WHAT IS THE METHODOLOGY& IMPORTANCE OF SRI YANTRA FOR COMMON ONES ?SRI VIDHYA SADHANA--08
WHAT IS YANTRA ?--
Yantra is the Sanskrit word for "instrument" or "machine". The meaning is contextual. Much like the word 'instrument' itself, it can stand for symbols, processes, automata, machinery or anything that has structure and organization. One in use popular the west is as symbols or geometric figures. Traditionally such symbols are used in Eastern mysticism to balance the mind or focus it on spiritual concepts.
WHAT IS METHODOLOGY OF SRI YANTRA?-----
1-Yantra is a Sanskrit word that is derived from the root yam meaning to control or subdue or "to restrain, curb, check". Meanings for the noun derived from this root include:--
A-"any instrument or machine" (i.e. that which is controlled or controls. For instance the body is said to be a yantra)"any instrument for holding, restraining, or fastening" (for instance a symbol which 'holds' the essence of a concept, or helps the mind to 'fasten' on a particular idea)"a mystical or astronomical diagram" (usually a symbol, often inscribed on an amulet) sometimes said to possess mystical or magical powers.
B--tra is derived from the root word trayoti which means "liberation" (as in tantra and mantra). A yantra depicts both macrocosmic and microcosmic forces acting together - the movement towards and away from the centre - "control" and "liberation" within the one device.
2-Mantra plus yantra creates tantra. In some disciplines of Tantra it is said that a focused, controlled gaze upon a particular yantra may lead to liberation.
3-4-Shree Yantra Sacred Geometry - help in clearing all the negative energies - the fog that surrounds our life - standing in our way of Peace , Prosperity and Harmony and make everything work for us in orderly manner .
4- Shree Yantra the Multi Pyramid Geometric Grid is in 2 Dimension or 3 Dimension form . In 2 Dimension Form it is a Symbol of 9 Intertwined Isosceles triangles. The Shree Yantra in the 3 Dimension Meru Type is a multi Pyramid Cosmic Grid signifying unlimited abundance and positive powers.
5-This Multi pyramidal Geometry is with 7 Pyramid steps and 43 petals with Base angle of 51.5032 exact matching of this Geometry brings about optimum results.
6-Crystal Shree Yantra balances & harmonise the aura around us and remove the negative energy, therefore when we place this crystal shree yantra, in our home or office, the place is purified by the power of crystal and the mystical geomtery of shree yantra blesses the native with success and wealth.
WHAT ARE THE SYMBOLS EMPLOYED IN YANTRA ?-----
Shapes and patterns commonly employ ed in yantra include squares, triangles, circles and floral patterns but may also include more complex and detailed symbols, for instance:-
1-The lotus flower typically represent chakras, with each petal representing a psychic propensity (or vritti) associated with that chakra.
2-A dot, or bindu, represents the starting point of creation or the infinite, unexpressed cosmos.
3-The shatkona (Sanskrit name for a symbol identical to the star of David) composed of a balance between: -An upwards triangle denoting action (or service), extroversion, masculinity or Shiva & A downwards triangle denoting introversion, meditativeness, goddess energy or Shakti.
4-A swastika represents good luck, welfare, prosperity or spiritual victory.
5-Bija mantras (usually represented as characters of Devanagari that correspond to the acoustic roots of a particular chakra or vritti.
The Shri Yantra is one of the most famous and ancient yantra.
IS SRI YANTRA AN ASTROLOGICAL DEVICE ?----
Yantra may be used to represent the astronomical position of the planets over a given date and time. It is considered auspicious in Hindu mythology. These yantras are made up on various objects i.e. Paper, Precious stones, Metal Plates and alloys.
It is believed that constantly concentrating on the representation helps to build fortunes, as planets have their peculiar gravity which governs basic emotions and karma. These yantras are often made on a particular date and time according to procedures defined in the vedas
THE IMPORTANCE OF SRI YANYRA ;--
1-There are various legends in respect to Shri Yantra. Accoridng to one of them, Adi Shakararcharya pleased Lord Shiva through his hard penance. Lord Shiva asked him to ask for some boon as a reward of his penance.
2-On this Shakaracharya asked Lord Shiva about the welfare of the world and people. Lord Shiva told him about the glory of Shri Yantra. He said that he who will worship this yantra will get all his desires fulfilled. He said goddess of power resides in the yantra. Since that time people started worshipping Shri Yantra for their welfare and prosperity. 3-Lunar months - Vaishakh, Jyestha, Kartik and Magh are considered beneficial to establish Shri Yantra. A person who worships this yantra on the Diwali night is blessed with immense wealth and prosperity throughout the year. 4-Light a lamp of pure ghee in front of the yantra and chant the goddess Lakshami’s mantra. Anyone can establish this yantra in his home or office for better results. 5-It is not easy to understand the pattern and signs used to create Shri Yantra. The person needs to study the “Saundrya Lahari, written by Shankaracharya to understand these patterns.
6-There are two triangle on the yantra signifying Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Since both of them together are considered to be a complete harmony of two powers, people worship this yantra to get the blessings of both of them. 7-This yantra is believed to be equivalent to Kamdhenu cow. It fulfills all the desires of its worshipper. Those who worship this yantra according to the rituals are said to worship all gods and goddesses at the same time. People can find whatever they wish for in their life: love, money, health, safely, job security, peace, joy, etc…
8-The diagram is formed by nine interlocking triangles that surround and radiate out from the central (bindu) point. The two dimensional Sri Chakra, when it is projected into three dimensions is called a Maha Meru. Mount Meru derives its name from this Meru like shape. 9-Shri Yantra gives wealth, inner strength and fulfills desires. It is the most powerful yantra that attracts wealth and fortune in the life of the holder. It has been established in the Tirupati Balaji temple in South India. It has power to fulfill the wishes of every person and to change life in positive manner.
10-As this yantra brings prosperity in one’s life it is mostly used by business people. With regular worshipping of Shri Yantra the financial condition of a person becomes stronger. To make it more beneficial, Yanta should be included in the special pujas such as Navratri, diwali, holi etc. 11--Some people have strong belief that shree yantra helps to break all obstacles in life which is true. Establishing the yantra on any auspicious occasions such as during ravi yog. pushya yoga, deepawali, is considered to give highly beneficial results. It can be placed in the office, as well as home and should be worshipped regularly with dhoop, incense, diya etc to attain wealth and prosperity.