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Sharada Tilaka Tantra

Sharada Tilaka Tantra

Sharada Tilaka Tantra/ शारदातिलकतन्त्र / শারদাতিলক তন্ত্রম্

Chapter 1
Discusses cosmogony and embryology
1. Definition of mahaH / shabda brahmaNa
2. Process of creation - bindu, nADa, shabda brahmaNa

Chapter 2
1. Evolution of cosmic sound
2. mantravAda
3. Definition of a good guru and shishya

Chapter 3
Rites to be performed before initiation like vAsty-yAga, site selction for maNDapa, its construction, directions on how to draw yantra etc

Chpater 4
Discusses all aspects of initiation

Chapter 5
1. Initiation
2. homa

Chapter 6
Meditation on alphabet and its deities
a. devI mAtRRikA or sarasvatI
b. dhyAna of shAradA, ardhanArIshavara etc
c. importance of brAhmI sAga

Chapter 7
Meditation on alphabet and its deities
a. bhUtalipi mantra
b. lipitaru
c. viyat yantra, vAyaviya yantra etc
d. Rules of conduct of worshipper of Sarasvati

Chapter 8
a.5 dhyana mantras and associated rules, yantras
b.Rules of conduct of worshipper of Lakshmi

Chapter 9
bIja mantra, different dhyAna mantras, yantra etc

Chapter 10
tvaritA and annapUrNA
dhyAna mantras, modes of worship, nyAsas, yantras

Chapter 11
dhyAna mantras, modes of worship, nyAsas, yantras for durgA, mahiShmardinI, jaya durgA, shUlini,vana-durgA

Chapter 12
dhyAna mantras, modes of worship, nyAsas, yantras for tripurA, rAjamAta~nginI

Chapter 13
dhyAna mantras, modes of worship, nyAsas, yantras of different forms of gaNapati

Chapter 14

Chapter 15
Various viShNu mantras, hayagrIva mantra, rAma mantra etc

Chapter 16
nara-siMha mantra, jvAla nRRisiMha, lakShmI nRRi-siMha etc

Chapter 17
puruShottama mantra, shrIkara mantra, gopAla mantra etc

Chapter 18
shiva, sadA-shiva, mRRitunjaya - dhyAna mantra, prayoga etc

Chapter 19
dakShiNa-mUrti, nIlakaNTha etc - dhyAna mantra, prayoga etc

Chapter 20
a. aghorAstra mantra, dhyAna, prayoga etc
b. pAsshupatAstra mantra, dhyAna, prayoga etc
c. kShetrapAla mantra, dhyAna, prayoga etc

Chapter 21
Discusses the gAyatrI mantra, nyAsa-s, dhyAna mantras and yantra.

Chapter 22
Discusses magic weapons

Chapter 23
tryambaka / anuShTupa mantra

Chpater 24
Describes 36 kinds of yantra

Chapter 25
Discusses yoga in details - AsanAs, prAnAyamA, nAdI, chakra etc

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  1. Hi, thank you for your work. Can one read the Sharada Tilaka?


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