The Five Limbs (Panchanga) of Bala
Listen, Virachamunda, to the characteristics of jiva. It is supreme, whole, eternal, consisting of nothing, stainless. It is the ultimate atomic particle, the Natha, it is supreme Shiva, all pervading, it is above all, it is Hamsa, the soul of Shakti. It is the mind, the breath, the buddhi and the chitta, residing in the inspiration and expiration of the breath of all living beings. - Kaulajnananirnaya, VI, 4-6. This is the first English translation of the five limbs, or panchanga, of the aspect of Goddess known as Bala Tripura. Bala means "girl", this aspect of the Red Goddess is the most highly erotic of Her three aspects, as the 1,000 names show. Bala is an adolescent woman, Tripurasundari a mother, and Tripurabhairavi a woman in whom menstruation has ceased. Bala's root mantra is aim klim sauh and variations of this mantra are used in her daily ritual. Many tantrik devatas have manuals structured along similar lines. The devata is first visualised as residing in the heart, then later drawn out through the breath and "placed" in the yantra. On installation or invocation, various ritual accessories are offered, and the 1,000 adjectives (names) of the particular deity recited. The Devi is then drawn 'back' into one's heart, and the ritual concludes with various elements "cleaning up" the area of worship. The five limbs of a ritual panchanga are Patala, Paddhati, Kavacha (Armour), 1,000 Names, and Stotra. The first gives the unfolding of the mantra, usually in coded form. It also describes the meditation image and the yantra of the devata, as well as various optional rites. The second limb describes the ritual worship, including worship of the avarana or attendants of the devata, which are really aspects of the god or goddess. The kavacha is an "armour" used to ward off evil and which may either be recited or written and then worn on the body. The fourth limb consists of the 1,000 names, of which there are very many sets in the tantrik literature. The fifth, the Stotra, is the hymn of praise of the ishtadevata, the tutelary devata of a tantrik sadhaka. This particular manual comes from the Devirahasya, a large work which contains many other panchangas relating to different aspects of Shiva and Shakti.
with a digit of the Moon as Her ornament.000 times. O Mahadevi. It should be carefully concealed. I will speak of the unfolding of the mantra. All these may be given away. triangle. in the heart. This circle of Bala (and Her attendants) is the Destroyer of Pain. declare the Vidya. First. seated on a red lotus. Shri Bhairava -. Now I would like to hear of Bala Tripurasundari. clothed in red. holding a book and a rosary. O Maheshvari. this is the eight lettered Mantra of Bala. O Devi. Its application is towards Dharma. Having recited mantra. listen one-pointedly. Paddhati. If this can be spoken of. adorned with three circles and enclosed in an earthsquare.000 Names and King of Hymns. worshipped by the Gods. on the mouth. mighty. Dakshinamurti is the Seer. and by gods and demons. O Mountain-Born One!
. showing the gestures of removing fear and giving. on the feet.Lord God. O Mahadevi. Bhairavi questions the Lord. Moon and Fire. Deveshi. dominion. One should do Nyasa according to the rules doing Seer. Pankti is the Metre for pronunciation. and is the King of Mantras in the Kali Yuga. and having read sacred texts. wearing an elephant skin. prastara. Ocean of Compassion. whoever knows it becomes successful (Siddha). and to those devoted to their Guru. and the rites of the Devi. O God Maheshvara. 1. (There are) no obstacles. spouse of Uma. yantra. In the Kali Yuga there is no other Vidya resembling this Vidya. advantageous for all sadhakas: I meditate on Bala. eight petals. who reveals all Agamas. A pure sadhaka should prepare (the mantra by reciting it) 300. Bindu. Hand and Limb nyasa. One should do (six fold) Nyasa on the head. It is said that Shri Bala Tripura gives siddhi quickly.Seated on Kailasa Summit is Bhagavan. the Giver of both Enjoyment and Liberation. O Devi.Listen Devi. listen to the unfolding of the Mantra which bestows all fruit. on the navel lotus and in all the limbs. the God with a crescent Moon as His diadem. the Goddess if Tripura-Bala. it causes one to become a Siddha. It should be passed on to peaceful disciples. Now I speak of the unfolding of the Yantra of Mahadevi. meditation. by Your grace I have heard of all the Vidyas. Shri Bala is the Goddess bestowing both enjoyment and Liberation. bowed to by hosts of Gandharvas. Shri Bhairavi . "Aim" is the Seed. house and wealth. O Parameshvari. whose eyes are Sun. One should place "Shakti" (Sauh) at the end of 'Vagbhava" (Aim) and "Kamaraja" (Klim). Armour. effulgent as the rising sun. Artha. Kama and Moksha. but one should never give away this thing which is the best of all. "Klim" is the linchpin. O Sureshvara. One should not give this Vidya to the undevoted. O Mahadevi. eight triangles. "Sauh" the Shakti. Parameshani. Having meditated in this way one should repeat the mantra which gives success. using the bijas of the mantra. Now I speak of Her meditation. ending this with Namah. or impurity or restrictions attached to it. (which consists of) Patala. rising up and bowing. I speak of the five Limbed Manual (Panchanga) desired by sadhakas. one may give away power. mighty Yakshas. which is very hard to get to know of for any sadhaka. O Maheshvari. with three eyes.
it is certain. Pleasure (Priti) on the right. Kapalini. Kshetrapala and Ganesha. The Flower of Sex. then immediately one is free to paralyse. and Shiva. flowers. the Bliss of Sexual Love . One should worship the six Limbs inside the yoni (i. Peace Making and Healing. the Sun. the Yoginis. Giver of Sexuality (Kamadayini). The pedestal Shaktis are Will (Iccha). Vetala.e. these 16 syllables around the image (Yantra) one should recite the root mantra. fragrant gums and hairs of chandalas in the burning funeral pyre. in the cremation ground. Deluding. one should worship in the triangle. Whosoever skilled in mantra who does this gains a share of success swiftly. in order. Ekapada. having bathed and done the daily rite. Lotus-Girl (Kamini). the Girdle of Sex. The sadhaka skilled in the mantra should worship Mahadevi in the bindu (of the yantra) with scent. Kalantaka. the mighty Hero should recite the Vidya of 16 letters in front of a cremation pyre. from the East. Nectar of Bhaga. This is called Layanga. unhusked rice. One should do oblation to the Goddess. Outside the central yoni one should worship. Bhaga. This sadhana is the Quintessence. In the eight yoni-triangles one should worship the eight Shaktis called Beautiful Bhaga (Bhaga=female sexual organ). Bhimarupa. this is certain. Mala and Hatakeshvara. and Mind-Born (Manonmani) lastly. This is the pedestal Mantra. Malaya. (3) Having gone in the morning or at night to the place of Ghosts and Elementals (Cremation Ground).the eighth being Devikuta. Action (Kriya). central triangle) starting from the South East. grain. Bhaga adorned with Flowers. the Sacred Sites called Kamarupa. Knowledge (Jnana). One should also worship. Subjugating. Dear One. (2) At dusk. shoots and lotus seeds. O Parvati. One should place these Shaktis round the pedestal using the mantra "Vyoma Parvata Tartiya Sadashiva Mahapadam Pitha Padmasanaya Namah". Kulantaka. and in the petals themselves the (eight) Bhairavas. Loving the Bliss of Sexual Pleasure (Ratipriyananda). Agnijihva. one should worship Vatuka. In the intermediate points one should worship the (eight) Vasus. A Kaula should worship using the five makaras according to the rules of Kaulachara. in the petal tips. the Arrow-Devis. The (eight rites) are Paralysing. Cauhara. and Mind-Born (Manobhava) at the apex. one should recite (the mantra) on a seat made of owl feathers. One should worship all the elements and then the weapons.
. Attracting. (Also) in the directions one should worship Indra and the others with the (various) weapons. from the East in a clockwise direction. curd and so forth. In the filaments of the lotus one should worship Brahmi and so forth. in the directions. Having invoked the desired Devi in the centre of the yoni. Devi. invisible. Having put. Kaulagiri. Outside of this. One should not give this to those undevoted to Devi. One should invoke Devi and worship Her with the ritual accessories according to the rules. in a clockwise direction. (In this way) one kills an enemy. incense. First of all one should meditate on Bala in the embrace of Kameshvara in the centre. (1) On the first day of the Waxing Moon. and should keep it concealed and secret from pashus. In the bhupura one should worship in the cardinal directions Heruka. flame and liquid oblation.One should worship the Shaktis of the pedestal when inscribing the Yantra. There one should do sacrifice by a 10th part using ghee.these are the eight Shaktis. Killing. Listen to the rituals. Sexual Pleasure (Rati). one should go to a deserted place at midday. Driving Away. Jalandhara and Oddyana -. The mantrin should do much sacrifice of ghee. Tripurantaka. in a similar way Sexual Love (Rati) on the left. Primordial Sexual Pleasure. One should do much sacrifice and by a tenth part of this give ghee. wine. Then one may delude the world.
there should be no doubt about this! This celestial chapter is revealed because of Your love. O Deveshi. milk or the Moon. Secret. O Deveshi. armlets. lac. Extending from the base of the spine to the top of the head. gracious and charming.Listen Devi. should offer much ghee. on a ninth day the ritualist. with her lower left hand holding a book and her upper right hand dispelling the fears of sadhakas. adorned with beautiful and resplendent garments like the white water of the Ganga in flood. grapes. giving ghee. having bathed and done the daily rite.000 times and should sacrifice a 10th part of that. lotus. wearing a beautiful diadem. wars and adversities. Its application in puja is the four aims of Mankind. One should sacrifice a 10th of that and should offer ghee. Doing sacrifice in this way. the Hero should recite the mantra many times. cloves. with braided hair garlanded with flowers. pearls. beautiful. one is able to make people slaves. Hide it! It should be concealed. pearl finger rings. the Armour of Devi is hidden. (7) On a fifth night. sugar cane and camphor .
Armour of Shri Bala Tripurasundari
Shri Bhairavi said . a necklace of gems. On Sundays etc. wheat and bamboo shoots. I speak of the Armour difficult to get even for gods. as surrounded by a swarm of black bees. a golden hip
. one should do sacrifice of a 10th part giving ghee. Dearest. one should recite the mantra a myriad times. giving ghee. as bright as the circle of the starry realm (Nakshatras). one should meditate on Devi. menstrual blood. the chief of which is as bright as the Sun: ornamented with shining pearls and gems of dazzling appearance. sinuous graceful limbs. The Seer of the Armour is Dakshinamurti.Devadeva. her head adorned with pearls and diamonds. This thing which is secret is the form of all. (6) On the fourth Lunar Day of a Dark Fortnight one should recite the mantra at the arising of the Moon. The hero should recite (the mantra) 10. around her throat a necklace like a line of bees. glittering and bright. Speak of this to Me! Shri Bhairava -.000 times. fish. camphor. and by glistening jewels. white. The Devi is Tripurasundari. Then one may cause an enemy to flee. like a lotus stem. She wears a pearl diadem. O Charming One. On a riverbank. black pepper and tamarind. One should never reveal this high secret. Then one causes healing to occur. slender thread. adorned with pearl-like blossoms.
Shri Bala Paddhati
Now I will declare the Paddhati in its spoken form .(4) On an eighth day of the Bright Fortnight the sadhaka should recite (the mantra) in secret. coiled earrings. and having meditated. One should sacrifice a 10th part of this. surpassing nectar in its beauty. One should conceal it in the Kali Yuga.the essence of Shri Bala Tripureshvari. blue lotus. and hair of deer. (5) Dearest. beautiful and bedazzling. effulgent bracelets and other jewels. with a slender crescent Moon as crest gem. goat flesh and blood. her beautiful feet and toes like red lotuses with their petals. which gives the wished for siddhi to a sadhaka. Having recited a myriad times using the root Vidya. (Then) one may attract women.thus one may calm down great disputes. Having done morning acts those who are devoted should worship Devi. Pankti is the Metre. the Giver of Happiness. eggs. with jewelled coiled earrings. her mouth sweetly smiling. seated in Shirsha Asana. This puja is fruitless for those impure at the Three (Twilights). She herself being of the dazzling whiteness of snow. Giver of Subjugation. in her two right hands holding a rosary and bestowing boons. her three bright eyes effulgent as a swarm of sapphire bees. hide it as You would conceal Your own yoni. my very Self. with a face marked with a jewel as her forehead mark. a brilliant. Mahadeva. O Lady of Heroes. flowers. covered in gold and by other precious metals. fish. many betel leaves. scented and sweet like creeping vines. Then one becomes Siddha. expander of devotees who please You. Great Good Fortune and Eloquence. should do sadhana on the best of pedestals. (8) On a great eighth day (of the dark Lunar fortnight) a person1 having bathed. one should recite the mantra 10.
Shri Bala Tripura is the Devata.000 Name-Hymn of Shri Bala Sundari. Nor is he afraid of death or anxious about sin. protect me in Water! Sarvamangala. Hail to the Application on all the limbs. Aim is the Seed. and Mahalakshmi in the South West! May Chamunda protect me in the North West. Dear One. May the Vagbhava Aim protect my head. I say to You that this is most certainly true.000 Names of Bala
Shri Devi . genitals and feet! May Aim Klim Sauh protect my face. Rishi Nyasa :Hail to Bhargava the Seer on the head. One should well hide it. it is revealed out of deep and amorous affection for You. and Maheshvari in the North! May Kaumari protect me in the South East. her navel is adorned with a ruby. and is the cause of Knowledge. with a Kala of the Moon on her forehead. (Of this 1. a book and a rosary in her upper hands and the other hands. Hail to the Linchpin Klim on the navel. He dwells in the realm of Shiva. Hail to Anushtubh the Metre on the mouth. and Bala shield me in my siddhi! May Ha Sa Ka La Hrim Sauh Bhairavi shield my throat. and Vaishnavi in the South! May Varahi protect me in the West. He is never poor. Whoever does it knows no fear or disease.girdle. speak! O Lord God. Hail to the Seed Aim in the genitals. Hail to the Shakti Sauh on the feet. She holds a noose. protect me everywhere! This Armour is called "Names of the Goddess" and is hard to obtain! The pure person with concentrated mind should arise and recite it at dawn. Sauh is the Shakti. form of Consciousness. Hail to Shri Bala the Devata in the heart. the Mahadevi. protect me at night! Shubhankari shield me in all my actions! May Brahmani protect me in the East. the hidden essence of Bala. O Auspicious One.Shri Natha Shankara. glittering anklets.
The 1. shield my navel! Manobhava. a goad. shield my anus! Mother of the Cosmos (Jagad Ambika). O Ocean of Wine 1 If You have compassion for Me Shambhu. O One with Thighs like Plantain Stems. Anushtubh is the Metre. and she has a bracelet of shells. and the point between my eyes! Subhaga protect my forehead! Bhaga shield my throat! Bhagodevi protect my heart! Bhagasarpini. protect me in Aether! Bhuvaneshvari. and Indrani in the North East! Mahamaya. O Devi. I will speak to You of Her 1. how may one obtain the yoga-power of full devotion.By devotion to Shakti one comes to know the entire vermilion ocean of Bliss. The application by reading it are the four aims of Mankind.000 Names. protect my feet! Narayani. Whoever meditates on how Devi is hymned immediately gains the whole mass of happiness. whosoever should recite this Armour having not been initiated into Shri Vidya gains no fruit. protect my penis! May the auspicious Lady. reveal that which is well-hidden! Shri Bhairava -. the Queen of Queens. Klim the linchpin. Bhargava is the Seer. and the Kamaraja Klim my heart! May the Shakti Bija Sauh protect me in my navel.
. nor is he vanquished by death. shield my belly! Bhagamala. shield me in Earth! Varada. Bliss-Maker. but is struck by lightning. and may Sa Ka La Sundari shield me in the region of the navel! May Mahatripurasundari shield my brow.
With Breasts like the Paradise Tree on Mount Meru. With Dishevelled Clothing. Increasor of Strength. The Lovely Giver of Happiness. Gold Vessel. Effulgent as 10. Her Mouth is Full of Tambula. Happy and Peaceful One. I meditate on Bala on the Red Lotus. Creeper Granting All Wishes. Lovely Sweet Form. Worshipped by Mahendra. Form of the Fourth. Truly Affectionate. Auspicious Sphere of Action. Gazelle Eyed. Passionate. Cool as 10. Klim hail to the little fingers. Mahalakshmi. With a Beautiful Crest Gem like a Little Moon. Intoxicated with Wine-Essence. Dweller in the Purna Pitha. Face like the Disc of the Moon. Deep Left Thing. Beautiful Queen. Taste. Her Lovely Braided Hair adorned with Flowers.000. Dalliance. Manifestation of the Elements.000 Suns. Charming. Lady of Treasure. With Tinkling Golden Anklets. Irresistible Shakti. Actress. Means by which Heaven is Attained. Mother Ruling All. Shiva. Essence Body. Supremely Compassionate. Klim obeisance to the index fingers. Lotus-Eyed One. holding Book and Rosary. Having a Beautiful Pearl Necklace. Kala. Santoshima. One Gazing Long.
. Shankari. Suitable Essence. Essence. Boon Giver of Erotic Form. Ocean of Ultimate Bliss. Magnificence of all Earthly Kings. Adorned with a Garland of Gems. Graceful One. Shankari. Eager-Goddess. Walking Beautifully. Her Mind is Filled with Sexual Bliss. Queen. Lady Moving in the Cosmos. Having a Vermilion Forehead Mark. Bearing Goad and Noose as Weapons and Giving Boons. Empress. Flow of Love. Sauh to the front and backs of the hands hail Thus the heart and other Nyasa are related. Rajyalakshmi. Essence of Passion. Sauh hail to the middle fingers.  Chief One. bestowing boons and banishing fears. Aim hail to the ring fingers. Playing with Love's Arrow. Having a Mantra which is the Self of Bindu and Nada. Ultimate Treasure of the Path of Devotion. Shri Lakshmi. Pleasing and Happy.000. All-complete. with a Kala of the Moon as Her ornament. Meditation-) Wearing red clothes. Clear Eyed One. Supporter of the Cosmos. Excellence. Complete. An Effulgent Gem sits between Her Breasts. effulgent as the rising Sun. The Universe. Arrow Limbed One Shedding Nectar.Aim hail to the thumbs. Absolute. Fond of Gold Ornaments. Fond of Blossoms.000 Moons. Rejoicing in a Garland of Coral Tree Blossoms. Kala of Sexual Play the Colour of Blossom. Pleasing and Supremely Blissful Vermilion One. Ultimate Mover in the Cosmos. Light. Creatrix. Holding Arrows and Sugar Cane Bow in Her Two Beautiful Hands.
Many-Bodied. Humming One. Subtle. Form of the Linga. Drenched in a Shower of Nectar. Bright as a Fragment of a Half Moon. Dear. Shankari. Shadow of the Ruby Red Lotus. Consisting of Bhaga. Beautiful in Bearing. Situated in the Ajna Lotus. Excited Eyed. Vowel-Being. Shining like 10. Charming.000.  Excellent Oral Lore. Intoxicated with Wine Nectar. Sharp. Maiden. Sexually Playing in the Muladhara. Yoni Mudra. Charming Limbed One Rejoicing in Intercourse. Highest Being and Origin of Wine. Lotus-Bliss. Self Dissolved in Consciousness Meditation. Refuge. Dear One. Delighted by Intoxicating Liquor. Partner. Inmost Quality. Having Sweet Nectar. Taking Pleasure.000. Jivatma. Slender Thread. Consisting of Eternity and Joy. Auspicious. Essence of Kula Nectar. Emanatrix. Bhaga Yantra. Like a Flame in the Anahata. The Marvellous Risen Disc of the Sun. Yoni which is the Sound of Knowledge. Encircled by Countless Flowers and Fruit. Garland of Letters. Gazelle Eyed. Splendid as 10. Bhaga. Hereditary Music.000 Suns. Self Created. Beloved of Shiva. Mad with Bliss in Sexual Intercourse. Lucky. Giver of Fortune. Essence of the Tortoise Chakra. Pure Sound. Devoted to All Good Fortune. Powerful. Kamakala. Dwelling in the Six Chakras. Lovely Bhaga (Female Genitals). Loved. Colour of Pollen. Expanding Ocean of Redness. Still and Joyful Nectar. Made of Gems. Very Red. Root Form.
. Beneficent. Dissolved in Sound. Evil Spell. Beautiful Bhaga. Siddhi-Kala. Eyes Full of Love. Lovely. Form of Bhaga. Fond of Moistness. Seated on a Great Pedestal. Shambhavi. Vishuddha. Form of Bindu. Sound of 10. White and Red.000 Bells. Golden Music. Song. Auspicious Liquor. Wild. Self of Shakti. Wearing Innumerable Earrings and Removing Fear. True Form of Root Action.Vermilion Essence. Mother Matrika. Triple Circle. Dwelling in the fourth. Completely Full. Fire of the Kula Kunda. Situated in the Manipura. Moving Gracefully. Very Beloved. Beautiful Slender Creeper. Beloved of the Self. Shining. Satisfied. Respected. Dwelling in the centre of the Bhaga. Longing For It. Root Cause. Chaste. Residing in the Awakened Being. Place of Fullness. Skilful. Kala of the Bliss of Yoni and Linga. Highest Bhaga. Fortunate Gladdener.000 Moons. Little Moon. To be Enjoyed. Wicked Deed. Beauteous as Madira Wine. One's Own. Goddess of Love. Svadisthana.000. Sound of the Drum.
Her Nose Like the Tip of a Til Blossom. Suvasini. Cosmic Dancer. Her Fingers Adorned with Jewels with Beautiful Lines between Her Fingers. Wearing a Beautiful Waist Cloth. The Beautiful and Ever-present Boon Giving One. Her Lotus Hands the Colour of Copper and Her Lovely Nails Shining like Gems. Dwelling in the Forehead. Carrying Noose. One With Breasts Heavy with Milk. With Bracelets Entwined Round Her Clothes. Padmini of the Essence of Nectar. Brightly Coloured Yantra. Truly Beautiful. Rejoicing in Sideways Glances. Vermilion Ocean. Her Forehead Shining Like Gold. Her Lively Eyes Smeared with Orpiment. Very Slender of Waist. With a ShellLike Neck. Destroyer of the Family of Demons. With a Young Moon as Her Shining Diadem. Most Beautiful of Divinities. Beloved Cow of Heaven. Each Ear like Half a Leaf and resembling a New Moon. Six-Sectioned One. With a Vermilion Forehead Mark. Wearing Alluring Gems. With Hidden Ankles. Great Happiness Who is the Absolute as Sound. The Fourth. One with Slowly Turned Down Eyes Gazing Long and Sweetly. Perfect Nectar.
. Intelligent. Her Two Feet Meditated on by Yogis. Very Beautiful Cheeks. Panchami. True Form of Bindu Nada. Knowledge Vine. Her Gold Earrings Studded with Gems. Delighted. Tripartite Primordial One. fiveSectioned One. Being with Sections. Free from Idleness. Goddess of Awakened Intelligence. Dear to Nataraja. Meru Circle. With the Sun as a Gem in Her Diadem. One with Rounded Body. Her Buttocks Like the Brows of an Elephant. Goddess of Dream. Mother of the Letters. Spring Creeper of Fragrant White Flowers (Madhavi). Radiant Mouth. Consciousness Vine. Adorned with Dishevelled Hair. Like a Row of Scarlet Rays From a Dawn Sun. Her Limbs Extending Like Many Lotus Roots. Deep Sleep. Male and Female Dancer. Abode of Dream. Web of Consciousness. Truly Wise. four-Sectioned One. With Coiled and Begemmed Earrings. Her Lips Like Tender Shoots. Worshipped in the Vedas. Ocean of Wine Nectar. The Hair of Her Pubic Region like a Line of Serpents. Three Lettered One. Her Two Thighs Close Together Like the Cheeks of an Elephant.Pleased by Kadamba Wine. Radiant Nectar of Sexual Desire. Shodashi. Adorned with Various Beautiful Jewels. Goad and Bow. Kameshi. Refuge of the Watchful in the Waking State. Having 16 Sections. Sixteen Lettered One. Her Two Beautiful Breasts Like the Mandara Tree. Wearing a Breast Plate for Battle. With a Halo. To Be Seen in Dream. Stream of Rasa. Supreme Kala. With Teeth Like Little Pearls. Her Womanly Deep Navel Encircled by Three Lines. Goddess of Mantra and Yantra. Handsome. With a Face like the Full Moon. Giving True Fortune. Her Beautiful Knees and Legs like Unworldly and Bright Paradise Trees. Chief Thing. Her Ears Like Blossoming Flowers. Her Anklets Adorned with Gems and Making a Charming Ringing Sound. Above the Letters. Wearing a Pearl Necklace which is Like the Ganges in Flood and Her Voice Like a Bird. Autumnal.
Bearing a Kala on Her Head. Residing in Kalas. Deluding the Mind. Colourful One. Moon. Lady of the Three Cities. Worshipped by Kulas. Wide Expanse of the Ocean of Nectar. Dwelling in a Yantra. Worshipped by Lords of Wealth. Mohini. Partner of Rudra. With Beautiful Buttocks. Garland of Light Emanating Blossoms. Truly Served. Fragrance. Lady of Hosts. Pusha. Queen of Kama. Dhriti. Pure Yoni. Coming in Love Making. Showing Her Menses. Giving Boons to Gods. Mother of the Gods. Bala.
. Devata Resorted to by (Rishi) Vasishta. Vasha. Mahendri. Form of Sacrifice. Served in Heaven. Shakambhari. Kalas of the Moon. Rajini. True in Actions. Satisfied by Kings. Benefic. Intoxicated with Sexual Desire. Daughter of Man. Beautiful Eyed. Very Inner Whore. Vashini. Auspicious Mother. Initiation. With a Garland of Rays. Secret Mother. Sarasvati. Beloved. With a Bright Garland. Dwelling in the Female Sex Organ Yantra. Earth. Lakshmi. Deludress of Love. Beautiful Tripura. City Devata. Giver of the Fruits of Sacrifice. Mother of Sadhakas. Satisfied. Bhaga. Exalted. Kullika. All Love Dalliance is Her True and Sacred Pedestal. Her Feet Causing Growth. Siddhi Cave. Waving Peacock Plumes. Wearing a Pure Red Rosary. Dwelling in the Red and Blue Lotus. Having Gems on Her Breasts. Worshipped With Five Arrows. True Form of Love Making. Wearing Various Beautiful Jewels. Artful. Cause of Creation of the Beautiful Svayambhu Menses. Perfume Diffusing in the Cosmos. Wearing Flowers. Shoshini. Liking Red. Intent on Sex Play. Worshipped by Hosts. Kameshvari. Life of the Gods. With Beautiful Breasts. True Maiden. Self of all Love Play. Riddhi. Having All Characteristics. With the Breasts of a Young Maiden. Dakshina. Residing in the Upper Trikona. (400] Protectress of Shri Goloka and all the Worlds. With Beautiful Body. Fond of Flowers. Her Beautiful Buttocks Swaying Slowly. Smeared with Red and Adorned with Red Gems. Cry of Orgasm. Shakti Hole. Sumana. Bliss of Svayambhu Menses. Dwelling in a Yoga Pedestal. True Shadow. Refuge of the Best Sadhakas. Subhaga. Mother of Siddhas. With a Very Beautiful Peacock Feather Crest aim. Pleased by Worship. Rejoicing in Resolution. Nandini. Lakshanavati.Lopamudra. Worshipped by Conquerors of Cities. Pleased by Spring. Worshipped by the Celestial Cow. Chaste. Fond of Svayambhu Menses. Truly Good. Dwelling in the Ocean Full of Milk. Place of Svayambhu Menses. Youthful and Intoxicated. Dwelling in Beauty. Liberation. Initiated Matrika. Nandi Vidya. Pleased and Satisfied by Svayambhu Menses. Mother of Menses and Semen. Giving Birth to All. Beloved. Most Powerful Wizardess. Without Qualities. Devi of Goloka. Satisfied Destructrix of Obstacles. With Parts. Giver of Sexual Love. Giving Success in Love to Those Seeking Love. Menstruating Girl. Rati. Full Amrita. Very Red. Oral Lore. Golden Mother. Priti. Duti. Dissolved in Beautiful Scents. Form of the Quintessence. Rising Full Moon.
Expander of Yoga. Giver of Dominion and Happiness. Lady. Female Foot Soldier. Free from Passion. Brave in Love. The Matrika Fond of Love Making. Dweller in Kalas. Madhyama. Fond of All Castes. Samarasya. Mother (Amba).Residing in the Linga Yantra. Moving in sadhana. Victorious. Dwelling in the Banner. Creatrix of All. Yogini. Body of Bija. The Vidya Making All Content. Supreme Wine of the Moon. Dwelling in Moon and Sun. Mahishi. Skilled in Sword and Missile. Pilgrimage. The Inner Atma without Parts Known as Akula. Very Self Situated in Vidya Kala. Knower of Shiva' s Semen. Vaikhari. Served by Unified Consciousness-Bliss. Origin of All.  Goddess of Wealth. Giver of Desires. Consisting of Brahmins and Kshatriyas. Mallasena. Tara.Kala. Little Mother. Knowledge With All its Parts. Attainable by Knowledge. Patient One. Great Giver of the Heroic Mood to Pashus. Bearing Hosts. True Form of the Substances Used in Offering and Giver of Success in Worship. Beautiful Self of Kula. Pleased One. Uma. Essence Place. Queen Shri. Very Subtle Lotus Girl (Padmini). Lovemaking. Worshipped by Kings. Banner. Fragrant. True Kula. Fond of Her Priests. Consciousness. The Ultimate Matrika of Warriors. Highest Rasa. Supreme One Female Form Fond of Love-Making. Multitude of Sacrifices. Dissolved in Things. The Diffusion of Shanta and Bodha Kalas. Shakti of Menses and Semen. Dwelling in the Bliss of Love Making. Supreme Being. Jewel. Dear to Sadhakas. Supreme Quintessence. Tarini. Abode of Shiva. The Supreme Paramatma. The Light of the Supreme Absolute. Creatrix. Celestial One. Consisting of Nectar. Bearer of All. Enlivening in Battle. Burning One. All Nectar.
. Messenger of Knowledge. Intoxicated with Rasa. Wine Goddess. The Kala and Inner Essence of the Highest Knowledge. Accessible to Knowledge. Abiding in Necklaces of Gems. With Hosts. Swift One (Tarani). Shadowy One. Supreme Being Indwelling in Kalas. Moving in Eternity. Full. Gayatri. Liberation Kala. Bliss of the Flowers of Sexual Intercourse. Mover in the Ultimate Good. Wealth. Battle Array. Brahmin Girl. Crusher of Great Armies. Dwelling in the Play of Hamsa. Dwelling in Heaps of Gems. Opposing Evil. Beautiful Parasol. Giving the Wished For Goal. The Fourfold Shakti. Fond of Success.  Body of Shambhu. Origin of Knowledge. Bestower of the Heroic Frame of Mind. Successful. The Bliss of Atma Kala. Increasor of the Bliss of Yogis and Yoginis. Knower of the Inner Core Dissolved in the Shiva Linga. Emanatrix of the Two Parts of Hamsa. Initiated. Four Kalas. Delighting in the Bliss of the Absolute. Origin. Self of the King of Bija. One Whose Head is Bathed. Consisting of Shiva and Shakti. Pashyanti. Chaste One. Yogini of Sexual Intercourse. Grace. Acting like Kings Act. Provided with Great Hoards of Treasure. Dweller in the Four Kalas. Prostitute. Giver of True Heroism to Heroes. State of Happiness in Sexual Intercourse. Attainable by Yoga. Steady.
Samaya Ananda Nathini. Bala. Mahavidyeshvari Nitya. All-Bewildering One. Mind's Delusion. Pancha Vidya. Primordial Playful One. Highest of All. Desire. Durga. Bhagamalini. Mahalakshmi. Kameshi. Shri Vidya. Kula Sundari. Worshipped by Hosts of Yoginis. Giver of All Desires to Sadhakas. Freer from Difficulties. Matrika. Vishva Ananda Nathini. Bherunda. Shrividya. Dwelling in Three Shiva Chakras. Supreme Shambhavi Without Parts. Little Usurer. Protectress. Supreme Light Source. Supreme Guru. Vahni-Mandala-Vasini. Vijaya. Dwelling in the Centre of the Disc of the Sun. Pacifier. Self of the Manava Augha Gurus.Dwelling in the Cosmos Like Jewelled Rays.
. Sarvamangala. Ultimate Secret. Consisting of Devi-Anandanath. Form of Shivanandanath. Annapurna. Lady Kaulesha Anandanath. Aindri. One Who Dwells in the Letters of Matrika. Body of Klinnanga Ananda (Nath). Giver of Happiness to the Multitude of Siddhas. Devata of the Southern Amnaya. Lakshmi. Support of Kula. Host of Gurus. Consisting of Veda Ananda Nath. Priya Ananda Nathini. With Beautiful Ears. Pancha Lakshmi. Staying in the Vindhya Forest. Nityaklinna. Life of the Universe. Gagana Ananda (Nathini). Giver of Success in the Field. Matangi. All Encompassing and Complete One. Creating and Indwelling the Nine Chakras. One who Extends Herself Beautifully. Supreme Effulgence. Origin of Kula. Shiva Duti. Dwelling in the Twice Born. Intoxicated with Rasa. Bhuvaneshvari. Body of the Siddha Augha. Worshipped in Festivals. Auspicious (Shiva) Shakti. Sahaja Ananda Nathini.  Vichitra. Fond of Those Who Sing the Praises of Their Own Guru. Body of the Sixteen Nityas. Called the All Protecting One. Panchakoshi. Consisting of Kalas. Devata of the Northern Amnaya. Nilapataka. Primordial Lady of the Worlds. Nandana Ananda Nathini. Trikuta. Lady Samaya Anandanath. Source of Amrita. Known as the Giver of All Great Good Fortune. Panchakalpalata. Appeaser of Those Fallen From the Three Rules of Conduct. Jvalamala. Going Under Various Guises. Devata of the Western Amnaya. Lovely Lady. True Form of Shaktyanandanath. Known as Bewilderer of the Three Worlds. In the Form of All Words. Wanton. Doer of Actions. Beloved of the God of Love. Black One. Varahi. Refuge. Shrividya Tvarita. Vimala Ananda Nathini. Residing in the Exalted Kula Amnaya. Body of Sva Atma Ananda. Augmentor of All. Pure. Parijateshvari. Kulesha Ananda Nathini. Making and Dwelling in the Bindu Chakra. Cow of Plenty. Self of the Three Shaktis. Madana Ananda Nathini. Residing in the Eastern Amnaya. Tvarita. Form of the Divyaugha. Siddha Lakshmi. Lady Prakashananda. Mahatripurasundari. Shri Vidya. Guru Shakti. Lady Shukla Devi Ananda Nath. Wine. Lady of the Gurus of the Gurus. Lady of the Central Lion Throne. Nitya. Lakshmi Giving All Dominion. Pancharatneshvari. Little Moon of the Cosmic Pleasure Garden. Body of the Highest Guru. Shiva-Shakti. Bestower of Complete Happiness. Worshipped by Kubera. Panchabaneshi.
Kaulini. Vision of Shakti. Cause of All Good Fortune. Brahmi. Iccha in the South West. Giver of all Happiness & Dominion. Jayini. Destroyer of All Evil. Self of All Dominion Who consists of the Weapons. Having the Body of Vishnu. Having the Body of Mercury. Vagdevi. Atma Akarshana. Shakti consisting of Mantra. Rupa Akarshana. Shabda Akarshana. Mahalakshmi. Ananga Kati Mekhala. Knowing All. Kameshvari the Indra Shakti. Attractor of All. Prakamya in the North East. Smritya Akarshana. Dwelling in the Missile. Shakti causing All Subjugation. Devi Consisting of All Knowledge. Giver of All Prosperity. The Absolute. Vashitva in the North West. Destroyer of All Ailments. Devi made of All Bliss. Lady Residing in the Inner 10 Angles. Form of the Sixteen Vowels. Bija Akarshana. Dweller in the Square & Trikona. Chamunda. Alleviator of All Death. Devi Kameshvari. Shaktii of All. Kameshi Goad Form. Cause of Successful Siddhi. Lady Bestowing All Protection. Sparsha Akarshana. Shakti of the Eight Divisions of the Alphabet. Lady of the 14 Angle Chakra. Chitta Akarshana. Devi Giving All. Mahatripurasundari. Presiding Devi of Kamagiri. Lady giving All Desires to a Sadhaka.
. True Form of All Adharas. Kameshvari Arrow Form. Having the Body of Shiva. Buddhi Akarshana. Form of Siddha. Anangankusha. With Amorous Three Eyes. Tripureshi. Aindri. Shakti giving All Wealth. Residing in the Sphere of Fire. Shakti Beloved of All. Devi giving All Siddhi. Kameshi Bow Form. Lady of the Sampradaya. Modini. Giver of All Great Good Fortune.  Knowledge Mudra. Dissolved in the Chakra of Places. Giver of All Dominion. Rahasya Yogini. Ananga Kusuma Shakti. Four Square One. Kameshi Noose Form. Lady who gives All Love. Varahi. Kshobhini. Mahankusha. Dwelling in the 10 Triangles. Ananga Malini. Lady giving Great Good Fortune. Devi Tripura Malini. Ananga Rekha. Queen of the All Agitating Chakra. Shakti causing the Dualities to Disappear. Kamakarshini Shakti. Dhairya Akarshana. Shakti giving the Fruit of All Desires. Shrimat Tripurasundari. Unmadana. Dravini Mudra. Having the Body of the Sun. Causing All to Flee. Full of All Sexual Desire. Ishitva Divinity of the Southern Door. True Form of Tattva and Mudra. Amrita Akarshini. Ahankara Karshini. Residing in the Wheel of Creation. Dwelling in the Sarvashapura Chakra. Ananga Madanatura. Lady of the Guptatara Shaktis. Cause of All Agitation. Dwelling in the Ten Parts. Going in the Lowermost Angle of the Triangle. Ananga Vega. Yoni Mudra. Tripureshi. Liberator from All Sorrow. Maheshvari. Aruna. Making and Dwelling in the Eight Petals. Mahima Shakti Devi. Devi Beautiful in All Limbs. Bija. Shakti causing All Delusion. Giver of Siddhi in the eight Angles.Own Lady. Kaumari. Seed of the Sun. Nama Akarshini. Akarshana. Divinity of the Head. Mahima in the East. Pleasant One. Lady Destroying All Disease. Shakti Gladdening All. Dwelling in Each Door. Nigarbha Yogini. Satisfied by All Ritual Accessories. Giver of All Siddhi. Dwelling in the Sixteen Petals. Bhukti in the South East. Khechari. Rasa Akarshana. Shakti causing Crushing. Divinity of the Top of the Head. Shakti causing Sexual Awakening. Dwelling at the Doors. Shakti who gives Colour to All and Everything.  Siddhi-Tripura-Vasini. Dwelling in the Heart. True Form of All Protection. Vashini. Having the Body of Brahma. Temple of the Flow of Nectar. Vaishnavi. Anima in the West. Ananga Madana. Sharira Akarshinidevi. Parapararahasya. Destructress of All Obstacles. Shakti causing all Paralysis. Gandha Akarshana. Vimala. Laghima in the North. Lady giving the Fruit of All Actions. Sarveshvari.
this is the quintessence. throat. Those with faults who would attack him become fearful. surrounded by gems and horses. the Salt Vermilion Waves of Bala giving all satisfaction. lac. Planets. at night.000 names in the tantras. Women of all classes become completely subjugated by him. If he should recite day and night. and so forth. Supporter of All Manifestation in the Cosmos. always in a good position. If one should then carry this on one 's head. beautiful. and his enemy crushed. like slaves before a king. they sing adoringly of him. Mahatripurasundari. mad with lust. he becomes peaceful of mind. and his state is not afflicted with calamities. things are eased. Vishnu Shakti at Jalandhara.
. Lady of All Mantras. Lady of All Vidyas. Chief of the Whole of the Chakras. Swords and missiles hurt not his limbs. and during puja in the morning. like the Ganges in flood. Residing in the Sphere of the Sun. Poison becomes like wine-nectar for him. and destroys cruel elements and enemies. There is nothing greater than this in the three Worlds for protection. medicines are bestowed on one. Lady of All Tattvas and Dominions. She bestows jewels of various kinds. He becomes able to expound the various meanings of various verses. Undivided Lady holding Dominion over All Pithas. agriculture bestows rich harvests. His offspring become rulers. Shakti with Eyes Intoxicated with Bliss. his speech like gracious blossoms. and all dominion. Dearest. Shastras unknown to him are constantly revealed. Lady Residing in the Sphere of All Bliss. this hymn may be recited at all times. one gains happiness and health. one becomes wealthy. with beautiful enraptured eyes. free from strife. Rudra Shakti in the Leftmost Angle. O Parvati. Brahma Shakti in the Sphere of the Moon. Spoken speech and verse musically flow from him. it is the cause of strength and virility. very alluring. pictures. becoming skilled in the entire essence of all. Whosoever reads this ultimate hymn whilst meditating on Kamakala has women in a state of subjugation seeking him. or sunflowers. On a fortunate day. Sarva-Kameshvari. Without Duality. The host of opponents are paralysed. most certainly. Tripura-Atma-Maheshvari. wealthy. colouring it with rochana. making the womb of the yantra (=triangle) of gold or silver hue. Anuragini Dwelling at Purnagiri. one should awaken Bala. His country prospers. alluring. diseases. victorious. wealth. Supreme True Form of the Absolute. Shakti. O Parameshvari. Extended in the Cosmos. If in a difficult situation. and gains love. Dwelling Within All Chakras. He dwells happily in palaces. are all banished. anxieties. Secret One Dwelling in the Bindu. successful. in this act of subjugation. and sons and daughters are born if one wishes it. Those known to him please him. [1. Mahamaya. or near to one's heart or navel. For a person. ailments are alleviated. intoxicated with sexual desire. and all created things in all the worlds become subject to him. there is no doubt of it. ministers of the king. He knows satiety of love through feminine desire. and (answers all) requests. and the heavenly cow seems to dwell for him on earth. Lady of All Chakras. is pleased. Lady of All Speech. Enemies are destroyed. without question. Womb of the Dualities. Unextended in the Cosmos. of all sets of 1. kumkum. Ultimate Bliss Sundari. Dweller in Herself. the Giver of All Dominion and Happiness. having worshipped and established Her. She bestows whatever desires a person has. red dye. This bestows beautiful palaces. one becomes the (very essence of) Yogamaya.000] Thus the celestial cause of Supreme Bliss has been declared. shoulder. All Yogeshvari. Great elephants shower him with streams of nectar. Auspicious Lady of the Sphere of the Triangle. When Bala.Lady Dwelling in the Rightmost Angle. he becomes noble and very beautiful. having written the yantra of Devi on birch-bark. If one should perform the yoga continually for six months. without idleness. if the knower of Yoga should continually practise for a period of nine nights.
who make no efforts. Aim is the Bija.Shiva. he is blessed with the results of 100 sacrifices (Yajna). Pankti is the Metre. wealth is gained. one should always conceal it. the undevoted. one gains the fruit of worship. O Sundari. If the best of sadhakas should recite and read this devotedly he knows Knowledge. is found there. the impure. fraudulent. Bliss and Unity. One should recite it very carefully having established oneself in the six fold Nyasa. There the 16 letters are the greatest thing. indolent. there I . It should be given to those who are devoted. as it is the cause of liberation. In whichever dwelling this stotra is placed and written out. (Dakshinamurti is the Rishi of this stotra-mantra of Shri Bala Tripurasundari.Parvati. in the state of Sadashiva. now I speak of the Hymn of Devi Bala. the best of all hymns.
Shri Bala Stotra
Shri Bhairava said . daughters. O Varanana. its application when reciting it is pleasing Shri Bala. one may read the hymn. gives wealth and grain. One becomes like the Aeon Creeper (Kalpalata). This. Jyotsna. Having heard the secret Panchanga.that discriminating person who is attached to devotion to Bala. If a sadhaka should steadily recite this whilst in Latayoga. He becomes one with the Bliss of the Absolute. offering blossoms to the gazelle-eyed (partner). In the best of all tantras is the puja of Bala. the unstable or the stupid. and the fruit of one's desires are achieved. Hari and Kamala always dwell. one should never give this to those who are not pupils. whilst engaging in sexual intercourse (Latayoga). increases a host of qualities. by reading this hymn. O Varanana. O Deveshi. whilst bearing Her. Klim is the Kilaka. O Deveshi. Brahma and the other (devatas) worship his feet. In whichever city this best of sadhaka dwells. and augments devotion. and it is as if all the sacred waters spring from this place.
Hail to Dakshinamurti on the head Hail to the Metre Pankti on the mouth Hail to the Devata Shri Bala in the heart Hail to the Bija Aim on the navel Hail to the Shakti Sauh on the genitals Hail to the Linchpin Klim on the feet Hail to the Application when Reciting on all limbs
Aim to the heart obeisance Klim to the head Sauh to the peak Aim to the armour Klim to the eyes Sauh to the missile
Aim to the thumbs hail Klim to the index fingers Sauh to the middle fingers Aim to the ring fingers Klim to the little fingers Sauh to the front & back of the hands
. Shri Bala Tripurasundari is the Devata. those deficient of Vishnu bhakti.It gives sons. he himself becomes like Shiva -. Sauh is the Shakti.
one should recite the King of Your Mantras known as the triple syllable Kamaraja. One should not give it to the undevoted. is revealed. and in Her other hands giving boons and holding a fully blossomed white water lotus. Thus this stotra of Devi Bala. dispelling fear. which consists of mantra. the circles. holding book. consisting of ultimate Mantra. the eight petalled lotus. and should conceal it as if it were Your own yoni. the colour of the Japa rose. O Tripura. worshipping Bala in the Bindu Pitha. and bring all to Completion. One becomes greater than God or Guru. that of Kameshvari. One should recite Aim. Saura and Lakshmi. O Tripura Bhavani. Mother of the three Worlds! You Who Manifest. One should recite Sauh. in order to become greater than Shiva. Whosoever should recite this hymn of Tripura. Within the course of one day. becomes garlanded (praised) on earth. and in three days becomes equal to Shukra. and has dominion and so forth of the partner of the Lord of the Mountains.(Meditation:) Like the coloured red rays of the Sun shining brightly through red dust.
. Thus one should establish in one's heart the eternally beautiful form Bala. Play. the core of the Absolute (Brahmapada). within the city of the lotus of six petals. Self-Existent! One should worship in the rectangle. The person initiated in Kula should worship the earthly and most beautiful and alluring courtesan. at night or at dawn.