Sodas āksarī-mantra • •
By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Sodas aksari-mantra • •, Sodas AksarI-mantra • •, Sodas aaksari-mantra • •
By adding the letter ‘śrīri to the pañcadaśākṣarīmantra, the ṣoḍaśākṣarī-mantra is generated. It is a very powerful mantra of Lalitā-tripurasundarī, an aspect of the Devi It has to be received ceremonially from a qualified guru.
- Devi means Divine Mother Pārvatī.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore