Sodas āksarī-mantra • •

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

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[1] It has to be received ceremonially from a qualified guru.


  1. Devi means Divine Mother Pārvatī.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore