Sri Vidya Sadhana
Shri Vidya Sadhana is the sadhana to know and realize the highest Shakti, Adi Parashakti, who is called Tripura Sundari. Sri Vidya is self-cultivation. Knowing your soul and developing your abilities. Through the knowledge we get from this Vidya, we can develop our life at a higher level go beyond happiness and sorrow, and enjoy life in the true sense. This is a very ancient Vidya about which we can get different information from various texts. Information is received in different ways…
Other Names of Sri Vidya
Shri Vidya is also known by the names Lalita, Rajarajeshwari, Mahatripurasundari, Bala, Panchdashi, Shodashi, etc. It is the same in basic elements but according to the feeling and state, there are differences in it. The Shodashi Vidya in 10 Mahavidyas is a form of Shri Vidya. It is also called Brahma Vidya or Brahmamathi.
From the word Shri one understands Mahalakshmi and from the word Vidya one understands superiority.
Benefits of Sri Vidya
There are infinite confidential secrets hidden in the word Sri in the form of a seed mantra. We can know it only through sadhana. Wherever Sri is there, there are many achievements like happiness, wealth, glory, power, wealth, kingdom, self-upliftment, etc.
It is said that a Shrividya Sadhak attains lots of divine powers or siddhis on his journey to salvation like Word Siddhi, Omniscient Siddhi, Desire Siddhis, etc., which if used inappropriately can destroy not just the sadhak’s goal but also his life in many ways. That’s the reason this sadhana is considered very secretive and very mystical.
By achieving these achievements through Sri Vidya, one becomes happy, healthy, patient, brave, serious, and filled with divine qualities. By getting free from all the troubles of life and getting all the best pleasures. One attains salvation because this is the only knowledge that provides both pleasure and salvation.
Meaning of Sri
When we call someone respectfully, we definitely use the word Sri in front of his name, whether it is a God or a human being.
Therefore, by attaining self-knowledge through Shri Vidya Sadhana, one gets freedom from all the fears and pains of the world. In this Vidya, along with self-welfare, public welfare and the benefit of all classes are hidden.
Today we are living a life of humble slavery, by rising above it we can become superior and can share its benefits with others. Anyone can do this simple sadhana, there is no restriction of any kind in this sadhana. Both materialistic happiness and spiritual bliss are achieved with this Vidya and the person attains a high level of spiritual consciousness.
Types Of Sri Vidya
Sri Vidya Sadhana has three parts; Yantra, Mantra, and Sahasranama. Sri Yantra is the visible Goddess, mantra is the Shodashi Mantra of 16 Bija Aksharas and the Lalitha Sahasranama, which describes Tripura Sundari.
A Sadhaka has to learn and practice all these three parts to completely understand Sri Vidya and to achieve the blessings of Sri Tripura Sundari. After attaining Sri Vidya, the Sadhaka will be blessed with both material success in this world and moksha hereafter.
There are two forms of this sadhana, Subtle and Gross. The spiritual practice of the subtle i.e. soul element can also be done in the physical form through instruments, idols, etc. Manu, Chandra, Kuber, Lopamudra, Kamadeva, Agni, Surya, Indra, Kartikeya, and Durvasa Rishi also did this sadhana and provided it for the welfare of the entire world.