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Triangle in Yantra : Trikona

The triangle (strongemTrikona/em/strong) is the symbol of strongShakti/strong, the feminine energy or aspect of Creation. The triangle pointing down represents the strongemYoni/em/strong, the feminine sexual organ and the symbol of the supreme source of the Universe, and when the triangle is pointing upwards it signifies intense spiritual aspiration, the sublimation of one's nature into the most subtle planes and the element of fire (emAgni...

What is a Yantra

h1What is a Yantra ?/h1 strongYantra/strong literally means "support" and "instrument", the suffix 'tra' in Sanskrit means instrument. strongYantras/strong are the geometrical form of a divinity. strongYantras/strong can be drawn, engraved or painted on gold, silver, copper, crystal, birch, bone, paper and Vishnu stone (emshaligrama/em) and sometimes on earth (Rangoli) for decoration. They are rarely three-dimensional. A strongYantra/strong is...

Lotus in Yantra : Padma Kamal

h1Padma Kamal in Yantra: The Lotus (PADMA Kamal)/h1 strongThe lotus symbol/strong (or its petals) is both a symbol of purity and variety, every lotus petal representing a distinct aspect. The lotus in a YANTRA represents freedom from multiple interference with the exterior (purity) and expresses the absolute force of the Supreme Self. Triangles and Circles are often surrounded by enclosing circles and a group or groups of petals, in which are...

Dot in Yantra : Bindu

h1Bindu in Yantra: The Dot (BINDU)/h1 img src="images/yantra/bindu2.png" border="0" alt="bindu" title="point" /The dot (emBindu/em) signifies the focalized energy and yantra's intense concentration. It can be evnisaged as a kind of energy deposit which can in turn radiate energy under other forms. The dot is usually surrounded by different surfaces, either a triangle, a hexagon, a circle etc. These forms depend on the characteristic of the deity...

Circle in Yantra : Chakra

h1Chakra in Yantra : The Circle/h1 Another geometrical shape used in strongYANTRAS/strong is the circle em(CHAKRA)/em, representing the rotation, a movement closely linked to the shape of spiral which is fundamental in the Macrocosmic evolution. (A circle is the locus of all points in a plane at a constant distance, called the radius, from a fixed point, called the center.)At the same time, the circle represents perfection and the blissful...

How do Yantra works : Introduction

strongYantra/strong is a span style="text-decoration: underline;"form of energy/span. The idea is that every shape emits a very specific emfrequency/em and emenergy/em pattern. Certain 'powers' are ascribed to the various shapes. Some have 'evil' or span style="text-decoration: underline;"negative energies/span and some 'good' or span style="text-decoration: underline;"positive energies/span, but in strongYantra Yoga/strong only the beneficial...

Yantric Contour and Instructions for Yantra meditation

Every YANTRA is delimited from the exterior by a line or a group of lines forming its perimeter. These marginal lines have the function to maintain, contain and prevent the loss of the magical forces represented by the core structure of the YANTRA, usually the central dot. They also have the function to increase its magical and subtle force. The core of the YANTRA is composed of one or several simple geometrical shapes : dots, lines, triangles,...

Types of Yantra

The two main types of Yantra are Bhu and Meru. The former is flat, two dimensional, the latter is of pyramidal form. When not in use they should be stored carefully. Metal ones should be regularly cleaned to prevent corrosion &c. In worship they should be placed level on a pedestal or pitha. This may be as ornate or as simple as required. h1Yantras/h1 h1Vedic Yantra Results/h1 h2Akarshan Yantra/h2 strongMantra for Chanting:/strong...

Six Point Star in Yantra : Shatkon

h1The Six Points Star (SHATKONA) in a Yantra/h1 A typical combination often found in the graphical structure of a strongYantra/strong is the superposition of two triangles, one pointing upwards and the other downwards having one common center form a star with six points (SHATKONA in Hindi and Sanskrit). This form symbolically represents the union of strongemBrahm and Maya or Purush and Prakriti or Shiv and shakti/em/strong, without which there...

Square in Yantra : Bhupura

h1Introduction of Yantra: The Square (Bhupura)/h1 Between the simple geometrical elemets that compose strongYantras/strong there is also the sqaure (emBhupur/em). The square is usually the exterior limit of strongthe Yantra/strong and symbolically, it represents the element earth (strongPrithvi Tayyva/strong). Every Yantra starts from the center, often marked by a central strongdot (Bindu)/strong and ends with the outer square. This represents...