Learn Lalitha Sahasranama training online ( new batch) commencing on 25th June 2022. The program is conducted by Vedicology India in association with the Divinity Trust, Annanagar, Chennai. Lalitha Sahasranama’s training program is structured across 30 sessions on Saturdays or Sundays through live online mode and the average duration will be one hour and fifteen minutes hours/session. Vedicology team facilitates the Lalitha Sahasranama training program. Please note all our training programs are absolutely inclusive in nature – which means any person from any gender, background or location can participate in our programs. All that you need is absolute faith in Sri Lalitha Tripurasundari or Goddess Sridevi as she is fondly addressed by her devotees.
Learn Lalitha Sahasranama training online program equips the participants to understand the meaning of each name of the divine mother and chant each name in the Lalitha Sahasranama with the right pronunciation. The program will be facilitated in English and Telugu language. English and Telugu sessions are conducted separately. Lalita Sahasranamam comprises a thousand names of Goddess Lalita. The names are arranged as hymns (stotras).
Lalitha Sahasranama Significance
Lalitāmbikā is the embodiment of compassion as She is fondly addressed as Śrī Mātā, which means the mother of the universe. She is fondly worshipped through many means such as worshipping Śrī Cakra, meditating on Her through Japa mantra-s such as Pañcadaśī and Sodaśī, singing Her praise through various verses, etc. The most important among the last ones is Her most celebrated Sahasranāma, which was authored by Her very close attendants in Her presence and in Her place. Every name used in this Sahasranāma has got gross and subtle meaning. Sahasra means one thousand and nāma means name. Nāma does not merely refer to names, but also to Her forms and attributes. She engulfs the universe through Her delusionary influence called māyā. Śiva has given Her full authority for effectively administering the universe.
Composition of Lalitha Sahasranamam
Lalita sahasranama is said to have been composed by Eight Vaag Devis (Vaag Devatas) under the control of Lalita. The sahasranama claims that” You can worship Lalitha only if she wishes us to do this”. Lalitha Saharanama’s text is a dialogue between Hayagriva (an avatar of Mahavishnu) and Sage Agastya. The temple at Thirumeyachur, near Kumbakonam, is said to be where Agastya was initiated into this sahasranama. An alternate version is that the Upanishad Bramham Mutt in Kanchipuram is where this initiation occurred.
Lalitha Sahasranama is used in various modes for the worship of the Divine Mother. Vedicology Vedic Expert Mr Easwaran Namboothiri explains that this sahasranama is a sacred text to worship the” Divine Mother”, Lalita, and can be used in the worship of Durga, Parvati, Kali, Lakshmi, Saraswati, Bhagavati, etc. A primary text for Shakti worshippers, it titles her various attributes, and such titles are coordinated in the form of a hymn.
Story behind Lalitha Sahasranamam
This stotra (hymn of praise) occurs in the Brahmanda Purana (history of this universe) from the chapter of discussion Between Hayagreeva and Agasthya. Hayagreeva is an Incarnation of Vishnu together with the head of a horse who’s held to be the Agasthya is one of those sages of yore and among those Stars of the constellation Saptarishi (Ursa major). At the request of Agasthya, Hayagreeva is said to have taught him the thousand holiest names of Lalita. This was conveyed to us by the sage Maharishi Vyasa. Lalita Sahasranama is the only sahasranama written by Vagdevatas under Goddess Lalita’s leadership. The Rest of the sahasranamas are said to have been passed on from The writings by Maharishi Vyasa. Notice that even before Vyasa many worshipped the Devas with Sahasranamas. Vyasa didn’t write Sahasranamams but only discovered them during his writings.
Lalitha Sahasranama Training by Vedicology
Vedicology Team teaches you how to chant the Lalitha Saharanama by pronouncing the words right and by understanding the meaning of what you are chanting and that’s the most important point.
Lalitha Sahasranama training program is conducted online mode on Saturdays, Sundays and weekdays depending on the participant’s preferences. We conduct these programs as a Satsang. Satsangs allow people with different occupations, backgrounds and perspectives to come together through learnings, discussions, meditation, music, and wisdom to reach a higher level of consciousness. Each aspiring seeker has to have a one on one discussion with the program facilitator before enrolling on the program.
We keep getting the below-appended queries from seekers across the world all the time and that’s one important reason why we impart this training program.
What is Lalita Sahasranama?
How to chant Lalita Sahasranama the right way?
I have been chanting Lalita Saharanama but, how do I learn the meanings of each name of Goddess Lalitha?
I am a beginner and how do I start my journey to learning Lalitha Sahasranamam?
How to do Lalitha Sahasranama parayanam ?
How to do Lalitha Sahasranama pooja ?
Can I do Lalitha Sahasranama pooja ?
How to do Lalitha Sahasranama pooja at home ?
When can I chant Lalita Saharanama?
What are the benefits of chanting Lalitha Sahasranama?
If you too have similar questions or if you are a sincere seeker of knowledge you are welcome to attend this program.
English sessions of the Lalita Sahasranama will be facilitated by Mr Praveen Saanker and the Telugu sessions will be facilitated by Dr Meenakshi Tiwari. The reason why we have a Telugu batch other than the English batch is due to the overwhelming interest from Telugu speaking seekers for the program.
Program Schedule and Registration Process – Foundational Level Program
The program will be conducted across 20-22 sessions by Mr Praveen Saanker and 10 sessions of group chanting, facilitated by Dr Meenakshi Tiwari ( around 30 sessions). The objective of the program is to empower the seeker to chant Lalitha Sahasranama by understanding the meaning of the shlokas with the right pronunciation. Please note that this is a foundational level program. This would encourage the seeker to firmly place the divine within their inner self and commence their spiritual journey. Please note – Learning to chant Lalitha Sahasranama is just the beginning. A whole new world opens up to the seeker and many paths unfold.
The English sessions will be conducted on Saturdays at 8 am IST and Telugu sessions will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays. We are commencing the English batch on 25th June 2022 and these sessions will be facilitated by Shri Praveen Saanker. We are yet to finalise the commencement dates for the Telugu sessions. Irrespective of whichever session a participant joins all participants will have access to the general chanting sessions. These group chanting sessions empower the participants to improve their ability to chant Lalitha sahasranama. The 8-10 group chanting sessions are apart from the scheduled 20-22 training sessions by the respective program facilitators.
Prior Registration for the batch is compulsory. You can fill out the form at the end of this page and schedule a call with our team. One of our team members will speak to you over the phone and that will help us to understand each other better. Please provide us with your complete details with your country/state/location code and contact number along with your email id so that we can schedule a call.
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How do we spend the revenue that we receive from this program?
Our programs are mostly live online programs where the facilitators of the program spend the same amount of time and effort as the participants or seekers. This is very different from a recorded session where you gain access through a username by paying a fee or learning through recorded youtube sessions. Vedicology India does an enormous amount of work in the areas of child education, women empowerment, and support to the differently-abled and mentally handicapped. The Fee that you pay for any of these programs can support us to manage our basic expenses to impart these training programs and support the below-appended initiatives. We have kept a nominal fee of INR 100/session ( INR 3,000/) for the program. Please write to us or WhatsApp us and we shall provide you with the account details.
In case you find it difficult to pay the fee due to your financial conditions, then please write to us and we shall provide you with a scholarship. We firmly believe that every person has the right to learn in spite of his or her financial situation. We will be happy to support you in your learning initiatives.
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