Day: May 27, 2019

Dhumavati dhyana

By 37ftcsite on May 27, 2019 in mantra yoga

Dhumavati dhyana
dhumavati dhyana
śāktapramodaḥ
Dhūmāvatī dhyānam

kākadhvajarathārūḍhā vilambitapayodharā |
śūrpahastātirūkṣākṣā dhūtahastā varānvitā ||

kākadhvaja = crow + Adorned with flags, having a mark
rathā = chariot
rūḍhā = mounted, seated on
vilambita = hanging, pendulous
payodharā = breast
śūrpī = winnowing-basket
hasta = hand
rūkṣākṣā = cruel eyeas
dhūta = trembling
varānvitā = the gesture of offering boons, gresture of wish -filling

“She sits on a cart which has a crow in the banner. Her breasts hang down. In the hand she holds a winnowing fan and her eyes look very cruel. She has unsteady hands and her hand shows the gesture of wish-fulfilling”.

c.f. “Transformations and Transfer of Tantra in Asia and Beyond” Ed. István Keul p.173 (v. https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=38gxbEft3-4C&rdid=book-38gxbEft3-4C)