Bālā Mantra Japa बालामन्त्र जप

(This is the simple way of doing Bālā mantra Japa)

Seating: While doing Bala mantra japa, one has to either face East or North. If one does not have a guru, contemplate on Lord Dkṣiṇāmūrti and mentally accept Him as Guru.

1. Curse removal mantra:

बालामन्त्रजपत्वेन शापविमोचनमन्त्रं करिष्ये।

bālāmantrajapatvena śāpavimocanamantraṁ kariṣye।

हसैं हसकरीं हसैं hasaiṁ hasakarīṁ hasaiṁ

(to be recited 100 times before the commencement of daily japa. The recitation of this mantra can be dispensed with after reciting 100 times for the first few days.)

2. ṣyādi nyāsaḥ ऋष्यादि न्यासः

अस्य श्री बालात्रिपुरसुन्दरी महा मन्त्रस्य। द्क्षिणामूर्ति ऋषिः। पङ्क्तिछन्दः। बालात्रिपुरसुन्दरी देवता॥

asya śrī bālātripurasundarī mahā mantrasya  dkṣiṇāmūrti ṛṣiḥ|(open the right palm and touch the top of the forehead)| paṅktichandaḥ (right palm on the mouth)| bālātripurasundarī devatā(right palm on the heart chakra)॥

ऐं बीजं। सौः शक्तिः। क्लीं कीलकम्॥

श्री बालात्रिपुरसुन्दरी दर्शन भाषण सिद्ध्यर्थे जपे विनियोगः॥

aiṁ bījaṁ (right shoulder)| sauḥ śaktiḥ (left shoulder)| klīṁ kīlakam (on the navel)||

śrī bālātripurasundarī darśana bhāṣaṇa siddhyarthe  jape viniyogaḥ (open both the palms and run them over all parts of the body; from head to feet)||

3. Karanyāsaḥ करन्यासः

ऐं - अङ्गुष्ठाभ्याम् नमः। aiṁ - aṅguṣṭhābhyām namaḥ| (use both the index fingers and run them on both the thumbs)

क्लीं - तर्जनीभ्यां नमः। klīṁ - tarjanībhyāṁ namaḥ| (use both the thumbs and run them on both the index fingers)

सौः- मध्यमाभ्यां नमः। sauḥ- madhyamābhyāṁ namaḥ| (both the thumbs on the middle fingers)

ऐं - अनामिकाभ्यां नमः। aiṁ - anāmikābhyāṁ namaḥ| (both the thumbs on the ring fingers)

क्लीं - कनिष्ठीकाभ्यां नमः। klīṁ - kaniṣṭhīkābhyāṁ namaḥ| (both the thumbs on the little fingers)

सौः - करतलकरपृष्ठाभ्यां नमः। sauḥ - karatalakarapṛṣṭhābhyāṁ namaḥ| (open both the palms; run the opened palms of the right hand on the front and back sides of the left palm and repeat the same for the other palm)

4. Hrdayādi nyāsaḥ ह्र्दयादि न्यासः

ऐं- ह्र्दयाय नमः। aiṁ - hrdayāya namaḥ| (open index, middle and ring fingers of the right hand and place them on the heart chakra)

क्लीं - शिरसे स्वाहा। klīṁ - śirase svāhā| (open middle and ring fingers of the right hand and touch the top of the forehead)

सौः - शिखायै वषट्। sauḥ - śikhāyai vaṣaṭ| (open the right thumb and touch the back of the head. This is the point where tuft is kept)

ऐं - कवचाय हुं। aiṁ - kavacāya huṁ| (cross both the hands and run the fully opened palms from shoulders to finger tips)

क्लीं - नेत्रत्रयाय वौषट्। klīṁ - netratrayāya vauṣaṭ| (open the index, middle and ring fingers of the right hand; touch both the eyes using index and ring fingers and touch the point between the two eyebrows (ājñā cakra) with the middle finger.

सौः - अस्त्राय फट्॥ sauḥ - astrāya phaṭ||

भूर्भुवस्सुवरोमिति दिग्बन्धः॥ bhūrbhuvassuvaromiti digbandhaḥ||

Bala Devi5. Dhyānam ध्यानम्

रक्तकलाम्बरां चन्द्रकलावतं सां समुद्यदादित्यनिभां त्रिनेत्रां।

विद्याक्षमालाभयदामहस्तां ध्यायामि बालामरुणाम्बुजस्थाम्॥

raktakalāmbarāṁ candrakalāvataṁ sāṁ samudyadādityanibhāṁ trinetrāṁ|

vidyākṣamālābhayadāmahastāṁ dhyāyāmi bālāmaruṇāmbujasthām||

(Meaning of dhyāna verse for easy contemplation of Her form: I meditate upon the Bālā Devi, clad in red garments whose forehead is decorated with a crescent moon, who has three eyes, whose brilliance is like that of the rising sun, who is seated on a red lotus and who holds in her four bands a sacred book, rosary, abhaya and varada mudras.)

6. Pañcapūjā पञ्चपूजा (follow as per Karanyāsa)

लं - पृथिव्यात्मिकायै गन्धं समर्पयामि।

हं - आकाशात्मिकायै पुष्पैः पूजयामि।

यं - वाय्वात्मिकायै धूपमाघ्रापयामि।

रं - अग्न्यात्मिकायै धीपं दर्शयामि।

वं अमृतात्मिकायै अमृतं महानैवेद्यं निवेदयामि।

सं - सर्वात्मिकायै सर्वोपचार पूजाम् समर्पयामि॥

laṁ - pṛthivyātmikāyai gandhaṁ samarpayāmi|

haṁ - ākāśātmikāyai puṣpaiḥ pūjayāmi|

yaṁ - vāyvātmikāyai dhūpamāghrāpayāmi|

raṁ - agnyātmikāyai dhīpaṁ darśayāmi
  vaṁ amṛtātmikāyai amṛtaṁ mahānaivedyaṁ nivedayāmi |

saṁ - sarvātmikāyai sarvopacāra pūjām samarpayāmi||

7. Bālā mantraḥ बाला मन्त्रः

There are three types of Bālā mantra-s and they are known by different names. One has to choose any one of the following. Out of the three, Bālā navākṣarī mantra is very powerful and is the best mantra for recitation. It is capable of giving material comforts. The three syllable mantra is related to herbs. Those who make sacred herbal medicines should recite this mantra. The second six syllable mantra is capable of providing liberation from transmigration.

1. Bālā mantra consists of three bījākṣara-s – ॐ - ऐं - क्लीं – सौः (om - aiṁ - klīṁ - sauḥ)

2. Bālātripurasundarī mantra consists of six bījākṣara-s - ॐ - ऐं - क्लीं - सौः -- सौः - क्लीं – ऐं (om - aiṁ - klīṁ - sauḥ -- sauḥ - klīṁ - aiṁ)

3. Bālā navākṣarī mantra - ॐ - ऐं - क्लीं - सौः -- सौः - क्लीं - ऐं -- ऐं - क्लीं – सौः (om - aiṁ - klīṁ - sauḥ -- sauḥ - klīṁ - aiṁ -- aiṁ - klīṁ - sauḥ)

8. Hrdayādi nyāsaḥ ह्र्दयादि न्यासः

ऐं- ह्र्दयाय नमः। aiṁ - hrdayāya namaḥ|

क्लीं - शिरसे स्वाहा। klīṁ - śirase svāhā|

सौः - शिखायै वषट्। sauḥ - śikhāyai vaṣaṭ|

ऐं - कवचाय हुं। aiṁ - kavacāya huṁ|

क्लीं - नेत्रत्रयाय वौषट्। klīṁ - netratrayāya vauṣaṭ|

सौः - अस्त्राय फट्॥ sauḥ - astrāya phaṭ||

भूर्भुवस्सुवरोमिति दिग्विमोकः॥ bhūrbhuvassuvaromiti digvimokaḥ||

9. Dhyānam ध्यानम्

रक्तकलाम्बरां चन्द्रकलावतं सां समुद्यदादित्यनिभां त्रिनेत्रां।

विद्याक्षमालाभयदामहस्तां ध्यायामि बालामरुणाम्बुजस्थाम्॥

raktakalāmbarāṁ candrakalāvataṁ sāṁ samudyadādityanibhāṁ trinetrāṁ|

vidyākṣamālābhayadāmahastāṁ dhyāyāmi bālāmaruṇāmbujasthām||

10. Pañcapūjā पञ्चपूजा

लं - पृथिव्यात्मिकायै गन्धं समर्पयामि।

हं - आकाशात्मिकायै पुष्पैः पूजयामि।

यं - वाय्वात्मिकायै धूपमाघ्रापयामि।

रं - अग्न्यात्मिकायै धीपं दर्शयामि।

वं अमृतात्मिकायै अमृतं महानैवेद्यं निवेदयामि।

सं - सर्वात्मिकायै सर्वोपचार पूजाम् समर्पयामि॥

laṁ - pṛthivyātmikāyai gandhaṁ samarpayāmi|

haṁ - ākāśātmikāyai puṣpaiḥ pūjayāmi|

yaṁ - vāyvātmikāyai dhūpamāghrāpayāmi|

raṁ - agnyātmikāyai dhīpaṁ darśayāmi

vaṁ amṛtātmikāyai amṛtaṁ mahānaivedyaṁ nivedayāmi |

saṁ - sarvātmikāyai sarvopacāra pūjām samarpayāmi||

11. Samarpaṇam समर्पनम्

गुह्यातिगुह्यगोप्त्री त्वं गृहाणास्मात्कृतं जपम्।
सिद्धिर्भवतु मे देवि त्वत्प्रसादान्मयि स्तिरा॥
Guhyātiguhyagoptrī tvaṁ gṛhāṇāsmātkṛtaṁ japam|
Siddhirbhavatu me devi tvatprasādānmayi sthirā||

(Meaning: You sustain the secret of all secrets. Please accept this japa performed by me and bestow Your perpetual Grace on me.)

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