32. Ṣaṣṭhāvaraṇam षष्ठावरणम् – Sixth āvaraṇa

i. Name of the āvaraṇa: Sarvarakṣākaracakram सर्वरक्षाकरचक्रम्

ii. Bījākṣara-s of Ṣaṣṭhāvaraṇam:  ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ

iii. Cakreśvarī: Tripuramālinīcakreśvarī त्रिपुरमालिनीचक्रेश्वरी

iv. Siddhi śakti: प्राकाम्यसिद्धि Prākāmyasiddhi

v. Mudra śakti: सर्वमहाङ्कुशा Sarvamahāṅkuśā

vi. Yoginī: निगर्भयोगिनी Nigarbhayoginī

vii. Number of śakti-s in the āvaraṇa: Ten

viii. Pūjā procedure:
avarana

Pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ are to be done in anticlockwise manner, where numerals are marked in blue in Śri Cakra.

Offer flowers in Śri Cakra by reciting the following mantra. There is no tarpaṇaṁ here*.

*4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें सर्वरक्षाकरचक्राय नमः॥

*4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ sarvarakṣākaracakrāya namaḥ ||

Pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ are to be done anticlockwise manner for the following 10.

1. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ maṁ sarvajñādevī spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें मं सर्वज्ञादेवी spptn ||

2. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ yaṁ sarvaśaktidevī spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें यं सर्वशक्तिदेवी spptn ||

3. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ raṁ sarvaiśvaryapradādevī spptn ||

   4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें रं सर्वैश्वर्यप्रदादेवी spptn ||

4. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ laṁ sarvajñānamayīdevī spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें लं सर्वज्ञानमयीदेवी spptn ||

5. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ vaṁ sarvavyādhivināśinīdevī spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें वं सर्वव्याधिविनाशिनीदेवी spptn ||

6. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ śaṁ sarvāthārasvarūpādevīspptn ||

    4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें शं सर्वाथारस्वरूपादेवी spptn ||

7. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ ṣaṁ sarvapāpaharādevī spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें षं सर्वपापहरादेवी spptn ||

8. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ saṁ sarvānandamayīdevi spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें सं सर्वानन्दमयीदेवि spptn ||

9. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ haṁ sarvarakṣāsvarūpiṇīdevī spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें हं सर्वरक्षास्वरूपिणीदेवी spptn ||

10. 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ  kṣaṁ sarvepsitaphalapradādevī spptn ||

      4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें क्षं सर्वेप्सितफलप्रदादेवी spptn ||

The following is known as samaṣṭi pūjā. After reciting this mantra, offer flowers on Śri Cakra. There is no tarpaṇaṁ here (only for 1 below).

1. 4 एताः निगर्भयोगिन्यः सर्वरक्षाकरेचक्रे स-मुद्राः स्-सिद्धयः सायुधाः स-शक्तयः स-वाहनाः स-परिवाराः सर्वोपचारैः संपूजिताः सन्तर्पिताः सन्तुष्टाः सन्तु नमः॥

  4 etāḥ nigarbhayoginyaḥ sarvarakṣākarecakre sa-mudrāḥ s-siddhayaḥ sāyudhāḥ sa-śaktayaḥ sa-vāhanāḥ sa-parivārāḥ sarvopacāraiḥ saṁpūjitāḥ santarpitāḥ santuṣṭāḥ santu namaḥ ||

Both pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ are to be performed for the following mantras (wherever spptn is used, it means that both pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ are to be performed).

2. 4 ह्रीं क्लीं ब्लें त्रिपुरमालिनीचक्रेश्वरी spptn || 4 hrīṁ klīṁ bleṁ tripuramālinīcakreśvarī spptn ||

3. 4 पं प्राकाम्यसिद्धि spptn || 4 paṁ prākāmyasiddhi spptn ||

4. 4 क्रों सर्वमहाङ्कुशा मुद्राशक्ति spptn || 4 kroṁ sarvamahāṅkuśā mudrāśakti spptn ||

Now recite kroṁ and show sarvamahāṅkuśā mudra.

5. 4 – मूलं (Pañcadaśī or Ṣoḍaśī) - श्रीललिता महात्रिपुरसुन्दरी पराभट्टारिका spptn ||

    4 - mūlaṁ (Pañcadaśī or Ṣoḍaśī)  Śrīlalitā Mahātripurasundarī Parābhaṭṭārikā spptn ||

(5 above should be done three times on the bindu)

6. dhūpaṁ, dīpaṁ, naivedya, tāmbūlaṁ and nīrājana to be offered now.

7. 4 आभीष्टसिद्धिं मे देहि शरणागतवत्सले।

       भक्त्या समर्पये तुभ्यं षष्ठाख्यावरणार्चनम् ॥

    4 ābhīṣṭasiddhiṁ me dehi śaraṇāgatavatsale |

       bhaktyā samarpaye tubhyaṁ ṣaṣṭhākhyāvaraṇārcanam ||

(Now take a drop of sāmānya arghya in uttaraṇi (it is important that sāmānya arghya should not be moved from its place) and offer to Her left hand)

8.  There is no pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ here. She is to be worshiped with yoni mudra.

    4 निगर्भयोगिनी मयूखायै षष्ठावरण देवतासहितायै श्रीललिता महात्रिपुर्सुन्दरी पराभट्टरिकायै नमः ||

   4 nigarbhayoginī mayūkhāyai Ṣaṣṭhāvaraṇa devatāsahitāyai śrīlalitā mahātripursundarī

     parābhaṭṭarikāyai namaḥ ||       

(Now we have to worship Her with yoni mudra)

This concludes the worship of the sixth āvaraṇa.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONS:

1. For each āvaraṇa, there is a Carnatic music composition by Muthuswami Dikshitar and these compositions are known as navāvaraṇa kīrtana-s. Whenever time permits, these songs are sung at the end of each āvaraṇa.  A video for the sixth āvaraṇa is available in the link below.

http://youtu.be/iBD7k0ZZzqc

2. Learning mudra-s is available in the following link.

http://youtu.be/1Er86YgP1Po

3. Further reading:

Journey to Śri Cakra – Part 14

Śri Cakra and human body – Part 8

33. Saptamāvaraṇam सप्तमावरणम् – Seventh āvaraṇa

i. Name of the āvaraṇa: Sarvarogaharacakram सर्वरोगहरचक्रम्

ii. Bījākṣara-s of Saptamāvaraṇam: ह्रीं श्रीं सौः hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ

iii. Cakreśvarī: Tripurāsiddhācakreśvarī त्रिपुरासिद्धाचक्रेश्वरी

iv. Siddhi śakti: भुक्तिसिद्धि Bhuktisiddhi

v. Mudra śakti: सर्वकेशरी Sarvakeśarī

vi. Yoginī: रहस्ययोगिनी Rahasyayoginī

vii. Number of śakti-s in the āvaraṇa: Eight

viii. Pūjā procedure:

navavarana puja

Pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ are to be done in anticlockwise manner, where numerals are marked in red in Śri Cakra.

*Offer flowers in Śri Cakra by reciting the following mantra. There is no tarpaṇaṁ here.

*4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः सर्वतोगहरचक्राय नमः॥ *4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ sarvatogaharacakrāya namaḥ ||

Pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ are to be done anticlockwise manner for the following 8. They are the composers and authors of Lalitā Sahasranāma.

1. 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ aṁ āṁ iṁ īṁ uṁ ūṁ ṛṁ ṝṁ ḷṁ ḹṁ eṁ aiṁ oṁ auṁ aṁ aḥ blūṁ vaśinī  vāgdevatā spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः अं आं इं ईं उं ऊं ऋं ॠं ऌं ॡं एं ऐं ओं औं अं अः ब्लूं वशिनी वाग्देवता spptn ||

2. 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ kaṁ khaṁ gaṁ ghaṁ ṅaṁ klhrīṁ kāmeśvarī vāgdevatā spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः कं खं गं घं ङं क्ल्ह्रीं कामेश्वरी वाग्देवता spptn ||

3. 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ caṁ chaṁ jaṁ jhaṁ ñaṁ nvlīṁ modinī vāgdevatā spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः चं छं जं झं ञं न्व्लीं मोदिनी वाग्देवता spptn ||

4. 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ ṭaṁ ṭhaṁ ḍaṁ ḍhaṁ ṇaṁ ylūṁ vimalā vāgdevatā spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः टं ठं डं ढं णं य्लूं विमला वाग्देवताspptn ||

5. 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ taṁ thaṁ daṁ dhaṁ naṁ jmrīṁ aruṇā vāgdevatā spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः तं थं दं धं नं ज्म्रीं अरुणा वाग्देवता spptn ||

6. 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ paṁ phaṁ baṁ bhaṁ maṁ hslvyūṁ jaini vāgdevatā spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः पं फं बं भं मं ह्स्ल्व्यूं जैनि वाग्देवता spptn ||

7. 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ yaṁ raṁ laṁ vaṁ jhmryūṁ sarveśvarī vāgdevatā spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः यं रं लं वं झ्म्र्यूं सर्वेश्वरी वाग्देवता spptn ||

8. 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ śaṁ ṣaṁ saṁ haṁ ḻaṁ kṣaṁ kṣmrīṁ kaulinī vāgdevatā  spptn ||

    4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः शं षं सं हं ळं क्षं क्ष्म्रीं कौलिनी वाग्देवता spptn ||

 The following is known as samaṣṭi pūjā. After reciting this mantra, offer flowers on Śri Cakra. There is no tarpaṇaṁ here* (only for 1 below).

1. *4 एताः रहस्ययोगिन्यः सर्वरोगहरेचक्रे स-मुद्राः स्-सिद्धयः सायुधाः स-शक्तयः स-वाहनाः स-परिवाराः सर्वोपचारैः संपूजिताः सन्तर्पिताः सन्तुष्टाः सन्तु नमः॥

    *4 etāḥ rahasyayoginyaḥ sarvarogaharecakre sa-mudrāḥ s-siddhayaḥ sāyudhāḥ sa-śaktayaḥ sa-vāhanāḥ sa-parivārāḥ sarvopacāraiḥ saṁpūjitāḥ santarpitāḥ santuṣṭāḥ santu namaḥ ||

Both pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ are to be performed for the following mantras (wherever spptn is used, it means that both pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ are to be performed).

2. 4 ह्रीं श्रीं सौः त्रिपुरसिद्धाचक्रेश्वरी spptn || 4 hrīṁ śrīṁ sauḥ tripurasiddhācakreśvarī spptn ||

3. 4 बुं भुक्तिसिद्धि spptn || 4 buṁ bhuktisiddhi spptn ||

4. 4 ह्स्ख्फ्रें सर्वकेचरी मुद्राशक्ति spptn || 4 hskhphreṁ sarvakecarī mudrāśakti spptn ||

Now recite hskhphreṁ and show sarvakecarī mudra.

5. 4 – मूलं (Pañcadaśī or Ṣoḍaśī) - श्रीललिता महात्रिपुरसुन्दरी पराभट्टारिका spptn ||

    4 - mūlaṁ (Pañcadaśī or Ṣoḍaśī)  Śrīlalitā Mahātripurasundarī Parābhaṭṭārikā spptn ||

(5 above should be done three times on the bindu)

6. dhūpaṁ, dīpaṁ, naivedya, tāmbūlaṁ and nīrājana to be offered now.

7. 4 आभीष्टसिद्धिं मे देहि शरणागतवत्सले।

       भक्त्या समर्पये तुभ्यं सप्तमावरणार्चनम् ॥

    4 ābhīṣṭasiddhiṁ me dehi śaraṇāgatavatsale |

       bhaktyā samarpaye tubhyaṁ Saptamāvaraṇārcanam ||

(Now take a drop of sāmānya arghya in uttaraṇi (it is important that sāmānya arghya should not be moved from its place) and offer to Her left hand)

8.  There is no pūjanaṁ and tarpaṇaṁ here. She is to be worshiped with yoni mudra.

    4 रहस्ययोगिनी मयूखायै सप्तमावरण देवतासहितायै श्रीललिता महात्रिपुर्सुन्दरी पराभट्टरिकायै नमः ||

    4 rahasyayoginī mayūkhāyai saptamāvaraṇa devatāsahitāyai śrīlalitā mahātripursundarī

parābhaṭṭarikāyai namaḥ ||

(Now we have to worship Her with yoni mudra)

This concludes the worship of the seventh āvaraṇa.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONS:

1. For each āvaraṇa, there is a Carnatic music composition by Muthuswami Dikshitar and these compositions are known as navāvaraṇa kīrtana-s. Whenever time permits, these songs are sung at the end of each āvaraṇa.  A video for the seventh āvaraṇa is available in the link below.

http://youtu.be/gJhsSTHtcTw

2. Learning mudra-s is available in the following link.

http://youtu.be/1Er86YgP1Po

3. Further reading:

Journey to Śri Cakra – Part 15

Śri Cakra and human body – Part 9