vārtālī mantra japa ( वार्ताली मन्त्र जप )

Source- Mantra Mahodadhi

1. Viniyogaḥ ( विनियोगः ) :-

asya śrī vārtālī mantrasya ।
śiva ṛṣiḥ ।
atijagatī chandaḥ ।
vārtālī devatā ।
mama akhilāptaye jape viniyogaḥ ॥

अस्य श्री वार्ताली मन्त्रस्य ।
शिव ऋषिः ।
अतिजगती छन्दः ।
वार्ताली देवता ।
मम अखिलाप्तये जपे विनियोगः ॥

Meaning:- This prayer/mantra japa is to invoke śrī vārtālī and perform Her mantra japa to the obtain Her complete grace in all aspects. The sage/ṛṣiḥ is śiva, the meter for the mantra is atijagati and the deity is vārtālī.

2. Kara nyāsa ( कर न्यास ) :-

S.no.

IAST

devanāgari

Procedure

1

oṃ vārtālī aṅguṣṭhābhyaṃ namaḥ

ॐ वार्ताली अङ्गुष्ठाभ्यं नमः

Use both the index fingers and run them on both the thumbs.

2

oṃ vārāhī tarjanībhyāṃ namaḥ

ॐ वाराही तर्जनीभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs and run them on both the index fingers.

3

oṃ varāhamukhī madhyamābhyāṃ namaḥ

ॐ वराहमुखी मध्यमाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the middle fingers.

4

oṃ andhe andhini anāmikābhyāṃ namaḥ

ॐ अन्धे अन्धिनि अनामिकाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the ring fingers.

5

oṃ rundhe rundhini kaniṣṭikhābhyāṃ namaḥ

ॐ रुन्धे रुन्धिनि कनिष्टिखाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the little fingers.

6

oṃ jambhe jambhini karatalakara pṛṣṭhābhyāṃ namaḥ

ॐ जम्भे जम्भिनि करतलकर पृष्ठाभ्यां नमः

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.

7

iti kara nyāsaḥ

इति कर न्यासः

 

 

3. Saḍaṅga nyāsa ( षडङ्ग न्यास ) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

oṃ vārtālī hṛdayāya namaḥ

 

ॐ वार्ताली हृदयाय नमः

Open index, middle and ring fingers of the right hand and place them on the heart chakra.

2

oṃ vārāhī śirase svāhā

ॐ वाराही शिरसे स्वाहा

Open middle and ring fingers of the right hand and touch the top of the forehead.

3

oṃ varāhamukh śikhāyai vaṣaṭ

ॐ वराहमुखी शिखायै वषट्

Open the right thumb and touch the back of the head. This is the point where the tuft of hair, is kept.

4

oṃ andhe andhini kavacāya huṃ

ॐ अन्धे अन्धिनि कवचाय हुं

Cross both the hands and run the fully opened palms from shoulders to finger tips.

5

oṃ rundhe rundhini netratrayāya vauṣaṭ

ॐ रुन्धे रुन्धिनि नेत्रत्रयाय वौषट्

Touch the eyes with the right index and ring fingers, with the middle finger touching the ājña cakra.

6

oṃ jambhe jambhini astrāya phaṭ

ॐ जम्भे जम्भिनि अस्त्राय फट्

Open up the left palm and strike it three times with index and middle fingers of the right hand.

7

iti ṣaḍaṅga nyāsaḥ

इति षडङ्ग न्यासः

 

 

bhūrbhuvassuvaromiti digbandhaḥ

भूर्भुवस्सुवरोमिति दिग्बन्धः॥

 

4. Dhyānam ( ध्यानम् ) :-

raktāmboruha karṇikoparigate śāvāsane samthithāṃ

muṇḍasrakparirājamānahṛdayāṃ nīlāśmasadrociṣam ।

hastābjairmusalaṃ halābhayavarānsambibhratīṃ satkucāṃ

vārtālīmaruṇāmbarāṃ trinayanāṃ vande varāhānanām ॥

रक्ताम्बोरुह कर्णिकोपरिगते शावासने सम्थिथां

मुण्डस्रक्परिराजमानहृदयां नीलाश्मसद्रोचिषम् ।

हस्ताब्जैर्मुसलं हलाभयवरान्सम्बिभ्रतीं सत्कुचां

वार्तालीमरुणाम्बरां त्रिनयनां वन्दे वराहाननाम् ॥

Meaning:- I bow down to the three eyed and boar faced (Varāha) Vārtālī, who is clad in red garments, seated on a corpse over the pericarp of a red lotus, whose chest is resplendent with a garland of skulls (representing the Sanskrit alphabet, all sounds, all gods and goddesses and the entire creation), whose complexion is like a blue sapphire, holding a pestle, a plough, abhaya and varada mudras and a well-endowed beautiful body.

 

5. Pañcapūjā ( पञ्चपूजा ) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

lam̐ - pṛthivyātmikāyai gandhaṁ samarpayāmi |

 

लँ - पृथिव्यात्मिकायै गन्धं समर्पयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the little fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the palm facing us.

2

ham̐ - ākāśātmikāyai puṣpaiḥ pūjayāmi |

 

हँ - आकाशात्मिकायै पुष्पैः पूजयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the thumbs of both hands with the upper tip/nails of the index fingers, with the back of the palm facing us.

3

yam̐ - vāyvātmikāyai dhūpamāghrāpayāmi |

 

यँ - वाय्वात्मिकायै धूपमाघ्रापयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the index fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the palm facing us.

4

ram̐ - agnyātmikāyai dīpaṁ darśayāmi |

 

रँ - अग्न्यात्मिकायै दीपं दर्शयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the middle fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the palm facing us.

5

vam̐ - amṛtātmikāyai amṛtaṁ mahānaivedyaṁ nivedayāmi |

 

वँ - अमृतात्मिकायै अमृतं महानैवेद्यं निवेदयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the ring fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the palm facing us.

6

sam̐ - sarvātmikāyai sarvopacāra pūjām samarpayāmi ||

 

सँ - सर्वात्मिकायै सर्वोपचार पूजाम् समर्पयामि॥

 

Hold the fingers of each palm in a folded manner with the tips of each fingers of both hands touching each other  and the thumbs facing the heart, in a Namaste position.

 

6. japamālā mantraṃ ( जपमाला मन्त्रं ) :- Recite the below mantra once, to pray to the japa māla and invoke the blessings for a fruitful japa.

 oṃ māṃ māle mahāmāye sarvamantra svarūpiṇi।

 caturvarga stvayinyasta stasmānye siddhidā bhava॥

 ॐ मां माले महामाये सर्वमन्त्र स्वरूपिणि।

 चतुर्वर्ग स्त्वयिन्यस्त स्तस्मान्ये सिद्धिदा भव॥

7. guru mantra ( गुरु मन्त्र ) :- Recite the following guru mantra once, to seek the blessings of all gurus and the Guru.

oṃ hrīṃ siddhaguro prasīda hrīṃ oṃ

ॐ ह्रीं सिद्धगुरो प्रसीद ह्रीं ॐ

8. caturdaśottaraśatyakṣari mantra ( चतुर्दशोत्तरशत्यक्षरि मन्त्र ) :- The 114 lettered mantra is –

oṃ aim̐ glaum̐ aim̐ namo bhagavati vārtāli vārāhi vārāhi varāhamukhi aim̐ glaum̐ aim̐ andhe andhini namo rundhe rundhini namo jambhe jambhini namo mohe mohini namo stambhe stambhini namo aim̐ glaum̐ aim̐ sarva duṣṭa praduṣṭānāṃ sarveṣāṃ vāk citta cakṣur mukhagati jihvā stambhaṃ kuru kuru śīghraṃ vaśyaṃ kuru kuru aim̐ glaum̐ aim̐ ṭhaḥ ṭhaḥ ṭhaḥ ṭhaḥ hum̐ phaṭ svāhā ॥

ॐ ऐँ ग्लौँ ऐँ नमो भगवति वार्तालि वाराहि वाराहि वराहमुखि ऐँ ग्लौँ ऐँ अन्धे अन्धिनि नमो रुन्धे रुन्धिनि नमो जम्भे जम्भिनि नमो स्तम्भे स्तम्भिनि नमो ऐँ ग्लौँ ऐँ सर्व प्रदुष्टानां सर्वेषां सर्व वाक् चित्त चक्षुर् मुखगति जिह्वा स्तम्भं कुरु कुरु शीघ्रं वश्यं कुरु कुरु ऐँ ग्लौँ ऐँ ठः ठः ठः ठः हुँ फट् स्वाहा ॥

The above mantra should be recited using the above consecrated japa māla. The māla should have 108 beads plus a meru or head bead. The count is from the meru bead and back. The meru bead itself should not be counted. When the count reaches the meru, flip the māla, to count in reverse and so on, for the decided number of māla counts.

Mantra meaning:-

“oṃ” is Brahman itself and signifies auspiciousness. “aim̐” is the Sarasvati bIja representing knowledge. “glaum̐” is the gaṇeśa bīja signifying dissolution of all obstacles impacting progress. “vārtāli” is the divine messenger. “vārāhi varāhamukhi” is the boar faced Divine Mother who digs through our karmas and protects us from all evil. “andhe andhini” means lifting us out of turbulent waters. “rundhe rundhini” means obstructing enemies internal and external. “jambhe jambhini” means charming others. “mohe mohini” captivates everything. “stambhe stambhini” is for stalling and immobilizing. “sarva duṣṭa praduṣṭānāṃ sarveṣāṃ” means taking all measures to punish the wicked by any means necessary. “vāk citta” signifies reasoning with all words spoken and implied. “cakṣur mukhagati jihvā stambhaṃ kuru kuru” means immobilizing the eyes, face, tongue and all senses. “śīghraṃ vaśyaṃ kuru kuru” means to immediately attract and entice all that we seek. “ṭhaḥ ṭhaḥ ṭhaḥ ṭhaḥ” is for causing heavy damage to the enemies. “hum̐"represents creation, preservation and destruction. "phaṭ" is the bīja for destruction. "svāhā" is oblations to the deity!

Overall, The mantra is regarded as a very auspiciousness and an extremely powerful mantra of Goddess Vārāhi and is for subduing all enemies, internal and external, as well as for attraction of all material and spiritual wealth and happiness, ultimately granting self-realization and liberation.

9. ṣaḍaṅga nyāsa ( षडङ्ग न्यास ) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

oṃ vārtālī hṛdayāya namaḥ

 

ॐ वार्ताली हृदयाय नमः

Open index, middle and ring fingers of the right hand and place them on the heart chakra.

2

oṃ vārāhī śirase svāhā

ॐ वाराही शिरसे स्वाहा

Open middle and ring fingers of the right hand and touch the top of the forehead.

3

oṃ varāhamukh śikhāyai vaṣaṭ

ॐ वराहमुखी शिखायै वषट्

Open the right thumb and touch the back of the head. This is the point where the tuft of hair, is kept.

4

oṃ andhe andhini kavacāya huṃ

ॐ अन्धे अन्धिनि कवचाय हुं

Cross both the hands and run the fully opened palms from shoulders to finger tips.

5

oṃ rundhe rundhini netratrayāya vauṣaṭ

ॐ रुन्धे रुन्धिनि नेत्रत्रयाय वौषट्

Touch the eyes with the right index and ring fingers, with the middle finger touching the ājña cakra.

6

oṃ jambhe jambhini astrāya phaṭ

ॐ जम्भे जम्भिनि अस्त्राय फट्

Open up the left palm and strike it three times with index and middle fingers of the right hand.

7

iti ṣaḍaṅga nyāsaḥ

इति षडङ्ग न्यासः

 

 

bhūrbhuvassuvaromiti digvimokaḥ ||

भूर्भुवस्सुवरोमिति दिग्विमोकः॥

10. Dhyānam ( ध्यानम् ) :-

raktāmboruha karṇikoparigate śāvāsane samthithāṃ

muṇḍasrakparirājamānahṛdayāṃ nīlāśmasadrociṣam ।

hastābjairmusalaṃ halābhayavarānsambibhratīṃ satkucāṃ

vārtālīmaruṇāmbarāṃ trinayanāṃ vande varāhānanām ॥

रक्ताम्बोरुह कर्णिकोपरिगते शावासने सम्थिथां

मुण्डस्रक्परिराजमानहृदयां नीलाश्मसद्रोचिषम् ।

हस्ताब्जैर्मुसलं हलाभयवरान्सम्बिभ्रतीं सत्कुचां

वार्तालीमरुणाम्बरां त्रिनयनां वन्दे वराहाननाम् ॥

 

11. Pañcapūjā ( पञ्चपूजा ) :-

 

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

lam̐ - pṛthivyātmikāyai gandhaṁ samarpayāmi |

 

लँ - पृथिव्यात्मिकायै गन्धं समर्पयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the little fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the palm facing us.

2

ham̐ - ākāśātmikāyai puṣpaiḥ pūjayāmi |

 

हँ - आकाशात्मिकायै पुष्पैः पूजयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the thumbs of both hands with the upper tip/nails of the index fingers, with the back of the palm facing us.

3

yam̐ - vāyvātmikāyai dhūpamāghrāpayāmi |

 

यँ - वाय्वात्मिकायै धूपमाघ्रापयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the index fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the palm facing us.

4

ram̐ - agnyātmikāyai dīpaṁ darśayāmi |

 

रँ - अग्न्यात्मिकायै दीपं दर्शयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the middle fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the palm facing us.

5

vam̐ - amṛtātmikāyai amṛtaṁ mahānaivedyaṁ nivedayāmi |

 

वँ - अमृतात्मिकायै अमृतं महानैवेद्यं निवेदयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the ring fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the palm facing us.

6

sam̐ - sarvātmikāyai sarvopacāra pūjām samarpayāmi ||

 

सँ - सर्वात्मिकायै सर्वोपचार पूजाम् समर्पयामि॥

 

Hold the fingers of each palm in a folded manner with the tips of each fingers of both hands touching each other  and the thumbs facing the heart, in a Namaste position.

 

 

12. Samarpaṇam ( समर्पणम्  ) :Take water in uttaraṇi and by reciting the following śloka, offer the water to the earth

गुह्यातिगुह्यगोप्त्री त्वं गृहाणास्मात्कृतं जपम्।
सिद्धिर्भवतु मे देवि त्वत्प्रसादान्मयि स्तिरा॥

guhyātiguhyagoptrī tvaṁ gṛhāṇāsmat-kṛtaṁ japam।

siddhirbhavatu me devi tvatprasādānmayi sthirā ॥

 

13. japānaṃtaraṃ mālāmantraṃ ( जपानंतरं मालामन्त्रं ) :- Recite the below śloka and mantra, followed by placing the māla upon the top of the head and then place it back in the māla bag and conceal it. It should NOT be worn.

 

śloka॥  oṃ tvaṃ māle sarvadevānāṃ prītidā śubhadā bhava।

               śubhaṃ kuruṣya me bhadre yaśo vīryaṃ ca dehime॥

श्लोक॥  ॐ त्वं माले सर्वदेवानां प्रीतिदा शुभदा भव।

            शुभं कुरुष्य मे भद्रे यशो वीर्यं च देहिमे॥

 

mantra॥ oṃ hrīṃ siddhyai namaḥ॥

मन्त्र॥ ॐ ह्रीं सिद्ध्यै नमः॥ 

 

14. Puraścaraṇa ( पुरश्चरण ) :-

 

Japa

100,000

Homa

10,000

Tarpaṇa

1,000

Mārjana

100

Bhojana

10

 

The above article is written by Krishna Vallapareddy and he can be contacted at Krishna@manblunder.com