Sākinī (mūlādhāra cakra) [साकिनी (मूलाधार चक्र)]

The below Sākinī mantra should be recited with the focus on the base (mūlādhāra) cakra –

aim̐ hrīm̐ śrīm̐ sām̐ sīm̐ sūm̐ samalavara yūm̐ sākini māṃ rakṣa rakṣa mama asthidhātuṃ rakṣa rakṣa sarvasattva vaśaṃkari āgacchāgaccha imāṃ pūjāṃ gṛhṇa gṛhṇa aim̐ aghore hrīm̐ saḥ paramaghore hum̐ ghorarūpe ehyehi namaścāmuṇḍe ḍaralakasahaim̐ śrīmahātripurasundari devi vicce devi vam̐ śam̐ ṣam̐ sam̐ mūlādhāra pīṭhasthe mūlādhāra sākini mūlādhāranātha devi yugma pādukābhyo namaḥ ।

ऐँ ह्रीँ श्रीँ साँ सीँ सूँ समलवर यूँ साकिनि मां रक्ष रक्ष मम अस्थिधातुं रक्ष रक्ष सर्वसत्त्व वशंकरि आगच्छागच्छ इमां पूजां गृह्ण गृह्ण ऐँ अघोरे ह्रीँ सः परमघोरे हुँ घोररूपे एह्येहि नमश्चामुण्डे डरलकसहैँ श्रीमहात्रिपुरसुन्दरि देवि विच्चे देवि वँ शँ षँ सँ मूलाधार पीठस्थे मूलाधार साकिनि मूलाधारनाथ देवि युग्म पादुकाभ्यो नमः ।

Meaning -  The bīja mantras aim̐, hrīm̐ and śrīm̐ provide knowledge, power, status, elevation and abundant wealth. Likewise, the bīja mantras sām̐, sīm̐ and sūm̐, grant success in all undertakings as well as detachment from all gains, desires and objects, gain spiritual awareness and protection from all negative influences. The bīja-s samalavarayūm̐ represent control over all natural elements and a mighty resolve to dispel all karmas and ascend spiritually, with the blessings of the Divine Yogini Sākinī devi. May the Divine Mother Yogini Sākinī devi, who is extremely frightful in appearance, come to us and provide complete protection and entice the eternal Truth to pervade our mind and consciousness. May our bones and body, be infused and recharged with the zeal to pursue our goals and ascend spiritually. May the bīja-s aim̐, hrīm̐ and saḥ, provide knowledge, enhance our spiritual pursuits and increase compassion in us. May the duality destroying Divine Mother Cāmuṇḍa devi come closer to us and provide us the knowledge leading to self-realization and liberation. The bīja-s ḍaralakasa and haim̐, represented by the seven yoginis - Ḍākini, Rākini, Lākini, Kākini, Sākini, Hākini and Yākini, provide control over our emotions, cleanse our karmas and lead us to self-realization and liberation. May the Divine Mother Śrī mahātripurasundari devi who is the dynamic super-consciousness pardon our karmas and lead us to liberation. The bīja-s vam̐, śam̐, ṣam̐ and sam̐ fulfill all our wishes and at the same time keep us detached from all objects and desires, grant us humility to serve the needy and remain committed on our spiritual journey, destruction of negativities, gain control of senses, removal of all impurities, gain contentment and establish our identity with the Supreme Self. Salutations to the Divine Mother Yogini Sākini devi, who rules the base mūlādhāra cakra and may all the mātṛkā bīja-s from vam̐ to sam̐, be meditated upon on all the four petals of the lotus associated with the base root cakra. Salutations to the Divine Yogini Sākini devi. May She energize our base root cakra, infuse immense resolve, stability and support, rejuvenate our zeal and spiritual appetite and lead us to salvation. Salutations to the holy feet of the Divine Mother Śrī Mahātripurasundari devi.

Nyāsā in the ten petalled lotus of the mūlādhāra (base - root) cakra.

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Description

1

vam̐ varadāyai namaḥ

वँ वरदायै नमः

Salutations to Varadā devi, who represents wish fulfillment and auspicious, favorable outcomes of all endeavors.

2

śam̐ śriyai namaḥ

शँ श्रियै नमः

Salutations to Śrī Devī, who auspiciousness and the sum total of all material and spiritual wealth. She grants us immense spiritual and material wealth and takes care of all our comforts and ultimately liberates us.

3

ṣam̐ ṣaṇḍāyai namaḥ

षँ षण्डायै नमः

Salutations to Ṣaṇḍā devi, who represents selfless service to the Divine and She is the giver of all fruitful results. She also grants us the non-dual state of knowing and being.

4

sam̐ sarasvatyai namaḥ

सँ सरस्वत्यै नमः

Salutations to Sarasvatī devi, who represents arts, knowledge and wisdom and is also the cause of all Creation. She grants success in all accomplishments and fulfills life’s very purpose of liberation.

5

iti sākinyādi yogini mātṛkā viśeṣa nyāsaḥ

इति साकिन्यादि योगिनि मातृका विशेष न्यासः

 

dhyānam (ध्यानम्) -

mūlādhārastha padme śruti-dala lasite pañca-vaktrāṃ svarṇābhām-asthi saṃsthāṃ sṛṇimapi kamalaṃ pustakaṃ jñāna-mudrām ।

bibhrāṇāṃ bāhu-daṇḍaiḥ sulalita varadādhyābhi-yuktāṃ manojñām mudrānai sakta-cittāṃ madhu-madam-uditāṃ bhāvayet sākinīṃ-tām ॥

मूलाधारस्थ पद्मे श्रुतिदल लसिते पञ्चवक्त्रां स्वर्णाभामस्थि संस्थां सृणिमपि कमलं पुस्तकं ज्ञानमुद्राम् ।

बिभ्राणां बाहुदण्डैः सुललित वरदाध्याभियुक्तां मनोज्ञाम् मुद्रानै सक्तचित्तां मधुमदमुदितां भावयेत् साकिनींताम् ॥

Meaning:- Salutations to the yogini Sākinī devi, who is located as the six petalled lotus – mūlādhāra (base - root) cakra, bearing each of the Sanskrit consonant mātṛkā-s from vam̐ to sam̐ on each of the petals. She is golden yellow in complexion and terrific in appearance. She is five headed signifying the five naturally occurring elements, such as air, water, fire, earth and ether, with which we need to blend and balance, to progress on the path to Divinity. She is holding an elephant goad that can tame even the stubbornest of karmas, a lotus that represents the ascending consciousness that can lead us to the eternal Truth, a book that holds all knowledge that can be described and a jñāna mudra representing the ascencion of consciousness and deep spiritual understanding and knowledge. The fore-arms also hold a stick that can punish our wrong-doings as well as prevent evil influences from afflicting us. She pervades the bones in the bodies of all beings. She is surrounded by the mātṛkā śaktī-s from Varadā to Sarasvati devi in the four petalled lotus represented by the bīja-s vam̐ to sam̐. She makes our wishes come true, grants comforts and humility and leads us towards liberation. She also represents the earth (prithvi) element. She relishes honey, green gram mixed rice and spirituous liquor. She confers all wishes and blesses us with fulfillment of all desires. Salutations to the wonderful Yogini Sākinī devi on whom we meditate for the activation of the base - root cakra. She should be meditated upon with all the surrounding mātṛkā śaktī-s with their weapons, in the four petals of the mūlādhāra cakra.

varadādi śakti dhyānam -

rakta pītā sitā śvetāścatasro varadādayaḥ ।

natyakṣamālā kalaśa virājita caturbhujāḥ ॥

रक्त पीता सिता श्वेताश्चतस्रो वरदादयः ।

नत्यक्षमाला कलश विराजित चतुर्भुजाः ॥

Meaning: The four mātṛkā śaktī-s - Varadā, Śri, Ṣaṇḍā and Sarasvati Devi bearing red, yellow, white and white complexion, humble in nature and wearing the garland of letters (akṣamālā), holding a vessel representing the organic bodies of all creatures in Creation, radiating their brilliance across the entire Creation and bearing four arms.