The Eight  Siddhis bestowed by Tantra Yoga 

 

O Kundalini Swaroopini ! Thou art the Fourth, Transcendence
And Thou deceivest all by Thy Maya !

Thureeya kwapisthvam duradhigamanee seema mahima
Maha Maya Visvam Bhramayathi Para Brahma Mahishee

-  Bhagavan Sankara - Soundarya Lahari

These are the forms of Deity in the Seven Chakras.

Prathamam Shailaputri cha   in the Mooladhara
Dwiteeyam Brahmacharini   in the Manipura
Thriteeyam Chandra Ghanteri in the Swadhishtana
Kooshmandeti Chathurthakam in the Anahata
Panchamam Skanda Mateti  in the Visuddha
Shashtam Katyayani cha      in the Ajna
Saptamam Kala Ratreeti      in Sahasrara
Maha Gaureeti chashtamam

and as the Bestower of the Ashta Siddhis
Navamam Siddhi Dhatree cha

Nava Durga Prakeerthita

 

It is nice to see the Nine Deities in action !


Maha Gauree Mantra

Śvētē vrishe samāroodhā śvētāmbaradharā shuchih
mahāgaurī shubham dadyāntra mahādēva pramōdadā ||

Siddhi Dhatri means Bestower of Paranormal Powers ( Siddhis)

There are 8 types of paranormal powers or Ashta Siddihis.

Ashta Siddhis are:

1. Anima

This is the ability to reduce size of the body, even to the subatomic level.
Lord Hanuman had done it while searching for Sita.

2. Mahima:

The ability to assume  a form gigantic.Hanuman had done so in Lanka.
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3. Garima

Ability to become very heavy.

Lord Hanuman made his tail very heavy that even Bhima couldn't lift
it .

4. Laghima

Siddhi to make the body.light. Levitation is the result of this Siddhi.

5. Prāpti

Ability to get anything from anywhere..

6. Prākāmya

This is the ability to get any desire fulfilled.

7. Isitva

The ability to become the Lord.

8. Vaśitva

The ability to control everything.

O Glorious Mother !  Thou art Dharma Personified
Thou inspirest Thy devotee to become spiritual
And  makest Thy devotee do divine deeds
In order to give him Heaven, Self Actualisation !

Dharmani Devi sakalaihi sadaiva dharma
Athyadhruta prathidinam sukritee karothi
Swargam prayaathi thatho Bhavatee prasanna
Loka dwayepi phalada nanu Devi Thena

The aspirant is happy, as most of his inner enemies have been destroyed and
Ma Siddhidhatri has blessed him with Siddhis.

Jai Siddhi Dhatri Jagat Amba

 

Ayudha Puja in Kerala

Students close their books and place it before the Great Deity of Wisdom,
Saraswati. They take it back only on Vijaya Dasami Day. The Tenth Lunation,Dasami is the Vidya Arambha Day and parents write Hari Sree on the lips of kids marked for initiation.

 

Thou exist as prosperity in the houses of the righteous 
As mental tension galore in the houses of the profane !
In the Seers as Intelligence, as Morality & Ethics in the good
Infinite are Thy works and Grace, O Mother Divine !

Ya Sree Sukruthinam Bhavaneshu Alakshmi
Papatmanam Krithadhiyam Hridayeshu Buddhi 
Sraddha Satam Hridi Kula jana prabhavasya lajja
Ta tvam natasma paripalaya Devi Vishvam !

This is how the Divine Mother is defined in Scripture.

The Mother Divine with Her Matted Locks
Her Forehead resembling the Crescent
Her Lotus Face like Moon in Full 
Looked lovely with eyes beauteous !

Om jatajuta samayuktam ardhendu kritashekharam |
Lochanatraya samjuktam purnendu sadrishananam || 
Atasi pushpa barnabham supratishtham sulochanam |
Naba joubana sampanam sarbabharan bhushitam |
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