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What is the meaning of Lalita Tripura Sundari.?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 04 Apr '13 11:51 pm
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Lalita means The One Who Plays. All creation, manifestation and dissolution is considered to be a play of Devi. Tri-Pura means the three worlds and Sundari means beauty. She is the transcendent beauty of the three worlds.

Tripura also signifies:- She is the ruler of the the three gunas of Satva, Rajas and Tamas; and sun, moon and fire the zodiac and the planets, and therefore Time itself; She is also tripura as Will (Iccha), Knowledge (Jnana) and Action (Kriya). She is also tripura as intellect, feelings & physical sensation; and She is triple as the three states of the soul awakening, dreaming and -sleeping states. Her five triangles also represent the Pancha Tatwas and the Pancha Bhootas. (This is what the verse in Lalita Sahasranama means by -Panchami pancha bhuteshi pancha sankhyopacharini . It is difficult to say what She is not.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 04 Apr '13 11:53 pm

 
  
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'Tripura' means 'the three cities,' and 'sundar' means 'beautiful,' specifically a beautiful female. Therefore, her name means 'Beautiful (Goddess) of the Three Cities'. Tripura is often popularly translated as 'the three worlds;' however, this is an incorrect translation of the original Sanskrit.
The 'three cities' esoterically refers to a variety of interpretive doctrines, but commonly refers to the triple form of the goddess as found in the triadic doctrine of Shaktism. There are three forms of deity: physical (sthla), subtle (skma) and supreme (par). Now the first [physical anthropomorphic form of the deity] is described in its respective meditative verses (dhynaloka); the second [subtle form] consists of the [particular deity's] respective root-mantra (mlamantra); the third [supreme or transcendent form] consists of contemplative worship [of the deity's yantra]. Because deities are threefold in form, contemplative worship (upsti) is divided threefold respectively into external sa ...more
Source: Shiv Shiva the creator
Answered by Josna, 05 Apr '13 12:08 am

 
  
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Lalita means The One Who Plays. All creation, manifestation and dissolution is considered to be a play of Devi. Tri-Pura means the three worlds and Sundari means beauty. She is the transcendent beauty of the three worlds.
Answered by Quest, 05 Apr '13 10:35 am

 
  
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An artistic most beautiful female Goddess of three cities (Swarg,Marta and Patal) i.e. Heaven , World and Nether world . Devi Tripura Sundari's TEMPLE is situated in Tripura.
Answered by lalit mahata, 05 Apr '13 07:34 am

 
  
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("Beautiful (Goddess) of the Three Cities also called sodasi
Answered by rajan, 05 Apr '13 06:47 am

 
  
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