Yantras are visual tools that serve in meditation either as centering devices or as symbolic compositions of the energy pattern of a deity. As there is a difference between mind and body, so there is between yantra and mantra. Yantra is the body or form of the deity (devata), whereas mantra is the mind, consciousness, spirit or name. No idol or picture of a deity is as powerful as a yantra in meditation, because a yantra is composed of archetypical forms that are common to all existing phenomena
Laksmi - A form of Mother Divine who blesses spiritual and material abundance. The Sri Chakra Yantra reveals Her inner energy structure. The Sri Chakra has that nature. "The Sri Chakra Yantra is for the fulfillment of any desire in the universe––completely the highest spiritual, and the highest material. It describes and gives form to the energy. It’s absorbing the energy, giving relief, and giving the highest blessings in the universe because Shakti is living in that place." - Sri Kaleshwar
Lakshmi, Hindu Goddess of Prosperity, Wisdom and Beauty. Lakshmi was churned up from the sea of milk as a great gift and represents prosperity, abundance, light, wisdom, beauty, grace and royalty. Lakshmi has many forms or aspects and is herself an aspect of Shakti the feminine principle and mother goddess. She is associated with the lotus flower and is known by 108 names. "Blessed Mother of sacred name and energy, remind me of all my holy names and the essence each contains for me."
Yemalla is an African Goddess of the Sea and the Moon. She is the mother and the provider of wealth. As the one who gives life and sustains the Earth, she is extremely generous and giving. She is the nurturing energy that soothes. But like the ocean, when she is angry, she can be implacable. Therefore, she represents the mother who gives love, but does not give her power away. Yemalla is also the owner of the collective subconscious and ancient wisdom, since she holds the secrets that are hid...