Meanings of the names of some of the Deities

Arranged in ascending order of the Chakras

Shri- Holy, auspicious, revered,

Prosperity (Name of Shri Lakshmi), Gan)esha/Gan)apati- Chief of Lord Shiva's attendants/ Lord of all categories.

Karttikeya- Raised by the Krittikas (celestial maidens)

Kun)d)alinï- Coiled Goddess.

Brahman (Formless Undifferentiated All-pervading Divine Consciousness)-

Growth, expansion, evolution. Brahmadeva- The God who seeks the knowledge of the Brahman.

Saraswatï- Being like a lake, power of speech.

Narayan)a-

Gr)uha-lakshmï

Dattâtreya-

Hanumâna-

Shiva-

Bhairava-

Shakti-

Lakshman)a-

All-pervading.

The Refuge of men. Reclining on the waters.

Auspicious sign, wealth, good fortune.

Goddess of the household. Well-being of the King. Given to Sage Atri. Having a mighty jaw.

Happy, auspicious, fortunate. Roaring terrifyingly. Daughter of the Mountain. Hard to attain. The Great Black Goddess. Mother of the world. Energy, power. Pleasing, dark-skinned. Bearing auspicious marks.

A furrow.(Found in the Earth by Raja Janaka while ploughing)

Charming, inspiring desire.

Dark-skinned, black. Prosperity, happiness, Support of the Kundalini. The Illusory Creative Power of Shri Vishnu. The One standing on a brick.(vit-'brick' in Marathi) Radiant, ornamented with gold.

odâ- Conferring fam

Yeshu- Who is with God.

Maria- Born from the sea.

Kalki- Destroyer of all impurities.

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The Chakra Checklist

The Chakra Checklist

The chakras are described as being aligned in an ascending column from the base of the back to the top of the head. New Age practices frequently associate each chakra with a particular color.

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