Shri Saubhagya Lakshmi Dhyanam

sri mahalakshmi

Aum, Thriyambake Devi Naraayani Namosthuthe

Guidelines for pronunciation are in the footnotes


shree saubhaagya lakshmee dhyaanam

amala kamala samsthaa thadrajah punjavarnaa
karakamala dhrutheshtaa bheethiyugmaambujaacha
manimakuta vichithraalankruthaakalpajaalaih
sakalabhuvanamaathaa sathatham shreeshriyainah

bhuyaadbhuyodvipadmaabhaya varadakaraathapthakaarthasvaraabha
shubhraabhraabhrebhayugma dvayakara dhruthakumbhaadbiraasichyamaanaa
rathnaughaabaddha maulirvimalathara dukuulaarthavaalepanaadhyaa
padmaakshee padma naabhorasikruthavasathih padmgraashree shriyainaj

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Guidelines to pronunciation: Sanskrit is essentially a language of sounds and sound vibrations. The efficacy of Sanskrit prayers depends upon the vibrations that are produced during chanting. It is difficult to transliterate Sanskrit words into English with full justification to the original sounds. In the above stated transliteration we followed a simple approach to make it easier even for those who are not familiar with English or Sanskrit. Wherever you find repeat vowels (aa, uu, ee) please stretch the vowel sound (for ex., aa as in vast or path, uu as in cool or root, ee as in eel or feel). Similarly, "ai" should be pronounced as in gait, fight, or tight. Th should be pronounced as in think or thick, but when t alone is used, it should be pronounced as in two, top or tip.