This Likita japa book is designed for writing your own personal mantra during likitha japa like Om Gam Ganapataye Namah, Om Namah Sivaya, Om Namo Narayanaya, Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya, Om Sri Ramaya Namah, Om Namo Venkatesaya Namah, Om Sri Chakra Vasinyai Namah; Om Sri lalitambikayai Namah, Om Sri Maha Lakshmyai Devyai Namah, Om Aim Srim Hrim Saraswatyai Devyai Namah, If you have not been initiated with a personal mantra, you can use the Supreme mantra "Om Namah Shivaya" for your practice of likitha japa. This is a mantra for inner peace and world peace which creates very harmonious and soothing vibrations.
One uniform style of writing or drawing will help concentration. You have a choice of scripts: you can write the mantra in the Western alphabet, in Devanagari (Sanskrit alphabet), or in any other script depending on your linguistic background. You can write the mantra in while sitting in front of your altar as part of your daily sadhana, and/or your regular spiritual practice. You are at your will to write any number of times in a day. It is also possible to write your mantra during work, travelling,
For practicing likitha japa at home or in your spiritual community, it is best to hold this notebook, designed specifically for the purpose of mantra writing. You can keep it on your bookshelf with spiritual literature or place it near your altar. Day after day, the pages of your notebook will fill themselves with a special spiritual vibration which will radiate out into the room where the notebooks are kept and far beyond.
In this book, Swami Vijayeswarananda recalls many sweet and touching events from Amma’s time in the Penusila Forest. These are rarely discussed stories that illuminate Amma’s divine nature. The material...