Shri Yantra, Sri Yantra
The Shree Yantra has a
divine origin and lineage. Shree Yantra is the symbolic form of all Gods
and Goddesses. It shows the origin and formation of the entire Universe.
It was possessed by Brahma, the creator of the Universe and praised by
Vishnu the lord of the Earth. It is connected deeply with the Ancient
Art of Vaastu and has been specifically mentioned in the 'Vaastu
Shastra'. All constructions based on Vaastu must essentially have Shree
Yantra in it. The Vedas explain Shree Yantra as a scientific,
cosmic and planetary energy zone.
word 'Shree' is defined as 'one who becomes one with the Almighty
everyday of his life and extracts from him his divine insight and
supreme powers'. This enables the Shree to become a means of
fulfilling all that one wishes and desires in life.
Maa Mahamaya Tripur
Sundari's Shree Yantra is geometrical in its construction and
has many circles, triangles, points, lines and angles. In the
center of the inner most circle is a point around which are nine
triangles, of which 5 triangles point downwards (towards Shakti
or power) and four triangles point upwards (towards Shiva).
Downward pointing five
triangles symbolize five elements, five sense, five organs, five
Tartars and five Birth. Upward pointing 4 triangles symbolize life,
soul, bone-marrow and genes. Both 4 upward and five downward
triangles are representative of nine basic instincts.
In the Shree Yantra
there is one petalled lotus and another 16-petalled lotus.
8-Petalled lotus inside and 16-petalled lotus outside. Together they
constitute the Shree Yantra. The upward triangle indicates fire
element, circles indicate Air, points indicate Sky, base indicates
earth and downward triangles indicate water. The entire Shree Yantra
shows the complete life cycle of the Universe. Since these five
elements are the basis of Vaastu Shastra, by keeping the Shree
Yantra in the house, office or building, all Vaastu faults are taken
care of and there is automatic Vaastu Vikas.