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Yantra: Know its Benefits and Significance | Also Know what is Sri Yantra?

Yantra: Know its Benefits and Significance | Also Know what is Sri Yantra?

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You must have seen or worn a yantra at some point in time or the other, but not realized it. We are saying this because yantras are everywhere nowadays. The complicated geometric designs on T-shirts are mostly some type of yantra and even restaurants and coffee houses have started using the patterns of yantras as their logo. Wondering what is yantra and what’s the deal with yantras that the entire world is going crazy after them? If yes, this guide is a goldmine for you. 

We have listed every detail about what is a yantra, what are the benefits of a yantra, and even the types of yantras and included a special paragraph for sri yantra. So Just dive in and explore the mystery!

What is Yantra?

The word Yantra has a Sanskrit origin. The word ‘Yan’ in Sanskrit refers to a tool or instrument and the word ‘Tra’ refers to freedom from all kinds of bondages and miseries. 

When simply put together, a yantra means an instrument that can put an end to all your sorrows and offer freedom from the problems you’re facing. 

It has some other deeper meanings too. Before we can take you through the benefits of yantras, you should know what you’re signing up for when bringing one at home. 

  1. A yantra is a gift from God. It represents all the 9 planets, all the 12 zodiac signs, all the 12 houses in a birth chart. In other words, it’s everything – the source of energy that gives life and can destroy. 
  2. Every planet has its own yantra that can be activated by chanting the mantra of the planet. 
  3. You cannot disrespect a yantra. It is known to be an offense to Gods and planets and the results are very very bad. 
  4. If not activated, a yantra is nothing more than a complicated geometric design. 

5 Benefits of a Yantra

It shouldn’t come as a surprise if we tell you that there are a total of 56 different types of Yantras. The most important of all those yantras, though, is a Shree yantra. We will take you through the specifics of Sri yantra a little later. Let’s first take you through the benefits of all yantras in general. 

It Brings Calmness and Peace 

Anything and everything about God that helps in overcoming sorrows is automatically something that will calm down the mind and body. Yantras are the same. 

Worshipping an activated yantra releases positive energy. It will take away all the negativity from your surroundings and soul when are in the state of meditation. 

The calmness and peace and positivity that one experiences by worshiping a yantra is nothing like the native has ever experienced before. 

It Brings Wealth and Fortune 

Worshipping a Lakshmi Yantra (Goddess Lakshmi is the deity of wealth and fortune) is known to bring a lot of wealth. There are chances that you’ll make a lot of money in the stock market. That’s the reason that most business owners keep a Lakshmi Yantra at their offices. 

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It Reduces the Malice of Planets 

If any planet out of the 9 planets gets agitated, weak, or angry in a horoscope, the natives face problems in every aspect of life. Worshiping the yantra of the planet that has evil eyes in your birth chart is known to reduce the malice of the planet manifolds. The 9 yantras for the 9 planets are as follows. 

  1. The Sri Rahu Yantra can be activated by chanting the Rahu Beej Mantra, Om Ram Rahave Namah
  2. The Sri Mangal Yantra for Mars can be activated by reciting the Mangal mantra, Om Kranti Kraun: Bhaumaye Namah
  3. The Sri Brihaspati Yantra (also known as Guru Yantra) for Jupiter can be activated by chanting the Guru beej mantra, Om Graam Greem Graum Sah: Gurve Namah
  4. The Sri Shani Yantra for Saturn can be activated by chanting the Shani mantra, Om Praman Pryam Sasta Shanaishrai Namah
  5. The Sri Surya Yantra for the Sun can be activated by reciting the Surya Mantra, Om Suryaya Namah.
  6. The Sri Shukra Yantra for Venus to be activated by chanting the mantra, Om Dhraam Dreem Draum Sah Shukraya Namah
  7. The Sri Ketu Yantra to be activated by chanting the mantra, Om shraam shreem sraum sah ketave Namah.
  8. The Sri Chandra Yantra for the Moon to be activated by chanting the mantra, Om Shraam Shreem Shraum Sah Chandraya Namah
  9. The Sri Budha Yantra for Mercury to be activated by chanting the mantra, Om bhram bhreem broum sah Budhaya Namah

It Brings Good Health

Worshipping a Sri Yantra is the ultimate solution to get good health, both physical and mental. A Sri Yantra can also reduce the negative health effects caused by the malice of planets. 

  1. It protects the native from black magic. 
  2. It protects the native from accidents and untimely death. 
  3. It protects the native from the health problems caused by Vastu dosh. 

It Brings Harmony in Married Life 

Shani (Saturn) and Mangal (Mars) are the two planets that disrupt the married life of couples. So, worshiping the individual yantras of these planets restores harmony in married life. 

  1. There are fewer arguments and fights. 
  2. Childless couples are blessed with healthy children. 

What is a Sri Yantra? 

A Sri Yantra is the mother, father, king, and queen of all yantras. It is also known as Navayoni Chakra that has 9 interlocking triangles. It is known to have the entire universe in it. 

The mantras that have to be chanted to activate a Sri yantra are as follows. 

  1. Om Shrim Hrim Shrim kamale Kamalalaye Prasid Prasid Shrim Hrim Shrim Mahalaxmaye Namah!
  2. Om Shrim Hrim Shrim Namah!
  3. Om Shrim Om Namo Devye Ujjaval Hastikaye!

How to Make Yantra at Home?

Now that you know everything about what a yantra is and what are the benefits, here’s what you should know about the precautions when drawing a Sri yantra at home. 

  1. The outlining shouldn’t be thick. 
  2. Don’t fill colors before the yantra is complete. 
  3. Mediate and worship the yantra while drawing it. 
  4. Compare it with the actual yantra before keeping it in the temple. 

You can wear the locket of a Sri yantra or keep it in the place of worship. Also, always chant the mantras 108 times to activate the yantra you choose.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How many types of yantras are there?

56. However, those 56 are placed in 3 separate categories. So, sometimes, you’ll also find an answer that there are three yantras in total.

2. What is yantra?

It is a tool of worship to get rid of problems like financial debts, sickness, problems in married life, and so on.

3. Can Yantras be kept at home?

Yes. You should keep a yantra in the mandir. The best directions to keep a yantra are East and Northeast.

4. Does yantra really work?

Yes. When it is activated properly, it really works.

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