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Sharada Tilaka Tantra

 

Sarada Tilaka a collection of mantras and instructions for worship (Homa) of various deities including Ganapati, Shiva, Vishnu and various manifestations of the goddess.

It has total 25  chapter. This jignasu (http://www.mukhopadhyay.in/2012/02/sharada-tilaka-tantra.html) has given good explanation of all chapters.

Chapter 1
Discusses cosmogony and embryology
1. Definition of mahaH / shabda brahmaNa
2. Process of creation – bindu, nADa, shabda brahmaNa

Chapter 2
1. Evolution of cosmic sound
2. mantravAda
3. Definition of a good guru and shishya

Chapter 3
Rites to be performed before initiation like vAsty-yAga, site selction for maNDapa, its construction, directions on how to draw yantra etc

Chpater 4
Discusses all aspects of initiation

Chapter 5
1. Initiation
2. homa

Chapter 6
Meditation on alphabet and its deities
a. devI mAtRRikA or sarasvatI
b. dhyAna of shAradA, ardhanArIshavara etc
c. importance of brAhmI sAga

Chapter 7
Meditation on alphabet and its deities
a. bhUtalipi mantra
b. lipitaru
c. viyat yantra, vAyaviya yantra etc
d. Rules of conduct of worshipper of Sarasvati

Chapter 8
lakShmI
a.5 dhyana mantras and associated rules, yantras
b.Rules of conduct of worshipper of Lakshmi

Chapter 9
bhuvaneshvarI
bIja mantra, different dhyAna mantras, yantra etc

Chapter 10
tvaritA and annapUrNA
dhyAna mantras, modes of worship, nyAsas, yantras

Chapter 11
durgA
dhyAna mantras, modes of worship, nyAsas, yantras for durgA, mahiShmardinI, jaya durgA, shUlini,vana-durgA

Chapter 12
tripurabhairavI
dhyAna mantras, modes of worship, nyAsas, yantras for tripurA, rAjamAta~nginI

Chapter 13
gaNeSha
dhyAna mantras, modes of worship, nyAsas, yantras of different forms of gaNapati

Read more here: http://www.mukhopadhyay.in/2012/02/sharada-tilaka-tantra.html

Our focus is on chapter 13. Ganesh Sadhana. It talks about different aspects of Ganesha.

Read entire book here: (https://archive.org/stream/SaradaTilakaTantra/sarada_tilaka_tantra#page/n144/mode/1up)

 

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