Lalitā Sahasranāma

In these recordings, Ram Karan Sharma chants the complete Sanskrit text of the Lalitā Sahasranāma. Due to length, the complete stotra is provided in three parts. Dr. Sharma’s chanting was recorded on 30 June 2009 in San Francisco.

The text is widely available. The following recommended editions are available via Amazon:

  • Lalmani Joshi’s edition titled Lalita-Sahasranama: A Comprehensive Study of One Thousand Names of Lalita Maha-Tripurasundari includes the original Sanskrit text with English translation, thematic analysis and indexes.
  • Ananthakrishna Sastry’s edition titled Lalita – Sahasranama with Bhaskararaya’s Commentary.

Part 1: Lalitā Sahasranāma Introduction
With discussion in English regarding the history of the stotra and chanting in Sanskrit of the introductory verses. (mp3, 320kbs, 14:31, 34:0 MB)

Part 2: Recitation of Names
Main section, consisting of names chanted in stotra form, preceded by a dhyāna (contemplation) verse. (mp3, 320kbs, 45:34, 106.8 MB)

Part 3: Phalaśruti
Recorded but not yet available

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