Benefits of lalitha sahasranamam
The main benefit of reciting this hymn is that it will bring you closer to the divine mother. It is considered as the most effective form of prayer to Goddess Lalithambika. It has more power than any other form of Tantra or Mantra.
Regular chanting of Lalitha Sahasranamam is as beneficial as visiting religious places, taking bath in a holy river and offering food and material. It also gives indirect blessings to those who cannot visit these places or perform such offerings.
When recited regularly, this stotra will remove your enemies from your life and keep them at bay. Pratyangira Devi will protect you from all kinds of evil plans that are directed against you. It will help you get rid of all your sins and heaviness in your heart.
It will cure all planetary afflictions such as fever, diseases etc. It will be very beneficial for those who are pregnant, giving birth and also for children.
To get the benefits of this stotra, it is important to recite it with full devotion and clarity of mind. It is recommended to recite this stotra every day and especially on Fridays.
The Lalitha Sahasranamam can be recited in both mantra and stotram forms. The stotram form consists of 1000 namams separated into stotrams and the mantra form consists of a few namams in a row.
To recite the Lalitha Sahasranamam, it is essential to follow the procedure laid down in Brahmanda Purana. It consists of a Poorva Bhaga which details its origin, a Stotram that consists of the thousand names of the mother goddess and an Uttara Bhaga that gives complete details about the stotra and its benefits.