Chinnamasta Beej Mantra – Lyrics in English With Meaning

In the vast pantheon of Hindu goddesses, Goddess Chinnamasta occupies a unique position, embodying both fierceness and compassion. As the sixth manifestation of Dasa Mahavidyas, she plays a crucial role in tantric traditions and sadhanas, serving to quell negative forces. The name “Chinnamasta” itself, meaning “she whose head is severed,” reflects a profound and symbolic aspect of her divine nature.

Devi Chinnamasta in Hinduism

While not as widely worshiped as some more mainstream goddesses like Kali or Durga, Goddess Chinnamasta holds immense significance in tantric practices. Her portrayal as a mother who sacrifices her own head to nourish her daughters, with streams of blood flowing from her decapitated neck, symbolizes selflessness and the transformative power of sacrifice.

Tantric practitioners hold Goddess Chinnamasta in high regard, praising her for both her challenging nature and the potential for violence if not worshiped correctly. Despite the reverence she commands in tantric circles, the broader Hindu population often harbors fear of Chinnamasta and other tantric goddesses, avoiding their images in their homes.

Challenges of Worship

Chinnamasta Devi is known for her complexity, making her a challenging deity to please. Tantric sadhaks engage in worship to gain siddhis (supernatural powers) and delve into the mysteries of spiritual practices.

It is important to note that worshipers interested in chanting the Chinnamasta mantra should seek guidance from a qualified pandit or tantric expert. Mishaps have been reported when the correct methods of chanting are not followed, emphasizing the need for proper guidance in approaching the worship of this potent goddess.

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Chinnamasta Beej Mantra (छिन्नमस्ता मंत्र)

Only the most advanced tantric practitioners have access to the mantra’s full potential (aka, Sadhaks). There is no hard rule in normal recitation, but please do not chant the mantra with any unusual desire, as this can easily backfire.

।। श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं ऐं वज्रवैरोचनीये हुं हुं फट् स्वाहा ।।

Shreem Hreeem Kleem Ain Vajra Vairochinayee Hum Hum Phat Swaha.

There are numerous other mantras and stotrams dedicated to Devi Chinnamasta. However, these are the most popular and can be chanted by the average person without any extreme tantric rituals.

“ॐ हुं स्वाहा ॐ” 

Om Hum Swaha Om – This mantra is useful for increasing prosperity in health, wealth, and a calm mind.

“हूं श्री ह्री ऐं वज्र वैरोचनीये हूं हूं फट स्वाहा”

Hum Shree Hree Aing Vajra Vairochinayee Hum Hum Phat Swaha – Tantric practitioners chant this mantra to get themself free from their past sins.

“श्रीं ह्रीं हूं ऐं वज्रवैरोचनीये श्रीं ह्रीं हूं ऐं स्वाहा”

Shreem Hreem Aing Vajra Vairochinayee Shreem Hreem Aign Swaha – This mantra is said to provide one with a superior communication skill.

“ह्रीं हूं ऐं वज्र वैरोचनीये हुं फट स्वाहा”

Hreem Hun Ain Vajra Vairochinayee Hun Phat Swaha – The practitioners of this mantra get all kinds of hypnotic power.

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Shiba Prasad

Shiba Prasad

I've been captivated by India's ancient history and Vedic culture. What began as a hobby, reading books on Hinduism, has now turned into my full-time commitment, researching and writing for this blog. When not working, I enjoy spending time with friends.

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