>Yantra - Division
According to Shastras, Yantras are divided into Seven
types which are used accordingly.
Sharir Yantra :- There are six chakras in the body, through
which Kundalini is awakened. These are specific Yantras for each
Chakra which are worn or used accordingly. Each Yantra carries seperate
mantras which if recited indicates different gains. These are called
Dharn Yantra :- As the name indicates, these Yantras are
worn on different parts of the body for specific use. They bestow
the results when used accordingly. There are several such Yantras
Asan Yantra :- Such Yantras are kept under Aasna at the time
of Sadhana. These bears fruits early than other Yantras These are
Yantras which are placed in temples, in the foundation of houses,
used as Devas as mentioned earlier. Such Yantras are kept under
every Deva for early good results.
Mandal Yantra :- In this the Sadhakas are made to sit in
the shape of Yantras itself. Nine persons take part in it. One sits
in the centre, four persons in four directions and others recite
other mantras. The Sadhana with this Yanra bears fruit early.
Pooja Yantra : - We have earlier indicated that Tantras are installed
in temples and Pooja is performed. Actually these Yantras are of
a different devas. Such Yantras are installed in many ways namely:-
While installing the idols of Devas, the Yantras are written in
digits and accordingly while performing pooja, the names of respective
Devas are recited. The Muslims write 786 which is a digital Yantra
for the word "Bisam Allah".
In Yantra, the name of Deva is written in the centre and pooja is
Some Yantras are prepared while writing the mantras, in such case,
we write full mantras some where, at other place the first words
of mantras are written, whereas in other cases we write Beej mantras
On some yantras the photos of Devas and Devi etc are pasted or drawn
and pooja is performed.
In Such yantras colours are used in the pictures of Devas etc.
Chhatar Yantra:- The above yantras enuomerated at Serial 1 to 5
are writeten at the place where you sit, on at the roof top, on
the Skull etc and are Called Chhatar Yantras. These yantras are
kept under turbon, hat, or in a Cloth which is kept always with
the man as towel etc or be kept in a pocket.
Darshan Yantras:- These are yantras, which are if seen by the Sadhaka,
he is benefitted. Or the place where these are installed or worn,
blesses the native with Success. In India there are places where
purified yantras are installed and those places are very powerful
to mitigate the rtroubles and evils of the people if pooja is performed
there. In temples of Jagan Nath Puri, Ishairon Yantra and in Shri
Nath Dwar is installed Sudarshan yantra etc.
But the above yantras be writte in a methodical way, following the
right directions, material.