Soundarya Lahari Sloka 88 with Meaning and Yantra

Soundarya Lahari Sloka 88

“Padam They Keertheenaam Prapadamapadam Devi Vipadaam
Katham Neetham Sadbhihi Kathinakamatheekarparathulaam!
Katham Vaa Baahubhyaamupayamanakaaley Purabhidaa
Yadaadaaya Nyastham Drushadi Dayamaaneyna Manasaa!”

Literal Meaning:

” O Devi! How do great poets equate Thy fore-foot, a seat of fame and beyond the reach of mishaps, to the hardened back (shell) of the tortoise? And how did Thy Consort, the Destroyer of the Cities, inspite of all His tenderness towards Thee, have the heart to place Thy foot on a hard granite grinding stone at Thy marriage rite?”

Yantra for Soundarya Lahari Sloka 88

Mode of worship:

Yantra to be made on gold or silver plate. Sit facing South-East. Chant this sloka 1008 times daily for 182 (100) days.


Chant Lalitha Sahasranamam offering fried paddy grains.


Cooked rice, jaggery gruel, raw sugar and plantains.


Controlling wild animals, freedom from troubles and prosperity.

Literal Results:

Great fame, enhances creativity controls brutal force.