The Navarana Pooja for Devi is considered as Supreme in the worship of Lalitha Devi, Tripura Sundari.
This forms a part of Tantra Shastra of Hinduism.
Avarana means concealment,masking, obstruction.
The attempt to realize self is is paved the path of Obstructions.
This lies with the individuals mind and ego.
Losing one’s ego and the impediments of the mind clears the way for realization, first the Saguna Brahma,Reality of Name and Form.
Once the level is reached, one is automatically guided to the Ultimate Reality, the Nirguna Brahman.
The Avaranas of are of two kinds.
Klesa means confusion, unable to decide.
Sinful desires, Lust,hankering after Wealth, lead to misery.
These obstruct the individual in spiritual path.
The removal of these obstacles,Klesaprahan is essential.( Gaudapadakarika)
Kama, Krodha, Lobha, Madha, Mathsarya, Dvesha, Moha, Maana are some of the Klesas.
The other in Jneya Avarana.
Here the object of worship is…
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