From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Pancadasaksari-mantra, PaJcadaZAkSarI-mantra, Paycadashaakshari-mantra
- The one attributed to the sage Agastya which begins with the letter ‘ka’
- Another one is attributed to his wife Lopāmudrā which begins with the letter ‘ha’.
The mantra has to be received ceremonially from a competent guru. It is said to be a very powerful mantra.
- Pañcadaśa means fifteen.
- Lalitā Tripura-sundarī is an aspect of Pārvatī.
- The name is kādimata.
- The name is hādimata.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore