******************************* Aathmeeya Sameeksha Mission – Shripuram – Sri. L. Girishkumar – Tantra Research Centre Kerala
Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousnes
Shripuram Trust was established in the year 2006. We are located in a serene peaceful village, Madayikkonam near Irinjalakkuda in Thrissur District. Shri. L Girishkumar is the founder chairman of the trust. He is a well-known personality in spiritual as well as cultural circles. He is the disciple of late Shri. Madhavji, a guiding light in the field of Tantra.
Vilakku Pooja – as defenitely the name suggests is the worship offered to the “Nila Vilakku” or the serene lamp . Here the Agni or the fire lit is considered as Devee or goddesses in full manifestation.
The Pooja is performed by a group of “Mothers” [ generally Women, in the sense that all women are Mothers by birth ]
An Aacharya or Priest recites the Divine “Lalitha Sahasra Namam” the “Thousand Names of Omnipotent Power, Goddess Lalithambika Devi and the Mothers [ Amma ] reiterates the names by offering flowers.
Puthukkai “Sri Sadashiva Temple” situated at Nileshwaram, near Kasaragod and Payyanur, 100 kilometers from Manglore, witnessed this rare occasion of Vilakku Pooja as part of the yearly temple festival.