Mysteries of kubjikAkarpUrastotra

karpUrastotra have its special place among various kind of tAntrika stotras. sAdhakas of different amnAyas recite karpUrastotra of their amnAyanAyikA . sAdhakas of dakShiNAmnAya recite kAlIkarpUrastotra while siddhilakShmIkarpUrastotra is recited by sAdhakas of uttarAmnAya . UrdhvAmnAya upAsakas declaims  sundarIkarpUrastotra and sAdhakas of adharamAmnAya recite tArAkarpUrastotra. kubjikAkarpUrastotra is declaimed  by sAdhakas of the pashchimAmnAya.

This stotra is heighly esoteric in nature with various secrets in every single verse. It is passed down by master to qualified deciples who undergoes practice of western currents ( pashchimAmnAya ) of goddess kubjikeshvarI. As per colophon of kubjikAkarpUrastotra , this stotra belongs to siddhikhaNDa of rudrayAmala . It is composed in sRRigdhArA meter with a total of twenty one verses . First six verses of stotra encapsulates uddhAra of kulapraNava ( five bIjas of pashchimAmnAya ) which are prefixed to every mantra of pashchimAmnAya. Next three verse describes six limbs of mistress of pashchimAmnAya. Ninth verse embodies yantroddhAra of goddess kubjikA . Next three verse describes the elements of kubjikA yantra and explains meaning of different names of goddess kubjikA. Fifteenth verse elobrates pUjAvidhi and kulayAga of pashchimAmnAya. Sixteenth verse describes animals for sacrifice in kubjikAkula. Deer,Chicken,Sheep,Cat, Rabbit,Got and Camel are main balipashus recommended in stotra .

meShaM shashaM hariNa kukkuTa bhekasarpa
mArjAra muShaka mahoShTra varaM prashastam ॥

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Next three verse describes purushcharaNavidhi for supreme vidyA of kubjikA along with the mUrtiyAga and dUtIyAga. Final two verses describes phalashruti of pashchimAmnAyopAsanA and recital of the kubjikAkarpUrastotra.

pUrvAmnAyeshvarI kubjA pashchimAmnAyasvarUpiNI । uttarAmnAyeshvarI kubjA dakShiNAmnAyasvarUpiNI ॥ adharAmnAyeshvarI kubjA mahordhvAmnAyasvarUpiNI ।  ShaTsiMhAsanagA kubjA ratnasiMhAsana sthitA ॥