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A glorious, glorious practice, the chanting of the Sri Lalita Sahasranam. First, to orientate yourself, here's a bit from Wikipedia:
The art and practice of Sahasranam Stotras is a truly beautiful thing to do. Sahasranam means "1000 names" or "many names" and it is a way of expressing pure devotion in a formalised way, a recitation of the beauty and mystery of the chosen deity. Sri Lalita Devi is Divine Mother in one of her most playful and beneficent moods, and this chant is extremely easy to do, either in the shortened form or as a list of each attribute chanted separately with a "Namah" at the end and "Om" at the beginning: giving a garland of powerful, life shaking mantras.
The long version is called the Sri Lalita sahasra namavalih and both are collected together in the Ramakrishna mission version of the text, with an erudite introduction. In fact both form part of a far longer practice, the mysterious sadhana of Sri Vidya. This would lead you into a whole other world, believe me, but it is a practice that demands very undeviating dedication.
An easier option, by the way, for those with not so much time, is to chant the Sri Lalita Trishati, which is 300 stotras tied to glorification of the core Sri Vidya mantra. And, before you ask, no I do not have a text to send to you!
Chant this particularly on Fridays and on Full Moon. The chant comes alive in darkness as well. Be a hero or heroine about this: no begging, no expectation, no demands, just Love. Chant because you can! This is part of extremely secret knowledge. Only the very few of humanity ever get the chance to hear this, let alone chant this! So be part of the few. Light your lamp of devotion, bow to Her. She is everything, She is all of you. She is the secret and the destination. She grants waves of bliss, a calm heart, a peaceful mind, a well of joy. What great fortune to chant this!
There are many descriptions out there of the benefits of chanting this. Some are fearful that you need initiation for this. We in the west are much more fearless about it, and believe that the desire to chant this sincerely bears its own fruit, and is a sign of the Mother's playful favour. This is not a chant you should approach fearfully in any way, unless you are simply trying to use it to grab as much wealth as you can or destroy your imagined enemies. In which case, a bit of spiritual growing up may be required first.
Above all, it is a chant that reminds you that life is fundamentally good, pure, noble, and playful - all qualities of Sri Lalita Devi. Leave asise your tiresome chant of 1,000 reasons why you can't chant it, and chant instead a 1,000 names of hope, and faith. Now also do not think you will get around to it when you are finally purified of your usual lust, anger, bitterness or despair. That is silly. If this were the case, who on earth would ever be qualified to chant? But also... apply your common sense. You do not need elaborate prayers to draw the Mother's grace, it is already always around you. Just a simple "Ma" said with sincerity can mean a whole lot more than woebegone or distracted attempts to say "look at me, Mother, I'm chanting... now give me this, give me that."
If it seems to daunting or you are worried about initiation etc, do not chant! It's that simple! And do not pester the blogger to do the heavy lifting for you and chant for you, while you put your feet up and have a cup of chai. Put in your own self-effort and grace, anugraha, kripa, will come.
This is where Bhakti, devotion springs from. It is the hub of silence, the entry to golden secret waves of bliss that you will feel inside you, and then extending all around. This chant is a wonderful way to open up the heart.