SHRI YANTRA is used for bringing good luck and prosperity widely in our country. The exact meaning of this yantra is to be understood in various contexts. Shri Yantra is constructed with help of nine triangles, four of them pointing upwards and rest downwards. Thus making a total number nine, if there would have been eight triangles the figure would have been more balanced, but as we all know the nature of Goddess Laxmi, who goes on visiting places and does not remain at one place for long. It also indicates the changes.
From the worship point of view this yantra produces best results when engraved on copper plates. Shri Yantra engraved on a copper plate and worshipped bestows longitivity and makes a person strong willed besides making stable in financial aspects. When engraved on Gold plate and provides stability in financial aspects.
Taken into the consideration of various scientific theories, which try to describe the shape of our galaxy, this yantra supports them. This yantra according to Indian Mythology lays emphasis on dual nature of elements the Shiva and Shakti elements i.e. the spiritual and the worldly matters.
A correlation can be observed between Quantum theory and in construction of Shri Yantra especially the Shiva and Shakti triangle. A practice such as electron does not appear to travel in a straights line motion always and also new physics goes on explaining the duality, the motion of subatomic particles, either in wave form or in straight line path.
According to ancient “Tantra” Shri Yantra also describes the shape of Cosmos where in each change occurring in the universe is related to where the cosmos. That is, effecting whole universe.
Talking on religious ground Shri Yantra when concentrated upon emphasizes on the journey which is endless, the journey towards the ultimate.
Shri Yantra has 5 down pointing triangles which symbolizes Shakti and 4 upward pointing triangles symbolic of Shiva .
The Yantra is a combination of Shiva and Shakti elements, which are together in cosmos as in Eastern astrology, lays an emphasis on combination of two forces working in harmony as Chinese astrology believes in Yang and Yin out of which one is masculine and other is feminine. The worship of this yantra is basically working on the two forces of Cosmos and mainly worshipped through “Beej Mantras”.
“Beej Mantras” are sounds, which are uttered, in deep mediation and sound when recited at a particular frequency and a manner both, the creative and the destructive powers. By concentrating on Shri Yantra through the Beej Mantras, which are more effective, and the worship is bestowed by power and money.
Also Shri Yantra's when worshipped with the help of saraswati mantras provides knowledge and clairvoyance to the worshipper.
Meditation on Shri Yantra should be done with care and mantra's be recited facing East.