An Offering

Annapurna

An Offering to the Goddess of Nourishment

नित्यानन्दकरी वराभयकरी सौन्दर्यरत्नाकरी
निर्धूताखिलघोरपावनकरी प्रत्यक्षमाहेश्वरी ।
प्रालेयाचलवंशपावनकरी काशीपुराधीश्वरी
भिक्षां देहि कृपावलम्बनकरी मातान्नपूर्णेश्वरी ॥१॥

 

Tarynn's roots and heart are in Eastern Philosophy - especially Vedanta - the ancient wisdom of India. Through the craft of baking she seeks to connect with the true spirit of Annapurna, the Goddess who's name means grain, or also, never-ending sustenance to those who treat the goddess (Mother Earth) with care. We offer her prayer, with each grain found in Cabin Atelier breads.

 

Annapurna Goddess of Nourishment

 

Adikshantasamastavarnanakari shambhostribhavakari
Kashmira trijaleshvari trilahari nityankura sharvari 
Kamakanxakari janodayakari kashipuradhishvari
Bhiksham dehi kripavalambanakari matanapurneshvari 

 

Meaning from this verse from the Annapurna Stotram:

Oh! Mother Annapurna! the renderer of the support of compassion, the form of the earth, the governess of all men, the cause of victory, the mother, the ocean of compassion, the possessor of beautiful and dark braid of hari resembling the flower of the indigo plant, the giver of food daily, the direct bestower of emancipation and eternal welfare, and the presiding deity of Kasi, (thou) grant us alms.

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