Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam is in the 36th chapter of Lalithopakhyana in Brahmanda Purana. It contains powerful hymns with thousand holiest names (from Head to Toe) of Goddess Sri Lalithambika, manifestation of Sri Parasakthi, taught and initiated by Sri Hayagriva, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, to Sage Sri Agasthya. Enlightened persons say that the recitation of Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam develops an awareness of spirituality, mantra, tantra and enlightenment of the creative secrets of the universe. The reciter must understand the full meaning of each namavali of Sri Lalithambika. Any person who recites the same DAILY with full faith and belief is considered to be one having done good karma in his previous birth and having divine blessing. It is a mantra kavach. Lalitha Sahasranamam is considered the ultimate in explaining atma, paramatma, travel of atma to unite paramatma, the unison, the bliss while maintaining the grihasthu dharma. Each word is considered an unbelievably valuable manthra to attain specific goal and combination of words and slokas to decide larger direction.
The Phala Sruthi – the benefits of chanting – described are:
This cures all diseases and gives rise to all types of wealth, prevents all accidental deaths and is an antidote to untimely death. It is a cure for all types of fever, and gives rise to long life, it will bless you with son (that too first son) and gives three types of wealth. The devotee would get the effect of taking bath in sacred rivers like Ganga, one crore times and also the same effect as consecrating one crore lingas, one crore gold ornaments offered to learned Vedic scholars, Or doing one crore Aswa medha yagas in the shores of the Ganges, Or digging one crore wells with water in the deserts, Or feeding one crore Brahmins daily during the famine, Or doing with great attention training/teaching one thousand children.
The price mentioned is one time price only. Number of times to be chanted is to be advised by the customer.