The Goddess of Knowledge and Learning.
Then, the Adi Shankaracharya composed the Saundaryalahari,
and included the sixteen TM bija mantras therein. According to
historians, the sixteenth bija mantra, 'Srim', was added to the
fifteen as fertilizer for the other fifteen.. .
Subject: On the origin of the TM bija mantras
Date: October 1, 2009