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Satya S. Kandula

M.Tech. Electronics Design, IISc. Formerly Senior Delivery Manager (Software) and Professor (Electronics and Computers). Presently a Teacher of Ancient Indian Texts.

Audio : buddhir balam : Hanumān

बुद्धिर्बलम् यशो धैर्यम् निर्भयत्वम् अरोगता अजाड्यम् वाक्पटुत्वञ्च हनुमत्स्मरणाल्लभेत् । The austerity to practice is remembering Hanumān. The benefits (karmaphala) of this activity are listed in the ślokam as follows. बुद्धि: – buddhih – That which has been learned – Learning र्बलम् – balam – strength यश: – yaśah […]

Audio : akāra

Listen. Read. अ अथ​ atha : now अ अनादि – अन + आदि anādi : without beginning अ अभ्यास​ – abhyāsa : practice अ अमर​ – amara : immortal अ अम्बा – ambā : mother, dēvī अ is also one of the names of višńu Practice : अकार​ […]

Audio : lingāšTakam

My present understanding is that ङ्गं sound at the end of each line helps us with our sahasrāra cakra. In addition, this namana, destroys all the pain of birth, pride, accumulated total sins, 8 kinds of daridra and burns desire. In addition the person who chants this goes […]