kRtsna karma kRt : one who has done the entire karma (work) that is to be done : There are 3 kinds of mokshas : sarupya – same form, salokya – same world and sayujya – same identity. There comes a time in our lives when we want God either ‘to […]
अहं त्वाम् मोक्षयिष्यामि | अहं त्वाम् सर्वपापेभ्यो मोक्षयिष्यामि | ( त्वं ) मा शुच| भगवान्, त्वं माम् मोक्षयिष्यसि | भगवान्, त्वं माम् सर्वपापेभ्यो मोक्षयिष्यसि | नाहं शुचामि | शरणं व्रज, शरणं गच्छ| माम् एकं शरणं व्रज| त्वाम् शरणं व्रजामि| श्री कृष्ण! तव शरणं | सर्वधर्मान् परित्यज्य, माम् एकं […]
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 […]
About śrī. śrī dēvī is associated with every form of well being. She is the daughter of bhRgu maharši and the wife of višńu. The word siri in kannada and telugu has evolved from śrī and is often used to denote all manner of material wealth. śrī gives […]
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 […]
I learned this and much other sanskrit chanting from Yogini and Veda Guru Kunda Channagiri – avaru.
One of my friends, who has been giving a lot of participative support in this effort, asked me if I would post dēvī prārthanas, today (since it is a Friday). To take a headbath on a Friday and worship dēvī, is the norm for many Hindu women.
मनोजवं मारुततुल्यवेगम् । जितेन्द्रियं बुद्धिमतां वरिष्ठम् । वातात्मजं वानरयूथमुख्यम् । श्रीरामदूतं शरणं प्रपद्ये ॥ Faster than the mind, As fast as the wind, Victor over the senses, The best among the learned, The son of the wind, Foremost among the Vānara horde, The Messenger of rāma, is The […]
This is a good blessing for the people of the earth and her rulers. Justice and Happiness. Feel free to share. There is good for the people and for those who rule. The lords of the earth rule the earth in the way of justice. May there always […]
Even though I (or you) focus on accuracy in chanting, there are sometimes some slips and errors. In these ślōkas we seek forgiveness (kšamā) for errors in our practice, sādhana, ācāra for whatever reason. If there is a bhrashTa (falling, failing) of a letter, word, mātra (duration), then […]