ADVENTURES IN ADVAITA VEDANTA...


Adventures in Advaita Vedanta, the philosophy and science of spirit. We are one you and I; are you curious why?..

THE ADVENTURE

HARI OM!
Here is a place to linger, to let your intellect roam. Aatmaavrajanam is being written as a progressive study and, as such, can be read like a book. Anyone arriving at any time can simply start at the very first post and work their way through at their own pace. Please take time to read the info tabs and ensure you don't miss a post, by subscribing to the blog. Interaction is welcomed. Don't be a spectator - be a participator!

Ganapati Bappa Morya!!!

Hari OM

Sounds-day is for listening/viewing a variety of devotional items from and for all ages and traditions.


As reported yesterday, the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is under way.  Today's offering is a wonderful 'pop' rendition of Sanskrit descriptions celebrating the worthiness of the elephant Lord. It describes his handsomeness in great detail and the qualities we should adopt. It is a firm favourite round here!  (If you find you enjoy it, why not sing along - that link will take you to a page with English transliteration.)


I do hope you found that joyful!  Now, for those who seek a little more, here is Jagjit Singh-sahib; one of the greats of Indian song.  He takes up an ancient mantra in praise of Sri Ganesh and the mantra is repeated as is correct tradition for focus and attention upon the Lord.

वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सुर्यकोटि समप्रभ
निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा


Vakra-Tunndda Maha-Kaaya Surya-Kotti Samaprabha
Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Kaaryessu Sarvadaa


"Oh Lord Ganesha of curved trunk, large body and with the brilliance of a million suns, please make all my works free of obstacles always."


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