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"Shri Thaandaveshwara Stotram" - by 34th Jagadguru of Sringeri

Sri Gurubhyo Namaha

I have written before about the stutis composed by Jagadguru Chandrashekara Bharati Mahaswamiji, the 34th Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Sringeri Sharada Peetham. On the occasion of Arudra Darshanam, here I present one more stotra written by Him, on Ishwara in the form of Thaandaveshwara, performing His glorious cosmic dance. 735 more words

Stotras/songs Of Bhakti And Jnaana

THE ENLIGHTENED GURU AS JAGATKĀRAṆAM

The Enlightened Guru as Jagatkāraṇam

The Mundakopanishat, for instance, teaches that the aparokṣajñānin, if worshiped with desire for aishvarya, lordliness, wealth, etc. these will be granted. 901 more words

Advaita

Differences between Bhakti and Kaama

Sri Gurubhyo Namaha 

This post is meant as a reminder to myself about some differences between the happiness gained by enjoying sense-objects and the happiness gained by meditating on Ishwara (either by thinking of His leelas, or by singing stotras on Him with Bhakti, or by meditating on His form, etc). 654 more words

Spiritual Living

Go beyond the form this Maha Shivaratri

Followers of Lord Shiva are prepping up around the world for Maha Shivaratri festival tomorrow. On  Hindu calendars, the fourteenth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Phalguna is marked for the worship of Lord Shiva. 298 more words

Fitness

Book Announcement: Sri Dakshinamurthy: Guru, Ishwara, and Atman

I am happy to announce that I have published my 2016 essay on Dakshinamurthy as ebook on Amazon Kindle. The book explores the various facets of the Hindu deity Sri Dakshinamurthy, who is not only worshiped as the First Guru, but also as the One, who imparts all knowledge through the medium innumerable number of human Gurus. 84 more words