Atma linga puja

Adi Moola Ganapathi uvaacha: Atma linga puja which is a natural and gradual consequence of dhyāna or meditation and thapas or tapasya or penance is considered to be an important step in the dissolution of the "body" or Vyakta or Manifest state of the self-luminous akshara or alphabet and Avyakta or Unmanifest of the self-luminous akshara or alphabet leading to immersion and absorption into its... Continue Reading →

Thapas

Adi Moola Ganapathi uvaacha: Intense dhyāna or meditation leads to thapas or tapasya or penance as it is known in scriptural authorities is known to be the recommended path and prescribed practice to burn all desires, thoughts, actions-inactions, mind, ego, time and other creation differentials. But when the creation differentials of time, space, movement, ego, intellect, mind, five-fold elements or panchabhutas, five-fold attributes... Continue Reading →

Dhyāna

Adi Moola Ganapathi uvaacha: Dhyāna or meditation is an action-inaction acting on the fundamentals and principles of the manifestation of a created being in the state of Avyakta or Unmanifest from within Aksharam or Imperishable or Supreme Self or Avyakta beeja or seed. The subtlest Avyakta or Unmanifest that sets in motion the act of dhyāna or meditation as an action-inaction is... Continue Reading →

Apeetakuchamba & Arunachaleswara

Krittika is a great star ruled by Agni, the Lord of Fire – in consonance with the hymn of Yajur Veda “Agnirnahpaatu Krittikaaha….” That is also incendiary constellation identifiable with the manifestation of Devi. Hence when Goddess Parvathi herself undertakes a pradakshinam of the fiery lingam in Arunachala on Karthika Krittika day especially at sunset... Continue Reading →

Benefit of Giri-Pradakshinam

“Whoever undertakes the Giri-pradakshinam with the mind securely fixed in My dhyana”, says Lord Arunachaleswara, "will get the benefit of My early grace.The dust he himself raises with his feet will serve as an instrument of immortality”. Whoever begins the mountainous pilgrimage will get unexpected help even from the Devatas in various ways. The Devatas... Continue Reading →

Greatness of Arunachala (that attracted Mahaan Seshadri and a host of Sages)

If Varanasi(Kashi) is reputed to confer immortality on those dying there, Arunachala (Thiruvannamalai) holds out the same benefit to all those who remember its glorious name! Remember, it is just the remembrance of Arunachala: “Nama smaranamatrena yatpaatakavinaashanam” declares the celebrated Skandapurana. By remembering the great name, all sins of a person will disappear and he... Continue Reading →

Introduction to “Greatness of Arunachala” by Mahaan Sri Seshadri Swamigal

Sadguru Sri Seshadri Swami's "Sesha Gita" The mountain of Arunachala, Thiruvannamalai, is a monumental linga affording protection to animate and inanimate world in addition to the incomprehensible galaxy of bodies in Brahmic manifestation. As a place endowed with the potentiality for erasing sinful karma and for promoting prospects of salvation, Arunachala is the only one of... Continue Reading →

Chapter – 18

Sri Shuka Paramarshi says, " Child, is meditation or Dhyana only about sitting in the manner and position as prescribed in the scriptures or is there something more about meditation or Dhyana to be known? Introspection and contemplation about one's own creation and the form and shape of the self-luminous akshara or alphabet in whose form... Continue Reading →

Dhyana – Chapter – 17

Sri Shuka Paramarshi says, " Child, for a created being to even begin to show gratitude or Kritagyata and practise acceptance or Anumodhana for Self-Surrender, first he or it must contemplate and introspect on the Supreme Self. For a created being to know, realize, understand, perceive and experience the Supreme Self, the "body" or the manifest or Vyakta state of the... Continue Reading →

Chapter – 16

Sri Shuka Paramarshi continues saying, "Son, why has renunciation of the fruits of action and inaction, words, thoughts and speech or karma phala tyāgaḿ been given pride of place in a sadhana or anustana or practice? Why is it placed higher than knowledge or jnana and meditation or dhyana? It is indeed difficult for a created being to even understand what... Continue Reading →

Chapter – 11

Swethāranyeswar offers salutations to Sri Shuka Paramarshi and says, " O All-knowing One! I am speechless. I am in a state of joy just from hearing your words. It is indeed the greatest privilege to hear the innermost secrets of the Supreme Self from You. I am eternally grateful and thankful to You. I beseech You... Continue Reading →

Four types of Mukti – Chapter – 10

Sri Shuka Paramarshi says, "Child, the composition and structure of this self-luminous akshara or alphabet will dictate the created being's perception of the Supreme Self and this will then dictate the path the created being will follow to realize the Supreme Self. The premise for any path is immersion and absorption into the Supreme Self.... Continue Reading →

Chapter – 8

Sri Shuka Paramarshi asks, "Child, why is the knowledge of akshara or alphabets or letters necessary? Why is it known as Akshara Vijnana? What is the science of an akshara or alphabet? As I said earlier, every created being is in the form or shape of the self-luminous akshara or alphabet. The vast and expansive creation with... Continue Reading →

Chapter – 5

Swethāranyeswar bowing down says, "O Great One! Your words are so beautiful and yet so difficult for me to comprehend. How is one to begin to understand and realize the path to Self-Surrender and Self-Enquiry that is already inherent? How is one to proceed when one is having so many doubts and lacking clarity on... Continue Reading →

AUM – Chapter – 3

Sri Shuka Paramarshi says, "Child, AUM is said to be the Supreme sound or Nada or Sabda Brahman. What is this AUM? AUM is said to be Akara, Ukara and Makara. What is its origin? Has it self-manifested? Aksharam, the Imperishable manifests the self-luminous aksharas or alphabets that have inherent light, sound and matter. This self-luminosity manifested... Continue Reading →

Aksharam Paramam Brahma – Chapter – 2

Sri Shuka Paramarshi on the request of Bhagawan Shree Krishna approaches Swethāranyeswar and finds him lost in thought staring aimlessly into the dense forest of Swethāranya. Swethāranyeswar suddenly experiences a deep bliss descending upon him and realizes that a great being has arrived. He turns around to find the ever-blissful radiant Sri Shuka Paramarshi standing near him. Swethāranyeswar prostrates and... Continue Reading →

Brahman

Chapter -11   The Brahman is something not visible to the naked eye; On the other hand this world containing the five elements, the movables and immovables, all living beings including the human species, is vividly visible to the eye; Inspite of all these, Brahman is said to be real and the visible and the... Continue Reading →

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