Spirituality · Subramanya Bhujangam

Sri Subramanya Bhujangam Verses 20-23

In the Verses 20-25 of Sri Subramanya Bhujangam, Adi Sankara brings out with full emotions, his personal worries, pains and difficulties. Here in this blog, Verses 20-23 are listed. While trying to understand the meaning of the verses, I was trying to recollect some of my interesting interactions with elders. Irrespective of country, religion or… Continue reading Sri Subramanya Bhujangam Verses 20-23

Spirituality · Subramanya Bhujangam

Sri Subramanya Bhujangam Verses 17-19

In the previous two blogs we saw Adi Sankaracharya bringing out the locational significance about the place Thiruchendur, a panchayat town located at the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, in the Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) district of Tamil Nadu and then moving over to the description of the principal deity Lord Subramanya, focusing on harnessing… Continue reading Sri Subramanya Bhujangam Verses 17-19

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Sri Subramanya Bhujangam Verses 8-16

Verses 8-16 provides the description of the Lord Subramanya’s beautiful form “Paadaadikesam” (from his feet to his crown). Very often, as a novice I wonder as to why in most of the Slokas (Verses) about the Hindu Gods, a section is devoted to describe the form of the God in His/Her full splendor. Perhaps it… Continue reading Sri Subramanya Bhujangam Verses 8-16

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Sri Subramanya Bhujangam Verses 2-7

Aadi Sankaracharya the proponent of the Advaitha (Advaitha - not two in the literal meaning) philosophy, encouraged people to follow the route of Devotion (Bhakti) to the Lord for salvation by writing several Slokas about Hindu Gods. In his work “ Sivananda Lahari”, Adi Sankara defines Devotion (Bhakti) in several Verses quoting examples of both… Continue reading Sri Subramanya Bhujangam Verses 2-7