Spirituality

Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 8

Sanskrit Verse नम्राणां सन्निधत्ते सततमपि पुरस्तैरनभ्यर्थितान -प्यर्थान् कामानजस्रं वितरति परमानन्दसान्द्रां गतिं च।इत्थं निश्शेषलभ्यो निरवधिकफल: पारिजातो हरे त्वंक्षुद्रं तं शक्रवाटीद्रुममभिलषति व्यर्थमर्थिव्रजोऽयम्॥८॥ Audio Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/otvgfqct3zmta4q/Sloka%208.mp3?dl=0 - chanting by Sri. Sankararama Sharma Meaning in Tamil Dasakam 1 - Verse 8 Meaning in English O Lord Vishnu! for the devotees who surrender to Thee, Thou always confer, unasked for,… Continue reading Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 8

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The Fairy “I” can’t fathom – She, the Big M

“It is an oft-quoted saying that philosophy begins in wonder. The mystery of the world with all its changes strikes the reflective temper. The Vedic philosophy grew out of a demand for the explanation of actual experience. Philosophy bade men seek beneath all change, which is the law of life, unity and persistency. All things… Continue reading The Fairy “I” can’t fathom – She, the Big M

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Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 7

Sanskrit Verse कष्टा ते सृष्टिचेष्टा बहुतरभवखेदावहा जीवभाजा-मित्येवं पूर्वमालोचितमजित मया नैवमद्याभिजाने।नोचेज्जीवा: कथं वा मधुरतरमिदं त्वद्वपुश्चिद्रसार्द्रंनेत्रै: श्रोत्रैश्च पीत्वा परमरससुधाम्भोधिपूरे रमेरन्॥७॥ Audio Link Please listen to the chanting by Sri. Sankararama Sharma - https://www.dropbox.com/s/z2qwoa943eh0cz5/Sloka%207.mp3?dl=0 Meaning in Tamil Dasakam 1 - Verse 7 Meaning in English O Invincible Lord! Thy activity of creation is indeed a tragic sport, as… Continue reading Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 7

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Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 6

Sanskrit Verse तत्ते प्रत्यग्रधाराधरललितकलायावलीकेलिकारंलावण्यस्यैकसारं सुकृतिजनदृशां पूर्णपुण्यावतारम्।लक्ष्मीनिश्शङ्कलीलानिलयनममृतस्यन्दसन्दोहमन्त:सिञ्चत् सञ्चिन्तकानां वपुरनुकलये मारुतागारनाथ ॥६॥ Audio Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/h27ueo0086egh4b/Sloka%206.mp3?dl=0 Meaning in Tamil Meaning in English Your form is like the beauty of the fresh rain bearing clouds, and of a beautiful bunch of blue lotuses. Your form is an embodiment of beauty, in the eyes of the people who have done… Continue reading Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 6

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Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 5

Sanskrit Verse निर्व्यापारोऽपि निष्कारणमज भजसे यत्क्रियामीक्षणाख्यांतेनैवोदेति लीना प्रकृतिरसतिकल्पाऽपि कल्पादिकाले।तस्या: संशुद्धमंशं कमपि तमतिरोधायकं सत्त्वरूपंस त्वं धृत्वा दधासि स्वमहिमविभवाकुण्ठ वैकुण्ठ रूपं॥५॥ Audio Link (Courtesy Shri. Sankararama Sharma - Ref https://www.sanskritfromhome.in/shankararama-sharma/) https://www.dropbox.com/s/9ag98doaj19icdk/Sloka%205.mp3?dl=0 Meaning in Tamil English Transliteration Nir vyaapaarO (a)pi niShkaaraNam aja bhajase yatkriyaam iikshaNa akhyaaM tena ivO deti liinaa prakR^itir asati kalpa a(a)pi kalpaadi kaale . tasyaaH… Continue reading Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 1 – Verse 5

Carnatic Musings

Carnatic Musing 28 – Sankari SaMkuru Chandramukhi – Raga Saveri

Composer Shyama Sastry . There is an excellent treatise on Shyama Sastry by Mr. Sreenivasa Rao in his 11 blogs . Pl visit https://sreenivasaraos.com Audio Link Whenever I talk about Carnatic Music Performance by siblings, the first one that comes to my mind cannot be anyone else except that of the legends DK Pattammal &… Continue reading Carnatic Musing 28 – Sankari SaMkuru Chandramukhi – Raga Saveri