Narayaneeyam – Dasakam 4 – Sloka 3 – Sense Control

Audio Chanting Link

https://www.dropbox.com/s/1hebsdzd2k39hpl/4-3.mp3?dl=0

Sanskrit Verse

तारमन्तरनुचिन्त्य सन्ततं प्राणवायुमभियम्य निर्मला: ।

इन्द्रियाणि विषयादथापहृत्यास्महे भवदुपासनोन्मुखा: ॥३॥

Transliteration in Tamil

தாரமந்தரநுசிந்த்ய ஸந்ததம் ப்ராணவாயுமபி₄யம்ய நிர்மலா: |

இந்த்₃ரியாணி விஷயாத₃தா₂பஹ்ருத்யாஸ்மஹே ப₄வது₃பாஸநோந்முகா₂: || 3||

Transliteration in English

taaramantaranuchintya santataM praaNavaayumabhiyamya nirmalaaH |

indriyaaNi viShayaadathaapahR^ityaa(a)(a)smahe bhavadupaasanOnmukhaaH || 3

Meaning in Tamil

ஒருங்கிணைந்து உள்மூச்சதனை சீராக்கி, 

ஓதுவேன் மாசிலா தூய மனம் கொண்டு

ஓம்காரம்தனை இடைவிடாது ! ஐம்புலன்

அடக்கி, புலன் மேவிய பொருள் தவிர்த்து,

அமைதிமிகு மனமுடன் ஆயத்தமாவேன்

அடியேன் உனைத் துதிக்க ஆண்டவனே ! 4.3

Meaning in English

O Lord! by regulating my breath through Pranayama and having purified myself I will continuously chant the Pranava (Om) mantra mentally. Thus, withdrawing my senses from the sense objects, and being purified, I will prepare myself for meditation on Thee.

Meaning of the Sanskrit Words

तारम्-अन्तरम्-अनुचिन्त्य	Pranava (Om) in the mind repeating

सन्ततं continuously

प्राण-वायुम्-अभियम्य the breath thus regulating

निर्मला: and being purified

इन्द्रियाणि विषयात्- sense organs from the sense objects

अथ-अपहृत्य then withdrawing

आस्महे (I) we will be

भवत् उपासन-उन्मुखा: for meditating on Thee, prepared

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