Spirituality

Absolute Surrender to Sankara – TOTAKAASHTAKAM – ॥ तोटकाष्टकं ॥

In the process of my spiritual journey, I have been trying to understand the works of Adi Sankaracharya. The child in me ventured and tried to understand the following works of Adi Sankara so far. Sivananda Lahari, Siva Panchaksharam, Subramanya Bhujangam, Nirvana Shatakam, Bhaja Govindam and Ganesha Pancharathnam. The current venture is into Dakshinamurthy Sthothram.… Continue reading Absolute Surrender to Sankara – TOTAKAASHTAKAM – ॥ तोटकाष्टकं ॥

Durga Pancharathnam · Spirituality

Durga Pancharathnam- Verse 5

Audio Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/7d025kljtj94cka/Durga%20Pancharatnam-RYKQcQQ3Evs.mp3?dl=0 Sanskrit Verse त्वं ब्रह्मपुच्छा विविधा मयूरी ब्रह्मप्रतिष्ठास्युपदिष्टगीता । ज्ञानस्वरूपात्मतयाखिलानां मां पाहि सर्वेश्वरि मोक्षदात्रि ॥ ५॥ English Transliteration tvaṁ brahma pucchā vividhā mayūrī brahma pratiṣṭhā asya upadiṣṭa gītā | jñāna svarūpa ātma taya ākhilānāṁ māṁ pāhi sarvēśvari mōkṣadātri || 5 || Meaning of the Sanskrit Words त्वं - you ब्रह्म - supreme spirit… Continue reading Durga Pancharathnam- Verse 5

Durga Pancharathnam · Spirituality

Durga Pancharathnam – Verse 4

Audio Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/7d025kljtj94cka/Durga%20Pancharatnam-RYKQcQQ3Evs.mp3?dl=0 Sanskrit Verse देवात्मशब्देन शिवात्मभूता यत्कूर्मवायव्यवचोविवृत्या । त्वं पाशविच्छेदकरी प्रसिद्धा मां पाहि सर्वेश्वरि मोक्षदात्रि ॥ ४॥ English Transliteration dēvā atma śabdēna śivā atma bhūtā yat kūrma vāyavya vacō vivr̥tyā tvaṁ pāśa vicchēdakarī prasiddhā māṁ pāhi sarvēśvari mōkṣadātri || 4 || Meaning of the Sanskrit Words देव - God आत्म - Soul शब्देन -… Continue reading Durga Pancharathnam – Verse 4