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Sri Dakshinamurty Jnana Prabodhini – 3
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Sri Dakshinamurty Jnana Prabodhini – 3

Santosh Kumar Ayalasomayajula- December 18, 2018

When Dakshinamurty himself, who is the lord who confers Brahmagyanam on the devotees and puts an end to his cycle of births and rebirths; pronounces ... Read More

Sri Dakshinamurty Jnana Prabodhini – 2: Iconography of Dakshinamurty
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Sri Dakshinamurty Jnana Prabodhini – 2: Iconography of Dakshinamurty

Santosh Kumar Ayalasomayajula- December 10, 2018

Lord Shiva who created this universe from one portion of his infinite form called Skambha (linga) and his rest of the form is still beyond ... Read More

Sri Dakshinamurty Jnana Prabodhini – 1
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Sri Dakshinamurty Jnana Prabodhini – 1

Santosh Kumar Ayalasomayajula- December 7, 2018

Dakshinamurthy is verily the Shivagyanam / brahmagyanam which assumes a form as our preceptor, to gift himself to us. Therefore there is no difference between ... Read More

Glory of Lord Kameshwara- VII: Nāsadīya Sūkta
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Glory of Lord Kameshwara- VII: Nāsadīya Sūkta

Santosh Kumar Ayalasomayajula- November 17, 2018

Nāsadīya-Sūkta is verily a hymn describing about the creation from Lord Shiva alone and the Supreme Being whom it refers as the one present prior ... Read More

Glory of Lord Kameshwara- VI: Kama Sukta
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Glory of Lord Kameshwara- VI: Kama Sukta

Santosh Kumar Ayalasomayajula- November 15, 2018

Everything is Bhagawan Rudra and all names point at one or other of his various attributes, or at his tasks. This is why the hymn ... Read More

Glory of Lord Kameshwara- V: Nandikēśvara Kāsikā on Maheshvara Sutras
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Glory of Lord Kameshwara- V: Nandikēśvara Kāsikā on Maheshvara Sutras

Santosh Kumar Ayalasomayajula- November 9, 2018

Nandikēśwara had written a wonderful commentary on the “Maheshwara Sutras” to explain the hidden secrets of creation of universe from those aphorisms. His commentary is ... Read More

Glory of Lord Kameshwara- IV: Creation through Maatrika-s
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Glory of Lord Kameshwara- IV: Creation through Maatrika-s

Santosh Kumar Ayalasomayajula- November 5, 2018

It is the vaikhari Vak of the Supreme Being which pronounced the Vedas out. Vaikhari Vak works through the medium of breath, hence here the ... Read More