[Advaita-l] chaturdashi nirNaya- ananta padmanAbha vrataM??
Subramanya Uchangi Hiriyannaiah
subramanyauh at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 05:02:32 CDT 2011
Kindly clarify whether just chanting these Mantras is effective or chanting
by understanding the meanings is effective.
I have seen majority people give preference for chanting only. They are not
interested in knowing what they chant!
It is claimed the Mantras are powerful and they have their own effect and it
doesn't go waste
On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Venkata sriram P
<venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>wrote:
> Namaste Dear Murtyji,
> He said many examples are there for this. All those children are very
> brilliant in studies.
> Is this true?
> While i have reservations against half-baked TV-conscious
> astrologers, tantra shastra do prescribe a prayoga called
> "sAraswatha kalpa prayOga".
> There is a leaf called "brAhmi" which is usually seen in northern himalayan
> regions. A sort of chyavanaprasha is prepared with this brAhmi leaf
> by chanting sAraswata mantras. This is given in small dozage to
> pregnant ladies.
> As regards the development of intelligence & intuition in brahmacharis,
> there are certain suktas, mantras, stotras prescribed by our tradition.
> 1. mEdhA sUkta
> 2. gyAna sUkta
> 1. shrutidhAriNi vidyA
> 2. mEdhA dakShiNAmurty mantra
> 3. hayagrIva mantra
> 4. srIharSha chintAmaNi mantra (practiced by shri harsha mahakavi of
> nishadhiyam fame)
> 5. bAlA ShaDakShari mahAmantra
> 1. vidyAgaNapati stotra
> 2. dakShiNAmurty stotra
> 3. hayagrIva stotra
> 4. vidyAdAna vAk saraswati stOtra (this is shArada stOtra which is chanted
> among the close upAsaka circles in Sringeri) ....i am fortunate to have
> 5. Some of the slokas from Saundarya Lahari
> These are some of the hymns / mantras chanted for sharp memory,
> & intuition.
> One should not take this for granted that one would stand first in IIT,
> MBA, CAT, TOEFL.
> In order to pass the physics exam, one should study & only study physics
> and not study
> shankara bhAshya or do the mantra japa of dakshinamurty. Similarly, rest
> of the subjects
> in school / college. There are no short cuts for excelling in
> studies. Secret of success in only hard work & practice.
> The above mantras are applicable only for study of veda and it's related
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