[Advaita-l] Significance of Kilakam.
brahmavadin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 00:06:07 CST 2012
Thanks much for the info given.
On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Venkata sriram P <venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>wrote:
> 'namaH' in this mantra denotes salutation to the Lord Shiva
> Om, swAhA,swadhA, vaSaT, namaH - these 5 are para-brahma vAchakAs.
> Hence, in namaka pATa of shatarudirya, namaH is invoked which points
> the parabrahman in the form of Shiva.
> There are various pratArAs of shuddha panchAkSari as per
> *shiva-panchAkSari mahAkalpa prayOga* which is the form of kumAra (skanda)
> & agastya saMvAda.
> In one of the variations, *namaH* is said to be keelaka.
> Now, why namaH is considered to be shakti here is to say that this
> parabrahma vAchaka
> shakti severs the pAsa of the pashu in the form of jiva and makes him
> pashupati in the form of shiva. And hence, namaH is considered to be the
> shakti here which severs the pashu pAsha.
> This is the underlying principle even in namaka pATa also.
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