[Advaita-l] ***UNCHECKED*** Re: Fwd: Dhyāna shloka for Nrsimha mantra

Raghav Kumar Dwivedula raghavkumar00 at gmail.com
Thu May 4 06:22:02 EDT 2023

Namaste Subbu ji

Today is Narasimha Jayanti i understand.

The link sent by you points to the archives as a whole and not any specific

A chant by the Shankaracharya..



On Thu, 4 May, 2023, 1:54 pm V Subrahmanian via Advaita-l, <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

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> From: V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:01 PM
> Subject: Dhyāna shloka for Nrsimha mantra
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> This is the dhyAna shloka for the Narasimha mantra:
> Satyajnaana-sukhasvaroopam amalam ksheeraabdhi-madhyasthitam
> Yogaroodha-matiprasannavadanam bhooshaa-sahasrojvalam |
> Tryaksham chakra-pinaaka-saabhayavaraan bibhraNa-margachchavim
> Chatreebhoota-paNeendramindudhavalam Lakshmi-nrusimham bhaje ||
> सत्यज्ञानसुखस्वरूपममलं क्षीराब्धिमध्यस्थितं
> योगारूढमतिप्रसन्नवदनं भूषासहस्रोज्ज्वलम् ।
> त्र्यक्षं चक्रपिनाकसाभयवरान् बिभ्राणमर्कच्छविं
> छत्रीभूतफणीन्द्रमिन्दुधवलं लक्ष्मीनृसिंहं भजे ॥
> //I worship Lord Laksminarasimha whose essential nature is absolute
> Existence, Consciousness and Bliss, who is immaculate, who is established
> in Yoga, whose countenance is very pleasing, who is glorious with numerous
> ornaments, who has three eyes, who bears the chakra, the pinAka and the
> signs of granting fearlessness and boons, who is lustrous like the sun, who
> is fair in complexion like the moon, who has the king of snakes (shesha)
> serving as an umbrella over Him and who dwells in the middle of the ocean
> of milk.//
> This is the dhyAna shloka for the Narasimha mantra.
> HH Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha SwaminaH, the 35th Jagadguru of the Sringeri
> Peetham was specially devoted to Lord Narasimha.  He had said about the
> above verse:
> //God who is formless and of the nature of absolute Existence,
> Consciousness and Bliss, appears as Shiva, Vishnu, Amba and so on for the
> sake of His devotees.  The form of Narasimha described in this verse is
> itself suggestive of the actual non-difference between Shiva and Vishnu.
> That Narasimha is an incarnation of Vishnu is well known.  Here, He is
> spoken of as being with Lakshmi, the consort of Vishnu, as bearing the
> chakra, the weapon of Vishnu, and as having the hoods of Shesha, as His
> umbrella, like Vishnu.  Further, He is said to be in the middle of the
> ocean of milk.  This too fits Vishnu.  However Narasimha is presented here,
> like Shiva, as three-eyed.  He bears the pinAka, the bow of Shiva.  Further
> like Shiva, and unlike Vishnu, Narasimha is described as very fair.//
> Quoted from 'Yoga, Enlightenment and Perfection'.
> regards
> subrahmanian.v
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