[Advaita-l] ***UNCHECKED*** Re: Fwd: Dhyāna shloka for Nrsimha mantra
Raghav Kumar Dwivedula
raghavkumar00 at gmail.com
Thu May 4 06:24:04 EDT 2023
This is the post on Sri Shankaracharya of Kanchi chanting the Narasimha
The earlier link was incorrect.
On Thu, 4 May, 2023, 3:52 pm Raghav Kumar Dwivedula, <
raghavkumar00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 post.
> 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:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
>> From: V Subrahmanian <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
>> Date: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:01 PM
>> Subject: Dhyāna shloka for Nrsimha mantra
>> To: A discussion group for Advaita Vedanta <
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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,
>> 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
>> like Shiva, as three-eyed. He bears the pinAka, the bow of Shiva.
>> like Shiva, and unlike Vishnu, Narasimha is described as very fair.//
>> Quoted from 'Yoga, Enlightenment and Perfection'.
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