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Ramana Maharshi => The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi => Topic started by: Subramanian.R on December 12, 2008, 11:16:07 AM

Title: Sivananda Lahari
Post by: Subramanian.R on December 12, 2008, 11:16:07 AM
The Verse 100 of Sivananda Lahari, describes the greatness of Siva,
the One without a second.

O Sambu!  However much, I think of you through my mind, or speak of
you, with my words, there is no end to your grateness.  I shall stop
my verses now, how to describe the undescribable?  I am not telling
something that is not yours.  There are crores of devas, starting with Brahma, the lotus-seated god, but when these gods count them for adoring, you only stand first.  On enquiring those who are fit for such
a lofy pedestal, the others are getting removed as chaff from the grains.
You are the only one great grain that remains for their adoration!

(Source:  Sivananda Lahari. Sanskrit-Tamil. Sri Ramakrishna
Math. Chennai. Translation and Prose rendering, my own.)

Arunachala Siva.