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11986
The farther a galaxy is from us, the faster it moves away from us.  Some of the galaxies farthest
from us, have already exceeded the speed  of light.  They are said to have crossed the 'particle horizon'
in that no signal from them can never reach us, and so we can never know anything whatever of
their present or future existence.  They may be said to belong to a 'world' of their own, practically
non existent to us.  Logically, it would seem possible, that the universe consists of many such disconnected
'worlds'. 

Matter that we normally encounter emits radiation, a small part of which is in the form of visible light.
The rest can be detected by instruments.  Such matter is called 'luminous' matter.  This matter by itself
is unable to account for the levels of gravitation and certain other effects observed in the universe.  Hence
another kind of matter is hypothesized to exist to account for these discrepancies.  We have no direct
knowledge of it, as we do not find any measurable radiation from it.  It is therefore called 'dark matter'.

Gravitational forces exerted by matter, luminous and dark, are normally expected to effect a steady
slowing down of the expansion of the universe.  But actual observation shows the opposite.  It leads
us to suspect the presence of some other influence like an 'anti gravity'  that more than offsets the
effect of gravity.  This unseen influence is thought to be a property of space itself, and the energy
associated with it is called 'dark energy'. 

Einstein's theory considers matter as condensed energy.  If we take the energy so associated with the
entire luminous and dark matter contained in the universe, and add to it the dark energy, we get
the total energy present in the universe.  Estimates show that of the total energy, luminous matter
contributes about 5%, dark matter 27% and dark energy 68%.   Thus, of the total energy in the
universe, an overwhelming proportion, as much as 95%  comes from parts that are out of bounds
to our normal experience.

contd.,

Arunachala Siva.
             

11987
The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi / Re: Our Bhagavan-Stories
« on: November 22, 2015, 11:01:48 AM »
The Best of Friends:

continues...

Several months had by then passed since he had read Paul Brunton's A Search in Secret India,
whose descriptions of Bhagavan and His life were illustrated  by a couple of photographs.  So,
although mere words and pictures could never prepare you for the impact of seeing the Maharshi
in the flesh,  Chadwick did arrive that first morning with some idea of what to expect.  On His side,
Bhagavan would have known that an Englishman was due to appear that day, eager to make spiritual
progress under His guidance; for Chadwick had written in advance to make the arrangements, and his
letters may even have revealed some details of his religious background and development.  If so,
they would have made fascinating reading.

Chadwick had become spiritually inclined at the age of 16, whilst attending St. Edward's, a highly
religious public school in Oxford.  By the time he moved down to the road to The Queen's College
at the age of 19,  he had made up his mind to become a priest.  In this he would be following
not only in the footsteps of his father, but of both grandfathers as well. If he had been born in their
era, the devout young man would surely have gone ahead and been ordained, but the time Chadwick
started university in 1909. the intellectual and spiritual landscape had changed beyond all recognition.
As science raced into the future, so the figure of Jesus Christ receded into history. The more we learnt,
the less omniscient and godly Our Lord appeared.

contd.,

Arunachala Siva. 
                         

11988
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 09:09:20 AM »
29.  Sarva Vyapaham:


Verse 1:


ஏயும் சிவபோகம் ஈதன்றி ஓர் ஒளி
ஆயும் அறிவையும் மாயா உபாதியால்
ஏய பரிய புரியுந் தனைஎய்தும்
சாயும் தனது வியாபகந் தானே. (1)


When Jiva Unites in Siva

Siva Bhoga there will be;
Like it will be added a Light
That suffuses sentient knowledge;
The body by Mayaic experience harassed,
Will yours be, controlled full;
The Jiva`s pervasiveness
Will everywhere spread.


(the 9th part completed.)

Tiru Mantram of Tirumoolar concluded.)

Arunachala Siva.

11989
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 08:55:57 AM »
28. Sthothram:


Verse 1:


மாயனை நாடி மனநெடுந் தேர்ஏறிப்
போயின நாடறி யாதே புலம்புவர்
தேயமும் நாடும் திரிந்தெங்கள் நாதனைக்
காயமின் நாட்டிடைக் கண்டுகொண் டேனே. (1)



Lord is in Body Land

Mounting the Chariot of Mind
They seek the Divine Juggler;
Knowing not whither He went,
They bewail;
Wandering in lands kingdoms far and near,
I saw Him in this fleeting Body-Land.

Arunachala Siva.   

11990
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 08:35:37 AM »
27. Anainthor Thanmai: Possessions of realized Soul:

Verse 1:


மலமில்லைமாசில்லை மானாபி மானம்
குலமில்லை கொள்ளும் குணங்களு மில்லை
நலமில்லை நந்தியை ஞானத்தி னாலே
பலம்மன்னி அன்பில் பதித்துவைப் பார்க்கே. (1)


The Realized Souls Have No Possessions

Mala none; impurity none; pride and prejudice none;
Family none, excellence none; affluence none;
For them who in wisdom
Plant themselves in Nandi
?Firm in His love.

Arunachala Siva.

11991
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 08:32:42 AM »
27. The State of Realized Souls:


Verse 1:


மலமில்லைமாசில்லை மானாபி மானம்
குலமில்லை கொள்ளும் குணங்களு மில்லை
நலமில்லை நந்தியை ஞானத்தி னாலே
பலம்மன்னி அன்பில் பதித்துவைப் பார்க்கே. (1)

The Realized Souls Have No Possessions

Mala none; impurity none; pride and prejudice none;
Family none, excellence none; affluence none;
For them who in wisdom
Plant themselves in Nandi
?Firm in His love.

Arunachala Siva.


11992
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 08:30:04 AM »
26. State of oneness with God:


Verse 1:


தான்வரை வற்றபின் ஆரை வரைவது
தான்அவன் ஆனபின் ஆரை நினைவது
காமனை வென்றகண் ஆரை உகப்பது
தூமொழி வாசகம் சொல்லுமின் நீரே. (1)


State of Oneness in God

When you have, yourself, limitless become,
Who, in limit, are you to see?
When you have, yourself, He become,
Who are you to think of?
The Eyes that vanquished the God of Love,
Whom are they in longing to look for?
?Tell me, yourself, the real Truth?

Arunachala Siva.

11993
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 08:27:25 AM »
25.  Mouna Samadhi:


Verse 1:


ஏழு வளைகடல் எட்டுக் குலவரை
ஆழும் விசும்பினில் அங்கி மழை வளி
தாழும் இருநிலத் தன்மை யதுகண்டு
வாழ நினைக்கில் அஃ(து) ஆலயம் ஆமே. (1)


Reach the Holy Temple of Sahasrara

Seven the circling Seas, eight the Mountain ranges
In the depths of Space is Fire, Rain and Wind
And the Land expansive;
Visioning it, if you dwell in it
That verily a Holy Temple is.

Arunachala Siva.



11994
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 08:24:29 AM »
24. Soonya Sambhashanai:


Verse 1:



காயம் பலகை கவறைந்து கண்மூன்று
ஆயம் பொருவ(து)ஓர் ஐம்பத்தோ ரக்கரம்
ஏய பெருமான் இருந்து பொருகின்ற
மாயக் கவற்றின் மறைப்பறி யேனே. (1)



Mystery of Lord`s Play

Body the gambling board;
Five the dice;
Three the channels
Fifty-one the squares
Thus the Jivas play the game;
He who thus leads them to it,
The mystery of His play I know not.


Arunachala Siva.

11995
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 08:21:26 AM »
23.  Mukti Bhedam Karma Nirvanam:

Verse  1:



ஓதிய முத்தி அடைவே உயிர்ப்பர
பேதமி லாச் சிவம் எய்தும் துரியம்அ
நாதி சொரூபம் சொரூபத்த தாகவே
ஏத மிலாநிரு வாணம் பிறந்தததே. (1)



Progression of Soul`s Journey to Five Muktis

Jiva reaches to (Jiva) Mukti first;
Then passes on to Param State;
And thence to Siva State;
In the Turiya practiced therein,
Is the Primal Self-illumined Manifestation,
And having attained Svarupa,
Is reached the State of Nirvana,
(In Ariya Turiyatita State.)

Arunachala Siva.

11996
General topics / Re: Tevaram - Some select verses.
« on: November 22, 2015, 08:18:52 AM »
22.  Siva Darsanam:


Verse 1:


ஓதின் மயிர்க்கால் தொறும்அமு தூறிய
பேதம் அபேதம் பிறழாத ஆனந்தம்
ஆதி சொரூபங்கள் மூன்றகன் றப்பாலை
வேதம தோதும் சொரூபிதன் மேன்மையே. (1)



Supreme Svarupa Bliss

Beyond Difference and Non-Difference
Is that inviolate Bliss;
In every hair root its ambrosial sweetness floods;
Beyond the initial Manifestness Three it is;
There indeed is the greatness vast of that Supreme Manifestness
That Vedas praise so high.

Arunachala Siva.

11997
The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi / Re: Our Bhagavan-Stories
« on: November 22, 2015, 06:53:16 AM »



I wrote about how to do without thinking etc., in some other context.  I also said it is like the
Dance of the Unmoving, Achala Rachitam from Viswanatha Swami's commentary.

Devaraja Mudaliar writes in his entry of 25th Jan 1946, in his Day by Day.

Today Lokammal sang the songs of Manikkavachagar's Tiru Kazhu Kundra Padigam.  In verse 4
of that Padigam, it is said, " being ashamed without being ashamed" "NaNoNathathor
NaNameyidi...."  Bhagavan Ramana said that it might be one of those poetic expressions, like
Nadaamal Naadi and Ninaiyamal Ninainthu.... "Seeking without seeking and thinking without
thinking..." How to seek without seeking, how to think without thinking?  These are all the
ways of saying [by poets].  There is no other way of saying."

I checked up with my copy of Tiruvachakam by K. Subramania Pillai.  There was no light at all.
Muruganar thereupon said that Manikkavachagar writes such allusive poems.  In
Neethal Vinnappam written in Uttara Kosa Mangai, he talks about sixty four yakshas getting
the eight-fold gunas from Siva.  This story of Uttarakosa Mangai does not seem to have
been published. It appears that many things in Saint Manikkavachagar's life and many saying or
songs would be better elucidated if one could get a book of Tiru ViLaiyadal Puranam which can
explain all these.

Bhagavan got the book of Tiru ViLaiyadal Puranam, but the story was not there.

(Source: As indicated above)

Arunachala Siva.

11998
The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi / Re: Our Bhagavan-Stories
« on: November 22, 2015, 06:48:27 AM »



Fear is due to the mind.  For the one who has controlled the mind, there is no fear.  If one like
Bhagavan Ramana could kill the mind, he becomes the boldest human being in the world.  We are
the Third Eye of Siva, from where Skanda came out to kill the demons with whom even Brahma,
Vishnu and Indra feared.  June 20th is the 40th anniversary of man's landing on the moon.  On that
day Neil Armstrong and Col. Collins landed on the moon. Edward Aldrin was in the mother-craft,
still circling the moon for his friends to join him after the mission.  Normal Mailer has written a
non-fiction called Fire on the Moon, about the psychology of astronauts.  He interviewed them in detail
before the mission.  The one question that was the most important was:  How will you manage the worst situations?
The worst situation could me many.  The failure of the craft, loss of oxygen, sudden death due
to some unknown problems, re-entry problem, [in which Kalpana Chawla and others died]. All
problems revolve around death.  Death is the most primordial fear.  Neil Armstrong, [who later
became a Jesuit Father!]  said:  Problem of liquidation?  Why we should fear that?  We are always
with God.  It is God who runs the show!"

Saint Tiruvukkarasar sang:  What is there to fear about? What things will erupt which can give fear
to us?  We have got the Panchaksharam. 

Panchaksharam is called Anju-Ezhutthu in Tamil.  Five letters.  Anju also means 'to fear'. 
The saint-poet has made pun on this word!

Arunachala Siva.

11999
The teachings of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi / Re: Our Bhagavan-Stories
« on: November 20, 2015, 01:41:04 PM »
The Best of Friends:

Bhagavan and Chadwick:

continues...

This unusual couple first met on 1st November 1935. Coming from a devout Christian background,
Chadwick cannot have been unaware of the symbolism when he fixed the date of his arrival in
Tiruvannamalai: for he traveled towards the Asramam on the night of Halloween (Holy Evening),
and it was on the morning of All Saints' Day that he first beheld Bhagavan.  In the liturgical calendar
Chadwick knew so well, many of the famous saints have a special day for their worship.  But on
1st November, we remember all those saints who do not have a particular day of their own, thus
ensuring that all the saints are duly honored.  It could therefore be described as the day when
we celebrate the saints in general, or the notion of sainthood as an ideal.  And it was in the hope
of joining this great communion that Chadwick traveled to Tiruvannamalai in 1935.


contd.,

Arunachala Siva.
       

12000
Origin and Nature of the Universe:

Science traces the evolution of the universe to about 13.7 billion years in the past.  The Universe was
then supposed to be extremely small, and so it nominally taken to be the time of its 'birth.' Since
small, and so it is nominally taken to be the time of its 'birth'.  Since the entire mass and energy of the
universe were concentrated in a very small space, the universe was unimaginably dense and hot at the
time -- so hot that no ordinary matter could have been present in it.  For some inexplicable reason, the
universe, then underwent a catastrophic explosion, called the 'big bang' and its matter started flying
out at enormous speeds, in all directions.

As the universe expanded, its density and temperature progressively decreased. It took about 380,000
years for ordinary matter, as atoms to evolve in it.  Initially the matter was in the form of clouds of gas,
which slowly condensed into individual galaxies. A galaxy is a gigantic cluster of stars and their planets,
along with any interstellar dust, debris etc., The expansion is expected to go on indefinitely.

Viewed from any galaxy, all the other galaxies would be seen receding away from it in all directions
at ever increasing speeds

contd.,

Arunachala Siva. .             

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