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5356
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 19, 2017, 08:01:40 AM »
Verse  6:


மறையி னான்ஒலி மல்கு வீணையன்
நிறையி னார்நிமிர் புன்ச டையனெம்
பொறை யினானுறை யும்பு கலியை
நிறையி னால்தொழ நேச மாகுமே.

The Lord is the author of the Vēdas. He has a Veeṇai on which he plays sweet music.
He has golden and erect matted locks, which is full of water. If anyone worships the beautiful Pukali with a firm and resolute mind, belonging to the Lord who carries our burden, it will increase piety.

Arunachala Siva.



5357
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 19, 2017, 07:59:04 AM »
Verse  5:


பாதத் தாரொலி பல்சி லம்பினன்
ஓதத் தார்விட முண்ட வன்படைப்
பூதத் தான்புக லிந்ந கர்தொழ
ஏதத் தார்க்கிட மில்லை யென்பரே.


The Lord has worn many anklets of tinkling sound that are tied to the feet.
He drank the poison which was produced in the ocean. He has an army of Bhūtam.
Learned people say that if one worships the city of Pukali there is no room for suffering.

Arunachala Siva.

5358
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 19, 2017, 07:55:32 AM »
Verse  4:


கடிகொள் கூவிளம் மத்தம் வைத்தவன்
படிகொள் பாரிடம் பேசும் பான்மையன்
பொடிகொள் மேனியன் பூம்பு கலியுள்
அடிக ளையடைந் தன்பு செய்யுமே.

The Lord placed on his head the fragrant leaves of Vilvam as well as Dhatura flowers which are not fragrant. He has the property of being spoken highly by the groups of Bhūtam of grotesque forms. has smeared his form with the fine powder of sacred ash.
People of this world! Love the god in beautiful Pukali with devotion, approaching him.

Arunachala Siva.

5359
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 19, 2017, 07:52:41 AM »
Verse  3:


வீசு மின்புரை காதன் மேதகு
பாச வல்வினை தீர்த்த பண்பினன்
பூசு நீற்றினன் பூம்பு கலியைப்
பேசு மின்பெரி தின்ப மாகவே.


Throw off all low attachments the Lord of such a property as to completely destroy the very strong action of Pāsam which is eminent by its evil effects. People of this world!
Always talk about the beautiful Pukali of the Lord who has smeared sacred ash, to define great pleasure.

Arunachala Siva.

5360
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 19, 2017, 07:49:46 AM »
Verse  2:


பண்ணி யாள்வதோ ரேற்றர் பான்மதிக்
கண்ணி யார்கமழ் கொன்றை சேர்முடிப்
புண்ணி யன்னுறை யும்பு கலியை
நண்ணு மின்னல மான வேண்டிலே.

The Lord has a bull made ready to ride, with all adornments. He has as a chaplet the crescent moon as white as milk. People of this world! If you are desirous of good things in this life, go and worship Pukali where the Lord who has on his head fragrant Koṉṟai flowers.

Arunachala Siva.

5361
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 19, 2017, 07:46:33 AM »
Tirup Pukali  - another name for Sirkazhi:

Verse  1:


உகலி யாழ்கட லோங்கு பாருளீர்
அகலி யாவினை யல்லல் போயறும்
இகலி யார்புர மெய்த வன்னுறை
புகலி யாம்நகர் போற்றி வாழ்மினே.


People of this eminent world surrounded by deep sea in which waves rise and roll!
Our sins will disappear without increasing. Sufferings will go away from us.
Enjoy a happy life by worshipping the city of Pukali where the god who shot an arrow on the enemies' cities, resides.


Arunachala Siva.

5362
51.  Merging in which reflection ceases to be, wherein waking is unknown, wherein delusion is indeed dead - be ever full of That.

52.  That in which, indeed, time suffers death, wherein yoga undergoes dissolution,
wherein indeed the resolve of right association ceases - be ever full of That.

53. That in which indeed is the form of Brahman, wherein indeed is bliss alone,
wherein indeed is supreme bliss - be ever full of That.

54.  That in which the universe does not exist in the least, wherein there is no world,
wherein the inner faculties do not exist - be ever full of That.

55.  That in which joy alone is, wherein bliss alone is, wherein indeed is supreme
bliss - be ever full of That.

56. That in which only consciousness of Being exists, wherein there is just consciousness alone, wherein shines the fullness of bliss - be ever full of That.

57.  That in which the supreme Brahman is directly present, wherein the Oneself is the verily supreme, wherein peace is the supreme goal - be ever full of That.   

58.  That in which is the significance of the undivided, wherein evidently lies the support, wherein destruction etc., are non existent - be ever full of That.

59. That in which oneself alone is, wherein oneself is verily the victory, wherein evidently is the great Self - be ever full of That.

60.  That in which is the supreme truth, wherein oneself is verily greatness, wherein lies direct knowledge -- be ever full of That.\

contd.,

Arunachala Siva.         

5363
General topics / Re: Editorial - Mountain Path - Jan Mar 2017:
« on: February 18, 2017, 11:56:36 AM »
There was a great Theravada monk Ajahn Chah (1918-1992), in the Thai Forest
Tradition.  In one of his talks 'Understanding Vinaya', he related that after he had begun to practice meditation, he went to the most revered master of the time, the Venerable Ajahn Mun.  He was perplexed and had reached a dead end after reading numerous and detailed Buddhist texts on how a man should act.

He told Ajahn Mun that it was impossible to remember every single rule. Ajahn Mun replied that this was true if one took into account every single rule but, 'If we train this mind to have a sense of shame and a fear of wrong doing, we will then be restrained, we will be cautious.'

'This will condition us to be content with little, with few wishes, because we can't possibly look after them all.  When this happens our Sati (Remembrance) becomes stronger. We will be able to maintain Sati at all times.  Wherever we are, we will make effort to maintain through Sati. Caution will be developed. Whenever you doubt don't act on it.  If there is anything you don't understand, ask the teacher. Trying to practice every single training rule would be indeed burdensome, but we should decide whether or not we are prepared to admit our faults. Do we accept them?'

'This teaching is very important. It is not so much that we must know every single training rule, it is more that we should know how to train our own minds.

'All that stuff that you have been reading arises from the mind; rather than doubting
al the time... be composed in mind. Whatever arises that you doubt, just give it up.
For instance, if you wonder, 'Is this wrong or not?' but if you are not really sure, then
don't say it, don't act on it, don't discard your restraint.'

(Food For The Heart.  The collected teachings of Ajahn Chah. Wisdom Publications,
Boston, 2002.)
     
contd.,

Arunachala Siva.
 

5364
General topics / Re: Editorial - Mountain Path - October -December 2016:
« on: February 18, 2017, 11:33:32 AM »
It has happened to all of us that even an event which seems to forebode disastrous
consequences, turns out in later years to be beneficial in ways we could not imagine.
Conversely, it can also occur that what appears to have been exciting turns out later as too good to be true. We were lured by an inviting dream that became a nightmare because we forgot there would always be a cost. We met someone for example whose promises are laced with delusion and alarm bells go off in our mind, but we do not
know as yet why.  We face it daily for instance on a mundane scale with advertising
that promises to fill us with contentment if we only use some product whose very
existence we were unaware of until then!

Because of our limited minds, we cannot see the bigger picture. How can we evaluate the effect of that which is happening right now when we are ignorant of what may  happen in the next moment, let alone next week or year? Like blind mice we grope our way along.  Gratitude is the right attitude which affirms our faith that the guru is teaching us though we may not immediately see it.  We trust that in everything that happens to us there is the possibility of good. We may not see it now but with Sraddha (faith) we affirm the possibility and thereby open ourselves up to the action
of Grace.  A closed heart will never bring us closes to the light of Bhagavan's Grace.

contd.,

Arunachala Siva.       

 

5365
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 18, 2017, 08:56:03 AM »
Verse  11:

கலமார் கடல்சூழ் தருகா ழியர்கோன்
தலமார் தருசெந் தமிழின் விரகன்
நலமார் தருநா கேச்சுரத் தரனைச்
சொலமா லைகள்சொல் லநிலா வினையே.

The chief among the residents of Sirkazhi which is surrounded by the sea in which ships sail, Jnana Sambandhan clever in chaste Tamizh which spreads throughout Tamizh Nadu, karmas will not remain with us if we recite the garlands of words which were composed (by him) in praise of the god in Nagechuram where all good things are available in plenty.

Padigam on Tiru Nagechuram concluded.

Arunachala Siva.

5366
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 18, 2017, 08:52:25 AM »
Verse  10:


மலம்பா வியகை யொடுமண் டையதுண்
கலம்பா வியர்கட் டுரைவிட் டுலகில்
நலம்பா வியநா கேச்சுர நகருள்
சிலம்பா வெனத்தீ வினைதேய்ந் தறுமே.


Leaving the fabrications of sinful persons who eat from an earthern vessel using it as a plate, with their hands which is full of dirt, evil karmas will diminish and disappear
completely if we praise, one who is seated in the mount Kailash and who is in the city of Nāgechuram where many good things spread out.

Arunachala Siva.

5367
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 18, 2017, 08:49:05 AM »
Verse  9:


நெடியா னொடுநான் முகன்நே டலுறச்
சுடுமா லெரியாய் நிமிர்சோ தியனே
நடுமா வயல்நா கேச்சுர நகரே
இடமா வுறைவா யெனஇன் புறுமே.


The effulgent light which rose as the great burning fire when Brahma searched for you along with tall Vishnu, the pleasure of this world and the next world will reach us of their own accord if we praise you who dwells in the city of Nāgechuram which has big fields in which seedlings are transplanted.

Arunachala Siva.

5368
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 18, 2017, 08:43:31 AM »
Verse  8:


ஓயா தவரக் கனொடிந் தலற
நீயா ரருள்செய் துநிகழ்ந் தவனே
வாயா ரவழுத் துவர்நா கேச்சுரத்
தாயே யெனவல் வினைதா னறுமே.


The demon who did not decrease in his cruelty, to roar, his body having been broken,
you become prominent by bestowing upon him abundant grace the irresistible karmas of people who praise him to the complete satisfaction of their tongue as the mother in Nagechuram will leave them.

Arunachala Siva.

5369
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 18, 2017, 08:38:07 AM »
Verse  7:

முடையார் தருவெண் டலைகொண் டுலகில்
கடையார் பலி கொண் டுழல்கா ரணனே
நடையார் தருநா கேச்சுர நகருள்
சடையாவென வல்வினை தானறுமே.

The origin of all things who wanders holding a white skull which gives out an offensive odor, and receiving alms in the entrances of houses in the world. To praise him as the god having matted locks in the city of Nagechuram where people conduct themselves in the right path, irresistible karmas will leave us.

Arunachala Siva.

5370
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 18, 2017, 08:34:26 AM »
Verse 6:


குரையார் கழலா டநடங் குலவி
வரையான் மகள்கா ணமகிழ்ந் தவனே
நரையார் விடையே றுநாகேச் சுரத்தெம்
அரைசே யெனநீங் குமருந் துயரே.


The warriors anklet which can make a sound when moving. One who rejoiced in bending his leg in dancing to be witnessed by the daughter of the mountain to praise him as the King in Nāgechuram, riding on a spotless white bull. Our great sufferings which will not leave us otherwise will leave us.

Arunachala Siva.

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