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5791
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:28:37 AM »
Verse 9:


பூவி னானொடு மாலும் போற்றுறும்
தேவ னிந்திர நீலப் பர்ப் பதம்
பாவி யாவெழு வாரைத் தம்வினை
கோவி யாவருங் கொல்லுங் கூற்றமே.


The god of death will kill those who rise without meditating on Indra Neela Parupptam, of the god who is praised by Brahma in the lotus flower and Vishnu! Their acts will reach them getting angry.

Arunachala Siva.

5792
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:25:03 AM »
Verse  8:

எடுத்த வல்லரக் கன்க ரம்புயம்
அடர்த்த தோர்விர லானவ னையாட்
படுத்த னிந்திர நீலப் பர்ப்பதம்
முடித்த லம்முற முயலு மின்பமே.

Siva pressed down with a single toe the hands and shoulders of the strong demoṉ, who lifted the mountain, Kailash and then accepted him on his protege.
(People of this world!) try to worship his Indra Neela Parupptam by bowing your heads; You will obtain happiness.

Arunachala Siva.

5793
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:22:08 AM »
Verse  7:


கொடிகொள் ஏற்றினர் கூற்று தைத்தவர்
பொடிகொள் மேனியிற் பூண்ட பாம்பினர்
அடிகள் இந்திர நீலப் பர்ப்பதம்
உடைய வாண ருகந்த கொள்கையே.


Siva has a flag on which the form of a bull is drawn.  He kicked the god of death.
He adorns his body on which the sacred ash is smeared, with cobra these are the great notions the god, who always stays in Indra Neela Parupptam.

Arunachala Siva.




5794
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:18:22 AM »
Verse  6:

வெண்ணி லாமதி சூடும் வேணியன்
எண்ணி லார்மதி லெய்த வில்லினன்
அண்ண லிந்திர நீலப் பர்ப்பதத்
துண்ணி லாவுறு மொருவ னல்லனே.


Siva wears on his matted locks a white crescent moon that gives light.
He discharged an arrow from the bow on the forts of the enemies.
Is he not the god who has no equal and who remain permanently in the eminent Indra Neela Paruapadam?

Arunachala Siva.

5795
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:14:45 AM »
Verse  5:


மருவு மான்மட மாதொர் பாகமாய்ப்
பரவு வார்வினை தீர்த்த பண்பினான்
இரவ னிந்திர நீலப் பர்ப்பதத்
தருவி சூடிடு மடிகள் வண்ணமே.

Siva who has the nature of removing the acts of those who praise him, having as one half a young lady who is united with him, one who begs alms.
That is the nature of the god who wears the mountain streams in Indra Neela Parupptam.

Arunachala Siva.

5796
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:11:49 AM »
Verse 4:


நாச மாம்வினை நன்மை தான்வரும்
தேச மார்புக ழாய செம்மையெம்
ஈச னிந்திர நீலப் பர்ப்பதம்
கூசி வாழ்த்துதுங் குணம தாகவே.

We shall praise Indira Neela Paruppatam of our Siva who is impartial and whose fame has filled the country with shyness to be of good character. Our acts will perish, good things will come to us of their accord.

Arunachala Siva.

5797
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:07:35 AM »
Verse  3:

என்பொ னென்மணி யென்ன வேத்துவார்
நம்ப னான்மறை பாடு நாவினான்
இன்ப னிந்திர நீலப் பர்ப்பதத்
தன்பன் பாதமே யடைந்து வாழ்மினே.


Siva is the object of desire for those who praise him, My Gold! My Gem.
He sings the four Vedas with his tongue. (People of this world!)
Live happily approaching the feet themselves of the friend in Indra Neelap Paruppatam, who is the cause of all happiness.

Arunachala Siva.

5798
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:03:40 AM »
Verse  2:


குறைவி லார்மதி சூடி யாடல்வண்
டறையு மாமலர்க் கொன்றை சென்னிசேர்
இறைவ னிந்திர நீலப் பர்ப்பதத்
துறைவி னான்றனை யோதி யுய்ம்மினே.


People of this world! Wearing a crescent moon that neither waxes wanes,
the Lord who pervades everywhere and who has on his head big Koṉṟai flowers on which the bees which hover them hum loudly.  Save yourselves by praising Siva who dwells in Indra Neela Paruppatam.

Arunachala Siva.

5799
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 21, 2017, 08:00:23 AM »
Tiru Indra Neela Paruppatham:

Verse 1:


குலவு பாரிடம் போற்ற வீற்றிருந்
திலகு மான்மழு வேந்து மங்கையன்
நிலவு மிந்திர நீலப் பர்ப்பதத்
துலவி னானடி யுள்க நல்குமே.

Sitting majestically to be praised by the rejoicing Bhutas, holding in his palms a big shining battle-axe, to meditate on the feet of Siva who moved about in Indra Neelap Paruppatam which is eternal, that meditation will bestow all good things.

Arunachala Siva.

5800
General topics / Re: Editorial - Mountain Path - Jan Mar 2017:
« on: February 20, 2017, 10:49:50 AM »
Restraint is a powerful tool that helps us see clearly. Self control is not a punishment
nor a killjoy attitude that dislikes anything pleasurable on principle on principle.  It is not avoidance; it is a clear perception of the consequences of what we may be able to do.
When we are in doubt we exercise restraint, but this does not mean we remain dense,
unfeeling and lifeless. Self restraint does not mean we shut our eyes, block our ears, cease talking and stop eating. Quite contrary, we become more sensitive and do what is appropriate.

Anyone who has driven a car can remember getting behind  the wheel for the first time and thinking that the car is driving them!  We tend to panic and apply the brakes with abrupt force.  With practice we learn to control and restraint until we are charge, and then become the one who drives, rather than a helpless passenger. We apply the brake smoothly so that the car slows down in a continuous flow.

Have you ever noticed that Bhagavan slowly applies the necessary medicine to us so much that we rarely notice it until afterwards when the 'treatment' is successful and we look back and see how much we have changed for the good and are no longer in the grip or compulsive desire or the victim of an irrational, obsessive fear?

The Buddha compared meditation to the tuning of a musical instrument. When we play it or when we exercise our mind, should we rigidly control our technique or should we indulge and let go?  The answer is neither. When we tune a stringed instrument, we neither bind the strings too tightly nor do we allow them to be too loose. It is by precise restraint that we learn to develop our awareness of the consequences.

contd.,

Arunachala Siva.
                 

5801
General topics / Re: Editorial - Mountain Path - October -December 2016:
« on: February 20, 2017, 10:31:01 AM »
One should never lose the commitment to continue on the path, even if a traumatic incident occurs, nor should one be too jubilant or indulge in smug self satisfaction
because of a fortuitous event, or because something long desired suddenly, smoothly
and effortlessly turns out right.  We will inevitably experience joys and effortlessly turns out right. We will inevitably experience joys and defeats.  In a sense, our bitter setbacks are our best teachers for through them we have no choice but to mature and grow stronger in our inner awareness of what is right and wrong.

How grateful we should be to given this awareness.  This may be the first step towards detachment.  For it will save us a great deal of unnecessary suffering and despair.

It is important to remember that once we are on this path guided by Bhagavan the rules and priorities change. Instead of acquisition, we learn to let go; instead of trying
to control, we learn to accept and flow with circumstances; instead of complaining
if misfortune hits us, we see that it is an opportunity to see our ignorance and learn
discrimination and detachment.

When we look back on our lives there are moments when what at that time appeared to be a disaster, with hindsight , we see was the best thing that could have happened to us, however shocking it may have been. There is a Jewish saying, 'And that is also
for good'. (Moris Alan, Everyday Holiness, The Jewish Spiritual Path of Mussar,
Trumpter, Boston, 2008).

contd.

Arunachala Siva.


         

5802
Chapter 30:

1. Ribhu: I shall speak about the supreme that is Brahman, along with the renunciation
of the world. By one who hears it even once the supreme Brahman is attained.

2. Brahman is supported by Brahman alone, attributeless, ever blemishless, permanent,
poised and absolute.  There is nothing apart from Brahman.

3. I am truth - the joy of beyond, pure, eternal, and taintless.  All is, indeed, only Brahman. That Brahman am I. There is no doubt of this.

4. I am the singular undivided essence, ever perfect in every way.  Brahman is everything, nothing else is. All is Brahman.  There is no doubt of this.

5. I am the unitary self always.  All is eternally Brahman.  I am of the form of bliss alone.  Nothing else is permanent. 

6. I am of the nature of pure bliss.  I am the pure wisdom of the self.  I am of a uniform nature.  I am not bereft of the unitary existence.

7. I am of the pure internal knowledge. I alone am the refuge. All is indeed only Brahman.  There is no doubt of this.  I am that Brahman. Of this there can be no doubt.

8.I am devoid of multiple themes. Oneness too does not exist. All is indeed, Brahman.
There is no doubt of this.  I am that Brahman.  Of this there can be no question.

9. I am of all possible forms, devoid of even the term 'all'.  All is indeed, Brahman.
There is no doubt of this.  I am that Brahman. Of this there can be no question.

10.  I am of the form of blemishless knowledge. Even 'I' does not exist. I am of the nature of the pure Brahman, bereft of the word 'pure'.     

contd.,

Arunachala Siva.             

5803
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 20, 2017, 08:12:35 AM »
Verse  11:


நெண்ப யங்குநெல் வாயில் ஈசனைச்
சண்பை ஞானசம் பந்தன்சொல் லிவை
பண்ப யன்கொளப் பாட வல்லவர்
விண்ப யன்கொளும் வேட்கை யாளரே.

These verses which are in praise of the Lord in Nelvāyil where friendship is very abundant (among devotees), by Jnana Sambandhan, born in Sanbai, those who are capable of singing them melodiously to obtain benefit, are those who are desirous of getting the benefit of eternal bliss.
[Nelvāyil is now known as Sivapuri.]

Padigam on Tiru Nelvayil completed.

Arunachala Siva.


5804
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 20, 2017, 08:09:55 AM »
Verse  10:


குண்ட மண்டுவர்க் கூறை மூடர்சொற்
பண்ட மாகவை யாத பண்பினர்
விண்ட யங்குநெல் வாயி லார்நஞ்சை
உண்ட கண்டரெம் முச்சி யாரே.


He has the nature of considering the words of the ignorant and low Jains who cover their bodies with the red ochre robe as not having any substance.
He is in Nelvāyil of fame that has spread to the celestial world.
He stationed the poison which he swallowed, in his neck.
He is seated on my head.

Arunachala Siva.

5805
General topics / Re: Saiva Canon 1 - Tiru Jnana Sambandhar.
« on: February 20, 2017, 08:07:00 AM »
Verse  9:


நாடி னார்மணி வண்ண னான்முகன்
கூடி னார்குறு காத கொள்கையர்
நீடி னாரநெல் வாயி லார்தலை
ஓடி னாரெம துச்சி யாரே.


The one whose complexion is like the sapphire and the four-faced one both of who searched for him by their combined efforts, was unapproachable in his opinion.
He rose high as a column of fire. He is in Nelvāyil.
He has a skull.  He is seated on my head.

Arunachala Siva.


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