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The Young age etc., and the Waking state etc.,
« on: October 10, 2009, 07:14:10 PM »
There are two types of changes for a human life.  The first
is with reference to body, which constantly changing from
birth, young age, middle age, disease, senilty, old age to death.
This is deha-maya.  The other is with reference to the mind,
which is in wakeful state, dream state and deep sleep state.
This is mano-maya.

Vyavruthasu... in these changing states, anuvarthamana...
that which is constantly shining, aham-sphurna, is aham- aham...
the I-I.  What one seeker should do is to ignore the changing
body and mind states, prakateekarothi bhajatham... constantly
meditate on this I-I.  Nan... Nan as Bhagavan Ramana said
in Who am I?  Then this I-I will become one's nature. 

For this what one seeker should do?  He should pray to the
Guru, Sri Dakshinamurthy, who is showing a hand-pose,
Chin-mudra and this is Permanent, bhadraya.

Verse 7 of Sri Dakshinamurty Stotram states:

Balyadhishvapi jagradhadhisha tata sarvasvayas thasvapi
Vyavruthas-anuvarthamanam, aham-ahamityanta sphurantham
Svatmanam prakatikarothi bhajatam, yo mudhraya bhadhraya
Thasmai Sri Gurumurtaye, Sri Dakshinamurthaye!

Now this Chinmudra or the handpose, is only a physical show?
Sri Dakshinamurty shows his right hand, where three fingers are
a little away from the index finger and this index finger touches
the bottom of the thumb.  This is physical chinmudra and for this
the meaning is that the individual soul should keep away from
the three impurities of karma, maya and ego and hold the
feet of Guru or God.  The feet of Guru is the sublime way of
surrendering to ensure atma-jnana.  Muruganar has written
about 3000 Verses under Pada-malai, Garland to the Guru's
feet.  This is on Bhagavan Ramana's feet.

But this Chinmudra refers estoerically another thing also.

Arunachala Siva.