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Hanuman Chalisa - Verse 4
« on: May 29, 2010, 12:23:17 PM »
Verse 4

Ram doot atulit bal dhama
Anjani-putra Pavan sut nama


Meaning:

You are the divine messenger of Shri Ram. The repository of immeasurable strength, though known only as Son of Pavan (Wind), born of Anjani.

Commentary :

Here lord hanuman was praised as divine messenger of Lord Shri Ram.Also Lord hanuman is praised of having immeasurable strength.

In this verse Tulsidas shows the importance of lord capabilities when descended as a human avatar.

Though god comes as a human avatar and comes from a women's womb we should never under-estimate the capabilities of god/guru.

We should always treat our guru equal to god and should have immense faith in him.

As ramakrishna paramahamsa says,

Blood and semen are thin liquids, and yet out of them comes such a big creature as man. Everything is possible for God.

One who is an acharya should give up 'woman and gold';otherwise people will not take his advice.

It is not enough for him to renounce only mentally; he should also renounce outwardly. Only then will his teaching bear fruit. Otherwise people will think,"Though he asks us to give up 'woman and gold',he enjoys them himself in secret."

Sri Ramakrishna says many times Guru Will Let You Know Who You Are And What Your Real Nature Is.

Bhagavan Ramana used to tell one story:

Once two persons were sleeping in a hall.Both were poor.During the sleep, one man was dreaming.He dreamt that he is a very rich person and he has stacked all the gold and currency in a cupboard.And a thief comes and takes away all the gold and currency, and runs away.The dreaming man shouts in shock: "O! the thief is running away with all my wealth.

Please catch him, please catch him...."

The other man woke up. He was not dreaming anything, neither the thief, nor the gold and currency. What shall he do? Will he run out to the front yard to catch the thief? Will he rush to the police station to complain? He will simply wake that wailing man from sleep and dream.

The Guru is like the man who wakes us, the dreaming men, up.The only difference is that the Guru is within your Heart.

The state where "I-thought" is not there, even in a trice,is Swarupam. This is called as Silence. I am Swarupam.The world is Swarupam. Isvara is Swarupam. All are Siva-Swarupam."

As Subramanian.R garu says,

There is an elephant in the forest.The elephant is scared about the Lion in the forest.The Lion has not appeared before the elephant in recent times. It was once sighted and the elephant became totally afraid of lion. One night, the elephant dreamt of the Lion, it got scared even its dream about the Lion. It woke up with a huge cry.There was not Lion. Only it was there. The elephant got self realized.

All are dreams. But unlike the elephant's dream, our dream about Bhagavan Ramana is a pleasant dream. But this dream should also end one day, when you would really wake up.That waking is the realization.


Sources:

1) http://www.hanuman.com/cha.html

2) http://prashantaboutindia.blogspot.com/2010/02/if-this-life-itself-is-dream-then-does.html

3) http://prashantaboutindia.blogspot.com/2009/10/sri-ramakrishna-says-one-who-is-acharya.html

4) http://prashantaboutindia.blogspot.com/2009/11/sri-ramakrishna-says-world-does-not.html

5) http://prashantaboutindia.blogspot.com/2009/10/sri-ramakrishna-says-guru-will-let-you.html

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Re: Hanuman Chalisa - Verse 4
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2010, 03:31:51 AM »
Long time ago I heard one pravachanam where it was told, we can take Hanuman like our guru. All the jivas are like Sita. We have to go to Ram. He is the Paramathman. With the help of Hanuman i.e. guru all jivas can attain Paramathman.






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Re: Hanuman Chalisa - Verse 4
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2010, 12:48:42 PM »
well said ramanaduli garu.