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Re: Devi Mahatmya / Durga Saptashati / Chandi
« Reply #60 on: December 20, 2010, 09:56:04 AM »
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Maa Durga

शुंभ निशुंभ दानव तुम मारे ।
रक्तबीज शंखन संहारे ॥

Shumbha Nishumbha Daanava Tuma Maare |
Raktabiija Shamkhana Samhaare ||

Meaning:
You slayed the demons Shumbha and Nishumbha
And destroyed all the forms of the demon Raktabiija.

महिषासुर नृप अति अभिमानी ।
जेहि अघ भार मही अकुलानी ॥

Mahissaasura Nrpa Ati Abhimaanii |
Jehi Agha Bhaara Mahii Akulaanii ||

Meaning:
Mahissaasura, the demon king was very arrogant,
And the earth was severely distressed bearing the loads of his sins.

रूप कराल कालिका धारा ।
सैन्य सहित तुम तिहि संहारा ॥

Ruupa Karaala Kaalikaa Dhaaraa |
Sainya Sahita Tuma Tihi Samhaaraa ||

Meaning:
You assumed the dreadful form of Goddess Kali,
And destroyed him along with his army.

परी गाढं संतन पर जब जब ।
भई सहाय मातु तुम तब तब ॥

Parii Gaaddham Samtana Para Jaba Jaba |
Bhaii Sahaaya Maatu Tuma Taba Taba ||

Meaning:
Whenever the saints were distressed,
Mother, you came to their rescue.

अमरपूरी अरू बासव लोका ।
तब महिमा रहें अशोका ॥

Amarapuurii Aruu Baasava Lokaa |
Taba Mahimaa Rahem Ashokaa ||

Meaning:
Amarpuri and the other divine realms
Remain sorrowless by your grace.
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Re: Devi Mahatmya / Durga Saptashati / Chandi
« Reply #61 on: December 21, 2010, 07:14:07 AM »



Dear silentgreen,

While Devi Maahatmyam does not specify any particular place,
where Devi vanquished Sumba,  Nisumba, Dhoomralochana,
Raktabhija and Mahishasura, Sri Arunachala Mahatmyam says
that vanquishing of Mahishasura by Devi did take place in Arunachala.  Sri Arunachala Mahatmyam is not a separate work
by itself, but collection of 2659 Sanskrit slokas collected by Sri Bhagavan, from Skandam, Siva Mahapuranam, and Ubamanyu Bhakta Vilasam.  From the notebook where Sri Bhagavan had
neatly written these slokas, Sri Munagala Venkataramiah [author
of Talks], had rendered them in Tamizh. 

This book is available in Sri Ramanasramam.



Arunachala Siva.
 

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« Reply #62 on: December 21, 2010, 09:46:54 AM »
Dear Subramanian.R,

Nice info on Devi Mahatmyam. There is an incident of Totapuri's encounter with Shakti.

Totapuri, the Advaita Vedanta teacher of Sri Ramakrishna did not believe in personal God. He was convinced that the world was Maya and worship of Gods and Goddesses are nonsense and of no use. Once when Sri Ramakrishna was chanting God's name by clapping his hands, Totapuri ridiculed him, "What are you doing? Are you making chappatis?". Totapuri laughed at the idea of man being led astray by senses. He was simple and free all his life. He seem to laugh at Maya itself. He was ever moving and never stayed in one place for more than three days. But a lesson of life was waiting for him at Dakshineshwar, where he stayed for eleven months. From Sri Ramakrishna Totapuri had to learn the significance of Kali, the Great Fact of the relative world, and of Maya, Her indescribable Power.

One day, when guru and disciple were engaged in an animated discussion about Vedanta, a servant of the temple garden came there and took a coal from the sacred fire that had been lighted by the great ascetic. He wanted it to light his tobacco. Totapuri flew into a rage and was about to beat the man. Sri Ramakrishna rocked with laughter. "What a shame!" he cried. "You are explaining to me the reality of Brahman and the illusoriness of the world; yet now you have so far forgotten yourself as to be about to beat a man in a fit of passion. The power of maya is indeed inscrutable!" Totapuri was embarrassed.

About this time Totapuri was suddenly laid up with a severe attack of dysentery. On account of this miserable illness he found it impossible to meditate. One night the pain became excruciating. He could no longer concentrate on Brahman. The body stood in the way. He became incensed with its demands. A free soul, he did not at all care for the body. So he determined to drown it in the Ganges. Thereupon he walked into the river. But, lo! He walks to the other bank." (This version of the incident is taken from the biography of Sri Ramakrishna by Swami Saradananda, one of the Master's direct disciples.) Is there not enough water in the Ganges? Standing dumbfounded on the other bank he looks back across the water. The trees, the temples, the houses, are silhouetted against the sky. Suddenly, in one dazzling moment, he sees on all sides the presence of the Divine Mother. She is in everything; She is everything. She is in the water; She is on land. She is the body; She is the mind. She is pain; She is comfort. She is knowledge; She is ignorance. She is life; She is death. She is everything that one sees, hears, or imagines. She turns "yea" into "nay", and "nay" into "yea". Without Her grace no embodied being can go beyond Her realm. Man has no free will. He is not even free to die. Yet, again, beyond the body and mind She resides in Her Transcendental, Absolute aspect. She is the Brahman that Totapuri had been worshipping all his life.

Totapuri returned to Dakshineswar and spent the remaining hours of the night meditating on the Divine Mother. In the morning he went to the Kali temple with Sri Ramakrishna and prostrated himself before the image of the Mother. He now realized why he had spent eleven months at Dakshineswar. Bidding farewell to the disciple, he continued on his way, enlightened.
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Re: Devi Mahatmya / Durga Saptashati / Chandi
« Reply #63 on: December 21, 2010, 09:54:27 AM »
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Maa Durga

ज्वाला में है ज्योति तुम्हारी ।
तुम्हें सदा पूजें नर नारी ॥

Jvaalaa Mem Hai Jyoti Tumhaarii |
Tumhem Sadaa Puujem Nara Naarii ||

Meaning:
Your light is present in Jwala (Jwalamukhi in Himachal Pradesh),
All men and women ever worship you.



प्रेम भक्ति से जो यश गावे ।
दुःख दारिद्र निकट नहिं आवे ॥

Prema Bhakti Se Jo Yasha Gaave |
Duhkha Daaridra Nikatta Nahim Aave ||

Meaning:
Those who sing your glory with love and devotion,
Grief and poverty does not come near them.



ध्यावे तुम्हें जो नर मन लाई ।
जन्म मरण ताको छुटि जाई ॥

Dhyaave Tumhem Jo Nara Mana Laaii |
Janma Maranna Taako Chutti Jaaii ||

Meaning:
Those who meditate on you,
Goes beyond the cycles of birth and death.



जोगी सुर मुनि कहत पुकारी ।
योग न हो बिन शक्ति तुम्हरी ॥

Jogii Sura Muni Kahata Pukaarii |
Yoga Na Ho Bina Shakti Tumharii ||

Meaning:
The yogis, gods and sages openly declare
That without your favor one can't establish communion with God.



शंकर आचारज तप कीनो ।
काम अरु क्रोध जीति सब लीनो ॥

Shamkara Aacaaraja Tapa Kiino |
Kaama Aru Krodha Jiiti Saba Liino ||

Meaning:
Shankaracharya by his penance,
Won over the desires and anger of the mind.



निशिदिन ध्यान धरो शंकर को ।
काहु काल नहीं सुमिरो तुमको ॥

Nishidina Dhyaana Dharo Shamkara Ko |
Kaahu Kaala Nahiim Sumiro Tumako ||

Meaning:
He ever worshipped Lord Shankara
And never for a moment remembered you.



शक्ति रूप को मरम न पायो ।
शक्ति गई तब मन पछतायो ॥

Shakti Ruupa Ko Marama Na Paayo |
Shakti Gaii Taba Mana Pachataayo ||

Meaning:
He did not realize your immense glory,
And when his powers waned, he started repenting.



शरणागत हुई कीर्ति बखानी ।
जय जय जय जगदंब भवानी ॥

Sharannaagata Huii Kiirti Bakhaanii |
Jaya Jaya Jaya Jagadamba Bhavaanii ||

Meaning:
Then he sought your refuge,
And chanted your glory, Jai Jagadamba Bhavani.



भई प्रसन्न आदि जगदम्बा ।
दई शक्ति नहिं कीन विलंबा ॥

Bhaii Prasanna Aadi Jagadambaa |
Daii Shakti Nahim Kiina Vilambaa ||

Meaning:
Then, O Primal Goddess Jagadamba,
You were propitiated and in no time and gave him his lost powers.



मोको मातु कष्ट अति घेरो ।
तुम बिन कौन हरै दुःख मेरो ॥

Moko Maatu Kasstta Ati Ghero |
Tuma Bina Kauna Harai Duhkha Mero ||

Meaning:
O Mother, I am beset with severe distress,
Except you, who will remove my afflictions.



आशा तृष्णा निपट सतावें ।
मोह मदादिक सब विनशावें ॥

Aashaa Trssnnaa Nipatta Sataavem |
Moha Madaadika Saba Vinashaavem ||

Meaning:
Desires and longings (of the world) torture me,
Passions and lust torment me.



शत्रु नाश कीजै महारानी ।
सुमिरौं इकचित तुम्हें भवानी ॥

Shatru Naasha Kiijai Mahaaraanii |
Sumiraum Ikacita Tumhem Bhavaanii ||

Meaning:
Please destroy my enemies, O Queen,
I mediate on you with one-pointed devotion, O Bhavani.



करो कृपा हे मातु दयाला ।
ॠद्धि सिद्धि दे करहु निहाला ॥

Karo Krpaa He Maatu Dayaalaa |
Rrddhi Siddhi De Karahu Nihaalaa ||

Meaning:
Bestow mercy on me, O kind Mother,
Give me wealth and power.



जब लगि जिऊं दया फल पाऊं ।
तुम्हरो यश मैं सदा सुनाऊं ॥

Jaba Lagi Jiuum Dayaa Phala Paauum |
Tumharo Yasha Maim Sadaa Sunaauum ||

Meaning:
As long as I live, please bestow your grace on me,
And let me ever sing your glories.



दुर्गा चालीसा जो नित गावै ।
सब सुख भोग परम पद पावै ॥

Durgaa Caaliisaa Jo Nita Gaavai |
Saba Sukha Bhoga Parama Pada Paavai ||

Meaning:
Whoever sings Durga Chalisa every day,
Will get worldly joys as well as highest spiritual end.



देवीदास शरण निज जानी ।
करहु कृपा जगदम्ब भवानी ॥

Deviidaasa Sharanna Nija Jaanii |
Karahu Krpaa Jagadamba Bhavaanii ||

Meaning:
Deeming Devidas to have sought your refuge,
Grant me your grace, O Jagadamba Bhavani.



This concludes Durga Chalisa.
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Re: Devi Mahatmya / Durga Saptashati / Chandi
« Reply #64 on: December 21, 2010, 10:02:14 AM »



Dear silentgreen,

Excellent episode about Totapuri.  We should first pray to Devi
[Maya] to enable us to transcend her and attain Sivam.  No one
can understand or describe her exploits.  She is anirvachaneeeyam.

Saint Poet Abhirami Bhattar says in his Abhirami Andati:

She is one without a second in Siva.  But she came as [separate]one from Siva.  She blossomed into many, many, many.
She pervades the entire universe and even beyond.  She will also
remain distinct from the universe.  Who can know her glory?
Excepting the one who was having yoga-nidra on a banyan-
leaf, Narayana and my Master [Siva]?



Arunachala Siva.
 

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Re: Devi Mahatmya / Durga Saptashati / Chandi
« Reply #65 on: July 09, 2013, 05:15:04 PM »
Maa Durga


Ma - the profound word:

1. When a devotee utters 'Ma' he (or she) has already acknowledged that his body-mind-soul has been born from a Universal Being. Thus a single word 'Ma' has represented the relationship of individual soul and universal soul effortlessly which has been a matter of debate for ages. Based on the temperament of the devotee, it can span Dvaita, Vishistadvaita and Advaita.

2. When a devotee utters 'Ma', for him the individual soul is not an orphaned entity somehow linked with a detached universal being. But the individual soul is nourished by a caring universal being. This grace 'descent' of the universal being which is so much a matter of debate is effortlessly captured by the word 'Ma'.

3. 'Ma' reverses the aham or ego of the devotee. The reverse of 'Aham' is 'Maha' or the great being which when pronounced smoothly becomes 'Ma'. 'Ma' reverses the aham of the devotee and takes him towards maha or the great consciousness.


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« Reply #66 on: July 09, 2013, 05:17:38 PM »
Maa Durga


Durga, the image of the Divine Mother has captivated people for ages. She is often shown with a trident with spikes on both sides. Towards Her feet, the trident has subdued Mahishasura, the mighty demon, and towards the other side, the trident points upwards towards the abode of Shiva.

With one side of the trident, She subdues our Mahishasura and purifies us, while with the other side of the trident She lifts our soul towards the higher abode.

Om Shakti Om.
'Om Shakti' is the descent of Shakti for our purification at Her feet, the 'Shakti Om' then takes us to the abode of eternal Peace.

So 'Om Shakti Om' is a continuous cycle of purification and ascent.


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« Reply #67 on: July 09, 2013, 05:29:20 PM »
Maa Durga


Devi Mahatmyam says about Devi:

शरणागतदीनार्तपरित्राणपरायणे ।
Sharanagata Dinarta Paritrana Parayane

which means:
She is intent upon rescuing the distressed who take Her Refuge

Her grace dawns when one is Sharanagata Dinarta.

Dinarta is a devotee who is utterly low and seeking Her Grace alone. The devotee has lost all false sense of security. He does not find security in worldly comforts, nor in pride of realisation, nor in books. His only assurance is the Paritrana (act of Rescue) of the Divine Mother. Being utterly low he clasps the Feet of the Divine Mother as Sharanagata (taking Refuge).  If the heart has really become Dinarta, the Paritrana is bound to come, since She is the Mother.

In the sadhana life of a devotee (which may span several births), 90% of it may be taken up to become Dinarta. After that the Divine Mother will start the Paritrana, the killing of the Mahishasura, which may be another 9%, since many hidden demons will now emerge. Nine is the number of days of Navaratri which signifies the process of Paritrana. The Devi as if comes once in a year, and those souls who have become Dinarta and Her Sharanagata, She will start the process of Paritrana.

So the foremost quality of a devotee before the Mother is to become Dinarta and Her Sharanagata.


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« Reply #68 on: July 09, 2013, 07:53:37 PM »
Dear silentgreen,

Devi Mahatmayam is also called Durga Saptasathi.  It is of 700 slokas.  One can read all the 700 slokas on everyday during
Durga Puja or Navaratri.  Or one can complete them once in all seven days.  She is Sri Vidya Panchadasakri or Kamakshi in
Kanchi.  The mantra Sri Vidya Panchadaskashri starts with 'ka' which is the the bheeja mantra beginning.  Sri Soundarya Lahari
also speaks about this bheeja mantra. Kakara rupa kalyani... She is also Bala, a young girl of 7 years old.  For Bala also there
is a mantra starting Om iym hrim....  Bala is Sarada of Sringeri.  The mantras are to be initiated by competent guru.

Bala is having pustaka and rudraksha mala.  Kamakshi is having sugarcane bow and flower arrows apart from ankusa and
pasa.  Mantrini is her Chief Minister. She is Meenakshi of Madurai. VArAhi is her commander in chief. VaRahi is the feminine form
of Varaha avatara of Vishnu., 

She is also called Brahma mahishi, the wife of Brahman or Siva.  She is ahambava rupini, the manifesting power of Brahman
or Sivam. while Siva is achalam,  non moving, it is Kamakshi or Devi who with her ahambahva rupam creates the world and its
pasu, pakshi, men and women. 

Sri Mooka Panchasati describes all these in one composition.

She is Sri Mata, mother of all living beings.  As Ma she only protects all living beings with concern and care. 

She is more easily attainable by praying within then praying outside in duality., Antar mukha samarAdhaya, bahir mukha
sudhur labha.

In Devi Mahatmayam there are four passages which can be chanted everyday.  These are simple prayers asking for
her grace.
       
These aspects can be elaborated while you proceed with the post. 

 Once Sri Bhagavan was asked why He did not make any prayer works for Devi.  Sri Bhagavan replied: It is She who is within
me, making me do all these things. Hence I don't write any special prayer seeking her outside.

Arunachala Siva.             

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« Reply #69 on: July 10, 2013, 12:37:15 PM »
Maa Durga


When describing Gods and Goddesses, Gods are typically described from foot to head and Goddesses from head to foot.

So descending down the form of Durga, those who can see the Great Mother behind the charming physical form will reach Her feet. Her feet is the place where asuras are killed and purification takes place. So purified by Her grace, the devotee ascends from foot to head, now seeing Her divine form.

Om Shakti Om.
'Om Shakti' brings the devotee from Her head to foot. After purification at Her feet, 'Shakti Om' will take the devotee from Her foot to head. This is like a cycle of the grace of Divine Mother.


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« Reply #70 on: July 10, 2013, 12:59:16 PM »
MASTER:(To M.) "One must accept the forms of God. Do you know the meaning of the image of Jagaddhatri? She is the Bearer of the Universe. Without her support and protection the universe would fall from its place and be destroyed. The Divine Mother, Jagaddhatri,reveals Herself in the heart of one who can control the mind, which may be compared to an elephant."
RAKHAL: "The mind is a mad elephant."
MASTER: "Therefore the lion, the carrier of the Divine Mother, keeps it under control." It was dusk. The evening service began in the temples. Sri Ramakrishna was chanting the names of the gods and goddesses. He was seated on the small couch, with folded hands, and became absorbed in contemplation of the Divine Mother. The world outside was flooded with moonlight, and the devotees inside the Master's room sat in silence and looked at his serene face.
In the mean time Govinda of Belgharia and some of his friends had entered the room. Sri Ramakrishna was still in a semi-conscious state. After a few minutes he said to the devotees: "Tell me your doubts. I shall explain everything."
Govinda and the other devotees looked thoughtful.

Black complexion of the Divine Mother
GOVINDA: "Revered sir, why does the Divine Mother have a black complexion?"
MASTER: "You see Her as black because you are far away from Her. Go near and you will find Her devoid of all colour. The water of a lake appears black from a distance. Go near and take the water in your hand, and you will see that it has no colour at all. Similarly, the sky looks blue from a distance. But look at the atmosphere near you; it has no colour. The nearer you come to God, the more you will realize that He has neither name nor form. If you move away from the Divine Mother, you will find Her blue, like the grass-flower. Is Syama male or female? A man once saw the image of the Divine Mother wearing a sacred thread. He said to the worshipper: 'What? You have put the sacred thread on the Mother's neck!' The worshipper said: 'Brother, I see that you have truly known the Mother. But I have not yet been able to find out whether She is male or female; that is why I have put the sacred thread on Her image.'

"That which is Syama is also Brahman. That which has form, again, is without form. That which has attributes, again, has no attributes. Brahman is Sakti; Sakti is Brahman. They are not two. These are only two aspects, male and female, of the same Reality, Existence-Knowledge-Bliss Absolute."

The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna

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« Reply #71 on: July 10, 2013, 07:03:25 PM »
 "The water of a lake appears black from a distance. Go near and take the water in your hand, and you will see that it has no colour at all"

Sri Ramakrishna has so nicely and aptly explained how God can be both with and without form;

and there is no discontinuity between the two;

and that is how it is practically felt during sadhana;

and that is how a devotee approaches God;

and that is how a great expanse of a lake summarizes Itself as a blue mass;

and which is how the infinite God gets captured finitely to a devotee.
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« Reply #72 on: July 11, 2013, 12:03:04 PM »
Maa Durga


The Devi Mahatmyam describes Devi as:

कलाकाष्ठादिरूपेण परिणामप्रदायिनि ।
Kala Kashttha Adi Rupena Parinama Pradayini

Kala and Kashttha are divisions of time and Parinama is transformation. The Divine Mother brings about transformation in the universe from moment to moment in the form of Time.

This also points to the great secret of doing work.

The Bhagavad Gita in the famous sloka "Karmanye Vadhikaraste" tells us not to be attached to the results of work. But the second line of this sloka is equally profound. It says: Do not be attached to inaction also.

Swami Vivekananda in his Karma Yoga lecture says: Work for work's sake.

Now, if there is no attachment to the result of work, and further imagine that the result of work is not required also; then what substance is left in the work? With what motivation can one work? How can one be not attached to inaction?

The substance is immersion in the Divine Mother. She through our prana shakti, our minds and our hands is bringing transformation in the world from moment to moment. Once She is held in the heart, the burden of our responsibilities gradually gets shifted to Her, and we can enjoy the pure energy of Her in our works. Her expanse is from hand to the great Heart, so one can enjoy as much of the space as one can grasp.

So salutations to Her Who brings transformation in the world from moment to moment.

Kala Kashttha Adi Rupena Parinama Pradayini.



Jai Durga
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« Reply #73 on: July 12, 2013, 05:43:27 AM »
I learned that I had come to Bhagavan on the evening of the famous Ardra Darsanam day.

Early next morning there was a gathering of devotees they were sitting before Bhagavan. But my attention was particularly gripped by a radiant personality amidst the gathering. He was, I came to know, Kavyakantha Ganapati Sastri. At once I saw that he was not merely a sastri, a learned man, but a poet and a tapaswin. His broad forehead, bright eyes, aquiline nose, charming face and beard, and the melodious ring in his voice — all these proclaimed that he was a rishi to be ranked with the foremost of the Vedic Seers. There was authority, dignity and sweetness in his talk and his eyes sparkled as he spoke. He recited the following verse (sloka) in praise of Bhagavan, which he had just then composed, and explained its import:

It is effulgent Devi Uma sparkling in your eyes
dispelling the ignorance of devotees,
It is Lakshmi Devi, the consort of lotus-eyed Vishnu,
alive in your lotus-face,
It is Para Vak Saraswati, the consort of Brahma,
dancing in your talk,
Great Seer, Ramana, the Teacher of the whole world,
How can mortal man praise you adequately?"

Viswanatha Swami
॥ शांतमात्मनि तिष्ट ॥
Remain quietly in the Self.
~ Vasishta

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Re: Devi Mahatmya / Durga Saptashati / Chandi
« Reply #74 on: July 12, 2013, 07:51:30 AM »
Nagaraj/Friends,
Wonderful excerpt of Viswanatha Swami-Even the Translated verse is so captivating -to imagine Recitation by Sri Kavyakanta in his  inimitable melifluent Sanskrit!That too amidst the Gathering of devotees in the August presence of Sri Bhagavan!'

As Appar Swamigal Sang-'Kuniththa Puruvamum Kovvai chevvayir kumin chirippum.....maanidap piraviyum venduvathey indha ma nilaththey'-

"If the curved brow, the smile in the kovvai fruit-like red lips, the wet matted hair, the milky white ash in the ruby like Body and the sweet lifted foot are got to be seen, then even Birth as human being  in this great earth is to be desired ".

Thanks very much Nagaraj.
Namaskar.