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Guru mantra
« on: September 23, 2011, 09:17:14 PM »
What is the meaning of the mantra "Om namo Guru Dev namo?"
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Re: Guru mantra
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2011, 10:16:32 AM »
Dear ramana1359

தெளிவு குருவின் திருமேனி காண்டல்
தெளிவு குருவின் திருநாமம் செப்பல்
தெளிவு குருவின் திருவார்த்தை கேட்டல்
தெளிவு குருஉரு சிந்தித்தல் தானே.

திருமந்திரம் - 139

Clarity is seeing the holy Body of guru;
Clarity is saying the holy Name of guru;
Clarity is listening to the holy Words of guru;
Clarity is contemplating on the holy Form of guru.

Thirumanthiram - 139

There cannot be a better (Sadhana) than this one and the essense of your mantra
"Om namo Guru Dev namo"
is only this! When you chant this mantra have the spirit of the above verse!

Salutations to Bhagavan
॥ शांतमात्मनि तिष्ट ॥
Remain quietly in the Self.
~ Vasishta


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Re: Guru mantra
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2011, 02:19:09 PM »

Dear Ramana 1359,

Guru mantra has the power of all the other mantras. Means, one can substitute any mantra with Guru mantra. It is just like Tulasi among pooja flowers. But dedication to Guru should be whole.