SREE SREE THAKUR

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The holy land of India that is Bharath gave birth to hundreds
Of Saints and Sages, Gurus and Seers to guide all here and all over!
A guru is a “teacher, spiritual guide, godman,”. A guru, must go
Through a standard initiation process Diksha, where he receives mantra.

ENVIUS THOUGHTS to carry to the extent possible every day
Some thing about one such Saint. Today is on SREE SREE THAKUR
Anukulchandra_Chakravarty”>Anukulchandra Chakravarty ‘Sree Sree Thakur’
Born o9n fourteenth September Eighteen Eighty Eight.

Sree Sree Thakur a medical practitioner after his study
From Kolkata Medical College. left his established medical
Practice to his friend and established Satsang Himaitpur
On Second September Nineteen Forty Six before Partition
Of India, moved to Deoghar in India from his birthplace Pabna.
Satsang currently has its main center. Thakur died in January Sixty Nine.

 

SREE SREE THAKUR’S MESSAGE

“The degeneration of humanity began at that moment when the unseen God was made infinite and, ignoring the seers, the worship of their sayings began. Oh mankind! If you desire to invoke your good, forget sectarian conflict. Be regardful to all the past prophets. Be attached to your living master or God and take only those who love Him as your own. Because all the past prophets are consummated in the divine man of the present.” Anukulchandra did not accept anyone as his disciple if he or she wanted to change his or her faith.  Anukulchandra advocated that people of all faiths could come together and strengthen communal harmony.”

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY June 21

 

Yogis and Yoga –proud contribution of India that is Bharath
For the health and harmony of people around the world-very great!
Unfortunate in India we attach not great faith and belief
At times we  hear derisive comments too- a misfortune indeed!

Yoga  invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition
Embodying unity of mind and body; thought and action;
Restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature;
Holistic approach to health and well-being.  to discover  sense of oneness!

My beloved father was my Yoga Master- from age ten he taught us
Mathsyaasana, mayuraasana, dhanuraasana, sarvaangasana
Sirsaasanaa and savaasanaa all to last for minutes forty five
Immediately after morning walk and then bath in cold water!

International Yoga Day is today the Twenty First of June
For the past five years, to raise global awareness about
Benefits of  ancient Indian practice.  resolution on this
Was introduced by India’s Ambassador to United Nations
One hundred and seventy seven joined as co-sponsors,
Highest number ever for any General Assembly resolution.
Adopted under the agenda of ‘Global Health and Foreign Policy,’
Recognized Yoga “provides a holistic approach to health and well-being”
And  beneficial for the health of the world population.

THEME FOR INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY this year
Is Climate Action. Yoga our ancient physical,
Mental and spiritual practice! ‘‘yoga’ to join or to unite,
Union of body and consciousness,” “continues to grow in popularity” .

 

 

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SIRSAASANAA-how to? NOT ME!!!!!!

TILL WE SEE THE HEAVEN!

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Great country, great people
Noble thoughts, noble deeds
Hallowed Himalayas, reverberating rivers
Fertile fields, magnificent minerals
Fascinating forests, flora and fauna
Lovely languages, lovely people
Seers and saints, philosophers and scientists
Variety of knowledge, variety of culture
Unity in diversity all that we nurture
Love is God, Truth is God
All that we preach sure with nod
Values of life piously pursued!
Ichobad – glory going?

Old order changeth yielding place to new
New order bringeth glory in high view
Along with growth, greed and selfishness in a few
Negative values spread in all its hue!

Older people lamenting loss of values
Younger ones losing faith in moral values
Middle ones mooring neither here nor there
Ship of the Nation inching without care!

What a great people
What a great fall
Violence, betrayal, backstabbing
Jealousy, ingratitude, high cheating
Falsehood, corruption, dishonesty
Deceptions, treachery, infidelity
All that hinders Nation’s progress
All that plunders people’s wealth
All we need is a Mahatma’s lead
All we plead is noble deed
Another form of freedom struggle
To ensure peace and plenty free from peril!
Shall we get another Mahatma
To involve the intellectuals
To galvanize the society
To integrate the fractured nation
To infuse faith and confidence
To inject oneness and brotherhood
To lift us from lethargy and indifference!

Of! my beloved Mother Bharath!
Let me set my vision so high
Let my Bharath soar to sky
Let these winged words fly and fly
Till we see the Heaven so nice!

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“GREAT RAINS” GIFT OF NATURE/ GOD A HUMBLE PRAYER.

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Middle of JUNE is gone-gone sans rains-my God or Nature Why this punishment
To me a citizen of Chennai. I know I have not been good to any,
I do not love all,  serve all-though I say help ever hurt never, I follow not strict
I deserve to be denied of Thy grace Lord Varuna- but not my kith and kin here!

By now year after year we use to get the grace of Rain God –and blessed
With RAIN- this year not till now!. Prayers are on seeking your grace
Every nook and corner- Be kind enough to bring in RAIN to this starved city
Of Chennai. For drinking water and other purposes we do not get water enough.

We pay heavily and exorbitantly for the little water, to those who help us
We can only pray, beg you to bring us rains and do rain water harvesting!
Oh! Lord Varuna-Rain God- kindly lend us your ears and bless us with rain
May all  living beings humans and  animals, trees and plants get their thirst quenched!

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CRAZY MOHAN ON PARTHI BABA

 

Painting of Sathya Sai Baba by Crazy Mohan

67 year old Mr Crazy Mohan, an Engineering Graduate from Guindy College of Engineering Chennai, one of the leading actors in the Tamil tinsel world was a staunch devotee of Puttaparthi Sathya Saibaba. Mr. Mohan  also a Tamil poet wrote the Tamil poem given below after Mahasamadhi of Swami.

Unfortunately Mr. Mohan, known as CRAZY MOHAN passed away on 12th inst. and as a tribute to Mr. Crazy Mohan’s  devotion to Swami, ENVIUS THOUGHTS presents today  the poems in Tamil and duly translated to English for the read and response  of our esteemed viewers.

Crazy Mohan’s poem on Swami

கெட்டபுத்தி நீக்கி, கலியில் அடியார்க்கு
இட்டபூர்த்தி செய்து இகபரத்தை – புட்டபர்த்தி
சாயி பகவான், சகஜமாய்த் தந்தவர்
போயி வருவார் புவிக்கு….(1)

சத்திய சாந்த சிவசுந் தரமாக
இத்தரை தோன்றும் இதுவுறுதி – அத்தினம்
நோயிநொடி இல்லா நிலையிங்(கு) உருவாக
சாயி பகவான் சரண்….(2)

நகரசங் கீர்த்தனையாய் நாமெல்லாம் சேர்ந்து
அகர உகர மகர – சிகரத்தை
சாயிராம் என்றுரத்துச் சொல்லிக் குரல்கொடுப்போம்
பாயுவார் மீண்டும் புவிக்கு….(3)

கரசே வகர்கள் கடைசியாய்க் காண
வருசமயம் தாராய் வரங்கள் – அரசியல்
வ்யாபா ரிகள்வந்தால் வீறுகொண்டு வானிருந்து
பாபா அரிமாவாய்ப் பாய்….(4)

அல்லாவும் ஏசுவும் கல்லாலின் ஈசனும்
பல்லா யிரக்கணக்கில் பக்தரும் – எல்லோரும்
சாயி பகவான் சமாதி அடைந்திடும்
கோயில் புகுந்தார் குனிந்து….(5)….

– கிரேசி மோகன்

 

Translation in English:

Ridding bad qualities, in this Kali age, of his devotees
Fulfilling their desires both here and hereafter – Like breeze
Puttaparthi Sai Bhagawan blessed us fine
He will be back on this Earth again (1)

Truth and peace, auspiciousness and beauty
Will fill this Earth with certainty
That day will end all illness and suffering
In Sai Bhagawan we take refuge, as offering. (2)

We get together to do nagara sankeerthanam
Reach the peaks of akaram, ukaram and makaram
Let us give a loud chorus of His divine name
And he will rush back to this Earth again (3)

When those who serve come for Darshan last
Bless them with boons, kind and fast
When political brokers stand in line
From above please roar like a lion (4)

Allah and Jesus and Easwara under the Tree
Millions of devotees – and everyone
Enter the temple with heads down
Where Bhagawan settled in Mahasamadhi (5)

Crazy Mohan

FATHER’S DAY is June 9th!

 

My beloved father N R Viswanathan

Father is father, Mother is Mother! Both are equally venerable, respectable, loveable and their blessings from here or from their heavenly abode to be solicited daily!
Today June 9th being FATHERS DAY, it was felt why not this Sunday story being the same and hence my esteemed viewers will know something about my FATHER who should be 118 years old now had he been alive!
In fact this Blog has carried some posts on him earlier long ago and let me recollect on this holy day.

MY BELOVED GOD-MY FATHER

Oh, my beloved God-my father revered and respected
It is years thirty today since you took your heavenly abode
I feel you are with me every minute now than when you were
Alive in flesh and blood till you were eighty seven clear.

In your life time you were a role model for many many
As a dutiful teacher, you won their hearts-with love worshiped they
For your love, knowledge, methods, discipline as a school Headmaster
Said they, “think of him, take exams, you score high”-treated as pastor.

Physically we are orphaned but you guide at every moment
From your heavenly home- you watch my morning walk and each movement
My habits and hobbies you taught me in my early days quite strong
I shall follow till my hundred -just years twenty four away along

Fathers’ Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.

In the hierarchy of Indian persons to be
Revered and respected “FATHER” stands next to the
MOTHER and before TEACHER and God! Great indeed is he
“Fathers’ day” observed all over the world on eighteenth right!

In the creation of God and the noble thoughts of the
Human beings-father and fatherhood have a special
Place of honor-the role he plays sacrificing himself
For his family-kith and kin-  great and noble shelf!

On this sacred day, let all pray, revere and respect
Godly fathers-responsible for what they expect
For their welfare- joy and peace, health and happiness ever
In their old age, take care-keeping them in old age home never!

Yes, my beloved father Shri N R Viswanathan was serving as a teacher- HeadMaster in a place Karaikudi where I was born, brought up and educated. A great teacher, a noble person a beloved father he was.
Shortly I am going to participate in a Tamil Poets Meet to observe FATHER’S DAY and I quote below my tributes to my father in Tamil and its English translation.

என் தந்தை!

என் தந்தை என்பார் ஒரு தவப்புதல்வர்
எனக்குக் கல்வி கொடுத்த கொடைஞன்
எண் பத்து ஏழு ஆண்டு வாழ்ந்து முடித்தவர்
தனக்கு என்று எதுவும் கொண்டவனல்லன்! 4

காரைக்குடியில் பள்ளித் தலைமை ஆசான்
ஏழைமாணவர்கள் அவர்தன் கண்ணின் மணிகள்
ஆங்கிலம் கணிதம் அவர்தம் சிறப்புவகுப்பாம்
அவரை நினைத்து தேர்வு எழுதினால் 8
உயர்ந்த மதிப்பெண் உறுதியென்பர் மாணவர்!
கட்டுப்பாடும் கண்டிப்பும் அவரது ஒருபக்கம்
அன்பும் அரவணைப்பும் அவரது மறு பக்கம்!
தண்டனை என்பது கையடி அல்ல 12
கம்பால் அடிப்பது அவரது வழக்கம்
கால் அடி, அரை அடி, முழு அடி பழக்கம்!
தண்டனை இல்லை ஒரு முழு அடிக்குமேல்
அழகாய் வாழ்க்கையை அமைத்துத் தந்தவர் 16
ஐந்து மணிக்குக் காலையில் எழுதல்
கால்நடைப்பயிற்சி ஒருமணி நேரம்
யோகாசனங்கள் அரை மணி நேரம்
குளிர்நீர் குளியல் எக்காலத்தும்! 20
இறைவனைத் தொழுது கல்வி கற்றல்
பழைய சோறே காலை உணவு
கல்விகற்க நடந்தே செல்லுதல்
மாலையில் மீண்டும் நடைப்பயிற்சி 24
ஆறுமணிமுதல் இரவுப்படிப்பு
ஏழுமணிக்கு ஆலயம் செல்லுதல்
இரவு உணவு ஏழரை மணிக்கு
பிறகு மீண்டும் படிப்பு ஒன்பது மணிவரை 28
பிறகு உடனே தூக்கம் காலை ஐந்துவரை!
இன்றும் நடைமுறை வாழ்க்கை அதுவே
ஓய்வுபெற்று இருபது ஆண்டுகள் ஆயின
தந்தையை நினையா நாட்கள் இல்லையே! 32

ENGLISH TRANSLATION

MY FATHER
My father was a great divine son
Who gave me knowledge and education
Who lived and completed his eighty seven years
Retained nothing for himself ever!

In Karaikudi he was a school Headmaster
Poor students were the apples of his eyes
English and Mathematics were his special subjects
If you take examinations thinking of him
High marks are assured so his students will say!
Discipline and strictness was his one side
Love and affection was his other side!
Punishment never with beating with his hands
To cane the students was his practice
Quarter, half and full canning was his habit!
Never a punishment more than full caning!

Designed my life so nice and beautiful
Getting up from sleep at five in the morning
Taking morning walk for an hour
Yogasanas for half an hour next
Cold water bath on all seasons
Prayer and then studies sincere
Old rice last nights rice morning breakfast
Going by walk to the school or college
Evening again walking practice
Night reading from six o’clock
At seven to go to the temple
Dinner at night at seven thirty
Again reading till nine in the night
Immediate sleep to get up at five in the morning
Practicing the life even now- no school sole difference
Retired twenty years ago
No day passes without the thought of my father!
After my education was over in 1961 and my father’s retirement we were back in Thanjavur our home town.Though he retired, he followed his daily routine getting up in the early morning and retiring to bed by 9pm, for 27 long years. Though myself and my elder brother were in various places on account of our employment,he only made casual visits to us and not to stay for long together! We used to go and visit them for various occasions. That way when we went to Thanjavur for Pongal festival in 1987, he was unusually happy. My last brother was taking care of our parents. He was a post graduate teacher in one of the leading higher secondary schools nearby. He was a noble soul and he could predict his end was coming by 6th March 1987. He cautioned my brother and others in his own way. Exactly on 6th March by 5 am , as he was about to go for temple visit on his morning walk, he got down from the first floor, sat down and died!!!He was indeed a YOGI who could predict his end so accurately!On this day all these matters passthrough my mind which I am sharing with you through this Sunday Story. We shall meet as usual tomorrow and till then MAY GOD BE WITH YOU!

RAMZAN is today 5th JUNE..

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Holy RAMADAN is today bringing to an end month long fasting
What an amount of will power and devotion demanded-thinking
Of Ramzan comes to one’s mind all the religious fervor, feeding
The poor who in prayers wait for the evenings not excluding!

Ramazan, Ramzan, Ramadhan, or Ramathan the ninth month of
Islamic calendar,observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of
Fasting (sawm), prayer, reflection and community commemoration of
First revelation of the Quran to Muhammad, Messenger of Allah..

Fast lasts twenty-nine to thirty days, from one visual sighting of
Crescent moon to the next.Fasting obligatory for adult Muslims,
Except those ill, travelling, elderly, pregnant, breastfeeding,
Diabetic, chronically ill.While fasting from dawn until sunset,
Refrain from food, drink, smoking, sexual relations, and sinful
Behavior which negate the reward of fasting, striving to purify
Themselves and increase good deeds and God-consciousness.predawn
Meal is suhoor, fast is broken at sunset with juice-porridge  with dates.
Social  sunset feasts  is iftar.for those who did not fast.

Spiritual gains for fasting multiplied during the month
Believers devote themselves to prayer, recitation of the Quran
The performance of charitable deeds Our hearty Ramzan greetings
To all our brothers following the great tenets of holy Islam!.

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FIRST EVER TAMIL TRANSLATION OF THYAGARAJA’S TELUGU “PANCHA RATHNA KEERTHANAS ” into TAMIL -in 272 years – translated by me to the original  raga and Tala rendered by the Madurai team Smt. Ranganayaki Sachidanandam, Vocal, Sri Sachidanandam Violin and Dr. K Thiyagarajan, Mridangam is available as CD with a booklet costing Rs 150/- with me in- N V Subbaraman, 12/1045, Jeevan Bima Nagar, Chennai 600101, Ph:04426544950/9840477552.

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