ABHINAVAGUPTA – IS 4

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Abhinavagupta one of the blessed sons of our holy Mother
Bharathamatha to become a great Indian saint to guide brothers
All over the nation-nay the world even- a powerful Saint to bless
The human beings in HIS own methods and style to last till this day!

Abhinavagupta’s period nine hundred and fifty to one thousand sixteen
Philosopher, mystic and aesthetician from Kashmir- influential musician,
Poet, dramatist, exegete, theologian, and logician – a polymathic
Personality exercised strong influences on Indian culture.

Born in Kashmir in a family of scholars and mystics- studied all
Schools of philosophy and art of his time under the guidance of many gurus.
In his long life he completed over thirty five works, the largest is Tantrāloka,
Encyclopedic treatise on all the philosophical and practical aspects of Kashmir Shaivism.
Another important contribution was philosophy of aesthetics with his famous
Abhinavabhāratī commentary of Nāṭyaśāstra of Bharata Muni.

Abhinavagupta had six qualities required for śaktipāta, described
In sacred Śrīpūrvaśāstra): unflinching faith in God, realisation of mantras,
Control over objective principles thirty six tattvas, successful conclusion
Of all the activities undertaken, poetic creativity and knowledge of all disciplines.

Various scholars have say Abhinavagupta is a “brilliant scholar and saint”,
“The pinnacle of development of Kashmir Śaivism” and ” yogic realization”.

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Swami Abhedananda -IS3

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SWAMI ABHADHANANDHA

Indian Saints and Seers are the greatest gift of our Holy Motherland
India that is Bharath! But they are for the whole world as God’s messengers.
They have gone to countries several and spread the message of peace and harmony
This series pays homage to such Saints and Seers and solicits their grac

Swami Abhedananda lived during second October Eighteen Sixty Six and
Eighth September nineteen thirty nine was a Disciple of Ramakrishna
Paramahansa.and the founder of Ramakrishna Vedanta Math. Swami Vivekananda
Sent him to the West to head the “Vedanta Society of New York” in Eighty Ninety Seven.

Abhedhanandha spread the message of “Vedanta” a theme on which
He authored several books through his life, and subsequently founded
Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, in Calcutta and Darjeeling”
He was born in north his father was Rasiklal Chandra and
His mother was Nayantara Devi. at the age of 18, while studying for the school
final examination he left his home to be with Ramakrishana during his final illness.
first at Shyampukur and then at Cossipur Garden-house near Calcutta

Group photo taken on 30 January 1887 In Baranagar Math, Kolkata.
Standing: (l–r) Swami ShivanandaSwami RamakrishnanandaSwami Vivekananda, Randhuni, Debendranath Majumdar, Mahendranath Gupta (Shri M), Swami Trigunatitananda, H.Mustafi
Sitting: (l–r) Swami NiranjananandaSwami Saradananda, Hutko Gopal, Swami Abhedananda

Dhanna jatt -IS 2

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Great to continue with Indian Saints and Sages two on this holy day
Greatness of India that is Bharath -Mother India gave birth to many
Hundreds to guide and ennoble its children for centuries quite nice
From their heavenly abode they continue to watch and guide for ever!

Dhanna Bhagat, born in Fourteen Fifteen a mystic poet and a Vaishnav
Devotee whose three hymns are present in Adi Granth.born in village
Dhuwa near tehsil Dooni, in the Tonk district of Rajasthan, hindu
Dhaliwal Jat family. Mira Bai sings about Dhanna Jatt. Divine

Dhanna grew cereals without sowing! founder of the swami swami samaj
By his mystery and divine power. due to which swami caste was.
Ploughing his fields, a large number of sanyasis came hungry and sought food.
Dhanna Bhagat gave them all the seeds he had kept for sowing his fields,
And ploughed the fields without sowing seeds. The fields produced no food grains,
But gourds. his land-owner came to collect the levy, Dhanna Bhagat offered two gourds.
Surprised and insulted, land owner broke the gourds in anger, only to find that they
Were full of pearls. Bhakti-saint Meera refers to this story in her poem,
“sun lijo binati mori, main sharan gahi prabhu teri”
Blessed Saints and sages have all the blessings of the Almighty!

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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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18th June KAKKAN DAY

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June Eighteenth is the hundred and ninth anniversary a great man
A great simple, noble unassuming leader from Tamilnadu
Late P Kakkan, Tamil Nadu’s formidable leader and Indian
Freedom fighters. Kakkan’s rich legacy and history is sadly left
Languishing from the hearts of the people.Most unfortunate.

Look at his condition.“Then Tamilnadu Chief Minister MGR
Saw a woman among the morning crowd, got out of his car,
Went up to her and inquired about her husband. Invited her
To eat and said that a car would take her home. She was former
Congress minister Kakkan’s wife. Kakkan could not pay meager rent
Faced eviction from his government accommodation. Asking for a day’s
Time, his wife approached MGR who settled all rental dues from his
Personal funds. The next day, a government order announced free
housing to Kakkan, and granted a monthly stipend of RUPEES FIVE HUNDRED!
This continued to his family even after his death. Tamil poet Kannadasan said,
“Any party man would have to praise MGR for helping a martyr like Kakkan.’”
That was the condition of a former Stae Minister and that shows simplicity.

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