BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI PRABHUPADA- I S 11

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A.C.BHAKTI VEDANTHA SWAMI PRABHUPADA (1 Sept. 1896 – 14 Nov. 1977)

Worldwide known Hindu movement-HARE KRISHNA MOVEMENT-spreading Krishna
Conscience in the Society for long indeed is a gift of Bharathamata!
Abhaya Caranāravinda Bhaktivedānta Svāmi born on First September
Eighteen Ninety Six lived upto children’s day of nineteen seventy seven
Proud Indian spiritual teacher is the founder-preceptor of the
“International Society for Krishna Consciousness”!

Members of the ISKCON movement view Bhaktivedānta Swāmi as representative
And messenger of “Chaitanya Mahaprabhu” Krsna Caitanya Bhaktivedanta_Swami_Prabhupada. Born Abhay Charan De in Kolkata

Educated at the “Scottish Church College” in Calcutta.
Before adopting life of a novice renunciate “Vanaprastha”  he was married
And owned a small “Pharmaceutical”  business.In nineteen fifty nine he took a vow of renunciation
Started writing commentaries on Vaishnava scriptures. In his later years,
As a traveling Vaishnava monk, he became an influential communicator of Gaudiya Vaishnava theology to India and “Western world” through his leadership of ISKCON, founded in Nineteen Sixty Six”

As the founder of ISKCON, he “emerged as a major figure of the Western counterculture”  initiating thousands of young Americans.”

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HARE KRISHNA MOVEMENT MEMBERS IN SEARCH OF TRUTH

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA- I S 10

 

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Among the great Indian Saints and Seers probably the greatest
Who attracted the attention of the entire world to India
And Hinduism with his address “Brothers and Sisters of America””
Was the first and foremost disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa!

Swami Vivekananda gifted to India and the world by
Holy Mother-Bharathamatha- on Twelfth January Eighteen
Sixty Three and attained immortality on fourth July Nineteen
Hundred and Two.Narendranath Dutta was he in those days!

Hindu monk, a chief disciple of Indian mystic Ramakrishna.
Key avathar in introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta
And Yoga to the Western world; cause of raising interfaith awareness,
Bringing Hinduism to the level of major world religion !a major force
In reviving Hinduism in India, and brought in concept of nationalism
In colonial India.founded Ramakrishna Math and Mission.

Influenced by his guru, Ramakrishna, learnt all living beings were
Embodiment of the divine self; therefore, service to God could be rendered
By service to humankind. After Guru’s death, Swami toured our subcontinent
Extensively and acquired first-hand knowledge of the conditions prevailing.
Later travelled to the United States, representing India at the Parliament
Of Religions. Here is regarded as a patriotic saint, and his birthday
Celebrated as National Youth Day.Let us pay homage on this Samadhi day!
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GURU AND DISCIPLE

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CHANDRASHEKARA BHARATHI III -IS 6

 

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Chandrashekhara Bharati III (1892–1954)

North or South, East or West , Centre no discrimination for Bharathamatha
All parts of holy Bharat my Motherland India has gifted great Saints
And Seers all over to guide the people towards nobility and divinity
In all religions – a great country, religious people with sincerity!

Chandrashekara Bharati Three was Narasimha Sastri in HIS poorvaashrama
Was born in Eighteen Ninety Two and attained Jeevan muktha in Nineteen Fifty Four
Was indeed the Jagadguru – teacher of the world- of the Sringeri Sharada Peetham
D Nineteen Twelve to Nineteen fifty Four!was quite a good length of time!

Most significant spiritual figures he was in Hinduism in the last century.
On September Tenty Sixth Nineteen Fifty Four day of Mahalaya Amavasya
Mahaswami took a bath in the Tunga River in Sringeri, sat in padmasana
And attained Videha Mukti on the banks of the river.body was discovered
Floating in the river. was interred by Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha, his successor
To the Sharada Peetham. body buried beside his Guru’s samadhi.
A samadhi was constructed for him, Shiva Linga was consecrated over it.
Worshipped today called Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Linga.

Chandrashekhara Bharati Swaminah composed a few poems and famous commentary.
Gururaja Sukti Malika with thirty six compositions in four hundred pages.
Printed in Sanskrit and Tamil Bhashya on Vivekachoodamani of SriAdisankara.
We pray our homage to Acharaya Jagathguru and seek HIS blessings.

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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

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP DAY 14th September

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A society or home,Office or organization,
Nation or the world-its development and success
Depends on the EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP provided
Effective Leaders are born and brought up, made and molded!

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP DAY is today the fourteenth of
September; The Day is an opportunity to open our
Our inner doors to see the great things happening.
The Leader in Me process to build the principles,
Practices, and habits; The SEVEN Habits of
Highly Effective People are embedded in us.

Habit 1: Be Proactive
Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind
Habit 3: Put First Things First
Habit 4: Think Win-Win
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Habit 6: Synergize
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
Let us think, understand, absorb, retain and recollect and practice!
 

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TEACHERS DAY/SANSKRIT DAY -5th September

 

All over the world, teachers are kept on a high pedestal- a mentor, a preceptor to be respected and revered. In fact India holy Motherland deems TEACHER as next to Father and Mother and before God! Matha- Pitha – Guru -Dheyvam!

To me my elementary school teachers who taught me alphabets and fundamentals are more venerable! My father was also a Guru for me as he was a Teacher/Headmaster!

Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan-basically a teacher turned Philosopher-President was born on FIFTH SEPTEMBER and in deference to his desire and wishes the day is observed as TEACHERS DAY in India. Today also happens to be SANSKRIT DAY! It was therefore decided to post a SANSKRIT hymn in praise of GURu-the TEACHER in the original in Sanskrit, its English transliteration and meaning in English I am confident and sure that our esteemed viewers are bound to enjoy the read.

॥ गुरुस्तोत्र सार्थ ॥

अखण्डमण्डलाकारं व्याप्तं येन चराचरम् ।
तत्पदं दर्शितं येन तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ १॥
AkaNdamaNdalaakaaram vyaaptham yaena chraacharam
Thathpadham dharsitham yaena thasmai sriguravae namaha.
अज्ञानतिमिरान्धस्य ज्ञानाञ्जनशलाकया ।
चक्षुरुन्मीलितं येन तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ २॥
Angaana thimiraandhasya ngaananjanasalaakayaa
Kshatchrunmeelitham yaena thasmai sriguravae namaha

गुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णुः गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः ।
गुरुरेव परं ब्रह्म तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ ३॥
Gururbrammah gururvishnuhu gururdhevo mahesvaraha
Gururaeva parambrammha thasmai sri guravae namaha.

स्थावरं जङ्गमं व्याप्तं यत्किञ्चित्सचराचरम् ।
तत्पदं दर्शितं येन तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ ४॥
Sthaavaram jangamam vyaaptham yathkinchith sacharaacharam
Thathpadham dharsitham yaena thasmai sriguravaenamaha.
चिन्मयं व्यापि यत्सर्वं त्रैलोक्यं सचराचरम् ।
तत्पदं दर्शितं येन तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ ५॥
Chinmayam vyaapi yathsarvam thrailokyam sacharaacharam
Thathpadham dharsitham yaena thasmai sriguravae namaha.

सर्वश्रुतिशिरोरत्नविराजितपदाम्बुजः ।
वेदान्ताम्बुजसूर्यो यः तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ ६॥
Sarvasruthi siroarathnaviraajitha[padhaambujaha
Vaedhaanthaambujasooryo yaha thasmai sriguravaenamaha.

चैतन्यश्शाश्वतश्शान्तः व्योमातीतो निरञ्जनः ।
बिन्दुनादकलातीतः तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ ७॥
Chaithanya saasvathassaanthaha vyoamaatheethou niranjanaha
Bindhunaadhakalaatheethaha thasmai sriguravaenamaha.
ज्ञानशक्तिसमारूढः तत्त्वमालाविभूषितः ।
भुक्तिमुक्तिप्रदाता च तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ ८॥
Njanasakthisamaarutaha thathvamaalaa vibhushithaha
Bhukthimukthipradhaathaa cha thasmai sriguravaenamaha.

अनेकजन्मसम्प्राप्तकर्मबन्धविदाहिने ।
आत्मज्ञानप्रदानेन तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ ९॥
Anaekajanmasampraapthakarmabhandhavidhaahinae
Aathmangaanapradhaanaena thasmai sriguravae namaha.

शोषणं भवसिन्धोश्च ज्ञापनं सारसम्पदः ।
गुरोः पादोदकं सम्यक् तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ १०॥
Soashanam bhavasindoascha ngaapanam saarasampadhaha
Guroaha paadhoadhakam samyak thasmai sriguravae namaha.

न गुरोरधिकं तत्त्वं न गुरोरधिकं तपः ।
तत्त्वज्ञानात् परं नास्ति तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ ११॥
Na guroradhikam thathvam na guroradhikam thapaha
Thathvangaanaath param naasthi thasmai sriguravae namaha
मन्नाथः श्रीजगन्नाथः मद्गुरुः श्रीजगद्गुरुः ।
मदात्मा सर्वभूतात्मा तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ १२॥
Mannathaha srijagannaathaha madhguru srijagathguru
Madhaathmaa sarvaboothaathmaa thasmai sriguravae namaha.

गुरुरादिरनादिश्च गुरुः परमदैवतम् ।
गुरोः परतरं नास्ति तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः ॥ १३॥
Gururaadhiranaadhischa guruh paramadhaivatham
Guroho paradharam naasthi thasmai sriguravaenamaha.

त्वमेव माता च पिता त्वमेव । त्वमेव बन्धुश्च सखा त्वमेव
त्वमेव विद्या द्रविणं त्वमेव । त्वमेव सर्वं मम देवदेव ॥ १४॥
Thvamaeva maathaa cha pithaa thvamaeva thvamaeva bandhscha sakha thvamaeva
sakha thvamaeva
Thvamaeva vidhyaa dhraviNam thvamaeva thavamaeva sarvam mama dhaeva dhaeva.
॥ इति श्रीगुरुस्तोत्रम् ॥

Saluatations are to that guru who showed me the abode–
the one who is to be known–whose form is the entire
universe and by whom all the movables (animals) and
immovables are pervaded . (l)
Salutations to that guru who opened the eyes of the one
blind due to the darkness (cover) of ignorance with the
needle (coated) with the ointment of knowledge . (2)
Salutations to that guru, who is the Creator, Sustainer,
and Destroyer and who indeed is the limitless Brahman . (3)

Salutations to that teacher who showed me the one to be
known, who permeates whatever that is movable and immovable,
sentient and insentient . (4)
Salutations to that teacher who showed me (by teaching)
the pervader of all three worlds comprising the sentient
and insentient . (5)
Salutations to that guru who is the sun to the lotus of
VedAnta and whose lotus feet are made radiant by the
jewel of all Shrutis (UpaniShads). (The guru is
established in the vision of the Shruti and is the one
by whom the Shruti blossoms forth.) (6)
Salutations to that guru who is Awareness, changeless
(beyond time), who is peace, beyond space, pure (free
from rAga and dveSha) and who is beyond the manifest
and unmanifest (NAda, Bindu, etc.) (7)
Salutations to that guru who is rooted in knowledge
that is power, adorned with the garland of Truth and
who is the bestower of the joy of liberation . (8)
Salutations to that guru who by bestoying the knowledge
of the Self burns up the bondage created by accumulated
actions of innumerable births . (9)
Salutations to that guru; the perennial flow of wisdom
from the one rooted in the vision of the Shhruti dries
up totally the ocean of transmigration (saMsAra) and
reveals (teaches) the essence of all wealth (the fullness,
freedom from want). (10)
There is nothing superior to knowledge of truth; no
truth higher than the truth, and there is no purifying
austerity better than the truth; salutations to that
guru . (11)
Prostrations to that guru who is my Lord and who is
the Lord of the Universe, my teacher who is the teacher
of the Universe, who is the Self in me, and the Self
in all beings . (12)
Salutations to that guru who is the beginning and the
beginningless, who is the highest Deity and to whom
there is none superior . (13)
Oh God of all Gods! You alone are my mother, father,
kinsman, friend, the knowledge, and wealth . You are
to me everything . (14)

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MAHAPURUSHA DAY WAS 18th FEBRUARY

Ramakrishna Math in Chennai

One Mahapurusha-noble soul was born in the East in Eighteen
Thirty Six on Eighteenth February -at Kamarpukar, in Bengal
A great spiritualist he turned out to be later
And led the people towards ideal life better.

India that is Bharath my holy and sacred Motherland
Gave birth to many, saints and seers great and grand
In the East and west, North and South, central -all over
And the Nation pays its deep reverence for ever.

Gadadhar Chattopadhyay became Ramakrishna
Paramahamsa- a great Mission founded in his Name
-Ramakrishna Mission is doing yeoman service in social
Medical and educational services all through the land special!

 

ENVIUS THOUGHTS crosses 1,32,000  views.

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