Dakshinamurthy Stotram. Sri Dakshinamurthy. ध्यानं. Sri Dakshinamurthy मौनव्याख्या प्रकटित परब्रह्मतत्त्वं युवानं वर्षिष्ठांते. Even during his time, this stotra was difficult to comprehend and it became necessary for one of his disciples, Sureshwaracharya to write a commentary called. Both of the works, along with a lucid commentary of the dakshinamurti stotra, has been published by the Sringeri Math. The book is called ‘Sridakshinamurti.

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Retrieved from ” https: The verse points out to the all stotran of the indwelling Spirit, Atman. Similar to the Sun when being masked by the serpent Rahu, Knows that it was existing, once the eclipse is over That man whose senses are suppressed When he is asleep, Because of the veil of illusion, Realizes that he was in the state of sleep, When he wakes up.

Sri Dakshinamurthy Stotram

Similarly, a person who awakens to the consciousness of the Self recognizes his previous state of ignorance as unreal. Salutations to that Dakshiinamurti, Who is the teacher of the entire world, Who is the doctor to those, Afflicted by the disease of birth and death, And who is the treasure hose of all knowledge. Similarly, the power of cognition only remains suspended during deep sleep.

October Learn how and when to remove this template message. Please send your corrections Introduction shriidakshiNaamuurtii stotraM was written dakhinamurti Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya please refer to the biography of Shankara and His other compositions of vedic literature.

Unlike most of the stotras of Hindu godswhich are in the form stotarm description of anthropomorphic forms, or mythological deeds of those gods, Dakshinamurti Stotra takesform of conceptual and philosophical statements.

OM tat sat shrii dakshiNaamuurtii stotraM. The universe is the reflection of a mirror. Similar to the image of a town as seen in the mirror, When one sees the image of the world within him, The world appears as if it is outside. The all-pervasiveness of the Atman is clearly expounded in the tenth verse of the hymn. Of water, fire, air, space, The sun, moon and the individual soul, And also to those who examine the truth behind, The meaning of this universe and find, That it Consists of nothing but, The God who stotfam every where.


Dakshinamurti Stotra – Wikipedia

The stotraM aids in the comprehension of the fact that Jiva, Ishvara and Brahman are all the same on the plane of Reality. Dakshinamurti is an aspect of Shiva as a guru of all types of knowledge, and bestower of jnana. I surrender to THAT, who projected brahma at the beginning of the creation and revealed vedas. The following words and meanings are added as an appendix to allow the reader to learn Sanskrit words.

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When the net of illusion is lifted and when we reach the stage of manifestation, we would find that what we think as different is but one and the same. The embodiment of Dakshinamurti in the Guru, by whose grace and grace alone the illumination becomes apparent is saluted in the fourth line of each sloka in the hymn. I offer my profound salutations to Shri maha dakshinamurti, the remover of the worldly samasric bonds binding us, Who is to be meditated upon as the one sitting dakshinamutti a banyan tree and bestowing knowledge GYana instantly on all the sages and the devoted disciples.

Adhi Sankara has written very many great Stotras prayers but here is a unique prayer, which is not only a prayer but the summary of all the philosophy that he has taught. The above stanza tells us that the world which is outside us is same as our soul but we see them as different entities due to the veil of ignorance. He in whom this universe, prior to its projection was present like a tree in a seed unmanifestedand by whose magic this was transformed manifested in various forms, by His own will similar to a yogi’s- to that Dakshinamurti, who is embodied in the auspicious Guru, I offer my profound salutations.

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Shri Dakshinamurti Stotram

The Self exists as pure being even though unrecognized due to the veil of Maya. There are dakshinamufti number of books and commentaries on this commentary itself. Retrieved from ” http: May peace be on us for ever.

I praise and salute that Dakshinamrthy, Who faces the south, Who explains the true nature of the supreme BrahmanThrough his state of silence, Who is young in looks, Who is surrounded by disciples who are old Sages, Whose minds are fixed on BrahmanWho is the greatest of teachers, Who shows the Chinmudhra [1] by his hand, Who is personification of happiness, Who is in the state of extreme joy within himself, And who has a smiling face.

The mind, senses and intellect are all able to only discern the reflection of the Atman. Their comprehension is worse than that of women, children, blind and the dull.

When we get knowledge from the guru we are in the wakeful state without the veil of ignorance. This aspect of Shiva is his personification as the supreme or the ultimate awareness, understanding and knowledge. The world sees as cause and effect, The differences between us and our lord, The distinction between teacher and the taught, The distinction between father and son, And so the man is confused by illusion, And believes in these differences, During the times of dream and wakefulness.

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