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Shiva is seated upon a deer-throne and surrounded by sages who are receiving his instruction.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The following three stanzas as well as the first stanza are chanted after the main stotra: 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 is every where.

October Learn how and when to remove this template message. The rosary or the snake signifies tantric knowledge.

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To the sake of which supreme Brahman, The universe is shining as self, Which is Movable and immovable, with its aspects? Nandi Sstotram Jyotirlinga Shiva Temples. 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 Dakshinamurti Stotra is arguably the most important small verse to be attributed to Adi Shankara. When man dakshinamurtuy himself from these impurities, he reaches God.

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Sri Dakshinamurthy Stotram

Thursdays are considered auspicious to start any educational endeavours. 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. It is only He who can destroy, this veil of ignorance, And wake us up from this state of deceit. 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.


Similar the sun existing even when there is eclipse, we exist when we are sleeping.

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It is similar to his seeing due to illusion, During the state of sleep, That the one real fact appears as many different truths, And he realizes,when he wakes up and sees the reality, That he is really the one and only one soul. Sometimes, this hand is in the Abhaya Mudraa posture of assurance and blessing. He is depicted seated under a banyan tree, facing the south. Perhaps, of all Hindu Gods, he is the only one sitting facing south.

The Jnana Mudra is interpreted in this way: Even though the idol of Dakshinamurthy is installed in every Shiva temple, there are only a few temples where Dakshinamurthy is the chief deity. Dakshinamurti Shiva sculpture on the southern entrance of the Meenakshi Temple in Madurai. There are large number of books and commentaries on this commentary itself.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Log in Request account. Dakshinamurtny of Shiva Knowledge gods. Another interpretation is that the other three fingers denote the three states of life: Senses, the body etc cannot be the absolute truth as they are transient. In his aspect as Yoga DakshinamurtiShiva is generally represented in any of the two styles described as under: The other three fingers are stretched apart. The Times of India. Indian tradition accords a special reverence to the Guru or the teacher.

For other people named Dakshinamurthy, see Dakshinamurthy disambiguation. The fire represents illumination, removing the darkness of ignorance. This article contains Indic text. Lord Dakshinamurthy is prayed to for protection and overall well being as well as for success in education. Daksinamurthy using this site, you agree daoshinamurthy the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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 dakshinanurthy face.


This page was last edited on 30 Octoberat Yoga Dakshinamurti is an aspect of Shiva as a guru teacher of yoga. The great seer Ramana Maharshihas said in letter This simile of a pot with holes for the body occurs in many places in Indian philosophy. Retrieved from ” http: 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. Views Read Edit View history.

The concept of the Athma, Which is explained in this poem of praise, Hearing which, understanding which, Meditating which and singing which, One would attain the state of the godliness, And the great state of self realization, And also you would get the eight powers of occult, Without any problems in between. Our body prevents us from seeing the truth the light from outside that we are the Brahman and lets out light though the sensory organs and makes us deceive ourselves by feeling that we are happy.