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Music & the Almighty

Sapthaswara's are 7 Gods. SA  -is Agni Bhagawan RE  - is Brhma GA  -is Saraswathi MA - is Shiva PA  -is Vishnu DHA - is Ganesha NI - is Surya Bhagawan

Every Raga is a medicine, Every Raga is a Mantra, Every Raga has healing powers. When we sing bhajans in these Raga's, that raga will cure lot of our mental worries and health problems. Let us see the raga's and how it works in out body :-
01. Ahir Bhairav -Gives free relaxed feeling and mitigates dust allergies and skin disease. Good for arthritic conditions
02. Amrutavarshini - Ushana vyathi nasini ( alleviates diseases related to heat)
03. Ananda Bhairavi - Supresses stomach pain in both men and women. Reduces kidney type problems. Controls blood pressure
04. Bagesri - Helps in attaining Guru's grace. Arouses a feeling of darkness, stability, depths and calmness. This raga is also used in treatment of diabetes and hypertension.
05. Bhairavi - Reduces anxiety, pressures, skin, disease, allergies
06. Bhupala - To awake…

Unique Divya Desam

Among the 106 Divya Desams on Earth, the other two being the Celestial Ocean – Parkadal and the Lord’s eternal abode, Sri Vaikuntam, Sri Parthasarathy Temple at Triplicane (Chennai) has a few unique features, which I would like to mention here.
The main deity is Lord Sri Parthasarathy facing the sea in the East. Lord Krishna, in his 9thAvatar came to the Earth to protect Dharma (righteousness). 

When it was decided that the Kauravas will wage war against the Pandavas who were denied their rightful share of running the country, Kaurava King Duryodhana (son of Drithirashtra) went to Lord Krishna to seek his support. Around the same time, Pandava King Dharmaraja (Yudhishtra) also came to visit the Lord. Duryodhana admonished Dharma and said he was the elder brother between the two and also the ruling king so he would first ask what he wants from Lord Krishna. Also, he sat near the head of Lord Krishna as He was sleeping. When Krishna woke up, he first saw Dharma and enquired about him, wh…

Lord Shiva’s Native Town

*உலகின் முதல் சிவன் ஆலயம்*  *அதன் சிறப்பு தகவல்கள்* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

சிவனின் சொந்த ஊர், உலகிலயே முதல் நடராஜர் தோன்றிய ஊர், உலகின் உள்ள அனைத்து ரிஷிகள், முனிவர்கள், சித்தர்கள் வந்து வழிபாடு செய்த கோவில். 
நவகிரகங்கள் தோன்றுவதற்கு முன்னரே உருவான கோயில். நான்கு யுகங்கள் தோன்றுவதற்கு முன்னரே உருவான ஆலயம். ஆயிரம் சிவ  அடியார்கள் ஒரே சமயத்தில் மோட்சம் பெற்று சகஸ்கர லிங்கம் உருவாக்கிய ஆலயம்.
3000 ஆண்டுகளாய் பூத்து குலுங்கும் இலந்தை மரம் உள்ள ஆலயம். 
*தென்னாடுடைய சிவனே போற்றி எந்நாட்டவர்க்கும் இறைவா போற்றி* என்ற வாக்கியம் உருவான இடம்.
மரகத நடராஜர் சிலை உள்ள ஆலயம். இப்படி பல அதிசயங்களையும், ஆச்சயர்களையும்   தன்னகத்தே கொண்டு சாந்தமாய் இருக்கும் ஆலயம் அதுதான் இராமநாதபுரம் மாவட்டத்தில் அமைந்துள்ள திருஉத்ரகோசமங்கை மங்களநாதார் மங்களநாயகி திருக்கோவில்.
தவறாமல் இத்திருக்கோவிக்கு ஒருமுறையாவது சென்று வாருங்கள்.
இராமநாதபுரம் மாவட்டதில் அமைந்துள்ள உத்தரகோச மங்கை புனித தலம் பற்றிய 60 சிறப்பு தகவல்கள் :-

1. உத்தரகோச மங்கையில் உள்ள மூலவர் சுயம்பு லிங்கம் மூவாயிரம் ஆண்டுகளுக்கு முன்பு தோன்றியதாக க…

Runa Vimochana Sloka

This shloka is in the praise of Lord Narasimha, the fourth incarnation of Lord Maha Vishnu. Daily chanting of this sloka is said to absolve one's sins.

Here is the link of Parikkal Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple.

"Shri Runa Vimochana Nrusimha Stotram with meaning"
1) Devatha kaarya sidhyartham,     Sabha sthambha samudbhavam,     Sri nrusimham mahaaveeram namaami runa mukthaye.
MEANING: For the purpose of completion of the need of the devas, You appeared from a pillar in a palace,Oh! Narasimha who is a great warrior, I salute you to get rid of my debts.
2) Lakshmya alingtha vamaangam,     Bhakthaanaam vara daayakam,     Sri nrusimham mahaaveeram namaami runa mukthaye.
Goddess Lakshmi embraces your left side, And you give boons to your devotees, Oh! narasimha who is a great warrior,  I salute you to get rid of my debts.
3) Aantramaalaadaram shankha chakraabja Yudha dharinam, Sri nrusimham mahaaveeram namaami runa mukthaye.
God who wears the inner par…

Ramanatha Swamy

While the whole epic of Ramayana celebrates the birth of Lord Rama on a supposedly inauspicious Navami day, his childhood valor, his marriage to Sita Devi and his 14 year’s in the forest followed by His search of Goddess Sita and finally the epic battle of Lanka, very less is often said of the antagonist Ravana. 
Sriman Narayana incarnated in the Thretha Yuga as Sri Ramachandramurthy and was born to King Dasharatha with three brothers, among whom Lakshmana is considered to be the sarpa rupa (the celestial snake) who always accompanies the Lord in all His incarnations and is upon whom the Lord is resting at Vaikunta. Brothers Bharatha & Shatrugna also have their important places in the epic Ramayana. 

Ravana, however was a very learned scholar. He is said to be a great devotee of Lord Shiva who, mighty impressed by Ravana’s various penances has granted several boons. Like most people endowed with special skills and powers, Ravana too became arrogant over time. What triggered him the…

Sri Parthasarathy Temple

Mahabharatha, the epic is not just another story. Some call it a myth, some a work of fiction. Rather, it is a guide to the human race on how to lead a life to eventually reach the Lord’s feet and enable us to attain Moksha. Sriman Narayana took his 9thincarnation in the previous Dwapara Yuga as Krishna and His life is a very interesting story, right from his birth on the supposedly inauspicious Ashtami night all the way up to the Epic War – Maha Bharatha. The Lord gives us various life learnings in this incarnation and they are valuable to everything we do in our daily lives. 
When it was decided that the Kauravas, who had kept the Pandavas away from taking over the Kingdom and were even forced to live in hiding for a year, both the teams reached out to Lord Krishna for support and help them win respectively. Duryodhana, the Kaurava King wanted all weapons, manpower, animals like horses, elephants and so on and all resources that were available to which the Lord obliged. Dharmaraja, …

Parikkal Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar

Lord Sri Lakshmi Narasimha at Parikkal is our family deity and have been visiting this place for, well since when I was born. Among the various forms of Lord Maha Vishnu, the fourth Avatar (incarnation) as Narasimha is quite special. 

When the Four Brahma Kumaras (they were Manasa putras, meaning born out of the mind of Lord Brahma) - Sanaka, Sanandana, Sanatana and Sanatkumara came to visit Sriman Narayana at Vaikunta, His bodyguards Jaya-Vijaya refused them entry stating that the Lord was resting. Outraged, they cursed them to be out of the celestial world. The duo reached the Lord’s feet and sought mercy, however the Lord himself could do little about this curse. However, He gave them two choices. Either be born as a devotee in seven births or be born as an Asura in three births to fight the Lord Himself. That the duo couldn’t stay away from the Lord for seven births, they were born Asuras - In Krita Yuga as Hiranyaksha (killed by Lord Maha Vishnu's 3rd Avatara as Varaha) and Hi…

Why visit Temples?

For the inquisitive minds, this note provides a little insight on Brahmam and the main purpose of worship and visiting temples.

1.Why do we visit temples?
We visit temples to worship God. Brahmam (Sriman Narayana) has five different forms.
While God is infinite and beyond the limits of space, time and form, he takes various forms for different purpose.
Let us understand the five different places and forms of God and the purpose of each of these forms.
1stform-Para Roopa, the form he takes in Sri Vaikunta, His Celestial Abode. 
Description- In seated posture, to His right is Sri Mahalakshmi and to his left is Bhooma Devi and Neela devi. Along with Him are billions and billions of Nitya aatmas and Mukta aatmas having great experience and spiritual bliss at Sri Vaikuntam.
Attribute- Exhibits Supremacy
2ndForm-Vyuha Roopa, the form in Milky Ocean (Ksheeraabdi)