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Narayaneeyam Dashakam 4

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Sarvathra Govinda Nama Sankeerthanam Govinda Govinda कल्यतां मम कुरुष्व तावतीं कल्यते भवत्-उपासनं यया । स्पष्टम्-अष्ट-विध-योग-चर्यया पुष्टय-आशु तव तुष्टिम्-आप्नुयाम् ॥१॥ kalyataaM mama kuruShva taavatiiM kalyate bhavat-upaasanaM yayaa | spaShTam-aShTa-vidha-yOga-charyayaa puShTayaa(a)(a)shu tava tuShTim-aapnuyaam || 1|| In the opening verse of the Fourth Dashakam of Narayaneeyam, Bhattathiri appeals to Lord Guruvayoorappa, the bestower of grace upon all beings, […]

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Narayaneeyam Dashakam 2

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Sarvathra Govinda Nama Sankeerthanam Govinda Govinda सूर्यस्पर्धिकिरीटमूर्ध्वतिलकप्रोद्भासिफालान्तरं कारुण्याकुलनेत्रमार्द्रहसितोल्लासं सुनासापुटम्। गण्डोद्यन्मकराभकुण्डलयुगं कण्ठोज्वलत्कौस्तुभं त्वद्रूपं वनमाल्यहारपटलश्रीवत्सदीप्रं भजे॥१॥ suuryaspardhikiriiTamuurdhvatilaka prOdbhaasiphaalaantaraM kaaruNyaakulanetramaardra hasitOllaasaM sunaasaapuTam | gaNDOdyanmakaraabha kuNDalayugaM kaNThOjvalatkaustubhaM tvadruupaM vanamaalyahaarapaTala shriivatsadiipraM bhaje ||1|| In Narayaneeyam Dashakam 2 Verse 1, Bhattathiri beautifully portrays Lord Guruvayoorappan whom he worships as radiating like the sun, exuding kindness through his eyes, charming with a […]

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Narayaneeyam Dashakam 3

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Beginning the third Dashakam of Narayaneeyam, Bhattathiri, grappling with illness, elucidates the qualities of a devout follower and implores God for solace, asking for both spiritual enlightenment and relief from his ailment. Sarvathra Govinda Nama Sankeerthanam Govinda Govinda पठन्तो नामानि प्रमदभरसिन्धौ निपतिता: स्मरन्तो रूपं ते वरद कथयन्तो गुणकथा: । चरन्तो ये भक्तास्त्वयि खलु रमन्ते परममू- […]

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Narayaneeyam Dashakam 1

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Sarvathra Govinda Nama Sankeethanam Govinda Govinda सान्द्रानन्दावबोधात्मकमनुपमितं कालदेशावधिभ्यां निर्मुक्तं नित्यमुक्तं निगमशतसहस्रेण निर्भास्यमानम् । अस्पष्टं दृष्टमात्रे पुनरुरुपुरुषार्थात्मकं ब्रह्म तत्वं तत्तावद्भाति साक्षाद् गुरुपवनपुरे हन्त भाग्यं जनानाम् ॥ १ ॥ SaandraanandaavabOdhaatmakamanupamitaM kaaladeshaavadhibhyaaM nirmuktaM nityamuktaM nigamashatasahasreNa nirbhaasyamaanam . aspaShTaM dR^iShTamaatre punarurupuruShaarthaatmakaM brahma tatvaM tattaavadbhaati saakshaadgurupavanapure hanta bhaagyaM janaanaam .. (1) The opening verses of Dashakam 1 beautifully portray the divine essence of […]

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Narayaneeyam: Introduction & Dhyana Slokam

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Narayaneeyam: A Timeless Path to Inner Peace and Liberation We are familiar with the 18 Puranas of Hinduism. Among these 18 puranas, Bhagavata Purana holds a higher status, portraying human life as a quest for self-realization through the conquest of inner demons and the pursuit of self-knowledge, salvation, and bliss. Bhagavata Purana is comprised of […]

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Narayana Kavacham – History, Significance & Lyrics

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The Narayana Kavacham, a revered hymn, is centered around Lord Narayana, the principal deity in Hinduism. The text is included in Chapter 8 of the sixth skanda of the Bhagavatha Purana (Bhagavatham). The Narayana Kavacham is comprised of several verses that celebrate the divine qualities, virtues, and protective powers of Lord Narayana. Seeking counsel from […]