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Lalitha Devi’s Abode Chinatmani Gruham Details

In Hinduism on April 17, 2014 at 10:10

Devi Lalita resides in Her Abode Chinatmani,

 

“Smaram yonim Lakshmeem thrithayamidamaadau thava manoh
Nidhaayaike nithye niravadhimahaabhogarasikah
Bhajanthi thvaam Chintamani gunanibaddhaakshavalayah
Shivaagnau juhvanthah surabhighruthadhaaraahuthi shathaih.”


Literal meaning:-Some connoiseurs of the highest enjoyment,adding before the beginning of Thy mantra(verse)the Bija-syllables of Kaamaraaja(kleem),Bhuvaneswari(hreem),and Sree(shreem)and adorned with a necklace of Chintamani,worship Thee with oblations consisting of countless streams of Kamadhenu‘s ghee in the purified fire of Shiva(i.e.Shakthi established as the thrikona in the anaahatha-chakra).

Sonundaryalahari of Adi Shankaracharya.

 

Sumeru madhya shrungasthaa Sreemannagaranaayika
Chintamanigruhaantha:sthaa Panchabrahmaasanasthithaa!”-Lalita Sahasranama.


In Sri.Bhaaskararaya’s commentary on Lalitha Sahasranamam , the term “Chintamani” is described as thus:-

 

Chintamani is that jewel which yields all the objects desired;of this the city is built.

 

Lalitha Devi in Her Abode, Chintamani

Maha Tripura Sundari, in Chintamani Gruham

 

This house is described in detail in the Brahmaanda Purana,”In that house of Chintamani all is Chintamani.”This house having an extent of a thousand yojanas is above the world system.

 

The Rudrayaamala says,”In that Chintamani house of a thousand yojanas in extent.

 

“The house which is on Meru is smaller in size.

 

The Lalithaasthavaratna (v.105) says,”May that house,built of Chintamani stone which is on the northern side of Sringaaravana (on Meru),whither all the devas go to worship,remove all my mental trouble(chinta).”

 

In the commentary on Gowdapaada-sutra(no.7)the Chintamani house is explained as the place of origin of all those mantras which bestow all desired

objects(chinthitha),and its construction is elaborately described.


Chintamani is specially mentioned in the 3rd,8th and the 33rd slokas of Soundarya Lahari.

 


:”Avidyaanaamanthasthimiramihiradweepanagari
jadhaanaam chaithanyasthabakamakarandasruthijhari
Daridraanaam Chintaamanigunanikaa janmajaladhau
Nimagnaanaam dhamshtraa muraripuvaraahasyabhavathi.”

 


The dust of Thy lotus feet is the Island City,wherefrom takes place the luminous sun-rise of spiritual illumination driving away the over-casting darkness of ignorance in the hearts of the devotees.

 

It forms the cluster of flower buds from which gushes forth the nectar of intelligence,enlivening the dull-witted.

 

It is a veritable necklace of wish-yielding gems for the poverty-stricken.And for those immersed in the ocean of worldly affairs,it becomes their uplifter like the tusk of Vishnu,which raised the earth from submergence in pralayaa waters when He incarnated as the Cosmic Boar.

 

The Nagara.

 

Nagara had 25 streets circling it, made of iron, steel, copper, and lead. An alloy made of five metals, silver, gold, the white Pushpa raga stone, the red Padmaraga stone, onyx, diamond, Vaidoorya, Indra neela (topaz), pearl, Marakatha, coral, nine gems and a mixture of gems and precious stones.

 

In the eighth street was a forest of Kadambas.

 

This is presided by Syamala. In the fifteenth street lived the Ashta Digh palakas. In the sixteenth lived Varahi alias Dandini who was her commander-in-chief.

 

Here Syamala also has a house.

 

In the seventeenth street lived the different Yoginis. In the eighteenth street lived Maha Vishnu.

 

In the nineteenth street lived Esana, in the twentieth Thara Devi, twenty-firstVaruni, the twenty-second Kurukulla who presides over the fort of pride,

 

twenty-third Marthanda Bhairava, twenty-fourth the moon and twenty-fifth Manmatha, presiding over the forest of love.

 

Bhaskararaya’s Explanation.

 

Sri Nagara is beyond all the Universes,in the middle of Amrutha Saagara,in Ratna Dweepa.

 

It is surrounded by many Forts and lush gardens .

 

These are.

 

1. Diifrent Trees,

 

2. Mahothyaanam Kalpa Vatikai.

 

3.Santhaana Vatikai.

 

4.Hari Santhana Vatikai.

 

5Manthaara Vatikai.

 

6.Parijaatha Vatikai.

 

7.Kadambavana Vatikai.

 

Forts as described in the above, of metals and Gems.

 

In addition to this it is surrounded by Manas(mind),Buddhi(Discriminating power, Intellect),Ahankaaram(‘I’ ness),the Tejas of Sun and Moon.

 

In this resides Mha Padhmadavi.

 

In the Center ,lies the Chintamani Gruham.

 

In the middle of this Chinatamani Gruham lies the Sri Chakra, surrounded by the Nava Aavarnaas.

 

In its center, Mahathripurasundari is seated in the Mahasmihaasana(on the Pancha Brahmaasana),of the Bindu Peeta of Sarvaanadhamaya.

 

 

Lalita Sahsranaama Astalakshmi Stotras Text Translation

 

 

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Molecular Biology Cancer Treatment In Hinduism Vedas

In Health, Hinduism on April 15, 2014 at 08:21

 

“In the great teaching of the Vedas,
there is no touch of sectarianism.
It is of all ages, climes and nationalities
and is the royal road for the attainment of the Great Knowledge. “

- Thoreau,
American Thinker

 

Vedic Chemistry

Chemistry in Vedic Times

 

Vedas, the authority for Hinduism  speaks of Science as Apara Vidya, Transitory Knowledge, which deals with this world of Name and Forms.

 

It speaks of Mathematics, Physics,Chemistry,Biology.Astronomy, Social Sciences ,Architecture, Medical Sciences including Surgery.

 

It also speaks of Nano Technology,Psychology,Space Travel,Ship Building.

 

 

Of Metallurgy,Mining,Manufacturing of Textiles,Cosmetics.

 

Of preserving Food.

 

Of detailed Chemical analysis and the way to treat many diseases, including Cancer.

 

The Siddhas are another school of Thought which throws excellent insight into Chemistry and Medicine,

 

Some Texts of Chemistry.

 


  • Rasahrdayatantra
     by Govind Bhagwatpad
  • Srasaratnakara by Siddha Nityanatha
  • Rasarnava by an unknown author
  • Srasendracudamani by Somadeva
  • Rasaratnasamuccaya by Vagbhatta
  • Rasaprakasasudhakara by Yasodhara
  • Rasarajalaksmi by Ramesvara Bhatta
  • Rasendracintamani by Dhundukanatha
  • Rasendracintamani by Ramacandra Guha
  • Rasasara by Govind Acarya
  • Rasakaumudi by Sarvajnacandra
  • Rasabhesajakalpa by Surya Pandita
  • Rasasamketakalika by Camunda
  • Lohapaddhati by Suresvara
  • Kankaligrantha by Nasirshah
  • Rasamuktavalina by Devanatha

Cancer was identified and methods of Healing included total eliination of cancer, Management .handling weight loss associated with Cancer and the side effects of Cancer.

 

Twenty Five plants have been identified, their chemical and therapeutic  properties analysed and were used in treating Cancer.

 

Forms of cancer Granti and Arbuda were discussed.

 

Citation.

 

Ancient-Indian-chemistry

 

 

 

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காஞ்சி பெரியவர் அஷ்டோத்ரம் .

In Hinduism on April 12, 2014 at 08:36

 

I am reproducing the Kanchi Maha Periyava Astothram.

 

Click on the image to magnify.

10 names of Kanch Periyavar

Kanchi Periyavar Ashtothram

 

Periyavar Astothram 31-61

Maha periyavar Astothram 31 -61

1o8 names of kanchi periyavar

Kanchi Periyavar Asthothram 62-92

 

Astothram Maha periyavar 93-108

Kanchi Periyavar Ashtothram 93-108

Kanchi Periyavar 3 D mage

3 D Image Kanchi Maha Periyavar Source. Maha Periyavaa.com

 

Source.

Kahanam.

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Moon Shines On Tirupathi Balaji’s Forehead Video

In Hinduism on April 1, 2014 at 21:16

 

I had posted earlier on how the Tirumala Hills resemble the Lord Balaj’si,Venkateswara’s, Face.

 

 

I just received a Link that the Moon shone on Lord Balaji’s Forehead.

 

 

Related:

 

http://ramanan50.wordpress.com/2011/10/16/tirumala-hills-side-view-as-lord-balajis-face-pictures/

 

 

 

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Devi With Beeja Shakti Peeta Pithapuram

In Hinduism on March 14, 2014 at 08:30

Pithapuram, Andhra Pradesh , India, is where the Devi‘s left hand fell.

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Ujjainyam Maha kali, Peethikayam Puruhutika /
Odhyane Girija devi, Manikya Daksha vatike // Asthta Dasa Stotram ,Shankaraharya.

The Goddess in Puruthika Devi and the Lord is Kukkudeswara.

 

 

The idol of Puruhuthika devi has four hands. They contain bag of seeds (Beeja), axe (Parashu), lotus (Kamala) and a dish (Madhu patra) from lower-right to lower-left in order.

Puruthika Devi, Pithapuram.

Puruthika Devi, Pithapuram.

Previously there were two sects of Upasakas in Pithapuram worshiping Puruhootika devi. The first one calling her as Puruhootha Lakshmi (Meditating on Kamala and Madhu patra) and worshiping in Samayachara and the second one calling her Puruhoothamba (Meditating on Parashu and Beeja) and worshiping in Vamachara. There is also a tale that the original statue of Puruhutika devi was buried under the temple which was worshiped by them.

Legend:

Once Indra has cheated Ahalya (wife of Gautama maharshi) in the form of Gautama and was cursed by the Maharshi. Indra lost his testes and got the symbols of Yoni all over his body. He felt very sad and prąyed Gautama a lot. Finally the Rishi accepted and told that the Yoni symbols will look like eyes, so that Indra will be called as Sahasraksha there after. But Indra lost his testes. He wanted to regain them. He left his kingdome, came to Piithika puri and did Tapasya for Jaganmata. After a long time Jaganmata appeared before him and blessed him with wealth and testes. Indra was very happy and prąyed her as Puruhutika devi (One who was worshiped by Indra).

This is also a Vishnu Kshetra where Kunthi worshiped Lord Vishnu.

"Vishnu Temple Pithapuram

Kunthi madhava in Garbha griha

Location:

Nearest Busstation: Pithapuram
Nearest Railway station: Pithapuram, Kakinada
Nearest Airport: Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam.

Temple Timings and Pooja Details.

Every day pujas are performed by the priests, which are as:

SRI KUKKUTESWARA SWAMY

Time 5.30 to 11.00 A.M 12.30 P.M 4.30 P.M 6.00 P.M 7.30 P.M
Puja Abhishekam Maha Nivedhanam Darshanam Dhoopa Seva Nivedhanam, Neerajanam, Mantra Pushpam, Darbar Seva, Pavalimpu Seva

SRI RAJARAJESWARI DEVI

Time 6.00 A.M 12.30 P.M
Puja Sahasra Kumkumarchana Maha Nivedhanam

SRI PURUHUTHIKA DEVI

Time 6.00 A.M 12.30 P.M
Puja Sahasra Kumkumarchana Maha Nivedhanam

SRI DATTATREYA SWAMY

Time 5.30 P.M 12.30 P.M 4.30 to 8.00P.M 6.00 P.M
Puja Abhishekam Maha Nivedhanam Darshanam Ashtottharam

SRI GURU MANDIRAM

Time 6.00 P.M 12.00 P.M 12.30 P.M 6.00 P.M 9.00 P.M
Puja Kakad Harathi Madhyana Harathi Maha Nivedhanam Sandhya Harathi Shej Harathi

 

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