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The purpose of taking refuge at the feet of the Guru is to gain knowledge. Before unveiling the plaque, Mr. The prayer is to receive the grace that will enable us to cross this formidable sea of life and reach the other shore that presents a world where we can dasakan joyfully in a deeper but salubrious sea forever and ever. Printable version Dec 31, 8: That is the objective.
O God, who dwells there on the high far off, take care of us who stand here. Any ship can save a person struggling for survival in the mid ocean but there is only one ship capable of succoring one who is struggling hard to find a safe haven in the perilous sea of worldly life. Daasakam becomes meaningless in the absence of these poles. Swamy Sachithananda, the coordinator of Mr.
Being the best model of prayer it shows us how one should pray. Sree Narayana Guru subscribes to this view. He will arrive at the Sivagiri Madhom at 4.
America-DAIVA DASAKAM (Ten Verses to God) by Sri Narayana Guru
That is why life is a mixture of joys and sorrows. The knowledge as a whole can be condensed in AUM — so says the Katopanishad. That is why the devotee pleads: This prayer is meant to get your wish fulfilled. Here the feet of God and daaakam feet of the Guru are one and the same.
Sections of this page. Everybody longs for happiness.
He will also take part in the pujas to be held adsakam on the occasion and later, after unveiling the plaque, address a public meeting at the Sarada Mutt there. Glamour shopping Personal Blog.
It is acceptable to all people, is in conformity with the tenets of all religions and is capable of leading the devotee to the peak of knowledge gnaan. See more of Gurukripa Chirackal Kudumbayogam on Facebook. All the same, it should not be used as a means of seeking personal benefits but only for getting all those things needed for all living things alike. In this sense, this ten versus is applicable also to animals and plants, should they possess the ability to pray.
From this we understand that the nature of God is to shine and give light.
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The ten versus will immensely help such a devotee. That ultimate truth is itself God.
The devotees bow down at the feet of the deity while offering hymns of praise. Prayer is the highest form of supplication. Those who take pains to dasaakam through it will be convinced of its true worth.
The Prime Minister, who is scheduled to arrive at the Varkala cliff helipad at 4. That is God, to be more precise, Guru.
daiga It is that God dqiva Guru who should lead such a destitute to a place of safety. Which is that God? They are Foot and Word. This is quite different from our usual prayer, motivated, by and large by transient selfish interests. Please Email the Editor. God, who dwells on the high and dassakam who stand here longing to reach out to the supreme heights are the two poles on the axis of prayer. Hopes have once again sprouted that Daiva Dasakamthe universal prayer to God penned by Sree Narayana Guru, may yet get the status of a national prayer, with Raiva Minister Narendra Modi slated to unveil a large plaque with the Daiva Dasakam verses in Malayalam inscribed, along with an English translation, at the Varkala Sivagiri Madhom on December Likewise, God controls the huge ship of human life, keeping himself invisible and yet filling the whole vessel with his indomitable presence.
It is the foot that keeps the body straight and steady. The captain is in absolute control of all the activities on board but he does it silently without being noticed by the passengers.
Hopes blossom for Daiva Dasakam – The Hindu
To follow the feet of the Guru is not merely an act of devotion; it is a contract or commitment. There is only one hope of escape left for a person who is threatened to be drowned daasakam the ocean of worldly misery. Guru is one who has grasped the truth.
Both these meanings are relevant in the context.
Daiva Dasakam is a popular prayer song in the State, sung before the start of functions, including even government programmes. But one who longs to achieve that state by persistent effort, needs prayer. Knowledge that transcends Knowledge. May the meditation of this ten versus enable us to understand the greatness of God and Guru as well as the life on earth and to attain genuine fulfillment.
Vedanta asserts that the existence of God and of all things is rooted in knowledge.
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