KRIYA

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Kriya yoga sadhana-Vinayaka, the yogic meaning in English

“Om Shreem Hreem Kleem Glaum Gum Ganapataye  
God Ganapathi is the source of all life, of all creation in the universe. Mooladhara chakra is called Ganapati Chakra.
The God Ganesh Beeja mantra will create a powerful aura around one’s body. This mantra is uniquely musical and lifts the mind to a state of Samadhi.
 This Ganesha mantra makes the mind sharp and provides a good memory. It is often taught to children and students for success in Education and good results in exams.
वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सुर्यकोटि समप्रभ 
निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा

Agajaanana Padmaarkam 
Gajaananam Aharnisham
Aneka Dam Tam Bhaktaanam 
Eka Dantam Upasmahe

 Pronounciation:
agajānana padmārkam gajānanam aharniśam
anēka dam tam bhaktānām ēkadantam upāsmahē

 अगजानन पद्मार्कम् गजाननम् अहर्निशम्
अनेक दम् तम् भक्तानाम् एकदन्तम् उपास्महे


Word to word meaning:
*Agaja = Parvati;  Aanana = face; Padma = lotus flower;Arkam = sun; Gaja = elephant; Aananam = face/faced; AhaH= day; Nisham = night; Aharnisham = day & night (all the time or round the clock); Aneka = more than one / multiple; #Dam = giver; Tam = you/your; Bhaktaanaam = to the devotees; Eka = single or one; Dantam = tooth (tusk since it is an elephant); Upasmahe = I meditate upon; 

Meaning:  Seeing the elephant-faced Ganesha all the time, Goddess Parvati's face lighted up, just like how a lotus opens up seeing the sun and I meditate upon the Lord with single tusk, the giver of many boons to the devotees.
Yoga meaning:
Word to word meaning:
*Agaja = Unmoved or steady   Aanana Padmaarkam = the one who is illuminating with Cosmic consciousness or with self effulgence   Gajaananamaharnisham = the one whose face is illuminating with pure knowledge  day & night eternally; Anekadam Tam Bhaktaanaam = though He is worshipped by the devotees in different forms; Ekadaam tam = He is one and only one Upasmahe = I meditate upon. 

Meaning:  *Agaja = Unmoved or steady,  the one who is illuminating with Cosmic consciousness or with self effulgence, the one whose face is illuminating with pure knowledge  day & night eternally;  though He is worshipped by the devotees in different forms; He is one and only one, Upasmahe = I meditate upon.

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