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Pramana Chandrika

Sri Pramana Chandrika of Sri Chalari Sheshacharya is published in Kannada & Sanskrit PDF Downloadable format.

Acharya Madhva classify pramANas under the following heads :

 1. PratyakSha (Sense -perception),
2. AnumAna (inference)
3. Agama (Verbal testimony or scripture).

In his works  “Pramana Lakshana”he bestows valuable insight into its types, nature, etc.   Commentator Sri Jayatheertha and more respectfully called as Teekacharya, states that the above work of Acharya Madhwa  is astounding in its depth and is not easily digestible to Beginners. He profess that his work   “ PramaNa Paddathi”

is intended to make the stuff much easier to them. His presentation is structured, lucid and sequenced with crystal clear explanations.

As such, the Beginners in Madhwa Philosophy are immensely benefitted by “ PramaNa paddhathi”. Having understood this work and then undertaking further studies of Acharya Madhwa’s Works, the path would become much easier. Srimadh Teekacharya, with his commentaries , has lent his invaluable Hand, in trekking the mountainous works of Acharya Madhwa

However even PramaNa Paddathi seems to be not all that easier to understand.  Sri Chalari Sheshacharya has further simplified the intricate elements and points dealt in Pramana Paddathi and Pramana Lakshana, and presented them with further lucid explanations. By running through the niceties of this work, one will find it much easier to undertake more rigorous study of  Pramana Paddathi and Pramana Lakshana.

Then why hesitation ? Click the link below and start !

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H K Srinivasa Rao (Srinivasa Rao Hebbani Krishna Rao)

ನಮ್ಮ ಮನೆಯ ಆರಾದ್ಯ ದೈವ – ಮುಖ್ಯಪ್ರಾಣದೇವರು

The Deity of our Family

All time Icon of our Family - Mukhya Pranadevaru

All time Icon of our Family – Mukhya Pranadevaru

ಮಾತೃದೇವೋಭವ ಪಿತೃದೋವೋಭವ ಆಚಾರ್ಯದೇವೋಭವ ಅತಿಥಿದೇವೋಭವ
मातृदेवोभव पितृदेवोभव आचार्यदेवोभव अतिथिदोवोभव
Mother, Father, Tutor, visitors …They are all Divine

My Paternal Grandfather
“Sri H S Ramachandra Rao {S/o H R Srinivasa Rao}
15-12-1894 to 15-01-1973”

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Paternal – Grandfather -H S Ramachandra Rao

ಜನ್ಮಾಂತರದ ಸುಕೃತದ ಫಲವಾಗಿ ಮಧ್ವಮತದಲ್ಲಿ ಜನಿಸಲು,
ಪ್ರೇಮಮೂರ್ತಿಗಳಾಗಿ ನನ್ನ ಅಸ್ತಿತ್ವಕ್ಕೆ ಕಾರಣರಾದ, ಈ ಸಾಧನೆಗೆ ಅವಕಾಶಮಾಡಿದ,
ನನ್ನ ಪೂಜ್ಯ ಮಾತಾ ಪಿತೃಗಳಾದ, ದಿವಂಗತರಾದ ಲಲಿತಮ್ಮ ಮತ್ತು ಕೃಷ್ಣರಾವ್ ಹೆಚ್ ಆರ್

My Revered PARENTS:

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ಆಚಾರ್ಯಾಃ ಶ್ರೀಮದಾಚಾರ್ಯಾಃ ಸನ್ತು ಮೇ ಜನ್ಮಜನ್ಮನಿ
ಶ್ರೀ ಕೃಷ್ಣಂ ವಂದೇ ಜಗದ್ಗುರುಮ್
ದಾಸ ದಾಸರ ಮನೆಯ ದಾಸಾನು ದಾಸ:

Srinivasa Rao Hebbani Krishna Rao ( H K Srinivasa Rao)

Address:
No. 26, 2nd Floor 15th Cross, Near Vidhyapeetha Circle,
Ashokanagar, Bangalore 560 050

Contact: 8095551774
email : srkarc@gmail.com
skypeid: srkarc6070

H K Srinivasarao

Sripadaraja Pancharatna Maala

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Sri Sripadaraja Pancharatna Mala is published in Kannada and Sanskrit PDF downloadable format

The name of this Great Saint itself signifies his unparalelled contribution to Madhwa Fraternity. What more can we expect from such a great saint who has gifted Sri Vyasaraja. Sri Vyasaraja gifted other giants like Sri Vadiraja and Sri Vijayendra, who in turn gifted Sri Sudhindra Theertha. This great Sudhindra theetha then gifted unparalled Sri Raghavendra.

Collectively this groups contribution for Madhwa Philosophy is unfathomable.

In addition, Sri Sripadaraja revived and became a founding father of dasa-sahitya. With him groomed, Sri Purandara dasa who then became beacon of inspiration to all dasa sahitya contributors.

Sri Vadiraja in his stotra has confirmed Sripadaraja as an incaranation of Dhruva the great Bhagavadhbhakta.

Will it not be our duty to praise this great Guru.

Click the link to scan and chant the great Stotras.

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NavaratnaMalika-PramanaSangraha

NavaratnaMalika-PramanaSangraha of Kambaluru Pinnarahari Acharya
(Commentary on Navarathna Malika of Sri Sripadaraja) is published in Kannada and Sanskrit PDF Format.

Sri Sripadarajaru has distilled the essence of Acharya Madhwa’s philosphy in One Small Sloka. He has squeeze stuffed all the essential tenets of Vaishnava sampradaya or tattwawada in it.

Anyone who wants to understand the tenets and essence of “Madhwa Matha” will find this work as a Light House. In a way, it will be more apt, if we say it is “Sarva Shastrartha Sangraha”. On plain reading, the reader may not find it easy to understand the stuff in its entirety.

Kambaluru Pinnarahari Acharya, a learned scholar, has garnered all the apt and relevant Proofs from “Sarvamoola”-the works of Acharya Madhwa, to substantiate and clarify the essentials of Madhwa Philsophy.

Sri Sripadarajaru proclaims :

श्रीमन्मध्वमते हरिः परतरः सत्यं जगत्तत्त्वतो
भेदो जीवगणा हरेरनुचराः नीचोच्चभावं गताः।
मुक्तिर्नैजसुखानुभूतिरमला भक्तिश्च तत्साधनम्
ह्यक्षादित्रितयं प्रमाणमखिलाम्नायैकवेद्यो हरिः ॥

It contains 9 Basic concepts, which are the core of Sri Anandatheertha’s dictums. Each of these dictums are adequately and aptly substantiated from the Proofs garnered from the works of Sri Poornapragna’s works fondly and respected called “Sarvamoola”

Only when we comprehend the Madhwa’s tenets, with the underlying Proofs, we can wholeheartedly appreciate and call ourselves “MADHWAS”. This work undoubtedly puts us into such formidable position, where in, we can give a befitting assertions to command the supremacy of “Madhwa Philosophy”

This work should become the first and essential compulsion for any “Tatwa-vaadin”. Undoubtedly, one has garner all the underlying points by-heart. Acharya Madhwa will be so pleased if one can make this work as “Parayana” every day. Each and every Madhwa should be proud to own this work in his Heart, which is the seat of Almighty.

We express our gratitude, to Dr. A V Nagasampige, who has edited this work and published by “Poornaprajna Samshodhana Mandiram” .

To express our deep gratitude, let us say

” HARI SARVOTHAMA & VAYU JEEVOTHAMA”

and have a hearty glance at this noble work

Click the below link to confirm your commitment and enjoy:

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Katha Lakshana Teeka

Katha Lakshana Teeka of Sri Padmanabha Theertha is published in Kannada PDF Format.

In Spritual World, contribution of Acharya Madhwa is unfathomable. Acharya Madhwa gave disciplehood to 4 scholars namely Sri Padmanabha Theertha, Sri Nahahari Theertha, Sri Madhava Theertha and Sri Akshobhya Theertha.

Sri Padmanabha Theertha thus became the first disciple of Acharya Madhwa.

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Before he became the disciple of Acharya Madhwa, he was known as Shobhana Bhatta. He is said to have written many commentaries to Acharya Madwa’s Work.

Even renowned Sri Jayatheertha Teekacharya had acknowledged the greatness of Sri Padmanabhatheertha. He states :

रमानिवासोचितवासभूमिः सन्न्यायरत्नावलिजन्मभूमिः।
वैराग्यभाग्यो मम पद्मनाभतीर्थामृताब्धिर्भवताद्विभूत्यै॥ 5॥

In addition he confers – It is just impossible to comprehend Acharya Madhwa, without the help of commentaries written by Sri Padmanabha Theertha.

It would be apt to commemorate the greatness of Sri Padmanabha Theertha, if we can look and study all the works of Sri Padmanabha Theertha, in addition to performing usual ritual pooja, abhisheka etc.

We would be grateful to any people who can share his works (scanned copy, photo copy, manuscript etc.) with us and help us to get those scripts typed and published in this blog. This is one of the best ways to preserve protect and promote our rich culture. Let us see how many persons respond

To start with, we are publishing one of his works ” Katha Lakshana Teeka” in Kannada format

Have a look and enjoy :

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Sri Raghavendra Vijaya

Sri Raghavendra Vijaya is published in Sanskrit & kannada PDF Format :

HH Raghavendra Thirtha, with great reverence, also called as Mantralaya mahaprabhugalu, is the Hero of this Grantha. Any words to fathom his contribution to Madhwa Philosophy, utterly fails. Parimalacharya’s name has become the most revered name in any Madhwa household today. It is just unimaginable to pass a day without remembering him and his contribution.

Sri Raghavendra shines out as the brightest star in the stalwart saints of Madhva lineage. He occupies a prominent status in the galaxy of the Swamijis. His popularity is incredible. He is the favourite of the masses and the scholars alike. His admirers and disciples are not confined to any caste or sex or sect or any part of the country. It is not a boast, when we state that the largest number of Brindavans are of Sri Raghvendra scattered all over India from Badri to Kanyakumari, from Kutch to Assam. Sri Raghavendra is known for many things and is the complex of several excellences. His greatness is unsurpassable(agamyamahima), his compassion for suffering humanity is infinite(atyantadaya) and his popularity is astounding and breath-taking(visesajanapriti). Added to all these he is a reputed scholar with a substantial output of 42 works to his credit (prakanda pandita).

Here is the list of his unparalleled works

Veda Traya Vivruti
Commentories on all three vedas

Mantrartha Manjari
A commentary on the first 3 Adhyayas (40 Suktas) of the Rig Veda.

Purushasooktadi Panchasookta Vyakhyana
Commentaries (short glosses) Purusasookta, Gharma, Samudra, Pavamana, Hiranyagarbha and Ambhrni sooktas.

Khandarthas (Word by word meaning)
Lucid expositions on 9 out of 10 Upanishads commented upon by Madhvacharya (except aitareya Upanishad).

Geetartha Sangraha
More popularly known as Geeta-Vivrutti, a lucid original commentary on the Geeta

Prameya Deepika Vyakhya
Commentary on Madhvacharya’s Geeta Bhashya

Geeta Tatparya Teeka Vivarana
Commentary on Jayateertha’s commentary on Acharya Madhva’s Geeta Tatparya

Tatparya Chandrika
A learned Vivruti on the Brahma Sutras, explaining earlier works like Nyayasudha, chandrika etc.

Nyaya Muktavali
Brief exposition of the Brahma-Sutra

Tatwa Manjari
A detailed exposition of the Anubhashya of Madhvacharya

Tattvaprakashika Bhavadeepa
Exposition on Tatvaprakashika, Jayateertha’s commentary on the Brahma Sootra Bhashya of Sri Madhwacharya.

Nyaya-Sudha-Parimala
It is one of the most popular commentaries on Nyayasudha of Sri Jayateertha. It is because of this that Rayaru is called Parimalacharya

Tippani (Notes) on Dasha Prakaranas
Glosses on six out of the ten Prakaranas of Madhvacharya,

Rama Chartirya Manjari
A short work highlighting the major aspects of Rama Avatara.

Krishna Charitrya Manjari
A short work highlighting the major aspects of Krishna Avatara.

Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya Bhava Sangraha
A short summary of the Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya by Madhvacharya. Rayaru has captured the essence of each Adhyaya in one verse.

Vadavalee Vyakhya
Commentary on Vadavali of Shree Jayateertha

Chandrika Vyakhya
Commentary on the Tatparya Chandrika of Vyasa Teertha

Tarkatandava Vyakhya
Commentary on Tarkatandava of Shree Vyasa teertha

Pramana Padhati Vyakhya
Commentary on Pramana padhdhati of ShrI JayatIrtha

Anu-Madhva Vijaya Vyakhya
A commentary on Anumadhvavijaya of Shree Narayana Panditacharya.

Pratah Sankalpa Gadya
A very inspiring prose to recited in the morning as a resolution to perform the day’s activities.

Sarva Samarpana Gadya
A very inspiring prose to recited in the night to submit the day’s activities to the Lord. Goes along with Pratah Sankalpa Gadya.

Nyaya Deepika
Not available. Supposed to be a commentary on Madhvacharya’s Geeta Tatparya.

Bhatta Sangraha
A Commentary on the Mimamsa Sutras of Jaimini following the Bhatta school. One of the very few works written by Dvaitins on other systems of thought.

Other short works
Nadi Taratamya stotra in Sanskrit
Rajagopala Stotra in Sanskrit
Dashavatara Stuti in Sanskrit
Indu yenage govinda – a soul stirring kannada song

 

Considering his above invaluable contribution to Acharya Madhwa’s philosophy, the author has narrated his lifeline, in this masterpiece “ Sri Raghavendra Vijaya”. Every Madhwa follower would be higly blessed by chanting this great work.

 

We have published this work in Kannada PDF Format, to facilitate chanting on a daily basis.

Can we be fortunate enough to have a glance at this work. Then click the below link.

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Sankrit Raghavendra Vijaya

For more meaning & details you may visit the below site:

http://www.gururaghavendra1.org/works/rayarvijaya.pdf

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Adhyathma Rasa Ranjani of Vishnuthirtha

Adhyathma Rasa Ranjani of Vishnuthirtha (Aranyakacharya – AdaviAcharya -Jayatheertha) is published in Kannada PDF Format.

1.How should one worship “Bimba Roopa Parmathma” ?
2.How should one perceive the all pervasive God ?
3.How should one worship God in all Place, Time, Object, Deeds etc. and absolve himself of all Punya and Papa ?
4.How should one perform all his duties circumventing himself from all its results ?
5. How can One attain Peace ?
6. How can one be blessed with God’s Grace ?

All the SECRETS of Worship, are so lucidly depicted in this Wonderful Work of Sri Vishnu Thirtha ( Sri Adavi-Achar).

Have a look and be blessed by clicking the link hereunder:
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Kannada-Deva Pooja Paddhathi

TANTRA MANTRA BHAVA PADHA MAALE

“ ದೇವಪೂಜೆ ” ಪುರುಷಾರ್ಥಸಾಧನೆಗೆ, ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಗಳು ವಿಧಿಸಿರುವ ಅಸಾಧಾರಣವಾದ
ಸಾಧನ. ಭಗವಂತನ ಅತ್ಯರ್ಥಪ್ರಸಾದದಿಂದಲೆ ಮೋಕ್ಷ. ಪರಮಭಕ್ತಿ ಅತ್ಯರ್ಥಕ್ಕೆ ಸಾಧನ. ಅಪರೋಕ್ಷಜ್ಞಾನಕ್ಕೆ ವಿಹಿತವಾದ ಸಾಧನವೇ ಕರ್ಮಯೋಗ. ಸ್ವವಿಹಿತ ಕರ್ಮಗಳನ್ನು ಭಗವದಾರಾಧನಪೂರ್ವಕವಾಗಿ ನಿಷ್ಕಾಮನೆಯಿಂದ ಆಚರಿಸುವುದೇ ಕರ್ಮಯೋಗದ ತಿರುಳು. ದೇವಪೂಜೆ ‘ಕರ್ಮಯೋಗ’ ಕ್ಕೆ ಪ್ರತೀಕದಿಂತಿರುವ ದಿವ್ಯ ಸಾಧನ. ದೇವಪೂಜೆಯನ್ನು ಬಿಟ್ಟು ಎತಹ ಸಾಧನೆಯು ವ್ಯರ್ಥವೇ ಸರಿ. ಉಪನೀತವಿಪ್ರರಿಗೆ ಸಂಧ್ಯಾವಂದನೆಯಷ್ಟೇ ಕಡ್ಡಾಯವಾಗಿರುವ ನಿತ್ಯಕರ್ಮಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ದೇವಪೂಜೆಗೇ ಅಗ್ರಸ್ಥಾನ. ‘ ಪೂಜ್ಯಶ್ಚ ಭಗವಾನ್ನಿತ್ಯಂ ಚಕ್ರಾಬ್ಜಾದಿಕಮಂಡಲೇ ’ – ತಂತ್ರಸಾರಸಂಗ್ರಹ. ಧ್ರುವಾದಿ ಮಹನೀಯರು ಮತ್ತು ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಾದಿದೇವತೆಗಳು ಗಳಿಸಿರುವ ಪೂಜ್ಯತೆಗೆ ಅವರ ಭಗವದಾರಾಧನೆಯೇ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಸಾಧನ ಎಂದು ಭಾಗವತಾದಿ ಪುರಾಣಗಳು ಸಾರುತ್ತಿವೆ. ದೇವಪೂಜೆಯ ಮಹತ್ತ್ವವನ್ನು ಶ್ರೀಮದಾನಂದತೀರ್ಥರು ತಮ್ಮ ಕೃಷ್ಣಾಮೃತಮಹಾರ್ಣವ, ಸದಾಚಾರಸ್ಮೃತಿ, ತಂತ್ರಸಾರಸಂಗ್ರಹ ಮೊದಲಾದ ಗ್ರಂಥಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ವಿಶೇಷವಾಗಿ ಪ್ರತಿಪಾದಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ.
ದೇವಪೂಜೆಯ ವಿಧಿವಿಧಾನಗಳನ್ನೆಲ್ಲ ವಿವರವಾಗಿ ನಿರೂಪಿಸಿರುವ ಮುಖ್ಯಕೃತಿ, ಶ್ರೀವಿಷ್ಣುಕೃತ ‘ತಂತ್ರಸಾರ’ . ಅದರ ಸಾರಸರ್ವಸ್ವವನ್ನು ಸಂಗ್ರಹಿಸಿಸುವ ಅಪೂರ್ವ ಕೃತಿ ಶ್ರೀಮದಾಚಾರ್ಯರ ‘ತಂತ್ರಸಾರಸಂಗ್ರಹ’. ತಂತ್ರಸಾರೋಕ್ತ ಪೂಜಾವಿಧಾನದ ಶ್ಲೋಕರೂಪವಿವರಣೆಯೇ ಶ್ರೀ ಟೀಕಾಕೃತ್ಪಾದರ ‘ಪದ್ಯಮಾಲಾ’ . ತಂತ್ರಸಾರ – ಪದ್ಯಮಾಲಾನುಸಾರಿಣೀ’ ಎಂದೇ ವೈಷ್ಣವದೇವ ಪೂಜಾಪದ್ಧತಿಯು ಪ್ರಸಿದ್ಧವಾಗಿವೆ. ತಂತ್ರಸಾರಸಂಗ್ರಹ ಪದ್ಯಮಾಲೆಗಳ ಟೀಕೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀವೇದವ್ಯಾಸತೀರ್ಥರು, ಶ್ರೀ ಸಮತೀಂದ್ರತೀರ್ಥರು ಮೊದಲಾದ ಮಹನೀಯರುಗಳು ರಚಿಸಿರುವ ಪೂಜಾವಿಷಯಕ ಗ್ರಂಥಗಳಲ್ಲೂ ದೇವಪೂಜೆಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ವಿವರಗಳು ದೊರಯುತ್ತವೆ. ಶ್ರೀವಿಷ್ಣುತೀರ್ಥರ ‘ಸಂನ್ಯಾಸಪದ್ಧತಿ’ ಮತ್ತು ಶ್ರೀನಾರಾಯಣಪಂಡಿತಾಚಾರ್ಯರ ‘ಯೋಗದೀಪಿಕ’ ಗ್ರಂಥಗಳಲ್ಲೂ ಇದರ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಅನೇಕ ಅಪೂರ್ವವಿಷಯಗಳು ಉಂಟು. ಇವುಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀ ಜಯತೀರ್ಥರ ‘ಪದ್ಯಮಾಲೆ’ ಪೂಜೆಯ ವಿಧಿವಿಧಾನಗಳ ನಿರೂಪಣೆಗೆಂದೇ ಮೀಸಲಾಗಿರುವ ಅತ್ಯಂತ ಮಹತ್ತ್ವದ ಕೃತಿ.
ಶ್ರೀ ಸೀತಾರಾಮದಾಸರ ‘ ದೇವ ಪೂಜ ತಂತ್ರ-ಮಂತ್ರ-ಭಾವ ಪದ್ಯಮಾಲೆ ’ ಎಂಬ ಪ್ರಕೃತ ಕೃತಿ ದೇವರಪೂಜೆಯ ವಿವರಗಳನ್ನು ಪದ್ಯರೂಪದಲ್ಲಿ ವಿವರಿಸುವ ಕೃತಿ. ಪ್ರಧಾನಾವಾಗಿ ‘ಪದ್ಯಮಾಲೆ’ ಯ ಭಾವಾನುವಾದದಂತಿರುವ ಇದರಲ್ಲಿ ಪುರುಷಸೂಕ್ತ, ಶ್ರೀಸೂಕ್ತ, ಅಂಭ್ರಣಿಸೂಕ್ತ ಮೊದಲಾದುವುಗಳ ಅನುವಾದವೂ ಸೇರಿದೆ. ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತದ ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರಗ್ರಂಥವೊಂದರ ಅನುವಾದಕಾರ್ಯ ಎಂದೂ ಸುಲಭಸಾಧ್ಯವಾದುದಲ್ಲ. ಆದರೆ ವಿಷಯಗ್ರಹಣಕ್ಕೆ ಪದ್ಯಮಾದ್ಯಮವನ್ನೇ ಮೆಚ್ಚುವ ಜನಕ್ಕೆ ಇಂತಹ ಅನುವಾದಗಳ ಅವಶ್ಯಕತೆ ಇದ್ದೇ ಇರುತ್ತದೆ. ಈ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀ ಸೀತಾರಾಮದಾಸರ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನವು ಸ್ವಾಗತವಾರ್ಹವಾದದ್ದು. ಈಗಾಗಲೇ ತಮ್ಮ ಅನೇಕ ಕೃತಿಗಳಿಂದ ಪ್ರಸಿದ್ಧರಾಗಿರುವ ಶ್ರೀ ಸೀತಾರಾಮದಾಸರ ಈ ಕೃತಿ ದೇವಪೂಜೆಯ ವಿವರಗಳನ್ನು ತಿಳಿಯಬಯಸುವ ಜನಕ್ಕೆ ಉಪಯುಕ್ತವೆನಿಸುವುದರಲ್ಲಿ ಸಂಶಯವಿಲ್ಲ. ಇಂತಹ ಉಪಯುಕ್ತ ಗ್ರಂಥವನ್ನು ಸಿದ್ಧಪಡಿಸಿದ ಶ್ರೀಸೀತಾರಾಮದಾಸರು ಅಭಿನಂದನಾರ್ಹರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

“Deva pooja paddhati – Understanding the Meaning in Kannada”

Only with God’s Grace, we can attain liberation. Pure and Unqualified Bhakthi is the only means to qualify for God’s Grace. Only with emancipation, Bhakthi is perfected. Sincerely doing one’s prescribed duty, is the only means for Emancipation. Devotion and Meditation are the most important duties prescribed. Worshipping God daily, in the prescribed manner, purifies our heart and absolves us of all our sins. Daily Worship should not be stereotyped and mechanical. Instead, understanding and appreciating the implications and purpose of all these rituals are must. Only with correct understanding, deeds are perfected. Only then, the desired benefits are reaped.

Ironically, most of us perform the pooja rituals mechanically. We tend to totally forget, the purpose and meaning of most of our rituals. Biggest problem we face, is our poor literacy and mastery of Sanskrit. Unfortunately, all our Mantra and Stotra are in Sanskrit medium. Often, we never understand the meaning and implications of most of the Mantra and Stotra. In most of the cases, at the end of rituals, ultimately none learns and understands the meaning and implications. Everyday, we are vexed with this problem. What is the way out? Either Learn Sanskrit or surrender to meaningful translations.

Most of the available translations are descriptive and voluminous. Neither the meaning, nor the mantra are seamless. Such works throws us out off track, especially when we are Chanting and performing. Heart and Mind forgets to perceive the inner meaning of Mantra and stotras.

Fortunately, we came across a poetic translation of Sanskrit ‘ Devara Pooja ‘ Mantra in Kannada. In its Poem form, it is very easy to by heart the same and simultaneously understand its meaning and implications, while performing Devara Pooja. Scholar Sri V Srinivasa Murthy ( Sitarama Dasa) has done this wonderful and very useful work. We express our deep gratitude and humble regards to this scholar, for his meaningful work. We trust, he will be pleased to see his work, being published and made more accessable.

We, without much knowledge in Sanskrit, find this work really useful, when we are doing Devara Pooja.

Can we scan and appreciate ?

DevaraPooja-Kannada Padyagalalli

Other-Works

HANUMAN IN KIMPURUSHA KHANDA

Grantha Malika Sthothram

Grantha Malika Sthothram of Sri Vyasaraja Theertha, though small with 16 Versus, beautifully lists the Works of Acharya Madhwa. Just see the wonderful benefits of “SARVAMOOLA” – the Phala Shruthi of this sthothra says: “Just reading the NAMES of Acharya Madhwa’s Works, by itself, pleases ALMIGHTY HARI. “MARVELOUS ! ”

GranthaMalikaSthotram