воскресенье, 22 марта 2015 г.

The concept of Sayujya-Mukti in Shree Ramanuja-Sampradaya

Question: "In many Sattvika Puranas Sayujya-Mukti for Vaishnavas is often mentioned. For example, in "Shree Padma-Purana" and in "Shree Varaha-Purana" and in "Shree Narayana-Upanishad" as well (see the cite below). Some Vaishnava-Acharyas say, that Sayujya-Mukti is abominable. What is the opinion of Shree Ramanuja-Sampradaya about Sayujya-Mukti?"

Answer: "First of all a bhakta must adhere to

I forever worship The Golden Goddess: Shreemati MahaLakshmi-Devi, Lalitha Raagam and Vasanthaa Ragam



"hiraNmayIm lakshmIm sadA bhajAmi" - is classic medieval Raga, dedicated to Shreemati MahaLakshmi-Devi. Composed by Muthuswami Dikshitar. 

This article consists of 2 parts and both are of not my pen-writing. 

The first part is simpler one, it explains the Kriti and

9 Types of Madhurya, Ujjvala-Prema, Kevala-Bhakti and "being bound by Prema"



"Being bounded by Prema of bhakta" - is one of the key notions of Shree Gaudiya-Sampradaya. 

The first part of the Tika by Om VishnuPad Vishwanatha Chakravarti Thakur is just beautiful and dwells on 9 Types of Madhurya. 

"Shreemad Bhagavatam", 10.3.31

विश्वं यदेतत्स्वतनौ निशान्ते यथावकाशं पुरुषः परो भवान्
बिभर्ति सोऽयं मम गर्भगोऽभूदहो नृलोकस्य विडम्बनं हि तत्


vishvaM yadetatsvatanau nishAnte yathAvakAshaM puruShaH paro bhavAn
bibharti so.ayaM mama garbhago.abhUdaho nRRilokasya viDambanaM hi tat


Translation: "At the time of devastation, the entire cosmos, containing all created moving and nonmoving entities, enters Your transcendental body and