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Temple and its Prominence – By Sri Sri Mura lidhara swamiji

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  • Ravishankar Gopal
    Radhe Krishna All, How can our Religion be protected? - By protecting, by supporting three sects of people - the Vedic scholars, the archakas (Temple Priests)
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 7, 2012
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      Radhe Krishna All,

      How can our Religion be protected? - By protecting, by supporting three sects of people - the Vedic scholars, the 'archakas'(Temple Priests) and those who narrate the 'Itihasa -Puranas' (the Holy Epics).

      'Alayam' (Temple) means 'segarithu vaithal' (to collect), i.e a place where there is a collection of something. God is omnipresent no doubt. Sunlight is found everywhere; yet only when passed through a magnifying glass do the rays get intensified and even burns cotton. Just so, though God is present everywhere not all can see Him. Therefore, the Yogis, the Rishis, through their tapas (Penance), have collected and installed the 'Presence' (Consciousness) in a Temple so that even a layman can perceive Him, can enjoy His blessings.


      The structure of a Temple represents the structure of our body. The 'dwajastamba' in the temple represents the spinal cord.
                                              The 'Dwajastamba'

      The 'sapta prakaras' (seven corridors around the Sanctum Sanctorum) represent the six 'chakras' and the 'sahasrara' (in the head). The six 'chakras' in our body and the Paramatma in the heart as the seventh are represented through these seven 'prakaras'.

      The 'pancha prakaras' (five corridors) represent the five 'kosas' - 'annamaya', 'pranamaya', 'manomaya', 'vijnanamaya' and ‘anandamaya’. 

      The 'dwajastamba' represents the spinal cord while the 'sushumna'(channel for the flow of consciousness) is the creeper that entwines it. The sounds made through various instruments in the Temple are the sounds that are produced when the Sushumna rises up.

      This place, Nanganallur, is filled with Temples. During the '50s when Maha Periyava (H.H. Sri Chandrashekar Saraswathi Swamiji) came here after his visit to the Madras airport, he happened to spend sometime on the 'pyol' of a house here. During this period this place was just an open field.

      Maha Periyava said to those around him, 'this is a place where several Mahans have performed tapas. I have had darshan of them all. Many a Temple is going to come up here.'

      Just as he had predicted several Temples have come up in Nanganallur. Here, there is a Temple for almost all Gods - Guruvayurappan, Lakshmi Nrisimhar, Hayagreevar, Karumari Amman, Hanuman, Raja Rajeshwari; there is a Brindavan for Sri Raghavendra swamy, too. This place is actually known as 'Nangai nallur'. Nangai refers to Sita. There is a Temple for Sita devi here.

        Discourse on "Srimath Bhagavatham" by H.H.Sri Sri Muralidhara swamiji
                                    from Sept 12th to 18th September 2012
                                            From 6.30PM to 8.30PM

                             Venue - Sri Sundara Anjaneya swamy Temple
                               NRI Layout. Kalkere Village, Horamavu post,
                                Bangalore 560043 - Contact - 9845022033 / 9886006363

      Photo: Contd from 14-8-12...87. Who is God? Where is God?Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji:The absolute pure consciousness is God. He is within you and He is all-pervading; omnipresent. There are no two things in this world. He alone exists and no body else._______________________________________88. Why has God created us?Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji:God has created us to find answer to that very question------------------------------------------------------89. What is the secret of success in life?Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji:Staunch faith in God and chanting His Eternal Name together is the secret of success.--------------------- --------- --------- --------- -Regards & Chant the Mahamantra Nama kirtan:Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare HareHare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare HarePl visit http://namadwaar.org/home.php and down load the music.
                                            "Azhaikkindraan Arangan"

      http://youtu.be/Dyn70VUYpew - (20-8-12)

      http://youtu.be/j4Bv3hm58Gg - (21-8-12)

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Glq3O3QE_Cs&feature=share&list=ELCX30uvNiItc - (22-8-12)

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMB8FDUG7mc&feature=share&list=ELCX30uvNiItc - (23-8-12)

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0nFwYmypVs&feature=share&list=ELCX30uvNiItc -(24-8-12)
      Regards & Chant the Maha Mantra:
      Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare
      Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare

      Pl visit: http://www.namadwaar.org/home.php

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