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    The 108 Names of Lord Shiva (Shiva Ashtottarashata Namavali) in PDF format with English translations.
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    The book titled "The Nakshatras: The Lunar Mansions of Vedic Astrology" in English in PDF format.
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    The complete Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam chanted in Sanskrit in MP3 format.
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    Ringtone of Vedic mantra "Om Sahana Vavatu" for mobile phones.
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    Shree Ram Dhun - Hey Ram Hey Ram bhajan in MP3 format.
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    Lecture by Atmatattva Das on Srimad Bhagavatam 2.5.22: "Definition of the Founder-Acharya." This lecture was recorded on 1/26/93 in Los Angeles. To listen to this online without downloading files, please visit this page: Srimad Bhagavatam 2.5.22: Definition of the Founder-Acharya
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    how to activate first chakra

    namaskar, i am new to this concept please somebody tell me how to activate first chakra and what are effects of that chakra means everything from A to Z of the chakra and what are the pranayama technique to achieve this
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    The book titled "Astro Palmistry of Mihiracharya" in English in PDF format.
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    The book titled "Vimsottari and Udu Dasas" in English in PDF format.
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    The book titled "Vargas: A Vedic Approach" in English in PDF format.
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    The book titled "Astrology and Stock Market Forecasting" in English in PDF format.
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    The book titled "Vedic Cosmology and Astronomy" in English in PDF format.
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    Jaimini Sutras (PDF)

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    The book titled "Jaimini Sutras" in English in PDF format.
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    The Swaminarayan Faith

    Please read within the Nishklanand Kavya the Purshottam Prakaash Prakaar 37:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:" /><o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> Chopai: Ek bahu bahu Parkare re, vale Jeev tarya ah vare re<o:p></o:p> Bahu Hari kari Parmarth re, tarya jeev vavri samarthya re<o:p></o:p> Varto vichaar karyo che vale re, avu avu ghanu kem chale re<o:p></o:p> Mota mota karavya Mandir re, tema rakhya sant sudhir re<o:p></o:p> Pan teh toh sant che joh tyagi re, vasi kem sakshe vitragi re<o:p></o:p> Mamat vina Mandir kem rehshe re, vaat bandh eh kem bes she re<o:p></o:p> Jeh tyagi che triya dhan tanare, deh suchthi nirashi ghanare<o:p></o:p> Tene nahi jarvaay jagya re, nathi vaat eh banva lagya re<o:p></o:p> Mate ena karu ek dhani re, toh rakhe khabar eni ghani re<o:p></o:p> Pachi sarvar desh thi sambandhi re, tene teravi jaygha didhire<o:p></o:p> Sthapya dat putra pote sthir re, avadhprasadne raghuvir re<o:p></o:p> Tene ape karya acharyaj re, karva bahu jivna kaarajre<o:p></o:p> Apya vechimandir ne desh re, jema koi ne na thay kalesh re<o:p></o:p> Sadhu Satsangi na guru kidha re, desh uttar dakshin vechi didha re<o:p></o:p> Kahe sau sahune desh rejo re, saro sahune updesh dejo re<o:p></o:p> Tamne manshe pujshe jeh re, mota sukh ne pamshe the re<o:p></o:p> Ann dhan apshe anbar re, pashu vahan ne vari ghar re<o:p></o:p> Fal full dal jal deshere, te toh akhand dham ne leshe re<o:p></o:p> Eh adi jeh apshe vastra re, eva ghar dhaari jeh gruhast re<o:p></o:p> Vari padhravshe potane gher re, karshe seva vari sari pere re<o:p></o:p> Vari karshe sanmaan enu re, mare karvu che kalyaan tenu reh<o:p></o:p> Em acharya thi kalyaan re, thashe sahu jivnu sujaan re<o:p></o:p> Mano moksh no chelo upaay re, eh upraant nathi kahy re<o:p></o:p> Murti acharaj dharmpaal re, reshe kalyan te bahu kaar re<o:p></o:p> Jeh jeh ene koi asharshe re, teh toh jaroor bhavjar tarshe re<o:p></o:p> Karshe darshan gunn leshe re, vari pachya pramane koi deshe re<o:p></o:p> Shraddha sahit seva kare soi re, vari raaji thashe ene joi re<o:p></o:p> Eva jann jeh jeh jagh mahi re, teni karvi mare sahaay re<o:p></o:p> Mari iccha che hamh evi re, param prapti sahu devi re<o:p></o:p> Mate moksh nu motu dvaar re, ame ughadiyu che ahh vaar re<o:p></o:p> Acharya thi bahu udharshe re, jano brahmnagar vaas karshe re<o:p></o:p> Em shri mukhe kahyu Shrijire, jan sau satya mani lijiye re<o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> Bhagwan this time round emancipated many souls.With his great powers he showed much of his divinity. God thought, how can what He has established exist for the maximum time? God decided that He has constructed big temples and got saints to reside therein. But these saints are renunciates how will they live with so much control. How can temples exist without the saints thinking them as their own? These saints cannot have money or women and even not attached to their own body. They should not and cannot control such places, so I shall establish those who can control all this. So God called His relatives from sarvar desh and gave them places to stay. He consecrated Ayodhyaprasad and Raghuvir as His sons. He then initiated them as Acharyas so that they could help those in seek of salvation. He divided the land and the mandirs unto them so no one would have problems. He made them the gurus of ALL sadhus and satsangis and divided the land into southern and northern divisions. He stated for them to live in their respective regions and preach the goodness of others to them. Whoever listens to the word of the Acharyas and performs their veneration will attain much happiness. Whoever donates them grain, money, animals, transport, fruit, flowers and water they will attain my eternal abode. Whichever householders gives all this and anything else such as clothes as well as calls them unto their home, venerates them, provides service to them and respects them, I, will give them moksh. In this way the Acharyas will give Moksh to the souls. You should all believe that this is the final way to attain liberation. There is no other way after this fourth way to attain moksh. I shall live in the Acharyas forever. Whoever takes refuge unto them will definitely cross this material world. Whoever has their darshan and takes their good attributes, talks good of them, serves them with love and gets happy unto seeing them shall I will look after them forever. I want all to attain such liberation of the first kind, such is my will. Hence this is a great big door for attaining moksh, which I have opened this time round. Many will be liberated through these Acharyas and live in my Akshardham. This is what Shriji Maharaj Himself stated. Hence all should believe such firmly.
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    The Swaminarayan Faith

    Jai Swaminarayan,<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:" /><o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> First of all which question have I not answered please restate as I clearly feel that I have answered every single one of your points. I Clearly stated that the Satsangi Jivan in the 4th Prakran clearly states that that Acharya should give Bhagvati Diskha to the new tyagi. I states this earlier. You need to read my post carefully.<o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> The Acharyas today have not failed. Please could you name the acharyas that have failed and please state which way they have failed. <o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> If the Acharya does not follow his dharma then he is excommunicated. I’ve stated that before and I state it again for your sake. Even we all believe this much as Shriji Maharaj has stated so in the Satsangi Jivan and Desh Vibhaag lekh. <o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> You think there is no Acharya? Well why not? That’s a foolish thing to say as Shriji Maharaj Himself has stated that the Acharya, true Saint, Scriptures and His Murtis which have been installed by Him or invoked by the Dharmvanshi Acharya will remain till the moon and sun shine-‘Yaavat Surya chandra divakale’. <o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> So you are wrong once again. To state that you do not believe in the existence of the Acharyas is wrong. This even Gunatitanand swami states is wrong to do. Like I quoted from Swamis vato above. Also what faults do you find with Amdavad Acharya Kaushalendraprasad or Vadtal Acharya Rakeshprasadji Maharaj? They have not yet done one thing which is devoid of their Acharya dharmas. <o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> If you think Nishkulanand swami was correct then why not follow him? You also do not follow Nishkulanand Swamis words as stated earlier this means that you do not care for his word in the Nishkulanand Kavya. You just accept that BAPS saints are clearly shown in the Sikshapatri Bhashya and other scriptures as not following the ways of the Swaminarayan Tyagis rules. First of all you fail against the 4th Prakran of the Satsangi jivan, which states that the Acharya should give diksha to the one who requires to be a Sadhu. Their will never be a case where one has to leave the Satsang at all. Also the Vachnamrut is the Yog Shastra of the Sampraday. The Dharm shastras is the Satsangi Jivan. The Vachnamrut also does not state the four types of Mukts. You need to read the Purshottam Prakash. Maybe they don have it in BAPS because they do not agree with it. So I cant blame you. It clearly shows that the Acharyas give Moksh. This is the fourth way to get moksh. <o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> By the way I wasn’t comparing ISLAM and BAPS. Please do re read my post carefully. My point was not how great Islam is or how people follow it. My point was that just because so many people follow it does not mean that it is the right way. As you state that many are following BAPS so God must be with it. HAHA. If this was the case then the Swaminarayan Sampraday established by Bhagwan Swaminarayan (*note not BAPS) has over 5.5 million followers and is growing still. BAPS have a little more than 1.7 million. <o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p> Another thing I wanted to add was that in Gunatitanand swamis Vato, swami in Vaat 171 states that “the avatars of God previously have never established a tradition of female enunciates and look today there are thousands of female renunciates and today and in the future will give moksh to many”. So where are these female renunciates in BAPS? <o:p></o:p> <o:p></o:p>
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    Hello to all of you, First I'm very sorry that I didn't reply earlier becoz I forgot the link of this forum. But from now on all of you can reply at this email address or at the forum. First there are thousands of vashikaran mantra's which is really working. Second you have to believe in it otherwise you will not succeed Third you have to sit and meditate where the Sun rises. Fourth you have to meditate on a red blanket (kambal) Fifth use a Rudrach mala for the Djapa All of you can use the Gayatri mantra and put this beech mantra on it. Aum bhur bhuva swah "Aum shreem hreem kleem" tat sah wi tur we rinyam bhargo devasya dhi mahi dhi yo yona prachodayat. You have to take a red or pink candle and and take oil and balsem the candle from the middle to above after that from the middle to beneath. After that kerve your wish into the candle with a paper clip for example You still have to love me ( name of your parnter) for ever after that you have to light the red or pink candle before you and start chanting the gayatri mantra do this for 3 weeks burning every day a candle on the name of your partner. You have to start at a full moon( purnima) or new moon (amawasya) you can place also a photo of your partner before you and concentrate on her/him This is tested one, I know many of this mantra's and solutions but you have to believe on it. When you meditate on your partner focus between her eye for example that a blue light is going from your for head chakra into her/his fore head chakra and that the blue light is taking control of him/her and the light is surrounding him/her and brings him/her to you. Do this and you will succeed with the name of the great mother Gayatri. If you not could do this I will tell all of you a another method with a egg and 2 red or flower plants. But let me know if you can do this or not. Greetings Master Yoda
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    I got possessed by Mataji

    hi. ive seen mataji possessing people many many times, and i have full faith in them. its truly a miracle. im a strong devotee of mataji but i kind of want to find out from you what this feels like? i know this is the wrong kind of question to ask but how does possession work? is it that you get possessed because of your strong faith in maa or what? Jai Ambe
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    Big bang was not the beginning of time

    What a load of rubbish! The silly old man who made up the theory of the 'big bang' must have been on drugs. I wonder if he has heard of god. How can anyone think that. It's like saying god threw a couple of nukes into space and denotonated them. What a laugh. It's a theory just used for buisness and fame.
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    Chidambara naTaM hR^idi bhaja .

    parachidambara naTaM hR^idi bhaja anantanavaratnavilasatkaTakakiN^kiNijhalaM jhalajhalaM jhalaravaM mukundavidhi hastagatamaddala layadhvanidhimiddhimita nartana padam.h | shakuntaratha barhiratha nandimukha shR^iN^giriTibhR^iN^gigaNasaN^ghanikaTam.h sanandasanaka pramukha vandita padaM parachidambara naTaM hR^idi bhaja || ananta navaratna vilasat kaTaka kiN^kiNi - Numerous navaratna gems flashing bracelet with tiny bells jhalaM jhala-jhalaM jhala ravaM - (produce) Jiggling Sounds (jhalaM jhalajhalaM jhala…) nartana padam.h - Dancing feet (is in accordance with) laya-dhvani dhimid-dhimita - dhimi dhimi sounds from the drums Mukunda-vidhi hasta-gata-maddala - in the hands of Vishnu and Brahma. Shakunta-ratha – Eagle vehicle (Vishnu) barhi-ratha – Peacock vehicle (Skanda) shR^iN^gi-riTi-bhR^iN^gi - ShR^ingi, Riti, Sage bR^ingi gaNa-saN^gha- (and other) troops of devotees nandi-mukha - headed by Nandi nikaTam.h – (are) in proximity sananda-sanaka pramukha- prominente Sanandana & Sanaka (Sages) vandita padaM – Praise his feet. para - chidambara naTaM – Such a Great Chidambara Dancer hR^idi bhaja – (let our) heart reverence. --- --------- Let our heart resort to the great dancer in Chidambaram, - Who's flashing navaratna bells hanging in his bracelet emit sweet jingling sounds when he swings his left arm pointing towards the kunjita pAdam. - Who's feet dance in accordance to the dhimi dhimi sounds emitted from the drums in the hands of Vishnu and Brahma. - Who is surrounded by celestials like garuDavahana (Vishnu), shikhivAhana (Skanda) and troops of devotees comprising Srngi, Riti, Bhrngi and others headed by Nandi. - Who's feet are saluted by prominent sages like Sanandana and Sanaka. --- --------- In the grand hall of Chidambaram, Nataraja the king of dance dances with his upper right hand holding the drum and the upper left hand holding agni signifying creation and destruction. The flashing navaratna bells hanging in his lower left arm bracelet emit sweet jingling sounds and vocally reassure the fearlessness granted by the abhaya-hastam. Goddess Saraswati captures the seven swaras emanating from his face (sadyojAtadi pancha vaktraja sa ri ga ma pa da ni) in her vINA and sings along. Goddess lakshmi sings in tArasthAyi and plays her kanjira as well. Narada and Tumburu sing in mandarasthAyi and play their vINA as well. Lord Vishnu with his four hands plays the three-faced Pushkara drum and Lord Brahma keeps time (kAlapramANa) with karatALa and cymbals. Lord Indra plays the flute, nAga-s headed by Kambala, Ashvatara and Devadatta sing along. Ravana plays the mandara sthAyai in his vINA and bAna plays his maddala in accordance. Ganesha and Shanmukha dance on either side accompanied by their mUshika and mayUra. Celestial musicians, dancers, sages and other deities who have come to watch this splendor were all awe- struck. Let our heart resort to this divine dance visual. ...parachidambara naTaM hR^idi bhaja .. Aravind
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    Urdhav-pundra (thiruman)

    SrI: SrImathE rAmAnujAya namah: This refers to the question on ThirumaN SrichoorNam for women for which there is a reply that women can also wear them on their foreheads. I would like to supplement what was told by Srimad Pondareekapuram Andavan SwamigaL. He said that it is imerative for the Sri VaishNava women too to wear the 12 ThirumaN on their bodies (which I remembered to have seen in my Grandmother's body, as she used to wear 12 thirumaN everyday). This only goes to prove that the better half is in no way inferior (in fact BETTER only due to their getting half of their husband's puNyam automatically). (in lighter vein: I read in Reader's Digest once: Do not complain your wife. Had she been better, she would have got a better husband) There was a query on Signififcance of Naamam (ThirumaN kappu) on forheads: ThirumaN kappu- is called "Urdhva puNdram-Urdhva - vertical; puNdram- mark..It has been widely discussed and can be found in archives. Swamy Desikan explains the saasthra pramANam of the same in crystal clear terms in His Saccharitharaksha, which is divided into three parts with the titles: SudharsanapaanchajanyadhAranavidhi UrdhvapuNdra dhAraNa vidhi BhagavannivEdhithOpAyOga vidhi Swamy Desikan starts the Sacharitharaksha which establishes the absolute and prime need of Pancha samskaram: (meaning of 1st sloka): Let us carry the people on our head who bear the mark of Sudharsana and Paanchajanya; who wear the UrdhvapuNdra (ThirumaN kaappu) on forheads; who consume only the food offered to the Lord and by virtue of the above who are saluted even by NithyasUris. All of us have these doubts as to where the saasthRAs says that one should wear Thiruman kappu. Swamy Desikan has beautifully explained it in this work. Vedic authority of Urdhva puNdram dhAraNam is: GruthOdhvapuNdra: paramESithAram nArAyaNam saankhya yOgAdhi gagyam | jnAthvA vimuchyEtha nara: samasthai: samsaara paaSairiha chaiva vishNu: || MahOpanishad statement above sys: One who wears Urdhva puNdra and meditates on Lord Sriman Narayanan and realizes Him through his mind gets liberated from the bondage of samsaara. In Paancharaathra samhitha it is said: yagnO dhAnam thapou hOma: bhOjanam pithru tharpaNam sarvE bhavanthi viphalaa: Urdhva puNdram vinAkruthA: Yaga, charity, penance, daily sacrifice, taking food, offering of water to manes (argyam?) etc., is all null and void if one does without wearing Urdhva pUndram. Libations means pouring of water in honour of God. Manes means spirit of the dead (deceased Father, Mother. Grand father, Grand mother, Great grand father, Great grand mother et al). pithru tharpaNam means offering water with sesame seeds to those twelve Pithru dEvathAs. Hence, wearing Urdhva pUndram is essential. The shape of Urdhva pUndra should be in the shape of HaripAdakruthi (in the shape of the Lotus Feet of Sriman Narayanan). In Varaaha pUrAna Lord says: yEkAnthina: mahAbhAgA: math swarUpa vidha: amalA: sAntharAlAn prakurvIran puNdrAn *mama padhaa kruthin* As per Brahmaanandha purAna, in the middle of every Urdhva puNdra, which is wide and good looking, Lord Sriman Narayanan stays with His Consort Goddess Mahalakshmi. The symbol of Mahalakshmi is Sri choorNam which may be either in red or yellow colour. Thus, Swamy Desikan in the three chapters, establishes by his beautiful and inimitable style and power of arguments based strictly on scriptures, the three important customs and rituals of Srivaishnavas which are Pancha samskaram, UrdhvapuNdradhAraNam and partaking of the food offered to the Lord Sriman Narayanan in archa form. (The above article is based on write up of Sri U Ve Anantha Naarasihmachariar Swamin of Srirangam) In this connection, a fervent appeal is made to every Srivaishnava to strictly adhere to the above customs and eschew any contact or worship of any deities other than Lord VishNu. More important: DO NOT WIPE OFF when you step out of the house.The sikhs do not remove their turbans; the arabs not their head ring.. But why should we? That is as bad as not wearing it, if not worse. Regards Namo Narayana dAsan
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    At the beginning of the pooja we pray to Lord Ganesha.
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    My dear vaisnava, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada! Maharaja Yudhisthira was a pure devotee of Lord Krsna. Remember the purpose of the Lord's appearance? To destroy all of the sinful folk who were hurting mother earth. In order for this to happen there had to be a war (the battle of kuruksetra). The gambling match was one of the causes that made this war unpreventable thus fulfilling the Lord's will. Maharaja Yudhisthira was indirectly helping the Lord to fulfill His promise to Bhumi. When one is working in the will of the Lord how can there be a question of sin? Hope this helps. Hari Bol! Your servant, Narayani d.d.
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    what's in a greeting?

    om amritesvaryai namah oh, and Namah Shivaya means "Salutations to Shiva, who resides within all as our True nature"...which amounts to the same thing as Namaste and Namaskaram... In Amma, ~sucetas mon~ om lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu _______________ MSN 8 helps eliminate e-mail viruses. Get 2 months FREE* http://join.msn.com/?page=features/virus
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    what's in a greeting?

    om amritesvaryai namah i found this on the web, signed by someone named Dafydd, and thought it was accurate and well written...hope this clears things up a bit: Namaste is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you, which is of light and peace. When you are in that place in you and I am in that place in me, we are one." A very decent description for a beautiful and graceful acknowledgement. I was first introduced to namaskaram through my brother, who has lived in Nepal for many years and speaks and writes Sanskrit fluently (he's a Trantric Buddhist). A Namaste is incomplete without the accompanying gesture of bowing the head and shoulders slightly. A deeper veneration is expressed by bringing the fingers of the clasped hands to the forhead, touching the brow between the eyes. A third form is reserved for the holiest of Sat Gurus and God. In this form the palms are completely above the head, focusing consciousness in the space just above the Barhma-randhara. The spoken act in Namaste is a mantr, the gesture a mundr. The hand position in prayer is called "Anjali" - to adorn or honor. The term itself comes from the Sanskrit "Namas", meaning "bow, obeisance, reverential salutation". The root, "Nam", signifies bending, bowing, humbly submitting and becoming silent. "Te" means "to you". The act of Namaste is called Namaskaram, Nanaskar, or Namaskara, depending on the area language. Basically, to namaskaram is saying silently: "I see the Deity in both of us, and bow before Him or Her. I acknowledge the holiness of even this mundane meeting. I cannot separate that which is spiritual in us from that which is human and ordinary". In Amma, ~sucetas mon~ om lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu _______________ MSN 8 with e-mail virus protection service: 2 months FREE* http://join.msn.com/?page=features/virus
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    Has anyone seen Lord Narayana?

    > Rohit Iyer <iyer_rohit > Has anyone seen Lord Narayana? > Dear friends I am becoming more and more devoted to > Lord Narayana. You are indeed very fortunate. My salutations to you. > I want to know if anyone has seen the > supreme lord? I am sure your delightful question will elicit a large number of equally delightful answers from the learned and scholarly members of this group. adiyen would like to share what little I know with my very limited knowledge. Yes, countless trillions of nitya and muktha jivatmas have seen and are seeing Bhagavan Narayana perpetually. The Veda says 'tad vishnoh paramam padam sadaa pashyanthi surayah' - the Seers always see the Supreme Pada of Vishnu. Given here is a very partial list of the fortunate ones who have seen the Lord. The list is somewhat chronologically ordered: 1) Lord Brahma 2) Lord Siva 3) The Sanakadhi Rishis, namely, Sanaka, Sanandana, Sanatana and Sanatkumara 4) The 12 Rishi sons of Brahma, namely, Vasishta, Atri, Angiras, Pulastya, Pulaha etc. 5) The Prajapathis such as Kasyapa, Kardama, Daksha etc. 6) Swayambhuva Manu and Satarupa, the first human beings in this Kalpa. 7) The Bhakti-oriented Maharishis such as Narada, Sandilya etc. 8) The Bhagavathothamas such as Prahlada, Dhruva etc. 9) The Asuras such as Hiranyakasipu, Hiranyaksha, etc. 10) The fortunate ones who lived with the Avatharas such as Vasudeva, Devaki, Dasaratha, Kousalya, Nanda, Yashoda, etc. 11) The bhaktas who served the Avatharas such as Guha, Sugriva, Vibeeshana, Hanuman, Arjuna, Uddhava, Daruka, Kuchela, Akrura, Vidura, Bhishma etc. 12) Parasara, Vyasa's father, who gave us the Puranarathna - Vishnupurana 13) Vyasa who gave us the Vedas, the Brahma Sutra, the Satvika Puranas such as Bhagavatha Purana, the Mahabharatha with the 2 gems, the Bhagavad Gita and the Vishnu Sahasranama 14) Vyasa's son, Sukabrahma, who narrated the Bhagavatha Purana 15) The 12 Alvars such as Nammalvar, Periyalvar, Andal etc. who constitute our very breath 16) The great Acharyas of our sampradaya such as Sri Natha Muni, Sri Yamuna Muni, Sri Kanchipurna, Sri Ramanuja, Sri Kuresha, Sri Vedanta Desika, Sri Manavala Mamuni etc. 17) The Acharyas and Vishnu-bhaktas of other sampradayas said to have directly seen the Lord such as Sri Sankara, Sri Padmapadha etc. (Advaita) Sri Madhva, Sri Vyasaraya, Sri Raghavendra etc. (Dvaita) Sri Nimbarka etc. (Dvaitadvaita) Sri Vishnuswami, Sri Vallabha etc. (Suddhadvaita) Sri Chaitanya etc. (Achintya Bheda-bheda) 18) The Vittaladasas such as Thukaram, Namadeva, Ghora Khumba, Choka Mela, Janabai, Chakkubai etc. who served Rukmini and Krishna at Pandaripuram. 19) The Ramadasas such as Bhadrachala Ramadas, Samartha Ramadas and the recent Thyagaraja Swami. 20) And countless billions of other unsung souls. > I would like to know what this > experience is like. Enlightened sages such as Sri Ramanuja spend their whole lifetimes teaching us, ignorant ones, what this experience is like. Like children who prattle their parents' speech, adiyen can only prattle the sacred utterances of those Narayana-Lovers as the answer to your question - 'Unsurpassable Bliss', 'Supreme Endless Love', 'Soul- melting', 'Unsatiating Nectar', 'The Peace that passeth understanding', 'Unending Happiness', 'The Supreme State of Vishnu', 'The True Nature' etc. adiyen begs the pardon of vaishnavas for trying to describe this state, being wholly unqualified to even talk of this Blessed State. > Also I have heard that as one progresses on the > spiritual path one can have visions of the other > Lokas, Devas etc. Has anyone had this vision? Several of the abovesaid mahatmas have had such visions. But they mention that on seeing Sriman Narayana, there is nothing else in the totality of existence that is worth seeing. Besides on seeing Narayana, the totality of existence is seen since Narayana is the Self of the totality of existence. > If anyone has had this experience please let me know > what it was like. adiyen would humbly beg you to approach an Acharyan who would kindly lead you to that Consummate Experience. > Thanks, > rohit dasan, P.Srinivasan
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