The Dakshinamurti Stotra is a Sanskrit religious hymn (stotra) to Shiva attributed to Adi Shankara. It explains the metaphysics of the universe in the frame of the. Dakshinamurthy Sanskrit: दक्षिणामूर्ति (Dakṣiṇāmūrti) is an aspect of the Hindu god side of the body’; Amurthy ‘means Formlessness’. ” Dakshinamurthy Stotra” in Sanskrit, means the “Shapelessness situated on the right side”.

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Please help improve the article with a good introductory style. The Dakshinamurthy Stotram expounds the theory or philosophy of Advaita Vedanta. Perhaps, of all Hindu Gods, he is the only one sitting facing south. Dakshinamurti is an aspect of Shiva as a guru of all types of knowledge, and bestower of jnana. Archives Archives The index finger of His right hand is bent and touching the tip of his thumb.

Invoking Him is akin to paying obeisance to knowledge, wisdom and perceiving the path of true enlightenment. This is denial of the Buddhist theory that, when we are asleep there is nothingness.

Sri Sringeri Jagadguruvula Vaibhavamu. You can quickly drop a note to us by entering your message here. To the sake of which supreme Brahman, The universe is shining as self, Which is Movable and immovable, with its aspects?

Senses, the body etc cannot be the absolute truth as they are transient. If you need response, make sure you give your name and e-mail address.

Sri Vasavi Matha Vaibhavamu This article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject. Salutations to him who shines and exhibits, Himself by the beatific Chinmudhra of the hand, That he exists within the humans as self, Forever and non changing, Even during the changing states of childhood, youth and old age And even during the stottram of sleep, dream and wakefulness.


As soon as we wake up, we realize that the dream is false and even while seeing our image in the mirror, we know that we are not seeing us in the mirror but our image.

Bhagavatamu Krishna Tatvamu Retrieved from ” https: As dwkshinamurthy know, Indian tradition and culture revere the teacher or Guru much like God.

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The concept of the Athma, Which is explained in this poem of praise, Hearing which, understanding which, Meditating which and singing which, One would attain the state of the godliness, And the great state of self realization, And also you would get the eight powers of occult, Without any problems in between. Please help us and send a note if the information is incorrect or you have more accurate information.

Dakshinamurthy is an aspect of Shiva as a guru of all types of knowledge, and bestower of jnana. Eventually they will be blessed with a human Self-Realised Guru, if they are worthy.

This simile of a pot with holes for the body occurs in many places in Indian philosophy.

Sri Dakshinamurthy Stotram

Sri Sankara Vaibhavamu Sometimes even the wild animals, are depicted to surround Shiva. Sri Kasi Viswanatha Vaibhavam. Salutation to the God facing the south, Who is the greatest teacher.

When man detaches himself from these impurities, he reaches God. Nandi Tantrism Jyotirlinga Shiva Temples. Log in Request account.


Sivaramamurtip. Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend. This form represents Shiva in his aspect as a teacher of yoga, music, and wisdom, and giving exposition on the shastras. The great seer Ramana Maharshihas said in letter He is depicted seated under a banyan tree, facing the south. Another interpretation is that the other three fingers denote the three states of life: It is similar to his seeing due to illusion, During the state of sleep, That the one real fact appears as many different truths, And he realizes,when he wakes up and sees the reality, That he is really the one and only one soul.

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Bhagavatam Krishna Tatvam Retrieved from ” https: SriMaata Vaibhavamu Vijayawada, Sri Venkateswara Vaibhavotsavamulu It is only He who can destroy, this veil of ignorance, And wake us up from this state of deceit. Social Consciousness through Education. So this manifestation of Shiva is a benevolent teacher who accords wisdom to seekers of salvation. Indian tradition accords a special reverence to the Guru or the teacher.

Dakshinamurthy Stotram – In sanskrit with meaning

Lalitha Sahasra Namam Total File s Size. Retrieved from ” http: It is on Thursdays that special worship services are offered to Dakshinamurthy in many Saivite temples. In his aspect as Yoga DakshinamurtiShiva is generally represented in any of the two styles dakehinamurthy as under:

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