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Dakshinamurthy Stotram. Sri Dakshinamurthy. ध्यानं. Sri Dakshinamurthy मौनव्याख्या प्रकटित परब्रह्मतत्त्वं युवानं वर्षिष्ठांते. Even during his time, this stotra was difficult to comprehend and it became necessary for one of his disciples, Sureshwaracharya to write a commentary called. Both of the works, along with a lucid commentary of the dakshinamurti stotra, has been published by the Sringeri Math. The book is called ‘Sridakshinamurti.

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He by whose grace alone does one awaken to the consciousness of the Self – to that Dakshinamurti, who is embodied in the auspicious Guru, I offer my profound salutations. He, whose power of Maya enables one to experience the world as multiform like teacher, disciple, father, son etc during both dakshinamurto waking and dream states – to that Dakshinamurti, who is embodied in dakshimamurti auspicious Guru, I offer my profound salutations.

Similarly, a person who awakens to the consciousness of the Self recognizes his previous state of ignorance as unreal.

Similar to the Sun when being masked by the serpent Rahu, Knows that it was existing, once the eclipse is over That man whose senses are suppressed When he is asleep, Because of the veil of illusion, Realizes that he was in the state of sleep, When he wakes up. 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 states of sleep, dream and wakefulness.

The following three stanzas as well as the first stanza are chanted after the main stotra: The embodiment of Dakshinamurti in the Guru, by whose grace and grace alone the illumination becomes apparent is saluted in the fourth dakshinaurti of each sloka in the hymn. This is denial of the Buddhist theory that, when we are asleep there is dkshinamurti.

Similar the sun existing even when there is eclipse, we exist when we are sleeping.

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 xtotram up and sees the reality, That he is really the one and only one soul.

Please click this Icon to play Dakshinqmurti. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. OM tat sat shrii dakshiNaamuurtii stotraM. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. May shri daksinamurti lead us from ignorance to Truth. Their comprehension is worse than that of women, children, blind and the dull.

The fact that one requires over pages to explain the sridakshinamurti stotraj provides an idea of the depth required to understand the stotra. The verse points out to the tsotram pervasiveness of the indwelling Spirit, Atman.


Those great philosopherswho think that, The body, the soul and the fickle intellect, The concept of emptiness and all other nothingness, Are nothing but themselves, Are similar to the women childrenblind and the ignorant. When we get knowledge from the guru we are in the wakeful state without the veil of ignorance. It differs from every other attempt in a very basic sense, in that it is holistic rather than purely reductionist.

Dakshinamurthy Stotram – In sanskrit with meaning

He in whom this universe, prior to its projection was present like a tree in a seed unmanifestedand by whose magic this was transformed manifested in various forms, by His own will similar to a yogi’s- to that Dakshinamurti, who is embodied in the auspicious Guru, I offer my profound salutations.

Word meanings The following words and meanings are added as an appendix to allow the reader to learn Sanskrit words. The identity of the brahman and the Atman is apparent after self-illumination. It explains the metaphysics of the universe in the frame of the tradition of Advaita Vedanta. Please help improve the article with a good introductory style. More on the knowledge of Atman can be found in brihadaranyaka upanishhad 4. The popularity of this hymn is not just due to the poetic masterpiece but also because it encompasses the fundamental teachings of Vedanta succinctly and briefly.

A person on awakening becomes aware that he was asleep earlier and the dream was unreal. May peace be on us for ever. He whose light gleams through the senses like the light emanating from a pot with holes in which a lamp is keptHe whose knowledge alone brings the state of knowing I am ThatHe whose brightness makes everything shine – to that Dakshinamurti, who is embodied in the auspicious Guru, I offer my profound salutations.

The recital of this hymn, accompanied with contemplation of the meaning, is said to enable one to reach the plentitude of realization and become one with the Brahman. My many thanks to Shrii Ganesan deepa tiac.

The all-pervasiveness of the Atman is clearly expounded in the tenth verse of the hymn. Both of the works, along with a lucid commentary of the dakshinamurti stotra, has been published by the Sringeri Math.

The universe is the reflection of a mirror.

Dakshinamurthy Stotram – In sanskrit with meaning

I surrender to THAT, who projected brahma at the beginning of the creation and revealed vedas. Salutation to the God facing the south, Who is the greatest teacher. Like the germ inside the seed is its part, But becomes different after development The many places and time which are before us, Are drawn by illusion in the board of life in a peculiar manner, By a great savant or an expert Siddha, Who can create them as per their will, Salutation to the God facing the south, Who is the greatest teacher.


When the net of illusion is lifted and when we reach the stage of manifestation, we would find that what we think as different is but one and the same. It is strange to see, The very old disciples, And the very young teacher, Who sit under a banyan tree, With the teacher always observing silence, And the students getting all the doubts cleared. The mind, senses and intellect are all able to only discern the reflection of the Atman.

This article provides insufficient context sotram those unfamiliar with the subject. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Dakshinamurti is an aspect of Shiva as a guru of all types of knowledge, and bestower of jnana.

The final understanding that there is no duality between Guru and God is the essence of religious life, according to Advaita Vedanta. This is a sample of the dkashinamurti of negation in identifying the truth about the concept of self. The concept of the Athma, Which is explained in this poem of praise, Hearing which, understanding which, Meditating which and singing which, One dakshinamurri 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.

Adhi Sankara has written very many great Stotras prayers but here is a unique prayer, which is not only a prayer but the summary of all the philosophy that he has taught. To the sake of which supreme Brahman, The universe is shining as self, Which is Movable dakshnamurti immovable, with its aspects? Unlike most of the stotras of Hindu godswhich are in the form of description of anthropomorphic forms, or mythological deeds of those gods, Dakshinamurti Stotra takesform of conceptual and philosophical statements.

Wikipedia articles needing context from October All Wikipedia articles needing context Wikipedia introduction cleanup from October All pages needing cleanup All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December He, whose existence is changeless throughout the various states of the body like old, young etc and the mind waking, dreaming etcand who reveals the greatest knowledge of Atman by GYaana-mudra the joining of the thumb and the forefinger of a raised right hand – to that Dakshinamurti, dakshinamruti is embodied in the auspicious Guru, I offer my profound salutations.

The Truth is the supreme Brahman, the one without a second. Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend. I offer my profound salutations to the auspicious Guru, who is an embodiment of Dakshinamurti, and whose grace is responsible for the illumination. Senses, the body etc cannot be the absolute truth as they are transient.