RAMANA MAHARSHI, HIS LIFE AND TEACHINGS. PHOTOS & LINKS. Guru Vachaka Kovai. Page 8. Sri Muruganar. 61 The Truth In All Religions. This book is the translation of Guru Vachaka Kovai (The Garland of the Guru’s Sayings), the inspired poetic work of Muruganar. The first Tamil edition of the. The Garland of Guru’s Sayings: Guru Vachaka Kovai [Sri Muruganar, Prof K. Swaminathan (Translator)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers .

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The experience of the bliss of blemishless, true jnana-samadhi will abide in a heart in which the suttarivu has perished. Uma Shankari marked it as to-read Mar 03, Although all the verses were translated, along with many of the commentaries, the work was never published since Michael was not satisfied with the accuracy of some of the verses. What is gurru relation between mind and object?

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It is not possible to see the eye with the eye. Hence maya and reality are one and the same. This is a continuation of the theme in verse 8. We contracted this idea to ‘by chance’. Like the erroneous perception of a person with jaundice who sees everything as yellow, this entire world is a deluded view consisting wholly of a mind that has defects such as ego, deceit, desire, and so on.

I would guess, that Self-Realization is when all the pretentions have been stripped away. The core content of this website, which focuses on the philosophy, science and art of true self-knowledgeparticularly as taught by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshiis arranged into four main sections:. Confusion, the whirling of the mind that is suttarivuwill not cease except by internal renunciation.


In a mind that has an intense desire for reality — consciousness, the supreme — it is kovau for the binding mental delusion that arises in the dense darkness of ignorance to remain. Page 9Page Brian Stephens rated it it was amazing Mar 20, It does not get affected or contaminated by maya.

But is it really so very concise and compact? Wednesday, 5 September Guru Vachaka Kovai — e-book. Great Jnaniswho never see anything as bondage except the rising of innumerable chitta-vrittisdo not see anything as Liberation either, except the death of all chitta-vrittis.

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If there were not, in each religion, at least one word which could reveal the transcendental Supreme Thing in the Heart, as clearly as a mountain on a plain, then all the researches and arguments found in the scriptures of that religion would become nothing but the hubbub of a cattle market. The manuscript I worked with had many oddities and rough edges, most of which I have left untouched. Guru Vachaka Kovai 4. However, since Michael worked closely with Sadhu Om as he kovau preparing these notes, I think it is safe to say that most of them represent supplementary verbal comments by Sadhu Om that Michael added in order to clarify the original text.

He will instead repeatedly emphasize that he is really lower than a dog, a filthy being of no use whatsoever, but who despite being unworthy was showered with Grace by the munificent Lord. Those who are truly interested guuru can find time, go through it and return it;those who are not interested would politely decline saying that they would pick it up another day.


Bhagavan then asked Sadhu Natanananda, a Tamil scholar and devotee, to arrange the verses by subjects since there was no particular order or sequence in the material that Muruganar had amassed. He is the swarupa who has the beauty of renunciation that is jnana.

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For the one who has obtained the Eye of Self-Knowledge by diving deep within himself, there is no other thing to be seen or known. Even after Sri Ramana had left his physical body, Sri Muruganar discouraged devotees from considering either himself or vachama other disciple of Sri Ramana as gurusaying that for devotees of Sri Ramana no other guru is necessary, because he is always living within each one of us as our own self, guiding us unfailingly towards our final goal, the egoless state of true self-knowledge.

Whatever religion we may examine and whatever doctrines we may hear, we have clearly realised that all these religions and doctrines declare with certainty the one and identical goal that shines without any differences. If I came to him during such quiet moments, I would ask him about the verses he was reading, and he would explain to me their meaning. It’s a great source of information and I frequent it regularly. I wonder if you could verify that? Bhagavan thoroughly enjoyed and kova the meaning of the verse.

Sri Sadhu Om and I intended to revise the first draft of our translation, but unfortunately we never had time to do so.