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indescribable, inexhaustible, omniscient, omnipresent, original, first, eternal and absolute principle who is without a beginning, without an end , who is hidden in all and who is the cause, source, material and effect of all creation known, unknown and yet to happen in the entire universe.
the incomprehensible, unapproachable radiant being whom the ordinary senses and ordinary intellect cannot fathom grasp or able to describe even with partial success. He is the mysterious Being totally out of the reach of all sensory activity, rationale effort and mere intellectual, decorative and pompous endeavor.
The image of Shiva lying under the feet of Kali represents Shiva as the passive potential of creation and Kali as his Shakti or the Universal feminine creative principle and the energizing force behind all male divinity including Shiva.
The bloodied sword and severed head symbolize the destruction of ignorance and the dawning of knowledge.
Finally her three eyes represent the sun, moon, and fire, with which she is able to observe the three modes of time: past, present and future.
the immortal aspect of the mortal existence, the self, which is hidden in every object of creation including man.
is Brahman Itself, the very Self which descends down into the elements of nature through self-projection
The Self is the silent partner in all our deeds and experiences, the observer and the indweller of all embodied beings. Its nature cannot be explained or described in human language adequately, as it is beyond the senses and the mind.
Eighty-year-old T.S. Mani, a devotee of lord Subrahmanya, rolled around Indrakeeladri hill for a distance of about 10 kms on February 01, 2007 for the well-being of the society. This was the fourth time that he did so.
Sees one’s being as an instrument of the Lord and that one’s work is an offering to the Lord
- The aspirant then chooses the Guru who will instruct him on the knowledge of his real nature.
- The Guru is one who has a thorough knowledge of the scriptures and is also established in that knowledge in direct experience. He should then reflect and meditate on the inner Self and strive earnestly to attain the goal of Self-realization.