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SRI RAMAKRISHNA TITHI PUJA
VEDANTA CENTER OF GREATER WASHINGTON - March 10th 2019

Puja and Arati : Br. Kumar and Swa­mi Atma­jna­na­nanda

SRI RAMAKRISHNA TITHI PUJA VEDANTA CENTER OF GREATER WASHINGTON - March 10th 2019ARATI

Post­ed by Vedan­ta Cen­ter of Greater Wash­ing­ton, DC on Mon­day, March 11, 2019

Birth­day Puja cel­e­bra­tion of Swa­mi Vivek­a­nanda - Jan­u­ary 27 2019Arati - Swa­mi Atma­jananan­da­ji Swa­mi Brah­maru­panan­da­ji & Brah­machar­i­ji Mur­ta Mahesh­vara Sto­tram­by Sharat Chan­dra Chakrabar­tyThis thrilling San­skrit hymn to Swa­mi Vivek­a­nanda, also known as Sri Vivek­a­nanda Giti Sto­tram, was com­posed by his dis­ci­ple Sharat Chan­dra Chakrabar­ty. The author refers to him­self in the hymn as “Indu”. Note how the words break: mūr­ta-maheś­varam ujj­vala-bhāskaram iṣṭam amara-nara-vandyam.मूर्त-महेश्वरमुज्ज्वल-भास्करमिष्टममर-नर-वन्द्यम्‌।वन्दे वेद-तनुमुज्झित-गर्हित-काञ्चन-कामिनी-बन्धम्‌॥१कोटि-भानुकर-दीप्त-सिंहमहो कटि-तट-कौपिनवन्तम्‌।अभीरभीर्हुङ्कार-नादित-दिङ्मुख-प्रचण्ड-ताण्डव-नृत्यम्‌॥२भुक्ति-मुक्ति-कृपा-कटाक्ष-प्रेक्षणमघ-दल-विदलन-दक्षम्‌।बाल-चन्द्र-धरमिन्दु-वन्द्यमिह नौमि गुरु-विवेकानन्दम्‌॥३mūrta-maheśvaram ujj­vala-bhāskaram iṣṭam ama­ra-nara-vandyam |vande veda-tanum ujjhi­ta-garhi­ta- kāñ­cana-kāminī-band­ham || 1 ||koṭi-bhānukara-dīp­ta-siṁham aho kaṭi-taṭa-kaupina-van­tam |abhīr-abhīr-huṅkāra-nādi­ta-diṅ­mukha- pra­caṇḍa-tāṇḍa­va-nṛtyam || 2 ||bhuk­ti-muk­ti-kṛpā-kaṭākṣa-prekṣaṇam agha-dala-vidalana-dakṣam |bāla-can­dra-dharam indu-vandyam iha nau­mi guru-vivekā­nan­dam || 3 ||Trans­la­tion­Lord Siva incar­nate, resplen­dent like the sun, adored by gods and men as their Cho­sen Ide­al. The embod­i­ment of the Vedas who has over­come the bondage of the much cen­sured lust and gold.Brilliant with the rays of a mil­lion suns, the lion among men, who has noth­ing but a loin cloth to wear. Who is danc­ing the vio­lent dance of Siva, the quar­ters rever­ber­ate with the cry of “fear not, fear not”.A mere com­pas­sion­ate glance of whose eyes is enough to impart both enjoy­ment and lib­er­a­tion, who tram­ples with ease the hordes of vice. Who is the ver­i­ta­ble Siva with the cres­cent moon on the fore­head, and who is wor­shipped by Indu. I bow to the guru, Vivek­a­nanda.

Post­ed by Vedan­ta Cen­ter of Greater Wash­ing­ton, DC on Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 30, 2019

ARATI VEDANTA CENTER OF GREATER WASHINGTON DC - Novem­ber 6th 2018

Post­ed by Vedan­ta Cen­ter of Greater Wash­ing­ton, DC on Fri­day, Novem­ber 9, 2018

ARATI
KALPATARU & HOLY MOTHER’S PUJA CELEBRATION - Jan­u­ary 1st 2019

Arati : Br. Kumar and Swa­mi Atma­jna­na­nanda

ARATIKALPATARU & HOLY MOTHER’S PUJA CELEBRATION - Jan­u­ary 1st 2019

Post­ed by Vedan­ta Cen­ter of Greater Wash­ing­ton, DC on Fri­day, Jan­u­ary 4, 2019

 

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