Origins of Kumbh Mela.

The oldest foundation of the Kumbh Mela is portrayed in the Vedic writings of India as being developed from past days when the demons and the demigods created the nectar of immortality. It is stated that the demons and the demigods gathered on the coast of the milk ocean that is situated in the celestial area of the cosmos. The demons and the demigods came up with a plan to churn the milk ocean in order to create the nectar of immortality. Afterwards, they made an agreement to share the nectar evenly as soon as it was created.

The Mandara Mountain was utilized as the churning rod for churning the milk ocean and the king of serpents, Vasuki became the rope for churning. When the churning commenced, the Mandara Mountain started to submerge deep into the ocean and Vishnu incarnated as a mighty tortoise and sustained the mountain on his So, with the demons at Vasuki’s head and demigods at his tail, they churned the milk ocean for one thousand years.
The churning of the milk ocean initially generated a fatal poison that Shiva consumed without being affected. When Shiva drank the poison, some of it fell from his hands and were consumed by snakes, scorpions, and other lethal creatures. After Shiva consumed the poison, several magnificent items were generated. Initially, a Surabhi cow materialized which could produce limitless magnitudes of milk. Afterwards, a white horse called Uccaihsrava was then brought into being, along with a white elephant called Airavata. Then a precious gem is known as the Kaustubha-mani also appeared.
After all these occurrences was the apsaras, stunning dancing girls and a multitude of other amazing things emerging from the milk ocean. Finally, a male being named Dhanvantari came into sight holding the pot of immortal nectar in his hands. Seeing Dhanvantari with the pot of nectar, both the demons and demigods became apprehensive. The demigods were fearful of what would take place if the demons consumed their portion of the nectar of immortality and by force took hold of the pot.
Severe fighting broke out wherever the demigods went with the pot of nectar. In an effort to keep the nectar from the demons, the demigods concealed it in four places on the earth, Prayag (Allahabad), Hardwar, Ujjain, and Nasik. At each of these hiding places, a drop of immortal nectar dripped from the pot onto the earth. These four regions from then are said to have attained magical power.
After some time, the demigod’s overt woman, Mohini-murti advanced towards the demons. When the demons set eyes on the delightful splendour of Mohini-murti, they lost all self-control. Seeing her pleasant smile, slender hips and her overall beauty, the demons totally forgot about consuming the nectar of immortality. While the demons were baffled by her magnificence, Mohini-murti snatched the nectar and took it back to the demigods, who drank it right away.
Kumbh Mela received its name from the immortal Pot of Nectar portrayed in olden Vedic scriptures called the Puranas. Kumbha in the Sanskrit language denotes ‘ pitcher or pot and Mela signifies ‘festival’. Therefore Kumbh Mela basically represents the festival of the pot, or in this instance, a festival that commemorates the materialization of the pot of nectar.

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Bagalamukhi is the Eighth Mahavidya 

Bhagwati Bagalamukhi (बगलामुखी), Bagala or Maa Pitambara  (माँ पीतांबरा)  is the eighth Mahavidya in the famous series of the 10 Mahavidyas. 

The word “BAGALA” is a distorted form of Valga, meaning that bridles or reins, like horses, are placed in and around the mouths of animals to control them. Mukha means face. BAGALAMUKHI is thus understood as the one who canShe has a golden yellow colour and is therefore also known as Pitambari or Pitambara Maa. Pita is yellow).

Expounding the good power of the Goddess Baglamukhi the text Mantra Maharnnav (मन्त्र महार्णव) states -“The Mantra of the Goddess has the facility of the divine weapon Brahmastra instilled in it and the Goddess simply strikes terror in and paralyses the enemies of her Sadhaks. Repetition of her Mantra is enough to prevent even a tempest.”

Bagala (the Goddess who seizes the Tongue): She is identified with the second night of courage and is that the power or Shakti of cruelty. She is described as the Devi with three eyes, wearing yellow clothes and gems, the moon as her diadem, wearing Champaka blossoms, with one hand holding the tongue of an enemy and with the left spiking him, thus do you have to meditate on the paralyser of the three worlds. 

She rules magic for the suppression of an enemy’s gossip. These enemies even have an inner meaning, and therefore the peg she puts through the tongue could also be construed as a peg or paralysis of our own prattling talk. She rules deceit which is at the guts of the foremost speech. She can during this sense be considered as a terrible or Bhairavi sort of Matrika Devi, the mother of all speech. 

According to “Todala Tantra”, her male consort is Maharudra. Seated on the proper of Bagala is that the Maharudra, with one face, who dissolves the universe. The pulling of the demon’s tongue by Bagalamukhi is both unique and significant. The tongue, the organ of speech and taste, is often regarded as a lying entity, concealing what is in the mind. The Bible frequently mentions the tongue as an organ of mischief, vanity and deceitfulness. The wrenching of the demon’s tongue is therefore symbolic of the Goddess removing what’s in essentiality a perpetrator of evil.

Bagalamukhi has Hypnotic Powers.  

Bagala may be a Goddess of speech, and intrinsically is said to Tara and considered a sort of her. When sound becomes manifest as light, Tara becomes Bagala. When the brilliant light of speech comes forth, then Tara gains the effulgence of Bagala and cause all things to become still. Bagala is thus the stunning radiance that comes forth from the Divine Word and puts the human or egoistic word to rest.

Bagala gives an influence of speech that leaves others silent and grasping for words. She gives the decisive statement, the irrefutable conclusions, the pronouncement of ultimate truth. Hence she is propitiated for fulfilment in discussions and debates. No one can defeat her because she has the true power of Self-nature.

The weapon that puts an end to all or any conflict and confusion is that the weapon of spiritual knowledge, the weapon of Brahman (Brahmastra). The highest sort of Brahmastra (ब्रह्मास्त्र) is the question “Who am I?” or “What is the Self?”

Bagala turns each thing into its opposite. She turns speech into silence, knowledge into ignorance, power into impotence, defeat into victory. She represents the knowledge whereby each thing must in time becomes its opposite. As the still point between dualities, she allows us to master them. We contact her grace once we see the other hidden in each situation and are not any longer deceived by appearances. To see the failure hidden in success, the death is hidden in life, or the joy hidden in sorrow are ways of contacting her reality. Bagala is that the secret presence of the other wherein each thing is dissolved back to the Unborn and therefore the Uncreate.

Bagala is another of the frightening sorts of the Goddess. Her colour is yellow. She is clad in yellow clothing and is adorned with yellow ornaments and yellow flowers (particularly the champak flower). With her left, she catches hold of her opponent’s tongue and together with her right, she strikes him on the top together with her mace. She sits upon a golden throne surrounded by red lotuses. By some accounts, she wears the crescent moon as a jewel on her head.

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Who is Shri Tripura Sundari?

The 3rd Mahavidya “Shri Tripura SundariThere are ten Mahavidyas. The Shodashi(षोडशी) or Tripura Sundari is The third Mahavidya. Bhagwati Lalita Tripura Sundari (भगवती ललिता त्रिपुर सुंदरी) is the main deity of Shri Yantra (श्रीयन्त्र). The goddess Tripura Sundari is depicted in her Shodashi (षोडशी) aspect as a sixteen-year-old girl and is believed to represent sixteen kinds of desires. Tripura Sundari, also known as Shodashi, Lalita (ललिता) and Rajarajeshvari (राजराजेश्वरी).

Shodashi (the goddess who is 16 years old): It is the climax of the creative cycle when the entire universe is in full bloom like a flower. She is the presiding Deity of the Shri Vidya form of worship and is contacted either in the central circuit of the Shri Yantra or in your own yantra, the Nava-Yoni Chakra. Her anthropomorphic characteristics are brilliance, manifestation, sweetness, depth, fixity, energy, grace and generosity. She is sitting on the lotus that has blossomed out of the navel of Lord Shiva is a beautiful young girl of 16 years with four arms. Her complexion is like molten gold and Her beauty is continuously seen by Lord Shiva. At one point, she is being made one with Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu’s consort. 

 Bhagwati Tripura Sundari (त्रिपुरसुंदरी)  – The Beauty of the Three Worlds 

Sundari is no ordinary beauty. She is the most blissful and beautiful of all goddesses as she represents the ultimate bliss at the source of all joys. The highest beauty does not reside in any object, although it is not separate from objects. The highest beauty is perception: “to hold the Infinite in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour,” as the poet Blake so eloquently wrote. Beauty is derived from the light of consciousness that radiates through objects. It is never really contained in any object. Therefore, beauty can never disappear, but rather The light of beauty that we see in things is, therefore, the light of our own consciousness. By discovering it, we contact the sources of infinite delight within us. This is part of the Sundari revelation.

 The beauty of perception occurs only when the mind is cleansed of the known when the consciousness is cleansed of its conditioning and rests in pure consciousness without any memory residue. Then everything we see radiates with the light of eternity and is effulgent with the glory of our own Self as the Universal Self. Otherwise, the residue of our thoughts and emotions, like a dark film, obstructs the subtle and transparent beauty and presence in things, even though we can clearly perceive their physical characteristics. 

 Sundari represents the ultimate beauty of pure perception that arises when we see the entire universe in ourselves when we see all of nature as a reflection of the reality of consciousness. Sundari is, therefore, the beauty of nature but as seen through the spiritual eye of oneness – the view that the entire universe is Brahman (ब्रह्म) – there is nothing but God above, below, within, without, north, south, east or west, past, present or future. Sundari, therefore, is the Goddess of Vedantic knowledge, which is the knowledge of the Supreme or Divine Being. She teaches us that everything is the self and that the world is Brahman or the Absolute. From her perspective, Samsara is Nirvana (निर्वाण); the world of illusion merges with the Absolute. Hence, she is the most beloved Goddess form among Swamis and Vedantic Masters. She represents the knowledge of the Supreme Being. 

 The entire universe exists for the delight of consciousness, which is the game of the Divine Mother. Creation arises in joy and returns to joy. We are passing figures in the eternal game of it, who have not yet understood the source of the energy that Our pain and suffering is a delusion, a misconception born of ignorance and ego. Because we try to control or possess joy from the standpoint of the separate self, we separate ourselves from the true joy that is universal. the image of joy shows us the way out of our error, which is not denying ourselves happiness but discovering the true happiness we seek, which is to be one with everyone. Lalita awakens the receptive soul to the happiness that underlies everything. things.

 The great Yantra or energy pattern that underlines the entire universe, arising from the ॐ mantra. She is the deity who lives on the summit of Mount Meru, the cosmic mountain or the mountain of the spine, and gives the commands through which the entire universe moves. She is the divine love, which is the central motivating force behind the universe and which is the original impulse in our own hearts.

Sundari is also called Rajarajeshvari or “the highest ruler of the universe”. All the commands that govern the universe arise from it, including the command that enables us to develop spiritually or to give spiritual teachings in the world. We must seek their command in order to do something meaningful in life. However, their command is not based on authority but on love. To get their approval we just have to be open to their love. What she allows us is to love her and to love everything. However, in order to discover their commands, we must be willing to give up our own selfish desires and try to control things. Tripura Sunday is often depicted as a young girl at the age of 16. As such she is called “16” (षोड़श) or “the young girl” (बाला). It is at this stage of a woman’s life that the delightful aspect of her existence is most pronounced. It is their nature to play, seek new experiences and charm others. Your innocence attracts all that is true and good. Sunday is the power of consciousness, Chit Shakti. It is the consciousness of the Supreme Self, Paramatman(परमात्मन), as one with the Supreme Reality or the Absolute,(परब्रह्म). Because of true knowledge, it is called, Samvit (संवित)  which is the power to understand all things as consciousness itself. Bhagwati Lalita is thus the power of spiritual knowledge (ज्ञान शक्ति), which is more a question of feeling and perception than of thinking and analysis is. That is why she is the form of the goddess most worshipped by those who follow yoga. Bhagwati Shodasi is the form of the goddess who represents the pure consciousness and the bliss that flows from it. It combines the being of Kali (काली) with the knowledge of Tara (तारा) and adds the bliss dimension of spiritual realization.

This article translated from talks between Swami Shri Vishwadevanand Puri Ji and Anantbodh Chaitanya on Shri Vidya. 

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Shri Yantra explained by Shri Anantbodh Chaitanya

What is Shri Yantra explained by Shri Anantbodh Chaitanya?

The Sanskrit term Shri yantra originates from “yan” or “yam” meaning “medium” and “tra” meaning “instrument” or “tool”. Here Shri represents wealth and Yantra is an instrument, apparatus or an amulet endowed with protective powers, its ultimate purpose is to unite us with our higher selves.

Shri Yantra holds supreme status among all mystic sciences and disciplines. Tantric gurus have collectively declared Shri yantra as the best medium for manifestation and wish fulfilment.
The Shri Yantra is considered to be the tool for obtaining and fulfilling all worldly desires and material manifestation. The Shri Yantra is a mathematically precise design and based upon Golden Proportion or Phi ratio. Everything that exists in nature, is constructed in the proportionately precise manner and this proportion is called the Golden/Phi ratio. The Shri Yantra means “holy instrument” and can also be known as the Shri Chakra or “holy wheel”. It contains all form of sacred geometry/golden ratio is mathematically precise and can also represent the union of the Divine Masculine and Feminine (The upward triangles meeting the downward triangles).

Shri Yantra has nine triangles that can be interlaced in such a way as to form 43 smaller triangles like a web; this web can be symbolic of the entire cosmos.

Staring at the central dot or ‘Bindu’ of the Shri Yantra is known and proven to create changes within the brain and the stimulation of the Pineal gland by focusing our attention on the ‘3rd eye’ area. The Pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the brain. It produces melatonin, a serotonin derived hormone, which affects the modulation of sleep patterns in both seasonal and circadian rhythms. It’s the shape resembles a tiny pine cone (hence its name), and it is located in the epithalamus, near the centre of the brain, between the two hemispheres, tucked in a groove where the two halves of the thalamus join. 

The typical Shri Yantra with its central point (Bindu) and concentric circles of petals and other geometries are conceived of as a sacred dwelling in which the presiding deity and their entourage take up residence. So you move through each layer pay attention to what elements are being brought in.  Look at the number behind each of the segments like the 9 strings or why are there 4 triangles for the Shiva and Shakti.  
The Bindu represents the location of the highest manifestation of the deity as well as the focal point through which the deity transcends the relative plane, with its form and structure to merge into the formless consciousness.  To help visually understand, the Bindu is the centre of the Shri Yantra and the dot is the symbol of AUM – it represents the piercing, breaking or bursting through (Bindu Bhedana) and it is the final stage.  This is the very same formless consciousness in which the devotee merges with the highest truth.  The Shri Yantra is then fully activated in its Divine nature and reveals the true potential and nature of the devotee in this merging and loving Shri relationship with the Divine as the divine.

The Shri Yantra (called the Shri Chakra) is the symbol of Hindu Tantra also, which is based on the Hindu philosophy of Kashmir Shaivism.

The Shri Yantra is the object of devotion in Shri Vidya. The Shri Chakra is also known as the Nava chakra because it can also be seen as having nine levels. “Nine” comes from “Nau or Nava” of Sanskrit. Each level corresponds to a mudra, a yogini, and a specific form of the deity Tripura Sundari along with her mantra. These levels starting from the outside of the bottom layer is:

1.Trailokya Mohana or Bhupara, The earth square of three lines with four portals. This chakra fascinates the worlds. It has a mudra we call Sarva Sankshobhani mudra. Dram is the Beeja mantra of this mudra.

2. Sarva Aasa Paripuraka chakra a sixteen-petal lotus. It fulfils all desires or hopes. There is also a mudra we call Sarva Vidravani mudra. Dreem/Drim is the Beeja mantra of this mudra.

3. Sarva Sankshobahana chakra an eight-petal lotus. It is quite agitating. The mudra name of this chakra Sarvaakrshini mudra. Kleem is the Beeja mantra of this mudra.

4. Sarva Saubhagyadayaka chakra, composed of fourteen small triangles. It confers all good fortunes. It has Sarva Vashankari mudra. Bloom is the Beeja mantra.

5. Sara Arthasadhaka chakra, composed of ten small triangles. It fulfils all expectations. It has Sarvonmalini Mudra. Sah is the Beeja of this mudra.

6. Sarva Rakshakara chakra, composed of ten small triangles. It saves the devotee from all troubles. It has Sarva Mahankusha mudra. Krom is the Beeja mantra of this mudra.

7. Sarva Rogahara chakra, composed of eight small triangles. It removes all diseases. It has Sarva Khechari mudra. Hasakhapharem is the Beeja mantra.

8. Sarva Siddhiprada chakra, composed of 1 small triangle. It confers all fulfillments. It has Sarva Beeja mudra.  Hasoum Beej Mantra.

9. Sarva Anandamaya chakra, composed of a point or Bindu. It stands for attainments of Paramount bliss absolute. It has Sarva Yoni mudra. The aim is the Beej mantra.

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स्वामी श्री विश्वदेवानन्द जी महाराज

सर्वतन्त्रस्वतन्त्राय धर्मशास्त्रप्रचारिणे
निर्वाणपीठराजाय वेदान्तगुरवे नमः ।। 1

जो सभी प्रकार के तन्त्रों (नियमादि विधि-निषेधों) से स्वतन्त्र हैं, धर्म और शास्त्र का प्रचार करने वाले,निर्वाण-पीठाधीश्वर, वेदान्त दर्शन का ज्ञान देने वाले गुरु के लिए नमस्कार है।

कर्मनिष्ठं प्रसन्नं तं निजानन्दस्वरुपिणम्
अज्ञानतिमिरध्वंसं प्रणमामि मुहुर्मुहुः॥ 2

उन कर्मनिष्ठ, सदा प्रसन्न रहने वाले, आत्मानन्दी स्वरूप वाले, अज्ञान रूपी अन्धकार को नष्ट करने वाले, श्रीगुरुदेव महाराज को मैं बार-बार प्रणाम करता हूं।

ज्ञाननिष्ठं धर्मनिष्ठं द्वन्द्वातीतं यतेन्द्रियम् ।
प्रणमामि गुरुं शैवं ह्यज्ञताध्वान्तनाशकम्॥3

ज्ञान और धर्म में निष्ठा धारण करने वाले , सभी द्वन्द्वों से परे, इन्द्रियों का संयम रखने वाले, अज्ञता रूपी तिमिर(अन्धकार) को नष्ट कर देने वाले,शैव (कल्याणमय)गुरुदेव भगवान् को मैं बारंबार प्रणाम करता हूं।

शरण्यं सर्वभक्तानां ब्रह्मानन्दस्वरूपकम् ।
प्रणमामि गुरुं दिव्यं मूढतातिमिरापहम्॥4

सभी भक्तों को शरण देने वाले, ब्रह्मानंद-स्वरूप, मूढ़ता रूपी अंधकार को ध्वस्त कर देने वाले, दिव्य गुरुदेव को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

श्रेयस्कामं महाभागं मानातीतं यतीश्वरम् ।
वन्देऽहं श्रीगुरुं देवं मोहशोकविनाशकम्॥ 5

(सभी का) श्रेय (कल्याण) चाहने वाले, महत् पद को भजने वाले, मान-अपमान से परे, महात्माओं में श्रेष्ठ, मोह,शोक आदि का विनाश करने वाले, देवस्वरूप गुरु जी को बारंबार प्रणाम है।

जपध्याने रतं नित्यं भयक्रोधादिवर्जितम् ।
मायाजालविनिर्मुक्तं प्रणमामि मुहुर्मुहु:॥ 6

जप और ध्यान में लगे रहने वाले, भय,क्रोध आदि से वर्जित,माया के जाल से मुक्त, गुरुदेव को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

लोभमोहपरित्यक्तमाशापाशविवर्जितम् ।
अज्ञानध्वंसने दक्षं प्रणमामि महागुरुम्॥ 7

लोभ व मोह को त्याग दिया है जिन्होंने, ऐसे, आशा के पाश (बन्धन) से मुक्त, अज्ञान नष्ट करने में अत्यन्त दक्ष, महागुरु जी को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

विश्वदेवं गुरुं वर्यं साक्षाच्छङ्कररूपिणम् ।
अज्ञाननाशकं चैवं प्रणमामि मुहुर्मुहुः॥ 8

विश्वदेव स्वरूप, वरण करने योग्य, साक्षात् शङ्कर स्वरूप,अज्ञान के नाशक, गुरु जी को मैं बारंबार प्रणाम करता हूं।

गुरुस्तोत्रमिदं पुण्यं ज्ञानविज्ञानदायकम् ।
मया विरच्यते ह्येतदनन्तब्रह्मचारिणा ॥

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Swami Vishwadevananda ji Maharaj

कालिकाराधको नित्यं ज्ञानदीक्षाप्रदायकः।
गुरुदेव!नमस्तुभ्यं निर्वाणपीठनायक ॥१

नित्य प्रति काली मां की आराधना करने वाले, ज्ञान व दीक्षा प्रदान करने वाले, निर्वाण पीठ के नायक, गुरुदेव! आपको प्रणाम है।

रहःपूजनसन्तुष्टो महादेवीप्रपूजकः ।
गुरुदेव! नमस्तुभ्यं निर्वाणपीठनायक ॥२

एकान्त में पूजन करके संतुष्ट होने वाले, महादेवी की प्रकृष्ट पूजा करने वाले, निर्वाण पीठ के नायक गुरुदेव को प्रणाम है।

गीतारहस्यवक्ता यो महानिर्वाणदायकः।
गुरुदेव! नमस्तुभ्यं निर्वाणपीठनायक ॥३

गीता का रहस्य बताने वाले, महानिर्वाण देने वाले, निर्वाण पीठ के नायक गुरुदेव को प्रणाम है।

गुरुदेव नमस्तुभ्यं निर्वाणपीठनायक ॥४

वेद एवं अद्वैत मत के आचार्य, सारे संसार के प्रमुख देशिक (राह दिखाने वाले),निर्वाण पीठ के नायक, गुरुदेव को प्रणाम है।

ऊर्ध्वरेता महाज्ञानी शिष्यानुग्रहकारकः ।
गुरुदेव! नमस्तुभ्यं निर्वाणपीठनायक ॥५

ऊर्ध्वरेता (जिन्होंने रेतस् तत्व का ऊर्ध्वगमन किया है), महाज्ञानी, शिष्यों पर अनुग्रह (कृपा) करने वाले, निर्वाण पीठ के नायक गुरुदेव को प्रणाम है।

जगद्वन्द्यो मुनिश्रेष्ठस्तत्त्वज्ञानप्रदायकः।
गुरुदेव! नमस्तुभ्यं निर्वाणपीठनायक ॥ ६

जगत् में वन्दनीय, श्रेष्ठ मुनि, तत्वज्ञान प्रदान करने वाले, निर्वाण पीठ के नायक गुरुदेव को प्रणाम है।

गुरुदेव! नमस्तुभ्यं निर्वाणपीठनायक ॥७

करुणा और मुदिता (प्रसन्नता) के सागर, भक्ति तत्व के प्रबोध वाले, निर्वाण पीठ के नायक गुरुदेव को प्रणाम है।

आचार्योऽधिगतस्तत्त्वं मुक्तिज्ञानप्रदायकः।
विश्वदेव! नमस्तुभ्यं निर्वाणपीठनायक ॥८

तत्त्व को जानकर जो आचार्य, मुक्ति ज्ञान का प्रसार करते हैं, ऐसे विश्वदेव स्वरूप, निर्वाण पीठ के नायक गुरुदेव को प्रणाम है।

 ॥ अनन्तविरचिता गुरुमहिमा ॥

।। यह अनन्तबोध चैतन्य द्वारा विरचित गुरुमहिमा है।।

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Swami Krishnananda Ji Maharaj

सर्वशास्त्रार्थनिष्णातं निगमागमबोधकम् ।
श्रीकृष्णाख्यं यतिश्रेष्ठं प्रणमामि पुनः पुनः ॥1

सभी शास्त्रों का अर्थ करने में निष्णात, निगम और आगम का बोध प्रदान करने वाले , यतिश्रेष्ठ, श्रीकृष्णानंद जी महाराज को मैं बार-बार प्रणाम करता हूं।

कृष्णानन्दं जगद्वन्द्यं कारुण्यामृतसागरम् ।
स्वात्मानन्दनिमग्नञ्च शिवसायुज्यसाधकम् ॥2

कृष्ण-आनंदी, संपूर्ण जगत् के द्वारा वंदित, करुणा रूपी अमृत के सागर , अपनी आत्मा के आनंद में डूबे हुए, शिव सायुज्य की साधना करने वाले , गुरुदेव को प्रणाम।

जीवितं यस्य लोकायाऽलोकायैव च जीवनम् ।
महादेवसमं मान्यममान्येभ्योऽपि मानदम् ॥ 3

जिनका जीवन,संसार का कल्याण करने में लगा हुआ भी , अलौकिक गतिविधियों से पूर्ण है, ऐसे महादेव के समान सम्माननीय, अमान्य (जो गरीबी आदि के कारण समाज में अमान्य हैं) लोगों को भी सम्मान देने वाले गुरुदेव को प्रणाम।

हार्दं लोकहितार्थाय मनोहारि च यद्वचः ।
राकेन्दुरिव दिव्याय भव्यायापि नमो नमः ॥ 4

जिनकी वाणी , हार्दिक होती हुई भी संसार के लिए कल्याणकारी एवं मनोहर होती है, ऐसे रात्रि कालीन चंद्रमा की तरह दिव्य और भव्य गुरुदेव को बारंबार प्रणाम।

काषायवस्त्रभूषाय मालारुद्राक्षधारिणे ।
श्रीकृष्णानन्दसंज्ञाय गुरूणां गुरवे नमः। 5

कषाय वस्त्र से विभूषित, माला और रुद्राक्ष धारण करने वाले, जो गुरुओं के भी गुरु हैं , ऐसे श्री कृष्णानंद स्वामी जी के लिए नमस्कार।

नमामि शिरसा देवं कृष्णानन्दं यतिं वरम् ॥6

सन्यासियों के मंडल में मार्तंड (सूर्य) की तरह देदीप्यमान,आनन्द के समुद्र के जैसी आभा वाले,श्रेष्ठ यति, कृष्णानंद स्वामी जी को मैं सिर झुका कर नमस्कार करता हूं।

अज्ञानतिमिरध्वंसं विप्रकुलसमुद्भवम् ।
नमामि मनसा देवं कृष्णानन्दं यतिं वरम् ॥7

अज्ञान रूपी अंधकार नष्ट करने वाले , ब्राह्मण के कुल में उत्पन्न, वरणीय, देवस्वरूप, कृष्णानंद यति जी महाराज को मैं अपने मन से प्रणाम करता हूं।

नमः परमहंसाय सुधीभिर्वन्दिताय च ।
श्रीकृष्णानन्दसंज्ञाय गुरूणां गुरवे नमः ॥8

विद्वानों द्वारा वन्दित, परमहंस, गुरुओं के गुरु , श्रीकृष्णानंद जी महाराज को नमस्कार है।

अष्टश्लोकी स्तुतिश्चैषा पुण्यानन्दविवर्धिनी ।
रचिता वै ह्यनन्तेन गुरुदेवप्रसादतः।।

यह आठ श्लोकों की स्तुति , पुण्य और आनंद को बढ़ाने वाली है, यह अनंतबोध चैतन्य ने अपने गुरुदेव के प्रसाद से ही लिखी है।

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Swami Atulananda ji Maharaj

योगारूढं परं शान्तं सौम्यरूपं गुणाकरम् ।
प्रणमाम्यतुलानन्दं चैतन्याहितचेतसम् ॥ 1

योगपथ पर आरूढ़, परम् शान्त, सौम्य स्वरूप वाले, गुणों के निधान, अपने चित्त को उस चैतन्य स्वरूप परमात्मा में रखने वाले, श्री अतुलानन्द जी महाराज को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

सर्वशास्त्रार्थनिष्णातं विप्रकुलसमुद्भवम् ।
प्रणमाम्यतुलानन्दं तपोरूपं परं गुरुम् ॥2

सभी शास्त्रों के अर्थ करने में निष्णात , ब्राह्मण कुल में जन्म लेने वाले , तपस्वी स्वरूप, सच्चे अर्थों में गुरु, स्वामी अतुलानन्द जी महाराज को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

गीतागोविन्दगङ्गानां गवां सम्पूजने रतम्।
प्रणमाम्यतुलानन्दं लोकवन्द्यं महागुरुम् ॥3

गीता, भगवान् कृष्ण, गंगा और गायों की पूजा करने में लगे रहने वाले , इस संसार के सभी मनुष्यों द्वारा वन्दनीय, महान् गुरु स्वरूप, स्वामी अतुल आनंद जी महाराज को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

अज्ञानध्वान्तविध्वंसप्रचण्डमतिभास्करम् ।
प्रणमाम्यतुलानन्दं ज्ञानरूपं परं गुरुम् ॥ 4
अज्ञान रूपी अंधेरे का नाश करने में जो प्रचंड बुद्धि को धारण करने वाले सूर्य के समान हैं , ऐसे ज्ञान रूप परम गुरु श्री अतुल आनंद स्वामी जी महाराज को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

हर्षामर्षविनिर्मुक्तं धृतकाषायवाससम् ।
प्रणमाम्यतुलानन्दं प्रातःपूज्यं तपोधनम् ॥ 5

प्रसन्नता और क्रोध इन दोनों से मुक्त , भगवा वस्त्र धारण करने वाले , सुबह-सुबह स्मरणीय , तपस्या रूपी धन वाले, स्वामी अतुलानन्द जी महाराज को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

श्रुतिसिद्धान्तवेत्तारं निजानन्दात्मकं शुभम्।
प्रणमाम्यतुलानन्दं शिवरूपं परं गुरुम् ॥ 6

वेद-शास्त्रों के सारे सिद्धान्तों के जानकार , शुभतासम्पन्न, आत्मा रूपी आनंद में रमण करने वाले , परम शिव स्वरूप , स्वामी अतुलानंद जी महाराज को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

निर्द्वन्दं वै सदानन्दं मुक्तप्रपञ्चपञ्जरम्।
प्रणमाम्यतुलानन्दं विष्णुरुपं महागुरुम् ॥ 7

जो निर्द्वन्द्व हैं, और सदा आनंदित रहते हैं,(या सत्स्वरूप है आनन्द जिनका) , सांसारिक प्रपंच रूपी पिंजरे से मुक्त हैं, ऐसे साक्षात् विष्णु स्वरूप, स्वामी अतुलानन्द जी महाराज को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

आत्मानात्मविवेत्तारं ज्ञानविज्ञानसंयुतम्।
प्रणमाम्यतुलानन्दं ब्रह्मरुपं परं गुरुम् ॥ 8

आत्म और अनात्म को विशिष्ट रूप से जानने वाले, ज्ञान और विज्ञान संयुक्त , परम् ब्रह्म स्वरूप अपने गुरु , स्वामी अतुलानन्द जी महाराज को मैं प्रणाम करता हूं।

अष्टश्लोकी स्तुतिश्चैषा पुण्यानन्दविवर्धिनी ।
रचिता वै ह्यनन्तेन गुरुदेवप्रसादतः ॥

यह आठ श्लोकों की गुरुदेव की स्तुति , पुण्य और आनंद को बढ़ाने वाली है , यह स्वामी अनन्तबोध चैतन्य जी ने अपने गुरुदेव की कृपा से ही प्रणीत की है।

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Our Activities for welfare.

Our Activities for welfare.
The Activities of Pujya Maharaj Nirvana Pithadhishwar Acharya Mahamandleshwar Shri 108 Swami Vishwadevanada ji embraced spiritual, cultural, educational, scientific and social fields. One of the significant achievements in these fields is the unique work he has done for the upliftment of poor Brahmin students & Sanyasis (Monks) in all over India. These institutions were managed by our Pujya Maharaj Shri. Some of them I am describing here below.
Our Educational Institutes-
The first College for Sanyasis was Sanyansi College, Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh). It was established in 1907. More than 1000 Sanyasis have been passed out from this college. The founder of this college was Brahmlin Nirvana Pithadhishwar Acharya Mahamandleshwar Shri 108 Swami Jayendra Puri ji Maharaj. More than 300 books have been published from here since 1907.
Shri Kashi Vishvanath Sanskrit Mahavidyalya, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It is located in Elis Bridge on the bank of river Sabarmati. It was also established by Brahmlin Nirvana Pithadhishwar Acharya Mahamandleshwar Shri 108 Swami Shri Jayendra Puri ji in 1933. So many brilliant students passed out from this college.
Shri Kashi Vishvanath Sanskrit Mahavidyalya, Uttrakashi (Uttrakhanda)
Shri Jayendra Puri Art & Science College, Bharuch (Gujarat). It was established by Brahmlin Nirvana Pithadhishwar Acharya Mahamandleshwar Shri 108 Swami Shri Krishananda ji Maharaj.
Shri Jayendra Puri law college Bharuch (Gujarat)
Shri Krishananda Sanskrit Mahavidyalya, Kolkata (West Bengal)
Our Charitable Hospitals –
Mahamandelshwar Shri Krishananda Ji Ayurvedic & Homeopathic Charitable Hospital, Bara Bazar, Kolkata. Here we provide free eye checkup for poor also.
Mahamandelshwar Shri Krishananda Ji Ayurvedic Hospital Elis Bridge, Ahmedabad. We also provide free medical help for needy person.
Our Anna Chetra (Where provided food for poor & disable –person)
By the order of Nirvana Pithadhishwar Acharya Mahamandleshwar Shri 108 Swami Shri Vishwadevanada ji Maharaj, we provide food for everyone who wants to eat (not only poor but also every person) free of cost in every Kumbh Mela.
Our Goshalas (Cow Shelters):-
There are a big Goshala in our Sanyas Ashram, Elis Bridge (Ahmedabad). Near about 70 cows are in it. The milk of our cows newer be sold; it is only for Puja. Pujya Maharaj Shri always says that we should have do service of mother cow. The cow is not animal it’s our mother in our Indian mythology.
We have a Goshala in Shri Yantra Mandir, Kankhal (Haridwar) also.

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Brahmlin Swami Shri Vishwadevananda ji

ब्रह्मलीन श्री निर्वाण पीठाधीश्वर आचार्य महामंडलेश्वर स्वामी श्री विश्वदेवानंद जी महाराज
जन्म स्थान :
स्वामी श्री का जन्म सन् २६ जनवरी १९४६ ईस्वी में कानपुर, उत्तर प्रदेश के एक नौगवां, (हरचंदखेड़ा) में सनातनधर्मी कान्यकुब्ज ब्राह्मण ‘ विश्वनाथ शुक्ला जी के परिवार में हुआ | बचपन में उनका नाम ‘कैलाशनाथ शुक्ला ‘ रखा गया | |
वैराग्य : स्वामी श्री ने सत्य की खोज में १४ वर्ष की अल्पायु में गृहत्याग कर दिया | वस्तुतः उसके बाद वह कभी घर लौट कर नहीं गये और न ही किसी प्रकार का घर से सम्बन्ध रक्खा | उसी वर्ष नैमिषारणय के पास दरिया पुर गाव में स्वामी सदानंद परमहंस जी महाराज जी से साधना सत्संग की इच्छा से मिलने गये | वहां उन्होंने अनेक प्रकार कि साधनाए सीखी और उनमे पारंगत हुए |
अध्ययन : स्वामी जी ने निर्वाण पीठाधीश्वर आचार्य महामंडलेश्वर स्वामी श्री कृष्णानन्द जी महाराज श्री जी के सानिध्य में संन्यास आश्रम अहमदाबाद में व्याकरण शास्त्र,दर्शन शास्त्र, भागवत, न्यायशास्त्र, वेदांत आदि का अध्ययन किया |फिर देहली विश्वविद्यालय से आंग्ल भाषा में स्नातकोत्तर की उपाधि ग्रहण की |
तपो जीवन : २० वर्ष की आयु से हिमालय गमन प्रारंभ कर अखंड साधना, आत्मदर्शन,धर्म सेवा का संकल्प लिया | पंजाब में एक बार भिक्षाठन करते हुए स्वामी जी को किसी विरक्त महात्मा ने विद्या अर्जन करने कि प्रेरणा की | एक ढाई गज कपरा एवं दो लंगोटी मात्र रखकर भयंकर शीतोष्ण वर्षा का सहन करना इनका १५ वर्ष की आयु में ही स्वभाव बन गया था | त्रिकाल स्नान, ध्यान, भजन, पूजन, तो चलता ही था | विद्याधययन की गति इतनी तीव्र थी की संपूर्ण वर्ष का पाठ्यक्रम घंटों और दिनों में हृदयंगमकर लेते |
संन्यास ग्रहण : स्वामी जी सन १९६२ में परम तपस्वी निर्वाण पीठाधीश्वर आचार्य महामंडलेश्वर स्वामी श्री अतुलानंद जी महाराज श्री से बिधिवत संन्यास ग्रहण कर नर से नारायण के रूप हो हुए | तभी से पूर्ण रूप से सन्यासी बन कर “परमहंस परिब्राजकाचार्य १००८ श्री स्वामी विश्वदेवानंद जी महाराज” कहलाए |
देश और विदेश यात्राएँ : सम्पूर्ण देश में पैदल यात्राएँ करते हुए धर्म प्रचार एवं विश्व कल्याण की भावना से ओतप्रोत पूज्य महाराज जी प्राणी मात्र की सुख शांति के लिए प्रयत्नशील रहने लगे | उनकी दृष्टि में समस्त जगत और उसके प्राणी सर्वेश्वर भगवान के अंश हैं या रूप हैं | यदि मनुष्य स्वयं शांत और सुखी रहना चाहता है तोऔरों को भी शांत और सुखी बनाने का प्रयत्न आवश्यक है उन्होंने जगह जगह जाकर प्रवचन देने आरम्भ किये और जन जन में धर्म और अध्यात्म का प्रकाश किया उन्होंने सारे विश्व को ही एक परिवार की भांति समझा और लोगो में वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम की भावना का बीज वपन किया और कहा कि इससे सद्भावना, संघटन,सामंजस्य बढेगा और फिर राष्ट्रीय, अन्तराष्ट्रीय तथा समस्त विश्व का कल्याण होगा |
निर्वाणपीठाधीश्वर के रूप में : सन १९८५ में पूज्य निर्वाण पीठाधीश्वर आचार्य महामंडलेश्वर स्वामी श्री अतुलानंद जी महाराज श्री के ब्रह्मलीन होने का पश्चाद् स्वामी जी को समस्त साधू समाज और श्री पंचायती अखाडा महानिर्वाणी के श्री पञ्च ने गोविन्द मठ कि आचार्य गादी पर बिठाया|
श्री यन्त्र मंदिर का निर्माण : १९८५ में महानिर्वाणी अखाड़े के आचार्य बनने के बाद १९९१ में हरिद्वार के कनखल क्षेत्र में महाराज श्री ने विश्व कल्याण की भावना से विश्व कल्याण साधना यतन की स्थापना की उसके बाद सन २००४ में इसी आश्रम में भगवती त्रिपुर सुन्दरी के अभूतपूर्व मंदिर को बनाने का संकल्प लिया और सन २०१० के हरिद्वार महाकुम्भ में महाराज श्री का संकल्प साकार हुआ. सम्पूर्ण रूप से श्री यंत्राकार यह लाल पत्थर से निर्मित मंदिर अपने आप में महाराज श्री की कीर्ति पताका को स्वर्णा अक्षरों में अंकित करने के लिए पर्याप्त है.
शिष्य एवं भक्त गण : महाराज श्री के हजारो नागा संन्यासी शिष्य हुए उनके तीन ब्रह्मचारी शिष्य हुए उनमे से प्रधान शिष्य ब्रह्मचारी अनंतबोध चैतन्य जो देश विदेश में उनके संकल्पों को पूरा करने में तत्पर है और अध्ययन और अध्यापन में लगे रहते है महाराज श्री ने उनको २०१० में गोविन्द मठ की ट्रस्ट में ट्रस्टी के रूप में भी रक्खा|दुसरे शिष्य शिवात्म चैतन्य जो पठानकोट के आश्रम को देखते है तथा अंतिम तथा तीसरे ब्रह्मचारी शिष्य निष्कल चैतन्य कढ़ी कलोल के आश्रम को देखते है | महाराज जी के लाखो भक्त गण हुए जिनमे से कोलकता के श्री लक्ष्मी कान्त तिवारी जी अग्रगण्य है | उनके शिष्य अहमदाबाद , दिल्ही बरोडा कोलकाता आदि भारत के सभी शहरों में और विदेश में अमेरिका , इंग्लेंड , ऑस्ट्रेलिया ,बैंकाक , कनाडा यूरोप तथा अफ्रीका में लाखों शिष्य महाराज श्री को अपना प्राण धन मानते है.
ब्रह्मलीन : ७ मई २०१३ को हरिद्वार के लिए आते हुए एक भीषण दुर्घटना में महाराज श्री के प्राण व्यष्ठी से समष्टि में विलीन हो गए | उनके नश्वर पार्थिव शरीर को श्री यन्त्र मंदिर के प्रांगन में रुद्राक्ष के वृक्ष के नीचे श्री भगवती त्रिपुर सुन्दरी की पावन गोद में भू समाधी दी गई|

समाज सेवा में रत, सर्वजन सुखाय सर्वजन हिताय, विश्व के कल्याण का उद्घोष देने वाले भारतीय वैदिक सनातन भावना के अजस्त्र, अवोध, अविरल गति से प्रचार में समस्त जीवन अर्पण करने वाले देव – तुल्य सन्यासी, शास्त्री महारथी, ओजस्वी वक्ता, प्रकाण्ड पंडित, युगदृष्टा श्री निर्वाण पीठाधीश्वर आचार्य महामंडलेश्वर स्वामी श्री विश्वदेवानंद जी महाराज को कोटि – कोटि प्रणाम |

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