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Bhaktamar Stotra – Shloka 4

Bhaktamar Stotra   Shloka 4

Vaktuṁ guṇān guṇasamudra! Śaśāṅkakāntān
Kastē kṣamaḥ suraguru – pratimōpi bud’dhayā ?
Kalpāntakāla – pavanōd’dhata – nakracakraṁ
Kō vā tarītumalamambunidhiṁ bhujābhyām ? ||4||

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Consider With Particular Reference

Consider With Particular Reference

विभज्जवायं च वियागरेज्जा

Words with many meanings must be used

‘Syadvada’ is a philosophical principle. ‘Syat’ means consideration. Hence, it can also be called ‘from a particular point of view’ (Sapeksavada). Throughout the world, it is known as Anekantavada since it does not insist on any particular point of view. Continue reading “Consider With Particular Reference” »

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Bhaktamar Stotra – Shloka 3

Bud’dhyā vināpi vibudhārcita – pādapīṭha!
Stōtuṁ samudyata – mati – rvigatatrapōham |
Bālaṁ vihāya jala – sansthitamindubimba
Man’yaḥ ka icchati janaḥ sahasā grahītum ||3||

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Bhaktamar Stotra – Shloka 2

Bhaktamar Stotra   Shloka 2

Yaḥ sanstutaḥ sakala-vāṅmaya-tattvabōdhā-
Dudbhūta-bud’dhi paṭubhiḥ suralōka-nāthaiḥ |
Stōtrairjagat tritaya-citta-harairudārai-
Stōṣyē kilāhamapi taṁ prathamaṁ jinēndram ||2||

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Bhaktamar Stotra – Shloka 1

Bhaktāmara-praṇata-mauli-maṇi-prabhāṇā-
Mudyōtakaṁ dalita-pāpa-tamō-vitānam |
Samyak praṇamya jinapādayugaṁ yugādā -
Vālambanaṁ bhavajalē patatāṁ janānām || 1 ||

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Bhaktamar Stotra – A Divine Composition

Bhaktamar Stotra is a divine and miraculously effective Panegyric. The devoted author, Acharya Mantunga Suriji experiences close proximity with the divine goal. The flow and force of this incessant stream of devotion is for the first Tirthankara Adinath. Each and every word of Bhaktamar Stotra reveals his enlightening devotion and infinite faith in the Lord. Continue reading “Bhaktamar Stotra – A Divine Composition” »

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Otherwise No Moksha

Otherwise No Moksha

कडाण कम्माण न अत्थि मोक्खो

Liberation is not possible without reaping the consequences of your actions

What will happen to the one who keeps his fingers on the lighted lamp? He will feel the heat and his fingers would start burning. After this feeling, even if his fingers are removed from the lighted lamp his pain will continue for some more days. Continue reading “Otherwise No Moksha” »

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Blind Struggles, Dog Eats

Blind Struggles, Dog Eats

ए हरंति तं वित्तं, कम्मी कम्मेहिं किच्चति

Earned wealth is enjoyed by others; miser has to pay for the sins committed

When a person steals or embezzles, then his inner voice says – Don’t do, don’t do this, this is bad. However, he does not listen to this inner voice and instigated by selfishness and greed, he commits sins. Continue reading “Blind Struggles, Dog Eats” »

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Selflessness

Selflessness

सव्वत्थ भगवया अनियाणया पसत्था

Lord Mahavira has praised selflessness everywhere

Unselfishness is essential for the purity of work. The wish for gain and selfishness spoils the work. We will surely get the fruit but should not do any work in the hope of getting its benefits. Continue reading “Selflessness” »

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Unprotected Cannot Be a Protector

Unprotected Cannot Be a Protector

अप्पणा अनाहो सन्तो,
कहं नाहो भविस्ससि?

You yourself are protection less, how can you protect others?

If anyone thinks that he is the protector, savior and defender of others then it is his mistake or misconception because in this world no person can become a defender or destroyer of others. Earlier committed auspicious or inauspicious deeds only are his defender and destroyer. Continue reading “Unprotected Cannot Be a Protector” »

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