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RE: Counting and concentration in Gayathri japam...

From: Madhavakkannan, Vasudevan (vxmadhav_at_bechtel.com)
Date: Thu Aug 26 1999 - 17:48:18 PDT

Sri:

Dear Sri Murali,

I just came into my office after completing the Gayatri Japam..I saw your
mail.
Good post to start the day with..The way- I do - (which is my daily Japam
practice too..) is:

As and when I utter one Gayatri, I offer (mentally) thuLasi leaves to the
blue hued
Lotus (flower like) Feet of Sriya: Pathih, below which the pink lotus flower

whose pinkish charm itself is the reflection of the blissful Lord's Feet
underneath. 
It is the same as what NammAzhwAr calls "adi jOthi thaamaraiyaai 
ninadikkezh alarndhadhuvO?" 

Regards

Narayana Narayana