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Manobodha - 1

From: Shree (shree_at_usa.net)
Date: Mon Feb 23 1998 - 14:12:53 PST

namaskaara,

iishvara uvaacha:
	shrii raama raameti raameti rame raame manorame .
	sahsranaama tattulyaM raama naama varaanane ..

Let us all follow the parama bhaagavata bhagvaana shankara and submerge
ourselves in the rememberance of the Divine Raama naama, with these daily
reminders from manobodha - manaache shloka by swaamii raamadaasa.

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%shloka
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gaNesho.asti yaH shhaDguNaishvaryayuktaH
tathaa shaaradaa yaa chaturvaaksvaruupaa |
praNamyaa.atha tau sR^ishhTinirmaaNamuulaM
ananta.n hita.n raamamaargaM pravakshye || 1||
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%verse 
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gaNaadhiisha jo iisha sarvaa guNaa.nchaa .
muLaaraMbha aaraMbha to nirguNaachaa ..
namuu.n shaaradaa muuLa chatvaara vaachaa .
gamuu pa.ntha aana.nta yaa raaghavaachaa .. 1..
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%meaning 
##gaNaadhiisha ## = Ganesha(Chieftain of Shiva's attendants); 
##jo ## = who; 
##iisha ## = Lord; 
##sarvaa ## = all; 
##guNaa.ncha ## = virtues/qualities.
##muLaaraMbha ## = root beginninning; 
##aaraMbha ## = start; 
##to ## = he; 
##nirguNaacha ## = attributeless Reality.
##namuu.n ## = bow in reverence; 
##shaaradaa ## = Sarasvati; 
##muuLa ## = basis; 
##chatvaara ## = fourfold; 
##vaachaa ## = speech (para,pashyanti,madhyama,vaikhari; from Silence to Vocal
in Yogic terminology).
##gamuu ## = follow; 
##pa.ntha ## = way; 
##aana.nta ## = endless; 
##yaa ## = this; 
##raaghavaachaa ## = Rama's(Raghu's descendant).

%versemeanings
Ganesha, the Lord of all virtues,
In whom takes origin the transcendant Truth,
And Sharada, mother of Speech, to them we bow in reverence,
To begin the endless way of Rama.(i.e. to remember Him unceasingly).. 1..

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I have used ## to toggle between devanaagarii & english so that those who 
have ITRANS / Itranslator & want to see it in devanaagarii can do so.

For ITRANS sanskrit transliteration map & pronunciation key please see
http://members.tripod.com/~sarasvati/alphabet.html
	
Regards,
Shree
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