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Stotraratna.

From: B N SURESH 's ACCOUNT (bnsuresh_at_easi.soft.net)
Date: Tue May 04 1999 - 07:30:12 PDT

     Respected members,
                                            As a gesture of respect to
"sri Yamunaacharya", i would like to share with
      all of you, his unique and unparalleled work "Stotraratna".
Daily i will write 4 slokhas. Let
      us relish each one of them and feel blessed.

                                                                      Om
Namo Naraayanaaya
                                                           Sri
Yamunaacharya tiruvadigale sarnam.

      These are dhyana slokhas of the aacharya to his guru paramparaa.

       slokha no:1

                  Namo acintya adbhuta aklista jnana-vairaagya raasaye;
                   nathaaya munaye gaadha bhagavad bhakti sindhave.

                   Obeisance to the contemplative saint Nathamuni, who
is
                  an unfathomable ocean of divine love and the
embodiment of   knowledge
                  and renunciation - unthinkable,marvellous and
spontaneous.

        slokha no: 2

                    Tasmai namo madhujid-anghri- saroja-tattva-
                     jnanaanuraaga mahimaatisayaanta-simne;
                     naathaaya naatha-munaye' atra  paratra c'aapi
                     nityam yadiya-caranau saranam madiyam.

                     Obeisance to that master Nathamuni, whose feet
                      are my eternal refuge in this world and in the
next,
                     and who represents the farthest landmark of that
                     surpassing greatness, which consists,in the true
                     knowledge of the lotus feet of Madhujit(i.e Vishnu)

                     and intense love for them.

           Slokha no:3

                       Bhuyo namo aparimitaacyuta-bhakti-tattva-
                      jnaanaamrtaabdhi- parivaaha-subhair vacobhih ;
                      Loke'avatirna-paramaartha-samagra-bhakti-
                       yogaaya naatha-munaye yaminaam-varaaya.

                      Obeisance again to Nathamuni, the best among those

                      who have subdued the senses, by whose holy
precepts,
                       which are the overflow of the boundless
nectar-ocean of
                      love and true knowledge of Achyuta, the true
Bhakti Yoga
                      in its entirety has descended on the earth.

            Slokha no : 4

                       Tattvena yah cid-acid-isvara-tat-svabhaava-
                        bhogaapavarga-tad-upaaya-gatir udaarah;
                        sandarsayan  niramimita puraana-ratnam
                        tasmai namo munivaraaya paraasaraaya.

                        Obeisance  to  Parasara, chief among
contemplative saints,
                       who mercifully composed the gem of puranas in
order to present
                        correctly the sentient, the non-sentient and
Isvara, together with
                       their real nature, and also the jiva's worldly
enjoyment, final beatitude,
                        means of attaining the two, and the path taken
by the jivas.

              With Regards
                       B.N.Suresh.