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Re: Gayatri - The Spiriual Triveni

From: desikan av (desikan_at_indiainfo.com)
Date: Tue Nov 14 2000 - 23:27:43 PST

Dear Sir,

River Saraswati is not imaginary.It is only invisible.  According to the
legends, Sage Vyasa was doing tapas near Badrinath. Saraswati wanted to
disturb his tapas and rushes with great speed. It is believed that Sage
Vyasa composed the Mahabharata at this place.The sage curses her and
pushes her down to the earth. If you go to Badri, you can see River
Saraswati falling with great speed from a height but disappearing
immediately thereafter and in Prayag, near Allahabad, where River Ganga
and yamuna meet, you can see the bubble at the meeting point which is
River Saraswati.  River Saraswati meets Ganga and yamuna at Prayag.  

You may like to cross check with people and correct me if I am wrong.

With warm regards

Daasan/  A V Desikan


On Tue, 14 Nov 2000 13:20:17 -0500
 "T.R. Govindarajan" <tgovindarajan@lucent.com> wrote:
> Recently I read somewhere that Sarasvati river was not imaginary one,
> it was
> physically
> present before. 
> 
> desikan av wrote:
> > 
> > Srimathe Ranga Ramanuja Mahadesikaya Namah
> > 
> > Dear Bhaktas,
> > 
> > Adiyen was reading a book titled "The Great Science & philosophy of
> > Gayatri" and adiyen wanted to share with the members the Glory of
> this
> > great mantra.
> > 
> > Gayatri has been called as Spiritual Triveni. The meeting of Ganga
> and
> > Yamuna creates an invisible subtle divine river which is known as
> > Saraswati and the confluence of these three is known as Triveni.
> > 
> > On account of Triveni, Prayag is called king of all theerthas.  In
> the
> > same way, Gayatri is triveni of Spiritual World.  Its first letter
> 'Ga'
> > is suggestive of Ganga, second letter 'ya'is suggestive of yamuna
> and
> > third letter 'tri' is suggestive of Triveni.
> > 
> > This shows the importance of Gayatri Mantra and Sandhya Vandanam in
> our
> > daily life.
> > 
> > Repetion of this mantra with faith and devotion is equal to having
> a dip
> > in the Holy river Ganga, Yamuna and Triveni.
> > 
> > A V Desikan
> > 
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