A prediction

In 2013, 1 Tuesday, I chanted a whole day praising Rama's Feet. The next day morning I had a dream. In it I won an Oscar. I'll win 4 sure.

Posted by Ramesh Sadasivam on Sunday, 1 November 2015

The Ultimate Liberator!

For the seekers of knowledge
Can there be a knowledge?
better than
The Knowledge of The Divine, Shri Rama!

The one who liberated
Even the blades of grasses
And all the swarms of ants

Leaving none behind
That ever existed
In the Good City of Ayodhya

And placed them in
An exotic heaven
Created exclusively for them
By the Great Grandshire Brahma!


Ramayanam is Agriculture
Bhagavatham is Harvest

The twin-syllable, Rama
When a devotee exalts!
The Birth-Death cycle
It permanently halts

Goodness and Wealth
It everyday brings
Sin and poverty
It cleanses and shrinks


Goodness Honesty Sweetness Simplicity
Gentleness Strength Humility Bravery
Valour Talent Prowess Success
Memory Trustworthiness Heroism Genuinity
Such adorable qualities and so much more
By chanting Rama's name you will score!


My Lord's Story: Goodness Incarnate

Ramayanam in English poetry.

The Supreme Lord of the Universe was once born on this earth as a Human Being, faced challenges and had His share of pain and pleasure going through both good and bad times like any of us. Like any of us He too, took His turn in laughter and cry.

This humility of The Lord, that makes Him come down to earth and share with us our difficulties to show us a way to handle them is what I admire in Him. This quality of Him, makes me surrender to Him unconditionally and makes me want to sing His Glory on and on and on.

My Lord's Story is an out pour of my devotion that seeps out in gratitude for the pains He took to be a lighthouse for us, to cross the ocean of Samsara.

Links to all the posts have been provided in an order on the right side column.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Rama Pancharathnam

AryaPuthraAnantham KousalyaBalaPokkisham
VaishishtaShishyaSobitham ShriVishwamitraSevakam
AkalyaSaabaAnthakam ShriYeesaSaabaNasanam
SeethePathmaBooshanam ShriJanakaRajaPunniyam

PithruVakyaRakshakam PavithraKughYaalinganam
BharathuvajaNesakam ShriChitrakootaVasamam
LakshmanaathiSevakam ShriBharathaBakthaPoojitham
AnushyaAthriDharshanam VirathaRakshaMokshakam

RishyaKashtaAnthakam SutheekshnaRishyaBandhakam
AgasthyaRishyaSevitham ShriAkshyaBaanaErpitham
SoorpanyaAnkaNasanam KaraDhooshanaathiNasanam
MareeshaVeshaMarthanam SabhariSamarppaErpitham

SugreevaMithraBandhakam GarvaVaaliAnthakam
LankaSethuBhandhanam ShriLankaSarvaNasanam
ShriSeethaaRaamaalinganam MegaVegaPushpakam
BharathaSogaNasanam ShriRamaSimmaAasanam

AnjaneyaSevakam ShriAnjaneyaVasakam
AnjaneyaVasakam ShriRamaNamaNarthanam
AnjaneyaNesakam ShriAnjaneyaNenjagam
AnjaneyaNenjagam ShriSeethaaRaamaDharshanam

ShriRamaPanchaRathnaGeetham RaamaGnaanaSobitham
ShriRamaPanchaRathnaGeetham RaamaNaamaSevitham
ShriRamaPanchaRathnaGeetham RaamaPunyaSobitham
ShriRamaPanchaRathnaGeetham RaamaPaathaSevitham!


Ganesha Pancharathnam and Me:

Ganesha Pancharathnam has always been very close to my heart. While I fast for Sankata Hara Chathurthi, the fourth day of the waning moon, for Lord Ganesha, Ganesha Pancharathnam acts as the Theme Song of The Day. For more than a couple of years, I had been hoping to write a similar song for Lord Rama in the same tune and style. Last Friday was Sankata Hara Chathurthi. I fasted. The next day, I wrote this poem, Rama Pancharathnam and posted it in my Tamil blog.

I realised Lord Ganesha had blessed me the previous day that my wish would be fulfilled. And to me, this song is nothing but a Gift by Lord Ganesha, to His Maternal-Uncle Shri Rama, through me.

This song is offered to My Lord Shri Rama which immense Gratitude and a million thanks to Lord Ganesha!

Jai Ganesha! Jai Jai Ganesha!
Jai Shri Ram! Jai Jai Shri Ram!!

The meaning of Rama Pancharathnam:

AryaPuthraAnantham -  Born as Bundle of Joy to The Son of Arya.
KousalyaBalaPokkisham-  Being a treasure like Infant to Kausalya.
VaishishtaShishyaSobitham -  Being a shining student of Vashishta
ShriVishwamitraSevakam - Being an apprentice of Vishwamitra
AkalyaSaabhaAnthakam - Putting an end to Ahalya's cursed life.
ShriYeesaSaabhaNasanam- Destroying Lord Shiva's bow.
SeethePathmaBhooshanam - Being decorated by the floral ornament Named Seetha.
ShriJanakaRajaPunniyam - Being the Good Karma of King Janaka come to life.

PithruVaakyaRakshakam - Protecting Father's promise.
PavithraKughYaalinganam - Hugging the impeccable Guha.
BharathuvajaNesakam - Receiving the hospitality of Bharathwaja.
ShriChitrakootaVasamam - Residing in The Holy Place of Chitrakoota.
LakshmanaathiSevakam- Being served by Lakshmana.
ShriBharathaBakthaPoojitham - Being worshipped by Devotee Bharatha.
AnushyaAthriDharshanam - Being seen by and seeing, Athri and Anushya.
VirathaRakshaMokshakam - Liberating Viratha from demoniac birth.

RishyaKashtaAnthakam - Ending the woes of Sages.
SutheekshnaRishyaBandhakam - Bonding with The Sage Sudheekshana.
AgasthyaRishyaSevitham - Bowing to and bowed by in mutual Reverence with Sage Agasthya.
ShriAkshyaBaanaErpitham - Receiving the Akshya Quiver. (akshya quiver supplies unlimited arrows.)
SoorpanyaAnkaNasanam - Mutilating Surphanaka.
KaraDhooshanaathiNasanam - Destroying Kara, Dhooshana and their army.
MareeshaVeshaMarthanam - Destroying Mareesha's Camouflage.
SabhariSamarppaErpitham - Accepting Sabhari's humble offerings.

SugreevaMithraBandhakam - Bonding as a friend with Sugreeva.
GarvaVaaliAnthakam -Destroying arrogant Vaali.
LankaSenthuBhandhanam - Construction of The Sethu Bridge to Lanka.
ShriLankaSarvaNasanam -Complete Destruction of The Wealthy Lanka.
ShriSeethaaRaamaalinganam - Rama and Seetha Hugging each other.
MegaVegaPushpakam - Flying in The Pushpaka, which resembled a swift cloud.
BharathaSogaNasanam - Wiping of Bharatha's sorrow.
ShriRamaSimmaAasanam - Shri Rama sitting on The Royal Throne.

AnjaneyaSevakam - Being served by Lord Hanuman.
ShriAnjaneyaVasakam - Ever remaining in the words of Hanuman.
AnjaneyaVasakam - Always in Hanuman's words
ShriRamaNamaNarthanam - The name of Shri Rama Dances.
AnjaneyaNesakam - Being Loved by Lord Hanuman.
ShriAnjaneyaNenjagam - Residing inside the chest of Lord Hanuman.
AnjaneyaNenjagam - Inside the Lord Hanuman's Chest (while He tore it to prove)
ShriSeethaaRaamaDharshanam - Appearing together with Sita as Sita Rama!

ShriRamaPanchaRathnaGeetham - This five verse poetic song on Shri Rama
RaamaGnaanaSobitham - Shines with the wisdom of Rama
ShriRamaPanchaRathnaGeetham - This five verse poetic song on Shri Rama
RaamaNaamaSevitham - Worships The Name of Rama
ShriRamaPanchaRathnaGeetham - This five verse poetic song on Shri Rama
RaamaPunyaSobitham - Shines with The Good Karma of Rama
ShriRamaPanchaRathnaGeetham - This five verse poetic song on Shri Rama
RaamaPaathaSevitham! - Worships The Feet of Rama

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