[Advaita-l] Significance of Kilakam.

vinayaka ns brahmavadin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 23:46:02 CST 2012

On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 11:53 PM, Venkata sriram P
<venkatasriramp at yahoo.in>wrote:

> If we take the example of shiva panchAkSarimahAmantra, *Om* is the beeja
> which denotesthe source of the mantra; *namaH* denotesthe shakti of the
> mantra and *shivAya* is thekeelaka of the mantra to which the upAsakahas to
> hook on his mind which is quite obviousie., the shiva tattva which plays
> the pivotalrole in the panchAkshari mantra.
> //


'namaH' in this mantra denotes salutation to the Lord Shiva. May we know
why it is equated to shakti and what is the basis for this in the tradition?

Best Wishes,


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