[Advaita-l] Ekadashi

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Tue Jul 20 13:48:16 EDT 2021

Dear Kaushik,

You have beautifully articulated the position of the Shastra and our
sampradaya.  Your post, though short, is full of wisdom.  Thanks for
sharing your thoughts.

warm regards

On Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 9:14 PM Kaushik Chevendra via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> The differences between the school of advaita and dvaita are many. But the
> CHATNTING of harinama and sublime devotion to vishnu is the common and most
> important aspect in both the school. In the age of kali, it is said that no
> penance, austerity, charity etc has the same fruit as the rememberance of
> hari nama. The last verse in "bhaja govindam"says "There is no other
> measure to escape samsara other than rememberance of hari nama". It's said
> that narayana finds some excuse to lift people from samsara. Such is his
> daya ,he is the uplifter of sinners,he is "patita pavana". He always
> protects his devotees. People who hated hari, such as kamsa, sisupala etc,
> too were given mukti because they constantly thought about him. He is an
> ocean of daya and forgiveness. Being sarvasaktha isvara he underwent
> samsara as rama, to show us how to live a life according to dharma. He gave
> the essence of Upanishads in the form of krishna to save the people of
> kali.  Today being ekadashi, this day belongs to narayana.
> Just a few thoughts I had on this auspicious day.
> Om namo narayanaya.
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