Dattatreya is Adi Guru, the Guru of all gurus through eternity ~ Ashrama – Moola Virat Dattatreya ~ 23 July 2014

Adi Guru

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  1. Jaya Guru Datta Sri Appaji_/\_ !!

  2. Anantha koti pranams at the Lotus Feet of Our Karuna Sagara Dattavatara Sadgurudeva _/\_!!
    Gururadiranadisca guruh parama daivatam
    Gurossamanah kovasti tasmai Sri Gurave namah !!

    Dr Prakasarao Uncle’s Speech on Guru Purnima, July 12,2014, Buena Park, CA.

    Vyasaya-vishnu-rupaya, Vyasa-rupaya-vishvaye,
    Namo-vaye-Brahma-nidhaye, Vashishthaya-namo-namah.
    It is a time to remember Lord Dattatreya, regarded as God and the Guru of Gurus, who considered twenty-four Natural elements, creatures, humans and lifetime experiences as His Gurus, and learnt a number of lessons from all of them. The forbearance from earth, all pervasiveness from air, limitlessness of sky, rejuvenation from water, detachment from Pigeon, self-sacrifice from fruit-bearing trees, the changeless moon, the omnipresence of sun, mighty banyan tree, value of surrender from python, desire that leads to destruction from firefly, the biksha concept from honey, delusion by distraction from elephant, awareness of vulnerability from deer, wary of sense organs from fish, vairagya concept from the courtesan named Pingala, contentment from a child, one pointed concentration from archer, the powerful wind are some of the gurus that have provided flashes of intuition that guided Lord Dattatreya to become the guru of Gurus. On this Guru Purnima, it’s appropriate to remember the Adi Guru – Lord Dattatreya.

    Courtesy: Sri Pada Vallabha Digambara.
    By remembering these Avataras with devotion, one is immediately relieved from sins and misery.

    1. Yogiraja – Appeared on Kartika Shuddha Pournami as the manifestation of the combined power of all divinities.
    2. Atrivarada – Kartika Bahula Padyami – this incarnation indicates Sri Dattatreya as the essence of all Mantras.
    3. Datta Prabhu – Kartika Bahula Dwitiya – Granted himself to sage Atri.
    4. Kalagnishamana- Margashirsha Shuddha Chaturdashi – Took birth as Atri’s son.
    5. Yogijanavallabha – Margashirsha Pournami – indicates the compassion of the Lord towards his devotees.
    6. Lila Vishwambhara – Paushya Pournami – appeared as a child to protect his devotees.
    7. Siddharaja – Magha Pournami – Resurrected the system of Yoga as a preparatory step for Jnana.
    8. Jnanasagara – Phalguna Shuddha Dashami – indicated the necessity of Jnana for liberation.
    9. VishwambharAvadhUta – Chaitra Pournami – Established Bhakti Yoga.
    10. MayayuktAvadhUta – Jyeshtha Shuddha Trayodashi – Grants worldly desires of his devotees.
    11. MayamuktAvadhUta – Vaishakha Shuddha Chaturdashi – Destroys kAma in his devotees.
    12. Adi Guru – AshAdha Pournami – Grants Brahma Jnana to Uttamadhikaris.
    13. Sri Shivarupa – Shravana Pournami – Grants Sayujya to Madhyamadhikaris.
    14. Sri Devadeva – Bhadrapada Shuddha Chaturdashi – grants Atmapada to his devotees.
    15. Sri Digambara – Ashwayuja Pournami – to establish Vairagya.
    16. Sri Krishna Shyama Kamalanayana – Kartika Shuddha Dwadashi – complete with sixteen kalas, is the complete manifestation of the Lord.

    Adiguru Namaka Mulaguru Rupa Datta !! Datta !! Datta !!
    Datta Guro Datta Guro Datta Guro Jai Datta Guro !!

    Puttuji, Thank You for reiterating and reteaching us the history of Lord Dattatrey’s lineage. Darshan of Moola Virat Dattatreya makes it feel like Dattatreya Jayanthi already. We now very eagerly look forward to December for the celebrations.

    Great Navratri Super Shivaratri and Datta Jayanthi we celebrate !!
    Swamiji Appaji O My Sadguru Swamiji !! Swamiji Appaji O My Sadguru Swamiji !!
    Sivaya Gurave Namah !! Sri Guru Datta !! Om Namo Hanumathe Namah!!

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