April 12, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge, and place of special manifestation of OmniLight, designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture. It was constructed in 1871 and opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no anthropomorphic idols or images.

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 553

இன்னரு ளமுதளித் திறவாத் திறல்புரிந்

தென்னை வளர்த்திடு மின்புடைத் தாயே!

Nourished

By

Numinous

Ambrosia

Of

Arul,

Supreme

Compassion-Force,

Consequently,

Conquest

Of

Death,

And

Nurturing

Of

My

Spiritual

Evolution,

By

The Supreme Ever-Blissful OmniLight Mother!

Note:The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of spiritual enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

April 11, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge, and place of special manifestation of OmniLight, designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture. It was constructed in 1871 and opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no anthropomorphic idols or images.

OmniLight Divine Mother in Hindu mythological representation

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 549

சத்தி சத்தர்கள் எலாஞ் சார்ந்து எனது  ஏவல்செய்

சித்தியை அளித்த தெய்வ நற்றாயே!  

The

Siddhi

To

Summon

And

Command

Shaktis,

Divine

Powers,

And

Sattar,

Divine

Persons,

Bestowed

On

Me

By

The Omnibenevolent OmniLight Divine Mother!

Note:The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of spiritual enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

            

April 10, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge, and place of special manifestation of OmniLight, designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture. It was constructed in 1871 and opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no anthropomorphic idols or images.
OmniLight Divine Mother in Hindu mythological representation

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 547

சித்திகள் எல்லாம் தெளிந்திட எனக்கே

சத்தியை அளித்த தயவுடைத் தாயே!     

Siddhis

Or

Powers

Revealed,

Manifested,

Based

On

The

Shakti

Or

Power

Bestowed

On

Me

By

The Omnibenevolent OmniLight Mother!

Note:The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of spiritual enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

       

April 9, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge, and place of special manifestation of OmniLight, designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture. It was constructed in 1871 and opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no anthropomorphic idols or images.

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 597   

களைப்பறிந்து எடுத்துக் கலக்கம் தவிர்த்தெனக்கு

இளைப் பறிந்து உதவிய என்உயிர் உறவே!    

Lifted

From

My

Lassitude,

My

Angst

Abolished,

My

Fatigue

And

Despair,

Fathomed

And

Dispelled,

By

The OmniLight Kin Of My Soul!

Note:The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of spiritual enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

 

  

April 8, 2021

Omnilight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge, and place of special manifestation of OmniLight, designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture. It was constructed in 1871 and opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no anthropomorphic idols or images.

“Bacchus Consoling Ariadne” by Aimé-Jules Dalou

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 596

சவலைநெஞ் சகத்தின் தளர்ச்சியும் அச்சமும்

கவலையும் தவிர்த்து எனைக் கலந்தநல் நட்பே!   

My

Immature,

Indecisive,

Faltering

Heart,

Its

Fear,

Fatigue,

And

Anxiety,

Averted,

Abolished,

In

The

Consummate

Consoling

Union

Forged

By

The Supreme Goodness of OmniLight Friend!

Note:The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of spiritual enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

April 7, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge, and place of special manifestation of OmniLight, designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture. It was constructed in 1871 and opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no anthropomorphic idols or images.

Johann Overbeck’s hommage to true friendship

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 594

குணங்குறி முதலிய குறித்திடாது எனையே

அணங்கறக் கலந்த அன்புடை நட்பே!

Without

Regard

To

My

Characteristics

And

Capacities,

I

Was

Granted

The

Union

Which

Dispels

Despair,

Dread,

And

Death,

By The Supreme OmniLight Friend!

Note:The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of spiritual enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

April 6, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge, and place of special manifestation of OmniLight, designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture. It was constructed in 1871 and opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no anthropomorphic idols or images.

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 582

இனிப்பிற வாநெறி எனக்களித் தருளிய

தனிப்பெருந் தலைமைத் தந்தையே தந்தையே!    

I

Was

Shown

The

Path

To

No-Rebirth,

And

Set

Firmly

On

It,

By The Supreme OmniLight Father!

Note: The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

April 4, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture and constructed in 1871. It was opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no idols of any kind.

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 565

ஆதி ஈறு அறியா அருள்  அரசாட்சியில்

சோதிமா மகுடம் சூட்டிய தந்தையே!

In

The

Government

Of

Grace,

Without

Beginning

And

End,

I

Have

Been

Crowned

With

The

Great

Diadem

Of

Divine

Light,

By the Supreme OmniLight Father!

Note: The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

          

April 3, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture and constructed in 1871. It was opened to the public in January 1872. It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no idols of any kind.

Arutperunjothi Agaval: 564

இணைஇலாக் களிப்புற்று  இருந்திட எனக்கே

துணைஅடி சென்னியில் சூட்டிய தந்தையே!  

I

Am

Dwelling

In

Incomparable

Delight,

Due

To

The

Divine

Benevolent

Feet

Set

On

My

Head,

By The OmniLight Father Of Supreme Compassion!

Note: துணைஅடி (Thunai adi), or the “Divine Feet”, is a symbol of Divine beauty and refuge worthy of worship by devotees.

The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.

April 1, 2021

OmniLight Invocations 365

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சத்திய ஞான சபை (Sathiya Gnana Sabhai) or The Great Hall of Truth-Knowledge designed by Ramalingam without any formal training in architecture and constructed in 1871. It was opened to the public in January 1872It is not a Hindu temple and ought not to be considered one. It has no idols of any kind.

Arutperunjothi Agaval: Couplet: 563

அகத்தினும் புறத்தினும் அமர்ந்தருட் ஜோதி

சகத்தினில் எனக்கே தந்த மெய்த் தந்தையே!

Pervading

My

Inner

And

Outer

Being,

Bestowing

On

Me,

In

This

World,

The

Benediction

Of

Divine

Light,

The OmniLight Father who is Supreme Reality!

Note: The Arutperunjothi Agaval is Ramalingam’s magnum opus of enlightenment poetry composed in 798 couplets in 1872. In later posts, I will offer commentaries on these verses.