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August 5, 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 1872. It has no anthropomorphic idols or images.

Arutperunjothi Agaval: 426

சத்தர்கண் மறைப்பைத் தவிர்த்தவர்க் கின்பம்

அத்தகை தெருட்டும் அருட்பெருஞ் ஜோதி!

The

Obscuration

Which

Eclipses

Even

The

Comprehension

Of

The

Sattargal,

Consort-Directors,

Wielders

Of

Conscious

Cosmic

Powers,

Removed

To

Facilitate

Their

Attainment

Of

Bliss,

In

An

Orderly,

Law-governed

Process

Of

Fine-tuning

And

Development,

By

OmniLight Of Supreme Compassion!

Notes:

This couplet indicates that even the consort-directors or wielders (Tamil: சத்தர் or Sattar) of the primordial conscious cosmic powers  are not immune to the supreme power of obscuration wielded by the OmniLightObscuration and revelation or illumination are both among the powers of supreme compassion of OmniLight.

The Tamil phrase “சத்தர்கண் மறைப்பு ” in this couplet refers to the obscuration of understanding undergone by the Sattar, or consort-directors and wielders of the primordial conscious cosmic powers, and not to any obscuration they may create for other types of beings.

This couplet continues the series of couplets on the marvelous fine-tuning activity (Tamil: தெருட்டல் – Theruttal) of OmniLight Of Supreme Compassion.

The innate or acquired knowledge (e.g., scientific knowledge) by living beings is ultimately a function of this marvelous fine-tuning activity of supreme compassion of the OmniLight.

The obscuration of the understanding, or ignorance, which is removed by such innate or acquired knowledge is also a function of the fine-tuning activity of OmniLight. This ignorance is also lawful or law-governed. As the Indian mystic philosopher Aurobindo (1872 – 1950) put it, there are “laws of ignorance”, or laws governing the onset of ignorance, its entrenchment, consequences, and removal.

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 couplets.