Invocation

An explanation of this Invocation can be found here.

Invocation

Whether pure or impure, whether purity or impurity is permeating all over, whosoever opens himself to the expanded vision of unbounded awareness gains inner and outer purity.

Invocation

To Lord Narayan, to lotus-born Brahma the Creator, to Vashista, to Shakti and his son Parashar.

To Vyasa, to Shukadeva, to the great Gaudapada, to Govinda, ruler among the yogis, to his disciples.

Shri Shankaracharya, to his disciples Padma-Padam Hasta Malak.

To him, Trotakacharya, to Vartik-kar, to others, to the tradition of our Masters, I bow down.

To the abode of the wisdom of the Shrutis, Smritis and Puranas, to the abode of kindness, to the personified glory of the Lord Shankara, emancipator of the world, I bow down.

To Shankaracharya the emancipator, hailed as Krishna and Badarayana, to the commentator of the Brahma Sutras, I bow down, to the glory of the Lord I bow down again and again.

At whose door the whole galaxy of gods pray for perfection day and night.

Adorned by immeasurable glory, preceptor of the whole world, having bowed down to Him, we gain fulfillment.

Skilled in dispelling the cloud of ignorance of the people, the gentle emancipator, Brahmananda Saraswati, the supreme teacher, full of brilliance, Him I bring to my awareness.

Offering invocation to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering bath seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering cloth seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering sandalpaste seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering full rice seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering flower seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering incense seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering light seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering water seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering fruit seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering water seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering betel leef seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering coconut seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.

Offering Campher Light

White as campher, kindness incarnate, the essense of creation adorned by the garland of the Serpent-King.

Ever dwelling in the lotus of my heart, the creative impulse of cosmic life, to that, – in the form of Guru Dev – I bow down.

Offering light seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.
Offering water seat to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.

Offering a Handful of Flowers

Guru in the glory of Brahman, Guru in the glory of Vishnu, Guru in the glory of the great Lord Shiva, Guru is the Supreme Transcendent personified, therefore to Shri Guru Dev, adorned by glory, I bow down.

The unbounded as the endless canopy of the sky, the omnipresent in all creation, the sign of That has been revealed by Him who was That, therefore to Him, to Shri Guru 0ev, I bow down.

Guru Dev, Shri Brahmananda, in the glory of the bliss of the Absolute, in the glory of transcendental joy, in the glory of unity, the very embodiment of knowledge, who is beyond the universe like the sky, as the goal of “That thou aet” and other (Shrutis which grant eternal unity of life).

The One, the Eternal, the Pure, the Immovable, the Witness of all intellects, whose status transcends thought – the Transcendent along with the three gunas, the true preceptor, to Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.

The blinding darkness of ignorance has been removed by the application of the ointment of knowledge, the eye of knowledge has been opened by Him, therefore to Him, to Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.

Offering a handful of flowers to the lotus feet of Shri Guru Dev, I bow down.

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