Humble Tulsidas ji -

Humble Tulsidas ji

Humble Tulsidas ji

Summary of last session (December 5) by Shri. Mohan Khandekar ji

Shri Vijayji started his discourse by explaining meanings of the words Uttam Purush (उत्तम पुरुष), Videha mukti (विदेह मुक्ती) and Jeevan mukti (जीवन मुक्ती).

Doha 8 starts with Shri Tulsidasji humbly declaring that the enormous task he is undertaking will please good people and will be criticized by disagreeable people. 

He further clarifies his statement by giving examples of Crow denouncing Koel, Dove to a Swan and a Frog about Papiha (पपीहा).

8:3 He is confident that pious and devout individuals will love his story.

8:4 The second line of this Doha has a word Kala (कला). Shri Vijayji elaborated this word with description of five types of कला.

  1. Architecture (वास्तू)
  2. Sculpture (मूर्ती)
  3. Visual (चित्र)
  4. Music (संगीत)
  5. Poetry (काव्य)

In the next two Dohas, Santji confessed that his knowledge of the language and it’s complex intricacies is very limited but wants to express his true and honest feelings with love and devotion. 

Shri Vijay ji commented about five definitions of shastras (शास्त्र), namely Atma, Paramatma, Jeeva, Jagat and Jeevan (आत्मा, परमात्मा,जीव,जगत, जीवन) and five expression of Bhakti (भक्ती) namely Shant, Dasya, Sakhya, vatsalya and Madhurya (शान्त दास्य सख्य वात्सल्य माधुर्य).

Doha 9 starts by Tulsidasji narrating the Gories of Shri Ram-naam (राम नाम), which signifies extreme purity, summarises the vedas and puranas, removes negativity and is continuously chanted by Lord Shiva and Ma Parvati.

Please join us for next pravachan on December 12.

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