|| Hari Sarvothama Vayu Jivothama ||
|| Sri Vadiraja Sri Vijayindra Tirtha Gurubyo Namaha ||
|| Sri Raghootama Sri Raghavendra Gurubyo Namaha ||
|| Sri Vijayadasa Gurubyo Namaha ||
Jagatheethala VikhyaataMJagannatha GuruM Baje ||
Aradhane of Sri Jagannath Dasaru
Sri Jagannath Dasaru is considered one of the notable Haridasa who was born at a native of Manvi town in the Raichur district, Karnataka.He has composed nearly 10,000 songs, they are lucid, melodious and musical. The encyclopedia of Madhwa philosophy is called Sri Harikathamrutha Saara which was written by this greatest Dasaru. Aradhane of this great Haridasaru is celebrated tomorrow 24/09/2012.
Period: 1727 to 1809
Avatara: Sahlaada the brother of Prahlada, Salya in Dwapara yuga
Initial Name: Sri Srinivasacharyaru
Parents : Sri Narasappa & Smt Lakshmakka
Gurugalu: had studied under Varadendra Thirtharu of SRS Matha, Sri Vijayadasaru, Sri Gopaladasaru
Ankita: Jaganatha Vittala
Place: Manvi Taluk,Raichur District,Karnataka.
Sri Vijayadaasaru, an aproksha Gyanin directed Sri Jagannatha Dasaru to Sri Gopaala Daasaru who would be his swaroopa guru. Sri Gopala daasaru gave him Haridaasa Deekshe and directed him to Pandarapur and kept ankitha as Jaganatha Vitthala. Sri Gopala daasaru also donated 40 years as ayurdhana to Sri Jaganatha dasaru who later wrote a great work by the name Harikathaamrithasaara
The Harikathaamritha saara known as the Kannada sudha had been written by the great Jagannaatha Daasaru who was none other that Sahlaada the brother of Prahlada and born as Salya in the Dwapara yuga and again as Sri Jagannatha Daasaru in the Kali Yuga. The name as it denotes means the juice of the myraid glories of Sri Harih. But this has an inner meaning which exhilerates all of us.
Sri – Mahalakshmi
Harih – the Lord who expunges all the sins.
Katah – the sristha, stiti, laya, karanah aspects of the Lord
Amrita – another name for Sri Vaayuh
Saaraaa – mukyaamsha of the above.
There are 32 chapters and they are listed below,
- Mangalacharana Sandhi
- Karuna Sandhi
- Vyapthi Sandhi
- Bhojanarasavibhaga Sandhi
- Vibhuthi Sandhi
- Panchamahayajnya Sandhi
- Panchatanmathra Sandhi
- Mathruka Sandhi
- Udattanudatta Sandhi
- Sarvaprathika Sandhi
- Sthavara Jangama Sandhi
- Nadiprakarana Sandhi
- Namasmarana Sandhi
- Pithrugana Sandhi
- Shvasa Sandhi
- Dattaswathanthrya Sandhi
- Swagathaswathanthrya Sandhi
- Sarvaswathanthrya Sandhi
- Karmavimochana Sandhi
- Gunatarathamya Sandhi
- Bruhatharathamya Sandhi
- Sakaladurithanivarana Sandhi
- Aparokshatarathamya Sandhi
- Bimbhopasana Sandhi
- Arohanatarathamya Sandhi
- Anukramanikavarohanatarathamya Sandhi
- Anutarathamya Sandhi
- Sri Vigneshwara Sthotra Sandhi
- Deva Daithyatarathamya Sandhi
- Daithyatarathamya Sandhi
- Naivedhyaprakarana Sandhi
- Kakshataratamya Sandhi
First sloka from Mangalacharana Sandhi
sriramanikarakamala pujita charucharana saroja brahma samira vani phanindra vImdra bhavemdra mukha vinuta
nIrajabhavamdodaya sthiti karaNane kaivalya dAyaka narasiMhane namipe karunipudhemage mamgaLava
Dasaru starts his beautful work by submitting namaskara to Lord Sri Narasimha.O Lord, you have beautiful padas which are prayed by Sri Lakshmi. O Lord, you are being prayed by Chaturmukha Brahma,Vayu devaru,Bharathi devi,Sesa,Garudra,Rudra and other devatas. O Lord, you are the cause of creation,destruction,protection of this entire Universe.You also give moksha to deserving Satvik souls. Please protect us always.
First saint to write commentary on Harikathaamrithasaara:
Sri Sankarshana Wodeyaru was the first saint to write Sanskrit commentary onHarikatha amritha saaraa(called as Kannada Sudha written by great Sri Jagannatha Dasaru) and its the most extensive teeka.He had taken avatara specially to write a tika on the Harikathaamritha saaraa. His holiness had Sri Sanjeevi Rao as his shishya. Click here to know more about this great saint.
Get more information about Harikathaamrithasaara
- Listen to upanyasa on Sri Harikathaamrithasaara by Sri Sri 1008 Sri Suvidyendra Tirtha Swamiji from here
- Listen this wonderful rendition of Sri Harikathaamrithasaara from the beautiful voice of
Let this brilliant and beautiful dasaru bless all of us with Gyana/Bhakthi/Vairagya,
—In the service of Sri Hari Vayu Gurugalu,
Venkatesh Rajendra Rao.
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