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🧵On the revered #Salagrama which is being transported from #Nepal in order to carve the idol of #SriRama at #Ayodhya

Amongst the valued possessions and hallowed objects of worship in a devout Hindu's home, are the Salagramas, those pebble-like objects, smooth to the touch,
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spheroid in shape, and black, red, or mixed in colour. That they are, for the most part, a hereditary possession of the family, handed down from generation to generation, is sufficient testimony to the veneration bestowed upon them by our ancients. Not to be bought or sold,
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it is a prized gift or dana, and it is given as a valued gift in some places to the bridegrooms along with the bride. The #salagramasila is considered the embodiment of #Vishnu. Its mantra has Shri #Bhagvan for #Rishi or Drashta, and #Narayana as Devata or the object of
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यत्र यत्र रघुनाथकीर्तनं...Ray of wisdom by #SriSri #Chandrashekara Bharathi Mahaswamiji:

On the occasions of #Srimad #Ramayana Parayana, HH used to cause a plank to be kept near the place of parayana and offer pooja before conclusion. Others could not understand why.. 1/4
Sri Jagadguru offered pooja to a vacant plank. When asked once, He remarked, "haven't you heard the Sloka we read in the beginning of Ramayana Parayana, which says - prostrate to #Hanuman, who is present in all humility wherever #SriRama is being worshipped, shedding 2/4
tears of joy?' Is it not our duty to offer a proper seat and offer poojas to Him, though He is invisible to the naked eyes?" Such was the unshakable faith, Sri Jagadguru had in the scriptures, such is the real Shraddha. 3/4
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