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I have translated the previous verses of the Maha Kalabhairava stotram in the previous 2 blogs here and here. The more I read these verses, the more I am amazed by the continuity and the depth of meaning in these verses and wonder “have I really understood what is said here”!! I must admit though, it is not just this stotram. The more I translate some of the commonly known stotrams, the… Read More

Continuing from the previous blog of Maha Kalabhairava stotram, here I have translated the next few verses. I wonder very much what this stotram is really explaining. As I have said in “Language is the barrier“, “How can I as a person transfer the vibrations that occur within in my brain in the exact form to the next human being?” I am really starting to wonder if each of these “bija mantras”,… Read More

I really do not know why this stotram is attributed to time unmanifested. It is also described as the “Teekshna Damstra KAralam stotram” sometimes and even this, to me, makes no sense. The translation of the verses seems to indicate that this is some sort of trace of the various paths to the “thought that preserves the unmanifested”. I will translate this also in a series of blogs, since there are 8… Read More