🙏 Dandvat Pranam 🙏
Behind all names and forms is the one nameless, formless Essence. Behind all governors is the one Supreme Governor of governors. Behind all lights is the one Light Of lights. Behind all sounds, there is the soundless Supreme Silence. Behind all teachers is the one Supreme Guru of Gurus and that is only Jagad Guru SHREE DATTATREYA.
The two letters of DA and TTA means “DATTA” nama smarana, Datta nama sankeerthan, Datta nama dhyaana only will give Paramardha to every life. He is “BHUKTHI, MUHTHI PRADAATHA” which means, he will always sanction Sukha in this Loka and also in Paraloka. . Hence the Datta sadhaks can lead the superb Materialistic and Spiritualistic life. Miraculous growth and life settlement of Children/Generations of Datta Sadhaks can be seen . This is Permanant (SHAASWATHA) , True (SATHYA) and Happy (AANANDA).
Prabhu Dattatreya tatwa is AVYAKTHA, NIRGUNA, NIRAAKAARA, NIRANJANA, NISHKRIYA, PARABRAHMA, SAGUNA SWAROOPA and it is SHREEMANNARAAYANA, PARAMESHA TATWA. The Upanishads are clearly telling that, “DATTA VEEJASTHAM JAGATH SARVAM”. This means that total Universe is Prabhu Datta swaroopa. Nothing is beyond him.
Lord Dattatreya, is the important Diety in the Indian Spiritual Panorama and very important in MAHANUBHAV. His personality integrates the elements of the three Gods, Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara. Shree Dattatreya is also the guru to the entire universe – Vishwa Guru.
1. Srividya to Parashurama
2. Dattavidya to Brahma
3. Adhyatma Vidya to Prahlada
4. Yoga Vidya to Vasishta and
5. Atma Vidya to Kartaviryarjuna
He also incarnated as Sri Sripada Vallabha and Sri Nrsimha Saraswati in the age of Kali to uphold Dharma. The trinity represent his three faces, his body is pure chit, the six branches of knowledge are his six hands, the four dogs are the four Vedas, the cow is Dharma, universal peace is the Oudumbara tree and the great incarnation of Brahman, complete with sixteen kalas, which is a personification of the knowledge of the Self – is the unfathomable Murti of Sri Dattatreya. Sri Dattareya is an ocean of compassion. By merely remembering his name, one earns his grace. Hence he is called “SMARTHRUGAAMI” – one who immediately appears to the devotee who remembers the Lord. A sage called Dalaadana once wanted to test the truth in this statement and remembered Dattatreya.
It is my very nature to reach that person who remembers me, instantly. Whether with devotion or not, if a man remembers me sincerely, I will instantly reach him and grant his desires – This is Shree Dattareya’s sacred promise to us, his children.
Also, the other unique quality of Sri Dattareya is that he is – BHAKTA KEERTHI VIVARDHANA – he is more interested in showcasing the glory of his devote than of his own. This is yet another example of his immeasurable grace towards his devotees.
The Upanishads Avadhutopanishad and Jaabaaldarshanopanishad mention that the philosophy is given by Shri Dattatreya. Upanishads and Puranas are openly telling and Guru avatharas are guiding us to recite Datta Nama Smaran. Dattaguru is always ready on his toes to reach those who remember him and shower his unbounded blessings on them. Come forward and recognize him and join his mission by serve him in the propagation of Datta Nama to make your materialistic life easy and create your path to reach the stage of SALVATION by glorifying the Glory of Lord Dattatreya.
What does purans says
1. The Bhagavata-purana and the Markandeya-purana, are the most authoritative sources on the Dattatreya-avatara and they identify Him exclusively with Lord Vishnu.
2. Atreh patny anasuuyaa triin~ jajn~e suyashasah sutaan dattam duurvaasasam somam aatmesha-brahma- sambhavaan (Srimad Bhagavatam 4.1.15)
3. The Vishnu-dharmottara Purana describes in great detail the iconographic details of the avatara-s of Lord Vishnu and here is the reference for Shree Dattatreya
4. Brahmanda Purana says–“Lord Dattatreya gave the memory of Vedas to the Vedamurthy Sree Brahma Deva Himself.
5. The Upanishads Avadhutopanishad and Jaabaaldarshanopanishad mention that the philosophy is given by Shri Dattatreya.
6. Upanishads and Puranas are openly telling and Guru avatharas are guiding us to recite Datta Nama Smaran.
Shri Dattaguru is always ready on his toes to reach those who remember him and shower his unbounded blessings on them. Come forward and recognize him and join his mission by serve him in the propagation of Datta Nama to make your materialistic life easy and create your path to reach the stage of SALVATION by glorifying the Glory of Lord Dattatreya.
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