Sathya Sai Baba – Shree Sai Yantra – Sri Sai Chakra

Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba


Sathya Sai Baba – Shree Sai Yantra – Sri Sai Chakra
DIVINE WORSHIP
In the ancient Vedhik tradition, the worship of the Divine takes mainly three forms:

  1. In the outer physical or gross form, an idol or image or picture of that divinity is worshipped; this is called representational type of worship i.e. Pratheekopaasana.
  2. That same divinity is worshipped in terms of particular sound forms or sacred letter/word forms. This is called subtle type of contemplation, Bhavopaasana.
  3. If that Divinity is fully internalised, and installed within the heart of the worshipper, and worshipped with single-minded devotion that worship is classed as “Self absorption in the divinity, Ahamgrahopaasana. If such contemplation becomes automatically continuous, the distinction between the worshipped and the worshipper ceases and the seeker is united as it were, with the Divinity.

Generally speaking, Vedhik Worship of a Divine personality is performed through the composite use of:

  1. holy sacred formulae (Manthras)
  2. potentised diagrammatic inscriptions of letters/words pertaining to that Deity i.e. Yanthra or Chakra and
  3. a set of specific procedures or methodology of worship called Thanthra.

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