Why should one chant Name of benevolent deity based on the trigunas in oneself?
The deity which is responsible for spiritual progress such as the family deity or the deity whose Name is given by the Guru as Gurumantra for chanting, is known as the benevolent deity (ishtadevata). Despite this being so, most consider the deity bestowing worldly benefits or the deity of one’s liking as the benevolent deity. If one does not know the Name of one’s family deity then one should chant the Name of one’s favourite deity. Click here to read more.
- 1. Chanting the Name given by the Guru
- 2. The family deity (kuladevata)
3. The favourite deity (ishtadevata)
- 3.1 The element in the seeker and that in the alphabets of the Name
- 3.2 The three components (trigunas) in the seeker and the Name
- 3.3 Selecting the deity according to the three components (trigunas) in the seeker and the deities
- 3.4 The appropriate Name of the chosen deity
- 3.5 Gender differences in the alphabets
- 3.6 The pulse rate
- 3.7 The Name of one’s favourite deity and that recommended by the Guru
- 4. Other deities
- 5. Chanting the Names of various deities
- 6. The Name of the Guru
- 7. The Names of saints
- 8. Sectarian chanting
- 9. The matching of various Names to the frequencies of the various bodies and their ability to unite with The Supreme God
Copyright © 2009 Forum for Hindu Awakening All Rights Reserved.
No part of this website may be reproduced in any form.
No picture or text may be duplicated or copied without the express
written permission of the editor of the Forum for Hindu Awakening.