ÁDIPITÁ SADÁSHIVA

Namah Shiváya Shántáya

Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s Book “Namah Shiváya Shántáya” explains about the land of Tantra, where Great Personality SADÁSHIVA’s contribution is revealed for first time the Itihása of the world in the truest light of any existing source explaining by giving every speck of details about this Great Father.

This book removes the veils of seven thousand years of Itihása(annals), to reveal SADÁSHIVA’s role has the first Preceptor to teach and guide society to progress in any branch of knowledge.

Of the twenty discourses that constitute Namah Shiváya Shántáya, the first eight were given in Kalikata as Pravacans(Discourses), or speeches (mostly at weekly intervals), in April and May, 1982. These eight were recorded on tape.

The series then resumed in Patna in the form of dictations given throughout June and July, 1982. The concluding dictation was given in Kashi, adjoining Benares, on August 13, 1982.

All the speeches and dictations were given partly in Bengali as well in Hindi.

The first editions of Namah Shiváya Shántáya, both in Bengali and in English, came out in 1982.
The English Second Edition, in 1985, was a reprint of the English First Edition.

CONTENTS
Discourse Page

1. An Introduction to Shiva Click here
2. Shiva–Both Severe and Tender
3. Shiva–The Focal Point of Everything
4. The Pervasive Influence of Shiva
5. Shiva throughout the Ages
6. All Bask in the Glory of Shiva–1
7. All Bask in the Glory of Shiva–2
8. All Bask in the Glory of Shiva–3

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 1 (Discourse 9)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

6 June 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOKTI 1

Shiva has instructed in clear language: Varttamáneśu vartteta [“Live in the present”].

SHIVOKTI 2

Shiva has strongly denounced saying, “Lokavyámohakárakáh” [“Beware of people whose nature is only  to spread infatuation in human society”].

SHIVOKTI 3

Shiva’s strict instruction was, “Yad bharttureva hitamicchati tad kalatram” [“If in the mind of the wife, there is sincere desire for the welfare of her husband, the family will be blissful and a thatched house will become a golden home”].

SHIVOKTI 4

Shiva, the Great Yogi, was well aware of this truth, and thus clearly stated, “Krodha eva mahán shatruh” [“Anger is a greatest enemy”].

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (Discourse 10)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

13 June 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOKTI 5

Omniscient Shiva observed the rampant expansion of materialism and its dangerous consequences and clearly stated, “Lobhah Pápasya hetubhútah” [“Greed is the root cause of all sins”].

SHIVOKTI 6

Shiva has cautioned people to remain scrupulously aloof from this dangerous disease of vanity by saying, “Ahaḿkárah patanasya múlam” [“Selfishness in man is the root cause of one's degradation”].

SHIVOKTI 7

Shiva said in clear language, “Parishramena viná káryasiddhirbhavati durlabhá” [“Without Parishrama(well-directed effort) success in any field of activity is Impossible”].

SHIVOKTI 8

Shiva’s clear observation is, “Dharmah sah na yatra na satyamasti” [“Where there is no satya, there is no Dharma”].

SHIVOKTI 9

Shiva has therefore warned the people of the world by saying, “Mithyávádii sadá duhkhii” [“Liars are always  in state of helplessness or hopelessness”].

SHIVOKTI 10

Shiva the Omniscient was aware of these hard realities. So Shiva warned the devoted and dharmic people, “Pápasya kut́iilá gatih” [“Non virtuous action always moves in crooked path”].

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (Discourse 11)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

18 June 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOKTI 11

Shiva clearly observed, “Dharmasya súkśmá gatih” [“Dharma always moves in subtle way"].

SHIVOKTI 12

Shiva has said, man should follow Dharma “Átmamokśarthaḿ Jagaddhitáya ca” [“For Self-Realization and for benevolent service of the Universe”].

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (continued) (Discourse 11)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

25 June 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOPADESHA 1

Ekaḿ jiṋánaḿ nityamádyantashúnyaḿ

Nányat kiḿcit varttate vastusatyam;

Tayorabhedo’smin indriyopádhiná vae

Jiṋánasyáyaḿ bhásate nányathaeva.

[One eternal knowledge without beginning or end – there is no other supreme truth. And when the upádhi, or special power, of the indriyas, or organs, to receive or transmit inferential vibrations is suspended, and the external world and the internal world become fused into one, there remains only the knowledge of One Entity.]

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (continued) (Discourse 12)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

25 June 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOPADESHA 2

Átmajiṋánaḿ vidurjiṋánaḿ jiṋánányanyáni yánitu;

Táni jiṋánávabhásáni sárasyanaeva bodhanát.

[Self-knowledge is the real knowledge – all other knowledge is a mere shadow of knowledge; and will not lead to Realization of the Truth.]

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (continued) (Discourse 13)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

2 July 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOPADESHA 3

Na muktirtapanádhomádupavásashataerapi;

Brahmaeváhamiti jiṋátvá mukto bhavati dehabhrt.

[Liberation is not attainable by penance, sacrificial rituals and hundreds of fasts.

Living beings attain liberation when they realize, “I am Brahma.”]

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (continued) (Discourse 14)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

9 July 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOPADESHA 4

Na muktih shástravyákhyáne na muktirvidhipújane;

Kevalaḿ Brahmaniśt́ho yah sah mukto nátra saḿshayah

[Salvation cannot be attained merely by interpreting the scriptures, nor by worshipping deities according to specific scriptural injunctions;

One can attain salvation only by surrendering oneself to Brahma – there is no doubt about it.]

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (continued) (Discourse 15)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

16 July 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOPADESHA 5

Yadabhavat yadbhavati yadeva bhavyamasti;

Teśáḿ vilakśańo sákśii cinmátro’haḿ Sadáshivah.

[Whatever has been created in the past, is existing in the

present, or will be created in the future.

I, Sadáshiva, the Supreme cognition, I am supreme witness of all,

having the opposite characteristics to all.]

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (continued) (Discourse 16)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

22 July 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOPADESHA 6

Manasá kalpitá múrttih nrńáḿ cenmokśasádhanii;

Svapnalabdhena rájyena rájánah manavástathá.

[If an idol produced out of human imagination can bring about salvation,

Then can a person, by creating a kingdom in his dreams, become a king in the real sense?]

SHIVOPADESHA 7

Mrcchiládhátudárvádimúrttáviishvarobuddhayo;

Klishyantastápasáh jiṋánaḿ viná mokśaḿ na yánti te.

[Those who think that Parama Puruśa is confined within idols made of clay, stone, metal or wood,

Are simply torturing their bodies with penances – they will surely not attain salvation without self-knowledge.]

SHIVOPADESHA 8

Jágratsvapnasuśuptyádi caetanyam yad prakáshate;

Tad Brahmáhamiti jiṋátvá sarvavandhaeh pramucyate.

[The three states of wakefulness, dream and sleep are expressed by the Supreme Consciousness –

One who realizes that, I am Brahma, is liberated from all bondages.]

SHIVA’S TEACHINGS – 2 (continued) (Discourse 17)

SHRII SHRII ÁNANDAMÚRTI

30 July 1982, Patna, INDIA

SHIVOPADESHA 9

Átmajiṋánamidaḿ Devi paraḿ mokśaekasádhanam;

Sukrtaermánavo bhútvá jiṋániicenmokśamápnuyát.

[Self-knowledge, Párvatii, is the greatest means to attain Salvation.

People are born as human beings due to their past good saḿskáras, but to attain non-qualified

liberation they will have to attain Self-knowledge.]

SHIVOPADESHA 10

Átmasthitaḿ Shivaḿ tyaktvá vahisthaḿ yah samarcayet;

Hastasthaḿ pińd́amutsrjya bhramate jiivitáshayá. –Shiva Saḿhitá

[One who looks for Shiva in the external world, ignoring the Shiva of the internal world,

Is like one who throws away the rice that is in one’s hand and wanders from door to door in search of one’s livelihood.]

SHIVOPADESHA 11

Idaḿ tiirthamidaḿ tiirthaḿ bhramanti támasáh janáh;

Átmatiirthaḿ na jánanti kathaḿ mokśa baránane.

[Here is one place of pilgrimage, there is another place. People of static nature wander from the one place to the other place.

But without finding the real place of pilgrimage within their hearts, how can they attain salvation?]

SHIVOPADESHA 12

Mayyeva sakalaḿ játaḿ mayi sarvaḿ pratiśt́hitam;

Mayi sarvaḿ layaḿ yáti tad Brahmádvayamasmyaham.

[Everything is born out of Me, everything is maintained in Me;

Everything finally merges in Me; I am that Brahma – One without a second.]

Shiva in the Light of Philosophy

18. Shiva in the Light of Philosophy (Cont.)
19. Shiva in the Song of Shiva
20. Shiva in the Dhyana Mantra

Shiva in the Pranama Mantra