Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Aadiyantha Prabhu

Aadiyantha Prabhu

by Mantra & shlokas on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 12:19pm


Half Ganesha and half Sri Anjaneyar

At Arunacheleswarar temple – Modara – infront of Nawagraga Sanithaanam-The idol is an amalgam of Sri vigneshwara and Sri Anjaneyar on the lines of Ardhanareeswara ( Siva and Parvati) and Sri Sankaranarayanan (combination of Siva and narayana).The word Aadiyantha stands for 'begining to end' (Aadi - begining & Antha - end). There is a Tamil saying 'Begin with Ganesa and end up with Anjaneya'. Many people visit the temple to get blessing of the 'Twins' against the influence of Navagrahas. The importance of the idol is that Sri Vigneswara and Sri Anjaneyar are the only two deities who are totally free from any influence over them whatsoever by the Navagrahas. It is believed that, the devotees can and do influence the Navagrahas themselves proportionate to the devoutness with which the devotees address themselves to Sri Aadiyanta Prabhu!

This darshan of Arunachala carries in it the great Ganesha on the right and the powerful Hanuman on the left. A view or darshan of this aspect of Arunachala bestows us with negation of evil influences and ill effects of planets.

It gives us the grace of the All Knowing Auspicious Vigneshwara and also the power of the Lord of Self Enquiry Hanuman.

This is one of the rarest darshans of Arunachala.

This is an original darshan not discussed anywhere previously.

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