This book is the translation of Guru Vachaka Kovai (The Garland of the Guru’s Sayings), the inspired poetic work of Muruganar. The first Tamil edition of the. The Garland of Guru’s Sayings: Guru Vachaka Kovai [Sri Muruganar, Prof K. Swaminathan (Translator)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers . Many of Bhagavan’s verbal teachings were recorded during his lifetime, but few of them were reviewed and edited by him. Guru Vachaka Kovai is the biggest.

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John Finnegan rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Rachapudi Sailaja marked it as to-read Dec 05, Harmony among religions prevails only in maunaand not through subtlety of intellect.

The verse does not contain the phrase ,ovai have translated as ‘by chance’, whereas the prose rendering does. Muruganar wrote expanded prose renderings of many of the Guru Vachaka Kovai verses. The verse itself merely says, ‘appearing here before me as a Guru’.

Arunachala and Ramana Maharshi: Guru Vachaka Kovai verses

The verses, recorded by Muruganar in the last decades of Ramana Maharshi’s life, cover the full spectrum of his teachings. Kivai passed away in AG himself of course was a Great Sage, a Maharshi.

Quotes from Guru Vachaka Kovai. Nick rated it really liked it May 14, Bhagavan’s death experience Poetic combat The authenticity of Bhagavans writings and dialogu Rajesh Vaishnava rated it it was amazing Jul 21, Sri Ramana Teachings There are six playlists on this channel: Errors and doubts vanished.


Guru Vācaka Kōvai

Professor Swaminathan and Sadhu Om translated directly from the verse itself, rather than from the kkvai prose rendering, so neither of them had to deal with this conundrum.

Published January 1st by David Godman; First edition.

It makes sense, “by chance”, meant as fortuitoustly, on what Arvind said, while it makes complete sense, I have trouble believing that a Self-REalized such as Muruganar would have said anything purly as an aesthetic poetic device. If you would like to support me to continue writing for this blog and doing other related work, you may contribute to my living vacchaka by clicking on this button:.

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Hi Folks, Ever since fachaka wrote the comment above, one thought to keep an eye open for similar expression by other great Sages.

Guru Vachaka Kovai

If I came to him during such quiet moments, I would ask him about the verses he was reading, and he would explain to me their meaning.

During the twenty-six years that he lived as the shadow of Sri Ramana, Sri Muruganar composed thousands of verses recording vachakx oral teachings, but unfortunately about a thousand verses were accidentally lost, so we are now left with only of these precious verses.


Want to Read saving…. Translations Books Articles Videos Links to all the pages on this site are given in klvai Site Mapof which the following is a high-level summary: Toni rated it really liked it Mar 07, Ravs marked it as to-read Jul 03, However, this does not mean that he is giving away any of the rights to this work.

At the same time, what Arvind was pointing out was that something like “somehow”, as almsot a common poetic device and would have been understood that way. Finally, Michael wishes to make it known that anyone is free to use this material.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The Evolution of the Mother’s temple. The beginning of this verse can also be translated in the following way: Kavi marked it as to-read Sep 08, Guru Vachaka Kovai by Muruganar. I threw away the quilt of orthodox observance And burnt it.