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  1. Dehabudhyā tu dāsoham Jivabhudhayā tvadamsaka |
Atmabudhaya tvamevāham iti me niscitā mati ||
  • Word meanings:
    • Dehabudhyātu: physical body;
    • dāsoham: I surrender;
    • Jivabhudhayā: subtle body;
    • tva: yours;
    • damshakaḥ: surrender;
    • Atmabudhaya: self;
    • tvamevāham: I am you;
    • iti: it is;
    • me niscitā: firm;
    • matiḥ: belief.
    • Translation:
Hanumān is known for highest wisdom of the truth and symbolically stands for the principle of Guru. He knows the three paths of God realization- Karma, Bhakti, and Jnāna. He tells Rāma “from the stand point of my physical and subtle bodies I am thy servant, you are the whole, I am a part of you. From the point of self, you and I are one; this is my firm conviction”. By telling so he proclaims the purpose of unity of purpose of human endeavors and also declares the unity of paths. Here the devotee must understand the importance of surrendering to the Lord with complete devotion.
  • Pronunciation:
  • Pronounce ā like in ca
  • Visarga      Nasalization of preceding vowels
  • Pronounce c like in chunk 

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