As I discuss in this answer, Dattatreya was the son of the sage Atri, one of the mind-born sons of Brahma, and his wife Anasuya, who had received a boon that Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva would be born as her sons. And sure enough, Brahma incarnated as her son Chandra the moon god, Vishnu incarnated as Datta AKA Dattatreya, and Shiva incarnated as the short-...
Tripura ( Three cities) + Rahasya ( Secret or Mystery) or the trinity . The three cities or states of consciousness are waking (Jagrut), dreaming (Svapna) and deep sleep (Shushupti). The underlying consciousness in them all is called Sri Tripura, the Mother Goddess Chandika. Tripura Rahasya is a ancient text with treatises on Advaita school. It is also ...
1. Starting with Cow:
CC Madhya 14.223
ananta kāma-dhenu tāhāṅ phire vane vane dugdha-mātra dena, keha nā
māge anya dhane
“In Vṛndāvana there are cows that fulfill all desires [kāma-dhenus],
and their number is unlimited. They graze from forest to forest and
deliver only milk. The people want nothing else.
Brahmnayam dharma ...
Yes, Lord Dattatreya did have a wife. She is mentioned in Chapter 16 of the Markandeya Purana.
Dattatreya sported with his wife and drank liquor with her in front of the Munis to test their loyalty to him. Inspite of all his acts, the Munis refused to leave him.
मुनिपुत्रवृतो योगी दत्तात्रेयोऽप्यसङ्गिताम्।। १०८॥
अभीप्समानः सरसि निममज्ज चिरं विभुः।
Though always present as a witness, the supreme Brahman (God) incarnates explicitly when there is a decline in Dharma & increase in Adharma.
BG 4.7 - O scion of Bharata, whenever there is a decline in Dharma and influx of Adharma, then I manifest myself.
Dharma (born of Sattva) is Not limited to humans, it pervades everywhere. Refer this post.
Parashurama is considered an incarnation of Vishnu and so is Dattatreya. If you mean spiritual guidance or salvation then you might have heard from Tripura Rahasya.
The Tripura Rahasya (त्रिपुरा रहस्य) means The Mystery beyond the Trinity, is an ancient literary work in Sanskrit believed to have been narrated by Dattatreya to Parashurama. It is one of the ...
According to this blog article Shri Datta Stavam is composed by Shri Vasudevanand Saraswathy (Tembe swamy 1854–1914).This stotra is also having another name as "Jaya Laabhaadhikara Shree Dattastavam".
Which is having 9 shlokas. As we can see this stotra is fairly new one and is not part of any ancient hinduism scriptures.
I am herewith posting the ...
According to Suta Samhita (of Skanda Purana), Lord Dattatreya was born in Satya Yuga (Krita Yuga).
This Kamakotimandali article mentions that:
There are other incidents described in the Puranas regarding
Dattatreya Avatara. The Parabrahman appeared as yogirAja in front of
Atri Maharshi who was performing penance on RkSha Parvata on kArtika
I have just now downloaded the book Sri Guru Charitra. At the last section, the rules of properly reciting it are given and which are as follows:
Namdharak- "Kindly tell me the procedure of week-reading and other
rules to be followed during the week".
Shri Siddha-"Shri Guru-Charitra can be read any time with pure mind.
The credit of reading it in ...
"Tripura Rahasya" is an important work on Lord Dattatreya.There is an Upanishad by name ‘Dattatreya Upanishad'. When rishis approached God Vishnu for initiation,God Vishnu advised them to recite "I am Datta". There are several Dattatreya mantras also.The dialogue between Sage Bhargava and Lord Dattareya is known as ‘Tripura Rahasya', the glory of Goddess ...
Although in your question you mentioned the name as "padvallabh "(typo error?) I am assuming it as Shripad Shri Vallabha, who is considered as the first avatars (incarnations) of Dattatreya. He was born in Pithapuram, a town in Godavari district of state Andhra Pradesh in India.
Are there any other avatars of Lord Dattatreya?
There seems to be different ...
As far as I know, Dattatreya himself has never brought anyone back from the dead. But the Gujarati song Datta Bhavani isn't limited to the deeds of Dattatreya; it also talks about Narasimha Saraswati, the fourteenth-century Swami whom some people believe was an incarnation of Dattatreya.
Here's what this translation says regarding the verse you're ...
Today, I was having discussion with my family regarding this topic. Here is the answer what I was seeking it is Datta Mahatmya(दत्त महात्म्य) written by Sri Vasudevananda Saraswati Swami(Tembe Swami) it is translation(marathi) of Datta Puraan again written by Tembe Swami. Tembe Swami collected all the stories related to Lord Datta from different purans and ...
Shree Datta-Sampradai -:
Dattatreya or Dattā (दत्त) is a Hindu deity considered to be an avatar (incarnation) of the three Hindu gods Brahma , Vishnu and Shiv collectively known as Trimurthy(त्रिमूर्ती).
Books of Shree Datta- Sampradai-:
Shree "GuruCharitra" (श्री. गुरुचरित्र) a spiritual book giving a brief life story of Shri
Narasimha Saraswati Swami ,...