Talk 8, Talks with Ramana Maharshi
D: “Can anyone get any benefit by repeating sacred syllables (mantras)
picked up casually?
M.: “No. He must be competent and initiated in such mantras.” Maharshi
illustrated this by the following story: A King visited his Premier in
his residence. There he was told that the Premier was engaged in
repetition of sacred ...
Brahman, Satchidananda, may be thought of as an infinite ocean of Existence, Consciousness and bliss. All the devatas are aspects of this infinite ocean.
The three main .. deities - the Trinity consisting of Brahma, Visnu
and Siva - along with their consorts, form the first aspect. Here all
the .. deities are considered to be different facets of God, the
Does the "Om Jaya Jagadish Hare" aartī, invokes any particular deity?
Short Answer: Depending on the meaning eschewed from the aartī lyrics, No & Yes.
The Origin of the aartī
The famous aartī, "Jaya Jagadish Hare", by Pandit Shardha Ram Phillauri, is originally said to have been composed as a Universal aartī by the author.