Prayer of the Day
Prayer from Thiruvarutpayan (திருவருட்பயன்)
கண்டபடியே கண்டு காணாமை காணாமல்
கொண்டபடியே கொண்டிரு 60
Song as Romanized text
kaNDapaDiyE kaNDu kANAmai kANAmal
koNDapaDiyE koNDiru 60
Meaning of the Prayer Song:
Seeing as it is,
not seeing anything forcibly derived,
be in the mode of reception as it is given!
1. These songs are for the advanced practitioners,
who have understood the why's of seeking the Divine Grace.
This section is for the Sadhaka or the practitioner.
The Sadhaka who has completed all the analysis required and
firmly chose the path to Lard Shiva as guided by the guru,
should stay in the mode recommended by this song.
While all the earlier stages are to raise the doubts and
clarification, now it is the time to submit oneself totally to
Grace. The practitioner should be able to see as it is
without coloring with his/her own filters.
It is also very important that nothing is seen forcibly.
Overall this should be a mode of accepting the Divine Grace
as it is provided - a complete alignment tuning towards the
Relate this to the state of the Nayanmar saints.
Those acts which a materialistic mind will find it hard to accept,
were done in absolute alignment to the Supreme Shiva.
That is why they are our inspiration!
2. c.f. உள்ளவா காண வந்தருளாய் - திருவாசகம்