Prayer of the Day
Prayer song in Tamil
சிவாய நம என்று சிந்தித் திருப்போர்க்கு
அபாயம் ஒருநாளும் இல்லை - உபாயம்
இதுவே மதியாகும் அல்லாத எல்லாம்
விதியே மதியாய் விடும். நல்வழி15
Shloka as Romanized text
sivAya n-ama enRu sin-thith thiruppOrkku
apAyam orun-ALum illai - upAyam
ithuvE mathiyAkum allAtha ellAm
vithiyE mathiyAy vidum. n-alvazi15
Meaning of the Prayer Song:
Those who stay contemplating as "shivAya namaH",
for them there is never any threat.
This strategy is the wise one.
All others would be subjected to the fate.
1. This song is from Nalvazi written by Auvaiyar.
This is the panchakshara mantra
which signifies "Everything is Shiva's.
Contemplation is called for here.
It is good to chant this mantra.
Higher than that would be to keep chanting it forever. (japa)
Even higher than that would be to
stay in the true meaning of it. (ajapa)
For one who is living with the spirit of this
mantra in everything, everywhere,
he/she has no threat whatsoever.
How can one who has lost the self in Shiva
can find a harm for self when the self itself is lost?
1. Panchakshara Mantra - Explanation