संस्कृतम्

जीवनस्य लक्ष्यमेव संस्कृतस्य वर्धनम्

दीक्षितः शिवमन्त्रेण

शूद्रो वा यदि वान्योऽपि चण्डालोऽपि जटाधरः।
दीक्षितः शिवमन्त्रेण स भस्माङ्गी शिवो भवेत्॥१७८॥
षडक्षरेण मन्त्रेण पुष्पम् एकमपि स्वयम्।
लिङ्गस्य मूर्ध्नि यो दद्यान्न स भूयोऽभिजायते॥१७९॥
—मित्रभेदः नाम प्रथमे तन्त्रे देवशर्मा-परिव्राजक कथा ४
śūdro vā yadi vānyo’pi caṇḍālo’pi jaṭādharaḥ|
dīkṣitaḥ śivamantreṇa sa bhasmāṅgī śivo bhavet||178||
ṣaḍakṣareṇa mantreṇa puṣpam ekamapi svayam|
liṅgasya mūrdhni yo dadyānna sa bhūyo’bhijāyate||179||
—mitrabhedaḥ nāma prathame tantre devaśarmā-parivrājaka kathā 4
A śūdra or a wild(?) or even a caṇḍāla or an ascetic,
He who has been initiated into the mantra of Śiva and has smeared his body with bhasma (ash) is Śiva himself.
Uttering the six-syllabled mantra (om namaḥ śivāya), even if one flower is offered,
On the head of the Śivaliṅga, that person is not born again.

One response to “दीक्षितः शिवमन्त्रेण

  1. prashant November 25, 2008 at 11:53 am

    very true!!!

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