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To the God of Knowledge - I pay my humble respects

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As a child, I was taught to say Om, taught to light a lamp, taught to prostrate before the almighty and before elders, taught to worship Saraswathi and Dakshinamurthy, the Gods of knowledge and wisdom. As a child I was taught so many more things and luckily, with the science, purpose and significance behind each of these. When I sat down to pen an article for my blog, I decided that this one and next few should be towards sharing some of my experiences with interested folks. Hope it is a nice read. Here is the first one dedicated with lot of respect to Lord Dakshinamurthy, the Lord of Knowledge “Guruve sarva lokanam, bhishaje bhava roginam nidhaya sarva vidyanam sri dhakshina moorthaye namha”. Oh Lord Dakshinamurthy, the eternal Guru, the treasury of knowledge, the destroyer of Agyana .. To you we pay our respects. Lord Shiva, the all pervading Lord has many forms. Rudra, Nataraja, Virabhadra, Bhairava and so on. One of the most important forms, as the Guru of yoga, music, …