Yesterday we journeyed into the Five Faces and Five Graces of Sadasiva. Today we are thrilled to share with all CyberCadets this new work of art. It arrived from our artist in Denmark who is doing the entire series for our article on Pancha Brahman. What a delightful interpretation and masterful execution. Pieter, the artist, is working on Vamadeva today! Stay tuned.
The letter "Ya" in the Panchakshara Mantra, Namasivaya, stands for the soul. Bodhinatha uses the Panchakshara Mantra to show how the soul is initially drawn by Siva's veiling grace, which leads the soul to maturity through experience in the world. Then comes Siva's revealing grace. When we've had enough of the world, Siva's grace pulls us toward God. The mantra also has the simple, two-syllable form. Si- Reflecting on God the Transcendent Absolute, Va-God as the All Pervading Consciousness