Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Inspirational Sayings of the Great on Sandhya-Upasana


V. V. Srinivasa Iyengar
(Picked from The Worship of Sandhya (1970)

" ... there is something inherently beautiful in the day-break, in the midday and in the sunset being fixed as periods when the special acts of purification, meditation, psychic exercise and worship compendiously called Sandhyavandana have been fixed to be performed. ... It it were worship of God or prayer to God, it can be performed at any time of the day or night. But even though the whole of the live-long day may be dedicated to God it is yet necessary that even such worship and prayer should be performed at stated times. It is impossible to select in the course of the day three points of time more calculated to imbue the mind of man with spirituality than the three sandhis or meeting points. ..."

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