Lord Dattatreya considered as guru of environmental education, gained enlightenment by his observation from surrounding, which provided him 24 gurus . 24 Guru of Dattatreya. 1) PRITHVI (mother earth). 9) AJGAR (python). 17) PINGALA (a courtesan). 2) VAYU (wind). 10) SINDU (ocean). 18) KURARAPAKSHI (a. Abstract. Sri Dattatreya, who Lord Krishna quotes in The Uddhava Gita, has been evoked as a guru for environmental education. Sri Dattatreya gained.

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The maiden was husking paddy. This is the lesson I have learnt from the spider. In a like fashion, a true disciple is so charmed and over-awed by the spiritual eminence of his own guru that he cannot think of any one other than him. One should never expect any material benefit from other person. They move around cautiously never making any sound.

Fire delivers the oblations to the deities made in it amidst chanting of their respective Names. The ant stores up lots of food materials which it neither eats nor gives away in charity to any other creature. Like the python, he should shake off sleep and wakefulness and abide in a state of incessant meditation on the Self. It sits at one place waiting patiently for its food to come its way.

The spider spins a web secreting a fluid from its belly and plays in it day and night. It swallows the required amount for itself and converts the remaining into sweet Honey and stores in a bee hive.

At that time if a bumble-bee is seated on it, then it gets trapped in the flower. Even though he is giving life to many he should not get attached to worldly relationships. Nature is the Great Teacher Once, while Dattatreya burus roaming in a forest happily, he met King Yadu, datttatreya on seeing Dattatreya so happy, asked him the secret of his happiness and the name of his Guru.


24 Gurus of Lord Dattatreya – The Guru of Environmental Education

The python lies in one place fearlessly having faith in its destiny. She at once started pounding food-grains with a pestle.

Soul Aatmaa alone is my Guru, yet I have gained the necessary wisdom from the whole creation, via 24 individual who were therefore my Gurus. Just as hardly any time is required to kindle and extinguish a flame so also creation and dissolution of a body from the five cosmic elements do not take long. The elephant was thus one of my teachers.

Like mountains and trees, one should devotedly dedicate self to the welfare of other living beings. Getting of avyaktha from these 24 amshas is YOGA. The three faces represented the Trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.

One becomes as happy and relieved dattahreya on abandoning the sensual pleasures. When it feels like it, it swallows the entire web and becomes free again. The soul is also like the sky, which is omnipresent. As a man thinks, so he becomes. Finally exhausted it dropped the fish. Among the sense, tongue is the most difficult to be controlled. It is said that deers are very fond of music and that poachers employ it to lure them before hunting them.

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24 Gurus | Sree Datta Vaibhavam

At sunrise and during night, it apparently daattatreya on different colors. The sage should be crystal clear in his heart and deeds like a child. My fifth guru is sun. So she kept only one bangle on each hand this time and she could finish her task in quiet.

The human being even after been given the ultimate wisdom and a great opportunity to take the path of salvation does not utilize it in a right way. Passion and Sensual Desires will later or sooner bring down a sage from his spiritual progress. Thus, he explained about the 24 Gurus from nature. The Earth Mother earth is the first guru. He need not show everyone his knowledge and prove his greatness.


She waited and waited till late in the night. By building a house one develops vanity and consequently attachment develops.

Though there is waxing and waning of the moon, it remains unaffected by them. It lightly blows air over the worm time and again. The soul of the humans is also a part of the almighty but projected outward for a short span.

She did not like that noise [because it showed that they were so poor that she herself had to beat the rice]. The Wind symbolizes freedom of Truth. And one should not leave his own self. The nature of the element of fire is such.

As she restlessly waited pacing up and down, hoping for a client she was finally bored and suddenly developed detachment. Thus, it is no surprise that he is believed to be one of the wisest Gods in Hindu dharma.

It sheds its old skin very often to get a new skin. A true sage never frightened by the death, knowing sooner or later he will get a new life based on his karmic actions.

Thus learning that accumulation of wealth leads to sudden death like the honey bee, one should stop amassing wealth.