Overview for Shree Ram Jay Ram: Swami Chidvilasananda
Shree Ram Jay Ram means "Hail to Lord Rama. the great and auspicious one." In this recording. Shree Ram Jay Ram is chanted with Swami Chidvilasananda. spiritual head of the path of Siddha Yoga meditation. This mantra has been chanted in India since ancient times. and through chanting the name of Rama. we invoke the qualities and blessings of Atmarama. the inner Self. the pure and transcendent Being who is full of light and purity.
The story of Lord Rama's life is told in the epic poem the Ramayana in which Rama the embodiment of dharma. right action rescues his wife. Sita from the cluches of the demon-king Ravana Rama is assisted by Hanuman the chief of the monkeys whose unparalleled strength was exceeded only by his perfect devotion and service to Rama.
The Ramayana also tells that Hanuman had repeated the mantra Shree Ram Jay Ram For many years before he finaly met Rama. He recognized Rama as his Guru as the form of the mantra he had repeated for so long and as the indweller of his own heart.
This version of Shree Ram Jay Ram is set to the Malkauns raga a melodic form which evokes the qualities of valor and courage on the spiritual path. This meelody was created in Gurudey Siddha Peeth Peeth Ganeshpuri Maharashtra the mother ashram of Siddha Yoga. to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti. Hanuman's birthday. This chant stirs the soul causes the heart to leap with joy. It Kindles the sweet flames of devotion and fills us with vigor and a renewed conviction in our own divinity and freedom.