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Cleaning the Senses: The Eyes

Early every morning since before my birth, my mother goes to greet the sun. In every house, every land, she would find him—either from the verandah, atop the roof or outside on the grounds, yard or driveway. She would utter the mantra that greets the sun,om jaba-kusum shanka-shan kashyapeyammaha-dhyutim dhanta-warim sarvo-papagnapranatoshmi diva-karam ||Salutations to that, red as a hibiscus flower turning to white, pure as the saint Kashyapa, To that which is grand in shimmering brightness, which takes darkness away and annihilates all sins.  I give pranam to He [...]