By Dr. Jessie Mercay
posted by Ganesh
The form of Mayan, according to tradition, is installed in Shiva temples and early Vishnu temples, seated in this way under a banyan tree, at temples throughout India. He is called Dakshinamurthi. Mayan is memorialized at these temples as Guru Murtha (the form of Supreme Master) and he faces South, from whence he came. Even today, Mayan is worshiped as “Supreme Guru” by enlightened persons. The knowledge of this has been lost to the public but has been maintained by the esteemed Vishwabrahmin Dr. V. Ganapati Sthapati who is actively building a Mayan Memorial in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India.
As per Religion / Saiva Philosophy, GOD Dakshinamurthy (literally means ‘One who is facing Dakshina or South) is an aspect of GOD Shiva as teacher or Guru of all types of knowledge. As Dakshinamurthy, Shiva is considered as the supreme iconic representation of the…
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