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What is meant by " Kanakadhara Stotram " ?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 21 Apr '13 08:09 pm
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The Kanakadhara Stotra is composed by Adi Sankaracarya. One day he went for Bhiksha and visited the house of a poor Brahmin. Nothing was available in the house to offer. The Brahmin lady earnestly searched for some thing to give and at last she found an Amla fruit and offered it in the bowl of Sankaracarya. Sri Sankaracarya was deeply moved at the sincerity and devotion of the poverty stricken woman and immediately in an extempore way started imploring Goddess Lakshmi to be merciful towards this poor Brahmin lady to drive away her poverty. He recited twenty two slokas in praise of Goddess Lakshmi Who was pleased and appeared before Sankaracarya. Sankaracarya pleaded her to grant riches to the Brahmin lady.
Goddess Lakshmi said that the Brahmin lady did not qualify for any riches in this life as she did not to do any charities in her previous life. Sankaracarya replied that in this life she gave him Amla fruit with very great reverence in spite of her extreme poverty and this act of he ...more
Answered by LIPSIKA, 21 Apr '13 08:11 pm

 
  
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Sankaracharya realized the womens devotion irrespective of being poor. He immediately started singing twenty one slokas praising Goddess Mahalakshmi , praying her to bless the poor women by driving her poverty and grant her riches.
Answered by hitler, 21 Apr '13 08:11 pm

 
  
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The Kanakadhara Stotra is composed by Adi Sankaracarya.
Answered by rajan, 22 Apr '13 05:32 am

 
  
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The dark Tamala tree in full bloom attracts the femalebeetle and even so Mahalakshmi is attracted and finds happiness in the fragrant and dark-complexioned body of Hari and makes it tingle with joy. May she bestow on me prosperity by her auspicious glance. Note: The poet in Shankara compares the dark Tamala tree to the dark beautiful form of Vishnu, the dark beetle to the black lustrous eyes of Mahalakshmi. The glance of Lakshmis eyes on Vishnu gives him great happiness. A mere momentary flash of her eyes on anybody will bless him with prosperity |
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Answered by anil garg, 22 Apr '13 01:22 am

 
  
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The Kanakadhara Stotra is composed by Adi Sankaracarya.
Answered by Quest, 21 Apr '13 09:45 pm

 
  
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