The original Tamil sloka is not given but presented in Upadhesha form, in a simple way.
Wherever possible, sayings of Shri Mataji on the same topic has been given for better understanding.
The sayings of Shri Mataji have been taken from the recordings in audio cassettes on talks on different subjects and also from various Sahaja Yoga books and also from notings of Sahaja Yogis.
The meaning of Thirumandiram verses have been simplified after gathering the essence of various works on the above classic and also on the guidance of advanced scholars on Saiva sidhantha philosophy and experienced sadhakas in the path of Yoga.
For convenience sake, Thirumoolar has been addressed as “T”, at the beginning of each verse.