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OfflineSuperLazy
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Across the Universe
    #3060137 - 08/27/04 11:55 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

I think I finally understand the song, I mean totally understand it  :tripping:


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Re: Across the Universe [Re: SuperLazy]
    #3060148 - 08/27/04 11:58 PM (12 years, 3 months ago)

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Re: Across the Universe [Re: funkymonk]
    #3060304 - 08/28/04 12:37 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

" Together we stand, in fighting we fall... " :peace:


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Re: Across the Universe [Re: SuperLazy]
    #3060360 - 08/28/04 12:56 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Are you talking about the Beatles song? That is one of my favorite Beatles songs. Gives me goosebumps every time I hear it.

From http://www.geocities.com/clevebeat/JaiGuruDeva.html

Guru Deva, actually it is Guru Dev, is incited in the song because he was the Maharishi's teacher. He is an actual person, and they invoked him in their meditation every day. The name actually has meaning in itself. A Guru is a teacher, or spiritual leader of sorts. Dev, according to some other sites I went to, means god or heavenly one. As stated, Maharishi's actual teacher's name was Guru Dev. John Lennon appeared to take the liberty adding the "a"on the end. Jai means, and there are several meanings I have for this, "I give hope, or thanks to", this I was told, but some sites say it means, "victory" or "salutations". Om, is probaby the easiest part to explain. Om is believed to be the natural vibration of the universe. Hence, when many meditate, they make the "ooohhhmmmm" sound. They are trying to bring in that vibration of the universe.

So all together it means, "I give thanks (victory) (salutation) to Guru Dev (or heavenly teacher), om".


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Re: Across the Universe [Re: kosmic_charlie]
    #3060404 - 08/28/04 01:12 AM (12 years, 3 months ago)

Om is the purest state of being you can attain, it's perfect harmony w/ the symmetry of the universe  :grin:, but you may already know that. :peace:


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