85. Divine workshop

This earth is the creator’s workshop.
Those who do well here in life
will make good there also.
(in gaining Shiva Experience).
Those who fail here, will not make it there also,
Kudala-sangama-deva, Shiva.
— Basavanna

Insight

There are no two ways — one, to succeed in life in this world, and another, to gain Shiva Experience. For both, there is only one path — the path of right conduct. If I tread this path, I’ll achieve success in life and also in gaining Shiva Experience.

Focus

Awareness while working. Awareness in retreat. Not a moment without awareness, whether I’m engaged in work or not.

KAAYAKA
Vachana No. 85 to 93

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Vachana Text 85

Martya-loakavembudu
kartaarana kammatavayya.
Illi salluvaru alliyoo salluvarayya.
Illi salladavaru alliyoo sallarayya,
Koodala-sangama-deava.
-- Basavanna

85. ಕರ್ತಾರನ ಕಮ್ಮಟ

ಮತ್ರ್ಯಲೋಕವೆಂಬುದು ಕರ್ತಾರನ ಕಮ್ಮಟವಯ್ಯ.
ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಸಲ್ಲುವರು ಅಲ್ಲಿಯೂ ಸಲ್ಲುವರಯ್ಯ.
ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಸಲ್ಲದವರು ಅಲ್ಲಿಯೂ ಸಲ್ಲರಯ್ಯ,
ಕೂಡಲಸಂಗಮದೇವ.
-- ಬಸವಣ್ಣ
ಸಹಾಯ : (ಸಾಲಿನ ನಂಬರ್ ಅನುಸರಿಸಿ)
1. ಕರ್ತಾರನ ಕಮ್ಮಟ = ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಕರ್ತನ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರ
2. ಇಲ್ಲಿ = ಬದುಕಿನಲ್ಲಿ ; ಅಲ್ಲಿ =ಶಿವಪಥದಲ್ಲಿ