KAAM DEV काम देवKaam Dev is the deity-demigod of love and sexuality. Kam means sensuous love, wish, desire, longing or sexuality. Atharv-Ved has described Kaam as desire and not sexual enjoyment.
CONCEPTS & EXTRACTS IN HINDUISM By:: Pt. Santosh Kumar Bhardwaj
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Pradumn Ji got incarnation to provide body to the Kaam Dev who was turned to ashed by Bhagwan Shiv. Pradumn Ji was born as the son of Bhagwan Shri Hari Vishnu in the incarnation of Bhagwan Shri Krashn and Maa Laxmi as Rukmani Devi. Later during war when Bhagwan Shri Krashn under took to eliminate the remaining wicked-villain-sinner kings-Ashw Medh Yagy, Bhagwan Brahma Ji along with Chandr Dev merged in the body of Pradumn Ji's body at the occasion of the assimilation of Kaam Dev in the body of Pradumn Ji.
Kaam Dev is the demigod of the heavenly planets that are responsible for inducing lusty desires. Kaam Dev is the son of Brahma Ji-embodiment of Bhagwan Brahma, to activate the humans to reproduce. Kaam Dev is not worshiped on a larger basis. Kaam Dev is portrayed as young, handsome man with wings carrying a bow and arrows. His bow is made of sugarcane with a cord of honeybees and arrows of sweet-smelling Ashok tree flowers, white and blue lotus flowers, Jasmine and Mango tree flowers. Kaam Dev is seen sitting on a Parrot. Kaam Dev is the demigod of love and is the husband of Rati and Preeti.
KLEEM represents the divine power of attraction creating vibration in the environment to appease the opposite sex. It comprises of K k क, L l ल , ई ee, and M m म्. Kleem is the cause of the perfect union between the gross body dissolving into the causal body. Kleem itself means Maha Kali. The Kleem sound invokes in the individual the desire, movement towards and action of service to Shri Krashn.
MANTR:: Om Kleem Para Shakti Namah:
The single sound vibration of this Beej Mantr "KLEEM" can bring whatever one desire in the heart.
This Mantr relates to Sundari, the Goddess of love and beauty and also to Bhagwan Shri Krashn-The Kameshwar,
Kleem carries the "Akrashan Shakti" or the Power of Attraction, and can be used by both men and women to increase the love energy and to fulfill one's wishes.
K क represents the cause-Kaam Dev and the inborn desires. It moves one closer to Almighty Bhagwan Shri Krashn. the cause
LEE ली stands for the gross body, manifested existence-Indr, the ruler of Heaven and also the governor of senses and material needs.
Mm म् anuswar अनुस्वर means perfection-full moon or satisfaction. M m (Naad and bindu) which bring happiness and love. Om Kleem Pra Shakti Namah:.
TANTRIC-BEEJ MANTR (बीजमंत्र):: These three Matr are a form of prayer, performed by the Tantrik. Any normal-common man can also perform these prayers. Those who recite these Mantr with good intentions, are blessed with might and power.
(1). Om Aim Hreem Klim Chamunday Vichae Phat Swaha. ॐ ऐं ह्रीं क्लीं चामुंडाय विच्चै फट स्वाहा:।
(2). Om Shreem Hreem Kleem Aim Kamal Vasiney Phat Swaha.ॐ श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं ऐं कमल वासिन्ये फट स्वाहा:।
(3). Om Shreem Hreem Kleem Dakshinayae Phat Swaha. ॐ श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं दक्षिणायै फट स्वाहा:।
OM AIM HREEM KLEEM CHAMUNDAYE VICHYE NAMAH: is the complete Mantr. It means the worship of Maa Durga, who removes the effect of all types of black magic, unfavorable effect of negative planets, bad luck, health problems or problems posed by enemies. Kleem Mantr help one create harmony in his relationships. This is the beginning of true human emancipation and freedom from the endless cycle of birth, death, old age and disease.This Kleem Mantr is quite powerful in order to get love from the opposite gender-sex. Regular chanting of the third Mantr and praying to Kaam Dev helps in achieving greater sensitivity. It also helps in the awareness of others emotional needs and appreciation of one’s partner.
Chant the Kleem Mantr for 108 times each day in the early hours of morning and evening. The Mantr Siddhi (-fulfillment) is said to be attained after 21 days of chanting. This Kaam Dev Mantr can also be used by lovers to keep their affection evergreen. It is important to maintain pious practices like having only vegetarian food, taking bath before chanting the Mantr and having sincerity in prayers, so that one may gain full benefits from the Mantr.
Gandarbh-Dancers chant this Mantr, as they need to have charm and grace that can greatly entertain their audience and gather appreciation. It activates the charm, grace and beauty of the dancer and his performance will improve.Those who are ascetics-renunciators-released-relinquished are never lured by Kaam Dev. Those who pray to bhagwan Shiv are free from the impact of Kaam Dev.
जो मंगली है, जिसका शुक्र उठा हुआ है, जिसका चन्द्र जरूरत से ज्यादा उठा हुआ हुआ है, वो बड़े आराम से काम देव का शिकार हो सकता है। जो मंगल का व्रत तख्ता है, हनुमान जी की आराधना करता है, वो इस विकार से मुक्त हो सकता है।
One who worship Bhagwan Shiv and Maa Gouri can not be affected by this evil, provided he indents to be free from sensuality, passions, sexuality, lust.
MADAN KAAM DEV TEMPLE ASSAM: One of the temples which induce humans to reproduction like Khajuraho & Pashupati Nath temple, is present in Assam, as well. The erotic sculptures in the Madan Kaam Dev temple have made it known as the Mini Khajuraho of the North-East. This temple is just 40 km away from Guwahati and is situated atop a hill by the name of Dewan Giri in Kaam Rup district. The Madan Kaam Dev temple is a place of utmost scenic beauty with abundance of greenery all around and carved images and sculptures, that speak volumes of the grandeur of Assam’s architecture in the medieval era.
Ruins of more than 13 temples, dedicated to Bhagwan Shiv, including the main temple in a vast area under the Dewan Giri-hill have been uncovered so far. The main temple is the Madan Kaam Dev temple, which displayed a sculpture of Bhagwan Shiv or Maheshwar with Maa Parvati-Gouri-Uma. The entire region had been built in five sections or Panch Rath. The ruins of the temples displayed images of griffin, a creature with a lion’s body and the head and wings of an eagle, sculptures of nymphs, dancing fairies, Shiv and Shiva-Parvati and other Gods, Goddesses and demigods-deities have been engraved in grandiose appearance. One will find well-decorated and beautifully carved door frames, walls, pillars. Some of these have been engraved with images of flowers and animals, including the Kalp Vraksh-the tree that fulfills all desires.
Some other interesting architecture seen in this area are the four-headed Bhagwan Shiv, six-sided Bhairav, serpents, demons, and men, women and animals in every form of erotic postures, which made the region look more like the Khajuraho temples. Another highlight of the Kaam Dev temple is the gigantic proportion of the ruin of Madan Kaam Dev. The art and architecture, which vividly depict the acts of love and passion, have a close similarity with the art of Khajuraho temple.
This is the place of rebirth of Kaam or Madan, after he was turned into ashes by Bhagwan Shiv by opening His third eye. Here Madan united with his wife Rati in this tiny hillock after he was reborn. The place is truly known as the Madan Kaam Dev because of the numerous erotic sculptures.
In Madan Kaam Dev temple, devotees pray facing the opposite direction-west. This temple exhibit nudity in the deities to attract the humans to reproduction.. No other temple in Assam exhibit such erotic idols, art work, in the form of idols or sculptures.
The lush green forests of the Dewan Giri-hill, Madan Kuri river flowing below it, along with the vast expanse of swampy land till the Gopeshwar hill on the west make this region all the more beautiful.