Santi Mantram :
Discussion-5. "Ivocations to (the Nature) Indra, Vayu (wind), Surya ( Sun) etc .....
Again, not only they ( Rishi-s and people of Ancient Bharatham) lived in a spirit of complete renunciation and acted on the principle of Universal love, but that perfect generation, perfect in every sense of the term, was never blind to the necessities of the physical and the material world.
They never complained of life.
With an appetite, they wooed life and were ever impatient in their thirst for more of it :
This is evident from their prayers, that the Lord of the Universe must bless them to live "the enire span of life allotted" to
them in all health and perfect vitality.
Their invocations to Indra, Vayu, Surya etc....., make us remember that "Rama and Krishna ...and other Gods worship came to much later age.
They were deities that were sanctioned in the "Puranik times.
In the 'Vedik period, the Masters knew only five Great Elements and such other manifestations to be the Divine personalities, the "Devatha-s."
They are invoked here by both Guru and the Sishya.
Next : Discussion-6. No peace-invocation concludes without thrice repeating or invoking "Santhi".
To be continued ...