The Shum Alphabet - Characters 1 to 18


Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami pronounces the first eighteen images of the shum alphabet, slowly and clearly and the offers the listener space to repeat after him.

Photo of  Gurudeva
Giving a gift begrudgingly in return for another gift is, of course, mere barter. Many families barter their way through life in this way, thinking they are giving. But such gifts are cold, the fulfillment is empty, and the law of karma pays discounted returns.
—Gurudeva