You are here: Sri Vaishnava Home Page : Bhakti List : Archives : April 1996

Re: Mani - Who is Uncomparable and was churned out of Ocean already

From: Mani Varadarajan (mani)
Date: Thu Apr 18 1996 - 12:01:53 PDT

Is not Swami Desikan normally considered an amSa
of the ghanTa (bell or in Tamil, thirumaNi) of
Thirupathi Srinivasa PerumaaL? This is what his
son declares in the Vedanta Desika MangalaaSaasana

Kulasekhara Alvar is considered an amSa of the 
kaustubha maNi. I have not heard Desikan equated 
to this jewel. Are there any references to this?