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Swami Desikan's Paadukaasahasram and Sri Ramanujar's Gadyatryam recordings by H.H. Srirangam Srimadh Andavan

From: Sadagopan (
Date: Tue Apr 06 1999 - 17:36:16 PDT

Dear BhakthAs : This welcome announcement would 
be of interst to many of you . For those , who want to
practise to learn these Sri Sookthis of Swami Desikan 
with the right pronunciation and stops , these tapes will 
be invaluabale .THEY COME FROM THE LIPS OF 

I had the good fortune to study PaadhukhA 
sahasram and the three Gadhyams earlier .
It will be a bhAgyam now to listen to Sri Ranga 
RaamAnuja MahA Desikan recite Swami Desikan's 
marvellous and holy Sri Sookthi and invite those
auspicious Naadham into our houses . I have placed my 
request for purchase of the casettes with Sri R.Srinivasan
has kindly agreed to send the tapes and CDs for those who
wish to purchase them through his son , who is now in India 
and will be returning to Dallas on April 19.

I recommend these rare tapes to you for your
private collections and nithya anusandhAnams .
Nothing but MangaLam can come our way  , when 
we hear these PaadhukhA sahasra slOkams
full of Maanthric power .Please write directly 
to Sri R.Srinivasan to get your copies . 

Today is Pangnui kEttai and the day of 
Hanumantha Vaahana Sevai at Oppiliappan Koil 
( panguni Uthsavam ) . On this day , I had
the BhAgyam of being born under the shadow of 
Sri Oppiliappan's Thiruvadi carried by the Chinna 
Thiruvadi ;I take the pledge today to write on two most 
important granthams dear to Sri VaishNavAs before the
arrival of another birthday .Those are :

(1)Prapanna PaarijAtham of NadAdhUr AmmAL,
   the prAchAryA of Swami Sri Desikan to
   understand better the SaraNAgathi Saasthram
   with all its PramANams . Abhinava Desikan ,
   Sri UtthamUr Swami has commented on it 
   in Tamil , English and Hindi earlier .
   adiyEn will try to share with you additional
   details and connect it to the Vedic roots
   of SaraNAgathi .AdiyEn will release those postings
   in SaraNAgathi journal.   

(2)Sri Ranganaatha paadhukhA sahasra sthOthram
   of our own Swami Sri Desikan : I am glad 
   that Dr.V.N.vedantha Desikan's book on
   this sthOthram has been released by LIFCO.
   I will record in future articles the paddhathis
   that I have not covered so far in greater depth
   following the brilliant commentaries of 
   the Srirangam ANDavan sanyAsa Paramparai and 
   Param padha Vaasi Abhinava Desika Sri UttamUr Swamy .
   Sri RanganAtha Paadhukhai is the most important
   object of worship for Srirangam ANDavan paramparai.
   Let us reflect on SatakOpa Muni, who is 
   the RanganAtha Paadhukai . 

If the AchAryAs and Sri Lakshmi HayagrIvan bless me 
to complete this kaimkaryam and bring the following 
kaimkarya ThEr to nilai in partnership with fellow bhakthAs , 
then I would feel like a krutha krithyan 
(Janma Saapalyam )and feel blessed by this
Sri VaishNava sathsangam :

(1) AchArya RaamAnujA CD ROM ( in Beta test stage now)
(2) 108 Divya Desam Web pages and CD ROM 
(3) Swami Desikan Life and works : CD ROM

DaasOham , V.Sadagopan  
>H.H Srirangam Srimadh Andavan Sri Ranga Ramanuja
>Mahadesikan has recorded Paadukaasahasram in 5
>Cassettess or CD's. The recordings include Sri
>Ramanujar's Gadyatryam and all the 1008
>Paadukaasahasram slokas. The set will be accompanied
>by a book of Paadukaasahasram in Sanskrit text. Tamil
>text book can provided at an extra cost of $1.
>Cassettes and CD's are now on sale.
>5 Cassette set : US$25 + Shipping
>5 CD set       : US$50 + Shipping
>This set will be a precious possession in your house
>and will be useful for daily recitations. Purchasing
>this set you will also be helping to generate some
>funds for the ashramam. Please inform this information
>to your friends. Please respond to this E-Mail if you
>are interested in purchasing the recordings.
>R. Srinivasan
>Trustee, Srirangam Srimadh Andavan Ashramam