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Eighth dip in the enjoyment of Sri Bhashyakarar!

From: Madhavakkannan V (
Date: Mon Apr 19 1999 - 01:34:58 PDT


Dearest Sisters and Brothers,

Thiruvarangatthu amudhanaar's Iraamaanusa nooRRandhaadhi's sweet pAsurams come handy when we wish to immerse ourselves into the enjoyment of greatness of Sri Ramanujacharya. Look at these two lovely pAsurams. 

34.nilaththaich cheRuththuNNum neechak kaliyai, ninaippariya
palaththaich cheRuththum piRangiya thillai,en peyvinaithen
pulaththil poRiththavap puththakach chummai poRukkiyapin
nNalaththaip poRuththathu iraamaa NnuchanRan nayappukazE

It is not comprehensible and measurable mentally the severity and intensity with which Kalipurushan torments the earth and its people. Just like a light lit in the darkness, Emperumaanaar- Sri Ramanujacharya appeared to dispel the darkness of Kali. (As NammAzhwAr had said "kaliyum kedum kaNdu koNmin!" ). This alone does not speak great about Sri Ramanuja. His complete burning the Huge Book (in which yama has written taking the account of all my sins) is what makes Him tick in His Greatness. (WoW! What a narration!)

40.chEmanNal veetum poruLum tharumamum cheeriyan^aR
kaamamum enRivai naan_genpar; naan_ginum kaNNanukkE
aamathu kaamam aRamporuL veetuthaR kenRuraiththaan
vaamanan cheelan iraamaa Nnuchanintha maNmichaiyE 

Emperumaanaar- Sri Ramanujacharya- whose qualities are only equal to the Lord Vamanan, preached the world with great truthful, Vedic philosophy without their even asking for it. He is so merciful. Moksham, Dharmam, artham, and kaamam, are the four goals of life; so they say. But Yathiraajaa, a celibate like Vaamanan, says Kaamam (Desire) for union with KaNNan is the only worthy goal; The other three are just to support this divine passion. Dharmam removes the sins that stand as a hurdle for this kaamam. Artham is used for giving alms and thus aids for reaching towards the goal. MOksham also aggravates the longing (Kaamam) for KaNNan. Thus, Kaamam (for KaNNan) is the Best. 

(What an enjoyment of YathirAjar’s greatness by Amudhanaar!)

Amudhanaar, YathirAjar ThiruvadigaLE SaraNam

Narayana Narayana

Narayana dAsan Madhavakkannan

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