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Re: udayavar sannidhi

From: Venkatesh.T.V(FXSL_HO) (
Date: Mon Apr 19 1999 - 20:57:26 PDT

                          SrimathE NArAyaNAya namaha 

Further to Sri Venkatesh Elayavalli's information, adiyEn would like 
to add one more important feature of this sannidhi. It is said that 
EmberumAnAr had 3 most distinguished thirumEnis, (1) thAnAna 
thirumEni (2) thAnugandha thirumEni and (3) thamarugandha thirumEni.

I don't know much details about the 3rd one which is present at 
Thirunarayana puram. Probably, Sri Rajesh Mandayam, who is hailing 
from that place can throw some light.

The first one, ThAnAna thirumEni, it is the original thirumEni of 
swAmi EmberumAnAr. One can even see the true nails in His fingers in 
the sannidhi. This is one of the most distinguished importance of the 
sannidhi at Srirangam. Additionally adiyEn heard that bhakthAs who go 
to this sannidhi at Srirangam will wash their feet after coming out. 
Can someone confirm this(?)

The second one is the ThAnugandha thirumEni, which is at 
Sriperumbudur, the avathaara sthalam of our swAmi. It is said that, 
when the sishyAs of our swAmi made this idol, our swAmi was so 
overwhelmed by its beauty and made the pratishTai of this Idol at 
Sriperumbudur by Himself.

adiyEn RAmAnuja dAsan

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