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Ninth dip in the glory of YathirAjar

From: Madhavakkannan V (
Date: Tue Apr 20 1999 - 07:32:43 PDT


Dearest Sisters and Brothers,

Penultimate dip in the glory of YathirAjar.

Swami Desikan's 43 sloka of YathirAja sapthathi is our pond of water today. Read and enjoy! 

43.   The world is full of wrong thoughts laid down in misguiding books of vain dialecticians. Anyone, who has a soft corner for them, will, naturally, treat Ramanuja's works as trivial in size and value. However, we are not offended by such an assessment, since the Kousthubha gem of the Lord's Chest would appear only trivial compared to a lofty mountain-chain! What would be
the weight, after all? Which one has more value?

The gem may be small! The mounatin may be bigger! Which one would  we like to see and possess? Naturally the gem! That is what adorns Sriya: Pathih too!

44. Ramanuja's works help us in resolving contradictions, whenever they occur, in the Vedic sayings of old. Those who have been influenced by the vile arguments of the logical experts given to bad sense and lost their good sense, may leave off Ramanuja's works, or else, let them study those works.
What does it matter? In a city where the noise praising flavour and taste of camphor is quite high, how are traders in common salt to respond with regard to camphor? It is obvious (that they do not know or can not relish!)  

What an anubhavam of Swami Desikan!

Desikan, YathirAjar ThiruvadigaLE SaraNam

Narayana Narayana 

Narayana dAsan Madhavakkannan

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