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Sri Vedanta Desikan Thirunakshatram and 300th Thirunakshatram of Sri Thirukkudanthai Desikan

From: Nadadur (nadadur_at_erols.com)
Date: Thu Aug 17 2000 - 15:42:11 PDT

                        Sri:
 Srimathe Gopaladesika Mahadesikaya Namaha
Srimathe Rangaramanuja Mahadesikaya Namaha
Srimathe Gopalarya Mahadesikaya Namaha
Srimathe Nigamantha Mahadesikaya Namaha
Srimathe Bhagavathe Bhasyakaraya Mahadesikaya Namaha
Srimathe Ranganatha Divyamani Padukabhyam Namaha


Dear Bhagavathas:

Sri Ramanuja Mission of Srirangam Srimadh Andavan Periashramam and Sri
Vedanta Desika Sabha of Sri Poundarigapuram Andavan Ashramam are delighted
to announce the joint celebrations of the Thirunakshatram of  Sri Vedanta
Desikan (Purattasi Thiruvonam) and the 300th Thirunakshatram of Sri
Thirukkudanthai Desikan (Purattasi  Pooradam) on Oct 8 at Boston.

Sri Ramanuja Mission and Sri Vedantha Desika Sabha would like to invite you
with your family and friends for the celebration of the thirunakshtram of
these great acharyas with the traditional Paduka Aradhanam and Bhagavath
Aradhanam amidst chanting of Divya Prabhandham and Veda Parayanam and
recitation of Sri Sookthis composed by these acharyas and get their
blessings.

Sri Nigamantha Mahadesikan (1268-1369 CE) is the greatest of our acharyas
(with the popular attribute Kavitharkika Simham) after Sri Ramanuja who
established Sri Ramanuja's philosophy on firm grounds for many ages to come
with various Krithis like Sri Desika Sthothra Mala and Desika Prabhandhams
and Rahastrasaram to name a few.

Sri Gopalarya Mahadesikan (1700-1782 CE) also known as Thirukkudanthai
Desikan established the great acharya paramparais of  Srirangam Srimadh
Andavan Perishramam, Srimadh Poundariapuram Andavan Ashramam and various
other acharya Paramparais like Navalpakkam, Kedanthipatti,  Sri
Thiruthuraipoondi Andavan, Sri Andikkattu Swami et al.

Details of the place, location and agenda of this event will follow soon
from the local coordinators of Sri Ramanuja Mission and Sri Vedanta Desika
Sabha.

Sarvam Srikrishnarpanamasthu

Nadadur Madhava Dasan




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