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Padhuka Sahasram-433
Date: Thu Aug 09 2001 - 10:51:12 PDT


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

Translation by U.Ve. Dr. V.N. Vedanta Desikan Swamin:

433. prApthum param purishayam puruSham munInA-
     maBhyasyathAmanudhinam praNavam thrimAthram
     shrirangarAjacharaNAvani! shinjitham thE
     shankE samunnayanasAmavishEShaGhOSham

Oh Paaduka! Or is that Nada coming from You, the sound of the three 
samas, that take to Srivaikunta, a soul, a great sage, who has 
employed the Pranava in a three-measure-manner for meditating on the 
Supreme Person, that reclines in our hearts, for reaching Him?

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

Special Notes by V.Sadagopan (V.S): 

1) Sri UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: Here, Swamy Desikan describes the 
PaadhukA naadham as the intoxicating sound of Saama Vedham. Swamy 
Desikan says: " Oh RanganAtha PaadhukE ! Your Lord , who exists with 
equal ease as ParavAsudEvan in His supreme abode , antharyAmi inside 
our heart lotuses and as RanganAthA inside PraNavAkAra Vimaanam at
Srirangam sought after by Yogis. The Yogis recite PraNavam with all 
its parts and meditate on it to attain Him. Your naadham is 
recognized by them as Saama vedhic recitation that leads them to your 
Lord's abode in Srivaikuntam .

2) Srimath Andavan's anubhavam: The inner meaning is that we can 
reach BhagavAn , if we listen with devotion to ThiruvAimozhi , the  
essence of Saama Vedham . Meditation on PraNavam and recitation of 
PraNavam is considered as equivalent to journeying to Srivaikuntam to 
the accompaniment of Saama ghAnam . 

3) What is the way to reach the Lord , who resides in our hearts 
(Parisayam Purusham )? Recitation of PraNavam (ThrimAthram) and 
meditation on its meaning  would lead the Yogis to the Lord with the 
accompaniment  of saama ghOsham ( ThrimAthram PraNavam anudhinam
abhyasyathAm MuninAm Samunnayana Saama-visEsha GhOsham ).

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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