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Re: Tirunakshatram of Poundarikapuram Andavan

From: muralidhar rangaswamy (
Date: Thu Aug 06 1998 - 09:13:50 PDT


Sri Gopalarya Desika MahadesikAya Nama:

Dear Bhaktas,

I was away on business related travel for the past couple of 
days. Upon my return this morning, I was delighted to see this 
wonderful note from Sri Anbil Swamin. I wish to express my heartfelt 
thanks to Sri Anbil Swamin for sharing with us the greatness of the 
founding father of Srimad Poundarikapuram Ashramam. It is the 
compassion of this great Mahan, Sri Srinivasa Mahadesikan Swami, 
for Bhagavatas which resulted in clearing the wild bushes and 
thorn-filled path leading to the Sannidhi of Sri Bhoomidevi Sametha 
Sri Oppiliappan Swami. The tradition of Kaimkaryam to Sri Oppiliappan 
Koil established by this Acharya has been followed by successive 
Acharyas in the line of Srimad Poundarikapuram Andavan Swami 
and continues to this day. Thanks again to Sri Ramaswamy for reminding 
us (me in particular) of this great Purvacharya.

Namo Narayana,

Muralidhar Rangaswamy

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