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The Best arcA mUrti Discussion.

From: Krishnamachari, N (Krish) (
Date: Fri Aug 14 1998 - 17:18:00 PDT

Dear BgAgavatottama-s:

I was on the sidelines on this discussion because I had hoped that there
will never be a conclusion and judgment for this discussion.  And I still
hope that this will be the case.  I saw SrI T. V. Venkat's suggestion to
conclude this discussion, and so I am reacting.  Echoing SrI Anbil SwAmi's
thoughts, this is one healthy case where floor-crossing only enriches the
delight in a positive direction.  I have not even entered into the
discussion The Great ArAvamudan of tirukkuDantai.  I will get to present Him
some day if there is need to present Him at all, and if this discussion will
be "closed". There are 51 pASuram-s sugn by at least 7 of the AzhvAr-s on
the One and Only ArAvamudan.  And since He is the nArAyaNa that is
everywhere else, I did not see a need to "argue" His case.  So let the
discussion continue.  This is the first "argument" we have had where defeat
is as sweet as victory, and on one is the "loser".

-dAsan kr*shNamAcAryan