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FW: drAvida sruthi darsanaha - part 2

From: Madhavkkannan, Vasudevan (vxmadhav_at_bechtel.com)
Date: Thu Aug 20 1998 - 02:04:47 PDT

Sri:

Dearest Sisters and Brothers,

Please find forwarded the second post on Amudhan by Sriman Sampath
Rangarajan. Since he is on leave, I am blessed to perform this "kaimkaryam"
to BhAgawathALs.

Narayana Narayana 

Narayana dAsan Madhavakkannan

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Sampath Rengarajan [SMTP:srengara@hotmail.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, August 19, 1998 3:33 AM
> To:	vxmadhav@bechtel.com
> Subject:	drAvida sruthi darsanaha - part 2
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Coming  to puNNya kshEthram, it is  said
> in  mnay  purAnams that people  who  are
> born in kudanthai are devas and that  if
> one  even take one step to goto  amuthan
> sannithi from where ever he is, he  gets
> the palan of seeing this lord. Those who
> live here even for a less time are never
> born. Brahma did yAgan in this boomi.
> 
> This  is  known as bAskara kshEthram  as
> Suryan  did penance here as well. Suryan
> constructed    a    temple    for    Sri
> chakrthAzwAr.  Sri thiru mazisai  AzhwAr
> did  penance for 700 years and  attained
> Amudan's  holy feet and his  brindAvanam
> is   here.  The  shivan  here  known  as
> kumbEswaran  was  called  as  the  first
> Srivaishnava  guru (due to  his  bhakthi
> for amudhan) by purandaradAsar.
> 
> Coming to AzhwAr aruLich cheyals,  there
> are   52  pasurams  delivered  by  seven
> AzhwArs   on   this  Lord.   thirumangai
> deliverd  one full prabhandham  on  this
> Lord.  it  is  in ratha bdhandam  meter.
> That  is  not  all. If you  are  talking
> about  numbers. See this beauty in thiru
> mangai's   composition  of  thiru   ezhu
> koorirukkai.
> 
> The  numbers  are stacked in progression
> an  entity  in mathematics (*).  Besides
> this on pasuram itself represents one of
> the six mukya upanishad. Leave all these
> for   now.  It  is  this  Lord  who  was
> instrumebntal in revival of  the  entire
> 4000   divya   prabhandam  through   Sri
> nadamuni.  So without this  Lord,  where
> are  4000 divya prabhandam and where are
> those 105 divya desams that are sung  by
> the 12 AzhwArs. Since every Srivaishnava
> owes  this to Amudan, HE is without  any
> doubt the superior one.
> 
> This  is  the very reason the ashtOthram
> for  this  Lord has a verse as  "drAvida
> sruthi darsanaha:"
> The  entire  "theLiyAna  maRai  niLangaL
> theLikinrOmE"   (we  getting   a   clear
> picture  of  the vedArttham  from  tamil
> vedam  or  drAvida sruthi's darsanam  or
> view point as per shAsthram.
> 
> Sri  Komalavallith  thAyar  samEtha  Sri
> Aravamudhan thiru vadikaLE saranam
> 
> Sampath Rengarajan
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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