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From: Madhavakkannan, Vasudevan (vxmadhav_at_bechtel.com)
Date: Wed Aug 04 1999 - 18:34:28 PDT
Sri: Dear Sri Mani, Thanks for sharing that. It is really moving and touching to hear about our Lord's Sowlabhyam. AzhwAr had melted at His Sowlabhya GuNAs. NammAzhwAr fainted for six months, it is told after he uttered the ThiruvAymozhi line "etthiRam iNaindhiRandhEngiya yeLivE! (relishing the Lord's sarva sowlabhyathavam of showing His Divine Body to the earthly gifted mother YashOdha for being tied down to mortar with a rope on His waist for His mischief. Thiruvaranga PerumAL Araiyar, whenever he uttered ThiruvAymozhi line, "VandharuLi en nenjidankOnda vaanavar kozhundhE!" (The Cheif of Devas has come on his own and entered into my heart.. ), he used to have his voice choked and could not proceed to utter the next lines.. Bhattar also used to be moved with tears rolling down his cheeks, when NanjIyar utters this line... What anubhavam! What a Sowlabhyan! aNdarkOn aNiyarangan en amudhanik kaNda kaNgaL are still seeing all other things! What a "great" (?) person am I! Regards Narayana Narayana Narayana dAsan > -----Original Message----- > From: Mani Varadarajan [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Thursday, August 05, 1999 9:02 AM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Sri Ranganatha's saulabhyam > > > [ From a recent email sent to me by Sri M. Srinivasan, > formerly of Chicago, now a resident of Koyil (Srirangam). ] > > We are living in a rented house on the southern banks of Kaveri. ... > Yesterday Sri Ranganatha stopped by at a relative's house on the way to > Kaveri. So we were able to have great sevai. He set out at the temple by > 6:00 AM, and reached the AsthAna maNDapam on the Kaveri only by about > 11:30 > AM. He made numerous stops on the way to enable a lot of devotees to see > Him and offer worship. If the soulabhyam exemplified by arcAvatAra is > great, even greater is His karuNa in seeking out in the streets those that > are unable to go to the temple. Hundreds of people had sevai as he stopped > in each of the many resting places along the way.