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Sri Amudhan SamprOkshanam and ChAthur mAsya sankalpam - Part 8

From: Sampath Rengarajan (srengara_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Thu Aug 12 1999 - 17:36:45 PDT

Srimadh Azhagiya Singar thiruvadikaLE saraNam
Sri kOmaLa vaLLi thAyAr samEtha Sri ArA amuthan thiruvadikaLE
saraNam

Sri Amudhan SamprOkshanam and ChAthur mAsya sankalpam - Part 8

	adiyEn visited  many chOla nAttu divya desams  around
Trichy, Kumbakonam and as well some pAndi nAttu divya dEsams.
adiyEn wanted to share some details about the nava thirupathi
around AzhwAr thiru nagari.  adiyEn  first went  to thiru nel
vEli and using the AzhwAr thiru nagari as a  hub  visited all
the nava thirupathis  (nine  of the 108 divya desams). AzhwAr
thiru nagari  temple  is  undergoing  renovation  in  a  very
massive scale. Sand blasting works  are going and that throws
so much of sand all over the temple. The arcchagA in Sri namm
AzhwAr sannithi  identified  himself  as  the archAgAL of Sri
Ahobila  muth in  AzhwAr thiru  nagari (by the way he is from
thennAcchArya sampradhAyam)  and provided adiyEn a very close
up  dharshan  of  Sri  nAmmAzhwAr's  divya  mangaLa vigraham.
adiyEn also heard more accounts on this vigraham from  an old
sAdhu, who helped me as a guide to tour all the divya dEsams.
There were  many  contradicting accounts for the 14th century
and as well as some additional information that were not part
of the AchArya gurupArampariyam were also provided to me.  It
is the aideeham that Sri  AdinAthan's  holy  feet  is  dugged
inside boomi there.  adiyEn  had  a  good  darshan of  thAyar
and Sri  AdinAthan  and  proceeded to the tamarind tree.

Sri Lakshmanan (thrEtha yugam) (who is the incarnation of Sri
AdisEshan) became this "puLiya maRam" or  tamarind  tree that
hosted Sri nammAzhwAr in its lap. This tree  originally had 7
branches and currently only 2 are there, alive. However three
more branches are coming out !! adiyEn sat  under  this  tree
and did kaNNinun  siRutthAmbu japam for a few minutes keeping
in mind  first my AchAryAL Srimadh  Azhagiya Singar and  then
Sri nAtha muni, Sri madhura kavi, and  Sri  nammAzhwAr in the
lienage climbing up. Interstingly adiyEn was made to think at
that time of only  one thing.  Sri  Amuthan !! who was at the
top of this lienage.

In thiru kudanthai, during the mahA samprOkshaNam  there were
many  upanyAsams that took place everyday in the live TV.  In
his upanyAsam, One of the AsthANa sadas vidwan of Sri Ahobila
muth (*)  rendered   an interesting  episode that took  place
right under this tree.

Srimadh Azhagiya Singar thiruvadikaLE saraNam
Sri kOmaLa vaLLi thAyAr samEtha Sri ArA amuthan thiruvadikaLE
saraNam
Sampath Rengarajan

(*)-(All the vidwAns also visited adiyEn's gruham with Srimadh
Azhagiya  Singar  and adiyEn took their blessings as commanded
by Srimadh  Azhagiya Singar)


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