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From: Rangarajan S R (Ranga_S1_at_verifone.com)
Date: Thu Aug 12 1999 - 21:39:32 PDT
Shree: Shree lakshmee nrusimha parabrahmaNE nama: Shreemathe Shree lakshmee nrusimha dhivya padhuka sevaka Shreevan shatakopa Shree naaraayaNa yatheendhra mahadheshikaaya nama: The posts so far on the significance of today have been educative, truly absorbing and highly enjoyable. adiyen simply wishes to share a single shloka that encapsulates the circumstances of godha's birth. ------------ aashaade poorNa phalgunyaam thulasee kaananodhBhavaam paandye vishvambharaam godhaam vandhe shree ranganayakeem - brahmathanthra swathanthra swaami in dhivyasoori charitham I pray to godha, who is vishvambharaa(mother earth), who is the beloved of shree ranga, and who was born in the paandya kingdom in the month of aashaada(aadi) under the star of poorNa phalguni(pooram) in a thulasee grove. ------------- Apologies for errors. dhaasan Rangarajan PS: adiyen is only familiar with a few shlokas of this work where there is a shloka on the birth of every one of our azhvars and aacharyas. adiyen would be glad if any of the Bhaagavathas of this list could give me more details of this work and where I can purchase a copy of the work.