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Re: thirup pAvai - ANDAL - part 3

From: Thirumalai Anandanpillai (tananda_at_uswest.com)
Date: Tue Dec 16 1997 - 22:53:58 PST

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MaNi writes

> Periyalvar even sings of his daughter having been taken
> away by the Lord in one of his paasurams.  [Can someone
> supply the paasuram?] This certainly sounds like an
> autobiographical note, composed by the Alvar after his
> beloved daughter married her Lord and went to paramapadam.

MaNi probably is referring to the periyaazhvaar thirumozhi - 3rd paththu
7th and 8th thirumozhis.

In the 7th thirumozhi, (aiyap puzhudhi), periyaazhvaar takes the role of a
mother
whose daughter is smitten with love for the Lord. [ In the previous paththu,
naavalam
periya, periyaazhvaar thakes thaamaan thanmai]. In the penultimate paasuram of
this
thirumozhi, the relatives of the girl, on seeing the state of her longing for
the Lord, decide
to take her and leave her with KaNNapiraan. That is described by aazhvaar in
that
paasuram.

Our poorvachaaryaas say that even after that, the mother did not take the girl
to emperumaan.
But, emperumaan himself comes to their home, and takes her away to aayarppaadi.
When
the mother did not find her daughter the next day, she laments that some
calamity
might befall her daugher. She has so many doubts about the wellbeing of her
daugher.
That is the 8th thirumozhi - nallathOr thaamaraip poigai.
This is an extremely beautiful thirumozhi. In the first paasuram, the mother
laments about
not finding her daugher, and questions if her daugher is in thiruvaayppaadi. In
the second
paasuram, she laments about whether any bad name will befall on her family since
kaNNan
took her daughter to aayppaadi. In the third paasuram, she wonders whether the
people of
aayppadi will celebrate her daughter... and so on.. I am attaching the 10
paasurams
from the divya prabhandham page.

Aazhvaar emperumaanaar jeeyar thiruvadigaLE saraNam,
Thirumalai Anandanpillai Varadhan


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297:
nalladhOr_thaamaraippoykai naaNmalarmElpanisOra
alliyumthaadhum_udhirndhittu azhakazhindhaaloththadhaalO
illamveRiyOdiRRaalO enmakaLai_engumkaaNEn
mallaraiyattavanpinpOy madhuraippuRampukkaaLkolO? (2)      1.

298:
onRumaRivonRillaadha uruvaRaikkOpaalar_thangaL
kanRukaalmaaRumaapOlE kanniyirundhaaLaikkoNdu
nanRumkiRiseydhupOnaan naaraayaNan_seydhatheemai
enRum_emar_kaLkudikku OrEchchukkolaayidungolO?              2.

299:
kumarimaNamseydhukoNdu kOlamseydhu_illaththiruththi
thamarumpiRarum_aRiyath thaamOdharaRkenRusaaRRi
amarar_padhiyudaiththEvi arasaaNiyai vazhipattu
thumilamezhappaRaikottith thOraNamn^aattidungolO?          3.

300:
orumakaLthannaiyudaiyEn ulakamn^iRaindhapukazhaal
thirumakaLpOlavaLarththEn sengaNmaalthaan_koNdupOnaan
perumakaLaaykkudivaazhndhu perumpiLLaipeRRa_asOdhai
marumakaLaikkaNdukandhu maNaattuppuRamseyyungolO?          4.

301:
thammaamann^andhagOpaalan thazhee_ikkoNdu_enmakaLthannai
semmaandhirEyenRusollich chezhungayaRkaNNumsevvaayum
kommaimulaiyum_idaiyum kozhumbaNaiththOLkaLumkaNdittu
immakaLaippeRRathaayar iniththariyaarennungolO?            5.

302:
vEdarmaRakkulampOlE vENdiRRuchcheydhu_enmakaLai
koodiyakoottamEyaakak koNdukudivaazhungolO?
naadumn^akarum_aRiya nalladhOr_kaNNaalamseydhu
saadiRappaayndhaperumaan thakkavaakaippaRRungolO?          6.

303:
aNdaththamarar_perumaan aazhiyaan_inRu_enmakaLai
paNdappazhippukkaLsollip parisaRa_aaNdidungolO?
koNdukudivaazhkkaivaazhndhu kOvalappattamkaviththu
paNdaimaNaattimaarmunnE paadhukaavalvaikkungolO?           7.

304:
kudiyilpiRandhavarseyyum kuNamonRumseydhilan_andhO!
nadaiyonRumseydhilann^angaay! nandhagOpanmakan_kaNNan
idaiyirupaalumvaNanga iLaiththiLaiththu_enmakaL_Engi
kadaikayiREpaRRivaangik kaithazhumbERidungolO?             8.

305:
veNNiRaththOythayir_thannai veLvaraippinmun_ezhundhu
kaNNuRangaadhEyirundhu kadaiyavumthaanvallaLkolO?
oNNiRaththaamaraichchengaN ulakaLandhaan_enmakaLai
paNNaRaiyaappaNikoNdu parisaRa_aaNdidungolO?               9.

306:
maayavanpinvazhisenRu vazhiyidaimaaRRangaLkEttu
aayar_kaLsEriyilumpukku anguththaimaaRRamumellaam
thaayavaLsolliyasollaith thaNpudhuvaippattan_sonna
thooyathamizhppaththumvallaar thoomaNivaNNanukkaaLarE. (2) 10.