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From: Ram Gopalaswamy (gopalram_at_EROLS.COM)
Date: Mon Dec 07 1998 - 14:19:00 PST
"Sathyanarayanan K" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: [...] > I hope that I could get a good response to my above queries > from this elited forum, as all members are following the foot > prints of SRI RAMANUJA, who by himself pronounced the(esoteric) > mantra of SriMan Narayanan from a high temple tower. As you may > be knowing, he did so mainly to benefit all people and to > emphasize that the Lord is common to all, from a begger to a > king. This arised much of anger among the brahmins at that time > and they even tried to kill our Ilaiyazhvaar. However they > could not succeed as the Lord himself stood by Sri Ramanuja. Sriya:patayE nama: Contrary to the popular belief, SrI rAmAnujAcArya only spoke about the glories of the mantra-s to inspire ardent devotees (mumukshu-s) to approach sadAcArya-s and to get samASrayaNam, kAlakshEpam and prapatti so SrIman-nArAyaNa would grant them mOksham. (ie complete brahmAnubhavam and uninterupted eternal service to SrIman-nArAyaNa.) -aDiyEn, Ram > [...] > Hope to hear from any of you. Sri Mani Varadahrajan, if you > are reading this, please enlighten me. > Azhvaar Thiruvadigale Saranam > Emperumaanaar Thiruvadigale Saranam > Achaaryan Thiruvadigale Saranam > Adiyen, > Sathyanarayana Ramanujadasan.