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Padhuka Sahasram-345
Date: Thu Feb 22 2001 - 13:56:41 PST


SrimatE Gopaladesika MahadesikAya Namaha,

Translation by U.Ve. Dr. V.N. Vedanta Desikan Swamin:

345. prashamayathi janAnAm sanjvaram rangaBharthu:
     parisarachalithAnAm pAdhukE! chAmarANAm
     anudhinamupayAthaIrutThitham dhivyapuShpaI:
     nigamaparimaLam thE nirvishan ganDhavAha:

Oh Paaduka! Divine flowers are brought everyday from Devaloka. When 
they are presented to You, the wind from the wafting of chamaras blows 
out the fragrance of flowers along with that of the Vedas together: 
this dispels the devotees' samsara-heat!

Namo Narayana,

SriMuralidhara Dasan

Special Notes by V.SatakOpan (V.S): SlOkam 345
(1) Sri UtthamUr Swamy's anubhavam: In this verse,
Swamy Desikan describes how Vaayu also serves as
an AchAryan like the bees mentioned in a previous
slOkma. He says: " Oh PaadhukE! Every day , DevAs shower
divine flowers from the nandavanam of Indran on You.
At that time , the servants of the Lord perform chAmara
kaimkaryam to You.The wafts of air (Vaayu) generated during
the movement of the fans spread  the fragrance of VedAs
mingled with the parimaLam of divine pushpams all around.
Vaayu serves this way and lets all the inhabitants of
the world know that Your Lord is the Supreme Being praised
with out let by the VedAs. People experiencing the fragrance
spread by Vaayu end up with the destruction of their
samsAric afflictions.

(2) Srimath Andavan's anubhavam: The entire gamut of
the SamsAric afflictions are banished through the experience of
Swamy NammAzhwAr's darsanam , enjoyment of the fragrance of
the mahizhampoo garland adorning  His neck and the listening of
His Sri Sookthis.

(3) Swamy Deesikan says that the samsAra tApams of the people
of the world are removed ( JanaanAm Samjvaram prasamayathi).
How does it happen and what is the causative factor?
Swamy points out that the nigama parimaLam  (Vedic fragrance)
of satAri Soori mingling with the fragrance of the divine
flowers from Indran's nandhavanam are wafted across by
the waving fans of KaimkaryaparALs of RanganAthA and that
fragrance is responsible for the banishmnet of the fever of
SamsAric afflictions...(V.S)

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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