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Date: Tue Feb 05 2002 - 18:28:41 PST

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                    Narayanan K M                                                                               
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Sri. Kesavan,
Quote...
You  wrote,
if this is true then how come in all the
temples
we put thiruman on the bhagavan's forehead.then it means that the
lord's thiruvady
is put on his own forehead isn't it.hoe can this be possible.we used
to put the
thiruman on both the utsavar as well as the moolavar's forehead.this
is very confusing to me.

Unquote...


A valid and interesting question.
The reason why we put 'thiruman'  on the forehead of the Lord was discussed
by our Poorvacharyas.
The reason our Acharyas attributed goes like this....

' When a mother feeds her beloved  child with cooked rice mixed with Milk,
she would also secretly partake]
of little morsel of that food.(ever noticed?).. In the same vein, Our Lord,
approving the ways of his devotees has Thiruman on his forehead.'

Another reason attributed by Poorvacharyas..

' We all know that It is only Holy feet our Lord is the soul refuge to get
us of out of our troubles..
even for Lord, it is His Own Sweet Feet is the savior'..

Thanks

Regards

KM Narayanan
Bangalore



                                                                                                               
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my pranams to all bhagavathas,
                     adiyen kesavan from chennai,india.i have a general
query addressing to
everyone.we say in our siddhantha that we put thiruman on our
forehead in order
to accept god's lotus feet.hence the auspicious thiruman is
considered as equivalant
to that bhagavan's thiruvady.if this is true then how come in all the
temples
we put thiruman on the bhagavan's forehead.then it means that the
lord's thiruvady
is put on his own forehead isn't it.hoe can this be possible.we used
to put the
thiruman on both the utsavar as well as the moolavar's forehead.this
is very confusing to me.
hence i request an explanation for this at the earliest.your opinion
is also solicited
on the question as well.
thasan from kesavan.




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