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Re: Azhwars

From: Madhavakkannan V (srivaishnavan_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Mon Feb 25 2002 - 05:19:57 PST

SrI:
SrImathE Ramanujaya namah:
Dear Sri Rajaram,
AzhwAr (a Tamil word) means "one who immerses himself..".
We too are AzhwArs (we have immersed ourselves in samsaaric affliction) and 
we run after sensual, transitory pleasures and run amuck on materialistic 
pursuits.
AzhwArs have immersed themselves deeply in the Bhagavth anubhavam, 
forgetting (rathar ignoring) all other vishayam..

Trust it answers your question.
Regards
Namo Narayana
aDiyEn
----Original Message Follows----
From: Rajaram Venkataramani <v_raja_ram@yahoo.com>
To: bhakti-list@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Azhwars
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2002 18:26:53 -0800 (PST)


Dear  Bhagavathas -

Could some one tell me how the name azhwar came to be associated with the 
azhwars ?

Yours humbly

Rajaram V.


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