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Sri Vedanta Desikar

From: Vijay Srinivasan (
Date: Wed Feb 07 1996 - 06:01:55 PST

Dear Prapatti Group Members:

That Swami Nigamantha Maha Desikan has a special place in all our hearts is 
indeed a fait accompli.  Just the mention of Swami's name brings an 
exhilaration that is indescribable.  Swami's life exemplified the true spirit 
of Vedanta viz. simple living and high thinking. Oftentimes I wish I had lived 
during Swami's time and had an opportunity to serve him directly.

Any amount of reading or listening about Swami does not reach a level of 
satiety (Thevittadha Inbham).  Just the mention of Swami's name draws eager 
ears.  In that respect Sadagopan's article on Swami has proved yet another 
fountain of joy that drenched all of us in happiness.  I would like to join 
Bharadwaj and P. Dileepan in praying to the Lord that He inspires all of us 
(like Sadagopan) so that we continue to dig the treasure hidden in our 
Acharya's life and teachings and thus enrich our lives in Lord's service.

Vijayaraghavan Srinivasan