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Thiruvaaimozhi 3.5- NammAzhwAr LAMBASTS materialists!

From: Madhavakkannan V (srivaishnavan_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Fri Feb 27 1998 - 04:48:21 PST

SRI:

Dearest Sisters and Brothers,

Azhwar praises the bhAgawathALs who get themselves immersed in kalyANa 
guNAs of the Emperumaan Sriman Narayanan and sing His Glorious names 
always; AzhwAr considers himself as the devoted servant of such 
bhAgawathALs. He also, on the other hand advises those who are NOT 
involved in such bhagawath anubhavam.(means, us of course!). He even 
scolds them and tries to correct them; while He appreciates and admires 
the bhAgawathALs simultaneously.  That makes this Thiruvaaimozhi 3.5 
decad a very interesting one and more practical, since it directly 
applies to us; Let us read them and be granted a Great upadEsam about 
Our Lord Sriman Narayanan by our Sweet NammAzhwAr.

1.  The Garden is full of most fragrant flowers with bees humming on 
those flowers; that garden is beautifully surrounded by the big pond of 
deep waters; The Crocodile living in that pond caught the leg of 
GajEndrA, the elephant. To save the elephant (when it yelled 
"AadhimoolamE!), Emperumman immediately appeared and protected the 
elephant by killing the Crocodile with His Divine ChakrA. Such an 
Emperumaan is Blue hued, cloudy cloured KaNNan- What is your duty/work, 
but to sing, talk, dance, jump, and get excited about kaNNan? Oh Guys! 
Those who stay in this earth, beind surrounded by the Cool, Big Ocean! 
(he actually indirectly means the People who are deeply surrounded by 
The Samsaara sAgaram, the Ocean of Births and Deaths), IS IT A LIFE TO 
LIVE WITHOUT SINGING BHAJANS ABOUT KANNAN? ("yeh jeenA bhi koi jeenA 
hai, lallu!")

2.  The asurAs, (rAkshsAs) killed and ate the sAdhus who lived on this 
earth. Our Emperumaan,Sriya: Pathih, appeared and killed those asurAs at 
different occasions and protected the sAdhus. About Such Lord, Sriman 
NarayaNan,- those who DO NOT dance and jump with their feet up in the 
air, singing His glories and names, ARE CERTAIN to be born again and 
again in this earthly world and suffer. They get themselves trapped in 
viscious cycle of births and deaths- NO END.

3.  Govindhan, who lifted the Govardhan mountain, with His little finger 
and saved the Cattle from the heavy, torrential rains, is to be paid 
obeisance at all times with all minds. Those who sing and dance about 
His Glories get so much excited that their heads touch the ground and 
their feet fly up in the air in their such a trance. And Those who do 
not dance and sing about Him like this are SURE to be TRAPPED in the 
Most cruel hell and SUFFER deeply. And they become close to yama dUthAs 
(means they can be easily approached by yama dhUthAs- while devotees of 
Sriman narayaNa can NOT be even touched by them)

4.  What is THE BIG USE of being BORN, if one does NOT sing and DANCE( 
with the head upside down in excitement) about Him, Sreedharan, the Red 
Coral lipped Emperumaan, who killed the seven oxen and united with the 
Most Beautiful Nappinnai? There is ABSOLUTELY no use of being born, 
otherwise.

5.  Emperumman, took the avthaar of Sri KrishNA and killed kamsA to 
protect the sAdhus; while He retained His paramapadha form in Sri 
Vaikuntam, He took KrishNA avtaar in His leelA vibhUthi. IT IS HUMAN 
BEING"S ONLY DUTY to sing His Glories and the Primordial Nature if this 
Vedha Purushan. WHAT IS THE USE OF EDUCATION AND JNANAM IF ONE DOES NOT 
SING AND DANCE ABOUT SUCH EMPERUMAAN'S GLORIES? (a direct attack on ALL 
OF US!- Beware! And Let us at least start to day!)

6.  Due to their karmAs, the beings take the births of human, dEvAs, 
animals, insects, plants, etc.. But, Our Emperumaan, on His own will, 
takes these avthaars and live amongst us for protecting and saving us. 
He is PEERLESS. He goes back alone on His own only, with His free will. 
Such (Birthless) Emperumaan, is having His "yOga nidhrA" on the Milk 
Ocean (pAR kadal). Even at the first sight, He attracts us to have a 
tasty bite of Him-as sweet fruit; to drink Him as the sugar cane juice; 
to have Him as the tastiest stone of sugar (kaRkaNdu); to drink Him like 
the Honey and to make us permanent (nityAs) He is like the Nectar; - 
Such TASTEFUL Emperumaan- If one prays to Him with complete involvement 
by singing His Glories, then he will DEFINITELY be blessed to obtain all 
knowledge (jnAnam);

7.  Emperumaan blessed the pANdavAs and enabled them to destroy the 100 
duryOdhanAs (duryOdhanan and his 99 brothers) for having gone into the 
wrong doings and for having committed sins; Those who DO NOT THINK OF 
SUCH EMPERUMAAN AND DANCE AND SING (WITH TEARS ROOLING DOWN THEIR 
CHEEKS) AND PRAY TO HIM, CAN ONLY BE CONCENTRATING ON SHAPING THEIR 
BODIES WITH POT-BELLIED PAUNCHES and can be considered THE BUNCH OF 
FLESH (sadhaip piNdangaL); (Solid attack by NammAzhwAr- "netthiyadi"). 
Such People - How can they be useful and utilised for SrivaishNavAs (who 
get thinner and thinner by lamenting about the Lord and languishing 
thinking of Him)? 

8.  The waterfalls, the Cool, breezy Mountains are all at ThiruvEnkadam 
where My father SrinivAs is gracefully standing. BhAgawathALs, utter His 
name so loudly that others even doubt them as "the mad man". - Such 
BhAgawathAs are greatly devoted to my Lord and wander on pilgrimage tour 
from temple to temple (making themselves as the laughing stock by 
others)- singing and dancing affectionately and lovingly about the 
Glories of their beloved Lord- Such BhAgawathAs are admired and 
worshipped even by dEvAs. (KulasekharAzhwAr says "pEyarE evarum enakku; 
yaanum pEyarE evarrkum- pEyaanaayozhindEn yaanum empiraanukkE"- " 
Everyoen is crazy for me; So am I to others; I am mad after the Lord 
Rangan"; OothukkAdu venkatasubbaiyar sang "yaar enna sonnAlum anjAthE 
nenjamE! Aiyyan karuNaiyaip paadu; raagha aalaapanamudanum paadu;- 
Whatever others say DO NOT FEAR Oh Mind!, Sing about the Lord!-)

9.  Emperumman is worshipped by dEvAs; He is the Chief, who protects and 
saves all worlds; Those who keep Him in their minds and meditate, can 
get the Bhagawath anubhavam and get kaivalya nishtai. It is not good for 
purushaartham and one can NOT perform kaimkaryam. Ecxept those who are 
desirous of kaivaya nishtai, all others, without expecting any other 
materialistic benefit, should praise the Lord whole-heartedly. It is the 
Best thing to dance and sing His Glories with tremendous Bhakti and 
involvement for the Lord.

10.  Empeumaan can alleviate our puNya paapa karmAs; He has got the 
Divine ThirumEni (Body), which is a Shining, Illustrious, MANickkam. He, 
the Most Merciful One, has captured the NityasUris with His Most 
Beautiful ThirumEni and His Most Beautiful, Most Blissful, Red Lotus 
Eyes- Such Emperumaan- also has written that I am His property. About 
Such a parOpakaaran "Most Merciful Lord", (Guys!) please have Him in 
your heart and sing whole-heartedly, with complete involvement, bhakti, 
and dance weltering with tears. Remove and Get rid of your pride and 
ego; (Azwar gets down to the nitty gritty details; How does he know all 
these stuff when he was keeping his eyes closed for 16 years since his 
birth and was in his yOgA!) How can we dance with bhakti in front of so 
many people?- shed that shyness; We should not have let others know; We 
should have hidden that from others- Don't think of such things 
intellectually; This is what we should do; Go right ahead and sing and 
dance about His glories!

11.  The Great bhAgawathAls only know that Emperumaan alone is the means 
for purushaartham and also the Purushaartham Himself! Emperumaan is the 
One who enslaves such bhAgawathALs by Himself on His own; Such 
Emperumaan, Achuthan's qualities have been sung by NammAzhwAr in his 
Thiruvaaimozhi; Out of those 1000, these ten pAsurams will REMOVE EVEN 
those SINS, the quantum of which is beyond repair/redemption. 

NammAzhwAr thiruvadigaLE saraNam




Ram Ram

With Best Regards

NarayaNa dAsan madhavakkannan


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